safety and security

Extortion threats force Bihar doctor couple to leave government service


September 6th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 6 (IANS) A doctor couple in Bihar's East Champaran district have resigned from their jobs at a government hospital after repeated extortion demands and threats by a gangster. ... Read more...

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Pune devotees’ find answer to noise pollution curbs


September 4th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Strange as it may sound, but some Ganeshotsav organisers in Pune follow a bizarre practice during immersions to by-pass noise pollution norms - abandoning the idols ... Read more...

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Delhi Police provide IDs to senior citizens


September 4th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Ram Vilas Gupta, 70, has symptoms of amnesia, which often trouble him when he is among the bustling crowds and maddening traffic in the capital.Now ... Read more...

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India, Tajikistan should jointly combat terror, boost ties: President


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Describing Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon as an "old friend of India", President Pranab Mukherjee a brain haemorrhagea brain haemorrhage said Monday India and the ... Read more...

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Assam violence: Sonia warns against partisan finger-pointing


August 28th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Warning against "partisan finger-pointing" over the Assam violence, Congress president Sonia Gandhi Tuesday called for "strictest possible action" against those who targeted people from ... Read more...

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Geetika case politically motivated, Kanda tells court (Second Lead)


August 28th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Gopal Goyal Kanda, accused of abetting the suicide of his employee and former flight attendant Geetika Sharma, told a court here Tuesday that the case ... Read more...

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Centre reviews situation in Assam


August 28th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The central government Monday reviewed the security situation in Assam and took stock of relief and rehabilitation measures for those affected by the clashes between ... Read more...

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Tripura people safe in Karnataka, other states, says Manik Sarkar


August 20th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 20 (IANS) The students, professionals and other people from Tripura staying in Karnataka, Maharashtra and other states were safe and there were no reports of any attack on ... Read more...

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Tripura people safe in Karnataka, other states, says Manik Sarkar


August 20th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 20 (IANS) The students, professionals and other people from Tripura staying in Karnataka, Maharashtra and other states were safe and there were no reports of any attack on ... Read more...

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Goa warns against spread of MMS showing violence


August 18th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 18 (IANS) A day after the Goa government reassured people from the northeast of their security, the state police Saturday warned against the spread of an MMS, which ... Read more...

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Exodus of people from northeast continues from Bangalore (Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 17 (IANS) The exodus of people from northeast, including hundreds of students, from Bangalore continued Friday even as police arrested three youths for allegedly assaulting three Manipuri ... Read more...

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Goa government says state safe for northeast immigrants


August 17th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 17 (IANS) In a bid to make the northeastern immigrant population in Goa feel secure and at home, the state government Friday issued a formal statement pledging itself ... Read more...

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Three held in Bangalore for attacking three from northeast


August 17th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 17 (IANS) Three people were arrested Friday for allegedly assaulting three workers from the northeast at a shopping mall in the city centre, a senior police official said."The ... Read more...

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Protect northeast people, says CPI-M


August 16th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The CPI-M Thursday called for immediate steps to protect the safety of people from the northeast in other parts of India in the wake of ... Read more...

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Karnataka CM assures protection to northeast students (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 16 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar Thursday assured protection to students from the northeast in Bangalore as well as other parts of the state."Our police will offer ... Read more...

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Meghalaya for a commission to re-define boundary with Assam


August 13th, 2012 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 13 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma has asked Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde to expedite the constitution of a boundary commission to "re-examine ... Read more...

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Pakistani Hindus enter India, say will return (Second Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 10 (IANS) About 250 Pakistani Hindus have moved to India after promising authorities here that they will return after completing their pilgrimage, media reports said Friday.The Hindus, ... Read more...

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Harassed Hindus flee Pakistan


August 10th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 10 (IANS) Hindus are fleeing Pakistan after their shops were looted, houses raided and women were converted to Islam, a media report said.Rehman Malik, advisor to Pakistani prime ... Read more...

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Pakistani nurses vulnerable to sexual harassment


August 5th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 5 (IANS) Young women medical professionals and nurses in Pakistan are among the many groups vulnerable to workplace violence and sexual harassment, a leading Pakistani daily said Sunday.Despite ... Read more...

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Re-double efforts to protect women: President


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) As the country celebrated the Raksha Bandhan festival, Pranab Mukherjee Thursday urged people to re-double their efforts to protect women."The Rakhi is a thread ... Read more...

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Power heads of five states face watchdog action


July 31st, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) As half of India faced a major power outage Tuesday, India's power watchdog has summoned top officials of five errant states to appear before it ... Read more...

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‘India-China border peaceful due to sincere efforts’


July 31st, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 31 (IANS) The governor of Arunachal Pradesh and former army chief Gen (retd) J.J. Singh Tuesday said a peaceful India-China border is an outcome of sincere efforts and ... Read more...

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Chiranjeevi, Naidu blame railway’s negligence for disaster


July 30th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 30 (IANS) Congress MP K. Chiranjeevi and Telugu Desam party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu blamed the negligence by the railways for Monday's train disaster at Nellore.Both the ... Read more...

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Railways starts train movement in violence hit Assam


July 25th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 25 (IANS) The railways Wednesday started the movement of freight trains and expected soon to resume passenger train services, suspended for more than 48 hours due to the ... Read more...

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Civil Aviation Authority to replace regulator DGCA: Ajit Singh


July 17th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 17 (IANS) Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) would soon be replaced with a Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to regulate the troubled sector, which has been ... Read more...

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India concerned over rising tensions in South China Sea


July 17th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, July 17 (IANS) India was concerned with rising tensions in the South China Sea and attaches great importance to ensuring safety and security of sea lanes and freedom of ... Read more...

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IWPC condemns attack on Arunachal journalist


July 16th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Indian Women's Press Corps (IWPC) Monday condemned the attack on editor Tonggam Rina, who was shot at outside her office in the Arunachal Pradesh ... Read more...

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Pinki files theft complaint against live-in partner


July 15th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 15 (IANS) Asiad gold medallist runner Pinki Pramanik, accused of being a male and committing rape, Sunday sought police protection and filed a theft complaint against her live-in ... Read more...

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Court asks police to produce illegally confined girl


June 22nd, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday directed the city police to produce a girl before it on a plea of her husband seeking her release ... Read more...

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Chavan takes stock of Mantralaya fire


June 22nd, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, taking stock of the situation after a fire ravaged the state secretariat, Friday said all efforts will be made to normalise ... Read more...

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‘Marital discord creates emotional problems in children’


June 14th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 14 (IANS) Marital discord between parents, especially during kindergarten years, is long lasting and can cause emotional problems during adolescence, a study says. "The results further highlight the ... Read more...

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UP Police chief, home secretary to review law and order


June 1st, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 1 (IANS) Rattled by the opposition attack for failing law and order in Uttar Pradesh, Director General of Police (DGP) A.C. Sharma and Principal Home Secretary R.M. Srivastava ... Read more...

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Norway kids in new family row


May 25th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) Within a month of their return to India, two NRI children, who were earlier taken into foster-care by the Norwegian Childcare Services, find themselves in a ... Read more...

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AGP to be strengthened from grassroots, says Mahanta


May 18th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 18 (IANS) Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) chief Prafulla Kumar Mahanta Friday appealed to AGP leaders to strengthen the party from the grassroots."The AGP has its base in rural ... Read more...

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India to get gas from Turkmenistan


May 17th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) India will now get natural gas from the Central Asian nation of Turkmenistan after the union cabinet Thursday approved its purchase through the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India ... Read more...

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