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Badruddin Haqqani killed in drone attack: Report


August 25th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) American officials said they had strong indications that Badruddin Haqqani, the operational commander of the Haqqani network, was killed in a drone strike Friday which ... Read more...

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AIUDF protests over July 9 molestation, lawlessness


July 18th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 18 (IANS) Opposition AIUDF legislators Wednesday staged a protest in front of Raj Bhavan over the July 9 public molestation of a girl on a main road here ... Read more...

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AIUDF appeals to Assam to issue minority certificates


March 29th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 29 (IANS) The All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) Thursday urged the Assam government to start the process of issuing minority certificates at the earliest, cautioning that any ... Read more...

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Zardari’s secret memo promised to punish Mumbai attackers


November 18th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 18 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's alleged secret memo to a top US military leader promised a new Pakistani national security leadership that would work with ... Read more...

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Engineer arrested for rape, cheating


September 14th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) A 32-year-old engineer from Hyderabad was arrested for allegedly raping a Delhi woman and cheating her of Rs.2.5 lakh on the pretext of marrying her, ... Read more...

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‘Mission possible’ to teach the police English (With Images)


May 1st, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Till a few weeks back they could not correctly pronounce everyday English words. But after a mere five days of training in the language ... Read more...

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Pakistan trying to sidestep US to safeguard own interests in Afghanistan: NYT


April 19th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 19(ANI): Pakistan is making efforts to befriend Afghan President Hamid Karzai, so that it can sidestep the United States and improve its own leverage in Afghanistan, a US newspaper ... Read more...

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Indian-origin Malaysian athlete now varsity don


March 20th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 20 (IANS) M. Jegathesan, an Indian-Malaysian known as the "flying doctor" for winning this country's first gold at the Asian Games, is the new pro-chancellor of a ... Read more...

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Fake currency gang busted, three arrested


March 7th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Three men engaged in making and circulating fake Indian currency have been arrested, police said Monday."The three have been identified as Sirajuddin, 26, Mohammad Yunus, ... Read more...

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US still views silent Haqqani network as most dangerous of Taliban fighters


December 27th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 27 (ANI): The Obama administration continues to view the so-called Haqqani terrorist network as the deadliest group of Taliban fighters in Afghanistan despite it not having conducted a complex ... Read more...

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Hekmatyar willing for cease-fire if coalition forces stay within main bases


November 18th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov 18 (ANI): Hezb-e-Islami, Afghanisan's most important rebel group after the Taliban, has said that it would agree to a ceasefire if US-led coalition forces stayed in their main bases. ... Read more...

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US drone attack kills seven militants in Pakistan


September 5th, 2010 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
Peshawar, Sep 5 (DPA) A US unmanned aircraft fired two missiles into Pakistan's tribal region along the Afghan border Saturday, killing seven militants, a Pakistani security official said. The missiles targeted a ... Read more...

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Shehnai on the verge of extinction in Bangladesh


September 1st, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 1 (IANS) Shehnai, a wind instrument, is on the verge of extinction in Bangladesh, laments a music exponent. Shamsur Rahman, who partly learnt to play the shehnai by listening to records ... Read more...

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US gives up lobbying ‘defiant’ Pak for action against Haqqani network in Wazirastan


August 13th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 13(ANI): The U.S. military has stopped lobbying Pakistan to help root out one of the biggest militant threats to coalition forces in Afghanistan, U.S. officials have said.According to the ... Read more...

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Pak needs to do much more against Haqqani network for Afghan peace: Mullen


July 25th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 25(ANI): US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Admiral Mike Mullen has praised Pakistan for moving against militants, but called for more action against the Haqqani network.Admiral Mullen called the ... Read more...

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Pak needs to do much more against Haqqani network for Afghan peace: Holbrooke


July 24th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 24(ANI): US Special Envoy for Pakistan and Afghanistan, Richard Holbrooke, has said that while Islamabad is cooperating with the US-backed Afghan peace efforts, it was not to the extent ... Read more...

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Amid Pakistani moves, Krishna to attend Kabul meet


July 10th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna will represent India at the July 20 conference of international donors in Kabul that will review reconciliation moves between the Hamid ... Read more...

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India alerts Afghanistan about the Haqqani network


July 2nd, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Amid Pakistan's intensified efforts to influence evolving power-sharing negotiations in Afghanistan, India and Afghanistan Friday held wide-ranging talks, with New Delhi making clear its unease about ... Read more...

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ISI certainly has links with Taliban, but nature not clear yet: Petraeus


June 30th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): The newly appointed US commander in Afghanistan, General David Petraeus has underlined that there is no doubt over Pakistan's Inter State Intelligence (ISI) maintaining links with the ... Read more...

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Afghanistan dismisses reports of Karzai’s secret Taliban meeting


June 28th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, June 28 (ANI): Afghanistan has dismissed media reports that President Hamid Karzai had secretly met a senior leader of Taliban outfit fighting Afghan and NATO troops."There has not been any ... Read more...

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Obama reaches out to Muslim nations with business exchanges


April 27th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) Keeping up his promise last year in Cairo, President Obama has announced plans to set up exchange programmes with business people throughout the Muslim world. "The new beginning we ... Read more...

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‘Suicide attack on Indians highlights bloody Indo-Pak wrestle for influence in Afghanistan’


February 27th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Feb. 27 (ANI): A wave of suicide attacks in Kabul, which left 18 people dead - half of them Indians, once again highlighted the bloody wrestle between India and Pakistan ... Read more...

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Suspected US drone strike kills five in Pakistan


February 24th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 24 (DPA) A suspected US drone attack on a Taliban hideout in Pakistan's north-western tribal area killed at least five people Wednesday, security officials and local media said. The strike ... Read more...

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US strike kills Afghan Taliban leader’s son in Pakistan


February 19th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 19 (DPA) A son of senior Afghan Taliban leader Jalaluddin Haqqani was among four militants killed in an overnight US air strike in Pakistan's tribal region bordering Afghanistan, a ... Read more...

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TAIIF formed to increase people to people contact with Arab world


January 7th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 7 (ANI): The Arab-India Intellectuals Forum (TAIIF) has been formed to deepen people to people contacts among the millions in India and the Arab world in order to cement ... Read more...

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Special US forces carried out covert raid inside Pak against Al-Qaeda: Ex-NATO official


December 22nd, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 22 (ANI): Special US forces have reportedly carried out multiple secret raids on the Al-Qaeda leadership in Pakistan's lawless tribal regions along the Afghan border, a former NATO officials has ... Read more...

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Pak to take on Haqqani network after South Waziristan offensive: Mullen


December 18th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec. 18 (ANI): US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Admiral Michael Mullen has said that the Pakistan Army would take on the Afghan Al-Qaeda commander Sirajuddin Haqqani's network once it ... Read more...

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Top Qaeda commander among 17 killed as US drone strikes rain down in Waziristan


December 18th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 18 (ANI) : At least 17 suspected militants, including a key Al-Qaeda commander were killed in two separate drone attacks in the Datta Khel area of North Waziristan.According to ... Read more...

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Five criminal cases filed in Orissa over illegal mining (Lead)


November 22nd, 2009 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 21 (IANS) Orissa's vigilance department has filed five criminal cases against firms and people allegedly involved in illegal mining in the state, an official said Saturday. "The cases were filed against ... Read more...

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Raids on leading Orissa mining company


November 12th, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 12 (IANS) Orissa's vigilance department, probing an alleged multi-crore mining scam in the state, raided the offices of a leading mining company here and found irregularities in running of several ... Read more...

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Energy sector key investment destination in Uttar Pradesh


October 29th, 2009 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 29 (IANS) Energy generation has emerged as the most sought-after investment destination in Uttar Pradesh, according to a senior state government official. "While companies evinced keen interest in setting up projects ... Read more...

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US commanders in Afghanistan seek more troops


August 24th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 24 (ANI): American military commanders operating with the NATO led mission in Afghanistan have informed President Barack Obama's special envoy to the region, Richard C. Holbrooke, that they ... Read more...

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US drone attack, clashes kill 10 in Pakistan (Lead)


July 17th, 2009 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 17 (DPA) A suspected US missile strike killed at least six people in northwest Pakistan while two soldiers and an equal number of Taliban extremists died in ongoing fighting ... Read more...

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Pakistan government’s strategy to “isolate” Mehsud a non-starter: Report


July 15th, 2009 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 15 (ANI): The Pakistan government may have announced an all out war against the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Baitullah Mehsud in South Waziristan,but it has so far failed to ... Read more...

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Investigate journalist Musa Khankhel’s killing: Geo TV (Second Lead)


February 19th, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 19 (IANS) Thirty-two bullets were pumped into TV reporter Musa Khankhel in Pakistan's Swat Valley, two days after Islamabad allowed the Taliban to impose Shariat in the area, Geo News ... Read more...

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