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10 terrorists, nine soldiers die in Pakistan attack


August 29th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 29 (IANS) Ten terrorists and nine soldiers were killed Wednesday when militants stormed a check-post in Pakistan's northwest, a media report said.The attack took place in South Waziristan ... Read more...

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Deeply sorry if an innocent was killed: Chidambaram


July 4th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Following charges that security forces killed 17 Chattisgarh villagers branding them as Maoists last week, Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday said he was ... Read more...

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Security forces kill 17 Maoists (Lead)


June 29th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 29 (IANS) Security forces in Chhattisgarh Friday killed at least 17 Maoists and injured several others after being attacked by the rebels at three places, police said.Four Maoists ... Read more...

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Ten injured in grenade attack at Imran’s rally


February 10th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 10 (IANS) Ten people, including four police personnel, were injured in a grenade attack and firing at a rally of cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan in Swabi area of Pakistan's ... Read more...

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Kashmir police convoy attacked, five injured (Lead)


January 7th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 7 (IANS) Separatist guerrillas Saturday attacked the convoy of the Sopore district police chief in Jammu and Kashmir, injuring two of his guards and three civilians, police said. ... Read more...

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Two Maoists among six killed in Jharkhand


December 8th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 8 (IANS) Six people, including two Maoist guerrillas, were killed in three separate incidents in Jharkhand's Gumla district, police said Thursday.Jitan Sahu, 24, axed his grandfather and grandmother ... Read more...

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Pakistan, Indian troops exchange fire


August 18th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 18 (IANS) Another incident of ceasefire violation was reported from the Line of Control (LoC) with Pakistan resorting to unprovoked heavy firing, a defence spokesperson said Thursday, adding ... Read more...

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Two more arrested for attack on Owaisi


May 3rd, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 3 (IANS) Two people were arrested Tuesday for involvement in Saturday's attack on Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi, police said. A total of seven people are under ... Read more...

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Indian troops save local woman from rape by Congo rebels


January 24th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Battling a group of rebels in Walikale territory in embattled Congo, Indian peace-keepers serving under the UN flag saved a local woman from being raped allegedly by ... Read more...

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Police kill two Maoists, arrest six in Chhattisgarh


January 18th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by ANI
Bijapur, Jan 18 (ANI): Chhattisgarh Police gunned down two Maoists and arrested six in Bijapur district on Tuesday.Maoists started firing at a police team that was returning from a search operation, prompting ... Read more...

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‘US-S. Korea military drills “not directed” at Beijing’


November 27th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): The United States has assured China that its joint military exercises with South Korea are "not directed" at Beijing.The four-day exercises starting on Sunday come in the ... Read more...

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Firing at Ahmedi worship place in Lahore


November 19th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 19 (ANI): Unknown assailants opened fire at an Ahmedi worship place in Lahore, however no casualties were reported in the incident.The gunmen managed to escape after security guards deputed at ... Read more...

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AFSPA cannot be removed: Pallam Raju


September 21st, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Indian Army is not responsible for the current turmoil in Jammu and Kashmir, Minister of State for Defence M.M. Pallam Raju said here Tuesday, ruling out ... Read more...

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40 years on, cops face heat for killing Maoist


April 13th, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Kochi, April 13 (IANS) Forty years after a Maoist leader was shot dead in an alleged shootout, a Kerala court is examining witnesses to ascertain the truth. At the centre of it ... Read more...

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Criminal gunned down in Ghaziabad


March 30th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, March 30 (IANS) A criminal wanted in nearly a dozen cases was shot dead in a gunfight with police here, officials said Tuesday. The incident occurred in the Vasundhara locality of the ... Read more...

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India may declare no-firing along Bangladesh border: Pillai


March 19th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) India could declare a unilateral "no-firing" along its border with Bangladesh for a year to avoid the deaths of civilians in any cross-fire, Home Secretary G.K. ... Read more...

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Six soldiers, 14 Taliban killed in Pakistan


November 21st, 2009 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 21 (DPA) At least 14 militants and six soldiers were killed Saturday in the latest fighting in the ongoing military operation in Pakistan's restive northwestern tribal region, the army ... Read more...

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Four Pakistani soldiers killed in Taliban rocket attack


November 21st, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 21 (DPA) Four Pakistani soldiers were killed in a Taliban rocket attack on their camp in the troubled northwestern borderlands, while the forces killed six militants in retaliatory fire, ... Read more...

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Infiltrator killed in Jammu and Kashmir


November 3rd, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 3 (IANS) One terrorist was killed Tuesday when Border Security Force (BSF) troopers foiled an infiltration bid in the Samba sector of Line of Control (LoC) that divides Jammu and ... Read more...

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Three cops, gangster killed in shootout


October 29th, 2009 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Oct 29 (IANS) Three Special Operations Group (SOG) police personnel were critically injured during a shootout with dreaded gangster Ravinder Tyagi in western Uttar Pradesh, an official said. Tyagi was killed ... Read more...

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Maoists fire at polling booth during Maharashtra re-poll


October 15th, 2009 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Oct 15 (IANS) Suspected Maoists fired at a polling booth Thursday during re-poll in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district, police said. Additional Superintendent of Police M.K. Sharma said a group of Maoists attempted to ... Read more...

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Hizb terrorist killed in Jammu and Kashmir


October 10th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 10 (IANS) A Hizb-ul-Mujahideen commander was killed in a gun battle with security forces in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir Saturday, police said. Junaid alias Liaqat Ali was shot dead ... Read more...

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Manhunt launched for nine terrorists in Kashmir’s Pampore region


October 7th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Pampore (Jammu and Kashmir), Oct.7 (ANI): A red alert has been sounded across in Jammu and Kashmir for the nine or ten militants engaging security forces in forests near the Pampore region ... Read more...

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Martyred marine commando’s body to be taken home Thursday


September 23rd, 2009 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The body of the Indian Navy marine commando (Marco) Chandrashekhar, who was killed in a gunfight with terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, will be brought ... Read more...

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107 MM army-type rockets fired into India: BSF (Second Lead)


September 12th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Sep 12 (IANS) Even as the Pakistani authorities Saturday denied that any rockets were fired from its side into Indian territory, paramilitary Border Security Force (BSF) officials here said they were ... Read more...

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Pakistan denies border firing (Lead)


September 12th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore/Amritsar, Sep 12 (IANS) Tension prevailed at the Pakistan-India border after loud explosions were heard on the Indian side near the Attari-Wagah check post. However, Pakistan denied Saturday that its forces were ... Read more...

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BSF fires into Pakistan after rocket attack


September 12th, 2009 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Sep 12 (IANS) Border Security Force (BSF) troopers fired from machine-guns into Pakistan after rockets were fired into Indian territory in the Amritsar sector from across the border Friday night. BSF officials ... Read more...

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Leader of banned group shot dead in Pakistan


August 17th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 17 (IANS) Allama Ali Sher, the leader of a banned Sunni group, was shot dead Monday morning in Pakistan's Khairpur town, a media report said. The chief of banned outfit Sipah-e-Sahaba ... Read more...

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Five militants killed in Karachi


June 27th, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 27 (DPA) Five militants loyal to Taliban chief Baitullah Mehsud were killed Saturday in a shootout in Karachi, the Pakistani police said. The gunfight broke out in the early hours ... Read more...

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38 Taliban killed as Pakistani Army continues operations


June 20th, 2009 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) Pakistani security forces have killed 38 Taliban - the bulk of them in the South Waziristan agency along the border with Afghanistan - the military said Saturday ... Read more...

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Wanted criminal shot dead in Ghaziabad


June 6th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad June 6 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh police Saturday claimed to have solved several cases of robbery after a wanted criminal was shot dead in a gun battle with the cops here. Senior ... Read more...

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‘Dreaded criminal’ dies in shootout with police


May 28th, 2009 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, May 28 (IANS) Police in Ghaziabad Thursday said they have gunned down a "dreaded criminal", who allegedly killed four women three years ago and had escaped from a lockup. Manoj ... Read more...

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Hizbul Mujahideen commander killed near Jammu


May 26th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, June 26(ANI): A Hizbul Mujahideen group commander was killed in an intense encounter in Dachan, about 340 km from Jammu.The encounter took place after the security forces got a tip-off ... Read more...

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37 killed as Pakistan Army battles Taliban in Swat (Lead)


May 6th, 2009 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 6 (Xinhua/DPA) At least 35 militants and two soldiers were killed as troops targetted insurgents in different parts of Swat in northwest Pakistan, a military statement said here Wednesday. "Militants, ... Read more...

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Two soldiers, 16 militants killed in Pakistan clashes (Lead)


May 2nd, 2009 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 2 (DPA) Two soldiers and 16 Taliban militants were killed when paramilitary troops repulsed an attack on their checkpoint in Pakistan's restive northwestern tribal district of Mohmand, officials said ... Read more...

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