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No Americans killed in Peshawar blast: US


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 3 (IANS) The US embassy here Monday denied that two Americans were killed in a car bomb attack in Peshawar.An embassy spokesman said they had no reports of ... Read more...

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Two die as Peshawar bombing targets US consulate vehicle (Second Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 3 (IANS) At least two people were killed and 19 others injured when a suicide bomber triggered a massive car bomb blast, targetting a US consulate vehicle near ... Read more...

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Kim Jong-un’s mystery woman revealed: Hyon Song-wol


July 11th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pyongyang, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The mystery woman who accompanied North Korean leader on many official outings is none other than Hyon Song-wol.She is a popstar whose hits include Excellent Horse-Like Lady, ... Read more...

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North Korean leader ‘having affair with married singer’


July 11th, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) North Korea's Kim Jong-un is having an affair with a previously married singer who has been pictured with the leader at several recent events, media reports ... Read more...

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Kidnapped SBI cashier in Meghalaya still untraced


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jul 2 (IANS) The whereabouts of the State Bank of India (SBI) cashier kidnapped by Liberation Achik Elite Force (LAEF) rebels 10 days ago remain unknown, even as ... Read more...

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N-armed Pakistan, Iran threat to Russia


May 4th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A nuclear-armed Pakistan, Iran and North Korea could potentially trigger regional chain reaction that may threaten Russian security, a former Russian intelligence official has said."Even ... 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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Alarm after 40 held on Indo-Nepal border


May 1st, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 1 (IANS) The detention Monday of 40 people for trying to enter India from Nepal without valid identity papers through the border in Maharajganj has put the Uttar ... Read more...

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North Korea prepares for underground nuclear test


April 8th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korea is preparing for a third underground nuclear test, the South Korean news agency Yonhap reported Sunday."North Korea is making clandestine preparations for a ... Read more...

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‘Kerala cop has links with banned outfits’


March 20th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 20 (IANS) Kerala Police Tuesday informed a court here that a sub-inspector arrested for allegedly sending a forged letter to the media has links with banned outfits.Police told ... Read more...

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Kerala cop arrested for forging letter to media


March 18th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 18 (IANS) A Kerala subinspector of police has been arrested for allegedly sending out a forged letter to the media saying the government wanted 268 e-mail IDs snooped ... Read more...

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13 killed in blast at Peshawar funeral (Second Lead)


March 11th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 11 (IANS) Thirteen people were killed Sunday when a huge explosion ripped through a funeral prayer being held in Pakistan's Peshawar city. The deputy speaker of the ... 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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CBI arrests senior Revenue Intelligence official for graft


March 7th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 7 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday arrested Additional Director General of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) C. Rajan for demanding and accepting a bribe ... 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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‘Israel will need 100 planes to attack Iran’


February 20th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Feb 20 (IANS) Israel will need at least 100 fighter planes to strike Iran, a media report said Monday.Israeli forces will also have to fly over 1,000 miles ... Read more...

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India preparing to fight limited conflict with China: US official (Lead)


February 1st, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 1 (IANS) The Indian military is strengthening its forces in preparation to "fight a limited conflict" with China, said a top US intelligence official who added that ... Read more...

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Manager abducted in Meghalaya


January 16th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 16 (IANS) Suspected Rabha tribal rebels Monday abducted the manager of a firm working on a railway project in Meghalaya's East Garo Hills district, bordering Assam, police said.Ganeshyam ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda terrorist banned from flying to Britain


January 12th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) A suspected Al Qaeda terrorist, believed to be hiding in Yemen, has been banned from flying into Britain amid fears that he might try to blow ... Read more...

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Rebels free Meghalaya official after 34 days


December 24th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 24 (IANS) A Meghalaya official who was kidnapped by Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels was released unharmed Saturday after 34 days of captivity, police said.P.K. Boro, the ... Read more...

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Meghalaya rebels free traders, official untraced


December 2nd, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 1 (IANS) Two Assam traders who were kidnapped by Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels have been released unharmed after 10 days of captivity, police said Thursday. However, ... Read more...

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Meghalay rebel leader’s arrest shrouded in mystery


November 26th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Nov 25 (IANS) The "arrest" of Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) chief Champion R. Sangma in Bangladesh is shrouded in mystery, as the Meghalaya government Friday sought an official ... Read more...

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Armed forces act to go from some Kashmir areas: Omar


October 21st, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) The widely denounced Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) will be lifted from some areas of Jammu and Kashmir in the next few days, Chief ... Read more...

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Terrorist held near Pakistani president’s house


September 28th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 28 (IANS) A terrorist, involved in two blasts in Islamabad, was Wednesday arrested near the residence of Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari, an official said.Acting on a tip-off ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda operations chief killed in Pakistan


September 16th, 2011 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) In what the US officials called a "blow" to the core of Al Qaeda, Abu Hafs al-Shari, identified as the terrorist network's chief of operations ... Read more...

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US doubts Al Qaeda leader Zawahiri has fled Pakistan


September 15th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) US intelligence officials doubt reports that Al Qaida's new leader, Ayman al-Zawahiri, has fled Pakistan and gone to either Yemen or Somalia."We have no information to ... Read more...

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Indian agencies deny ULFA leader injured in Myanmar


September 10th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 10 (IANS) Media reports that elusive commander-in-chief of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) Paresh Baruah was injured in a military offensive by the Myanmarese junta ... Read more...

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Mobile phones service jammed in Kashmir


August 15th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 15 (IANS) Mobile phones across the Kashmir Valley fell silent Monday as service providers switched off the facility following instructions from the security agencies on Indian Indpendence Day.The ... Read more...

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Alert in Assam over ULFA strike threat


July 22nd, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 22 (IANS) The Assam government sounded a maximum security alert Friday after reports that a faction of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) led by commander-in-chief ... Read more...

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Meghalaya seeks central assistance to nab rebel leader


July 19th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 19 (IANS) Meghalaya Tuesday asked the central government to persuade Bangladesh to nab Champion R. Sangma, a rogue Indian policeman turned secessionist rebel leader hiding in that ... Read more...

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Thousands attend funeral of Karzai’s half-brother


July 13th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 13 (IANS) Thousands of people Wednesday attended the funeral of Afghan President Hamid Karzai's half-brother a day after he was assassinated by one of his bodyguards, a ... Read more...

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Top rebel leader in Bangladesh, say Meghalaya Police


July 7th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 6 (IANS) Bangladesh authorities have launched a manhunt to nab Champion R. Sangma, an Indian rebel leader, and Meghalaya Police confirmed he has shifted base to the ... Read more...

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68 Al Qaeda men tunnel their way out of Yemen jail


June 22nd, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Aden/Anaa (Yemen), June 22 (IANS) Al Qaeda's 68 prisoners escaped Wednesday from a jail in Yemen through a tunnel they dug over months, Xinhua reported.The prisoners escaped from Mukalla city ... Read more...

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Three Myanmarese arms smugglers arrested in Meghalaya


June 19th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Umiam (Meghalaya), June 19 (IANS) Three members of a Myanmarese arms smuggling gang have been arrested in Meghalaya with a huge cache of arms, police said Sunday."Acting on a tip-off, ... Read more...

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Two Bodo rebels gunned down in Meghalaya


June 18th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 18 (IANS) Two rebels of the outlawed National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB), believed to belong to the faction opposed to peace talks, were killed in a shoot-out ... Read more...

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