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Russian border guards rescue Dutch kayaker


September 7th, 2012 - 4:56 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Border guards in Russia's far eastern region of Chukotka have rescued a Dutch adventurer who went missing while trying to cross the Bering Strait by ... Read more...

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India improves world ranking in trade logisitics (Lead)


May 16th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
India with a Logistics Performance Indicators (LPI) score of 3.08 was ranked 46th in the bank's latest survey of international freight forwarders and express carriers. Singapore with a score of 4.12 listed ... Read more...

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Britain wastes millions on deporting migrants


April 12th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) Britain's border control agency has wasted millions of pounds on chartering half-empty flights to deport illegal migrants, including Pakistanis and Sri Lankans, a media report said ... Read more...

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UN’s Ban commends Sudan and South Sudan on political progress


March 17th, 2012 - 2:04 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday commended the Governments of Sudan and South Sudan for the progress they have made in talks aimed at resolving ... Read more...

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Pakistan to reopen foreign offices to curb human trafficking


January 23rd, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) Pakistan is likely to reopen its Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) liaison offices, closed down about a decade ago, in 11 countries in a bid to curb ... Read more...

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Pakistan gave the go-ahead for NATO strikes, says report


December 2nd, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) Pakistani officials, who were unaware that their soldiers were in the area, gave the green signal for NATO airstrikes that left 24 Pakistan Army soldiers ... Read more...

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Pakistan right to be angry over NATO airstrike, says daily


November 28th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 28 (IANS) Pakistanis have every right to express their rage over the NATO airstrike that killed 25 soldiers, an incident that has plunged the frosty Pakistan-US ties into ... Read more...

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Scanner to detect fake documents


October 3rd, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) Now checking if a document is fake or real has become easier with a new scanner, which can even analyse ancient scrolls."Using the Oxford scanner will ... Read more...

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Defective gene can strip you of fingerprints


September 19th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) Like DNA, fingerprints are unique to every individual. But what happens when your fingertips do not have those distinctive ridges?Though an exceptionally rare condition -- only ... Read more...

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Britain to have ‘FBI-style’ agency


June 9th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) Britain would soon have a crime tackling agency on the lines of America's Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), a top official has said.Home Secretary Theresa May ... Read more...

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EU concerned over announced permanent customs controls in Denmark


May 14th, 2011 - 2:14 am ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union on Friday voiced its concern over the announced permanent customs controls in Denmark to strengthen intra-EU border control."I am concerned by the announcement of the ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi’s first satellite to blast off March-end


March 12th, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 11 (IANS/WAM) UAE's first satellite - Y1A - which is aimed to serve military, civilian and commercial purposes of the country, will blast off from France March ... Read more...

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Greece becomes new member of the U.S. Visa Waiver Program


March 10th, 2010 - 5:19 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano announced Tuesday that Greece is now a member of the Visa Waiver Program (VWP).The VWP will strengthen passenger information sharing ... Read more...

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British PM denies cutting aid to Pakistan


January 21st, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 21 (IANS) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown Thursday denied claims by one of his ministers that Britain was cutting spending on counter-terrorism in Pakistan. "Counter-terrorism expenditure in Pakistan, and generally, ... Read more...

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Two in three Brits consider immigration bad for UK


November 25th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 25 (ANI): Nearly two in three Brits think that immigration has a "negative effect on the UK," a new poll has found.According to a poll on border control policies by ... Read more...

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Scientists develop wireless radio transmitters that can ’see’ through walls


October 12th, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 12 (ANI): University of Utah engineers have developed a wireless network of radio transmitters that can track people moving behind solid walls.The system could help police, firefighters and others ... Read more...

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Radio waves can ’see’ terrorists, hostages through walls


October 12th, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 12 (IANS) Engineers have developed a wireless network of radio transmitters that can track people moving behind solid walls. The system could help police, firefighters and others nab intruders, and ... Read more...

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China becomes first country to be ready with H1N1 vaccine


September 9th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Sep. 9 (ANI): With the release of first batch of the H1N1 vaccine, the Chinese Health Ministry has announced the country's vaccination plan against the influenza pandemic.China has become the first ... Read more...

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Soon, whiz around in strap-on mini helicopters!


August 4th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, August 4 (ANI): Tourists visiting New Zealand will soon be able to whiz around in a strap-on mini helicopter to get their thrills.According to a report in www.news.com.au, Glenn Martin, ... Read more...

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ISAF commander meets Kayani to stop Taliban militants’ crossing over to Pak


July 27th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, July 27 (ANI): The US commander of International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan, Lt General Stanley McChrystal, visited Pakistan to address the army's concerns over a possible Taliban spill-over ... Read more...

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India for continuing international focus on Afghanistan’s rehabilitation: Krishna


July 2nd, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 1 (ANI): India favours greater and continuing international focus and attention on developmental and security issues concerning Afghanistan and its neighbours, saying this is necessary and would be ... Read more...

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Illegal Indian fraudsters behind UK’s largest visa scam


May 7th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 7 (ANI): Three Indian illegal immigrants are reported to be behind the biggest visa scam in British history.According to The Telegraph, they were so confident of fooling the Home Office ... Read more...

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Mrs Pudsey Bear can’t have a passport!


April 29th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 29 (ANI): A Brit woman, who altered her name to Pudsey Bear after raising 4,000 pounds for Children In Need, has been refused a passport in her new name as ... Read more...

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Russia to deploy special Arctic force by 2020


March 27th, 2009 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 27 (RIA Novosti) Russia will create by 2020 a group of forces to protect its interests in the Arctic but does not plan to militarise the region, a spokesman for ... Read more...

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Now fly like the Jetsons with your own strap-on aircraft!


March 4th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 4 (ANI): A New Zealand inventor has created a Jetsons like strap-on aircraft, a personal flying machine that people can wear and soar through the sky.According to a report ... Read more...

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Brit man of Pak origin allowed to fly to Islamabad on sisters passport from Birmingham!


December 29th, 2008 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 29 (ANI): An inquiry has been launched after a British citizen of Pakistani origin flew out of the UK on his sisters passport.Kasim Raja, 26, had his travel ... Read more...

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UK Customs agents employed illegal immigrants as border guards


September 29th, 2008 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.29 (ANI): Bungling Customs agents employed illegal immigrants as guards to defend Britains borders. According to the Daily Express, a total of seven immigrants lied their way into security jobs at ... Read more...

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Bat-inspired ultrasonic sonar system to hear hidden footsteps


September 25th, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 25 (ANI): Inspired by bats ability to catch insects by detecting the vibrations created by the flutter of their wings, a University of Mississippi physicist has conceived the idea ... Read more...

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US Defence Secretary says greatest threat to US came from Paks tribal areas


September 24th, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , Sept 24 (ANI): US Defence Secretary Robert Gates has said that the greatest threat of terrorism against the US came from the Tribal Areas of Pakistan.If you asked me ... Read more...

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Britain will be vulnerable to terrorist attacks until 2038


July 1st, 2008 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): International Security Advisor to the Prime Minister Gordon and former Metropolitan Police Commissioner, Sir John Stevens, has warned that Britain will be vulnerable to terrorist attack for ... Read more...

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India launches e-passports, president gets it first (Lead)


June 25th, 2008 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) India Wednesday became the first major developing country to launch electronic passports that will act as a shield against fraudulent misuse and spur easier travel to other ... Read more...

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E-passports launched, president gets first copy


June 25th, 2008 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The government Wednesday launched the ambitious electronic passports scheme with President Pratibha Patil, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Vice-President Hamid Ansari becoming the first ones to receive ... Read more...

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President Patil launches E-passport scheme


June 25th, 2008 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 25 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil today launched the E-passports scheme in the country. Speaking on the occasion, Patil said E-passports will make the Indian passport more secure and ... Read more...

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Pakistan, Afghanistan to adopt joint border control mechanism


June 9th, 2008 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Xinhua Islamabad, June 8 (Xinhua) Pakistan and Afghanistan Sunday agreed on a joint border control mechanism and regular exchange of information, a senior Pakistani official said. Pakistan's Interior Secretary Rahman Malik discussed border ... Read more...

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Zimbabweans again flock to South Africa despite attacks (Lead)


June 4th, 2008 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, June 4 (IANS) Zimbabweans are migrating to South Africa again although 30,000 of them have returned home following xenophobic violence across the country in the past month. With 15,000 ... Read more...

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