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AYUSH practitioners withdraw stir

Practitioners of AYUSH (Ayurveda,Yoga, Unani, Sidda and Homeopathic), who had been protesting for the past three days seeking an amendment to the rules that will allow them to administer allopathic dr

Women burn jeans in Uttar Pradesh village

In an interesting development, scores of girls from Dudaherdi village in Muzaffarnagar district made a bonfire of jeans and tops on Sunday evening and resolved not to wear outfits that are not “tradit

Assad moved chemical weapons to border: Syria rebels


The Syrian government has moved chemical weapons to airports on its borders, the rebel Free Syrian Army said on Tuesday, a day after the regime warned it could use them if attacked by an outside force.

Assam toll rises to 19, Rajdhani Express stopped in Kokrajhar

Two more bodies were recovered on Monday taking the toll to 19 in the violence in Assam's Bodoland Territorial Administered Districts (BTAD), as the Rajdhani Express was stopped by protestors in Kokra

Shoot-at-sight order, indefinite curfew in Kokrajhar


Shoot-at-sight order was issued and indefinite curfew clamped in entire Kokrajhar district of Assam following fresh violence on Monday as the toll in the ethnic violence mounted to 19.

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Protests against deeksha reach new heights

The proposed maha deeksha by YSRC leader Y.S. Vijayalakshmi on July 23 in Sircilla for the cause of weavers, seems to have stirred up a storm in district politics.

To protest against the deeksha, tw

Twitter appeals order to hand over protester data


Twitter said on Thursday it was appealing a court ruling ordering it to turn over data on one of its users involved in the Occupy Wall Street protest movement.

In a case watched closely as a test of

‘Illegal’ houses powerless


Residents of about half-a- dozen colonies in the Kushaiguda area staged a day-long dharna in protest of being denied power connection for the last four years. The residents complained that despite

US court orders Twitter to hand over Occupy tweets


A New York judge on Monday ordered Twitter to turn over data on one of its users involved in the Occupy Wall Street protest movement, in a case watched closely as a test of online freedom of speech.

Syria opposition rounds on 'farce' transition deal

The Syrian opposition gave a largely negative response on Sunday to the transition deal hammered out by world powers aimed at resolving the bloody conflict, with a former top leader branding it a ‘far

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