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Four killed in Pakistan bomb blast (Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 8 (IANS) At least four security men were killed and a dozen others injured Tuesday night after a bomb planted along side a road in Pakistan's Balochistan province ... Read more...

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Three killed in Pakistan bombing


August 8th, 2012 - 5:20 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 8 (IANS) At least three soldiers were killed and 12 others injured after a paramilitary troops' van came under bomb attack in Pakistan's Balochistan province Tuesday night, district ... Read more...

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16 killed in Pakistan clash


June 8th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 8 (IANS) At least 16 people -- 13 militants and three civilians -- were killed Friday in clashes with security forces in Pakistan's southwest Balochistan province, media reports ... Read more...

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Staged gunfights: Congress walks out of Chhattisgarh assembly


September 9th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 9 (IANS) The opposition Congress in Chhattisgarh Friday walked out of the state assembly after charging the police with branding tribals as Maoists and killing them in staged ... Read more...

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Teaching in the shadow of the gun in insurgency-hit Bastar


September 5th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dantewada (Chhattisgarh), Sep 5 (IANS) In the insurgency ridden Bastar region of Chhattisgarh, government school teachers risk losing their lives if they fail to indoctrinate young minds into joining the ... Read more...

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Pitt, Jolie like prisoners of fame: Damon


July 20th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Actor Matt Damon feels his high-profile friends Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have become "prisoners" of fame."I have friends who are like prisoners. Brad Pitt ... Read more...

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Seventh round of Bihar panchayat polls continues peacefully (Lead)


May 9th, 2011 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Patna, May 9 (IANS) Large number of people turned out to cast their ballot in the seventh phase of the Bihar panchayat polls that began Monday morning amidst tight security, ... Read more...

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ISRO deploys satellites to search for missing Arunachal Pradesh CM


May 1st, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore/Itanagar, May 1 (ANI): The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has deployed two satellites to search for the missing chopper of Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu.ISRO sources said that they ... Read more...

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Over 1000 villagers search for missing Arunachal CM


May 1st, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh), May 1 (ANI): Over one thousand villagers living along the Arunachal Pradesh-Bhutan border fanned out early on Sunday morning in search of a missing helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief ... Read more...

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Hyderabad braces for Telangana million march


March 9th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 9 (IANS) The stage is set for a possible showdown between police and Telangana protagonists in Hyderabad Thursday as the Telangana Joint Action Committee (TJAC) has vowed ... Read more...

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17 injured, 165 detained during protests in Yemen


February 15th, 2011 - 5:46 am ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Feb 15 (IANS) At least 17 people were injured and 165 arrested Monday during various clashes between anti-government protesters and security forces in Yemen's capital Sanaa and the southern province of ... Read more...

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Pak sessions court remands Shahzain Bugti to judicial custody


January 4th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Jan 4 (ANI): Jamhoori Watan Party (JWP) leader Shahzain Bugti and his 26 security guards, who were arrested last month for allegedly carrying a huge cache of arms and ammunition, have ... Read more...

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Pak ATC transfers Shahzain Bugti’s case to sessions court


January 1st, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Jan 1(ANI): An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan has ordered that the case registered against Jamhoori Watan Party (Balochistan) chief Shahzain Bugti be transferred to a sessions court."The case against Shahzain Bugti ... Read more...

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15 injured as clashes erupt in Kashmir (Lead)


October 27th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 27 (IANS) At least three policemen and a dozen protesters were injured as clashes erupted again in Srinagar and other towns in the Kashmir Valley while authorities imposed curfew ... Read more...

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Curfew imposed in Kashmir ahead of Hurriyat protest march


October 27th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct. 27 (ANI): Curfew was re-imposed here on Wednesday, ahead of a protest march called by separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, the Chairman of the moderate faction of the Hurriyat Conference.Separatists ... Read more...

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Pak troops linked to abuses could lose American aid


October 22nd, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 22 (ANI): The Obama administration plans to refuse to train or equip about a half-dozen Pakistani Army units that are believed to have killed unarmed prisoners and civilians during ... Read more...

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Curfew re-imposed in parts of Srinagar, later relaxed


October 19th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct.19 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir administration re-imposed curfew in Srinagar on Tuesday, after the arrest of the General Secretary of the Hurriyat Conference (G) Masrat Alam Bhat.Alam Bhat, who spearheaded ... Read more...

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Malaysian delegation arrives in New Delhi to assess CWG state of affairs


September 25th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep. 25 (ANI): A 15-member delegation from Malaysia arrived here to assess the state of affairs just one week before the opening of the Commonwealth Games 2010.The Malaysian delegation accompanied ... Read more...

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Security tightened in Delhi as athletes start coming for Commonwealth Games


September 25th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep. 25 (ANI): Authorities deployed thousands of paramilitary personnel and commandos to beef up security around the Commonwealth Games venues as athletes from various countries start coming in for the ... Read more...

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Toll in Lahore bombings rises to 38


September 2nd, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 2 (DPA) The toll from three suicide bombings in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore rose to 38 Thursday as more victims died in hospital from their wounds, rescue workers ... Read more...

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Toll in Karachi violence rises to 76


August 5th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 5 (DPA) Ethnic violence triggered by the assassination of a politician in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi entered its fourth day, taking the death toll to 76, police ... Read more...

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Karachi violence death toll reaches 58


August 4th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug 4 (ANI): The death toll in Karachi has increased to 58 with at least 20 more people being killed, even as a complete shutter-down strike is being observed following the ... Read more...

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46 killed in Karachi violence after politician’s murder (Second Lead)


August 3rd, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 3 (DPA) Unrest broke out in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi after the murder of a regional legislator, leaving 46 people dead and 120 injured, police said Tuesday. Lawmaker Raza ... Read more...

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Security personnel get trained in jungle warfare in Jharkhand


July 10th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Aluva/Muvattupuzha (Kerala), July 10 (ANI): Training in jungle warfare is being imparted to police personnel in Jharkhand to combat Maoists in the region.The Counter Insurgency and Anti-Terrorism (C.I.A.T) school, which ... Read more...

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Tenuous calm in Srinagar, Kashmir Valley as curfew continues (Roundup)


July 8th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 8 (IANS) A tenuous peace prevailed in Srinagar and the Kashmir Valley with no major incident of violence reported Thursday, as the army conducted flag marches for the second ... Read more...

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Two youth injured in Srinagar, separatist march foiled (Lead)


July 6th, 2010 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 5 (IANS) Two youth were injured Monday evening after being hit by rubber bullets in Srinagar while the authorities foiled a separatist march to Anantnag town in south Kashmir, where ... Read more...

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Suspected Maoists trigger blast on NH-221


July 5th, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by ANI
Bastar, July 5 (ANI): In yet another incident of creating fear in public mind, suspected Maoists triggered a blast on the National Highway (NH-221) on Sunday leading to disruption of vehicular ... Read more...

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Kashmir Valley under curfew, restrictions


July 5th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 5 (IANS) Most parts of the Kashmir Valley were Monday under curfew or strict restrictions to scuttle a separatist march to Anantnag town to protest the recent killing of three ... Read more...

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26 security agents killed afterm ambush in eastern India


June 30th, 2010 - 12:59 am ICT by BNO News
RAIPUR, INDIA (BNO NEWS) – Twenty-six members of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were shot and killed by Naxals in a deadly ambush in Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh, local media reported ... Read more...

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US delivers new helicopters to Pakistan


May 18th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Rawalpindi, May 18 (IANS) The US delivered two helicopters to Pakistan Tuesday to help the Pakistan Army in its counter-insurgency efforts, the US embassy said. US Army officer Brig. Gen. Michael ... Read more...

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Pakistan Taliban deny New York car bomb claim (Lead)


May 3rd, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 3 (DPA) Pakistani Taliban Monday said they were not aware of a video attributed to them claiming responsibility for the failed car bomb in New York late Saturday. The US-based ... Read more...

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Jharkhand residents protest against police over civilian death


May 3rd, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Bendi (Jharkhand), May 3 (ANI): Inhabitants of Bendi village in Jharkhand's Latehar District on Sunday blocked railway traffic on the Barwadih-Barkakana route and staged a demonstration against police over a civilian's death. ... Read more...

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21 Taliban militants killed in Pakistan (Second Lead)


March 24th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 24 (DPA) Twenty-one Islamist insurgents were killed Wednesday in clashes with security forces and airstrikes targeting their hideouts in Pakistan's tribal region near the Afghan border, an official said. The ... Read more...

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Former rebels, paramilitary troops get aid in Sri Lanka


March 9th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 9 (DPA) Former Tamil rebels and ex-paramilitary troops were given fishing gear, carpentry tools and agricultural equipment as part of a rehabilitation programme, officials said Tuesday. Some 500 ex-combatants received the ... Read more...

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Pakistani forces repel Taliban attack, 30 insurgents killed


March 4th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 4 (DPA) Paramilitary troops Thursday repelled a militant attack on a security check post in Pakistan's restive tribal region near the Afghan border, killing 30 Taliban fighters, a security ... Read more...

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