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Pakistani girls killed for dancing reported alive


June 18th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) Five Pakistani girls who were reportedly killed on the orders of a tribal council for dancing and clapping with two young men in the northwest tribal ... Read more...

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Pakistani soldiers, woman executed for illicit relations


November 2nd, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 2 (IANS) Two Pakistani soldiers and a woman were publicly executed for allegedly having an illicit relationship, following a decision by the jirga or tribal council in the ... Read more...

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Pakistani tribal council bans mobile phones with camera


June 2nd, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) A community council in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province has banned the use of mobile phones that have cameras, a media report said.A jirga (community council) of ... Read more...

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US drone attacks Pak making women, kids “psychologically ill”: Tribal council


March 9th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Wana, Mar 9(ANI): A grand jirga of Ahmedzai Wazirs has demanded an immediate end to the US drone campaign against local and foreign militants on Pakistani soil, saying that the strikes are ... Read more...

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Former Miss Maine Ashley Underwood Takes on ‘Survivor’


February 12th, 2011 - 2:18 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ashley Underwood is a former “Miss Maine”, a basketball star, and an upcoming 'Survivor' contestant who will be competing for the one million dollar cash prize along side ... Read more...

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Jud “Fabio” Birza Wins “Survivor: Nicaragua”


December 20th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Judson 'Fabio' Birza, a 21-year-old student cum model from Venice was declared as the winner of "Survivor: Nicaragua" thereby earning him a prize money worth $1 ... Read more...

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Rally supporting Indo-Naga peace talks held in Senapati District


October 27th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Senapati District (Manipur), Oct. 27 (ANI): A peace rally was organised on Tuesday in support of the ongoing Indo-Naga peace talks in Manipur's Senapati District.The rally was organised under the aegis of ... Read more...

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Jimmy Johnson Smooth Talks At “Survivor: Nicaragua” To Avoid Early Elimination


September 16th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Los Angeles, Sep 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Wednesday night as CBS premiered its reality show "Survivor: Nicaragua", it was former NFL coach and sports analyst Jimmy Johnson who caught the ... Read more...

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Key highway in northeast open: Chidambaram


August 4th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Even as the Naga groups threaten another blockade of a key national highway leading to Manipur, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday informed the Rajya Sabha that ... Read more...

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New Delhi’s talks with Muivah fail, Manipur blockade continues


May 12th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Viswema (Nagaland), May 12 (IANS) Talks between union Home Secretary G.K. Pillai and Thuingaleng Muivah to resolve the Manipur blockade failed Wednesday with the Naga separatist leader adamant on visiting his birthplace. Pillai ... Read more...

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Tripura votes to elect tribal council


May 3rd, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 3 (IANS) Amid heavy security, polling was under way in Tripura Monday to elect a Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC). The authorities sealed the 856-km-long India-Bangladesh border with ... Read more...

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Fencing of India-Myanmar border under way


April 24th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Apr 24 (ANI): Fencing along the India-Myanmar international border at Manipur's Moreh town is in progress to check illegal drug trafficking and movement of militants."The project is likely to benefit ... Read more...

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21 militants killed in Pakistan


March 19th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 19 (IANS) At least 21 militants were killed in a clash with tribesmen in northwest Pakistan, sources said Friday. Xinhua news agency reported that during a Jirga (tribal council meeting) ... Read more...

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Survivor Of Samoa: Natalie White Wins


December 21st, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec. 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) One more thrilling season of 'Survivor' ended this week. The nineteenth 'Survivor' season, titled, 'Survivor of Samoa' wrapped up and Natalie White was crowned as the ... Read more...

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Indo-Myanmar border trade still remains a distant dream


July 24th, 2009 - 9:43 pm ICT by ANI
Moreh (Manipur), July 24 (ANI): The Indo-Myanmar border trade through Moreh in Manipur has become a distant dream for traders, thanks to the constant shutdowns and poor infrastructure.The Indo-Myanmar Border trade agreement ... Read more...

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Pakistani Taliban hand over body of slain Polish worker


April 27th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 27 (DPA) Taliban militants have handed over to Pakistani authorities the body of a Polish national who was beheaded in February after four months of captivity, media reports said ... Read more...

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Zardari directs Pak Punjab Govt. to provide speedy relief to Mukhtaran Mai


February 20th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 20 (ANI): President Asif Ali Zardari has directed the provincial government of Punjab to take immediate steps to provide speedy relief to Mukhtaran Mai and also ensure her security ... Read more...

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Rebels hand over bodies of 17 Pakistani soldiers


July 13th, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Islamabad, July 13 (DPA) Islamist militants Sunday handed over the bodies of 17 Pakistani soldiers they killed in a weekend attack on a tribal council in the troubled Hangu district in the ... Read more...

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Pakistan militant commander ready for talks


July 5th, 2008 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Islamabad, July 5 (DPA) A tribal council mediating between Pakistani authorities and Islamic rebels Saturday said a powerful militant commander has agreed to hold negotiations to end the military action in the ... Read more...

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25 feared dead in suicide attack in Pakistan


March 2nd, 2008 - 3:57 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Islamabad, March 2 (Xinhua) At least 25 people were feared dead and dozens injured Sunday in a suicide attack during a tribal council meet in northwestern Pakistan, according to TV reports. The ... Read more...

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Militants free 250 hostage students: Pak Interior Ministry


January 28th, 2008 - 10:19 pm ICT by admin
Peshawar, Jan 28 (ANI): Militants have released over 250 students that were taken hostage at a school in North Waziristan, the Pakistan Interior Ministry has claimed.They have surrendered to the local ... Read more...

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