combating terrorism

India to pitch for fast-tracking UN reforms, combating terror


September 21st, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) India will pitch for fast-tracking reforms of the UN Security Council and press for expanded global cooperation in combating terrorism, piracy and climate change during ... Read more...

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Maldives President lauds India’s role in pushing political process


September 18th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Maldives President Mohamed Waheed Monday lauded India's support in pushing forward political process in his country when he met visiting Defence Minister A.K. Antony in ... Read more...

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China condemns Russia blast


August 20th, 2012 - 5:19 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 20 (IANS) China has condemned the bomb attack in Russia Sunday that killed five policemen at a funeral, the Chinese foreign office said.The blast took place at 9.30 ... Read more...

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Pakistan adheres to nuclear non-proliferation: Malik


July 12th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) Pakistan strictly adheres to the policy of nuclear non-proliferation, Rehman Malik, advisor to the prime minister on interior affairs, said.The country's nuclear programme is in the ... Read more...

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India, Mozambique to ink security accord


July 11th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) India is to sign a key security agreement with Mozambique on combating piracy in the Indian Ocean region during Minister of State for Home Mullapally ... Read more...

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With China on mind, India, Japan, South Korea hold trilateral


June 29th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) With China's growing assertiveness in the South China Sea, India, Japan and South Korea - Asia's three leading democracies - Friday held their first trilateral ... Read more...

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‘India seeks secure Asia free of terror’


June 29th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) India seeks a secure Asia free from the threats of terrorism and proliferation, a senior diplomat said here Friday."We seek a peaceful and secure Asia ... Read more...

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Indian Army’s Northern Command celebrates 41st raising day


June 17th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 17 (IANS) The Indian army's largest and most sensitive formation, the Northern Command, celebrated its 41st anniversary Sunday, recalling its achievements since its inception and how it is ... Read more...

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India, Bahrain seek trade boost


June 1st, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) A day after India and Bahrain signed a key pact to curb tax evasion, the two countries Friday underlined the need for raising their ... Read more...

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Osama ordered suicide squads against Obama, Nato commander


May 4th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) Osama bin Laden ordered suicide squads to be created in Pakistan and Afghanistan to track down US President Barack Obama and then NATO commander Gen. ... Read more...

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Ahead of Zardari visit, India ups pressure over Hafiz Saeed (Roundup)


April 3rd, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Ahead of Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari's visit, India Tuesday welcomed the US announcement of a $10 million bounty for Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Hafiz Saeed ... Read more...

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26/11 justice: India hails US $10 mn bounty for Hafiz Saeed (Lead)


April 3rd, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) India's quest for justice for the Mumbai terror strike has been boosted with the US announcing a bounty of $10 million for 26/11 mastermind and ... Read more...

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India welcomes US reward for LeT chief’s capture


April 3rd, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) India Tuesday welcomed an American notification announcing a bounty of $10 million for Mumbai terror attack mastermind and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief Hafiz Saeed, who is ... Read more...

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US urges India to press Iran over nuclear issue (Lead)


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Downplaying divergences on the Iranian issue after imposing fresh sanctions, the US Monday sought India's cooperation in pressing Tehran to come clean on its nuclear ... Read more...

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India, US discuss Iran, visa hike


April 2nd, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Ahead of External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's visit to Washington for the India-US strategic dialogue, the two countries held talks Monday on a host of ... Read more...

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China vows to strengthen military to win ‘local wars’ (Second Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 5 (IANS) China will enhance the capability of its armed forces to win "local wars under information-age conditions", Premier Wen Jiabao said Monday.China will enhance the armed forces' ... Read more...

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China vows to win ‘local wars’ (Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 5 (IANS) China Monday said it will enhance the capability of its armed forces to win "local wars".China will enhance the capability of its armed forces to accomplish ... Read more...

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China stresses military capability


March 5th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 5 (IANS) China will enhance the capability of its armed forces to accomplish a wide range of tasks, with the Communist Party of China having absolute control, according ... Read more...

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India, EU to clinch FTA soon, to combat terror (Lead)


February 10th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) India and the 27-nation European Union (EU) Friday agreed to intensify talks to conclude a broad-based trade and investment accord soon and signed ... Read more...

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India’s anti-terror intelligence hub to come up March 1


February 6th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The Indian government Monday said it would set up on March 1 a powerful anti-terror agency that will integrate and analyse inputs on terror threats ... Read more...

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India, Thailand to boost anti-terror cooperation, to sign FTA (Second Lead)


January 26th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Seeking to elevate their ties to strategic partnership, India and Thailand Wednesday signed six pacts in areas ranging from defence, security to trade and ... 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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India’s anti-terror intelligence hub cleared (Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) An ambitious plan of Home Minister P. Chidambaram to set up an intelligence hub that will integrate and analyse inputs on terror threats in ... Read more...

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Chidambaram’s counter-terrorism intelligence hub cleared


January 12th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) An ambitious plan of Home Minister P. Chidambaram to set up an intelligence hub to collate and analyse inputs on terror activities in India ... Read more...

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Combating terrorism tops Delhi Police agenda (Lead)


January 6th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The war against terror will top the Delhi Police agenda this year since the capital is vulnerable to such strikes, Police Commissioner B.K. Gupta said ... Read more...

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Combating terrorism tops Delhi Police agenda


January 6th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The war against terror will top the agenda of the Delhi Police this year, its chief, B.K. Gupta said Friday.Addressing the annual press conference of ... Read more...

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Top US customs official quits


December 23rd, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 23 (IANS) Alan D. Bersin, commissioner of the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP), says he will quit at the end of the month.Bersin, who was appointed ... Read more...

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India, UAE sign pacts on terror cooperation, prisoners


November 23rd, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Wednesday enhanced their security cooperation by signing two agreements, including one on combating terrorism and organised crimes. Home ... Read more...

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India signs umbrella pact with Maldives, to fight terror


November 12th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Male (Maldives), Nov 12 (IANS) Amid China's foray in this Indian Ocean island nation, India Saturday inked an umbrella agreement with the Maldives to intensify cooperation in diverse areas, ... Read more...

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France asks Pakistan to prevent terror strikes


October 21st, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Pitching strongly for a permanent seat for New Delhi in the UN Security Council, French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe Friday sought to scale up ... Read more...

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Communalism is linked to terrorism, says CPI-M


September 10th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Terrorism can be successfully fought "only when communalism and extremism are firmly checked", CPI-M general secretary Prakash Karat said Saturday.In a note submitted to the ... Read more...

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Delhi blast: World rallies to India’s support (Roundup)


September 7th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The bomb explosion outside the Delhi High Court Wednesday elicited widespread global condemnation, with some of India's key partners including the US expressing solidarity ... Read more...

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Delhi bombing act of senseless violence: Australia


September 7th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Describing the bombing outside the Delhi High Court as "an act of senseless violence," Australia Wednesday underlined its full support to India in combating terrorism."This ... Read more...

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`Delhi, Dhaka should liberalise visas, overcome suspicions’


September 2nd, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's historic visit to Dhaka next week, a report by a think tank here has suggested that India should ... Read more...

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Fight terror without blame: rights groups on 9/11 anniversary


September 1st, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) Ahead of the tenth anniversary of 9/11, more than 70 Muslim, Jewish and South Asian groups have underlined the critical importance of combating terrorism without casting ... Read more...

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