tribal area

Development of tribal areas top priority: Dhumal


September 9th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 9 (IANS) The development of tribal areas in Himachal Pradesh is one of the top priorities of the government, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said Sunday."The government ... Read more...

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18 militants killed in army operation in Pakistan


August 30th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 30 (IANS) At least 18 militants were killed on Thursday during an operation conducted by security forces in Pakistan's northwestern Bajaur tribal region, reports said.Local media ... Read more...

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Rajasthan’s interest subsidy for factories in backward areas


August 30th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 30 (IANS) Rajasthan Industries Minister Rajendra Pareek Thursday announced an interest subsidy of 200-300 basis points for small and medium enterprises that set units in the backward regions ... Read more...

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3 militiamen, over 20 militants killed in Pakistan clashes


August 25th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) At least three militiamen and over 20 militants were killed in clashes between Pakistani troops and militants in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of Bajaur Saturday afternoon, ... Read more...

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Drone strike kills five more in Pakistan


August 19th, 2012 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) At least five people were killed in a US drone strike launched early Sunday morning in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of North Waziristan, said media reports.... Read more...

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Three killed, 25 injured in Karachi blast


August 17th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 17 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 25 injured when a bomb hit a bus in Pakistan's port city of Karachi Friday afternoon, Xinhua reported.According to ... Read more...

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Seven militants killed in Pakistan’s tribal area


August 1st, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 1 (IANS) At least seven militants were killed in a clash with security forces in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region of Orakzai, Dawn reported Wednesday.The clash took place ... Read more...

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10 die in Pakistan bombing


July 18th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 18 (IANS) Ten people, including two children, were killed Wednesday when their vehicle was blown up in Pakistan's northwest tribal area, a media report said.The deafening blast took ... Read more...

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German journalist barred from visiting Odisha tribal area


June 28th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 28 (IANS) A German woman journalist has been disallowed to visit Lanjigarh tribal area of Kalahandi district as the Maoists are observing a protest week from Friday against ... Read more...

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US drone kills four in Pakistan


May 26th, 2012 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 26 (IANS) At least four people were killed and two injured in a US drone strike launched early Saturday in Pakistan's northwest tribal area, Xinhua reported.According to a ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha passes amended OBC quota bill


May 16th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Parliament Wednesday passed a bill which will give higher education institutions three more years to fill up the 27 percent seats reserved for other backward ... Read more...

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20 dead in Pakistan suicide attack (Third Lead)


May 5th, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 4 (IANS) At least 20 people died in northwest Pakistan Friday when a suicide bomber blew himself up in a market.The attack took place around 8.00 a.m. ... Read more...

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Three killed, 20 hurt in Pakistan bombing


April 29th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 29 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 20 others injured Sunday in a car bombing in Pakistan's northwest tribal area, a media report said.A van laden ... Read more...

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Five killed as blast hits van in Pakistan


March 13th, 2012 - 7:00 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 13 (IANS) Five people died in northwest Pakistan Monday when their van hit a roadside bomb.The explosion took place in the tribal area of Kurram Agency. Nineteen others ... Read more...

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15 killed in Pakistan suicide bombing


February 17th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 17 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed and 10 injured Friday in a suicide blast that tore through a market in Pakistan's northwest tribal area, a media ... Read more...

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Four die in US drone attack in Pakistan


February 9th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 9 (IANS) Four people were killed and two injured Thursday when a US drone fired missiles in Pakistan's northwest, a media report said.The attack took place early in ... Read more...

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10 die in drone strike in Pakistan


February 8th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 8 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed Wednesday when a US drone launched two missiles in Pakistan's northwest tribal belt, a media report said.The missiles hit a ... Read more...

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13 die in drone strike in Pakistan (Lead)


February 1st, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 1 (IANS) At least 13 people, including six foreigners, were killed Wednesday in a US drone attack in northwest Pakistan, a media report said.The US drone fired ... Read more...

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10 soldiers, 40 militants killed in Pakistan clash


January 31st, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 31 (IANS) At least 40 militants and 10 soldiers were killed in a clash Tuesday in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, a media report said.As many as 32 other ... Read more...

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Maoists ask Andhra legislators to oppose bauxite mining


January 11th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 11 (IANS) Maoists Wednesday urged legislators in Andhra Pradesh to pass a resolution opposing the proposed bauxite mining in tribal areas.The banned Communist Party of India-Maoist has put ... Read more...

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29 killed in Pakistan market blast (Second Lead)


January 10th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 10 (IANS) At least 29 people were killed and 40 injured in a bomb blast at a taxi stand of a market in a town in northwest ... Read more...

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Pakistan Taliban claim responsibility for blast (Lead)


January 10th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 10 (IANS) Pakistan Taliban claimed responsibility for the bomb blast which killed at least 20 people and left about 40 others injured Tuesday at a taxi ... Read more...

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20 killed, 40 injured in Pakistan blast


January 10th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 10 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed and about 40 injured in a blast in a market in a town in northwest Pakistan.The incident occurred when a ... Read more...

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Himachal to develop eco-tourism in Sangla Valley


December 27th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 27 (IANS) To promote eco-tourism, Himachal Pradesh Tuesday decided to develop camping sites in the picturesque Sangla Valley in Kinnaur district.Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal asked the state-run ... Read more...

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Five troopers killed in Pakistan suicide bombing


December 24th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 24 (IANS) At least five troopers were killed and 12 injured early Saturday when a suicide bomber drove his vehicle packed with explosives into a paramilitary camp ... Read more...

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One killed in rocket attack on Pakistani check post


December 14th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 13 (IANS) At least one soldier was killed and six were injured Tuesday evening when a rocket hit a security check post in Pakistan's northwest tribal area, a ... Read more...

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Police, militants clash in Pakistan


December 13th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 13 (IANS) Clashes erupted Tuesday between police and at least 50 armed militants in Pakistan's northwest tribal region after the outlaws ambushed a police convoy, a media report ... Read more...

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Probe ordered in labourer’s torture, death


November 30th, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, Nov 30 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Wednesday ordered a probe into a labourer's death allegedly due to torture by a brick kiln owner and his two sons in Thane ... Read more...

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Pakistan not to attend Bonn meet on Afghanistan (Lead)


November 29th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 29 (IANS) Pakistan will not attend a global conference on Afghanistan in Bonn Dec 5 in protest against the NATO air attack that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers.The ... Read more...

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Pakistan not to attend Bonn conference


November 29th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 29 (IANS) Pakistan has decided not to attend the Bonn conference on Afghanistan scheduled in December following a top-level meeting held Tuesday, a media report said.The decision was ... Read more...

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Social violence in tribal areas due to poor infrastructure: Ramesh


November 14th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The shortcomings in infrastructure of schools has culminated in "huge social violence" in the tribal areas of the country, said Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh ... Read more...

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One policeman killed in Pakistan blast (Lead)


November 12th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) At least one policeman was killed and another injured Saturday morning in a blast at a police check-post in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, a media ... Read more...

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4 security men killed in Pakistan rocket attack


November 5th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 5 (IANS) At least four security personnel were killed and five others injured in a rocket attack launched Saturday by unknown militants in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of ... Read more...

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Huge Pakistan rally demands halt to US drone strikes


October 28th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 28 (IANS) A large number of Pakistani tribesmen rallied here Friday to demand an immediate halt to the US drone strikes in tribal regions.Tribesmen from North Waziristan ... Read more...

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Three dead in Pakistan drone strike


September 30th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 30 (IANS) At least three suspected militants were killed and two others injured Friday in a drone strike in northwest Pakistan's tribal area, a media report said.The people ... Read more...

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