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Uddhav again demands permit system for Bihari migrants


September 4th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray Tuesday reiterated the party's old demand of a "permit system" to check influx of migrants from Bihar and other ... Read more...

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Chinese defence minister to skip Amar Jawan Jyoti


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Chinese Defence Minister Gen Liang Guanglie will have a packed schedule in India Tuesday, but he will not be visiting Amar Jawan Jyoti, the ... Read more...

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Armyman held for rape bid in Assam


July 15th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 15 (IANS) An armyman has been arrested in Assam for allegedly trying to rape a village girl, police said Sunday.The incident took place in Dolopa village in upper ... Read more...

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Maoists step up violence in Chhattisgarh


June 9th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 9 (IANS) In stepped up violence during their ongoing protest week in Chhattisgarh, Maoist guerrillas have killed a labourer, triggered a powerful blast on a highway and threatened ... Read more...

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Shahid, Priyanka’s ‘Uff’ moment at IIFA Rocks


June 9th, 2012 - 8:44 am ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 9 (IANS) Actors Shahid Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra rocked the stage as they performed on song "Uff" from their upcoming film "Teri Meri Kahaani" at IIFA Rocks, ... Read more...

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Indian Army has become more transparent, says V.K. Singh


May 31st, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The functioning of the Indian Army has become more transparent in the last few years and its mindset has changed, said the outgoing army chief, ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh cop killed in bomb blast


May 22nd, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bijapur (Chhattisgarh), May 22 (IANS) A jawan of the Chhattisgarh Police was killed while his colleague sustained serious injury Tuesday when they stepped on a pressure bomb planted by outlawed ... Read more...

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Rustic flavour in ‘Ishaqzaade’ soundtrack (IANS Music Review)


April 15th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Film: 'Ishaqzaade'; Music Director: Amit Trivedi; Lyricist: Kausar Munir and Habib Faisal; Singers: Javed Ali, Shreya Ghoshal, Vishal Dadlani, Sunidhi Chauhan, Shalmali Kholgade, Suraj Jagan, Divya Kumar; Rating: ***The soundtrack of ... Read more...

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Maoists kill CRPF trooper in Chhattisgarh


March 26th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 26 (IANS) A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper was gunned down and his colleague injured in a gunfight Monday with Maoists in a forested area in Chhattisgarh's ... Read more...

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Review Pakistani Army Act: Daily


February 27th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 27 (IANS) Noting that "basic civil liberties need to be protected", a leading Pakistani daily has sought a fresh look at the Pakistan Army Act.An editorial in Dawn ... Read more...

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Indian’s killing: Bangladesh given custody of border guard


January 21st, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 21 (IANS) India's Border Security Force (BSF) Saturday handed over to Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) one of their troopers who was held by villagers a day ... Read more...

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BSF acted in self-defence, India tells Bangladesh


December 20th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Days after Bangladesh protested the killing of its three citizens in firing by the Border Security Force (BSF) troopers, India Tuesday regretted the casualties but ... Read more...

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Two held for duping 1,000 people over jobs


October 13th, 2011 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) A retired Indian Army personnel and a woman from Assam were arrested here for duping thousand of people across the country on the pretext of ... Read more...

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Where AK 47s, INSAS rifles are worshipped on Durga Puja


October 4th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 4 (IANS) The Durga Puja celebration at the Jharkhand Armed Police (JAP) ground in Ranchi is unique in many ways.Here the idol of Goddess Durga is not worshipped, ... 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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BSF told to open fire oly in self defence: Chidambaram


July 30th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 30 (IANS) India's Border Security Force (BSF) has been instructed not to fire at people trying to cross over, but they may open fire to protect themselves ... Read more...

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Search on for new war memorial’s site: Antony


July 26th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The government Tuesday said it was searching for an "alternative site" for a new war memorial, even as it rejected a proposal from the armed ... Read more...

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Six of a family die in accident


May 23rd, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh), May 23 (IANS) Six members of a family, including two women, were killed when a speeding truck rammed into their car here Monday, police said.The mishap took ... Read more...

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Cop killed in gunfight with Maoists in Maharashtra


May 19th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur (Maharashtra), May 19 (IANS) One policeman was killed and two others were seriously injured Thursday in a gun battle with Maoists in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district, police said.According to ... Read more...

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Trooper in Kashmir goes berserk, kills four (Lead)


April 28th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 28 (IANS) A trooper of the Rashtriya Rifles went on a shooting spree inside a camp in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir Thursday, killing four of his ... Read more...

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On India-Bangladesh border, sex and smuggling are intertwined


April 17th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Murshidabad (West Bengal), April 17 (IANS) She doesn't look more than 25, yet her eyes are sunken and body is frail. Asma Bibi, who hails from Rajshahi district of Bangladesh, ... Read more...

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Farooq hospitalised, discharged after three hours (Lead)


April 15th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 15 (IANS) Union New and Renewable Energy Minister Farooq Abdullah was admitted to a hospital here Friday after he vomited. He was discharged after three hours with doctors ... Read more...

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Joy and hope at India Gate candlelight march


April 10th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Feelings of joy and hope pervaded the air at India Gate in the national capital Saturday evening as supporters of the movement for a stronger ... Read more...

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Indian trooper shot at from across Nepal border


February 18th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 18 (IANS) A trooper of the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) was hit by a bullet fired from the Nepal side of the India-Nepal border at Panchpakri, about 175 km from ... Read more...

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Maoists kill ITBP jawan in Chhattisgarh gunfight


January 28th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 28 (IANS) Heavily armed Maoists killed a central para-military trooper of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) in Chhattisgarh Friday in a prolonged gunfight, police said.The gunfight, which began in the ... Read more...

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Military might, ‘mini-India’ on display at 62nd Republic Day


January 26th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): The 62nd Republic Day on Wednesday had 'mini-India' in itself with colourful tableaux depicting the innumerable hues of the country's diversity, in addition to a vibrant ... Read more...

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PM pays homage at Amar Jawan Jyoti


January 26th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday paid homage to the unknown soldier at Amar Jawan Jyoti, a memorial at the India Gate, on the country's 62nd Republic ... Read more...

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Air Marshal N. A. K. Browne takes over as new Indian Air Force vice-chief


January 1st, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.1 (ANI): Air Marshal N. A. K. Browne took over as the new vice chief of the Indian Air Force (IAF) here on Saturday.Air Marshal Browne laid a wreath at ... Read more...

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Hang Afzal Guru for Parliament attack, demand marchers


December 11th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Hundreds of students, accompanied by family members of those killed in the Parliament House terrorist attack Dec 13, 2001, Saturday took out a march in the ... Read more...

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Mughal Emperor Zafar’s descendant to visit Pak Sikh shrines to seek forgiveness


December 6th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAttari, Dec.6 (ANI): A descendant of former Mughal Emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar has said that she will go to Pakistan to seek forgiveness in Sikh shrines there. "My ... Read more...

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Tripura village tense as man killed in BSF firing


November 30th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 30 (IANS) Tension escalated in a border village in south Tripura Tuesday a day after a trader was killed and his son injured in firing by a Border Security Force ... Read more...

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Maoists kill three people in West Bengal


November 8th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 8 (IANS) Three people, including a woman, in West Bengal's West Midnapore district have been killed by suspected Maoists, police said Monday."A group of ultra Left rebels attacked Ganakkata village ... Read more...

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Meet, a Gandhian by antique collection in Tamil Nadu


October 2nd, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by ANI
By Juhan SamuelThrissur (Tamil Nadu), Oct.2 (ANI): A septuagenarian in Tamil Nadu's Thrissur district has raised a big collection of antiques that includes several belongings of Mahatma Gandhi.Antony Chittatukara, a retired teacher, ... Read more...

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Armed forces need AFPSA, says top official


September 30th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 30 (IANS) Outgoing Assam Rifles Chief Lt. Gen Yadava has said the controversial Armed Force Special Powers Act (AFSPA) was a vital shield for armed forces battling insurgents."It is ... Read more...

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Trooper detained on charges of snatching in West Bengal


September 22nd, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) A security force trooper was detained by the Trinamool Congress leaders in West Bengal's West Midnapore district Wednesday on charges of snatching mobile phones and cash from local ... Read more...

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