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China seeks closer ties with Sri Lanka


September 18th, 2012 - 8:22 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 18 (IANS) China has sought a comprehensive partnership with Sri Lanka that includes strengthening trade and investment ties, a top Chinese official said here.Visiting Chairman of the National ... Read more...

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Karnataka to probe rumours against northeast people


August 17th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, Aug 17 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar Friday ordered an inquiry into the rumour-mongering about alleged security threats, that triggered exodus of people from northeastern states ... Read more...

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Polish president plays down outside threats to Euro 2012


May 17th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, May 17 (IANS) There are no signals of outside security threats to the upcoming European football championship, Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski confirmed.Attending a sitting of the National Security Council ... Read more...

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Microland to offer cloud solutions with Microsoft


April 6th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 6 (IANS) Leading IT infrastructure provider Microland Ltd has entered into a strategic alliance with global software major Microsoft Consulting Services (MCS) to jointly offer cloud solutions to ... Read more...

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South Africa’s new policy to combat cyber crime


March 13th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, March 13 (IANS) South Africa has approved a policy that will address security threats related to cyberspace, combat cyber warfare and cyber crime, state-run news agency BuaNews reported.The cabinet ... Read more...

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Asian Security Conference to focus on non-traditional threats


February 10th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) The blurring of lines between what constitutes traditional security issues as represented by military concepts and those that are non-military by definition will be the ... Read more...

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First Rushdie, now Taslima - end of cultural tolerance? (West Bengal Newsletter)


February 5th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 4 (IANS) The cancellation of the release of controversial author Taslima Nasreen's autobiography at the famed Kolkata Book Fair has thrown the spotlight on the destructive clout ... Read more...

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British military chief outlines future army size


February 1st, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) A top British military officer has outlined the shape of the country's army in the future as smaller and of a contingency posture, Xinhua reported.Chief of ... Read more...

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Vikram Seth attacks government, terms Rushdie affair madness


January 26th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 26 (IANS) Novelist Vikram Seth Thursday accused the government of "knuckling under" an "enforced disgrace because of power and politics" and "misusing" religion ahead of assembly polls over ... Read more...

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Rushdie shut out of Jaipur, even via videolink (Roundup)


January 24th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 24 (IANS) Twenty-four years after his book "The Satanic Verses" was banned, India-born Salman Rushdie was again under attack Tuesday and forced to cancel his address via videolink ... Read more...

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Sahmat sends open invitation to Rushdie


January 23rd, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Drawing parallels with late painter M.F. Husain, artist-activist group Sahmat Monday extended an invitation to Salman Rushdie, author of "The Satanic Verses", who has had ... Read more...

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TalkTalk UK’s safest broadband ad banned


January 4th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British Telecom, BT, has successfully convinced UK’s advertizing watchdog committee to ban the ad of rival TalkTalk because its claim that it provides the “safest broadband” in ... Read more...

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Zardari’s health improving: Gilani


December 11th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 11 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said President Asif Ali Zardari's health is improving as he is feeling comfortable and resting in a Dubai ... Read more...

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Swabhiman Trust asked to respond to Delhi cops’ view (Lead)


June 20th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued a notice to the Bharat Swabhiman Trust, asking it to respond to the affidavit filed by Delhi Police Commissioner B.K. ... Read more...

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Swabhiman Trust asked to respond to Delhi cops’ view


June 20th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued a notice to the Bharat Swabhiman Trust, asking it to respond to the affidavit filed by Delhi Police Commssioner B.K.Gupta ... Read more...

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Lashkar as dangerous as Al Qaeda: US


May 27th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Visiting US Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano Friday said the Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist organisation was as dangerous as the Al Qaeda."The LeT is ... Read more...

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Unified commanders meet to debate security threats


May 19th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Three days after India took stock of its nuclear arsenal and delivery platforms, top commanders of tri-services commands, including the all-important strategic forces command, will ... Read more...

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Flying robot to track security threats


May 12th, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) A deadly new flying robot, named Aeryon Scout, promises to replace the CCTV camera and track down criminals and security threats with greater effectiveness. Users simply ... Read more...

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Pakistan rights report highlights problems of Hindus, Sikhs


April 15th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 15 (IANS) Stating that about 25 percent of Sikhs in Orakzai Agency were forced to leave their homes and 27 Hindu families sought asylum in India due ... Read more...

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Buy original software, Microsoft tells people in Lucknow


April 6th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 6 (IANS) Emphasising upon the use of original software and products, Microsoft Corporation Wednesday carried out a road show in Uttar Pradesh's capital Lucknow to educate customers about ... Read more...

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Bombay HC rejects Modi’s plea against revocation of passport


April 5th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 5 (ANI): The Bombay High Court on Tuesday rejected former Indian Premier League (IPL) Chairman Lalit Modi's plea against the revocation of his passport.The court also turned down Modi's plea ... Read more...

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New Coast Guard station in Ratnagiri


March 25th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) A new coast guard station will be opened at Ratnagiri in Maharastra Saturday to add teeth to the coastal security apparatus in the state.Indian Coast ... Read more...

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Coast Guard Station at Ratnagiri to be commissioned tomorrow


March 25th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 25 (ANI): The Indian Coast Guard Station (ICGS) at Ratnagiri in Maharashtra will become operation from Saturday.Vice Admiral Anil Chopra, Director General Coast Guard, will commission the ICGS ... Read more...

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Pakistan to sign extradition treaty with Uzbekistan


March 25th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad/Tashkent, Mar 25(ANI): Pakistan is reportedly going to sign an extradition treaty with Uzbekistan as it faces security threats from the al Qaeda-linked Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, whose militants are most ... Read more...

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Lalit Modi’s passport revoked


March 4th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar 4(ANI):Former Indian Premier League (IPL) Commissioner Lalit Modi's passport was on Friday revoked by the Mumbai Regional Passport Office (RPO).Modi has been out of the country and refusing to return ... Read more...

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7.5-bn-dollar US aid to Pak fails to show “measurable progress” so far: Official report


February 9th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9(ANI): The United States' civilian-aid program for Pakistan, meant for developing its infrastructure, has failed to "demonstrate measurable progress" since the Congress approved the five-year, 7.5-billion-dollar assistance package in late ... Read more...

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Britain faces wave of suicide attacks: WikiLeaks


February 4th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 4 (IANS) Britain faces the risk of a wave of terror attacks by British-born "suicide operatives" who are not on the intelligence services' radar, secret US cables leaked by WikiLeaks ... Read more...

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Pak court defers Salman Taseer assassin’s indictment till February 4


February 2nd, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Feb 2(ANI): An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Pakistan has postponed the indictment of Malik Mumtaz Hussain Qadri, the self-confessed assassin of late Punjab Governor Salman Taseer, till February 4.According to ... Read more...

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India insists on key to intercept Blackberry’s enterprise mail


February 1st, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) India Monday said it will insist on getting the key to intercept Blackberry's enterprise mail from the smart phone's Canadian-manufacturer Research-in-Motion (RIM). The government-set deadline for ... Read more...

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Hindu member of Pak Sindh Assembly flees to India for safety after getting life threats


January 30th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 30(ANI): A Hindu member of Pakistan's Sindh Assembly has resigned from his seat after taking refuge in India, following life threats received by him.Ram Singh Sodho was elected as member ... Read more...

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Hindu legislator resigns in Pakistan


January 29th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 29 (IANS) A Hindu member of the legislative assembly in Pakistan's Sindh province has resigned from his seat after receiving security threats, media reports said Saturday.Ram Singh Sodho was elected ... Read more...

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ITF refuses Davis Cup tie in Pakistan


December 22nd, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Dec 22 (IANS) Pakistan tennis has received yet another setback after the International Tennis Federation (ITF) decided to disallow it a Davis Cup tie against Hong Kong at home ... Read more...

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CIA’s country head leaves Pakistan


December 18th, 2010 - 3:43 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 18 (IANS) The country head of American CIA in Pakistan, Jonathan Banks, is believed to have left the country after receiving security threats, Samaa TV reported Saturday. "Banks was ... Read more...

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Google’s online book to demystify the Web


November 21st, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 21 (IANS) Google has published an online book on "things you've always wanted to know about the web and browsers but may have been afraid to ask", a posting on ... Read more...

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CISF security cover for RIL’s Jamnagar refinery


November 3rd, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jamnagar, Nov 3 (IANS) The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) Wednesday took up the responsibility of protecting the Reliance Industries' oil refinery complex here.At a function, RIL Executive Director P.K. Kapil ... Read more...

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