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43 illegal Bangladeshi immigrants detained in Manipur


August 30th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 30 (IANS) Manipur Police Thursday detained 43 illegal Bangladeshi immigrants while over 300 other suspects were rounded up during a combing operation, police said.Police conducted a combing operation ... Read more...

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Kanda leaves Hooda government embarrassed (Haryana Newsletter)


August 10th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 10 (IANS) Till earlier this week, he was Haryana's powerful minister in-charge of home affairs with the entire police force at his beck and call. In a ... Read more...

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Osama’s relative in Pakistan to shift family


March 6th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 6 (IANS) Pakistan has allowed slain Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's family to leave the country, and a Yemeni brother-in-law of the militant leader has arrived here ... Read more...

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Israel embassy security beefed up


February 15th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Security of the Israel embassy and its employees was beefed up Wednesday, two days after a bomb blast gutted an embassy car, police said Wednesday.Dharmendra ... Read more...

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Delhi put on high alert ahead of Republic Day


January 21st, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The capital will be under hawk-eye vigil in the run-up to the Republic Day, Jan 26, with 25,000 personnel being deployed for a massive ... Read more...

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Tigress shot dead by police at Kaziranga


December 5th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 5 (IANS) A full grown Royal Bengal tigress was shot dead Monday by police commandos at the famous Kaziranga National Park in Assam after the big cat went ... Read more...

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Four killed in Iraq violence


July 19th, 2011 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 19 (IANS) Four people were killed Monday in two separate incidents of violence in Iraq's Mosul city, Xinhua reported.Early in the morning, police commandos clashed with gunmen during ... Read more...

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Don’t give data on us to India, Pakistan warned


July 10th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 10 (IANS) A terrorist group linked with Al Qaeda has warned Pakistan not to share information about it with India, a media report said.Harakat-ul-Jihad al-Islami (HuJI) warned the ... Read more...

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Meghalaya orders probe into accidental shooting


July 4th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 4 (IANS) The Meghalaya police Monday said it has ordered a probe into the accidental death in firing of two policemen during a crackdown against rebels in the ... Read more...

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India’s police to get American 3D technology, weaponry boost


June 12th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) India's long-standing ambition of massive police modernisation with sophisticated weaponry and hi-tech systems has received a major boost after a US pledge to transfer ... Read more...

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‘Huge turnout proves nation seeks change’


June 4th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Thousands of enthusiastic supporters from all parts of the country and all walks of life were in the Ramlila grounds, while serpentine queues stretched a ... Read more...

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Goa Police commandos to be trained by navy


May 7th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 7 (IANS) The Indian Navy's Marine Commandos (Marcos) will train Goa policemen in counter-terror operation techniques, a top police official said Saturday.Speaking to reporters shortly after launching 'Sheshnag', ... Read more...

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ULFA rebels surrender in Meghalaya


May 5th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 5 (IANS) Three rebels of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) surrendered before the authorities in Meghalaya, police said Thursday.Pallab Barua, Niranjan Pradhani and Sarbojit Konwar ... Read more...

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Haryana celebrates Republic Day with fanfare


January 26th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), Jan 26 (IANS) Haryana Governor Jagannath Pahadia Wednesday hoisted the national flag and took the salute at the ceremonial parade here to celebrate the country's 62nd Republic Day.The festivities were ... Read more...

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Heavily fortified Delhi gears up for Republic Day


January 25th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Delhi is under hawk-eye vigil as the nation celebrates its 62nd Republic Day Wednesday, with thousands of gun-totting armed personnel keeping tight vigil across the city ... Read more...

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Two ULFA militants killed in Assam


January 23rd, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 23 (IANS) Two militants of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) were killed Sunday in a gun battle with security forces in Assam.Police said the incident took place ... Read more...

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Republic Day: Security beefed up, traffic diversions announced


January 21st, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) A total of 15,000 security personnel, snipers, sniffer dogs and bomb squads have been deployed by Delhi Police to ensure elaborate security and traffic arrangements for ... Read more...

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PLA militant arrested in Imphal


December 29th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Dec 29 (ANI): Security forces arrested a wanted militant of the People's Liberation army (PLA) here on Tuesday.Acting on a tip, the Manipur police along with 39 Assam Rifles apprehended the ... Read more...

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Delhi township all set for Congress plenary


December 19th, 2010 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) The sprawling tented township of Burari in northwest Delhi was buzzing with activity early Sunday as Congress activists began thronging the venue in large numbers right ... Read more...

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Assam Police modernises with Uzis, MP5s


December 8th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, Dec 8 (IANS) Vintage World War I era firearms like the .303 rifles have become a thing of the past with police commandos in insurgency-hit Assam now equipped ... Read more...

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13 Colombian rebels killed in airstrike


November 16th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Nov 16 (IANS/EFE) Thirteen Colombian leftist guerrillas were killed in an airstrike in the southwestern part of the country, the defence ministry said Tuesday.Monday's attack targeted a camp of the Revolutionary ... Read more...

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Obama checking in: Delhi’s Maurya swarms with commandos


November 1st, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Rahul Vaishnavi New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Not an inch of the ITC Maurya Sheraton will be without surveillance when US President Barack Obama arrives for a two-night stay. The luxury ... Read more...

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Assam militants hiring students to spread terror


October 7th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Oct 7 (IANS) Separatist groups in Assam are outsourcing terror by hiring students to carry out kidnappings and seek ransom to fund militant activities, police said.Assam has, of late, witnessed a ... Read more...

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Security net thrown around Games venues


September 26th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Security personnel were out in force Sunday near the Commonwealth Games Village and other venues as the authorities claimed to have put in place a four-tier security ... Read more...

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Two ULFA militants killed in Assam


August 17th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Aug 17 (ANI) Two United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) militants were killed in a gun battle with the security forces in Assam's Goalpara District on Monday.Based on specific inputs about ... Read more...

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ULFA bombers killed in Assam gunfight


August 16th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 16 (IANS) Two United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) bombers, accused of blowing up a paramilitary bus and leaving six troopers dead last month, were killed in a gunfight with ... Read more...

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Naga group announces resumption of Manipur blockade


August 2nd, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The United Naga Council announced Sunday it will be resume an economic blockade of Manipur for 20 days from Wednesday as the central government had failed to ... Read more...

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Police commandos arrest two militants in Manipur


April 27th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Apr 27 (ANI): Police have arrested two commandoes of the banned People's Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (PREPAK) during a counter-insurgency operation here in Imphal.The rebels, who were arrested a day earlier, ... Read more...

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Four militants killed in Manipur gunfight


March 23rd, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, March 23 (IANS) At least four separatist militants were killed in a gunfight with security forces in Manipur, police said here Tuesday. "The four militants of the United Tribal Liberation Army (UTLA) ... Read more...

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Huge cache of arms and ammunition seized in Manipur


March 13th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Thoubal (Manipur), Mar 13 (ANI): Manipur Police seized a huge cache of arms and ammunition here on Friday.The seizure was made from a paddy field in Uhkhongsang village of Thoubal district following ... Read more...

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Police arrest three rebels, recover huge cache of arms in Imphal


February 19th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Feb 19(ANI): Manipur Police has arrested three rebels and recovered a huge cache of arms and explosives in Imphal, a top police official said on Friday.Police recovered a huge cache ... Read more...

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BJP leadership meet begins amid tight security (Lead)


February 17th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Indore, Feb 17 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) national executive met here Wednesday amid tight security in the wake of the weekend Pune bombing that killed 11 people. The party's top ... Read more...

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Osho Ashram turns into a fortress


February 14th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 14 (IANS) A day after a bomb ripped through an eatery killing nine people here, Pune's best known landmark, the Osho Ashram, turned into a veritable fortress. Police commandos were deployed ... Read more...

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Northeast defies rebels’ R-Day boycott call (Lead)


January 26th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 26 (IANS) People in the northeastern states of Assam, Tripura and Manipur defied a 17-hour shutdown call by separatist rebels to boycott Republic Day and joined in the celebrations Tuesday, ... Read more...

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Tight security in Northeast as separatists call shutdown to boycott R-Day


January 26th, 2010 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 26 (IANS) Thousands of police, paramilitary and army soldiers Tuesday stood guard in the restive northeast where separatists called for shutdown to boycott the Republic Day celebrations even as three ... Read more...

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