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Russia's Internet monitoring agency has blocked 13 Internet pages linked to the Ukraine protest movement that helped oust the country's Russia-leaning president last week.Roskomnadzor,Russia's Internet monitoring agency, said in a statement published online on Monday that it had been ordered by the general prosecutor's office to shut down pages on Russia's leading social media website, VKontakte. The agency said the groups "propagandized the activity of Ukrainian nationalist groups," and accused them of encouraging "terrorist activity" and "participation in unsanctioned mass actions."The largest pro-demonstration group, which has more than 500,000 members, was not accessibleto users on Russian territory on Monday.While much of Russian media is state-controlled, the Internet has, so far remained largely free from censorship and has provided an active forum for anti-government criticism in country.Associated Press.

Unicef-ETP partnership to help children living in tea gardens

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Unicef-ETP partnership to help children living in tea gardens

Guwahati: A new partnership between Unicef and Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP) was launched in Guwahati today to help protect and change the lives of children and young people living in tea gardens in A...


Rajnath to Ujjwal Nikam: India slams bail for LeT terrorist Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi

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Rajnath to Ujjwal Nikam: India slams bail for LeT terrorist Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi

New Delhi: The grant of bail to key Mumbai attack handler Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi by a Pakistan court todaysparked condemnation in India and was described as incorrect and "very unfortunate" e...

Modi 2nd best leader in the world in terms of performance, says survey

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Modi 2nd best leader in the world in terms of performance, says survey

Beijing: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was placed No 2, behind Chinese President Xi Jinping, in a list of 30 top-performing world leaders by a Japanese market research firm.German Chancellor Angela Mer...

Govt taking steps for security ahead of Obama's visit: Rajnath

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Govt taking steps for security ahead of Obama's visit: Rajnath

New Delhi: In the wake of terror attack in Peshawar, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said the government is taking all possible steps for security during the ensuing visit of US President Barack Oba...

Lok Sabha members want MNREGA to continue with modification

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Lok Sabha members want MNREGA to continue with modification

New Delhi: Members in Lok Sabha today said changes in the MNREGA scheme can be brought about by the government to reduce pilferage in the scheme, but its provisions should not be diluted. As the House...

Peshawar school attack: 16 top Taliban commanders named in FIR

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Peshawar school attack: 16 top Taliban commanders named in FIR

Peshawar: Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah, his deputy Khalid Haqqani and 14 of the top commanders of themilitant group have been named in an FIR in the Peshawar school massacre, even as investigators o...

Bail to Lakhvi unacceptable, demand Pakistan reverse this decision: MEA

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Bail to Lakhvi unacceptable, demand Pakistan reverse this decision: MEA

New Delhi: An outraged India on Thursday told Pakistan that release of LeT commander Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, one of the key conspirators of the Mumbai terror attacks, on bail was unacceptable to it and...