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Police they prevented ‘holocaust’ in Mumbai


August 12th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) A top police official branded Saturday's violence in Mumbai as "pre-planned" said there may have been an "holocaust" but for the extreme restraint his force exercised.Additional ... 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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Maharashtra wants its own intelligence bureau


July 27th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Maharashtra Home Minister R.R. Patil Wednesday advocated the need for a state intelligence network on the lines of the central Intelligence Bureau (IB) which can help ... Read more...

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Key Taliban leader arrested in Islamabad


July 3rd, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 3 (IANS) A key Taliban leader has been arrested by authorities in Pakistan, Xinhua reported Sunday.The arrest was made during an overnight raid Saturday in the Pakistani ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan taking step-by-step approach to deal with issues, including terrorism: Pillai


April 9th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr.9 (ANI): India and Pakistan are taking a step-by-step approach in dealing with all underlying issues, including cross-border terrorism, as the aim on both sides is to restore confidence and ... Read more...

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Northern states to have nodal officers to tackle crime


February 22nd, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 22 (IANS) Police departments of northern states Tuesday decided to appoint nodal officers and response teams in each state to counter organised crime and for greater coordination. The move is ... Read more...

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Beware of attack tool kits from malicious websites: Symantec


January 25th, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, Jan 25 (IANS) The latest threat to internet users from hackers is tool kits from malicious websites that attack computers with software programmes, says global security solutions provider Symantec ... Read more...

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Pakistan Army, Afghan Taliban reject report about Mullah Omar’s surgery in Karachi


January 20th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 20(ANI): The Pakistan Army has dismissed the report about Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Omar's surgery in Karachi with the help of Pakistan's spy agency as "unfounded and concocted"."An ISPR ... Read more...

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Report about Mullah Omar’s surgery in Pakistan has “no basis whatsoever”: Haqqani


January 20th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19(ANI): The report that Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Omar had a heart surgery in a Karachi hospital with the assistance of Pakistan's spy agency has "no basis whatsoever", Pakistan's ... Read more...

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Mullah Omar treated for heart attack in Karachi hospital with Pak spy agency ISI’s help


January 19th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 18(ANI): Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Omar was treated for several days in a Karachi hospital with the assistance of Pakistan's spy agency after he suffered a heart attack on ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh to bolster anti-Maoist forces


January 10th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 10 (IANS) Battling rising Maoist militancy, the Chhattisgarh government has decided to add another 2,400 special police officers (SPOs) to be drawn from local youths to combat the guerrillas, an ... Read more...

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Taliban sympathisers may be present within Pak security forces: Editorial


December 8th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 8(ANI): Pakistan's law enforcement agencies have failed to protect government offices and peace meetings, despite knowing that they are potential terror targets, which indicates the strong possibility of the ... Read more...

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Growing crime leaves Chandigarh jittery (Letter from Chandigarh)


November 28th, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Nov 28 (IANS) It is one of the most well-planned and prosperous cities of the country, but a soaring crime graph is spoiling Chandigarh's reputation as a safe city. ... Read more...

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Family of Bengal’s abducted duo suspect Maoist hand


November 5th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 5 (IANS) Families of the two people abducted last month from Purulia district of West Bengal Friday refused to believe that Maoists were not involved in the crime, a day ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh frets over Rahul Gandhi’s train travel


October 29th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 29 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi has once again put the Uttar Pradesh government in a piquant situation by travelling unannounced in a second class compartment on the ... Read more...

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Pentagon official charged with setting up unauthorised spy network in Afghanistan


October 29th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 29 (ANI): A Pentagon investigation has concluded that one of its officials, Michael D. Furlong, set up an "unauthorized" intelligence network to collect information in the United States and Afghanistan.According ... Read more...

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Seven Maoists arrested in Jharkhand


August 29th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Latehar (Jharkhand), Aug 29 (ANI): Jharkhand police have arrested seven pro-Maoist group members at a forest hideout in Latehar district.A team of police personnel raided the hideout and apprehended the seven activists ... Read more...

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Afghan war log expose: Intelligence officials warn of revenge killings


July 28th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): Teams of US military analysts are examining the leaked 90, 000-odd classified documents that catalogue attacks on and by NATO forces, and one of their chief concerns ... Read more...

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Naxalites may take to urban terrorism: Stratfor


July 9th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 9 (IANS) While the Maoist movement in India appears to be fairly contained for now, the rebel group's leaders and bombmakers could develop the "tradecraft for urban ... Read more...

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ULFA intelligence network busted, three held


June 26th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 26 (IANS) Security forces Saturday killed an ULFA militant and busted one of its intelligence networks by arresting three college student members, officials said. Police said the three militants were tech ... Read more...

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UK taxpayers’ fury over ex-cons free gym membership under crime reduction scheme


May 21st, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 21(ANI): Former convicted criminals in the UK are being rewarded with free gym memberships to encourage them to turn their backs on a life of crime.Thirty criminals in Wokingham, whose ... Read more...

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Govt taking steps to check illegal movement of arms


May 5th, 2010 - 11:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 5 (ANI): The Central Government is keeping a check on anti-national activities and un-authorized or illegal movement of arms in the country.In a written reply in the Rajya Sabha, ... Read more...

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Include fishermen in coastal security: Antony


March 17th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 17 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Wednesday said there was an urgent need to incorporate fishermen into the coastal security framework to beef up the country's maritime intelligence network. Speaking ... Read more...

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`Bangladesh unwitting but easy host to terror groups’


March 2nd, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 2 (IANS) The arrest of five Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists, including one from Pakistan, last week shows that "the foreign operative was using Bangladesh as a base to conduct terrorist operation ... Read more...

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Poor police leadership enabled Maoist attack in Bengal


February 18th, 2010 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 18 (IANS) Weak intelligence and communication networks, lack of alertness, and poor security made the Eastern Frontier Rifles (EFR) camp at Silda in West Bengal a sitting duck for Maoist ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh alerted about possible attack on foreigners


February 15th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 15 (IANS) Central intelligence agencies have advised the Uttar Pradesh government to watch out against possible terrorist attacks on foreigners in the state, state home ministry officials said Monday. According to ... Read more...

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Colombia’s plan to hire students as army informers faces flak


January 29th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Jan 29 (IANS/EFE) The Colombian government's plan to recruit college students as military informers has evoked criticism across the country. President Alvaro Uribe's decision to turn university students in the crime-ridden northwestern ... Read more...

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Colombians reject plans to enlist students as army informers


January 29th, 2010 - 7:53 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Jan 29 (IANS/EFE) Colombian President Alvaro Uribe's decision to turn college students into army informants to tackle crimes in northwestern Medellin city has been criticised by people from across the political ... Read more...

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Competitive exams to fill up IPS vacancies, increase intake


January 27th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) To strengthen India's policing, the government is considering holding a limited competitive examination for at least seven years that will not only fill up vacancies in ... Read more...

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Action against Maoists still pending: RSS chief


January 22nd, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) Terming Maoist guerrillas as the greatest threat to the nation, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat Friday said the union government has "at last" woken up to ... Read more...

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Probe against police official admitting to drug trade in Goa


January 6th, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 6 (IANS) Goa Home Minister Ravi Naik Wednesday ordered an enquiry into the state police spokesperson's recent statements admitting to drug trade in the state. Naik has been on the ... Read more...

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Central team suggests better technology use in West Bengal (Lead)


December 3rd, 2009 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 2 (IANS) The union home ministry team, which was on a two-day visit to West Bengal on a fact-finding mission regarding political violence, Wednesday suggested the use of better technology ... Read more...

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India strengthening coastal security, says naval commander


December 2nd, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Dec 2 (ANI): Naval officer-in-charge (West Bengal) Commodore Chandra Sekhar Azad has said that in the wake 26/11 Mumbai attack, India has taken several measures to strengthen coastal security across the ... Read more...

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Indian influence at work in Afghan intelligence: Musharraf


November 9th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 9 (ANI): Former President Pervez Musharraf has said that Indian influence can be seen at work in the Afghan intelligence network, which routinely blames Pakistan for harbouring Afghan Taliban, ... Read more...

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Government to better intelligence gathering on Maoist activity: Pillai


October 31st, 2009 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 31 (IANS) The central government is stepping up intelligence gathering on Maoist guerrillas in consultation with the affected states to check their growing activities, union home secretary G.K. Pillai said ... Read more...

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