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Two guerrillas gunned down in Chhattisgarh


August 25th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 25 (IANS) In an overnight fierce gun-battle, security forces gunned down two Maoist ultras and arrested four woman insurgents in Narayanpur district, police said Saturday.Narayanpur district is located ... Read more...

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Over 5,000 dacoits held in Karachi in 2012


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 22 (IANS) At least 5,132 suspected dacoits have been arrested in this Pakistani port city in the first six months of this year, police said.Police have busted a ... Read more...

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Security forces kill 17 Maoists (Lead)


June 29th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 29 (IANS) Security forces in Chhattisgarh Friday killed at least 17 Maoists and injured several others after being attacked by the rebels at three places, police said.Four Maoists ... Read more...

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17 Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh


June 29th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 29 (IANS) Security forces killed at least 17 Maoists and injured several others after being attacked by the rebels at three places in Chhattisgarh Friday, police said.Four Maoists ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani troops battle on Kashmir border


June 19th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 19 (IANS) Pakistani troops again opened fire on Indian positions along the Line of Control (LoC) on the Jammu and Kashmir border, triggering gun battles for about two ... Read more...

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Indian among 160 killed in Nigeria terror attack (Second Lead)


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, Jan 22 (IANS) An Indian was killed and six Indians, including two children, were injured in a string of bombings and gun battles that savaged Nigeria's second largest city ... Read more...

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Indian killed, six Indians hurt in Nigeria terror attack (Lead)


January 22nd, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, Jan 22 (IANS) An Indian was killed and six Indians, including two children, were injured in a terror attack in the Nigerian city of Kano that left over 150 ... Read more...

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Indian killed in Nigerian terror attack


January 22nd, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, Jan 22 (IANS) An Indian is among over 150 people killed in a terror attack in Nigeria's northern city of Kano.Kevalkumar Kalidas Rajput, 23, was killed, said the Indian ... Read more...

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Thousands flee after clashes between Nigerian security forces and militants


December 29th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by BNO News
DAMATURU, NIGERIA (BNO NEWS) -- Heavy clashes between militant Islamists and Nigerian security forces have displaced tens of thousands of people in Damaturu city, an official said on Thursday.Heavy gun battles between ... Read more...

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Third Russian plane heads to Yemen for evacuation


June 14th, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A third Russian Emergencies Ministry plane has left Russia for Yemen to evacuate Russian and CIS nationals, the ministry reported Tuesday.Two Emergencies Ministry evacuation flights ... Read more...

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175 Russians evacuated from Yemen


June 13th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two planes sent by Russia have evacuated 175 of its nationals from Yemen in the wake of escalating violence in the country, the government said.The ... Read more...

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Maoists graveyard found in Jharkhand


June 12th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 12 (IANS) A graveyard of Maoists with 14 bodies has been found in Jharkhand.Officials said the graveyard was discovered on a hill top in a forest during a ... Read more...

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Yemeni vice president is acting president: Al Jazeera


June 5th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Yemeni Vice President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi has assumed the role of acting president and supreme commander of the armed forces, Al Jazeera reported Sunday, citing ... Read more...

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Saleh says he is ‘in good health’ after mosque attack


June 4th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh said in a televised audio address late Friday night that he was "well and in good health" after being injured ... Read more...

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Yemen denies military base’ seizure by militants


May 28th, 2011 - 8:01 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, May 28 (IANS) The Yemeni defense ministry has denied reports suggesting anti-government armed tribesmen took control over military bases and shot down military planes outside the capital, ... Read more...

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Five explosions heard in ceasefire area in Sana’a


May 28th, 2011 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, May 28 (IANS) Five huge explosions were heard late Friday in the ceasefire area in downtown Sana'a followed by heavy gunshots, Xinhua reported.The five huge blasts and shootings came ... Read more...

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‘Expensive’ ITBP discarded, Maharashtra to guard Kasab (Lead)


May 25th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Days after the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) sent a whopping Rs.10.87 crore bill for protecting Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab in a Mumbai jail, the ... Read more...

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Terror siege at Pakistan military base ends, 14 dead


May 23rd, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 23 (IANS) A 15-hour terror siege of a key military base in this Pakistani port city ended Monday afternoon with 14 people, including four terrorists, killed in ... Read more...

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Karachi operation over, all terrorists killed


May 23rd, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 23 (IANS) All the terrorists who stormed a naval base here have been killed after 15 hours of gun battles, Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik said Monday, ... Read more...

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Four cops, three Maoists killed in Maharashtra gun battles (Lead)


May 19th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur (Maharashtra), May 19 (IANS) At least four policemen and three Maoists, including a woman, were killed Thursday in fierce gun battles in two locations in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district, police ... Read more...

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CRPF learning yoga to bust enemy within (With Images)


May 15th, 2011 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Stretch your arms, wiggle your toes, extend your legs, breath deep and easy...and the troopers lined up at their camp premises in the capital do ... Read more...

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Two-thirds of rights violations in Uttar Pradesh, Delhi


May 6th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Of the 18,000 human rights violations recorded in India in the first three months of this year, a staggering 65.57 percent, or roughly two-thirds, were ... Read more...

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Anger at CPI-M rule surpasses that of Emergency: Trinamool leader


March 13th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 13 (IANS) Anger among the masses in West Bengal against Left Front's rule is more than the discontent during the days of the Emergency in the ... Read more...

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Kasab to appeal to Supreme Court against death verdict (Lead)


February 23rd, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Ajmal Amir Kasab, the Pakistani terrorist convicted for the 26/11 attacks on Mumbai, will appeal to the Supreme Court against the death sentence awarded to him, his lawyer ... Read more...

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Two innocent tribals killed as Maoists, police admit


December 14th, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 14 (IANS) A senior officer in Chhattisgarh Police admitted Tuesday that two tribal men killed on suspicion of being Maoists were most probably innocent civilians.A day after policemen got a ... Read more...

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Families fled from Mexico border city due to drug trafficking violence


November 12th, 2010 - 12:33 am ICT by BNO News
TAMAULIPAS, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- Over a hundred families have fled from the city of Ciudad Mier in northern Mexico due to the increased drug trafficking violence after the death of Gulf ... Read more...

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Police officer battles for life after being shot


November 10th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 10 (IANS) A senior police officer was battling for life here Wednesday after being shot and grievously injured overnight near his house, police said.Patna's Deputy Superintendent of Police ... Read more...

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Four get jail for life bid on Chandrababu Naidu


October 29th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tirupati, Oct 29 (IANS) A court Friday sentenced to seven years jail the four accused in the failed assassination attempt on former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N. Chandrababu Naidu.After the seven-year-long trial, ... Read more...

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US troops ‘fighting ghosts’ in guerrilla war with Taleban


October 20th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Marjah (Afghanistan), Oct. 20 (ANI): American troops leading a NATO military offensive in Afghanistan are simultaneously fighting a classic guerrilla war with a resurgent Taleban that has successfully managed to go underground, ... Read more...

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Pakistani, Indian troops battle on Kashmir border (Third Lead)


August 19th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 19 (IANS) Pakistani and Indian troops fired mortars at one another on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir early Thursday in one of the biggest breaches of ... Read more...

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Modi praises Gujarat Police


August 15th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Rajkot, Aug 15 (IANS) Chief Minister Narendra Modi Sunday lavishly praised the Gujarat Police, saying it had helped to crush terrorism in the state and beyond. In his Independence Day address here, ... Read more...

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Taliban exploiting openings in neglected northern Afghan province


July 30th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Pul-i-Kumri (Afghanistan), July 30 (ANI): The Taliban is exploiting people in the neglected northern Afghan province of Baghlan, which according to reports, is slipping away from government control.Deprived of jobs ... Read more...

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Silence and boom of guns alternate in Kashmir gunfight


July 17th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Binoo Joshi Jammu, July 17 (IANS) There is silence during the nights and the mornings erupt with the boom of guns in Beri Rakh forests in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district where ... Read more...

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In Maoist-police battle, tribal women bear the brunt


July 13th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Sabyasachi Roy Lalgarh (West Bengal), July 13 (IANS) On both sides of the war between Maoists and security forces, it is mostly the men who wield the arms. But it is the ... Read more...

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One year of Lalgarh: 325 people, 37 cops killed by Maoists


June 18th, 2010 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Lalgarh, June 17 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas have killed 325 people, as also 37 policemen, in the one year since the launch of Operation Lalgarh June 18, 2009 to flush out the ... Read more...

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