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China declines supporting cyber attackers


March 30th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 30 (IANS) The Chinese government has denied allegations of supporting hackers to launch cyber attacks against other countries.The Chinese defence ministry, while refuting the allegations, has stressed that ... 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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Historic opportunity for Hu Jintao to engage Dalai Lama (Comment)


March 27th, 2012 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
History beckons China's President Hu Jintao during his India visit if he sheds entrenched antipathies and chooses to directly engage the Dalai Lama with a specific intention of initiating the ... Read more...

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‘Maoists spread in northeast worrisome’


March 13th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The government Tuesday expressed concern over the spread of Maoism in the northeastern states and warned that the rebels were trying to link up with ... Read more...

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Chinese air force trains 300 women pilots


March 9th, 2012 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 9 (IANS) A total of 328 women pilots have been trained by China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force over the past six decades, according to government figures.The ... Read more...

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Manipur, Tripura militants caught


February 17th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 17 (IANS) A militant of the outlawed People's Liberation Army (PLA) of Manipur has been arrested here while a rebel from Tripura has been caught in Bangladesh, ... Read more...

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Suspected Manipuri militant arrested in Kolkata


February 4th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata Feb 4 (IANS) A suspected member of a Manipuri extremist organisation, responsible for creating links with the Maoists, was arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) of the Kolkata ... Read more...

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UN urges Sudan, South Sudan to resolve issues


January 30th, 2012 - 5:45 am ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Jan 30 (IANS) The United Nations has urged Sudan and its new neighbour South Sudan to resolve all outstanding issues threatening peace and security between them, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Manipur voters fearful after series of blasts


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 23 (IANS) Fear and panic has spread among both voters and politicians in election-bound northeastern state of Manipur as separatists stepped up offensive by triggering three powerful explosions ... Read more...

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Blast outside Manipur speaker’s house, one killed (Second Lead)


January 22nd, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 22 (IANS) At least one person was killed and three others injured in a powerful explosion Sunday evening outside the residence of the speaker of the outgoing assembly ... Read more...

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One killed in Manipur blast (Lead)


January 22nd, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 22 (IANS) At least one person was killed and three others injured in a powerful explosion Sunday evening outside the residence of a Congress party candidate in election-bound ... Read more...

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Grenade blast hits Congress office in poll-bound Manipur


January 5th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 4 (IANS) A ruling Congress party office came under a powerful grenade attack late Wednesday in election-bound Manipur, even as seven influential separatist groups called for a ban ... Read more...

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15 killed in Pakistan’s Quetta city blast


December 31st, 2011 - 4:22 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 31 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed and over 20 wounded after a blast hit Pakistan's Quetta city Friday, said police sources and media reports.The toll ... Read more...

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India protested Chinese troops damaging wall in Tawang: Antony


December 21st, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Chinese troops damaged a 200-foot stone wall on the Indian side of the border in Tawang region of Arunachal Pradesh in July this year, triggering ... Read more...

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57 militants surrender in Manipur


December 16th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Imphal, Dec 15 (IANS) Fifty-seven militants of different separatist outfits Thursday surrendered to the police in Manipur in the presence of Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh."The surrendered militants belonged to ... Read more...

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India-China defence dialogue resumed; border mechanism gets a push


December 9th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Breaking the ice in their military ties, India and China Friday held their Annual Defence Dialogue (ADD) in "an atmosphere of cordiality" and decided ... Read more...

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India-China defence dialogue Friday


December 8th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) India and China hold their annual defence dialogue Friday when the two sides will exchange their perspectives on regional and global security issues, apart ... Read more...

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India, China to discuss regional security Dec 9


November 30th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) India and China will hold their annual defence dialogue Dec 9 when the two sides will exchange their perspectives on regional and global security ... Read more...

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A Sri Lankan Tamil who could have made a difference (Comment)


November 19th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
If the Tamil Tigers had not assassinated him, K. Pathmanabha would have turned 60 Saturday. A Sri Lankan Tamil who embraced militancy in the 1970s, Nabha - as he was known ... Read more...

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PLA regrouping process begins in Nepal


November 19th, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 18 (IANS) The regrouping process of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) began in Nepal Friday.The PLA was the military arm of the Unified Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist (UCPN-M) ... Read more...

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Aware of Maoists in northeast: Pallam Raju


November 2nd, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Minister of State for Defence M.M. Pallam Raju said Wednesday the government was aware of the Maoists spreading their activities in the northeast and was ... Read more...

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China to better manage army assets


October 25th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 25 (IANS) China is going to better manage its army's assets, authorities said.The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) has moved to better manage its assets in an effort ... Read more...

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‘Maoists have made inroads in northeast’


October 20th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Oct 19 (IANS) Joint Intelligence Committee Chief Ajit Lal Wednesday said the Maoists have have made inroads in the strife-torn northeastern region but there is no evidence of linkages ... Read more...

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Arrested Maoist duo wanted to set up camps in Myanmar


October 7th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Two high-ranking Maoist guerrillas, arrested Sunday in the capital, wanted to set up joint training camps in Myanmar and were also working at forming a ... Read more...

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China, France pledge to deepen military ties


October 1st, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Oct 1 (IANS) China and France have pledged to deepen relations between their respective armies during the 10th strategic dialogue between the countries' defence ministries.The two-day dialogue, held here ... Read more...

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Chinese incursion issues are resolved amicably: India


September 29th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) India Thursday downplayed reported Chinese intrusions into its territory, saying these happen due to a difference in perception about the Line of Actual Control ... Read more...

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10th anniversary of 9/11 splashed across Chinese media


September 11th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 11 (IANS) Most newspapers here carried articles Sunday to mark the 10th anniversary of 9/11, denouncing terrorist activities.The People's Daily published a news story titled "US starts ... Read more...

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Will 13 prove lucky for Nepal’s new PM?


September 5th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 5 (IANS) The chief of Nepal's ruling Maoist party, Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda, Monday publicly threw his weight behind his deputy and new Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai, a ... Read more...

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After roses, new Nepal PM faces thorns


September 4th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 4 (IANS) A week after coming into power on the crest of high hopes and best wishes from people at home and abroad, Nepal?s Maoist Prime Minister Baburam ... Read more...

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Five years after war, hundreds still missing in Nepal


August 30th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 30 (IANS) Five years after a decade of civil war ended in Nepal, hundreds of people are still missing with no one punished for the extrajudicial disappearances and ... Read more...

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Nepal crisis deepens as Maoists refuse to surrender arms


August 22nd, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 22 (IANS) The crisis in Nepal deepened Monday as major parties failed to name a new consensual prime minister and the former Maoist guerrillas again refused to hand ... Read more...

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Nepal parties get three more days to form government (Lead)


August 21st, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 21 (IANS) Echoing past history, Nepal's warring parties failed to name a new consensual prime minister as the week-long deadline given by President Ram Baran Yadav ended at ... Read more...

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UN concern as Nepal’s government formation deadline ends


August 21st, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 21 (IANS) A concerned UN sent its envoy to Nepal as the deadline for forming a new government neared its end Sunday with the two main rivals still ... Read more...

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Security forces continue search post-encounter in Assam


August 20th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Silchar (Assam), Aug 20 (IANS) Security forces Saturday continued their combing operation in Assam following a fierce encounter in which seven tribal militants were killed, police said.The Indian Army soldiers, ... Read more...

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Nepal PM stays on as allies warn of constitutional crisis (Lead)


August 13th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 13 (IANS) Nepal's embattled Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal failed to carry out his pledge to step down Saturday after his allies urged him not to, warning that ... Read more...

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