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Nearly 40 dead in Afghan violence


August 9th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 9 (IANS) Three NATO soldiers and 36 Taliban militants were killed in Afghan violence, Xinhua reported Thursday.The NATO soldiers were killed in a militant attack in eastern ... Read more...

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Maoist camp destroyed in Odisha


August 8th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 7 (IANS) A Maoist camp was destroyed Tuesday and several arms and weapons were seized in a forested area of Odisha, police said.Based on a tip off provided ... Read more...

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Terrorists still operate from Bangladesh: PM’s envoy


April 5th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's Special Envoy Satinder K. Lamba Thursday said terrorists and insurgents still operated from Bangladesh despite Dhaka's efforts to contain ... Read more...

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Geelani questioned by police


March 7th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani was Wednesday questioned here for recommending a Pakistani visa for a suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist arrested for allegedly plotting ... Read more...

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Geelani under scanner for alleged Lashkar links


March 2nd, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani may be questioned for recommending a Pakistani visa for a suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist arrested for allegedly plotting a ... Read more...

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Four Maoists held with explosives


January 5th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 5 (IANS) Four Maoists were arrested Thursday in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region with arms and explosives, a police official said.The arrests were made from Rowghat forested area in ... Read more...

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Key militant leader held in Pakistan


December 17th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 17 (IANS) A key member of the Taliban-linked outfit Al Mukhtar, along with five other militants, has been arrested in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, officials said.Karachi ... Read more...

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Key militant leader held in Pakistan


December 17th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 17 (IANS) A key member of the Taliban-linked outfit Al Mukhtar, along with five other militants, has been arrested in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, officials said.Karachi ... Read more...

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Police recover Maoist arms, explosives


December 13th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 13 (IANS) Police have recovered a huge cache of arms and explosives during an anti-Maoist operation in Odisha's Rayagada district, district superintendent of police Anoop Krishna said Tuesday."Police ... 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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Four Maoists arrested with arms and explosives in Jharkhand


January 30th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by ANI
Palamu (Jharkhand), Jan 30(ANI): Jharkhand Police on Sunday said that they have arrested four Maoists and seized huge cache of arms and ammunitions from their possession in the state's Palamu district.Anup. T. ... Read more...

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Two Maoist sympathisers arrested in Chhattisgarh


January 20th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Dantewada (Chhattisgarh)/ Simdega (Jharkhand), Jan 20 (ANI): Chhattisgarh Police arrested a chemist shop owner and two Maoist sympathisers in Dantewada district on Wednesday.According to senior police officials the chemist had been providing ... Read more...

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Indian held with crude bombs in Nepal


January 12th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 12 (IANS) An Indian man has been arrested from a town in eastern Nepal, near the border with India, after searches revealed he was carrying four crude bombs, police said ... Read more...

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India presses Myanmar for action against insurgent groups


December 30th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) India Thursday conveyed its concerns to Myanmar at activities of insurgent groups operating on their border and sought to strengthen intelligence sharing mechanism with the energy-rich country. ... Read more...

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Huge cache of arms, explosives seized in West Bengal


December 12th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
West Midnapore/ Purulia (West Bengal), Dec 12 (ANI): The paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and West Bengal police have seized a huge cache of arms and explosives from Maoist infested Jhargram ... Read more...

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Nepal finally feels WikiLeaks heat


December 6th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 6 (IANS) More than a week after whistleblower website WikiLeaks started to publish confidential US embassy cables, Nepal began to feel the heat Monday after a media report indicated that ... Read more...

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CRPF kill 9 Maoists in Bastar gunfight, rebels strike back (Second Lead)


November 23rd, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 23 (IANS) Claiming it as a major success, paramilitary troopers in Chhattisgarh Tuesday killed nine Maoists in a fierce gun battle in the rebel stronghold of Bastar. But the Maoists ... Read more...

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CRPF turns heat on Maoists, nine killed in Chhattisgarh (Lead)


November 23rd, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 23 (IANS) Nine Maoists were Tuesday killed in a fierce gun battle with Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers in a forested pocket of the rebels' stronghold Bastar region ... Read more...

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Nine Maoists killed in Dantewada


November 23rd, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Dantewada, Nov 23 (ANI): At least nine Maoists were killed in a fierce encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada District on Tuesday.Acting on a tip-off, a team of the CRPF's 111 ... Read more...

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Maoist killed in Chhattisgarh gunfight


October 22nd, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 22 (IANS) Troopers of the Border Security Force (BSF) assisted by state police personnel killed a Maoist guerrilla in gun battle with the rebels in a forested pocket of Chhattisgarh's ... Read more...

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Coast Guard steps up vigil with new station


September 30th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Raigad (Maharashtra), Sep 30 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard, along with the Indian Navy and other agencies, would spare no efforts to safeguard the nation from any external threat from sea, Coast ... Read more...

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Man held for attempted bomb attack on Italy president


September 21st, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Reggio Calabria (Italy), Sep 21 (IANS/AKI) Italy police Tuesday arrested one person for his involvement in an attempted car bombing during President Giorgio Napolitano's visit to this southern Italian city in January. A ... Read more...

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Bodo separatists planning terror strikes in Assam: police


September 20th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 20 (IANS) More than 100 tribal separatists belonging to the outlawed National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) have entered India's northeastern state of Assam from bases in Bangladesh for terror ... Read more...

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Cops probe Pune blast, Aurangabad RDX cache link


September 9th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Pune, Sep 9 (IANS) The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) Thursday started probing whether the RDX used to trigger the Pune blast in February was part of an imported explosives' consignment seized from ... Read more...

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Three Maoists held in Chhattisgarh


August 17th, 2010 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 17 (IANS) Three Maoists were arrested in Chhattisgarh Tuesday when security forces raided their meeting in a forested pocket of restive Bastar region and seized arms and explosives from them, ... Read more...

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10 TTP, Haqqani network linked terrorists arrested in Pak Punjab


August 12th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug 12(ANI): Pakistan police and intelligence agencies have arrested 10 terrorists, who have alleged links with the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and the Haqqani network, in Punjab province.The arrested terrorists include ... Read more...

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Four Bangladesh Islamist students arrested


August 5th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 5 (IANS) Four senior members of the students wing of Bangladesh's largest Islamist party, Jamaat-e-Islami, have been arrested on charges of having links with banned militant outfits. The Rapid Action Battalion ... Read more...

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India inks anti-terror pact with Myanmar, loosens purse strings (Night Lead)


July 27th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) With an eye on China's growing influence, India Tuesday signed a key pact to boost counter-terror cooperation with Myanmar and offered soft loans worth millions of ... Read more...

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India, Myanmar boost ties, sign counter-terror pact (Lead)


July 27th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) India Tuesday signed a clutch of pacts to boost counter-terror cooperation and cement cultural ties with Myanmar, the energy-rich Southeast Asian country whose military junta is ... Read more...

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India, Myanmar sign 5 pacts, to boost counter-terror cooperation


July 27th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) India Tuesday signed a clutch of pacts with energy-rich Myanmar to boost cooperation across wide areas, including counter-terrorism. The two countries signed five pacts after Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Myanmar military ruler of to meet Manmohan Singh today


July 27th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 27 (ANI): General Than Shwe, the head of Myanmar's military junta, who is presently on a five-day state visit to India, will meet Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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India, Myanmar to boost counter-terror cooperation, energy ties (Lead)


July 26th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Against the backdrop of China's growing clout in Southeast Asia, India and Myanmar are expected to sign a clutch of pacts Tuesday to expand cooperation across ... Read more...

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Former minister likely to be reinducted in Tripura cabinet


July 26th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 26 (IANS) Former Tripura food and minority affairs minister Sahid Chowdhury, who resigned in April 2008 following a controversy over his alleged links with a Bangladeshi arms dealer, is likely ... Read more...

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Punjab police arrests four Sikh militants


July 19th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, July 19 (ANI): Police in Punjab arrested four Sikh militants, belonging to the banned Babbar Khalsa International extremist group and recovered arms and explosives from them in the state's Ludhiana District.Harminder ... Read more...

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Militant chief held in Bangladesh


July 13th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 13 (IANS) The head of the banned Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) has been arrested, police said Tuesday. Anwar Alam Khokon, the acting chief of JMB, was arrested in Bogra district, ... Read more...

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