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Central forces to be deployed along Assam-Mizoram borders
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) led by Home Minister Amit Shah has decided to deploy Central forces along the Assam-Mizoram borders which witnessed bloody clashes between the police forces of the two northeastern states on Monday, which led to the death of six Assam police personnel.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Rakesh Asthana takes charge as Delhi Police chief (Ld)
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) A day after the Centre appointed former CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana as the Commissioner of Delhi Police, the 1984 batch Gujarat cadre IPS officer took charge on Wednesday and said that he aims to focus on core policing matters.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
IAF formally inducts Rafale aircraft into 101 Squadron at Hasimara
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Wednesday formally inducted the Rafale aircraft into its 101 Squadron at the Air Force Station in Hasimara under the Eastern Air Command (EAC).
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
16 security men killed in J&K terror attacks this year till June
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) A total of 16 soldiers and security personnel were killed in terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir this year till June, the government said on Wednesday.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Assam-Mizoram border violence hurting decades old relation between 2 states
Silchar (Assam)/Aizawl, July 28 (IANS) Policemen, traders, workers -- people from all walks of life -- are deeply disheartened over the violent clashes on the Assam-Mizoram borders which recently led to the killing of six Assam police personnel, besides injuring around 100 civilians and security personnel from the two neighbouring northeastern states.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Defence/Security
India, US discuss strategic partnership, Pacific cooperation
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) India and the US on Wednesday discussed measures to deepen their strategic partnership, along with Indo-Pacific cooperation and issues of regional security, including Afghanistan.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Defence/Security
US and India closely coordinating on Afghanistan
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The US and India are also closely coordinating on regional security issues, such as Afghanistan.
2021-07-28
Category: International, India,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Covid vax dramatically reduces infection, claims AFMS study
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Covishield vaccine dramatically reduces fresh infections, claimed Indian Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS) in a study which stated that after vaccination, there is 93 per cent reduction in fresh infection, while deaths are reduced by 98 per cent.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Health/Medicine
Another Assam cop injured in border firing succumbs, toll now 6
Silchar (Assam), July 27 (IANS) With one more Assam policeman succumbing to bullet injuries at the Silchar Medical College and Hospital (SMCH) on Tuesday night, the death toll in Monday's firing on the Assam-Mizoram rose to six, officials said.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Indian Navy participates in maritime drill along East Coast of Africa
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Indian Navy is participating in Exercise Cutlass Express 2021, which got underway on July 26 along the East Coast of Africa.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Naresh Goyal, Ajay Singh, Prashant Ruia, PSU chiefs in Pegasus list
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Among the host of names from cross-section of categories whose phone numbers have appeared on the Pegasus Project list, there are also a few businessmen and bureaucrats who have made their way into the alleged surveillance list.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Defence/Security
Rajnath leaves for Tajikistan for SCO meet, to talk on defence cooperation
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh left for Tajikistan for Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) annul meet, where he is to appraise about measures needed to eradicate terrorism in the region.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Unsung heroes recall immortals of Kargil conflict
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) It was not just infantry. It is not just armoured Corps. Indian Army medical corps in Kargil conflict in 1999 played a crucial role to relieve the soldiers' physical sufferings, and heal their wounds.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Kargil Vijay Diwas commemorated across NE India
Guwahati/Shillong, July 26 (IANS) Kargil Vijay Diwas was observed in all the northeastern states with Governors, Chief Ministers, top army and security officials paying homage to all those who lost their lives during the Kargil war in 1999 while protecting the nation.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Assam,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Afghanistan asks Human Rights Council to probe Taliban's crimes against humanity
New Delhi/Kabul, July 26 (IANS) Afghanistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has welcomed the recent Human Rights Watch and other verified independent sources' report on documenting the Taliban's violence and crimes, and "strongly condemns these reprehensible crimes".
2021-07-26
Category: International, India,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
333 private companies into defence production in India: Centre
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) A total 333 private companies have been issued 539 industrial licences for defence production in India and out of these, 110 companies have started production.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
One terrorist killed in encounter in Kashmir (Ld)
Srinagar, July 26 (IANS) One unidentified terrorist has been killed in an ongoing encounter between the militants and security forces in Aharbal area of south Kashmir's Kulgam district, officials said on Monday.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Assam-Mizoram border row turns violent, CMs seeks Centre's intervention
Silchar (Assam)/Aizawl, July 26 (IANS) The Assam-Mizoram border trouble flared up on Monday with at least 20 officials and civilians injured and vehicles damaged in clashes as both Chief Ministers sought Union Home Minister Amit Shah's urgent intervention.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics,Defence/Security
ONGC, ICG save Dubai gas tanker from disaster in Arabian Sea
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) In a joint operation, the ONGC Ltd and Indian Coast Guard averted a possible catastrophe after an empty gas tanker of Dubai was seen drifting dangerously towards the sensitive Mumbai High Field following an engine failure, around 175 km off Mumbai, officials said.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
President pays homage to Kargil fallen heroes
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind visited Baramulla on the 22nd Kargil Vijay Diwas on Monday and paid homage to all those who lost their lives in the Kargil war while protecting the nation.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
73 critical roads along Indo-China border being developed on priority: Centre
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The government is focusing on enhancing the road infrastructure along the India-China border for which it has identified 73 critical roads of 4,203 km that are being accorded highest priority with dedicated funding.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Encounter breaks out in J&K's Kulgam
Srinagar, July 26 (IANS) An encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Monday, officials said.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
US intensifies airstrikes as Taliban offensive nears Kandahar
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The US has stepped up airstrikes in southern Afghanistan amid growing apprehension over a Taliban offensive threatening Kandahar, the country's second-largest city and spiritual capital of the Taliban movement, Wall Street Journal reported.
2021-07-26
Category: International, India,Defence/Security,Politics
'Shershaah' trailer launches at Kargil Vijay Diwas gala
Dras (Ladakh), July 26 (IANS) Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat made a remarkable observation at the "Shershaah" trailer launch here on the eve of Kargil Vijay Diwas, observed every year on July 26.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,Cinema/Showbiz,Defence/Security,Bollywood
India celebrates Kargil Vijay Diwas, PM pays homage to fallen heroes
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid homage to all those who lost their lives in Kargil protecting our nation on Kargil Vijay Diwas.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Nation will never forget sacrifice made by gallant heroes of Kargil conflict: Rajnath
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and senior Indian military officers paid homage to the fallen heroes on the 22nd anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas at the National War Memorial in New Delhi.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
From Army and BSF to RAW, spyware threat looms
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Two serving colonels who challenged official policy, a retired intelligence officer who took RAW to court, and two serving BSF officers also figure in the Pegasus Project database as persons of interest for an unidentified agency, The Wire reported.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Thousands of female troops in UK military face harassment: Report
London, July 26 (IANS) About 64 per cent of British female veterans and 58 per cent of currently-serving females in the UK military have reported experiencing bullying, harassment and discrimination during their careers, a parliamentary report revealed.
2021-07-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Defence/Security,Politics
CBI registers FIR for framing ISRO scientist Narayanan in espionage case
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The CBI has informed the Supreme Court that it has registered an FIR against former Kerala DGP Siby Mathews and others, in an alleged conspiracy to frame ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan in an espionage case in 1994.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Science/Tech,Defence/Security
Will neutralise drones, UAVs near installations: Indian Navy
Panaji, July 26 (IANS) The Indian Navy in Goa has warned against flying drones or unmanned UAVs near naval installations, stating that such devices would be "neutralised" and the operators would be prosecuted if they are flown within the three kms of the installations.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Goa,National,Defence/Security
US asks Pakistan, India to work towards stable relationship
Islamabad, July 26 (IANS) Just before the all-important visit of Secretary of State Antony Blinken to India and other destinations of South Asia and the Middle East, the US has issued a statement, encouraging arch-rivals India and Pakistan to work for a more stable relationship.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Pakistan,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
Huge haul of explosive material recovered in J&K's Kupwara
Srinagar, July 25 (IANS) Security forces have recovered huge quantity of explosive material from Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, police said on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Taliban using Pakistani madrasas to recruit fighters
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Afghanistan is now squarely blaming Pakistan for supporting the Taliban insurgency with the topmost officials attacking Pakistan's links with terror in quick succession.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
'Shershaah' a real tribute to Kargil hero: Elderly parents
Palampur (Himachal Pradesh), July 25 (IANS) Twenty-two years have passed, but time has not healed wounds of this elderly couple whose Indian Army officer son sacrificed his life while fighting with the enemy in icy heights at an altitude of 16,000 feet in the 1999 Kargil War.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Defence/Security
Coast Guard saves 215 lives in Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard has saved 215 lives in rescue and relief operations in water-logged areas of Maharashtra, Goa, and Karnataka, an official statement said on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
4 IEDs recovered in J&K's Kupwara
Srinagar, July 25 (IANS) Security forces recovered four improvised explosive devices (IEDs) from J&K's Kupwara district on Sunday, police said.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
New crypto malware targeting Windows, Linux systems: Microsoft
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Microsoft has warned customers about a new crypto mining malware that can steal credentials, remove security controls, spread via emails and ultimately drop more tools for human-operated activity.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
Afghanistan imposes night-time curfew in 31 provinces (Ld)
Kabul, July 25 (IANS) The Afghan government announced that it has imposed a night-time curfew in 31 provinces except Kabul, Panjshir and Nangarhar, in the wake of unabated Taliban attacks across the war-torn country.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
Armed forces increase deployment for relief ops in Maha, K'taka, Goa
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Indian Armed Forces have increased deployment of more men and material on ground to carry out relief and rescue operations in flood-affected areas of Maharashtra, Karnataka and Goa, caused by incessant rains and consequent overflowing of riverbanks and dams.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Changing tactics of terror groups have security forces on tenterhooks
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) The arrest of three Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) terrorists from Haridevpur in South Kolkata followed by several arrests and their subsequent interrogation has led the police to believe that the militants coming from or through Bangladesh are not following the traditional patterns of operation. They are adopting new methods and mechanisms which are helping them to avoid security surveillance and expand their organisation.
2021-07-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Terrorist killed in encounter in J&K's Kulgam
Srinagar, July 25 (IANS) An unidentified terrorist has been killed in an ongoing encounter between terrorists and security forces at Munard area in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Sunday morning, officials said.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Encounter breaks out in J&K's Kulgam
Srinagar, July 25 (IANS) An encounter has started between terrorists and security forces at Munard area of Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Sunday morning, officials said.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Curfew imposed in Afghanistan as Taliban militants advance
Kabul, July 25 (IANS) The Afghan government imposed a curfew across almost all of the country on Saturday in an attempt to stop the Taliban from invading cities, the media reported.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Israel,Defence/Security,Terrorism
15 B'desh-bound Myanmar Rohingyas held in Assam
Silchar (Assam), July 24 (IANS) A total of 15 Myanmar Rohingyas, including three women and six children, were arrested in southern Assam on Saturday when they were going to Tripura from Uttar Pradesh by train, officials said.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
BSF lodges protest with Pak Rangers over increased drone activity
Jammu, July 24 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) on Saturday lodged protest with the Pakistan Rangers over increased drone activity in the region during a sector commander-level meeting held on the international border in Suchetgarh sector of Jammu district.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Terrorism
3 terrorists killed in Kashmir encounter (2nd Ld)
Srinagar, July 24 (IANS) With the killing of one more terrorist, the number of terrorists killed in an ongoing encounter between terrorists and security forces in Shokbaba forest at Sumblar area of Bandipore district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday morning rose to three, officials said.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
4 mn phone numbers of Clubhouse users 'up for sale' on Darkb Web
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Nearly four million phone numbers of Clubhouse users have been allegedly leaked and are 'up for sale' on the Dark Web.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
Al-Qaeda operates under Taliban protection: UN report
Kabul, July 24 (IANS) The United Nations has warned in a new report that the threat from terror groups such as Daesh and Al-Qaeda is expanding in many places in Afghanistan.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Israel,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
33 Taliban militants killed in Afghan airstrikes
Kabul, July 24 (IANS) Thirty-three Taliban militants were killed and 17 others injured in strikes conducted by the Afghan Air Force (AAF) in two provinces, the Defence Ministry confirmed on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
89,000 rendered homeless in flood-battered Maharashtra
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) As rains finally took a break, the flood-ravaged districts of Maharashtra presented a grim scenario with over 89,000 people evacuated and only beginning to grapple with the idea of how to rebuild their lives, officials said here on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics