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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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Showcasing a ‘pro-poor’ agenda in tribal heartland


June 7th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Banswara (Rajasthan), June 7 (IANS) It was another flagship scheme for rural India, only this time the setting changed from a poverty-stricken region of Andhra Pradesh to a tribal ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh to set up ITIs in Maoist-hit districts


May 28th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 28 (IANS) Chhattisgarh will set up seven Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) in Maoist-hit districts in a bid to stop youths from joining the rebels, officials said Saturday."The central ... Read more...

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Panel report on HPV vaccine trials slammed


May 9th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The panel report on the clinical trial of the cervical cancer vaccine drive in Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh, which left seven tribal girls dead, was ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

60 Maoist-hit districts to get Rs.30 crore each


February 28th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The union government Monday said Rs.30 crore would be given to each of the 60 Maoist-affected districts in central and eastern India to meet the developmental ... Read more...

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‘Development is the only answer to tackling Naxalism’


November 27th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Atul N PatneyAn officer at the grassroots level shares innovative development schemes for tribalsGadchiroli (Maharashtra), Nov.27 (ANI): The right approach to tackling Naxalism can be illustrated by this incident at Lohri, ... Read more...

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Kidnapped British journalist released in Pakistan (Lead, Changing dateline)


September 9th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 9 (DPA) A British journalist of Pakistani origin abducted by Taliban militants in Pakistan's restive tribal region has been released, the British High Commission in Islamabad confirmed Thursday. Asad Qureshi ... Read more...

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‘Waziristan terrorists hiding along unchecked national highways, motorways in Lahore’


September 6th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep 6(ANI): A large number of terrorists, who escaped from Waziristan, are reportedly hiding in "base camps" located along national highways and motorways in Lahore.According to reports, the Punjab ... Read more...

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Pakistani jets kill 10 civilians, dozens of militants


September 1st, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 1 (DPA) At least 10 civilians were among 40 people killed when jet fighters and gunship helicopters targeted rebel hideouts in Pakistan's tribal region near the Afghan border, security ... Read more...

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18 killed in militant attack in Pakistan


July 17th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Peshawar (Pakistan), July 17 (DPA) Eighteen Shiite Muslims were killed and four injured Saturday when Sunni militants opened fire on a vehicle convoy escorted by security forces in Pakistan's restive tribal ... Read more...

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Explosion in Pakistani market kills eight


July 16th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 16 (DPA) At least eight people were killed and around a dozen injured on Friday when an explosion ripped through a market in Pakistan's restive tribal region along the ... Read more...

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Himachal to start free ambulance services


July 10th, 2010 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 9 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Friday signed an agreement with a private company to start round-the-clock, free-of-cost ambulance services in the state by the end of this year, Health Minister Rajeev ... Read more...

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Ten Taliban, three soldiers killed in Pakistan clashes


July 3rd, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 3 (DPA) Ten Taliban militants and three soldiers were killed Saturday in a roadside bombing and clashes in Pakistan's tribal region along the Afghan border, security officials said. A remote-controlled ... Read more...

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Maoist shutdown hits life in tribal districts of Orissa


June 28th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 28 (IANS) Normal life was disrupted in tribal-dominated districts of Orissa as a 24-hours shutdown called by Maoists against government policies began in the state Monday, police said. The shutdown ... Read more...

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Is there a need for a fresh mandate to curb the Maoists?


May 21st, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
By I. Ramamohan RaoNew Delhi, May 21 (ANI): The brutal killing of 31 persons in Chattisgarh soon after the Dantewada attack on the Central Reserve Police Force, which had claimed the ... Read more...

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US drone attacks kill 24 in Pakistan (Second Lead)


May 12th, 2010 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 11 (DPA) At least 24 militants were killed Tuesday in two US drone attacks that targeted suspected hideouts of Islamist insurgents in Pakistan`s tribal region near the Afghan border, ... Read more...

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US drone attacks kill 21 in Pakistan (Lead)


May 11th, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 11 (DPA) At least 21 militants were killed Tuesday in two US drone attacks that targeted suspected hideouts of Islamist insurgents in Pakistan's tribal region near the Afghan border, ... Read more...

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Nine soldiers, 37 militants killed in Pakistan (Lead)


May 10th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 10 (DPA) At least nine soldiers and 37 militants were killed Monday in Pakistan's troubled northwest, security officials said. The incident occurred in the Daburi area of Orakzai, one of ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Pakistan suicide attack


May 2nd, 2010 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 1 (DPA) Seven people were killed in Pakistan's Swat Valley Saturday, when an Islamist militant detonated his explosives as security forces tried to arrest him in a busy market, ... Read more...

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Two killed in Pakistan bomb explosion


May 1st, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 1 (DPA) A bomb exploded Saturday in a busy market in Pakistan's Swat Valley, killing two people and injuring 12, police and health officials said. The blast occurred in a ... Read more...

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Pakistani troops kill eight Taliban rebels


April 25th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 25 (DPA) At least eight Taliban militants were killed and around a dozen more were injured Sunday in clashes in Pakistan's tribal region bordering Afghanistan, government officials said. The clashes ... Read more...

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Eight Pakistani troops killed in Taliban ambush


April 23rd, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 23 (DPA) Eight Pakistani troops were killed and 15 more injured when Taliban militants ambushed a security convoy in the country's tribal region near the Afghan border, security officials ... Read more...

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UN condemns attack on Pakistan relief camp


April 18th, 2010 - 2:44 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 18 (IANS) The UN Saturday strongly condemned the twin suicide blasts at a relief camp in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province (NWFP), killing at least 41 people. The blasts took place ... Read more...

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40 militants killed in Pakistan (Lead)


March 25th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 25 (DPA) At least 40 militants were killed Thursday in an artillery and air attack in Pakistan's restive northwestern tribal district of Orakzai near the Afghan border, a security ... Read more...

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US drone attack kills Al Qaeda linked top Chinese militant


March 2nd, 2010 - 3:30 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 2 (DPA) The leader of an Al Qaeda-linked Chinese militant group has been killed in a US drone attack in Pakistan's restive tribal region, an official said Monday. Abdul Haq ... Read more...

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31 killed in blast near militant base in Pakistan (Fourth Lead)


February 19th, 2010 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 18 (DPA) A bomb blast killed at least 31 people, mostly Islamist insurgents, in Pakistan's restive tribal region near the Afghan border Thursday, officials said. More than 50 people ... Read more...

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25 killed in blast near militant base in Pakistan (Third Lead)


February 18th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 18 (DPA) A bomb blast killed at least 25 people, mostly Islamist insurgents, in Pakistan's restive tribal region near the Afghan border Thursday, officials said. More than 50 people were ... Read more...

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Blast kills 20 in Pakistan (Second Lead)


February 18th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 18 (DPA) A bomb blast killed at least 20 people, mostly Islamist insurgents, in Pakistan's restive Khyber tribal region near the Afghan border Thursday, officials said. More than 50 ... Read more...

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Himachal governor inspects hostel where girls exploited


February 12th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 12 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Governor Urmila Singh Friday conducted a surprise inspection of a tribal girls' hostel at Solan town, where some girls were allegedly sexually exploited by the hostel ... Read more...

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Hostel in-charge in police remand for sexually exploiting tribal girls


February 10th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 10 (IANS) A hostel in-charge who sexually exploited nine poor tribal girls at Solan in Himachal Pradesh for more than a year has been sent to five days' police remand. ... Read more...

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Hostel warden arrested for sexually exploiting inmates


February 10th, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 9 (IANS) A hostel warden was arrested Tuesday in Himachal Pradesh on charges of sexually exploiting nine poor tribal girls for more than a year, the police said. "Pawan Goel was ... Read more...

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Pakistan against hasty pullout from Afghanistan


December 31st, 2009 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 31 (DPA) Pakistan said Thursday that the US-led international forces should not leave war-torn Afghanistan until the country was strong enough to take care of itself. "As a matter of ... Read more...

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Pakistani forces kill 15 militants near Afghan border


December 28th, 2009 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 28 (DPA) The Pakistani military said Monday that 15 militants were killed as troops repelled an attack at a checkpoint in the South Waziristan tribal district on the Afghan ... Read more...

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Suicide bomber kills 12 at Pakistan police offices (Second Lead)


December 18th, 2009 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 18 (DPA) A suicide car bomber struck a police compound in Pakistan's northwestern district of Lower Dir Friday, killing at least 12 people, including three policemen, officials said. About 30 ... Read more...

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Pakistani forces kill 10 Taliban militants


November 30th, 2009 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 30 (DPA) Pakistani troops have killed 10 Taliban militants in the country's restive northwestern tribal region that borders Afghanistan, a security official said Monday. Major Fazalur Rehman, a spokesman for ... Read more...

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