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Bombing attempt foiled near Karachi hospital


June 25th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 25 (IANS) A bombing attempt was foiled near a leading hospital in the Pakistani port city of Karachi with the discovery of a remote-controlled 20-kg explosive, officials said.The ... Read more...

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Army to destroy 3,500 unexploded bombs


June 2nd, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The Indian Army has begun a major operation to dispose of 3,500 live bombs that were found in metal scrap imported from global war zones ... Read more...

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Four soldiers injured in Punjab explosion (Lead)


January 23rd, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana, Jan 23 (IANS) Four Indian Army soldiers were injured when an explosive they were carrying to a dump to defuse exploded Sunday morning, officials said.According to defence officials, the injured soldiers ... Read more...

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Bomb explosion hits Nigerian capital


January 1st, 2011 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, Jan 1 (IANS) A bomb explosion hit a busy market near army barracks in the Nigerian capital Abuja, Xinhua reported Saturday.At least 11 people were killed in the explosion Friday so ... 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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Brit plumber finds WWII prisoner of war camp for Nazi soldiers in back garden


September 7th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 7 (ANI): David Murray (39), a plumber by profession, has unearthed an old prisoner of war camp with live ammunition and a hand grenade belonging to the Second World War ... Read more...

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New TV series based on Hurt Locker


August 26th, 2010 - 11:27 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The G4 management is planning a big reality series that will be based on the Oscar-winning movie "Hurt Locker". Just like Hurt Locker, this new ... Read more...

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Pak court orders release of arrested French journalists


June 7th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jun 7 (ANI): Two French journalists held in northwest Pakistani city of Peshawar last month have been released by a court here, according to media reports.The Special Branch Police arrested two ... Read more...

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‘The Hurt Locker’ - overhyped and dangerous (Movie Review - Rating: ***)


April 8th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "The Hurt Locker"; Cast: Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty; Director: Kathryn Bigelow; Rating: ***Let's begin with the obvious. "The Hurt Locker" (THL) is a decent, racy thriller ... Read more...

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‘The Hurt Locker’ sets records at 82nd Academy Awards (Roundup)


March 8th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 8 (IANS) "The Hurt Locker" swept the 82nd Annual Academy Awards ceremony here winning six out of nine trophies, becoming the lowest grossing movie ever to win the ... Read more...

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Oscar favourite ‘The Hurt Locker’ hit by lawsuit


March 4th, 2010 - 6:20 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 4 (DPA) Oscar favourite "The Hurt Locker" has been hit by a lawsuit from an Iraq war veteran who claims that the main character of the reckless bomb disposal ... Read more...

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Peshawar bombing toll climbs to 105


October 29th, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Peshawar, Oct 29 (IANS) The toll in Wednesday's bombing in a bustling market of this Pakistani city has climbed to 105, a media report said. The car bomb blast toll has mounted ... Read more...

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Bomb scare at UK airbase was false alarm


September 9th, 2009 - 3:16 am ICT by BNO News
WILTSHIRE, England (BNO NEWS) -- A two-hour long bomb scare at a Royal Air Force Base in Wiltshire, England turned out to be a false alarm, Britain's Ministry of Defence told BNO ... Read more...

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Suspected Bomb Found At UK Air Force Base


September 9th, 2009 - 1:35 am ICT by BNO News
WILTSHIRE (BNO NEWS) -- A suspected improvised explosive device has been found at the Royal Air Force base in Wiltshire, England, Britain's Ministry of Defense told BNO News on Tuesday evening.The base, ... Read more...

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When an office paperweight turned out to be live WWI bomb!


December 7th, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 7 (ANI): A managing director of a printing firm was unknowingly using a live First World War bomb as a paperweight in his office.Jeff Heyes might not have ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi militant held, explosives seized


November 17th, 2008 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 17 (IANS) A key member of the outlawed Islamist outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) has been arrested at Mirpur near here and a large cache of explosives was seized from ... Read more...

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Thousands of Malaysians to evacuate homes as police detonate bomb


June 20th, 2008 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
DPA Kuala Lumpur, June 20 (DPA) Some 4,000 people living in the northern Tambun town in Malaysia's Perak province have been told to evacuate their homes while a bomb disposal unit attempts to ... Read more...

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Karachi blasts: Second attack was a suicide bombing


November 14th, 2007 - 2:52 am ICT by admin
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