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China opens counter-espionage museum


May 10th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) China Thursday opened a museum to showcase its counter-espionage history.The museum dedicated to China's national security efforts was opened in Xibaipo, a Hebei province village that ... Read more...

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China has taken steps to ensure n-security: Hu


March 27th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 27 (IANS) China attached great importance to building nuclear security capacity, President Hu Jintao said Tuesday at the Nuclear Security Summit here while elaborating on the country's position, ... 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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Fight against piracy needs global effort: India


February 27th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) With incidents of piracy on the rise in the Indian Ocean region, India Monday stressed the need for an international cooperative effort to contain the ... Read more...

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US intercepts 9/11 threat from Al Qaeda operative


September 10th, 2011 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) Amid reports that American spy networks have intercepted communications from an Al Qaeda operative in Pakistan indicating plans for a terrorist strike in New York ... Read more...

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India seeks more oil, gas from Nigeria


August 15th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) India has asked hydrocarbon-rich Nigeria to allocate more oil and gas to India and help it in its energy security efforts."India has expressed its interest ... Read more...

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In security talks with US, India terms Pakistan fragile state (Intro Roundup)


May 27th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) In its security talks with the US, India Friday termed Pakistan a "fragile" state harbouring terrorism as a "state policy", even as New Delhi ... Read more...

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India, US to boost security cooperation (Roundup)


May 27th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) India and the United States Friday agreed to intensify cooperation in counter-terrorism, intelligence accessing and sharing and cyber-security measures.Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, ... Read more...

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Army tightens security around international border in Poonch


March 19th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by ANI
By Tahir Nadeem KhanJammu, Mar 19 (ANI): The Indian Army has tightened security around the international border in Jammu and Kashmir amid reports of infiltration attempts by the militants.Security has been ... Read more...

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USS Decatur in Chennai on three-day visit


March 16th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar. 16 (ANI): The U.S. Navy's Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) will make a three-day port visit to Chennai between March 16 and March 19.The Decatur is led ... Read more...

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C-130J’s induction in IAF win-win situation for India and US: Roemer


February 5th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 5 (ANI): US Ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer tyoday said that induction of C-130J 'Super Hercules' aircraft in the Indian Air Force on time is a win-win situation ... Read more...

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Obama committed ‘true global, strategic partnership’ with India


January 30th, 2011 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 30 (PTI) US President Barack Obama has reaffirmed his commitment to building a "true global, strategic partnership" with India at a meeting with National Security Advisor Shivshankar ... Read more...

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Terror threats to embassy in Kabul are real, says Krishna


January 11th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) India Tuesday said terror threats to its embassy in Kabul were real and the "grim possibilities" have been confirmed by its own intelligence inputs and those ... Read more...

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Celine Dion Hospitalized at Eight Months Pregnant With Twins


October 19th, 2010 - 12:51 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Celine Dion, famous Canadian born singer who is known for many beautiful songs, including the theme song to the ‘Titanic’ called ‘My Heart Does Go On’ ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin hits back at Arnie’s ‘can’t see Russia’ Twitter jibe


September 11th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 11 (ANI): Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin has responded to a jibe from Arnold Schwarzenegger, who poked fun at her claim that it was possible to see Russia from ... Read more...

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Australian naval ship visits Mumbai


August 19th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.19 (ANI): An Australian naval ship will visit Mumbai this week.HMAS Parramatta has recently completed an operational deployment to the Middle East and is visiting Mumbai as the first ... Read more...

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U.S. Army Commander commends Afghan security efforts during International Donor Conference


July 24th, 2010 - 2:29 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) Joint Command Commander U.S. Army Lt. Gen. David M. Rodriguez on Friday praised joint security efforts conducted during the Kabul International Donor Conference ... Read more...

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Russia ready to help NATO in Afghanistan


July 1st, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is willing to provide transport helicopters to assist the NATO-led military contingent fighting Taliban militants in Afghanistan, a defence official said Thursday. Vyacheslav Dzirkaln, deputy head ... Read more...

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IAEA ready to help nations secure nuclear material


April 14th, 2010 - 7:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 14 (DPA) The head of the UN nuclear watchdog has welcomed the commitment in Washington of world leaders to secure nuclear materials, and said his agency was ready to ... Read more...

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Iraqi Security Forces arrest six terrorist suspects


February 19th, 2010 - 12:55 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) – Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) arrested six terrorist suspects in Iraq, U.S. Forces said Thursday.A wanted attack-cell member who works directly with al-Qaeda in Iraq (AQI) and five ... Read more...

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Texas Governor announces $1.7 million to aid border security


February 16th, 2010 - 5:07 am ICT by BNO News
SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Monday announced a $1.7 million award to fund a border prosecution unit to amplify the State's border security efforts.Governor Rick Perry ... Read more...

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‘Bombers will try again after Christmas Day failure’


December 30th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 30 (IANS) The Christmas Day foiled attack on a US passenger plane was most likely a proof-of-concept attempt, and had it worked then more attacks with similar devices could have ... Read more...

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Voting begins for third phase of Jharkhand assembly polls


December 8th, 2009 - 11:23 am ICT by ANI
Ranchi, Dec 8 (ANI): Polling for the third phase of the five-phased Jharkhand assembly elections began amidst tight security on Tuesday morning.A total of 25,41,042 voters to exercise their franchise in ... Read more...

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Chidambaram says security forces will ensure peaceful poll in Jharkhand


December 7th, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 7 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram today said that the security forces are geared to ensure free, fair and peaceful polling in tomorrow's third phase of Jharkhand ... Read more...

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Hakimullah Mehsud appointed head of Pakistani Taliban


August 22nd, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 22 (IANS) A 42-member tribal gathering Saturday appointed Hakimullah Mehsud as the new head of the Pakistani Taliban though the group insists its previous head Baitullah Mehsud is still ... Read more...

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Rocket attack in Kabul, NATO to halt operations during polls (Second Lead)


August 18th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 18 (DPA) NATO said it would suspend military operations during the forthcoming Afghan presidential elections, as two rockets believed to have been fired by Taliban militants landed near the ... Read more...

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Multi-faceted cooperation structure with Arab world soon: Tharoor


August 17th, 2009 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) With ties with the Arab world being crucial not only for India's energy security but also for its food security, efforts are on to have in place ... Read more...

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Mehsud’s elimination ‘very big deal’ for Pakistan: Holbrooke


August 13th, 2009 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) US special envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrooke says Pakistan Taliban chief Baitullah Mehsud's elimination last week was a "very big deal" in terms of security ... Read more...

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Piracy cases double in first quarter of 2009


April 21st, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 21 (DPA) An international piracy watchdog Tuesday warned of increasing violent pirate attacks in the troubled Gulf of Aden off Somalia, as worldwide pirate attacks rose by almost 100 ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh stresses on role of technology in supporting counter terrorism


December 20th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 20 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh today highlighted the role of technology in supporting the counter terrorism and internal security efforts. Speaking after giving away the Shanti ... Read more...

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EU governments eroding civil liberties at breathtaking rate in name of security


September 11th, 2008 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 11 (ANI): EU governments and policy-makers are eroding civil liberties and privacy at a "breathtaking" rate in the name of security policy, a damning report has claimed.Civil liberties watchdog ... Read more...

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US crack nuke team in China to counter radiological terrorism during Olympics


June 20th, 2008 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 20 (ANI): To counter a likely threat from terrorists to set off a radiological bomb during the Beijing Olympics, the Bush Administration has sent a secret team of nuclear ... Read more...

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India to boost energy ties with Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan


April 10th, 2008 - 6:54 pm ICT by admin
By Vishnu Makhijani On Board Special Air India Aircraft, April 10 (IANS) India is set for a "more vibrant relationship" with Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan, particularly in the hydrocarbon sector, Vice President Hamid Ansari ... Read more...

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India’s energy security efforts get Kazakhstan boost


April 9th, 2008 - 1:34 am ICT by admin
(Lead) By Vishnu Makhijani Astana/Almaty, April 8 (IANS) India's efforts at ensuring its energy security received a major boost Tuesday with oil-rich Kazakhstan offering to assist in the process, provided infrastructure and other issues ... Read more...

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US to send more troops to Afghanistan next year


April 5th, 2008 - 3:46 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Washington, April 5 (Xinhua) US President George W. Bush has told NATO allies that America would send more troops to Afghanistan in 2009. US Defence Secretary Robert Gates told reporters while flying ... Read more...

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