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Economic blockade in Assam hits normal life Jun 7, 5:45 pm
Jorhat (Assam), June 7 (ANI): Normal life in Assam has come to a standstill following an indefinite economic blockade imposed against Nagaland.
Mamata lauds West Bengal, to meet PM tomorrow Apr 8, 8:02 pm
Kolkata, Apr 8 (ANI): Asserting that West Bengal is the top performing state in the country, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said that she would be meeting Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh tomorrow and lodge a protest against the economic blockade by the Centre.
Musharraf to be provided full security during Islamabad stay Mar 27, 11:47 am
Islamabad, Mar. 27 (ANI): Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf, who is expected to arrive in Islamabad on March 28, will be enjoying full security in the city as security forces have begun making arrangements for his visit, including the deployment of three commandos at his home and road blockades and increased vigilance in the area.
24th Drivers' Day observed in Manipur Jan 18, 2:21 pm
Imphal. Jan 18 (ANI): Driving commercial and public transport vehicles in Manipur is quite a challenge, as the state witnesses frequent blockades and shutdowns. And, many drivers have lost their lives in various incidents. To pay tribute to deceased drivers and to those who are handicapped while performing their duties, the 24th Drivers Day was recently observed here.
Journos, activists launch organization to support 'bank blockade' suffering Wikileaks Dec 17, 10:06 am
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): A group of journalists and press freedom activists have launched an organization to support Julian Assange's whistle blowing website Wikileaks that ran into trouble raising money.
Kuki blockade affects normal life in Manipur Dec 2, 1:22 pm
Imphal, Dec. 2 (ANI): An indefinite blockade by Kukis recently brought normal life across Manipur to a standstill.
Wellington, Oct 20 (ANI): Microblogging platform Twitter has agreed to remove a flood of anti-Semitic tweets circulating on its service in France, after the threat of legal action by a Jewish student group.
Blockade on Imphal-Moreh route causing problems to locals Jul 24, 6:05 pm
Kakching Lamkhai/Pallel (Manipur), July 24 (ANI): Commuters travelling on the Moreh-Imphal route are facing a tough time due to an ongoing blockade imposed by the Manipur Private Vehicle Transport Association.
Washington, June 28 (ANI): Moving supplies to NATO troops in Afghanistan through Central Asia costs three times as much as routes through Pakistan, which Islamabad shut seven months ago in response to a deadly NATO air raid along the Pak-Afghan border which killed 24 Pakistani soldiers, a senior U.S. officer has said.
Islamabad, June 17 (ANI): Pakistan is considering the latest U.S. offer of a soft apology for the death of 24 soldiers in the Salala attack last year, hoping for a rapprochement with Washington.
Pakistan fears becoming globally isolated Jun 3, 4:58 pm
Islamabad, June 3 (ANI): As U.S. frustration with Pakistan's six-month blockade NATO supply routes increases, Islamabad is growing worried that their government's negotiating strategy could globally isolate their country completely.
Kuki shutdown disrupts normal life in Manipur May 27, 12:44 pm
Imphal (Manipur), May 27 (ANI): People in Manipur are fed up with the frequent shutdowns and blockades imposed by different groups to push forward their demands.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): The U.S. and Pakistan have decided to "reach a conclusion" to their standoff over Pakistan's blockade of a key supply route, the White House has said.
Islamabad, May 17 (ANI): A top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan pointing to indications that Pakistan is preparing to open cross-border NATO supply lines into Afghanistan, however has claimed that the NATO supply route blockade did not slow them down.
Islamabad, May 17 (ANI): U.S. State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland has said Pakistan has made some "helpful and positive political statements" in support of an eventual deal to end a blockade of NATO supply lines into Afghanistan.
Gaza, May 14 (Xinhua-ANI): Israel on Monday allowed the export of Gaza-made garments to abroad markets for the first time since Israel imposed a tight blockade on the Gaza Strip in June 2006, a Palestinian official said.
Pak FM Khar favours ending NATO supply route blockade May 14, 12:16 pm
Islamabad, May 14 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar has said she personally believes that NATO supply routes through Pakistan, which have remained closed for almost six months now, should be reopened.
Pak Cabinet to discuss reopening NATO supplies next week May 12, 11:42 am
Islamabad, May 12 (ANI): Pakistani leaders have scheduled a meet next week to discuss ending a nearly six-month blockade on NATO supplies to Afghanistan, official sources said.
Islamabad, May 7 (ANI): Washington has now threatened Islamabad with 'multiple repercussions', if the six-month-long blockade of NATO supplies is not lifted, Pakistani officials have said.
US to pay compensation, taxes on NATO supplies passing through Pak Mar 31, 12:01 pm
Islamabad, Mar 31(ANI): The United States has agreed to pay compensation and additional taxes on NATO supplies passing through Pakistan in a move that indicates Washington's eagerness to end the supply line blockade.
US upgrades defensive capabilities in Persian Gulf to counter Iran's Strait of Hormuz blockade threat' Mar 18, 11:56 am
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): The United States Navy is upgrading its defensive and offensive capabilities in the Persian Gulf to counter Iran's threat to block the world's most important oil shipping route Strait of Hormuz, an official has said.
London, Mar 1 (ANI): Breaking a 'gene blockade' could pave the way for restoring memory loss and other cognitive functions in patients suffering from Alzheimer's disease, a new study has suggested.
US 'beefing up defenses in Persian Gulf to counter Iran's Strait of Hormuz blockade threat' Feb 25, 12:41 pm
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): The United States is beefing up its sea and land-based defense systems in the Persian Gulf to counter any attempt by Iran to close the Strait of Hormuz, the world's most important oil shipping route.
Pakistan hints at ending NATO blockade "within a week" Feb 3, 12:29 pm
Islamabad, Feb 3 (ANI): Pakistan has hinted at ending the NATO blockade possibly "within a week", which lasted for over two months in protest against the killing of 24 Pakistani soldiers on November 26.
Islamabad, Jan 12(ANI): The Pakistan army likely strongly reacted to Prime Minister Gilani's statement criticising army chief Ashfaq Pervez Kayani and Inter Services Intelligence Director General Lieutenant General Ahmad Shuja Pasha over the Memo Gate probe because it opposed the government's silence on the drone strikes and its lenient stance over NATO supplies' blockade, sources have said.
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