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14 killed in Somalia suicide bombing


September 21st, 2012 - 6:06 am ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Sep 21 (IANS) At least 14 people, including three journalists and a number of Somali government officials, were killed and many others injured in two suicide bombings at a ... Read more...

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Delhi cop on shooting spree kills two, self (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A Delhi Police constable went on a shooting spree and killed two people, including his brother-in-law, and then himself with his official weapon here, police ... Read more...

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Mahesh Bhatt supports Aseem, calls for freedom of art


September 12th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt has come out in support of cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, saying freedom of art is important for a peaceful society."I believe a society ... Read more...

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Woman in rickshaw shot dead in Delhi (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) A 31-year-old woman was shot dead Tuesday by two men on a motorcycle while she was going to drop her four-year-old son to school in ... Read more...

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Police booth, bus set afire in Delhi (Lead)


September 2nd, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) A mob set a police booth and a DTC bus on fire here Sunday evening and police fired bullets in the air to control them, ... Read more...

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A walk into Jallianwala Bagh on 66th Independence Day


August 15th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Aug 15 (IANS) It's been over 90 years since British troops led by Brigadier Reginald Dyer fired at unarmed Indian protestors at the Jallianwala Bagh here. But walking through ... Read more...

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Mamata warns against infiltration of Maoists


August 8th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) Observing that rebel guerrillas were being brought in the state from the neighbouring Orissa and Jharkhand, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday warned the ... Read more...

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Maoist camp destroyed in Odisha


August 8th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 7 (IANS) A Maoist camp was destroyed Tuesday and several arms and weapons were seized in a forested area of Odisha, police said.Based on a tip off provided ... Read more...

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Suicide bombers killed at Somalian assembly meet venue


August 1st, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Aug 1 (IANS) At least two suicide bombers were shot dead in Mogadishu when they approached a venue of the Somalia's National Constituent Assembly meeting Wednesday.A policeman was also ... Read more...

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10-year-old killed in celebratory firing (Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 17 (IANS) A 10-year-old boy died in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly city in celebratory firing by a supporter of a newly-elected civic agency chairman, police said Tuesday. The killer ... Read more...

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10-year-old shot dead in celebratory firing in UP


July 17th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 17 (IANS) A 10-year-old boy died in Bareilly, 250 km from here Monday, in celebratory firing, police said.A stray bullet fired during the oath taking ceremony of ... Read more...

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Alleged rapist survives deadly attack in Moscow


July 12th, 2012 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Unidentified people including a woman shot at an alleged rapist in Moscow, but the man miraculously survived the attack as the bullets did not damage ... Read more...

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Afghan education official shot dead


July 8th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 8 (IANS) An Afghan education official abducted 10 days ago was Sunday found shot dead in the western province of Badghis, Xinhua reported.Mohammad Mehdi was kidnapped along ... Read more...

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New video shows Al Qaeda training ninjas


July 8th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) A new video posted on extremist websites linked to Al Qaeda shows six masked assassins clad head to toe in black ninja-like outfits, and getting trained ... Read more...

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18 Shia pilgrims gunned down in Pakistan


July 7th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 6 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed Friday night when unidentified motorcycle-borne gunmen rained bullets at a bus carrying Shia pilgrims in Pakistan's southwest Balochistan province, media ... Read more...

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61 militants killed in Afghanistan


July 4th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 4 (IANS) A total of 61 Taliban militants have been killed in military operations carried out by Afghan forces and NATO-led coalition troops in the last 24 ... Read more...

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Allegations against force stereotypical: CRPF chief


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Monday dismissed allegations that its anti-Maoist operation had led to the killing of innocent villagers in Chattisgarh last week, ... Read more...

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One-horned rhino poached in Assam


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 2 (IANS) Forest officials of Kaziranga National Park have recovered a carcass of a one-horned rhino from neighbouring hills in Assam's Karbi Anglong district.The horn of the rhino ... Read more...

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Gold chain saves man’s life


June 28th, 2012 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 33-year-old entrepreneur from Russia's Krasnoyarsk city was saved by a gold chain around his neck when it deflected a bullet fired at him.Police said ... Read more...

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Pakistani school teacher gunned down in Quetta (Lead)


June 20th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) A Pakistani social activist and vice principal of a government school was shot dead by motorcycle-borne gunmen in Quetta city, police said.Mir Nazir Marri, of the ... Read more...

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Delhi brothers shot at by snatchers


June 18th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Two brothers were injured after being attacked by three unidentified bike-borne assailants who fled after snatching a bag reportedly containing Rs.8 lakh in cash from ... Read more...

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Lucknow girl gets bizarre death threat


June 6th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 6 (IANS) A Lucknow girl student has received an anonymous threat that she will be killed June 12 -- the same day last year when her businessman father ... 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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Seven gunned down in Pakistani shop


June 3rd, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) At least seven people, including two policemen, died Sunday after unidentified masked gunmen opened fire at a shop in Pakistan's Quetta city, officials said.The attack ... Read more...

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Forest guards, cops foil poaching attempt in Assam


June 1st, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 1 (IANS) A joint team of police and forest guards late Thursday night foiled an attempt by poachers to kill one-horned rhinos in Assam's Pabitora wildlife sanctuary, forest ... Read more...

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China busts gang that sells illegal firearms


May 25th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 25 (IANS) Police in southwest China have busted a gang involved in the illegal online sale of smuggled firearms, authorities said Friday.A huge cache of guns, bullets and ... Read more...

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Court acquits 12 of killing 13 Jharkhand cops


May 21st, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 21 (IANS) A Dhanbad court Monday acquitted, for lack of evidence, 12 people accused of killing 13 policemen during a large-scale attack on a Jharkhand Police picket in ... Read more...

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Maoists attack Chhattisgarh minister’s house, kill guard (Lead)


May 17th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kondagaon (Chhattisgarh), May 17 (IANS) Suspected Maoists opened fire at the house of Chhattisgarh Sports Minister Lata Usendi in Kondagoan district Thursday evening, killing her security guard, police said. ... Read more...

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Maoists attack Chhattisgarh minister’s house, kill guard


May 17th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kondagaon (Chhattisgarh), May 17 (IANS) Suspected Maoists opened fire at the native house of Chhattisgarh's Sports Minister Lata Usendi Thursday evening, killing the security guard, police said. The minister ... Read more...

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Maoists kill six CISF troopers, driver in Chhattisgarh (Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 13 (IANS) The Maoists Sunday night carried out a deadly attack on a patrol party of paramilitary Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district in which ... Read more...

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Six troopers among seven killed by Chhattisgarh Maoists


May 14th, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 13 (IANS) The Maoists Sunday night carried out a deadly attack on a patrol party of paramilitary Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district in which ... Read more...

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Maoists kill cop in Chhattisgarh


May 13th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kanker, May 13 (IANS) A policeman was shot dead Sunday by Maoist guerrillas in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Kanker district, police said.The incident took place barely 150 metres away from a police ... Read more...

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Businessman shot dead in Assam


May 13th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 13 (IANS) A businessman was shot dead by in Assam's Dhubri district Sunday morning after he refused to cough up the money demanded by two miscreants, police said."Two ... Read more...

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Abducted Odisha cop shot dead by Maoists (Second Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 8 (IANS) The bullet-riddled body of a police officer was found in Odisha's Nuapada district shortly after he had been kidnapped by Maoist guerrillas Tuesday, official sources said.Assistant ... Read more...

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Tripura trooper guns down five of family


April 28th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 27 (IANS) A Tripura State Rifles (TSR) trooper Friday gunned down five of his family members, including his wife and two other women, following a family dispute, police ... Read more...

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