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Seven LeT guerrillas, two soldiers killed in Kashmir

Seven LeT guerrillas, two soldiers killed in Kashmir

Srinagar, May 7 (IANS) Seven Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) guerrillas and two army soldiers were killed in an over 24-hour gunfight, ending Friday evening, in a forested and mountainous area of north Kashmir's Baramulla district, police said.

A senior police officer, however, said that searches were still continuing in the sparsely populated, forested

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Mumbai Muslims celebrate Kasab’s death sentence

Mumbai Muslims celebrate Kasab’s death sentence

Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Muslims were Friday at the forefront of the celebrations in the city since the death sentence pronounced on Ajmal Amir Kasab a day ago and one has even offered to be the hangman for the Pakistani terrorist.

The celebrations which went on till late Thursday night and

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Islamic scholars, clerics hail Kasab’s death penalty

Islamic scholars, clerics hail Kasab’s death penalty

Lucknow, May 7 (IANS) Stating that Islam condemns terrorism in all forms, leading Islamic scholars and clerics Friday welcomed the death sentence for Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab, one of the 10 marauders captured alive during the Nov 26-28, 2008, Mumbai attack.

Both Shia and Sunni scholars expressed their vehement condemnation

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Islamic scholars, clerics hail death for Kasab

Islamic scholars, clerics hail death for Kasab

Lucknow, May 7 (IANS) Stating that Islam condemns terrorism in all forms, leading Islamic scholars and clerics Friday welcomed the death sentence for Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone surviving gunman captured during the November 2008 Mumbai attack.

Both Shia and Sunni scholars expressed their vehement condemnation of Kasab's role

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Goa not safe harbour for Maoists: State home minister

Goa not safe harbour for Maoists: State home minister

Panaji, May 7 (IANS) A day after a 25-year-old leader of an Orissa-based fringe Maoist outfit was arrested here, state Home Minister Ravi Naik Friday said Goa was not a safe harbour for the Leftwing ultras.

'We don't have any threat from Naxalism (Maoism). It is also wrong to say that

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Five LeT guerrillas die in Kashmir gun battle

Five LeT guerrillas die in Kashmir gun battle

Srinagar, May 7 (IANS) Five Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) separatist guerrillas were killed in a fierce gunfight with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, police said Friday. However, a Hizbul Mujahideen spokesperson called a local news agency here, saying the guerrillas belonged to their militant outfit.

The exchange of gunfire between

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‘Banks, intel services can pool data to disrupt Qaeda funds’

‘Banks, intel services can pool data to disrupt Qaeda funds’

Washington, May 7 (IANS) Banks and intelligence services can pool information to deter and destroy Al Qaeda's sources of fund raising, says recent research.

Financial data themselves may not give any hint on how this terrorist group and its related outfits get funds. However, when these data are combined with other

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Day after Kasab verdict, business as usual at CST

Day after Kasab verdict, business as usual at CST

Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) A day after he was sentenced to death, it was business as usual Friday at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) where Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab and an accomplice slaughtered more than 50 innocents during the Mumbai terror attack.

Moments after a special court Thursday awarded the

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Tension continues in Manipur

Tension continues in Manipur

Imphal, May 7 (IANS) The situation in Manipur continued to be volatile for the second day Friday after three students were killed and about 70 injured in clashes between security forces and supporters of Naga separatist leader Thuingaleng Muivah.

More than 5,000 Nagas had Thursday gathered at Mao, the border town

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Five guerrillas, two soldiers die in Kashmir gunfight

Five guerrillas, two soldiers die in Kashmir gunfight

Srinagar, May 7 (IANS) Five separatist guerrillas and two Indian soldiers were killed in heavy fighting in a forest area in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, police said Friday.

The deaths took place late Thursday during a joint operation by the army and police in Sheikhpora's forest, some 80 km from

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