BHUBANESWAR - Nine Maoists were killed in a gunfight between security forces and the guerrillas in Orissa's Rayagada district early Sunday, police said.
TORONTO - The US trial of Pakistani-born Canadian citizen Tahawwur Hussain Rana, who is charged with helping David Headley in masterminding the Mumbai terror plot, has been postponed till May at his request.
Colombo, Jan 8, The Sri Lankan government had imported radio equipment for the Tamil Tiger rebels in 2002 as it tried to work out a peace deal in collaboration with the Norwegian facilitators, according to a cable sent by the US mission in Colombo revealed by WikiLeaks.
TORONTO - Inderjit Singh Reyat, the only convicted bomber of an Air India plane in 1985, was Friday sentenced by a court in Vancouver to nine more years for lying under oath at the trial. The sentence is the longest for perjury in Canadian legal history.
KOLKATA - Embarrassing his party yet again, singer-turned-Trinamool Congress MP Kabir Suman has claimed in his recent book that the Trinamool and Maoists were hand in glove during the Nandigram land agitation in 2007.