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Cops turn into robbers in Russia


July 14th, 2012 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 14 (IANS) A gang suspected of high-profile robberies in Russia's southwestern region of Ingushetia included three police officers, the Russian interior ministry said.According to RIA Novosti, one of ... Read more...

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Polish border guards ready for Euro 2012


May 23rd, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, May 23 (IANS) The Polish border guards are fully prepared for the June-beginning Euro 2012 football championship, guard deputy commander Marek Borkowski announced in the city of Bialystok, northeast ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka revises tourism target to 1 million


April 23rd, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 23 (IANS) Sri Lanka has revised its tourist arrival target to one million and is planning to upgrade services for tourists following a 21.1-percent rise in numbers in ... Read more...

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Street, working kids open up to authorities


April 11th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) More than 100 street and working children Wednesday talked about their issues with representatives of the juvenile justice system, police and child welfare groups at ... Read more...

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South Korea tightens security ahead of n-summit


March 24th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 24 (IANS) South Korea has stepped up security efforts to ensure a successful and smooth Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul.The second Nuclear Security Summit to be held March ... Read more...

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France launches manhunt for killer


March 20th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) French authorities have launched a large-scale manhunt for a gunman who shot dead three children and a rabbi at a Jewish school in Toulouse Monday.The ... Read more...

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New police units to handle specialized crimes in Odisha


February 26th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 26 (IANS) Odisha has formed two new police units to deal with specialized crimes, an official said Sunday.The Special Task Force (STF) and Economic Offences Wing (EoW) started ... Read more...

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Seven special police men suspended in West Bengal


October 14th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 14 (IANS) Seven India Reserve Battalion personnel, who had gone on an indefinite fast last month in camps in various parts of West Bengal against "marathon postings" ... Read more...

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Gunmen kill 6 outside soccer stadium in northern Mexico


September 5th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by BNO News
TORREON, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- At least six people were killed, including three police officers, when a group of gunmen attacked two police units outside a soccer stadium in northern Mexico on ... Read more...

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13 new armed police units for Maoist areas


August 1st, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The government has approved raising of 13 new Specialised India Reserve Battalions (SIRBs), a central armed police force, with engineering components for deployment in ... Read more...

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Colombia seizes over three tonnes of marijuana


April 19th, 2011 - 5:50 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, April 19 (IANS) Colombian Police have seized over three tonnes of marijuana in the country's Caldas region, Xinhua reported.Caldas Police Commander Herman Bustamante told reporters that the seizure was ... Read more...

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UK linked to Bangladeshi secret torture centres


January 18th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 18 (ANI): UK authorities passed on information about British nationals to Bangladeshi intelligence agencies and police units before pressing for information while some of the men even died after being ... Read more...

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Oz prisoner escapes as he ‘wanted to see his mum’


August 25th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 25 (ANI): A Queensland prisoner, who was being extradited to Melbourne over the killing of another man, is said to have escaped from the police, as he "wanted to see ... Read more...

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Wipro to digitise crime records under e-governance plan


August 2nd, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 2 (IANS) The government has selected Wipro Infotech to develop software for digitizing its crime and criminal tracking network system under the national e-governance plan, the IT bellwether said ... Read more...

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Karzai agrees to creation of village defence force


July 15th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, July 15 (ANI): The Afghan government has approved a program to establish local defense forces that American military officials hope will help the country's remote areas thwart attacks by Taliban ... Read more...

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Prime Minister Singh to discuss Kashmir situation


June 30th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 30 (ANI): With the situation in Jammu and Kashmir remaining tensed, the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, on Wednesday called for an emergency meeting to review the situation ... Read more...

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Special police units for juveniles in Bihar


May 15th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 15 (IANS) Special police units were Saturday constituted in all 37 districts of Bihar to exclusively deal and work with juveniles, an official said. "The state government has constituted special juvenile ... Read more...

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Victoria Police leaves 60-year-old Indian man alone to fight 25 racist thugs


March 2nd, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar. 2 (ANI): A 60-year-old Indian-origin man living in Australia was left alone to fight a gang of 25 drunken racists for a terrifying 2 1/2 hours to prevent them from ... Read more...

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Rohtak town geared up for wedding of Hooda’s son


February 16th, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), Feb 16 (IANS) The pre-wedding day bash of Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda's son Deepender Singh Hooda, who is member of parliament from Rohtak, has this Haryana town ... Read more...

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Set up child rights, justice panels ‘forthwith’: apex court


January 22nd, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday asked all states and union territories to "forthwith" set up three types of statutory bodies in all districts, as mandated by a 2000 ... Read more...

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UN troops seek to locate wreckage of banks


January 20th, 2010 - 7:22 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 20 (DPA) UN troops in the Haitian capital, whose presence broadened Tuesday a week after the earthquake, had been asked to recover cash from collapsed bank wreckage, a Haitian government ... Read more...

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Police search for fugitives from prisons in quake-hit Haiti


January 19th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Jan 19 (RIA Novosti) UN and Haitian police are searching for convicts who escaped from destroyed prisons following a devastating quake that hit the Caribbean nation last week, the UN ... Read more...

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Gujarat on alert ahead of Independence Day


August 7th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 7 (IANS) The Gujarat government has ordered that an elaborate security blanket be thrown over all major cities ahead of the Independence Day celebrations, officials said Friday. The move follows intelligence ... Read more...

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Suicide attack kills five, rockets hit Kabul (Lead)


August 4th, 2009 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 4 (DPA) An Afghan intelligence agent and four civilians were killed in a suicide attack in southern Afghanistan, while the Taliban fired eight rockets into Kabul early Tuesday, wounding ... Read more...

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Eight rockets hit Kabul ahead of election


August 4th, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 4 (DPA) Eight rockets were fired into Kabul early Tuesday, wounding two people, while police defused a ninth one before it was launched, interior ministry said. "This morning at around ... Read more...

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Security agencies look for mysterious vessel off Goa


July 31st, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 31 (IANS) The Indian Navy, Coast Guard and Goa Police were Friday co-ordinating their search for a mysterious vessel reported to be sailing towards the Goa coast from Maharashtra. However, the ... Read more...

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Maoists release abducted policeman in West Bengal


July 25th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lalgarh (West Bengal), July 25 (IANS) Maoists Saturday released a police officer they had abducted Friday evening in this troubled region of West Bengal's West Midnapore district. Assistant Sub-Inspector Dipak Pramanik, a ... Read more...

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Man fires at police investigating Indian temple attack in Austria


June 16th, 2009 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, June 15 (DPA) Vienna police investigating the recent attack on a Sikh temple here came under fire Monday, according to media reports. No one was hurt when the man, an Austrian citizen ... Read more...

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Vienna police investigating murder of Sant Rama Nand shot at


June 15th, 2009 - 10:54 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Austrian police investigating the murder last month of prominent Indian Sikh guru Sant Rama Nand during a gurdwara at a temple in Vienna have been shot at.Local media reports say two shots ... Read more...

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12 policemen among 20 killed in Afghan violence (Lead)


May 18th, 2009 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 17 (DPA) A dozen policemen and an army soldier were killed in separate Taliban attacks in Afghanistan Sunday, while Afghan and international forces killed seven militants in operations, officials ... Read more...

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Terrorist groups may target Pak’ special police units : Report


May 3rd, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, May 3 (ANI): The special police units and officers working against the terrorism in the country could be targeted by the terrorists in near future, a report in The Nation ... Read more...

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Hospital worker commits suicide after killing two in US


April 17th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 17 (Xinhua) A hospital worker shot dead two people at a hospital in Long Beach near Los Angeles before killing himself, authorities said. The gunman Thursday shot dead two people ... Read more...

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Militants attack US supplies in Pakistan


April 12th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 12 (DPA) Scores of Islamist militants destroyed at least 10 lorries Sunday in north-western Pakistan in an attack on a truck terminal used for transporting supplies to US and ... Read more...

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Russia to end counter-terrorist operations in Chechnya


March 31st, 2009 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 31 (RIA Novosti) Russia's National Anti-Terrorist Committee Tuesday decided to end its operations in Chechnya, the North Caucasus republic's president said. The committee, at a meeting here, decided to formally ... Read more...

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Russian carrier to arrive in two years: Indian Navy chief


March 30th, 2009 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 30 (IANS) Despite "small monetary issues", the Indian Navy will receive the Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov within two years, a top military commander said Monday. "We hope to have the ... Read more...

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