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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Novosti) The first group of Belgian soldiers from a detachment providing security at the Kabul airport has been withdrawn from Afghanistan.Twenty-four Belgian soldiers and 10 ...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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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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Militia seizes airport in Libyan capital


June 4th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS) A militia has seized control of the international airport in Libyan capital Tripoli, CNN reported Monday.Two platoons of the Tarhouna militia moved in overnight because of ... Read more...

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Tight security in Bangalore for peaceful New Year’s Eve


December 31st, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 31 (IANS) About 16,000 police personnel will be on duty late Saturday to maintain vigil across Bangalore and ensure peaceful New Year's Eve celebrations."We are taking maximum ... Read more...

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All set for Hazare’s fast in Mumbai (Lead)


December 26th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) Hundreds of Team Anna volunteers gathered at the sprawling MMRDA grounds here Monday to oversee preparations a day ahead of the three-day "peaceful agitation" by ... Read more...

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Arabic pamphlet in Britain-Goa flight triggers alarm


December 7th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 6 (IANS) A pamphlet published in Arabic found Tuesday in a chartered plane which flew from Manchester airport in Britain to Goa has triggered a security alarm here. ... Read more...

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Central forces to guard Goa during tourist season


December 6th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 6 (IANS) A day after the Goa government admitted to a specific input about a potential terror strike in Goa during the tourist season, Home Minister Ravi Naik ... Read more...

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India’s Defence Security Corps to grow by 30 percent


November 6th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) In order to boost security of its defence office and strategic installations across the country, India will increase the manpower of a specialist force by ... Read more...

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India’s Andaman military command completes a decade


October 9th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) India's Andaman and Nicobar Command (ANC), a tri-services military formation based in Port Blair, has completed a decade of its existence and has over the ... Read more...

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High alert in Andhra Pradesh after Delhi blast


September 7th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 7 (IANS) Police were put on high alert in Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam, Tirupati and other major towns of Andhra Pradesh Wednesday after a bomb blast near the Delhi High ... Read more...

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71 nabbed for lynching 10 men


August 4th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 3 (IANS) Police arrested 71 people Wednesday for their alleged involvement in lynching 10 people a day ago, police said."We have arrested 71 people from Yerrakote and Baralahalli ... Read more...

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Nine lynched in two Karnataka villages


August 2nd, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 2 (IANS) Nine people, suspected to be thieves, were killed Tuesday by enraged mobs in two adjacent villages of Karnataka's Chickballapur district, police said."Six people were killed at ... Read more...

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Violence erupts after truck runs over a child in Delhi (Lead)


February 18th, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) A child was crushed to death and a youth injured when they came under the wheels of a truck here Friday morning, triggering tension in the area ... Read more...

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Ancient Insects Grew Bigger With More Oxygen, Study Reveals


November 2nd, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Giant bugs may appear revolting to some while fascinating for others. What was previously just a hypothesis is now a fact, with John VandenBrooks of Arizona ... 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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Over 30 students feared buried in Uttarakhand school collapse


August 18th, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by ANI
Somgarh (Uttarakhand), Aug.18 (ANI): Over 30 students were feared to be buried in a collapsed school building in a massive landslide that occurred at Somgarh village of District Bagesvar in Uttarakhand's Kumaun ... Read more...

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Rammohan Committee submits Dantewada massacre probe report


April 26th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 26 (ANI): The E N Rammohan Committee, which is investigating the recent Dantewada massacre, submitted its report to Union Home Minister P Chidambaram this afternoon.Rammoham met Chidambaram at ... Read more...

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Four injured in clashes with police in Orissa


March 30th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 30 (IANS) At least four people were injured Tuesday in clashes between police and tribals in Orissa's Kalinga Nagar industrial hub, officials said. Clashes broke out between police and tribals ... Read more...

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Road work begins in Orissa industrial hub opposed by tribals


March 29th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 29 (IANS) Four years after 14 protesters were killed in police firing in Kalinga Nagar in Orissa's Jajpur district, the authorities Monday started construction for a common corridor road in ... Read more...

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Over 50 arrested after Orissa clash


March 4th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 4 (IANS) Over 50 people have been arrested in connection with a clash between two groups in Orissa's Puri district, police said Thursday. More than 25 people were injured in ... Read more...

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Godman linked to sex scandal; ashrams ransacked (Lead)


March 4th, 2010 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Chennai, March 3 (IANS) Within hours of news channels telecasting video footage of a self-styled godman Paramhamsa Nityananda allegedly indulging in sexual acts with two women, enraged mobs ransacked his ashrams in ... Read more...

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Godman linked to sex scandal; ashram ransacked


March 3rd, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 3 (IANS) Within hours of a local news channels telecasting video footage of a self-styled godman Paramhamsa Nityananda allegedly indulging in sexual acts with two unidentified women, an enraged ... Read more...

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Tension erupts in Orissa village after Holi clashes


March 3rd, 2010 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 2 (IANS) Police have been deployed Tuesday in a village in Orissa's Khurdha district following clashes over Holi revelry, officials said. Clashes started after one group attacked another during Holi Monday. ... Read more...

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EU team wants more help for Kandhamal riot victims


February 5th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 5 (IANS) An 11-member European Union (EU) delegation that visited Kandhamal Friday expressed satisfaction over the Orissa government's rehabilitation of the victims of 2008 communal violence that hit the town, ... Read more...

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Girl student hit by bus, dies


February 1st, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 1 (IANS) A girl student was crushed to death Monday when a speeding school bus hit her in Orissa's Sundergarh district, police said. Dinapriya Swain of Aurobindo High School died when ... Read more...

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Tight security in Bangalore for safe R-Day


January 25th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 25 (IANS) Police stepped up vigilance and tightened security across this tech hub for a safe and smooth conduct of the 61st Republic Day celebrations Tuesday, a senior police official ... Read more...

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Youth Festival begins in Bhubaneswar


January 8th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, Jan 8 (ANI): Union Minister for Youth Affairs Dr. MS Gill is expected to inaugurate the fifteenth National Youth Festival that begins at the Kalinga Stadium here on Friday.Orissa Chief ... Read more...

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Prohibitory orders in Hyderabad ahead of shutdown, protests


December 29th, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 29 (IANS) Police in Hyderabad Tuesday tightened security and imposed prohibitory orders in view of the Telangana shutdown called by all-party Joint Action Committee demanding statehood to the region. Security ... Read more...

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Orissa district tense after man dies in clash


September 8th, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 8 (IANS) Orissa's tribal-dominated Koraput district remained tense Tuesday after a man was killed in a clash between two groups, police said. The Maoist-backed Chasi Mulia Adivasi Sangha, a tribal organisation ... Read more...

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Security tightened in Kandhamal


August 23rd, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 23 (IANS) After ensuring peaceful Janmashtami, the district police of Kandhamal Sunday stepped up security as on this day last year Laxmananda Saraswati, a Hindu right-wing leader, was killed along ... Read more...

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Navy chief bid farewell by western command (With Image)


August 20th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) The Western Naval Command bid farewell to Admiral Sureesh Mehta, chief of the naval staff and chairman of the chiefs of staff committee, at a function here Thursday ... Read more...

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As VHP leader’s death anniversary looms, Kandhamal is engulfed with security blanket


August 13th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Phulbani, Aug 13 (ANI): Tight security arrangements have been made in the Orissa's Kandhamal District ahead of the first death anniversary of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Laxmanand Saraswati.Laxmananda and four others ... Read more...

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Security beefed up in Kandhamal for VHP protest


August 11th, 2009 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 11 (IANS) Authorities in Orissa's Kandhamal district, which witnessed the state's worst-ever communal riots after the murder of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Swami Laxmananda Saraswati last year, have beefed ... Read more...

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