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Assam Rifles creates new posts


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 22 (IANS) Assam Rifles said Sunday that it had created two new posts of inspector general to improve anti-insurgency operations in India's northeast.The posts will improve coordination among ... Read more...

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Third coast guard station in Andhra Pradesh opened


June 18th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard Monday opened a new station in Krishnapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, the third in the state, to help boost the coastal security ... Read more...

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Argentine government takes over train operator after crash


February 29th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Feb 29 (IANS/EFE) The Argentine government announced Tuesday the "temporary and preventive" takeover of commuter rail operator Trenes de Buenos Aires amid harsh criticism by relatives of the ... Read more...

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Coastal security radar stations to be ready this year


February 15th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 15 (IANS) A chain of radar stations being set up for India's coastal security network will be ready along the mainland by the end of 2012 and those ... Read more...

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No control over army and ISI, admits Pakistan government


December 22nd, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 22 (IANS) Pakistan's defence ministry does not have operational control over the military and the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), the ministry has admitted in the Supreme Court.The Ministry of ... Read more...

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Areva T&D; restructuring to be over by early 2012


August 6th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 6 (IANS) Power transmission and distribution equipment company Areva T&D; India Ltd said it is looking to complete its restructuring operations by early next year and is betting ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda affiliates will still pose threats: US experts


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2(ANI): US counterterrorism officials and experts have described Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's death as a devastating blow to the terrorist network he helped found and build.However, they also said ... Read more...

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Coast Guard Station at Ratnagiri to be commissioned tomorrow


March 25th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 25 (ANI): The Indian Coast Guard Station (ICGS) at Ratnagiri in Maharashtra will become operation from Saturday.Vice Admiral Anil Chopra, Director General Coast Guard, will commission the ICGS ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro museum celebrates second anniversary


December 31st, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) South Asia's first metro museum, showcasing the Delhi Metro -- at Patel Chowk metro station here, celebrated its second anniversary Friday by conducting quiz and drawing competitions ... Read more...

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India sets up another security outpost in Arabian Sea


December 24th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lakshadweep, Dec 24 (IANS) India can "neglect" the security of the seas at its own "peril", Defence Minister A.K. Antony said Friday, as he inaugurated the last outpost of the country ... Read more...

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Two Coast Guard stations established in Arabian Sea to safeguard India’s interest


December 24th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghMinicoy (Lakshadweep), Dec 24 (ANI): Defence Minister AK Antony on Friday inaugurated two Coast Guard establishments in Lakshadweep in order to strengthen the coastal security in the aftermath of ... Read more...

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Coast Guard commissions pollution control vessel


October 9th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 9 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard's state-of-the art indigenously built pollution control vessel ICGS Samudra Prahari was commissioned at the naval dockyard here Saturday by Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan.The ... Read more...

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Delhi Police place restrictions around Delhi airport


September 21st, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Stepping up security measures ahead of the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games, Delhi Police Tuesday banned the holding of meetings and demonstrations around the Indira Gandhi International Airport. The ... Read more...

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RIL acquires 14.12 percent in East India Hotels


August 30th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) India's largest private sector company Reliance Industries Monday said it has acquired 14.12 percent stake in hospitality major East India Hotels (EIH), which runs the Oberoi group of ... Read more...

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Did Pak Govt. save US ‘held’ Jacobabad air base at cost of flooding Balochistan?


August 21st, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.21 (ANI): Pakistan Senate's Deputy Chairman Mir Jan Mohammed Khan Jamali has claimed that water from the swollen Indus River was directed towards Balochistan's Jaffarabad, inundating almost 85 percent of the ... Read more...

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PAF shoots down health secretary’s ‘US controlling Jacobabad air base’ claims


August 20th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.20 (ANI): Confusion prevails over who actually controls the Shahbaz airbase in Jacobabad, as the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has rebuked the senate standing committee on health secretary's statement that ... Read more...

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China dismisses possibility of Sino-DPRK military exercise


July 16th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, July 16 (ANI): China has dismissed the possibility of launching a joint military exercise with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) as a counter measure to upcoming drills by the ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro services hit by technical snag (Lead)


June 1st, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Commuting on the busy Delhi Metro route connecting Dwarka with Anand Vihar and Noida was tough Tuesday with as many as 10 train trips cancelled and the ... Read more...

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Technical snag hits Delhi Metro


June 1st, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Metro trains on the Dwarka-Noida route were delayed by at least 30 minutes during peak hours Tuesday morning due to a technical snag, an official said. "A technical ... Read more...

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Antony commissions new generation Coast Guard vessel


March 17th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 17 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony commissioned ICGS Vishwast, a new generation Coast Guard offshore patrol vessel (OPV), at an impressive ceremony here Wednesday. "Vishwast, meaning 'Trustworthy', is a projection of ... Read more...

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Highlights of the Pradhan Committee report (To go with ‘Aerial strikes are Mumbai’s next worry’)


December 27th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Some of the highlights of R.D. Pradhan Committee report are: - Police lacked equipment and strategy and were not able to counter well-trained and fully-equipped terrorists;- Mumbai's policemen had not been given ... Read more...

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Do not rule out use of armed forces against Naxals (Part - II)


October 14th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 14 (ANI): It was the idea of General Bipin Chandra Joshi to raise the Rashtriya Rifles to fight insurgency in Jammu and Kashmir. Initially, the plan was to ... Read more...

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First coastal command centre to be inaugurated in Gandhinagar on Oct.3


September 30th, 2009 - 11:25 am ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Sep 30 (ANI): Union Defence Minister A. K. Antony will inaugurate the regional Coast Guard headquarters in Gandhinagar on October 3 to strengthen the coastal security as ... Read more...

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Britain urges Tata to respond to offer on Jaguar Land Rover


July 21st, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) Britain's Business Secretary Lord Peter Mandelson has urged Tata Motors to respond quickly to a revised offer of government funding for its luxury Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) brands. Tata ... Read more...

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Of two Badals and the boss (Political Prattle)


March 23rd, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Father and son, both go by the name of Badal. While one heads the Punjab government, the other heads the state's ruling party. So who's the ... Read more...

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Gulf Air takes four Jet planes on lease


February 24th, 2009 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) India's largest private carrier Jet Airways Tuesday said it has signed an agreement with Gulf Air to lease out four of its B777-300 ER aircraft to the ... Read more...

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Oman carrier takes two Jet Airways planes on wet lease


February 16th, 2009 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Jet Airways has entered into agreements with Oman Air for leasing out, on a wet lease basis, of two A-330-200 aircraft for a period of six months ... Read more...

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F1 boss Bernie Ecclestones wife files for divorce


November 21st, 2008 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.21 (ANI): Formula One tycoon Bernie Ecclestones wife has confirmed that she will be divorcing her husband after 24 years of marriage. Slavica Ecclestone, 50, moved out of their home ... Read more...

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Pakistan flip-flop on ISI creates confusion


July 27th, 2008 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Muhammad Najeeb Islamabad, July 27 (IANS) The Pakistan government's notification Sunday, reversing an announcement made a day before to place the two top intelligence agencies under the interior ministry, has led to ... Read more...

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Dr. Pallam Raju commissions Coast Guard Air Enclave at Porbandar


June 12th, 2008 - 9:24 pm ICT by ANI
Porbandar, June 12 (ANI): Minister of State for Defence Dr. MM Pallam Raju on Thursday commissioned Coast Guard Air Enclave at Porbandar in Gujarat .The Director General Indian Coast Guard, Vice ... Read more...

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RCom signs JV deal with Alcatel-Lucent


May 13th, 2008 - 1:05 am ICT by admin
Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) Reliance Communications Ltd (RCom), part of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG), has entered into a joint venture with global telecom infrastructure provider Alcatel-Lucent to offer managed network ... Read more...

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Wipro showcases network solution at Dubai fair


March 5th, 2008 - 5:59 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, March 5 (IANS) Indian IT bellwether Wipro Ltd is showcasing its integrated solution for network inventory management at TeleManagement World trade show being held in Dubai this week, the company said ... Read more...

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Indian farm equipment maker acquires Swiss firm


March 3rd, 2008 - 6:14 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) India's major farm irrigation equipment manufacturer Jain Irrigations Systems Ltd (JISL) has acquired 69.75 percent shareholding in Thomas Machines SA of Switzerland with full management and operational control. ... Read more...

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Bush discusses ‘contingency’ plan for Pak’s nuclear arsenal with Brown


November 14th, 2007 - 10:21 am ICT by admin
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