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Maoist rebel surrenders in Chhattisgarh


August 21st, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 21 (IANS) A woman Maoist guerrilla has surrendered to the police in Chhattisgarh and accused the rebel leadership of using tribals for its own aims, said police Tuesday."Ramdai ... Read more...

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Russia, India joint anti-terrorism drills begin Tuesday


August 7th, 2012 - 8:22 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and India will Tuesday hold an official opening of joint INDRA-2012 anti-terrorism military exercises in the Siberian republic of Buryatia, a spokesperson for Russia's ... Read more...

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Belgium begins troop withdrawal from Afghanistan


August 6th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The first group of Belgian soldiers from a detachment providing security at the Kabul airport has been withdrawn from Afghanistan.Twenty-four Belgian soldiers and 10 ... Read more...

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Communal clash in UP’s Faizabad, paramilitary deployed


July 24th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 24 (IANS) Two Uttar Pradesh State Roadways buses were damaged as members of two communities clashed over a religious site in Uttar Pradesh's Faizabad town Tuesday, police said. ... Read more...

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Soldier killed in Philippines accident


January 23rd, 2012 - 8:03 am ICT by IANS
Manila, Jan 23 (IANS) A soldier was killed when a military truck was hit by a civilian bus in the Philippines, a military spokesman said.Maj. Enrico Gil Ileto, spokesman of ... Read more...

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Opposition drops complaint in chief minister’s box


January 13th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 13 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh leader of opposition Ajay Singh Friday dropped a complaint against the home minister in the complaint box installed at Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's ... Read more...

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Last rites of India’s oldest-surviving Ashok Chakra recipient held


February 15th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 15 (IANS) India's oldest surviving recipient of Ashok Chakra, the highest peace-time gallantry award, Lt.Col. Man Bahadur Rai was Tuesday accorded full military honours at his funeral in Assam's ... Read more...

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‘Road train’ technology could cut fuel use and traffic jams, boost safety


January 19th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 19 (ANI): New technology that links 'road trains' to cars has undergone its first trial and if successful, could cut fuel use, boost safety and may even cut congestion.The trials ... Read more...

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US probes army ‘death squad’ in Afghanistan


December 30th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) The US army is investigating a group of soldiers accused of murdering Afghan civilians, mutilating their bodies and collecting fingers and skulls from corpses as trophies, a ... Read more...

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Maoists kill CRPF constable in Chhattisgarh


December 27th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Raipur, Dec 27 (ANI): A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper was killed and two others injured in an attack by Maoists in the jungle areas of Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region.The ... Read more...

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Ponting challenges Barmy Army to turn out in droves


December 2nd, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, Dec.2 (ANI): Australian cricket skipper Ricky Ponting has called on the Barmy Army to turn out in droves for this year's Ashes series in Australia.``I have said for a long time ... Read more...

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Maoist poster raises questions about Kishenji’s fate


November 12th, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 12 (IANS) The recovery of some posters of a yet unknown Maoist group in West Bengal's West Midnapore district Friday, terming top Maoist leader Kishenji as "martyr Kishenji", has raised ... Read more...

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Actor Charlie Sheen hospitalized after hotel rage


October 27th, 2010 - 4:25 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – Actor Charlie Sheen was hospitalized in the early hours of Tuesday morning due to a medical emergency, TMZ reported.Sheen, 45, was in New York City when he ... Read more...

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‘US troops killed Afghan civilians for sport’


September 19th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) A group of rogue US troops formed a "kill team" and randomly killed civilians in Afghanistan as part of sport, The Washington Post reported citing military documents. Members of ... Read more...

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US soldiers accused of killing Afghan civilians for sport


September 19th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept.19 (ANI): Soldiers of an American platoon based in near the village of La Mohammad Kalay in Afghanistan's Zabol area, have been accused of killing Afghan civilians for sport.According to the ... Read more...

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First living service member in Iraq or Afghan war to be awarded Medal of Honor


September 10th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – President Barack Obama on Thursday spoke with Staff Sergeant Salvatore A. Giunta to inform him that he will be awarded the Medal of Honor for acts of ... Read more...

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US soldiers ‘killed Afghan civilians for sport, collected fingers as trophies’


September 9th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.9 (ANI): Twelve American soldiers are facing charges over a secret "kill team" that allegedly blew up and shot Afghan civilians at random and collected their fingers as trophies.According to The ... Read more...

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Yamuna crosses danger mark, leaves Delhi’s poor homeless


August 23rd, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 23 (ANI): Residents staying close to the River Yamuna were rendered homeless after its waters submerged their houses.People living in low-lying areas were evacuated to safer places, as ... Read more...

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Rosary beads save British soldier from Afghan landmine


August 3rd, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) A British soldier was saved by his rosary beads in Afghanistan when he stooped to pick them up and saw that he was next to a landmine. It ... Read more...

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Security tightened in Orissa ahead of Jagannath Yatra festival


July 12th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by ANI
Puri (Orissa), July 12 (ANI): Arrangements for the annual Lord Jagannath Chariot Festival are in full swing in the temple city of Puri, Orissa.Craftsmen are working round the clock to put together ... Read more...

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CISF martyrs: Home Minister seeks report on aid


March 10th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, March 10 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday asked the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) to give a detailed report on the aid provided to families of 10 personnel killed ... Read more...

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‘MNIK’ released in Orissa amidst stray protests


February 12th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 12 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan-starrer "My Name is Khan" released all over Orissa Friday amidst stray protests by the Bajrang Dal. A large number of movie buffs were seen ... Read more...

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U.S. turns over four military camps to Iraqi Government


February 1st, 2010 - 3:04 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) – U.S. military leaders on Sunday returned four camps to the Government of Iraq in the country’s southern region.In a second round of camp closures in Basra province in ... Read more...

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Israel developing robot army to meet battlefield needs


January 12th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 12 (ANI): To meet their battlefield needs without putting soldiers at risk, Israel is developing an army of robotic fighting machines that offers a window onto the potential future of ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen ’set for anger management classes’


December 28th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): Charlie Sheen is all set to undergo anger management classes after he spent Christmas Day under arrest in Colorado over alleged domestic violence. The 'Two and a ... Read more...

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Allahabad Hindu seers threaten to boycott Magh Mela festival


December 19th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Allahabad, Dec 19 (ANI): Displeased over the sloppy preparations made by the State government for the Magh Mela, an annual bathing festival, the Hindu seers here have threatened to boycott the festival.Magh ... Read more...

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Security personnel withdrawn from vicinity of Gateway of India


November 20th, 2009 - 9:53 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov 20(ANI): Personnel of the State Reserve Police Force (SRPF) platoon, who were deployed at the Gateway of India in Mumbai to guard the Taj Mahal Hotel- one of the prime ... Read more...

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After bad publicity, government removes cops from Gateway of India


November 19th, 2009 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Embarrassed after the criticism from various quarters, the Maharashtra government Thursday evening shifted a platoon of police - entrusted with guarding the Hotel Taj Mahal Palace & Tower ... Read more...

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Want proof of Taliban casualties: Pakistani editorial


June 20th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) Despite the Pakistani military's anti-Taliban operation in the country's restive northwest entering its 56th day and claims of over 1,400 militants being killed, there was no visual ... Read more...

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Acting makes Johnny Depp sick!


June 13th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 13 (ANI): Actor Johnny Depp is surely a dedicated actor so much so that he sometimes ends up in bed because of an illness.The Pirates Of the Caribbean star ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh to have special tiger protection force soon


May 29th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 29 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government will soon set up a special force to protect the tiger reserves in the state, a forest department official said Friday. "The Special Tiger Protection ... Read more...

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Zachary Boyd caught fighting the Talibans in pink boxers


May 15th, 2009 - 10:12 pm ICT by GD
Imagine what will be your condition if you suddenly find yourself fighting the Talibans. Well, the instance is surely nerve wrecking. But this is exactly what happened to 19 year old Zachary ... Read more...

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Mizoram-Assam reps to discuss border dispute today


March 20th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Aizwal, Mar. 20 (ANI): In a bid to resolve the border dispute between Mizoram''s Kolasib district and Assams Hailakandi district, talks would be held in the border village of Phaisen on ... Read more...

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CRPF suspends two men for killing civilian in Pulwama


March 19th, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 19 (ANI): The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Thursday suspended one Assistant commandant and three soldiers on the allegation of opening fire on a civilian mistaking him ... Read more...

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British army launches investigation into who leaked Prince Harry’’s ”Paki” video


January 13th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 13 (ANI): The British army has launched a probe into how the private video in which Prince Harry was referring to a fellow Sandhurst cadet as our little Paki ... Read more...

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