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Nearly 300 Chinese fighting alongside IS in Iraq, Syria: Report Dec 16, 11:33 am
Karachi, Dec 16 (ANI): A report has said that nearly 300 Chinese people are fighting alongside the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria.
Quoting Gandhi, Satyarthi says he is honoured to win Nobel Dec 14, 8:15 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 14 (ANI): Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Sunday stated that he is honoured to win the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize, adding that the prize was not his alone but was recognition of all those who had taken up the mantle of fighting for the rights of children.
Hundreds of extra British troops to be sent to Iraq to train local forces fighting IS: Fallon Dec 14, 10:47 am
London, Dec 14 (ANI): Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has said that hundreds of British troops would be sent to Iraq in January to train local forces fighting the Islamic State (IS).
Patna, Dec. 12 (ANI): Electricity-starved Bihar will get a 4,000 MW Ultra Mega Power Plant (UMPP) and the Centre will allocate sufficient number of coal blocks for it, Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal announced last month. "We want that the electricity requirement of the state is met by production here itself," he said.
Fighting for armrest on your flight may soon be history! Dec 9, 12:08 pm
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): A new travel device can finally put an end to fighting for armrest on flights.
New Delhi, Dec. 8 (ANI): Social activist Kavita Srivastava on Monday condemned the incident of alleged rape with a 27-year-old woman by a cab driver and praised the victim for courageously fighting back.
IS militants capture village near key air base in eastern Syria Dec 6, 12:46 pm
Washington, Dec 06 (ANI): Islamic State (IS) militants have captured a village in eastern Syria in their offensive on a major military air base as fighting continued for the second day outside the contested city, said the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
Tracy Morgan still battling accident trauma 'everyday' Dec 5, 2:10 pm
Washington, Dec 5 (ANI): Tracy Morgan has revealed that he was still "fighting every day" to recover from the tragic car accident, which also took his friend life in June.
Faizabad (Uttar Pradesh), Dec. 3 (ANI): The oldest litigant in the Babri Masjid Ram Janm Bhumi dispute, Hashim Ansari, who has been fighting the case for the past 65 years, on Wednesday stated that he is not interested in fighting the case anymore.
Fighting Untouchability in India started eight decades ago: Recollections of a Communicator Dec 3, 1:01 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 3 (ANI): A survey done by the National Applied Economic Research along with the University of Maryland and reported in the Indian Express, has disclosed that the practice of untouchability is still prevalent in the heartland of India nearly eight decades after Mahatma Gandhi asked us to give up the practice.
London, Dec 02 (ANI): Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko has said that "heavy fighting" is raging between its troops and Russian rebels backed by Russian special forces at Donetsk airport in the eastern part of the country.
Fighting Untouchability in India started eight decades ago: Recollections of a Communicator Dec 2, 2:23 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 2 (ANI): A survey done by the National Applied Economic Research along with the University of Maryland and reported in the Indian Express, has disclosed that the practice of untouchability is still prevalent in the heartland of India nearly eight decades after Mahatma Gandhi asked us to give up the practice.
U.S. led coalition attacks target IS capital Raqqa in Syria Dec 1, 10:52 am
Washington, Dec 01 (ANI): The United States led coalition fighting against Islamic State (IS) in Syria has increased its attacks in the IS capital Raqqa with 30 airstrikes overnight, said the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
Annie Raja lauds Rohtak sisters' for fighting back eve-teasers Nov 30, 7:42 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 30 (ANI): Asserting that crime against women cannot be prevented until the law enforcing agencies and the people come together, National Federation of Indian Women general secretary Annie Raja on Sunday lauded the sisters from Rohtak for fighting back the eve-teasers.
Religious organisations should join govt. in battle against ISIS propaganda, says security expert Nov 30, 5:14 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 30 (ANI): Urging the social, cultural and religious organisations to join hands in fighting ISIS propaganda, security expert Qamar Agha on Sunday said that ISIS's powerful propaganda over the social media is targeted at youth and added that government alone cannot control such propaganda.
Battle for Syrian town of Kobane reportedly intensifies Nov 30, 2:13 pm
London, Nov 30 (ANI): Fighting between Islamic State militants and Kurdish forces backed by US have reportedly intensified in the Syrian border town of Kobane.
'We must jointly fight poverty, illiteracy; not each other': Nawaz Sharif at SAARC Summit Nov 26, 11:02 am
Kathmandu, Nov. 26 (ANI): Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, in his inaugural speech at the 18th annual SAARC Summit on Wednesday, said all South Asian countries must collectively fight poverty and malnutrition instead of fighting with each other.
US watching Kashmir election process, no major complaints Nov 22, 5:05 pm
Washington, Nov. 22 (ANI): American officials are keenly watching the political drama unfolding in Jammu and Kashmir, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party is running to claim the coveted prize of winning India's only Muslim-majority state. They are aware that if the BJP successfully completes its most ambitious and audacious project or comes close to the prize, the signal that it is the new national party would be unmistakable. US diplomats have learnt a quick lesson after the national elections where their analysis was a little behind the curve. But Kashmir also arouses worry in Washington -- it is seen as a "flash point" between India and Pakistan, an ever-simmering flame that can spark a confrontation. Pakistani visitors never fail to whip up exactly those sentiments among Americans with exaggerated accounts of alleged Indian army excesses and the desire among Kashmiris for "azadi." It so happens that Gen. Raheel Sharif, Pakistan's army chief, is currently on a six-day visit to the US, meeting officials at the Pentagon and the State Department. He has blamed India for the current spate of LOC firings, saying that his attention is being forcibly diverted from fighting terrorists on his eastern border. But blaming India for Pakistan's self-inflicted wounds doesn't sell as well in Washington as it used to. The constant misinformation campaign on Kashmir - best exemplified by the unmasking of ISI-fronted Kashmiri American Council and ISI-funded Ghulam Nabi Fai in 2011 - has taken a heavy toll on the credibility of Pakistani claims. US officials can see that the BJP is looming large on Kashmir this time with an effective strategy of making inroads over the past two years. But they are worried about BJP's stated desire to "debate," if not abolish Article 370, which gives the state a special status. Even though BJP leaders are trying hard to keep the 370 issue away from headlines this campaign season, the pot has been stirred. The first phase of voting for the 87-member State Assembly begins Nov. 25 and political dynamics are fluid to pin down. Only two things are sure: that the BJP won't join the Congress in a coalition and that the two main regional rivals, the National Conference and the PDP won't join each other. All other combinations are possible, especially with smaller parties, many of which were created recently, playing an important. They will be crucial in BJP's attempt to get the magic number of 44 since no matter how hard it tries; its appeal among Muslims in the valley is low. US analysts say that parties like the Kashmir Development Front, which has several former bureaucrats and academics, may be appealing to voters. KDF was created by Farooq Renzu Shah, who left the Congress Party saying he was disillusioned. Renzu, a bureaucrat who helped rebuild damaged shrines and big bridges when he was in government, is popular among the people. US officials say they see no major problems in the execution of the elections and the theme of development in Kashmir is just what the doctor ordered. They don't see the streets erupting if the BJP forms the government. The meeting between Modi and former separatist leader, Sajjad Lone, was seen as an especially interesting development. Vijay Sazawal, a Kashmir expert who is consulted widely by Washington opinion makers, said the mood in the valley and elsewhere has noticeably changed, mostly in favor of the BJP. He cited two factors - the apology by the Indian army for the shooting of a teenager and a young man on Nov. 3 and the sentencing by a military court of five soldiers, including two officers, to life imprisonment for the staged killing of three Kashmiri civilians in the Machil sector in 2010. The rare developments have been welcomed by Kashmiris whose wounds are deep and feelings raw. "It has helped greatly and the apology came after direct orders of the PMO not to fudge the issue. The people are happy that the army has been punished. People tell me that none of Modi's posters has been torn or defaced in the valley," says Sazawal, who regularly talks to people on the ground. He marveled at the strategic insights of BJP managers - Amit Shah and Ram Madhav - in making the right moves and saying the right things. He cited BJP's state unit vice-president, Ramesh Arora's declaration that Sufi Islam would prosper under BJP. This is clever messaging to those Muslims who are tired of terrorism and want the peaceful version of their religion to return home. The US government, struggling to contain the extreme strains of Islam as exemplified by ISIS, can hardly quarrel with promotion of Sufi Islam. Pakistan, the other player in the "dispute" doesn't raise confidence levels when it comes to dealing with or "managing" Wahabism, which it and Saudis have injected into India.
Melbourne, Nov 21 (ANI): Brittany Maynard, who chose to end her life while fighting a terrible disease, has hit back at her critics from beyond the grave.
Wellington, Nov 20 (ANI): Australia's top order batsman Aaron Finch is of the opinion that fierce competition for World Cup berths is helping their side, as they look forward to completing a series win over South Africa in Melbourne on Friday.
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): Colin Farrell has asked Ireland to support gay rights for one very personal reason, which is his brother.
Parineeti Chopra will not be seen fighting, jumping buildings in upcoming film 'Kill Dil' Nov 10, 12:21 pm
Karachi, Nov 10 (ANI): Parineeti Chopra has recently revealed that she would not be seen doing any action sequences in the upcoming Shaad Ali's movie 'Kill Dil.'
Facebook launches fundraising campaign to fight Ebola Nov 7, 12:31 pm
Washington, Nov 7 (ANI): Facebook has launched a fundraising campaign to help groups fighting Ebola.
Obama talks about 'shared interest' in fighting IS in 'secret letter' to Iran's Supreme Leader Nov 7, 11:11 am
London, Nov 07 (ANI): United States President Barack Obama has reportedly sent a "secret letter" to Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei describing a shared interest in combating the Islamic State (IS).
Don't see us like militants: Irom Sharmila Oct 31, 6:14 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 31 (ANI): Human rights activist and anti-AFSPA crusader Irom Sharmila, who is on a hunger strike for past 14 years protesting against alleged army atrocities, on Friday said that she was not a militant and only fighting for the right to live.
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