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Afghanistan woos Indian investors assuring high returns (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Dispelling security fears, Afghanistan Thursday assured Indian investors a business-friendly environment and said there are 17 key sectors, including mines, cement, steel and agriculture, in ... Read more...

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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...

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Turkish nationals urged to leave Syria


March 16th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 16 (IANS) Turkey has urged its citizens to leave Syria, saying developments there have led to "serious security risks", BBC reported Friday.The uprising against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad ... Read more...

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Bikram Singh will be next Indian Army chief (Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Lt. Gen. Bikram Singh will be the next Indian Army chief, it was announced Saturday thus ending months of a bitter succession row originating from ... Read more...

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Underground Metro more prone to terror attacks: Sreedharan


December 4th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Laying to rest criticism that the elevated Metro had blemished the capital's landscape, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) chief E. Sreedharan said Sunday that the ... Read more...

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Brazil to keep hooligans away from 2014 World Cup


November 27th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 27 (IANS) Brazil Sunday announced a strategy that will help increase its security during the 2014 football World Cup.The newly created Special Secretariat for Large Events ... Read more...

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China sets up food safety risk assessment centre


October 14th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 14 (IANS) China has set up a national centre for food safety risk assessment.The government-funded organisation is designed to offer technological support in assessing, monitoring, issuing early warnings ... Read more...

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Another row over India-funded presidential mansion in Ghana


August 22nd, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Aug 22 (IANS) More than two years after the completion of the controversy-prone presidential mansion in Ghana's capital built with Indian support, another storm has engulfed the project, suggesting ... Read more...

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Attack on naval base exposes Pakistan’s grave security risks: Experts


May 23rd, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) A well-coordinated attack by heavily armed terrorists at a Pakistani naval base in Karachi has once again revealed the grave security dangers the increasingly ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia now completely satisfied with security scenario for Indian tour


September 29th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 29 (ANI): Following clarifications from Indian Board officials, Cricket Australia has expressed satisfaction with security arrangements for the current tour of India, despite having earlier raised concerns over Bangalore's M ... Read more...

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Twitter hack sends users to hardcore porn sites


September 22nd, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 22 (ANI): Hackers have managed to exploit a security flaw on the popular micro-blogging site Twitter, by activating pop-ups and even directing some users to hardcore porn sites.The hack utilized ... Read more...

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Ohio bans outsourcing of government projects


September 8th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 8 (IANS) In a move that would hit Indian IT companies, America's Ohio state has prohibited spending of public funds for services provided offshore."No public funds should ... Read more...

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2.5 million children, 1.4 million pregnant women still affected in flood-hit Pak: Report


September 4th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 4(ANI): Over 2.5 million children under the age of five, and about 1.4 million pregnant and lactating women in Pakistan have been affected by the devastating floods in the country, ... Read more...

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Lawsuit Filed Against The Internet Sales Tax Bill


July 12th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 12, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Almost everyone wants quick and quality service, products delivered at their doorsteps and online stores like amazon.com and others have made it easier. ... Read more...

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Half of Mumbai’s home wireless internet networks unsecure


May 24th, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Mumbai Police had a shock in store on the inaugural day of its Cyber Safety Week here Monday with a survey suggesting that nearly half of the ... Read more...

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Hong Kong worried about rising illegal Pak migrants


May 22nd, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 22 (ANI): Hong Kong Immigration Department Assistant Director Corrado Chow has expressed concern over the rising trend of illegal immigrants from Pakistan."There may be some 10, 000 illegal immigrants of ... Read more...

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Musharraf govt. ‘deliberately’ failed to provide security cover to Benazir: UN report


April 16th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
New York, Apr.16 (ANI): The much awaited United Nations (UN) enquiry commission's report over former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination has blamed the then Musharraf government of 'deliberately' failing to ... Read more...

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Gunman kills five civilians in Kabul


February 28th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 28 (DPA) An unidentified gunman entered in a house in the eastern part of Kabul and killed five members of the family, injuring two others, police said Sunday. The ... Read more...

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Play IPL at your risk, England, Aussie boards tell players


February 21st, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
London/Melbourne, Feb 21 (IANS) England, Australia and South African cricket boards have washed their hands of the safety of players in India, warning them to participate in the Indian Premier League (IPL) ... Read more...

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Zardari immune to power cuts in ‘blackout’ state Pakistan


January 6th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan. 6 (ANI): While all the ministers of Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's cabinet have agreed to face power cuts as part of an electricity load shedding exercise, the ... Read more...

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Indian enterprises face data loss risk: Study


November 5th, 2009 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, Nov 5 (IANS) Increasing use of IT infrastructure by Indian enterprises to enhance productivity and expand operations in a competitive environment has led to growing security risks such as ... Read more...

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Five killed in blast at Islamabad’s UN office (Fourth Lead)


October 5th, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 5 (IANS) Five people, including a foreigner, were killed when a suicide bomber detonated himself inside the lobby of the UN World Food Programme office in an upscale locality ... Read more...

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Blast in Islamabad’s UN office kills three (Third Lead)


October 5th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 5 (IANS) Three people, including a foreigner, were killed Monday in a suicide bomb blast at the UN World Food Programme office in an upscale locality of this Pakistan ... Read more...

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The top 100 Dirtiest Sites enlisted


August 20th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 20 (ANI): Internet security company Norton Symantec has come up with a list of Top 100 Dirtiest sites, which could infect your computer with malware. Malware is a software that can ... Read more...

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Gordon Brown’s security advisor warns smartphones pose security risk


June 26th, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 26 (ANI): Lord West, a security advisor to British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, has warned that people owning high-tech mobile phones may be at risk of having their personal ... Read more...

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Cyber security agency ties up with British firm


June 23rd, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The government agency in charge of cyber security Tuesday signed an agreement with British IT and communication solutions provider BT for enhancing computer security and technology sharing. "This ... Read more...

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Goa undertakes survey to plug holes in coastal security


May 27th, 2009 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 27 (IANS) In a bid to plug holes in the security along its 105 km coastline, the Goa government's marine agencies have launched an exhaustive survey of illegally built jetties ... Read more...

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‘Britain’s poor coastal security risks Mumbai-style terror attack’


May 18th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 18 (ANI): Britain's poor coastal security is at risk of a Mumbai-style terror attack, a UK Commons Defence Committee report has warned."We cannot discount the possibility that the commando-style terrorist ... Read more...

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9/11 terrorists came from Canada: John McCain


April 25th, 2009 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 25 (IANS) Former Republican presidential candidate John McCain created a diplomatic flap Friday when he told a US television network that 9/11 terrorists came from Canada. He joined US homeland ... Read more...

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Asia Society calls for strategy to avert water crisis


April 18th, 2009 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 18 (IANS) Warning that decreased access to a safe, stable water supply in Asia "will have a profound impact on security throughout the region", the Asia Society has ... Read more...

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Delhi not an IPL venue due to security reason: police


March 18th, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Delhi Police Commissioner Y.S. Dadwal Wednesday said the security machinery in the national capital was not adequate to cater to cricket matches and the elections simultaneously. Dadwal said ... Read more...

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Kiwi PM prepared to stop Black Caps tour of Zimbabwe


February 23rd, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Feb.23 (ANI): New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has said that he is ready to halt the Black Caps tour of Zimbabwe. The New Zealand cricket team are scheduled ... Read more...

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Paks Adiala jail to get satellite courts, security cell for Mumbai attackers


February 23rd, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Feb 23 (ANI): Satellite courtrooms and a security cell are likely to be built at Adiala Jail here to overcome security risks involved in transporting terrorists involved in the Mumbai ... Read more...

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New Zealand PM questions safety of players in Zimbabwe


February 17th, 2009 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has questioned whether it was safe for its cricketers to tour Zimbabwe, a country undergoing political and social breakdown. New Zealand are scheduled ... Read more...

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Pakistan reacts cautiously to South Asian anti-terror force


February 17th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 17 (IANS) Pakistan has described Bangladesh's proposal for a South Asian task force to combat terrorism as "a new and good idea"."We have discussed the issue. Right now it is ... Read more...

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