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Dubai demolishes 40 ugly buildings, more to follow


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 23 (IANS/WAM) At least 40 abandoned buildings have been demolished in Dubai this year by the municipality because they posed a health threat, security risk and distortion of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Adarsh Society land belongs to defence, says Antony


July 21st, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Saturday asserted that the land in the city on which the controversial Adarsh Society stands belongs to the defence ministry.He said that ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Use Facebook to know people, officials told


July 7th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) Civil servants in Britain have been told to use social networking website Facebook at work to find out what the public is thinking.Bob Kerslake, head ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Day after assault on journalist, Maharashtra minister visits spot


April 13th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Taking a serious view of Thursday's manhandling of a senior Mumbai journalist, Home Minister R.R. Patil Friday visited the site of an illegal canteen near Dadar ... Read more...

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Response to army chief’s letter at appropriate time: Antony


March 28th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The government would respond "at an appropriate time" to army chief Gen V.K. Singh's letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on a security risk ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Beware: Ads in mobile apps fraught with security risk


March 20th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 20 (IANS) The inclusion of ads in mobile applications or apps is fraught with privacy or security risks, so beware, says a new study.These app developers incorporate "in-app ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Italy recalls embassy staff from Syria


March 15th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Rome, March 14 (IANS) Italy announced Wednesday that it was suspending all activities at its embassy in Syrian capital Damascus and has recalled its diplomatic staff.In a statement, the Italian ... Read more...

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Where was Charlie Chaplin born?


February 18th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) British intelligence officers found no record of Charlie Chaplin's birth when they probed him over over suspected Soviet ties, secret files have revealed.The mystery of the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Muslim pilot fired over fears he might copy 9/11


January 29th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 29 (IANS) A Muslim pilot working for a well-known British carrier has said he was fired because his bosses feared he might copy the Sep 11 terror attack.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UID can be security risk, warns BJP


January 21st, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday said inclusion of all residents of India in the Unique Identification number (UID) scheme would present a threat ... Read more...

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Salman Taseer’s assassin gets death sentence


October 1st, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 1 (IANS) The bodyguard who gunned down Punjab governor Salman Taseer in January this year was found guilty and sentenced to death Saturday by a Pakistani court, ... Read more...

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Week later, Mumbai blast sites bustle again


July 19th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) "Overall positive". That's what market operators say about the mood in all the three places in Mumbai, including diamond and gold jewellery hubs, where serial terror ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mumbai NGO wants security checks on sand barges


July 15th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) In the wake of Wednesday's triple blasts, a Mumbai NGO Friday urged the central government to regulate sand barges plying through the city harbour and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

A passport in three days? New project to roll out soon


June 7th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Passport Seva Project, an ambitious e-governance programme that aims at passport delivery in three days, has entered its most crucial stage. The rollout of ... Read more...

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India rated ‘extreme risk’ economy for investors


February 25th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh New York, Feb 25 (IANS) India - along with Russia, Indonesia, Nigeria and the Philippines - has been rated a 'high risk' growth economy for investors.In a ranking of 175 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US no-fly list leaves British Muslim stranded in Canada


February 16th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Feb 16 (IANS) Probably in the first such case in international travel, the US no-fly list has left a British man stranded in Canada.Dawood Hepplewhite, who is a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistan defence photos found in US official’s camera


February 9th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 9 (IANS) Prosecutors have recommended registering an espionage case against US official Raymond Davis, who shot dead two Pakistanis in Lahore, after police retrieved from his camera photographs of some ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Microsoft web browser faces security risk


February 1st, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) Software giant Microsoft has issued a "critical" alert for millions of people using its web browser Internet Explorer, saying a newly-discovered flaw in the Windows operating system can ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

UK security could be compromised if RAF’s Nimrod fleet is scrapped


January 27th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.27 (ANI): Leading British militayr figures have warned that the David Cameron Government faces a huge security risk if it decides to go ahead with plans to scrap the Royal ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Taseer’s assassin guarded Zardari, Gilani even after being declared security risk: Report


January 13th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 13(ANI): Punjab Governor Salman Taseer's assassin, Malik Mumtaz Qadri, performed a total of 509 VIP and VVIP duties even after he was declared a security risk for these tasks ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Taseer’s killer was declared security risk in 2004


January 13th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) Pakistan's Punjab province governor Salman Taseer's assassin continued to be deployed in security squad of high-profile people, including President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousuf Raza ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Necklace makes Tamil woman suspect in Canada


December 22nd, 2010 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 22 (IANS) Canadian authorities say that a Sri Lankan Tamil woman who entered the country aboard the smuggling ship MV Sun Sea in August is linked to the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian Army awaiting CBI inputs on Adarsh probe


December 15th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The Indian Army said Wednesday it was waiting for inputs from the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to complete its probe into Mumbai's Adarsh housing society scam ... Read more...

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Bernie Madoff Would Conduct Private Service For Dead Son


December 14th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bernie Madoff, who is currently serving a 150 year prison term, will not be attending his son, Mark Madoff's funeral. It has been reported that he ... Read more...

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Bombardier ordered to pay Pakistani-origin pilot for discrimination


December 9th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 9 (IANS) Global metro and corporate aviation giant Bombardier has been ordered to pay $319,000 to a Pakistani-origin man for denying him pilot training because he was listed ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Cyber threats forecast for 2011 released


October 8th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 8 (ANI): A new report has outlined the top three areas of security risk and concern for consumer and business Internet and computer users.According to the report-GTISC Emerging Cyber ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Boycott threat to Commonwealth Games opening ceremony


October 3rd, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 3 (ANI): Scotland, the Isle of Man and Canada have threatened to boycott the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony because they claim organisers have not told them enough about the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bombay HC gets footage of Kasab attacking a jail official


September 28th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Sep 28 (ANI): Authorities at Mumbai's high-security Arthur Road jail have submitted to the Bombay High Court CCTV pictures of Ajmal Kasab, the lone surviving terrorist of the 26/11 attack, attacking ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Nigerian chef de mission raises security concerns, praises Village


September 27th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Nigerian chef de mission Elias Usman Gora Monday said there was need for "better coordination" in the respect of security for the Games but praised the rooms ... Read more...

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New Zealand, Australia happy with Games Village


September 24th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) After raising concerns on safety and hygiene, Australian and New Zealand were extremely happy with the Athletes' Village and also confirmed their participation for the Oct 3-14 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Australia says Games security ‘extensive and well organised’


September 23rd, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney/New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Finally there is some appreciation for the beleaguered Commonwealth Games organisers from visiting teams. After reaffirming his country's committment to the Commonwealth Games, Australia Commonwealth Games Association ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Brit millionaire offers one million dollar to streak naked in front of Obama


August 17th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 17 (ANI): A British billionaire has offered to give one million dollar to the person who manages to streak naked in front of US President Barack ObamaAlki David, the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

U.S. State Department issues Travel Warning for Afghanistan


August 13th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The U.S. State Department on Friday issued a new Travel Warning for Afghanistan, warning U.S. citizens of the critical dangers still present in the war torn country, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

US rejects motion for withdrawal of ’secret’ American troops operating in Pak


July 29th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29(ANI): US lawmakers have rejected a blunt challenge to President Barack Obama's war strategy, defeating a resolution calling for American troops' removal from Pakistan by a crushing 38-372 margin.The ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

BlackBerry stock slips on UAE security concerns


July 28th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, July 28 (IANS) With the United Arab Emirates (UAE) joining India in seeking access to BlackBerry's encryption key to let their intelligence agencies have access to emails, shares of ... Read more...

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