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Salman says no to small town promotional tour

August 7th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan is playing safe - he has decided against travelling to smaller cities to promote his forthcoming film "Ek Tha Tiger" and he ... Read more...

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Niagara Falls Tightrope Walk To Cost Over $1 million

June 15th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Niagara Falls, June 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Daredevil Nik Wallenda has estimated that his tightrope walk across the Niagara Falls will cost more than $1 million. The total cost includes the manufacturing and ... Read more...

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Shuttlecock shooters to control crowds in Russia

June 7th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) In a novel step to control crowds, Russian police have ordered new trucks equipped with non-lethal guns that will fire giant shuttlecocks at unruly protesters.The ... Read more...

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US military unveils new non-lethal weapon

March 13th, 2012 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US military has developed a new non-lethal weapon that makes people feel they are burning when struck by the beam it emits, ... Read more...

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70,000 faithful throng Hazratbal shrine (With Images)

February 10th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 10 (IANS) More than 70,000 people offered congregational prayers at the Hazratbal Shrine here on the last Friday of the 10-day long Milad-e-Nabi festivities.Files of devotees who gathered ... Read more...

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Anand Mahindra tweets ire at ‘dismal’ Auto Expo crowd control

January 6th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The thronging unruly crowds at the Auto Expo Friday had Mahindra Group vice chairman and managing director Anand Mahindra vent his ire at the "dismal" ... Read more...

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Police to bar new religious processions (Lead)

December 29th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 29 (IANS) With a growing number of daily religious and political processions herr taking a toll on policing, police have decided to deny permission for new religious events.Hyderabad ... Read more...

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Hyderabad police disallow new annual processions

December 29th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 29 (IANS) With an increasing number of daily religious and political processions in Hyderabad taking a toll on policing, the law and order agency Thursday decided to reroute ... Read more...

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BSF contingent leaving for UN mission in Haiti

December 21st, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) A contingent of the Border Security Force (BSF) is leaving for Haiti in the Caribbean on a United Nations stabilisation mission there.The 160-member paramilitary unit ... Read more...

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Government considering separate community policing wing

November 25th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The government would consider institutionalising community policing by setting up a separate wing in police forces and allow law-abiding citizens to participate in police ... Read more...

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Nod for London police to use rubber bullets on student protesters

November 9th, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 8 (IANS) Students protesting in central London Wednesday over hiked university fees run the risk of getting shot at by rubber bullets, the police said Tuesday.A police spokesman ... Read more...

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Cleaning drive begins near Sabarimala temple

November 7th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sabarimala (Kerala), Nov 7 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Monday oversaw a massive cleaning operation at the foothills of the famed Hindu temple in Sabarimala.Close to 6,000 volunteers, ... Read more...

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Be honest, uphold civil liberties, Manmohan tells police

September 16th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday urged the police forces to "honestly discharge their duties" and function within the democratic framework to "scrupulously respect and ... Read more...

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Shutdown over alleged rape affects life in Kashmir

July 23rd, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 23 (IANS) Normal life across Kashmir Valley was affected Saturday following a shutdown called by separatists against the alleged abduction and rape of a woman by army personnel ... Read more...

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We are doing everything possible for a peaceful summer: Omar Abdullah

April 27th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Apr.27 (ANI): In an expansive television interview to ANI (part 1), the Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Omar Abdullah, said that his administration was leaving no stone unturned to ensure ... Read more...

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UK’s ‘dirty secret’ of selling arms to Libya months before war revealed

April 5th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 5 (ANI): Britain sold weapons to Libya and other dictatorships in North Africa and the Middle East just four months before Colonel Muammar Gaddafi ordered a crackdown on a pro-democracy ... Read more...

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Scientists find molecular switch that controls skin growth

March 4th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a regulator of gene activity that tells epidermal stem cells when it's time to grow more skin, as well as a "crowd control" molecule that ... Read more...

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Bahrain using UK acquired weapons for crackdown on protestors

February 18th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): The British government has reportedly launched a review of arms exports to Bahrain after it emerged that the country's security forces are using weapons supplied by London for ... Read more...

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Will take crowd control steps at Sabarimala: Kerala to court

January 21st, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi Jan 21 (IANS) The Kerala government Friday told the high court that several steps would be taken to control the large crowds during the two-month pilgrimage to the Sabarimala temple while ... Read more...

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Can help Kerala with satellite imagery: ISRO arm

January 17th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 17 (IANS) A state-run remote sensing agency has offered to provide Kerala with satellite images of the state's terrain to help prevent tragedies like the one that occurred near ... Read more...

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Indo-Americans shocked at Sabarimala tragedy

January 15th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 15 (ANI): Indo-Americans have expressed shock and dismay at the tragedy in remote Kerala (India), where stampede caused the deaths of dozens of returning Sabarimala pilgrims and injuring many ... Read more...

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Over five lakh pilgrims take holy dip at Gangasagar

January 15th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Sagar Island (West Bengal), Jan 15 (IANS) Over five lakh pilgrims from across India and even abroad took a holy dip in the river Ganga, braving the icy cold water and a ... Read more...

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West Bengal makes elaborate arrangements for ‘Ganga Sagar Mela’

January 13th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
By Amit KumarKolkata, Jan 13 (ANI): West Bengal Government has made elaborate arrangements for the smooth conduct of the 'Ganga Sagar Mela' that kicks off from January 14.Narayan Swaroop Nigam, District Magistrate ... Read more...

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Clashes continue in Osmania University, protests rock Telangana (Lead)

January 7th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 7 (IANS) For the second consecutive day, clashes broke out between students and police in Osmania University campus here Friday as protests over the Srikrishna committee report rocked Telangana.Osmania ... Read more...

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No withdrawal of security forces from Jammu and Kashmir

January 2nd, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 2 (IANS) Despite strong pleas by the political groups in Jammu and Kashmir, there is little likelihood of the thinning of security forces in the state, government sources said.The highly-placed ... Read more...

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Will Katrina Go For An Arranged Marriage?

November 6th, 2010 - 11:15 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Katrina Kaif is perhaps one of the most beautiful women in the Indian film industry and it is quite obvious that suitors are ready to marry ... Read more...

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Kashmir an integral part of India, say Deoband clerics

October 11th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Deoband, Oct 11 (ANI): Upholding India's stand on Jammu and Kashmir, several Ulemas and intellectuals in Deoband have declared the State as an integral part of the country and urged the government ... Read more...

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Justin Bieber escapes jail after throwing water balloons at cops

September 13th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 13 (ANI): Teenage heartthrob Justin Bieber had a narrow escape in America, after police did not arrest the pop star for hitting them with a water balloon.The 16-year-old was accused ... Read more...

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Justin Bieber Has a Narrow Escape after Nailing Trooper with Water Balloon

September 10th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Justin Bieber is exploring the world around him and trying to find out his limits and he recently found out that throwing water balloons at troopers is ... Read more...

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Bieber throws water balloon at policeman

September 10th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Teenage pop star Justin Bieber seems to be getting too adventurous. He narrowly escaped arrest after throwing a water balloon at a US police officer. The singer was about ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh asks police to evolve effective crowd control measures in Kashmir

August 26th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 26 (ANI): Prime Minster Dr. Manmohan Singh on Thursday said that despite the curtailment of militant activities in Jammu and Kashmir, the public order dimension in the State ... Read more...

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PM wants ‘non-lethal ways’ in Kashmir, calls for task force (Lead)

August 26th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Calling for "non-lethal ways to manage protests" in Kashmir, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday asked the home minister to establish a "high-power task force" to devise ... Read more...

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Four police officers sacked over bungled hostage rescue

August 25th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Aug 25 (DPA) Philippine police Wednesday sacked four officers who led a bungled hostage rescue operation that left eight Hong Kong tourists dead. The policemen were Inspector Santiago Pascual of the special ... Read more...

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Soon, non-lethal weapons to tackle Kashmir rioters

August 22nd, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
By F. Ahmed Srinagar, Aug 22 (IANS) Police and paramilitary forces deployed in the Kashmir Valley are set to change from lethal to non-lethal weapons like Taser guns, pellets and pepper balls after ... Read more...

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Over two dozen injured in Kashmir clashes

August 19th, 2010 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 19 (IANS) Over two dozen people including five security men were injured in clashes between curfew-defying mobs and security forces across Kashmir Thursday. An eight-old-boy, accidentally injured in police firing, ... Read more...

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