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14 airports to get new air surveillance technology


February 7th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 7 (IANS) The Airports Authority of India (AAI) is to introduce a new radar-based air surveillance system at 14 airports across the country for better control of aircraft ... Read more...

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Pakistan gave the go-ahead for NATO strikes, says report


December 2nd, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) Pakistani officials, who were unaware that their soldiers were in the area, gave the green signal for NATO airstrikes that left 24 Pakistan Army soldiers ... Read more...

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Dhoni is the best captain I have played for, says Sachin


April 4th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 4 (ANI): Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar, who is on cloud nine after India's win in the 2011 cricket World Cup, on Monday said Mahendra Singh Dhoni was the best ... Read more...

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Mirage upgrade deal by March-end: Air chief


February 10th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 10 (IANS) India will finalise a deal with France by March-end to upgrade its 51 Mirage-2000 fighter jets, the Indian Air Force (IAF) chief, Air Chief Marshal P.V. Naik, said ... Read more...

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US warns citizens against travelling to Pakistan due to Al-Qaida, Taliban threats


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3(ANI): The United States has warned its citizens against travelling to Pakistan owing to militant threats, saying that terrorists have "disguised themselves as Pakistani security forces personnel to gain ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US “will cooperate fully” with Pak probe into consulate worker killing two in Lahore


January 28th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28(ANI): The United States will 'cooperate fully' with the Pakistani investigation into the killing of two Pakistani men by a US consulate worker in Lahore, Assistant Secretary of State for ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Jama Masjid shooting: US posts security advisory (Lead)


September 20th, 2010 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) With the shooting near the historic Jama Masjid Sunday morning renewing security concerns about the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games, the US Sunday issued an advisory to its ... Read more...

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US issues security advisory after Jama Masjid shooting


September 19th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The United States Sunday issued a security advisory for its citizens in India asking them to "maintain a heightened situational awareness" following a shooting near the historic ... Read more...

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AgustaWestland unveils new-generation chopper at Farnborough


July 21st, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Farnborough, July 21 (IANS) AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, has unveiled a new generation multi-purpose twin-engine light transport helicopter that it says be used in India's homeland security. "We have been successful in India. ... Read more...

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Terror groups may plan attack in India, US warns its nationals


April 17th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (IANS) Terrorist groups may be planning attacks in India and it could be at places "where US citizens or Westerners are known to congregate or visit", the US warned ... Read more...

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Lockheed Martin offers ‘most advanced’ F-16 to IAF


March 29th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishnu Makhijani Fort Worth (Texas), March 29 (IANS) The F-16IN Super Viper combat jet that is in the running for an Indian Air Force (IAF) order for 126 planes is the ... Read more...

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US, Britain ask citizens to be on alert after Pune blast


February 14th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) The United States and Britain have asked their citizens in India to be on alert after a terror attack in a Pune eatery frequented by foreign nationals ... Read more...

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US issues fresh advisory, warns of terror attempts in India


January 30th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 30 (IANS) The US State department has warned that terror groups may be planning attacks against India and has issued an advisory asking its nationals to be alert while visiting ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Be careful, defer travel to Andhra, US tells its citizens


December 30th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 30 (IANS) The US government has issued a fresh travel alert asking its citizens to be cautious and defer their travel to Andhra Pradesh as violence continues ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US alerts travellers to India to Mumbai-type terror attacks


October 30th, 2009 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 30 (IANS) In the run up to the first anniversary of 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, the US has issued a travel alert on India saying Washington "continues to receive information ... Read more...

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US says travel advisory for safety of US citizens


September 14th, 2009 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The US Monday sought to downplay the travel advisory warning of terrorist attacks across India during the coming festival season, saying it has been done to ensure ... Read more...

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Unprecedented security in place after high alert for I-Day (Lead)


August 11th, 2009 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
ew Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Security has been beefed up especially in New Delhi, Kolkata and Hyderabad after the home ministry warned police in three cities to raise their levels of preparedness ... Read more...

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High alert ahead of I-Day


August 11th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS)The home ministry has warned the police in three cities to raise their levels of preparedness to face up to any terror attack in the runup to ... Read more...

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S M Krishna terms Obama’s speech conciliatory


June 5th, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 5 (ANI): External Affairs Minister SM Krishna on Friday said that US President Barrack Obama's speech was conciliatory.Krishna pointed out that Obama had made a broad appeal."It ... Read more...

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India ‘completely safe’, it says after terror warning (Roundup)


June 4th, 2009 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) India Thursday conveyed its objections to the US over a travel advisory that warned of a terror threat across the country and asserted that it was ... Read more...

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After US advisory, India asserts it’s completely safe (Second Lead)


June 4th, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) India Thursday asserted that it was "completely safe" and would ensure security for foreign tourists, after the US warned its citizens of the threat of terrorism ... Read more...

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India asks US to withdraw its travel advisory


June 4th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 4 (ANI): Palaniappan Chidambaram on Thursday asserted that India is a safe place and asked United States to withdraw its travel advisory issued to its citizens against India being ... Read more...

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India is safer than any other country: Chidambaram (Lead)


June 4th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday asserted that India was a "completely safe country" after the US warned its citizens about high threats from terrorism throughout the ... Read more...

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US embassy in Pak resume work shutdown


April 13th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.13 (ANI): The US embassy in Pakistan has decided to resume consular work from Monday (today) after suspending its operations last Friday in the wake of a terror threat."The US embassy's ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Dhoni has balanced head, sharp mind: Tendulkar


October 29th, 2008 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar says Mahendra Singh Dhoni is "very good" as captain and has a "sharp mind".Dhoni is "very good...he got a balanced head on ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

IAF creating network centric warfare capability


August 16th, 2008 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) is creating network centric warfare capability to enable it to effectively deploy its assets on the ground, in the air and in ... Read more...

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