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Nepal Maoists taken off US terror list


September 7th, 2012 - 7:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) The US State Department has removed the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) from its list of terrorist organisations, RIA Novosti reported."The (State) Department has determined that ... Read more...

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Andhra anti-terror force Octopus gets its headquarters


August 13th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 13 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Monday launched the headquarters of its elite anti-terror commando force Octopus (Organisation For Counter Terrorist Operations).Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy inaugurated the headquarters ... Read more...

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Afghan terror attack ends: 48 dead, 65 injured (Second Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 16 (IANS) At least 48 people, including 36 terrorists, have been killed and 65 injured in what was a well-coordinated terror attack launched by heavily-armed Taliban militants ... Read more...

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Two women killed in Poonch firing


March 7th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 7 (IANS) Two women were killed and two people were injured in firing by an army soldier in Poonch town of Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday morning, police said.According ... Read more...

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US says its special forces in India; Delhi says ‘no’ (Lead)


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) US special forces are based in India and four other South Asian countries, a Pentagon commander has said. India quickly denied hosting American troops on ... Read more...

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US special forces helping India to contain LeT


March 2nd, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) The US and India are working together to contain Pakistan-based terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba, blamed for the 2008 Mumbai attacks, with US special forces present in India ... Read more...

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Solar lighting for police stations in Kashmir


February 2nd, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 2 (IANS) Remote police stations and police buildings in Jammu and Kashmir will now be lit by solar energy for uninterrupted power supply to help "maintenance of law ... Read more...

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Pakistani cops trained to recover blast evidence


December 17th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 17 (IANS) A total of 22 Pakistani policemen have been trained under a US-sponsored programme for recovering evidence from a blast scene, a top police official said.Mushtaq Ahmed ... Read more...

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Omar backtracks from amending state penal law


November 29th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 29 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday backtracked on his stand of amending the state's Ranbir Penal Code to give protective cover to the army ... Read more...

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Common man must not be troubled: Northern Command chief


September 26th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 26 (IANS) The Indian Army's Northern Command chief has asked the troops deployed along the Line of Control between India and Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir to ensure ... Read more...

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Syrian president warns against foreign intervention


September 18th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, Sep 18 (IANS) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad Sunday warned that foreign intervention would alienate countries in the region and further the danger of extremism.Assad made the remarks during a ... Read more...

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No army in Waziristan if tribals behave: Kayani


June 24th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 24 (IANS) The Pakistani Army will withdraw from Waziristan if the tribal residents behave responsibly and act against foreign terrorists, said Army chief Gen Ashfaq Pervez Kayani, ... Read more...

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Kayani lauds Pak Air Force role in counterterrorism operations


March 11th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 11(ANI): Pakistan Army Chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has lauded the role of the country's air force in the war against terrorists, who he said have "disrupted peace and ... Read more...

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BA worker plotted ‘to blow up jet’ in ‘John Le Carre moment’ at Heathrow


February 17th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.17 (ANI): Rajib Karim, 30, charged with terror offences held a secret meeting with an extremist at Heathrow airport in a 'John Le Carre moment' to plot blowing up a jet, ... Read more...

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No need to cut down troops in Kashmir: Gen Singh


January 14th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Countering the statement made by Union Home Secretary G.K. Pillai on 25 per cent reduction in security forces' strength in Jammu and Kashmir, Army ... Read more...

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US still on course for July 2011 Afghanistan pullout


December 16th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) The United States is still on course to start withdrawal from Afghanistan in July 2011 despite "fragile and reversible" progress against insurgents, an official review ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks quotes Clinton: Mumbai plotter ran operation from jail


December 6th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 6 (IANS) The alleged mastermind of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks -- Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Zakiur Rahman Lakhvi -- was running his group while still in prison in Pakistan, ... Read more...

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39 Al Qaeda militants captured in Iraq


December 2nd, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Dec 2 (IANS) Thirty-nine suspected Al Qaeda militants, including the outfit's leaders in Iraq's western province of Anbar, have been captured by security forces, a media report said Thursday."Iraqi security forces ... Read more...

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Osama bin Laden not hiding in Afghanistan: Minister


November 8th, 2010 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 8 (IANS) Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden is not hiding inside Afghanistan, an Afghan cabinet minister has said.Foreign Minister Zalmay Rasoul Sunday denied having any knowledge of the terrorist ... Read more...

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Indo-Russian military drill ends with resolve to fight terrorism


October 23rd, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Ranikhet (Uttarakhand), Oct 23 (ANI): Demonstrating their resolve to fight against terrorism and to boost bilateral defence cooperation further, strike infantry units of the Indian and Russian Armies ended a joint military ... Read more...

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India’s Territorial Army turns 62


October 9th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) The Territorial Army, popularly known as citizens army, Saturday celebrated 61 years of its existence after having ably served the nation in battles within and those waged ... Read more...

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US journalist accuses ‘Blackwater’ of being behind false flag terrorist attacks in Pak


September 25th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 25 (ANI): A Washington-based investigative journalist- Wayne Madsen- has claimed that a CIA contractor firm- XE Services- formerly Blackwater, has been carrying out false flag terrorist attacks in Pakistan."WMR ... Read more...

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Terrorism still remains a global threat: Canadian PM


September 12th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa, Sept 12 (ANI): Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has warned that terrorism is still prevalent nine years after the September 11 attacks in America, and added that no country is immune ... Read more...

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22 soldiers killed in Kashmir in seven months


August 18th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) At least 22 personnel of the Indian armed forces have been killed in anti-terrorist operations in Jammu and Kashmir this year, parliament was informed Wednesday. Two more ... Read more...

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Alleged Saudi millions flowing into Afghanistan through Pakistan


May 31st, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 31 (ANI): Millions of dollars of Saudi Arabian money continue flow into Afghanistan from Pakistan, claim members of the Afghan financial intelligence unit, FinTraca.The FinTraca further said this money in ... Read more...

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Absolutely critical to dismantle terrorist networks in Pakistan: Obama


May 28th, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 28 (IANS) President Barack Obama says the US is working with Pakistan to make it more effective partners in dealing with the extremists within their borders as ... Read more...

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Dolphins Trained By US Navy To Fight Terrorism


May 20th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri San Diego, May 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) To fight the enemies and terrorist invasions in its territory the US Navy has resorted to a new tactics. No they are not using ... Read more...

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IAF and NSG conduct exercise ‘Black Eagle’


May 13th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Manesar (Haryana), May 13 (ANI): India's elite counter-terrorist force National Security Guard (NSG) the 'Black Cats' and youngest Special Force, GARUDs of Indian Air Force (IAF) conducted a joint exercise called 'Black ... Read more...

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Abu Abdullah Al Shafi’l, leader of Ansar al Islam arrested


May 4th, 2010 - 2:52 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) – Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) arrested the alleged leader of Ansar al Islam and seven criminal associates on Monday, U.S. Forces in Iraq said.Abu Abdullah Al Shafi'l has ... Read more...

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Terrorist atrocity is the biggest human rights violation


April 29th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr. 29 (ANI): There is a tacit albeit distinct pattern in the politics of Jammu and Kashmir, a method to the madness, which can be discerned only through deep analysis ... Read more...

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Malaysia admits deporting LTTE members


April 23rd, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 23 (IANS) Malaysia "held and quickly deported" several key Tamil Tiger guerrillas in August 2009 and in March this year, it was announced Friday. Federal Special Operation Force director Fuzi ... Read more...

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Malaysia claims crack down on several LTTE members in last eight months


April 23rd, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 23(ANI): The Malaysian police have said that they have arrested and deported several key members of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) between August last year and March.Federal ... Read more...

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US Senate report highlights growing terror threat from radicalised Americans


January 20th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 20 (ANI): The US Senate has expressed deep concern over radicalised Americans in Yemen and Somalia posing a major threat to the US.CBS News quoted a Senate Foreign Relations ... Read more...

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One Al Qaeda member killed, 4 captured in Yemen


January 13th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Jan 13 (DPA) Yemeni security forces killed a suspected member of Al Qaeda and captured four others in a raid on a house in the southern province of Shabwa, the official ... Read more...

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Antony reviews Jammu and Kashmir security situation


January 12th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 12 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Tuesday reviewed the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir and asked the defence forces to mount further pressure on militants to neutralize them at ... Read more...

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