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Afghanistan: Taliban commander behind NATO helicopter crash captured


September 17th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Afghan and coalition forces on Sunday arrested a Taliban commander who allegedly coordinated an attack against a coalition helicopter in eastern Afghanistan, killing two American soldiers, the ... Read more...

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Two guerrillas gunned down in Chhattisgarh


August 25th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 25 (IANS) In an overnight fierce gun-battle, security forces gunned down two Maoist ultras and arrested four woman insurgents in Narayanpur district, police said Saturday.Narayanpur district is located ... Read more...

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Afghan force to protect NATO bases


August 24th, 2012 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Afghan Public Protection Force (APPF) is ready to provide security to NATO military bases throughout the country, according to an Afghan minister.Speaking at ... Read more...

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Mumbai cop offers rose to Raj Thackeray, attacks police chief


August 21st, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) An emotionally charged Mumbai Police constable offered a rose to Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray shortly after the latter's rally at Azad Maidan Tuesday ... Read more...

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Elderly man tries suicide in Metro station, critically injured


August 15th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) A 60-year-old man was critically injured and may lose his hand after he tried to commit suicide by jumping in front of a Delhi Metro ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda may return after Afghan pullout, British PM warned


August 5th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Terror outfit Al Qaeda may return to Afghanistan and the country's future could be jeopardised if NATO-led foreign troops are withdrawn too quickly, military commanders ... 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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Taliban leader held in Afghanistan: ISAF


August 1st, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 1 (IANS) A senior Taliban leader has been captured in Afghanistan's Zabul province, the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said Wednesday."An Afghan and coalition security force arrested ... Read more...

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17 killed in clashes at Yemen’s interior ministry


August 1st, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, July 31 (IANS) At least 17 people were killed and dozens of others wounded in clashes between the security forces and gunmen belonging to a group of army defectors ... Read more...

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Power outage cripples Delhi Metro, thousands hit (Third Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) A massive power outage Tuesday afternoon crippled the Delhi Metro for almost two hours for the second time in two days and forced services to ... Read more...

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Power outage cripples Delhi Metro, thousands hit (Fourth Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) An unprecedented power outage crippled Delhi Metro for an hour and seriously disrupted services for another two hours, impacting tens of thousands of passengers in ... Read more...

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Maruti may opt for CISF cover for Manesar plant


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Shaken by the violent attack on its executives and rioting at its Manesar plant, Maruti Suzuki is toying with the idea of opting for ... Read more...

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Man held for Rs.35,000 theft at Delhi airport


June 17th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) A man was arrested for stealing Rs.35,000 from the bag of a fellow passenger at the Indira Gandhi International airport here, police said Sunday.Krishan Mohan ... Read more...

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Bodo militant faction warns against staged shootouts


May 31st, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 31 (IANS) A Bodo militant faction in Assam Thursday warned the authorities against staged shootouts in the name of anti-insurgency operations.Reacting to the killing of one Simul Boro ... Read more...

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‘Tamil Nadu will send police to protect Mullaperiyar’


May 27th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 27 (IANS) Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa said Sunday the Tamil Nadu Police would be sent to protect the Mullaperiyar Dam in Kerala.In a letter to Prime Minister ... Read more...

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US spotlights government corruption in India


May 24th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 24 (IANS) The US state department has highlighted "widespread corruption at all levels of government" and separatist, insurgent and societal violence among the most significant human rights problems ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh to resume hunt for Maoists


May 24th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 24 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has decided to resume Operation Green Hunt against Maoists, suspended after the rebels abducted Collector Alex Paul Menon in April, Home Minister Nankiram ... Read more...

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New Zealand troops to leave Afghanistan early


May 22nd, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, May 22 (IANS) New Zealand will withdraw its troops from Afghanistan in 2013, a year earlier than previously scheduled, the government announced Tuesday.Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully said the ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh for major offensive against Maoists


May 15th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 15 (IANS) Security forces are set to launch a major offensive against Maoists in Chhattisgarh following renewed violence by the guerrillas, official sources said Monday.Chief Minister Raman Singh ... Read more...

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Terror grips NMDC miners a day after Maoist attack


May 15th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 14 (IANS) Dozens of miners at the public sector National Mining Development Corp (NMDC) Ltd. in Chhattisgarh skipped work Monday as more explosives were found at the mining ... Read more...

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Blast in oil pipeline averted in Assam


May 14th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 14 (IANS) A major blast in an oil pipeline was averted in Assam's Dibrugarh district Monday when security forces detected two powerful bombs on one of ... Read more...

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Maoists kill six CISF troopers, driver in Chhattisgarh (Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 13 (IANS) The Maoists Sunday night carried out a deadly attack on a patrol party of paramilitary Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district in which ... Read more...

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Six troopers among seven killed by Chhattisgarh Maoists


May 14th, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 13 (IANS) The Maoists Sunday night carried out a deadly attack on a patrol party of paramilitary Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district in which ... Read more...

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Kolkata fortified for Hillary visit


May 6th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) Tight security was in place as US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton arrived in Kolkata Sunday, with even outbound and incoming flights from the Netaji ... Read more...

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Eight women pickpockets arrested from Delhi Metro station


May 3rd, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Eight women pickpockets were arrested from Kashmere Gate metro station in north Delhi Thursday, said the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), which guards the Delhi ... Read more...

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India’s security entwined with Afghanistan’s stability: Krishna


May 1st, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Underlining its "unwavering commitment" to the reconstruction of Afghanistan, India Tuesday said it will ensure that the country does not become "a target for ... Read more...

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Three women killed during NATO operation in eastern Afghanistan


April 28th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by BNO News
SAYDABAD DISTRICT, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least three women were killed Thursday during a clash between NATO-led forces and militants in eastern Afghanistan, officials said on Friday. It was not immediately ... Read more...

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Pakistani held for aircraft hijack threat


April 27th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 27 (IANS) Police Friday detained a passenger who threatened to hijack an aircraft on a domestic flight, a media report said.After the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK ... Read more...

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400 inmates flee Pakistani jail


April 15th, 2012 - 9:01 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 15 (IANS) A total of 400 prisoners managed to flee after unidentified assailants stormed a central jail in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Geo News reported Sunday.The assailants stormed ... Read more...

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‘India has very tight system to protect n-assets’


March 24th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) India has a "very tight sytem" in place to protect its nuclear assets and there is no need to augment this with a specialised force, ... Read more...

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CISF to host 60th All India Police Games


March 24th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) will host the five-day 60th All India Police Games (AIPG) here in the capital.The championship, organised under the ... Read more...

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Ex-servicemen to guard monuments: Selja


March 14th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Nearly 1,000 retired military personnel will be hired to guard monuments, Minister of Culture Kumari Selja said Wednesday.In addition, personnel from the Central Industrial Security ... Read more...

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Senior officer’s PSO wounded in Srinagar militant attack


March 9th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 9 (IANS) Terrorists shot at and wounded the Personal Security Officer (PSO) of a senior state government official in the heart of Srinagar late Friday afternoon.A senior police ... Read more...

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Will stay in Kerala till issue resolved: Italian minister


March 7th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 6 (IANS) Italian Deputy Foreign Minister Staffan de Mistura, currently in Kerala, Tuesday said he will only leave after sorting out the issues surrounding the arrest of two ... Read more...

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Italian marines sent to Central Jail (Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kollam (Kerala), March 5 (IANS) A court in Kerala Monday extended the custody of the two Italian marines arrested for shooting dead two Indian fishermen and ordered them to be ... Read more...

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