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SPO shot dead by Maoists in Odisha


July 29th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 29 (IANS) A special police officer (SPO) was killed and another injured Sunday after Maoists opened fire at them at a rural market in Odisha's Malkangiri district, police ... Read more...

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Maoists observe ‘martyrs week’ in Odisha


July 28th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 28 (IANS) The movement of commercial and passenger vehicles was disrupted in parts of Odisha as Maoists Saturday began observing 'martyrs' week' in memory of rebel leaders killed ... Read more...

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Italian priest killed by mafia may be declared saint


June 30th, 2012 - 5:48 am ICT by IANS
Vatican City, June 30 (IANS/AKI) A priest from Italy's Sicily island who was killed by the mafia 20 years ago has been declared a martyr by Pope Benedict, and may ... Read more...

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Punjab at crossroads: Sikh clergy gives in to radical rhetoric (Punjab Newsletter)


June 8th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 8 (IANS) Once touted as the most progressive state in the country, Punjab is today at a crossroads. The contradictory actions of the state's leadership, especially the ... Read more...

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JNU’s Tibetan students pay homage to ‘martyr’


March 29th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Tibetan students in the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) here Wednesday sat on a candlelight vigil in the campus to pay homage to Jamphel Yeshi, the ... Read more...

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Taliban vows to avenge US soldier’s shooting


March 12th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Taliban have promised relatives of the civilians killed by an American soldier in a shooting spree that they will carry out revenge attacks."(We) ... Read more...

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Pakistani-American pleads guilty to terror charges


March 1st, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 1 (IANS) A Pakistani-American suspect, who is a legal US resident being held at Guantanamo Bay, has pleaded guilty to all charges as part of a deal ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM on suicidal warpath, says daily


January 18th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 18 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani appeared to be on a "suicidal warpath", said a daily, noting that his "raving and ranting will not hide ... Read more...

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Gaga fears dying like Lady Diana


December 8th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 8 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga, set to release a song about the death of Princess Diana, fears she might end up dying the way Diana died.A ... Read more...

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Gaddafi says he is still in Libya


September 27th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Sep 27 (IANS) Ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has said he is still in the country, fighting on the ground and ready to die a martyr, state-run Allibiya TV ... Read more...

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Pakistanis held in Britain for plotting another 9/11


September 27th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) A six-member gang of suspected Pakistani-origin suicide bombers have been arrested for plotting a terror attack in Britain similar to 9/11, police said.However, no specific targets ... Read more...

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Ramdev supporter cremated in Haryana village


September 27th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sonipat (Haryana), Sep 27 (IANS) Raj Bala, a supporter of Baba Ramdev who was critically injured in the police crackdown on the yoga guru's meeting in Delhi and died ... Read more...

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Nation must accept Netaji’s death: Biographer (Interview)


July 24th, 2011 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Contrary to doubts raised about his death, historical evidence indicates that Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose died in an air crash Aug 18, 1945, and the ... Read more...

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Body of Telangana youth shifted to native village


July 22nd, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 21 (IANS) Amid tight security, police shifted the body of a Telangana youth who committed suicide in Delhi for a separate Telangana to his village in Moinabad ... Read more...

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26/11 martyr’s daughter finally gets government job


July 21st, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Nearly two-and-half years after police officer Vijay Salaskar lost his life battling terrorists during the 26/11 Mumbai terrorist attack, his daughter has been given a ... Read more...

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JAC calls for Telangana shutdown Friday


July 21st, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 21 (IANS) The Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC), which is spearheading the movement for separate Telangana state, has called for a shutdown in the region Friday.JAC convenor ... Read more...

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Libyan leader Gaddafi threatens to attack Europe


July 9th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has threatened Europe with retaliation for a NATO-led military campaign, saying he will send hundreds of soldiers to launch attacks there."Hundreds ... Read more...

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New York jihadist faces life term


July 8th, 2011 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 8 (IANS) A US-born jihadi, who wanted to attack US soldiers in Afghanistan and Iraq, was convicted here Wednesday.Betim Kaziu, a 23-year-old Brooklyn man, was convicted by ... Read more...

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Tagore’s ‘Muktadhara’ retold - still topical and relevant


June 29th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's emblematic play "Muktadhara" (The Waterfall) has come alive in a retelling by noted director-playwright Bhanu Bharti whose production "Tamasha Na ... Read more...

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Ahead of fast, Hazare to meet leaders of all parties


June 28th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, June 28 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare Tuesday said he will start meeting top political leaders of all parties from Wednesday prior to his planned agitation, from Aug ... Read more...

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I was a victim of celebrity status, says Aguilera


June 17th, 2011 - 4:53 am ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (IANS) Singer Christina Aguilera has criticised cops, who arrested her early this year, accusing them of targeting her because of her celebrity status.The singer and her ... Read more...

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Al-Zawahiri, who calls Pakistan a US colony, to head Al Qaeda (Roundup)


June 16th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Egyptian surgeon Ayman al-Zawahiri, who only this month called Pakistan a US colony, is the new chief of Al Qaeda following the killing of the group's ... Read more...

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We face an historic opportunity in Mideast: Obama


May 20th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 19 (IANS) Laying out his vision for America's role in the Middle East, President Barack Obama Thursday pledged US support for fledgling democracies across the region, saying: ... Read more...

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Geelani to lead funeral prayers for Osama in Kashmir


May 6th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 6 (IANS) Hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani will Friday lead the 'Ghaibana Namaz-e-Janaza' or the 'funeral prayers in absence' for slain Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in ... Read more...

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Taliban create special unit to avenge Osama killing


May 5th, 2011 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 5 (IANS/AKI) The Taliban have created a special unit in Afghanistan to avenge the killing of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, an outfit commander in Afghanistan ... Read more...

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US will “ultimately” release pictures of bin-Laden’s body


May 4th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director Leon Panetta has said the Obama administration will "ultimately" release photographs of Osama bin-Laden's body despite claims by the White House clams that ... Read more...

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US avoided ‘high profile trial’ by killing bin-Laden: Analysts


May 3rd, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): By killing Osama bin-Laden, the Obama administration has a high profile trial and denied al-Qaeda a chance of getting a propaganda boost.Although bin-Laden was officially wanted dead ... Read more...

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No immediate threat to India, but should watch psychological impact: Experts


May 2nd, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi,May 2 (IANS) Top Indian security experts feel Osama bin Laden's killing in Pakistan Sunday will not have any direct impact on India but the "psychological impact on militancy ... Read more...

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Indian ‘martyr’ alive in Pakistan, family hopes for return


April 30th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Faridkot (Punjab), April 30 (IANS) Surjit Singh, a Border Security Force (BSF) constable deployed on the India-Pakistan border in Rajasthan, went missing in the 1971 war between the two neighbours. ... Read more...

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Gaddafi building civilian army with armed Libyan teenagers


April 28th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Apr 28(ANI): Libyan dictator Muammar al-Gaddafi is reportedly arming teenagers, including girls, to build an "unofficial civilian army" against the ongoing NATO-rebel military campaign.According to The Guardian, the Gaddafi regime ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan stages fast for ban on toxic pesticide


April 25th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 25 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan Monday staged a seven-hour fast to demand a nation-wide ban on endosulphan, a highly toxic pesticide.He began his fast at ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena firmly against Jaitapur nuclear project: Uddhav (Lead)


April 25th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), April 25 (IANS) Shiv Sena's executive president Uddhav Thackeray Monday criticised the Maharashtra and central governments for going ahead with the 9,900 MW Jaitapur nuclear power project ... Read more...

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Kerala CM Achuthanandan on day-long fast for ban on endosulfan


April 25th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruvananthapuram, Apr 25 (ANI): Kerala Chief Minister V. S. Achuthanandan began a day-long fast here today to press for the demand for a countrywide ban on endosulfan pesticide.Several other political leaders, peoples' ... Read more...

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Uddhav Thackeray visits Ratnagiri victim’s family


April 25th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray Monday visited the family of Tabrez Sayekar, who was killed a week ago in police firing in Ratnagiri district while ... Read more...

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Captured 14-year-old suicide bomber unrepentant after Sunday’s terror attack in Pakistan


April 5th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Multan, April 5(ANI): The 14-year-old suicide bomber, who was captured after his explosives failed to detonate during Sunday's terror attack on a shrine in Pakistan, remains unrepentant as he tells police ... Read more...

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