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Pakistan open to joint Afghan border patrols: Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

Abbasi said Pakistan was committed to peaceful resolution of the Afghan issue.

Sep 13, 2017, 13:57 PM IST

Lucknow police to patrol using bicycles

With an aim to connect more with the people and generate confidence among them, police in the capital city of Uttar Pradesh has adopted the age-old system of cycle patrolling.

Mar 15, 2015, 15:42 PM IST

Police patrols to monitor Asian voters in Britain

In an effort to deter voting fraud, British police will patrol polling stations in 16 "higher-risk" areas with large South Asian communities during this month`s local elections.

May 04, 2014, 21:05 PM IST

Australia to buy surveillance drones to patrol borders

Australia announced plans Thursday for a fleet of giant high-tech unmanned drones to help patrol the nation`s borders, monitoring energy infrastructure and attempts to enter the country illegally.

Mar 13, 2014, 12:04 PM IST

China to start regular patrols from island in South China Sea

China will base a 5,000-tonne civilian patrol ship on one of the main islands it controls in the disputed South China Sea and begin regular patrols, an official newspaper said on Tuesday, a move likely to add fuel to territorial disputes with neighbours.

Jan 21, 2014, 16:05 PM IST

Taiwan vows to step up patrol in East China Sea

Taiwan`s president has commissioned a new vessel to beef up patrol in a group of disputed islands in the East China Sea also claimed by China and Japan

Mar 30, 2013, 14:13 PM IST

China sends fleet to patrol South China Sea

Japan claims occupying the islands since 1895, while China maintains the islands were recognised as Chinese territory as early as 1783.

Mar 01, 2013, 09:01 AM IST

Naxals ambush CRPF patrol in Gadchiroli

Naxalites on Tuesday ambushed a CRPF patrol party by exploding a dozen IEDs near the Maharashtra-Chhattisgarh border in the district.

Nov 27, 2012, 13:07 PM IST

Strikes force Gaddafi back; NATO ships on patrol

Gaddafi`s grip seemed to loosen in the western city of Misrata that has been his stronghold.

Mar 23, 2011, 23:24 PM IST

First multi-agency patrol by Andaman & Nicobar command

A special multi-agency Jaan
Pehchaan patrol, which ended here yesterday, was conducted by
Andaman & Nicobar Command to prevent unauthorised occupation
of uninhabitated islands by poachers and other anti-national

Mar 15, 2011, 18:47 PM IST

China to expand fleet to patrol disputed seas

China will add 36 new vessels to its Naval fleet to boost its presence in disputed waters.

Oct 27, 2010, 15:37 PM IST

Security patrol escapes unhurt in grenade attack

A security patrol escaped unhurt
in a grenade attack by militants in Kulgam district of South
Kashmir in the wee hours today, official sources said.

Apr 22, 2010, 19:28 PM IST

Sukhbir launches highway patrol fleet

A new highway patrol fleet
comprising 50 motorcycles equipped with GPS, wireless system
and mobile phones to regulate the flow of traffic was today
launched by Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal.

Mar 15, 2010, 22:13 PM IST

Iraqi shot after throwing slipper at US patrol

American Marines shot and wounded an Iraqi man in the former flashpoint city of Fallujah believing he was throwing a grenade at them.

Sep 17, 2009, 22:00 PM IST