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Maoists’ shutdown call hits life in Chhattisgarh


July 30th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 30 (IANS) Roads looked deserted and shops remained closed in Chhattisgarh's Bastar region Monday, the third day of the Maoists' 'martyrdom week', police said. Two rebel supporters were ... Read more...

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Afghanistan: Suicide bomber kills NATO troops, children near market


May 21st, 2012 - 1:53 am ICT by BNO News
TARIN KOT, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A suicide bomber attacked a convoy of foreign troops in southern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing two coalition service members and two Afghan children, officials said. A ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda’s online magazine unexpectedly returns


May 4th, 2012 - 4:18 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) on Thursday unexpectedly released two more editions of its English-language online magazine that serves as a guide to potential and future ... Read more...

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Pakistani gets 2 years jail for helping LeT


April 14th, 2012 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 14 (IANS) A Pakistani man living in Virginia has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for providing material support to Pakistan based terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taeba (LeT), blamed ... Read more...

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LOC fencing extensively damaged by heavy snowfall, says commander


February 25th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 25 (IANS) The Indian Army Saturday said the fencing along the Line of Control (LoC) was severely damaged in heavy snowfall this year as it also paid ... Read more...

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Trinamool MP slams Bengal government for farmers’ suicides


January 13th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 13 (IANS) Causing embarrassment to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, singer-turned-Trinamool Congress MP Kabir Suman has composed a song condemning farmers' suicides in the state and ... Read more...

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Rehman Malik thanks Taliban for not attacking Shias


December 7th, 2011 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 7 (IANS) Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik has thanked the Taliban for not attacking Shia Muslims during their religious rituals Tuesday."I am thankful to the Taliban who ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s Muslims take out Muharram processions


December 6th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims in Mumbai mourned the martyrdom of Imam Hussain, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed, some 1,400 ago at Karbala in Iraq, on the the ... Read more...

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Single ad for Sardar Patel, dozens on Indira: BJP


November 1st, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday lambasted the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for "belittling" the contribution of India's first home minister Sardar Vallabhbhai ... Read more...

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Bhushan in mind, Hazare slams ‘incoherent’ talk on Kashmir


October 18th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Indicating widening differences within his team, Anna Hazare Tuesday sharply criticised "incoherent" remarks on Kashmir but did not name lawyer-activist Prashant Bhushan."Some people talk ... 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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West fears al Qaeda could seize Gaddafi weapons: Report


August 24th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US, France and Britain have asked Libya's neighbours to beef up security on their borders to prevent the possible smuggling out of weapons, Algerian ... Read more...

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From Bengal to Bihar to remember Khudiram Bose


August 11th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 11 (IANS) They came all the way from West Bengal to Bihar's Muzaffarpur district to pay homage to Khudiram Bose on his death anniversary Thursday. One of ... Read more...

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Norwegian killer posted manifesto, video before attacks


July 24th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, July 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Norwegian police are verifying if twin attack suspect Anders Behring Breivik was the author of a manifesto and a video which appeared on the ... Read more...

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Osama’s death will encourage war: Afghan Taliban


May 7th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 7 (IANS) The death of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden will boost morale of insurgents to seek martyrdom and encourage them in the war against US ... Read more...

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Osama bin Laden killed in Pakistan: Obama (Third Lead)


May 2nd, 2011 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) The world's most wanted terrorist and Al Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden has been killed in Pakistan, US President Barack Obama announced, describing it as ... Read more...

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Reservation row to intensify after fasting protestor dies


March 24th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by ANI
Fatehabad (Haryana), Mar. 24 (ANI): An agitation by the Jat community in Haryana is set to intensify after a protestor, on hunger strike for 12 days, died on Wednesday.The Jats, belonging to ... Read more...

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Parliament remembers martyrs Bhagat Singh, Rajguru, Sukhdev (Lead)


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha Wednesday paid tribute to martyred freedom fighters Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev on the day they were ... Read more...

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Thousands turn up for rallies at Bhagat Singh’s village


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Khatkar Kalan (Punjab), March 23 (IANS) With canopies stretched over 20 acres, facilities for drinking water and parking, and at least 10 community kitchens, this Punjab village hosted ... Read more...

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In poll warm-up, all roads lead to Bhagat Singh village


March 22nd, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Khatkar Kalan (Punjab), March 22 (IANS) On Punjab's political roadmap, as the main parties warm up to assembly elections early next year, all roads seem to lead to this ... Read more...

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Glossy Al-Qaeda mag offers beauty tips with suicide bombing advice


March 14th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 14 (ANI): Al-Qaeda has launched a magazine for women that not only offers beauty and fashion tips but also gives advice on suicide bombings.The front cover of the glossy magazine, ... Read more...

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Eastern Libya overrun by extremists to root out Gaddafi regime: Wikileaks


March 7th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar 7 (ANI): Leaked secret US diplomatic cables obtained by the whistleblower website 'Wikileaks' has raised concern that eastern Libya is being overrun by extremist organisations to root out the ... Read more...

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Anwar al-Awlaki plotting attacks on UK


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 29 (ANI): The trial sessions of a Bangladeshi British Airways computer engineer who had plotted to blow up a plane have revealed that Anwar al-Awlaki, the American born leader of ... Read more...

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‘Right to education based on Gandhian philosophy’


January 31st, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The Right to Education Act which promises free and compulsory education to children between the age of six and 14, is in tune with the Gandhian philosophy, ... Read more...

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‘Courageous’ Salmaan Taseer’s sacrifice will not go waste: Zardari


January 7th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 7(ANI): Slain Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer was courageous enough to stand up to bigots and fanatics in Pakistan, and his sacrifice will not go waste, President Asif Ali Zardari ... Read more...

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Peaceful Moharrum in Mumbai


December 17th, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 17 (IANS) Muslims Friday peacefully observed Yaum-e-Ashoora, the 10th day of the Muslim month of Moharrum, remembering the martyrdom of Imam Hussain, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed, and his followers ... Read more...

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Thousands join Muharram processions across Kashmir Valley (Lead)


December 17th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 17 (IANS) Muharram processions were taken out peacefully in many parts of the Kashmir Valley Friday except for the main procession which couldn't be taken out due to the imposition ... Read more...

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Muslim devotees mourn martyrdom of Imam Hussain


December 17th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by ANI
By Kamna MathurLucknow, Dec.17 (ANI): Muslim devotees walked barefoot on flaming embers to mourn the martyrdom of Imam Hussain, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed, in Lucknow.Muslim celebrated 'Ashura', the tenth day of ... Read more...

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Curfew in Srinagar to prevent Muharram procession


December 17th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 17 (IANS) Several parts of Srinagar were placed under curfew Friday to prevent the main procession from being taken out on Muharram."Curfew has been imposed in seven police station areas ... Read more...

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One killed, 26 hurt in Peshawar blast


December 16th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Dec 16 (IANS) One child was killed and 26 others, including four women and eight children, were injured in a bomb blast in Pakistan's Peshawar city Thursday.The blast, which ... Read more...

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Mother recalls young lieutenant who’d win Param Vir Chakra in 1971


December 16th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 16 (IANS) At 85, Maheshwari Khetrepal is old but recalls vividly how she and her husband with their friends celebrated after India declared ceasefire ... Read more...

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38 die in Iran mosque attack (Second Lead)


December 15th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 15 (IANS) At least 38 people were killed and scores injured when a powerful bomb tore through a mosque in southeastern Iran Wednesday, state-run IRNA news agency reported.The explosion took ... Read more...

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Dawoodi Bohra head conducts Moharram discourses at 99


December 14th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) Setting a record of sorts at 99 years, the spiritual head of the Dawoodi Bohra community Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin is conducting the annual Moharram discourses in Mumbai for ... Read more...

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Sikh bodies divided over change in Guru Tegh Bahadur martyrdom date


November 24th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Nov.24 (ANI): Representative institutions of the Sikh community are divided over a move by the Akal Takht to change the original date of the day Guru Tegh Bahadur, the ninth Sikh ... Read more...

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Akal Takht announces new martyrdom day for Guru Teg Bahadur


November 23rd, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, Nov 23 (ANI): Akal Takht has put off the original date of martyrdom of Guru Teg Bahadur, the ninth spiritual master of the Sikhs.According to the Nanakshahi calendar ... Read more...

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