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Train services hit, violence continues in Assam


Kokrajhar (Assam):  Train services were on Friday paralysed in Assam as several Bodo outfits resorted to a 12-hour railway blockade in Kokrajhar while violence continued for the third day in Karbi An

Egypt tense: At least 72 killed at pro-Morsi Cairo rallies

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Cairo: At least 72 people were killed during clashes in Cairo on Saturday, Egypt's health ministry said, after violence erupted at a demonstration in support of ousted president Mohamed Morsi.

West Bengal: Four more die in continuing panchayat poll violence


Behrampore(West Bengal): Poll violence continued on Tuesday in trouble-torn Murshidabad and Birbhum districts, a day after panchayat election was held there, leaving four persons dead.
Two Congress w

Paris backs veil ban, police after ‘unacceptable’ violence

The French government Tuesday condemned as “unacceptable” weekend violence in a Paris suburb triggered by the country’s ban on full-face veils and strongly defended the controversial law.

West Bengal panchayat poll violence continues: Four killed, 12 injured in

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Berhampore (West Bengal): Four persons were killed and 12 injured as incidents of violence were reported during the fourth phase of the panchayat elections in West Bengal on Monday.
While three perso

Central Nigeria ethnic violence kills at least 48


Raids by gunmen in ethnically divided central Nigeria and gun battles between soldiers and attackers have killed at least 48 people and left dozens of homes burnt, the military said today.

Three TV cameramen assaulted by people holding Trinamool flags

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Barrackpore (West Bengal): Three lensmen of local TV channels were attacked on Friday with iron rods and lathis by some people, holding Trinamool Congress flags, when they went to cover reported fact

OU set to lose its ‘excellent’ status

Hyderabad: The ‘University with Potential for Excellence’ status was given by the University Grants Commission to Osmania University last year. Now this title is in danger of being lost.
The UGC expe

Violence as Mexico's Pena Nieto sworn in as president


Mexico's new President Enrique Pena Nieto pledged Saturday to reduce the poverty and violence plaguing his country after a rowdy swearing-in ceremony marked by protests inside and outside Congress.


Cops, mob clash in Old Hyderabad


The area around the Charminar was once again the scene of violence on Friday afternoon as members of a community clashed with the police.

They hurled stones at police personnel safegua-rding the mon

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