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NATO soldier killed in Afghan blast


September 9th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 9 (IANS) A soldier with the NATO-led coalition was killed Sunday in a blast in southern Afghanistan, the military alliance said in a statement."An International Security Assistance ... Read more...

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11 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan


September 9th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 9 (IANS) Afghan police and army, backed by the NATO-led coalition forces, have killed 11 Taliban militants in different provinces since Saturday, the country's Interior Ministry said ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists taken off US terror list


September 7th, 2012 - 7:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) The US State Department has removed the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) from its list of terrorist organisations, RIA Novosti reported."The (State) Department has determined that ... Read more...

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NATO soldier killed in Afghanistan


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 3 (IANS) A NATO soldier was killed in southern Afghanistan on Monday, the military alliance said."An International Security Assistance Force service member died following an improvised ... Read more...

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Kashmiri migrants on hunger strike for hike in dole


August 31st, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 31 (IANS) Kashmiri Pandit (Hindu) migrants in Jammu Friday began a hunger strike demanding a hike in the cash relief they have been getting from the government.Kashmiri Pandits ... Read more...

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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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Sack Chidambaram, says Agnivesh


August 24th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Activist Swami Agnivesh Thursday demanded the removal of Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, who was earlier the home minister, over the alleged killing of 19 ... Read more...

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UN to open Liaison office in Syria


August 17th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UN will open a liaison office in Damascus after its observer mission in the war-torn Syria expires Sunday, said France's UN envoy Gerard ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh CM vows to crush Maoists


August 15th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 15 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh Wednesday sought people's support to crush Maoist guerrillas.Speaking on Independence Day at the Police parade ground here, Singh branded the Maoists ... Read more...

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Meghalaya I-Day celebrations marred by shutdown


August 15th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 15 (IANS) The Independence Day celebrations in Meghalaya were marred by a shutdown called by a militant group, which affected life in the state.The shutdown was called by ... Read more...

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Om Puri’s role in ‘Chakravyuh’ similar to Kobad Ghandy


August 11th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha's new movie "Chakravyuh", which explores the Maoist insurgency, will see Om Puri playing a character similar to Maoist leader Kobad Ghandy. The veteran ... Read more...

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11 caught trying to escape Iraq jail


August 7th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Eleven Al Qaeda prisoners was caught trying to tunnel out of Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison using a frying pan and a part of a ceiling fan, ... Read more...

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Garo rebels kill three in Meghalaya


July 20th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 20 (IANS) Three people, including a school teacher, were killed by rebels of the outlawed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) in two separate incidents in Meghalaya's East Garo ... Read more...

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Cameron warns Taliban against destabilising Afghanistan


July 19th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) British Prime Minister David Cameron Thursday warned the Taliban that it would be totally erroneous to believe that its militant forces could destabilise Afghanistan ... Read more...

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YouTube Unveils Face Blurring System


July 19th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a bid to protect the identities of those who upload critical videos on its service, YouTube on Wednesday unveiled its face blurring system. The system ... Read more...

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Sajjan Jindal’s Bengal steel project to start soon


July 11th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) The West Bengal government and JSW Bengal Steel have resolved their differences and will sign an agreement for the Rs.350 billion integrated steel plant at Salboni ... Read more...

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Punjab seeks BARC help for uranium problem in water


July 11th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 10 (IANS) The Punjab government has sought technical help from the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) to tackle the growing problem of uranium in ground water, particularly ... Read more...

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One killed, nine injured in Iraq bombings


July 9th, 2012 - 9:13 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 9 (IANS) At least one person was killed and nine wounded in separate bomb attacks in Iraq's Kirkuk province Sunday, Xinhua reported.A roadside bomb struck a police convoy ... Read more...

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Clinton visits Afghanistan


July 7th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 7 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Kabul Saturday on a previously unannounced visit, an Afghan official said.Clinton made the surprise visit a day before ... Read more...

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‘Law and order situation improving in northeast’


June 28th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The law and order situation in the northeast is improving and the government expects to help in enhancing developmental work in the region, the ... Read more...

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Cop killed, 24 others injured in Chhattisgarh blast (Second Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 2 (IANS) A policeman was killed and his five colleagues were injured, along with 19 prisoners, Saturday when a blast triggered by the Maoists ripped through their vehicle ... Read more...

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25 cops, prisoners injured in Chhattisgarh blast (Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 2 (IANS) Six policemen and 19 prisoners were injured Saturday when a blast triggered by Maoists ripped through their vehicle in the insurgency-hit Bastar region of Chhattisgarh, police ... Read more...

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25 cops, prisoners injured in Chhattisgarh blast


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 2 (IANS) Six policemen and 19 prisoners were injured Saturday when a blast triggered by Maoists ripped through their vehicle in the insurgency-hit Bastar region of ... Read more...

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Nothing impossible for a determined man: CBSE topper (Second Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, May 29 (IANS) Everything is possible when a man is determined, says Mohammad Ismat. The word impossible, he says, does not cross his mind. A boast? No. He has ... Read more...

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Pakistan civil militias quit fight against Taliban


May 24th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 24 (IANS) Civilian resistance groups in northwest Pakistan have quit fighting against the Taliban due to lack of government support, a media report said Thursday.These groups were ... Read more...

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Maoists kill cop in Chhattisgarh


May 13th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kanker, May 13 (IANS) A policeman was shot dead Sunday by Maoist guerrillas in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Kanker district, police said.The incident took place barely 150 metres away from a police ... Read more...

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Evolving hostage policy under consideration: Chidambaram


May 9th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Days after a kidnapped district collector was freed in Chhattisgarh, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday said the government will consider evolving a central hostage ... Read more...

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NCP demands Meghalaya CM’s resignation


May 4th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 4 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Friday demanded Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma's resignation over the deteriorating law and order situation in the three insurgency-ravaged districts of ... Read more...

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Sangma asks people to help fight separatists


May 3rd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 3 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Thursday exhorted people in the three insurgency-hit districts of Garo Hills in the state to come forward and help the government ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s terror safe havens remain security challenge, says US


May 2nd, 2012 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) US-led coalition forces have weakened the Taliban in Afghanistan, but terrorist safe havens in Pakistan and endemic corruption still pose tough challenges, a new Pentagon ... Read more...

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Amar Ujala scribe found dead in Srinagar


April 11th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 11 (IANS) A Kashmiri working as a reporter for Hindi daily Amar Ujala was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Srinagar Wednesday, police said.Ashok Razdan, 45, was found ... Read more...

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Another 20-year-old bunker removed from Srinagar’s old city


April 4th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 4 (IANS) Yet another 20-year-old bunker of the security forces was removed from Srinagar's old city Wednesday."The Nawab Bazar bunker in the old city of Srinagar was removed ... Read more...

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Seven killed, 70 hurt in Thai bombings


March 31st, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, March 31 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and more than 70 injured Saturday in three serial bomb explosions in Thailand, officials said.The bombings took place around noon ... Read more...

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52 militants surrender in Manipur


March 27th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, March 27 (IANS) Fifty-two militants belonging to Manipur-based outfit United Tribal Liberation Army (UTLA) surrendered at an official function in Imphal Tuesday.The cadres of the outfit laid down their ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh heightens security along Maharashtra


March 27th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 27 (IANS) Chhattisgarh deployed more troopers Tuesday in its insurgency-hit Rajnandgaon district bordering Maharashtra's Gadchiroli where Maoists killed paramilitary troopers."Security has been stepped up along with Gadchiroli district. ... Read more...

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