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Taliban commander arrested in Afghanistan


September 1st, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kunduz (Afghanistan), Sep 1 (IANS) A key Taliban commander has been arrested in Kunduz province, provincial police chief Samiullah Qatra said Saturday."Security forces during a special operation arrested Taliban ... Read more...

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Hackneyed and trite ‘Bumboo’ bores (IANS Movie Review - Rating:*)


March 31st, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Film: Cast: Kavin Dave, Sharat Saxena, Sanjay Mishra, Sudhir Pandey, Sumit Kaul and Mandy Takhar; Director: Jagdish Rajpurohit; Rating: *"Bumboo", a self-proclaimed action-black comedy is one of the smallest of summer ... Read more...

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15 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan


December 31st, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 31 (IANS) At least 15 suspected Taliban militants have been killed and 55 arrested in a countrywide crackdown in Afghanistan by police, army and NATO forces, the ... Read more...

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Afghan MP among 20 killed in attack on funeral


December 26th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by BNO News
TALOQAN, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least 20 people were killed on Sunday when a suicide bomber targeted a funeral in northern Afghanistan, officials said on Monday. A member of parliament was ... Read more...

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Limca recognises Indian athletes in new edition


March 29th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The Limca Book of Records Tuesday launched its 22nd edition featuring the achievements of athletes who did India proud by winning medals in the ... Read more...

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Taliban stronghold in Afghan province cleared


January 27th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kunduz (Afghanistan), Jan 27(IANS) Afghan and NATO-led forces have razed a Taliban stronghold in Imam Sahib district of Afghanistan's Kunduz province, an official said Thursday.Kunduz is 250 km north of Afghanistan ... Read more...

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Secret UN maps show Afghan security worsening


December 27th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 27 (IANS) The Afghan security situation has deteriorated this year, secret UN maps have revealed, countering the US government's assessments of military progress since the surge of additional American ... Read more...

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UN maps show continued deterioration of security in Afghanistan in 2010


December 27th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec. 27 (ANI): Internal United Nations maps show a marked deterioration of the security situation in Afghanistan during this year's fighting season, countering the Obama administration's optimistic assessments of ... Read more...

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Satisfying day as rower Bajrang Lal claims India’s second Asiad gold (Roundup)


November 19th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 19 (IANS) Bajrang Lal Takhar claimed the nation's maiden Asiad rowing gold as Indian rowers Friday capped their best performance in the Asian Games here with five medals on a ... Read more...

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Mixed fortunes as rower Bajrang Lal claims Asiad gold (Evening Lead)


November 19th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 19 (IANS) Bajrang Lal Takhar claimed the nation's maiden rowing gold as Indian rowers capped their best performance in the Asian Games with five medals here Friday.Besides, the men's ... Read more...

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Asian Games rowing: Bajrang Lal wins India’s maiden rowing gold (Lead)


November 19th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 19 (IANS) Bajrang Lal Takhar won India's maiden rowing gold medal in the Asian Games after he triumphed in the men's single sculls event here Friday.Takhar, who also gave India ... Read more...

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Asian Games rowing: Bajrang Lal wins historic gold for India


November 19th, 2010 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 19 (IANS) Bajrang Lal Takhar became the first Indian rower to win a gold medal in the Asian Games after he triumphed in the men's single sculls event here Friday.Takhar ... Read more...

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100 foreign militants infiltrate into Afghanistan


April 24th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 24 (IANS) About 100 Taliban and Al Qaeda militants from other countries have infiltrated into Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province, a top official said Saturday. "We have information some 100 foreign ... Read more...

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People will invest in India if laws are right: Indo-Canadian minister


January 9th, 2010 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
By Vishnu Makhijani New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) If the Indian diaspora is to be tempted to invest in this country, then greater transparency, an institutional mechanism and clear cut laws are required, ... Read more...

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Rockets hit Afghan towns on poll day; early turnout low (Second Lead)


August 20th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 20 (DPA) Several rockets hit southern and northern provinces early Thursday and police arrested two would-be suicide bombers, shortly after voting started in Afghanistan's presidential election, officials said. Two rockets ... Read more...

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Schedule of Indian competitors in Olympics Friday


August 15th, 2008 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 15 (IANS)The schedule of Indian competitors on the seventh day of competition at the 29th Olympics Games here Friday. Shooting: Men's 50 metre Rifle Prone qualification and final - ... Read more...

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Pakistan sends wheat to avert food crisis in Afghanistan


May 6th, 2008 - 11:25 pm ICT by admin
DPA Islamabad, May 6 (DPA) The Pakistan government Tuesday sanctioned the export of 50,000 tonnes of wheat to Afghanistan to avoid food crisis in the war-torn country, officials said. The approval was given ... Read more...

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