physical security

Haqqani seeks video testimony in Memo case

March 25th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 25 (IANS) Citing security reasons, Pakistan's former envoy to the US Husain Haqqani has sought the Supreme Court's permission for recording his testimony to the Memo commission via ... Read more...

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Regional security extremely fragile, says IAF chief

October 8th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hindon (Ghaziabad), Oct 8 (IANS) Pointing out that the present security scenario in India's immediate neighbourhood seems extremely fragile, Indian Air Force (IAF) chief Air Chief Marshal Norman Anil Kumar ... Read more...

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Senior citizens can benefit society: Advani

October 2nd, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani Saturday called for harnessing experiences of senior citizens for the larger benefit of society."Senior citizens are an ... Read more...

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Stringent visa norms hurting Goa’s tourism prospects

January 16th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Jan 16 (IANS) Even as the central government has refused to review its stringent visa rules which force tourists to take a two- month gap before re-entering India, tourism ... Read more...

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Pilots will not undergo physical security checks at US airports

November 20th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 20 (ANI): The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has confirmed that airline pilots will not have to undergo physical security checks at US airports under the new rules.Instead of ... Read more...

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UAE ranks 4th in police services

September 4th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 4 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates has become the world's 4th best country in 2010 in terms of reliability of police services, an international report said. According to the Global ... Read more...

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UK troops may spend five more years in Helmand

January 25th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London/Kabul, Jan.25 (ANI): British troops will remain in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province to fight the Taleban for another five years, according to a leaked draft of the communiqué that will conclude ... Read more...

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Whirlpool to invest $55 mn in new plant in Mexico

October 9th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Oct 9 (EFE) The Mexican unit of US-based Whirlpool Corporation plans to invest $55 million in a new plant in the northern state of Nuevo Leon, a company executive said. The ... Read more...

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Low conviction rate of SC, ST atrocity cases shocking: PM

September 7th, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Describing as "shocking" the low conviction rate in cases of atrocities against Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST), Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said such ... Read more...

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Terrified of al Qaeda’s capabilities post-9/11 US turned to torture: Stratfor

April 22nd, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr 22 (ANI): The US was so terrified of al Qaeda's capabilities post-9/11 that the then Bush Administration expected follow-up attacks at any moment and was forced to turn to torture ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka pledges safe passage to trapped Tamil civilians

January 30th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 30 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has pledged to give safe passage to thousands of trapped Tamil civilians during the offensive between the security forces and the ... Read more...

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India lauds Sri Lanka’s safe passage offer to Tamil civilians (Lead, To go with: Rajapaksa asks LTTE to free civilians in 48 hours)

January 30th, 2009 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) India Thursday lauded the Sri Lankan government's announcement of granting a safe passage to Tamil civilians trapped in the war-hit northern parts of the island nation and ... Read more...

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Rajapaksa asks LTTE to free civilians in 48 hours

January 30th, 2009 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 29 (IANS) Amid growing concern over the safety of thousands of civilians trapped in Sri Lanka's northern war zone, President Mahinda Rajapaksa late Thursday evening "urged" the Tamil Tigers to ... Read more...

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Admiral Mehta calls for eternal vigil to protect arsenals

September 19th, 2008 - 8:33 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi , Sep 19 (ANI): Navy Chief Admiral Sureesh Mehta today said that the country''s adversaries are resorting to asymmetric form of warfare, targeting arsenals and called for eternal vigil to ... Read more...

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Kashmir civil society appeals for communal harmony

August 17th, 2008 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 17 (IANS) Kashmir civil services group Sunday warned against "vested interests" harming communal harmony and asked the Muslim majority to stay with minority communities during the current turmoil in Jammu ... Read more...

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The Bastar blackout: new Maoist design to target infrastructure (Commentary)

June 11th, 2008 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
By P.V. Ramana Sprawling Bastar has again plunged into darkness. The region is experiencing a blackout for the second time in as many years. On June 5, guerrillas from the Communist Party of ... Read more...

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Iraq’s ragtag guardians of security

April 24th, 2008 - 10:26 am ICT by admin
DPA Muqdadiya (Iraq), April 24 (DPA) The concept of spit-and-polish just doesn't apply, but what the Sons of Iraq (SOI) lack in appearance they make up for in their contribution to Iraq's improved ... Read more...

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US intelligence says Pak nuke weapons are vulnerable

February 6th, 2008 - 12:50 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb.6 (ANI): The political turmoil in Pakistan has not seriously threatened the militarys control of its nuclear weapons but vulnerabilities exist, United States intelligence has warned in a report delivered to ... Read more...

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NWStealth Joins SecurWireless VAR Program

January 22nd, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by admin
NWStealth is first to join newly launched SecurVAR programLANDOVER, Md. - Jan. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SecurWireless, Inc., provider of wireless video surveillance solutions for government, state and local, and commercial applications, ... Read more...

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I deregulated the media and its the freest in Pakistan history: Musharraf

December 3rd, 2007 - 4:23 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Dec 3 (ANI): President Pervez Musharraf has said that he has deregulated the media to where it is the freest in the history of Pakistan, but added that it is expected ... Read more...

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