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16 killed in Afghan terror attack


September 2nd, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 2 (IANS) Armed men opened indiscriminate fire and killed 16 civilians Sunday in northern Afghanistan to avenge a Taliban attack, Xinhua reports.The attack took place in Kanam ... Read more...

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Assam toll rises to 14, army called in (Third Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 22 (IANS) The death toll in the communal violence in Assam's Bodoland area rose to 14 Sunday even as the violence spread to Chirang district. The army has ... Read more...

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No breakthrough in Woodland manager’s murder case


July 21st, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 21 (IANS) The Ghaziabad police Saturday said they are yet to make a breakthrough in the sensational murder of a shoe and apparel company's top executive, who was ... Read more...

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Company manager shot dead in Meerut


April 12th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Meerut, April 12 (IANS) Three unidentified criminals shot dead a manager of a cable company here Thursday, police said.One shopkeeper was also critically injured when he tried to rescue ... Read more...

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Two NGO workers killed in Pakistan


March 29th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 29 (IANS) Two NGO workers were killed and one was badly injured in Pakistan's Quetta city Thursday after unidentified men opened indiscriminate fire at their vehicle.Geo News quoted ... Read more...

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Maoists kill civil militia leader


March 19th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 19 (IANS) Maoists opened indiscriminate fire Monday in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region, killing a prominent civil militia leader, police said.The killing took place in Bijapur district, some 480 ... Read more...

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Two women killed in Poonch firing


March 7th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 7 (IANS) Two women were killed and two people were injured in firing by an army soldier in Poonch town of Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday morning, police said.According ... Read more...

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Iranian border guards shot dead six Pakistanis


January 27th, 2012 - 5:56 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 27 (IANS) Iranian border guards have shot dead six Pakistani nationals after believing them as smugglers.The incident took place near the Zaran border Thursday. It was not immediately ... Read more...

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Hang Afzal call grows loud, nation remembers ‘martyrs’ (Roundup)


December 13th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The government Tuesday put the onus on President Pratibha Patil for a final decision on parliament attack convict Afzal Guru's hanging as the nation ... Read more...

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Parliament attack recalled, families want Afzal hanged


December 13th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The nation Tuesday paid homage to the martyrs of the Parliament House terrorist strike 10 years ago that led to a flare-up on the ... Read more...

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Policeman and daughter shot at


December 3rd, 2011 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 2 (IANS) A police constable and his daughter in Meghalaya sustained bullet injuries after suspected rebels of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) opened indiscriminate fire, police said ... Read more...

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Police officer shot dead in Islamabad


October 15th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) A police officer was shot dead when he tried to protect a woman from her ex-husband in Islamabad, the Dawn newspaper reported Saturday.Police officer Riaz Nadeem ... Read more...

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12 Shias killed in Pakistan (Lead)


October 4th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 4 (IANS) Twelve Shias were killed Tuesday when gunmen opened fire on them after forcing them out of the vehicle they were travelling in southwest Pakistan's Quetta city, ... Read more...

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Kashmir: Three policemen, three militants killed


September 27th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 27 (IANS) With another police officer killed, the toll in the ongoing fierce gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday rose to six -- three police personnel and three ... Read more...

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One dead, two hurt over Rs.300


September 12th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) A man was shot dead and his brother and mother were injured when their uncle opened fire following a row over Rs.300 in Pakistan's Khyber ... Read more...

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Three dead in Pakistan train attack


August 29th, 2011 - 5:29 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 29 (IANS) Firing and rocket attacks on a passenger train in southwest Pakistan Sunday left three people dead and 19 others injured, a media report said.The Quetta Express ... Read more...

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Two die in Pakistan bakery shooting


August 25th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) Two people were killed and four injured Thursday when gunmen opened fire at a bakery in Quetta city, police said.Some people stormed the bakery in Quetta ... Read more...

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Four Maoists, one trooper killed in Chhattisgarh gun battle


August 17th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 17 (IANS) One trooper and four Maoist rebels were killed in a prolonged gunbattle Wednesday in a jungle stretch of Chhattisgarh, police said.The gun fight took place in ... Read more...

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13 die as gunmen open fire in Pakistan city (Lead)


July 30th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Quetta, July 30 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed and five injured in a sectarian attack in Pakistan's southwestern city of Quetta Saturday morning, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Three killed in Bihar panchayat poll violence


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 23 (IANS) Three Janata Dal-United (JD-U) supporters were killed and four seriously injured in firing by a group of unidentified men in a village in Vaishali district, ahead ... Read more...

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Seven policemen killed in militant attack in Manipur


April 15th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, April 15 (IANS) Seven policemen were killed and six injured Friday in an ambush by militants in Manipur, an officer said.A police spokesperson said a group of heavily armed ... Read more...

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Militants kill five miners in Meghalaya (Lead)


April 6th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 6 (IANS) Police and paramilitary forces launched combing operations in Meghalaya after five migrant coal miners were gunned down by suspected Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels early ... Read more...

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BSF trooper shoots two colleagues dead


March 3rd, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 3 (IANS) A "mentally unstable" Border Security Force (BSF) trooper shot dead two of his colleagues and injured a third in Tripura, police said Thursday. He was disarmed ... Read more...

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One killed in NATO tanker attack in Pak’s Balochistan province


February 3rd, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Feb 3(ANI): In the latest attack on convoys in Pakistan carrying supplies for NATO forces in Afghanistan, gunmen attacked two NATO tankers in Balochistan on Thursday, killing one person.The assailants attacked ... Read more...

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One killed in NATO oil tanker attack in Pak’s Balochistan province


February 1st, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Feb 01(ANI): In the latest attack on convoys in Pakistan carrying supplies for NATO forces in Afghanistan, unidentified men opened indiscriminate fire at a NATO oil tanker in Balochistan's Mastung district ... Read more...

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20 NATO tankers torched in Pak’s Balochistan province


January 15th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Dera Murad Jamali, Jan 15(ANI): At least 20 fuel supply tankers for NATO forces in Afghanistan were torched by unidentified miscreants, who opened fire on them near Dear Murad Jamali in Balochistan.According ... Read more...

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Militants kill female constable, five family members in Pak’s KP province


January 14th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Hangu, Jan 14(ANI): In a gruesome terror attack, militants shot dead a female constable and her five family members in Pakistan's militancy-hit Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Friday.According to police, armed ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh gunfight over, no casualties (Lead)


December 19th, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 18 (IANS) The gunfight between the heavily-armed Maoists and police that broke out late Saturday evening in Bijapur district of the state's restive Bastar region ended about an hour later ... Read more...

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Police-Maoist gunfight erupts in Chhattisgarh


December 18th, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 18 (IANS) A contingent of Chhattisgarh police was engaged in a gun battle with heavily armed Maoists Saturday in a thickly forested and hilly area in Bijapur district of the ... Read more...

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President’s decision awaited on Afzal Guru mercy plea: Chidambaram


December 13th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Monday said that action against Afzal Guru, convicted in the 2001 parliament terror attack case, can be taken only after President Pratibha ... Read more...

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Punish guilty in parliament attack case: BJP


December 13th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday attacked the government for the delay in punishing the guilty in the 2001 parliament terror attack, asking why the government ... Read more...

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Tributes to Parliament attack martyrs Monday


December 12th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Political leaders will Monday pay tributes to the nine people, including eight security personnel, killed in the Dec 13, 2001 terror attack on parliament. Officers and ... Read more...

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Army captain injured in Kashmir gunfight


December 7th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 7 (IANS) A captain of the counter insurgency Rashtriya Rifles was injured Tuesday evening in a fierce gunfight with a group of separatist guerrillas holed up in a house in ... Read more...

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LeT terrorists kill Kashmir cop’s mother


November 21st, 2010 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 21 (IANS) In a retaliatory attack, Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists killed a policeman's mother and injured his wife and two children in Keshwan area of Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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Bodo tribals massacre 18 Hindi speakers (Second Lead)


November 9th, 2010 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 9 (IANS) Assam's fragile peace was shattered Monday when tribal separatists killed at least 18 Hindi-speaking people, including eight bus passengers, in three separate attacks in the northeastern state of ... Read more...

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