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New Russian missile can carry bigger warhead: Expert


September 8th, 2012 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's new heavy intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) will have a five-tonne warhead, which is four times that of its predecessors, a former military commander said."The ... Read more...

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Russia to build new intercontinental missile by 2018


September 4th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will build a new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) by 2018, a senior military official has revealed."Construction of the missile is ongoing," Strategic Missile Forces ... Read more...

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Centre’s charge on Maoists wrong: Patnaik


May 12th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 12 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Saturday dismissed the central government's charge that the state had failed to check Maoist activities."The allegations are incorrect," Patnaik told reporters ... Read more...

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On Delhi roads, tempers rise with temperatures


April 6th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Motorists, beware of the summer. Every year, as the heat sets in and temperatures rise, the tempers of drivers also head north, causing increased incidents ... Read more...

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Maoists kill 12 CRPF troopers in landmine blast (Fourth Lead)


March 27th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Gadchiroli (Maharashtra), March 27 (IANS) After a lull of over three years, Maoists struck again Tuesday killing 12 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers and injuring 28 others in a ... Read more...

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Indian airlines not submitting emission details to EU: Ajit Singh


March 22nd, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) India's airlines are not submitting emission details to the European Union (EU) as it had directed, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh told parliament Thursday."Though the ... Read more...

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Russia to ban cattle imports from all EU states


March 6th, 2012 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's food safety and sanitary watchdog will ban cattle imports from all EU countries from March 20 following the spread of the Schmallenberg and Bluetongue ... Read more...

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Russia switches on missile detection radar


November 30th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Nov 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Russia has turned its missile detection radar on in response to US and NATO’s effort to install missile shield in Europe. Russian President Dmitry Medvedev was in ... Read more...

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No need for alarm over Chinese military: India


November 2nd, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Minister of State for Defence M.M. Pallam Raju Wednesday said there was no need to panic over China's military infrastructure along the borders as India ... Read more...

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IAF requests US for 6 more C-130J airlifters


October 28th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Washington, Oct 28 (IANS) India has asked the United States for another six Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules special operations aircraft under a government-to-government foreign military sales (FMS) deal. The ... Read more...

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Musharraf for rapprochement between ISI, RAW


October 27th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 27 (IANS) Accusing India of trying to turn Afghanistan against Pakistan, former president Pervez Musharraf warned of "counter-measures" by Islamabad and at the same time called for ... Read more...

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Biological terror attack real and challenging: US official


October 19th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 18 (IANS) The threat of a biological terror attack is still "real and challenging," although a large amount of money has been spent on counter-measures over the last ... Read more...

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Search women in burqa without exception: Pakistani daily


August 13th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) Women wearing burqa "need to be searched without exception", said a leading Pakistani daily after a woman suicide bomber blew herself up in Peshawar city.An editorial ... Read more...

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117 government websites defaced in past six months


August 3rd, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The communications and information technology ministry Wednesday said that 117 government websites were defaced in the first six months of the year and that steps ... Read more...

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Anxiety, depression accounts for risky driving


May 18th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 18 (IANS) Young drivers who experience anxiety and depression are more likely to take risks on the road, a study says.Birdie Scott-Parker, from Queensland University of Technology (QUT), ... Read more...

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ULFA, NDFB trying to create instability ahead of Assam polls


March 21st, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Mar 21 (ANI): Ahead of assembly elections in Assam, the anti-talk faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) and the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) are desperately trying ... Read more...

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Britain, France agree on joint nuclear weapons tests


November 2nd, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) Britain and France will sign an agreement for joint development and testing of nuclear weapons, the BBC reported Tuesday.According to the agreement, one centre will be set ... Read more...

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NATO changes stance over cross-border air raids after protest by Pakistan


September 28th, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 28 (ANI): NATO has changed its stance on staging aerial strikes by its helicopter gunships inside Pakistan, following Islamabad's warning of counter-measures against the US-led forces in Afghanistan.According to military ... Read more...

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China to Japan: Release detained boat skipper immediately and unconditionally


September 20th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Sept. 20 (ANI): Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Wang Guangya summoned Japanese ambassador to China Uichiro Niwa on Sunday evening to express his strong indignation and protest against Japan's prolonged detention of ... Read more...

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US puts arms sales to Taiwan on hold as goodwill gesture to China


June 30th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, June 30 (ANI): The US is holding back arms sales to Taiwan due to effective lobbying from the Chinese mainland."Arms sales are on hold until at least the spring ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda ‘building bunkers’ in the Sahara


June 25th, 2010 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Timbuctu (Mali), June 24 (IANS/AKI) Militants linked to Al Qaeda are building fortified bunkers in the Algeria and Mali areas of the Sahara desert to shelter militants from air attacks, security experts ... Read more...

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Facebook divides civil society in Pakistan


May 23rd, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
Islamaba, May 23 (ANI): When hundreds of Pakistanis are protesting against social networking websites Facebook and Youtube for carrying the caricatures of Prophet Mohammed Peace Be Upon Him, there are many ... Read more...

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Krishna warns of terror threat to Indian missions abroad


March 11th, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) The government Thursday said that some terror groups had plans to target Indian missions abroad and underlined that it has taken up a slew of measures to ... Read more...

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`A strong head, a stronger heart and staying power needed to tackle Naxals’: Chidambaram


February 19th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.19 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Friday said the Naxal and terrorism menace afflicting the country was far worse than expected, but added that the government is ... Read more...

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‘Ensure there’s nothing like Munich massacre at CWG’


February 11th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) India will have to prepare for all possible counter measures to terror regardless of the price to ensure that the Commonwealth Games do not have something like ... Read more...

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Action against terrorists should begin in Pakistan: US experts


February 9th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 9 (IANS) With the US intelligence community warning of a new terrorist attack in the next six months, two leading security experts suggest that preventive action should ... Read more...

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UK report warns of increased cyber-related attacks


February 6th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 6 (ANI): A British Government report has warned that the country is at risk of being confronted by a series of network-related attacks, the frequency and seriousness of which, cannot ... Read more...

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Pak will try to scuttle normalcy process in Kashmir: Gen. Jaswal


January 15th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by ANI
Udhampur Jan.15 (ANI): General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Northern Command (GOC-in-C), Lt Gen B S Jaswal, on Friday said Pakistan is trying to hype up the situation and is desperate to scuttle the process ... Read more...

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Indian Army says Pakistan capitalising on ceasefire to strengthen defence


October 29th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Akhnoor, Oct 29 (ANI): Major General K. Majumdar, General Officer Commanding (GOC) of Indian Army's 10 Division has said that Pakistan is taking advantage of the ceasefire to strengthen its defence along ... Read more...

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No ‘Rambo style ‘ offensive against Maoists, IAF says


October 8th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) said Thursday that it was not contemplating a "Rambo style" offensive against the Maoists. Speaking on the sidelines of the ... Read more...

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ICRC official praises Indian efforts in Afghanistan


October 7th, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.7 (ANI): The chief of an International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) delegation in Afghanistan, Reto Stocker who is in Delhi on a brief visit has hailed India's ... Read more...

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India pitches for Afghan settlement, says ISI-Taliban nexus on (Roundup)


September 23rd, 2009 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New York/New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) With the results of the Afghan elections still uncertain, India has pitched in for a "political settlement" by the Afghan people in the war-ravaged nation ... Read more...

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Pak terrorists resort to conventional methods during Eid


September 19th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 19 (ANI): Although the number of suicide attacks in Pakistan have gone down in the recent past, but security agencies have warned of old terror attacks, including ambush, target killings ... Read more...

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G20 nations to take counter measures against tax havens from March 2010


September 6th, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep. 6 (ANI): In order to prevent money laundering and terror financing, G20 countries have decided to take counter measures against non-cooperative tax heavens from March 2010.Following up on the ... Read more...

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India keeping an eye on China’s moves in Indian Ocean (Lead)


August 20th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) India was closely watching China's "moves" to increase its military prowess in the Indian Ocean and would take "adequate measures" if its internal security is threatened, Minister ... Read more...

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