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  • ISRO successfully launches India's heaviest rocket GSLV-3, paves way for manned space mission 13 hours 11 minutes ago

    Sriharikota: The Indian space Research Organisation successfully launched India's heaviest rocket - the GSLV-3 from Sriharikota on Thursday, as its next step towards putting a man in space. The operation continued for approximately 20 minutes with the capsule safely splashing down into Bay of Bengal off Andaman and Nicobar Islands....
  • Delhi: Bank cash van robbed of Rs 1.5 crore, guard shot at remains critical November 29, 2014

    Delhi: A cash van of a private bank in Kamla Nagar area of Delhi was robbed of Rs 1.5 crore in broad daylight on Saturday morning. The robbers shot at the guard stationed outside the van when he tried to retaliate. The guard remains critical. Two men on bike committed the...
  • Armed forces conduct coastal exercise on the sixth anniversary of 26/11 November 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Over 30 ships, submarines and aircraft of the Indian Navy, Indian Air Force, Coast Guard and state agencies have been deployed for an exercise off the western coast, ahead of the sixth anniversary of the Mumbai terror attack. "In order to be better prepared to prevent a 26/11 incident...
  • US plans to arm Iraq's Sunni tribesmen with AK-47s, RPGs, mortars November 23, 2014

    Washington: The United States plans to buy arms for Sunni tribesmen in Iraq including AK-47s, rocket-propelled grenades and mortar rounds to help bolster the battle against Islamic State militants in Anbar province, according to a Pentagon document prepared for Congress. The plan to spend $24.1 million represents a small fraction of...
  • A new app that helps kids handle emergencies November 9, 2014

    New York: A new app called Monster Guard is out to teach children, through fun and games, how to handle emergencies. Created by the American Red Cross, the Monster Guard app is meant for children aged between 7 and 11. From fires to tornadoes, flooding, earthquakes and tsunamis, it teaches children how...
  • Al-Qaeda may be allying with IM, LeT to carry out multi-city attacks in India, says NSG October 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The National Security Guard has said that it is ready to respond if the ISIS or al-Qaeda carry out terror attacks in India. Director General of the NSG Jayant Chowdhary on Thursday said that terror groups such as al-Qaeda or ISIS might carry out multi-city attacks in India....
  • Cyclone 'Hudhud': Coast Guard takes all precautionary measures October 11, 2014

    Chennai: Coast Guard Eastern region has taken all precautionary measures to face Cyclone Hudhud, expected to reach the northern coastline around Visakhapatnam on Sunday, Commander Coast Guard Eastern region, Inspector General, Satya Prakash Sharma. "We have already cautioned and warned all the mariners and fishermen...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: Indian Coast Guard more prudent after Phailin to deal with storm, says PRO October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Cyclone Hudhud, which is fast approaching the Odisha and Andhra Pradesh coastline, has intensified into a severe cyclonic storm on Friday evening and is expected to make a land fall on Sunday. Talking to IBNLive.com about the preparations done by the authorities, Indian Coast Guard PRO Comdt Ajay...
  • Indian Coast Guard rescues 8 crew of a fishing boat September 20, 2014

    Bhubaneshwar: The Indian Coast Guard on Saturday rescued at least eight persons in an ill fated fishing boat that stopped operation in sea off the Devi river mouth near Puri district. The fishing boat 'Mangala maa' carrying eight crew members had gone to the mid sea for fishing and developed technical...
  • Rajnath Singh inaugurates underwater training tank for National Security Guard September 17, 2014

    Gurgaon: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday inaugurated the Diving Training Tank, developed to train commandos in underwater operations, at the NSG camp here, an official said. Rajnath Singh visited the National Security Guard (NSG) camp, Manesar for the first time after becoming Home Minister. After paying homage to the NSG martyrs...
  • Indian Coast Guard ship arrives in Singapore September 12, 2014

    Singapore: Indian Coast Guard Ship 'Samudra Paheredar' arrived here as part of its Asian itinerary that seeks international cooperation by building a platform for exchange of information and bilateral exercises. Commanded by Deputy Inspector General Sanatan Jena, the ship arrived in Singapore on Thursday. Samudra Paheredar, with a complement of 10 officers...
  • One killed, 2 injured as security guards open fire in Amethi September 10, 2014

    Amethi: In a shocking incident in Amethi, one person was killed and two others were injured on Wednesday when guards of a private factory opened fire on each other in Kotwali area. The two guards had a dispute over a trivial issue after which they opened fire on each other....
  • Actress Nargis Fakhri given 'guard of honour' by forest guards; people demand action, say it is a disgrace to the uniform August 27, 2014

    Bangalore: Believe it or not. Hindi film actress Nargis Fakhri was given a ceremonial 'Guard of Honour' by the forest department officials at the Kabini wildlife sanctuary in Karnataka, recently. She was shooting for a 'save tiger' show of a private news channel at the Kabini wildlife sanctuary in Mysore district,...
  • #YESIamThechange: A short story on people whom we often ignore in our busy lives August 18, 2014

    A story of a security guard ignored, the film is shot by a group called Hruday captures how we take people around us for granted. ...
  • Lucknow rape victim's family trashes police investigation, demands CBI probe July 21, 2014

    The family of the 32yearold woman, who was allegedly gangraped and then brutally murdered on the outskirts of the state capital, on Monday trashed the police probe and demanded a CBI investigation. Alleging that the police have not gone through the crime details in "the seriousness it deserved", the victim's father...
  • Lucknow rape: Police arrest security guard, rule out gangrape July 20, 2014

    Lucknow: The police on Sunday arrested the security guard at an under construction site in the connection with the rape and murder of a 32yearold woman in Mohanlalganj area of Lucknow. The Additional Director General of Lucknow Sutapa Sanyal identified the accused as Ramsevak, a resident of Balsikheda in Garhi,...
  • Bank security guard shot at by gunmen in J&K July 15, 2014

    Srinagar: A private security guard of a bank was shot and injured by unidentified gunmen in Pulwama district of south Kashmir on Tuesday, police said. Mohammad Rajab (55) received bullet wounds in one of his legs when the gunmen opened fire outside a bank at Shaheedi Garden in Pulwama town, 32...
  • Mumbai: Police seize tugboat, detain 4 people July 10, 2014

    Mumbai: In an apparent case of smuggling, the coastguard officials intercepted a tugboat off the Mumbai coast on June 29 and detained four people. The boat, Ganga Sagan, was sailing in the route between Gujarat and Karachi without the necessary documents or permissions. Police suspect the boat could be part of a...
  • Bangla taking stern action against antiIndia activity: Border Guard Bangladesh June 30, 2014

    Kolkata: Border Guard Bangladesh has said it has "zero tolerance" towards any antiIndia activity including those by insurgents and was taking "stern" steps in this direction. However, the force refuted media reports about antiIndia fidayeen camps operating from Bangladeshi territory. "I have never heard of such camps or any such knowledge of...
  • Home Guard shot dead by wife beater June 28, 2014

    Kolkata: A Home Guard was shot dead in the city by a man after he tried to stop the latter from beating up his own wife early on Saturday, the police said. The incident occurred at around 1 AM when home guard Raju Goala and constable Wahid Alam were patrolling...
  • Coast Guard arrests 12 Sri Lankan fishermen June 21, 2014

    Chennai: Twelve Sri Lankan fishermen have been arrested and their two boats seized by Indian Coast Guard for allegedly fishing in the Indian waters of Bay of Bengal. The fishermen were arrested and the boats Dusantha and Maragala seized for fishing in Indian waters without permission at about...
  • Watch: Modi gets a ceremonial Guard of Honour at the Naval air base in Goa June 14, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi was given a ceremonial guard of honour at the Naval airbase in Goa. He also met and interacted with the crew on board INS Vikramaditya. He was accompanied by Chief of Naval staff Admiral RK Dhowan on his first outing to a military establishment as the...
  • Patil retracts his statement on rape, says women safety top priority June 11, 2014

    Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil raked a controversy on Tuesday when he said that crime against women could not be prevented even if guards were provided for every single household. He, however, retracted from the controversial statements later. ...
  • Defence projects to get priority environment nod: Prakash Javadekar June 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The government will focus on expediting environment clearances for pending projects and top priority will be given to defencerelated projects, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Monday. Javadekar, while interacting with women journalists at Indian Women's Press Corps (IWPC), said that the Ministry will focus on balancing the wellbeing...
  • Rashtrapati Bhavan to be closed to public on May 24, 25 May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Rashtrapati Bhavan will remain closed to public for two days from Saturday due to preparations for Narendra Modi's swearingin ceremony on Monday as country's 15th Prime Minister. "In view of preparations being made for the forthcoming swearinginceremony, the Rashtrapati Bhavan will remain closed for tours on May 24 and...
  • Forest guard goes missing, police begin probe April 26, 2014

    A forest guard on duty at Palkot wildlife sanctuary went missing since Friday in Gumladistrict, police said on Saturday. Vishwanath Singh, the forest guard, was reported to duty but mysteriously went missing. An FIR has been lodged in this connection by the Forest Ranger, Akhilesh Prasad Singh. The police have begun investigation...
  • Clashes erupt after jail guards beat up prisoners, 4 injured April 26, 2014

    At least four prisoners were injured on Friday when they were allegedly beaten up by some guards in the high security Jodhpur Central Jail. All of them were admitted to hospital. The incident occurred after an inmate had a heated argument with a jail guard, after which the guard called his colleagues...
  • Watch: A screen guard that claims to protect your phone even when attacked with a hammer and saw March 19, 2014

    Here is a screen protector, Holy Grail, which its maker says is made of tempered bulletproof glass. This solid sceen guard is claimed to protect your phone's screen from scratch threats and substantial impact. In this video, the maker demonstrates the technology by using hammers, drills, razors, keys, knives, saws...
  • Four undertrial prisoners escape from Sitamarhi jail March 18, 2014

    Four undertrial prisoners escaped from a jail in Sitamarhi district of Bihar taking advantage of a scuffle between some inmates and prison guards over poor quality of food, jail sources said on Tuesday. The incident took place at the divisional jail on Monday evening when the four undertrials escaped by utilising...
  • Mumbai: Three sailors on hunger strike on abandoned ship rescued March 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Three crew members of a merchant ship have been airlifted by the Mumbai coast guard for medical treatment. The three crew members had been on a hunger strike after the vessel was abandoned by its owner. The ship has remained anchored off the Mumbai coast since January 2014 and...