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MUDRA banks partners with 19 regional coordinators to reach small entrepreneurs  May 25, 5:59 pm
New Delhi, May 25 (ANI): Micro Units Development Refinance Agency (MUDRA) Bank has partnered with 19 state and regional level coordinators to reach those small entrepreneurs who are often cut off from the banking system because of a limited branch pr
NSA starts winding down 'controversial' surveillance programme  May 24, 9:56 am
Wellington, May 24 (ANI): The United States' National Security Agency has started to wind down a controversial surveillance programme that allowed bulk collection of phone data to track terrorists in the U.S.
Pak court allows FIA to investigate Axact bank accounts  May 23, 2:55 pm
Karachi, May 23 (ANI): A sessions court in Pakistan has allowed the Federal Investigation Agency to investigate the bank accounts of the IT company Axact that has been accused of being involved in a massive fake degrees scam.
NSA Doval finds faults with Pak-Afghan spy agencies' deal  May 22, 10:54 pm
New Delhi, May 22 (ANI): National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Friday said that Pakistan's spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) deal with Afghanistan's National Directorate of Security (NDS) was based on wrong assumptions.
At least 13 suspected militants killed in air strikes in North Waziristan  May 20, 4:33 pm
Karachi, May 20 (ANI): At least 13 suspected militants have been killed in the Dattakhel Area of Pakistan's North Waziristan Tribal Agency by air strikes, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
Pak police says religious extremists, not RAW responsible for Karachi bus attack  May 20, 12:40 pm
Karachi, May 20 (ANI): Karachi police has reportedly revealed that religious extremists, not India's premiere intelligence agency, Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), were responsible for last week's bus attack on Ismailis in the city.
ISI, Afghan intelligence sign landmark deal to fight terrorism  May 19, 5:27 pm
Karachi, May 19 (ANI): Pakistan's premier intelligence agency, the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), and the Afghan intelligence outfit, the National Directorate of Security (NDS), have signed a landmark deal aimed at increasing the fight against terrorism.
Nawaz Sharif govt to hold 'high-level' talks to tackle RAW's activities in Pak  May 17, 1:16 pm
Karachi, May 17 (ANI): Pakistan's federal government has reportedly decided to hold high-level talks next week to take a call on ways to "tackle" and "monitor" the activities of India's premier intelligence agency, Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), in Pakistan.
UNHCR wants Sri Lanka,India ferry service to resume  May 15, 7:23 pm
Colombo, May 15 (ANI): The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) has called for the resumption of ferry services between India and Sri Lanka.
10 Rohingya migrants aboard 'ferry of death' die post drifting in Andaman sea for 2 months  May 15, 9:34 am
Dhaka, May 15 (ANI): A boat crammed with dozens of Rohingya migrants, including many young children, was reportedly found sailing in Thai waters yesterday, with passengers claiming that at least 10 people, who were travelling with them, had died over the past few days.
Rajnath rubbishes Pakistan's accusations about RAW's involvement in terror attacks  May 14, 5:50 pm
New Delhi, may 14 (ANI): Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday rubbished Pakistan Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry's accusations about Indian intelligence agency RAW being involved in terror activities in the neighbouring country as 'baseless allegations'.
US Congress votes overwhelmingly to ban bulk phone record collection by NSA  May 14, 9:16 am
London, May 14 (ANI): The U.S. Congress has reportedly voted overwhelmingly to approve a ban on bulk collection of phone records by the National Security Agency (NSA), as the House of Representatives mounted pressure to reform the controversial surveillance programme unveiled by Edward Snowden two years ago.
Former CIA deputy chief warns Al Qaeda could still bring down US plane  May 13, 3:57 pm
Melbourne, May 13 (ANI): A former deputy chief of the Central Investigative Agency (CIA) has warned that terrorists could bring down a plane flying between the United States and the United Kingdom tomorrow.
Ex-CIA official sentenced to 3.5 yrs in prison for leaking state secrets  May 12, 9:51 am
London, May 12 (ANI): A former Central Investigative Agency (CIA) official has reportedly been sentenced to three and a half years in prison for disclosing classified information to a journalist in Washington.
10 people sentenced for chopping off Kerala professor's hand   May 8, 10:21 pm
Ernakulam (Kerala), May 8 (ANI): A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court in Kerala on Friday sentenced 10 people to eight years in jail for chopping off the right palm of a college professor for preparing a question paper that allegedly contained blasphemous references against Prophet Mohammed.
India, U.S., to strengthen livelihoods of over 3000 Afghan women  May 8, 4:35 pm
New Delhi, May 8 (ANI): The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Administrator Alfonso Lenhardt announced a new USD 1.5 million, three-year award to the Indian Self Employed Women's Association (SEWA), the world's largest women's cooperative, with a membership exceeding 1.9 million.
US court says bulk collection of phone records by NSA 'illegal'  May 8, 10:26 am
London, May 08 (ANI): A United States appeals court has termed the collection of phone records by the National Security Agency (NSA) illegal.
Pak military takes 'serious notice' of RAW's involvement in whipping terrorism  May 6, 1:48 pm
Karachi, May 06 (ANI): Pakistan's top military commanders have taken "serious notice" of Indian intelligence agency, the Research and Analysis Wing's (RAW) involvement in "whipping up terrorism" in Pakistan.
Ex-CIA official says agency failed to see Al Qaeda's rebound post Bin Laden's death  May 4, 6:05 pm
Washington, May 04 (ANI): A new book written by the Central Investigative Agency's deputy director has claimed that the United States intelligence agencies "badly misjudged" Al Qaeda's ability to take advantage of the political chaos in the Middle East and regain strength across the region in the aftermath of Osama bin Laden's death.
German prosecutor probing spy agency's 'decade-long secret partnership' with NSA  May 4, 1:13 pm
Washington, May 04 (ANI): After the German parliament reportedly disclosed that the nation's electronic surveillance agency BND was aiding U.S.' National Security Agency (NSA) in spying on European politicians and defense contractors for over a decade, Germany's top public prosecutor has initiated a probe to determine if the country's partnership with NSA was violating any laws.
Japan to put unmanned rover on moon's surface by 2018  Apr 24, 10:22 am
Washington, Apr. 24 (ANI): Japanese space agency has announced that the nation will put an unmanned rover on the surface of the moon by 2018, joining the group of countries that have explored Earth's satellite.
DEA chief Michele Leonhart to retire in mid-May following sexual misconduct report within agency  Apr 22, 3:15 pm
Washington, Apr. 22 (ANI): The chief of Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Michele Leonhart will retire and leave the agency in mid-May, Attorney General Eric Holder announced.
IAAF says Russia will not be banned from 'major' competitions over doping allegations  Apr 22, 11:30 am
London, Apr 22 (ANI): President of the International Association of Athletics Federations has revealed that Russia would not be banned from major competitions because of systematic doping programme allegations.
NSA introduces new disturbing recycling mascot 'Dunk' for kids   Apr 20, 3:10 pm
Washington, Apr.20 (ANI): National Security Agency introduced a new disturbing recycling mascot named 'Dunk' for kids to promote Earth Day.
US gives final nod to sale of billion-dollar arms cache to Pak  Apr 8, 12:12 pm
Karachi, April 8 (ANI): The U.S. State Department has reportedly given a final nod to Pakistan's request for military hardware and equipment worth billions of dollars, recognizing the nation's vital place in U.S. foreign policy and national interests.