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Russia allows NATO to use air base


June 30th, 2012 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian has given the approval for the US and its NATO allies to use a Russian air base in Ulyanovsk city as a hub for ... Read more...

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US military unveils new non-lethal weapon


March 13th, 2012 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US military has developed a new non-lethal weapon that makes people feel they are burning when struck by the beam it emits, ... Read more...

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BSF trooper dies three days after Bangladeshis’ attack


February 7th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 7 (IANS) A Border Security Force (BSF) head constable, injured in an attack by a gang of Bangladeshi cattle smugglers at a border outpost in West Bengal's North ... Read more...

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BSF acted in self-defence, India tells Bangladesh


December 20th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Days after Bangladesh protested the killing of its three citizens in firing by the Border Security Force (BSF) troopers, India Tuesday regretted the casualties but ... Read more...

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India gives list of terror camps to Bangladesh


September 30th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 30 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) has given a list of terrorist camps operational in Bangladesh to its counterpart, the Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB), asking them to ... Read more...

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India’s BSF killed 136 Bangladeshis in two years: Dhaka


March 25th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 25 (IANS) India's Border Security Force (BSF) troopers killed 136 Bangladeshi nationals and injured 170 in the last two years, Bangladesh Home Minister Sahara Khatun has said.But the ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh move ahead to eliminate cross-border terrorism


March 21st, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 21 (ANI): India's relations with Bangladesh have improved significantly with both nations moving ahead to eliminate cross-border terrorism.Recently, delegates of the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) and ... Read more...

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Dhaka daily lauds India for non-lethal weapons at border


March 14th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 14 (IANS) A leading Bangladesh daily newspaper Monday welcomed an assurance by India's Border Security Force (BSF) that its personnel would use non-lethal weapons in tackling illegal ... Read more...

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BSF to use non-lethal arms along Bangladesh border


March 12th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) With Bangladesh Saturday protesting the killing of its nationals in firing by Indian border guards, the Border Security Force (BSF) said it will use ... Read more...

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Ready to deal with any trouble, says Kashmir police chief


March 11th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 11 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Police and paramilitary forces are confident of successfully tackling without causing collateral damage separatists' plans to stir trouble during the summer, a ... Read more...

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Kashmir forces learn to control mobs the non-lethal way


March 7th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 7 (IANS) Guns that fire pellets to stun not kill, pepper guns and non-lethal grenades that give out smoke and colours to split mobs -- the paramilitary forces ... Read more...

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Egyptian police using US made tear gas against protesters


January 29th, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Jan.29 (ANI): Egyptian riot police are firing made in USA tear gas canisters against street demonstrators.Protesters provided ABC News with pictures of the canisters that were recovered from Tahrir Square in ... Read more...

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Choppers, anti-mine vehicles to aid BSF troopers


January 18th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 18 (IANS) To further strengthen vigil along the border with Bangladesh, India's border troopers are to use Dhruv light helicopters, mine protected vehicles (MPV) and other modern gadgets and devices, ... Read more...

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No withdrawal of security forces from Jammu and Kashmir


January 2nd, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 2 (IANS) Despite strong pleas by the political groups in Jammu and Kashmir, there is little likelihood of the thinning of security forces in the state, government sources said.The highly-placed ... Read more...

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Return of the stone rage in Kashmir (2010 in Retrospect)


December 28th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Srinagar, Dec 28 (IANS) Over 110 people dead in firing by security forces on protesters, four months of crucial academic session washed out due to frequent curfews and shutdowns, business ... Read more...

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Russian police detain 2,100 to prevent ethnic clash


December 19th, 2010 - 8:46 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian police have detained more than 2,100 protesters in and around Moscow to prevent clash between ultra-nationalists and migrants.About 1,300 people, many of them with non-lethal weapons, ... Read more...

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No curfew in Srinagar despite separatist shutdown


November 1st, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 1 (IANS) No curfew was imposed in Srinagar Monday despite a protest shutdown called by separatists, officials said."There is no curfew anywhere in Srinagar city and south Kashmir areas ... Read more...

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Russia says no to use of weapons by civilians


October 30th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian minister has said the country should prohibit the use of non-lethal weapons by civilians, after a woman journalist was shot at with a rubber bullet.Russian ... Read more...

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Andhra police to induct non-lethal weapons


September 13th, 2010 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 13 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Police is in the process of inducting non-lethal weapons to use them in riot situations, officials said Monday. Director General of Police Aravinda Rao said attempts ... Read more...

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Repeal army’s special powers in Kashmir: Civil society team


September 3rd, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Describing the situation in Kashmir as "critical and tragic", a delegation from the civil society, which visited the valley recently, Friday called for the immediate withdrawal ... Read more...

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Laser heat weapon to break up fights in jail


August 24th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) A laser weapon that emits a punishing blast of hot air will be breaking up fights in US jails for the first time. The weapon targets trouble-makers with a ... Read more...

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Soon, non-lethal weapons to tackle Kashmir rioters


August 22nd, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
By F. Ahmed Srinagar, Aug 22 (IANS) Police and paramilitary forces deployed in the Kashmir Valley are set to change from lethal to non-lethal weapons like Taser guns, pellets and pepper balls after ... Read more...

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Omar meets Chidambaram to discuss Kashmir situation (Lead)


July 17th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday met Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram here to discuss the volatile situation in the troubled state and the ... Read more...

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China strengthens security in schools


May 3rd, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 3 (IANS) Authorities in China are strengthening security checks to prevent further assaults in schools and kindergartens after a string of violent attacks killed eight children and injured over 50. Schools ... Read more...

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Maoists training cadres in Guerrilla warfare in Chhattisgarh


March 3rd, 2010 - 10:57 pm ICT by ANI
Narayanpura (Chhattisgarh), March 3 (ANI): Maoists are training their cadres in the usage of modern arms and ammunitions in the thick forest area of Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur District.The huge forest areas of Bastar ... Read more...

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Maoist rebels forcibly recruiting children: Home ministry


October 20th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Maoist rebels are forcibly conscripting children in southern Chhattisgarh and exhorting villagers to provide five boys or girls from every village to be recruited into their ranks, ... Read more...

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‘Laser dazzler’ to stop careless drivers without blinding them


July 2nd, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): Reports indicate that the Pentagon is developing a laser dazzler that will force drivers to stop without harming their eyes.When a vehicle approaches a checkpoint at speed, ignoring ... Read more...

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Soon, weapons that can inflict pain beams on criminals


December 25th, 2008 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 25 (ANI): Futuristic weapons that inflict pain from a distance using beams of laser light are soon going to become a part of reality, thanks to the US Department ... Read more...

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India should have central role in fighting piracy: France


December 5th, 2008 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) India should have a "central role" in the fight to stop piracy in the strategic waters of the Gulf of Aden, one of the world's busiest waterways, ... Read more...

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Toy rocket inspires gun that can send bullets at variable speeds


July 22nd, 2008 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 22 (ANI): The US army has commissioned a Chicago-based toy-making company to make a gun that can fire bullets at variable speeds, and serve the dual purpose of killing ... Read more...

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US reluctant to use ‘ray gun’ in Iraq


June 3rd, 2008 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): The U.S. military reportedly has a fully functioning, non-lethal ray gun, but is reluctant to deploy it in Iraq or any other war zone. According to news.com.au, the ... Read more...

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US Army had experimented with outlandish telepathic ray guns


March 23rd, 2008 - 4:05 pm ICT by admin
London, March 23 (ANI): A recently declassified US Army report on the biological effects of non-lethal weapons has revealed that the countrys army had experimented with outlandish "ray gun" devices, which ... Read more...

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