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Aroon Raman could be India’s answer to Robert Ludlum


September 21st, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) He turned a family company into the world's largest transformer board manufacturer with a presence in 25 countries before divesting it to start a material ... Read more...

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Blast near government office in Imphal


September 14th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 13 (IANS) Manipur's outlawed People's Liberation Army (PLA) Thursday exploded a powerful bomb near the office of India's spy agency here, police said. No one was injured in ... Read more...

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ISI considers US its worst enemy, says jailed doctor


September 11th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) Pakistan's powerful spy agency ISI considered the US its "worst enemy" and Islamabad's cooperation with Washington was just a sham to extract billions of dollars in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Software firm denies Russian spy agency tie-up


August 28th, 2012 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian IT company has denied any involvement in a project to develop software to monitor social networks and influence public opinion for the country's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

CIA ’secret army’ seeks to destroy Syria: Report


August 9th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 9 (IANS) An American author and historian says a "secret army" of US spy agency CIA has the goal of destroying the Syrian state, Iran's Press TV reported ... Read more...

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Bill for civilian oversight on ISI bold move: Daily


July 10th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 10 (IANS) A bill that seeks to increase civilian oversight of the Inter- Services Intelligence (ISI) is a bold and welcome move, said a leading daily, adding that ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

LeT ‘major general’, two ISI men were in 26/11 control room: Jindal


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) A senior Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) activist, identified only as "major general saheb", was among the 10 people present in the control rook set up in Karachi to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

No slanging match with Pakistan, says Krishna


June 28th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) India does not get into "any kind of slanging match" with Pakistani dignitaries, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Thursday, refusing to enter into ... Read more...

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Pakistan government urged to shift Shakil Afridi from Peshawar


June 2nd, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) The chief minister of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province has urged the federal government to shift jailed Pakistani doctor Shakil Afridi to any other place in the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Fresh Summons issued against Headley


May 31st, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) A Delhi court has again asked the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to present on Aug 6 LeT terrorist David Coleman Headley, jailed in the US ... Read more...

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Assam plans new cells to tackle Maoists, fake currency


May 14th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 14 (IANS) The Assam government will soon set up two separate cells of the state police to tackle Maoist activities and the menace of counterfeit currency, Chief ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Slain Pakistani reporter to be honoured in US


May 10th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS/AKI) Slain Pakistani reporter Syed Saleem Shahzad's name will be included in a two-storey glass memorial in US that will display the names of journalists who have ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Kashmir no excuse for Pakistan’s Haqqani ties: Senator


April 19th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 19 (IANS) Former US Republican presidential candidate John McCain has said the Kashmir dispute was not an excuse for Pakistan to not break ties with the Haqqani ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Petition to close down Mossad quashed


April 19th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, April 18 (IANS) The Israeli Supreme Court has dismissed a petition seeking to close down the country's spy agency Mossad.The petition was filed by a man, identified only ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New ISI chief plans Europe visit


April 12th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 12 (IANS) The new chief of Pakistani spy agency ISI, Lt. Gen. Zahirul Islam, is planning to visit "some European countries" along with his predecessor Lt. Gen. (retd) ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Fai’s Kashmir lobby was front for Pakistani intelligence: US


March 31st, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 31 (IANS) Kashmiri separatist Ghulam Nabi Fai, who has been sentenced to two years in prison for concealing his links to Pakistan's spy agency, operated his lobbying ... Read more...

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ISI spy Ghulam Nabi Fai gets 2 years jail (Lead)


March 31st, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 30 (IANS) Kashmiri separatist Ghulam Nabi Fai, charged with working for Pakistani Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) spy agency to influence American policy on Kashmir, was Friday sentenced ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

ISI spy Ghulam Nabi Fai gets 2 years jail


March 31st, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 30 (IANS) Kashmiri separatist Ghulam Nabi Fai, charged with working for Pakistani Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) spy agency to influence American policy on Kashmir, was Friday sentenced to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Clamour for action against V.K. Singh grows (Lead)


March 29th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The chorus for strong action against army chief Gen. V.K. Singh grew louder Thursday following reports that he had sought a CBI probe on graft ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Clamour for action against V.K. Singh grows


March 29th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The chorus for strong action against army chief V.K. Singh grew louder Thursday after reports that he had sought a CBI probe into a serving ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Fake Indian currency recovered, three held


March 18th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 18 (IANS) Tripura Police have arrested two people, both residents of Bihar's Kishanganj district, with fake Indian currency notes while depositing them in a bank here, police said ... Read more...

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Catfight between Osama wives: Third accuses first of betrayal


March 15th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) The third and youngest wife of Osama bin Laden has accused his first spouse of betraying the Al Qaeda chief and revealing his location.The two wives ... Read more...

Posted in World |

22 Azerbaijanis suspected of spying for Iran held


March 15th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Baku (Azerbaijan), March 14 (IANS) At least 22 Azerbaijanis were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of spying for the Iranian military, Xinhua reported.According to Azerbaijan's national security ministry, the suspects ... Read more...

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Court asks NIA to present Headley May 31 (Lead)


March 13th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday asked the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to present May 31 Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist David Coleman Headley, currently in a US jail, for ... Read more...

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ISI has political wing, admits minister


March 13th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 13 (IANS) Pakistan's powerful spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) has always had a political wing, admitted Defence Minister Ahmed Mukhtar.There has always been a political wing in ... Read more...

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Gilani names Zaheerul Islam as new ISI chief


March 10th, 2012 - 8:59 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has named Lt. Gen. Zaheerul Islam as the new director general of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).Corps Commander Karachi Lt. Gen. ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Ex-ISI chief affirms political funding in 1990s polls (Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 9 (IANS) Former director general of Pakistan's spy agency Inter-State Intelligence (ISI) Asad Durrani Friday affirmed before the Supreme Court that ex-chief of military intelligence was ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

President, ISI funded anti-PPP elements, says banker


March 9th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 9 (IANS) A former Pakistani banker has told the Supreme Court about being forced by former president late Ghulam Ishaq Khan and ex-army chief Aslam Beg to ... Read more...

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Did Osama hide terror codes in Bible?


February 29th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 29 (IANS) Slain Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden kept two copies of the Bible where he wrote secret clues to future terror attacks to be conducted across ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistani army dismisses WikiLeaks’ Osama allegations


February 29th, 2012 - 2:07 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 29 (IANS) Pakistani army Tuesday denied whistleblowing website WikiLeaks cable's allegation, suggesting Pakistan military and the main intelligence officials were aware of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

ISI, Pakistan Army knew about Osama hideout: WikiLeaks


February 28th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) Officials of the Pakistan Army and spy agency ISI knew about Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's hideout in Abbottabad, according to a report by whistleblowing ... Read more...

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Pakistan won’t extend ISI chief’s term


February 26th, 2012 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 26 (IANS) The Pakistani government has decided not to extend the tenure of Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) chief Lt. Gen. Ahmed Shuja Pasha, a media report said.Pasha, who ... Read more...

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Pakistani spy held in Delhi with secret defence papers (Second Lead)


February 21st, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) A 39-year-old Pakistani working for spy agency ISI has been arrested here with "incriminating documents" on defence matters, police said Tuesday.The spy, identified as Kamran ... Read more...

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HuJi link to Delhi attack on Israelis?


February 21st, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Investigators probing the Feb 13 bombing on an Israeli embassy car are tracking a possible Bangladeshi terror link to the attack blamed by Israel ... Read more...

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Court accepts 26/11 charges against Headley, 8 Pakistanis (Lead)


February 18th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday accepted charges against Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist David Headley and eight other Pakistanis for the 2008 Mumbai attack.Those named in the charge sheet ... Read more...

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