Guards

  • Watch: A screen guard that claims to protect your phone even when attacked with a hammer and saw 19-03-2014 03:58 PM

    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 18-03-2014 01:22 PM

    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...
  • Mumbai: Three sailors on hunger strike on abandoned ship rescued 10-03-2014 02:12 PM

    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 17-02-2014 10:03 PM

    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...
  • TN: Indian Coast Guard arrests 25 Lankan fishermen 10-02-2014 09:48 AM

    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...
  • Fognini reaches final with victory over Almagro 09-02-2014 08:47 AM

    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...
  • Home Guard, missing since last month, found dead 07-02-2014 02:12 PM

    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...
  • Top-seeded Fabio Fognini reaches quarter-finals in Chile 07-02-2014 10:40 AM

    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...
  • 2011 champ Tommy Robredo knocked out in Chile 2nd round 06-02-2014 12:48 PM

    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...
  • Sixth-seeded Alexandr Dolgopolov ousted from first round in Chile 05-02-2014 10:19 AM

    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...
  • Eighth-seeded Federico Delbonis reaches second round in Chile 05-02-2014 10:10 AM

    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,...
  • Indian Coast Guard inventory to have 200 ships, 100 aircrafts by 2020 25-01-2014 02:35 PM

    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...
  • Coast Guards of India, Japan to hold joint exercise 13-01-2014 08:40 PM

    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...
  • 'Wind dragons' to check power cable theft 06-01-2014 07:59 AM

    With the cases of power cabletheft on the rise, the Rajasthan Police have appointed "winddragons" -- a dedicated force who will keep round-the-clockvigil in the border district of Jaisalmer -- to check thecrime.About 120 Home Guards, called "wind dragons", have beenappointed in the area of Sujlone Energy Ltd, Jaisalmer SPHemant...
  • Bangladesh: Army deployed ahead of controversial January 5 polls 26-12-2013 04:44 PM

    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...
  • 399 Navy cadets pass out of Indian Naval Academy 23-11-2013 08:04 PM

    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...
  • Bangladesh court orders death penalty to 152 rebel soldiers 05-11-2013 02:54 PM

    A court in Bangladesh on Tuesday sentenced 152 people to death for their actions in a 2009 border guard mutiny in which 74 people, including 57 military commanders, were killed. Dhaka's Metropolitan Sessions Court Judge Md Akhtaruzzaman also sentenced 157 others, mostly border guards, to life in prison while 271...
  • Bail plea of 35 crew members of detained US ship rejected 30-10-2013 09:07 PM

    Tuticorin: A sessions court on Wednesday rejected the bail petitions of the 35 crew members of US ship MV Seaman Guard Ohio, arrested on October 18 on charges of illegally carrying arms and straying into Indian waters. Judge Paul Durai rejected their bail petitions when the matter came up for...
  • NSG, NIA to probe Patna blasts, informs RPN Singh 27-10-2013 04:22 PM

    Minister of State for Home RPN Singh said on Sunday that teams of the National Security Guards (NSG) and the National Investigation Agency (NIA) were being rushed to Patna to investigate the bomb blasts in the Bihar capital. Terming the blasts "unfortunate," the minister told reporters: "The home ministry has...
  • UP home guard mysterious death: Family alleges murder 22-10-2013 10:12 AM

    A home guard who exposed corruption in his department died under mysterious circumstances in Uttar Pradesh. Whistleblower Munesh Sharma had carried out a sting operation with IBN7. ...
  • UP home guard who exposed graft in his department dies mysteriously 21-10-2013 07:25 PM

    Lucknow: In a shocking development in Uttar Pradesh, the whistleblower who had revealed that bribes were being paid by home guards to their commandants in parts of Uttar Pradesh to fix duties of their choice, has died under mysterious circumstances. Home guard whistleblower Munesh fell from a moving train in...
  • Ward boy, guard of a government hospital arrested for raping 30-year-old woman 21-10-2013 01:14 PM

    A 30-year-old woman was allegedly gangraped by two staffers of a government hospital where her daughter was admitted, police said on Monday. When the woman came out of a washroom in the hospital on the intervening night of October 19-20, the accused forcibly took her to a nearby under-construction building...
  • Indian action to arrest Seaman Guard Ohio's crew inappropriate: Ship owner 21-10-2013 08:54 AM

    Washington: A US-based firm that owns the ship that has been detained off the coast of Tamil Nadu on Sunday termed the action as "inappropriate" and said it is working diplomatically and through the judicial system to prove the innocence of 35 detained crew members and get them released. "Our...
  • Ship detention: Britain seeks consular access to its nationals 18-10-2013 08:36 PM

    Britain, whose six nationals are among the arrested crew of a ship detained in Tamil Nadu, on Friday, sought consular access to them while having questions about the reasons for the action against them. "We have written to the MEA (Ministry of External Affairs) to request consular access to the...
  • India seizes armed anti-piracy ship owned by US security firm 13-10-2013 10:47 PM

    India has detained an armed ship operated by a US maritime security company and the 35 people on board for failing to produce papers authorizing it to carry weapons and ammunition in Indian waters, the coast guard said on Sunday. Coast Guard Commandant Anand Kumar said the ship was stopped...
  • Cyclone Phailin: Fishermen still stranded on trawler off Paradip 13-10-2013 05:12 AM

    Bhubaneswar: Eighteen fishermen, who had ventured out in the sea despite being warned of Cyclone Phailin, were still stranded on their trawler off the coast of Paradip in Odisha for the second day on Saturday. The fishermen had sent distress calls from their mobile phones after being stranded yesterday, but...
  • Bangladesh tribunal sentences opposition BNP lawmaker to death 01-10-2013 03:12 PM

    An influential opposition BNP lawmaker was on Tuesday sentenced to death by a special Bangladeshi tribunal for committing "crimes against humanity" in collusion with Pakistani troops during the 1971 liberation war. "He (Salauddin Quader Chowdhury) will be hanged by neck till he is dead," the chairman of a three-member International...
  • Terrorists of Indian insurgent outfits operating from 22 'hideouts' in Bangladesh: BSF IG 29-09-2013 05:59 PM

    Agartala: Terrorists of Indian insurgent outfits are operating from 22 'hideouts' in border areas of Bangladesh, a top BSF official said on Sunday. The ultras are carrying out anti-India activities from 22 'hideouts' in Bangladesh, mostly in the Chittagong Hill Tracts, Inspector General (IG) of BSF, Tripura Frontier, RK Mishra...
  • Security guard helps Kerala-based family escape Nairobi mall attack 25-09-2013 03:22 PM

    An alert security guard proved saviour for a Keralite family at the terror-hit Westgate Shopping Mall in Nairobi by hiding them in a dark storeroom and guiding them to safety through an inner passage of the building. Recalling his harrowing experience, Jyothish, who was with his family at the mall,...
  • Watch: Woman airlifted as she was stranded on a rock amid rising water level 25-09-2013 12:35 PM

    A woman was rescued from a water body in Silvasa, Daman, where she was stranded on a rock with the water level rising gradually. The locals informed the authorities after which a coast guard helicopter airlifted her out of the water. ...