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CRPF denies any involvement, statement on Kashmir youth’s death


August 1st, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 31 (IANS) Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) officials here Tuesday labelled as "uncalled for and mischievous" a media report quoting one of its officers on the death of ... Read more...

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Radcliffe to star in ‘Horns’


July 15th, 2012 - 3:39 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 15 (IANS) British actor Daniel Radcliffe has been roped in to star in new fantasy thriller "Horns", based on the bestselling cult novel by Joe Hill.In the ... Read more...

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Rape accused Uttar Pradesh cop arrested


July 13th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 12 (IANS) A Uttar Pradesh Police sub-inspector, accused of raping a woman, was Thursday arrested from a bus stop here, police said.Meanwhile, following the allegations, Inspector General of ... Read more...

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Lucknow traffic cops stripped of power to issue challans


May 31st, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 31 (IANS) The Lucknow traffic police sub-inspectors have been stripped of their power to issue challans for violations of rules to drivers here.The orders were issued by Lucknow ... Read more...

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Pakistani jailbreak: senior officials transferred


April 17th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 17 (IANS) Four senior officials have been transferred after Taliban militants stormed a jail in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province and freed about 400 prisoners, a media report said ... Read more...

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Akhilesh transfers 112 cops


March 27th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 27 (IANS) In what amounts to a virtual change of guard in Uttar Pradesh's top police establishment, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Tuesday reshuffled 112 officers, including four ... Read more...

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UP reverses Mayawati’s police change


March 20th, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 19 (IANS) In a major decision, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday did away with the unique initiative of his predecessor Mayawati wherein deputy inspector generals of ... Read more...

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11 kids held for flying kites in Lahore


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 3 (IANS) Eleven children were detained for flying kites in Pakistan's Lahore city. They were later released.Inspector General (IG) Punjab Muhammad Habib-ur-Rehman ordered the release of 11 children ... Read more...

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CBI announces Rs.5 lakh reward in missing nurse case


December 6th, 2011 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday announced a reward of Rs.5 lakh for any person who can provide information on Bishna Ram Bishnoi, involved ... Read more...

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Strict watch to be kept on betting in Kolkata


September 2nd, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 2 (IANS) A strict watch will be kept on illegal betting in the high profile match between superstar Lionel Messi-led star-studded Argentina and a resurgent Venezuela here, a ... Read more...

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Fake pilot scam accused deny allegations, blame academy


March 22nd, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Mar.22 (ANI): Anoop Choudhary, one of the two pilots accused of forging papers for obtaining license has denied the allegations levelled against him and said he has been framed because of ... Read more...

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Six Naxals killed in encounter in Bihar


March 14th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Champaran, Mar 14 (ANI): At least six Maoists were killed in a gunfight with security forces in Darmaha village in Bihar's Champaran District on Monday.The encounter, which started on Sunday night lasted ... Read more...

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Top Maoist leader killed in West Midnapore encounter


March 11th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Midnapur, Mar 11 (AN): A top ranking Maoist leader Sasadhar Mahato was killed in an encounter with joint forces near the Jamboni Forest in West Midnapur District last night.Acting on a tip ... Read more...

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Maoists abduct district collector in Orissa, demand halt of Operation Green Hunt


February 17th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, Feb 17 (ANI): The Maoists have abducted Malkangiri district collector R Vineel Krishna last evening.Krishna, who was on his way back after attending a health camp in Chitrakonda, has been missing ... Read more...

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Development work, police action can address Maoist issue in India: IG, CRPF


February 10th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, Feb 10 (ANI): N. R. K. Reddy, Inspector General of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has said the Maoist issue could be rightly addressed with a mixture of development initiatives and ... Read more...

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Kerala High Court wants ‘truth’ behind Makara Jyothi light (Lead)


January 20th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Jan 20 (IANS) A division bench of the Kerala High Court Thursday came down heavily on the state government and the Devaswom Board in connection with the Sabarimala stampede tragedy ... Read more...

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Official welcome denied to “alien” Nawaz during his Muzaffarabad visit


December 27th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 27 (ANI): This is the second time that former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been alienated in POK, with reports claiming that not a single ruling coalition political leader ... Read more...

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48 armed ‘wanted’ criminals arrested in Karachi during police raids


November 23rd, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 23 (ANI): The Sindh police has claimed arresting at least 48 armed miscreants, who were wanted in several criminal cases, during raids carried out in different localities in Karachi.The Director ... Read more...

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‘Pak to lose foreign funding if it severs links with Transparency International’


November 22nd, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 22(ANI): Foreign funding to Pakistan may reportedly be directly hit if the country's government cuts its contacts with anti-corruption organization Transparency International Pakistan (TIP).According to the News, severing contacts with ... Read more...

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Pak govt probing Transparency International’s operations in country


November 21st, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 21 (ANI): Pakistan's Interior Ministry has asked all ministries, divisions and departments to sever contacts with Transparency International (TI), as the government has started investigating operations of the Pakistan chapter ... Read more...

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90 per cent of over 52,000 prisoners in Pak’s Punjab province have no identity card!


November 8th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 8 (ANI): Out of more than 52,000 prisoners in Pakistan's Punjab province, only ten per cent possess identity cards, a survey conducted by an intelligence agency has revealed, according to ... Read more...

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Blast at religious shrine in Pakpattan kills four


October 25th, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
Pakpattan(Pakistan), Oct 25 (ANI): Four people were killed in a blast at a religious shrine in Pakpattan district in the Punjab province of Pakistan on Monday.According to police, the blast took place ... Read more...

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BSF ready to stop cross border infiltration during winter in J-K


October 16th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Kathua (J-K), Oct 16 (ANI): Siddharth Chattopadhyay, Inspector General (IG) of the Border Security Force (BSF), has said that strategies are in place to stop cross-border infiltration of militants during the winter ... Read more...

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CWG schedule: Day ten


October 13th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Following is the schedule on tenth day of competitions at the Commonwealth Games Thursday. Sixteen Medals are at stake on Thursday including Athletics (2), Badminton (5), Gymnastics ... Read more...

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Families of abducted Chhattisgarh cops appeal for their release


September 27th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Raipur, Sep. 27 (ANI): The families of policemen being held hostage by Maoists in Bhopalpatnam, near the Chhattisgarh- Andhra border, have appealed for their release without delay.Maoists abducted the seven policemen ... Read more...

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Kashmir Valley still under curfew


September 23rd, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Sep 23 (ANI): Curfew restrictions continued to remain in force for the 12th consecutive day in all major towns of the Kashmir Valley on Thursday, even as the separatists called for ... Read more...

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Police cell to protect cows in Punjab


September 19th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 19 (IANS) The Punjab government has announced the setting up of a cow protection cell in the office of the director general of police (DGP). An official at the Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Pak intelligence reports hint at terror strikes ahead of Eid


September 8th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sept.8 (ANI): Intelligence reports here have revealed that terrorists could be planning suicide attacks across the country on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr.The Daily Times quoted sources as saying that religious gatherings, ... Read more...

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Zardari, Gilani condemn suicide attack on Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police station


September 6th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 6 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani have condemned a suicide attack on a police station in Lakki Marwat and sought a report from ... Read more...

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Pak intelligence agencies warn of terrorist attacks in Lahore


August 31st, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug 31(ANI): Pakistan's intelligence agencies have warned that the National College of Arts (NCA), sensitive installations, railway stations, shrines, imambargahs and other worship places in Lahore are at the risk of ... Read more...

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CAT scraps promotion given to four IPS officers


August 19th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) The Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) Thursday declared null and void the promotion given to four senior police officers of West Bengal cadre last year. The state government has decided ... Read more...

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Chinese engineers’ security enhanced in Pak Punjab following terror threats


July 7th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 7(ANI): The security for Chinese engineers, working in different projects in Pakistan Punjab, has been enhanced following threats from terrorist groups.Punjab Police Inspector General (IG) Tariq Saleem Doger has issued ... Read more...

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26 CRPF personnel killed in Maoists attack in Chhattisgarh


June 29th, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by ANI
Narayanpur (Chhattisgarh), June 29(ANI): At least 26 Central Reserve Police Force (CRFP) personnel were killed and 23 injured as Maoists ambushed a patrolling party of the force in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur District on ... Read more...

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Scholarship scheme for medicos to attract them to para-medical services


June 29th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 29(ANI): The Union Home Ministry on Tuesday approved a scholarship scheme for offering scholarship to twenty-five candidates getting admission to selected medical colleges in the country.The Central Para-Military ... Read more...

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Chidambaram takes stock of anti-Maoists operations in Jharkhand


June 11th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, June 11 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram held consultations with senior officials and newly appointed advisors to the Jharkhand Governor at Ranchi on Friday and discussed measures to tackle the ... Read more...

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