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9/11 memorial to need $60 mn a year to run


September 10th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) With huge reflecting pools, waterfalls and an underground museum, the 9/11 memorial at the World Trade Center site, being built at an estimated $700 million, will ... Read more...

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1,200 British soldiers put on standby for Olympics


July 20th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) An additional 1,200 soldiers have been put on standby to guard the London Olympics, bringing the total number of military personnel involved in the games to ... Read more...

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Argentine club owner gets jail for deadly fire


July 14th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, July 14 (IANS/EFE) The owner of an Argentine discotheque where 193 people died more than seven years ago in a fire was sentenced here Friday to four and ... Read more...

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Court tells AIIMS to pay Rs.10,000 for lapse


April 30th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has imposed costs of Rs.10,000 on the AIIMS for failing to respond on a plea of a private security firm challenging ... Read more...

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Pakistan may not allow foreign operations


April 1st, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 1 (IANS) A Pakistani parliamentary panel wants to bar foreign security contractors from working in Pakistan and is also against foreign military bases, especially American ones.Members of the ... Read more...

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Chris Cairns wins libel suit against Lalit Modi


March 26th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) Former New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns Monday won his libel case against ex-Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi, who has been asked to pay 90,000 ... Read more...

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Why doesn’t judiciary act against Musharraf in Benazir case: Zardari


January 8th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 8 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has questioned the judiciary's inaction against his predecessor Pervez Musharraf despite an email Benazir Bhutto sent before her assassination holding ... Read more...

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2G case: Raja ex-aide’s cross-examination resumes Monday


January 1st, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) Jailed former communications minister A. Raja will Monday resume the cross-examination of his former aide Aseevatham Achary in the 2G case in a CBI ... Read more...

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Delegates swarm Youth Congress meet venue


November 27th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Long queues of participants were seen Sunday at the registration counter of the venue where Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will inaugurate a two-day ... Read more...

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London Olympics to deploy missiles to ensure security


November 15th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) Surface-to-air missiles could be deployed to ensure security of the skies over London during the 2012 Olympics, a top British official has said.Defence Secretary Philip Hammond ... Read more...

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US officials redraw Iraqi troops training plan


October 9th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US officials are redrawing a 2012 military training plan for Iraqi troops after Iraq's leaders announced they would not grant immunity to troops who ... Read more...

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Beckham hires armed guard to protect family


August 28th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 28 (IANS) Soccer ace David Beckham has hired an armed bodyguard to protect his family while holidaying on Malibu beach.David, who has kids Brooklyn, 12, Romeo, ... Read more...

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Australian authorities face $400,000 fine over Aborigine’s death


July 7th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 7 (IANS) The Western Australia state government and a private security firm are faced with a $400,000 fine for contributing to the death of an Aboriginal elder who ... Read more...

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Davis was providing security for a CIA team-tracking militants: Report


February 22nd, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb 22 (ANI): US national Raymond Davis, who has been accused of murdering two Pakistani citizens, was assigned to protect a CIA team tracking militants in Pakistan, according to a British ... Read more...

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Two die in suicide attack at Kabul shopping mall (Second Lead)


February 14th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 14 (IANS) Two people were killed Monday in a massive suicide bombing at a shopping mall that is frequented by foreigners in this Afghan capital, officials said.The blast happened in ... Read more...

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Former spymaster warns against handing over Raymond Davis


February 10th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 10 (IANS/AKI) Former army officers will take action against the Pakistani government if it releases US official Raymond Davis, suspected of murder and espionage, ex-intelligence services chief and retired general ... Read more...

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Guns being smuggled into Britain on passenger flights


January 25th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) Dozens of handguns were brought into Britain on passenger flights from the US and then delivered to criminal gangs, a media report said.Steven Greenoe, 37, allegedly smuggled more ... Read more...

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US, UK in crisis talks over man smuggling 80 guns on flights from US


January 25th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.25 (ANI): British and American authorities have reportedly had crisis talks after dozens of handguns were smuggled into the UK on passenger flights from the United States.Serious flaws in trans-atlantic ... Read more...

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iPod sent to British MP’s attacker mistaken for bomb


January 10th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 10 (IANS) A package sent to a woman convict, who had stabbed British MP Stephen Timms, sparked off a full-scale bomb alert in prison, but the parcel later turned out ... Read more...

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Study says post 9/11 ’security zones’ in major cities blight landscape


December 15th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): 10 years after the terrorist attacks of 9/11, the creation of 'security zones' in American's most popular and prominent downtown areas has led to blighted landscapes, limited public ... Read more...

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NATO troops kill seven members of private security firm in eastern Afghanistan


December 11th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Coalition forces in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday killed seven armed men who are believed to have been part of a private security firm, the NATO-led International Security Assistance ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda Threat: Coronation Street Live Episode


December 10th, 2010 - 2:52 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Dec 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Police have upped security heavily around the live episode of ‘Coronation Street’ which will air tonight in Manchester, for fear they it could be the target of an ... Read more...

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Is the Coronation Street final going to be a target of an Al-Qaeda plot?


December 9th, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to reports, there is a buzz in the air that Al-Qaeda is planning to target the Coronation Street final. Earlier the police officials hadn’t taken ... Read more...

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India to protest envoy’s ‘pat down’ search in US


December 9th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) India will strongly take up the issue of Indian Ambassador to the US Meera Shankar being put through a "pat down" search at a US airport, External ... Read more...

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Karzai’s half-brother lobbied for role in Canadian aid project in Afghanistan


November 29th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto (Canada), Nov.29 (ANI): Ahmad Wali Karzai, the half-brother of Afghan President Hamid Karzai lobbied aggressively for the contract to provide private security for a Canada-aided project.According to the Globe and Mail,Ahmad ... Read more...

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US behind attacks on holy places in Pak: JI


November 10th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 10 (ANI): The Jamaat-e-Islami Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has alleged that the US private security firm 'Blackwater' is behind "carrying out attacks" on the holy places in the country."We have evidence ... Read more...

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Will Katrina Go For An Arranged Marriage?


November 6th, 2010 - 11:15 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Katrina Kaif is perhaps one of the most beautiful women in the Indian film industry and it is quite obvious that suitors are ready to marry ... Read more...

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‘Sufi shrines targeted to trigger sectarian conflicts in Pakistan’ (Lead)


October 26th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 26 (IANS) Pakistan's Urdu media Monday slammed the attack on the shrine of revered Sufi saint Hazrat Baba Farid Ganj Shakkar, terming it the "latest episode in terrorists' nefarious plan ... Read more...

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‘Sufi shrines being targeted to cause sectarian conflicts’


October 26th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 26 (IANS) Pakistani Urdu media Monday slammed the attack on the shrine of revered Sufi saint Hazrat Baba Farid Ganj Shakkar, terming it the "latest episode in terrorists' nefarious plan ... Read more...

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Katy Perry, Russell Brand’s wedding guests to go on tiger tour?


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 22 (ANI): Lovebirds Katy Perry and Russell Brand's wedding guests will enjoy tours of the Ranthambhore tiger sanctuary in the days after the wedding.An Indian tour operator says the ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray’s party office burgled


October 18th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena's head office was burgled Monday and some important documents and some cash taken away, a party official said.The incident came to light this ... Read more...

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Paris Hilton’s L.A pad intruder faces up to a year behind bars


October 14th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): The intruder, who was detained at Paris Hilton's L.A pad, has officially been charged with trespassing and battery by the L.A. City Attorney.If convicted on both counts, ... Read more...

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Police detain intruder at Paris Hilton’s L.A. home


October 13th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 13 (ANI): Police have arrested an intruder at Paris Hilton's L.A. home after the man allegedly snuck past a guard gate and knocked on the hotel heiress' front door, ... Read more...

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Senate says US mismanaged contractor money in Afghanistan


October 8th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 8 (ANI): A bipartisan report, compiled by the U.S. Senate after a year-long investigation, documents a failure to properly vet, train and supervise Afghan security subcontractors, hired by U.S. ... Read more...

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Australian media team hires ex-military men


September 30th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Travel advisories cautioning against terror attacks in India have prompted Australia's 120-member media team for the Commonwealth Games to hire former military personnel from Down Under ... Read more...

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