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Trooper killed, 10 injured in Manipur blast


September 9th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 9 (IANS) An Assam Rifles trooper was killed and 10 other personnel were injured Sunday in a blast in Manipur's Bishenpur district, police said.This is the third blast ... Read more...

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Blast in Imphal, two injured


September 9th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 8 (IANS) Two people, including a soldier, were injured in a bomb blast triggered by the outlawed People's Liberation Army (PLA) rebels in the Manipur capital Saturday, police ... Read more...

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Blast in Imphal, two troopers injured (Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 5 (IANS) Two security personnel were injured in a bomb blast triggered Wednesday by suspected militants in the Manipur capital, police said. A security alert has been sounded.The ... Read more...

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Two security personnel injured in Imphal blast


September 5th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 5 (IANS) Two Assam Rifles personnel were injured in a powerful blast by suspected militants in the Keisampat area here early Wednesday.Police suspect that an Improvised Explosive Device ... Read more...

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Dodsal FC enters Durand Cup final


August 31st, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Dodsal FC, Mumbai's newest professional football club, entered the final of the Durand Cup Friday.Dodsal FC effortlessly beat most established football clubs of India on ... Read more...

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Northeast terror outfits moving to Myanmar: Assam Rifles


August 25th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 25 (IANS) Terrorist outfits of the northeastern region have shifted their bases to neighbouring Myanmar following crackdown by the Bangladesh security forces, an official of the para-military Assam ... Read more...

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Assam Rifles gets new chief


August 24th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The government Friday appointed Lt. Gen. Ranbir Singh, currently posted with the country's Strategic Forces Command, as the next director general of Assam Rifles, a ... Read more...

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Mizoram project to be trade gateway to southeast Asia


August 15th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Aug 15 (IANS) Mizoram will be the gateway to Southeast Asian countries after the construction of the Kaladan Multimodal Transit Transport Project in neighbouring Myanmar, Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla ... Read more...

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Efforts on to revive terrorism in Tripura: Sarkar


August 15th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 15 (IANS) Surrendered militants, separatist outfits and a section of the opposition are conspiring to revive militancy in Tripura, Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said Wednesday ."Although the Bangladesh ... Read more...

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Suicides increase in paramilitary forces


August 8th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The number of suicides in paramilitary forces BSF and CRPF has increased in recent years, Minister of State for Home Affairs Jitendra Singh said Wednesday.Suicides ... Read more...

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Assam Rifles creates new posts


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 22 (IANS) Assam Rifles said Sunday that it had created two new posts of inspector general to improve anti-insurgency operations in India's northeast.The posts will improve coordination among ... Read more...

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Assam Rifles to plant 10,000 trees in Mizoram


July 4th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, July 4 (IANS) Assam Rifles Wednesday embarked upon a fortnight-long "Go Green" programme to plant at least 10,000 saplings across the state of Mizoram."The 'Go Green Fortnight' aims at ... Read more...

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Three Tripura militants surrender with weapons


July 4th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 4 (IANS) Three militants of a banned separatist outfit have surrendered to the Indian security forces in Tripura after a crackdown on their training camp in Bangladesh, police ... Read more...

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Assam Rifles contingent leaves for Haiti UN mission


June 27th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) A 160-man contingent of India's Assam Rifles Wednesday left for the Caribbean nation of Haiti on a year-long deployment under the United Nations' stabilisation mission ... Read more...

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2500 participate in Olympic Day run in Mizoram


June 23rd, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, June 23 (IANS) An "Olympic Day Run" was organised Saturday in Mizoram's capital Aizawl to celebrate the setting up of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on this day in ... Read more...

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Northeast states want tighter border vigil


April 17th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 17 (IANS) Highlighting crimes such as smuggling of weapons, narcotics and fake Indian currency notes (FICN), the northeast states have pressed the central government to tighten vigil along ... Read more...

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Armed tribal youths arrested in Tripura (Lead)


April 5th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 5 (IANS) Even as union Home Minister P. Chidambaram was visiting Mizoram over the Reang refugees repatriation issue, security forces arrested five Reang tribal youths with arms ... Read more...

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Armed tribal youths arrested in Mizoram


April 5th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 5 (IANS) Even as union Home Minister P. Chidambaram was visiting Mizoram over the Reang refugees repatriation issue, security forces arrested five Reang tribal youths with arms ... Read more...

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Arms seized in Assam, three arrested


March 27th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 27 (IANS) Security forces in Assam have seized arms and ammunition and arrested three people in two separate incidents in the state Tuesday, officials said.While the first incident ... Read more...

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Six abducted by militants in Mizoram


March 26th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, March 26 (IANS) At least six people, including residents of Assam, Punjab, and Rajasthan, were abducted by unidentified tribal guerrillas in a Mizoram district bordering Bangladesh Monday, police said ... Read more...

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Suicides in paramilitary forces on the rise


March 13th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) A staggering 119 officers and personnel of the central paramilitary forces committed suicide due to various reasons last year, an increase of around 18 percent ... Read more...

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CPI-M fumes at denial of site in Agartala for rally


January 28th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 28 (IANS) Tripura's ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Saturday hit out at the union home ministry for its refusal to let them hold a party rally ... Read more...

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Shutdown-plagued Manipur votes Saturday


January 27th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 27 (IANS) A total of 279 candidates, including 14 women, are in the fray for Saturday's polls to the 60-member assembly in Manipur, battling debilitating blockades and ... Read more...

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Northeast defies militant boycott calls on R-Day


January 26th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Aizawl, Jan 26 (IANS) Defying boycott calls by militant groups and stray attempts by the rebels to create panic, India's northeast celebrated the 63rd Republic Day and vowed to bring ... Read more...

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India celebrates 63rd Republic Day


January 26th, 2012 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) India Thursday celebrated its 63rd Republic Day, showcasing its military might and the nation's rich cultural heritage.The main ceremonial parade was held in the ... Read more...

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Meghalaya governor’s aide accused of molestation, denies charge (Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 23 (IANS) An aide of Meghalaya Governor Ranjit Shekhar Mooshahary has been accused of molesting a teenage dancer inside his official residence, police said Monday. The aide has ... Read more...

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Debris of crashed WW II US aircraft found in Tripura (With Images)


January 14th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 14 (IANS) Fragments of a US military aircraft, used during World War II, have been recovered in northern Tripura 66 years after it crashed, defence sources said here ... Read more...

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Emotional Hasina lauds Indian role in 1971 war


January 12th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 12 (IANS) It was an emotional moment for Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina here Thursday when she recollected how India, especially Tripura, had helped her country during ... Read more...

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Hasina visits Tripura Wednesday to commemorate history


January 10th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 10 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina makes a historic border crossing here Wednesday with a 100-member delegation to commemorate the northeast Indian state's role in her ... Read more...

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57 militants surrender in Manipur


December 16th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Imphal, Dec 15 (IANS) Fifty-seven militants of different separatist outfits Thursday surrendered to the police in Manipur in the presence of Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh."The surrendered militants belonged to ... Read more...

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Assam Rifles win human rights debate competition (Lead)


November 19th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Manesar (Haryana), Nov 19 (IANS) Assam Rifles won the best team trophy in an all-India debate on human rights among the central paramilitary forces at the National Security Guards (NSG) ... Read more...

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Assam Rifles win para military debating competition


November 19th, 2011 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Manesar (Haryana), Nov 19 (IANS) Assam Rifles won the rolling trophy for the best team in the all-India debating competition of the Inter-Central Para Military Forces at the National Security ... Read more...

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NHRC holds debate competition for para-military forces


November 18th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Manesar (Haryana), Nov 18 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Friday organized an all-India debate competition for the central para-military forces in collaboration with the National Security Guard (NSG) ... Read more...

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Ten Tripura militants surrender with weapons


November 3rd, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 3 (IANS) Ten armed tribal guerrillas of a separatist outfit fled their camps in Bangladesh and surrendered before Indian security forces in Tripura Thursday, police said.The National Liberation ... Read more...

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Strengten border security: Mizoram, Tripura governors


October 31st, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Aizawl, Oct 31 (IANS) Security along India's borders with Bangladesh and Myanmar must be strengthened for lasting peace in the region and to curb the smuggling of items such ... Read more...

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