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Northeast seperatist leader arrested in New Delhi (Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl/New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) A top leader of a separatist outfit operating in the northeast was arrested by a combined team of Delhi Police and Mizoram Police ... Read more...

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Mizoram militant leader arrested in Delhi


July 19th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl/New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) A top leader of a Mizo militant outfit was arrested by a combined team of Delhi Police and Mizoram Police from Indira Gandhi International Airport ... Read more...

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A candid post-mortem of the LTTE (Book Review)


July 16th, 2012 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Book: "The Prabhakaran Saga"; Author: S. Murali; Publisher: Sage Publishers;Pages: 362; Price: Rs.425This is a cold-blooded yet comprehensive post-mortem of the rise and fall of the LTTE and its boss Velupillai ... Read more...

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Arjun wanted Sonia as PM after Indira’s killing?


July 7th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The late Congress leader Arjun Singh wanted Sonia Gandhi to be made the prime minister after Indira Gandhi was assassinated in 1984, veteran journalist ... Read more...

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Kashmir, Pakistan & history on book shelf (IANS Books this Week)


May 19th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The book case this week is serious and fires reality shots on issues like terror, Kashmir, Pakistan and history. Browse with IANS....1. Book: "The ... Read more...

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Israel fears more rocket attacks


March 27th, 2012 - 7:38 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, March 27 (IANS) The Israeli military has deployed its Iron Dome anti-rocket system in various locations in Tel Aviv to counter rocket attacks from Gaza militants.The Israel Defence ... Read more...

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Osama’s relative in Pakistan to shift family


March 6th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 6 (IANS) Pakistan has allowed slain Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's family to leave the country, and a Yemeni brother-in-law of the militant leader has arrived here ... Read more...

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Osama’s compound in Pakistan razed


February 26th, 2012 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 26 (IANS) The three-storey compound of the slain Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in Pakistan is being demolished.The white mansion, where the militant leader took refuge, sits ... 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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‘Benazir killed for backing Lal Masjid operation’


February 12th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) Former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto was assassinated for supporting the Lal Masjid operation, an anti-terrorism court has been told.Dawn quoted Magistrate Taufiq Ahmed, ... Read more...

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Key militant leader held in Pakistan


December 17th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 17 (IANS) A key member of the Taliban-linked outfit Al Mukhtar, along with five other militants, has been arrested in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, officials said.Karachi ... Read more...

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Key militant leader held in Pakistan


December 17th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 17 (IANS) A key member of the Taliban-linked outfit Al Mukhtar, along with five other militants, has been arrested in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, officials said.Karachi ... Read more...

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Former Tripura extremists to block national highway


December 7th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 7 (IANS) Hundreds of former tribal guerrillas will Thursday launch blockade of a national highway, demanding implementation of rehabilitation packages and withdrawal of pending cases, a former militant ... Read more...

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Pakistani court acquits militant leader’s sons


November 18th, 2011 - 6:39 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 18 (IANS/AKI) A Pakistani anti-terrorism court Thursday acquitted three sons of Sufi Mohammad, the chief and founder of a militant group Tehreek-e-Nafaz-e-Shariat-e-Mohammadi (TNSM), in a terrorism case.TNSM's objective ... Read more...

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110 militants surrender in Afghanistan


August 25th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 25 (IANS) A total of 110 militants surrendered to the Afghan government Thursday, an official said.The militants, led by Mawlawi Abdul Hadi, laid down their arms in Badakhshan ... Read more...

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Government in ‘back channel’ talks with Bodo militant leader


August 3rd, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday said the government was in talks with Ranjan Daimary, the jailed chief of the separatist National Democratic Front of ... Read more...

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Will split in Taliban ranks bring peace, asks Pakistani daily


June 29th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 29 (IANS) Though the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has split with one of its commanders forming a splinter group, it remains to be seen whether this will bring ... Read more...

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U.S. drone strikes kill 11 suspected militants in Pakistan


June 20th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by BNO News
PARACHINAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Suspected U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan's volatile tribal region killed at least eleven suspected militants on Monday, officials said.According to SAMAA TV, an unmanned aircraft launched four ... Read more...

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Manipur militant leader arrested


May 10th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The commander-in-chief of a banned Manipur based militant outfit has been arrested in Bangalore, police said here Tuesday.Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) leader Malengba, 36, was ... Read more...

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Cellphones recovered from Kashmir prison


April 17th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 17 (IANS) At least seven mobile phones and 15 SIM cards were recovered from Srinagar's Central Jail Sunday, a day after police claimed that a former militant lodged ... Read more...

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Join talks or get isolated: Pillai’s message to separatists (Lead, with Pillai interview)


April 10th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Join the peace process to solve Kashmir's problems or get isolated - that is the message from union Home Secretary G.K. Pillai to separatist ... Read more...

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Kashmir militancy down, militants can join talks: Pillai (Interview)


April 9th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The largest Kashmiri guerrilla group, the Hizbul Mujahideen, has been "almost" vanquished now and if the militant leadership based in Pakistani Kashmir wants to join ... Read more...

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This lawmaker calls himself a ‘dreaded terrorist’


March 27th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bokakhat (Assam), March 27 (IANS) A former militant leader and now a lawmaker in Assam for two terms, Jiten Gogoi, who loves to call himself a "dreaded terrorist", is eyeing ... Read more...

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Hizb chief ready to respond to ’sincere’ talks offer


January 14th, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 14 (IANS) Syed Salahuddin, the Pakistan-based leader of the Hizbul Mujahideen, has voiced his willingness to talk to New Delhi if a "sincere offer" is made by the Indian government, ... Read more...

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Three police officials injured in bomb blast in Pak’s Lower Dir area


January 2nd, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Lower Dir, Jan 2 (ANI): Three police officials were injured in an explosion, when militants attacked a police mobile in Lower Dir district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Sunday.According to security forces, militants ... Read more...

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Top leader of Haqqani network nabbed, say reports


December 25th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 25 (IANS) Afghan and coalition forces have detained a top leader of the Haqqani network based in Pakistan's North Waziristan, media report said Saturday.The militant network, led by aging ... Read more...

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Former rebel held for misappropriating Tripura funds (Lead)


December 19th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 19 (IANS) A former leader of a banned separatist outfit has been arrested in this Tripura capital for misappropriating Rs.18.10 lakh (over $40,000) meant for the rehabilitation of rebels who ... Read more...

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Money was behind Kashmir protests: Militant leader


December 15th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 15 (IANS) A heavy flow of money was behind the stone-pelting protests in Kashmir last summer, according to a top militant leader who was believed to be instigating the stir ... Read more...

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Taliban leader in secret Afghan talks was an impostor: Report


November 23rd, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 23 (IANS) The secret talks between the Afghanistan government and the Taliban to end the conflict in the country - that were "showing promise" - seem to have hit ... Read more...

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Lebanon sentences Muslim hate cleric Omar Bakri Mohammad to life in prison


November 13th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13(ANI): Islamist militant leader Omar Bakri Mohammad has said that he has been sentenced to life in prison by a Lebanon court.Bakri said that he had been tried in his ... Read more...

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Top militant leader surrenders in Meghalaya


October 8th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Oct 8 (IANS) The Garo National Liberation Army, a rebel group operating in Meghalaya, suffered a major setback when one its key leaders surrendered with a huge cache of arms and ... Read more...

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Six killed in US drone attack in Pakistan


October 4th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 4 (IANS) At least six people were killed and three injured in a US drone attack launched late Monday in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, Xinhua reported.The strike took place at ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda leader killed in Pakistan (Lead)


September 29th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Sep 29 (IANS) A senior Al Qaeda leader has reportedly been killed in a US drone attack in Pakistan's North Waziristan region, security officials Wednesday said.Villagers, however, said they ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s military failures emboldening terrorists to launch more attacks


September 23rd, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 23 (ANI): While the US-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) troops have been staging air strikes against the Taliban and other militant groups in Afghanistan and the Af-Pak border ... Read more...

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Chechen separatist Zakayev leader detained in Poland


September 18th, 2010 - 1:26 am ICT by BNO News
WARSAW, POLAND (BNO NEWS) – Chechen separatist leader, Akhmed Zakayev, on Friday was detained in Warsaw, Poland where he was expected to attend the World Chechen Congress.Ria Novosti reported that Zakayev was ... Read more...

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