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Mexican poet wins human rights prize


April 23rd, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 23 (IANS/EFE) Poet Javier Sicilia received the Sergio Mendez Arceo Human Rights Prize this weekend for his efforts to promote peace in Mexico.Sicilia, who became a human ... Read more...

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Taliban are contract killers: Rehman Malik


April 16th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 16 (IANS) Terming Sunday's jail attack in Pakistan as a "pre-planned conspiracy", Interior minister Rehman Malik Monday said the Taliban were "contract killers" but called themselves "Muslims".An ... Read more...

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Pakistan rethinks Afghan border security strategy


December 2nd, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 2 (IANS) Pakistan is rethinking its strategy on the Afghan border, with the focus shifting from battling militants to ensuring security following the Nov 26 NATO attack that ... Read more...

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Non-verbal cues can unmask seasoned liars


July 20th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) Seasoned liars can bluff interrogators with a bland expression for sometime, but then they are unmasked by non-verbal cues.Researchers examined whether study volunteers could smother facial ... Read more...

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New home secretary lists Maoist violence as ‘big challenge’ (Lead)


June 30th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) New union Home Secretary Raj Kumar Singh, who took over Thursday, said the country was facing a "big challenge" of Maoist insurgency which would be ... Read more...

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Brit universities are ‘hotbeds of Islamic extremism’: Report


April 28th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 28(ANI): Britain's homeland security strategy has failed to address in sufficient detail how to tackle the threat of extremism at universities, Members of Parliament and peers have said in a ... Read more...

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Brit special forces goes undercover to asses Mumbai-style attack during 2012 Olympics


April 10th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 10 (ANI): British Army's special forces undercover soldiers are scouting major shopping centres in London to assess the capital's vulnerability to a Mumbai-style attack during the 2012 Olympics.A terror attack ... Read more...

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UNSC calls for comprehensive peace strategy for Somalia


March 11th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
United Nations, Mar.10 (ANI): In the face of instability, terrorism and deteriorating humanitarian conditions in Somalia, the UN Security Council has called for a comprehensive peace and security strategy in the region.Chinese ... Read more...

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Terrorists use Internet as most potent tool for recruitment, says Pillai


March 7th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 7 (ANI): Union Home Secretary G K Pillai today said that terrorists are using the Internet as the most effective tool for recruiting youngsters and to carry out surveillance ... Read more...

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Shahbaz Bhatti’s assassination result of his own negligence towards security: Malik


March 4th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 4(ANI): Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik has claimed that foolproof security was provided to slain Minority Affairs Minister Shahbaz Bhatti, and that his death was the result of his own ... Read more...

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Britain committed to enhancing relations with UAE


February 21st, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 20 (IANS/WAM) Britain has expressed its commitment to enhancing relations with its all its partners across the Gulf while stating that it has ambitious plans to expand the existing ... Read more...

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UK’s MI6 prepared Palestine Authority’s security strategy against Israel


January 26th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.26 (ANI): The Palestinian Authority's security strategy to crush Hamas and other armed groups on the West Bank was originally drawn up by Britain's intelligence service, MI6, papers leaked by Al-Jazeera ... Read more...

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US efforts fail to convince Pakistan’s top general to target safe Taliban havens


January 1st, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 1(ANI): Countless efforts made by the United States to persuade Pakistan army chief General Ashfaq Kayani to target safe terrorist havens inside Pakistan territory have failed so far, and ... Read more...

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Chidambaram to review security strategy in Assam


November 12th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 12 (IANS) Union Home Minister P.C. Chidambaram will be here Friday to review the security situation in Assam in view of stepped up attacks by tribal separatists, who have killed ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir fears terror strike on eve of Obama trip


October 22nd, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 22 (IANS) Fearing a major terror attack ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit to India early next month, a security strategy will be chalked out in Jammu and ... Read more...

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Hasten release of arrested agitators in Kashmir: CPI-M


October 5th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday asked the Jammu and Kashmir government to expeditiously release those arrested during the four- month-long agitation in the state.The ... Read more...

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ISI chief asks for national security policy review over India, US’ “strategic” moves


July 9th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 9 (ANI): Backing the Parliamentary Committee on National Security (PCNS), Inter-Services Intelligence chief Lieutenant General Shuja Pasha has asked the government for a review of country's security strategy in the ... Read more...

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UK Govt. using new ‘behavioural analysis’ security check at Heathrow


February 28th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28(ANI): The British Airports Authority (BAA) is using behavioural analysis to weed out terror suspects during security checks at the London Heathrow Airport.The airports' operator had started an open-ended ... Read more...

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West Bengal mulls strategy to prevent Maoist abductions


October 23rd, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Haldia (West Bengal), Oct 23 (IANS) The West Bengal government is planning security strategy to prevent the recurrence of incidents like the abduction of police officer Atindranath Dutta by Maoists, a top ... Read more...

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Indian envoys begin brainstorming, Pakistan high on agenda


August 24th, 2009 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Indo-Asian News Service New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) A three-day conclave involving about 120 Indian envoys posted abroad began here Monday with External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna outlining the country's strategy in ... Read more...

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Prachanda urges Asian powers to counter US


August 12th, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
London/Kathmandu, Aug 12 (ANI): The Chairman of the Unified CPN (Maoist), Prachanda, has said that Asian countries should develop a unified security strategy to combat US influence in South Asia.Speaking at the ... Read more...

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India thought I was pro-China, I wasn’t: Prachanda


August 12th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Nepal's former prime minister Pushpa Kumar Dahal Prachanda claims India thought he was closer to Communist China than to India, but says it was wrong to think so. Prachanda, ... Read more...

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Terrorists planning cyber war against Britain, warns Lord West


June 25th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 25(ANI): Britain's Security Minister, Lord West, has issued a warning about terrorists' intentions of using the internet to launch a cyber-warfare campaign against the UK.Lord West issued the warning as ... Read more...

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EU’s new anti-terror programme to focus on Afghanistan, Pakistan


April 18th, 2009 - 1:40 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, April 17 (IANS) The European Commission Friday announced a new three-year programme to fight terrorism, drug trafficking and proliferation of weapons of mass destruction in Southeast Asia and Africa. Pakistan, Afghanistan ... Read more...

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Taliban ready to attack Kabul, can strike anywhere: Afghan commander


March 13th, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Mar 13 (ANI): A top Taliban commander has said his fighters are poised and ready to attack Kabul and could strike virtually anywhere in the city.It would be tempting to ... Read more...

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Cyber Security In India: Another Wake Up Call


February 15th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by VKS
Cyber security is very important to protect businesses, governments and general public at large. The same must be a part of the national policy of a nation. Unfortunately, cyber security in India ... Read more...

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Shivraj Patil resigns


November 30th, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 30 (ANI): Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil has resigned in the wake of the Mumbai terror strikes in which nearly 200 people died. The terror drama lasted more ... Read more...

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Shivraj Patil to review security threat in North Eastern states


November 5th, 2008 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 5 (ANI): Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil will hold a meeting with top police officials from the North Eastern here today to review the emerging security threat in ... Read more...

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Patil to review security threat in North Eastern states


November 4th, 2008 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 4 (ANI): Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil will hold a meeting with top police officials from the North Eastern here on November 5 to review the emerging security ... Read more...

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Zardari arrives in Britain as envoy warns of terror backlash


September 14th, 2008 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Pakistan's new president Asif Ali Zardari arrived here Sunday for talks aimed at persuading the US to end anti-terror strikes on Pakistani soil, with his envoy warning such ... Read more...

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EU governments eroding civil liberties at breathtaking rate in name of security


September 11th, 2008 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 11 (ANI): EU governments and policy-makers are eroding civil liberties and privacy at a "breathtaking" rate in the name of security policy, a damning report has claimed.Civil liberties watchdog ... Read more...

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UK mulls 35,000-strong British border police force to tackle terrorists, gangsters


July 1st, 2008 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): A super-force of border cops could be formed to protect Britain from terrorist attacks and gangsters, according to a report.The study, commissioned by David Cameron, warns that ... Read more...

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Britain will be vulnerable to terrorist attacks until 2038


July 1st, 2008 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): International Security Advisor to the Prime Minister Gordon and former Metropolitan Police Commissioner, Sir John Stevens, has warned that Britain will be vulnerable to terrorist attack for ... Read more...

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Nepal to chart security strategies for Narayanhiti palace


May 31st, 2008 - 1:35 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, May 31 (ANI): Nepal Government has constituted a committee to formulate a security strategy plan for Narayanhiti palace within a week. According to Nepalnews, the seven-member team led by joint secretary ... Read more...

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Nepal Election Commission will cancel poll if coercion used: CEC


March 30th, 2008 - 12:46 pm ICT by admin
Parbat (Nepal), Mar.30 (ANI): Nepals Chief Election Commissioner Bhoj Raj Pokharel has said the countrys Election Commission will cancel the April 10 Constituent Assembly election if any political party or group ... Read more...

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