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‘Aalaap’ - a juvenile propaganda film (Movie Review)


July 29th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Aalaap"; Cast: Amit Purohit, Pitobash, Aabid Shamim, Harsh Rajput, Murali Sharma, Vijay Raaz, Raghubir Yadav and Abhimanyu Singh; Director: Manish Manikpuri; Rating: 1/2When you see people like Chhattisgarh ex-DGP ... Read more...

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Censorship in China is morally wrong: Dalai Lama


June 24th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 24 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has criticised the Chinese government's censorship policy as morally wrong and said 1.3 billion people of China have a right ... Read more...

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EU foreign policy chief meets with Burma’s Suu Kyi


April 29th, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by BNO News
YANGON, MYANMAR (BNO NEWS) -- European Union (EU) foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton on Saturday visited Burma, which is officially known as Myanmar, where she met with Burmese opposition leader Aung San ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Three women activists receive Nobel Peace Prize


December 10th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Dec 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Three women rights activists from Africa and the Arab world received the Nobel Peace Prize at a ceremony in Oslo Saturday.Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, ... Read more...

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Pawar slap: Anna admits reaction violent, justifies attack


December 6th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra), Dec 6 (IANS) Anna Hazare, while admitting Tuesday that he "committed violence" when he asked if union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar's attacker slapped him only once, hit ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

UN chief praises women’s role in advancing peace


October 8th, 2011 - 3:01 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Oct 8 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Friday praised women's role in advancing peace after this year's Nobel Peace Prize were awarded to three women."With this decision, the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Three women share Nobel Peace Prize


October 7th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, Oct 7 (IANS) The 2011 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded jointly Friday to three women -- Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, African activist Leymah Gbowee and Yemen's Tawakkul Karman ... Read more...

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Liberian President Johnson Sirleaf, activists awarded Nobel Peace Prize


October 7th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by BNO News
OSLO (BNO NEWS) -- Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was among three women who were awarded the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for their work to improve women's rights. The announcement was ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Prayers, sapling plantations mark Dalai Lama’s birthday


July 6th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Mass prayers, sapling plantation and cultural shows were held here Wednesday to mark the 76th birthday of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama.Tibetans gathered in ... Read more...

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Malaysian PM seeks ‘global movement of moderates’


May 17th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, May 17 (IANS) Invoking Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr. and Nelson Mandela, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has urged for "a global movement of moderates".Addressing a gathering ... Read more...

Posted in World |

29-year-old man arrested over York University student webcam death


April 21st, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Apr 21 (ANI): Toronto Police have arrested a 29-year-old man over the death of a Chinese student, Qian Liu, who was murdered in her York University Village bedroom in Toronto, Canada.Liu ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Boyfriend watches on webcam as girlfriend murdered 11,000 miles away


April 20th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 20(ANI): A Chinese student, Qian Liu, who was murdered in her York University Village bedroom in Toronto, Canada, was attacked when she was engaged in an online video chat with ... Read more...

Posted in World |

People angry over Ghisingh’s sixth schedule demand: GJM


April 18th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, April 18 (IANS) The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) Monday rejected Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) chief Subash Ghisingh's demand for sixth schedule status for the Darjeeling hills and said ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

GJM’s Gorkhaland movement a failure: Ghising


April 10th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mirik (West Bengal), April 10 (IANS) Returning to the Darjeeling hills after a gap of three years, Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) supremo Subash Ghising has launched a blistering attack ... Read more...

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Gandhi will remain an inspiration: Nepal’s gay icon (Lead)


April 8th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 8 (IANS) Nepal's only openly gay public figure, who became an icon for South Asia's sexual minorities with his crusade for gay rights, says the sexual orientation of ... Read more...

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Nepal’s gay icon champions Gandhi in book row


April 8th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 8 (IANS) Nepal's only openly gay public figure, who became an icon for South Asia's sexual minorities with his crusade for gay rights, has now thrown his support ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mahatma Gandhi inspired young Egyptians, says ElBaradei


March 19th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Egyptian revolution which ended the three-decade rule of Hosni Mubarak was inspired by the civil disobedience movement of Mahatma Gandhi, Egyptian presidential candidate and ... Read more...

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Peace activist organises ‘Global Peace March’ for free Tibet


December 26th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh), Dec.26 (ANI): Mahesh Yadav, a peace activist, organised a 'Global Peace March' campaign here on Sunday to support exiled Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama's movement for world peace ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Former First Lady Laura Bush speaks by phone with Suu Kyi


December 18th, 2010 - 2:07 am ICT by BNO News
DALLAS (BNO NEWS) -- Former U.S. First Lady Laura Bush on Friday spoke by telephone with pro-democracy leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi, who was released from home ... Read more...

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Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo honored at Nobel peace prize ceremony


December 10th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by BNO News
OSLO (BNO NEWS) -- In what the Chinese government views as a direct insult towards its judicial system, imprisoned dissident Liu Xiaobo was awarded the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize in absentia ... Read more...

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Peace Laureate Liu Xiaobo To Be Represented By Empty Chair In Nobel Ceremony


December 10th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the world celebrates the International Human Rights Day on Friday, the Nobel committee is all set to honor Chinese dissident and activist Liu Xiaobo in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chinese Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo’s lawyer to sue China


November 10th, 2010 - 12:49 am ICT by BNO News
BEIJING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- Chinese jailed Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo's lawyer on Tuesday said he is planning on filing a lawsuit against Chinese authorities for not allowing him to ... Read more...

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Row over human rights threatens to overshadow David Cameron’s China visit


November 9th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov 9(ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron's ongoing visit to China is at risk of being overshadowed by tensions over human rights after the lawyer of jailed Nobel Peace Prize ... Read more...

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Nobel Peace Prize to Chinese dissident harms award’s prestige: Pak


October 16th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 16(ANI): Pakistan has come out in support of China by questioning the decision to award the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize to jailed academic Liu Xiaobo.Xiaobo was sentenced to 11 years ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama criticizes China’s response after Xiaobo’s Nobel Peace Prize


October 11th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- The Dalai Lama on Monday criticized China's response after the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, according to media reports.The exiled spiritual leader told ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Obama urges China to free Nobel laureate Liu


October 9th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 9 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has called on China to free Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, a media report said Saturday.The 54-year-old activist was sentenced last year ... Read more...

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Chinese Dissident Liu Xiaobo Honored With Nobel Peace Prize


October 8th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo has been bestowed with the Nobel Prize in Peace for his long fight for fundamental rights in China. The announcement was made by the Nobel ... Read more...

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Jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo wins 2010 Nobel Peace Prize


October 8th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.8 (ANI): Jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2010 for helping to spearhead a campaign for more freedom in China.In a statement, the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Imprisoned Chinese dissident awarded the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize


October 8th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by BNO News
STOCKHOLM (BNO NEWS) -- In what likely will be seen as a direct insult to the Chinese government, dissident Liu Xiaobo was awarded the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday morning for ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo awarded the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize


October 8th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by BNO News
STOCKHOLM (BNO NEWS) -- Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo was awarded the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday morning, the first Chinese citizen to win the honorable prize.The Norwegian Nobel Institute in Oslo ... Read more...

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Delhi pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi


October 2nd, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Hundreds of people, including school children, in Delhi sang devotional songs and showered flowers and petals at Rajghat in tribute to Mahatma Gandhi Saturday on his ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Scotland Yard called in to investigate Pak politician Dr Farooq’s assassination


September 18th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, Sept 18 (ANI): Scotland Yard counter-terrorism police have reportedly been called in to lead the assassination probe into the killing of a Pakistani politician and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) founding leader, ... Read more...

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Strategic partnership with India will continue to grow: Obama


August 14th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 14 (ANI): United States President Barack Obama today said ties between the US and India will continue to grow and declared that his goal was to make this ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Text of Obama’s message on India’s Independence Day


August 14th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) Following is the text of US President Barack Obama's message on the occasion of India's Independencee Day: "On behalf of my administration and the American people, I wish ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obama aims to make India-US ties a ‘defining partnership’


August 14th, 2010 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) Wishing India a happy and safe Independence Day, US President Barack Obama has said he was looking forward to his India visit aimed at ... Read more...

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