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‘Aalaap’ director not scared of ‘Kyaa Super Kool…’


July 24th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Director Manish Manikpuri is positive about releasing his small budget film "Aalaap" alongside Ekta Kapoor's much-hyped sex comedy "Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum". He says ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi, trooper caught in Tripura handed back


July 6th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 6 (IANS) A Bangladeshi trooper and a civilian captured by villagers in Tripura while trying to abduct an Indian farmer from the border area, were handed over to ... Read more...

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13 Bangladeshis arrested in Tripura


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 22 (IANS) Thirteen Bangladesh nationals, including three women, have been arrested by the railway police for illegally entering India via the border in Tripura, police said Friday.They were ... Read more...

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Assam ties up with Arunachal to counter Maoist menace


May 10th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 10 (IANS) A day after gunning down four Maoists, Assam Police Thursday said they were closely coordinating with security forces in neighbouring Arunachal Pradesh to contain the ... Read more...

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Kerala forests suspected to shelter Maoists: Police


May 2nd, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Alappuzha (Kerala), May 2 (IANS) Police suspect the presence of Maoists in the forests across Kerala but is unsure of their activities, a top police officer said here Wednesday.Speaking ... Read more...

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Northeast states want tighter border vigil


April 17th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 17 (IANS) Highlighting crimes such as smuggling of weapons, narcotics and fake Indian currency notes (FICN), the northeast states have pressed the central government to tighten vigil along ... Read more...

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10-hour Kashmir gunfight ends, five guerrillas killed (Lead)


April 5th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 5 (IANS) Five separatist guerrillas were killed Thursday in a 10-hour gunfight between the security forces and the guerrillas in north Kashmir's Kupwara district, police said.Police here said ... Read more...

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Three guerrillas killed in Kashmir gunfight


April 5th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 5 (IANS) Three separatist guerrillas were killed in a gunfight between the guerrillas and the security forces in north Kashmir's Kupwara district that continued till late Thursday."On a ... Read more...

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Myanmarese nationals get jail for entering India illegally


March 24th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 24 (IANS) Two poverty-stricken Myanmar nationals were Saturday sentenced to two years in jail by a local court here for illegally entering India, a police official said.A sub-divisional ... Read more...

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216 CRPF men killed by Maoists


March 14th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) A total of 216 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed and 305 injured in anti-Maoist operations from 2009 to March 5 this year, ... Read more...

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Garo terrorists treated us well, say released engineers


February 6th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 6 (IANS) The two Meghalaya government engineers who were held hostage by Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) terrorists describe their 11 days in captivity as "fearful", but say ... 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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Maoists kill village Congress leader in Maharashtra


January 28th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Gadchiroli (Maharashtra), Jan 28 (IANS) Ahead of Maharashtra's civic and zilla parishad (district council) polls, Maoists shot dead a panchayat samiti member of the Congress party near the Dandakaranya forests ... Read more...

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Indian’s killing: Bangladesh given custody of border guard


January 21st, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 21 (IANS) India's Border Security Force (BSF) Saturday handed over to Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) one of their troopers who was held by villagers a day ... Read more...

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Bangladesh border guard held after killing Indian (Lead)


January 20th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 20 (IANS) Troopers of Border Guard Bangladesh shot dead an Indian farmer along the border with Tripura Friday, but one of them was detained by angry Indian villagers ... Read more...

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Bangladesh Border Guard held after killing Indian


January 20th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 20 (IANS) Troopers of Bangladesh's Border Guards shot dead an Indian farmer along the border with Tripura Friday, but one of them was detained by angry Indian villagers ... Read more...

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Debris of crashed WW II US aircraft found in Tripura (With Images)


January 14th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 14 (IANS) Fragments of a US military aircraft, used during World War II, have been recovered in northern Tripura 66 years after it crashed, defence sources said here ... Read more...

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Karnataka sets up special tiger protection force


January 3rd, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 3 (IANS) Karnataka has become the first Indian state to set up a special commando unit for protecting tigers in its dense forests from poachers and hunters, a ... Read more...

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India handovers fresh list of insurgent camps to Bangladesh


December 15th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 15 (IANS) India's Border Security Force (BSF) Thursday said that Bangladesh has assured firm action against insurgents operating from its territory against India."We have handed over a list ... Read more...

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Bangladesh assures firm action against Indian insurgents


December 13th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 12 (IANS) Bangladesh's border guards Monday assured firm action against insurgents from India's northeastern states taking shelter in that country, an Indian officer said.The commitment was made at ... Read more...

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30 Myanmarese, Bangladeshis caught in Tripura


December 2nd, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 2 (IANS) Eighteen Myanmarese and 12 Bangladeshi nationals held for illegally entering India's Tripura state from Bangladesh were Friday sent to jail for 14 days by a court ... Read more...

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Abducted Tripura tribals flee rebels’ camp in Bangladesh


December 2nd, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 2 (IANS) Nine Tripura villagers, kidnapped by a separatist outfit and taken to their hideout in Bangladesh over 136 days ago, have escaped from the militants' ... Read more...

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Meghalaya rebels free traders, official untraced


December 2nd, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 1 (IANS) Two Assam traders who were kidnapped by Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels have been released unharmed after 10 days of captivity, police said Thursday. However, ... Read more...

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Rajasthan government’s nod to third national park


November 28th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Nov 28 (IANS) The Rajasthan government Monday gave its nod to the proposal of declaring Kumbhalgarh and Tatgarh-Raoli areas of the state as a national park to house excess ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Delhi blast mastermind trapped in Kishtwar?


November 15th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 15 (IANS) One of the brains behind the Sep 7 Delhi High Court blasts has been "trapped" by a joint army-police team in a mountainous area of Jammu ... Read more...

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Birds could better pilot-less aircraft


October 29th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 28 (IANS) How birds manage to zip effortlessly through restricted spaces without hitting obstacles, could help improve versatility of pilot-less aircraft, new research done by a team including ... Read more...

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India, Myanmar open up borders


October 24th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Oct 24 (IANS) In a reciprocal gesture, Myanmar has decided to allow Indians living in border areas of four northeastern states to travel upto 16 km inside its territory ... Read more...

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India to tighten security along Myanmar border


October 11th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Oct 11 (IANS) India will intensify security along the border with Myanmar to check the movement of militants and diverse border crimes, an officer of the Assam Rifles said ... Read more...

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13 Bangladeshis held in Tripura


September 18th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 18 (IANS) Thirteen Bangladeshi nationals were arrested Sunday in Tripura on charges of illegally entering India, police said."The MTF (mobile task force) troopers arrested the 13 Bangladeshi citizens ... Read more...

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12 Bangladeshis held in Tripura


September 14th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 14 (IANS) In the second such incident this month, 12 Bangladeshi nationals, including three women and four children, were arrested Wednesday for unlawfully entering India, police said."MTF (Mobile ... Read more...

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Amarnath pilgrimage: Faith leaves nature stinking (Feature)


July 11th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 11 (IANS) Heaps of empty plastic bottles, stray food wrappers and human excreta...The mountain streams, springs and dense forests leading to the Amarnath cave shrine in Jammu ... Read more...

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Rajasthan mulls national park in Kumbhalgarh


March 5th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 5 (IANS) Rajasthan's forest department plans to develop a national park in Kumbhalgarh, Raoli and Tatgarh areas of the state, an official said Saturday.The park, covering an ... Read more...

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Maoists release abducted policemen in Chhattisgarh


February 12th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by ANI
Bastar (Chhattisgarh), Feb 12(ANI): Five policemen, who were abducted by Maoists from Narayanpur 18 days ago, walked free from an undisclosed location in the dense forests of Bastar region in Chhattisgarh on ... Read more...

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Three Kashmir terrorists killed in gunfight (Lead)


February 8th, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 8 ( IANS) Three guerrillas were killed by security forces in a gunfight in the Ramban-Banihal area along the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway in Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday, police said, adding ... Read more...

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India, Myanmar to act against terrorists


December 20th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Dec 20 (IANS) India and Myanmar will work together to curb trans-border movement of terrorists, smuggling of arms and to prevent drugs trafficking, officials said here Monday.The Indian home ministry and ... Read more...

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