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President Mukherjee begins four-day trip to Bengal


September 14th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Friday arrived here on his first visit to his home state, West Bengal, after assuming the nation's highest post.Mukherjee was received at ... Read more...

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President Mukherjee to visit Bengal next week


September 8th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will pay his first visit to his home state West Bengal after taking over the nation's top post Sep 14-16 during which ... Read more...

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Forced marriages, insecurity worry Pakistani Hindus


August 13th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) Forced marriages of their women and security issues have emerged as major concerns for Pakistani Hindus, according to a body formed by Asif Ali Zardari.Its head ... Read more...

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Dubai customs attends Google meet in US


July 29th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 28, 2012 (IANS/WAM) Dubai Customs has called on the international community to strengthen cooperation through information exchange on illicit networks.It has said such a step can help curb ... Read more...

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Coe promises ’safe and secure’ Games


July 21st, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) The Chairman of the London 2012 Olympics, Sebastian Coe, has promised that the Games will be "safe and secure".Speaking on BBC radio, Coe responded to questions ... Read more...

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Myanmar president to visit Bangladesh


June 25th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, June 25 (IANS) Myanmar President Thein Sein will embark on a three-day official visit to Bangladesh next month, the foreign ministry said.Thein will start his trip July 15 ... Read more...

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Mission in Paris at full security alert, says India


May 18th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) India Friday said its mission in Paris has been fully alert to security issues in consultation with the local authorities. Reports from the French ... Read more...

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India in-principle agrees to allow investments from Pakistan


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) India has in-principle agreed to allow foreign direct investment (FDI) from Pakistan, a move expected to enhance commercial engagement and boost trade between the two ... Read more...

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Army alert over Sino-Indian border (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 2 (IANS) The Indian Army is alert to security issues on the Sino-Indian border, a top commander said Wednesday.Referring to China as a "competitor", Lt. Gen. Anil Chait, ... Read more...

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Army alert over security issues on Sino-Indian border


May 2nd, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 2 (IANS) The Indian Army is alert to security issues on the Sino-Indian border and is prepared for the security and defence of the nation, a top commander ... Read more...

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500-km human chain for Indian fishermen’s sake


April 28th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 28 (IANS) More than half a million people Saturday formed a 500-km-long human chain running from Kerala to Tamil Nadu to press for the safety and security of ... Read more...

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Nepal offers to train Indian peacekeepers


April 28th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 28 (IANS) Nepal has offered to train Indian Army officers who will take part in the United Nations peacekeeping operations under various international assignments.Nepal made the offer during ... Read more...

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US to move out 9,000 Marines from Japan


April 27th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 27 (IANS) The US will move 9,000 Marines out of Japan's southern Okinawa to Guam, Hawaii and other locations in the Asia-Pacific region, said a joint statement ... Read more...

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Nepal holds security talks with India


April 26th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 26 (IANS) India and Nepal began their four-day bilateral security talks Thursday.The Nepal-India bilateral consultative groups on security issues began their meeting in Nepali city of Pokhara, ... Read more...

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US Navy operations chief in India


April 23rd, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) US Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Jonathan Greenert began a five-day visit to India Monday to explore possibilities of bilateral cooperation between the two navies ... Read more...

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Don’t thrust NCTC on states: Jayalalithaa


April 2nd, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 2 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Monday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh not to trust the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) on unwilling states.She also ... Read more...

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Let not political differences affect South Asia integration: India (Roundup)


March 9th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) India Friday exhorted neighbouring countries not to let political differences come in the way of faster integration to address issues like terrorism, and underlined that ... Read more...

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Obama, Karzai talk on Afghan situation


March 9th, 2012 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 9 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Thursday held a videoconference with his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai and discussed security issues in Afghanistan, the White House said.White House ... Read more...

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Maritime event to focus on piracy, energy security issues


February 25th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) In the backdrop of growing importance of the seas in India's security matrix, a two-day conference beginning here Monday will debate the role of maritime ... Read more...

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‘China not to participate in arms race’


February 24th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 24 (IANS) China will not engage in an arms race with other countries, the defence ministry said Friday, adding that the country's military growth is for defensive purposes.Defence ... Read more...

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We feel very secure in India: Israeli envoy


February 13th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) India will not tolerate attacks on diplomats on its soil, Israel's envoy here said Monday, adding that Israeli diplomats "feel very secure" in India."It is ... Read more...

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Army chief reviews Kashmir border security


February 9th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 9 (IANS) Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh reviewed the security along the border with Pakistan, Pakistan-administered Kashmir and China in Jammu and Kashmir Thursday, an official said."The ... Read more...

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UIDAI to refresh data collection process in second phase


February 7th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) will be refreshing its data collection process by including the best finger detection and multiple-try method in ... Read more...

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Russia, Iran to sign anti-drug deal


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Iran are all set to sign an agreement to handle drug-trafficking, extremism and cyber crimes.Iran, which shares a 900-km border with the world's ... Read more...

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India, EU firm up agenda for summit, discuss free trade


January 16th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 16 (IANS) India and the European Union Monday held wide-ranging talks on trade and security issues to firm up the agenda for their summit next month.Catherine Ashton, the ... Read more...

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Will come soon, SRK assures Patna


December 16th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan is disappointed that he couldn't visit Patna for the promotional activity of his forthcoming film "Don 2: The King Is Back" ... Read more...

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Sebastian Coe dismisses concerns over security of London 2012


December 10th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 10 (IANS) Sebastian Coe, president of the organising committee of the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympic Games, said here Saturday that the Games will be safe and smooth ... Read more...

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Ashraf confident Pakistan will host visitors in 2012


November 29th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Nov 29 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) newly-appointed chairman Zaka Ashraf is confident of hosting international cricket teams in the strife-torn country and hoped neighbours India to tour soon ... Read more...

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Mayawati raises security issues on Rahul’s sneak visits


November 3rd, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 3 (IANS) Taking a serious note of Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's unannounced visits to Uttar Pradesh, the Mayawati government Thursday raised critical security issues.Gandhi took the ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s chief of defence staff to visit US


October 21st, 2011 - 6:51 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) General Khalid Shameem Wynne, chairman of Pakistan's Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, will attend the Chief of Defence Staff Conference in Hawaii, US.The conference is hosted ... Read more...

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James Bond’s India journey scrapped


September 26th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) James Bond is no longer coming to India. Despite a green signal from the Indian railways ministry, plans to shoot a few action sequences ... Read more...

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India, China should handle Vietnam oil issue with sensitivity: Chinese analyst


September 26th, 2011 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Sanya (China), Sep 26 (IANS) India's recent oil deals with Vietnam in South China Sea, a disputed territory, has created a "negative impact" in China and the issue needs to ... Read more...

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Doctors call off strike in Maharashtra


September 11th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) Over 3,000 striking doctors across Maharashtra Sunday evening called off their protest that began three days ago after officials ensured them of meeting their demands.Maharashtra Association ... Read more...

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NSA Menon capitulated before Chidambaram: US cable


September 4th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) National Security Adviser (NSA) Shivshankar Menon had capitulated to Home Minister P. Chidambaram on intelligence issues soon after taking over his post, a diplomatic ... Read more...

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Despite bans ‘Aarakshan’ earns Rs.25 crore in four days


August 16th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Bans, protests and a long weekend may have affected the business of director Prakash Jha's new offering "Aarakshan", but despite all the problems, the ... Read more...

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