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Purge extremists within Pakistani military: Daily


September 21st, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) A leading Pakistani daily Friday called for a "purge" of all those military personnel who sympathise with the militants after terrorists targeted a Pakistan Air Force ... Read more...

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Four more held for air force employee’s killing


September 11th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Four more people were arrested and a minor detained for the killing of an air force employee during an attack on his neighbour whose daughter ... Read more...

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Jail official shot at in Navi Mumbai


September 9th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 9 (IANS) An official of Taloja jail in Maharashtra's Thane district was injured when he was shot at by some assailants, police said. Personal rivalry is believed to ... Read more...

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Guwahati blast: 50 detained, ULFA claims responsibility


September 9th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 9 (IANS) Police have detained 50 people following a grenade attack in the city's Paltan Bazar area but police were yet to confirm the hand of any militant ... Read more...

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‘Property, love, depression behind shooting spree’


September 8th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) A day after the shooting spree that left four dead in the national capital Friday, Delhi Police are exploring a possible property dispute or anguish ... Read more...

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Four killed in mysterious Delhi shooting spree


September 7th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Two men shot dead three people, including the 12-year daughter of one of the assailants, in a shooting spree here Friday before one of them ... Read more...

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Ecuadorian interior minister’s brother murdered


September 3rd, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Quito, Sep 3 (IANS/EFE) Juan Antonio Serrano, the brother of Ecuadorian Interior Minister Jose Serrano, was murdered Sunday and five people have been arrested in connection with the killing, the ... Read more...

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Cornered by cops, robber in El Salvador kills himself


August 31st, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
San Salvador, Aug 31 (IANS/EFE) A man killed himself with a gunshot to the head when he was cornered by police after he and an accomplice robbed passengers on a ... Read more...

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Cameron wants Pakistan to act on British family’s murder


August 28th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) Prime Minister David Cameron is putting pressure on the Pakistan government to ensure that justice was done to a visiting British family which was killed ... Read more...

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Man beheaded in crowded train compartment, one held (Lead)


August 28th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) A man was beheaded by a group of assailants in a crowded compartment of a train in West Bengal's Murshidabad district and an accused was arrested ... Read more...

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Man beheaded in crowded train compartment


August 28th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) A man was beheaded by a group of assailants in a crowded compartment of a train in West Bengal's Murshidabad district and an accused was arrested ... Read more...

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Nine militants killed in Pakistan air base attack (Third Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Nine militants were killed Thursday in Pakistan's Punjab province after they attacked a key airbase of the country. Banned outfit Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) later claimed ... Read more...

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CPI-M expresses ‘grave concern’ over Bengal law and order


August 14th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 14 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday expressed grave concern over the breach of peace and democratic principles in West Bengal, saying the tendency among the ... Read more...

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Elderly woman stabbed to death by robbers


August 14th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) A 60-year-old woman was stabbed to death and her husband was beaten up by three unidentified youths who then robbed them, police said Tuesday.The incident ... Read more...

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Mumbai violence: 22 injured cops still in hospitals


August 12th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) As many as 23 policemen, who were injured during Saturday's mob violence in south Mumbai, continue to be under treatment at various city hospitals while 22 ... Read more...

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Dacoits kill five of family in UP


August 10th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 9 (IANS) Armed dacoits Thursday attacked the house of a village headman, killing him and four members of the family and leaving four others injured in Uttar Pradesh's ... Read more...

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Syrian troops kill 25 insurgents in Aleppo


August 7th, 2012 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Aug 7 (IANS) The Syrian troops killed 25 insurgents who attacked a power plant in Aleppo province, Xinhua reported.According to the state TV, the assailants attacked the station with ... Read more...

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Iran asks Turkey, Qatar to help release pilgrims in Syria


August 5th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 5 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi has called on Turkey and Qatar to help release 48 Iranian Shia pilgrims abducted in Syria, RIA Novosti reported Sunday.In ... Read more...

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Girls thrashed at Karnataka’s Mangalore for partying


July 28th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 28 (IANS) In shocking incident of moral policing, young women attending a party at a resort in Karnataka's coastal city of Mangalore were Saturday slapped, pulled by their ... Read more...

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BJP demands CBI probe into Mumbai scribe’s murder


July 26th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) A day after seeking a probe into Mumbai journalist Jyotirmoy Dey's killing, an opposition leader in Maharashtra Thursday demanded a CBI probe into the sensational ... Read more...

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‘Dey silenced as he was to expose match fixing in IPL’


July 25th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Mumbai journalist Jyotirmoy Dey, who was gunned down last year, was planning to expose the match-fixing racket in the IPL tournament, which resulted in his ... Read more...

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Pakistani runs car over gunman who shot him


July 25th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 25 (IANS) An official who sustained three bullet injuries chased the two attackers in his car. He knocked one of them down, killing him in Pakistan's Balochistan province.Two ... Read more...

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Private firm manager shot dead in Delhi


July 25th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) A 52-year-old administrative manager working with a private firm was shot dead by three bike-borne assailants here Tuesday morning, police said.Nirmal Jain, a resident of ... Read more...

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Woman shot at for not withdrawing molestation complaint


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) A 28-year-old woman was shot at Monday by her neighbour as she refused to withdraw a molestation complaint against him, police said. The man and ... Read more...

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No breakthrough in Woodland manager’s murder case


July 21st, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 21 (IANS) The Ghaziabad police Saturday said they are yet to make a breakthrough in the sensational murder of a shoe and apparel company's top executive, who was ... Read more...

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Woodland manager gunned down outside Ghaziabad home


July 20th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 20 (IANS) A senior manager with shoe and apparel company Woodland was killed Friday morning when two gunmen fired over a dozen shots at him outside his home ... Read more...

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Prison warden slain in Guatemala


July 20th, 2012 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, July 20 (IANS/EFE) The warden of a maximum-security prison that holds some of Guatemala's most dangerous criminals was gunned down on the streets of this capital, authorities said ... Read more...

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Man shot at in west Delhi area


July 18th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) A 36-year-old man was fired on by three armed assailants here in the capital, police said Wednesday.The shooting was reported around 7.30 p.m. Tuesday from ... Read more...

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One killed in attack on Pakistani police station


July 16th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) At least one policeman was killed and several held hostage Monday morning following a brazen attack launched by gunmen on a police station in Pakistan's northwest ... Read more...

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Former boxer murdered in Ecuador


July 16th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Guayaquil (Ecuador), July 16 (IANS/EFE) Former boxer Jaime Quinonez was murdered at a restaurant in Quito, Ecuadorian police said.The 38-year-old Quinonez, known as "La Bestia", was killed Saturday night, a ... Read more...

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Seven girls raped at summer camp in Mexico


July 16th, 2012 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 16 (IANS/EFE) Seven girls were raped and a number of boys were beaten by assailants who attacked a summer camp in central Mexico last week, authorities said.The ... Read more...

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No arrests yet in Ghaziabad Home Guard’s killing


July 14th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 14 (IANS) No arrests have yet been made in an incident in which six people beat up a Home Guard to death in Ghaziabad, police said Saturday.Home Guard ... Read more...

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Taliban kill nine policemen in Lahore (Second Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) Nine policemen were shot dead by Taliban militants Thursday in Pakistan's Lahore city while they were asleep in a building.The attackers came on three motorcycles ... Read more...

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Czech police look for stolen Picasso, Renoir paintings


July 12th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Prague, July 12 (IANS) A hunt is on for Pablo Picasso and Pierre-Auguste Renoir paintings that were stolen from a private collection of a Czech businessman in the town of ... Read more...

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Nine policemen gunned down in Lahore (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) Nine police personnel were shot dead Thursday in Lahore in a brazen attack by gunmen who stormed a building where they were asleep, a media report ... Read more...

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