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61 police, paramilitary personnel to get service awards


August 14th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) A total of 61 security personnel will be conferred service medals by President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday on the occasion of the 66th Independence Day.... Read more...

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Peru honours singer Tania Libertad for 50-year career


May 7th, 2012 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Lima, May 7 (IANS/EFE) Peruvian Foreign Minister Rafael Roncagliolo has awarded the Order of Merit for Distinguished Service to singer Tania Libertad for her 50-year artistic career.In a ceremony at ... Read more...

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R.K. Sinha takes over as new AEC chairman, DAE secretary


April 30th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) and senior scientist Ratan Kumar Sinha assumed charge Monday as the new Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) ... Read more...

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Ex-Pakistani envoy gets US award


April 29th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 29 (IANS) Former Pakistani ambassador to the US Hussain Haqqani has been given an award by a US non-profit group for his distinguished service for the advancement of ... Read more...

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NDA Commandant conferred Ati Vishisht Seva Medal (With image)


April 19th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 19 (IANS) The Commandant of the National Defence Academy (NDA) at Khadakwasla has been conferred the Ati Vishisht Seva Medal (AVSM) in recognition of his distinguished service, ... Read more...

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111 personnel get president’s police medal


January 25th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) On the eve of Republic Day, 111 personnel from the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Delhi Police, Border Security Force (BSF) and the Indo-Tibetan Border ... Read more...

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Court orders promotional avenues for Tihar jail officer


November 17th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Accepting the plea of Tihar jail's law officer, the Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the Delhi government to create promotional avenues for him in the ... Read more...

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Over 30,000 personnel to join ITBP


October 24th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) With 31,800 personnel set to join the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) force soon, the troopers stationed at high altitude check posts would get relief, ... Read more...

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PM to open anti-corruption meet Friday


October 20th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Aiming to strengthen the country's anti-corruption mechanism, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will inaugurate the 18th biennial conference of the Central Bureau of Investigation ... Read more...

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I-Day: 930 personnel to be awarded police medals


August 14th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) A total of 930 personnel from various security agencies and the para-military forces will be awarded police medals on the occasion of the Independence ... Read more...

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India’s neighbourhood troubled, governments fragile: Chidambaram


May 21st, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Describing India's immediate neighbourhood as "troubled", Home Minister P. Chidambaram Saturday said countries in the region had governments that were "extremely fragile", posing threats ... Read more...

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President to honour Tripura Police, first for eastern India


May 4th, 2011 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 4 (IANS) Tripura, which has earned kudos in India for stamping out three decades of terrorism, will get another feather in its cap later this month when ... Read more...

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Mumbai CBI officer awarded President’s Police Medal


April 30th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Joint Director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Rishi Raj Singh, posted in Mumbai, was Saturday awarded the President's Police Medal for Distinguished Service, ... Read more...

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3 Kirti Chakras among defence medals conferred by president


April 19th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Three army personnel were Monday conferred the Kirti Chakra, India's second highest peacetime gallantry medal, by President Pratibha Patil for displaying conspicuous bravery.At a ... Read more...

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President Patil confers gallantry, distinguished service awards


April 18th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 18 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Monday conferred three Kirti Chakras and 18 Shaurya Chakras to Armed Forces Personnel for displaying conspicuous gallantry, indomitable courage and extreme ... Read more...

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Former air force chief Lafontaine is dead


April 6th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 6 (IANS) Former chief of the Indian Air Force (IAF), Denis Anthony Lafontaine, died of cardiac arrest Wednesday at his home in Andhra Pradesh's Medak district. He was ... Read more...

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Queen’s Chaplain leaves wife for woman in congregation


March 5th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 5 (ANI): A Chaplain to the Queen, who has four children, has left his wife amid rumours of an affair with a woman in the congregation.Canon Andrew Clitherow, 60, who ... Read more...

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Language may play key role in learning meanings of numbers


February 8th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 08 (ANI): A new study has concluded that people who communicate using self-developed gestures, called homesigns, were unable to comprehend the value of numbers greater than three because they had ... Read more...

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Kurup, Shaji Karun, Jayaram among Kerala’s Padma awardees


January 25th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 25 (IANS) Malayalam poet O.N.V. Kurup was Tuesday named for the Padma Vibhushan, while popular actor Jayaram, filmmaker Shaji N. Karun, architect G. Sankar and Mohiniattam dancer Kshemavathy Pavitharan were ... Read more...

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755 police men awarded for gallantry, 18 posthumously


January 25th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Some 755 police personnel, 18 of whom were killed while performing their duties, would be awarded police medals on the occasion of Republic Day Wednesday.The President's Police ... Read more...

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Air Marshal Roy takes over as NDC commandant


January 21st, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Air Marshal P.K. Roy, a seasoned helicopter pilot with varied command and staff experience, Friday took over as the commandant of the prestigious National Defence College (NDC) ... Read more...

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AIFF chief Patel ‘congratulates’ Colaco


December 2nd, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) A day after former general secretary of the All India Football Federation (AIFF) Alberto Colaco was accused of nominating himself for the prestigious Asian Football Confederation (AFC) ... Read more...

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Alberto Colaco nominates himself for AFC award?


December 1st, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Alberto Colaco, former general secretary of the All India Football Federation (AIFF), has been accused of nominating himself for the prestigious Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Distinguished Service ... Read more...

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Railway Protection Force to get women’s battalion


October 28th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) The government Thursday said it will enact a law giving the Railway Protection Force (RPF) the power to probe offences committed against railway property and passengers and ... Read more...

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718 security personnel conferred medals


August 14th, 2010 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) A total of 718 police and paramilitary personnel from across India were conferred gallantry and service medals on the occasion of the 64th Independence Day, it was ... Read more...

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10 ITBP officers awarded medals on Independence Day


August 14th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.14 (ANI): On the occasion of 64th Independence Day, the Government conferred awards to one Indo-Tibet Border Police officer with President Police Medal for distinguish service and nine officers with ... Read more...

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India gets access to Headley


June 5th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) India has finally been given access to Pakistani-American Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operative David Coleman Headley, who has confessed to his role in the 26/11 Mumbai attack, according to US ... Read more...

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President Patil honours armed forces personnel


April 9th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 9 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil on Friday conferred two Kirti Chakras and twenty five Shaurya Chakras to armed forces personnel for their exemplary courage.The President also conferred fifteen ... Read more...

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President confers gallantry, distinguished service awards


April 9th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Friday conferred two Kirti Chakras and 25 Shaurya Chakras on armed forces personnel for displaying conspicuous gallantry, indomitable courage and extreme devotion to ... Read more...

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Lt-governor asks Delhi Police to be people friendly


February 16th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) In view of the terror threat that Delhi constantly faces, Lt-Governor Tejendra Khanna Tuesday advised Delhi Police to keep friendly relations with the people so that they ... Read more...

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Tainted General questions disciplinary action


February 4th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Lieutenant General (retd) Avadesh Prakash, the former military secretary at army headquarters against whom a court martial has been ordered for an alleged land scam, Thursday questioned ... Read more...

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130 Padma awardees announced on R-Day eve


January 25th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The government Monday announced 130 Padma awards, including six Padma Vibhushans, the country's second highest civilian honour, for Nobel laureate Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, Apollo hospital chief Prathap ... Read more...

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Ramakrishnan, Pratap Reddy, Zohra get Padma Vibhushan


January 25th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The Indian government Monday awarded the Padma Vibhushan to six eminent personalities, including veteran actor Zohra Segal, Apollo Hospital Group chairman Prathap Chandra Reddy and Nobel laureate ... Read more...

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Rathore stripped of medal, Hooda writes to Chidambaram (Lead)


January 4th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) The union home ministry Monday decided to strip former Haryana director general of police (DGP) S.P.S. Rathore, convicted for molesting 15-year-old Ruchika Girhotra in 1990, of ... Read more...

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Rathore may lose police medal after Ruchika tarnish


December 26th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Taking a tough stand against disgraced former Haryana police chief S.P.S. Rathore, convicted of molesting 14-year-old Ruchika Girhotra, the home ministry is planning to issue him a ... Read more...

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