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Coast Guard rescues 5 fishermen off Bomilla Creek
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has rescued five fishermen from the fishing boat MFV 'Kalamma', which was in distress off Bomilla Creek near Hutbay, the gateway to the Little Andaman Island.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
3 Navy ships arrive with critical medical supplies from foreign nations
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Three Indian Navy ships arrived at three different ports on Monday carrying oxygen tanks, cylinders and other critical medical equipment and supplies from Singapore, Qatar and Kuwait, in an effort to meet the surging demand for oxygen to treat Covid patients in the country.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Health/Medicine
Western Command opens 3 Covid hospitals for civilians
Chandigarh, May 10 (IANS) As part of the continued fight against the spike in Covid-19 cases, the Western Command on Monday dedicated three Covid hospitals to the nation under the Indian Army initiative 'Operation Namaste'.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Punjab,National,Defence/Security,Health/Medicine
Ex Andhra DGP Prasada Rao passes way in US
Hyderabad, May 10 (IANS) Former police chief of undivided Andhra Pradesh, Dr B. Prasada Rao passed away in the US on Monday, his family sources said.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Defence/Security
Egypt, France conduct joint naval, air drills
Cairo, May 10 (IANS) Egypt and France have conducted joint naval and air drills in African country, the armed forces here said.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Egypt,Defence/Security
Uranium recovery in Mumbai: NIA takes over case
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Sunday said that it has taken over the case related to the recovery of 7.1 kg "natural uranium" worth Rs 21.30 crore in Mumbai.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Give up, get treatment, Telangana Police tells Covid-hit Maoists
Hyderabad, May 9 (IANS) In a bid to leave no flank exposed in the battle against coronavirus in the state, Telangana Police have reached out to covid-struck Maoists too.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Defence/Security
Security forces recover 19 grenades in J&K's Poonch
Jammu, May 9 (IANS) Security forces recovered 19 grenades on Sunday in the Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
CRPF DIG under probe for misbehaving with lady doctor
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) An enquiry was initiated on Sunday against a Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) for allegedly misbehaving with a lady doctor of the force deputed in Bihar's Muzaffarpur.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
CRPF trooper dies of cardiac arrest in J&K's Budgam
Srinagar, May 9 (IANS) A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper died of cardiac arrest on Sunday while on duty in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Health/Medicine
Cyber criminals hit major fuel pipeline in US, probe on
Washington, May 9 (IANS) Cyber criminals have attacked one of the largest fuel pipelines in the US, prompting an immediate shutdown by its operator Colonial Pipeline.
2021-05-09
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security,Technology
Israel strikes Hamas target in Gaza following rocket attack
Tel Aviv, May 9 (IANS) The Israeli army struck a Hamas military post in the Gaza Strip in the early hours of Sunday in retaliation against a rocket attack.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Israel,Defence/Security,Politics
Army inducts first batch of 83 women soldiers into Military Police
Bengaluru, May 9 (IANS) The Indian Army on Saturday inducted the first batch of 83 women soldiers into the Military Police after their attestation parade held here on Saturday.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Defence/Security
Kabul: 25 killed, 52 injured in explosion near school
Kabul, May 8 (IANS) At least 25 people were killed after an explosion near a school in the western part of Kabul, Afghanistan's Interior Ministry said on Saturday.
2021-05-08
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
Arms cache recovered in J&K's Doda
Jammu, May 8 (IANS) An arms cache was recovered in J&K's Doda district during a joint operation by the police and the army.
2021-05-08
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Pak Army Chief assures all out support towards Saudi security
Jeddah, May 8 (IANS) Pakistans Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has assured Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman of Islamabads all out support and commitment towards the security of the Kingdom.
2021-05-08
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
DCGI approves DRDO's anti-COVID drug for emergency use
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Drugs Controller General of India has approved an anti-COVID-19 drug developed by the Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (INMAS) for emergency use, the Defence Ministry has said.
2021-05-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Health/Medicine
In 7 years, Modi govt bogged by 11,424 LoC ceasefire violations: RTI (IANS Exclusive)
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) In a glaring indicator of the growing tensions in India's immediate neighbourhood, it has now emerged that there were a whopping 11,424 Ceasefire violations (CFVs) on the border under the seven years of the NDA government, compared with just 523 CFVs during the UPA's 10-year rule.
2021-05-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Ex-armed forces doctors to provide online consultation
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Former armed forces doctors will now provide online consultation on the e-Sanjeevani OPD to all the citizens of the country.
2021-05-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Health/Medicine
Enhance Covid care facilities, J&K LG to army
Jammu, May 7 (IANS) J&K Lt Governor Manoj Sinha on Friday discussed Covid preparedness and containment measures with the army's Northern Command chief Lt Gen Y.K. Joshi and senior officials from the Northern and Western Commands.
2021-05-07
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Health/Medicine
Indian Navy sets up Covid Care Centre in Odisha's Khurda
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Indian Navy has established a Covid Care Centre in Odisha's Khurda district for treatment of people from the deadly virus.
2021-05-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Health/Medicine
Air Force, Navy step up efforts to ferry oxygen, medical supplies
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The C-17 aircraft of Indian Air Force have conducted 400 sorties from within the country, including 351 to airlift 252 oxygen tankers of a total capacity of 4,904 Metric Tonnes (MT), till Friday.
2021-05-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Health/Medicine
Three injured in militant grenade attack in Srinagar
Srinagar, May 7 (IANS) Three people, including two security personnel, were injured in a grenade attack in Srinagar on Friday, police said.
2021-05-07
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
US Army trainee arrested after hijacking school bus
Washington, May 7 (IANS) A US Army trainee belonging to Fort Jackson in Columbia, South Carolina, was arrested after hijacking a school bus full of students.
2021-05-07
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Defence/Security
Signs of armed resistance in Myanmar
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) Armed opponents of the Myanmar military junta have killed three administrators appointed by them in the Yangon, Mandalay and Sagaing regions in targeted attacks.
2021-05-07
Category: International, India,Defence/Security
Google to give users more controls on how apps use their data
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) After Apple gave users more control over their data sharing with app developers, Google has now pre-announced an upcoming safety section in Google Play that will help people understand the data an app collects or shares.
2021-05-07
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Human Interest/Society,Defence/Security
Terror hideout busted in J&K's Doda
Jammu, May 7 (IANS) Security forces busted a terror hideout on Thursday evening in J&K's Doda district recovering RDX filled pipe bombs and improvised explosive devices (IEDs).
2021-05-07
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
3 Navy warships on way to Mumbai from Persian Gulf with oxygen
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Three Indian Navy warships -- INS Kochi, INS Tabar and INS Trikand -- are currently enroute Mumbai as part of the Operation Samudra Setu-II ferrying Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) and associated medical equipment from the Persian Gulf to strengten India's fight against the raging second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-05-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Health/Medicine
Indian Army sets up Covid Management Cell for real time response
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The Indian Army has set up a Covid Management Cell to bring in greater efficiency in coordinating real time responses to address exponential rise in Covid cases across the country, a statement said on Thursday.
2021-05-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Health/Medicine
Bangladesh foils radical Islamists' Parliament attack plan
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) Chasing a lead generated by SIGINT interception, Bangladesh counter-terrorism officials have nabbed a militant of radical Islamist group Ansar-al-Islam, who has admitted to planning an attack on Jatiya Sangsad (parliament).
2021-05-06
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
9 top IPS officers transferred in J&K
Srinagar, May 6 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir government on Thursday issued transfer and posting orders of nine top ranking police officers in the union territory.
2021-05-06
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Myanmar junta bans satellite TV, restricts Internet, media
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) The Myanmar junta has banned satellite television after imposing severe restrictions on the internet and media, provoking global rights groups to protest the military's tightening grip over information flow in the country.
2021-05-06
Category: International, India,Defence/Security
Intruder shot dead on border in J&K's Samba sector
Jammu, May 6 (IANS) Border security force (BSF) troopers shot dead an intruder overnight on the international border in J&K's Samba district.
2021-05-06
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
WB student, Pak woman charge sheeted in online terrorist recruitment case
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday said that it has filed a supplementary charge sheet against three people, including West Bengal college student Tania Praveen and a Pakistani woman national member of banned terror organisation LeT, in connection with online terrorist recruitment module case.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Indian Navy steps up Covid relief mission with Op Samudra Setu II
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) The nation is facing a critical challenge due to the unprecedented second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Health/Medicine
Army reactivates Covid facility in Kashmir for civilians
Srinagar, May 5 (IANS) Reinforcing its commitment to the safety and health care of people of Kashmir, the army and the UT administration on Wednesday jointly operationalised the 250-bed dedicated Covid Health Care Centre at Rangreth in Budgam district.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Health/Medicine
4 Pakistani soldiers killed in militant attack at Afghan border
Islamabad, May 5 (IANS) At least four Pakistani soldiers were killed on Wednesday during an attack by militants at the country's border with Afghanistan, the military said.
2021-05-05
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
Intel alert on Hefazat radicals fleeing into India
Kolkata, May 5 (IANS) Indian intelligence has been alerted by their Bangladeshi counterparts about scores of Hefazat-e-Islam militants fleeing into neighbouring Indian states like West Bengal and Assam, which were caught up with conducting polls until recently.
2021-05-05
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Dell fixes 5 bugs in millions of computers going back to 2009
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Dell has issued a security patch for millions its computers dating back to 2009, after cybersecurity research firm SentinelLabs found five serious bugs in Dell and Alienware software that allow hackers to gain full permissions in Windows on the devices.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
One killed in Kabul roadside bombing
Kabul, May 5 (IANS) One person was killed and three others wounded in a roadside bomb blast that targeted a bus carrying health workers here on Wednesday morning, a local official said.
2021-05-05
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
Signal reveals how FB, Instagram collect your data for ads
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Encrypted messaging app Signal has challenged the user privacy policies of Facebook and Instagram by sharing a series of ads on Instagram to showcase how the social network collects information from users and displays ads basis of those private details.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
5 killed in preschool attack in Brazil
Rio de Janeiro, May 5 (IANS) An 18-year-old man wielding a sharp object forced his way into a preschool in southern Brazil and killed three children and two caregivers.
2021-05-05
Category: International, Brazil,Politics,Defence/Security
Hefazat leaders siphoned off donations for violence: B'desh Police
Dhaka, May 4 (IANS) Top Hefazat-e-Islam leaders misappropriated the donations, including from abroad, meant for madrasas and orphanages for their violent activities, and a probe is on to identify the sources and use of the funds, Bangladesh Police officials said on Tuesday.
2021-05-04
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Terrorists killed in Sopore encounter refused to surrender (3rd Ld)
Srinagar, May 4 (IANS) The two terrorists killed in an encounter in Sopore in north Kashmir on Tuesday evening were given an oppurtunity to surrender, but they refused to do that and instead fired at the security forces that trigerred the encounter, the police said.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
2 terrorists killed in Sopore encounter (2nd Ld)
Srinagar, May 4 (IANS) Two terrorists were killed in an encounter between militants and security forces in the Nathipora area of Sopore in North Kashmir's Baramulla district on Tuesday evening, officials said.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
DRDO starts installing 5 medical O2 plants in Delhi, Haryana
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) In order to tackle the requirement of medical oxygen in the wake of the raging second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has started installing five medical oxygen plants in Delhi and Haryana.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Health/Medicine
Less oxygen allotment at Delhi base hospital, Army complaints to govt
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Indian Army on Tuesday raised an issue of less allotment of oxygen to its base hospital in the national capital by the Delhi government.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
China's special recruitment drive for Tibetans amid border standoff
Kolkata, May 3 (IANS) China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) is for the first time forming exclusive military formations manned by ethnic Tibetans.
2021-05-03
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
PM reviews Covid related initiatives by Indian Navy
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Indian Navy is transporting oxygen containers as well as other essential supplies from Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait and Singapore to India, Navy chief Admiral Karambir Singh told Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday during a review meeting on the Covid related initiatives undertaken by the force.
2021-05-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Health/Medicine
Phone-tapping case FIR: IPS Shukla seeks protection from Bombay HC
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) In a fresh development in the sensational phone-tapping case, senior IPS officer Rashmi Shukla on Monday moved the Bombay High Court seeking quashing of an FIR lodged against her by the Mumbai Police, staying any coercive action or alternatively transferring the case to the CBI.
2021-05-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Defence/Security