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Separatist shutdown mars life in Kashmir


July 28th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 28 (IANS) Life was adversely affected here and in other major towns of the valley Saturday following a shutdown called by the separatists to protest the killing of ... Read more...

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Three militants arrested in Tripura


June 18th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 18 (IANS) Three hardcore militants, including a woman, belonging to an insurgent group with bases in Bangladesh were arrested with Rs.25 lakh cash and some electronic gadgets in ... Read more...

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Gilani tells Karzai about militant activity along border


July 7th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has called up Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai and expressed Pakistan's concern over militant activity along the border between their two ... Read more...

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Every incident of terrorism despicable: Pak Foreign Secretary


February 7th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorThimphu (Bhutan), Feb.7 (ANI): Pakistan's Foreign Secretary Salman Bashir on Monday said that India and Pakistan have agreed to work together in countering militancy.Speaking on the sidelines of a South ... Read more...

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‘US won’t object to n-deal between Pakistan and China’


December 18th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 18 (IANS) The US will not object to any civil nuclear deal between Pakistan and China if it abides by international rules of such agreements, and chances of the US ... Read more...

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Jorhat hosts two mega tennis tournaments


December 4th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Jorhat (Assam), Dec.4 (ANI): Assam's Jorhat District recently played host to two mega tennis tournaments, which saw the participation of players from across the country.The staging these two events - the ... Read more...

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Bihar Police recovers landmine in Gaya


November 21st, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
By Surya PratapGaya (Bihar), Nov.21 (ANI): Bihar Police recovered a five-kilogram landmine in Gaya district over the weekend.Officials said the landmine with a 600-metre-wire was kept for targeting police vehicles.Police suspect the ... Read more...

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Naxalites may take to urban terrorism: Stratfor


July 9th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 9 (IANS) While the Maoist movement in India appears to be fairly contained for now, the rebel group's leaders and bombmakers could develop the "tradecraft for urban ... Read more...

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NATO troops discover 900 kg of marijuana, arrest suspected Taliban commander


June 9th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A coalition patrol on Tuesday discovered approximately 900 kilograms (1,984 pounds) of marijuana in a truck in southern Afghanistan, while a separate operation led to the arrest of ... Read more...

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Pakistan arrests militant who helped Shahzad


May 14th, 2010 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 14 (IANS) The Pakistani government has arrested a suspect with connections to a Pakistani militant group who said he acted as an accomplice to Times Square bombing supect, the ... Read more...

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Peace returns to “Phatikcherra,” once a hotbed of militancy in Tripura


May 5th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki DasAgartala, May 3 (ANI): Peace is gradually returning to many areas of northeast through government efforts and better linkages between the region and other parts of the country.Phatikcherra, in ... Read more...

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Obama ordered drone attacks on Pak ‘inspiring anti-American fanaticism’: Congressman


April 24th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.24 (ANI): A U.S. Congressman has condemned the unmanned drones strikes ordered by President Obama in western Pakistan, arguing that such tactics are inflaming radical Islamic factions."I do not support the ... Read more...

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Afghan-international force arrests Taliban sub-commander in central-east Afghanistan


March 15th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A Taliban sub-commander and two other militants were arrested in central-east Afghanistan on Monday, the NATO-led ISAF alliance said.The arrests were made after an Afghan-international security force searched ... Read more...

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Kashmiri terror groups thriving under ‘patronage of Pak agencies’ in PoK: BBC


March 4th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar.4 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony's claim that 42 terror training camps were still operative in Pakistan was backed by a British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) report which said that militant ... Read more...

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Assam’s picnic spot Chawki attracts tourists as insurgency recedes


January 31st, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Todd AlexGuwahati, Jan 31 (ANI): Nature has been generous to Assam by providing it with amazing natural beauty. And, as insurgency declines, people are making their way to various tourist ... Read more...

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Insurgents affecting Loktak Lake development


January 31st, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Jan 31 (ANI): Development of the Loktak Lake area of Manipur has been repeatedly affected by insurgent attacks. Militants recently damaged an excavator that was being used to clear Phumdis, or ... Read more...

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US drone attack kills six in Pakistan


January 19th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) At least six suspected militants were killed in a US drone attack in Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal area, a TV channel reported Tuesday. The drone fired ... Read more...

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Mehbooba Mufti wary of militant activity following troop cut initiatives


January 8th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Jan 8 (ANI): People's Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Muftihas expressed apprehension over rise in militant activity whenever there is an announcement of troop withdrawal from the restive region.Talking to ... Read more...

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Maoists kill two, torch machines in two separate incidents in Bihar


December 23rd, 2009 - 11:26 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Dec.23 (ANI): Maoist rebels killed two villagers and torched machines of a road construction company in two separate incidents on Tuesday late evening in Bihar state, police said on Wednesday.In ... Read more...

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Russian security forces kill four militants


September 12th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Makhachkala (Russia), Sep 12 (RIA Novosti) Four militants were killed Saturday in a counter-terrorist operation on the outskirts of Makhachkala, the capital of Russia's North Caucasus republic of Dagestan, a police spokesman ... Read more...

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Security forces’ phased withdrawal reports worry locals in J-K


August 29th, 2009 - 7:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug. 29 (ANI): The reports of phased withdrawal of Security Forces from militancy-affected areas have cause concern among locals of Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district.They say they are against such ... Read more...

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Security forces conduct operations in Afghanistan


August 23rd, 2009 - 10:38 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Afghan and international security forces on Saturday conducted joint operations in Kandahar and Logar Provinces to disrupt insurgent activity in the regions, officials said on Sunday. The first operations ... Read more...

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Two British soldiers, two militants killed in Afghanistan


July 10th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 10 (DPA) Two British troops and at least two militants were killed in fighting in Afghanistan, the British and US militaries said Friday. The British soldiers died Thursday in Helmand ... Read more...

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Dozens killed in clashes, attacks in Afghanistan


June 30th, 2009 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 30 (DPA) More than two dozen Taliban and three police officers were killed in a clash in northern Afghanistan and a suicide bombing and US-led coalition airstrikes in eastern ... Read more...

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US resumes secret drone surveillance to help Pak Army nab Mehsud


June 30th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): With the Pakistan Army intensifying its offensive against the Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP) chief Baitullah Mehsud in South Waziristan, the United States, with an aim to provide a wide ... Read more...

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New York trial for Guantanamo terrorist suspect Ahmed Ghailani


May 21st, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
The first of a potential 240 prisoners being held as suspected terrorists at the notorious Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba is expected to be soon transferred to New York to stand ... Read more...

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Decision on troop reduction in Kashmir after summer: Army chief


April 18th, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Indian Army chief Saturday said that any decision on troop reduction in Jammu and Kashmir will be taken after this summer. "It is premature to talk ... Read more...

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Militants kidnap 11 policemen in Pakistan’s Khyber area


March 29th, 2009 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 29 (DPA) Islamist militants Sunday kidnapped 11 tribal policemen following an attack on a checkpoint in northwestern Pakistan bordering Afghanistan, an official said. The gunmen forced the Khasadar policemen to ... Read more...

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Suicide bombing, airstrike kill 14 in Pakistan (Roundup)


March 26th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 26 (DPA) A suicide bomber Thursday killed 10 people in a north-western Pakistani town just outside the country's restive tribal region where a suspected US missile strike left four ... Read more...

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Militant violence leaves 30 people dead in Pakistan


January 21st, 2009 - 1:40 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 21 (DPA) At least 30 people were killed Tuesday in militant violence in Pakistan's restive tribal region bordering Afghanistan as the country's military asked external powers to stop demanding it ... Read more...

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Pakistan kills 24 militants in northwest


January 20th, 2009 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 20 (DPA) At least two dozen militants were killed by the Pakistani security forces in the Mohmand tribal region Tuesday, an official said.Jet aircraft attacked militant positions in Kandharo village ... Read more...

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UN central compound in Gaza hit


January 15th, 2009 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza, Jan 15 (DPA) The central United Nations compound in the Gaza Strip has been hit in the fighting between Hamas and the Israeli military Thursday, UN officials said.A fire nearby is ... Read more...

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Surrendered ULFA cadres turn social activists


December 22nd, 2008 - 7:53 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Alex Todd Guwahati, Dec.22 (ANI): Realizing the futility of violence, many low-rung United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) cadres have chosen to return to the mainstream and work for social ... Read more...

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CRS identifies Pak as base for terrorists operating in India, Afghanistan


December 18th, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): A new report by the US-based Congressional Research Service (CRS) has identified Pakistan as a base for terrorist groups and their supporters who are operating in Jammu ... Read more...

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Mumbai attacks: Pak tells Mullen it will move troops if India heightens aggression


December 4th, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec.4 (ANI): Pakistan has told the Unites States that it is not involved in the Mumbai terror attacks, directly or indirectly, and warned that any aggression from India will compel ... Read more...

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