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‘Foolproof’ steps against cheating in UP pre-medical tests


June 1st, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 1 (IANS) Haunted by the spectre of cheating in the MBBS entrance exam for those aspiring to be doctors, the Uttar Pradesh Combined Pre-Medical Test (CPMT) organisers have ... Read more...

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Background checks of foreigners viewing Wold Cup finals


March 31st, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) The Mumbai police is carrying out background checks on all foreigners who have purchased tickets for the India-Sri Lanka World Cup final Saturday, a senior ... Read more...

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Fifth phase of Bihar Assembly polls begins amid tight security


November 9th, 2010 - 11:23 am ICT by ANI
Patna, Nov 9 (ANI): Polling for the fifth phase of Bihar Assembly elections began on Tuesday morning amidst unprecedented security measures.Voting will take place for 35 Assembly constituencies in this phase. ... Read more...

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Fourth phase of Bihar Assembly polls begins amid tight security


November 1st, 2010 - 11:17 am ICT by ANI
Patna, Nov 1 (ANI): Polling for the fourth phase of Bihar Assembly elections began on Monday morning amidst unprecedented security measures.Voting will take place for 42 Assembly constituencies in this phase.Over ... Read more...

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Hundreds of thousands vote in Bihar — peacefully (Third Lead)


October 28th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 28 (IANS) Nearly 2.5 million had voted by midday Thursday across six districts of Bihar in the third round of staggered elections to pick a new 243-member house. Police ... Read more...

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Bihar polls: Voting under way for third phase (Second Lead)


October 28th, 2010 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 28 (IANS) Voting was under way Thursday in the third phase of Bihar's elections, with the stakes high for Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in the 48 constituencies spread across ... Read more...

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Polling for second phase of Bihar Assembly elections begins


October 24th, 2010 - 11:18 am ICT by ANI
Patna, Oct 24 (ANI): Polling for the second phase of Bihar Assembly elections began on Sunday morning amidst unprecedented security measures.Over 98 lakh electorates will decide the fate of 623 candidates including ... Read more...

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Polling for first phase of Bihar Assembly elections begins


October 21st, 2010 - 11:08 am ICT by ANI
Patna, Oct 21 (ANI): Polling for the first phase of Bihar Assembly elections began on Thursday morning amidst unprecedented security measures.Around 1.07 crore voters, including 50.2 lakh women and 3,829 service ... 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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Heavy security in India amid appeals for peace


September 30th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Tens of thousands of security personnel were posted across India ahead of the Ayodhya verdict Thursday afternoon. From Kashmir to Kerala, many states were on "extra ... Read more...

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Mumbaikars herald new year with restraint


January 1st, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 1 (IANS) The beginning of 2009 was not marked by the usual traffic snarls or wild parties on the streets and beaches here as Mumbaikars, with the Nov 26 carnage ... Read more...

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Terror being used as garb to displace us: Goa fishermen


December 13th, 2008 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 13 (IANS) A section of Goa's fishermen are upset over moves by the Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) to oust them from their ancestral Khariwada fishing jetty under the "cover of ... Read more...

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Security upped after air borne attack warning in India (Lead)


December 4th, 2008 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Security at major airports in India was heightened Thursday after warnings of hijacking and terror strikes from the Deccan Mujahideen, a hitherto unknown terror outfit that claimed ... Read more...

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Airborne attack warnings, Indian airports on high alert


December 4th, 2008 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Security at Delhi, Chennai and Bangalore airports has been heightened after warnings of hijacking and terror strikes, ahead of the 16th anniversary of the Babri mosque demolition, ... Read more...

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Voting begins in Jammu and Kashmir


November 17th, 2008 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar/Jammu, Nov 17 (IANS) Voting began Monday morning for the first phase of the seven-phased assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir to elect a new state government amid a boycott call by ... Read more...

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No Friday prayers in Srinagar’s Jamia Masjid (Lead)


November 7th, 2008 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 7 (IANS) Friday prayers were not allowed in Srinagar's historic Jamia Masjid as strict curfew-like restrictions remained in force for the second day here to foil separatists' proposed rally at ... Read more...

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Delhi Police assure security to citizens ahead of festivals


September 29th, 2008 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) With the capital in the grip of fear following the bombings that have claimed 25 lives so far and left over a 100 people injured, Delhi Police ... Read more...

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Unprecedented security measures in place for trouble free 62nd Independence Day


August 14th, 2008 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 14 (ANI): In the wake of recent serial blasts in Bangalore and Ahmedabad, unprecedented security measures have been put in place to ensure a trouble free 62nd Independence ... Read more...

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Maharashtra ups security, identity cards for fisherfolk in Mumbai


August 1st, 2008 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) The Maharashtra government has initiated unprecedented security measures in the state, including giving identity cards to fishermen and installation of CCTVs in hospitals, to ward off potential terror ... Read more...

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West Bengal prepares for third phase of panchayat polls


May 17th, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, May 17(ANI): As West Bengal gears up for the third phase of panchayat polls to be held on Sunday, the State Government has tightened security throughout North Bengal. The polling ... Read more...

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Security for Kanpur Test tightened after threat


April 9th, 2008 - 7:52 pm ICT by admin
Lucknow, April 9 (IANS) Unprecedented security measures are being taken for the cricket Test between India and South Africa at Kanpur beginning Friday after intelligence agencies indicated the possibility of a terrorist ... Read more...

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Terrorists may strike Delhi in coming two weeks


December 3rd, 2007 - 8:54 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec 3 (ANI): Delhi has been put on alert following inputs received by the Intelligence Bureau that Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) and Harkat-ul-Jihadi-al-Islami (HUJI) militants may strike the city in coming two ... Read more...

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