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15 Jan 2015 description
report Times of India

NEW DELHI: NIA on Wednesday arrested three top commanders of NDFBS, one of whom spearheaded the massacre of 78 people in Assam.

Ajoy Basumatary, commander of the 3rd battalion of the outfit was arrested from Kohima in Nagaland.

He was instrumental in killing of women and children, some just a few months old, in Sonitpur.

The agency has also recovered from the accused mobile phones and documents that have considerable information on the top leadership of the outfit.

18 Feb 2010 description
report Times of India

ISLAMABAD: At least 41 people were killed and more than 60 injured in twin-suicide bomb attacks Pakistan's north-western tribal region of Khyber.

The first blast occurred near a mosque and compound of militants in a crowded market place of Tirah Valley in Khyber, an area famous for selling hashish. Twenty seven people were left dead and more than 40 were injured. Within hours of the first attack, another blast hit a cattle market in Darmela area of Khyber, killing 14 people and injuring more than 20.

09 Oct 2009 description
report Times of India

PESHAWAR: At least 49 people were killed and more than 100 injured in a massive suicide bomb blast in a crowded area of the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar as government vowed to launch ground offensive against Taliban militants in South Waziristan-the hub of militancy in Pakistan.

The Friday's bombing at Peshawar's Khyber Bazaar was the latest in a series of recent bombings across north-western Pakistan.

05 Dec 2008 description
report Times of India

ISLAMABAD: At least 20 people, including three children, were killed and about 40 others injured in a powerful bomb blast targeting a prayer hall of Several killed in bomb blast in Peshawar, Pakistan.

25 Aug 2008 description
report Times of India

ISLAMABAD- The Pakistani Taliban's offer of a unilateral ceasefire has been rejected by the government, which has said the militants should first surrender their arms if they are serious about peace talks.

Taliban spokesman Maulvi Omar announced the truce yesterday after consultations between the militants and a tribal jirga or council to pave the way for talks with the government.

Taliban has accepted the jirga's request that militants should suspend all actions against security forces, he said, adding they were ready to hold talks with the government if operations against …

08 Nov 2005 description
report Times of India

INDORE: Demanding stopping of financial assistance to quake-hit Pakistan, VHP International General Secretary Pravin Togadia on Tuesday warned that it could be used in abetting terrorist activities against India.

"The terrorist camps are being run in Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir (PoK) and the assistance of Rs 100 crore given by India to the quake-hit areas of Pakistan could be used in abetting terrorism against India," Togadia told reporters in an informal chat after performing the ground breaking ceremony for the VHP mahayagna at Dussehra maidan in Indore.

25 Oct 2005 description
report Times of India

NEW DELHI: India is ready to accept victims of Pakistan's earthquake seeking relief and help, Defence Minister Pranab Mukherjee said here on Tuesday.

21 Oct 2005 description
report Times of India

NEW DELHI: It's been two days since Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf told the media in Pakistan that he wanted to open up the Line of Control to Kashmiris on either side.

18 Oct 2005 description
report Times of India

By David Brunnstrom

(MUZAFFARABAD, Oct 18) - Troops were cutting mule paths through landslides on Tuesday to get aid to tens of thousands of villagers in two Kashmir valleys cut off since an earthquake rocked northern Pakistan 10 days ago .

Helicopters, back in the air after weekend rains grounded the only means of getting aid deep into the mountains quickly, were delivering some aid and bringing back people who had laid injured since their world was shattered.

14 Oct 2005 description
report Times of India

NEW DELHI: India on Friday sent a second consignment of relief material to Pakistan for its earthquake victims, filling up four wagons of a special freight train.

A Northern Railway spokesperson said that the train was carrying 510 packets of medicines and dry fish, 1,130 packages of warm clothing and blankets, and 300 tents and plastic material.

Indian soldiers accompanied the train that left Shakur Basti, one of the lesser known railway stations in the Indian capital, at 11.20 a.m.

"The train should reach Wagah by 6.30 or 7 p.m.," the spokesperson said.

On Wednesday …

12 Oct 2005 description
report Times of India

ISLAMABAD: Joining the relief efforts for earthquake victims in Pakistan, an Indian cargo plane carrying the first consignment of 25 tonnes of relief supplies arrived in Islamabad early on Wednesday.