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Northeast terror outfits moving to Myanmar: Assam Rifles


August 25th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 25 (IANS) Terrorist outfits of the northeastern region have shifted their bases to neighbouring Myanmar following crackdown by the Bangladesh security forces, an official of the para-military Assam ... Read more...

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Terrorists reviving outfits in Tripura, says police chief


August 21st, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 21 (IANS) Separatist terrorists have been trying to strengthen their outfits in Tripura ahead of the assembly polls early next year but security forces are ready to tackle ... Read more...

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Tripura militants recruiting youth, warns intelligence


June 21st, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 21 (IANS) In the lead-up to the Tripura assembly elections due next February, separatist groups in the state are recruiting tribal youths, an official statement here said Thursday.In ... Read more...

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1,925 Kashmiri Pandit migrants get jobs in Valley


March 10th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 10 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has given jobs to 1,925 Kashmiri Pandit (Hindu) migrants under the Prime Minister's Relief and Rehabilitation Package announced in 2008.Revenue, ... Read more...

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Aware of Maoists in northeast: Pallam Raju


November 2nd, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Minister of State for Defence M.M. Pallam Raju said Wednesday the government was aware of the Maoists spreading their activities in the northeast and was ... Read more...

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‘Maoists have made inroads in northeast’


October 20th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Oct 19 (IANS) Joint Intelligence Committee Chief Ajit Lal Wednesday said the Maoists have have made inroads in the strife-torn northeastern region but there is no evidence of linkages ... Read more...

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Secession call lands another Nepal minister in hot water


September 28th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 28 (IANS) Less than a fortnight after a senior minister and powerful leader from the Terai plains internationally embarrassed Nepal's Maoist government by saying he was praying for ... Read more...

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National Conference meet inconclusive as both Abdullahs absent


September 25th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 25 (IANS) The crucial National Conference (NC) legislature party meet Sunday ended without reaching any decision on the party's stand on the Afzal Guru clemency resolution likely ... Read more...

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Meghalaya rebel group says its leader is in Bangladesh


September 3rd, 2011 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 3 (IANS) The outlawed Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) Friday said its military wing chief Bobby Reagan Marwein is still alive and media reports of his death in ... Read more...

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Sangma seeks report on rebel’s ‘killing’ in Bangladesh


September 2nd, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 1 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Thursday asked the union health ministry to confirm the alleged killing of secessionist Khasi rebel leader Bobby Reagan Marwein in Bangladesh.Quoting ... Read more...

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China to modernise military: Defence minister


August 1st, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 1 (IANS) China will "steadily" reform its national defence and modernise its military forces, the defence minister said on the occasion of the Army Day which is observed ... Read more...

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Meghalaya seeks central assistance to nab rebel leader


July 19th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 19 (IANS) Meghalaya Tuesday asked the central government to persuade Bangladesh to nab Champion R. Sangma, a rogue Indian policeman turned secessionist rebel leader hiding in that ... Read more...

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Kashmir problem is Nehru’s special gift to India: Advani


June 26th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) As India and Pakistan restored peace talks over pending issues including Kashmir, veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Sunday slammed the country's ... Read more...

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CRPF observes Valour Day


April 9th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 9(ANI): The Central Reserve Police Force today observed Valour Day in a function held at New Delhi.Union Minister of State for Home and Telecom Gurudas Kamat was the ... Read more...

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Pakistan opposes Baloch leader Brahamdagh’s plea seeking asylum in Switzerland


March 31st, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 31(ANI): Pakistan has strongly opposed a plea by Baloch separatist leader Brahamdagh Bugti for political asylum in Switzerland, it has been learnt.The Foreign Ministry has conveyed its reservations on Brahamdagh's ... Read more...

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One protester killed in Yemen


February 25th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Feb 24 (IANS) At least one person was killed and several were wounded Thursday in a landmine explosion when scores of anti-government protesters were marching in Yemen's southern province of Abyan, ... Read more...

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Govt. keeping ‘fingers crossed’ on Kashmir issue


February 24th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Asserting that Jammu and Kashmir passed through a difficult time last year, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Thursday said the government was keeping its 'fingers ... Read more...

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Slain LTTE leader Prabhakaran’s mother passes away in Sri Lanka


February 20th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Jaffna (Sri Lanka), Feb 20(ANI): The mother of V. Prabhakaran, the founder and leader of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), passed away in a Jaffna hospital on Sunday morning.According to the ... Read more...

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Meghalaya rebel leaders send feelers for talks


February 18th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 18 (IANS) Two top leaders of the Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) rebel group have sent feelers for talks with the Meghalaya government, an official said Friday."The outfit's general ... Read more...

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Republic Day peaceful in Kashmir; separatist, BJP marches foiled (Second Lead)


January 26th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 26 (IANS) Authorities clamped down on secessionist leaders and some Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists Wednesday when they separately tried to take out marches to Lal Chowk here in ... Read more...

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Kashmir government’s action on party leaders undemocratic: Gadkari


January 24th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou (China), Jan 24 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Monday described as "undemocratic" the Jammu and Kashmir government's preventing party leaders from leaving Jammu airport to proceed with ... Read more...

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Flag hoisting row: Gadkari calls government repressive (Lead, changing dateline)


January 24th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 24 (IANS) BJP president Nitin Gadkari, now on a visit to China, Monday criticised the "repressive approach of the central and state governments" towards a march being taken ... Read more...

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Meghalaya government open to talks with rebel groups


November 30th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Nov 30 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Tuesday said his government is open for meaningful dialogue with the secessionist Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) and other rebel groups."The state ... Read more...

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Jammu-Kashmir BJP unit to boycott visiting interlocutors


October 27th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Oct.27 (ANI): Even as the Central Government appointed three-member team of interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir is seeking to interact with all shades of opinion, the State unit of Bharatiya ... Read more...

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All-party team to visit Jammu Tuesday


September 21st, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 21 (IANS) The all-party team led by union Home Minister P. Chidambaram, which is on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, arrives in Jammu Tuesday afternoon from Srinagar. ... Read more...

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India not to recognize Kosovo


August 9th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) A month after the International Court of Justice said that Kosovo's declaration of independence was legal, India has reacted saying it will continue to not recognize the ... Read more...

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Pakistan-based separatists provoking people in Kashmir: Govt.


July 28th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 28 (ANI): The Government on Wednesday said that it is aware of Pakistan-based anti-India elements provoking people of Kashmir on various pretexts to arouse the public sentiments.Minister of State ... Read more...

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Elements in Pakistan, Hurriyat fomenting Kashmir trouble: Government


July 28th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Elements in Pakistan with the support of the two factions of the separatist Hurriyat Conference were fomenting trouble in Jammu and Kashmir, Minister of State for Home ... Read more...

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Initiate talks with Maoists, ULFA: Bardhan


July 13th, 2010 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) The Communist Party of India (CPI) Monday urged the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government to open a dialogue with the Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) as also secessionist ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan Minister to fast ‘until death’ in protest against UN war crime panel


July 8th, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by BNO News
COLOMBO, SRI LANKA (BNO NEWS) – A Minister from Sri Lanka has begun a fast 'until death' in front of the United Nations (UN) office in Colombo in protest of the war ... Read more...

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Demonstartions held in Pakistan against Rigi’s hanging


June 24th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24 (ANI): Several demonstarations have taken place in Karachi in Pakistan against Iran for putting Abdolmalek Rigi, head of the Jundullah militant group, under gallows.Rigi was hanged inside Evin prison ... Read more...

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Golf, another reason to fall in love with Kashmir (With Images)


May 16th, 2010 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Srinagar, May 16 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir is rolling out the best golf greens for tourists to come and call it "a paradise on earth" once again. The state sees ... Read more...

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BJP too favours caste-based census


May 5th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) Wednesday said it was in favour of including caste as a criterion in the ongoing national census and added that the enumeration ... Read more...

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12-hour shutdown paralyses normal life in Tripura


April 27th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Tripura (Agartala), Apr 27 (ANI): A 12-hour shutdown called by the Left-led 13 party front demanding immediate control on spiralling prices; roll back in customs duty on crude oil and excise ... Read more...

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Confederate History Month Proclamation Of Bob McDonnell Gets Mixed Reaction


April 7th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Virginia, Apr 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A typical right-wing tradition that was almost kept buried by the democrat governors like Tim Kaine and Mark Warner is going to return in Virginia. ... Read more...

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