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Online rumours on Assam riots terror handiwork: Shinde (Lead)


September 6th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Thursday said the communal colour given to the recent ethnic violence in Assam was "unfortunate" and noted that the "motivated" online ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Maoists kill home guard in Odisha ahead of I-Day


August 14th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 14 (IANS) Maoists killed a home guard attached to a police station in Odisha ahead of Independence Day, official said Tuesday.A group of 10-15 rebels dragged 42-year-old Narayan ... Read more...

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Assam floods: Gogoi orders rescue of marooned


June 26th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 26 (IANS) With floods continuing to wreak havoc in many districts in Assam, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Tuesday asked state officials to rescue the marooned people on ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Alert across Assam ahead of PM’s April 7 visit


March 28th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 28 (IANS) A high alert has been sounded across Assam ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to the state on April 7, the raising day of ... Read more...

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Prolonged peace in Chhattisgarh surprises top cops


March 3rd, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 3 (IANS) Top police officials in Chhattisgarh, one of India's worst leftist insurgency-hit states, are happily surprised these days at the prolonged peace period in the state with ... Read more...

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Sangma seeks better border patrol in northeast


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 1 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Thursday regretted that the international border in India's northeastern states was not manned as efficiently as in the western states."The northeastern ... Read more...

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Security tightened along Tripura border ahead of Hasina’s visit (Lead)


January 8th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 8 (IANS) Ahead of the visit of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the Indian government has tightened security along the India-Bangladesh border by deploying additional troopers, an ... Read more...

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Security tightened along Agartala border ahead of Hasina visit


January 8th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 8 (IANS) Ahead of the visit of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the Indian government has tightened security along the India-Bangladesh border by deploying additional troopers, an ... Read more...

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‘Infiltration from Bangladesh impacting demography’


October 21st, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Oct 21 (IANS) Infiltration from Bangladesh is posing a demographic threat due to vast stretches of the India-Bangladesh border being unfenced, a top police officer said Friday."Infiltration is still ... Read more...

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Kandhamal on alert after Maoist reveals attack plan


October 18th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 18 (IANS) Security was tightened across Orissa's communally-sensitive Kandhamal district Tuesday after an arrested Maoist revealed the guerrillas plan to attack two police stations in the area, an ... Read more...

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Northeast steps up security for I-Day


August 14th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 14 (IANS) More than 100,000 police, army and paramilitary personnel have been deployed across the country's northeastern region to foil attempts by separatists to disrupt Independence Day celebrations ... Read more...

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BSF told to open fire oly in self defence: Chidambaram


July 30th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 30 (IANS) India's Border Security Force (BSF) has been instructed not to fire at people trying to cross over, but they may open fire to protect themselves ... Read more...

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Delhi, adjoining states discuss security measures


July 14th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) A day after a series of blasts rocked Mumbai killing at least 17 people and injuring over 131, Delhi Police Commissioner B.K. Gupta Thursday held ... Read more...

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Delhi on high alert after Mumbai blasts


July 13th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The national capital was Wednesday placed on high alert and vigil was stepped up at all vulnerable areas after three blasts rocked Mumbai, killing at ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves comprehensive mission document of national water mission


April 6th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 6 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the comprehensive mission document of the national water mission.The national water mission is one of the eight national missions, which ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Cabinet approves National Water Mission charter (Lead)


April 6th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) In an effort to conserve water and ensure its optimum utilisation in the country, the union cabinet Wednesday approved a comprehensive charter for the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Border officials of India, Bangladesh discuss security issues in Delhi


March 12th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 12 (ANI): Border officials of India and Bangladesh met for the 33rd Border Co-ordination Conference here to discuss security issues and measuresAddressing a news conference on Saturday, Border Security ... Read more...

Posted in National |

IAF lost 40 planes, 16 pilots since 2008


February 23rd, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) lost 40 planes and 16 of its pilots in air crashes in the past three years, the Rajya Sabha was told Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Bihar alerts officials in Maoist-hit areas


February 19th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 19 (IANS) The Bihar government has asked top officials in the state's Maoist-hit districts to take all precautionary measures during their official visits to rural areas. It sounded an alert ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh ups security after Maoists threat


January 25th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 25 (IANS) Security was stepped up across Chhattisgarh and forces were relocated to vulnerable areas of Bastar region Tuesday in the wake of inputs that rebels may carry out attacks ... Read more...

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Meghalaya proposes joint patrols in riot-hit areas (Lead)


January 7th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 7 (IANS) The Meghalaya government Friday proposed to Assam joint police patrolling in riot-hit areas to check ethnic clashes between Garo and Rabha tribals. Altogether, eight people have died ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Monthly appraisals planned for beat constables: Gupta


January 7th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Beat policing is about to be revamped in the city, Delhi Police Commissioner B.K. Gupta said Thursday, unveiling a scheme for monthly appraisal of beat constables. To ... Read more...

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Coastal security has become ‘immediate agenda’ of Govt., says Antony


January 4th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by ANI
Chaliyam, Jan 4 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony on Tuesday said coastal security has become the 'immediate agenda' of the government in the light of the pirate attacks on ships following ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Iraqi government donates wheat flour to help flood victims in Pakistan


December 13th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- The Iraqi government on Monday donated a shipment of wheat flour to help some of the flood victims in Pakistan, who continue to suffer nearly five months after ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

344 train accidents kill 204: Mamata


November 26th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) A total of 344 train accidents in the last three years killed 204 people and led to property loss of Rs.155.27 crore to the Indian Railways, ... Read more...

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They keep us safe on Diwali


October 27th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Fire engines will be stationed in crowded markets of Delhi and other vulnerable areas to tackle any fire accident on Diwali that records at least 200 fire ... Read more...

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136 diarrhoea deaths recorded in Orissa in eight months


September 9th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 9 (IANS) Diarrhoea has killed at least 136 people in Orissa since January, a health official said Thursday. Around 34 people died in the district of Rayagada and 27 died in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Flood threat over Punjab, Haryana towns (Lead)


August 25th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 25 (IANS) Many low-lying areas of Punjab remained on high alert Wednesday as the Satluj river flowed near the danger mark. A fresh breach emerged in the Yamuna river in ... Read more...

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Floods threaten large swathes of north India (Roundup)


August 25th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Lakhs of people across several states in north India, including Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Bihar, were affected as floodwaters entered homes and inundated vast swathes of agricultural ... Read more...

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Bhakra water level rises, flood threatens Punjab, Haryana


August 24th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 24 (IANS) With the water level in the Bhakra Dam reservoir increasing steadily, Punjab and Haryana areas adjoining the Satluj river continued to be under the threat of floods for ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Vulnerable areas of Delhi prone to waterlogging (To go with Delhi waterlogging story)


August 24th, 2010 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Some of the roads and stretches vulnerable to waterlogging that were highlighted by the Delhi traffic police in their letter to various civic agencies are: PWDUnderpass at Moolchand ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Punjab, Haryana on alert as flood threat looms (Lead)


August 23rd, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 23 (IANS) Several districts in Punjab and Haryana remained on flood alert Monday and the army was put on standby, as levels of the rivers flowing through these two states ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Security up in Orissa ahead of I-Day


August 14th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 14 (IANS) Security was tightened in and around areas of Maoist concentration in Orissa after the rebels gave a call asking people to boycott Independence Day celebrations Sunday, an ... Read more...

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Security beefed up in northeast for I-Day


August 14th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 14 (IANS) More than 100,000 army, police and paramilitary troopers were deployed in India's restive northeast to foil any plans by separatists to stage violent attacks ahead of Independence Day ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh steps up security ahead of I-Day


August 11th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 11 (IANS) Security has been heightened in 13 of Chhattisgarh's 18 districts following intelligence inputs that Maoists can strike at government and civilian targets ahead of Sunday's Independence Day celebrations, ... Read more...

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