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Improve intelligence to thwart blasts: Pawar


August 4th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Saturday called upon the Maharashtra government to improve its intelligence set-up to prevent a repeat of the serial blasts in Pune ... Read more...

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25 Chinese nationals held in Egypt


February 1st, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 1 (IANS) As many as 25 Chinese nationals working for a cement factory in Egypt have been taken captive by some local people in Egypt's Sinai town of ... Read more...

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Media should show restraint, says Chandy


January 18th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 18 (IANS) Two days after media reports alleged that Kerala Police were snooping on emails of some Muslim leaders, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday said the press had ... Read more...

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Kerala police chief denies snooping on emails (Lead)


January 17th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 17 (IANS) Kerala's Director General of Police Jacob Punnoose Tuesday denied ever having snooped on emails of some people, including a former Muslim lawmaker, as reported in ... Read more...

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Don’t spy on Muslims, says Achuthanandan (Lead)


January 17th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 17 (IANS) Opposition leader V.S. Achuthanandan Tuesday blasted the Kerala government for allegedly spying the email accounts of Muslim leaders.The Marxist leader accused Chief Minister Oommen Chandy ... Read more...

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Snooping into Muslims’ emails a fascist act: Achuthanandan


January 17th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 17 (IANS) Leader of Opposition V.S. Achuthanandan Tuesday described the Kerala government's act of snooping into email accounts as fascist.In a statement issued, Achuthanandan slammed Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Tightest ever security for Ganesh immersions Sunday (Lead)


September 7th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) Security was tightened in Mumbai and other cities in Maharashtra Wednesday after a blast in Delhi killed 11 and injured 76, even as officials grappled with ... Read more...

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Questioning of ex-officials on Gujarat riots put off


August 10th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 9 (IANS) The Nanavaty-Mehta judicial inquiry commission, probing the 2002 Godhra communal carnage and the statewide riots that followed it, Tuesday adjourned the questioning of three former ... Read more...

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Ready to quit if phone-tapping charges proved: Yeddyurappa (Lead)


July 25th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 25 (IANS) A defiant Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Monday declared that he would resign from the post and active politics if the charges that state agencies ... Read more...

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Gujarat riots panel moved on destruction of police records


July 5th, 2011 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 4 (IANS) An NGO representing some of the victims of 2002 Gujarat riots Monday moved an application before the Nanavati-Mehta judicial inquiry commission probing these cases, seeking various ... Read more...

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Maharashtra upgrades anti-Maoist operations


May 24th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) In the wake of heightened Maoist activities in the state and surrounding areas, the Maharashtra government has upgraded the rank of anti-Naxal operations (ANO) chief to ... Read more...

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41 IPS officers reshuffled in Maharashtra


May 23rd, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Maharashtra's Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) Satya Pal Singh was shifted from being in charge of establishment to law and order in a reshuffle of ... Read more...

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Ready to name more witnesses, Gujarat cop tells probe panel (Lead)


May 16th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, May 16 (IANS) Gujarat's senior IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt told the Nanavati-Mehta commission that he could name other witnesses who would vouchsafe his presence at a crucial meeting ... Read more...

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Top cop says Gujarat CM Modi involved in Godhra case


April 22nd, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 22 (ANI): Senior IPS officer Sanjay Bhatt, who was posted in the Intelligence Department, has filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court accusing Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi ... Read more...

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Amount spent on Dalai Lama security shrouded in secrecy


March 30th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 30 (IANS) The amount spent on providing security to Tibetan spiritual leaders - the Dalai Lama and the Karmapa - continues to be a secret.A legislator's attempt ... Read more...

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BBC journalists face torture, mock execution by Gaddafi’s regime


March 10th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 10(ANI): Two journalists working for the BBC in Libya were arrested, tortured and subjected to a mock execution by security forces of Muammar al-Gaddafi's government.According to the Guardian, a reporter ... Read more...

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Mediators reach Orissa for talks with Maoists


February 20th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 20 (IANS) Human right activists and academicians G. Haragopal and R. Someswar Rao arrived in the Orissa capital Sunday to mediate with Maoists for the release of a district collector ... Read more...

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Maoists abduct district collector in Orissa (Second Lead)


February 17th, 2011 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 17 (IANS) The collector of Orissa's Malkangiri district, who went missing Wednesday evening, has been kidnapped by the Maoists who have set two conditions for his release, authorities said Thursday. ... Read more...

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Maoist strike hits life in Orissa


February 7th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 7 (IANS) A daylong strike called by Maoists to protest against price rise and corruption affected life in southern districts of Orissa Monday with both private and commercial vehicles staying ... Read more...

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Himachal to have probe wing to keep tabs on Tibetans


February 1st, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) In the wake of the seizure of unaccounted money from a monastery of the Karmapa Lama, the Himachal Pradesh government will set up an investigation wing ... Read more...

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Mexican Police Captures Drug Kingpin Edgar “La Barbie” Valdez Villarreal


August 31st, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Mexican police has ultimately been able to arrest Edgar Valdez Villarreal, who is better known as "La Barbie" for his doll-like looks, on Monday. As ... Read more...

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Jharkhand withdraws facilities to ex-chief ministers


July 30th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 30 (IANS) Jharkhand Friday withdrew many facilities, including free housing for lifetime, provided to former chief ministers as it spent millions of rupees on them every year, a senior official ... Read more...

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Terror attacks targeting Indian establishments in Kabul planned in Pak: Afghan intel


July 11th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, July 11 (ANI): In yet more evidence which nails Pakistan's dirty terror policies against India, Afghanistan's intelligence department has said that a series of deadly terror attacks on Indian establishments ... Read more...

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China’s telecom vendors perplexed over India’s lack of transparancy on security issue


July 10th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, July 10 (ANI): Chinese telecom gear manufacturers are worried about getting a lower hand in competition with western rivals if the Indian government does not allow them access to the first ... Read more...

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Taliban denies reports on talks with Afghan Government


May 22nd, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, May 22 (ANI): The Taliban has rejected media reports that said the militant outfit held talks with the Afghanistan Government in the Maldives.In a statement sent by e-mail on Friday, ... Read more...

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Taliban denies reports on talks with Afghan government


May 22nd, 2010 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 22 (IANS) The Taliban has rejected media reports which said the militant outfit held talks with the Afghanistan government in the Maldives. The Taliban, in a statement sent by email ... Read more...

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Explosives, Maoists’ kit bags recovered in Orissa


May 9th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 9 (IANS) Security forces Sunday recovered at least eight unexploded landmines and about a dozen kit bags of Maoists from a forested area of Orissa's Koraput district, police said. The explosives ... Read more...

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Gunfight between Maoists, security forces in Orissa


May 8th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 8 (IANS) A gun battle broke out between the Maoists and security forces in a forested area in Orissa's Koraput district Saturday evening, an official said. No security personnel was ... Read more...

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Gafoor to head Maharashtra’s anti-corruption bureau


February 26th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb, 26 (IANS) Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Hasan Gafoor, who served as city police chief during the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, was Friday appointed director general of the state Anti-Corruption ... Read more...

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Man posing as army officer held


February 22nd, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 22 (IANS) A man who approached the police for some work posing as an Indian Army Major has been arrested in Madhya Pradesh's Indore town and is being interrogated for ... Read more...

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President’s Police Medal for 2 in Maharashtra list of 38 (With Image)


January 25th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) Thirty-eight police officers from Maharashtra, including one woman, figure in the list of Republic Day honours which were announced Monday. Of them, two officers - Additional Deputy Commissioner ... Read more...

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Spaniard threatens to sue FBI over Osama picture


January 17th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 17 (IANS/EFE) A Spanish politician has threatened to sue the FBI for using his face in a digitally morphed picture of dreaded terrorist Osama bin Laden posted on the website ... Read more...

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Ian Fleming likely inspiration behind Operation Mincemeat: Report


January 14th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14(ANI): Ian Fleming, a British author and journalist best remembered for creating the character of James Bond, has emerged as the likely inspiration behind Operation Mincemeat, a very successful British ... Read more...

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Woman who inspired Miss Moneypenny passes away at 88


December 19th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 19 (ANI): Dame Victoire "Paddy" Ridsdale, the secret service secretary who inspired the character of Miss Moneypenny in the James Bond stories, has passed away. She was 88.Ridsdale once described ... Read more...

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Six Bangladeshi men arrested in Uttar Pradesh


December 18th, 2009 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 18 (IANS) Six Bangladeshi men have been arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur district for their alleged involvement in a human trafficking racket, police said Friday. "Acting on a tip-off from the ... Read more...

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