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Militant involved in Kandahar hijacking arrested in J&K; (Second Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep (IANS) In what has been described as a major catch, top militant commander Mehraj-ud-din Dand, wanted for his involvement in the 1999 hijacking of flight IC-814 ... Read more...

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Man behind IC-814 hijack held in J&K; (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 13 (IANS) Top militant commander Mehraj-ud-din Dand, wanted for his involvement in the 1999 hijacking of flight IC-814 to Kandahar and other terror attacks, has been arrested ... Read more...

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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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10 terrorists, nine soldiers die in Pakistan attack


August 29th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 29 (IANS) Ten terrorists and nine soldiers were killed Wednesday when militants stormed a check-post in Pakistan's northwest, a media report said.The attack took place in South Waziristan ... Read more...

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Militant hideout busted in Kashmir, arms cache recovered


August 27th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 27 (IANS) A huge cache of arms, ammunition and explosives has been recovered from a militant hideout in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir.In an operation launched Sunday ... Read more...

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Four militants held in Tripura


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 23 (IANS) Four militants from the Isak-Muivah faction of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-IM) have been arrested in Tripura, police said Thursday.The guerrillas were held Wednesday ... Read more...

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Nine die in terror attack at Pakistan’s key airbase (Second Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) At least eight militants, wearing military uniform and lugging sophisticated weapons, were killed when they launched a brazen attack on a key Pakistani airbase in Punjab ... Read more...

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Militants attack Pakistan air base


August 16th, 2012 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Militants wearing military uniforms attacked a key Pakistan Air Force base early Thursday, destroying at least one aircraft, a media report said.The attack took place around ... Read more...

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ULFA militants killed in Assam


August 6th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 6 (IANS) The police and the army in a joint operation in Assam's Goalpara district have gunned down two hardcore ULFA militants and also recovered arms, including one ... Read more...

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Anti-tank rifle seized from Russian man’s home


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A man has been arrested in northwest Russia for possessing a huge cache of weapons including an anti-tank rifle used during World War II, police ... Read more...

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Policeman injured in Kashmir grenade attack


July 31st, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 31 (IANS) A Jammu and Kashmir Police constable was injured Tuesday in the state's Sopore town after guerrillas lobbed grenades at a paramilitary camp and the local police ... Read more...

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Two tourists killed in Kashmir grenade attack (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 28 (IANS) Two women tourists from Maharashtra were killed and six others were injured in a grenade attack in Kashmir Saturday, police said."Two tourists were killed and six ... Read more...

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Militant killed in Tripura


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 22 (IANS) A dreaded militant of outlawed National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) was killed Sunday by the security forces in Tripura and some arms and ammunition were ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda’s Bangladeshi supporter admits plot to attack Pentagon


July 21st, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 21 (IANS) A 26-year-old US citizen of Bangladeshi descent, who defines himself as an Al Qaeda supporter, has pleaded guilty to plotting an attack on the Pentagon and ... Read more...

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Huge arms cache unearthed in Jammu’s Reasi


July 20th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 20 (IANS) Security forces, including the army and Jammu and Kashmir Police, Friday unearthed a huge arms cache in a remote mountainous area of Reasi district in the ... Read more...

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Pakistani held with weapons in Madagascar


July 19th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Antananarivo (Madagascar), July 19 (IANS) A Pakistani national has been arrested on charges of kidnapping and possessing illegal weapons in the island nation of Madagascar, off the east coast of ... Read more...

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Militant hideout busted in Kashmir


July 14th, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 14 (IANS) Security forces have busted a major militant hideout in Jammu and Kashmir, recovering a huge quantity of automatic rifles, ammunitions, grenades and powerful explosives, an army ... Read more...

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Bodo militants, Ulfa linkman nabbed in Assam


July 10th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 10 (IANS) Five cadres of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland's (NDFB) anti-talk faction and a linkman of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) were arrested in ... Read more...

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Grenades found in Ajmer sewer line


July 2nd, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, July 2 (IANS) Panic gripped Rajasthan's Ajmer town after 14 live grenades were recovered from a sewerage line during cleaning work by local municipality's sanitation staff Monday, police said."Keeping ... Read more...

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Kenyan football lovers keep off pubs during Euro final


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, July 2 (IANS) Football lovers in Kenya stayed away from pubs and other entertainment spots during the Euro 2012 final for fear of terror attacks Sunday night.The move ... Read more...

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16 killed in Kenya church attacks


July 1st, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, July 1 (IANS) At least 16 people, including women, were killed and 40 others injured in twin grenade attacks in northern Kenya, police said Sunday.The attacks were carried ... Read more...

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Legislator brings used grenades to Kerala assembly


June 18th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 18 (IANS) Senior CPI-M legislator E.P. Jayarajan Monday created a flutter in the Kerala assembly and raised security concern when he presented two used grenades to the house ... Read more...

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ULFA cadre nabbed with Chinese grenade


June 13th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 13 (IANS) A joint team of Assam Police and the army Wednesday morning arrested one youth and recovered a Chinese grenade from his possession.Police later claimed the youth, ... Read more...

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Grenades seized in Assam


June 9th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 9 (IANS) Police in Assam's Kokrajhar district Saturday arrested two people travelling by a bus and seized 12 grenades and six detonators from them.The two have been identified ... Read more...

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Two trucks blown up on Myanmar border


May 22nd, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 22 (IANS) Armed members of an ethnic group have blown up two trucks near Myanmar's eastern border with Thailand, state media reported Tuesday.The trucks were blown up by ... Read more...

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Four Maoists killed in Assam


May 9th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 9 (IANS) Four suspected Maoist guerrillas were killed in a shootout with security forces in Assam's Tinsukia district Wednesday, police said.Three others escaped in the incident that took ... Read more...

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20 dead in Pakistan suicide attack (Third Lead)


May 5th, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 4 (IANS) At least 20 people died in northwest Pakistan Friday when a suicide bomber blew himself up in a market.The attack took place around 8.00 a.m. ... Read more...

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Two people injured in bomb explosion


May 2nd, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 2 (IANS) Two people were injured Wednesday in a bomb explosion at a market in Shahlang in Meghalaya's West Khasi Hills district, police said."The explosion took place at ... Read more...

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ULFA attempt to disrupt Manmohan’s visit foiled


April 18th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 18 (IANS) An attempt by ULFA's anti-talks faction to trigger at least two blasts in Guwahati, ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit April 20, has been ... Read more...

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Taliban storm Pakistani jail, free nearly 400 inmates (Lead)


April 15th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 15 (IANS) Taliban militants armed with guns and granades stormed a Pakistani jail early Sunday and freed nearly 400 prisoners.Over 100 militants launched the attack around 1.30 ... Read more...

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Taliban attack Pakistani jail, nearly 400 escape


April 15th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 15 (IANS) Nearly 400 inmates escaped from a Pakistani jail early Sunday after Taliban militants attacked the facility with guns and grenades.Over 100 militants launched the attack ... Read more...

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Senior cop dies in Peshawar suicide blast (Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 15 (IANS) A senior police official was killed Thursday when a suicide bomber targeted his car while he was on his way to work in Peshawar city, a ... Read more...

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Four members of anti-talk Bodo rebel group held


March 13th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 13 (IANS) Four cadres of the anti-talk faction of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) led by Ranjan Daimary were arrested by security forces in lower Assam's ... Read more...

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Five die in Peshawar blast (Lead)


March 11th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 11 (IANS) Five people were killed and 29 injured Sunday when a massive explosion tore through funeral prayers being held in Pakistan's Peshawar city, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Intelligence official shot dead in Pakistan


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 2 (IANS) An intelligence official was gunned down Friday in Pakistan's Peshawar city. His 13-year-old son, who was riding pillion, was injured in the attack, police said.Gunmen opened ... Read more...

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