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Protests over Sarabjit’s death, Indo-Pak buses diverted

A series of protest demonstrations were held here over the death of Sarabjit Singh in a Pakistani hospital, leading to diversion of international buses running between Delhi and Lahore in the neighbouring country.

Cauvery row: Protests continue, entry of tourists banned


Mandya (Karnataka): As protests against Cauvery water release to Tamil Nadu continued in the district today, the local administration banned entry of tourists inside the Krishnaraja Sagar Reservoir (

Egypt: Anti-Mursi protests intensify


Supporters and opponents of President Mohammed Morsi clashed on Friday in the worst violence since he took office, while he defended a decision to give himself near-absolute power to root out what he

VK Singh backs farmers' body opposing sugar decontrol


Former Army Chief V.K. Singh on Friday backed a farmers body's demand for rejection of the Rangarajan Committee report on freeing the sugar sector and threatened to gherao Parliament next month if it

DMK to hold human chain protest in Chennai Oct. 5


DMK leaders and cadres will form a human chain wearing black shirts on October 5 to ‘condemn’ the failure of the AIADMK government on all fronts.

Accusing the ruling AIADMK of making the state a “da

Cauvery stir: Travellers cross border on foot


As the Cauvery river water row evoked protests and agitations in neighbouring Karnataka, the serene inter-state borders at Kakkanallah in Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR) in the Nilgiris and adjoining Ba

Pakistan minister offers bounty for anti-Islam filmmaker


A Pakistani government minister Saturday offered a $100,000 reward for the death of the maker of the anti-Islam film produced in the US that sparked violent protests across the Muslim world.


Visa services to be resumed from Monday at US consulate

The United States Consulate General here will resume visa services from Monday, it was announced.

The services were suspended since September 14 after Muslim outfits targeted the mission in violent

VCK demo derails Chennai traffic


A demonstration by VCK cadres against the India visit of Sri Lankan president Rajapaksa derailed traffic in busy Nungambakkam and the surrounding areas Friday.

The police arrested over 150 cadres, in

Shun hatred towards other faiths: Rajapaksa


While he was attempting to enter Sanchi defying police orders, MDMK leader Vaiko was on Friday arrested along with nearly 750 supporters at Gadchicholi village near the Madhya Pradesh-Maharastra borde

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