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Security forces unearth Maoist arms dump in Odisha


September 11th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 11 (IANS) Security forces Tuesday stumbled upon a huge cache of arms and ammunition in a forested area of Odisha's Kandhamal district, police said.The arms and ammunition, which ... Read more...

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30 wounded in Iraq bombings


September 9th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Sep 9 (IANS) At least 30 people were wounded in a series of bomb attacks in Iraq's Baquba city, Xinhua reported.The coordinated attacks took place Saturday. Two roadside bombs ... Read more...

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BSF trooper killed in Odisha mine blast (Lead)


September 1st, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 1 (IANS) A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper was killed and another injured Saturday in a land mine blast triggered by Maoists in Odisha's Koraput district, police said.The ... Read more...

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Suspected Maoists kill villager in Odisha


August 21st, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 21 (IANS) Suspected Maoists Tuesday killed a villager in Odisha's Malkangiri district, police said.Sukra Khurami, 35, was found in a pool of blood on a road near his ... Read more...

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Man who questioned Mamata denied bail


August 13th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) A West Bengal court Monday rejected the bail plea of a man, who was arrested after he had publicly questioned Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee about ... Read more...

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Maoists observe ‘martyrs week’ in Odisha


July 28th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 28 (IANS) The movement of commercial and passenger vehicles was disrupted in parts of Odisha as Maoists Saturday began observing 'martyrs' week' in memory of rebel leaders killed ... Read more...

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Maoists torch excavator in Odisha


July 20th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 20 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas Friday set ablaze an excavator of a construction company in Odisha's Malkangiri district, police said. It was the second such incident in the region ... Read more...

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A million Pakistani kids to get anti-polio drops


July 16th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) Pakistan will administer anti-polio vaccine to nearly one million children in the militancy-hit tribal regions during a three-day national immunization campaign starting Monday, said officials.Janbaz ... Read more...

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Maoists torch construction equipments in Odisha


July 10th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 10 (IANS) Maoists Tuesday set ablaze road construction equipment, including a tractor and an excavator, in Odisha's Malkangiri district to oppose the building of a road, police said.About ... Read more...

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Maoists kill Odisha villager


July 7th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 7 (IANS) A former village council member was shot dead Saturday in Odisha's Malkangiri district by Maoists, police said.About 20-25 armed rebels dragged out 45-year-old Gangadhar Chalana from ... Read more...

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Maoists kill ‘police informer’


June 26th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 26 (IANS) Suspected Maoists Tuesday killed a man in Odisha's Koraput district by slitting his throat, suspecting him to be a police informer, police said.The dead body of ... Read more...

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Yemen troops capture Al Qaeda stronghold


June 16th, 2012 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, June 16 (IANS/AKI) The Yemeni military has recaptured the southern city of al-Shaqra, considered a stronghold of the Al Qaeda. This is the third city retaken from militants who ... Read more...

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22 killed in Afghan suicide bombing


June 6th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 6 (IANS) At least 21 people were killed and more than 20 others injured when a motorcycle-borne Taliban suicide bomber blew himself up Wednesday in Afghanistan's Kandahar ... Read more...

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Maoists kill three abducted villagers in Bihar


June 5th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Patna, June 5 (IANS) The bodies of three people abducted by Maoists three days ago were found in Bihar's Munger district Tuesday morning, police said.A group of armed Maoists had abducted ... Read more...

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Security forces on alert as Maoists protest


June 1st, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 1 (IANS) In view of a Maoists protest week from Friday, security forces in Chhattisgarh went on high alert fearing violence by the guerrillas.The operation of passenger and ... Read more...

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Tagore’s texts made into pictorial editions (With Images)


May 29th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Three children's texts written by Rabindranath Tagore have been produced in pictorial editions in Hindi, English and Bengali by the traditional "pata chitra" painters of ... Read more...

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‘Yellow fever’ grips Chennai


May 28th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 27 (IANS) It was "Yellow Fever" at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium as yellow jersey-clad fans of defending champions Chennai Super Kings thronged the arena to watch their ... Read more...

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9,000 displaced in Somalia violence


May 27th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, May 26 (IANS) At least 9,200 people have been displaced in a fierce battle raging between the coalition forces and the insurgents near the Somali capital, the UN refugee ... Read more...

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20 Al Qaeda terrorists killed in Yemen


May 26th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, May 26 (IANS) At least 20 Al Qaeda terrorists were killed Saturday in an operation launched by the Yemeni army in southern Abyan province, the defence ministry said.Elements of ... Read more...

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Bengal aims at 60 days work under rural jobs scheme


April 24th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lalgarh (West Bengal), April 24 (IANS) West Bengal aims to give 60 days of work to each household under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) in ... Read more...

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Terror-struck Syrian soldiers recall Sunday horror


April 24th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Aleppo (Syria), April 24 (IANS) Yasir, a 22-year-old young handsome Syrian soldier, looked shaken at the Military Hospital in Syria's second largest city. He is among over 40 soldiers, mostly ... Read more...

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Stone-pelting mob clashes with police in Baramulla


April 6th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 6 (IANS) Police clashed with a mob of stone-pelters after Friday prayers in the North Kashmir town of Baramulla, 54 km from here, forcing the closure of businesses ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh tribal boy flees from Maoist captivity


March 31st, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 31 (IANS) A minor Chhattisgarh tribal boy who was abducted by Maoists on charges of acting as a police informer, managed to flee from the rebels' captivity in ... Read more...

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American gunned down in Yemen


March 18th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Aden (Yemen), March 18 (IANS) A US citizen working as a teacher at an English-language institute in Yemen was shot dead Sunday by suspected Al Qaeda gunmen, media reports said.Two ... Read more...

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Afghanistan seeks early security handover: Karzai


March 16th, 2012 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 16 (IANS) The US and the Afghan governments should work together for an early handover of security responsibility, Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai has said.According to a Karzai ... Read more...

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On-duty cop thrown off house roof in Uttar Pradesh


March 9th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 9 (IANS) Hours after an IPS officer was mowed down by a tractor-trolley in Morena district of Madhya Pradesh, a murderous attempt was made on an on-duty cop ... Read more...

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Rita Bahuguna Joshi meets Sonia, offers to quit


March 9th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi Friday met Congress president Sonia Gandhi and offered to step down following the party's poor performance in ... Read more...

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Prolonged peace in Chhattisgarh surprises top cops


March 3rd, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 3 (IANS) Top police officials in Chhattisgarh, one of India's worst leftist insurgency-hit states, are happily surprised these days at the prolonged peace period in the state with ... Read more...

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Left on wane in erstwhile bastion Kanpur


February 22nd, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, Feb 22 (IANS) There was a time when Kanpur was a stronghold of the Left but the picture is different as it goes to polls Thursday. Of its ... Read more...

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Roadside bomb kills four in Afghanistan


February 20th, 2012 - 6:41 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 20 (IANS) A bomb planted near a road Sunday killed four civilians, including a child, in Afghanistan's Kandahar province, a former stronghold of the Taliban, the government ... Read more...

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Will fight Maoists more aggressively, says injured cop


February 13th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 13 (IANS) A senior police officer who is recovering at a hospital here from a bullet injury he received in a Maoist ambush last week, said Monday he ... Read more...

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Four BSF officers killed in Maoist blast (Lead)


February 10th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 10 (IANS) Four Border Security Force (BSF) officers were killed and two others critically injured when Maoists blew up their vehicle in Odisha's Malkangiri district, police said.The rebels ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up BSF vehicle in Odisha, four killed


February 10th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 10 (IANS) Maoists Friday blew up a vehicle of the Border Security Force (BSF) in Odisha's Malkangiri district, police said. Four security personnel, including a BSF commandant, were ... Read more...

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Explosives seized in Odisha


February 8th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 7 (IANS) A cache of explosives, including several detonators and gelatin sticks, was seized during a raid in the forested area of Odisha's Malkangiri district, police said.About 12 ... Read more...

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Another Maoist couple surrenders in Bengal


February 7th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
West Midnapore (West Bengal), Feb 7 (IANS) A Maoist couple Tuesday surrendered before the police in West Bengal, becoming the third pair to do so since the Mamata Banerjee-led ... Read more...

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