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Sangma asks people to help fight separatists

May 3rd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 3 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Thursday exhorted people in the three insurgency-hit districts of Garo Hills in the state to come forward and help the government ... Read more...

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Five killed as rival gangs clash

November 29th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 29 (IANS) Five people were killed in clashes between two criminal gangs in Jharkhand's Gumla district, police said Tuesday."Five people were killed in clashes between two rival criminal ... Read more...

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Congress to go alone in Punjab

October 23rd, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 23 (IANS) The Congress will contest the assembly elections in Punjab on its own, former chief minister and state party president Amarinder Singh said Sunday.The election is ... Read more...

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North African terror groups working with Pakistani Taliban: US

September 15th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, an Algerian-based group, is believed to be working with Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan, according to US officials studying the degree ... Read more...

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No ‘classical’ insurgency in northeast: Assam Rifles chief

August 26th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Nongkrem (Meghalaya), Aug 26 (IANS) The insurgency in India's northeastern states can no longer be viewed as "classical" guerilla warfare as it lost the support of the people, the head ... Read more...

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Leaders like Fazlur Rehman vulnerable, says Pakistani daily

April 1st, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 1 (IANS) Leaders like Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman, who was the target of terror attacks on two successive days, are "vulnerable because they must meet ... Read more...

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Weapons factory busted in Ireland

January 13th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) Irish police Thursday busted a weapons factory at a remote farm in the country and arrested five suspects in this connection, a media report said.Police found metal tubes ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s ISI involved in Mumbai terror attack

October 19th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Pakistan's Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) was heavily involved in the 2008 Mumbai attack and the spy agency held a string of meetings with the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operatives ... Read more...

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Left wing rebel shot dead by Andhra Pradesh police

July 13th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 13 (IANS) A left wing rebel was shot dead by police in Andhra Pradesh's Warangal district Tuesday, police said. Ganesh, a leader of the Communist Party of India-Marxist Leninist (CPI-ML) ... Read more...

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100 trucks with supplies to reach Manipur Saturday

June 17th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, June 17 (IANS) A convoy of about 100 trucks carrying essentials will roll into Manipur Saturday, where a road blockade has cut off food and medical supplies for more than two ... Read more...

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Taliban, Pak Punjab terror groups’ coalition fast turning into a ‘witches’ brew’: Experts

May 7th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 7 (ANI): When it was being believed that the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) have been dealt a heavy blow by the Pakistan Army and continuous US drone strikes, the ... Read more...

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Ex-FBI officer says US can expect more “unguided missiles” like Shahzad

May 6th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 6 (ANI): A former FBI official has said that a shift in terrorist strategy, coupled with an imperfect system for detecting threats, will allow more "unguided missiles" like foiled ... Read more...

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No talks with breakaway insurgent groups, says government

April 7th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The government Wednesday said that it is always willing to talk to any group which is ready to leave the path of violence but will not entertain ... Read more...

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Hakimullah’s death would hardly dent Taliban’s tenacity: Editorial

January 16th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.16 (ANI): While mystery still surrounds the death of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commander Hakimullah Mehsud, it is believed that the dreaded terrorist's death could be a huge blow to the ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan is Al Qaeda’s global base’

May 9th, 2009 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 9 (IANS) Pakistan has become the nerve centre of Al Qaeda's global operations to plan attacks around the world even while the Pakistani Taliban are planning a ... Read more...

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Terrorist groups may target Pak’ special police units : Report

May 3rd, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, May 3 (ANI): The special police units and officers working against the terrorism in the country could be targeted by the terrorists in near future, a report in The Nation ... Read more...

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TNSM has no control over Taliban’s splinter groups: ISPR

April 27th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr.27 (ANI): Pakistan Inter Services Public Relation (ISPR) Director General (DG) Major General Athar Abbas has said there are certain splinter groups of the Taliban upon which the TNSM has ... Read more...

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Jacko asks BBC to apologise for comedians mockery

March 20th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 20 (ANI): Pop star Michael Jackson, who is gearing up to make a phenomenal comeback, is angry with the BBC after two comedians mocked him by comparing his comeback ... Read more...

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Brit princes under tight security following IRA threat

March 15th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.15 (ANI): Security surrounding Princes William and Harry of Britain has been stepped up over fears that renegade IRA terrorists are preparing to carry out an assassination attempt. Close protection officers ... Read more...

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Patnaik to join the Third Front, says Deve Gowda

March 10th, 2009 - 9:34 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Mar 10 (ANI): JD (S) chief H D Deve Gowda has declared that the Naveen Patnaik-led Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has agreed to join the Third Front. "I have spoken ... Read more...

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FBI warns of Mumbai-type terror attacks on US cities

February 24th, 2009 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) Extremists "with large agendas and little money can use rudimentary weapons" to sow terror, raising the spectre that the Mumbai attacks could embolden terrorists seeking to attack US ... Read more...

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Zardaris strategy lauded for winning over Opposition members in Sindh Assembly

August 14th, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Aug 14 (ANI): PPP Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari has been credited for winning over the Opposition members and mustering enough support for unanimously passing a resolution in the Sindh ... Read more...

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Mahanta sought Congress funding to defeat AGP: Gogoi

April 24th, 2008 - 6:28 pm ICT by admin
Guwahati, April 24 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Thursday accused former chief of Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) Prafulla Kumar Mahanta of seeking money from the Congress party high command in New ... Read more...

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