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Will guerrilla influx offset Kashmir’s peace dividends? (Kashmir Newsletter)


September 7th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 7 (IANS) Infiltration from across the Line of Control into the Kashmir Valley has increased since August, but intelligence officials assert that the numbers are not large enough ... Read more...

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Blast in Imphal, two troopers injured (Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 5 (IANS) Two security personnel were injured in a bomb blast triggered Wednesday by suspected militants in the Manipur capital, police said. A security alert has been sounded.The ... Read more...

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Another arrest in Ranvir Sena chief murder case


August 31st, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 31 (IANS) Prince Pandey, an accused in the murder of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh, was arrested near Ranchi, capital of Jharkhand, police said Friday.Prince Pandey was believed to ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits normal life in Manipur


August 30th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 30 (IANS) Normal life in Manipur came to a standstill Thursday during an 18-hour shutdown called by the joint action committee demanding the release of a businessman abducted ... Read more...

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Four serial blasts in Manipur, two injured (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 15 (IANS) Two people were injured after four serial bomb blasts rocked Manipur's capital Imphal city and Thoubal district on Independence Day Wednesday, police said."There have been a ... Read more...

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Israel closely monitoring Syrian violence


July 19th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, July 18 (IANS) Israeli leadership is "vigilantly" monitoring the chaotic violence in Syria which surged Wednesday with the killing of its defense minister in Damascus, Xinhua reported.According to an ... 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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Abu Jindal’s arrest exposes Pakistani role: US expert


June 27th, 2012 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 27 (IANS) Noting that India's arrest of terror suspect Abu Jindal has exposed Pakistan's role in the 26/11 Mumbai attack, a US expert has asked Islamabad to take ... Read more...

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Missing engineer’s mother asks PM to help trace son


June 18th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 18 (IANS) The mother of engineer Fasih Mehmood, who has gone missing after being allegedly arrested in Saudi Arabia and deported to India, Monday sought help from ... Read more...

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Top Al Qaeda strategist killed in Pakistan?


June 5th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) Abu Yahya Al Libi, a top Al Qaeda militant may have been killed in a drone strike in northwest Pakistan, the country's intelligence officials said Tuesday.Viewed ... 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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Ignoring Pakistan, US defends drone strikes


May 1st, 2012 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) As the United States resumed drone strikes inside Pakistan ignoring Islamabad's warnings, President Barack Obama's top counterterrorism adviser defended the use of armed unmanned aircraft ... Read more...

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Meghalaya Police announce reward for catching GNLA rebels


April 28th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 28 (IANS) Meghalaya Police Saturday announced cash rewards for the capture of militants of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), a powerful rebel group operating in the western ... Read more...

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South says North Korea ready to carry out nuclear test


April 24th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by BNO News
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA (BNO NEWS) -- North Korea has finished preparations for a third nuclear test and is able to carry it out once it decides to do so, a spokesman for ... Read more...

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Lucknow gets set for Akhilesh Yadav’s swearing in ceremony


March 14th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 14 (IANS) The grounds were being spruced up, the guesthouses were booked and the dignitaries had started trickling in... the stage was set Wednesday for the swearing ... Read more...

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Did Osama hide terror codes in Bible?


February 29th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 29 (IANS) Slain Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden kept two copies of the Bible where he wrote secret clues to future terror attacks to be conducted across ... Read more...

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Pakistani army dismisses WikiLeaks’ Osama allegations


February 29th, 2012 - 2:07 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 29 (IANS) Pakistani army Tuesday denied whistleblowing website WikiLeaks cable's allegation, suggesting Pakistan military and the main intelligence officials were aware of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's ... Read more...

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US agencies see no move by Iran for nuclear bomb


February 26th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) While the UN nuclear watchdog has reported that Iran has accelerated its uranium enrichment programme, the US intelligence analysts believe there is no hard evidence of ... Read more...

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Determined to end Garo terror outfit: Chidambaram


February 19th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 19 (IANS) The government is determined to counter Meghalaya's Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) militant group, union Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Sunday."The numbers are small but ... Read more...

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Centre unlikely to accede to Garoland, says G.K. Pillai


February 14th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 14 (IANS) The central government was unlikely to accede to the Garo National Liberation Army's (GNLA) demand for a separate state for Garo tribals in western part ... Read more...

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Fierce gunfight between Garo rebels, commandos


January 28th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 27 (IANS) A fierce gunfight lasting an hour broke out between Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels and Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) commandos in the jungles of ... Read more...

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Garo militants abduct 2 Meghalaya engineers


January 25th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 25 (IANS) Heavily-armed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels abducted three Meghalaya government engineers at gunpoint in the state's West Garo Hills district, but one of them ... Read more...

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Tolerance of extremists detrimental to Pakistan: Daily


January 19th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) The Pakistani Taliban killing of a journalist working for an American radio network will have repercussions for the safety of newspersons, said a leading daily ... Read more...

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Pakistani Taliban leader possibly killed in U.S. drone strike


January 16th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- The top leader of the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), which is better known as the Pakistani Taliban, is believed to have been killed in a U.S. drone strike ... Read more...

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Pakistan fails to trace journalist’s killers


January 13th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) Pakistan has failed to trace the killers of journalist Saleem Shahzad who was tortured before his body was dumped in a canal last year, a ... Read more...

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Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir to get security


December 23rd, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 23 (IANS) Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir will be provided security after he received threats, said Interior Minister Rehman Malik.Geo TV anchor Hamid Mir said Wednesday that he received ... Read more...

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‘Kim Jong-il’s death was extensive intelligence failure’


December 20th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 20 (IANS) South Korean and US intelligence services failed to pick up any clues even after 48 hours of Kim Jong-il's death last Saturday, demonstrating an extensive intelligence ... Read more...

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CIA spy arrested in Iran?


December 17th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 17 (IANS) Iran's intelligence ministry announced Saturday that it has arrested a Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) spy in the country.The spy of Iranian nationality is a CIA analyst ... Read more...

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Pakistan blocks BBC


November 30th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 30 (IANS) Pakistan has blocked the BBC over a documentary that questions Islamabad's commitment to the war against terror, the broadcaster said.BBC said that Pakistani cable television ... Read more...

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No trace of kidnapped official in Meghalaya


November 28th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Nov 28 (IANS) The whereabouts of a government official and two Assam-based traders kidnapped by the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels remain unknown a week after their abduction, ... Read more...

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Omar briefs governor on AFSPA meetings


November 16th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 16 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday briefed Governor N.N. Vohra about his meetings with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and others in New Delhi ... Read more...

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Pakistani forces hunt for militants after intelligence men killed


November 13th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 13 (IANS) The Pakistani security forces Sunday launched a major hunt for militants behind the killing of five intelligence officials in the eastern Punjab province, reported local ... Read more...

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US drone strike kills three Egyptians in Pakistan


October 16th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 16 (IANS) A US drone strike in Pakistan's tribal region has killed three Egyptians linked to the Haqqani network, including one who played a key role in handling ... Read more...

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Court rejects policemen’s plea in Benazir’s killing case


October 16th, 2011 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 16 (IANS) A Pakistani court has dismissed application of two senior police officials in former prime minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination case, Xinhua reported.Bhutto was killed in a ... Read more...

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Abducted Pakistani journalist freed


October 13th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 13 (IANS) A journalist who was kidnapped by suspected militants was set free in Pakistan's North Waziristan region.Rehmatullah Khan Derpakhel was abducted Aug 11 and freed after a ... Read more...

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