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Drug smuggling rising along India-Myanmar border


May 19th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, May 19 (IANS) Smuggling of narcotics and other drugs has been increasing along the unfenced India-Myanmar border, Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla said here Saturday."To tackle the menace ... Read more...

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PDP government delivered better with only 16 legislators: Mehbooba


December 13th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 13 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti Tuesday asserted that her party government, in coalition with Congress, had delivered much better in all ... Read more...

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Malaria biggest enemy of Indian border guards in northeast


February 23rd, 2011 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
By Sujit Chakraborty Agartala, Feb 23 (IANS) Malaria poses a bigger threat than insurgents and smugglers to Border Security Force (BSF) men posted along India's northeastern border with Bangladesh, with many dying of ... Read more...

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Three WWF female officials kidnapped by Bodo militants in Assam ‘released’


February 9th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 9 (ANI): Three female wildlife officials, who were abducted along with their male colleagues, in Assam have reportedly been released.The Assam police have however said, that the abductors have ... Read more...

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Pak soldier killed in border clash with Afghan troops


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Miranshah, Feb 3(ANI): A Pakistani soldier was killed and three others wounded in a clash with Afghan forces on the Pak-Afghan border, Pakistani officials said.The clash took place in the Ghulam ... Read more...

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Six militants killed in US drone attack in Pakistan


May 3rd, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 3 (DPA) At least six militants were killed Monday in a airstrike from a pilotless US aircraft in Pakistan's tribal region near the Afghan border, intelligence officials said. The drone ... Read more...

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Mizoram to deport non-domicile citizens without valid permits


October 28th, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Oct 28 (IANS) Police in Mizoram have been asked to deport non-domicile Indian citizens staying in the state without valid inner line permits, state Home Minister R. Lalzirliana said here Wednesday. "Indian ... Read more...

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Report: American hikers moved to Tehran


August 8th, 2009 - 12:09 pm ICT by admin
TEHRAN, Iran (BNO NEWS) -- Three Americans arrested in Iran after crossing into the country on a hiking trip on the Iraqi border have been transferred to Tehran, a U.S. official told ... Read more...

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Pakistan moves troops to Afghan border: Report


July 2nd, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 2 (Xinhua) Pakistan's Army has deployed troops to a stretch of the Afghan border to stop Taliban militants fleeing a major US offensive in southern Afghanistan, a military spokesman ... Read more...

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Zardari snubs Brown, cancels joint press conference


April 27th, 2009 - 9:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 27 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has cancelled a joint news conference with British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, as he arrived in Islamabad for talks with the Pakistani ... Read more...

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Kerry says Pak is in a moment of peril


April 22nd, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): US Senator John Kerry has said that the Obama Administration's plan for Pakistan "is not a real strategy.""Pakistan is in a moment of peril. And I believe ... Read more...

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Terrorist safe havens in Pakistan most worrisome: US


March 2nd, 2009 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) The havens carved out by the Taliban and other insurgents in Pakistan have become the "most worrisome" part of the US-led war in Afghanistan, says US Defence Secretary ... Read more...

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Obama for rooting out terrorist safe havens in Afghanistan, Pakistan


February 10th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.10 (ANI): In his first news conference after assuming office as the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama on Monday called for the rooting out of all safe ... Read more...

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Bush to give Obama review on Afghanistan and Pakistan


December 7th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.7 (ANI): The Bush administration is preparing to present President-elect Barack Obama with a lengthy, classified strategy review aimed at reversing the gains that militants have made in destabilizing Afghanistan ... Read more...

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US to send 20,000 more troops to Afghanistan


December 6th, 2008 - 6:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 6 (DPA) The US military is preparing for a build-up of as many as 20,000 troops next year in Afghanistan to step up the fight against the Taliban and Al ... Read more...

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US daily again claims air strikes a result of secret deal, Pak denies


November 17th, 2008 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): Second time in the past few days, a leading American daily the Washington Post has claimed that the US and Pakistan had agreed to a don''t-ask-don''t-tell policy ... Read more...

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Process on for second phase of Jammu and Kashmir polls (Lead)


October 29th, 2008 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu/Srinagar, Oct 29 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra Wednesday issued notification for the second phase of elections to the state assembly scheduled for Nov 23.According to the notification, the constituencies ... Read more...

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Poll process for second phase begins in Jammu and Kashmir


October 29th, 2008 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 29 (IANS) The electoral process for the second of the seven-phase assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir began Wednesday. The second phase will have elections in six constituencies involving over ... Read more...

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Election process kicks off in Jammu and Kashmir


October 24th, 2008 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 24 (IANS) The election process to the 87-member legislative assembly in Jammu and Kashmir began Friday with the issuance of notification for the first phase in which 10 constituencies go ... Read more...

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Russian army men to train at Indian mountain combat centre


July 14th, 2008 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Moscow, July 14 (RIA Novosti) A delegation of Russian Ground Forces officers will train in mountain warfare during a two-week trip to India that started Monday, a spokesman for the Russian ... Read more...

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US may conduct raids against terrorists operating from Pak tribal areas


July 9th, 2008 - 7:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): US can go after the terrorists operating from Pakistans tribal areas to check rising Taliban attacks against American troops in Afghanistan and to disrupt resurgent al-Qaida operatives ... Read more...

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China to probe Google ‘breach of state secrecy laws’


May 7th, 2008 - 5:22 pm ICT by admin
London, May 7 (ANI): China has announced that it will probe the alleged breaching of state secrecy laws and showing illegal maps of the country by the Internet search engine Google ... Read more...

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Rats rampage Mizoram fuelling famine fears


April 5th, 2008 - 12:25 pm ICT by admin
By Syed Zarir Hussain Aizawl, April 5 (IANS) Thousands of rats are rampaging through rice and vegetable fields in India's northeastern state of Mizoram, fuelling fears of a famine in the region even ... Read more...

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Pakistan protests to US coalition forces over civilian deaths


March 13th, 2008 - 7:21 pm ICT by admin
DPA Islamabad, March 13 (DPA) Pakistan lodged a "strong protest" with the US-led coalition in Afghanistan after one of their artillery shells killed four people on the Pakistani side of a remote border ... Read more...

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Israeli forces cross Lebanese border


March 6th, 2008 - 9:10 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) Xinhua Beirut, March 6 (Xinhua) Israeli forces Thursday crossed the Lebanese border in the south and advanced one km, but kept away from the UN demarcated "Blue Line" Future TV reported. Earlier reports ... Read more...

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US moving to expand its role in Pakistan


February 25th, 2008 - 6:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb.25 (ANI): US officials are quietly planning to expand their presence in and around the lawless tribal areas of Pakistan by creating special coordination centers on the Afghan side of the ... Read more...

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