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Antony inaugurates Maharashtra cluster of coast surveillance system


August 25th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Saturday inaugurated the Maharashtra cluster of the chain of static sensors aimed at providing real-time surveillance along the coastline.This is the first ... Read more...

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Apex court pulls up Andhra police chief


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday pulled up the Andhra Pradesh police chief for withdrawing the security provided to R. Chandra Shekar Reddy and his family following ... Read more...

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Z-security provided to judges linked to Ayodhya Title suit


March 27th, 2012 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 27 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Monday informed the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court (HC) that it had provided Z-category security to the three judges connected to ... Read more...

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NCTC may be delayed, home secretary to meet police chiefs


February 24th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The controversial anti-terror intelligence hub, which was to be set up March 1, may be delayed in the wake of opposition by state governments ... Read more...

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Maharashtra to persuade Hazare to accept security


September 5th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) Stung by anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare?s persistent refusal to accept the Z-category security cover, the Maharashtra government Monday decided to persuade him to accept enhanced ... Read more...

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Third phase of panchayat polls begins in Kashmir


April 21st, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Apr 21 (ANI): Polling was underway for the third phase of the multi-phased panchayat elections in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.Five blocks in the Kashmir Valley and five in the Jammu ... Read more...

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Panchayat polls began in Kashmir


April 13th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Apr 13 (ANI): Polling is underway for the first phase of the multi-phased panchayat elections in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.Eight blocks of the state include Kangan, Badgam, Qoimoh and Kupwara ... Read more...

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Kashmir panchayat polls begin Wednesday


April 13th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 12 (IANS) Panchayat elections are being held in Jammu and Kashmir after a gap of ten years, with the first phase of voting of the 16-phase elections in ... Read more...

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Bengal ministers accused of poll code violation


March 2nd, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 2 (IANS) The Election Commission has sought a report from the West Bengal government on the alleged violation of the model code of conduct by two ministers after ... Read more...

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Bal Thackeray turns 85, but no birthday bash


January 23rd, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray turned 85 here Sunday, but there was no birthday bash or beating of drums by party activists. All roads leading to Matoshree, ... Read more...

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Kasab death penalty: Case in high court Monday


October 17th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Unprecedented security arrangements have been made at the Bombay High Court where the hearing on the confirmation of the death sentence to Pakistani terrorist Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab ... Read more...

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BlackBerry dispute leaves Indian users confused


August 16th, 2010 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
By Priyanka Sahay New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Yamini Panth, 24, was hoping to buy a BlackBerry phone with her first salary. A part of computer major Dell's corporate communications team, she saw ... Read more...

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India equipped to deal with all terror threats during CWG (Lead)


August 5th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
By George Joseph New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Indian security agencies will be equipped to face chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) terrorist threats during the October Commonwealth Games, an official said Wednesday."We ... Read more...

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Indian security agencies prepared to deal with CBRN threats


August 5th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
By George Joseph New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Indian security agencies will be equipped to face chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) threats as they prepare to deal with "new assault methods" by ... Read more...

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India strengthening its border infrastructure: Antony


May 31st, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Pune (Maharashtra), May 31 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony on Monday said India is now strengthening border infrastructure in regions prone to internal and external threats.He pointed out that there was ... Read more...

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Kasab to be kept in Arthur Road prison


May 7th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Pakistani terrorist Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab, now waiting for the gallows, will continue to be lodged at the high security Arthur Road Central Jail in south Mumbai, officials ... Read more...

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India reacts to terror alerts, says it’s vigilant (Second Lead)


April 22nd, 2010 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) In the wake of a string of terror alerts and travel advisories by the US, Britain, Australia and Canada, India Thursday said the government was taking all ... Read more...

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Delhi Police on alert after terror warning by US, others (Lead)


April 22nd, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The government has put Delhi Police on alert after the US embassy - followed by other Western foreign missions Thursday - warned of possible terror attacks in ... Read more...

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Armed forces bracing for a ‘hot summer’, says Antony


April 1st, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony said here Thursday that in view of increased cross-border infiltration, the Indian armed forces were bracing for a "hot summer" this year. "We are expecting ... Read more...

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For now, Mumbai may not see ‘My Name Is Khan’ (Lead)


February 11th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 11 (IANS) A large section of multiplexes and single screen theatres Thursday decided to indefinitely "postpone" the release of Shah Rukh Khan's much-awaited "My Name Is Khan" in one ... Read more...

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Private firms queue up for paramilitary cover


December 15th, 2009 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Nearly 100 private firms across the country have approached the government for Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) protection following threat perceptions to their establishments, parliament was informed ... Read more...

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UPA Govt.committed to making IAF a dominant aerospace power: Antony


November 16th, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.16 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony on Monday said the UPA Government is committed to developing the Indian Air Force into a dominant aerospace power.Addressing the first meeting ... Read more...

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Pak’s ability to safeguard nuclear assets doubtful: Raju


November 4th, 2009 - 9:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov. 4 (ANI): Minister of state for Defence MM Pallam Raju on Wednesday raised doubt over whether Pakistan would be able to safeguard its nuclear arsenal from the Taliban."I ... Read more...

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Military institution to be safeguarded, says Government


November 4th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 4 (ANI): With the prestigious National Defence College (NDC) in New Delhi reportedly being one of the prime targets of the Lakshar-e-Taiba, the Indian Government today said, "adequate precaution" ... Read more...

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After US revelations, National Defence College secured: minister


November 4th, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) The Indian government Wednesday said adequate measures had been taken to secure the National Defence College (NDC) here after the interrogation of Pakistan-born US-based men unravelled a ... Read more...

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India assures foolproof security for 2010 Commonwealth Games


September 25th, 2009 - 12:44 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 24 (ANI): India has promised foolproof security for next year's Commonwealth Games to be staged in New Delhi.The senior functionaries of the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee disclosed this to ... Read more...

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No threat to Commonwealth Games, same security for all: India


September 24th, 2009 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) India Thursday said there was no security threat of any sort to 2010 Commonwealth Games to be held in New Delhi next year and all participants, irrespective ... Read more...

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22 new police stations to be operational by Sep 21 in Delhi: Dadwal


September 3rd, 2009 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The 22 new police stations in the capital, sanctioned by the home ministry recently, will be operational by Sep 21 to "reduce response time and simplify ... Read more...

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Delhi to have 29 new police stations


September 1st, 2009 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The capital will soon have 29 more police stations and 6,478 additional policemen, as the central government took note of threat perceptions and growing needs of ... Read more...

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England’s pull out ‘unfortunate’, says world federation


August 9th, 2009 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy Hyderabad, Aug 9 (IANS) Badminton World Federation (BWF) Sunday termed as "unfortunate" England's decision to pull out from the World Championships citing security concerns, and said the team management could ... Read more...

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Induction of modern technology to boost anti-naxal operations


August 6th, 2009 - 8:59 pm ICT by ANI
By AjayNew Delhi, Aug.6 (ANI): The Ministry of Home Affairs is planning to equip the security forces involved in anti-naxal operations with modern technology which would enable them effectively combat ... Read more...

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West Bengal Govt. to consider centre’s ban on CPI-ML: Yechuri


June 23rd, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 23 (ANI): The West Bengal Government will take a decision today on the question of banning the CPI (Maoist), following central government's ban imposition on the group, CPI (M) ... Read more...

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Taliban, not just a threat to Pakistan but world peace: Antony


June 19th, 2009 - 11:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): Defence Minister A.K. Antony on Friday said that Taliban is a threat to the world peace and India has been trying to impress upon Pakistan to ... Read more...

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Give up obsession with India, Obama to tell Zardari


May 5th, 2009 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 5 (IANS) President Barack Obama is expected to press Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari again to give up its obsession with India as its main threat and ... Read more...

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BJP seeking votes through false propaganda: Omar Abdullah


April 4th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 4 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of "trying to get votes through false propaganda". "The BJP leaders say one thing ... Read more...

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