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Dire necessity to enforce airport security in India (Comment)


August 21st, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
The daring terror attack on Pakistan's Kamra air base on Aug 16 claimed by Tehreek-e-Taliban and persistent intelligence reports that Pakistan-based militant groups keep planning terror attacks on India's civilian ... Read more...

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Now, ID proof must to buy bicycles in Jaipur


August 3rd, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 3 (IANS) Unwilling to take chances with bicycles after the recent explosions in Pune and the 2008 blasts in this Rajasthan capital, police have asked all bicycle shop ... Read more...

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West coast states discuss security, drug trafficking


July 3rd, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 3 (IANS) Officials from west side states like Gujarat and Goa met here to evolve a joint strategy for ensuring security along the country's western coast to ... Read more...

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Terrorism biggest challenge for Delhi Police: New chief (Lead)


June 30th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Terrorism is the biggest challenge for Delhi Police, its new chief Neeraj Kumar said Saturday and stressed on the need for better rapport between the ... Read more...

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Terrorism biggest challenge for Delhi Police, says new chief


June 30th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Terrorism is the biggest challenge for Delhi Police, said new Delhi Police chief Neeraj Kumar Saturday and stressed on the need for better rapport between ... Read more...

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Delhi blast: NIA wants to quiz terror suspects


May 8th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has sought a Delhi court's permission to interrogate six alleged members of the Indian Mujahideen terror group in connection with ... Read more...

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India, US send strong signals to Pakistan, Iran (Roundup)


May 8th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) India and the US Tuesday signalled common intent and purpose, asking Pakistan to take stronger action against terror, advising Iran to desist from its ... Read more...

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India, US ask Pakistan to act against terror (Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) India and the US Tuesday asked Pakistan to take "strong and more concerted" action against terror groups operating from its soil even as American ... Read more...

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Kabul attack: No Indian casualties, situation being monitored


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Clarifying that there were no Indian casualties, India Wednesday said it was closely monitoring the situation in Kabul after eight people were killed and ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda hid attack plan in porn movie (Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) Over a hundred Al Qaeda documents embedded inside a pornographic movie have revealed plots of carrying out terror strikes in Europe similar to the November 2008 ... Read more...

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India, Afghanistan to discuss terror, intelligence-sharing


April 30th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Building upon their landmark strategic pact, India and Afghanistan will Tuesday hold the maiden meeting of their newly-minted partnership council and explore ways of ... Read more...

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India establishes naval base in Lakshadweep


April 30th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) India Monday took a major step towards strengthening of the security of its island territories, an issue that has acquired urgency in the wake of ... Read more...

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Afghan situation cause for alarm, concern: UN chief


April 27th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) In the backdrop of recent terror attacks in Afghanistan, United National Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Friday described the situation there as a source of "a ... Read more...

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‘10 terror strikes in India after 26/11′


March 14th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Ten terror attacks took place in India after the 26/11 Mumbai strike and 16 people allegedly involved in the strikes were arrested, Minister of State ... Read more...

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Clamour for aborting Chidambaram’s anti-terror hub grows (Roundup)


February 18th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kolkata, Feb 18 (IANS) The government Saturday said it had no intention to encroach upon the rights of the states while fighting terrorism. But the assurance didn't calm ... Read more...

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26/11: Order reserved for taking cognizance of charge sheet


February 4th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) A Delhi court here Saturday reserved its order for Feb 18 on taking cognizance of a National Investigation Agency (NIA) charge sheet against Pakistani American ... Read more...

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India to seek extradition of 26/11 accused from US, Pakistan


January 30th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Three years after the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, India is likely to seek extradition from the US and Pakistan of nine accused, including David Headley, ... Read more...

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26/11: Sleuths want to probe role of Headley’s wife


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) told a special court here Saturday that they needed to probe the role of Pakistani-American David Headley's second wife in ... Read more...

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Three years of NIA: Only one terror case solved


January 16th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) It was formed three years ago and is working on 35 terror cases at the moment. But with only one incident solved so far, India's ... Read more...

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Chidambaram’s counter-terrorism intelligence hub cleared


January 12th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) An ambitious plan of Home Minister P. Chidambaram to set up an intelligence hub to collate and analyse inputs on terror activities in India ... Read more...

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Abdul Sattar Edhi: the salve on Pakistan’s wounds


December 4th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) In conflict-hit Pakistan, his men are amongst the first to reach when terror strikes or when disaster does. Abdul Sattar Edhi, 83, who has ... Read more...

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Chidambaram’s credits: Headley interrogation, Kasab conviction


December 1st, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) "Successful" prosecution and conviction of Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab and access to interrogate Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operative David Headley in the US are among the ... Read more...

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Why Kashmiris want the hated AFSPA to go


November 20th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar/New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Caught in the crossfire between security forces and separatist militants for over two decades, Kashmiris say the government must revoke the controversial Armed Forces Special ... Read more...

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France asks Pakistan to prevent terror strikes


October 21st, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Pitching strongly for a permanent seat for New Delhi in the UN Security Council, French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe Friday sought to scale up ... Read more...

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We’re still jittery after 9/11: New Yorkers in India


September 16th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Terror strikes in Delhi and Mumbai almost remind them "it can happen again in New York any time", say some New Yorkers residing in the ... Read more...

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Mumbai, Delhi blasts reminders of terror challenge: PM


September 16th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday termed the recent blasts in Mumbai and Delhi as "grim reminders of the grave challenge" from terrorism to India's ... Read more...

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Kabul terror attack ends, all Taliban guerrillas killed


September 14th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 14 (IANS) A brazen terror attack in Kabul targeting the US embassy and the headquarters of the NATO-led security force ended Wednesday after an assault that lasted ... Read more...

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Terrorists changing strategies constantly: Ved Marwah (Interview)


September 11th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court bombing has again proved that jihadi terrorists are "constantly re-grouping and changing their strategies to avoid leaving footprints to the security ... Read more...

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PM urges agencies to shun bias in terror strike probes


September 10th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Saturday that law must take its own course but it was imperative that investigating agencies remained free of bias ... Read more...

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Chidambaram-Jaitley slanging match over bomb blast (Roundup)


September 9th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The horrific Delhi High Court bombing became the ground for a political slanging match with the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday blasting the ... Read more...

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Delhi blast exposes security, intelligence loopholes: Experts


September 7th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Top security experts say that Wednesday's blast outside the Delhi High Court has "exposed the loopholes in our security system" which "has an inadequate ... Read more...

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Pakistan mulls de-radicalisation programme


August 18th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 18 (IANS) Pakistan plans to begin a national de-radicalisation programme to tackle fundamentalism and extremism in the country, authorities said.This decision was taken at a meeting of ... Read more...

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US steps up awareness ahead of 9/11 anniversary


August 18th, 2011 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) US Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano has announced new steps to guard against terror attacks ahead of the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, ... Read more...

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Pakistan to hand over Bali bombing suspect to Indonesia


August 10th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 10 (IANS) Pakistan will hand back to Indonesia the alleged mastermind of the deadly bombing in Bali island that killed at least 202 people in 2002, a media ... Read more...

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India not alert despite terror attacks: Sadhvi Ritambhara


July 31st, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) Right-wing Hindu leader Sadhvi Ritambhara Sunday said unlike the US, India was coming under terror attacks repeatedly as it had failed to become alert."There was one ... Read more...

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