Guards

  • #YESIamThechange: A short story on people whom we often ignore in our busy lives 4 days ago

    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 32-year-old 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 32-year-old 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 anti-India activity: Border Guard Bangladesh June 30, 2014

    Kolkata: Border Guard Bangladesh has said it has "zero tolerance" towards any anti-India activity including those by insurgents and was taking "stern" steps in this direction. However, the force refuted media reports about anti-India 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 defence-related 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 swearing-in ceremony on Monday as country's 15th Prime Minister. "In view of preparations being made for the forthcoming swearing-in-ceremony, 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 Gumla district, 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...
  • Iran says may send forces to Pakistan to free border guards February 17, 2014

    Dubai: Iran said on Monday it would send forces into Pakistan to free kidnapped border guards if Islamabad did not take measures to secure their release. The statement comes after Iranian media reports said the guards had been seized by militants operating from Pakistan. "If Pakistan doesn't take the needed steps to...
  • TN: Indian Coast Guard arrests 25 Lankan fishermen February 10, 2014

    Chennai: The Indian Coast Guard has arrested 25 Sri Lankan fishermen for trespassing into Indian waters in Nagapattinam. The Coast Guard has also seized five boats and 5000 kg fish. "Lankan fishermen had trespassed 48 nautical miles east off Velankanni," the Indian Coast Guard said. The Lankan fishermen have been handed...
  • Fognini reaches final with victory over Almagro February 9, 2014

    Vina Del Mar (Chile): Top-seeded Fabio Fognini of Italy defeated No. 3 Nicolas Almagro of Spain 6-4, 1-6, 7-6(5) on Saturday to reach the final of the Royal Guard Open clay-court tournament. Fognini will be playing on Sunday for his third ATP singles title. The other two came last season on...
  • Home Guard, missing since last month, found dead February 7, 2014

    A Home Guard who was missing since last month was found dead at Matheri village in Muzaffarnagar, police said on Friday. Manoj Kumar, posted at Khatoli police station was missing since January 17 and his body was found near the canal bridge on Thursday, they said. According to the preliminary investigations,...
  • Top-seeded Fabio Fognini reaches quarter-finals in Chile February 7, 2014

    Chile: Top-seeded Fabio Fognini of Italy defeated Aljaz Bedene of Slovenia 6-4, 7-6 (0) on Thursday to reach the quarter-finals of the Royal Guard Open. Fognini will face No. 5 Jeremy Chardy of France, who moved into the final eight by beating Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain 6-3. 7-6(5). Third-seeded Nicolas Almagro...
  • 2011 champ Tommy Robredo knocked out in Chile 2nd round February 6, 2014

    Chile: Second-seeded Tommy Robredo of Spain was knocked out in the second round of the Royal Guard Open on Wednesday, falling for the second time to Leonardo Mayer of Argentina 3-6, 7-6 (8), 6-4. Robredo, the 2011 champion, had a first-round bye. Defending champ Horacio Zeballos of Argentina, who beat Rafael Nadal...
  • Sixth-seeded Alexandr Dolgopolov ousted from first round in Chile February 5, 2014

    Chile: Sixth-seeded Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine was knocked out of the first round of the Royal Guard Open on Tuesday, losing to Daniel Gimeno-Traver of Spain 7-6 (4), 3-6, 7-5. In another match featuring a seeded player, No. 8 Federico Delbonis of Argentina defeated Uruguay's Pablo Cuevas 6-3, 6-4 to reach...
  • Eighth-seeded Federico Delbonis reaches second round in Chile February 5, 2014

    Chile: Eighth-seeded Federico Delbonis of Argentina defeated Uruguay's Pablo Cuevas 6-3, 6-4 on Tuesday to reach the second round of the Royal Guard Open in Chile. Paolo Lorenzi of Italy also advanced, beating Colombia's Alejandro Gonzalez 6-2, 6-1. The top four seeded players, who received byes into the second round, are Fabio...
  • Indian Coast Guard inventory to have 200 ships, 100 aircrafts by 2020 January 25, 2014

    Making steady additions to its inventory, the Indian Coast Guard will boast of an impressive fleet of 200 ships and 100 aircraft by 2020, an officer said at Kolkata on Saturday. "We have been and will continue inducting new ships, vessels and aircraft into our inventory," Coast Guard Regional Commander (Northeast)...
  • Coast Guards of India, Japan to hold joint exercise January 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Coast Guards of India and Japan will hold joint exercises off the coast of Kerala from Tuesday. "A high-level delegation led by Admiral Yuji Sato, the Commandant, Japan Coast Guard (JCG), is on an official visit to India from 12-15 January for the meeting and combined exercises with Indian...
  • 'Wind dragons' to check power cable theft January 6, 2014

    With the cases of power cable theft on the rise, the Rajasthan Police have appointed "wind dragons" -- a dedicated force who will keep round-the-clock vigil in the border district of Jaisalmer -- to check the crime. About 120 Home Guards, called "wind dragons", have been appointed in the area of Sujlone Energy Ltd, Jaisalmer SP Hemant...
  • Bangladesh: Army deployed ahead of controversial January 5 polls December 26, 2013

    Bangladesh, on Thursday, deployed the army across the country to contain deadly political violence ahead of the January 5 elections, even as nine policemen were injured in attacks by opposition activists. "The armed forces have been deployed in aid to civil administration," an army statement said. The troops would act "as...
  • 399 Navy cadets pass out of Indian Naval Academy November 23, 2013

    A batch of 399 cadets of Indian Navy and Indian Coast Guard, including 28 women, on Saturday, passed out on successful completion of their training at a grand passing out parade in the Indian Naval Academy Ezhimala. The parade, which marked the commissioning of the cadets of the Second B Tech...