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Three held with arms in Guwahati


May 10th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 10 (IANS) Three people carrying arms and ammunition were arrested Thursday night from the Bharalumukh area here, police said, adding that the accused might be linked to a ... Read more...

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Tripura chief minister to visit Dhaka


March 13th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 13 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar will attend Bangladesh's independence and national day celebrations in Dhaka March 27, an official said Tuesday.Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dipu Moni ... Read more...

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Britain eyes Afghanistan transit routes


March 2nd, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bishkek, March 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain is seeking overflight and land transit accords with Central Asian states to allow the shipment of military supplies in and out of Afghanistan as ... Read more...

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1.3 tonnes hashish seized in Turkey


January 6th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, Jan 6 (IANS) Turkish security forces have seized 1.3 tonnes of hashish, worth over $1.5 million, during an operation in the southeastern province of Diyarbakir, said an official Friday.The ... Read more...

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Turkey seized 11 tonnes of hashish in 2011


December 17th, 2011 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, Dec 17 (IANS) The Turkish police seized about 11 tonnes of hashish in southeastern Turkey and arrested over 400 people for drug-smuggling in 2011, Anatolia news agency reported Friday.The ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh soon to settle border issues: Tripura CM


September 9th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 9 (IANS) India and Bangladesh would soon delineate their long-disputed border areas while Dhaka has sought information about the bases of terrorists from India's northeast in Bangladesh ... Read more...

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Manmohan’s Dhaka visit: Transit, ports, border key issues


August 26th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 26 (IANS) A transit route between the mountainous northeastern states and the rest of India via Bangladesh, use of sea and river ports and border-related issues ... Read more...

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Myanmar, India agree to realign strategic transit project


June 21st, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
N.C. Bipindra Nay Pyi Taw, June 21 (IANS) India's bid for an alternative trade transit route to its northeastern states took a giant leap forward with Myanmar Tuesday agreeing to a proposal ... Read more...

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India pledges Myanmar $10 mn, donates 10 rice silos (Second Lead)


June 21st, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Nay Pyi Taw/Yangon, June 21 (IANS) India made its first official contact with the new civilian government in Myanmar Tuesday with visiting External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna pledging $10-million to ... Read more...

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Pakistan intends to give MFN status to India: Daily


April 30th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 30 (IANS) Pakistan's intention to extend the Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India is "a milestone", a leading Pakistani daily said Saturday.An editorial in the Dawn said ... Read more...

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Dhaka’s tariff commission wants equal transit fees for all


April 17th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 17 (IANS) Bangladesh should charge its neighbours between $4 and $50 per tonne of goods in transit fees depending on routes chosen by the user, the country's ... Read more...

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Punjab traders demand a transit route to central Asia via Pakistan to export goods


March 20th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Mar 20(ANI): In a bid to promote trade, the exporters in Punjab have demanded the government to tie up with Pakistan and make way for a transit route for exporting goods ... Read more...

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Bangladesh plans waterway transit for Bhutan


January 17th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 17 (IANS) Bangladesh plans to have an exclusive Teesta river waterway transit for landlocked Bhutan, an official said.A government committee is preparing the final documents to give transit facilities ... Read more...

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China, Russia oil pipeline operation significant to global energy market: Expert


January 1st, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Jan 1 (ANI): The launch of a new oil pipeline between Russia's East Siberia and Chinese city of Daqing can be significant for the global energy market, a Russian expert has ... Read more...

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New ‘Silk Route’ via Bangladesh to connect northeast India


December 26th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 26 (IANS) State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) will build a new 'Silk Route' via Bangladesh - a 50 km road connecting India's landlocked northeastern states with neighbouring ... Read more...

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Three Pakistani soldiers killed in bomb attack


October 20th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 20 (IANS) A roadside bomb attack on a security forces convoy in Pakistan's tribal region killed at least three soldiers Wednesday, Xinhua reported.Two soldiers were also injured when ... Read more...

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77 kg heroin seized in Turkey


August 28th, 2010 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, Aug 28 (IANS) Police in Turkey's largest city of Istanbul confiscated around 77 kg of heroin and detained six suspects in a major anti-drug operation. Police also conducted raids Friday in the ... Read more...

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Commencement of Amarnath pilgrimage boosts tourism in J-K


July 24th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, July 24 (ANI): The commencement of the annual Amarnath pilgrimage has led to a spurt in tourism in Jammu and Kashmir.The vendors and shopkeepers in Jammu are experiencing spiraling profits with ... Read more...

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Bangladesh, Nepal revive transit deal


July 16th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 16 (IANS) Bangladesh and Nepal have revived a deal signed more than three decades ago to work out a transit route through which landlocked Nepal can access the Mongla port. Trucks ... Read more...

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Action needed against illegal non-banking firms: RBI


July 15th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, July 15 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has suggested that state governments crack down on unauthorised non-banking firms collecting deposits from people. It also asked people not to deposit ... Read more...

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PoK PM bats for India, says Pak not ready to seek Kashmir resolution


July 6th, 2010 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 6 (ANI): In an unexpected shift of strategy, Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider has asked the Gilani government not to link the controversial Kashmir issue ... Read more...

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10 held, 400 kg drugs seized in Turkey


June 9th, 2010 - 6:52 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, June 9 (IANS) Ten people were arrested and more than 400 kg of contraband drugs was seized from different areas in Turkey Tuesday, Anatolia news agency reported. Acting on a tip-off, an ... Read more...

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Pakistani caught with fake Indian currency in Nepal


May 26th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, May 26 (IANS) Police have arrested yet another Pakistani courier smuggling fake Indian currency into Nepal using Bangladesh as a transit route to evade suspicion.Mohammad Jamil, in his 40s, ... Read more...

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Maoists, northeast rebels may be involved in drug trade: Official


May 22nd, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 22 (IANS) Maoists and various northeast-based rebel groups may be using the illicit drug trade route to generate funds for their operations, a senior official said Saturday. "There is a ... Read more...

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Iran arrests rebel leader


February 23rd, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 23 (DPA) Iran has arrested Abdolmalek Rigi, the leader of the Sunni Muslim rebel group Jundollah, state media reported Tuesday. The group is accused of drug-trafficking, kidnapping and bombings in the ... Read more...

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Afghan police mistakenly kill seven civilians


February 6th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kandahar, Feb 6 (IANS) Seven Afghan civilians were killed when security forces opened after mistaking them as insurgents, police said Saturday. The villagers were gathering wood near the Pakistan border at the ... Read more...

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India, Iran discuss Afghanistan, to expand anti-terror cooperation


February 4th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) With the London conference clearing a contentious proposal for reconciliation with the Taliban, India and Iran have decided to expand their cooperation in stabilising Afghanistan and ... Read more...

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Pak Punjab assembly urges govt. to deny transit route to ‘enemy’ India


January 27th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan.27 (ANI): Punjab provincial assembly members have urged the Gilani government, through a resolution, to refuse any transit trade facility to India through Pakistan until the resolution of the water dispute ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak tensions loom over London conference on Afghanistan


January 25th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, Jan. 25 (ANI): Signalling undercurrent and simmering tensions in the India-Pakistan relations following the IPL row and a rise in ceasefire violations, Indian Foreign Minister S M ... Read more...

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60 percent of India’s drug hauls from Punjab


January 24th, 2010 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 23 (IANS) Punjab accounts for 60 percent - roughly Rs.900 crore - of the total drug seizures worth Rs 1,500 crore in the country in the last six months, Deputy ... Read more...

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Pak denies allowing transit route to Indian supply trucks


December 26th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec.26 (ANI): Notwithstanding US pressure, Pakistan has denied allowing Indian goods to pass through its territory to Afghanistan.According to The Nation, Pakistan has strongly opposed to the US proposal of granting ... Read more...

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Iran hangs convicted Sunni rebel: Report


November 4th, 2009 - 2:09 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 4 (DPA) Iran hanged a member of a Sunni rebel group blamed for deadly attacks in the predominantly Shia Muslim state, the semi-official Fars news agency reported Tuesday. "Abdol-Hamid Rigi was ... Read more...

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60 Taliban leaders have escaped to Middle East


October 19th, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct.19 (ANI): Around 60 of the Taliban's second-cadre leaders - who fled Swat during the army's 'Operation Rah-e-Rast' - have used Karachi as a transit route to head out to ... Read more...

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India-Indonesia heroin network busted in Nepal


October 9th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Oct 9 (IANS) An extensive network of drug traffickers snaking through India to Indonesia with its roots in Afghanistan has been busted by Nepal police with the arrest ... Read more...

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Is Indian help needed for transport infrastructure? Bangladesh debates


October 1st, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 1 (IANS) The debate over providing access to India to help reach its northeast region has intensified in Bangladesh as the South Asian neighbours prepare for a summit level ... Read more...

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