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Security beefed up in Srinagar


August 13th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 13 (IANS) With a recent spurt in separatist attacks in Srinagar, authorities Monday stepped up vigil ahead of the country's Independence Day.Vehicles entering the Jammu and Kashmir capital ... Read more...

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Mystery continues over missing actress Laila Khan (Roundup)


July 5th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Jammu, July 5 (IANS) Where is fringe Bollywood actress Laila Khan? The mystery continues after her stepfather and suspected militant Parvez Iqbal Tak told the Jammu and Kashmir Police that ... Read more...

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Actress Laila Khan killed with family, says stepfather


July 5th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 5 (IANS) Bollywood fringe actress Laila Khan, who has been missing since February 2011, has been killed along with four members of her family including her mother, her ... Read more...

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Extortionist held in Delhi


June 25th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Delhi Police Monday claimed to have cracked several cases of extortion with the arrest of a notorious criminal carrying a reward of Rs.1 lakh on ... Read more...

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High security in place for Independence Day in Delhi


August 14th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) A day ahead of the Independence Day, security forces are on a high alert in Delhi. A five-layer security system is in place for ... Read more...

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Police deployed at rooftops in old Delhi


August 13th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Sharpshooters have been deployed at rooftops of buildings in central and old Delhi near the Red Fort from where the prime minister will address the ... Read more...

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British security personnel for Cameron during Pakistan trip


April 5th, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 5 (IANS) British security personnel will take care of the security arrangements for British Prime Prime Minister David Cameron during his day-long visit Tuesday, a media report ... Read more...

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Dawood’s aide among three sharpshooters held


March 26th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) An aide of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and two other sharpshooters who were here to commit a murder have been nabbed by the police."Mahesh, ... Read more...

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Virginia court convicted Somali pirates accused of killing four Americans


March 11th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): A federal judge in Norfolk, Virginia, has convicted 14 accused pirates for murdering four Americans aboard their 58-foot yacht last month.Navy sharpshooters had captured the men after they ... Read more...

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Defiant schoolboy warriors holding pro-Mubarak forces at bay


February 5th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): Anti-Hosni Mubarak protestors are defying the snipers of the tyrant Egyptian regime with the help of catapults, and leading from the front are schoolboy rebels who showed off ... Read more...

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Delhi set to receive Obama


November 7th, 2010 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Delhi Sunday was all set to welcome US President Barack Obama on the second leg of his four-day India visit.Obama, who arrived in Mumbai Saturday, is ... Read more...

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Five layers of security for Obama’s Delhi visit


November 6th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) As US President Barack Obama arrives in the Indian capital Sunday for a two-day stay, he will be covered by a five-tier security comprising hundreds of ... Read more...

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Shahrukh’s Bungalow Become Chhota Shakeel’s Target


November 4th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): As King Khan was getting ready to celebrate his 45th birthday in Berlin, the Mumbai Police went on a frenzy on Tuesday. Apparently an anonymous source ... Read more...

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Shooters bag two more gold, Sania a silver, but India drop to third


October 10th, 2010 - 2:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Indian shooters won two more gold medals and an unexpected bronze came from the 20 km walk at the Commonwealth Games here Saturday but there was heartbreak ... Read more...

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CWG: Shooters win two more gold; India slip to third place (Evening Lead)


October 9th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Indian shooters won two more gold medals and an unexpected bronze came from the 20 km walk at the Commonwealth Games here Saturday but the country slipped ... Read more...

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Seven hostages, gunman dead after Manila bus siege‎


August 23rd, 2010 - 11:51 pm ICT by BNO News
MANILA (BNO NEWS) – At least seven hostages were killed after a 10-hour drama in which a former police officer took 25 people hostage on a tour bus in the Philippines, before ... Read more...

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Cuban TV runs series on attempts to kill Castro


March 9th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Havana, March 9 (IANS/EFE) Cuban state television has premiered the series "El que debe vivir", which will examine some of the 638 attempts to kill former president Fidel Castro. The first episode of ... Read more...

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Commonwealth Shooting starts Thursday amid tight security


February 17th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Gun-totting sharpshooters, 200 CCTV cameras and more than 1,000 security personnel on the prowl. Welcome to Karni Shooting Range, the venue of the Commonwealth Shooting Championships ... Read more...

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Hope recedes for arrest of Nepal media tycoon’s killers


February 10th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 10 (IANS) Despite growing public pressure on the Nepal government, there is now little hope that the killers of controversial media tycoon Jamim Shah will ever be arrested, ... Read more...

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Delhi turned into citadel ahead of R-Day


January 25th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Amid threats of hijack and air-borne suicide attacks, the national capital was Monday turned into a citadel on the eve of the 61st Republic Day. Elite commandos of ... Read more...

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R-Day route to be fortified


January 23rd, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) A ground-to-air security apparatus will be in place along the Republic Day parade route from Vijay Chowk to Red Fort Jan 26 as India showcases its military ... Read more...

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President Obama arrives in Norway for Nobel Peace Prize


December 10th, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, Dec 10 (DPA) US President Barack Obama arrived early Thursday in Oslo, where he later was to accept the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize. The president was accompanied by First Lady Michelle ... Read more...

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Feral camels take over remote Australian township


November 26th, 2009 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 26 (DPA) A herd of 6,000 camels is terrorising the remote far-north Australian township of Docker River, Northern Territory Local Government Minister Rob Knight told the Darwin parliament. He said Wednesday ... Read more...

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Somalian pirates attack US ship for second time in seven months


November 19th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Nairobi (Kenya), Nov.19 (ANI): Somali pirates have attacked the US ship Maersk Alabama for the second time in seven months, but were thwarted by private guards on board.A U.S. surveillance plane was ... Read more...

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Pirates attack Maersk Alabama again


November 18th, 2009 - 8:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Nairobi, Nov 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Somali pirates have attacked the Maersk Alabama on Wednesday for the second time in less than a year. However it is learnt that the private guards, which ... Read more...

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Witness: Hostage situation at Missouri government building


November 11th, 2009 - 12:48 am ICT by BNO News
JEFFERSON CITY, MISSOURI (BNO NEWS) -- A hostage situation is reportedly taking place at a government office building in Jefferson City, Missouri, witnesses told BNO News on Tuesday.The incident is taking place ... Read more...

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Security beefed up in Karachi


October 30th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 30 (IANS) Security has been beefed up in this southern port city ahead of the Friday prayers with additional contingents of police and paramilitary Pakistan Rangers deployed at different ... Read more...

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United States urge Honduras to stop violence


September 23rd, 2009 - 2:59 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sep 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US and EU urged Honduras protesters to refrain from violence and to find a solution to their agitation in a peaceful manner.Ian Kelly, Spokesman for U.S. ... Read more...

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Speedy Koreans sink India in Asian basketball


September 17th, 2009 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) For all the pre-tournament hype, India were out of depth against defending champions South Korea who won the Level-1 game 102-46 in the Asian Basketball Championship for women ... Read more...

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Omar Abdullah promises zero tolerance to rights violations


August 15th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 15 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, in his Independence Day speech here Saturday, said his government would not tolerate human rights violations by the security forces and ... Read more...

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One more Chhota Shakeel gang member arrested


July 6th, 2009 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Another suspected member of the gang of Chhota Shakeel - one of India's most wanted underworld dons - has been arrested, police said Monday, three days ... Read more...

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Maneka’s stand ‘most ironical’: Congress


July 5th, 2009 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The Congress Saturday said Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Maneka Gandhi's reaction to the alleged security threat to her son Varun was "most ironical" and wondered ... Read more...

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Varun alleges plot to kill him, mother Maneka writes to PM (Lead)


July 5th, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi Sunday alleged that members of underworld mobster Chhota Shakeel's gang were plotting to kill him while his mother and ... Read more...

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Underworld men plotted to kill me: Varun Gandhi


July 5th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi Sunday claimed that underworld criminals arrested in Delhi a day earlier were plotting to kill him and urged the ... Read more...

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Six sharpshooters of Chhota Shakeel caught in Delhi: police


July 4th, 2009 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Six sharpshooters of Chhota Shakeel - one of India's most wanted gangsters - were arrested from different parts of the capital Saturday, police said adding "some VVIPs" ... Read more...

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