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Police destroy Maoists’ arms factories in Bastar


September 21st, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 20 (IANS) Police and para-military troopers raided a Maoists hideout Thursday in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region and destroyed three arms factories, a senior officer said."A joint team of ... Read more...

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Eleven killed, over 25 missing as boat capsizes in Bihar (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 10 (IANS) At least 11 people, mostly children and women, drowned and over 25 people were missing after an overcrowded boat capsized in the Sone river in Bihar's ... Read more...

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Six killed, 20 missing as boat capsizes in Bihar


September 10th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 10 (IANS) At least six people, including two children and two women, drowned and nearly 20 people were missing after an overcrowded boat capsized in the Sone river ... Read more...

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Russian border guards rescue Dutch kayaker


September 7th, 2012 - 4:56 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Border guards in Russia's far eastern region of Chukotka have rescued a Dutch adventurer who went missing while trying to cross the Bering Strait by ... Read more...

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BSF trooper killed in Odisha mine blast (Lead)


September 1st, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 1 (IANS) A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper was killed and another injured Saturday in a land mine blast triggered by Maoists in Odisha's Koraput district, police said.The ... Read more...

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40-kg explosive device defused in Chhattisgarh


September 1st, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 1 (IANS) Security forces foiled a bid by Maoist ultras to trigger a massive blast in Bijapur district by defusing a powerful explosive device buried beneath the road ... Read more...

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18 militants killed in army operation in Pakistan


August 30th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 30 (IANS) At least 18 militants were killed on Thursday during an operation conducted by security forces in Pakistan's northwestern Bajaur tribal region, reports said.Local media ... Read more...

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Maoist base destroyed in Chhattisgarh


August 28th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 28 (IANS) In an overnight operation, joint team of district police and CRPF destroyed a Maoist hideout located in the dense forest after a gunfight in Chhattisgarh's Gariaband ... Read more...

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3 die, scores missing after Nepal boat capsize


August 25th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 25 (IANS) At least three people died and an unknown number of people went missing as a boat with about 50 to 55 people on board capsized in ... Read more...

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One injured, two missing in fresh attack in Assam


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 22 (IANS) A fresh incident of violence left one injured and two missing in Dhubri district of Assam Wednesday, police said.The incident took place at Bongaldoba area under ... Read more...

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Four swimmers still missing in Maharashtra’s Ratnagiri


August 19th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), Aug 19 (IANS) Nearly a day after seven people swimming off a beach in Ratnagiri district went missing, rescue teams are still looking for four whose bodies have ... Read more...

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Kanda’s office, home searched


August 19th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 19 (IANS) The office and house of former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, accused of abetting the suicide of former flight attendant Geetika Sharma, here were Sunday searched ... Read more...

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Top Philippine official missing after plane crash


August 18th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Aug 18 (IANS) A light aircraft carrying the interior secretary of the Philippines crashed Saturday in the country. While an aide was rescued, the secretary and two pilots were ... Read more...

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ULFA militants killed in Assam


August 6th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 6 (IANS) The police and the army in a joint operation in Assam's Goalpara district have gunned down two hardcore ULFA militants and also recovered arms, including one ... Read more...

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CRPF trooper hurt, eight landmines found in Jharkhand


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 3 (IANS) A CRPF trooper was injured Friday in a gun battle with Maoist guerrillas in Jharkhand's Palamau district, police said.Police recovered eight landmines planted by the Maoists ... Read more...

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Roadside bomb kills five Iraqi soldiers


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 3 (IANS) At least five soldiers were killed and as many military personnel injured after a roadside bomb exploded Friday in an Iraqi town, police said.The explosion occurred ... Read more...

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Two tourists killed in Kashmir grenade attack


July 28th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 28 (IANS) Two tourists were killed and four others were injured in a separatist attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district Saturday."Militants tossed a hand grenade at a ... Read more...

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10 pilgrims killed in Jammu accident


July 15th, 2012 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 15 (IANS) At least 10 pilgrims were killed and more than 20 seriously injured when the bus they were travelling rolled down on a gorge near Digdole on ... Read more...

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Three Hindu traders abducted in Pakistan


July 14th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 14 (IANS) At least three Hindu traders, including president of a local Hindu council, have been kidnapped by unidentified people in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, Online news ... Read more...

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Four kids among 171 dead in Russian floods


July 10th, 2012 - 7:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 10 (IANS) While floods in Russia's Krasnodar region have killed at least 171 people, the toll includes four children aged between one to 12 in the Krymsk town, ... Read more...

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Putin visits flood affected region


July 8th, 2012 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti)President Vladimir Putin visited Russia's southern town of Krymsk, the worst affected area by floods that hit Krasnodar region Saturday, killing over 100 people overnight.Putin held ... Read more...

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Bomb scare in Gurgaon building (Lead)


June 29th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 29 (IANS) There was a bomb alert at the EMAAR MGF building near the Sikanderpur Metro station here Friday but nothing was found, police said. An anonymous call ... Read more...

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Bomb alert at Delhi Metro station


June 29th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 29 (IANS) A bomb alert was sounded at the Sikanderpur Metro station Friday, prompting a search operation, police said.An anonymous call was received at the police control room ... 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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Student clashes: Court gives directions to Himachal varsity


June 21st, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 21 (IANS) Shocked by student groups' violence on campus, the Himachal Pradesh High Court Thursday ordered the state university here to ask the students to remove all their ... Read more...

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ULFA cadre nabbed with Chinese grenade


June 13th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 13 (IANS) A joint team of Assam Police and the army Wednesday morning arrested one youth and recovered a Chinese grenade from his possession.Police later claimed the youth, ... Read more...

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Grenades seized in Assam


June 9th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 9 (IANS) Police in Assam's Kokrajhar district Saturday arrested two people travelling by a bus and seized 12 grenades and six detonators from them.The two have been identified ... Read more...

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11 shot dead at Karachi rally


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 22 (IANS) Unidentified armed men opened fire at a political rally in the Pakistani port city of Karachi, killing at least 11 people and injuring more than 30, ... Read more...

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Militant killed in infiltration bid on LoC


May 22nd, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 22 (IANS) A suspected militant trying to enter Indian territory was killed in a gun battle with the army in Rajouri district along the Line of Control in ... Read more...

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Ulfa’s bomb-making unit busted; 2 held


May 21st, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 21 (IANS) Security forces have busted a bomb-making unit of the banned outfit United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) and arrested two people in this connection at the ... Read more...

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25 cellphones seized from Pakistani jail


May 21st, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) At least 25 cellphones have been recovered from different barracks of a Pakistan jail during a search operation, Online news agency reported Monday. The phones were ... Read more...

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Crashed Sukhoi was replacement aircraft


May 16th, 2012 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Sukhoi Superjet 100 that crashed into a mountain in Indonesia, killing 45 people May 9, was a replacement aircraft for one that had ... Read more...

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Indonesia takes charge of Sukhoi crash probe


May 16th, 2012 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, May 16 (IANS) The Indonesian government will take control of the investigation into the Sukhoi Superjet 100 crash that killed 45 people, and Russian teams will have their movements ... Read more...

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Nepal flood toll reaches 26


May 9th, 2012 - 2:51 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 9 (IANS) The toll in the Nepal's Seti river floods triggered by an avalanche in the Annapurna range has risen to 26 with police recovering more bodies Tuesday.According ... Read more...

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Maoists strike again, kill cop in Odisha (Fourth Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 8 (IANS) Upping the ante, suspected Maoist guerrillas in Odisha Tuesday shot dead a 43-year-old police officer, just hours after they had abducted him, and left his ... Read more...

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