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Credibility of J&K; regime at lowest: Mufti


September 1st, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 1 (IANS) The credibility of the Omar Abdullah led-coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir is at its lowest due to failure on all fronts and rampant corruption, PDP ... Read more...

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Government forces, rebels clash in Myanmar’s jade mining area


August 31st, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 31 (IANS) Myanmar government forces and Kachin Independence Army (KIA) rebels have exchanged fire in Pha-Kant jade mining area in the country's northernmost Kachin state over the past ... Read more...

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Tripura militant outfits on revival path, says CM


August 28th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bishalgarh (Tripura), Aug 28 (IANS) Separatist outfits in Tripura, supported by some opposition leaders, are recruiting tribal youths ahead of the assembly polls, Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said Tuesday."The militant ... Read more...

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Slovenian accordionist sets new world record


August 28th, 2012 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
Ljubljana (Slovenia), Aug 28 (IANS) Slovenian accordionist Zoran Zorko has set a new Guinness world record with a marathon accordion performances that lasted 35 hours and 32 minutes, Xinhua reported.Zorko's ... Read more...

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14 killed in blast near Pakistan-Afghan border (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 4:06 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) At least 14 people, including three women and two children, were killed while seven others injured after a landmine blast occurred in the border town of ... Read more...

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First NATO container crosses Pakistan-Afghan border


July 6th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 5 (IANS) The first container carrying supplies for NATO forces in Afghanistan Thursday crossed the Pakistan-Afghan border after Islamabad reopened the supply route, officials said.The container entered Afghanistan ... Read more...

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Punjab Congress leader held for immoral activities


June 10th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ferozepur (Punjab), June 10 (IANS) A senior Congress leader who had contested January's assembly election was Sunday arrested by police in this border town of Punjab on charges of immoral ... Read more...

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Serial bombings hit Myanmar border town


June 10th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, June 10 (IANS) Five bomb blasts took place in quick succession in Muse town on Myanmar's northeastern border Saturday midnight but there were no reports of any casualties, Xinhua ... Read more...

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India eyes trade, connectivity during PM’s Myanmar visit


May 25th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Manmohan Singh will Sunday become the first Indian prime minister in 25 years to visit Myanmar on a three-day official trip to boost trade ... Read more...

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Bangladesh, India to start work on Feni bridge


May 5th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 5 (IANS) India and Bangladesh will start work next week to build a bridge over river Feni in Tripura for access to Bangladesh's Chittagong sea port to ferry ... Read more...

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Israel builds wall on Lebanese border


April 30th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beirut, April 30 (IANS) Israel Monday began building a wall along its border with Lebanon. The wall will separate the Lebanese village of Kfar Kila from Israel's settlement of Metula, ... Read more...

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Fast-track LOC trade, travel: Mufti Sayeed


April 6th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 6 (IANS) Ahead of Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari's visit to New Delhi, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and main opposition Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP) leader ... Read more...

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Tension spilling over to Jammu


March 16th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 16 (IANS) Tension prevailed in the Jammu region Friday following clashes between protestors and police a day earlier in the border town of Rajouri, which has seen communal ... Read more...

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People clash with police, dozen injured in Kashmir town


March 15th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 15 (IANS) Over a dozen people, including six policemen, were injured Thursday when police resorted to a baton charge to disperse a procession in Jammu and Kashmir's border ... Read more...

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Tripura chief minister to visit Dhaka


March 13th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 13 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar will attend Bangladesh's independence and national day celebrations in Dhaka March 27, an official said Tuesday.Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dipu Moni ... Read more...

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Curfew continues in Rajouri town, 20 arrested


March 9th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 9 (IANS) The authorities in the sensitive border town of Rajouri in Jammu and Kashmir enforced strict curfew restrictions second day Friday following communal clashes Wednesday evening.Rajouri Deputy ... Read more...

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Curfew imposed in Rajouri town


March 8th, 2012 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 8 (IANS) A curfew has been imposed in the communally sensitive border town of Rajouri following clashes Wednesday evening, the authorities said."There were clashes and violence," a police ... Read more...

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US state bars political hopeful for poor English


February 9th, 2012 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Tucson (US), Feb 9 (IANS/EFE) The Arizona Supreme Court has ended the aspirations of Alejandrina Cabrera to run for city council in the border town of San Luis because she ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh border guards to meet every four months


February 3rd, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Khowai (Tripura), Feb 3 (IANS) Border guards from India and Bangladesh will meet every four months to resolve border disputes and check cross-border movement of militants, it was decided at ... Read more...

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Iranian border guards shot dead six Pakistanis


January 27th, 2012 - 5:56 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 27 (IANS) Iranian border guards have shot dead six Pakistani nationals after believing them as smugglers.The incident took place near the Zaran border Thursday. It was not immediately ... Read more...

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‘China increasing presence in Pakistani Kashmir’


December 27th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 27 (IANS) Causing concern in the Indian Army, China has increased the presence of its military engineers in Pakistan-administered Kashmir, a senior army officer said.Although the exact number ... Read more...

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Mufti Sayeed seeks civic polls in Kashmir


December 4th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 4 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Sunday accused the Omar Abdullah government of "eroding the democratic institutions" by not holding civic polls in ... Read more...

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80 Afghans held for illegally entering Pakistan


November 25th, 2011 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 25 (IANS) A total of 80 Afghans have been arrested for illegally entering Pakistan through a border town in southwestern Balochistan province, officials said.The Afghans entered through Chaman ... Read more...

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Soccer training in Brazil for six Kashmiri boys


November 11th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 11 (IANS) With dreams in their eyes and the promise of a bright future, six Kashmiri boys, one of them once arrested for stone pelting, leave for Brazil ... Read more...

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NTC seeks Gaddafi family’s extradition


October 21st, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Oct 20 (IANS) Libya's National Transitional Council Thursday called for the extradition of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's family from Algeria, Xinhua reported.The demand was made by Mahmoud Jibril, ... Read more...

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Gaddafi kin leave Algeria for Egypt: Report


September 26th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 26 (IANS) Eight family members of ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi have left Algeria for the Egyptian capital Cairo, a media report said Monday.Algeria's Arabic daily El Khabar, ... Read more...

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Mufti Sayeed accuses National Conference of ‘double standards’


September 24th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 24 (IANS) In a broadside against the ruling National Conference (NC) in Jammu and Kashmir, main opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) has charged it with double standards, saying ... Read more...

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Two brothers abducted, freed in Pakistan


September 13th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 13 (IANS) Two brothers were kidnapped in Pakistan's Quetta city, but were set free after a few hours."Two brothers, one of them having American nationality, were going to ... Read more...

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Kim Jong-il begins Russia visit


August 21st, 2011 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korean leader Kim Jong-il is on his first trip to Russia since 2002, the Kremlin said.Kim is expected to visit a dam in the ... Read more...

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Under pressure, Nepal moves to help gangraped nun


July 16th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 16 (IANS) Under mounting pressure from the National Women's Commission, ethnic organisations and lawmakers, Nepal's government finally moved Saturday to help a Buddhist nun gangraped in a public ... Read more...

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‘Northeastern capitals on rail map by 2017′


July 2nd, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 2 (IANS) The Indian Railways will connect all the capitals of northeastern states with the rest of the country by 2017, a senior railway official said here ... Read more...

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Andhra minister misses Kailash, returning from Nepal


June 21st, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 21 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Housing Minister Kanna Lakshminarayana and 10 other pilgrims to Mount Kailash have been safely brought back to Kathmandu from Tibet border and are on ... Read more...

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Omar Abdullah’s security breached (Lead)


June 10th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 10 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's security was breached in the border town of Ranbir Singh Pura near here Friday afternoon when a police constable ... Read more...

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Omar Abdullah’s security breached


June 10th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 10 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's security was breached in a border town of Ranbirsinghpora near here Friday afternoon when a police constable rushed toward ... Read more...

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Crime trail leads to illegal Bangladeshi immigrants, 140 deported


May 26th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) "I was born and brought up in Midnapore in West Bengal. I have come here to earn a living. I am not a Bangladeshi," pleaded ... Read more...

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