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10 killed, 40 hurt in Pakistan car bombing (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and 40 injured in a car bomb blast that ripped through a market area Monday in Pakistan's northwest tribal region ... Read more...

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52 killed in series of attacks across Iraq


September 9th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Sep 9 (IANS) A series of bombs and gunfire attacks across Iraq Sunday left some 52 Iraqis dead and more than 200 others injured, in what appeared to be ... Read more...

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Assam Rifles gets new chief


August 24th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The government Friday appointed Lt. Gen. Ranbir Singh, currently posted with the country's Strategic Forces Command, as the next director general of Assam Rifles, a ... Read more...

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One killed, 15 hurt in Quetta bombing (Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islambad, Aug 21 (IANS) At least one person was killed and 15 others were injured Tuesday in a massive bomb explosion in Pakistan's southwest city of Quetta, a media report ... Read more...

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Ramdev’s parliament march thwarted, gains wide political support (Intro Roundup)


August 13th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) There was high drama in the heart of the capital Monday as Baba Ramdev was detained while leading a big march to parliament to ... Read more...

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CRPF denies any involvement, statement on Kashmir youth’s death


August 1st, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 31 (IANS) Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) officials here Tuesday labelled as "uncalled for and mischievous" a media report quoting one of its officers on the death of ... Read more...

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Two injured in Karachi blast near Chinese consulate (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 23 (IANS) Two people were injured when a bomb exploded near the Chinese consulate in Karachi's upmarket Clifton area Monday.The blast took place around 11.30 a.m.The bomb was ... Read more...

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Centre gets SC notice over killings on Bangladesh border (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the central government on a plea seeking a special investigation team probe into alleged killings and human rights ... Read more...

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‘Central agencies not given access to arrested Kashmir cops’


June 19th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 19 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police have not given access either to the Intelligence Bureau or any paramilitary force for custodial questioning of six recently arrested local policemen, ... Read more...

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Maoists held for abduction, murder


June 14th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 14 (IANS) Two hard core Maoists, hailing from Jharkhand and allegedly involved in several crimes in Odisha, including kidnapping and murder of a police officer were arrested from ... Read more...

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Jawed Habib to groom CRPF barbers


May 24th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Officers of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) are set to get a stylish makeover, courtesy celebrity hair expert Jawed Habib, who is set to ... Read more...

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Maoists strike again, kill cop in Odisha (Fourth Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 8 (IANS) Upping the ante, suspected Maoist guerrillas in Odisha Tuesday shot dead a 43-year-old police officer, just hours after they had abducted him, and left his ... Read more...

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Abducted Odisha cop shot dead by Maoists (Third Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 8 (IANS) The bullet-riddled body of a police officer was found in Odisha's Nuapada district shortly after he had been kidnapped by Maoist guerrillas Tuesday, officials said.Assistant Sub-Inspector ... Read more...

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Abducted Odisha cop shot dead by Maoists (Second Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 8 (IANS) The bullet-riddled body of a police officer was found in Odisha's Nuapada district shortly after he had been kidnapped by Maoist guerrillas Tuesday, official sources said.Assistant ... Read more...

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Abducted Odisha cop killed by Maoists (Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 8 (IANS) A police officer was killed in Odisha Tuesday shortly after he was abducted by suspected Maoist guerrillas, official sources said.Assistant Sub Inspector Kruparam Majhi had been ... Read more...

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Maoists kidnap cop in Odisha


May 8th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 8 (IANS) Suspected Maoist guerrillas Tuesday abducted a police officer from Odisha's Nuapada district, police said.Assistant Sub Inspector Kruparam Majhi was kidnapped near Budhas village in Nuapada district, ... Read more...

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CRPF man arrested for looting gold chains


May 4th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 4 (IANS) A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) head constable was arrested here after he tried to run away with three gold chains from a jewellery shop, police ... Read more...

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BSF trooper found hanging in training campus


March 26th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon (Haryana), March 26 (IANS) A Border Security Force (BSF) constable was found hanging from a tree in the training camp of the paramilitary force at Bhondsi centre near here ... Read more...

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Patnaik opposes changes in RPF act


February 29th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 28 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Tuesday shot off a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh opposing the move to amend the existing Railway Protection Force ... Read more...

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IPS Rajiv is new CISF chief (Lead)


January 18th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Rajiv, who goes by his first name, was Wednesday named the new chief of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) ... Read more...

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Rajiv appointed new CISF chief


January 18th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Rajiv was Wednesday appointed the new chief of paramilitary Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) that guards India's vital installations, including ... Read more...

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554 killed in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in 2011


December 30th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 30 (IANS) A staggering 554 people were killed and 1,158 injured in 188 bomb blasts in Pakistan's northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in 2011, according to official figures.However, attacks ... Read more...

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Families appeal to Maoists to release labourers


December 11th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 11 (IANS) The distraught family members of seven labourers, who were abducted by Maoists in Bihar's Jamui district two days ago while constructing a bridge, Sunday appealed to ... Read more...

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India to tighten security along Myanmar border


October 11th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Oct 11 (IANS) India will intensify security along the border with Myanmar to check the movement of militants and diverse border crimes, an officer of the Assam Rifles said ... Read more...

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Army colonel in dock over cash, pistol in luggage


October 10th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) A colonel of the Indian Army, deputed to a paramilitary force and posted in the northeast, has landed in the dock after a pistol and ... Read more...

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Three troopers killed in Chhattisgarh blast


October 7th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 7 (IANS) Three troopers of paramilitary force Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) were killed while another was injured in a powerful landmine blast triggered by Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada ... Read more...

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Assam Rifles chief suprised over financial impropriety charges


September 28th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 28 (IANS) The Assam Rifles chief, Lt. Gen. Rameshwar Roy, Wednesday expressed "surprise" over the charges of financial impropriety against him."I have no comment on the issue and ... Read more...

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Coast Guard to be largest water protection force by 2018


September 27th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard is all set to grow into one of the world's largest forces for protecting territorial waters by the end of 2018 ... Read more...

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Assam Rifles chief may face action for misusing funds


September 27th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The Indian Army has sought the government's permission to initiate a formal probe against Assam Rifles Director General Lt. Gen Rameshwar Roy on charges of ... Read more...

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Kerala temple’s vault B not to be opened now: Supreme Court


September 22nd, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Opening vault B of Kerala's Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple will be considered only after the around Rs.1 lakh crore worth of treasure unearthed from the other ... Read more...

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Bangladesh jails 3,036 border guards for 2009 mutiny


September 12th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 12 (IANS) A special court in Dhaka Monday sentenced to jail 182 border guards for their involvement in the February 2009 mutiny, bringing the total of convicted troopers ... Read more...

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No ‘classical’ insurgency in northeast: Assam Rifles chief


August 26th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Nongkrem (Meghalaya), Aug 26 (IANS) The insurgency in India's northeastern states can no longer be viewed as "classical" guerilla warfare as it lost the support of the people, the head ... Read more...

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Strike paralyses life in Karachi


August 23rd, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 23 (IANS) A strike called by a political party Tuesday brought life in violence-hit Karachi city to a standstill.The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) strike paralysed life ... Read more...

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Assam Rifles to continue to guard Myanmar border


August 4th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Nongkrem (Meghalaya), Aug 4 (IANS) Troopers of the Border Security Force (BSF) will not replace the Assam Rifles to guard the unfenced India-Myanmar border, Assam Rifles chief Lt. Gen. Rameshwar ... Read more...

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British trainers of Pakistan paramilitary withdrawn


June 27th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) British military trainers working with a Pakistani paramilitary force have been withdrawn at the request of the Pakistan government, BBC reported.The trainers - believed to ... Read more...

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