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18 militants killed in army operation in Pakistan


August 30th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 30 (IANS) At least 18 militants were killed on Thursday during an operation conducted by security forces in Pakistan's northwestern Bajaur tribal region, reports said.Local media ... Read more...

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Pro-Khalistan slogans raised in Golden Temple complex


June 6th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, June 6 (IANS) Defying directions from the head of the Akal Takht, pro-Khalistan slogans were raised Wednesday by a handful of people during the function to mark the 28th ... Read more...

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Has Bangladesh’s creation benefited India strategically?


December 14th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Has India's role in the creation of Bangladesh 40 years ago benefited this country strategically? The poser, at a seminar here Wednesday, produced ... Read more...

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Afghan situation cause of Karachi violence: Gilani


August 5th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 5 (IANS) The violence in Pakistan's port city of Karachi was due to the worsening situation in Afghanistan, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said Friday.Over 800 people ... Read more...

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All-female US Air Force team launches historic mission in Afghanistan


April 4th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Bagram Airfield (Afghanistan) Apr.4 (ANI): A team of female US Airmen has made history in Afghanistan, by planning, maintaining and flying the first all-woman combat mission from the Bagram Airfield.The two-plane ... Read more...

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Ten schoolchildren kidnapped in Pak’s Kurram region freed following negotiations


April 2nd, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Parachinar, April 2(ANI): The ten schoolchildren kidnapped by unidentified gunmen in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region of Kurram earlier on Saturday have been released following negotiations between a local jirga and the ... Read more...

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Ten schoolchildren kidnapped in Pak’s Kurram region


April 2nd, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Parachinar, April 2(ANI): Ten schoolchildren have been abducted by unidentified gunmen in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region of Kurram.According to government sources, the kidnappers whisked away ten students from outside the ... Read more...

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Ten FARC members killed in army operation in southwestern Colombia


March 25th, 2011 - 2:21 am ICT by BNO News
CHOCO, COLOMBIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least ten militants of the rebel Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) on Thursday were killed during an Army operation in southwestern Colombia.According to El Tiempo ... Read more...

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Pak lodges written protest with Afghanistan on ‘cross-border arms supply’ issue


January 25th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 25(ANI): Pakistan has lodged a written protest with Afghanistan on the arms-smuggling issue, Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said.Speaking to media persons outside the Parliament House on Tuesday, Malik said ... Read more...

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At least 20 suspected militants killed in Pak tribal region


December 30th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Parachinar, Dec 30 (ANI): At least 20 suspected insurgents were killed in an offensive launched by security forces in Pakistan's Kurram tribal region.A government official said the army launched the strike ... Read more...

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Indian Army’s scrap munition disposal a learning experience


November 30th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Ludhiana (Punjab), Nov 30 (IANS) An Indian Army operation - so far its biggest exercise to destroy scrap munitions - is proving to be a great learning platform for defence ... Read more...

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Zardari-Gilani-Kayani troika for delay in NW operation despite commitment to US


November 24th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 24 (ANI): This is not the right time for Pakistan to open another warfront, be that North Waziristan, the troika of President Asif Ali Zardari, Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani, ... Read more...

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Indian Army’s munitions disposal to take three months


November 22nd, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 22 (IANS) An Indian Army operation to dispose off 17,000 pieces of scrap ammunition of unknown origin weighing some 50 tonnes begun earlier this month will last three months, an ... Read more...

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Radical Sikh groups call for Punjab shutdown Nov 3


October 28th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 28 (IANS) The Khalsa Action Committee (KAC), a joint forum of radical Sikh groups, Thursday sought state wide support to its call for Punjab shut down Nov 3 to highlight ... Read more...

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Air India bomber faces fresh trial next week


September 1st, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Vancouver, Sep 1 (IANS) Air India Kanishka bombing convict Inderjit Singh Reyat, who was released last year after spending 15 years in jail, faces a fresh perjury trial from Sep ... Read more...

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Pak floods have hit infrastructure, weakened democracy, pressurised Army: Report


August 27th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug.27 (ANI): The destruction caused by the devastating floods in Pakistan have not only left hundreds of people killed and thousands homeless, but it has also broken the back ... Read more...

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Classic guerrilla ability keeping terrorism alive in Pak despite Army operation : Editorial


August 25th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.25 (ANI): Monday's series of terror attacks in Pakistan's Federal Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, which left over 45 dead and 100 injured, were a stark reminder of the ... Read more...

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Hafeez Saeed hobnobs with mainline Pak religious leaders again


June 14th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jun.14 (ANI): It seems that Jamaat-ud-Daawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed continues to enjoy the patronage of the Pakistani leadership inspite of India naming him as one of the prime accused ... Read more...

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War on terror will be fought with Pak Punjab Govt’s help: Malik


June 8th, 2010 - 11:41 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 8 (ANI): Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik on Tuesday revealed that the war on terror would be fought in collaboration with the Punjab provincial government.The Dawn quoted Malik as telling ... Read more...

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40 bodies found in Mexico mass grave


June 2nd, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 2 (IANS/EFE) At least 40 bodies, including that of a prison warden, were found in a mass grave in Mexico's Guerrero state, the state attorney general's office said. The body ... Read more...

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Three journalists shot, as Thai Army moves in with force to smash Red Shirts’ siege


May 19th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 19 (ANI): Gun battles broke out between the Thailand military and protesters inside the Red Shirts rally base in central Bangkok this morning. An Associated Press photographer has seen three foreign ... Read more...

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Ex-advisers say Musharraf had no role in Benazir, Nawab Bugti killings


May 3rd, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, May 3 (ANI): Pakistan's former president Pervez Musharraf had no role to play in the assassinations of ex-premier Benazir Bhutto and Baloch leader Nawab Akbar Bugti and no hand in ... Read more...

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Being a mother is a military operation: Sarah Jessica Parker


April 3rd, 2010 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
London, April 3 (IANS) Hollywood actress Sarah Jessica Parker, who has twin daughters and a son with her husband Matthew Broderick, said her mornings are so hectic that she feels like she ... Read more...

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12 Pak Taliban killed in drone strike, army action


January 4th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Jan 4 (ANI): At least 12 militants were killed in Swat and Waziristan in the Pakistan Army operation and US drone strikes, while two soldiers were martyred in separate incidents ... Read more...

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‘US wants to control Pak nukes on pretext of terrorism’


December 14th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec. 14 (ANI): Jamaat-e-Islami chief Munawar Hassan has said that America's real objective is international control over Pakistani nuclear arsenal, and terrorism is just a pretext to achieve it."The ... Read more...

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Pak flip-flop on Waziristan, says offensive is still on


December 13th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec. 13 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has backtracked on his earlier statement that the Pakistani military's ground offensive against the Taliban in South Waziristan is over."I may ... Read more...

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Mamata accuses Bhttacharjee of misleading the country


October 27th, 2009 - 10:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 27 (ANI) : Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee accused West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacherjee, of misleading the country over alleged killing of a two policemen by the Maoists.On ... Read more...

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Mamata Banerjee demands army operation in Lalgarh (Lead)


October 27th, 2009 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Trinamool Congress chief and Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday demanded that the central government launch an army operation in Maoist-affected Lalgarh region of West Bengal and ... Read more...

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South Punjab residents fear Taliban infiltration post offensive


October 20th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct. 20 (ANI): Following the launch of the Pakistani Army's offensive against militants in South Waziristan, people living in the tribal region of Southern Punjab are panic-stricken over the prospects ... Read more...

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Musharraf supports Waziristan offensive


October 20th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct. 20 (ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has said the South Waziristan offensive was 'very much needed' in order to flush out the Taliban."I support what the government ... Read more...

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Musharraf terms his meeting with Saudi King a success


September 7th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep 7 (ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has said that his recent meeting with Saudi King Abdullah was a success."I was accorded full protocol during my visit to Saudi ... Read more...

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Gilani seeks drone technology from US


August 18th, 2009 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 18 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has urged the US to provide drone technology to Pakistan, a media report said. He also demanded an end to the ... Read more...

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‘Pak falsely accusing India to justify army operation in Balochistan’


August 6th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug 6 (ANI): The people who are fighting for the cause and development of Balochistan are patriotic Pakistanis and are falsely accused of being pro-India by those who are against Balochistan, ... Read more...

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Musharraf never consulted cabinet in almost 99.9 percent of political decisions


August 3rd, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug 3 (ANI): Former president Pervez Musharraf never took his cabinet into confidence on several key issues, including the war on terror, the Lal Masjid operation, restrictions on media, the ... Read more...

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Six soldiers injured in army operation against Taliban in Pakistan


July 9th, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 9 (Xinhua) Six soldiers were injured in the operations against Taliban militants in northwestern Pakistan's Swat and Malakand regions Thursday, the army said. An improvised explosives device exploded in Bannu ... Read more...

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