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Extradite rape accused to Australia, Indian government told


May 20th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) A court here has asked the central government to extradite an Indian national to Australia to face trial in a rape case. Jaswinder Singh Mutta ... Read more...

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Kids with blocked tear ducts face lazy eye risk


October 13th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 13 (IANS) Amblyopia, sometimes referred to as 'lazy eye', causes poor vision in children and if untreated within the first six to 10 years becomes permanent.Children under three ... Read more...

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ED to quiz Jaychandran for a month more on CWG


August 10th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) M. Jeychandran, former treasurer of CWG Organising Committee, would be interrogated by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for one more month.Allowing the ED's plea, Special CBI ... Read more...

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Court allows closure of Bofors case, relief for Quattrocchi (Second Lead)


March 4th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday closed the Rs.640 million kickbacks case related to the 1986 Bofors gun deal on a plea by the CBI, dropping criminal ... Read more...

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Pak Army buying land at ‘carpet’s price’ in Swat


August 6th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug.6 (ANI): The Pakistan Army has been accused of bypassing all laws while acquiring huge land pieces to set up cantonments in various different parts of Swat.According to a report in ... Read more...

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Vitamin pills cut breast cancer risk


April 20th, 2010 - 2:17 am ICT by IANS
London, April 20 (IANS) Taking multivitamin tablets may help reduce the risk of breast cancer, a new study claims. Women who took regular doses of vitamin pills saw their chance of suffering from ... Read more...

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Vitamin, calcium likely to reduce breast cancer risk


April 19th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 19 (IANS) Vitamins and calcium supplements seem to reduce the risk of breast cancer, according to the latest findings. "It is not an immediate effect. You don't take a vitamin ... Read more...

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Vitamin, calcium supplements ‘can reduce breast cancer risk’


April 19th, 2010 - 11:00 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 19 (ANI): A new study has suggested that vitamins and calcium supplements can reduce the risk of breast cancer.The supplements are thought to help cells repair damaged DNA using a ... Read more...

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‘Swat Taliban might be setting up base in Karachi’


January 9th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan. 9 (ANI): In a bid to escape the Pakistani military's offensive in Malakand division, a large number of terrorists have fled to Karachi and South Waziristan, according to military ... Read more...

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3 extremists killed, 22 arrested in Swat, Malakand


September 15th, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by ANI
Swat, Sep 15 (ANI): Three extremists were killed and 22 others arrested as security forces continued their operation to flush out militants from Swat and Malakand.According to Inter Services Public Relations ... Read more...

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Taliban has killed 400 Lashkar members in three months


August 10th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug. 10 (ANI): More than 400 Lashkar (tribal militia) members battling the Taliban in Swat, Dir and Buner regions have been killed during the past three months, it has emerged.According ... Read more...

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Six soldiers injured in army operation against Taliban in Pakistan


July 9th, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 9 (Xinhua) Six soldiers were injured in the operations against Taliban militants in northwestern Pakistan's Swat and Malakand regions Thursday, the army said. An improvised explosives device exploded in Bannu ... Read more...

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Pakistani forces evict Taliban from two northwestern towns (Lead)


May 19th, 2009 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 19 (IANS) The Pakistani military Tuesday wrested two towns in the restive northwest from the Taliban on a day President Asif Ali Zardari asserted the entire country was united ... Read more...

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Pak Army kills 16 militants in Swat


May 19th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 19 (ANI): At least 16 militants have been killed by the Pakistan Army in the Swat Valley in last 24 hours.An officer and three soldiers had also lost their ... Read more...

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Pakistani troops enter Taliban town in Swat, 25 militants killed (Second Lead)


May 17th, 2009 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 17 (DPA) Pakistani soldiers moved into a key Taliban-dominated town in the Swat valley Sunday, the military said, intensifying the offensive that had displaced over one million people. Ground troops ... Read more...

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Pakistan threatens Taliban with ‘dire consequences’ (Second Lead)


May 17th, 2009 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 17 (IANS) Pakistan Sunday warned the Taliban of "dire consequences" if they didn't lay down arms as the military said its operations against the militants in the country's restive ... Read more...

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24 more militants killed in Swat military operation


May 8th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 8 (ANI): Security forces on Friday claimed that they had killed 24 more militants in Lower Dir and Swat.According to the sources, security personnel targeted terrorist positions in Maidan ... Read more...

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Mingora residents told to vacate city after Taliban siege


May 5th, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 5 (ANI): With the Taliban reportedly establishing control over Mingora, the largest city in the Swat Valley, government has asked residents to vacate the region.The District Coordination Officer (DCO) ... Read more...

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Court frames charges against former union ministers


April 2nd, 2009 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) A city court Thursday framed charges against former union ministers Sheila Kaul and P.K. Thungan in three separate cases, paving the way for their trial for alleged ... Read more...

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Sufi Mohammad meets Taliban leader Fazlulla chief to discuss sharia-deal


February 19th, 2009 - 8:22 pm ICT by ANI
Mingora, Feb. 19 (ANI): In a bid to convince the Taliban to disarm under sharia-deal between them and Pakistan Government, TNSM chief Sufi Muhammad met with Swat Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah ... Read more...

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Geo news correspondent killed in Swat Valley


February 18th, 2009 - 10:08 pm ICT by ANI
Swat Valley (Pakistan), Feb.18 (ANI): Geo News and The News correspondent, Mosa Khankhel was killed here on Wednesday. The murder of Khankhel took place in Matta even as thousands of men marched ... Read more...

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Taliban leader Sufi Mohammad leads a peace march in Swat


February 18th, 2009 - 9:57 pm ICT by ANI
Mingora, Feb. 18 (ANI): Thousands of men marched for peace in Pakistan''s troubled Valley. The march was led by Sufi Mohammad, the man who signed a deal to enforce Sharias law ... Read more...

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Islamists group to meet Taliban’s Pakistan chief (Lead)


February 18th, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 18 (IANS) An Islamist group, which held a march in Pakistan's Swat Valley Wednesday, has left for Matta to meet Taliban's Pakistan chief Maulana Fazlullah for restoration of peace in ... Read more...

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Five militants killed in Pakistan


February 13th, 2009 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 13 (Xinhua) At least five militants were killed and six others were injured in an exchange of fire with security forces Friday in northwestern Pakistan, a military statement said. According to ... Read more...

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Security forces kill seven militants in Pakistan


November 10th, 2008 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 10 (Xinhua) At least seven militants were killed and many injured in fighting with security forces in northwest Pakistan Monday.Five militants were killed in an exchange of fire with troops ... Read more...

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100 extremists killed in Pak jet bombings


October 19th, 2008 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Swat, Oct 19 (ANI): Pakistan security forces jet planes bombed extremists hideouts at Barthana area in Swat Valley killing at least 100 extremists.Sources said that the bombing in the area was ... Read more...

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Despite inflation, Gulf Malayalis plan Onam celebrations


September 11th, 2008 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 11 (IANS) Despite skyrocketing inflation, millions of Malayalis across the Gulf prepared to celebrate Onam, the traditional harvest festival, that falls Friday.Shops and supermarkets were filled with customers buying traditional ... Read more...

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Osama, Omars teacher willing to mediate on behalf of Pak govt with them


June 6th, 2008 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi , June 6 (ANI): Shaikh-ul Hadith Maulana Dr Sher Ali Shah, widely considered as the teacher of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden and Taliban leader Mullah Omar, has denied ... Read more...

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Militants set afire another girls school in Swat


May 8th, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by admin
Peshawar, May 8 (ANI): In a second incident of its type in less than a week, a group of unidentified militants set fire to the Sherpalam Primary Girls School in Swats ... Read more...

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Kerala exporters appeal against rice export ban


April 1st, 2008 - 6:25 pm ICT by admin
Kochi (Kerala) April 1 (IANS) The Rice Exporters Association of Kerala office bearers will meet some central ministers in Delhi Wednesday to appeal against the ban on export of non-Basmati rice. The ... Read more...

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Bomb blast kills 13 children in north-west Pakistan


February 22nd, 2008 - 11:46 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) DPA Islamabad, Feb 22 (DPA) At least 13 people were killed Friday when a roadside bomb struck a bus carrying a wedding party in Pakistan's volatile Swat Valley, an army officer said. The ... Read more...

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Bomb blast at marriage procession kills 13 in Swat


February 22nd, 2008 - 8:57 pm ICT by admin
Peshawar, Feb 22 (ANI): At least thirteen people were killed and several others wounded when a bomb exploded near a vehicle of a marriage procession in Matta of the troubled Swat region. According ... Read more...

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Pak army renews air attacks in Swat


November 14th, 2007 - 10:36 am ICT by admin
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Pak Taliban captures third town in Swat


November 14th, 2007 - 10:14 am ICT by admin
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Despite emergency in Pak, Taliban removes national flag from Swat


November 14th, 2007 - 8:35 am ICT by admin
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