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I had asked the bank to step up security: 75-year-old bank robbery foiler
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) An aware citizen who does not step back to help a person in need, Maharaj Krishna Kapoor, the brave 75-year-old who foiled a bank heist in south Delhi Monday, said he had written to the bank to step up security just 10 days ago.

Tuesday, January 06, 2009 11:59:14 AM

Congress demands Patnaik's resignation over Orissa violence
Bhubaneswar, Jan 6 (IANS) The Congress party Tuesday demanded that Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik resign over the communal violence in Kandhamal district as the Supreme Court had held the central and state governments responsible for the security of minorities.

Tuesday, January 06, 2009 11:41:43 AM

PM blames Pakistan, calls for 'strong sense of nationhood' to tackle terror
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Pakistan was engaged in 'whipping up war hysteria', Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Tuesday while calling for a 'holistic approach' towards security and a 'strong sense of nationhood'.

Tuesday, January 06, 2009 11:20:01 AM

Bhagat Singh's centenary: Punjab spends Rs.3 crore in a day
Chandigarh, Jan 6 (IANS) A day-long function organised last year by the Punjab government to mark the birth centenary of one of India's best known freedom martyr, Bhagat Singh, cost the taxpayers a whopping Rs.30 million (Rs.3 crore), a Right to Information (RTI) Act query has revealed.

Tuesday, January 06, 2009 11:02:19 AM

TRS set to join TDP-Left alliance in Andhra Pradesh
Hyderabad, Jan 6(IANS) The Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) appears all set to join the 'grand alliance', headed by Andhra Pradesh's main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and including the Left parties, for the ensuing elections to the assembly and the Lok Sabha.

Tuesday, January 06, 2009 10:58:15 AM

Each police station in Delhi to have 10 commandos
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The sight of slothful, pot-bellied policemen in the Indian capital hardly makes the public feel safe. But now at least 10 constables at each police station here will be turned into commandos and equipped with AK-47 assault rifles to counter terror strikes.

Tuesday, January 06, 2009 10:55:36 AM

Markets rise marginally in early trade
Mumbai, Jan 6 (IANS) Indian equities markets opened lower Tuesday but rose marginally higher in the opening minutes, with a key index gaining 0.25 percent over its previous close.

Tuesday, January 06, 2009 10:34:44 AM

Air, rail services back in a mess as fog returns to Delhi
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The thick blanket of fog covering the capital was back Tuesday morning, delaying flights and trains once more. Visibility was down to 50 metres even at 9 a.m., so motorists had a bad time too.

Tuesday, January 06, 2009 10:14:52 AM

Northeast leads in terror casualties, overtakes Kashmir
Guwahati, Jan 6 (IANS) India's restive northeastern region saw the maximum number of fatalities in terror strikes in 2008, surpassing Jammu and Kashmir in the latest figures released by an independent security think tank.

Tuesday, January 06, 2009 9:44:15 AM

NDA to cite 'loopholes' in new terror laws during PM's meet
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) A day ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's meeting with chief ministers on internal security, the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Monday night decided to point out the 'shortcomings' in the new terror laws during the meeting.

Monday, January 05, 2009 11:49:52 PM

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