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Pakistan bans mobile phones during official meetings


July 18th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 18 (IANS) Fearing information leaks, the Pakistani government has barred the use of mobile phones during official meetings.The National Telecom and Information Technology Security Board cautioned that mobile ... Read more...

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India offers food aid to Yemen


July 9th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) With a crippling food storage hitting the Arab world's poorest state, India Monday extended humanitarian assistance to Yemen."India and Yemen have traditionally enjoyed close relations. ... Read more...

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Cop killed, 24 others injured in Chhattisgarh blast (Second Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 2 (IANS) A policeman was killed and his five colleagues were injured, along with 19 prisoners, Saturday when a blast triggered by the Maoists ripped through their vehicle ... Read more...

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25 cops, prisoners injured in Chhattisgarh blast (Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 2 (IANS) Six policemen and 19 prisoners were injured Saturday when a blast triggered by Maoists ripped through their vehicle in the insurgency-hit Bastar region of Chhattisgarh, police ... Read more...

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Antony to address Singapore regional security dialogue


May 31st, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony will travel Singapore the address the annual Shangri La dialogue on maritime security and navigation freedom issues.Antony will leave for Singapore ... Read more...

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Taliban threat from AfPak real: Air chief


April 28th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 28 (IANS) Increasing Talibanisation of Pakistan and shifting of terror focus from AfPak region would pose a serious security threat to India in the next two years, ... Read more...

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Escaped accused in Tiku murder case caught (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) Vijay Palande, prime accused in the Arun Tikku murder case, who fled police custody Tuesday night, was caught again early Wednesday, an official said.Palande, one of ... 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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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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Porn website hacked, 72,000 usernames stolen


March 14th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 14 (IANS) A pornographic website -- reportedly one of the world's top five -- was hacked and passwords of 72,000 users and credit card details of 40,000 others ... Read more...

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Agitation if cases against Congress leaders not withdrawn: Jaiswal


November 18th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 18 (IANS) Union Coal Minister Shriprakash Jaiswal Friday said Congress party activists would launch a massive agitation in Uttar Pradesh if complaints lodged against four of the ... Read more...

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Lawyers should not fight cases of terrorists: Bitta


September 21st, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) M.S. Bitta, chairman of All India Anti-Terrorist Front, along with the kin of the victims of the Sep 7 Delhi High Court bomb blast, said ... Read more...

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Ajmer dargah security being beefed up after ministry censure


July 4th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 4 (IANS) The Rajasthan state security agencies have been put on high alert and security strengthened at the famous dargah (shrine) of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti in Ajmer visited ... Read more...

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Pranab says no security breach, BJP demands clarification (Lead)


June 22nd, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday said that the Intelligence Bureau probed a possible security breach in his office but found "nothing" but the Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Probe found no security breach: Pranab


June 21st, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Tuesday that the Intelligence Bureau probed a possible security breach in his office but found "nothing"."Intelligence Bureau investigated. Looked ... Read more...

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Supreme Court questions CBI over delay on Bhopal gas victims plea


April 13th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 13 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Wednesday questioned the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for approaching it 16 years after it had diluted in the charge of culpable homicide ... Read more...

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Afridi’s comments won’t impact India-Pakistan talks: Abdullah


April 6th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 6 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday dismissed the anti-India comments of Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi, saying that would have no impact on the dialogue ... Read more...

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Land title, green violations in Adarsh more serious: Navy chief


January 19th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Indian Navy chief Admiral Nirmal Verma Wednesday said the Adarsh Housing Society building has more serious issues like land title and violation of environment laws than security ... Read more...

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Indian firm seeks $48,000 from Nepal for aborted passport deal (Lead)


December 5th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 5 (IANS) India's state-owned currency printing firm, the Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India, has asked the Nepalese government to reimburse the $48,000 the company incurred after ... Read more...

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Indian firm seeks $48,000 for aborted Nepal passport deal


December 5th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 5 (IANS) India's state-owned currency printing firm, Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India, has asked Nepal to reimburse the $48,000 the New Delhi-headquartered company incurred after the ... Read more...

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Japanese consulate vehicle fired at in Karachi, one hurt


October 28th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 28 (IANS) A security guard was injured when unidentified attackers opened fire at a vehicle belonging to the Japanese consulate in Pakistan's port city of Karachi when it ... Read more...

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Mumbai building issue being examined, says Antony


October 25th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Monday said that the government is "seriously" looking into the construction of a multi-storey building, with several defence officers among its owners, allegedly ... Read more...

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Pak to reopen NATO convoy blockage at Af-Pak border after security improves: Haqqani


October 2nd, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): The supply route for US-led forces in Afghanistan at the Tor Khum border had been temporarily blocked on security grounds, and will be re-opened soon after the security ... Read more...

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Some African Athletes still apprehensive about security


September 29th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Athletes from strife-torn regions of Africa here for the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games are still apprehensive about the security situation here, despite foolproof measures assured ... Read more...

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Polls in Afghanistan marred by fraud and violence, but international community praises election turnout


September 19th, 2010 - 3:56 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) – As polls closed in Afghanistan on Saturday, ballot counting began and a number of irregularities were discovered in the aftermath of an election that resulted in at ... Read more...

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Unsafe electronic voting machines: Shooting the messenger (Comment)


August 24th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Prasanto K. Roy Over the weekend, the Indian establishment demonstrated how bizarre the mix of political insecurity, intolerance to criticism, and sheer stupidity could be. Mumbai police arrested Hari K. Prasad, chief ... Read more...

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Foreigners’ names on voter roll will be deleted: Kamat


July 28th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 28 (IANS) Names of foreigners on the electoral rolls in Goa will be deleted as soon as possible, Chief Minister Digambar Kamat told the state assembly Wednesday. Kamat was speaking at ... Read more...

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ISI spreads its net in the north-east region


July 26th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, July 26 (ANI): Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) is attempting to spread its network in the north east region , according to reports. It has been reported that ISI agents are now ... Read more...

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Insurgent faction helping Afghan Govt. to fight Taliban


July 10th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): The Hizb-i-Islami, a powerful insurgent faction, is reported to be supplying intelligence to the Afghan Government, leading to the killing and capture of several Taliban commanders.According to ... Read more...

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Dark reasons for India’s exit from Nepal passport deal?


July 6th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 6 (IANS) Less than three months after Nepal's coalition government cancelled a contract with India to print Nepali passports - a deal which would have allayed India's growing security concerns ... Read more...

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SAARC pledges coordinated anti-terror action (Lead)


June 26th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) India Saturday pitched for "fullest cooperation" among the SAARC countries to combat terror coordinated action that could include real-time intelligence sharing. The meeting of the interior ministers ... Read more...

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Chidambaram expresses concern over increasing terror threat to SAARC region


June 26th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 26 (ANI): Indian Home Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday expressed concern over increasing instances of terrorism in the South-Asian region and said it not only poses a major challenge to ... Read more...

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India for greater SAARC cooperation in combating terror


June 26th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) Underlining the "serious security situation" in South Asia, India Saturday pitched for "fullest cooperation" among the SAARC countries to share information "on potential terrorists and planned acts ... Read more...

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Terrorist, criminals’ nexus in Pak Punjab posing serious security threat


June 11th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jun.11 (ANI): Pakistan intelligence agencies have revealed that there exists a dirty nexus between local criminals and terrorists in Punjab, especially in the provincial capital Lahore, which has witnessed a ... Read more...

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Bin Laden’s Boarding Pass In British Airlines


June 4th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 4, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): June 4, 2010 (pen men at work): Recently a photograph of a boarding pass in the name of Osama Bin Laden has been appeared ... Read more...

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