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Antony focuses on fishermen’s role in intelligence gathering


September 20th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Thursday exhorted the Coast Guard to develop fishermen living along the sea borders as the "eyes and ears" for intelligence gathering ... Read more...

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Antony inaugurates Maharashtra cluster of coast surveillance system


August 25th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Saturday inaugurated the Maharashtra cluster of the chain of static sensors aimed at providing real-time surveillance along the coastline.This is the first ... 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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Maharashtra politicians condemn Pawar attack


November 24th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Maharashtra's politicians Thursday unanimously condemned the attack on union Agriculture Minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) president Sharad Pawar, terming it a serious security lapse."The ... Read more...

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Op Geronimo aftermath: India conducts security review


May 12th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Ten days after US special forces killed Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in Pakistan, India Wednesday carried out a comprehensive review of its security ... Read more...

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Terrorism, nuclear proliferation, piracy and arms smuggling major challenges facing Asian region: An


February 16th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): Defence Minister A. K Anthony on Wednesday said the prominent challenges facing Asian region include terrorism, nuclear proliferation, piracy and smuggling of arms.Inaugurating the 13th edition of ... Read more...

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Bahrain launches single e-ID for government services


January 10th, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 9 (IANS) A single electronic identity card that can be used to access an array of government services, while being assured of security against online theft, has launched in ... Read more...

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Pak says its classified information can never been leaked like under US ‘cablegate’


December 3rd, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 3 (ANI): In the wake of US diplomatic cables being made public by whistle-blower website WikiLeaks, Pakistan Foreign Office Spokesman Abdul Basit has said that his country's classified information had ... Read more...

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Coastal surveillance station will be commissioned in Tarapore, says Antony


October 25th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.25 (ANI): Defence Minister A.K. Antony said here on Monday that Coastal Surveillance Network (CSN) station at Tarapore in Maharashtra would be commissioned very soon.Inaugurating the 29th Annual Coast Guard ... Read more...

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India aiming for real-time maritime domain awareness: Antony


October 25th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 25 (ANI): Defence Minister A.K. Antony on Monday said that a Coastal Surveillance Network (CSN) station at Tarapore in Maharashtra would be commissioned very soon while inaugurating the 29th ... Read more...

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Attack on NATO trucks in Pak would not affect Afghan supply lines : Pentagon


June 10th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Pentagon spokesman Bryan Whitman described the attack as a "vicious attack of some scale", but made it clear that it would not dent NATO's 'overall' operations in the region."Fifty or sixty containers ... Read more...

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US, international community ’satisfied’ over Pak nuke safety: Mukhtar


May 28th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 28 (ANI): Stressing that Pakistan's nuclear arsenal is in safe custody, Defence Minister Chaudhry Ahmed Mukhtar has said that both the United States and the international community are satisfied with ... Read more...

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CISF to give security at five Games venues April 1


March 8th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) will be providing 4,000 men and 300 commandos for the security of the Commonwealth Games beginning here Oct 3. The force ... Read more...

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New method to avoid hacking of “captcha” security codes


December 30th, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): Researchers at Tel Aviv University have found a new way to fix the security holes linked with the popular "captcha" security mechanism- wavy letters websites ask us to ... Read more...

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A decade after IC 814 hijack, India is more prepared


December 24th, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Murali Krishnan New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Ten years after the hijacking of Indian Airlines flight IC 814, on its way from Kathmandu to New Delhi, India remains vulnerable to ... Read more...

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First coastal command centre to be inaugurated in Gandhinagar on Oct.3


September 30th, 2009 - 11:25 am ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Sep 30 (ANI): Union Defence Minister A. K. Antony will inaugurate the regional Coast Guard headquarters in Gandhinagar on October 3 to strengthen the coastal security as ... Read more...

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Security rules should be part of building bye-laws: Maken


August 25th, 2009 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Minister of State for Home Ajay Maken Tuesday said that the security related standard operating procedures (SOP) for cities like Delhi should be a mandatory part of ... Read more...

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Pakistan rejects reports about attack on nuke sites


August 12th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug. 12 (ANI): Pakistan has rejected reports that its nuclear facilities were attacked by militants at least thrice in the last two years."It is rubbish. These aspersions are factually incorrect and ... Read more...

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Panel reviews security measures on western coast


July 11th, 2009 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) A joint security mechanism formed after the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks Saturday reviewed coastal security measures at a meeting here, an official said. The Joint Operations Centre (West) (JOC-W) ... Read more...

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Volunteers check and counsel unruly Metro commuters


March 4th, 2009 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Around 250 volunteers of a citizen's forum Wednesday travelled in the Delhi Metro counselling commuters to abide by rules and to maintain discipline during the journey. "In a ... Read more...

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Chidambaram doesn”t rule out ISI attempts to infiltrate


February 25th, 2009 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Wednesday said that though attempts of infiltration by the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) cannot be ruled out, the country''s security mechanism is ... Read more...

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Prachanda vows to take forward statute-drafting process


February 12th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Feb 12 (ANI): Nepal Prime Minister Prachanda has said that the government would take forward the process of drafting the new Constitution and end entirely the problems gripping the country. Speaking ... Read more...

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PM offers apologies for not preventing Mumbai attacks


December 12th, 2008 - 12:03 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec. 11 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today accepted lacunae in the security mechanism and apologised for not preventing the terror attacks in Mumbai, which claimed about 200 lives. "I ... Read more...

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No agreement in North Korea denuclearization talks


December 10th, 2008 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 10 (Xinhua) Negotiators from the six nations involved in the North Korean denuclearization talks continued their deliberations Wednesday over a verification protocol that eluded agreement for the past three days.The ... Read more...

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Nuclear envoys continue talk on North Korea’s denuclearisation


December 9th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 9 (Xinhua) Top negotiators to the six-nation talks on North Korea's nuclear programme began discussions on the second day Tuesday by focusing on the verification protocol of denuclearisation of the ... Read more...

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New round of Korean nuclear talks starts (Lead)


December 8th, 2008 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 8 (Xinhua) Envoys from six nations Monday started a new round of talks on denuclearisation of North korea.The talks, held after a five-month suspension, focused on mechanism to verify Pyongyang's ... Read more...

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BSF steps up vigil along West Bengal’s porous border


December 1st, 2008 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 1 (IANS) In the wake of the brazen terror attacks in Mumbai last week, the Border Security Force (BSF) has intensified vigil along the West Bengal border with Bangladesh, focussing ... Read more...

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First ever Sino-India joint counter terror exercise on Indian soil


November 18th, 2008 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Nov 18 (ANI): A 10 member Indian Army delegation today left for Beijing to attend the final planning conference to decide the exact theme, setting and ... Read more...

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Coast Guard efficient and dependable maritime of India: Antony


September 24th, 2008 - 10:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , Sept 24 (ANI): Union Defence Minister A. K. Antony on Wednesday said that the Indian Coast Guard has evolved into an effective, efficient and dependable maritime force of ... Read more...

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Ten CoBRA battalions to be raised for tackling Maoists


August 29th, 2008 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) To tackle the growing Maoist threat, the government for the first time would raise ten Commando Battalions for Resolute Action (CoBRA) in the Central Reserve Police Force ... Read more...

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Microchips that contain multiple personalities may protect intellectual property


June 12th, 2008 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): Computer engineers at Rice University have come up with a concept of making microchips that can be helpful in granting necessary protection to intellectual property.Farinaz Koushanfar, ... Read more...

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Nepal Home Secretary says security arrangements for polls are reliable


April 9th, 2008 - 2:26 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, Apr 9 (ANI): Nepal's Home Secretary, Umesh Mainali, has said that security arrangements for Thursday's Constituent Assembly polls are reliable. "So far, no major violence has taken place, besides, a ... Read more...

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Poll observers in Nepal told to go to rural areas


April 7th, 2008 - 6:48 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, Apr 7 (ANI): In Nepal, nine civil society leaders have urged the Election Commission (EC) and election observers to go to rural and remote areas, saying that people might not ... Read more...

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Chinese scholar calls for East Asian security mechanism


March 13th, 2008 - 11:56 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, March 13 (Xinhua) A scholar with the China Foundation for International and Strategic Studies (CFISS) has called for the early establishment of a multilateral security mechanism featuring cooperation basis in East ... Read more...

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