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  • Policing the Cyber Highway

    By Jacob Punnoose IPS, Director General of Police,  Kerala Many years ago, in my childhood, there used to be people in my locality who were unable to read letters addressed to them. They would often come to my father for assistance in reading the contents. Such people used to be called illiterates. These days, however, such people […]

    Explosive recovered from U.S. bound cargo in Dubai

    Police in Dubai said on Saturday that the bomb discovered there in a shipment of air cargo from Yemen that was bound for the United States contained the powerful explosive PETN and bore the hallmarks of al-Qaeda. The white powder explosives were discovered in the ink cartridge of a computer printer, said a police statement […]

    12 convicted, 46 acquitted in Kandhamal riot cases

    At least 12 persons were convicted and 46 others acquitted on Saturday in Kandhamal riot cases by separate fast track courts in Phulbani. The courts pronounced the judgements while disposing six different cases relating to house burning and a murder incident during the ethno-communal riot in Kandhamal in 2008. At least 38 persons were killed […]

    Clinton arrives in China for lightning visit

    US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived on the southern Chinese island of Hainan late Saturday for talks with Chinese state councillor Dai Bingguo following a regional summit in Vietnam. Her sixth Asian tour in less than two years aims to pursue what an aide called “cool-headed, constructive diplomacy” with China and boost US ties […]


    Following is the text of the Prime Minister’s statement at the 8th India-Asean Summit at Hanoi in Vietnam today: “I thank you, Mr. Prime Minister, for your warm welcome and generous hospitality. It is a pleasure for all of us to gather here on the auspicious occasion of the commemoration of 1000 years of the […]

    Clinton: Asia sea rows should be resolved by international law

    US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Saturday, that maritime rows should be settled by international law, remarks likely to rile China, which wants to handle them directly with its neighbours. Clinton waded into the dispute over South China Sea and East China Sea islands as she took part in the 16-nation East Asia […]

    135 missing people found in Indonesia tsunami zone

    More than 130 people listed as missing, have been found alive on high ground on a remote Indonesian island, that was devastated by a tsunami five days ago, an official said. “Rescuers have found some of the missing people on higher ground in North Pagai island,” disaster management official Agus Prayitno told adding that 163 […]

    Kanishka families may get ex-gratia payment soon

    Canada is considering bringing closure to the 25-year-old bombing case of Air India’s Kanishka flight, with proposed ex-gratia payments to family members of the victims of the worst terrorist attack in the country in which 329 people were killed. Public Safety Minister Vic Toews and Immigration Minister Jason Kenney spoke with relatives of the 329 […]

    Russian Prez in Vietnam, nuclear deal in the offing

    President Dmitry Medvedev arrived in Vietnam on Saturday, for a visit that will see Russia sign a multi-billion-euro nuclear power plant deal, with the former Soviet-era Communist ally. Medvedev said he was expecting “serious results” from the trip, which is aimed at establishing wider energy ties. Referring to close links between the Soviet Union and […]

    Adarsh society scam: Chavan offers to resign

    Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan on Saturday offered to resign from the post after a meeting with Congress President Sonia Gandhi, becoming the first political casualty to the embarrassing housing scam in Mumbai. “I offer my resignation to you. I leave it to you take a final view on this,” he told reporters about what […]