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14 airports to get new air surveillance technology


February 7th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 7 (IANS) The Airports Authority of India (AAI) is to introduce a new radar-based air surveillance system at 14 airports across the country for better control of aircraft ... Read more...

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South Asian nations seek total elimination of piracy


November 18th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Maritime nations of Asia Friday want piracy eliminated from the Indian Ocean waters, even as it was projected that the cost of tackling Somali pirates ... Read more...

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Air surveillance mounted in Bengal’s Maoist-hit districts


May 9th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) Three helicopters are conducting aerial surveillance of the Maoist affected districts of West Midnapore, Purulia and Bankura as part of security measures for the final round ... Read more...

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Probe how US choppers flew undetected: Pakistani daily


May 9th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) An inquiry is needed to look into "gaps in the defence and security system" that allowed US helicopters to fly deep inside Pakistan undetected during the ... Read more...

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CBI reply in Purulia arms drop case raises questions: Biman Bose


May 1st, 2011 - 3:47 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 30 (IANS) West Bengal's Left Front chairman Biman Bose Saturday said the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) clarification in the Purulia arms drop case raised critical questions."CBI ... Read more...

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WC semi-final: Mohali converted into armed fortress


March 28th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Mar. 28 (ANI): With the Prime Ministers' of India and Pakistan announcing their intentions to watch the World Cup semi-final match between the teams of the two countries here on Wednesday ... Read more...

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MEA condoles death of Indian national in Bahrain


March 18th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 18 (ANI): Terming the death of an Indian national in Bahrain as unfortunate, the Ministry of External Affairs on Friday expressed its condolences to members of his bereaved family."In ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi calls for plugging gaps in southern coast security


February 1st, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Warning of a security threat to the nation through the southern coast, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Tuesday called for "attention through resources and personnel", ... Read more...

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Indian Navy to commission new UAV squadron


January 11th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The Indian Navy will Jan 17 commission a squadron of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) at Porbandar to strengthen its air surveillance capabilities along the Gujarat coast.This will ... Read more...

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Jharkhand panchayat polls: 67 percent ballot in second phase (Second Lead)


December 6th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 6 (IANS) The second phase of Jharkhand's maiden panchayat polls - the first since the state was carved out 10 years ago - concluded Monday with 67.04 percent votes ... Read more...

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Jharkhand panchayat polls: 60 percent ballot in second phase (Lead)


December 6th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 6 (IANS) The second phase of Jharkhand's maiden panchayat polls concluded Monday with around 60 percent votes cast, an official said. The polling process was largely peaceful, barring few ... Read more...

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Second phase of Jharkhand panchayat polls begins


December 6th, 2010 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 6 (IANS) Polling for the second phase of panchayat elections began in Jharkhand Monday morning amid tight security arrangements, an official here said.The elections began at 7 a.m. and voters ... Read more...

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Jharkhand panchayat polls: 50 percent voting in first phase (Second Lead)


November 27th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 27 (IANS) The first phase of Jharkhand's maiden panchayat polls concluded Saturday with around 50 percent polling, an official said. The polls were largely peaceful barring stray incidents of violence."According ... Read more...

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Voters defy Maoists in Jharkhand’s first panchayat polls (Lead)


November 27th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 27 (IANS) Defying a boycott call of Maoists, voters started queuing up at polling booths early Saturday to cast their votes in Jharkhand's maiden panchayat polls."I am standing here since ... Read more...

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First phase of Jharkhand panchayat polls under way


November 27th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 27 (IANS) Voters queued up at polling booths as the first phase of panchayat polls got under way in Jharkhand Saturday - the first such elections since the state was ... Read more...

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Jharkhand panchayat polls begin Saturday


November 26th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 26 (IANS) Jharkhand is holding its first panchayat polls since it was carved out from Bihar in 2000. The first of the five-phase panchayat polls begin Saturday, said an official."All ... Read more...

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Bihar Police recovers landmine in Gaya


November 21st, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
By Surya PratapGaya (Bihar), Nov.21 (ANI): Bihar Police recovered a five-kilogram landmine in Gaya district over the weekend.Officials said the landmine with a 600-metre-wire was kept for targeting police vehicles.Police suspect the ... Read more...

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Bihar polls: Voting begins for final phase


November 20th, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
Patna. Nov.20 (ANI): Polling for the sixth and the final phase of Bihar elections began in 26 of the 243 assemblies on Saturday morning.The 26 constituencies are spread over Rohtas, ... Read more...

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Elaborate security in place for last phase of Bihar Assembly polls


November 19th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Nov 19 (ANI): Elaborate security arrangements have been made to ensure a free and fair poll during the sixth and last phase of Bihar Assembly elections on Saturday.Of the twenty-six assembly ... Read more...

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Four million vote in peaceful fifth phase of Bihar polls (Intro-Roundup)


November 9th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 9 (IANS) Four million people in 35 constituencies defied the Maoist boycott Tuesday to vote in the Bihar assembly elections' fifth and penultimate phase, which was largely peaceful except ... Read more...

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Four million vote in fifth phase of Bihar polls (Roundup)


November 9th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 9 (IANS) More than four million people in 35 constituencies defied the Maoist boycott Tuesday to vote in the fifth and penultimate phase of the Bihar assembly elections that ... Read more...

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36 percent voting in Bihar polls (Third Lead)


November 9th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 9 (IANS) Around 36 percent votes were cast by Tuesday afternoon in the fifth phase of the Bihar assembly elections to pick a new 243-member house. However, minor incidents of ... Read more...

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Fifth phase of Bihar polls under way (Second Lead)


November 9th, 2010 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 9 (IANS) The fifth and penultimate phase of the Bihar assembly elections to pick a new 243-member house began Tuesday amid tight security in 35 constituencies, over a dozen of ... Read more...

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Bihar’s fourth phase witnesses 45 per cent voter turnout


November 1st, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Nov.1 (ANI): Defying Maoists' poll boycott call, an estimated 45 per cent of over 10 crore voters exercised there franchise in the fourth phase of State Assembly elections held in 42 ... Read more...

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Peaceful voting on in Bihar (Second Lead)


November 1st, 2010 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 1 (IANS) The fourth phase of the Bihar assembly elections that began Monday morning in 42 constituencies, which include Patna and some Maoist-affected areas, proceeded peacefully with people lining ... Read more...

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Voting under way for fourth phase of Bihar polls (Lead)


November 1st, 2010 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 1 (IANS) The fourth phase of the Bihar assembly elections to elect a new 243-member house began Monday amid tight security in 42 constituencies which include some Maoist-affected areas.About ... Read more...

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Hundreds of thousands vote in Bihar — peacefully (Third Lead)


October 28th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 28 (IANS) Nearly 2.5 million had voted by midday Thursday across six districts of Bihar in the third round of staggered elections to pick a new 243-member house. Police ... Read more...

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Bihar polls: Voting under way for third phase (Second Lead)


October 28th, 2010 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 28 (IANS) Voting was under way Thursday in the third phase of Bihar's elections, with the stakes high for Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in the 48 constituencies spread across ... Read more...

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52.55 percent votes cast in Bihar polls second phase (Lead)


October 24th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Election Commission here Sunday said 52.55 percent votes were cast in the second phase of the Bihar assembly elections. Barring some stray incidents, the polling was ... Read more...

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Millions vote in Bihar despite Maoist threats (Night Lead)


October 24th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 24 (IANS) Around five million defied Maoist threats Sunday to vote in 45 constituencies in the second round of Bihar assembly elections, despite two attacks by the guerrillas.To elect ... Read more...

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Voting under way in Bihar amid Maoist disruptions (Third Lead)


October 24th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 24 (IANS) Voting was under way in 45 constituencies in the second phase of Bihar assembly elections Sunday as Maoists attempted to disrupt polling in two places in Sitamarhi ... Read more...

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Bihar Assembly polls: Maoists raid polling centre in Sitamarhi


October 24th, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
Sitamarhi, Oct 24 (ANI): Heavily-armed Maoists today raided a polling centre and burnt electronic voting machines in Bihar's Sitamarhi district, where the second phase of Assembly elections are being held under the ... Read more...

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Polling for second phase of Bihar Assembly elections begins


October 24th, 2010 - 11:18 am ICT by ANI
Patna, Oct 24 (ANI): Polling for the second phase of Bihar Assembly elections began on Sunday morning amidst unprecedented security measures.Over 98 lakh electorates will decide the fate of 623 candidates including ... Read more...

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Voting begins for second phase of Bihar polls (Second Lead)


October 24th, 2010 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 24 (IANS) The second phase of the Bihar assembly elections began in 45 constituencies spread across the Tirhut-Mithilanchal belt Sunday amid reports of Maoist violence in Sitamarhi district.According to initial ... Read more...

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EC changes poll timing, as Bihar goes to phase-II of elections on Sunday


October 23rd, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Oct.23 (ANI): As six districts of Bihar undergo polls for the phase-II of State Assembly elections for 45 seats on Sunday, the Election Commission has changed the poll timings for some ... Read more...

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