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GNLA commander killed, camp busted in Meghalaya


September 14th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 14 (IANS) Security forces Friday busted a hideout of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) in the western part of Meghalaya, killing a top rebel commander of the ... Read more...

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ISI considers US its worst enemy, says jailed doctor


September 11th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) Pakistan's powerful spy agency ISI considered the US its "worst enemy" and Islamabad's cooperation with Washington was just a sham to extract billions of dollars in ... Read more...

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Meghalaya launches operation to rescue abducted exporter’s son


August 31st, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 31 (IANS) Security forces have launched an operation in western Meghalaya to rescue the son of a man engaged in exporting coal to Bangladesh, officials said Friday.According to ... Read more...

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Come out with truth on Osama raid: Pakistani daily


August 31st, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's killing by US commandos is an event of such enormity that it deserves transparency but that is "prevented by ... Read more...

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Osama was unarmed, almost dead, when ‘killed’, says book


August 29th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) Osama bin Laden, the Al Qaeda chief, was unarmed and had already died with a bullet to the brain when the US Navy commandos entered his ... Read more...

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You can ‘kill’ Osama for $325!


August 19th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A former US Navy Seal has come up with a game which enables people to re-enact the raid in which US commandos killed slain former ... Read more...

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Put past behind and look forward: Kayani


August 14th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) No one is perfect and everyone makes mistakes, admitted Pakistan's powerful army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani. He stressed: "We will have to put the past ... Read more...

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Andhra anti-terror force Octopus gets its headquarters


August 13th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 13 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Monday launched the headquarters of its elite anti-terror commando force Octopus (Organisation For Counter Terrorist Operations).Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy inaugurated the headquarters ... Read more...

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Police commando killed, rebel camp busted in Meghalaya


July 24th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 24 (IANS) A police commando was killed and another injured Tuesday in a fierce gunfight with Garo rebels in west Meghalaya, even as security forces busted a joint ... Read more...

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GNLA-ULFA camp busted in Meghalaya


July 24th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 24 (IANS) Security forces have busted a joint training camp of the Garo National Liberation Army and the United Liberation Front of Asom in the Garo Hills region ... Read more...

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Still not clear why, how Osama was in Abbottabad: Daily


July 23rd, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 23 (IANS) The government's takeover of the plot where Al Qaeda chief was killed has led a leading Pakistani daily to point out that it was still not ... Read more...

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‘Memo panel didn’t declare Haqqani a traitor’


July 13th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court clarified has that the Memo Commission did not declare Hussain Haqqani, former ambassador to the US, a traitor, reported Daily Times Friday.Haqqani ... Read more...

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Girl remains trapped for over 60 hours in borewell


June 23rd, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Manesar, June 23 (IANS) More than 60 hours after four-year-old Mahi fell into a 70-feet-deep borewell in a Manesar village in Haryana in the foothills of the Aravali ranges, hopes ... Read more...

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Dozens trapped in burning Mantralaya, navy called (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) A major fire raged in the Maharashtra Mantrayala or secretariat here Thursday, with a man who escaped claiming that some 50 people were trapped in the ... Read more...

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IAF flies commando plane fleet, displays operational fitness


June 19th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) In a display of its operational readiness and air power, the Indian Air Force (IAF) has flown six of its planes meant for inserting commandos ... Read more...

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Haqqani indeed wrote secret memo to US: Probe panel (Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 12 (IANS) A secret memo that Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari feared a coup after Osama's killing was "real" and was written by Husain Haqqani, said a ... Read more...

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Haqqani to challenge probe panel report


June 12th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 12 (IANS) Minutes after a probe panel said that Husain Haqqani had written a memo that President Asif Ali Zardari feared a coup, Pakistan's former envoy to the ... Read more...

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Haqqani did write memo to US, says probe panel


June 12th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 12 (IANS) A secret memo that Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari feared a coup after Osama's killing was "real" and was written by former envoy to the ... Read more...

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Fearing death, Pakistani doctor refuses to eat prison meals


June 3rd, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) Shakeel Afridi, the Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA track down Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, has refused to eat meals provided by the jail authorities ... Read more...

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Pakistan government urged to shift Shakil Afridi from Peshawar


June 2nd, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) The chief minister of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province has urged the federal government to shift jailed Pakistani doctor Shakil Afridi to any other place in the ... Read more...

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US troops parachuted into North Korea : official


May 30th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 29 (IANS) A senior US official has revealed that the US and South Korean special forces have been parachuting into North Korea to collect intelligence on underground military ... Read more...

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Ayushmann in talks for ‘Tere Bin Laden’ sequel


May 29th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Veejay-turned-actor Ayushmann Khurrana, who has won heaps of praises for his debut film "Vicky Donor", may soon sign a sequel to "Tere Bin Laden"."Ayushmann ... Read more...

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Doctor jailed for 30 years for helping US kill Osama


May 23rd, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 23 (IANS) Pakistani doctor Shakil Afridi, charged with treason for helping the US to kill Osama bin Laden, was Wednesday jailed for 30 years.The sentence was announced by ... Read more...

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Mumbai attack plan used Google Earth, says US commander


May 16th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 16 (IANS) Citing the example of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, a top US military commander has warned of the dangers posed by "democratisation" of technology in future warfare."Now, ... Read more...

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Maharashtra Force One conducts mock drill in Mumbai


May 13th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Formed post-26/11 to combat terror strikes, the Maharashtra Force One conducted a mock drill at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) in the wee hours of Sunday, ... Read more...

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Security concerns over Pakistan exaggerated: Gilani


May 12th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Friday asked British investors to focus on Pakistan and not to be overly concerned about the "exaggerated perception" about security ... Read more...

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Clinton chose wrong place for Zawahiri claim: Pakistani daily


May 9th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) Criticising Hillary Clinton's statement that Al Qaeda's new chief Ayman al-Zawahiri is in Pakistan, a leading daily here said the US secretary of state should not ... Read more...

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Foreign tourists turned away from Victoria Memorial


May 6th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) Foreign tourists who arrived at the historic Victoria Memorial hall Sunday afternoon were irate after they were denied permission to enter due to the high-profile ... Read more...

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Six hurt in 15 blasts across Pakistan province


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 2 (IANS) At least six people were injured in 15 blasts across Pakistan's Sindh province Wednesday, a media report said.Four blasts targeted the ATM machines of National Bank ... Read more...

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Obama makes unannounced visit to Afghanistan


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:18 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 2 (IANS) US President Barack Obama arrived in Kabul late Tuesday on an unannounced visit to meet his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai, reported local media citing Afghan ... Read more...

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Year after Osama, world still unsafe


May 1st, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) A year after Osama bin Laden was hunted down and killed at his safehouse in Pakistan's military town of Abbottabad by elite American forces, ... Read more...

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`Osama dead but Al Qaeda still dangerous’ (Lead)


April 30th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/Islamabad, April 30 (IANS) Al Qaeda's top leaders, including its new chief Ayman al-Zawahri, continue to "burrow" in Pakistan's tribal areas, said a top US official as a Pakistani journalist ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda determined to make ‘new history’: report


April 30th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 30 (IANS) A dead Osama bin Laden is as dangerous as a living one, senior Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir has written a year after the killing of the ... Read more...

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Meghalaya Police announce reward for catching GNLA rebels


April 28th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 28 (IANS) Meghalaya Police Saturday announced cash rewards for the capture of militants of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), a powerful rebel group operating in the western ... Read more...

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ISI now claims it helped US locate Osama


April 28th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Nearly a year after Osama bin Laden was killed in his Abbottabad home, Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) claims it helped US locate the Al Qaeda chief's ... Read more...

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