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Topic - Home Ministry
More than 1,000 people are dead and 62,000 still stranded after torrential monsoon rains hit northern India over the weekend, officials said Thursday.
RIYADH | The director of Saudi Arabia's powerful religious police says his forces are losing some of their key powers, including arrests, investigations and raiding houses.
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi received her first passport in 24 years on Tuesday ahead of a planned trip to Norway and Britain.
Three homemade bombs exploded during Wednesday's evening rush hour in a coordinated strike at the heart of India's commerce capital, killing at least 21 people and wounding 141 in Mumbai's second terrorist attack in three years.
Google has been barred from taking pictures of streets in India for its popular Street View service until it obtains approval from the federal government, police said Tuesday.
India increased security in major cities across the country Tuesday after receiving information that a Pakistan-based militant group was planning an attack over New Year's weekend.
India said it withdrew a threat Monday to ban BlackBerry services for at least two more months after the device's maker, Research In Motion Ltd., agreed to give security officials "lawful access" to encrypted data.
India withdrew a threat Monday to ban BlackBerry services for at least two more months after the device's maker, Research In Motion Ltd., said it would give security agencies greater access to corporate e-mail and instant messaging.
Indian authorities are scheduled to meet Monday evening to decide whether to ban some BlackBerry services in India, one day ahead of a government-imposed deadline for the device's maker Research In Motion Ltd. to give security agencies access to encrypted data.
India may ask Google and Skype for greater access to encrypted information once it resolves security concerns with BlackBerrys, which are now under threat of a ban, according to a government document and two people familiar with the discussions.
India's Home Ministry threatened Thursday to block BlackBerry corporate e-mail and messaging services unless the device's manufacturer makes them accessible to its security agencies by Aug. 31.