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Explosive substances near rail track diffused


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kottayam, Aug 23 (IANS) Experts Thursday diffused explosive substances including a detonator found in a tiffin box near a railway track about 30 km from here in Kerala, police said.Kottayam ... Read more...

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Pune blasts: Sketches of suspects prepared, four detainees freed


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 3 (IANS) Two days after a series of four coordinated but low-intensity blasts rocked the city, police Friday remained tight-lipped about the progress of the investigation even as ... Read more...

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Ammonium nitrate used in Pune blasts: Patil (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Ammonium nitrate is suspected to be the explosive used in four low-intensity serial bombs which rocked Pune the day before, Maharashtra Home Minister R.R. Patil said ... Read more...

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Huge cache of explosive seized in UP


June 9th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 9 (IANS) A huge cache of explosives was recovered from a village in Uttar Pradesh's Mahoba district Saturday and three people arrested, police said.The seizure of over 200 ... Read more...

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Huge explosives haul made in Jharkhand


February 2nd, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 2 (IANS) A huge quantity of explosives, including 350 kg of ammonium nitrate, meant to be supplied to Maoists in Jharkhand's Pakur district, was seized from a house, ... Read more...

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Four explosives recovered, two held in Assam


January 25th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 25 (IANS) Police and security forces in Assam have recovered at least three crude bombs and one Improvised Explosive Device (IED) and arrested two people from ... Read more...

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Briton faces more charges in Kenyan court


January 13th, 2012 - 5:59 am ICT by IANS
Mombasa (Kenya), Jan 13 (IANS) A British national jailed for three years early this month in Kenya has again been arraigned in court facing more charges, Xinhua reported.Jermaine Grant, who ... Read more...

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US to freeze $700 mn aid to Pakistan


December 13th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 13 (IANS) In the midst of a tense standoff with Islamabad, a Congressional panel has agreed to freeze $700 million in US aid to Pakistan unless it helps ... Read more...

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Huge explosives haul recovered in Maoist hub


November 14th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) A huge cache of arms and ammunition, including 70 kg of ammonium nitrate, has been seized in the Maoist-affected Chhattisgarh-Maharashtra border, an officer said here ... Read more...

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Explosives seized in Uttar Pradesh’s Sonbhadra


November 2nd, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Sonbhadra (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 2 (IANS) A huge cache of ammonium nitrate - widely used as an explosive - was recovered from this Maoist-affected Uttar Pradesh district, police said ... Read more...

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Ammonium nitrate control must be flexible: BJP MP


October 7th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 7 (IANS) A Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Friday requested the coal ministry to be flexible while formulating the proposed regulations on sale of ammonium nitrate, misused as ... Read more...

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Pollution ups odds of premature birth by 30 percent


October 7th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 7 (IANS) Traffic-related pollution in cities ups the odds of premature birth by 30 percent among pregnant women.A study of 100,000 births found that the "toxic" chemicals emitted ... Read more...

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Man held with explosives, may have Maoist links


September 20th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) A man suspected of supplying explosives to Maoists was arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad district with a huge quantity of ammonium nitrate and detonators, police said ... Read more...

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Arms, explosives seized from Pune businessman


September 18th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Sep 18 (IANS) A substantial quantity of arms and explosives were seized from a businessman arrested in this Maharashtra city Sunday, police said.Gopal Khatri was detained late Saturday by ... Read more...

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80 bags of ammonium nitrate seized in Jharkhand


September 10th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 10 (IANS) Eighty bags of ammonium nitrate and 80 detonators, suspected to be meant for Maoist rebels for making landmines, were seized in two separate incidents in Jharkhand ... Read more...

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Delhi bombing: Mumbai police explore links with July 13 blasts


September 7th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) Nearly two months after the July 13 triple blasts in the city killed 26 people, Mumbai police are now exploring the possible connections of that incident ... Read more...

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Ammonium nitrate possibly used in Delhi High Court blast


September 7th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Ammonium nitrate was possibly used in the powerful suitcase bomb that was exploded outside the Delhi High Court Wednesday morning, killing ten people and injuring ... Read more...

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Fertiliser bomb fears persist despite ammonium nitrate ban


August 9th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) India has banned the open sale of ammonium nitrate, found to have been used most recently in the Mumbai triple explosions, but experts are concerned ... Read more...

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Five arrested with explosives


August 4th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 4 (IANS) Five men, suspected of Maoist links, were nabbed with a huge cache of explosives in this Uttar Pradesh district Thursday, police said.The five - ... Read more...

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One week on, Mumbai attackers unknown


July 20th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) A week after triple bombings in India's financial and entertainment hub killed 20 people, investigators were Tuesday still grappling for clues leading to perpetrators of the ... Read more...

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Probe widens in Mumbai blasts, detonators remain mystery


July 18th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Investigators looking into the July 13 Mumbai bombings have extended their probe to various parts of the country as they intensify the hunt for clues ... Read more...

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Mumbai blasts: Suspect’s sketch being prepared


July 16th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Claiming to have secured "solid leads" in the 13/7 blasts here, a top Mumbai police officer said Saturday that the investigations are now moving in "a ... Read more...

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Were Mumbai bombings a ‘dry run’ for something bigger?


July 16th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Were the triple bombings in Mumbai a "trial" or a "dry run" for something bigger? A leading security expert suggests so, basing his theory on a ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh owner of car ferrying explosives traced


July 16th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 16 (IANS) Two days after Chhattisgarh Police seized bags filled with ammonium nitrate and detonator sticks from an abandoned car in Bilaspur district, the authorities have failed to ... Read more...

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‘Terrorists may have used safe house near blast sites’


July 16th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Investigators probing the Mumbai blasts believe the terrorists who planted the bombs may have used a "safe house" somewhere near the blast sites to ... Read more...

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‘Terrorists behind bombings may not have been locals’


July 15th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The terrorists who planted bombs at three sites in Mumbai may not have been locals, an examination of the CCTV footage collected from the sites ... Read more...

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Explosives found in abandoned car in Chhattisgarh


July 14th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 14 (IANS) Bags filled with explosive ammonium nitrate and detonators were found in an abandoned car in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur district Thursday, police said.A police patrol spotted the vehicle ... Read more...

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Mumbai bombs may have been deadly cocktail of explosives


July 14th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The bombs that wreaked havoc in Mumbai the previous night may have been a deadly mix of ammonium nitrate, explosive TNT, oil and ball bearings ... Read more...

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Rain delays probe, ammonium nitrate established: Mumbai cop (Lead)


July 14th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Investigators have prima facie established the use of ammonium nitrate in the three blasts the day before but ascertaining the real composition would take a "little ... Read more...

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Rains delaying Mumbai blast probe: Police official


July 14th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Investigators have found traces of ammonium nitrate from blast sites in the city but to know the real composition of the bombs would take "little longer", ... Read more...

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IEDs were prepared with sophistication: Home secretary


July 14th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The ammonium nitrate-based improvised explosive devices (IEDs) used in the Mumbai blasts were "not crude" and indicated that they were prepared with "some level of ... Read more...

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No intelligence on Mumbai terror strikes that killed 17: Chidambaram


July 14th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Admitting candidly that there was no prior intelligence input on the triple blasts here a day earlier, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday called it a ... Read more...

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Key remarks by Chidambaram on Mumbai terror attack


July 14th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Following are some key remarks by Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday on the terror attack after visiting the sites with Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan:- ... Read more...

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Indian Mujahideen suspected behind Mumbai blasts


July 14th, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) A home-grown Islamist terrorist group, the Indian Mujahideen (IM), is suspected to be behind the three moderate to high intensity explosions in Mumbai Wednesday ... Read more...

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US wants Pakistan to ban production of fertiliser used in IEDs


July 4th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 4 (IANS) The US wants Pakistan to stop the production of ammonium nitrate as it is being used for making improvised explosive devices (IEDs), it was reported here.The ... Read more...

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