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Former US crime kingpin sentenced to 218 years


August 25th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 25 (IANS) Pierre Mercado, a former leader of US' notorious Asian Boyz gang, was sentenced Friday to 218 years in jail by a Los Angeles judge.Mercado, 38, ... Read more...

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Centre, Meghalaya not keen on talks with GNLA


August 10th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 10 (IANS) The central government is not keen to hold talks with the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) on its demand for creation of a separate Garoland ... Read more...

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Seven Maoists get political prisoner status


August 8th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Wednesday granted status of political prisoners to seven Maoist leaders and sympathizers in West Bengal jails, the rebels' counsel said.The seven include ... Read more...

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Maoist strategist held in Bengal (Third Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) Bikram alias Arnab Dam, a West Bengal state committee member of the banned Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) and considered the party's top strategist in the ... Read more...

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Maoist strategist held in Bengal (Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) Bikram alias Arnab Dam, a state committee member of the banned Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist), considered its top strategist after the late Koteshwar Rao alias ... Read more...

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Top Maoist leader held in Bengal


July 17th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) Top Maoist squad leader Bikram alias Arnab Dam has been arrested in West Bengal, police said Tuesday.Accused of being involved in many incidents of violence, the ... Read more...

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Top militant leaders arrested in Assam


June 13th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, June 13 (IANS) Two top leaders of separatist outfit Hmar People's Convention-Democrats (HPC-D) were arrested by Mizoram Police in southern Assam, officials said here Wednesday."Acting on a tip-off, the ... Read more...

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‘Bheema Theeradhalli’ - far from true biopic (Kannada Movie Review)


April 7th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Bheema Theeradhalli"; Cast: Vijay, Praneetha, Prajwal Poovaiah, Sharath Lohithashwa, Suchayeendra Prasad, Sreenivasa Murthy, Uncle Lokanath; Screenplay-Direction: Om Prakash Rao; Producer-Cameraman: Anaji Nagaraj; Dialogues: M.S. Ramesh; Music: Abhiman Roy; Rating: ... Read more...

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Terrorists not to impact ties with Pakistan: China


March 7th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 7 (IANS) Terrorists trained in Pakistan will not affect the friendship between Beijing and Islamabad, said an official Wednesday.A top official from China's northwest Xinjiang Wednesday said violent ... Read more...

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Northeast quieter, except for Meghalaya: G.K. Pillai


February 13th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 13 (IANS) Insurgency related violence is on the decline in the northeastern states barring Meghalaya, which has seen a sudden spate in violent activities by militants, former union ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa seeks central shield to protect Mullaperiyar dam


December 5th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 4 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Sunday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to deploy central forces to protect the Mullaperiyar dam in Kerala, citing a ... Read more...

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Linkages between northeast terrorists continue: Government


October 20th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Oct 20 (IANS) Terrorist outfits in the northeast continue to have close linkages between themselves to carry out subversive activities, the union home ministry said Thursday.In a notification here, ... Read more...

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Northeast rebels have camps in Bangladesh, says Tripura


September 1st, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Khowai (Tripura), Sep 1 (IANS) Despite Dhaka's crackdown on separatist outfits from India's northeast, their camps still exist in Bangladesh, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said here Thursday."Separatist outfits ... Read more...

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Shun violence or quit: Waziristan clerics to foreign terrorists


June 21st, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Condemning "various forms" of terrorism in North Waziristan, an assembly of clerics in the volatile area blamed foreign fighters for the problem and said they ... Read more...

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Pranab, Mamata appeal for peace


May 15th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee and union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Sunday appealed to all political parties in West Bengal to maintain peace after the ... Read more...

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238 charged for violence during Bihar panchayat polls


May 5th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 5 (IANS) Chargesheets against 238 people, including 62 candidates, have been filed for their involvement in violent activities in the five rounds so far of the 10-phased Bihar ... Read more...

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Moscow condemns attack on UN office in Afghanistan


April 2nd, 2011 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Condemning Friday's attack on the UN mission in the northern Afghan city of Mazar-e-Sharif, Russia demanded measures be undertaken to stop violence against UN staff.Russia ... Read more...

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Bhutan not to allow anti-India rebels on its soil


February 25th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 25 (IANS) Bhutan's Prime Minister Jigme Y. Thinley Friday said Indian separatists would not be allowed to set up bases and launch hit-and-run guerrilla attacks out of the Himalayan nation."Now ... Read more...

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Mike Tyson Feels Ridiculous, Yet Loves The Pigeon


January 25th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Did you know that the first time Mike Tyson gave sounding punch to a guy, it was due to a pigeon, at the age of ten? The man who’s been ... Read more...

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Indian militants still trained in Bangladesh: Tripura CM (Lead)


January 5th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 5 (IANS) Despite a crackdown against Indian militants, separatist outfits of the northeast continue to go to Bangladesh for training and come back to carry out extremist and violent activities, ... Read more...

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Indian militants get trained in Bangladesh: Manik Sarkar


January 5th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 5 (IANS) Despite a crackdown against Indian militants in Bangladesh, separatist outfits of the northeast region go to the neighbouring country for training and come back to carry violent activities, ... Read more...

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Meghalaya seeks public support against Garo rebel outfit


December 7th, 2010 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 6 (IANS) Ruling out talks with the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels, the Meghalaya government Monday appealed to the public to extend their cooperation to curb the rebel group's ... Read more...

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Two women Maoist surrender in Orissa


November 14th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by ANI
Kendujhar (Orissa), Nov.14 (ANI): Two women Maoists surrendered with arms before the State police in Orissa's Kendujhar District on Sunday.Savita Munda, one of the Maoists, said that she took the decision of ... Read more...

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Chidambaram condemns Maoists kangaroo courts and brutal executions


October 1st, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 1 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Friday condemning the kangaroo courts and brutal executions being carried out by the Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI- Maoist) said around ... Read more...

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20 Mizoram militants surrender with arms


September 9th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 9 (IANS) Twenty separatist militants of the Bru Liberation Front of Mizoram (BLFM) outfit surrendered to the para-military Assam Rifles, police said here Thursday. Formed in 2003, the BLFM, a separatist ... Read more...

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Wikileaks releases classified CIA memo about hypothetical perception of U.S. as terror exporter


August 26th, 2010 - 3:57 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – Wikileaks on Wednesday released a classified Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) memorandum that postulates of the hypothetical circumstance that foreign countries viewed the U.S. as an exporter of ... Read more...

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16 Tripura terrorists flee Bangladeshi camps, surrender


August 11th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 11 (IANS) As many as 16 dreaded terrorists have fled their camps in Bangladesh and surrendered to Indian troopers in Tripura, police here said Wednesday. "The NLFT (National Liberation Front ... Read more...

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Appeal to Kashmiris to end cycle of violence: Chidambaram (Lead)


August 4th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday appealed to the people of Kashmir to end the "cycle of violence" in Kashmir, and urged parents to ensure that their ... Read more...

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Chidambaram appeals for peace in Kashmir


August 4th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday appealed to the people of Jammu and Kashmir to "end the cycle of violence" that has been continuing for the past ... Read more...

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US crackdown on Haqqani network to make Karzai’s reconciliation task tougher


July 23rd, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): Taking a step closer towards declaring the dreaded Haqqani network a 'foreign terrorist organisation, the US Treasury Department has frozen the assets of one of its representative ... Read more...

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US sanctions on Taliban, Haqqani Network leaders


July 23rd, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 23 (IANS) The United States has imposed sanctions on three prominent members of the Taliban and its affiliated Pakistan-based Haqqani Network "for supporting acts of terrorism".Those targeted ... Read more...

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CPI-M slams Hooda for defending khap panchayats


July 4th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday criticised Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda for defending the khap panchayats, saying his statement provides "sustenance" to honour killings ... Read more...

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13 Bangladesh-trained rebels surrender in Tripura


July 2nd, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 2 (IANS) In a blow to the outlawed All Tripura Tiger Force (ATTF), 13 top leaders of the separatist outfit Friday surrendered to the Assam Rifles authorities here. The Bangladesh-trained ... Read more...

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Are Maoists really serious about bringing peace?


June 23rd, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by ANI
By Shreeraj GudiNew Delhi, June 23 (ANI): The Maoists' attempt to distance themselves from Gyaneshwari Express train mishap, statements disowning the key accused Bapi Mahato, encouraging speculation about its spokesperson Azad's ... Read more...

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Andhra Police arrest another Maoist Central Committee member


June 14th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Mahbubnagar (Andhra Pradesh), June 14 (ANI): In another major success for anti-Naxal operations in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, the security forces have arrested Maoist Central Committee member and Karnataka committee chief Chandrashekhar ... Read more...

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