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Punjab to set up censor board for videos, lyrics


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 23 (IANS) With vulgar and obscene content growing in some videos and Punjabi songs, the Punjab government wants to set up a censor board to regulate the content, ... Read more...

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US, Sri Lanka call for stronger defence ties


August 15th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) The time has come for Sri Lanka and the US to build military relations on a stronger footing.This was the outcome of a meeting here Monday ... Read more...

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Asian coast guard chiefs to discuss piracy, security


July 19th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Chiefs of coast guard agencies of 17 Asian nations will meet here in October this year when they are expected to discuss issues ranging from ... Read more...

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Counterfeit, fake and smuggled goods impacting ‘Brand India’ (Comment)


July 8th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Counterfeiting is being considered the world's fastest growing industry. According to current estimates, it represents up to 10 percent of global trade. Termed the crime of the 21st century by the ... Read more...

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18,500 bottles of fake vodka destroyed in China


April 24th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 24 (IANS) More than 18,500 bottles of counterfeit vodka were destroyed Monday after customs officers seized the goods before they entered China's northern city of Tianjin.Shi Guowang, an ... Read more...

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Growing piracy close to India raises concern


April 21st, 2012 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) As India and the United States work out a "shared strategy" to combat piracy, its expanding range beyond the western Indian Ocean close to India's western ... Read more...

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Family seeks release of Indian sailor from pirates


April 7th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Family members of a Kerala sailor, who is among 17 Indians on board a Nigerian vessel hijacked by Somali pirates, have urged the Indian government ... Read more...

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British MPs to visit UAE Saturday


March 30th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 30 (IANS/WAM) A British parliamentary delegation is scheduled to arrive on a five-day visit in Abu Dhabi Saturday.The 10-member parliamentary delegation is led by Lord Howard."The UAE ... Read more...

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Coast Guard opens third station in Maharashtra


March 22nd, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, March 22 (IANS) As part of the ongoing efforts to strengthen coastal security, the Indian Coast Guard inaugurated its third station in Maharashtra at Dahanu in Thane district here ... Read more...

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EU seeks mutual solution to India-Italy row


March 21st, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 21 (IANS) European Union (EU) Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton has expressed hope that a mutually acceptable solution be found with regard to the case of two Italian ... Read more...

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EU hopes for resolution of India-Italy row over marines


March 13th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 13 (IANS) European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton Tuesday met Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti to discuss the issue of two Italian marines who are in jail ... Read more...

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NATO chief congratulates Putin on victory


March 9th, 2012 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has congratulated Russian president-elect Vladimir Putin on his return to office and said that he looks forward to continued ... Read more...

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A rising China good for US: Clinton


March 8th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 8 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has praised the progress of US-China relations and rejected the notion that her country is attempting to contain China's rise ... Read more...

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Over three mn Mexican teens have posted racy photos on Web


March 6th, 2012 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 6 (IANS/EFE) Around 3.6 million Mexican teenagers say they have posted photos of themselves in "provocative poses" on the Internet, a data-protection agency said.And more than 40 ... Read more...

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India, Italy to clear air on fishermen’s killing


February 28th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) India and Italy Tuesday agreed to "clear the air" over two Indian fishermen being killed by the crew of an Italian ship but maintained that ... 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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India to provide $250 mn line of credit to Mauritius


February 7th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) India Tuesday agreed to provide a new package comprising a $250 million line of credit and a $20 million grant to Mauritius during bilateral ... Read more...

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‘The Dirty Picture’ is highest pirated film: Ekta Kapoor


January 31st, 2012 - 2:01 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 31 (IANS) The team of "The Dirty Picture" launched the DVD of the film here Monday, within two months of the release of the film. Producer Ekta ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi to host global maritime trade summit


January 29th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 28 (IANS/WAM) With the expansion of sea trade through the Middle East and various challenges to it, businessmen and government officials from around the world will meet ... Read more...

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‘Gali Gali…’ screening in Anna village raises piracy fears


January 25th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) Though Anna Hazare watched "Gali Gali Mein Chor Hai" with much enthusiasm along with other people in his Ralegan Siddhi village Tuesday evening, it's said ... Read more...

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US lists Delhi’s Nehru Place among 30 ‘notorious markets’


December 21st, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) Nehru Place market in New Delhi has been listed by the United States among 30 notorious markets that are reportedly engaged in piracy and counterfeiting and ... Read more...

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Centre should do something to control piracy: Yash Chopra


December 15th, 2011 - 2:20 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 15 (IANS) Legendary Filmmaker Yash Chopra Wednesday requested the central government to take steps to end the menace of piracy."Whenever a film releases, the first to get ... Read more...

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Somali pirates striking off Lakshadweep: Navy


December 2nd, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 2 (IANS) Stating that Somali pirates have been expanding their area of operations rapidly, a senior Indian naval official Friday said the activities of the pirates have almost ... Read more...

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British Navy captures seven pirates in Indian Ocean


December 2nd, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 2 (IANS) The British Navy has captured seven suspected Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean, the British defence ministry said.The pirates were picked up by British supply ... Read more...

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Experts push for stronger, wide-ranging India-Africa ties


November 25th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The curtains came down on a two-day conference Friday, with Indian and African experts pushing for more innovative methods for accelerating India-Africa engagement and developing ... Read more...

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Somali pirates jailed for 10 years in Yemen


November 20th, 2011 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Nov 20 (IANS) A Yemeni criminal court has sentenced 10 Somalis to 10 years in prison after convicting them of piracy in Yemen's territorial waters, the state-run ... Read more...

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Islamabad to have four cinema halls


November 19th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 19 (IANS) Pakistan's capital Islamabad, which doesn't have a single cinema house, will see Rs.1 billion being spent to set up four cinema halls.The Employees' Old-Age Benefits Institution ... Read more...

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India pitches for global strategy to fight piracy


November 14th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 14 (IANS) India Monday pitched for a collective global strategy and a joint naval task force to fight the scourge of piracy, that could also include other powers ... Read more...

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Bangladesh fishermen to get identity cards


November 4th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 4 (IANS) Bangladesh will soon issue identity cards to local fishermen in a bid to check piracy in the Sundarbans and the Bay of Bengal.Without the identity cards ... Read more...

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India satisfied with CHOGM outcome: Ansari


October 31st, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Oct 31 (IANS) India returns with a feeling of satisfaction from the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Perth, having managed to keep ... Read more...

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India pledges support to global efforts to tackle piracy


October 20th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Oct 20 (IANS) India has pledged to contribute to international efforts to tackle the threat of piracy and armed robbery at sea and for the safety and release ... Read more...

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Surveillance on suspected pirate-manned dhows


October 1st, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 1 (IANS) The Indian Navy is maintaining aerial surveillance on three dhows and an unconfirmed number of skiffs suspected to be manned by sea pirates 600 and 700 ... Read more...

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NATO denies offering missile cooperation to India


September 30th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 30 (IANS) NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen has denied recent media reports suggesting the 28-member Alliance offered India cooperation and sharing of technology in the field of missile ... Read more...

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Britons held in Kenya are private detectives


September 27th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) Three British nationals detained in Kenya by the anti-terror police have turned out to be private detectives investigating a corporate fraud, a media report said Tuesday.Nick ... Read more...

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Antony hints at terror links to Somali pirates


September 27th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Hinting at a terror group's backing to Somali pirates, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Tuesday said the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) will soon finalise a ... Read more...

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