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Three border villagers arrested with Pak SIMs


September 12th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep (IANS) Three people were arrested with Pakistani mobile SIM cards in the frontier district of Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir near the India-Pakistan border, police said.They said the ... Read more...

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Five policemen killed in Afghan blast


September 2nd, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 2 (IANS) Five policemen with the Afghan Border Police were killed and six others injured in a blast in Afghanistan Sunday, Xinhua reported.The policemen were on regular ... Read more...

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Iraq closes border crossing point with Syria


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 23 (IANS) Iraq Wednesday closed a major border checkpoint with Syria in the country's Anbar province, said an Iraqi Border Police source.Iraq closed the Al-Qaim border checkpoint early ... Read more...

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61 police, paramilitary personnel to get service awards


August 14th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) A total of 61 security personnel will be conferred service medals by President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday on the occasion of the 66th Independence Day.... Read more...

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End of tunnel from Pakistan found


August 8th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 8 (IANS) The end point of an underground tunnel dug from Pakistan to push terrorists and weapons into Jammu and Kashmir has been found, police said Wednesday.The discovery ... Read more...

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Suicides increase in paramilitary forces


August 8th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The number of suicides in paramilitary forces BSF and CRPF has increased in recent years, Minister of State for Home Affairs Jitendra Singh said Wednesday.Suicides ... Read more...

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40 missing in Uttarakhand, rescue efforts on


August 5th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, Aug 5 (IANS) As many as 40 people, including 19 labourers at a project, are missing after flash floods and cloud bursts ravaged Uttarakhand. The government Sunday asked the ... Read more...

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40 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan


July 28th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 28 (IANS) At least 40 Taliban were killed and 14 injured in a cross-border attack the militants launched against police checkposts in Afghanistan's Paktika province Saturday, a ... Read more...

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Pakistani border police charged with rape at check post


June 10th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 10 (IANS) Three personnel of Pakistan's Border Military Police force and two civilians have been accused of raping five women after stopping their car at a check post ... Read more...

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CPI-M denies role in Chandrasekharan murder


June 9th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur, June 9 (IANS) The CPI-M Saturday denied that it had any role in the murder of former party leader T.P. Chandrasekharan.A statement from the party's Kannur district committee accused ... Read more...

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Tripura farmers released by banned outfit


May 30th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 30 (IANS) A crackdown by Bangladesh security forces has forced a separatist outfit to release three farmers kidnapped 23 days ago from Tripura and taken across the border, ... Read more...

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Ulfa’s bomb-making unit busted; 2 held


May 21st, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 21 (IANS) Security forces have busted a bomb-making unit of the banned outfit United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) and arrested two people in this connection at the ... Read more...

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Police, paramilitary athletes fall into dope trap


April 22nd, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Six athletes from paramilitary and police forces have tested positive ahead of the 2012 London Olympics and face a ban for one to two years. ... Read more...

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Chinese intrusion: Dhumal writes to Manmohan Singh


March 25th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 25 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Sunday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh expressing concern over repeated Chinese incursions into Indian territory."Long-range missiles on ... Read more...

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Dhumal warns of Chinese threat after air intrusion (Lead)


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 22 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Thursday hit out at China after two Chinese helicopters reportedly sneaked into Indian airspace.He said he had been ... Read more...

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Suicides in paramilitary forces on the rise


March 13th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) A staggering 119 officers and personnel of the central paramilitary forces committed suicide due to various reasons last year, an increase of around 18 percent ... Read more...

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India, China hold maiden border mechanism talks


March 6th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing/New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) India and China Tuesday firmed up rules of the newly-minted border mechanism that could include emergency consultations through phone or video-conferencing on issues relating to ... Read more...

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Two Russians detained for brawl on plane


February 23rd, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian couple engaged in a drunken brawl with French police on board a Brazil-bound plane in Paris, a media report said.A 30-year-old man and ... Read more...

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School principal arrested for bribery


February 16th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 16 (IANS) The principal of a Kendriya Vidyalaya school in Shimla district was arrested Thursday on bribery charge, police said here.Kendriya Vidyalaya ITBP (Indo-Tibetan Border Police) principal Sudha ... Read more...

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ITBP recover 60 kg explosives in Chhattisgarh


February 12th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) has recovered 60 kg of explosives from Rajanandgaon district of Chhattisgarh, an official said here Sunday.The explosives were found Saturday ... Read more...

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Solar lighting for police stations in Kashmir


February 2nd, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 2 (IANS) Remote police stations and police buildings in Jammu and Kashmir will now be lit by solar energy for uninterrupted power supply to help "maintenance of law ... Read more...

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Sikkim quake-affected kids meet Dikshit


January 28th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) A group of 20 school kids from the September 2011 earthquake-affected areas of Sikkim Saturday met Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit here as part of ... Read more...

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Himachal braves cold, marks Republic Day (Lead)


January 26th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 26 (IANS) Braving bone-biting cold in sub-zero temperatures, people Thursday celebrated Republic Day across Himachal Pradesh though mercury dipped in many places.Governor Urmila Singh unfurled the ... Read more...

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Himachal braves cold, marks Republic Day


January 26th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 26 (IANS) Braving bone-biting cold, people Thursday celebrated Republic Day across Himachal Pradesh, where temperatures dipped to minus in many places.Governor Urmila Singh unfurled the national flag at ... Read more...

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111 personnel get president’s police medal


January 25th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) On the eve of Republic Day, 111 personnel from the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Delhi Police, Border Security Force (BSF) and the Indo-Tibetan Border ... Read more...

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Pakistan frees detained Iranian guards


January 16th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 16 (IANS) Pakistan has freed three Iranian border guards detained earlier this month for shooting dead a Pakistani man and injuring his brother after illegally entering that country, ... Read more...

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Ten trains to bring paramilitary forces


December 30th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 30 (IANS) Ten special trains have been booked to ferry thousands of paramilitary forces to Uttar Pradesh for the state elections in Febraury.Special coaches are also been added ... Read more...

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NSG regional hub inaugurated in Hyderabad


December 6th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 5 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Monday inaugurated a regional hub of the elite anti-terror National Security Guard (NSG) here. The hub has come up at a ... Read more...

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Handicrafts from border areas a hit at exhibition


November 27th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Naga shawls from Arunachal Pradesh, handicrafts from Ladakh and apples and dry fruits from Himachal Pradesh were the star attractions at an Indo-Tibetan Border Police ... Read more...

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18 insurgents killed in Afghanistan


November 21st, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 21 (IANS) Eighteen insurgents have been killed in Afghanistan's Nuristan province in a cleanup operation, an official said Monday."A joint cleanup operation was launched by Afghan Border Police, ... Read more...

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Huge explosives haul recovered in Maoist hub


November 14th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) A huge cache of arms and ammunition, including 70 kg of ammonium nitrate, has been seized in the Maoist-affected Chhattisgarh-Maharashtra border, an officer said here ... Read more...

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Kenyan police escape unhurt as landmine fails to explode


November 6th, 2011 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Nov 6 (IANS) Kenyan police officials had a miraculous escape Saturday when a landmine failed to explode after a police vehicle stumbled on it, authorities said.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Over 30,000 personnel to join ITBP


October 24th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) With 31,800 personnel set to join the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) force soon, the troopers stationed at high altitude check posts would get relief, ... Read more...

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633 security personnel killed in one year


October 21st, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) A total of 633 police and paramilitary personnel were killed from Sep 1, 2010, to Aug 31 this year. According to a statement from Delhi Police ... Read more...

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Pakistan deploys army to stop cross-border attacks


October 19th, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 18 (IANS) Pakistan has deployed the army and the paramilitary along the frontier with Afghanistan to stop cross-border militants' attacks, the chief military spokesman said Tuesday.Major General Athar ... Read more...

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