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Sri Lanka tells troops to remain alert


August 5th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 5 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government has urged its security forces to remain vigilant of groups both within and outside the country who may attempt to destabilise the ... Read more...

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Hardcore Maoist held in Delhi (Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) A hardcore Maoist, who took part in around 200 attacks on security forces in Jharkhand, was arrested here, Delhi Police said Thursday. He was also ... Read more...

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Nine jailed in Russia for train blast that killed 27


May 22nd, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 22 (IANS) A court in Russia Tuesday sentenced nine people to various terms in jail over a terror attack on a passenger train in 2009 which claimed 27 ... Read more...

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Land mine removers abducted in Afghanistan


April 3rd, 2012 - 4:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Three people who cleared land mines and worked for a British-American humanitarian group have been abducted in Afghanistan, Kabul-based Bahtar news agency reported.The men from ... Read more...

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Five militants killed, 22 held in Afghanistan


February 27th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 27 (IANS) Five suspected Taliban militants were killed and 22 arrested in joint operations in eight Afghan provinces, the interior ministry said Monday.The Afghan National Police, army, ... Read more...

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Israel to clear minefields


January 30th, 2012 - 6:00 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Jan 30 (IANS) Israel's defence ministry will launch a massive land mine clearing project along the frontier with Egypt, Jordan and Syria, said an official statement.The ministry's Mine Clearance ... Read more...

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Police recover Maoist arms, explosives


December 13th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 13 (IANS) Police have recovered a huge cache of arms and explosives during an anti-Maoist operation in Odisha's Rayagada district, district superintendent of police Anoop Krishna said Tuesday."Police ... Read more...

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Pakistan to help de-mining in Sri Lanka


October 25th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 25 (IANS) Pakistan will help de-mine parts of Sri Lanka's Northern province, Xinhua reported Tuesday.A 10-member de-mining team from the Pakistani Army Engineering Corps is currently in the ... Read more...

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‘Last Night’, a poignant tale of temptation


October 22nd, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Last Night"; Cast: Sam Worthington, Eva Mendes, Keira Knightley, Guillaume Canet; Director: Massy Tadjedin; Rating: ****One of the most complex monsters to handle in the world, is a man-woman ... Read more...

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One dead in UN agency blast in Somalia


September 24th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Sep 24 (IANS) One person was killed Saturday when a bomb accidentally went off in a vehicle at the office of a UN agency involved in land mine removal ... Read more...

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2,000 land mines found in Colombia in 2011


September 19th, 2011 - 7:05 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 19 (IANS/EFE) The army has found a total of 1,961 land mines this year in a jungle province on Colombia's southern border with Ecuador and Peru, a military ... Read more...

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80 percent of Mohmand cleared of militants: Pakistan Army


September 1st, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 1 (IANS) About 80 percent of Mohmand agency in Pakistan's northwest has been cleared of militants, a senior army officer has claimed.The army said the operation being conducted ... Read more...

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UAE lauded for its work in Afghanistan


August 25th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 25 (IANS/WAM) Afghanistan is now involved in a strenuous nation-building process that requires consistency and commitment, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been helping the country ... Read more...

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Three Pakistani kids die as explosives go off at home


July 15th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 15 (IANS) Explosives stored at a home in Balochistan province went off, killing three chidren and a man.The incident took place in Chaman town Thursday.Ten people, mostly ... Read more...

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Pak security forces kill seven militants in Swat


April 11th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr 11 (ANI): Pakistani security forces have killed seven militants in the Matta area of Swat district.The Dawn quoted sources as saying the militants were trying to force their ... Read more...

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Libyan forces lay landmines in east Libya


March 31st, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar.31 (ANI): Forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's have reportedly laid both anti- personnel and anti- vehicle landmines near the eastern city of Ajdabiya.Human Rights Watch researcher Peter Bouckaert, said ... Read more...

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Turmeric molecule ‘can spot explosives’


March 25th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 25 (ANI): Scientists in the US say that the main chemical in the curry spice turmeric could be the basis for cheap explosives detectors.The curcumin molecule is already well-known ... Read more...

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Trump admits admiring Saddam’s terrorism policy


March 16th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.16 (ANI): American billionaire Donald Trump has said in a recent interview that he admired Saddam Hussein's terrorism policy.During his interview with conservative news site, Human Events, he said: "Whether you ... Read more...

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Giant pouched rats could be potential bomb detectors: African Army


March 16th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.16 (ANI): The African Army Research Office has paid an Oklahoma State University's Zoology professor to study the African giant pouched rat to detect its ability to find bombs. The animal ... Read more...

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Scientists create device that remotely blasts improvised land mines


February 16th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): Scientists at EPFL in Switzerland have created a new device that enables the remote explosion of land mines using energy from their electromagnetic impulses.This type of mine is ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up offices of self-help group, CPI-M


January 17th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) Suspected Maoists blew up a self-help group's office and torched a Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) office in West Midnapore district early Monday, police said.However, no casualty was ... Read more...

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Security forces gun down a Maoist in West Midnapore encounter


January 4th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by ANI
West Midnapore, Jan 4 (ANI): Security forces gunned down a Maoist and injured another during an encounter at Kankardara village in Lalgarh region of West Bengal's West Midnapore District on Tuesday.West Midnapore ... Read more...

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Roadside bomb kills 14 civilians in Helmand


December 31st, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Dec 31 (ANI): A minibus packed with civilians, including women and children, was blown apart by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan's Helmand Province on Thursday, killing 14 passengers and ... Read more...

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Two Maoists arrested in Bengal (Lead)


December 17th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 17 (IANS) Two Maoist rebels, including a woman involved in an attack on a paramilitary forces' camp in February in which 24 troopers were killed, were arrested Friday in West ... Read more...

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Two minors among five Maoists held in Orissa (Lead)


December 16th, 2010 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 15 (IANS) Five Maoists, including a woman and two minors, were arrested in Orissa's Rayagada district Wednesday with a cache of arms and ammunition, police said.Three guerrillas, in the age ... Read more...

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Five Maoists held in Orissa


December 15th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 15 (IANS) Five Maoists, including a woman, were arrested in Orissa's Rayagada district Wednesday with a cache of arms and ammunitions, police said.The five guerrillas, all in the age group ... Read more...

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Rehabilitation of minor female Maoist cadre promised


November 23rd, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) The police Tuesday said it will make arrangements for the rehabilitation and education of Sukurmani Soren alias Lakshmi, who was recently rescued after being recruited in the Communist ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up panchayat godown in Orissa


October 23rd, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 23 (IANS) About 30 Maoists early Saturday blew up an empty panchayat godown in Orissa's Malkangiri district, police said."The rebels blew up the godown at Niliguda village using land mines," ... Read more...

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BJP accuses Centre of failing to contain Maoists


October 7th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Oct 7 (ANI): Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, Arun Jaitley, has accused the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government at the Centre of failing in their fight against ... Read more...

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Half of Chhattisgarh’s diamond belt in Maoist strongholds (Lead)


August 2nd, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 2 (IANS) Diamond reserves could be present in eight belts in Chhattisgarh, half of which are in Maoist strongholds, Chief Minister Raman Singh said Monday. "A total eight belts have ... Read more...

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Half of Chhattisgarh’s diamond belt in Maoist strongholds


August 2nd, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 2 (IANS) Diamond reserves could be present in eight belts in Chhattisgarh, half of which according to the police are in Maoist strongholds, Chief Minister Raman Singh said Monday. "A total ... Read more...

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Anushkha Manchanda To Host MTV Stunt Mania Reloaded


July 16th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): "MTV Stunt Mania' is back with another season, and this time the contestants will have to clear the Himalayan Challenge.With the stunt academy set in the ... Read more...

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Two Maoists wanted for Jharkhand ex-minister, cop’s killings held


June 26th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 26 (IANS) Two more Maoist rebels, allegedly involved in the murder of former Jharkhand minister Ramesh Singh Munda and the abduction and beheading of police inspector Francis Induwar, were arrested ... Read more...

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Nicaragua declares itself to be land mine free


June 20th, 2010 - 7:41 am ICT by IANS
Managua, June 20 (IANS) Nicaragua has defused over two million land mines in the past 21 years under the "National Mine Clean Up Programme" and has now declared its territory free of ... Read more...

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Rep Candidate Wins Primary After Suggesting Landmines on US/Mexico Border


June 16th, 2010 - 2:00 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) During a radio interview which was given last month by the Republican nominee for New Mexico, Tom Cullins, he suggested that the United States could place landmines along ... Read more...

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