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Maoists yet to respond to Odisha govt's negotiation offer

Maoists, who took hostage two Italians in Kandhamal district, were yet to respond on Monday to the Odisha government's offer of negotiations even as the deadline set by the ultras was presumed to h

Fate of Italians kidnapped by Maoists unknown


The fate of two Italians taken hostage by Maoists in Odisha's Kandhamal district remained unknown on Monday with the ultras yet to respond to the state government's offer for negotiations even though

Odisha CM appeals to Maoists to release Italian tourists

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday appealed to the Maoists to release the two abducted Italian tourists in Ganjam district bordering Kandhamal and said that the government was open to ‘any

Italian kidnapped in Pakistan: Ministry

An Italian was kidnapped in the central Pakistan province of Punjab on Thursday, the foreign ministry in Rome said, without giving further details on the person's identity.

"(The foreign ministry) co

Two foreign nationals kidnapped in Pakistan

Two foreigners, an Italian and a German, have been kidnapped by unidentified armed men from Multan district of Pakistan's Punjab province.

The foreigners were abducted at gun point by three men in a

Cops rescue abducted doctor

Patna: A doctor abducted by five people posing as relatives of a patient has been rescued and one of his captors arrested in Bihar's Sitamarhi district, police said on Wednesday.

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Doctor nabbed in Bihar

Patna: The spate of kidnappings continued unabated in Bihar as a doctor has been abducted in Sitamarhi district by an unidentified group.

Police said on Tuesday Yogendra Prasad, posted at primary hea

Child rapist's encounter: Tamil Nadu Assembly witnesses walkout

Chennai: Opposition AIADMK and MDMK today staged a walkout from the Tamil Nadu Assembly after Speaker R Avudaiyappan denied permission to raise an issue related to the alleged encounter killing of a k

Militants kidnap three Tripura villagers

Three tribal villagers have been kidnapped by members of banned National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) from Desharaipara in Dhalai district, police said on Thursday.

A group of NLFT ultras raid

Dalit girl forced to convert to Islam in Pakistan: Report

A 13-year-old Dalit girl was kidnapped and apparently forced to convert to Islam in the Pakistani port city of Karachi, according to a media report on Saturday. Poonam was kidnapped from her house in

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