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Britain unveils Olympics missile plan


May 4th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) Britain Thursday unveiled surface-to-air missiles which could be deployed at six sites across London during the Olympics.The Rapier and smaller high-velocity missiles would be used as ... Read more...

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Surface-to-air missiles to be mounted atop London building


April 29th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) Surface-to-air missiles may be mounted atop at least one block of flats in London during the upcoming Olympics, a media report said Sunday.According to the Daily ... Read more...

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Security up as India readies for 63rd R’Day (Roundup)


January 25th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) India geared up for its 63rd Republic Day celebrations with the security apparatus firmed up across the nation for a tight vigil amid a boycott ... Read more...

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Republic Day: Security beefed up, traffic diversions announced


January 21st, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) A total of 15,000 security personnel, snipers, sniffer dogs and bomb squads have been deployed by Delhi Police to ensure elaborate security and traffic arrangements for ... Read more...

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New Delhi turned into fortress ahead of Obama’s visit


November 7th, 2010 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 7 (ANI): Security agencies are taking no chances and an unprecedented ground-to-air security apparatus has been put in place in the national capital as US President Barack Obama ... Read more...

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Chidambaram says full security in place for Obama


November 6th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Nov 6 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram has said that tight security is in place for U.S. President Barack Obama who arrived in Mumbai on a high profile four-day ... Read more...

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Elaborate, high-tech security in place for Games


October 1st, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
By George Joseph and Praveen Kumar New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) From plainclothes detectives mingling with the crowds to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), the Indian capital is under an unprecedented security cover ... Read more...

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8,000 security personnel to guard I-Day celebrations


August 12th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Helicopters, anti-aircraft guns and CCTV cameras are in place ahead of the main celebration for India's 64th Independence Day here Aug 15 that will also see ... Read more...

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Five injured in Kashmir clashes (Lead)


August 6th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 6 (IANS) Five people were injured, one of them critically, in clashes with security forces across Kashmir Valley Friday as protesters again defied curfew and came out on the streets. ... Read more...

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US assured review of screening Pak citizens at airports: Basit


March 8th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 8(ANI): Pakistani Foreign Office (FO) spokesman Abdul Basit has said that the US authorities had assured Islamabad that they would review the practice of screening its citizens at their airports. ... Read more...

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Terror ‘waiting to strike’ Australia’s air security system


February 28th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Feb. 28 (ANI): Aircraft and iconic public places in Australia are vulnerable to terror attacks, security experts have warned.Gaping holes have been identified in Australia's air security system that could ... Read more...

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R-Day route to be fortified


January 23rd, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) A ground-to-air security apparatus will be in place along the Republic Day parade route from Vijay Chowk to Red Fort Jan 26 as India showcases its military ... Read more...

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Terrorism attempts and infiltration bids likely to increase: Antony


January 23rd, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan. 23 (ANI): Union Defence Minister A.K. Antony has warned of more terrorist attacks and infiltration attempts along the Line of Control.He, however, said the armed forces were prepared ... Read more...

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Terrorists might use paragliders to attack India : Intelligence agencies


January 22nd, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 22 (ANI): India's intelligence agencies on Friday warned that the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) has purchased paragliders and its members are training to use them for suicide attacks on India.According to ... Read more...

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US to thoroughly screen travellers from Pakistan, six other nations


January 4th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): All air passengers bound for the United State from Pakistan, Nigeria, Yemen, Cuba, Iran, Sudan and Syria will be patted down and have carry-on luggage searched under new ... Read more...

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Foreign air passengers to receive tightened screening at US airports


January 4th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan. 4 (ANI): As part of America's new stringent air security measures in the wake of the Detroit flight bombing bid, all air passengers entering the US will receive tightened random ... Read more...

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Nigerian bomb suspect got visa due to US embassy’s blunder


December 28th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (NAI): Nigerian Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, who tried to blow up a Detroit-bound airliner on Christmas Day, was given the green light to travel to America by staff at ... Read more...

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Time to beef up air security: US expert


December 26th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 26 (IANS) While it is unclear how a man smuggled a small explosive device aboard a Northwest Airlines plane and set it off, an airline security expert said Saturday the ... Read more...

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Ground-to-air security ahead of Independence Day


August 13th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Guwahati, Aug 13 (ANI): With India getting set to celebrate its 62nd Independence Day, the Central and Delhi State Governments have pulled out all steps to ensure that the event is ... Read more...

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Unprecedented security in place after high alert for I-Day (Lead)


August 11th, 2009 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
ew Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Security has been beefed up especially in New Delhi, Kolkata and Hyderabad after the home ministry warned police in three cities to raise their levels of preparedness ... Read more...

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Govt. to file case against Continental Airlines on Kalam issue


July 21st, 2009 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 21 (ANI): After slapping a show cause notice on the US-based Continental Airlines, which frisked former president APJ Abdul Kalam at the IGI airport in New Delhi in April ... Read more...

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Red fort to be monitored by 40 CCTV’s on I -day


July 10th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi July 10 (ANI): Security for this year's independence day celebrations, at Red Fort has been beefed up with installation of 40 close circuit televisions (CCTV) and by making the fort ... Read more...

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Child survives Yemenia Airlines crash in Comoros


June 30th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
A young child is the first survivor to be hauled from the Indian Ocean following the crash of a Yemenia Airways flight in the Comoros earlier today.Captain Abdulkhalek al-Kadi, chairman of ... Read more...

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Yemeni Airbus crashes in Indian Ocean at Comoros


June 30th, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
An Airbus A310-300 from Yemen with 153 people on board crashed into choppy seas as it tried to land in bad weather on the Indian Ocean archipelago of Comoros today.An official ... Read more...

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Holiday-maker Chicagoan violates Obamas airspace accidentally


February 19th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Chicago, Feb.18 (ANI): US President Barack Obamas air security was breached last week, when a Chicagoan, Bob Graves, accidentally flew his small Mustang II airplane inside the restricted flying zone. Graves took-off ... Read more...

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R-Day celebrations peaceful in fortified Delhi


January 26th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Republic Day celebrations in the heavily fortified capital went off peacefully Monday, much to the relief of the security and intelligence agencies that have been on high ... Read more...

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Fighter jets to security personnel on vigil for R-Day parade


January 25th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) A massive ground-to-air security apparatus, comprising fighter jets, anti-aircraft guns and thousands of security personnel, will be placed in and around Delhi during the Republic Day parade ... Read more...

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Security tightened in Delhi ahead of Republic Day


January 23rd, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 23 (ANI): New Delhi was turned into a fortress on Friday with policemen standing guard in every area of the city. Arrangements have been put up for the full ... Read more...

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Kenyan athletes sweep top three positions at Mumbai Marathon (Lead)


January 18th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Kenyan runners swept all the three positions in the men's open section at the Sixth Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon here Sunday.Kenneth Mugara emerged champion with a new course ... Read more...

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Thousands ‘run for unity’ at Mumbai Marathon (Lead)


January 18th, 2009 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Corporate heads and film personalities joined an estimated 40,000 people running for peace and unity at the Mumbai marathon that got underway here Sunday morning.While the 21-km Half ... Read more...

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20,000 policemen for a beefed up security on Republic Day in New Delhi


January 16th, 2009 - 11:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.16 (ANI): About 20,000 security personnel will guard the national capital ahead of the Republic Day celebrations as part of beefed up security measures following Mumbai terror attacks and ... Read more...

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PM unveils morer anti-terror measures (With: PM calls for unity, announces anti-terror measures)


November 30th, 2008 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Setting up a Federal Investigating Agency is among the steps the government has finalised to prevent a repeat of the Mumbai terrorist attack, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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Unprecedented security measures in place for trouble free 62nd Independence Day


August 14th, 2008 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 14 (ANI): In the wake of recent serial blasts in Bangalore and Ahmedabad, unprecedented security measures have been put in place to ensure a trouble free 62nd Independence ... Read more...

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Security cover tightened for Delhi I-Day celebrations


August 10th, 2008 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) With less than five days to go for Independence Day celebrations, elaborate security arrangements have been made for the national capital, and the Red Fort, from where ... Read more...

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Air force blames airports body for PM security scare (Second Lead)


April 23rd, 2008 - 11:05 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Wednesday blamed the Airports Authority of India (AAI) for the security scare Tuesday when one of its planes came close to a ... Read more...

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