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BJP workers use threats, violence to force shutdown in Punjab


September 20th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 20 (IANS) Unable to get a voluntary response from people for the nationwide shutdown call given by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), BJP workers resorted to threats, abusive ... Read more...

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Amnesty demands end to police force against Kudankulam protesters


September 14th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Amnesty Friday demanded an end to the use of police force against "peaceful protesters" agitating against a nuclear power plant at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu.Terming ... Read more...

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Clinton terms anti-Islam video ‘disgusting’


September 14th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Thursday slammed the anti-Islam video that has triggered waves of anti-US protests in a number of Muslim countries, terming it ... Read more...

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Former lawmaker’s body found in Mexico


September 13th, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Sep 13 (IANS/EFE) The body of a former state legislator was found in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon four days after he was kidnapped by gunmen, ... Read more...

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Police post set afire in Ghaziabad (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 10 (IANS) Three policemen, including a station in-charge, were injured in Ghaziabad Monday when angry college students attacked a police station and burnt it down.According to state home ... Read more...

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Students beat up policemen in Ghaziabad


September 10th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 10 (IANS) Three policemen, including a station in-charge, were injured in Ghaziabad Monday when angry college students attacked a police station and burnt it down.According to state home ... Read more...

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Jagdish Tytler, others booked for Odisha rally violence


September 8th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 8 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Jagdish Tytler and Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee president Niranjan Patnaik are among several people booked for the violence during the Congress rally here ... Read more...

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Russian accused of biting two policemen


September 8th, 2012 - 6:52 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former world chess champion Garry Kasparov isn't the only Russian to be accused of biting a police officer. A 21-year-old Russian has also has been ... Read more...

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India desires stable Pakistan: Krishna


September 7th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) New Delhi is committed to a "peaceful bilateral dialogue" and wants a "stable and prosperous Pakistan", Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said after arriving here ... Read more...

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115 killed in Syria: Report


September 6th, 2012 - 7:56 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Sep 6 (IANS/AKI) An anti-government organisation has claimed the Syrian military Wednesday killed at least 115 people in a massacre in Aleppo province.The Syrian Local Coordination Committees, an umbrella ... Read more...

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Syrian opposition hopes Russia helps end conflict


September 6th, 2012 - 5:24 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia could put pressure on the Syrian authorities to help resolve the conflict in the country, a Syrian opposition leader said.Fathi Jamous, leader of the ... Read more...

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August deadliest month in Syria; 5,000 killed


September 5th, 2012 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Sep 5 (IANS/AKI) Around 5,000 people died in Syria's civil war in August, making it the deadliest month since violence started 18 months ago, according to opposition activist groups.The ... Read more...

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Police cane charge violent medics in UP


September 4th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 4 (IANS) Junior doctors in Gorakhpur district of Uttar Pradesh resorted to violence, damaged cars and thrashed people, forcing police to cane charge them, after some of their ... Read more...

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Learn tolerance, daily tells Chinese


September 4th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 4 (IANS) The Chinese need to learn tolerance and courtesy, a newspaper said Tuesday, after two women on the Shanghai Metro fought ferociously over a seat.An article in ... Read more...

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Kodnani conviction shows rule of law in Gujarat: BJP


September 1st, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday broke its silence on the 28-year sentence awarded to the party's Gujarat legislator Maya Kodnani, saying the conviction was ... Read more...

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Violence in Lucknow over theft of religious books


September 1st, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 1 (IANS) A shop and a motorcycle were burnt in the old city area here Saturday when a mob went on a rampage after discovering that some holy ... Read more...

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BJP mum on Maya Kodnani’s sentence


August 31st, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday refused to comment on the 28-year-sentence awarded to the party's Gujarat legislator Maya Kodnani.Kodnani was sentenced to 28 ... Read more...

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Another arrest in Ranvir Sena chief murder case


August 31st, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 31 (IANS) Prince Pandey, an accused in the murder of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh, was arrested near Ranchi, capital of Jharkhand, police said Friday.Prince Pandey was believed to ... Read more...

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Chargesheet filed over Ranvir Sena chief murder


August 28th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 28 (IANS) Police in Bihar have filed a chargesheet against six people for the murder of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh.The chargesheet was filed in a court in ... Read more...

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Man held for damaging Mumbai memorial


August 28th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) A man who allegedly vandalized the Amar Jawan Jyoti memorial at Azad Maidan here has been arrested, police sources said Tuesday.The sources identified the suspect as ... Read more...

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CPI wants policy on illegal immigrants


August 28th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 28 (IANS) The Communist Party of India (CPI) Tuesday demanded a national policy to detect illegal migration of foreigners into India."The illegal immigrant issue is a serious problem ... Read more...

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Six die in shootout at Brazil nightclub


August 28th, 2012 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 28 (IANS/EFE) Six people were killed and 14 wounded in a gunfight at a nightclub in the southeastern Brazilian city of Belo Horizonte, police said Monday, ... Read more...

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Suzuki caught in four-hour traffic jam


August 27th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 27 (IANS) Osamu Suzuki, chairman of Suzuki Motor Corporation, Monday was caught in a massive traffic jam on Delhi-Jaipur National Highway for more than four hours while on ... Read more...

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Israeli missile kills militant in Egypt


August 27th, 2012 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 27 (IANS) A motorcycle-borne militant was killed in Egypt by a missile launched from an Israeli plane, Xinhua reported.The militant -- identified as Ibrahim Nasser, a Bedouin -- ... Read more...

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Saudi embassy attacks: Egyptian cop gets five years in jail


August 26th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 26 (IANS) A Cairo criminal court sentenced a police officer to five years in jail and 74 others to one-year suspended sentence over attacks on the Saudi Arabian ... Read more...

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Fresh violence rocks Assam’s Kokrajhar, Dhubri


August 26th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 26 (IANS) Fresh incidents of violence were reported Sunday from Assam's troubled Kokrajhar and Dhubri districts.Police recovered the body of a missing person near Bogribari area in Dhubri ... Read more...

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Karnataka minister in Assam, urges people to return (Lead)


August 25th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 25 (IANS) Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister R. Ashoka Saturday assured people of the northeastern states of their security in Bangalore and other cities and requested them to return ... Read more...

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BJP leaders held on way to strife-hit Bareilly in UP


August 25th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 25 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Kalraj Mishra and Ashok Pradhan were arrested Saturday on their way to Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly city, which had seen communal ... Read more...

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Maruti to invest Rs.1,700 crore in Manesar plant: Haryana minister


August 24th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 24 (IANS) Despite the recent violence and the complete shutdown at its Manesar unit, automobile giant Maruti-Suzuki will invest Rs.1,700 crore in a new plant of the Manesar ... Read more...

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I’d like to direct a movie: Boman Irani


August 24th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) Boman Irani, who turned to acting after being a professional photographer, is now keen to try his hand at direction."I would like to make a movie, ... Read more...

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Maruti’s Manesar plant incident was a criminal act: Suzuki


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 23 (IANS) The violence at leading car maker Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant, that led to the death of a senior executive, was a criminal act and cannot be ... Read more...

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Iraq closes border crossing point with Syria


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 23 (IANS) Iraq Wednesday closed a major border checkpoint with Syria in the country's Anbar province, said an Iraqi Border Police source.Iraq closed the Al-Qaim border checkpoint early ... Read more...

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One injured, two missing in fresh attack in Assam


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 22 (IANS) A fresh incident of violence left one injured and two missing in Dhubri district of Assam Wednesday, police said.The incident took place at Bongaldoba area under ... Read more...

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19 more arrested for Mumbai violence


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Another 19 rioters have been arrested for their involvement in the violence at Mumbai's Azad Maidan Aug 11 during a massive rally taken out to protest ... Read more...

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Government wants mechanism to prevent social websites’ misuse


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The government is working with social networking websites to create an institutional mechanism to prevent their misuse, Communications Minister Kapil Sibal said Wednesday.He was ... Read more...

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