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Two Ghaziabad policemen in serious condition


September 19th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 19 (IANS) Two policemen viciously attacked by a frenzied mob after the desecration of the Koran remain in serious condition, police sources said Wednesday.Head constable Roop Chand and ... Read more...

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Security forces unearth Maoist arms dump in Odisha


September 11th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 11 (IANS) Security forces Tuesday stumbled upon a huge cache of arms and ammunition in a forested area of Odisha's Kandhamal district, police said.The arms and ammunition, which ... Read more...

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Need greater vigilance against cyber crime: PM


September 8th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Against the backdrop of recent cyber attacks on India's key installations, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday warned that the nation's vulnerability to cyber crime ... Read more...

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Bosnia war witness says paramilitary raped Muslims


September 7th, 2012 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, Sep 7 (IANS/AKI) A prosecution witness in the trial of wartime Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic has said she witnessed Serb paramilitary forces raping Muslim women in ... Read more...

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Eight die in terror attack on Pakistani airbase (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Six militants and two security personnel were killed when heavily armed terrorists Thursday morning mounted a brazen attack on an airbase in Pakistan's Punjab province, military ... Read more...

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Omar asks separatists to abjure violence (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 15 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday again urged separatists to join the dialogue process for lasting peace in the state.Addressing the main Independence Day ... Read more...

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Time for AFSPA removal hasn’t come: Omar


August 15th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 15 (IANS) The time to remove the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) hasn't come, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said Wednesday, as the Kashmir Valley ... Read more...

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Delhi on high alert ahead of I-Day


August 14th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) A day ahead of Independence Day, Delhi was Tuesday put on high alert with more than 6,000 security personnel being deployed at the Red Fort, ... Read more...

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Microsoft to extend scheme for ex-soldiers


August 8th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) Microsoft India is planning to extend to other states its flagship programme now on in Delhi to enhance the employability of retired army personnel.Disclosing this here, ... Read more...

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Suicides increase in paramilitary forces


August 8th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The number of suicides in paramilitary forces BSF and CRPF has increased in recent years, Minister of State for Home Affairs Jitendra Singh said Wednesday.Suicides ... Read more...

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Haryana minister not new to controversy


August 5th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 5 (IANS) Haryana's Minister of State for Home Gopal Kanda, whose name has cropped up in the suicide of a former flight attendant in Delhi Sunday, is not ... Read more...

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CPI-M worker killed during Kerala shutdown (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 2 (IANS) A CPI-M worker was killed during a scuffle with suspected Muslim League workers Thursday as Kerala observed a shutdown on a call of the Marxist party ... Read more...

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Annual Amarnath Yatra ends peacefully


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 2 (IANS) The month-and-a-half annual Amarnath Yatra ended peacefully Thursday after Shravan Purnima prayers at the 13,500 feet high Himalayan cave shrine in south Kashmir.Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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Shutdown in Kerala over CPI-M leader’s arrest


August 2nd, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 2 (IANS) Normal life was affected in Kerala Thursday as the state observed a shutdown on a call given by the opposition CPI-M to protest the arrest of ... Read more...

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More paramilitary forces readied for Assam


July 28th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The government Saturday said nearly 6,500 personnel of central paramilitary forces have been readied for Assam in the wake of sectarian clashes that have ... Read more...

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Uneasy calm in Assam, violence toll 40


July 26th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 26 (IANS) An uneasy calm settled over Assam's Kokrajhar and Chirang districts Thursday with no fresh incidents reported in the communal violence that has claimed 40 lives and ... Read more...

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Assam violence: Tension continues, army stages flag march


July 25th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 25 (IANS) The army Wednesday staged a flag march in Assam's Bodoland Territorial Areas Districts (BTAD) as there was no let-up in tensions with three more bodies ... Read more...

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Assam burns, 32 dead, thousands homeless (Night Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 24 (IANS) Sectarian strife raged in interior areas of Assam's three districts Tuesday even as security personnel shot dead four miscreants, taking the death toll in the ... Read more...

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4,000 troopers rushed to violence-hit Assam, PM speaks to Gogoi (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The central government Tuesday said nearly 4,000 paramilitary troopers have been rushed to two violence-hit Assam districts where communal clashes have left 25 people ... Read more...

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Alert in ten Assam districts after clashes


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 23 (IANS) An alert has been sounded in ten districts of Assam following communal violence in the Bodoland area, officials said Monday. The situation was still tense in ... Read more...

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Assam toll rises to 14, army called in (Third Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 22 (IANS) The death toll in the communal violence in Assam's Bodoland area rose to 14 Sunday even as the violence spread to Chirang district. The army has ... Read more...

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Assam toll rises to 12, army called in (Second Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 22 (IANS) The death toll in the communal violence in Assam's Bodoland area rose to 12 Sunday with police recovering three more bodies. The army has been pressed ... Read more...

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Assam toll rises to 12, army called in (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 22 (IANS) The death toll in the communal violence in Assam's Bodoland area rose to 12 Sunday with police recovering three more bodies. The army has been pressed ... Read more...

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Assam toll is 12, curfew continues


July 22nd, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 22 (IANS) The death toll in the communal violence in Assam rose to 12 Sunday with police recovering three more bodies.The situation remains tense in lower Assam's Kokrajhar ... Read more...

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Nine killed in communal clashes in Assam’s Kokrajhar


July 21st, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 21 (IANS) Nine people were killed in communal clashes in Assam's Kokrajhar district since Thursday, the state government said Saturday, adding a dusk-to-dawn curfew has been imposed and ... Read more...

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Police unearth Maoist arms dump in Odisha


July 18th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 18 (IANS) Security forces unearthed a rebel arms dump during a raid on a Maoist hideout in the forested area in Odisha's Rayagada district and recovered landmines and ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh killing issue rocks assembly


July 13th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 12 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh assembly witnessed uproarious scenes on the opening day of the monsoon session Thursday as the Congress and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party traded ... Read more...

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3,000 human traffickers punished in Pakistan in 2011


July 10th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 10 (IANS) A total of 2,861 human traffickers were brought to justice in Pakistan last year, parliament was informed Tuesday.Minister of State for Interior Affairs Imtiaz Safdar Warriach ... Read more...

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Bengal virtually free from Maoist threat: Chidambaram


July 5th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) Conceding that three states of the country continued to be "badly affected" by left wing extremism, Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday said West Bengal ... 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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Voting under way in Hatia bypoll in Jharkhand


June 12th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 12 (IANS) Heavy security was in place Tuesday as voters queued up to cast their ballots in the by-election to the Jharkhand assembly from the Hatia ... Read more...

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Three lakh pilgrims register for Amarnath Yatra


June 4th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 4 (IANS) Authorities Monday stepped up preparations for the annual 'Amarnath Yatra' that begins June 24 in Jammu and Kashmir, and for which three lakh devotees from across ... Read more...

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Special police teams to keep vigil on top Maoist leaders (Lead)


June 3rd, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 3 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has set up special investigative teams of the police to keep vigil on top Maoist leaders as part of stepped up security in ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh steps up security during Maoist protest week


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 3 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has beefed up security throughout the 'Red Corridor' and put paramilitary forces deployed in internal areas of Bastar region on maximum alert in ... Read more...

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Ramdev, Anna hold day-long fast in Delhi (Lead)


June 3rd, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Launching a joint agitation against corruption and black money, yoga guru Ramdev and anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare started a day-long fast at Delhi's Jantar ... Read more...

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