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Antony focuses on fishermen’s role in intelligence gathering


September 20th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Thursday exhorted the Coast Guard to develop fishermen living along the sea borders as the "eyes and ears" for intelligence gathering ... Read more...

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Government alert on terrorists’ support to Maoists: Shinde


September 10th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Monday said the government was "fully alert" about terror groups, such as the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), extending support to Maoists in Indian ... Read more...

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US, Pakistan to target Haqqani network


August 5th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) US and Pakistani officials are considering joint counter-terrorism campaigns in Afghanistan and Pakistan that would target the Haqqani militant group, a media report said.The Haqqani ... Read more...

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Omar cant’ tweet live NCTC proceedings


May 5th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 5 (IANS) Omar Abdullah could have tweeted live proceedings of the chief ministers' conference meet in New Delhi on the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) Saturday but the ... Read more...

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Government will not impose its view on Telangana: Chidambaram (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday said the government will not thrust its opinion on Telangana and the decision on the statehood issue will be ... Read more...

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PM to open chief ministers’ meet on security April 16


April 14th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Police reforms, upgrading intelligence gathering system and strengthening the counter-terrorism mechanism in the country will top the agenda of the annual chief ministers' conference ... Read more...

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Indian-run New Zealand firm designs UAV for cloud seeding


March 26th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 26 (IANS) An Indian-promoted aviation company in New Zealand is developing what it claims to be the world's first Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) for cloud seeding.Auckland-based Apeiron Aerospace, ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily sizes up new ISI chief


March 11th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 11 (IANS) Intelligence gathering and counter-terrorism are messy jobs and it will have to be seen "how clean the mess can be kept by the new ISI spymaster", ... Read more...

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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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Lokpal weak spots can be overcome through debate: activist


December 26th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 26 (IANS) Loksatta president Jayaprakash Narayan says there are "significant deficiencies" in the Lokpal bill tabled in parliament but these can be removed through debate. He is ... Read more...

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India toughens anti-hijack policy, but remains vulnerable (12 years after IC-814 hijack)


December 23rd, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Twelve years after the fateful hijacking of the Kathmandu-New Delhi Indian Airlines flight IC-814 and the infamous release of notorious militants to free hostages, ... Read more...

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Japan launches satellite to gather disaster data


December 12th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Dec 12 (IANS) Japan Monday launched a satellite to gather intelligence and data on natural disasters, authorities said.Japan launched an H-2A rocket carrying a radar satellite Monday morning, the ... Read more...

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Probe below-par equipment report: Antony


December 8th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Thursday ordered a probe into reports that a key military intelligence unit's imagery intelligence gathering and analysis equipment is below par ... Read more...

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Aerostat radar damaged, non-operational: Antony


November 30th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) One of the two Israeli Aerostat radars that India had bought in 2002 was "damaged" and "non-operational", Defence Minister A.K. Antony told the Rajya Sabha ... Read more...

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Republican presidential aspirant for stronger ties with India


October 11th, 2011 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 11 (IANS) Calling for a reassessment of the US relationship with Pakistan, a key aspirant for Republican presidential nomination has suggested instead forging a stronger relationship with ... Read more...

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13 Indians among 111 charged in biggest US credit card fraud


October 8th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 8 (IANS) At least 13 persons of Indian origin are among 111 people charged in the busting of a $13 million global crime ring, the biggest in ... Read more...

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Focus on ties with India: Republican contender


September 30th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) John Huntsman, a leading Republican presidential aspirant says the US needed to focus on ties with India as the US-Pakistan relationship was "a merely transactional ... Read more...

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Need to beef intelligence to combat terrorism: PM (Lead)


September 10th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Investigative and intelligence agencies of the country must be strengthened to combat Maoists and terrorists, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Saturday."We must continuously upgrade ... Read more...

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Need to beef up intelligence gathering mechanism: PM


September 10th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Stating that the country needed to combat divisive forces and radicalisation of youth, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday stressed on the need to beef ... Read more...

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‘Three IAF officers punished for aerostat accident’


September 8th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Three Indian Air Force (IAF) officers had to face disciplinary action after a Rs.338-crore aerostat radar suffered a major accident, requiring repairs that cost Rs.302 ... Read more...

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Delhi blast exposes security, intelligence loopholes: Experts


September 7th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Top security experts say that Wednesday's blast outside the Delhi High Court has "exposed the loopholes in our security system" which "has an inadequate ... Read more...

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‘Maoists’ network more capable than government machinery’


August 22nd, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 22 (IANS) Referring to the rising killings of policemen in Chhattisgarh, Congress leader and former chief minister Ajit Jogi Monday said that Maoists' network was more capable ... Read more...

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Home grown terror modules a new reality, says Chidambaram (Lead)


August 4th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Terming home-grown terror modules as the "new reality" faced by India, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday said the problem was not paid adequate attention ... Read more...

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Urgent police reforms need of hour, say experts (Lead)


July 17th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The latest terror bombings that ripped through India's financial and entertainment capital have shifted the focus back on the much-awaited police reforms and the absence ... Read more...

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Gaps in intelligence needs to be filled: Milind Deora


July 14th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) A day after serial blasts hit Mumbai, South Mumbai MP Milind Deora Thursday said gaps in intelligence need to be filled."To be very specific, ... Read more...

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Development master remedy against Maoists: PM


June 30th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said police and intelligence gathering needed to be strengthened to fight Maoist guerrillas but development was the "master remedy" ... Read more...

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Diplomatic Cables reveal US troops’ role in Pakistan


May 21st, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) US Special Forces were embedded with Pakistani troops for intelligence gathering and joint operations in 2009, US diplomatic cables have revealed.Confidential US diplomatic cables leaked by ... 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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CIA spied on Osama from safe house


May 6th, 2011 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 6 (IANS) The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) conducted extensive surveillance of Osama bin Laden's hideout in Pakistan for months from a safe house in Abbottabad where the ... Read more...

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Britain must stand by Pakistan despite doubts: Cameron


May 4th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) Prime Minister David Cameron Tuesday insisted Britain must stand by Pakistan amid disbelief in many quarters that the authorities in Islamabad were unaware Osama bin ... Read more...

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Tracking of couriers provided tip to Osama’s Pak location


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): An exhaustive streak of intelligence gathering and high-level meetings notwithstanding, it was a tip received in August last year convinced the American establishment that they had what ... Read more...

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British-French ‘advisory’ team to visit Benghazi


April 19th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) In a move which may draw accusations of mission creep, a joint British-French military team of advisers is to be sent to Benghazi, the second largest ... Read more...

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Prince Harry promoted to Army Captain


April 17th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 17 (ANI): Prince Harry has been promoted to the rank of captain by the British army, palace officials have announced.The prince has achieved the rank after completing five years' ... Read more...

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Pakistan determined to uproot “toxic brew” of terrorism: Zardari


April 13th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Ankara, April 13(ANI): Pakistan is determined to uproot the "toxic brew" of terrorism, which poses a threat to the country's security, President Asif Ali Zardari has said.Zardari, who is on a four-day ... Read more...

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Plea against intelligence gathering organisation disposed off


April 6th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday disposed off a petition alleging irregularities in the functioning of National Technical Research Organisation (NTRO), which monitors external communications, ... Read more...

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