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118 Pakistani Hindus arrive in India


August 16th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 16 (IANS) With uncertainty writ large on their faces, 118 Pakistani Hindus arrived in India on board the Samjhauta Express, the peace train between India and Pakistan, ... Read more...

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More Pakistani Hindus arrive in India, say they won’t return


August 13th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 13 (IANS) A fresh batch of Pakistani Hindus arrived in India Monday on board the Samjhauta Express, the peace train between India and Pakistan, and many ... Read more...

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Samjhauta blast: Assemanand denies knowing Kamal Chauhan


February 22nd, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), Feb 22 (IANS) Hindu activist Swami Aseemanand Wednesday said that he did not know RSS worker Kamal Chauhan, who has been arrested by the National Investigating Agency (NIA) ... Read more...

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Court allows NIA to compare Samjhauta, Malegaon blasts evidence


September 28th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), Sep 28 (IANS) A Haryana court Wednesday allowed the National Investigating Agency (NIA) to compare evidence of the Samjhauta train blasts with those in Malegaon, Hyderabad and Ajmer.Special ... Read more...

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Samjhauta blast: Aseemanand in court, two declared offenders


July 1st, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana) July 1 (IANS) A special National Investigating Agency (NIA) court Friday declared Sandeep Dange and Ramchandra Kalasangra proclaimed offenders (POs) in the 2007 Samjhauta Express blast case. Radical ... Read more...

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Samjhauta blasts: NIA charges Aseemanand, four others


June 20th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), June 20 (IANS) The National Investigating Agency (NIA) Monday filed its chargesheet against radical Hindu activist Swami Aseemanand and four others in a court here, holding them responsible ... Read more...

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Pragya Thakur brought to court in ambulance


April 25th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 25 (IANS) Hindu rightwing Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, prime accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast in Maharashtra, was Monday presented before a Madhya Pradesh judge in an ambulance ... Read more...

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NIA claims breakthrough in Samjhauta blast case


March 30th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA), India's premier anti-terror probe body, Wednesday claimed a "breakthrough" in the probe into the 2007 Samjhauta Express train blast ... Read more...

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After 40 years, Pakistani Hindus’ ashes immersed in Ganga


February 18th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Feb 18 (IANS) Finally, their ashes reached the ultimate destination - the holy river of Ganga - some 1,400 km away and 40 years later. The ashes of 135 Pakistan-based Hindus ... Read more...

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Rajasthan cops take Aseemanand to Ajmer for blast probe


January 22nd, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 22 (IANS) Swami Aseemanand, a radical Hindu activist, was taken into custody by Rajasthan Police here Saturday to probe his role in the 2007 blast in the Dargah of Khwaja ... Read more...

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Samjhauta train bombing: Aseemanand’s statement recorded


January 15th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), Jan 15 (IANS) Swami Aseemanand, a radical Hindu activist, was Saturday presented before the chief judicial magistrate (CJM) here to record his statement in connection with the 2007 Samjhauta Express ... Read more...

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Samjhauta blasts: Aseemanand gets 14-day judicial remand


January 13th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), Jan 13 (IANS) Hindutva activist Swami Aseemanand, in custody for his alleged involvement in the 2007 Samjhauta Express blasts, was Thursday sent to 14-day judicial remand by a National Investigation ... Read more...

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Congress defends government on Aseemanand confession


January 11th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday defended the government on Hindutva activist Swami Aseemanand's leaked confession about his role in the 2007 Samjhauta train blast, saying that a democratic ... Read more...

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India says ‘too premature’ to share Samjhauta probe details


January 11th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) India may not be giving the details of the Samjhauta train blast probe to Pakistan any time soon as the home ministry Tuesday told the external affairs ... Read more...

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Samjhauta blasts leaks Congress bid to divert attention: BJP


January 11th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday termed the allegations of involvement of some Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh members in the 2007 Samjhauta Express blasts as an ... Read more...

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Cash reward for information on three Samjhauta blast suspects


January 11th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) Tuesday announced cash rewards for the arrest of three suspects believed to be behind the 2007 Samjhauta train blast -- Rs.10 lakh ... Read more...

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Samjhauta blasts: Hindu group leader’s custody extended


January 3rd, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), Jan 3 (IANS) A special court here Monday extended, by 10 days, the police custody of Hindu group leader Swami Aseemanand in connection with the 2007 Samjhauta Express train ... Read more...

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Samjhauta blasts: Hindu leader sent to police custody till Jan 3


December 24th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), Dec 24 (IANS) Hindu religious leader Swami Aseemanand was Friday sent to police custody till Jan 3 by the National Investigation Agency's (NIA) special court here in connection with the ... Read more...

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Samjhauta train blasts: Hindu leader sent to police custody


December 23rd, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), Dec 23 (IANS) Hindu religious leader Swami Aseemanand was Thursday sent to a day's police custody by a court here in connection with the 2007 Samjhauta train blasts in Haryana ... Read more...

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Swami Aseemanand to be quizzed over Samjhauta train blast


December 21st, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 21 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will question Hindu religious leader Swami Aseemanand, accused in the 2007 Mecca Masjid blast in Hyderabad, in connection with the Samjhauta train blasts ... Read more...

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Controversy Plagued Folk Singer Yusuf Islam Performs In Rally To Restore Sanity


October 31st, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cat Stevens aka Yusuf Islam's performance in the Rally To Restore Sanity has irked a number of people across the globe as the singer is still ... Read more...

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Cat Stevens’ And Ozzy Osbourne Performs During ‘Rally To Restore Sanity’


October 31st, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Cat Stevens (aka Yusuf Islam) performed during the 'Rally To Restore Sanity' on Saturday afternoon in Washington DC. The singer was introduced on stage by ... Read more...

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Runaway Pakistani teenager sent back home


March 13th, 2010 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Amritsar, March 12 (IANS) A teenaged Pakistani boy who ran away from his home near Lahore city in Pakistan two months back after a scolding from his father and landed up in ... Read more...

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Yusuf Islam (that’s Cat Stevens) booed by angry fans


November 17th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) Revered British folk singer Yusuf Islam - once known as Cat Stevens - has been booed by fans at an eagerly-awaited comeback concert after he allowed another singer ... Read more...

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1,500 devotees leave for Pakistan for Gurpurab


November 1st, 2009 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Oct 31 (IANS) Despite the recent advice by the union home ministry asking Indian nationals to avoid travelling to Pakistan in view of the security situation there, a contingent of nearly ... Read more...

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Trucks, trains start plying in Punjab again


May 27th, 2009 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, May 27 (IANS) Road and rail traffic in Punjab was back to normal Wednesday with no violence being reported in the state overnight. But security forces continued to keep a close ... Read more...

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Punjab curfew being relaxed but state remains tense (Lead)


May 26th, 2009 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, May 26 (IANS) District authorities in central Punjab Tuesday allowed relaxation in curfew in towns where it was imposed Monday after widespread violence by followers of the Dera Sachh Khand sect ... Read more...

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BSF recovers five kg heroin near India-Pakistan border


February 3rd, 2009 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Feb 3 (IANS) In yet another drug haul in the border areas of Punjab, the Border Security Force (BSF) Tuesday recovered five kg of heroin in the Khem Karan sector of ... Read more...

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Drugs, weapons recovered near India-Pakistan border (Lead)


January 29th, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Jan 29 (IANS) In a major operation by the Border Security Force (BSF) along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab sector, a big haul of heroin, fake Indian currency notes and weapons ... Read more...

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Major drugs haul along India-Pakistan border


January 29th, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Jan 29 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) Thursday seized nearly 14 kg of heroin and some weapons near the India-Pakistan border in the Amritsar sector, officials here said.Alert BSF troopers ... Read more...

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Bus, train to Lahore finds few takers from Amritsar


December 28th, 2008 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Dec 28 (IANS) Very few passengers from India are boarding the bus service from here to Lahore and Nankana Sahib in Pakistan and the numbers are likely to go down further ... Read more...

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Purohit’s custody sought for Samjhauta blast probe


November 17th, 2008 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ambala (Haryana), Nov 17 (IANS) The Haryana railway police Monday said they wanted the custody of Lt. Col. Prasad Shrikant Purohit to probe leads into the Samjhauta Express train blast near ... Read more...

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Samjhauta Express checked for nearly 24 hours


September 17th, 2008 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Sep 17 (IANS) The Samjhauta Express peace train between India and Pakistan was Wednesday subjected to strict checking by security and customs authorities at the Attari railway station, 25 km from ... Read more...

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India hands back bodies of two Pakistani nationals


June 13th, 2008 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, June 13 (IANS) The bodies of two Pakistani nationals, who died in Indian jails, were Friday handed over by the Indian authorities to their Pakistani counterparts at the Attari-Wagah border near ... Read more...

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A year on, Samjhauta terror probe heads nowhere


February 17th, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by admin
By Jaideep Sarin Diwana (Haryana), Feb 17 (IANS) A year after twin terror blasts on an India-Pakistan peace train left 68 people dead in this north Indian village, gutted remains of the coaches ... Read more...

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