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LeT, TTP among insurgents teaming up to counter security forces in Pak, Afghanistan


December 29th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 29 (ANI): Increased cooperation among insurgent factions is being reported inside both Afghanistan and Pakistan, as US and NATO officials said they had seen evidence of loose cooperation among ... Read more...

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China blocked UN sanctions on 3 Pakistani terrorists: WikiLeaks


December 6th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 6 (IANS) Apparently at the behest of Pakistan, China, which wields a veto in the UN Security Council, put a "technical hold" on an Indian request to ... Read more...

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“Pak’s nuclear weapons are secure”: Musharraf


November 16th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 16 (ANI): Pakistan's pursuit of nuclear weapons was an "existential and defensive imperative" to compensate for the new imbalance of power tilted towards India, former president Pervez Musharraf has ... Read more...

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Maoists, Kashmiri separatists nexus can’t be ruled out: Buddhadeb


November 13th, 2010 - 2:43 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Friday said that he is not ruling out the possibility of the alleged nexus between the Maoists and Kashmiri separatists but added ... Read more...

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ISI ‘aided 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks’


October 19th, 2010 - 11:30 am ICT by ANI
London, Oct 19(ANI): Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) was involved in preparations for the 26/11 Mumbai terrorist attacks, according to classified Indian government documents.According to the Guardian, a 109-page report into the interrogation ... Read more...

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CIA warns al-Qaeda’s affiliate in Yemen “urgent threat to U.S. security”


August 25th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): CIA analysts have warned, for the first time since the 9/11 terror attacks in 2001, that one of the offshoots of al-Qaeda in Yemen has become the most ... Read more...

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Militant groups in north-east get together


July 26th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, July 26 (ANI): Militant groups in northeast India are making attempts to coordinate their efforts, according to reports. Intelligence reports have revealed that major militant groups of Manipur have come to ... Read more...

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Pak’s “friendly attitude” towards JuD bound to raise eyebrows: Pak editorial


July 7th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, July 7(ANI): The Pakistan Punjab government's "friendly attitude" towards Jamaat-ud-Dawa, despite the group being named in the list of 23 banned militant organizations, may raise some eyebrows, an editorial in a ... Read more...

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PML-N says no grant given to Jamaat-Al-Daawa under zero-tolerance anti-terror policy


June 22nd, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, June 22(ANI): In an incredible turn around, and tacitly admitting that the 'banned' Jamaat-Al-Daawa outfit came under the terror group scanner, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Pervaiz Rashid has said that ... Read more...

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U.S. report calls for withholding aid till unholy Pak-terrorist nexus not snapped


June 22nd, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22(ANI): A new report by a Washington think tank has said that some official elements in Pakistan are thwarting counterterrorism efforts, and advised the Obama administration to withhold some ... Read more...

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Saeed-Pak establishment nexus clear from new ‘water-war’ anti-India campaign


May 28th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): Despite its public stance of wanting a truce with long-time 'rival' neighbour, experts have pointed out that the Pakistan government has devised a new strategy to continue its ... Read more...

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Despite ban, JeM continuing its ‘jihadi’ objectives through mosques, madrassas: Report


May 7th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): The arrest of some men, allegedly members of the banned terror outfit Jaish-e-Muhammed (JeM) from a mosque in Karachi in connection with the failed Times Square bombing plot, ... Read more...

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American Cleric Has Become Target Of CIA


April 8th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, Apr 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent development, the Obama administration has given its nod for the killing or capture of a Muslim Radical cleric named Anwar al-Awlaki who ... Read more...

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Manipur businessmen protest militants extortion demands


January 31st, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Jan 31 (ANI): Manipur businessman staged a sit-in protest recently against frequent extortion demands made by militants.They said that militant activities have severely affected trade and business in the state.Businessmen of ... 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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Pak to deport arrested US terror suspects only after complete investigations


December 12th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec.12 (ANI): All the five detained US origin terror suspects would be deported as soon as the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) completes its investigations, a seniorPakistan Interior Ministry official ... Read more...

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Tripura celebrates 63rd Independence Day amidst tight security


August 15th, 2009 - 8:56 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, Aug. 15 (ANI): As the nation celebrated the 63rd Independence Day with a joyous mood on Saturday, the I-Day function was held under tight security in Tripura.Security had been beefed ... Read more...

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Pakistan delayed in banning militant outfits: Rajnath Singh


August 7th, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 7 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh has said that Pakistan's ban on Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) along with 25 religious and other groups should have happened a ... Read more...

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Osama-bin-Laden in FATA, may strike US from there: Mullen


July 24th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 24 (ANI): US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Admiral Mike Mullen has said Al-Qaida chief Osama-bin-Laden is hiding in Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and can strike the ... Read more...

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Omar Abdullah to expand his ministry today


July 11th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 11 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is expanding his cabinet today by inducting 13 new faces, including a woman minister.Abdullah is inducting five members from his ... Read more...

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Former Pak MNA nabbed with Mehsud’s letter to ex-ISI official


June 28th, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 28 (ANI): Former Member of the National Assembly (MNA) Maulana Shah Abdul Aziz has been apprehended with a letter written by Tehrik-e-Taliban (TTP) chief Baitullah Mehsud to a former ... Read more...

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The Afghan Taliban warlord Pak seeks as a “friend” is US’ worst foe


June 20th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 20 (ANI): With the Pakistan government deciding to initiate an offensive against the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Baitullah Mehsud in South Waziristan, and ordering the troops to march in ... Read more...

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US drops ‘India, AQ Khan’ riders from Pak aid bill


June 14th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 14 (ANI): In what may be seen as a major concession to Pakistan, the US House of Representatives has dropped demands of access to the disgraced nuclear scientist Dr ... Read more...

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Stopping cross border attacks, crack down on LeT, key riders for US aid to Pak


June 13th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 13 (ANI): Stopping cross border attacks and cracking down on the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and other major terrorist organizations, are some of the key benchmarks that the US House of ... Read more...

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World’s most dangerous country Pak ‘a lost cause’, says top US military adviser


June 4th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jun.4 (ANI): A key adviser to the US Central Command chief General David Petraeus, Lieutenant Colonel David Kilcullen has said that Pakistan is a 'lost cause', and until it initiates ... Read more...

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Top LeT operative arrested in Kolkata


March 7th, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Mar 7 (ANI): A suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba operative Abu Taher alias Mohamed Zakaria was arrested in Kolkata on Friday. Officials said Taher was an expert in making explosive devices and was staying ... Read more...

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Banned militant outfits turning Pak Punjab situation worse than Swat


January 23rd, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 23 (ANI): Pakistani parliamentarians fear that the law and order situation in Punjab might grow worse than that of the Swat Valley, pointing to the activities of banned militant ... Read more...

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India asks Pakistan for periodic reports on Mumbai probe (Intro Roundup)


January 19th, 2009 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) India Monday asked Pakistan to speed up its investigations into the Mumbai attacks and share the "outcome" of this on a periodical basis rather than waiting for ... Read more...

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War on terror is misleading and mistaken: Miliband


January 15th, 2009 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Asking Pakistan to show "zero tolerance" towards terrorism, British Foreign Secretary David Miliband Thursday rejected the military option as an answer to the problem of terrorism and advised ... Read more...

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Amidst war threats, Pakistan may redeploy troops from Afghan border


December 26th, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 26 (IANS) Pakistan has told the US and its allies in the war on terror that it will have to move its forces from the western to the eastern borders ... Read more...

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Army seizes cache of arms and ammunitions in Manipur


December 24th, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Dec 24 (ANI): Authorities in Imphal seized huge quantities of arms and ammunitions from suspected militants. Talking to mediapersons, Brigadier Balbir Singh, Commander, 26 Sector Assam Rifles, said, "A huge quantity ... Read more...

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China convinced Pak to crackdown on Jamaat-ud-Dawa: Editorial


December 13th, 2008 - 10:50 am ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec.13 (ANI): The Chinese Government seems to have played a behind the scenes significant role in convincing the Pakistani establishment to launch a "convincing" crackdown on suspect militant organizations operating ... Read more...

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Negroponte arrives in Islamabad, may discuss next steps against LeT


December 11th, 2008 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec.11 (ANI): US Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte has arrived in the Pakistan capital, and is expected to discuss the latest situation on ground vis-a-vis relations between Pakistan and ... Read more...

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Lashkar says it has devised way to thwart Pak move to curb its freedom


December 8th, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec.8 (ANI): The banned militant outfit Lashkar-e-toiba has said that it has devised ways at the grassroots level to circumvent a Pakistan Government move to curb its activities. Authorities in Islamabad ... Read more...

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Educational institutes continue to be victims of militancy in Manipur


October 14th, 2008 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Oct 14 (ANI): Educational institutions continue to be the target of militant organizations in Manipur. Despite several appeals by students and teachers to make education a ''free zone'', the ultras ... Read more...

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