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Illegal immigration from Bangladesh biggest threat: Jaiswal


May 12th, 2009 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, May 12 (IANS) Rising illegal immigration from neighbouring Bangladesh is posing the biggest threat to India's national security, Minister of State for Home Sriparakash Jaiswal said Tuesday. "The Indian government is already ... Read more...

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‘Britain to use national identity cards to check illegal workers’


May 11th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, May 11 (IANS) Britain is set to eliminate the problem of illegal workers during the current decade through implementation of its ongoing project on issuing national identity cards to protect ... Read more...

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Pak Taliban declares economic support under BISP to women as ‘haram’


April 6th, 2009 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Khar, Apr 6 (ANI): The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in Bajaur Agency has declared that the money provided by the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) to women as "haram and un-Islamic".The ... Read more...

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Pakistan boxer caught with two ID cards


April 3rd, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, April 3 (IANS) Pakistan's boxing team captain Nadir Khan was offloaded from a Bangkok-bound flight here Friday for carrying two National Identity Cards (NICs) when he was on way ... Read more...

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NDA will make multi-purpose ID cards mandatory for citizens: Advani


March 14th, 2009 - 10:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, March 14 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader and prime ministerial candidate Lal Krishan Advani on Saturday said that the National Democratic Alliance would enact multi-purpose national identity cards ... Read more...

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NDA proposes multi-purpose ID cards mandatory


March 14th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 14 (ANI): BJP leader L K Advani has said the NDA, if voted to power, would enact a law to make multi-purpose national identity cards mandatory for citizens ... Read more...

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ID cards to be issued to Indian coastal villagers


February 28th, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) In a bid to strengthen the security in coastal areas in the wake of the Mumbai terror attacks, a high-level official meeting here Saturday decided to issue ... Read more...

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Vessels to be registered under a uniform coastal security system: Cabinet Secretary


February 28th, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 28 (ANI): Cabinet Secretary K. M. Chandrashekhar met senior functionaries of the Government on Saturday and discussed issues relating to coastal security.It was decided at the meeting that ... Read more...

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We are watching the Sri Ram Sene: Chidambaram


February 9th, 2009 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kollam (Kerala), Feb 9 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Monday the government is keeping a watch on the Sri Ram Sene, a right wing fringe group that attacked young women at ... Read more...

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Andaman & Nicobar to get two vessels for coastal security


January 27th, 2009 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The home ministry Tuesday said it would be providing two boats to the administration of Andaman and Nicobar Islands on priority basis under the coastal security ... Read more...

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Apex court strongly backs citizen identity cards


January 15th, 2009 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday strongly backed the idea of having national identity cards for all citizens of the country to identify illegal immigrants and infiltrators, including those ... Read more...

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Pakistan likely to seek consular access to Kasab (Lead)


December 28th, 2008 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 28 (IANS) Pakistan may seek consular access to Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone terrorist caught alive in the 26/11 Mumbai attack, to determine if he is a Pakistani, officials ... Read more...

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Pakistan could ask for consular access to Kasab


December 28th, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 28 (IANS) Pakistan may ask for consular access to Ajmal Amir Kasab - the lone terrorist caught alive in the Mumbai terror attack - to determine if he is a ... Read more...

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Pakistan claims to have arrested Indian spy (Lead)


December 25th, 2008 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 25 (IANS) Pakistani authorities have claimed to have arrested an Indian spy who was allegedly involved in Wednesday's blast in Lahore that killed a woman and injured four others.An official ... Read more...

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Three held for Lahore blast, Pakistan charges one of being Indian spy


December 25th, 2008 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Lahore, Dec 25 (IANS) Intelligence agencies late Wednesday arrested "an Indian secret agent and two others who were allegedly involved" in a bomb blast here Wednesday morning, a media report said.The man, ... Read more...

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Hindu couples harassed by cops in Pak to produce nikahnamas to prove marriage


September 25th, 2008 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi , Sept 25 (ANI): Members belonging to minority communities in Pakistan like Hindus, Christians, Parsis, want a change in the laws to lessen their miseries. In the absence of proper ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka provincial polls register high voter turnout (Lead)


August 23rd, 2008 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 23 (IANS) Voting for two of Sri Lanka's nine provincial councils ended Saturday evening with nearly 70 percent of little over two million eligible voters casting their votes in the ... Read more...

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`National I-card only option to curb poll irregularities’


July 3rd, 2008 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, July 3 (IANS) Chief Election Commissioner N. Gopalaswamy Thursday mooted introduction of uniform national identity cards throughout the country, saying the measure was the only option to curb election-related irregularities. He ... Read more...

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India launches e-passports, president gets it first (Lead)


June 25th, 2008 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) India Wednesday became the first major developing country to launch electronic passports that will act as a shield against fraudulent misuse and spur easier travel to other ... Read more...

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Now, new Pak govt detects gross irregularities in earthquake rehab accounts


April 14th, 2008 - 4:10 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Apr 14 (ANI): Contrary to the claims of high levels of transparency by the Musharraf regime, an audit report prepared by Pakistans Auditor General has revealed gross financial irregularities and ... Read more...

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We have excellent ties with India: Bangladesh


April 5th, 2008 - 3:16 pm ICT by admin
Brussels, April 5 (IANS) Bangladesh has stressed there can be no reversal to "excellent" bilateral ties with India. "Both (Indian Foreign Minister) Pranab Mukherjee and I have worked very hard to put ... Read more...

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Government planning multi-purpose ID cards


March 5th, 2008 - 1:11 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The union government Tuesday reiterated its plans to issue Multi-Purpose National Identity cards (MNIC) so as to provide a unique identity to each citizen. "The government proposes ... Read more...

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Low voter-turnout in Pakistan amidst sporadic violence


February 18th, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Feb 18 (ANI): A low voter turnout was witnessed in the initial hours of the general elections in Pakistan today. Voting will continue till 5 p.m. Monday's elections were overshadowed by violence ... Read more...

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Four million Pak votes are bogus, five million may not vote


February 17th, 2008 - 10:44 am ICT by admin
Islamabad, Feb.17 (ANI): At least four million of the 81 million votes to be cast in the February 18 poll are bogus and about five million might not be able to vote, ... Read more...

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US, UK, China and Russia are endemic surveillance societies


January 8th, 2008 - 4:45 pm ICT by admin
London, January 8 (ANI): While the trend of government surveillance is on the rise across the world, the US has emerged as the country whose citizens enjoyed privacy protection the least last ... Read more...

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28 more eligible voters added in Pak’s new voters list


November 14th, 2007 - 2:57 am ICT by admin
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