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Government alert on terrorists’ support to Maoists: Shinde


September 10th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Monday said the government was "fully alert" about terror groups, such as the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), extending support to Maoists in Indian ... Read more...

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Badruddin Haqqani killed in drone attack: Report


August 25th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) American officials said they had strong indications that Badruddin Haqqani, the operational commander of the Haqqani network, was killed in a drone strike Friday which ... 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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US, Pakistan ink NATO transit deal


July 31st, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US and Pakistan Tuesday signed a deal formalising an agreement on NATO supplies to Afghanistan through Pakistani territory, US media reported.Pakistan had closed ... Read more...

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School bombing by Taliban causes concern in Pakistan


July 25th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 25 (IANS) The bombing of schools by the Taliban shows that militancy is not under control, said a Pakistani daily which pointed out that a staggering 100 ... 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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US military seeks greater engagement with India


June 8th, 2012 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 8 (IANS) The United States aspires to have greater engagement with India sitting on an enormously important geostrategic location on the sea lines of communication from the ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh Congress to woo tribals


June 7th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 7 (IANS) Ahead of assembly elections next year, the Congress in Chhattisgarh is desperate to woo the tribal community.Congress leaders say the gulf between them and the ... Read more...

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US drone strike kills four in Pakistan


June 2nd, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) Four people were killed in a US drone strike Saturday in Pakistan's northwestern tribal belt, said a security official here.The strike occurred in Khawashi Khel village, ... Read more...

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Ramesh for low-cost sanitation solutions


May 30th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has invited Bill and Milenda Gates Foundation for partnerships in the country in developing low-cost sanitation solutions. Sixty percent of ... Read more...

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Tribal belt in central India not shared fruits of growth: Ramesh


April 21st, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The tribal belt in central India has not shared fruits of high economic growth witnessed by the country over the past few years, Rural Development ... Read more...

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Pakistani bomb-maker scoured New York for targets (Second Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 18 (IANS) A Pakistani bomb-maker, who was involved in a foiled 2009 plot against New York city's subways, has revealed how he and an Al Qaeda ... Read more...

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Pakistani bomb-maker eyed multiple targets in New York (Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 18 (IANS) The Pakistani bomb-maker involved in a foiled 2009 plot against New York city's subways has revealed how he and an Al Qaeda handler in ... Read more...

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Pakistani bomb plotter eyed multiple targets in New York


April 18th, 2012 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 18 (IANS) The admitted Pakistani bomb-maker in a foiled 2009 plot against New York city's subways has revealed how he and an Al Qaeda handler in ... Read more...

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Tata Steel to pay Rs.27 crore to villagers


March 21st, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 21 (IANS) Tata Steel, India's largest private sector steel major, has still to pay over Rs.27 crore compensation amount to villagers in Chhattisgarh's Bastar district to take over ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh rail corridor project report finalised


February 14th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 14 (IANS) A working group set up last week in Chhattisgarh to prepare a report about a Rs. 40,000 crore industrial rail corridor project has finalised its ... 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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Pakistan may allow US military trainers: US media (Lead)


January 21st, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 21 (IANS) Pakistan may invite US military trainers back "as early as April or May" but it has ruled out allowing US drones into the country again, ... Read more...

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Pakistan may allow US military trainers: US media


January 21st, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 21 (IANS) Pakistan may invite US military trainers back "as early as April or May" but it has ruled out allowing CIA drones into the country again, ... Read more...

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15 die due to severe cold in Andhra (Lead)


January 17th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh is in the grip of the most severe cold wave in its recorded history which has claimed 15 lives during the last two ... Read more...

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Cold wave claims 15 lives in Andhra Pradesh


January 17th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh is in the grip of the most severe cold wave in its recorded history which during the last two days has claimed 15 ... Read more...

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Himachal shivers, Shimla has season’s coldest night


January 6th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 6 (IANS) Intense cold conditions saw most parts of Himachal Pradesh shivering Friday, a day after rains and snowfall across the state.Shimla, which saw 4.4 cm of snow ... Read more...

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Protests, shutdown in Visakhapatnam against bauxite mining


December 20th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 20 (IANS) The union environment ministry's experts committee arrived in Visakhaptanam Tuesday for public hearing on bauxite mining amid protests and a two-day shutdown in tribal areas of ... Read more...

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Eight militants killed in Pakistan


October 4th, 2011 - 5:45 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 4 (IANS) At least eight militants were killed and one soldier was injured Monday evening in a clash between militants and security forces in northwestern tribal belt ... Read more...

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10 militants killed in Pakistan


September 30th, 2011 - 5:21 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 30 (IANS/AKI) Ten militants and a security official were killed in a clash in northwest Pakistan Thursday.The militants staged an attack on security personnel engaged in a search ... Read more...

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Staged gunfights: Congress walks out of Chhattisgarh assembly


September 9th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 9 (IANS) The opposition Congress in Chhattisgarh Friday walked out of the state assembly after charging the police with branding tribals as Maoists and killing them in staged ... Read more...

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Drone strike kills eight in Pakistan


June 27th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) At least eight people were killed Monday in a drone strike in northwest Pakistan bordering Afghanistan, officials said.The pilotless aircraft fired four missiles at a vehicle ... Read more...

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Foreign powers control Pakistani Taliban, says politician


June 14th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) The Afghan Taliban were not involved in any kind of activities inside Pakistan but the Pakistani Taliban are being controlled by "foreign intelligence agencies", a ... Read more...

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Osama intelligence failure is our fault: Pakistani daily


May 6th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 6 (IANS) A leading Pakistani daily admits frankly that "we ourselves are primarily at fault" over the intelligence failure on Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden who ... Read more...

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88 Rajasthan panchayats vow to end child labour


May 1st, 2011 - 3:46 am ICT by IANS
Dungarpur (Rajasthan), April 30 (IANS) A total of 88 gram panchayat in the tribal belt of Dungarpur in Rajasthan have chalked out plans to make their areas free of child ... Read more...

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Would-be suicide bomber’s confession alarming: Pakistani daily


April 11th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 11 (IANS) Describing as "alarming" a would-be suicide bomber's confession that 400 such attackers were being trained in Pakistan, a leading daily has warned that the "festering ... Read more...

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US drone attack kills 22 suspected militants in North Waziristan


March 17th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Miranshah, Mar 17(ANI): A US drone strike in Pakistan's northwestern tribal belt killed 22 suspected militants on Thursday, security officials said.Two missiles hit Datta Khel town, some 40 kilometres (25 miles) ... Read more...

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22 killed in Pakistan drone strike (Lead)


March 17th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 17 (IANS) A US drone strike Thursday in Pakistan's northwest tribal belt killed 22 suspected Taliban militants, officials said.Security officials said two missiles hit a house where ... Read more...

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14 killed in Pakistan drone attack


March 17th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 17 (IANS) A US drone strike Thursday in Pakistan's northwest tribal belt killed 14 suspected militants, officials said.Security officials said two missiles hit a house where 14 militants ... Read more...

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Taliban kill four people in northwest Pakistan on suspicion of spying for US


February 6th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 6(ANI): The Taliban have killed four people in northwest Pakistan after accusing them of spying for the United States, local officials have said.According to the officials, the bullet-ridden bodies ... Read more...

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