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Businessman held for stealing mobile


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) A 45-year-old businessman was arrested at the Bangalore airport for stealing a mobile phone of an air-hostess at the airport in Delhi, police said Thursday.Paramjeet ... Read more...

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UP polls: 59 percent vote in 5th phase (Intro Roundup)


February 23rd, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Fifty-nine percent of the 1.56 crore voters in 49 Uttar Pradesh constituencies exercised their franchise in the fifth phase of balloting Thursday, an official said.Deputy ... Read more...

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59.4 percent turnout in 5th phase of UP polls (Roundup)


February 23rd, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 23 (IANS) The fifth round of polling in UP's seven-phased assembly elections in 49 constituencies Thursday witnessed a 59.4 percent turnout, an official said."Today's turnout was an impressive ... Read more...

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BSF man held at airport with bullets


February 4th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 4 (IANS) A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper was Saturday detained by security personnel at the Agartala airport following the recovery of some bullets from his baggage, police ... Read more...

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Agra battles stray dogs


January 22nd, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 22 (IANS) After battling bovine and simian threats to tourists, authorities in the Taj Mahal city have declared war on stray dogs.Dogs have bitten many tourists not only ... Read more...

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IPS Rajiv is new CISF chief (Lead)


January 18th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Rajiv, who goes by his first name, was Wednesday named the new chief of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) ... Read more...

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Rajiv appointed new CISF chief


January 18th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Rajiv was Wednesday appointed the new chief of paramilitary Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) that guards India's vital installations, including ... Read more...

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AFSPA removal issue being pursued, says Omar


January 5th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 5 (IANS) Stressing that he was relentlessly pursuing the lifting of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from some areas in the state, Jammu and Kashmir Chief ... Read more...

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Omar says CISF firing ‘inexcusable’, promises justice (Lead, Changing dateline)


January 3rd, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 3 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday met the family of the student killed in CISF firing and said he would leave no stone ... Read more...

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Chopper over Taj causes flutter, ASI files complaint


December 16th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 16 (IANS) A helicopter of a private company hovered over the Taj Mahal and made several rounds of the 17th century world heritage monument Wednesday, causing alarm among ... Read more...

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PM yet to reply on demand for CISF at Mullaperiyar: Jayalalithaa


December 5th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 5 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Monday said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is yet to respond to her letter asking for deployment of Central Industrial Security ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh minister’s son detained at airport


August 3rd, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 3 (IANS) An Uttar Pradesh minister's son was detained at the Chaudhary Charan Singh airport at Amausi here Wednesday after live cartridges were recovered from him, officials ... Read more...

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Day after blast, terror stalks Chhattisgarh miners


June 27th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kirandul (Chhattisgarh), June 27 (IANS) Hundreds of men lining up for work on a Monday morning... a day after a blast killed four policemen, it appeared to be business ... Read more...

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Hoax bomb threat at Chennai airport


June 10th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) A hoax call Friday of a bomb being planted at the Chennai International Airport building sent security agencies into a tizzy as they scoured the ... Read more...

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Gadkari’s Canadian pilot arrested, released on bail (Lead)


May 24th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The Canadian pilot of a private air charter company who was about to operate a flight to Nagpur carrying Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president ... Read more...

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Bullet in bag: Candaian pilot of Gadkari flight arrested


May 24th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) A Canadian pilot of a private air charter company who was about operate a flight to Nagpur carrying Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin ... Read more...

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India’s capacity to deal with security challenges will be better by 2012: Chidambaram


November 30th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.30 (ANI): Presenting his monthly report for November, Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram said on Tuesday that India's capacity to deal with security challenges would be better by 2012."Despite ... Read more...

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Two CISF troopers hit by government vehicle


November 12th, 2010 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Two Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) troopers sustained leg injuries Friday when a government vehicle being driven by a friend of the driver hit them, police said ... Read more...

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Centre released Rs 586.02 crore to States under MPF scheme, says Chidambaram


November 1st, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 1 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Monday said the Central Government released Rs 586.02 crore to the States under the Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) Scheme for State ... Read more...

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100 pickets set up at Metro stations for CWG security


October 12th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Over 100 fortified security pickets were erected for the first time at various important Delhi Metro stations to avoid possible terror attacks during the Commonwealth Games, a ... Read more...

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Delhi’s Safdarjung medicos go on strike


September 7th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 7 (ANI): Around 750 doctors of Delhi's Safdarjung Hospital went on an indefinite strike on Tuesday after one of their colleagues was allegedly heckled by relatives of a patient.The ... Read more...

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Unified Commands for Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Orissa, W.Bengal


September 1st, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.1 (ANI): Union Home Minister P.Chidambaram on Wednesday said Unified Commands have been created in Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Orissa and West Bengal.Presenting the monthly report of the Home Ministry for the ... Read more...

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13 hurt in clash at Bokaro Steel Plant


July 30th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 30 (IANS) At least 13 people were injured Friday as residents protesting the expansion plans of the Bokaro Steel Plant in Jharkhand clashed with security personnel, police said. The Bokaro Steel ... Read more...

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Bomb threat at Delhi metro station


July 4th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) An anonymous caller Sunday telephoned the police and threatened to blow up the Uttar Nagar Metro station in west Delhi, prompting the authorities to beef up security ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi’s stolen mobile found with IGI bag handler


June 28th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 28 (ANI): The mobile phone of Congress General Secretary and Amethi MP Rahul Gandhi was stolen from his checked-in baggage at the Indira Gandhi International Airport last week.The ... Read more...

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Nagpur airport to get advanced surveillance cameras


June 25th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, June 25 (IANS) Around six dozen Internet Protocol (IP) mega-pixel surveillance cameras will be installed at Nagpur's Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport to enhance security as part of an ongoing modernisation programme, ... Read more...

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Kolkata Police moves to increase strength of its Disaster Management Group


April 29th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Apr.29 (ANI): In view of the increased terror threats and major fire accidents, Kolkata Police has decided to increase the strength of its Disaster Management Group (DMG) to 120 personnel to ... Read more...

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Over 200 public sector companies default payment to CISF


April 27th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) A total of 232 public sector establishments had defaulted in dues to the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), amounting to Rs. 322.65 crore, for the security shield ... Read more...

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Ex-CISF hand held for Kingfisher bomb planting


March 28th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 28 (IANS) Kerala Police Sunday arrested a former employee of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), currently serving in a private cargo firm here, for placing a crude bomb on a ... Read more...

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No evidence of shootout at ISRO facility: Minister (Lead)


March 17th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 17 (IANS) A day after reports of a shootout at a centre of India's space agency ISRO near here, Karnataka Home Minister V.S. Acharya Wednesday said there was no ... Read more...

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CISF martyrs: Home Minister seeks report on aid


March 10th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, March 10 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday asked the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) to give a detailed report on the aid provided to families of 10 personnel killed ... Read more...

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Chidambaram asks CISF to set up R&D wing


March 10th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, March 10 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday asked the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) to set up a research and development (R&D) unit comprising highly qualified personnel from various ... Read more...

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Chidambaram calls on CISF to start R and D unit


March 10th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
By Shreeraj GudiGhaziabad, Mar 10 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday asked the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) to come up with its own Research and Development (Rand D) ... Read more...

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Govt. sanctions Rs. 60.67 crores for central paramilitary forces


March 3rd, 2010 - 12:23 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 2(ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Tuesday said that sanctions amounting to Rs. 60.67 crores were issued in the month of February for acquisition of land and ... Read more...

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Arrested US national has no terror links, says home ministry


February 12th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) US national Winston Marshall, who was detained at the Indira Gandhi International Airport late Wednesday after a knife was found in his baggage, does not seem to ... Read more...

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