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Yukta Mookhey accuses husband of abusing her


September 14th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) Actress and former Miss World Yukta Mookhey has filed a complaint of domestic violence against her husband Prince Tulli at a police station here, an official ... Read more...

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Woman accused of witchcraft slain in Colombia


September 5th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 5 (IANS/EFE) A woman was slain and her body burned after being accused of casting spells against other women in the northwestern Colombian province of Antioquia.The victim was ... Read more...

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UAE condemns Myanmar violence


August 30th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Aug 29 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has condemned the violation of the rights of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar and the recent acts of violence against them.These violent ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh CM vows to crush Maoists


August 15th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 15 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh Wednesday sought people's support to crush Maoist guerrillas.Speaking on Independence Day at the Police parade ground here, Singh branded the Maoists ... Read more...

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Editors Guild condemns attacks on Mumbai media


August 12th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) The Editors Guild of India Sunday condemned the violence against journalists here during a Muslim protest and urged police to deal with the attackers "sternly".The Guilt ... Read more...

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UAE calls for end of Myanmar violence


August 12th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 11 (IANS/WAM) The UAE has called on the international community to help end the sectarian violence in Myanmar.The UAE is "deeply concerned" about the ethnic violence in ... Read more...

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UAE reiterates support to Myanmar Muslims


July 14th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 13 (IANS/WAM) The UAE Friday reiterated its support to the Organisation of the Islamic Conference call for protecting Muslims in Myanmar.Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al ... Read more...

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Stop violence against gay community: Elton John


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:21 am ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) Singer Elton John has called for an end to violence against gay people following a spate of homophobic attacks in Ukraine.The "Rocket Man" hitmaker performed at ... Read more...

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Book Afreen’s father for murder: NCPCR


April 11th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) With battered three-month-old baby Afreen succumbing to her injuries in Bangalore Wednesday, India's child rights watchdog said her father should be booked for murder.National Commission ... Read more...

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UN condemns attack on Israeli embassy staffer


February 24th, 2012 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 24 (IANS) The UN Security Council has condemned the recent terrorist attack on an Israeli embassy staffer in New Delhi.The members of the council condemned the recurring ... Read more...

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Court seeks land details of Jor Bagh shrine


February 1st, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought the original files from the Delhi Development Authority and the state government about the land allotted to a shrine ... Read more...

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Residents move court for eviction of encroachers


January 31st, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Over two weeks after clashes near a shrine in a south Delhi neighbourhood left at least 25 people injured, some area residents Tuesday approached the ... Read more...

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Anna flays parliament panel on Lokpal


November 30th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra), Nov 30 (IANS) Anna Hazare Wednesday decried as "a conspiracy to weaken" the law the government's reported move to leave out the lower bureaucracy, grievances redressal and ... Read more...

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Morocco,UAE embassies in Syria attacked


November 17th, 2011 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Nov 17 (IANS) Embassies of Morocco and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in Syrian capital Damascus were attacked by pro-government protesters Wednesday, Al-Jazeera TV reported.The embassies' buildings were pelted ... Read more...

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Government to consider views on communal violence bill


September 10th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The government Saturday said it will "keep in mind the views expressed against the proposed communal violence bill" at the National Integration Council (NIC) meet ... Read more...

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UN chief condemns Delhi bomb blast


September 8th, 2011 - 4:01 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 8 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Wednesday strongly condemned the bomb blast, which occurred in the Indian national capital in the morning and left 11 people as ... Read more...

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Resign, Obama tells Bashar Assad


August 19th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, August 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US President Barack Obama Thursday urged Syrian President Bashar Assad to resign "for the sake of the Syrian people"."The time has come for President ... Read more...

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UN chief condemns Mumbai blasts


July 14th, 2011 - 5:20 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, July 14 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Wednesday strongly condemned the bomb attacks in Mumbai, saying no cause or grievance can justify the indiscriminate violence against civilians, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Gaddafi threatens attacks on Europe


July 2nd, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, July 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has warned of attacks in Europe unless NATO stops its air strikes against key facilities in the North African country.Gaddafi said ... Read more...

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12 arrested following violence in Haryana town


June 13th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), June 13 (IANS) At least 12 people, including state president of the Non-Jat Association (NJA), were arrested here Monday for breaching ban on any assembly of five or ... Read more...

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Jilted beau in court for sending 17,000 SMSs to ex-lover


June 10th, 2011 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) A jilted lover in Britain faces the possibility of a prison term for bombarding his ex-girlfriend with 17,000 SMSs and phone calls - including 180 ... Read more...

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Trinamool slams Buddhadeb’s comment


June 1st, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 31 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress-led West Bengal government Tuesday slammed former chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee for criticising the government and termed it as a bid to disturb ... Read more...

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Bihar medicos divided on private practice by government staff


May 24th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 24 (IANS) Medicos in Bihar are divided over the issue of a ban on private practice by government doctors.The Bihar branch of Indian Medical Association (IMA) and the ... Read more...

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Left alleges post-poll attacks by Trinamool


May 15th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday alleged "widespread attacks" on the offices and houses of its supporters in West Bengal following its election rout.The CPI-M ... Read more...

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West Bengal opted for change: Sitaram Yechury


May 13th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Sitaram Yechury said Friday the defeat of the Left Front in West Bengal was because the "people opted ... Read more...

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Oz hands over Indian-origin man’s body to his wife


April 25th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 25 (ANI): The dead body of Lakhwinder Singh, the Indian-origin man who was stabbed at Rushworth in Australia on Friday, has reportedly been returned to his wife in India. ... Read more...

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Bahrain facing fresh violent repression over arrests, female student’s death


April 17th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Manama, Apr 17 (ANI): Bahrain has come under a fresh violent repression over new arrests and the alleged death of a female student in the country.According to The Guardian, vehicles full ... Read more...

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Six militants killed in clash with security forces in northwest Pakistan


March 15th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Hangu, Mar 15(ANI): At least six militants were killed in a clash with security forces in northwestern Pakistan's Hangu district on Tuesday.The clash occurred when militants attacked a security forces' check ... Read more...

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Man kills wife, daughter


March 12th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Badaun (Uttar Pradesh), March 12 (IANS) A man shot dead his wife and their infant daughter in an Uttar Pradesh town after his in-laws slapped a case of domestic violence ... Read more...

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Six out of 10 male drug addicts abuse partners


March 4th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 4 (IANS) Six out of 10 male drug addicts abuse their partners physically and psychologically, reveals a new study. A study by the University of Granada, Spain, revealed ... Read more...

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Rep. Paul Broun questioned: “Who is going to shoot Obama?”


February 26th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.26 (ANI): Rep. Paul Broun a conservative congressman from Georgia, was shocked when he was asked, "Who is going to shoot Obama?" by a hall town attendee.According to Athens Banner-Herald he ... Read more...

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US has no specific threat info on cricket World Cup


February 18th, 2011 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) The United States has warned its citizens that while it has no specific threat information about the ICC Cricket World Cup in the Indian subcontinent, such large, high-profile ... Read more...

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Assange’s mother writes to Rudd demanding Wikileaks’ founder’s protection


February 11th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Feb 11 (ANI): Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's mother has reportedly written a letter to Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd demanding the government to take necessary steps to stop her son ... Read more...

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Gorakhpur women form self-defence groups


February 4th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Gorakhpur, Feb 4 (ANI): Women residing in different villages of Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur District have formed around 160 self-defence groups to fight against exploitation and sexual harassment.Mahila Samakhya Secretary Janki Devi said ... Read more...

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UN chief slams bombing at Moscow airport


January 25th, 2011 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Jan 25 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned the deadly suicide bombing at Moscow's Domodedovo Airport Monday, which killed at least 35 people. The secretary-general is "appalled" by the incident ... Read more...

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