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54 policemen killed in Karachi in 2012


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 2 (IANS) A total of 54 policemen have become victims of "target killings" here in the Pakistani port city this year, Dawn reported Sunday.In the latest incident ... Read more...

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Pakistani gets 2 years jail for helping LeT


April 14th, 2012 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 14 (IANS) A Pakistani man living in Virginia has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for providing material support to Pakistan based terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taeba (LeT), blamed ... Read more...

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Delhi Police induct 4,568 constables


September 21st, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Four days after a 2,022-strong batch joined the force, the Delhi Police Wednesday inducted 4,568 constables, including 460 women, for a total force strength of ... Read more...

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Karnataka says Maoist menace almost eliminated


February 1st, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Karnataka Tuesday said that it has "almost eliminated" the Maoist menace from the state though "a handful of individuals" are still active."I am happy to state that ... Read more...

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Army imparting commando training to Haryana police


September 23rd, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 23 (IANS) Army instructors have started imparting commando training to Haryana Police officers to conduct counter-insurgency operations, a senior home department official said here Thursday. Financial Commissioner and Principal Secretary-Home Krishna ... Read more...

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West Bengal seeks counter-insurgency schools


July 2nd, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 2 (IANS) West Bengal has again requested the union home ministry to set up Counter Insurgency and Anti-terrorism (CIAT) schools in the state to take on the Maoists, officials ... Read more...

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Commandos trained by NSG to combat poachers


June 25th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 25 (IANS) At least 250 forest guards are getting commando training from the elite National Security Guard (NSG) in Assam to combat poacher gangs operating in wildlife sanctuaries, officials Friday ... Read more...

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ITBP to induct first women’s battalion Friday


January 28th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), Jan 28 (IANS) Women troopers are all set to guard the India-China border. The first batch of 209 women constables will be inducted into the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh announces creation of a new commando force


January 13th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Jan 13 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday unveiled its new commando force "Blue Hawks", which has been raised by the State police to tackle militants.State Police Chief Karam Veer Singh ... Read more...

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NSG to have stable structures at new hubs by next year: DG


November 26th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 26 (ANI): National Security Guard (NSG) commandos positioned at their new centers in four cities and currently placed in temporary locations will have permanent positions by next year.The permanent ... Read more...

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India seeks commando training, US eyes business at joint air force exercise (Lead)


October 19th, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Sahil Makkar Agra, Oct 19 (IANS) The sixth edition of an annual Indian-US Air Force exercise kicked off here Monday with India looking for more operational exposure for its specialised commando force ... Read more...

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GHQ attack a ‘wake up call’ from Pak’s Punjab terror network


October 13th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct. 13 (ANI): The revelation that five of the ten assailants of the GHQ attack were Punjabi jihadists has exposed the deadly nexus between the Pak-Taliban and Punjabi extremists.Now the ... Read more...

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Mayawati asks Uttar Pradesh cops to pull up their socks


October 1st, 2009 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 1 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Thursday warned top police officials to pull up their socks and improve policing in the state, official sources said. Issuing a series of directives ... Read more...

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Maharashtra steps up commando training


June 6th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, June 6 (ANI): The second phase of training for commandoes, similar to that imparted to the elite National Security Guards, commenced here.Force 1, the new battalion for combating militancy, will be ... Read more...

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Post 26/11: firemen to get anti-terror training


April 19th, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Sahil Makkar New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Few can forget the sight of great tongues of fire leaping out of the Taj hotel building in Mumbai during the 26/11 terror siege. Now ... Read more...

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Kapil Dev urges youngsters to join Army


February 20th, 2009 - 10:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 20 (ANI): Former Indian cricket skipper Kapil Dev on Friday exhorted youngsters to join the army and said the country needs help from every citizen of the country ... Read more...

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Andhra Pradesh celebrates Republic Day with fervour


January 26th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 26 (IANS) Governor N.D. Tiwari led the 60th Republic Day celebrations in Andhra Pradesh, which marked the day with patriotic fervour Monday.The tricolour was unfurled at almost every traffic junction ... Read more...

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Andhra CM Reddy allotted 50 acres to Satyam


January 20th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Jan 20 (ANI): Under instructions of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S Rajasekhara Reddy, a Government Order (GO) was passed to allot 50 acres of land to Satyam Computer Services in ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh forms special squad to tackle terrorism


January 12th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 12 (IANS) Chhattisgarh has set up an Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) to counter any Mumbai-like terrorist strike in the state."ATS came into existence Jan 10. The ATS commandos are now ready ... Read more...

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Adivasis getting commando style training in West Bengal


January 10th, 2009 - 9:56 pm ICT by ANI
Bankura-Purulia border (West Bengal), Jan.10 (ANI): Over one thousand Adivasi men and women are being given commando training in Taldanga village on the Bankura-Purulia border in West Bengal. At a war ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh plans 1,000-strong anti-terrorism squad


January 3rd, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 3 (IANS) Chhattisgarh, the country's worst Maoist insurgency-affected state, plans to raise an anti-terrorism squad by training 1,000 policemen to tackle terrorists, the state police chief said here Saturday."We have ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh constables to undergo commando training


December 11th, 2008 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
Ghaziabad (UP), Dec 11 (ANI): In the wake of the recent terror attacks in Mumbai, the police forces of Uttar Pradesh have decided to raise a team of 100 men from ... Read more...

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Maharashtra Security Guards coming up soon


December 3rd, 2008 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 3 (IANS) An elite 142-strong Maharashtra Security Guards (MSG) is being set up on the lines of the National Security Guard (NSG) with an initial grant of Rs.50 million to ... Read more...

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Thick security blanket for Durga Puja in Kolkata


October 5th, 2008 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 5 (IANS) Watch towers, hidden cameras and commandos trained in combating militant strikes are the novel features as the city was wrapped in a thick security blanket for the Durga ... Read more...

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Army trains West Bengal police to tackle insurgency


August 3rd, 2008 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 3 (IANS) The army has begun training West Bengal armed police personnel to combat insurgency in the state for the first time, an official said Sunday. "The training has been ... Read more...

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Women commandos of Jodhpur


February 8th, 2008 - 11:36 pm ICT by admin
By Sanjay Gehlot Jodhpur (Rajasthan), Feb.8 (ANI): At least 80 women are gearing up to rub shoulders with their male counterparts in field, as they undergo intensive commando training in Jodhpur in Rajasthan. Motivated ... Read more...

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