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Anti-Islam film protests in Pakistan turn violent, at least 19 killed


September 22nd, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least nineteen people were killed and scores injured across Pakistan as widespread protests against the anti-Islam film turned violent, local media reported Friday.In the southern port ... Read more...

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9/11 anniversary: US ramps up security


September 11th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) The US ramped up security measures ahead of the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks Tuesday, said the White House Monday.According to a White ... Read more...

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Gambia confirms execution of nine prisoners


August 28th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Banjul, Aug 28 (IANS) Gambia has confirmed that nine prisoners being held on death row have been executed after the country's president vowed to carry out all death sentences by ... Read more...

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Bio-access soon to Bombay High Court


August 24th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) As part of enhancing security measures, the Bombay High Court will soon instal a bio-access system for all advocates and staffers, an official said here Friday.Initially, ... Read more...

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Bangalore set for peaceful Eid amid tight security


August 19th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 19 (IANS) Bangalore is set to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr festival in peace Monday marking the end of the month-long Ramadan fast by Muslims amid tight security, as the city ... Read more...

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China to ensure security at every school by 2013


August 18th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 17 (IANS) With a number of murder incidents taking place in Chinese schools in recent years, the country has decided to beef up security measures at schools ... Read more...

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Parking at Metro stations closed from Tuesday


August 13th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Vehicle parking at Delhi Metro stations will be closed from Tuesday afternoon to Wednesday afternoon as part of security measures for Independence Day (Aug 15)."The ... Read more...

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Antony in Jammu and Kashmir to review security


July 28th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Saturday arrived in Jammu and Kashmir on a two-day visit to review the security situation in the border state.Indian Army chief ... Read more...

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Kenyan police nab over 130 immigrants


July 10th, 2012 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, July 10 (IANS) A total of 133 foreigners, including two Pakistanis and a Briton, have been arrested by Kenyan police in a major security swoop, as the east ... 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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Security beefed up ahead of Puri chariot festival


June 20th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 20 (IANS) Security has been beefed up in Odisha's Puri town ahead of the annual nine-day chariot festival of Lord Jagannath beginning Thursday, police said.Around 8,000 policemen have ... Read more...

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Moscow tightens security for Polish embassy


June 16th, 2012 - 7:11 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow police have stepped up security at the Polish embassy in connection with fighting and rumours of further clashes between Russian and Polish football fans ... Read more...

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Three Pakistan Navy officers convicted for Karachi attack


May 22nd, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 22 (IANS) Three Pakistan Navy officers have been convicted for their negligence of security measures during a deadly attack at the PNS Mehran base in Karachi last ... Read more...

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Mexico seeks to protect journalists, rights activists


May 2nd, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 2 (IANS/EFE) The lower house of the Mexican Congress approved a bill that includes urgent measures to protect journalists and human rights defenders.The measure, which now goes ... Read more...

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Neymar vows to avenge Santos’ shock defeat


April 27th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, April 27 (IANS) Santos striker Neymar has vowed to seek revenge after Bolivar's shock 2-1 victory over the defending Copa Libertadores champions in La Paz.Neymar was subjected ... Read more...

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Russian airports ease passenger search rules


April 25th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's transport ministry will allow airline passengers to keep their shoes on during pre-flight security checks starting mid-May, the governmental Rossiyskaya Gazeta daily said Wednesday.Passengers ... Read more...

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FIA: Bahrain race to take place as scheduled


April 13th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 13 (IANS) The 2012 Bahrain Grand Prix will be held as scheduled next week, the governing body of Formula One racing FIA announced Friday."FIA (International Automobile Federation) is ... Read more...

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Chidambaram discusses AFSPA with Kashmir government (Second Lead)


April 10th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 10 (IANS) An announcement on the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) will be made as soon as the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) decided on the ... Read more...

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Chidambaram in Jammu, Omar presses for AFSPA withdrawal


April 10th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 10 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah pressed Home Minister P. Chidambaram to revoke the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from the state, sources ... Read more...

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Ajmer shrine authorities mum on Zardari visit


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 2 (IANS) Rajasthan government officials and authorities at the shrine of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti remained tightlipped Monday over preparations for the April 8 visit of ... Read more...

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Man-animal conflict: Assam forms response teams


March 30th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 30 (IANS) Assam has formed Rapid Response Teams (RRTs) to deal with growing instances of man-animal conflict, with 12 leopards having been killed in the last three months ... Read more...

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Israeli officials, Goa cops review tourist security


February 18th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 18 (IANS) A delegation of Israel embassy officials met top Goa Police officials here late Friday along with union home ministry officials to review security arrangements for Israeli ... Read more...

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Peaceful start to Maharashtra civic corporation polls


February 16th, 2012 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) Polling started on a peaceful note here and nine other municipal corporations around the state Thursday.Over 25,000 security personnel have been deployed in Mumbai, the biggest ... Read more...

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Maharashtra readies for civic corporation polls


February 15th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) As the curtains came down on the no-holds-barred campaign for elections to the 10 municipal corporations across Maharashtra, police and security forces readied to ensure ... Read more...

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RBI to act against banks not beefing up cyber security


January 27th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 27 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will act against banks that do not implement its guidelines on electronic security of their transactions and operations by October ... Read more...

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227 guns seized at Russian airports in 2011


January 24th, 2012 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A total of 227 firearms, thousands of rounds of ammunition and several kilograms of explosives were seized at airports across Russia last year, a police ... Read more...

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Over two lakh devotees assemble for Gangasagar fair


January 14th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sagar Island (West Bengal), Jan 14 (IANS) Tens of thousands of devotees have assembled at the Sagar Island in West Bengal to take a dip in the Ganga where ... Read more...

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PM to begin New Year with prayers at Golden Temple


December 31st, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Dec 31 (IANS) With his government having faced a tough year, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh wants to usher in the new year with prayers at the Harmandar Sahib, ... Read more...

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Mexican oil giant to spend $24 mn to repair pipeline


December 21st, 2011 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 21 (IANS/EFE) State-owned oil giant Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, said it planned to spend 329.8 million pesos (about $24 million) to repair a pipeline damaged in an ... Read more...

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13,500 troops to be deployed for London Olympics


December 16th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 16 (IANS) Around 13,500 armed forces personnel, including specialist dog handlers and bomb disposal experts, would be deployed during the 2012 London Olympic Games.British's navy's biggest ship HMS ... Read more...

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US, Canada unveil new measures to facilitate trade


December 8th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) Declaring job creation as his highest priority, US President Barack Obama has unveiled new measures with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper to facilitate trade and ... Read more...

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Indian Muslims mark Muharram with mourning, processions


December 6th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Amid cries of "Ya Hussain", thousands of Muslims in India flagellated themselves in large processions Tuesday to mourn Imam Hussain, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed, ... Read more...

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Kashmir ‘durbar’ moves to Jammu


November 9th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 9 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government's annual 'durbar move' took place Wednesday with its offices shifting to winter capital Jammu amid tight security and Chief Minister Omar ... Read more...

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Respect rights of Tibetans: European Parliament


October 28th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 28 (IANS) Expressing concern over self-immolation protests in Tibet, the European Parliament has adopted a resolution asking the Chinese authorities to respect the rights of Tibetans."The resolution urged ... Read more...

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Court rejects policemen’s plea in Benazir’s killing case


October 16th, 2011 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 16 (IANS) A Pakistani court has dismissed application of two senior police officials in former prime minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination case, Xinhua reported.Bhutto was killed in a ... Read more...

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