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Arab Spring’s turbulent wake confronts US


September 14th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The assassination of the US ambassador to Libya and attacks on US embassies in Egypt and Yemen have stunned Washington, forcing it to urgently ... Read more...

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Pakistan army faces militancy problem: Daily


August 17th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 17 (IANS) The Pakistan Army appears to have a militancy problem that is "hidden from the public because investigations and court martials are often carried out in secret", ... Read more...

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It is Fortress Delhi ahead of I-Day


August 12th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Around 6,000 security force personnel, including commandos, are being deployed in the national capital ahead of the Independence Day, especially in and around the Red ... Read more...

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Antony sets two-month deadline for coastal radars (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Thursday set a two-month deadline for the maritime security agencies to get security radars along India's 7,500-km coastline in place.At a ... Read more...

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Antony sets two-month deadline for coastal radars


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Thursday set a two-month deadline for the maritime security agencies to get security radars along India's 7,500-km coastline in place.At ... Read more...

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A clean, clutter-free BSF, courtesy intranet


June 19th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Piles of official files and unnecessary bundles of paperwork are a thing of the past for the paramilitary Border Security Force (BSF) which, courtesy a ... Read more...

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Third coast guard station in Andhra Pradesh opened


June 18th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard Monday opened a new station in Krishnapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, the third in the state, to help boost the coastal security ... Read more...

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China’s military spending matter of concern, says Antony (Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) India Saturday expressed concern over China's high and opaque defence spending which touched $106 billion this year.At the Asia security meet in Singapore, India's Defence ... Read more...

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Israeli reporter accused of leaking army documents


May 31st, 2012 - 9:31 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, May 31 (IANS) A reporter working for Israeli daily Haaretz has been charged with leaking classified army documents related to assassination of Palestinian militant leaders, a media report said.Uri ... Read more...

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Blind Chinese activist fled under moonless sky


April 28th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng feigned illness for weeks and when people keeping a watch on him let their guard down, he scaled a wall and ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh victim of US random selection system


April 14th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, April 14 (IANS) When India's star actor Shah Rukh Khan was detained and questioned for two hours at the Newark International Airport in August, 2009, the action could ... Read more...

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Security up as India readies for 63rd R’Day (Roundup)


January 25th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) India geared up for its 63rd Republic Day celebrations with the security apparatus firmed up across the nation for a tight vigil amid a boycott ... Read more...

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Nepal to check fake currency influx into India


January 16th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Nepal Monday said it won't allow anti-India activities like influx of fake currency notes, movement of terrorists and smuggling of arms and goods from its ... Read more...

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Nietzsche quote on terror alarm pamphlet


December 7th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 7 (IANS) A controversial Arabic pamphlet found on a chartered flight from Manchester to Goa that triggered a terror alarm here contains a quote of German philosopher ... Read more...

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Will not withdraw forces from Garo Hills: Sangma


December 6th, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 5 (IANS) A fortnight after the abduction of a government official by suspected Garo rebels, the Meghalaya government Monday said it would not withdraw central forces from ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda isn’t near defeat, it’s winning: Author


September 28th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 28 (IANS/AKI) Even after the killing of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, the terror outfit is not going away, in fact it is winning, says Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, ... Read more...

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India offers to strengthen Kyrgyz armed forces


September 9th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) India Friday assured Kyrgyzstan of its support in strengthening its defence and security apparatus.The assurance was given by Indian Defence Minister A.K. Antony to his ... Read more...

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India needs comprehensive plan to fight terror: Pakistani daily


September 9th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 9 (IANS) India needs a comprehensive plan to fight terrorism, including schemes to deradicalise society, said a Pakistani daily Friday following a massive bombing in Delhi that left ... Read more...

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Goa steps up security after Delhi blast


September 8th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 8 (IANS) Goa has beefed up security at vital areas, especially religious places, after the terror attack outside the Delhi High Court that has claimed 12 lives, state ... Read more...

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Dialogue with Pakistan will continue: Defence Minister


July 26th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Ahead of foreign minister-level talks with Pakistan, India Tuesday said it will continue to hold dialogue with its neighbour to resolve pending issues despite problems ... Read more...

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Government sets up panel to review security preparedness


July 11th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The government has set up a panel of experts, headed by former cabinet secretary Naresh Chandra, to review of India's preparedness to fight national security ... Read more...

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Newsmaker Pillai bids Home adieu for home (Profile)


June 30th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) When G.K. Pillai was named the the home secretary in June 2009, he famously reacted with a smile, saying "bahut danda marega udhar" - ... Read more...

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Pakistan a deadly place for journalists, says daily


June 2nd, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) Pakistan is a "deadly country for journalists", said a leading daily as it noted that just hours before journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad was abducted, he ... Read more...

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India orders major security audit at vital installations


May 30th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) India has ordered a major security audit of its vital nuclear and oil installations across the country in the backdrop of the audacious May 22 ... Read more...

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Coast Guard commissions new station in Gujarat


May 19th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) India Thursday opened a new Coast Guard station at Mundra in Gujarat's Kutch district in an effort to shore up the coastal security apparatus close ... Read more...

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IAF against creating CDS ‘in present format’


May 11th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Wednesday opposed creating, "in the present format", the post of a chief of defence staff (CDS) above the armed forces ... Read more...

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Polling ends in West Bengal Tuesday as Maoist heartland votes


May 9th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) Posing the biggest challenge to the authorities and the security forces, the West Bengal assembly election enters the Maoist heartland Tuesday in the sixth and ... Read more...

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Iran-Af-Pak counter-terror cooperation proposed


May 8th, 2011 - 9:41 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 8 (IANS) An Iranian lawmaker has proposed tripartite cooperation among Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan in fighting terrorism, state-run Press TV reported.Such a cooperation will help eliminate US presence ... Read more...

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Pakistan must come clean on Osama killing: Daily (Lead)


May 5th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 5 (IANS) Pakistan must "come clean" over the killing of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden by US commandos in Abbottabad, a daily said Thursday, warning that ... Read more...

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Pakistan must come clean over Osama killing, says daily


May 5th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 5 (IANS) Pakistan must "come clean" over the killing of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden by US forces in Abbottabad, a daily said Thursday, warning that ... Read more...

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Fight against syndicate of terror has not ended: Clinton


May 5th, 2011 - 10:34 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has reiterated President Barack Obama's message to the world that the killing of Osama bin Laden does not mean that the ... Read more...

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Punjab seeks security package


May 3rd, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 3 (IANS) The Punjab government Tuesday urged the centre to sanction a special security package for the border state to enable it to meet the new challenge of ... Read more...

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Militants are an organised force in Pakistan: Daily


April 27th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 27 (IANS) The bombing of two Pakistan Navy buses that left four people dead in Karachi makes "it quite clear that the militants remain an organised and determined ... Read more...

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Mubarak complicit in shootings of anti-regime protesters in Egypt


April 20th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Apr 19 (ANI): Judge Omar Marwan, the Secretary General of Egypt's official commission on the recent uprising, has said ousted President Hosni Mubarak was complicit in the shooting of anti-regime protesters. ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan must sever all links with terror groups’


April 6th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 6 (IANS) The Pakistani establishment "must sever all remaining links and give up any lingering support" for terror groups, a Pakistani daily said Wednesday, warning that terrorists ... Read more...

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