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  • In this Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010, file photo, Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao, left, shakes hand with her Pakistani counterpart Salman Bashir before the start of a delegation level meeting, in New Delhi. Pakistani officials are "hypnotically obsessed" with India's military, Ms. Rao told U.S. officials in comments made public in a leaked U.S. diplomatic cable released Friday, Dec. 17, 2010. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup, File)

    WikiLeaks: U.S. fears bioweapons from India labs

    U.S. officials fear lax security at Indian laboratories could make the facilities targets for terrorists seeking biological weapons to launch attacks across the globe, according to comments in a leaked U.S. diplomatic cable made public Friday.


  • The founder of WikiLeaks Julian Assange, top center, addresses the media outside the High Court in London, Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010. A British judge released Julian Assange on bail Thursday, freeing the WikiLeaks founder to work on his secret-spilling website from a mansion in eastern England. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

    WikiLeaks: US fears bioweapons from India labs

    U.S. officials fear lax security at Indian laboratories could make the facilities targets for terrorists seeking biological weapons to launch attacks across the globe, according to comments in a leaked U.S. diplomatic cable made public Friday.


  • A portion of the collapsed bridge is seen near Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010. The footbridge under construction near the Commonwealth Games main stadium collapsed on Tuesday. The games are scheduled to be held from Oct. 3-14. (AP Photo/Mustafa Quraishi)

    Commonwealth Games in doubt after bridge collapse

    A footbridge being built near the main stadium for the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi collapsed Tuesday, injuring 23 construction workers and putting the event in further jeopardy less than two weeks before the opening ceremony.


  • FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2010 file photo, Blackberry mobile phones are displayed at a shop in Mumbai, India. Research In Motion Ltd., the maker of the BlackBerry, said Thursday, Aug. 26, it is seeking to involve other technology companies in its talks with the Indian government, which wants access to the e-mails of BlackBerry users. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade, file)

    No solution for BlackBerry in India, 4 days to go

    Efforts by Research In Motion Ltd., the maker of the BlackBerry, to broaden the debate over data encryption were dismissed by Indian industry groups as unnecessary Friday and appeared unlikely to break a logjam over government demands for access to users' e-mails by an Aug. 31 deadline.


  • Summary Box: RIM seeks broad industry-gov't talks

    CAN WE GET SOME COMPANY?: Research In Motion Ltd., the maker of the BlackBerry, told the Indian government Thursday that it wants to lead an "industry forum" for comprehensive talks on how government eavesdropping requirements and encrypted communications can co-exist.


  • In this photo taken on Friday Aug. 27, 2010,  a shopkeeper displays BlackBerry mobile phones in his shop in Ahmadabad, India.  Indian authorities are scheduled to meet Monday evening, Aug. 30,  to decide whether to ban some BlackBerry services in India, an official said, one day ahead of a government-imposed deadline for BlackBerry maker Research In Motion Ltd. to give security agencies access to encrypted data or face a ban. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)

    Threats of int'l BlackBerry bans echo US debate

    Threats by the governments of India, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia to shut down BlackBerry's corporate e-mail services reflect unease about a technology that the U.S. government also took a while to accept.


  • The new BlackBerry Torch is displayed during a product introduction, Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2010, in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    RIM says BlackBerry talks in India continue

    BlackBerry maker Research in Motion Ltd. says it has not agreed to heightened surveillance of its corporate clients by the Indian government, as talks continue over access to e-mails and other data sent from the smart phones.


  • Tough Indian telecom rules spark foreign backlash

    Telecom companies and trade groups are urging India to soften tough new security regulations on foreign telecommunications companies _ believed to be aimed at China _ which they say could set a troubling global precedent for onerous security norms.


  • In this Dec. 23, 2009, file photo, snow is mirrored in the eyes of a cheetah in the outdoor enclosure of the zoo Hagenbeck in Hamburg. The Indian government plans to import cheetahs from Africa and introduce them into the country's grasslands, six decades after the fleet-footed feline was hunted here until it disappeared, officials said Monday Aug. 2, 2010. (AP Photo/Axel Heimken, File)

    India to reintroduce cheetahs into grasslands

    The Indian government plans to import cheetahs from Africa and introduce them into the country's grasslands, six decades after the fleet-footed feline was hunted here until it disappeared, officials said Monday.


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