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8,000 cyber attacks warded off during CWG: NSA


May 16th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) A staggering 8,000 cyber attacks were warded off during the 2010 Commonwealth Games, National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon said Wednesday, pointing to India's capabilities."There were ... Read more...

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NSA pitches hard for NCTC to prevent terror


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) National Security Advisor (NSA) Shivshankar Menon Monday said the National Counter Terrorism Centre was needed to pre-empt and prevent terror threats as he strongly ... Read more...

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Did US spy war cost 9/11 warning?


March 28th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 28 (IANS) The US may have missed opportunities to prevent 9/11 due to a turf war between the CIA and the FBI, a British parliamentarian has claimed.Tory ... Read more...

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Digvijay accuses Madhya Pradesh chief minister of land grab


March 28th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 28 (IANS) Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh Wednesday alleged that Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and his wife had forcibly acquired land in Vidisha district."While ... Read more...

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Hacker group Anonymous could cause power outage in US


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) Hacker group Anonymous within the next year or two could bring about a limited power outage in the US through a cyber attack, a top official ... Read more...

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‘India needs to modernise strategic culture’


January 20th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) India needs to develop its unique vocabulary and doctrines, drawing from its long tradition of strategic culture, if it is to deal with the issues ... Read more...

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NSA invoked in Bihar to check increasing crime


January 6th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 6 (IANS)In a bid to check increasing crime, the Bihar government Friday invoked the National Security Act till March 31, police said.Official sources in the government said that regular ... Read more...

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Court declares TRS leader’s detention illegal


December 8th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 8 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Thursday ordered release of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) leader Cheruku Sudhakar, declaring his detention under the National Security Act (NSA) ... Read more...

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Ex-high court judge to screen goons for NSA detention in Goa


September 8th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 8 (IANS) The Goa government has formed a committee headed by a former Bombay High Court judge to screen anti-social elements fit to be arrested under the National ... Read more...

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NSA Menon capitulated before Chidambaram: US cable


September 4th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) National Security Adviser (NSA) Shivshankar Menon had capitulated to Home Minister P. Chidambaram on intelligence issues soon after taking over his post, a diplomatic ... Read more...

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India has no place in world order: Brajesh Mishra


August 3rd, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Arguing that India has "no place in the world order" currently, former national security advisor (NSA) Brajesh Mishra Tuesday said the country has to step ... Read more...

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Court extends Delhi drug kingpin’s interim bail


June 13th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday extended till this month-end the interim bail of alleged drug kingpin Sharafat Sheikh thus allowing him to remain out of ... Read more...

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Ex-Bahrain official accused of torture to attend royal wedding


April 29th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 29 (ANI): The former head of an agency accused of torture and human rights abuses in Bahrain is expected to be a guest at Friday's royal wedding of Prince ... Read more...

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Bahrain FM to visit India for three days


March 29th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 29 (ANI): Foreign Minister of Bahrain Shaikh Khalid Bin Ahmed Bin Mohamed Al Khalifa will begin a three-day visit to India beginning today.Bahrain Foreign Minister will arrive at the ... Read more...

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Won’t share stage with NSA: Geelani


March 7th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 7 (IANS) Hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani has declined to attend the India Today conclave in Delhi, saying he cannot share the stage with India's National Security ... Read more...

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Obama’s threat of dire consequences to Pak if ‘diplomat’ not freed by Friday?


February 11th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11(ANI): US President Barack Obama's National Security Advisor Tom Donilon delivered a presidential threat to Pakistan that it must release double-murder accused US diplomat Raymond Davis by Friday or ... Read more...

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India worried over Pakistan support to terror modules


December 18th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) India is worried about Pakistani support for "terrorist modules" in Indian territory, according to fresh US embassy cables leaked by WikiLeaks.Writing about the "extra-territorial dimensions of terrorism ... Read more...

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Nagaland businessmen protest against extortion in Dimapur


December 7th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by ANI
Dimapur (Nagaland), Dec.7 (ANI): The business community of Nagaland recently took to the streets in Dimapur in protest against increase in illegal extortion and kidnappings for ransom.Dimapur is the commercial hub ... Read more...

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US asked Pak to ink NSA accord with India to secure civil N-cooperation deal: Cable


December 5th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 5(ANI): The United States had put a major condition on Pakistan for securing nuclear cooperation with it on the lines of the US-India pact, a diplomatic cable unveiled by whistle-blower ... Read more...

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‘Brinkley, Miliband pressed Zardari to send ISI chief to India following 26/11′: Cable


December 2nd, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 2 (ANI): Following the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, the then British Foreign Secretary, David Miliband, and Ambassador Robert Brinkley pressed Pakistan to send ISI MG Ahmed Shuja Pasha to India, ... Read more...

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India, China to hold border talks


November 29th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov 29 (ANI): India and China will hold border talks to resolve the long-running boundary dispute between the two nations and lay the ground for Chinese premier Wen Jiabao's visit to ... Read more...

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PM Manmohan Singh meets Governor General of New Zealand, Maldives President


October 4th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.4 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met the Governor General of New Zealand, Anand Satyanand, here today.Satyanand, whose five-year term of office ends next year, is of Indian origin.Dr. ... Read more...

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Liberty most valuable right: Apex court


September 29th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said individual liberty was one of the "most valuable" and "cherished" fundamental rights guaranteed under the constitution. "In India, utmost importance is given ... Read more...

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Cancer of terrorism is in Pakistan, Obama tells Zardari through his NSA


September 29th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept.29 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has reportedly told President Asif Ali Zardari through his National Security Adviser, retired Marine General James L. Jones, and CIA Director Leon Panetta that ... Read more...

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Pakistan can’t dictate ties with India: Afghan NSA


September 1st, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Afghan National Security Adviser (NSA) Rangin Dadfar Spanta has made it clear that Pakistan can't dictate Afghanistan's foreign policy and underlined that nobody in his country ... Read more...

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Supporting ‘double faced’ Pak, US’ biggest “strategic failure”: Afghan NSA


August 24th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.24 (ANI): Accusing Pakistan of playing a double-game of supporting Al-Qaeda and the Taliban even as it continues to ask for more help from the international community to weed out ... Read more...

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Obama may be prepared to meet Ahmadinejad, says NSA Jones


August 12th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.12 (ANI): US National Security Adviser, General James Jones, has said President Barack Obama may be prepared to meet his Iranian counterpart Mahmoud Ahmadinejad if Tehran willingly resumes negotiations over ... Read more...

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Headley disclosures are a fit case for RTI (Comment)


July 22nd, 2010 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
By Mayank Chhaya The rash of leaks from disclosures made by key Mumbai terror plotter David Coleman Headley gives a glimpse into the reasons why he managed to strike a deal with the ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan talks can never succeed, says former NSA Brajesh Mishra


July 21st, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 21 (ANI): Stating that India-Pakistan talks could never succeed as long as the armed forces were the rulers in Pakistan, the former National Security Advisor Brajesh Mishra on ... Read more...

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Pakistan should take Headley’s revelations seriously: India


July 21st, 2010 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Kabul/New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) India Tuesday said the interrogation of David Coleman Headley, who helped the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) plot the 26/11 Mumbai attack, has revealed clear and growing links between "militants ... Read more...

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India reminds Pakistan about terror-establishment nexus (Second Lead)


July 20th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Without naming Pakistan, India Tuesday said the interrogation of Pakistani-American David Coleman Headley, who helped Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) plot the 26/11 attack, has revealed clear and growing ... Read more...

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Militants in Pakistan get official patronage: NSA (Lead)


July 20th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The interrogation of Pakistani-American David Coleman Headley, who helped the Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) in plotting the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, points to official patronage of terror ... Read more...

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Headley questioning reveals militant, official establishment link: NSA


July 20th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Pakistani-American terrorist David Coleman Headley's interrogation has pointed to links between official establishments and militants, which are growing "stronger", National Security Adviser (NSA) Shivshankar Menon said Tuesday. Without ... Read more...

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US announces new cyber security program called ‘Perfect Citizen’


July 14th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 14 (ANI): The NSA's new cyber-security program, Perfect Citizen, will monitor nuclear power plants, train stations, and the electric power grid to safeguard against cyber-assaults.The new program is intended ... Read more...

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Afghan NSA blasts Pak for providing safe havens to Al-Qaeda, other terror groups


July 6th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, July 6 (ANI): In what appears to be a significant change in Afghanistan's policy after continuous overtures to Pakistan, National Security Advisor Rangin Dadfar Spanta has called on Islamabad to take ... Read more...

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