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Despite two peaceful summers, peace is fragile in Kashmir (Kashmir Newsletter)


September 21st, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 21 (IANS) For the last two weeks, street protests against an anti-Islam video have erupted at many places in Kashmir. Though by far and large peaceful, the ... Read more...

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Iranian students protest outside French embassy over cartoons


September 20th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 20 (IANS) A group of Iranian university students staged a protest in front of the French embassy in Tehran Thursday over the publication of Prophet Mohammad's cartoons in ... Read more...

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Protests erupt against blasphemous video in Srinagar


September 14th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 14 (IANS) Dozens of Kashmiri protestors raised anti-US slogans against the controversial film "Innocence of Muslims" after Friday prayers at several places in Srinagar in the afternoon.Protests ... Read more...

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Ayatollah Khamenei blames US, Israel for anti-Islam movie


September 14th, 2012 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 14 (IANS) Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has blamed the US and Israel for the production of an anti-Islam movie that insults Prophet Mohammad, Xinhua reported.In ... Read more...

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70 injured in clashes in front of US embassy in Egypt (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 13 (IANS) At least 70 people were injured Thursday in clashes in front of the US embassy in the Egyptian capital, the health ministry said.Among the injured ... Read more...

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Iranians protest anti-Islam movie


September 13th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 13 (IANS) Hundreds of Iranians Thursday shouted anti-US slogans and protested against a movie that allegedly insults Prophet Mohammad, Xinhua reported.Carrying placards against the film, the protesters gathered ... Read more...

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Russian court declines returning seized money during raids


September 11th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Moscow court has ruled legal a refusal by investigators to return over $1.7 mn seized from an apartment of opposition activist Ksenia Sobchak during ... Read more...

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Fringe pro-LTTE groups behind Tamil Nadu violence: Sri Lankan envoy (Interview)


September 6th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Terming the recent attack on Sri Lankan tourists as an "unfortunate aberration," Colombo's envoy Prasad Kariyawasam has blamed "fringe pro-LTTE groups" in the state ... Read more...

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Telangana demand picks up momentum again


September 5th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, Sep 5 (IANS) The demand for separate statehood to Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh is picking up momentum with the BJP's fast in the national capital Wednesday ... Read more...

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UP sees violence over Myanmar-Assam events, curfew in Allahabad (Lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 17 (IANS) Violent protests were reported Friday from Lucknow, Kanpur and Allahabad cities of Uttar Pradesh where Muslim mobs, protesting the attacks on the community in Assam ... Read more...

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Violent protests in UP against Assam-Myanmar violence


August 17th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 17 (IANS) Violence broke out in the Uttar Pradesh capital city Friday as hundreds of irate Muslims, protesting violence against the community in Assam and Myanmar, took to ... Read more...

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One more arrested for Mumbai’s Azad Maidan violence


August 16th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) A man who snatched and fired a police gun during the violence at Mumbai's Azad Maidan Saturday, which left two people dead and another 100 injured, ... Read more...

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Vijayamma’s fast in Telangana concludes amid protests


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 23 (IANS) YSR Congress party honorary president Y.S. Vijayamma managed to fast for weavers' problems in Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region amid violent protests by the Telangana Rashtra ... Read more...

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Violent protests rock Bihar for third day


June 3rd, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 3 (IANS) Widespread violent protests rocked Bihar for the third consecutive day Sunday over the killing of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh 'Mukhiya'.Protestors indulged in violence and arson ... Read more...

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Ranvir Sena chief shot dead; Bihar put on alert (Second Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 1 (IANS) An indefinite curfew was imposed in Ara town and red alert was sounded across Bihar Friday, after unidentified gunmen shot dead Brahmeshwar Singh 'Mukhiya', chief ... Read more...

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Ranvir Sena chief killed, curfew imposed on Bihar town (Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 1 (IANS) An indefinite curfew was imposed in Ara town and red alert was sounded in Bihar's four districts Friday, after unidentified gunmen shot dead Brahmeshwar Singh 'Mukhiya', ... Read more...

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Jagan arrested in assets case, Andhra on alert (Lead)


May 27th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 27 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Sunday evening arrested YSR Congress party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy in a disproportionate assets case.YSR party leader J. Prabhakar Rao ... Read more...

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Congress moves to suspend eight MPs from Lok Sabha (Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) In an unprecedented move, the Lok Sabha Tuesday suspended eight Congress MPs from the Telangana region after the party itself moved a motion against ... Read more...

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Beef festival turns Osmania into battlefied, student stabbed


April 16th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 16 (IANS) A student of the Osmania university here was stabbed for supporting a beef festival organised by several student groups opposing "food fascism" in hostels, police ... Read more...

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FIA: Bahrain race to take place as scheduled


April 13th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 13 (IANS) The 2012 Bahrain Grand Prix will be held as scheduled next week, the governing body of Formula One racing FIA announced Friday."FIA (International Automobile Federation) is ... Read more...

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Case registered in Pakistani activist’s murder


March 28th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 28 (IANS) A day after widespread protests and violence in Karachi over the killing of a Pakistani political activist and his brother, police Wednesday registered a case.A case ... Read more...

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U.S. soldier detained after opening fire at Afghan civilians


March 11th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by BNO News
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (BNO NEWS) -- A U.S. service member was arrested on early Sunday morning after going on a shooting spree in southern Afghanistan, killing as many as seventeen civilians and injuring ... Read more...

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Life affected as Jats continue blockades in Haryana (Lead)


March 10th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 10 (IANS) Normal life was thrown out of gear in Haryana's Hisar district and adjoining areas of Bhiwani, Jind and Rohtak districts as the agitating Jat community continued ... Read more...

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Jats likely to intensify stir in Haryana


March 10th, 2012 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 10 (IANS) Jats, who are seeking quotas in government jobs, are likely to intensify their agitation after the Haryana government refused to release nearly 100 leaders of the ... Read more...

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No outage claim leaves Pakistani daily bemused


February 22nd, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 22 (IANS) Lies disillusion people, said a Pakistani daily Wednesday as it wondered why a Pakistani minister claimed there will no more power cuts.An editorial in the News ... Read more...

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Rights group concerned over Maldives turmoil


February 13th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 13 (IANS) Expressing concern over the recent political developments in the Maldives, a human rights group has called for strict compliance of the accepted democratic norms and the ... Read more...

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New Maldives government legitimate, says US


February 10th, 2012 - 7:02 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 10 (IANS) The US said Thursday that it considered the new government in the Maldives as legitimate, calling for a peaceful settlement to the ongoing political unrest in ... Read more...

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Kolkata litterateurs to protest ‘persecution’ of ‘Satanic Verses’ readers


January 24th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 24 (IANS) Describing as "shameful" the cases filed against writers who had read excerpts of banned book "The Satanic Verses" by Salman Rushdie at the Jaipur Literature ... Read more...

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Jagan continues fast in Telangana


January 11th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 11 (IANS) YSR Congress party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's 48-hour fast in Armoor town of Telangana to highlight the problems of farmers entered the second day Wednesday ... Read more...

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Jagan begins Telangana visit amid sporadic protests


January 10th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 10 (IANS) YSR Congress Party chief Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy Tuesday reached Nizamabad district for his fast in support of farmers amid sporadic protests by pro-Telangana groups.Accompanied ... Read more...

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Government concerned about diaspora’s safety in Gulf, West Asia: PM


January 8th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 8 (IANS) The Indian government is concerned about the safety and security of its diaspora living in areas like the Gulf and West Asia, Prime Minister Manmohn ... Read more...

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Chandrababu Naidu visits Warangal despite shutdown, protests (Lead)


January 6th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 6 (IANS) Braving violent protests by Telangana activists, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu Friday successfully completed his padyatra in Andhra Pradesh's Warangal district.Winding up ... Read more...

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CNG crisis triggers violent protests in Pakistan (Lead)


January 2nd, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 2 (IANS) Violent protests erupted in several Pakistani cities Monday after compressed natural gas (CNG) stations were closed to protest the hike in price of the gas by ... Read more...

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Belarus urged to release political prisoners


December 19th, 2011 - 6:56 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton Sunday called on Belarus to release and rehabilitate political prisoners."We reiterate ... Read more...

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KFC eyes 500 restaurants in India by 2015


December 18th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Putting behind violent protests against its entry in the mid-1990s, American restaurant chain Kentucky Fried Chicken, better known as KFC, has thrived on the ... Read more...

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