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J&K Police deny issuing any emergency advisory on non-locals
Srinagar, Oct 17 (IANS) Less than an hour after media picked up an emergency advisory on Sunday seeking non-locals be taken to the nearest security forces camps in the Kashmir Valley, in wake of killing of two more labourers from Bihar, authorities said they did not issue any such advisory.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
All non-local labourers in Kashmir to be brought to security force camps
Srinagar, Oct 17 (IANS) In the wake of a string of killings of civilians, especially of those from outside the state, Jammu and Kashmir Police on Sunday issued an emergency advisory asking all district police chiefs in the Valley to immediately shift all non-local labourers to the nearest camp of security forces.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
B'desh violence: Intel alert in all Bengal border districts
Kolkata, Oct 17 (IANS) In the wake of the communal violence in Bangladesh and considering the immersion of Durga idols followed by Fateha-Dwaz-Daham (Eid Milad un Nabi/Prophet Muhammad's birth celebration) in West Bengal, the state intelligence department has issued an alert to all the districts particularly those bordering Bangladesh and asked the authorities to sensitize the officers to avoid any kind of untoward incident.
2021-10-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Defence/Security
2 labourers from Bihar killed, another injured in J&K's Kulgam
Srinagar, Oct 17 (IANS) Two non-local labourers were killed and another critically injured by militants on Sunday in J&K's Kulgam district, police said.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Body of second pilot recovered from Ranjit Sagar Lake
Jammu, Oct 17 (IANS) The body of the second pilot killed in a helicopter crash on August 3 was on Sunday recovered from the Ranjit Sagar Lake on the borders of J&K and Punjab, a defence statement said.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IAF Chief reviews operational preparedness of Force in Ladakh
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Chief of the Indian Air Force, Air Chief Marshal V.R. Chaudhari, reviewed the deployment of aircrafts at the forward locations in Ladakh amid China rejecting the border dispute resolution proposal. This was Air Chief Marshal Chaudhari's maiden visit after taking over as the IAF chief earlier this month.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
4 more soldiers martyred in anti-terror ops in Poonch-Rajouri (Ld)
Jammu, Oct 16 (IANS) Four more army soldiers including a junior commissioned officer (JCO) were martyred during an anti-terror operation in Poonch and Rajouri districts of Jammu and Kashmir during the last 24 hours.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Another non-local carpenter shot dead in J&K's Pulwama (Ld)
Srinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) After killing a non-local street vendor in Jammu and Kashmir's capital city Srinagar on Saturday, militants shot dead another non-local carpenter in Pulwama district.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Non-local street vendor killed by militants in Srinagar
Srinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) A non-local street vendor was shot and killed by militants on Saturday in the capital city of Jammu and Kashmir.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Drone warfare is a new challenge, we are capable to handle it: NSG DG
Manesar (Gurugram), Oct 16 (IANS) National Security Guard (NSG) DG M.A. Ganapathi on Saturday said that drone warfare is a new challenge and the NSG is fully capable to handle it.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Haryana,National,Defence/Security
Gunmen kidnap arrested terrorist's brother in Kashmir
Srinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) Unknown gunmen suspected to be terrorists have kidnapped a person in Nikloora area of south Kashmir's Pulwama district, sources said.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
NSG is integral part of country's security policy: MoS Home
Manesar (Gurugram), Oct 16 (IANS) Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanad Rai on Saturday said that the National Security Guard (NSG) is a part of the independent security policy of the country, brought by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Haryana,National,Defence/Security
Top LeT commander among 2 terrorists killed in J&K encounter (2nd Ld)
Srinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) Top LeT commander responsible for the killing of two policemen has been eliminated in an encounter between terrorists and security forces at Drangbal area of Pampore in South Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday, officials said.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
2 terrorists killed in J&K encounter (Ld)
Srinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) Two terrorists have been killed in an encounter between terrorists and security forces at Drangbal area of Pampore in South Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday, officials said.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Russia prevents US destroyer from violating territorial waters in Sea of Japan
Moscow, Oct 16 (IANS) A Russian anti-submarine ship tracked down a US naval destroyer and prevented the foreign vessel from violating the country's territorial waters in the Sea of Japan, the Defence Ministry's Zvezda broadcasting service said in a statement.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Russian Federation,Defence/Security
Poonch-Rajouri anti-terror operation enters 5th day
Jammu, Oct 16 (IANS) A counter insurgency operation entered the fifth day on Saturday in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch and Rajouri districts as the Army deployed para commandos to eliminate terrorists whose exact number is still not known.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
LeT commander trapped in J&K encounter
Srinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) A Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander involved in the killing of two police personnel in Srinagar has been trapped in the ongoing encounter between terrorists and security forces at Drangbal area of Pampore in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday, officials said.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Gunfight breaks out in J&K's Pampore
Srinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) An encounter has started between terrorists and security forces at Drangbal area of Pampore in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday, officials said.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
J&K DGP reviews security scenario in Kashmir
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) J&K Director General of Police, Dilbag Singh, on Friday chaired a meeting at the police control room here to review the current security scenario in Kashmir.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
President pays tributes at the Kargil War Memorial
Kargil, Oct 15 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday visited the Kargil War Memorial at Drass and paid homage to the martyrs.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Terrorist associate arrested in Kashmir
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) A terrorist associate was arrested by a joint security team in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district on Friday, officials said.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Peace on the sea does not happen by accident: US Navy chief
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Peace on the sea does not happen by accident, visiting US Navy chief, Admiral Michael Gilday said on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Terrorist involved in shooting J&K cop killed in Srinagar encounter
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) A terrorist, involved in the murder of a Jammu and Kashmir Police officer in Srinagar, was killed in an encounter between terrorists and security forces at Srinagar district on Friday, officials said.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Gunfight breaks out at Srinagar's Bemina
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) An encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces at Bemina in J&K's Srinagar district on Friday, officials said.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Slain terrorist involved in civilian killing in Kashmir identified (2nd Ld)
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) A terrorist, said to be involved in the recent killing of a civilian in Jammu and Kashmir, was shot dead in an encounter between terrorists and security forces in Wahibug area of Pulwama district on Friday, officials said.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Terrorist involved in J&K civilian killings gunned down
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) A terrorist, said to be involved in recent civilian killings in Jammu and Kashmir, was shot dead in an ongoing encounter between terrorists and security forces in Pulwama district on Friday, officials said.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
India's defence exports increased by 325% in last 5 years: Modi
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India's defence exports increased by 325 per cent in the last five years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday, as he pointing out that both private and public sectors are working hand in hand for national security.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Gunfight breaks out at J&K's Pulwama
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) A gunfight broke out between terrorists and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Friday, officials said.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Tighten security in smaller cities in festive season, Centre tells states
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Following intelligence inputs that smaller cities could be on the terrorists' radar, the Centre has asked the state governments to scale up security of the Tier 2 cities during current festive season, sources in the security set-up said on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
2 soldiers killed in ongoing operation in J&K's Poonch
Jammu, Oct 15 (IANS) Two soldiers were killed on Friday in an ongoing counter terrorism operation in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
JCO, another soldier critically injured in J&K's Poonch
Jammu, Oct 14 (IANS) A junior commissioned officer (JCO) and another soldier were critically injured on Thursday in an encounter with the terrorists in J&K's Poonch district, defence officials said
2021-10-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Modi to dedicate 7 new defence companies to nation on Friday
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate the seven new defence companies formed out of the Ordnance Factory Board to the nation on Friday.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Peon in Military Chief Engineer Jodhpur Zone honeytrapped by Pak spy, arrested
Jaipur, Oct 14 (IANS) The Rajasthan police' intelligence team has arrested a peon of Military Chief Engineer Jodhpur Zone for sharing crucial information with a Pakistan based woman handler.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Extension of BSF's jurisdiction evokes mixed response
Guwahati/Agartala, Oct 14 (IANS) A day after the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) extended BSF's area of operational jurisdiction in three states -- Punjab, West Bengal and Assam -- within a belt of 50 km from the international borders, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday supported the move, while the CPI-M and the Trinamool Congress strongly opposed it.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Assam,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Gunshots during army search operation in J&K's Poonch
Jammu, Oct 14 (IANS) Gunshots were heard on Thursday during the search and cordon operation started by the army in Surankote area of J&K's Poonch district, police said.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
China, Bhutan sign three-step roadmap for expediting boundary negotiations
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Amid the border dispute with India, China on Thursday signed a three-step roadmap with Bhutan for expediting the boundary negotiations.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Assam Rifles sets up skill development centre in conflict zone
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) In a first-of-its-kind initiative, Maj Gen Alok Naresh, IG, Assam Rifles (South), has inaugurated a skill development centre in the conflict-hit Churachandpur district in Manipur.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Human Interest/Society
Major breakthrough by BRO in Arunachal tunnel construction
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) In a major breakthrough amidst the pandemic by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) in the Sela Tunnel Project in Arunachal Pradesh, the breakthrough blast for the longer tunnel of 1.5 km length was done successfully on Thursday.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Sela Tunnel in Arunachal will bolster national security: Rajnath
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Sela Tunnel, located in West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh, will play a crucial role in bolstering national security and ensuring socio-economic development of the region, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said here on Thursday presiding over breakthrough blast of main tube of the tunnel.
2021-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Pakistan stocks take a beating on controversy over ISI chief appointment
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Shares at the Pakistan Stock Exchange ended the day in the red on Wednesday as investors were worried over the controversy surrounding the appointment of the Inter-Services Intelligence chief.
2021-10-13
Category: International, India,Business/Economy,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Punjab opposes giving more powers to BSF
Chandigarh, Oct 13 (IANS) Slamming the Centre for amending Section 139 of the BSF Act to give the border and guarding force wider jurisdiction and terming it tantamount to an attack on federalism, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhjinder Randhawa on Wednesday asked Union Home Minister Amit Shah to withdraw the decision.
2021-10-13
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Defence/Security
MHA extends BSF's jurisdiction in 3 states, cuts short in one
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The Ministry of Home Affairs has extended BSF's area of jurisdiction in three states by 35 km, while cutting it short by 30 km in another, according to an official order issued on Wednesday.
2021-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Topmost local JeM terrorist killed in Kashmir encounter (3rd Lead)
Srinagar, Oct 13 (IANS) The topmost local terrorist of proscribed terror outfit JeM was killed in an encounter with security forces at Tral in Jammu and Kashmir's Awantipora district on Wednesday.
2021-10-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
President to celebrate Dussehra with jawans at Drass
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, will visit the Union Territories of Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir on October 14-15, where he will celebrate Dussehra with army jawans in Drass.
2021-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Top JeM commander killed in Kashmir encounter (2nd Lead)
Srinagar, Oct 13 (IANS) Top JeM terrorist commander Sham Sofi was killed in an encounter with security forces at Tral in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Wednesday, officials said.
2021-10-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Punjab CM lends shoulder to martyred soldier's bier
Chandigarh, Oct 13 (IANS) Lending his shoulder to the bier of the martyr, Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Channi on Wednesday paid tributes to Sepoy Gajjan Singh, 26, who was cremated at his native village Pachranda in Nurpur Bedi in Ropar district with full military honours.
2021-10-13
Category: India, Punjab,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Gunfight breaks out at Awantipore in J&K
Srinagar, Oct 13 (IANS) An encounter has started between terrorists and security forces at Tral area of Awantipore in South Kashmir's Pulwama district on Wednesday, officials said.
2021-10-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
'VT-4' tank example of Pak-China strategic ties: Pak Army chief
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Pakistan Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Gujranwala to witness the commissioning of a state of the art Chinese origin 'VT-4' Tank into Strike Formation, Express Tribune reported.
2021-10-13
Category: International, India,Defence/Security
Army facilitates J&K students pursuing higher education at Mewar University
Jaipur, Oct 12 (IANS) As many as 300 students from Jammu and Kashmir, who have been selected to attend various higher education courses at the Mewar University in Chittorgarh, Rajasthan, were given a warm send-off by the Indian Army at a ceremony held at the Sher-i-Kashmir International Conference Centre (SKICC) in Srinagar on Tuesday.
2021-10-12
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Defence/Security,Education
Aircraft carrier - a reality check for Indian Navy (Opinion)
Much newsprint was devoted to a naval exercise undertaken between the USA and India. The exercise was designated a two day "passage exercise", and, inarguably, contributed to strengthening bilateral cooperation and military coordination.
2021-10-12
Category: India, Punjab,National,Defence/Security,Opinion/Commentary