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Quake jolts India-Myanmar border


July 15th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, July 15 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale jolted the India-Myanmar border region early Sunday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.The quake occurred at 1.25 ... Read more...

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Over 30,000 Syrian refugees in Lebanon: UN


July 9th, 2012 - 9:39 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, July 9 (IANS) There are over 30,000 Syrian refugees in Lebanon receiving aid from UN Refugees Agency in coordination with the Lebanese government's relief committee and other non-governmental ... Read more...

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Maoist leader arrested in Jharkhand


June 9th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 9 (IANS) A Maoist commander wanted in 30 criminal cases, including murder and extortion, was Saturday arrested in Jharkhand, police said.Laka Pahan, the zonal commander of People's Liberation ... Read more...

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Pakistan summons US envoy over drone strikes


June 5th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) Pakistan's foreign ministry Tuesday summoned US Charge d'Affaires Richard Hoagland to lodge a formal protest over the series of drone strikes in the country, the ministry ... Read more...

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Chidambaram reviews security in Kashmir


May 23rd, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 23 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram and Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday reviewed the law and order situation in the state.The minister was on ... Read more...

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Zardari-NATO chief meet postponed due to plane delay


May 20th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) A delay in the arrival of Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari's plane Saturday evening led to the postponement of a meeting in Chicago between him ... Read more...

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South Sudan to get anti-aircraft missiles


May 17th, 2012 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Khartoum, May 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The chief of general staff of South Sudan's military has pledged that within a few months the country will acquire anti-aircraft missiles to defend its ... Read more...

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Sudan ready for talks with South Sudan: Russia


May 1st, 2012 - 4:09 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sudan has informed Moscow of its readiness to start negotiations with South Sudan to settle their conflict, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday.Lavrov revealed ... Read more...

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5.4-magnitude quake hits northwest Pakistan (Lead)


March 31st, 2012 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale hit northwest Pakistan Saturday morning, according to the Pakistan Meteorological Department.The quake took place at 9.16 a.m. local ... Read more...

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4.9 quake shakes Delhi, suburbs (Fourth Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 5 (IANS) A 4.9-magnitude temblor shook the Indian capital and its adjoining areas in the National Capital Region (NCR) Monday afternoon. There were no immediate reports of ... Read more...

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4.9 quake shakes Delhi, suburbs (Third Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh/New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) A 4.9-magnitude temblor shook the Indian capital and its adjoining areas in the National Capital Region (NCR) Monday afternoon. There were no immediate reports of ... Read more...

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4.9 quake shakes Delhi, suburbs (Second Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh/New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) An earthquake of 4.9 magnitude shook the Indian capital and its adjoining areas in the National Capital Region (NCR) Monday afternoon. There were no ... Read more...

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Strong quake strikes Russia-Mongolia border region, no damage


February 27th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by BNO News
KYZYL, Russia (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck southwestern Siberia near the border with Mongolia on early Sunday afternoon, seismologists and witnesses said. There were no immediate reports of major damage ... Read more...

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Coast Guard regional headquarters for northeast


December 9th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) India will set up a regional headquarters of its Coast Guard for the northeastern states having coastal areas along the Bay of Bengal by March ... Read more...

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Kenyan police escape unhurt as landmine fails to explode


November 6th, 2011 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Nov 6 (IANS) Kenyan police officials had a miraculous escape Saturday when a landmine failed to explode after a police vehicle stumbled on it, authorities said.The incident took place ... Read more...

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American troops mass near Pakistani border


October 17th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 17 (IANS) American troops in Afghanistan are massing along the border with Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal region where insurgents hold swamy, a tribal elder said Monday.Malik Muhammad Mumtaz ... Read more...

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NATO denies offering missile cooperation to India


September 30th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 30 (IANS) NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen has denied recent media reports suggesting the 28-member Alliance offered India cooperation and sharing of technology in the field of missile ... Read more...

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ITBP rescues 26 tourists in Sikkim


September 19th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) have rescued 26 tourists, including four children, from the Pegong area of Sikkim which was jolted by a 6.8 richter ... Read more...

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35 killed, hundreds injured in Sunday’s quake in north, east India


September 19th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Gangtok/Kolkata/Patna, Sep 19 (IANS) At least 35 people were killed and hundreds injured in India in the 6.8 magnitude earthquake that wreaked havoc in the Sikkim-Nepal border region Sunday, officials ... Read more...

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Deaths, destruction as strong quake hits India, Nepal


September 19th, 2011 - 2:07 am ICT by IANS
Gangtok/New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) At least 14 people were killed and at least 160 injured Sunday as a 6.8 intensity earthquake ravaged the Sikkim-Nepal border region, jolting large ... Read more...

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Sikkim quake: Sonia Gandhi, Gadkari expresses concern


September 19th, 2011 - 2:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Nitin Gadkari Sunday expressed concern on the earthquake that hit several parts of the ... Read more...

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US intercepts 9/11 threat from Al Qaeda operative


September 10th, 2011 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) Amid reports that American spy networks have intercepted communications from an Al Qaeda operative in Pakistan indicating plans for a terrorist strike in New York ... Read more...

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China vows crackdown over Xinjiang attacks


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 2 (IANS) China has pledged to crack down on terrorists trained in Pakistan who killed a dozen people before seven of the attackers were slain by security forces ... Read more...

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Punjab offers rebates for sugar mills in border areas


July 20th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 20 (IANS) Setting up integrated sugar complexes in border areas of Punjab will fetch a string of incentives for the investors, a minister announced here Wednesday."The Punjab government ... Read more...

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Al-Zawahiri appointed new Al Qaeda leader (Second Lead)


June 16th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Al Qaeda has appointed Ayman al-Zawahiri as its new chief following the death of its founder Osama Bin Laden, BBC reported.Bin Laden was killed by US ... Read more...

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Al-Zawahiri appointed new Al Qaeda leader (Lead, Changing dateline)


June 16th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Al Qaeda has appointed Ayman al-Zawahiri as its new chief following the death of Osama Bin Laden, BBC reported.Bin Laden was killed by US special forces ... Read more...

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Top Al Qaeda leader held in Pakistan (Lead)


May 18th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 18 (IANS) A senior Al Qaeda leader, who was active in the border region of Afghanistan and Pakistan, has been arrested in the port city of Karachi, the ... Read more...

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China, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan hold anti-terror drills


May 8th, 2011 - 8:59 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan have conducted a joint anti-terror exercise in northwest China.Code-named Tianshan-II (2011), the exercise saw law enforcement and security personnel from the ... Read more...

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Insurgents still being supported by sanctuaries, logistics originating in Pak: Pentagon


April 30th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30(ANI): The insurgency in Afghanistan continues to enjoy sanctuary in the Pakistan border region, from where they can regenerate insurgent command and control and operational capacity, and Islamabad needs to ... Read more...

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Strong quake rocks China-Myanmar border region, casualties unknown


March 10th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by BNO News
KUNMING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck the Chinese-Myanmar (Burma) border region on late Thursday morning, seismologists said. It was not immediately clear if there were casualties.The 5.8-magnitude earthquake at ... Read more...

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US “not always sees eye-to-eye with Pak” on issue of terror havens in its tribal areas


February 19th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19(ANI): The United States has "not always seen eye-to-eye with Pakistan" on how to deal with the threats posed by safe terrorist havens in the country's tribal region along ... Read more...

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Displaced persons from India- Bangladesh border stages a protest rally in Agartala


February 15th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, Feb 15 (ANI): Hundreds of displaced persons from the India-Bangladesh border region in northeastern state of Tripura staged a rally at Agartala, the capital of Tripura to pressurise the state government ... Read more...

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Osama tape threatens to kill French hostages


January 21st, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 21 (IANS) Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden has issued a new tape threatening to kill all the French nationals it has kept hostages, if France does not withdraw its ... Read more...

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US denies NATO’s involvement in Jan 13 cross-border shelling in Pak


January 16th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 16(ANI): The United States embassy has denied reports suggesting any involvement of NATO forces in a cross-border shelling incident on January 13.Commenting on the reports that NATO forces had been ... Read more...

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Biden repeats ‘do more’ mantra for Pak on terror


January 12th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Jan.12 (ANI): U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden has cautioned that success against the Taliban and Al Qaeda is 'fragile and reversible,' and added that it required strengthening of local security ... Read more...

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