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300,000 tourists flock to terror-hit Swat valley


September 11th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 11 (IANS) A staggering 300,000 tourists from across the country have visited the picturesque yet terror-ravaged Swat valley in northwest Pakistan since the beginning of Eid, a ... Read more...

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Krishna leaves for Pakistan


September 7th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday left for Pakistan on a three-day trip that will see India's concerns on threats of terror emanating from various ... Read more...

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Anti-terror official killed in Iraq blast


September 7th, 2012 - 5:37 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Sep 7 (IANS/AKI) A counter-terrorism official in Iraq's Tikrit city was killed when a dynamite-packed bomb exploded in his car, police said.Ismail al-Jaburi ad al-Sharqat died instantly Thursday and ... Read more...

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Now Mahesh Bhatt’s son forays into Bollywood


September 4th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Writer Shagufta Rafique, who has been associated with Vishesh Films for quite sometime, is set to launch filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt's son Rahul in her directorial ... Read more...

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11 terror suspects held, ‘catastrophe’ averted: Karnataka Police (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 30 (IANS) Eleven people with links to terror outfits Lashkar-e-Taiba and HUJI, and planning to assassinate leading Karnataka politicians, some journalists and Hindu leaders have been arrested in ... Read more...

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Pakistan restricts phone service for safe Eid


August 20th, 2012 - 5:31 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) Pakistan will temporarily shut the mobile phone services in some cities during the Eid celebrations Monday to thwart possible terror attacks.The militants always use mobile phones ... Read more...

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Four Kamra airbase attackers identified: Malik


August 18th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 17 (IANS) Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik said Friday that four of the militants who attacked the Kamra Airbase in Punjab province a day ago had been ... Read more...

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‘Iran, Pakistan can establish peace in the region’


August 5th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 5 (IANS) Iran and Pakistan could play an important role in establishing peace and stability in the region, a top Pakistani politician has said.Senate chairman Syed Nayyer Hussain ... Read more...

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Russia-India military drill to start Sunday


August 5th, 2012 - 8:45 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and India will begin their joint INDRA-2012 anti-terror military exercises in the Siberian republic of Buryatia Sunday, a Russian military official said.The drills will ... Read more...

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Five Pakistani Army officers jailed for terror links


August 4th, 2012 - 4:26 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Five Pakistani Army officers, including a brigadier, have been jailed for having links with a banned extremist group.The Field General Court Marshal convicted them for having ... Read more...

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26/11 plotter Jundal to be taken to Mumbai court Saturday (Second Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Giving priority to four cases in Mumbai, a Delhi court Friday directed Maharastra Police to produce 26/11 plotter Abu Jundal Hamza in a Mumbai court ... Read more...

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26/11 plotter Jundal to be taken to Mumbai court Saturday (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Giving priority to four cases in Mumbai, a Delhi court Friday directed Maharastra Police to produce 26/11 mastermind Abu Jundal Humza in a Mumbai court ... Read more...

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Terror suspect arrested in Kolkata


July 18th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) A member of the banned Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) having close links with the terrorist group Indian Mujahideen (IM) and suspected to be involved ... Read more...

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Threat of terrorism remains in Punjab: Chidambaram


July 13th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 13 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday said the threat of terrorism remains in Punjab but expressed confidence about the government's ability to tackle any attempt to ... Read more...

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Pakistan adheres to nuclear non-proliferation: Malik


July 12th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) Pakistan strictly adheres to the policy of nuclear non-proliferation, Rehman Malik, advisor to the prime minister on interior affairs, said.The country's nuclear programme is in the ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia, Bahrain hold security talks


July 10th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Jeddah, July 9 (IANS/WAM) Saudi Arabia and Bahrain have held talks on security, it was announced Monday.Saudi Interior Minister Prince Ahmad bin Abdulaziz and his visiting Bahraini counterpart Lieutenant General ... Read more...

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Bihar engineer in Saudi custody: Government to SC (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The government Monday told the Supreme Court that Bihar engineer Fasih Mehmood was under the detention of the Saudi Arabian authorities.Additional Solicitor General Gourab Banerjee ... Read more...

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Terror common threat, don’t play blame game: Pakistan


July 5th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Terrorism is a common threat for both India and Pakistan and a blame game will not help, Pakistan Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani said Thursday.Responding ... Read more...

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Maharashtra cops explain terror suspect’s absence


July 3rd, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Maharashtra Police told a Delhi court Tuesday that it could not present on May 29 suspected Indian Mujahideen operative Qateel Mohammed Jaffer Siddiqui, found ... Read more...

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Pakistani foreign secretary arrives for talks


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani Tuesday arrived here, saying he has been given the mandate to carry forward the dialogue process with India, and ... Read more...

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Karachi cops hunt for bananas


June 30th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 30 (IANS) This is one case that seems to have stumped the terror-toughened police personnel of Karachi, for it is not every day that 49 dozen bananas get ... Read more...

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Deal with Sri Rama Sene like a terror outfit, says Faleiro


June 25th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 25 (IANS) Sri Rama Sene is a terror organisation and should be dealt with accordingly, said former union minister Eduardo Faleiro Monday."It is a terrorist organisation and it ... Read more...

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Maharashtra cops questioned on terror suspect’s remand


June 21st, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday asked Maharashtra Police why suspected Indian Mujahideen operative Qateel Mohammed Jaffer Siddiqui, found murdered in Pune jail earlier this month, was ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda man takes hostages in France (Lead)


June 20th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 20 (IANS) A man claiming to have links with Al Qaeda took four people hostage Wednesday in a bank in southern France's Toulouse town, while a French national ... Read more...

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French Al Qaeda leader held in Pakistan


June 20th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) Naamen Maziche, a French national and a senior member of terror outfit Al Qaeda, has been arrested near Pakistan's border with Iran, Xinhua reported Wednesday.Pakistani military ... Read more...

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Key Afghan terrorists held for killing 80


June 19th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 19 (IANS) Two leaders of a terror outfit that organised a deadly suicide attack in Kabul in December last year, in which 80 people were killed, have been ... Read more...

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China, Afghanistan vow to fight terror


June 8th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 8 (IANS) China and Afghanistan Friday vowed to jointly fight terrorism and organised crime.Both sides expressed "strong rejection" of terrorism and organized crime, a joint statement issued here ... Read more...

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Another explosion in Allahabad, five kids injured


June 7th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, June 7 (IANS) Five children were injured Thursday when a bomb went off in a village in this Uttar Pradesh district -- the second blast in about a fortnight, ... Read more...

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Maoists attack Chhattisgarh minister’s house, kill guard (Lead)


May 17th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kondagaon (Chhattisgarh), May 17 (IANS) Suspected Maoists opened fire at the house of Chhattisgarh Sports Minister Lata Usendi in Kondagoan district Thursday evening, killing her security guard, police said. ... Read more...

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Maoists attack Chhattisgarh minister’s house, kill guard


May 17th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kondagaon (Chhattisgarh), May 17 (IANS) Suspected Maoists opened fire at the native house of Chhattisgarh's Sports Minister Lata Usendi Thursday evening, killing the security guard, police said. The minister ... Read more...

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Plot to kill Iranian president foiled in 2007: Tehran Times


May 14th, 2012 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 14 (IANS) Iran's intelligence ministry has said intelligence forces and police foiled a plot by the Jundullah group to assassinate President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in 2007, the Tehran Times ... Read more...

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Maharashtra Force One conducts mock drill in Mumbai


May 13th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Formed post-26/11 to combat terror strikes, the Maharashtra Force One conducted a mock drill at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) in the wee hours of Sunday, ... Read more...

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Kenya launches manhunt for German terrorist


May 13th, 2012 - 8:03 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, May 13 (IANS) Kenya's anti-terrorism police have launched a manhunt for a German national who sneaked into the east African country to plan terror attacks, a top police official ... Read more...

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NCTC in present form unacceptable: Patnaik


May 5th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Saturday said the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) in its present form was not acceptable."I do appreciate there is a ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda releases 73 Yemeni soldiers


April 28th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, April 28 (IANS) The Yemeni wing of terror outfit Al Qaeda Saturday released after mediation by a tribal leader 73 Yemeni soldiers captured two months ago, Xinhua reported.The soldiers ... Read more...

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