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CRPF gets its own intelligence wing


February 8th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Feb 8 (IANS) Intelligence gathering is vital for the paramilitary CRPF, whose role has significantly changed from maintaining law and order to conducting counter-insurgency operations, Home Minister P. ... Read more...

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US caught by surprise by India’s 1974 nuke test


December 6th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 6 (IANS) India's "peaceful nuclear explosion" on May 18, 1974, caught the US by surprise in part because the intelligence community had not been looking for signs that ... Read more...

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Beat constable key to busting terror modules: PM


September 16th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday highlighted the key role played by beat constables in busting terror modules and networks and said traditional means of ... Read more...

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CIA reveals James Bond-like spy gadgets


February 23rd, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Robotic catfish, cameras in makeup compacts and secret documents in cigarette packs-all these things may sound like they come from a James Bond flick. But the Central Intelligence ... Read more...

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US seeks wider CIA role to fight militants in Pakistan


October 23rd, 2010 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) The US is pushing to expand the presence of its Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) officers in Pakistan in order to help Islamabad target the safe havens of Al ... Read more...

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US has 3000-strong crack squad in Afghanistan to wage its secret war in Pakistan


September 23rd, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): An Afghan paramilitary force with a strength of 3000 well-armed troops, collectively known as Counterterrorism Pursuit Teams, has been trained and deployed in Afghanistan not only for ... Read more...

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New national military training center opened in Baghdad


May 15th, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) -- The National Training Center (NTC) opened in Baghdad on Monday, the U.S. Forces in Iraq said.The new center will be expanding investigative training capabilities for National information ... Read more...

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CRPF ‘faulty planning’ led to massacre, says Maoist expert


April 8th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth Kolkata, April 7 (IANS) Faulty planning by the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) was a key factor that led to the massacre of over 70 men at the hands ... Read more...

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Pune attack a grim reminder to UPA Government not to talk with Pak: Jaitely


February 14th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.14 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitely on Sunday condemned Saturday's bomb blast at the German Bakery in Pune, which claimed nine lives and injured about 50 ... Read more...

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C.I.A. playing greater quasi-military role in Afghanistan and Pakistan: NYT


January 1st, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.1 (ANI): The US Central Intelligence Agency (C.I.A.) is reported to be expanding its role in Afghanistan, and also playing a greater role in quasi-military operations elsewhere.According to the New ... Read more...

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Hezbollah plans to hit Western targets if Iran attacked: Canadian intelligence reports


July 24th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 24 (IANS) Hezbollah has plans to hit Western targets if the US tries to destroy Iran 's nuclear programme, Canadian intelligence reports say. According to these declassified intelligence reports, Hezbollah plans ... Read more...

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Chief Ministers conference to discuss internal security


January 6th, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 6 (ANI): A conference of Chief Ministers will begin here today to discuss internal security.The conference will be chaired by Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh where issues like ... Read more...

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Technology vital in fighting terror: PM tells IPS probationers


December 12th, 2008 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) After admitting in parliament that the Mumbai terror attacks had highlighted gaps in India's preparedness to deal with such assaults, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday identified technology ... Read more...

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Expert calls for better web surveillance of al-Qaida


December 3rd, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) Improve current surveillance to "watch, read and listen for cues emanating from al-Qaida and its regional franchises, largely on the Internet," according to Chris Bronk of Rice University.Bronk ... Read more...

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Modi demands meet on internal security


May 14th, 2008 - 11:17 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi , May 14 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to immediately convene a meeting of all state chief ministers to discuss internal security concerns ... Read more...

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Pentagon counter-intelligence unit may be shutdown: NYT


April 2nd, 2008 - 5:51 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr.2 (ANI): U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates has decided to overhaul the intelligence architecture built up by his predecessor Donald Rumsfeld. According to a New York Times report, Gates is close ... Read more...

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