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Indonesia to buy missiles from US


August 27th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Aug 27 (IANS) Indonesia would buy air-to-surface guided missiles from a US firm to equip the country's growing fleet of US-built F-16 fighter jets, a media report said ... Read more...

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3 militiamen, over 20 militants killed in Pakistan clashes


August 25th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) At least three militiamen and over 20 militants were killed in clashes between Pakistani troops and militants in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of Bajaur Saturday afternoon, ... Read more...

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Nine militants killed in Pakistan air base attack (Third Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Nine militants were killed Thursday in Pakistan's Punjab province after they attacked a key airbase of the country. Banned outfit Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) later claimed ... Read more...

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Nine die in terror attack at Pakistan’s key airbase (Second Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) At least eight militants, wearing military uniform and lugging sophisticated weapons, were killed when they launched a brazen attack on a key Pakistani airbase in Punjab ... Read more...

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Andhra anti-terror force Octopus gets its headquarters


August 13th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 13 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Monday launched the headquarters of its elite anti-terror commando force Octopus (Organisation For Counter Terrorist Operations).Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy inaugurated the headquarters ... Read more...

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Garo rebel outfit chief lodged in Bangladesh jail: BSF


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 23 (IANS) Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) chief Champion R. Sangma, who was arrested by Bangladesh forces last year, is lodged in "some jail" in that country, according ... Read more...

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Assam to get strict against forest exploiters


April 18th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 18 (IANS) The Assam government has decided to go all out to protect the forest wealth of the state, a state minister said.The government has decided not only ... Read more...

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Delhi Police relieved as Zardari leaves


April 8th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Delhi Police heaved a big sigh of relief Sunday as Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari left the capital after a two-hour visit that was a ... Read more...

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Three cops, 3 rebels killed in Peshawar suicide attack (Second Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Three policemen were killed and six others injured Friday when three heavily armed suicide attackers went on a shooting spree and hurled grenades at a police ... Read more...

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Three killed in suicide attack at Pakistan police station (Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Three policemen were killed and six injured Friday when three heavily armed suicide attackers went on a shooting spree and lobbed grenades at a police station ... Read more...

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Pakistan faces no threat: Gilani


September 28th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 28 (IANS) Pakistan as a nation is united and faces no threat, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said Wednesday."We will not hesitate in rendering sacrifices of any ... Read more...

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154 alleged target killers held for Karachi violence


July 22nd, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) About 154 alleged target killers have been arrested in Karachi city, Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said.Out of the arrested individuals, nine people who were ... Read more...

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Don’t blame Mumbai blasts on intelligence failure: Experts


July 15th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 15 (IANS) Former top sleuths and security experts concede that terrorists are outwitting Indian intelligence agencies but say it would be unfair to lay the blame for incidents ... Read more...

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BJP thanks Pakistani activist, not navy, for saving Indian sailors


June 24th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday thanked Pakistani human rights activist Ansar Burney for raising funds to pay the ransom and free sailors ... Read more...

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Mexican drug cartels acquire tanks


June 8th, 2011 - 2:37 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mexico City, June 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Mexican government’s fight against drug trafficking has moved to the next level with some drug cartels acquiring tanks. In just four years, nearly forty thousand ... Read more...

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Collaborate with us, Maharashtra urges US homeland security secretary (With image)


May 24th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Tuesday stressed the need for co-operation with the US Department of Homeland Security, including sharing intelligence and technological know-how, for enhancing ... Read more...

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Naval facilities to be relocated: Pakistan Navy chief


May 24th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 24 (IANS) Pakistan Navy chief Admiral Noman Bashir has said an attempt is being made to "relocate" naval installations away from residential areas following the terror strike at ... Read more...

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WC semi-final: Mohali converted into armed fortress


March 28th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Mar. 28 (ANI): With the Prime Ministers' of India and Pakistan announcing their intentions to watch the World Cup semi-final match between the teams of the two countries here on Wednesday ... Read more...

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Japan must develop nuclear weapons to counter threat from China: Tokyo Governor


March 8th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 8(ANI): Tokyo's Governor Shintaro Ishihara reckons that his country should build nuclear weapons to counter the threat from China, North Korea and Russia.Ishihara said that Japan could develop nuclear weapons ... Read more...

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New Maoist outfit formed in Jharkhand


February 6th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 6 (IANS) A 50-member strong Maoist splinter group has been formed in Jharkhand, police said Sunday.Known as Jharkhand Jan Mukti Parishad (JJMP), it has around 50 people trained in operating ... Read more...

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Paresh Baruah faction rejects ULFA peace talks


January 21st, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 21 (IANS) The peace process between the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) led by its chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa and the government came under a cloud with the outfit's elusive ... Read more...

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Survivor of Chittagong armoury raid going strong at 101


January 19th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Pradipta Tapadar Barasat (West Bengal), Jan 19 (IANS) Now the only survivor of the Chittagong armoury raid, Binod Behari Choudhury vividly remembers the day - April 22, 1930 - when he received ... Read more...

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70 per cent increase in proclaimed offenders, court absconders in Pak Punjab during 2010


January 17th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 17(ANI): Pakistan's Punjab province witnessed a 70 per cent increase in the number of proclaimed offenders (POs) and court absconders (CAs) in 2010.In what may be seen as Punjab ... Read more...

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Dozen Canadians training for jihad in Pakistani terror camp


January 17th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 17 (IANS) Canadian authorities are worried after reports that a dozen Canadian converts to Islam are getting trained for jihad at an Al Qaeda camp in ... Read more...

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Canadians training in Al-Qaeda terrorist camps in Pak for future strikes in homeland


January 15th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 15(ANI): About 12 Canadian converts to Islam are reportedly undertaking terrorist training in Pakistan.According to the Asia Times, the men have been receiving jihadi training in Al-Qaeda camps in North ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists deny getting arms training in India


December 31st, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 31 (IANS) Though calling India their arch enemy and accusing it of preventing them from coming to power, Nepal's opposition Maoist party however rallied behind the neighbouring country Friday, refuting ... Read more...

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Assam Police modernises with Uzis, MP5s


December 8th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, Dec 8 (IANS) Vintage World War I era firearms like the .303 rifles have become a thing of the past with police commandos in insurgency-hit Assam now equipped ... Read more...

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Militants kidnap four workers in Tripura


November 27th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 27 (IANS) Separatist tribal guerrillas in Tripura have abducted four labourers working on a school building construction site, police said Saturday."Outlawed NLFT (National Liberation Front of Tripura) militants, armed with ... Read more...

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Kamran Akmal’s family robbed at gunpoint near Lahore home


November 15th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 15(ANI): Pakistani cricketer Kamran Akmal's relatives were robbed of 1.5 million rupees, jewellery, mobile phones and other personal items while on their way to attend a wedding ceremony near their ... Read more...

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Over 3 million weapons ‘missing’ from official warehouses in Pak Punjab


October 16th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 16(ANI): The Pakistan Punjab government's report that 3.12 million sophisticated weapons, including hand-grenades, have gone missing from the official warehouses in the last 10 years is appalling, an editorial in ... Read more...

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Around 29,000 policemen deployed for CWG, says Dadwal


October 2nd, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) A 'multi-layered' and 'multi-dimensional' security cover is in place in Delhi for the Commonwealth Games with around 29,000 policemen deployed in and around the Games venues, Delhi ... Read more...

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Lucknow peaceful after Ayodhya verdict, markets shut


October 1st, 2010 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 30 (IANS) Lucknow remained peaceful after the Ayodhya verdict was delivered as markets closed and most of the streets were deserted in the afternoon as the judgment was to be ... Read more...

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The difficulty of being Jharkhand whistleblower Durga Oraon


September 21st, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Nityanand Shukla Ranchi, Sep 21 (IANS) His petition led to the unearthing of the Rs.2,500 crore money laundering scam allegedly involving former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda. Two years later, things are ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Panjab University resembles fortress ahead of student polls


September 1st, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 1 (IANS) The sprawling 533 acre Panjab University (PU) campus here resembles a fortress with heavy security ahead of the Sep 3 students' council elections that have a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US plans massive weapons sale to Saudi Arabia


August 9th, 2010 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 9 (DPA) The US is drawing up a $30-billion sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia despite Israeli concerns about the proposed package, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday. The centerpiece of ... Read more...

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