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High security in Assam after ULFA messages intercepted


September 10th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 10 (IANS) Assam Police have intensified security arrangements after intelligence inputs that the anti-dialogue faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) led by Paresh Baruah alias ... Read more...

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Navy chief to be Myanmar’s new vice president


August 15th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Nay Pyi Taw, Aug 15 (IANS) Myanmar's parliament Wednesday approved Admiral Nyan Tun, commander-in-chief of the navy, as the new vice president to succeed U Tin Aung Myint Oo, who ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia, Bahrain discuss bilateral relations


August 1st, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jeddah, Aug 1 (IANS/WAM) Saudi Arabia and Bahrain have held bilateral talks during which the two sides reviewed prospects of furthering cooperation between them.They also discussed the latest developments in ... Read more...

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Russia may evacuate personnel from Syria if attacked


July 29th, 2012 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian servicemen may be evacuated from the country's naval base in Tartus, Syria, if it comes under attack, Navy chief Vice Admiral Viktor Chirkov said."I ... Read more...

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US ship didn’t warn Indian fishermen: Dubai police chief


July 19th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 19 (IANS) The US ship that fired at Indian fishermen off the Dubai coast, killing one and injuring three, did not warn them, Dubai Police commander-in-chief was ... Read more...

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Manipur ultra nabbed in West Bengal


June 12th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 12 (IANS) A self-styled commander-in-chief of Manipur's banned militant outfit Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) has been arrested in West Bengal's Darjeeling district, police said Tuesday.Following a tip-off, Naorem ... Read more...

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Confident of Myanmar acting tough against NE rebels: India


June 1st, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Umsaw (Meghalaya), June 1 (IANS) Union Home Secretary R.K. Singh Friday exuded confidence that the Myanmar would act against Indian rebels operating in that country."In the aftermath of our ... Read more...

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ULFA faction lends moral support to Maoists


May 10th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 10 (IANS) A day after security forces killed four Maoist cadres in Assam, the anti-talk faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) said Thursday that the ... Read more...

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Karbi militant chief believed killed


May 7th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 7 (IANS) A mutilated body believed to be that of Blain Hanse, commander-in-chief of the banned outfit Karbi Peoples' Liberation Tigers (KPLT), was recovered in central Assam's Karbi ... Read more...

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Assam remains largely peaceful on ULFA raising day (Lead)


April 7th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 7 (IANS) Assam remained largely peaceful on the 33rd raising day Saturday of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), despite threats from the anti-talk faction of ... Read more...

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Peaceniks counter ULFA with volleyball


April 6th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 6 (IANS) To counter the anti-talk faction of the ULFA which marks its raising day Saturday, former rebels are organising a two-day volleyball tournament.The raising day will be ... Read more...

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Kuwaiti jet ski team attackers held


March 25th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 25 (IANS/WAM) Seven Emirati men have been arrested following an assault on members of the Kuwaiti jet ski team participating in the fourth round of the UAE Jet ... Read more...

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China needs own space laws: Official


March 12th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 12 (IANS) China needs its own law to protect its rights in outer space as well as regulate its domestic space activities, a top official has said."China is ... Read more...

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Chinese female astronauts may catch flight


March 12th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 12 (IANS) The initial selection of crew members for China's first manned space docking mission has been completed, and it includes female astronauts, an official said.But the final ... Read more...

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GNLA commander escapes arrest


January 27th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 27 (IANS) The Meghalaya Police came close to nabbing Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) commander-in-chief Sohan D' Shira but he managed to escape, police said Friday."We had a ... Read more...

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Pakistani apex court to hear ISI pay-out case Feb 29


January 23rd, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) The Pakistani Supreme Court Monday fixed Feb 29 for hearing the petition filed by Air Marshal (retd) Asghar Khan who alleged that the Inter Services Intelligence ... Read more...

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Sharjah ruler pardons 173 prisoners


January 13th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Jan 12 (IANS/WAM) The ruler of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has ordered the release of 173 prisoners for showing good conduct while serving their jail terms.Major ... Read more...

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Man who led Pakistan Air Force in 1965 India war dead


December 16th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 16 (IANS) Malik Nur Khan, who led the Pakistan Air Force in the war against India in 1965, is dead. He was 88, a media report said.Air Marshal ... Read more...

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600 Chinese held in child trafficking racket


December 7th, 2011 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 7 (IANS) A total of 608 suspects have been arrested and 178 children rescued after two "seriously harmful" child trafficking gangs were busted in China, the government said.The ... Read more...

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ULFA leader, Indian scribe detained in Myanmar


December 4th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Union Home Secretary R.K. Singh Sunday confirmed the detention of a top United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) functionary and an Indian journalist in Myanmar ... Read more...

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China launches spacecraft


November 1st, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 1 (IANS) China's unmanned spacecraft Shenzhou-8 blasted off from a launch centre in the northwestern Gobi desert Tuesday.The spacecraft took off at 5.58 a.m. from the Jiuquan Satellite ... Read more...

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Libya’s deposed leader Gaddafi captured: A profile


October 20th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Oct 20 (IANS) Libya's deposed leader Muammar Gaddafi has been captured. Here is a brief profile:Muammar Gaddafi was born to nomadic parents in the desert region of Sirte in ... Read more...

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Indian Navy chief meets Myanmar president


August 26th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 26 (IANS) Indian Navy chief Admiral Nirmal Verma Friday called on Myanmar President U Thein Sein in the capital city of Nay Pyi Taw, state media reported.Verma, leading ... Read more...

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Russia, US, Canada to hold anti-terror exercise


August 1st, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian, American and Canadian air forces will hold a joint anti-terrorism exercise Aug 8-11, a top Russian official said Monday.The Russian Air Force and ... Read more...

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‘Aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov shaping up for sea trials’


July 20th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov that India bought in 2004 is shaping up well to begin its sea trials in a couple of months, Indian ... Read more...

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Sukna land scam: Court martial to reassemble Monday


July 11th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 10 (IANS) The General Court Martial (GCM), which convicted former 33 Corps Commander Lt. Gen. P.K. Rath in the Sukna land scam in West Bengal, will reassemble Monday ... Read more...

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Manipur militant leader arrested


May 10th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The commander-in-chief of a banned Manipur based militant outfit has been arrested in Bangalore, police said here Tuesday.Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) leader Malengba, 36, was ... Read more...

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Obama’s approval ratings up after Osama bin Laden’s death: Polls


May 4th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4(ANI): United States President Barack Obama's approval ratings have increased since news broke out of Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's killing on Sunday, according to three new polls.A Washington ... Read more...

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Vice Admiral Joshi to head navy’s sword arm


April 16th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Vice Admiral D.K. Joshi, who has commanded India's lone aircraft carrier INS Viraat, has been named as the next commander-in-chief of the navy's sword arm ... Read more...

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Dubai to launch solar-powered fog-detection system


April 14th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 13 (IANS/WAM) Dubai would soon launch a solar-powered fog-detection and warning system to improve the people's safety, a top official said.The system will help in low visibility and ... Read more...

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Britain, Dubai sign deal on policing


March 29th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 29 (IANS/WAM) The Dubai Police and a British law enforcement agency have signed an agreement to collaborate on policing best practices in the two countries.Lt. Gen. Dhahi Khalfan ... Read more...

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Chidambaram says peace talks with ULFA are at a preliminary stage


February 10th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Thursday after a meeting with the senior leaders of United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) said the peace talks are ... Read more...

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Record of Obama’s birth in 1961 is ‘in the archives,’ says Hawaii Gov.


January 21st, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 21 (ANI): Officials in Hawaii have discovered documents indicating that US president Barack Obama was born in their state, says new governor.Gov. Neil Abercrombie, who took office in ... Read more...

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Southern Command celebrates Indian Army Day


January 15th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Valiant soldiers of the country were honoured with medals and citations on the occasion of the 63rd Indian Army Day celebrated at the Southern Command Headquarters here Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Two top UFLA leaders released in Guwahati


January 11th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Jan.11 (ANI): The outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom's foreign secretary Sasha Choudhury and finance secretary Chitraban Hazarika were released from the Guwahati Central Jail on Tuesday.Choudhury and Hazarika were granted ... Read more...

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