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Four UN peacekeepers killed in West Darfur ambush


October 5th, 2012 - 4:16 am ICT by BNO News
NYALA, SUDAN (BNO NEWS) -- Four Nigerian peacekeepers were killed Tuesday and several others were injured when gunmen ambushed a United Nations (UN) patrol in Sudan's troubled Darfur region, the African Union-United ... Read more...

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Antony focuses on fishermen’s role in intelligence gathering


September 20th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Thursday exhorted the Coast Guard to develop fishermen living along the sea borders as the "eyes and ears" for intelligence gathering ... Read more...

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Antony inaugurates Maharashtra cluster of coast surveillance system


August 25th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Saturday inaugurated the Maharashtra cluster of the chain of static sensors aimed at providing real-time surveillance along the coastline.This is the first ... Read more...

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Indian teacher shocked by his $10 billion bank balance


January 19th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mumbai, Jan 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Indian teacher had a pleasant shock when he checked his bank balance recently. When Parijat Saha checked his bank balance online last Sunday, he least expected ... Read more...

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ISI chief visits Qatar (Lead)


December 30th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 30 (IANS) Pakistan spy chief Lt Gen Shuja Pasha has met US officials during a visit to Qatar, which is also US Central Command's regional headquarters.Gen Pasha, ... Read more...

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Pakistan spy chief visits Qatar


December 30th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 30 (IANS) Pakistan spy chief Lt Gen Shuja Pasha has visited Qatar where he met US officials, sparking speculation of an attempt to set right troubled ties, ... Read more...

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Coast Guard regional headquarters for northeast


December 9th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) India will set up a regional headquarters of its Coast Guard for the northeastern states having coastal areas along the Bay of Bengal by March ... Read more...

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Coast Guard to be largest water protection force by 2018


September 27th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard is all set to grow into one of the world's largest forces for protecting territorial waters by the end of 2018 ... Read more...

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Task force to promote government, industry interaction


July 13th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The government has set up a task force under Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma for a "structured interaction" with the industry.The decision was taken ... Read more...

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Opposition leaders to tour Maharashtra for show of might


May 24th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Top leaders of the opposition Shiv Sena, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Republican Party of India (RPI) will go on a statewide tour from Friday ... Read more...

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Chandigarh region records 38 percent income tax growth


May 18th, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 17 (IANS) The income tax collection in the Chandigarh region has grown by a whopping 38 percent against a national increase of 20 percent, a top official said ... Read more...

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Polish fire brigade rebel against ‘Heil Hitler’ commander


December 1st, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Warsaw, Dec 1 (ANI): A Polish fire brigade has rebelled against its commander after an alleged campaign of humiliation and abuse of power in which they were forced by him to greet ... Read more...

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Coastal surveillance station will be commissioned in Tarapore, says Antony


October 25th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.25 (ANI): Defence Minister A.K. Antony said here on Monday that Coastal Surveillance Network (CSN) station at Tarapore in Maharashtra would be commissioned very soon.Inaugurating the 29th Annual Coast Guard ... Read more...

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India aiming for real-time maritime domain awareness: Antony


October 25th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 25 (ANI): Defence Minister A.K. Antony on Monday said that a Coastal Surveillance Network (CSN) station at Tarapore in Maharashtra would be commissioned very soon while inaugurating the 29th ... Read more...

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Indian Coast Guard rescues 28 crew of merchant ship near Mumbai


July 20th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, July 20 (ANI): The Indian Coast Guard has rescued a merchant vessel that was in distress on the high seas off the country's western coast, thus saving 28 crewmembers, including six ... Read more...

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Air India to fly direct daily between Melbourne and Delhi


June 22nd, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 22 (IANS) Air India will fly daily direct services between Melbourne and Delhi in a significant move that will strengthen trade and cultural ties between Australia's Victoria state and ... Read more...

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Coast Guard to raise new base in Kolkata


May 6th, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The Coast Guard will have a new base in Kolkata to secure the eastern coastline of India, the coastal security chief said Thursday. The Kolkata-based office, to ... Read more...

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23 crew members rescued from burning Liberian ship


March 27th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) The Indian Navy and Coast Guard Saturday rescued 23 crew members of a Liberian cargo ship MV Maersk Miami, which had caught fire in the high seas off ... Read more...

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Wipro unveils global delivery centre in Brazil


March 25th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 25 (IANS) Wipro unveiled a global delivery centre at Curitiba in Brazil to serve its global and near-shore clients, the Indian software major said Thursday. Though Wipro's global IT services business ... Read more...

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Surendranagar venue for Gujarat’s state-level R-Day function


January 26th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 26 (IANS) Keeping with the Narendra Modi government's tradition of organising the state-level Republic Day functions at various regional headquarters, Governor Kamla Beniwal Tuesday unfurled the national flag ... Read more...

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96-hour oil blockade begins in Assam


December 21st, 2009 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 21 (IANS) The influential All Assam Students' Union (AASU) launched a 96-hour oil blockade at 6 a.m. Monday to protest an alleged move by Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) ... Read more...

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Now militants are at war with ISI: Pakistani daily


November 15th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 15 (IANS) With Islamists finally turning against the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), their creator, no one is safe in Pakistan any more, a leading daily said Sunday. The Daily Times said ... Read more...

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Madhu Koda associate arrested by Enforcement Directorate


November 6th, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi (Jharkhand), Nov 6 (ANI): The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday arrested Vikas Sinha, an associate of former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda, for his alleged role in the hawala transactions and ... Read more...

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Bangladesh to have younger border force


October 15th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 15 (IANS) Bangladesh proposes to augment its border guards with younger men as part of sweeping reforms following the February mutiny in which 74 people were killed. Proposals readied for ... 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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Germany’’s neo-Nazi party using meltdown to rebuild Reich


March 8th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Mar. 8 (ANI): Members of Germany''s radical neo-Nazi party plan to rebuild Hitler''s Reich using the current economic crisis, a report has disclosed. To build-up their expose on the increasingly ... Read more...

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Navy given charge for complete overhaul of coastal security


February 28th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar Singh Kochi, Feb 28 (ANI): To enhance security and maintain the supremacy of the country in wake of the Mumbai terror attacks and to minimize threats from the sea, ... Read more...

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Two troopers injured in Chhattisgarh Maoist attack


September 18th, 2008 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 18 (IANS) At least two para-military troopers of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were wounded Thursday in Chhattisgarh's trouble-torn Bastar region when Maoist guerrillas opened fire on them, an ... Read more...

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Hilton plans 300 hotels in Asia, to begin with India


June 25th, 2008 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Hilton Hotels Corp plans to add 300 hotels in Asia in the next decade in a bid to match its rivals, and take advantage of a business ... Read more...

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British insurance firm to enter India via Australia


June 17th, 2008 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 17 (IANS) This harbour city of Australia will be the launch pad for British private health insurer Bupa's expansion into India and China. Bupa Australia, which recently acquired Australia's MBF ... Read more...

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CBSE results: 80 percent pass Class 12 in north India


May 22nd, 2008 - 12:03 am ICT by admin
Chandigarh, May 21 (IANS) Girls outshined boys in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 12 results declared Wednesday in four northern states and one union territory that saw an overall ... Read more...

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WHO sends over 350 tonnes of medical supplies to Myanmar


May 21st, 2008 - 3:12 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Fearing an outbreak of communicable diseases, including water- and vector-borne diseases, in cyclone-hit Myanmar, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has sent over 350 tonnes of medical supplies ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Thai Police hardpressed in quelling anti-Chinese torch relay protests


April 19th, 2008 - 7:43 pm ICT by admin
Bangkok, April 19 (ANI) Police and other security personnel in Thailand capital Bangkok were hardpressed on Saturday in trying to keep anti-China and pro-China demonstrators at bay duirng the Olympic torch ... Read more...

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Noisy demonstrations mark start of Olympic torch relay in Bangkok


April 19th, 2008 - 5:26 pm ICT by admin
Bangkok, April 19 (ANI): Noisy demonstrations marked the beginning of the Bangkok leg of the troubled Olympic torch relay on Saturday. Scores of protesters angry over China's human rights record and its ... Read more...

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Bangkok security braces itself up for anti-China Olympic protests


April 19th, 2008 - 1:38 pm ICT by admin
Bangkok, April 19 (ANI): Police in Thailand capital Bangkok were out in full strength on Saturday to ward off fresh anti-China protests, as the Olympic torch was being prepared for its ... Read more...

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