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Three policemen run over by truck in Ghaziabad


September 21st, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) Three policemen were killed in Ghaziabad when a truck ran over a group of seven police personnel who were on night duty, police said Friday.The accident ... Read more...

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Sachin Pilot to join Territorial Army


September 5th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Congress leader and Minister of State for Communications and IT Sachin Pilot is set to be commissioned into the Territorial Army (TA) as an officer ... Read more...

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Maoist base destroyed in Chhattisgarh


August 28th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 28 (IANS) In an overnight operation, joint team of district police and CRPF destroyed a Maoist hideout located in the dense forest after a gunfight in Chhattisgarh's Gariaband ... Read more...

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Two guerrillas gunned down in Chhattisgarh


August 25th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 25 (IANS) In an overnight fierce gun-battle, security forces gunned down two Maoist ultras and arrested four woman insurgents in Narayanpur district, police said Saturday.Narayanpur district is located ... Read more...

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Two CRPF troopers killed in Chhattisgarh blast (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 7 (IANS) Two CRPF troopers were killed after Maoist guerrillas blew up their vehicle in Chhattisgarh Tuesday, police said.The IED blast occurred near Basaguda in Bijapur district, around ... Read more...

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Two CRPF troopers killed in Chhattisgarh blast


August 7th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 7 (IANS) Two CRPF troopers were killed after their vehicle was blown up in a blast triggered by Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district Tuesday, an official said.The incident ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up CRPF vehicle, kill trooper in Chhattisgarh


August 6th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 6 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas blew up an anti-landmine vehicle in a forested stretch in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region, killing a trooper of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on ... Read more...

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WW II veteran meets colleague who ‘died’ 68 years ago!


August 3rd, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) An 87-year-old World War II veteran from Britain was shocked when he ran into a fellow soldier who he thought had died in battle 68 years ... Read more...

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CRPF personnel pedal away in Kashmir


July 24th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 24 (IANS) Ninety CRPF personnel Tuesday began a 120-km cycle 'yatra' from here, a dramatic development in a state where security forces would not dare to ride bicycles ... Read more...

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CRPF troopers defuse bomb on Jammu-Srinagar highway


July 12th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 12 (IANS) Alert troopers of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Thursday averted a major tragedy on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway by timely detecting and defusing an improvised ... Read more...

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IAF flies commando plane fleet, displays operational fitness


June 19th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) In a display of its operational readiness and air power, the Indian Air Force (IAF) has flown six of its planes meant for inserting commandos ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi couple jailed for 37 years


June 3rd, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 3 (IANS) The leader of a banned Islamist outfit in Bangladesh and his wife were Sunday sentenced to 37 years in prison for possessing weapons and bullets.Zahidul Islam ... Read more...

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Indian peacekeepers treat 15,000 animals in South Sudan


May 31st, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 31 (IANS) Indian peacekeepers have treated over 15,000 animals in conflict-hit South Sudan since 2011, the head of its veterinary unit said.The veterinary unit of the United ... Read more...

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Maoist leader arrested in Uttar Pradesh


May 25th, 2012 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 25 (IANS) A Maoist leader, carrying a cash reward of Rs.300,000 on his head, was arrested from a forest in Uttar Pradesh's Sonebhadra district, police said Friday.The police ... Read more...

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Swift to honour late soldier in new album


May 22nd, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) Singer Taylor Swift will wear the dog tags of a soldier killed in Afghanistan in her next music video.The 22-year-old decided to honour US soldier Sergeant ... Read more...

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96 dead in Yemen military parade bombing (Lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, May 21 (IANS) At least 96 soldiers were killed and 300 others injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up during a rehearsal Monday for a military parade in ... Read more...

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50 killed at Yemen military parade


May 21st, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, May 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A suicide bomber killed at least 50 soldiers during a rehearsal Monday for a military parade in Yemen's capital city of Sana'a, Al Arabiya news ... Read more...

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Musician ShriLektric coming to India


May 18th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Britain-based Indian musician Shri, also known as ShriLektric, is coming here on a four-city tour, starting May 24.The multi-intstrumentalist will perform in Delhi, Hyderabad, ... Read more...

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CRPF woman constable shoots herself dead (Lead)


May 13th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) A 27-year-old Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) woman constable shot herself with her service gun in the wee hours Sunday in west Delhi, police said, ... Read more...

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CRPF woman constable kills herself


May 13th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) A 27-year-old Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) woman constable killed herself her service gun in the wee hours Sunday but it is too early to ... Read more...

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Police constable shot dead by colleague


May 7th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) A Delhi Police constable was shot dead by his colleague in the capital, police said Monday."The incident was reported around 11 a.m. on the premises ... Read more...

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Delhi Police constable found dead inside water tank


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) A 22-year-old constable was found dead Thursday in a water tank of a police training school in south Delhi's Malviya Nagar area, police said.The body ... Read more...

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Assam ferry tragedy: More bodies recovered


May 3rd, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 3 (IANS) Eight more bodies, including of a woman and four children, were fished out from the Brahmaputra river Thursday, taking the number of bodies recovered in Monday's ... Read more...

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8,000 sued over Bangladesh clash


April 24th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 24 (IANS) Over 8,000 people have been sued in cases filed in connection with a clash in Bangladesh's Sylhet district during a countrywide strike Monday, a media report ... Read more...

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Israel building rocket battalion


April 4th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, April 3 (IANS) The Israeli military is setting up a rocket battalion to help minimize civilian casualties in future combat operations in the Gaza Strip.Israel mostly relies on ... Read more...

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Maoists injured in Chhattisgarh gunfight


April 2nd, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 2 (IANS) Several Maoists were injured in a lengthy gunfight with paramilitary forces in the early morning hours Monday in a remote jungle area in Chhattisgarh's Bastar region, ... Read more...

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BSF trooper found hanging in training campus


March 26th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon (Haryana), March 26 (IANS) A Border Security Force (BSF) constable was found hanging from a tree in the training camp of the paramilitary force at Bhondsi centre near here ... Read more...

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Police clueless on CRPF trooper’s killing


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 23 (IANS) Police in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district Friday failed to get any clue about Maoists who had brutally killed a paramilitary trooper in full public view Thursday."It was ... Read more...

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31 die in Bangladesh boat capsize (Third Lead)


March 13th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 13 (IANS) At least 31 people were killed Tuesday when a boat with over 250 passengers on board capsized in the Meghna river after hitting a cargo ... Read more...

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31 die in Bangladesh boat capsize (Second Lead)


March 13th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 13 (IANS) At least 31 people were killed Tuesday when a boat with over 250 passengers on board capsized in the Meghna river after hitting a cargo vessel.The ... Read more...

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British soldier jailed for rape


March 10th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 10 (IANS) A British soldier has been sentenced to prison for four years in Cyprus for raping a British university student at a popular tourist resort.Private Sam Trussler, ... Read more...

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3,000 arrested in Bangladesh


March 10th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 10 (IANS) Over 3,000 people have been arrested till Saturday from all over Bangladesh ahead of a rally planned for March 12 by the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist ... Read more...

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Six British soldiers feared killed in Afghanistan blast


March 7th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) Six British soldiers were reported missing, believed killed, after their armoured vehicle was hit by an explosion in southern Afghanistan, the British Ministry of Defence (MOD) ... Read more...

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CISF officer killed in Moradabad accident


February 29th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 29 (IANS) A Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) officer was killed when a speeding truck rammed into his car at Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh Wednesday.According to information received ... Read more...

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Four BSF officers killed in Maoist blast (Lead)


February 10th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 10 (IANS) Four Border Security Force (BSF) officers were killed and two others critically injured when Maoists blew up their vehicle in Odisha's Malkangiri district, police said.The rebels ... Read more...

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