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A peek inside a crime don’s lair


September 1st, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) In a narrow, congested bylane in south Mumbai's Saat Rasta area is the Dagdi Chawl headquarters of mafia boss Arun Gawli, sentenced to life for the ... Read more...

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Maritime unions ask UN to tackle piracy


June 18th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Leaders of international maritime trade unions have written a letter to the UN, urging the organisation to take action against increasing attacks by pirates on ... Read more...

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Growing piracy close to India raises concern


April 21st, 2012 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) As India and the United States work out a "shared strategy" to combat piracy, its expanding range beyond the western Indian Ocean close to India's western ... Read more...

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Tight security across Punjab ahead of Rajoana hanging


March 28th, 2012 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 28 (IANS) Security was tightened across Punjab Wednesday following a shutdown call given by various Sikh organisations against the hanging of Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) terrorist Balwant Singh ... Read more...

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Fishermen’s killing by Italian ship crew very serious: Antony


February 16th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Thursday described the killing of two Indian fishermen by an Italian cargo ship crew as "very serious" and said the law ... Read more...

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Armed guards to protect British ships from pirates


October 30th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 30 (IANS) Ships sailing under the British flag will now be able to carry armed guards to protect them from Somali pirates, Prime Minister David Cameron has ... Read more...

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Karachi killing: Guilty Rangers must be punished, says daily


June 11th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 11 (IANS) The Sindh Rangers personnel, who gunned down an alleged robber in a Karachi park, committed a wanton and unjustified killing and must be punished to the ... Read more...

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Tenth round of Bihar panchayat polls under way


May 18th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 18 (IANS) Voting for the tenth and final round of Bihar panchayat polls began amid tight security Wednesday morning and was proceeding peacefully, officials said.According to Election Commission ... Read more...

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Bihar panchayat polls’ ninth phase marred by Maoist violence (Lead)


May 15th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 15 (IANS) An estimated 60 percent voting was recorded Sunday in the ninth round of Bihar's ten-phased panchayat polls, officials said. The polling was marred by Maoist violence ... Read more...

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Maoists kill two officials during Bihar panchayat polls


May 15th, 2011 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Patna, May 15 (IANS) Voting for the ninth phase of Bihar panchayat polls began on a violent note Sunday as two polling officials were killed and two critically injured in ... Read more...

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Bhatt has security, only excess guards withdrawn: Gujarat Police


April 29th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, April 29 (IANS) Gujarat Police Friday said security was being provided to Deputy Inspector General of Police Sanjiv Bhatt, who has filed an affidavit before the Supreme Court ... Read more...

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End Tibetan monastery stand-off, European Parliament to China


April 19th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 19 (IANS) The European Parliament Tuesday asked the Chinese government to end a stand-off at a monastery in northeastern Tibet."This brutality is typical of the Chinese regime. The ... Read more...

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Bahrain facing fresh violent repression over arrests, female student’s death


April 17th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Manama, Apr 17 (ANI): Bahrain has come under a fresh violent repression over new arrests and the alleged death of a female student in the country.According to The Guardian, vehicles full ... Read more...

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Kashmir Valley remains shut for second day over cleric’s assassination


April 10th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Apr 10 (ANI): There was complete shutdown for the second consecutive day here on Sunday against the killing of Islamic cleric Maulana Showkat Ahmad Shah, who was assassinated outside a Srinagar ... Read more...

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Kashmir Valley shuts down after cleric’s death


April 9th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Apr 9 (ANI): Separatist outfits imposed a shutdown in the Kashmir Valley on Saturday, a day after a blast claimed the life of Maulvi Showkat Shah, the chief of the Jamiat-Ahle-Hadis ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan match venue turns into fortress


March 29th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali/Chandigarh, March 29 (IANS) With nearly 4,000 security personnel, over 150 CCTV cameras and helicopters keeping an eye, the venue of Wednesday's cricket World Cup semifinal between India and ... Read more...

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Chandigarh slaps traffic curbs for Wednesday


March 29th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 29 (IANS) Traffic restrictions have been put in place in Chandigarh ahead of the high-voltage India-Pakistan World Cup semifinal match at Mohali near here. The police Tuesday ... Read more...

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Protesters square off with armed forces in Yemen


February 14th, 2011 - 9:18 am ICT by ANI
Sana (Yemen)/New York, Feb.14 (ANI): Young Yemeni protesters have reportedly squared off against security forces, with some marching to the presidential palace in Sana in the hope of repeating and emulating the ... Read more...

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Tension on Kashmir-Punjab border as BJP rally marches on (Afternoon Lead)


January 25th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Madhopur/Jammu/Srinagar/New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Tension escalated along the Jammu and Kashmir-Punjab border Tuesday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) began a rally at the Madhopur bridge separating the two states, ... Read more...

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BJP plans to hold rally near Punjab-Jammu and Kashmir border


January 25th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Madhopur (Punjab), Jan 25 (IANS) As security personnel swarmed the area, top BJP leaders Sushma Swaraj, Arun Jaitley and Ananth Kumar were Tuesday planning to hold a rally near the bridge ... Read more...

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Jharkhand goes for second phase of Panchayat elections


December 6th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by ANI
By Girija Shankar OjhaRanchi, Dec.6 (ANI): People cast their votes for the second phase of Panchayat elections here on Monday.The second phase of polling was held for 11,292 village councils in 71 ... Read more...

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Jharkhand Police arrest Maoist, seize huge quantity of explosives


November 28th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Khunti (Jharkhand), Nov 28 (ANI): Jharkhand Police nabbed a Maoist here on Saturday and seized huge quantity of explosives from him.Superintendent of Police in Khunti, Manoj Kaushik said: "We have arrested one ... Read more...

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Rs.2 mn stolen from police complex in Maharashtra town


November 8th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Raigad (Maharashtra), Nov 8 (IANS) In a shock to Officials Monday, nearly Rs.20 lakh (Rs.2 million) in cash were discovered to have been stolen from a government treasury, ... Read more...

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Security on ‘No1 terror target’ Prince Harry doubled


October 3rd, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
London, Oct 3 (ANI): Armed security has been doubled on Prince Harry amid fears he is the main target for a new wave of Islamic and Irish terrorists.Harry, third in line ... Read more...

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Tourism: Kashmir’s loss is Himachal’s gain


August 5th, 2010 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Aug 5 (IANS) Protests in Jammu and Kashmir have triggered a surge in tourist footfalls in neighbouring Himachal Pradesh. Hill stations like Shimla, Manali, Dalhousie and Dharamsala have been ... Read more...

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54 days of violence in Kashmir and counting


August 4th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 4 (IANS) Forty-five dead, 180 injured, curfew with outraged crowds defying prohibitory orders and heavily armed security personnel trawling the streets... the vicious cycle of violence in the Kashmir Valley ... Read more...

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Spanish boat fights off pirates near Seychelles


March 15th, 2010 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Vitoria (Spain), March 15 (IANS/EFE) The security team aboard the Txori Argi, a Spanish fishing boat, have fought off a group of pirates who attacked the vessel off the Seychelles Islands, but ... Read more...

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2,000 police personnel deployed for India- S.Africa 2nd ODI in Gwalior


February 23rd, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashok PalGwalior, Feb.23 (ANI): Ahead of the second One-Day International (ODI) cricket match to be played between India and South Africa on Wednesday (Feb. 24) security has been tightened here.Around 2,000 ... Read more...

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Security tightened as Pakistan, Australian hockey teams arrive


February 22nd, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) With the Pakistani and Australian hockey teams arriving in New Delhi Monday for the World Cup, security was heightened at Le Meridian hotel where the players will ... Read more...

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‘Anti-terror buggy’ unveiled at Indian Defence Expo


February 18th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): Reports indicate that a mini armoured car, designed for use in confined spaces such as airports and hotels targeted in terror attacks, has gone on display at the ... Read more...

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23-hour Srinagar siege ends, Pakistani among two terrorists killed (Second Lead)


January 7th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 7 (IANS) A 23-hour terror siege that left Lal Chowk, the bustling centre of Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar, looking like an abandoned battlefield ended Thursday noon with two ... Read more...

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Policeman dead as militants attack busy Kashmir market (Fifth Lead)


January 6th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 6 (IANS) At least one policeman was killed and nine people were injured Wednesday when suspected Islamist guerrillas hurled grenades and opened fire in a busy market in Jammu and ... Read more...

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Telangana remains paralysed, TRS chief continues fast (Roundup)


December 7th, 2009 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 7 (IANS) Normal life remained paralysed Monday in Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh for the second successive day as Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) chief K. Chandrasekhara Rao's fast-unto-death entered ... Read more...

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20 hurt as police quell Telangana protests


December 7th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 7 (IANS) The movement for a separate state of Telangana took a serious turn Monday as police and paramilitary forces used force to quell student protests at Osmania University and ... Read more...

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Pirate attack on Maersk Alabama


November 19th, 2009 - 1:21 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Nairobi, Nov 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Somali pirates have attacked the Maersk Alabama on Wednesday for the second time in less than a year. However it is learnt that the private guards, ... Read more...

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