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Saudi embassy attacks: Egyptian cop gets five years in jail


August 26th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 26 (IANS) A Cairo criminal court sentenced a police officer to five years in jail and 74 others to one-year suspended sentence over attacks on the Saudi Arabian ... Read more...

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Four killed in Pakistan bomb blast (Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 8 (IANS) At least four security men were killed and a dozen others injured Tuesday night after a bomb planted along side a road in Pakistan's Balochistan province ... Read more...

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Six juveniles escape from Rajasthan detention centre


August 3rd, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 3 (IANS) Six juvenile offenders, aged between 14 and 17 years, overpowered two security guards at a detention centre here and escaped, officials said Friday, adding a hunt ... Read more...

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Seven militants killed in Pakistan’s tribal area


August 1st, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 1 (IANS) At least seven militants were killed in a clash with security forces in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region of Orakzai, Dawn reported Wednesday.The clash took place ... Read more...

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Mathura communal clashes kill one (Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 1 (IANS) One person was killed late Friday and a dozen others were injured in communal clashes in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura town, police said.Curfew was clamped following the ... Read more...

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20 dead in Pakistan suicide attack (Third Lead)


May 5th, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 4 (IANS) At least 20 people died in northwest Pakistan Friday when a suicide bomber blew himself up in a market.The attack took place around 8.00 a.m. ... Read more...

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Taliban storm Pakistani jail, free nearly 400 inmates (Lead)


April 15th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 15 (IANS) Taliban militants armed with guns and granades stormed a Pakistani jail early Sunday and freed nearly 400 prisoners.Over 100 militants launched the attack around 1.30 ... Read more...

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Jail riot in UP leaves one dead, dozen injured


March 11th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 11 (IANS) A violent clash between prison inmates and jail keepers left a person dead and several injured in Basti in Uttar Pradesh late Saturday evening.The clash erupted ... Read more...

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Court extends custody of two Italians till March 5


March 1st, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kollam/Kochi, March 1 (IANS) A court in Kollam Thursday extended till March 5 the police custody of the two Italian security men arrested for shooting dead two Indian ... Read more...

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Court seeks Jamia Millia reply on students’ union poll ban (Lead)


February 21st, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday sought Jamia Millia Islamia's response by March 18 on a petition for quashing a 2006 decision of the central university ... Read more...

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Indian law set in motion in Italian ship shooting: Kerala Police


February 16th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 16 (IANS) Kerala's police chief Jacob Punnoose Thursday said that Indian law has been set in motion with regard to the killing of two Indian fishermen by security ... Read more...

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Protestor handcuffs himself to goal during Everton v Man City match


February 1st, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man, described by officials as a professional protester, held up play for more than five minutes during the Barclays Premiership game between Everton and Manchester City.... Read more...

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Decade after attack, American Center is twice shy


January 21st, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) Exactly a decade ago, Kolkata witnessed an audacious terror act when the American Center was attacked by four gunmen, resulting in the deaths of five policemen. ... Read more...

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Pakistani court frees three Iranian soldiers


January 15th, 2012 - 4:44 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 15 (IANS) A Pakistani court has released three Iranian security men, who were arrested earlier this month for entering into Pakistani territory and killing a man, said court ... Read more...

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Bihar Police confirm terror threat to Dalai Lama event


January 7th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 7 (IANS) A shadow of terror looms over the Buddhist Kalchakra puja at a holy site in Bihar's Bodh Gaya which is being attended by Tibetan ... Read more...

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Unruly scenes force Lok Sabha adjournment


December 21st, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Unruly scenes Wednesday caused the Lok Sabha to be adjourned twice, first during the Question Hour and later at noon over the issues relating ... Read more...

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Court moved to lift ban on Jamia Millia students’ union poll (Lead)


December 20th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) A former student of Jamia Millia Islamia Tuesday moved the Delhi High Court seeking quashing of a 2006 decision of the central university to ban ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up Bihar school


December 17th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 17 (IANS) Maoists blasted a state-run school in Bihar's Jamui district early Saturday, police said.Armed guerrillas surrounded and blew up the school in Sarkanta village in Jamui, about ... Read more...

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Big B gives voice to documentary on parliament attack


December 13th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has lent his baritone to soul-stirring words penned by Prasoon Joshi in "13 December", a documentary made for the 10th ... Read more...

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Dikshit’s two security men to be tried for harassing woman (Lead)


December 8th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday framed charges against two suspended security personnel attached to the convoy of Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit in a case of ... Read more...

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Senior cop among 30 injured in Kashmir clashes


November 7th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 7 (IANS) More than 30 people, including a senior superintendent of police, were injured in post-Eid prayer clashes between security forces and stone pelting mobs in different parts ... Read more...

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4 security men killed in Pakistan rocket attack


November 5th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 5 (IANS) At least four security personnel were killed and five others injured in a rocket attack launched Saturday by unknown militants in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of ... Read more...

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Two Pakistanis dead in Taliban attack


November 2nd, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 2 (IANS) Suspected Taliban militants attacked a check-post in Pakistan's northwest tribal region Wednesday and killed at least two security men, a media report said.Two other security ... Read more...

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Policemen broke my hand for seeking good food: Koda


October 31st, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 31 (IANS) Jailed former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda Monday alleged his hand was broken by policemen when he sought good food for the prisoners. "Poor food is supplied ... Read more...

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Five injured in Kashmir blast (Lead)


October 26th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 26 (IANS) At least five civilians were injured Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Bijbehara town when guerrillas hurled a grenade on policemen but it missed the target."The grenade ... Read more...

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Special jungle roads needed to combat Maoists, says expert


October 24th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 24 (IANS) India needs to build a chain of roads exclusively for forces in the jungle terrains of leftist insurgency-hit areas to silence guerrilla guns and regain authority ... Read more...

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Intellectuals-Mamata honeymoon over?


October 21st, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) Five months into her stint, the strains are visible between Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and a section of liberal intelligentsia and social activists who had ... Read more...

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American troops mass near Pakistani border


October 17th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 17 (IANS) American troops in Afghanistan are massing along the border with Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal region where insurgents hold swamy, a tribal elder said Monday.Malik Muhammad Mumtaz ... Read more...

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NATO commander meets Pakistan army chief


September 10th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 9 (IANS) The commander of the NATO International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan has met Pakistan's army chief and discussed with him ways to improve regional ... Read more...

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It was back to work at Delhi High Court after blast


September 7th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Work must go on: That was the message the Delhi High Court sent out Wednesday as it went back to work a few hours ... Read more...

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Delhi on high alert after blast


September 7th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The Indian capital is in a state of high alert with security beefed up across the city and additional personnel pressed into action after ... Read more...

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Gates of human divide at Ramlila ground


August 22nd, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Segregation of humanity begins at the very gates of Ramlila Maidan -- the site of Anna Hazare's crusade against corruption. Five gates divide supporters into ... Read more...

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Mehbooba attacks Kashmir government over police role


August 9th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 9 (IANS) Mehbooba Mufti, president of opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) in Jammu and Kashmir, Tuesday accused the state government of using police to address problems that need ... Read more...

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Kashmir civilian killing: Two security men booked for murder (Third Lead)


August 9th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Jammu/Srinagar, Aug 8 (IANS) In a major embarrassment for the army and the Jammu and Kashmir government, a man killed in an alleged 12-hour gunbattle on Sunday and touted to ... Read more...

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Kashmiri woman alleges rape by army men


July 22nd, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 22 (IANS) Police in Jammu and Kashmir have registered a complaint of abduction and rape based on allegations by a woman against two army personnel.Rukaya Bano, a woman ... Read more...

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