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Nepal’s Maoists welcome US’ removal of terror tag


September 8th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 8 (IANS) The Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist (CPN-Maoist) has welcomed the US State Department removing it from its list of terrorist organisations - six years after the end ... Read more...

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Kerala fomenting designs of radical communal groups: BJP


August 12th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 12 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national secretary P. Muralidhar Rao, who is in-charge of the party's affairs in Kerala, Sunday said Kerala is becoming a ... Read more...

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Tamil Tiger held at Sri Lankan airport


July 18th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 18 (IANS) Sri Lankan police Wednesday said they have arrested a wanted Tamil Tiger rebel as he attempted to return to the island nation from Qatar, Xinhua reported.Police ... Read more...

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20 dead, nearly 200 wounded in Kabul fire


July 5th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 5 (IANS) At least 20 people died and more than 180 others were injured in two deadly fires in the Afghan capital, the authorities said Thursday.A huge fire ... Read more...

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‘Jindal got regular information about Mumbai from Headley’


July 5th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) While he was training 12 terrorists in Muridke in Pakistan for the 26/11 terror attack, Zabiuddin Ansari alias Abu Jindal, the arrested Indian handler of ... Read more...

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LeT recruitment module busted in Kashmir


July 4th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 4 (IANS) A recruitment module of the terror group Laskhar-e-Taiba (LeT) has been busted in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district and seven peoplehave been arrested, police said Wednesday, ... Read more...

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Taliban using kids as suicide bombers in Afghanistan


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 3 (IANS) The arrest of two children and a teenager with bombs and remote-controlled devices in Afganistan's former Taliban stronghold of Kandahar has sparked fears that the ... Read more...

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Abu Jindal’s mother says he is innocent


June 28th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beed (Maharashtra), June 28 (IANS) Claiming that her son, Abu Jindal Hamza, is not a terrorist, his mother Rehana Begum Thursday accused the security agencies of "falsely implicating" him.Speaking to ... Read more...

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Denmark helps Pakistanis displaced by terror


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) The Danish government, through its partner organisations, has been providing urgent food supplies to more than 1,100 displaced Pakistani families who have fled their homes due ... Read more...

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Russia, US hold war games


June 1st, 2012 - 5:00 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The first joint anti-terror exercise involving Russian and US forces in Colorado has ended with the "neutralization" of a terrorist group, a Russian defence ministry ... Read more...

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Army organises Jammu Premier League for budding cricketers


May 9th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 9 (IANS) It was Jammu's own 'premier league', where hundreds of young cricketers vied for a chance to play the game at the national and international level. And ... Read more...

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Ibobi supports NCTC, stresses human rights angle


May 5th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh Saturday termed the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) a credible step towards institutional capability to counter terrorist forces but ... Read more...

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Pakistanis plotted to bomb British army base using toy car


May 1st, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) Four Pakistani-Britons have been charged with taking inspiration from Al Qaeda magazine Inspire, and plotting to use a toy car to attack a base of the ... Read more...

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Mumbai attacks accused must be brought to justice: UN chief


April 27th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Friday asked India and Pakistan to continue with their peace dialogue, saying it is "significant" for both regional ... Read more...

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Trial of Geelani’s aide begins


April 17th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court Tuesday began the trial of Ghulam Mohammad Bhat, a suspected aide of Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani, ... Read more...

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China names six terrorists (Lead)


April 6th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 6 (IANS) China has published a list of six Islamist terrorists who trained in Pakistani camps and announced it was freezing their funds and assets.The six are all ... Read more...

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9/11 Pakistani mastermind, 4 others sent for trial


April 5th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS) The United States has formally sent to trial Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, alleged Pakistani mastermind of 9/11 terror attacks, along with four other suspected Al Qaeda militants ... Read more...

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Pakistan ban won’t affect ‘Agent Vinod’ revenues: Saif


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) Actor-producer Saif Ali Khan isn't perturbed over Pakistan banning "Agent Vinod", saying that very little revenue would be lost by the restriction imposed on his ... Read more...

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More needs to be done for global n-security: IAEA


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, March 22 (IANS) The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said Wednesday that more needs to be done to improve the safety of nuclear and radioactive materials worldwide, citing security ... Read more...

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How to spot a terrorist?


March 18th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 18 (IANS) The US Department of Homeland Security has brought out a presentation that aims to educate people on recognising terrorists and how to report them.The report titled ... Read more...

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Terrorists not to impact ties with Pakistan: China


March 7th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 7 (IANS) Terrorists trained in Pakistan will not affect the friendship between Beijing and Islamabad, said an official Wednesday.A top official from China's northwest Xinjiang Wednesday said violent ... Read more...

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Fingerprints confirm that Kenyan fugitive is none other than Samantha Lewthwaite


March 6th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Nairobi, Mar 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kenyan officials have confirmed that 7/7 widow Samantha Lewthwaite, wanted for her role in the 2005 bombings in the United Kingdom, has indeed entered the country. Samantha ... Read more...

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Pakistani tribesmen praised for assisting army


February 25th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 25 (IANS) A Pakistan Army commander has praised the tribesmen of the northwestern region for assisting the country's armed forces against terrorists."Anti-state elements" have carried out many ... Read more...

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Four charged in Kashmir hawala racket


February 18th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday framed charges against Ghulam Muhammad Bhat, said to be a close associate of hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Geelani, and others ... Read more...

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Eight suicide bombers in Islamabad: Rehman Malik


January 27th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 26 (IANS) As many as eight suicide bombers may have entered the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi, said Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik Thursday citing intelligence inputs.Following ... Read more...

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‘Tsunami’ - watch it at your own risk (Kannada Movie Review)


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Tsunami"; Cast: Raju Patil, Sonia, Rangayana Raghu, Doddanna, Tennis Krishna, Bullet Prakash, Gazar Khan, Killer Venkatesh and Bank Janardhan; Director: Makam Manohar; Producer: Raju Patil; Cinematography: Gauri Venkatesh; Music: Sadguna ... Read more...

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Key militant leader held in Pakistan


December 17th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 17 (IANS) A key member of the Taliban-linked outfit Al Mukhtar, along with five other militants, has been arrested in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, officials said.Karachi ... Read more...

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Key militant leader held in Pakistan


December 17th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 17 (IANS) A key member of the Taliban-linked outfit Al Mukhtar, along with five other militants, has been arrested in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, officials said.Karachi ... Read more...

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Need to utilise laws to remove defamatory material: Assocham


December 7th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) A leading industry lobby Wednesday said that the government should utilise the exsiting legal remedies for removing defamatory materials from social media websites, rather ... Read more...

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11 executed in Iraq


November 17th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 17 (IANS/AKI) Eleven people were executed Thursday in Iraq for their involvement in terrorist activities, the justice ministry said.Among those executed was a Tunisian national who detonated a ... Read more...

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Iran to disclose documents on US as ‘terrorism sponsor’


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Tehran will release 100 documents to reveal Washington's role in sponsoring terrorist activities in Iran and the entire Middle East region, Supreme Leader of ... Read more...

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Meghalaya’s views sought to declare GNLA outlawed


November 1st, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Nov 1 (IANS) The central government has sought the views of the Meghalaya government before declaring the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) an outlawed rebel outfit, an official said ... Read more...

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Iran says ready for defence cooperation with Egypt, Libya


October 30th, 2011 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 29 (IANS) Iran is ready to initiate defense cooperation with Egypt and Libya, Iran's defence minister said Saturday."Iran is ready to initiate cooperation, but they (Egypt and Libya) ... Read more...

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China to release list of terrorist groups


October 29th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 29 (IANS) China Saturday passed a resolution that defines terrorist groups for the first time and will soon release its first formal list of terrorists and groups, a ... Read more...

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Hand over murder plot suspect: US to Iran


October 18th, 2011 - 5:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 18 (IANS) The US Monday urged Iran to either hand over or prosecute a suspect in the alleged assassination plot on the Saudi ambassador to Washington, Xinhua reported."According ... Read more...

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