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12 killed, 40 missing as rains pound Uttarakhand, Jammu, Himachal (Second Lead)


August 5th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun/Jammu/Manali/New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Twelve people have died, nearly 40 are missing and hundreds are trapped after torrential rain led to flash floods, cloud bursts and landslides in sub-Himalayan ... Read more...

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12 killed, 40 missing as rains pound Uttarakhand, Jammu (Lead)


August 5th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun/Jammu/New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Twelve poeple have died, nearly 40 are missing and hundreds are trapped after torrential rain led to flash floods, cloud bursts and landslides in sub-Himalayan ... Read more...

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Police, paramilitary athletes fall into dope trap


April 22nd, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Six athletes from paramilitary and police forces have tested positive ahead of the 2012 London Olympics and face a ban for one to two years. ... Read more...

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Suicides in paramilitary forces on the rise


March 13th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) A staggering 119 officers and personnel of the central paramilitary forces committed suicide due to various reasons last year, an increase of around 18 percent ... Read more...

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UP polls: 59 percent vote in 5th phase (Intro Roundup)


February 23rd, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Fifty-nine percent of the 1.56 crore voters in 49 Uttar Pradesh constituencies exercised their franchise in the fifth phase of balloting Thursday, an official said.Deputy ... Read more...

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59.4 percent turnout in 5th phase of UP polls (Roundup)


February 23rd, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 23 (IANS) The fifth round of polling in UP's seven-phased assembly elections in 49 constituencies Thursday witnessed a 59.4 percent turnout, an official said."Today's turnout was an impressive ... Read more...

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School principal arrested for bribery


February 16th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 16 (IANS) The principal of a Kendriya Vidyalaya school in Shimla district was arrested Thursday on bribery charge, police said here.Kendriya Vidyalaya ITBP (Indo-Tibetan Border Police) principal Sudha ... Read more...

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ITBP recover 60 kg explosives in Chhattisgarh


February 12th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) has recovered 60 kg of explosives from Rajanandgaon district of Chhattisgarh, an official said here Sunday.The explosives were found Saturday ... Read more...

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Foreign skiers crowd Manali slopes


February 6th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Manali (Himachal Pradesh), Feb 6 (IANS) "What a nice ski slope," remarked Canadian skier John Lee. Lee and his friends are skiing on the Solang slopes near this picturesque tourist ... Read more...

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Sikkim quake-affected kids meet Dikshit


January 28th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) A group of 20 school kids from the September 2011 earthquake-affected areas of Sikkim Saturday met Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit here as part of ... Read more...

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111 personnel get president’s police medal


January 25th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) On the eve of Republic Day, 111 personnel from the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Delhi Police, Border Security Force (BSF) and the Indo-Tibetan Border ... Read more...

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NSG regional hub inaugurated in Hyderabad


December 6th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 5 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Monday inaugurated a regional hub of the elite anti-terror National Security Guard (NSG) here. The hub has come up at a ... Read more...

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Handicrafts from border areas a hit at exhibition


November 27th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Naga shawls from Arunachal Pradesh, handicrafts from Ladakh and apples and dry fruits from Himachal Pradesh were the star attractions at an Indo-Tibetan Border Police ... Read more...

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Over 30,000 personnel to join ITBP


October 24th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) With 31,800 personnel set to join the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) force soon, the troopers stationed at high altitude check posts would get relief, ... Read more...

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Troopers rescue 25 in Sikkim


September 22nd, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) A total of 25 people, including four pregnant women, were rescued in quake-hit Sikkim Thursday, the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) said. "Four pregnant women were ... Read more...

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Quake toll may rise: Home secretary (Lead)


September 19th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) At least 42 people have died and over 100 have been injured in the 6.8 magnitude earthquake that rocked large parts of eastern and northern ... Read more...

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10 bodies recovered from Teesta project: ITBP


September 19th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The bodies of 10 people, all of them believed to be workers at the Teesta hydel power project in quake-hit Sikkim, have been recovered by ... Read more...

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More than 400 rescued in Sikkim: ITBP


September 19th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) More than 400 people, including 26 tourists, have been rescued in Sikkim after Sunday's 6.8 magnitude earthquake, the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) said Monday. However, ... Read more...

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ITBP rescues 26 tourists in Sikkim


September 19th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) have rescued 26 tourists, including four children, from the Pegong area of Sikkim which was jolted by a 6.8 richter ... Read more...

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25 dead in earthquake: Home secretary


September 19th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) At least 25 people have died and over 100 were injured in the 6.8 Richter earthquake that rocked large parts of northern and eastern India, ... Read more...

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Yoga to curb paramilitary voluntary retirements


September 6th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Yoga classes for better stress management. This is one of the measures introduced by the government to check voluntary retirement from paramilitary forces.Minister of State ... Read more...

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No threat from China: New ITBP chief


September 1st, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) No recent Chinese aggression has taken place on the India-China border and there is no threat from the neighbouring country, Director General of the Indo-Tibetan ... Read more...

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Two killed in Manali cloudburst, five missing (Lead)


July 21st, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, July 21 (IANS) Two labourers were killed and 22 were injured after a cloudburst near this Himachal Pradesh town, an official said here Thursday. Five labourers are still ... Read more...

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Two killed in building collapse (Lead)


July 16th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 16 (IANS) Two people were killed and 18 injured when a five-storey building under construction collapsed in Ghaziabad Saturday, police said.The incident occurred in Shalimar Garden area around ... Read more...

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Economic development tamed terrorism: Tripura Police chief


June 15th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 15 (IANS) Economic development helped defeat the four-decade-old insurgency in Tripura as did a crackdown by neighbouring Bangladesh on anti-India guerrillas, says the state's police chief."Development, largely ... Read more...

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India’s own Special Forces to counter insurgents, terror (With Images)


June 12th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) It was set up as a specialised training camp in the hills of Uttarakhand around two years ago with a mission to establish a ... Read more...

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Rebel attack: Meghalaya seeks central forces


June 6th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 6 (IANS) The Meghalaya government Monday sought five companies of the paramilitary Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) to tackle the anti-national activities of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) ... Read more...

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‘Expensive’ ITBP discarded, Maharashtra to guard Kasab (Lead)


May 25th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Days after the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) sent a whopping Rs.10.87 crore bill for protecting Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab in a Mumbai jail, the ... Read more...

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Maharashtra to deploy own security to guard Kasab


May 25th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Stung by a Rs.10.84 crore demand made by the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) as the cost for guarding the 2008 Mumbai terror attack convict and Pakistani ... Read more...

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Graft case against four ITBP officials


May 13th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday registered a case against four Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel including a deputy inspector general (DIG) for allegedly ... Read more...

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Goa Police commandos to be trained by navy


May 7th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 7 (IANS) The Indian Navy's Marine Commandos (Marcos) will train Goa policemen in counter-terror operation techniques, a top police official said Saturday.Speaking to reporters shortly after launching 'Sheshnag', ... Read more...

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No trace yet of Arunachal CM, search enters fifth day


May 4th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Itanagar, May 4 (ANI): Six Indian Air Force helicopters began an aerial survey along inhospitable altitudes of Sela Pass on Wednesday to trace the missing chopper carrying Arunachal Chief Minister Dorjee ... Read more...

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Ground search for Arunachal CM Khandu continues


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh), May 3 (ANI): Three thousand security personnel were on Tuesday searching the inhospitable altitudes of Sela Pass to trace the missing chopper carrying Arunachal Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu and ... Read more...

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ITBP rules out Khandu chopper crossing border


May 2nd, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 2 (IANS) The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) Monday ruled out the helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu having strayed into Chinese territory."It is unlikely that anything ... Read more...

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Search continues for missing Arunachal CM along Indo-Bhutan border


May 2nd, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh), May 2 (ANI): Braving inclement weather, security forces early Monday morning resumed a massive search operation along the Indo-Bhutan border in search of a missing helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh ... Read more...

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