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‘Pakistan’s counter-terror betrays utter lack of strategy’


September 6th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 6 (IANS) Pakistan's fresh effort to tackle domestic counter-terrorism "betrays an utter lack of strategy", said a Pakistani daily that called for a wholesome zero-tolerance approach towards ... Read more...

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Journalist among nine held for terrorist links


August 30th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 30 (IANS) Karnataka Police have arrested nine people, one of them said to be a journalist with an English daily here, for alleged links with terrorist outfits, police ... Read more...

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Northeast terror outfits moving to Myanmar: Assam Rifles


August 25th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 25 (IANS) Terrorist outfits of the northeastern region have shifted their bases to neighbouring Myanmar following crackdown by the Bangladesh security forces, an official of the para-military Assam ... Read more...

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Tribunal upholds ban on SIMI


August 1st, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court's special tribunal constituted to examine the sixth ban on the Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) Wednesday upheld the measure.Headed by ... Read more...

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Hand over terrorists to build trust, Advani urges Pakistan


July 8th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani said Sunday Pakistan's handing over wanted terrorists and outlaws will drastically improve relations with India.In the ... Read more...

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Apex court hints Pakistani virologist may get relief (Lead)


May 7th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The government Monday resisted convicted Pakistani Mohammad Khalil Chisty's plea seeking permission to travel to his country but the Supreme Court indicated that it may ... Read more...

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Human rights body protests atrocities on Lankan Tamils


April 5th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Rights group Human Rights Defence International (HRDI) Thursday protested near the Sri Lankan High Commission here against what they termed as the Sri Lankan Army's ... Read more...

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Iranians may be suspects, but cannot rule out other jihadis: Experts


February 16th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Iranian militants may be the prime suspect behind the Israeli embassy car blast here Monday, but the role of other jihadi terrorist outfits cannot ... Read more...

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Linkages between northeast terrorists continue: Government


October 20th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Oct 20 (IANS) Terrorist outfits in the northeast continue to have close linkages between themselves to carry out subversive activities, the union home ministry said Thursday.In a notification here, ... Read more...

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Exposing corruption: Man who started it all (IANS Book Review)


October 18th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Book: "Bhrastachar, Atankvad aur Hawala Karobar"; Author: Vineet Narain; Publisher: Kalchakra Samachar Trust; Pages: 340 pages; Price: Rs.200 Even as the whole country seems gripped by Anna Hazare's crusade against corruption, ... Read more...

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Punjab government to discuss Bhakra security


July 18th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 18 (IANS) In the wake of reports of a terror threat to the 225-metre high Bhakra Dam, the Punjab government has called an emergency meeting Tuesday to discuss ... Read more...

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Urgent police reforms need of hour, say experts (Lead)


July 17th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The latest terror bombings that ripped through India's financial and entertainment capital have shifted the focus back on the much-awaited police reforms and the absence ... Read more...

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Bollywood in shock, says government must wake up


July 16th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Bollywood has sharply reacted to the 13/7 Mumbai blasts that left 19 dead and 129 injured. The film fraternity has launched a scathing attack on ... Read more...

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Bhakra Dam on terrorists’ hit-list


July 16th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh/Nangal, July 16 (IANS) The 225-metre high Bhakra Dam is high on the latest hit-list of Pakistan-based terrorist outfits like the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and the Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD), specific intelligence reports ... Read more...

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Terrorists hiring jobless at Rs.40,000 a month: Pakistani lawmaker


July 1st, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 1 (IANS) Terrorist outfits in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province are recruiting jobless youth by paying them up to Rs.40,000 a month, a Pakistani lawmaker has said."Terrorists are luring these youth ... Read more...

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Newsmaker Pillai bids Home adieu for home (Profile)


June 30th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) When G.K. Pillai was named the the home secretary in June 2009, he famously reacted with a smile, saying "bahut danda marega udhar" - ... Read more...

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Pakistani terrorists threaten Ahmadi community


June 14th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) Pakistani terrorists have issued a hit-list of prominent businessmen from the Ahmadi community, saying those who "misguide" the country would be punished with death.Terrorists have begun ... Read more...

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Low terrorists’ convictions worry Pakistani military


June 13th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) Pakistan's military authorities have expressed serious concern over what they call the "dismally low rate" of conviction of terrorists by courts across the country, says a ... Read more...

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PM reviews security situation, discusses AfPak


June 8th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Against the backdrop of disclosures by David Coleman Headley linking Pakistan's ISI spy agency to the 26/11 attack, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday chaired ... Read more...

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Germany asks Pakistan to come clean on terror support


May 27th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Germany Friday asked Pakistan to "come clean" over doubts about its army's and secret service's support to terror groups such as Al Qaeda and ... Read more...

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Evidence of ISI-LeT links to be made public in 26/11 trial


May 25th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 25 (IANS) Links between Pakistani spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and Pakistan-based terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), blamed for the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, are likely to be laid ... Read more...

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Low-intensity blast near Delhi High Court, no casualties (Intro Roundup)


May 25th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) A crude bomb went off outside the Delhi High Court complex Wednesday, but there were no casualties or damage, police said.Police sources said they are ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s terror havens main hurdle to normal ties: India


May 20th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Safe havens for terrorists inside Pakistan were the "main hurdle" to normalising relations, India said Friday and also expressed "serious concern" over reports of ... Read more...

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Man who came back from ‘dead’ to sue wife


March 1st, 2011 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, March 1 (IANS) A septuagenarian former Indian Air Force (IAF) official declared dead by a local Punjab court in 1996 on the basis of evidence submitted by his family ... Read more...

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Court finally rules ex-IAF officer not dead


February 25th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Rajpura (Punjab), Feb 25 (IANS) After a 12-year legal battle, a retired Indian Air Force (IAF) officer is finally a happy man -- because the court has ruled that he is not ... Read more...

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‘JuD clear example of banned outfit working under new name in Pak Punjab’


February 7th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 7(ANI): The Sunni Ittehad Council, a religious organization in Pakistan, has said that Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) remains a clear example of a banned outfit working under a different name under the ... Read more...

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Mayawati absent at chief ministers meet, demands central aid


February 1st, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 1 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati once again stayed away from the chief minister's meet on internal security in New Delhi Tuesday but reiterated that her state was neglected ... Read more...

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Tell Pakistan to stop exporting terror to India: BJP tells China


January 21st, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 21 (IANS) China has an influence over Pakistan and the BJP expects Beijing to put pressure on Islamabad to stop exporting terror to India and to act against the ... Read more...

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Taseer’s assassin guarded Zardari, Gilani even after being declared security risk: Report


January 13th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 13(ANI): Punjab Governor Salman Taseer's assassin, Malik Mumtaz Qadri, performed a total of 509 VIP and VVIP duties even after he was declared a security risk for these tasks ... Read more...

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Taseer’s killer was declared security risk in 2004


January 13th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) Pakistan's Punjab province governor Salman Taseer's assassin continued to be deployed in security squad of high-profile people, including President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousuf Raza ... Read more...

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Osama’s son-in-law on Interpol’s wanted list


January 12th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Jan 12 (IANS/AKI) Saudi Arabian authorities have handed over a fresh list of 47 wanted terrorists, including Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, to international police agency Interpol.Osama's son-in-law ... Read more...

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Uma Bharti says she can be Rahul’s ‘guru’


December 18th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 18 (IANS) Janshakti Party chief Uma Bharti Saturday asked Congress leader Rahul Gandhi not to be guided by party colleague Digvijay Singh and suggested she can be a "better ... Read more...

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Is arrested conman behind Pakistan blasts blamed on Sarabjit?


December 17th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), Dec 17 (IANS) Is fraud accused Manjeet Singh Rattu the one actually behind the bombings in Pakistan for which Indian national Sarabjit Singh has been sentenced to death in that ... Read more...

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Joint operations launched to nab militants in Jharkhand


December 15th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, Dec.15 (ANI): The paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Jharkhand Police conducted joint operations and raids to nab militants in different parts of the State on Wednesday.The raids were conducted ... Read more...

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Terror threat to Taj Mahal, Palace on Wheels: Intelligence Bureau


December 12th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 12 (ANI): Twelve historical monuments across the nation including the Taj Mahal and the Palace on Wheels, are under threat from terrorist outfits like the Lashkar e-Toiba (LeT) and ... Read more...

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