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  1. Qatar Airways submits 'White Paper' to US government in support of 'Open Skies'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | AME Info

    Qatar Airways has yesterday submitted a 'White Paper' to the United States Government which fully refutes the subsidy allegations levelled against it by the Big 3 US carriers. The detailed submission comprehensively addresses and answers all issues raised in the 'Open Skies' debate, which has put into question the longstanding US policy of allowing carriers to fly to and from the United States with minimal government interference.

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  2. Army honours railwaymen who averted Dinanagar train blastRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    The Indian Army on Saturday honoured two railway employees who averted a major tragedy by spotting live bombs planted by terrorists on a railway bridge near Dinanagar town in Punjab's Gurdaspur district on July 27. General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Command, Lt. Gen. K.J. Singh, felicitated the two bravehearts - gateman Darshan Kumar and Satpal, at a function in the Tiger Division near Jammu.

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  3. Gurdaspur attack: Two trains passed over explosives, elude disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hindustan Times

    Two trains passed the point where terrorists had planted 2.5kg RDX in Gurdaspur on July 27. Investigations into the Gurdaspur terrorist attack have revealed that 270 passengers had providential escape on July 27 morning as two trains passed the point where the three Pakistani jihadis had planted 2.5 kg RDX to blow the rail track before attacking the Dinanagar police station. Police sources confirmed to Hindustan Times that one goods train passed over that point at Firni Road, Talwandi, at 4.37 am and a Pathankot-Amritsar Passenger train number 74672 crossed the mined spot at 4.57 am.

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  4. Pakistani woman does reverse 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' to meet Salman, arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Chandigarh: In a case of life imitating art, a young Pakistani woman crossed the border into India without valid travel documents - a la Salman Khan in Bollywood blockbuster 'Bajrangi Bhaijan', albeit in the reverse direction - and landed in police custody on Friday. Claiming to be from Karachi, Chanda Khan alias Fauzia, 27, told police officials she had come to India to meet Bollywood heartthrob Salman Khan.

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  5. Pakistani woman does a Bajrangi Bhaijan, arrestedRead the original story

    Friday | Newkerala.com

    In a case of life imitating art, a young Pakistani woman crossed the border into India without valid travel documents - a la Salman Khan in Bollywood blockbuster 'Bajrangi Bhaijan', albeit in the reverse direction - and landed in police custody on Friday. Claiming to be from Karachi city in Pakistan, Chanda Khan alias Fauzia, 27, told police officials she had come to India to meet Bollywood heartthrob Salman Khan.

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  6. UPDATE 1-Indian music video celebrates fighter who avenged massacre by BritishRead the original story

    Friday | Reuters

    An Indian pop group has made a music video honouring an independence activist who assassinated a British official in revenge for a 1919 massacre, at a time of renewed calls in India for reparations from Britain for excesses during colonial rule. The animated video tells the story of Udham Singh, who shot dead former British colonial official Michael O'Dwyer in 1940.

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  7. PM Modi bows down to Shaheed Udham Singh on his 75th martyrdom dayRead the original story

    Friday | Newkerala.com

    "The valour of Shaheed Udham Singh remains etched in the memory of every Indian. I bow to this brave son of India on his martyrdom day," Prime Minister Modi tweeted.

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  8. Punjab killers had lethal armour-piercing bulletsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | The Times of India

    CHANDIGARH: The terrorists who attacked Dinanagar in Punjab on Monday had come armed with lethal armour-piercing incendiary bullets, commonly known as API, which can penetrate even bullet-proof vests and vehicles. Senior Punjab Police officials say it was one of the few terror strikes in India where API ammunition was used.

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  9. Indian music video celebrates fighter who avenged massacre by BritishRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    An Indian pop group has made a music video honoring a freedom fighter who assassinated a British official in revenge for a 1919 massacre, at a time of renewed calls in India for reparations from Britain for the excesses of colonial rule. The animated video tells the story of Indian freedom fighter Udham Singh, who shot dead Michael O'Dwyer for sanctioning the killing of hundreds of Indian protesters during a festival in Punjab, a massacre that hardened opinion against British rule.

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  10. Gunmen enter India via river Ravi: Indian home minister : July 30, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Daily Times

    NEW DELHI India's Home Affairs Minister Rajnath Singh making a statement in the Indian parliament on Gurdaspur attack blamed on Thursday that gunmen came from Pakistan via river Ravi, Indian media reported. Rajanth told Rajya Sabha that any effort by the enemies to undermine India's territorial integrity and security or imperil the safety and security of citizens would meet an effective and forceful response from the security forces.

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  11. At latest count, Haryana's ambitious expressway falls back by 9 yearsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Newkerala.com

    Intended to free the national capital New Delhi from traffic congestion, an ambitious 136-km expressway project in Haryana is unlikely to be completed even nine years beyond its original deadline. The construction work of the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal expressway, which has courted controversies ever since it was allotted in January 2006, has now been given a new deadline - August 2018.

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  12. Suresh Prabhu approves award for railway employee for saving lives of passengersRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Newkerala.com

    Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu has approved an award of Rs. 50000 to railway employee Ashwani Kumar for his alertness and courage in detecting the bomb and saving the lives of hundreds of passengers in Punjab.

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  13. Dinanagar police station gets curious visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Big News Network.com

    The police station in this north Punjab town continues to be the focus of attention of different government agencies and political leaders alike - as also the curious onlookers - in the wake of a daring early morning attack by three terrorists. Dinanagar town, 16 km from Gurdaspur and 27 km from Pathankot, is back to business as usual, though one finds many people stopping on the road in front of the police station to see for themselves the battleground where the three heavily armed terrorists dressed in army fatigues and the security forces exchanged gunfire for around 11 hours on Monday.

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  14. Badal meets slain police officer's family, assures all helpRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Newkerala.com

    Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Wednesday met the family of police officer Baljit Singh who died fighting terrorists and assured of all possible help to them. He also met the families of three home guard personnel and three civilians who died in the terrorist attack in Dinanagar in Gurdaspur district on Monday morning.

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  15. Gurdaspur attackers came from Pak on July 26-27Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | News Today

    Gurdaspur/New Delhi: The terrorists who created havoc here yesterday had crossed over from Pakistan on July 26-27 night using Ravi river and they had more targets, the probe has found even as images surfaced today showing three heavily-armed men in Army fatigues walking on a road. Analysis of the two GPS machines recovered from the three slain terrorists showed that the details of the routes and targets had been fed into these on July 21, sources in Punjab Police.

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  16. Terrorists belonged to Pakistan: DGPRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Central Chronicle

    Punjab Director General of Police Sumedh Singh Saini today said the killed militants belonged to Pakistan and had sneaked into Indian territory from across the Indo-Pak International border through some where in Gurdaspur and Pathankot districts. The DGP clarified that intelligence agencies had given information regarding the intrusion of Pakistani militants and that they might be attack in Punjab.

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  17. Punjab: Complacence KillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Newkerala.com

    Publisher, SAIR; President, Institute for Conflict Management A day-long standoff between the Punjab Police and three terrorists who had holed up in an abandoned housing complex in the Dinanagar Police Station campus in the Gurdaspur District of Punjab in the early hours of July 27, 2015, ended with the killing of the last of the three terrorists just after 5 pm. A Superintendent of Police and three Home Guards also lost their lives in this gratuitous attack, which included the killing of three civilians in random shootings by the terrorists that led up to the final denouement at the Police Station.

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  18. End this charade of talking to PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Rediff.com

    'India's policy makers need to pull their heads out of the sand and recognize the reality that Pakistan has supported and sponsored terrorism on Indian soil for more than three decades; a national counter-terrorism strategy must be evolved in the fullest consciousness of this fact, and of the continued hostility of the Pakistani nation-State to the very idea of India,' says Ajai Sahni. o conclusive identification of the terrorists involved in the protracted stand-off at the Dinanagar police station, Gurdaspur district, Punjab, has yet been made.

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  19. Gurdaspur attack: Recovered GPS systems reveal trail of terroristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Hindustan Times

    Army personnel inspect the site where militants planted bombs in an attempt to blow railway tracks in Gurdaspur. The three men who struck terror in Punjab's Gurdaspur on Monday may have sneaked into India from Pakistan on Sunday night after crossing the Ravi river and had two more targets marked, data from their GPS devices has revealed.

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  20. Gurdaspur attack: Terrorists came using Ravi river; had plans to target more than one areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | DNA India

    In Delhi, official sources said the probe indicates that the terrorists, suspectedly belonging to Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba, had entered India through Bamiyal village and planned to target Gurudaspur civil lines also besides the police station. Special Investigation Team along with local police inspecting and collecting evidences from the site of encounter, at Dinanagr in Gurdaspur district on Tuesday.

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