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Shutdown hits normal life in Manipur


August 30th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 30 (IANS) Normal life in Manipur came to a standstill Thursday during an 18-hour shutdown called by the joint action committee demanding the release of a businessman abducted ... Read more...

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Manipur’s ‘Great Uprising’ to come alive on screen


June 20th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 20 (IANS) The bloody protest in Manipur that resulted in the infamous June 18 massacre in 2001, also known as the Great June Uprising, will soon come ... Read more...

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Shutdown brings normal life to standstill in Meghalaya


May 14th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 14 (IANS) Normal life came to a standstill in the eastern part of Meghalaya Monday during a 12-hour shutdown called by three organisations over the alleged enrolment of ... Read more...

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Assam governor calls for peace


January 26th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 26 (IANS) Assam Governor Janki Ballav Patnaik Thursday called for enduring peace in the state as thousands of people defied rebel threats to take part in Republic Day ... Read more...

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Maoist-called shutdown hits life in Chhattisgarh


December 4th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 4 (IANS) Normal life in the vast forested interiors of insurgency-hit Chhattisgarh was hit as vehicles went off the roads and people remained indoors in fear as the ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up school building in Bihar


March 27th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Barachatti (Bihar), Mar.27 (ANI): A group of around 50 Maoists belonging to the Bhakpa group blew up a school building in the Maoist infested Barachatti block of the Gaya District in Bihar ... Read more...

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Security beef-up in Delhi begins Monday ahead of R-Day


January 16th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Thousands of security personnel will take positions across the capital from Monday in the run-up to the Jan 26 Republic Day celebrations, police said Sunday.Delhi Police ... Read more...

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Shutdown by anti-mining group hits life in Orissa


January 3rd, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 3 (IANS) A dawn-to-dusk shutdown by an anti-mining group to protest the killing of two people in a police gunfight crippled life in parts of Orissa Monday, ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka’s national anthem now only in Sinhala; Tamil version out


December 12th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Dec 12 (IANS) The Sri Lankan cabinet has mandated the Sinhala version of the national anthem instead of a Tamil version used in some parts of the country, a media report ... Read more...

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Raising poverty line will hamper poverty alleviation: Sen


August 23rd, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Planning Commission Principal Advisor Pronab Sen Monday said there was no need to re-define the poverty line as it would bring more people under the deprived category ... Read more...

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NDFB threatens to blow up more trains in northeast


July 9th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 9 (IANS) The outlawed National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) Friday claimed responsibility for the train blast in Assam that killed a five-year-old and threatened to blow up more passenger ... Read more...

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Nawaz rigs polls just as he bribes umpires to win cricket matches: Imran


June 10th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jun.10 (ANI): Cricketer turned politician Imran Khan has accused Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif of utilising the police and administration for rigging elections much to what he would ... Read more...

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Kerry calls for tight check on Pak non-military aid fearing rampant govt corruption


May 28th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): Worried over the rampant corruption in Pakistan's government establishments, a top US senator has urged the State Department to keep a tight control over the 1.45 billion ... Read more...

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Orissa tribals lead a coerced life, as Maoists want to them to join rebellion


May 8th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by ANI
Malkangiri (Orissa), May 8 (ANI): Residents of Malkangiri district of Orissa are leading a fearful life, as the Maoist are compelling these tribals to join them against the system.The tribals say ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up police bus, 10 killed (Third Lead)


April 4th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 4 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas Sunday detonated a powerful landmine and blew up a police bus, killing at least 10 security personnel and injuring nine in Orissa's Koraput district, an official ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up police bus, 10 killed (Second Lead)


April 4th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 4 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas Sunday detonated a landmine and blew up a police bus, killing at least 10 security personnel and injuring three of them in Orissa's Koraput district, an ... Read more...

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Three held for sending SMS alert in Kochi


March 14th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, March 14 (IANS) Three college students were arrested Sunday for circulating an SMS asking friends and relatives to be careful while venturing out in the city, police said. "There have been newspaper ... Read more...

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Militant group threatens non-Manipuris to leave state by March 31


March 7th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Mar 7, (ANI): In an alarming development, the banned Revolutionary People's Front (RPF) on Sunday issued "quit notices" to all non-Manipuri people living in the state asking them to leave the ... Read more...

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Security beefed up in Orissa


February 17th, 2010 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 17 (IANS) Security has been strengthened around vital installations in Orissa after 24 policemen were killed in a Maoist attack Monday in neighbouring West Bengal and ten people were killed ... Read more...

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West Bengal declares two-day state mourning


January 17th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) The West Bengal government declared a two-day state mourning from Monday on the death of former state chief minister Jyoti Basu. State Chief Secretary Ashok Mohan Chakraborty said ... Read more...

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Pak Punjab CID had warned of GHQ attack in July


October 11th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct.11 (ANI): An intelligence report of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has revealed that the Punjab Police had warned concerned authorities on July 15 that terrorists might launch an attack on ... Read more...

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Maoists warn more attacks in Jharkhand, demand release of their leaders


October 3rd, 2009 - 10:10 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, Oct 3(ANI): Maoist rebels active in Jharkhand on Saturday threatened to carry out more attacks on Government establishments, politicians and security forces if their top leaders, presently under detention were not ... Read more...

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Maoists target government, industrial establishments in Jharkhand


August 22nd, 2009 - 10:07 pm ICT by ANI
Latehar, Aug.23 (ANI): While the drive to handle Maoists is being carried out by security personnel with precaution that no innocent gets affected in West Bengal, ultras in Jharkhand are attempting to ... Read more...

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Left Front protests delayed railway projects in north-east States


August 3rd, 2009 - 11:58 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki DasAgartala, Aug.3 (ANI): Hundreds of Left Front supporters in Agartala on Monday staged a demonstration to protest against the Railway Ministry's decision to defer the completion of major 16 railway ... Read more...

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Pak govt in ’secret negotiations’ with Mehsud to avert Waziristan offensive: Report


July 28th, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 28 (ANI): The Pakistan government has entered into 'secret negotiations' with Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Baitullah Mehsud, which is the prime reason why Islamabad has refrained from launching an ... Read more...

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Pro-Gorkhaland shutdown cuts off Sikkim, affects life in Darjeeling


July 14th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri (West Bengal), July 14 (IANS) Hundreds of pro-Gorkhaland activists blockaded a crucial highway linking Sikkim to the rest of the country while shops and offices remained closed in Darjeeling district Tuesday, ... Read more...

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Normal life hit by ULFA’s bandh call


June 25th, 2009 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati June25 (ANI): The 12-hour bandh called "Assom Bandh" called by the United Liberation Front of Assom (ULFA) to protest against the against the killing of the cadres of ULFA and other ... Read more...

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Peshawar bomb blast kills five


June 10th, 2009 - 12:37 am ICT by John Le Fevre
Five people have been killed and at least 26 others injured after a massive bomb blast tore through a luxury hotel in the he northern Pakistan city of Peshawar.Six of the injured ... Read more...

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Huge blast rocks Pearl Continental Hotel in Peshawar


June 10th, 2009 - 12:18 am ICT by admin
Several people are feared dead and many more injured when a huge blast took place at Pearl Continental Hotel in the Saddar area at Khyber Road in Peshawar on Tuesday.The five star ... Read more...

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25 held in Tamil Nadu for attempt to burn Indian flag (Lead)


April 25th, 2009 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 25 (IANS) At least 25 people were arrested Saturday in Tamil Nadu for attempting to burn the Indian flag while protesting the killing of Tamil civilians in Sri Lanka, police ... Read more...

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Naxalites pose threat to upcoming Lok Sabha polls in Orissa


April 13th, 2009 - 8:18 pm ICT by ANI
By Sarada LahangirMalkangiri (Orissa), Apr 13 (ANI): Naxalites have been feverish in their efforts to disrupt the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in Orissa.They have set up training camps in the ... Read more...

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Maoists call for 24-hour shutdown in Ranchi


April 12th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, Apr 12 (ANI): Maoists in Ranchi called for a day-long shutdown on Sunday forcing normal life to come to a standstill.The shutdown was called to protest the killing of two rebel ... Read more...

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18 militants enter Lahore to carry out attack on important locations


April 7th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr.7 (ANI): Pakistan Intelligence agencies have warned that at least 18 militants have entered Lahore to carry out more attacks.According to The Daily Times, terrorists could use an ambulance and two ... Read more...

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Nine militants enter Punjab to carry out Manawan like attack: Pak intelligence


April 4th, 2009 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.4 (ANI): Days after intelligence agencies warned that over a dozen terrorists have entered Islamabad and Lahore in the garb of religious preachers, intelligence sources have now revealed that nine ... Read more...

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Over dozen terrorists in Lahore and Islamabad to carry out attacks: Pak intelligence


April 2nd, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr.2 (ANI): Pakistan intelligence agencies have warned that 14 trained militants have entered Lahore and Islamabad to carry out attacks similar to the Manawan police training academy strike.According to sources, ... Read more...

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