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AFSPA extended in Assam by 6 months

AFSPA extended in Assam by 6 months

 The controversial AFSPA has been extended by six months in entire Assam and the 20km-wide belt in Meghalaya bordering the state with the Centre declaring that the "disturbed area" status, which has been in force since 1990, will continue.

Centre holds talks with Manipur, militant groups

Centre holds talks with Manipur, militant groups

KNO and UPF indicated their demands in the presence of senior representative of the Manipur government, an official statement issued here said. 

Iran supports Russia-US deal for truce in Syria

Iran supports the deal between Russia and the US to bring about a truce in Syria, an official said on Sunday.

Don't adopt selective approach to fighting terror: US to Pakistan

Don't adopt selective approach to fighting terror: US to Pakistan

Toner said that unlike the Pentagon, the State Department had continued its assistance and some of that included security assistance.

India, UAE ask countries to cut 'support' to militant groups

Without naming any country, both sides, in a joint statement, also condemned use of religion to justify, support and sponsor terrorism while expressing concern over radicalisation and religious intolerance.

Geelani terms Pakistan Parliamentary panel report as "unfair & unjustified"

The recommendations of the Parliamentary Panel headed by member parliament Awais Ahmad Leghari depicts an apologetic policy and it cannot be named more than this that it is an attempt to appease India, Geelani said.

Despite ban, Pak channel brings JuD chief Hafiz Saeed on talk show

Despite ban, Pak channel brings JuD chief Hafiz Saeed on talk show

The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) on November 2 had restrained all Pakistani television channels from “all kinds of coverage” of the JuD and 60 other proscribed organisations and their leaders.

Pakistan carries out deadly air strikes against militants

The strikes targeted Maizer and Sher Ali villages in the Shawal valley of troubled North Waziristan tribal district, where the military has been carrying out a major offensive against extremist groups since mid-2014.

Tech executives, U.S. officials to confer on militants'' social media use

U.S. intelligence and law enforcement figures will meet with Silicon Valley executives on Friday to discuss the use of social media by militant groups.

US lawmakers lash out at Pak for terrorist safe havens

Radical Islamist groups in Pakistan are destabilising Afghanistan and threatening neighbouring India, a US lawmaker said.

Bihar polls: Alert sounded ahead of PM Modi's rallies in Bihar

In the list of more than 40 threat perceptions to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a new one has been added. The Central security forces now believe the prime minister faces threats from Indian Mujahideen and SIMI and these militant groups are planning to attack his rally in Bihar.

Is Pakistan shaken by Myanmar Operation?- Part II

Debate on statements made by Pakistani officials on Myanmar's Operation All Out, whether they are just personal opinions or the country's fright coming out through words.

Bangladesh arrests 9 in crackdown on militant groups

Bangladesh has arrested four members of an outlawed militant group, including the chief of its women`s wing, as well as five suspects in a southern city, police said on Sunday, as authorities stiffen a crackdown on militants.

Israel must ready for ``prolonged`` Gaza campaign

Israel`s top political and defence leadership Monday night defied international calls for a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip, determining to continue the massive offensive there until risk posed by Gaza militant groups is "neutralised".

Mortar attacks kill 15 across Syria

At least 15 people were killed Sunday in different parts of Syria in multiple mortar attacks by armed militant groups, local media reported.

`Growing coordination among militant groups threat to India`

Increased use of the Internet, change of tactics like attacking crowded places, recruitment of educated youths, and coordinated activities by several terror groups in the Indian sub-continent pose serious challenge to the country`s security.

Anti-India militant groups vow to revenge Afzal`s execution

In a show of strength in the Pakistani capital, several banned anti-India militant groups, including the Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammed vowed to take "revenge" for the execution of Afzal Guru.

80 killed in clashes between rival militant groups in Pak

Ten rebels died in fighting today between the Taliban and a pro-government militant group in Khyber tribal region of northwest Pakistan, taking the death toll in four days of clashes to more than 80.

Shinde invites militant groups for talks

Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Monday appealed to all militant groups to come forward for peace talks with the government to solve their problems saying violence has no place in democracy.

Reaching out to militant groups main priority: Gogoi

Set to retain power for the
third consecutive term, Assam CM Tarun Gogoi on Friday said bringing all insurgents groups, including the ULFA, to
the negotiating table would be his main priority to ensure
lasting peace in the state.