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China must strengthen its nuclear capabilities, says daily


September 7th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 7 (IANS) China should accelerate the renewal and consolidation of its nuclear deterrence capabilities, said a state-run Chinese daily that wanted the momentum to be continued, so that ... Read more...

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Four held for sending Nepali women to Gulf on fake papers


August 29th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Four people, three Nepali nationals and an Indian, have been arrested in the capital for sending women from Nepal to Gulf countries on fake passports ... Read more...

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‘Multi-pronged strategy need to tackle cyber terror’


August 28th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 28 (IANS) A multi-pronged strategy of setting up of a super information- sharing body, better coordination between government agencies, use of indigenous software and hardware could help in ... Read more...

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Infiltration into Kashmir down in last five years


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Infiltration attempts and the number of terrorists successfully entering Jammu and Kashmir from across the Pakistani border has come down in the last five years ... Read more...

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Mexican prison’s security chief gunned down


July 30th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Culiacan (Mexico), July 30 (IANS/EFE) The security chief of the prison in Culiacan, the capital of the northwestern Mexican state of Sinaloa, has been gunned down, police said.Alejandro Osuna Rios ... Read more...

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Antony calls for better synergy among security forces in Kashmir


July 28th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 28 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Saturday called for better coordination among various security agencies in Jammu and Kashmir to meet the challenges from across the borders and ... Read more...

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First lady media advisor appointed for J&K;


July 25th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 25 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government will now have its first woman media advisor, an official statement said Wednesday.Bharti Vaid, 52, who is currently the Additional Director ... Read more...

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85 Syrian army men defect to Turkey


July 3rd, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, July 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Eighty-five Syrian soldiers, including an artillery general and 14 lower-ranked officers, have defected and fled to Turkey.The men were placed in the Apaydin refugee camp ... Read more...

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LeT ‘major general’, two ISI men were in 26/11 control room: Jindal


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) A senior Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) activist, identified only as "major general saheb", was among the 10 people present in the control rook set up in Karachi to ... Read more...

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Centre to help rebuild Dastageer Sahib shrine in Kashmir


June 29th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday extended the central government's support to the Jammu and Kashmir government's efforts to rebuild the 200-year-old Dastageer Sahib ... Read more...

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‘Central agencies not given access to arrested Kashmir cops’


June 19th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 19 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police have not given access either to the Intelligence Bureau or any paramilitary force for custodial questioning of six recently arrested local policemen, ... Read more...

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Does Kashmir’s ‘residual militancy’ still have fangs in uniform? (News Analysis)


June 19th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 19 (IANS) The arrest of three policemen, reportedly for their links with separatist guerrillas, has come as an embarrassment for the Jammu and Kashmir Police and the intelligence ... Read more...

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Google, Apple to produce aerial maps


June 11th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 11 (IANS) US technology giants Google and Apple are racing to produce aerial maps so detailed they can show up objects just four inches wide, Daily Mail reported ... Read more...

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Saudi authorities mum on Fasih Mahmood, SC told


June 11th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The government Monday told the Supreme Court that Fasih Mahmood, a Bihar engineer who went missing in Saudi Arabia last month, was not in police ... Read more...

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Foreign plane detained at Jaipur (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) India has detained a foreign-operated chartered plane, flying from Karachi to Dhaka, at Jaipur after it deviated from its flight path and flew over a ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily lauds chief justice for not sparing son


June 8th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 8 (IANS) The superior judiciary in Pakistan has "really come into its own", a Pakistani daily said Friday over Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry's suo motu notice ... Read more...

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Where is Fasih Mahmood, apex court asks (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The central government told the Supreme Court Wednesday that it had never taken into custody Fasih Mahmood, an engineer from Bihar who went missing in ... Read more...

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Where is Fasih Mahmood, apex court asks


June 6th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The central government told the Supreme Court Wednesday that it had never taken into custody Fasih Mahmood, an engineer from Bihar who went missing in ... Read more...

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Court gives government time in missing engineer case (Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday granted the central government time to file its reply to the plea of Nikhat Parveen, who has sought to know ... Read more...

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Apex court grants time to centre on missing engineer case


June 1st, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday granted the central government time to file its reply to Nikhat Parveen's plea seeking whereabouts of her husband Fasih ... Read more...

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Fasih Mehmood not in India’s custody: Chidambaram


May 31st, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The central government Thursday denied media reports that Fasih Mehmood, an Indian engineer working in Saudi Arabia, was in its custody."The media reports are ... Read more...

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Gen Bikram Singh assumes command of Indian Army (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Gen Bikram Singh, an infantryman, Thursday assumed command of the 1.13 million strong Indian Army, bringing to an end the controversial 26 month tenure of ... Read more...

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Apex court issues notice on missing Bihar engineer (Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday issued notice to the ministries of home and external affairs on a plea of Nikhat Parveen, seeking that her husband Fasih ... Read more...

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Apex court issues notice on a missing Bihar engineer


May 30th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday issued notices to the ministries of home and external affairs on a petition of Nikhat Parveen, seeking that her husband Fasih ... Read more...

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Activists demand intelligence, para-military forces answer RTIs


May 27th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Activists and government representatives met here to discuss ways to make the dissemination process under the Right To Information (RTI) Act more transparent and accountable ... Read more...

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Adhik Kadam’s spiritual journey of service and suffering (Feature)


May 24th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 24 (IANS) Both security forces and militants have picked him up on suspicion. He has also braved 'fatwas' from clerics. Yet the Hindu continues his spiritual journey undeterred ... Read more...

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Task force suggests security revamp (Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) A task force on national security Wednesday sumitted its final report to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, reportedly suggesting a major revamp of the structures ... Read more...

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Salman roars in ‘Ek Tha Tiger’, teaser gets roaring response


May 11th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Salman Khan jumps, punches and kicks like never before in "Ek Tha Tiger". The teaser of Kabir Khan's film has just been released and it ... Read more...

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Terror plot to bomb US-bound plane foiled (Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 7:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) The US and other intelligence agencies broke up a terrorist plot to bomb a US-bound airliner and seized an explosive device, similar to the ones ... Read more...

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Plot to blow up US-bound jet foiled


May 8th, 2012 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) The US and other intelligence agencies thwarted a plot to bomb a US-bound airliner and seized an explosive device, similar to ones previously used by ... Read more...

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NCTC: A vanity project or a necessity to fight terror?


May 6th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The rejection of the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) by the state governments on the grounds that it goes against the country's federal principles has ... Read more...

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No need for NCTC, says Mamata (Lead)


May 5th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Pitching for the scrapping of the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC), West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday said there was no need for ... Read more...

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An eye opener on Pakistan’s terrorist arm (IANS Book Review)


May 3rd, 2012 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Book: "The Caliphate's Soldiers: The Laskhar-e-Taiba's Long War"; Author: Wilson John; Publishers: Amaryllis (In association with Observer Research Foundation); Pages: 295; Price: Rs.595There is no book quite like it, says ... Read more...

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Two people injured in bomb explosion


May 2nd, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 2 (IANS) Two people were injured Wednesday in a bomb explosion at a market in Shahlang in Meghalaya's West Khasi Hills district, police said."The explosion took place at ... Read more...

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Alarm after 40 held on Indo-Nepal border


May 1st, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 1 (IANS) The detention Monday of 40 people for trying to enter India from Nepal without valid identity papers through the border in Maharajganj has put the Uttar ... Read more...

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