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[size="6"]BARC scientist found murdered in Mumbai[/size]





MUMBAI: A scientist of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) was found murdered at his residence in south Mumbai, police said today.



"Mahadevan Padmanabhan Iyer (42), a mechanical engineer working in BARC's Reactor Group, was found murdered at his residence 'Anand Bhavan' near Breach Candy Hospital late last night," Deputy Commissioner of Police Sanjay Mohite said.



Hailing from Tamil Nadu, Iyer was found lying in his bed with a rope tied around his neck, which bore injuries. Iyer was last seen on Saturday (February 20), he said.



The postmortem report revealed that he was assaulted with a blunt object, which led to internal bleeding in the brain, Mohite said.



Subsequently, a murder case was registered. Iyer's body was found by his neighbour who entered the house using a duplicate key as Iyer did not respond to his calls since the past two days.



The neighbour grew suspicious when he found newspapers lying outside Iyer's house since Saturday, police said.
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[size="6"][url="http://beta.thehindu.com/news/article257406.ece"]76% of militants killed in Kashmir in 2 years are foreigners[/url][/size]



The composition of militancy in Kashmir continues to be dominated by foreigners — of the 398 militants killed 304 were foreigners, making it 76 per cent of total militants killed in the valley in 2008-09.



The level of violence, which declined during this period, has increased in the past few months.



Increase in this composition has also led to targeted attacks on security forces as these militants, who generally come from North-Western Frontier Province (NWFP), Punjab, Pakistan occupied Kashmir and other areas of Pakistan, are highly trained and well-equipped with latest arms.



Top security officials refuse to confirm whether these militants are trained in Taliban camps but admit that their level of training is very high. “It is actually the commitment also which makes them stronger militants,” said one of the officials, adding “they are so motivated that they are determined to get killed.”



In 2008, of the 237 militants killed 171 were foreigners and in 2009 of the 161 militants killed 133 were foreigners. In this year, 21 militants have been killed, of whom five were foreigners.



According to figures available with the police, the number of incidents had shown a significant decline in the last two years but past few months have witnessed a spurt. This is also attributed to “foreign leadership” though the number of “new recruits” from the valley is also going up.



A recent statement by Hizbul Mujahideen supremo Syed Salahuddin that the militants would target the urban areas now has been practically implemented as in the last 10 days four major attacks took place in Srinagar city killing at least four people. This has put the security officials in a tizzy and high alert has been sounded amid reports that “a significant number” of militants had sneaked into the city.



‘Overall situation improving'



Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Kashmir zone, Farooq Ahmad, however, does not agree with this “perception.” “There is little increase but the overall situation is on improving track,” he says, adding that there are 245 listed militants in the valley besides over ground workers. “This number may vary here and there.”



Substantiating his claim, he said that in 2008 there were 51 grenade attacks and it remained almost same with 50 attacks in 2009 and so far in 2010 there have been seven such attacks.



Similarly, 30 civilians were killed in 2008; 29 in 2009 and nine so far in 2010. But the attacks on security forces have certainly increased. According to the IGP, there were 18 attacks in 2008 and 19 in 2009 but in just two and half months of 2010 the militants have carried out 11 attacks on security forces. In the last three months, 72 incidents of violence have taken place across the State, according to official sources.
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[size="6"][url="http://www.news.com.au/world/descendants-of-mohammed-to-sue-over-blasphemous-cartoons/story-e6frfkyi-1225843489852"]95,000 descendants of Mohammed to sue over 'blasphemous' cartoons[/url][/size]





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NEARLY 95,000 descendants of Mohammed are going to sue 10 newspapers for publishing "blasphemous" cartoons of the prophet.



Faisal Yamani, a Saudi lawyer acting for the descendants, claims that the cartoons - which first appeared in 2005 and caused violent protests by Muslims around the world - are defamatory.



One of the 12 cartoons depicts Mohammed wearing a bomb-shaped turban.



The Sunday Times said that although the cartoons were published by Danish newspapers, Mr Yamani plans to pursue legal action in England, where libel laws are weighted towards the plaintiff.



English lawyers expect that he will argue that the cartoons were published in Britain via the internet and are a direct slur on his clients, who live in the Middle East, north Africa and even Australia.







Mark Stephens, a British lawyer who saw Mr Yamani's missive to the newspapers, told The Sunday Times: “Direct descendants of the prophet have a particular place within Muslim society ... By effectively criticising and making fun of the prophet you are, by implication, holding them up to scandal, contempt and public ridicule.



“The question is, is that defamatory in English law?"



He said that although many judges would dismiss such a case, "it is obviously a very highly charged issue and if they do throw it out, it becomes political”.



Mr Yamani has already won an apology from the Danish newspaper Politiken for printing the cartoons.



The cartoons first appeared in Jyllands-Posten as part of its campaign to promote freedom of expression.



However, the paper's offices have been evacuated several times after security threats and the artist behind the bomb cartoon, Kurt Westergaard, was forced to go into hiding. In January this year a man was shot trying to get into his home.
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[url="http://http://www.dailypioneer.com/243589/To-protect-Headley-did-US-let-26/11-happen.html"]http://www.dailypioneer.com/243589/To-protect-Headley-did-US-let-26/11-happen.html[/url]



To protect Headley, did US let 26/11 happen?



Swapan Dasgupta



During the 2008 US presidential election there was a belief in New Delhi that a Barack Obama presidency would trigger the re-calibration of Indo-American relations. Translated into English, it implied concern that the new guy wouldn’t accord the same priority to Indian concerns as President George W Bush did. At that time we were assured by star-struck Indian reporters in Washington, DC, that this was poppycock and a function of the deranged Islamophobia of the Dick Cheney Fan Club. Obama, we were informed, saw Hanuman as his lucky mascot. The more sober interlocutors informed us that the Cold War was over, that India was no longer a hyphenated link with Pakistan and that the relationship was on auto-pilot.



It’s now 14 months since Obama assumed office and the special relationship forged by Bush shows distinct signs of wear and tear. I may be guilty of only a minor exaggeration in suggesting that the middle class euphoria that propelled the India-US nuclear accord (and played a role in the UPA’s undeserved re-election last May) has dissipated, if not disappeared. It has been replaced by a growing surge of anti-Americanism, not very dissimilar to the one being witnessed in Israel, another country where a strategic partnership was allegedly etched in stone.



As opposed to the civilisational anti-Americanism that binds the Marxist to the mullah, this wariness of Uncle Sam is entirely political and centred on the belief that the US doesn’t give a toss for Indian sensitivities. Worse, it has got entangled with the feeling that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is more concerned with obliging the US than doing what is right for India.



This new surge of anti-Americanism may not be adequately reflected in the mainstream media where editors and diplomatic correspondents are curiously circumspect in questioning US motives, but it is real and predates the kerfuffle over the alleged cover-up in the David Coleman Headley case.



The doubts over the Obama Administration’s bona fides are strongest in India’s ‘strategic community’, the charmed circle of diplomats, spooks, security experts and interested politicians. The Headley case has suggested a grey zone of complicity between US Intelligence and its asset who may have turned into a double agent. It is, after all, scarcely conceivable that Headley could have undergone five spells of training in a Lashkar-e-Tayyeba camp, from late-2005 to October 2009, without being on the radar of US counter-terrorism. Circumstantial evidence points to Headley undertaking his jihadi activities with the knowledge, and possibly consent, of US authorities. Till much after the Mumbai attacks, Headley wasn’t regarded as a rogue agent.



In 1940, Winston Churchill had advance warning that the Luftwaffe was planning a massive raid on Coventry. He wilfully shied away from ordering the RAF to repel the bombers because he didn't want to let on to the Germans that the British had cracked one of their most secure codes. Likewise, there is a theory that the US didn’t share its prior knowledge of the 26/11 attack because it wanted its asset to gain the full trust of the LeT leadership and be privy to information of future conspiracies.



If true, the implication is quite chilling. It suggests that a section of US Intelligence chose to sit on specific information of the Mumbai attacks because the target was India and its principal objective is to safeguard America and its citizens. In other words, Indian lives are always at a discount compared to American lives — a charming message in the context of the sharply discounted liability ceiling in the proposed Nuclear Liability Bill. Of course, six US citizens also died in the Mumbai attacks and, maybe, this proved to be Headley’s undoing.



There are many questions that Indian investigators have for Headley when the US prison authorities grant access to him — curiously, they have already given the Danish police access to him. However, there are an equal number of questions that India must ask the US authorities. The most important of these is a blunt query: Did you wilfully allow the massacre of 160 innocents in pursuance of a game that lacks a winning strategy?



The US can, of course, retort that it did warn India of maritime attacks. Indeed it did and this is a lapse that will haunt India’s counter-terrorism establishment. Yet, there is a difference between general warnings and ‘actionable intelligence’. Did the US deny India ‘actionable intelligence’ which it had? If so, the implications are grave.



In July 2008, the US had ‘actionable intelligence’ about the attack on the Indian Embassy in Kabul which killed 58 people. Rather than provide it to the Indian agencies in real time, it chose to route it through the Afghan authorities. The delay was callous.



If the US strategy lies in identifying the masterminds of terror and identifying the complete network, we can perhaps explain the deaths in Mumbai — just as Churchill could explain the destruction of Coventry to himself. Headley’s testimony is categorical on one count: The epicentre of terrorism is located in Pakistan. Headley has also removed all ambiguity over the LeT’s involvement.



What does the US propose to do with this information? So far it plans to outsource Afghanistan to Pakistan.



What Headley has so far left unsaid are two things. First, the identities of LeT terrorists, who are referred to as A, B, C and D. And, second, whether he provided his US handlers a full account of his jihadi activities at each stage.



If India had full access to Headley and the right to both extradite and waterboard him, he may have sung out of fear. In the light of his plea bargain and the knowledge that the extent of his punishment depends on following US orders, the chances of the horrible truth emerging in the natural course is zero. Unless, we too demonstrate that the lives of Indians matters to India.
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[url="http://http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report_no-decision-to-provide-india-access-to-headley-us_1362308"]No decision to provide India access to Headley: US - dnaindia.com[/url]



New Delhi: In a surprise development, the US today said it has taken no decision to provide Indian investigators direct access to Pakistani-American David Headley, who has confessed to plotting the Mumbai terror attacks.

Four days after US assistant secretary of state for South Asia Robert Blake publicly stated here that the Indian

investigators will have access to Headley, American ambassador Timothy J Roemer said in a statement that "no decision on direct access for India to David Headley has been made."



Following Blake's statement and a telephonic discussion with US attorney general and head of the department of justice Eric Holder, home minister P Chidambaram had directed NIA and other agencies concerned in the case to quickly prepare documents necessary to start a judicial proceeding in which Indian authorities could require Headley to answer questions and to testify.



Sources in the home ministry had yesterday said India is likely to send a team of investigators in April to question 49-year old Headley.



Roemer's remarks also come amid reports that Pakistan was seeking access to Headley.



"As the assistant secretary indicated, the US is committed to full information sharing in our counter terror partnership and, in fact, in this case we have provided substantial information to the government of India and we will continue to do so.



"However, no decision on direct access for India to David Headley has been made. The US department of justice will work with the government of India regarding the modalities of such cooperation," Roemer said.
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<img src='http://www.india-forum.com/forums/public/style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/ohmy.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':o' /> So, the question before our policy makers is whether India can adapt to this new style of war that puts a premium on speedy decisions on attack and equally fast ones on the termination of offensive action. For e.g. what stops Indian troops crossing the LoC and flushing out a bunch of Lashkar goons and then calling off the action when the international community gets fidgety? http://news.in.msn.com/internalsecurity/...64&page=20
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[quote name='Capt M Kumar' date='24 March 2010 - 05:35 PM' timestamp='1269431857' post='105416']

<img src='http://www.india-forum.com/forums/public/style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/ohmy.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':o' /> So, the question before our policy makers is whether India can adapt to this new style of war that puts a premium on speedy decisions on attack and equally fast ones on the termination of offensive action. For e.g. what stops Indian troops crossing the LoC and flushing out a bunch of Lashkar goons and then calling off the action when the international community gets fidgety? http://news.in.msn.com/internalsecurity/...64&page=20

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I would go even further, India should announce publicly that if pakistan is going to attack India with nuclear weapons the heat of TN warheads will be felt by its three mistresses ie chinki, US and KSA proportionally to our damage after which pak will be wiped out of the face of this earth and obviously this process will be finished in a matter of few minutes.
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[url="http://itmanagement.earthweb.com/columns/article.php/3795091/How+Chinas+50+Cent+Army+Could+Wreck+Web+2.0.htm"]How China's '50 Cent Army' Could Wreck Web 2.0 — Datamation.com[/url]





MODS please put in appropriate thread if it does not belong here or delete it if already posted.I posted it here thinking that it is a matter of Internal security





Two years ago, Chinese President Hu Jintao called on Chinese Communist Party (CCP) members to “assert supremacy over online public opinion, raise the level and study the art of online guidance and actively use new technologies to increase the strength of positive propaganda.”

After Hu's speech, Communist Party officials and the State Council issued an official call for “comrades of good ideological and political character, high capability and familiarity with the Internet to form teams of Web commentators ... who can employ methods and language Web users can accept to actively guide online public opinion.”



The CCP has hired thousands of freelance Internet propagandists whose job is to infiltrate chat rooms, message boards and comment areas on the Internet posing as ordinary users to voice support for the agenda and interest of the CCP. They praise China’s one-party system and condemn anyone who criticizes China’s policy on Tibet. They comment aggressively on news reports about China’s food-safety problems, relations with Taiwan, suppression of bird-flu and AIDS information, Internet censorship, jailing of dissidents, support of Sudan’s military in Darfur and other sensitive topics. Comments applaud the Chinese government and slam its critics, all using scripts and lines approved by the party.



The BBC calls these freelance propagandists China's 50 Cent Party. The Guardian newspaper calls it the 50 Cent Army. (50 Cent isn’t a rapper in this case, but a reference to the pay: 50 Chinese "cents" per post, which is equivalent to about 7 US cents). Other names include “red vests” and the “red vanguard.”



Some estimates claim that the 50 Cent Army includes a whopping 300,000 people. If that’s accurate, China's freelance propagandists exceed in number the total populations of 47 countries.



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Of course, the Chinese didn't invent the idea. In the US, for example, political campaigns, companies and other organizations have been known to use paid staff or volunteers to post messages en masse to create a false impression that the public supports or opposes something. A genuine bubble of opinion is called a "grass roots" movement. So faking that is called "astroturfing."



The difference between China's 50 Cent Army and astroturfing is fourfold. First, is scale. A typical astroturfing campaign might involve a few or maybe a dozen people at most. Or, in the case of a mass mailing, it could involve thousands of people who voice or submit their opinions only once or twice. China's approach involves thousands of times more people.



The second difference is duration. China's 50 Cent Army works every day, all year, year after year. Astroturfing efforts, on the other hand, are one-off projects designed to achieve specific, limited goals. The reason is that a free press and the machinations of multi-party democracy quickly expose astroturfing projects and turn public opinion against their agendas. Because the Chinese government is accountable to neither the public nor the press, it can sustain Internet mass-propaganda efforts indefinitely.



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Third, China's 50 Cent Army, when used abroad, hits people who aren't expecting it. When a political group in the US fakes a grass roots movement, it does so in an environment where people are skeptical and have their guards up. But most people in the West have no idea that China is constantly swaying public opinion on the Internet, and tend to accept what they see at face value.



And finally, China's degree of organization far exceeds any known effort elsewhere. The government's Culture Ministry reportedly trains and even certificates Web propagandists. It’s run like a professional organization.



How This Affects You and Me



Criticism of the Chinese government abroad is often countered by the argument that China's political system is an "internal matter" -- something that's none of the business of outsiders. But China’s 50 Cent Army is everybody's business.



With 300,000 people, you can see how the CCP could easily determine what makes it onto the front page of Digg, and what gets shouted down. They could use Wikipedia, YouTube and Slashdot as their most powerful tools of global propaganda. It would be trivial for China to determine Yahoo's "Most Popular" news items ("Most E-Mailed," "Most Viewed" and "Most Recommended").



Over the long term, the existence of China’s 50 Cent Army erodes the value of the Web 2.0, which is based entirely on the actions of users. If half those users are working for the CCP, then the results of user actions are compromised. Nobody can trust it.



It’s also yet another threat to Internet anonymity, which is already under pressure from legislators and some organizations who believe that anonymous posts create opportunities for fraud, deception and the exploitation of children. The more China’s 50 Cent Army succeeds, the more support will fall behind the idea of fixing the problem by illegalizing anonymity.



Ultimately, China’s 50 Cent Army threatens free speech. And although new threats to free speech are constantly being invented – the 50 Cent Army being one of the most recent innovations – the defense of free speech is always the same: More free speech.



So be on the lookout for the CCP’s paid posters, and oppose them at every opportunity.
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[quote name='manish' date='24 March 2010 - 11:24 PM' timestamp='1269452770' post='105425']

I would go even further, India should announce publicly that if pakistan is going to attack India with nuclear weapons the heat of TN warheads will be felt by its three mistresses ie chinki, US and KSA proportionally to our damage after which pak will be wiped out of the face of this earth and obviously this process will be finished in a matter of few minutes.

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i agreee whit this.More bigger nukes are a must.
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HareKrishna ji Good to see we both agree, even an announcement to this effect will make them think millions of times before playing

hanky panky with us since we do have the reqd. capability now. arun_s has already explained in many posts.
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Following resistance from the army, the ministry decided to tweak the law rather than push for a complete overhaul, which again has been found unacceptable by the army. “It will mean asking us to fight with our hands tied,” said a senior army functionary, refusing to be identified.



The key change proposed is to remove any explicit reference to the power of a non-commissioned officer, such as a havaldar, to “cause death” if in his opinion it is necessary for maintenance of public order.



The ministry also sought to provide for a grievance redress mechanism.

http://www.hindustantimes.com/Govt-army-...24432.aspx
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Militants from outside have sneaked in to wreak havoc in Punjab, indicate sources

Pakistani intelligence agencies on May 10 have revealed that militants belonging to two different groups from the Orakzai Agency and Waziristan have entered Rawalpindi, Islamabad and other cities of Punjab to carry out attacks in the province in the next few days, reports Daily Times. According to the report, the militants are planning to carry out attacks in different cities in a bid to trigger sectarian clashes and rioting incidents throughout the province.

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Quote:Heroin worth Rs 100 cr seized

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Around 19.75 kilogram of heroin worth Rs 97 crore in international market was seized by the Border Security Force (BSF) at international border of India-Pakistan at Bohar Wadala checkpost falling under Dera Baba Nanak, 45 kms from here.



The contraband was packed in 19 packets. Police recovered one Chinese pistol, two magazines and 20 rounds of cartridges were seized by 153 BSF Battalion of Dera Baba Nanak on Saturday at around 4 am.



Talking to the mediapersons, the Bohar Wadala check post Deputy Inspector General SS Chatrath said that BSF Jawans of 153 Battalion noticed some suspicious movements and hearing some noise at about 4 am near the fence from Pakistan side, they started search operation and saw two Pakistani smugglers who were pushing the consignment into Indian side.



The BSF jawans Challenged them and fired two shots at which the culprits fled from the spot. The consignment was packed in an 11-ft long and 5.5-inch wide plastic pipe and in a yellow packet.



Chatrath said that BSF is on high-alert and their soldiers always cast am eagle eye on the international border. He said they had information about smuggling from Pakistan and soldiers were on high alert to notice any kinds of disturbance on the international Indo-Pakistan border.



The contraband was found near 25-metres from the zero line from the international border, and because of huge elephant grass the culprits managed to get away.



DIG headquarters, Jagir Singh claimed that about 77-kilogram of heroin was seized by BSF Punjab frontier in 2010 so far. This was the second major achievement by the BSF jawans while 25 kilograms of heroine worth Rs 125 crore in international market was seized from the same Bohar Wadala post on August 18, 2009.
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Quote:Ammunition consignment seized in Uttar Pradesh

A massive 20-tonne consignment of ammunition from the US has been seized at Loni in Gaziabad by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), reported DNA on May 19. The consignment seized at Inland Container Depot had seven more containers carrying lead, an important raw material used to manufacture ammunition. Import of lead is prohibited in India. There is fear that they might contain live grenades and other explosives.[color="#FF0000"] It is suspected to be bound for the Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist). The containers are believed to have been sourced from US war surpluses.[/color]
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Suspected Left Wing Extremist arrested in Gujarat

PTI reports that a person, Sagar alias Shrinivas Venkatachalia (35), was arrested by the Police from Ghodasar area of Ahmedabad city on May 31 on suspicion of having links with the Left Wing Extremists. He is native of Istalpuram village of Nalgonda District of Andhra Pradesh.
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Arrested Naval 'spy' remanded to 14-days judicial custody in Delhi

A Delhi Court on May 31 remanded a Navy mechanic who was arrested on charges of spying for Pakistan to 14-days judicial custody, reports Times of India. Chand Kumar Prasad was produced after five-day custodial interrogation before Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Kaveri Baweja, who remanded him to judicial custody till June 13.



Further, the court issued production warrant against three suspected Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorists for their role in the serial blasts in the national capital on September 13, 2008, adds DNA. Baweja allowed a plea of Delhi Police's Special Cell seeking production of three accused Mohammad Arif, Mohammad Arif Badruddin Sheikh and Saif-ur Rehman before the court on June 25. All the three suspects are currently lodged in Sabarmati jail in Ahmedabad for their alleged involvement in serial blasts there on July 26, 2008.
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“In a bid to make the armed forces more accountable and to make their working transparent and open to public review, my government, since its inception, has been continuously striving for the amendment of the AFSPA and is at an advanced stage of discussion with the Government of India as a temporary measure till its complete removal,” Omar said. He assured the PDP president that amendments to the AFSPA would take place before 2014 when the term of his government expires, and hoped that peace would be restored and there would be no need for laws like AFSPA in the state. http://www.tribuneindia.com/2010/20100621/nation.htm#10
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Quote:Huge cache of arms and ammunition recovered in Punjab

The State Special Operation Cell of Intelligence Wing of the Punjab Police on June 22 with the interrogation of arrested Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) militant Nishan Singh recovered one AK-47 assault rifle, 110 cartridges, one revolver 32 bore and three automatic Chinese pistols, reports Punjab News line. However DNA adds that Following Singh’s arrest, an Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) team had visited his village, Daleke, in Taran Taaran District of Punjab. The team recovered a huge cache of imported arms hidden in the farms by Singh. The weapons were sent from Pakistan. An ATS official said, “Investigations revealed that Singh’s family owns 13 acres of agricultural land and a house in Daleke. On digging the farms, we recovered an AK-47 rifle with 110 live rounds, one .32 Chinese made pistol, one 9mm Belgium made pistol with eight rounds, one .32 French made pistol and one .32 Kanpur ordnance factory made pistol with 10 live rounds were seized.” The official added that Daleke is about 30 kilometres away from India-Pakistan border and the weapons were sent from Pakistan. “Singh has also said that in past 18 months, he had made dealings of 150 kilograms of heroine through his drug syndicate. We are investigating whether he had any drug network in Mumbai,” the official said.
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List of Holidays

Muslims have 4 holidays, same as Hindus



Republic Day, January 26;

Prophet Mohammed's birthday, February 16;

Maha Shiv Ratri, March 2;

Ram Navmi, April 12;

Mahavir Jayanti, April 16;

Good Friday, April 22;

Buddha Purnima, May 17;

Independence Day, August 15;

Janmashtmi, August 22;

Id-ul-Fitr, August 31;

Mahatma Gandhi's birthday, October 2;

Dussehra, October 6;

Diwali, October 26;

Id-ul-Zuha (Bakr-Id), November 7;

Guru Nanak's birthday, November 10;

Muharram, December 6; and

Christmas, December 25.
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Small correction. There are 5 Hindu holidays.

[quote name='G.Subramaniam' date='28 June 2010 - 10:30 AM' timestamp='1277700777' post='107206']

List of Holidays



Maha Shiv Ratri, March 2;

Ram Navmi, April 12;

Janmashtmi, August 22;

Dussehra, October 6;

Diwali, October 26;

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Holi is missing.
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