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New Delhi: Three cases of alleged spying have been reported since 2012 in the armed forces and nine people arrested, Defence Minister A.K Antony said on Monday.The defence minister also said measures are in place to check incidents of spying."In the last two years and current year (2012 to 2014), nine army personnel have been arrested in these cases," Antony said in response to a question in the Lok Sabha."Appropriate action has been initiated against the accused as per the law and laid down procedures...," he said, adding the cases are at "different stages of trial at civil/military courts"."Some inimical intelligence agencies have been reported to be allegedly involved in the spying activities. Appropriate measures are concurrently in place to prevent such incidents," the minister said.IANS

Death threats and a late night dinner before Russia's Nemtsov was shot dead

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Death threats and a late night dinner before Russia's Nemtsov was shot dead

MOSCOW (Reuters) - It was near closing time on Friday at the upscale Bosco restaurant that looks out onto the illuminated red-brick walls of Moscow's Kremlin. Boris Nemtsov and his young, dark-haired ...


Greek PM accuses Spain, Portugal of anti-Athens "axis"

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Greek PM accuses Spain, Portugal of anti-Athens "axis"

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras accused Spain and Portugal on Saturday of leading a conservative conspiracy to topple his anti-austerity government, saying they feare...

Nemtsov planned to reveal Russian links to Ukraine conflict - Poroshenko

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Nemtsov planned to reveal Russian links to Ukraine conflict - Poroshenko

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Saturday Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov was murdered because he planned to disclose evidence of Russia's involvement in Ukra...

Where is Rahul Gandhi? Lawyer files PIL seeking to know his whereabouts

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Where is Rahul Gandhi? Lawyer files PIL seeking to know his whereabouts

Lucknow: A local lawyer on Saturday filed a public interest litigation (PIL) in the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court seeking to know the whereabouts of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi who has taken ...

Uber cab rape case: Accused driver claims injuries were 'planted' on victim by police

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Uber cab rape case: Accused driver claims injuries were 'planted' on victim by police

New Delhi: The Uber cab driver, accused of raping a 25-year-old woman executive, on Saturday claimed before a court in New Delhi that medical report of the alleged victim had been manipulated and inju...

Pope Francis attacks "throw-away" economic globalisation

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Pope Francis attacks "throw-away" economic globalisation

ROME (Reuters) - Pope Francis launched a fresh attack on economic injustice on Saturday, condemning the "throw-away culture" of globalisation and calling for new ways of thinking about pover...

Swine flu claims 36 more lives, death toll rises to 1,041

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Swine flu claims 36 more lives, death toll rises to 1,041

New Delhi: Swine flu has claimed 36 more lives raising the toll to 1,041 even as the number of peopleaffected by the H1N1 virus in the country breached the 19,000 mark on Saturday.As per data collated...