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Security forces unearth Maoist arms dump in Odisha


September 11th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 11 (IANS) Security forces Tuesday stumbled upon a huge cache of arms and ammunition in a forested area of Odisha's Kandhamal district, police said.The arms and ammunition, which ... Read more...

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Venezuela drops arms trafficking charges against US ship


September 10th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) Venezuelan authorities have dropped charges of arms trafficking against the crew of a US-flagged cargo ship, CNN reported.The Ocean Atlas ship with its captain and 14 ... Read more...

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Manipur continues to crackdown on illegal immigrants


August 31st, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 31 (IANS) Manipur Home Minister G. Gaikhangam Friday said the crackdown to detect illegal Bangladeshi and Myanmarese nationals would continue in the state.On Thursday, Manipur police arrested 43 ... Read more...

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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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Militant hideout busted in Kashmir, arms cache recovered


August 27th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 27 (IANS) A huge cache of arms, ammunition and explosives has been recovered from a militant hideout in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir.In an operation launched Sunday ... Read more...

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Four militants held in Tripura


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 23 (IANS) Four militants from the Isak-Muivah faction of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-IM) have been arrested in Tripura, police said Thursday.The guerrillas were held Wednesday ... Read more...

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Mamata breaks tradition, hoists tricolour at Red Road


August 15th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 15 (IANS) Breaking a tradition in place since 1948, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday unfurled the tricolour at the Indira Gandhi Sarani, also known as ... Read more...

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13 prisoners escape from prison van in Uttar Pradesh


August 9th, 2012 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 9 (IANS) Thirteen prisoners who were being driven back to jail after a court hearing overpowered their guards and escaped at gun point in Uttar Pradesh's Banda district, ... Read more...

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Top Lashkar commander killed in Kashmir


August 3rd, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 3 (IANS) A guerrilla believed to be top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Abu Hanzallah was Friday killed by security forces in a village in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, ... Read more...

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Maoists’ shutdown call hits life in Chhattisgarh


July 30th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 30 (IANS) Roads looked deserted and shops remained closed in Chhattisgarh's Bastar region Monday, the third day of the Maoists' 'martyrdom week', police said. Two rebel supporters were ... Read more...

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Women Maoist cadres surrender in Bengal


July 30th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) Weeks after Maoist top gun Bikram alias Arnab Dam was arrested, two female members of his squad Monday surrendered with their arms at the West Bengal ... Read more...

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Over 5,000 dacoits held in Karachi in 2012


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 22 (IANS) At least 5,132 suspected dacoits have been arrested in this Pakistani port city in the first six months of this year, police said.Police have busted a ... Read more...

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Pakistani held with weapons in Madagascar


July 19th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Antananarivo (Madagascar), July 19 (IANS) A Pakistani national has been arrested on charges of kidnapping and possessing illegal weapons in the island nation of Madagascar, off the east coast of ... Read more...

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New video shows Al Qaeda training ninjas


July 8th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) A new video posted on extremist websites linked to Al Qaeda shows six masked assassins clad head to toe in black ninja-like outfits, and getting trained ... Read more...

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Forces kill four militants in pre-dawn Assam raid


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 23 (IANS) A joint team of police and army killed four militants at a remote village in Assam's Dima Hasao district in the wee hours of Saturday.Dima Hasao ... Read more...

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Three Karbi militants killed in Assam


June 20th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 20 (IANS) Three hard core militants of the Karbi Peoples' Liberation Tigers (KPLT) militant group were killed in Assam in the early hours of Wednesday.Police said that the ... Read more...

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Maoist supply chain busted in Chhattisgarh; 3 held


June 14th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 14 (IANS) A major Maoists supply chain was busted with the arrest from different locations here of three people, including a woman, and recovery of 270 live cartridges ... Read more...

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Space factory worker held for making weapons


May 31st, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An employee at a rocket engine factory in central Russia has been held for making, storing and trafficking firearms.The 38-year old worker, who made pistols ... Read more...

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Tripura farmers released by banned outfit


May 30th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 30 (IANS) A crackdown by Bangladesh security forces has forced a separatist outfit to release three farmers kidnapped 23 days ago from Tripura and taken across the border, ... Read more...

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Guerrillas loot weapons from Kashmir security picket


May 25th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 25 (IANS) Suspected guerrillas snatched and escaped with four rifles from a security picket in south Kashmir Pulwama district, police said.According to police, the attacking guerrillas ... Read more...

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Maoist leader arrested in Uttar Pradesh


May 25th, 2012 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 25 (IANS) A Maoist leader, carrying a cash reward of Rs.300,000 on his head, was arrested from a forest in Uttar Pradesh's Sonebhadra district, police said Friday.The police ... Read more...

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17 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan


May 24th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 24 (IANS) At least 17 Taliban militants have been killed in a countrywide military operation in Afghanistan, the interior ministry said Thursday.As many as 54 rebels were ... Read more...

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Rifles stolen as cops pray


May 4th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 4 (IANS) Unidentified people looted two Self-Loading Rifles (SLRs) from a police picket in Jammu and Kashmir when the policemen were away offering Friday prayers.Police said the miscreants ... Read more...

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Tripura trooper guns down five of family


April 28th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 27 (IANS) A Tripura State Rifles (TSR) trooper Friday gunned down five of his family members, including his wife and two other women, following a family dispute, police ... Read more...

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Security forces to launch operation against Karbi rebels soon


April 27th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 27 (IANS) Police and security forces in Assam will soon launch a special operation against the Karbi Peoples' Liberation Tigers (KPLT) militants in Karbi Anglong district of the ... Read more...

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Ivory poachers shot dead in Kenya


April 22nd, 2012 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, April 22 (IANS) Wildlife rangers have shot dead five suspected ivory poachers in a gun battle in Kenya, BBC reported.Two rangers were hurt during the gun battle in West ... Read more...

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Colombian troops kill rebel blamed for 84 deaths


April 18th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, April 18 (IANS/EFE) Colombian troops killed a rebel who was behind a 1998 attack on a fuel pipeline that left 84 people dead, the army said Tuesday.Julian Artigas was ... Read more...

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Russia to dispose of 4 million guns, including AK-47s


March 15th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's defence ministry will dispose of four million obsolete guns and rifles, mainly AK-47s, by 2015.According to Russian daily Izvestia, a source in the defence ... Read more...

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CIF shifted after clashes with EFR (Lead)


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 2 (IANS) Counter Insurgency Force (CIF) personnel were Friday removed from an Eastern Frontier Rifles (EFR) camp in West Bengal to ease tensions between their warring personnel.The CIF ... Read more...

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CIF shifted following clashes with EFR


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata (West Bengal), March 2 (IANS) Counter Insurgency Force (CIF) personnel were Friday removed from an Eastern Frontier Rifles (EFR) camp in West Bengal to ease tensions between their warring ... Read more...

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17 Afghan militants captured


February 2nd, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 2 (IANs) Seventeen Taliban militants were captured in Afghanistan and large quantities of explosives and drugs were seized from them by the Afghan and NATO-led forces, the interior ... Read more...

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Five Maoists surrender in Jharkhand


January 28th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 28 (IANS) Five Maoists surrendered with arms in Jharkhand's Khuti district Saturday, police said."Five Maoist guerrillas surrendered with four rifles, one country-made pistol, one revolver and five landmines ... Read more...

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Scandal brews, Tripura orders probe against senior cop


January 20th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 20 (IANS) The alleged presence of a widow in the official residence of Tripura's additional director general of police has led to controversy, forcing the government to probe ... Read more...

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Trooper, two men arrested with heroin


December 30th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 30 (IANS) A Tripura State Rifles (TSR) trooper and two civilians have been arrested in Tripura with one kg of heroin, police said Friday.The trooper, Harish Thapa, was ... Read more...

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Indian Mujahideen arms factory unearthed in Delhi: Minister


December 20th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Delhi Police have unearthed an arms factory of the home grown Indian Mujahideen terror outfit and a stockpile of assembled and unassembled weapons has been ... Read more...

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