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Intelligence alert for a possible Maoist attack in Bengal
Kolkata, Jan 24 (IANS) The state intelligence department has sent an alert to all the districts, particularly to the Railways of a possible Maoist attack in several railway stations across the state on the Republic Day. The alert also says that there can be an attack on the ruling Trinamool Congress leaders, mobile towers and on police and central police camps.
2022-01-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Defence/Security
BSF on high alert in Jammu ahead of Republic Day
Jammu, Jan 24 (IANS) Ahead of the Republic Day, the BSF troops deployed along the International Border (IB) in Jammu are on high alert to deal with nefarious attempts of anti-national elements (ANEs) from across the border.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Tight security to ensure peaceful Republic Day in Kashmir
Srinagar, Jan 24 (IANS) Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir said on Monday that all arrangements are in place to ensure that the Republic Day functions are held peacefully in Srinagar and other district headquarters of Kashmir.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
104 to 135 militants waiting across LoC to sneak in: BSF
Srinagar, Jan 24 (IANS) About 104 to 135 militants are ready to sneak into the Indian side of the Line of Control (LoC), Raja Babu Singh, Inspector General (IG) of Border Security Force (BSF) said on Monday.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
RPF DG writes to poll bound states seeking facilities for troops
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The Railway Protection Force (RPF) Director General has written to the Chief Secretaries and Director Generals of Police (DGP) of the five poll bound states to provide better accommodation and transport facilities to the Force's troops deployed in these states, as per their ranks and keeping Covid-19 protocol.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
AK-47 rifles, pistols, grenades & 17.3 kg drugs among BSF recoveries in J&K in 2021 (Ld)
New Delhi/Srinagar, Jan 24 (IANS) The Border Security Force on Monday said that it has successfully recovered and seized three AK-47 Rifles, six 9MM pistols, 1071 ammunitions, 20 Hand Grenades, two IEDs and 17.3 kg Heroin worth around Rs 88 crore in different operational incidents during the year 2021 in J&K.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
'Solve 11 cases by midnight or face action': Top cop's new order?
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) A letter reportedly issued by the Dwarka Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) is making rounds in which he has ordered his staff to solve at least 11 cases of five police stations before Monday midnight "otherwise action will be taken against them".
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Northern Command chief pays visit to his first commanding officer and mentor
Jammu, Jan 24 (IANS) General Officer-Commanding-in-Chief, Northern Command, Lt General Y.K. Joshi, paid a visit to his first Commanding Officer, Colonel K.S. Jamwal, VSM (Retired), at his residence in Jammu.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Human Interest/Society
Rise in infiltration attempts, drug smuggling after Punjab poll announcement
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Soon after the announcement of assembly polls in five states including Punjab, there has been a substantial increase in attempts at infiltration and bid to smuggle arms and ammunition and narcotics across the western and northern borders. The Border Security Force (BSF) has stepped up vigilance on the border.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Iran rules out likelihood of "interim deal" in Vienna talks: source
Tehran, Jan 23 (IANS) Iran does not consider an interim deal in ongoing negotiations in the Austrian capital of Vienna aimed to restore the 2015 nuclear deal, a source close to the Iranian negotiating team told Tasnim News Agency.
2022-01-23
Category: International, Turkey,Defence/Security,Politics
Racket to corner relief money on Chhattisgarh police radar
Raipur, Jan 23 (IANS) In a unique initiative to prevent victims of disaster from getting fleeced by brokers, Chhattisgarh's Korba police have formed a compensation cell to facilitate the affected and keep the fraudsters at bay.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics,Defence/Security
Chinese PLA says located missing Arunachal boy, Indian Army verifying
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) An Indian boy, who crossed over the Line of Actual Control in Arunachal Pradesh and went missing, has been located, Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) said on Sunday.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Over 27K security personnel deployed in Delhi ahead of R-Day
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana on Sunday said that over 27,000 personnel have been deployed in the national capital in view of the Republic Day.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Delhi turns into fortress ahead of R-Day, over 27K personnel deployed (Ld)
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana on Sunday said that over 27,000 personnel have been deployed in the national capital in view of the Republic Day.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
R-Day parade: Army to display how uniform, arms evolved over decades
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The six marching contingents of the Indian Army will don different uniforms, including the new one, on Rajpath in Republic Day parade on January 26.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Iran, Russia aims to further promote nuclear cooperation
Tehran, Jan 22 (IANS) Iran and Russia have discussed ways to further promote cooperation in the nuclear energy sector, including the construction of new units at Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant, Iran's atomic energy agency has revealed.
2022-01-22
Category: International, Turkey,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Politics
Boeing to provide long-term support for UK Army's new chopper fleet
Chicago, Jan 22 (IANS) The Chicago-headquartered aerospace major Boeing announced that the company and the UK's Ministry of Defence have signed an agreement for Boeing to provide long-term training, support and sustainment for the British Army's new fleet of 50 Apache AH-64E helicopters.
2022-01-22
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security
Navy tableau to depict 1946 naval uprising this R-Day
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Indian Navy will highlight naval uprising of 1946 -- an event which contributed in India's struggle for Independence -- in its tableau this Republic Day.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Gunfight underway in Kashmir's Shopian
Srinagar, Jan 22 (IANS) A gunfight is underway between terrorists and security forces in Kashmir's Shopian district, police said on Saturday.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Terrorist killed in encounter at Shopian in J&K (Ld)
Srinagar, Jan 22 (IANS) One terrorist has been killed in an ongoing encounter between terrorists and security forces at Kilbal area in South Kashmir's Shopian district, officials said on Saturday.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Terrorism
2 LeT terrorists killed in J&K (2nd Ld)
Srinagar, Jan 22 (IANS) Two Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists were killed in an encounter between the terrorists and the security forces at Kilbal area in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, officials said on Saturday.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
16 marching contingents, 17 military bands, 25 tableaux on R-Day parade
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) There will be 16 marching contingents, 17 military bands and 25 tableaux of various states, departments and armed forces in the 73rd Republic Day, the Indian Army said in a statement on Saturday.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
R-Day: 'Abide With Me' hymn dropped from Beating Retreat ceremony
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The iconic hymn 'Abide with Me', which was the key part of the Beating Retreat ceremony post Republic Day, has been dropped this year.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Rising IED attacks in J&K keeping security forces on their toes
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) An exponential rise in terrorist attacks involving improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and their seizure in the Kashmir Valley in 2021 has become a big challenge for the security forces on the ground.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Terrorism
DRDO to display 2 tableaux at R-Day parade
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) will display two tableaux at the forthcoming Republic Day Parade on January 26, the Ministry of Defence said on Saturday.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
'Amar Jawan Jyoti is not being extinguished, but merged': Govt sources seek to clarify
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) After a controversy broke over extinguishing the eternal flame lit up at Amar Jawan Jyoti, the Centre said that there is a lot of misinformation circulating regarding the flame of the Amar Jawan Jyoti.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Army recovers over 30 kg narcotics along LoC in J&K's Poonch
Jammu, Jan 21 (IANS) Army has recovered a huge consignment of narcotics along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Friday.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Iran, China and Russia hold joint naval drill in Indian Ocean
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Iran, China and Russia have launched a joint naval exercise in the Indian Ocean, with the aim of boosting marine security, the Daily Mail reported.
2022-01-21
Category: International, India,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Navy chief meets S&T Minister to discuss Deep Ocean Mission modalities
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral R. Hari Kumar on Friday called on Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Jitendra Singh to discuss the modalities to deepen cooperation in 'Deep Ocean Mission,' which, the government claimed, is to be the torchbearer of India's 'Blue Economy'.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Army Chief visits Bhopal, reviews operational preparedness
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Army chief Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane visited the force's establishment in Bhopal and reviewed operational preparedness and on the reforms being undertaken towards transforming the formation into a modern, cohesive, lean and agile war fighting force, officials said on Friday.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Legendary Mumbai cop A.A. Khan, who inspired 'ATS', passes away
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Legendary IPS officer Aftab Ahmed Khan - among the earliest of 'Dirty Harrys' who inspired the concept of specialised Anti-Terrorism Squads (ATS) in Maharashtra - passed away on Friday following a brief illness, a family member said.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security
194 schools registered for affiliation with Sainik School Society
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) A total 194 schools have been registered till now for affiliation with the Sainik School Society and application process is underway, the Ministry of Defence said on Friday.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Education,Politics
Faisal Akram was referred to UK anti-terror programme in 2016, MI5 in 2020
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Security forces in the UK are facing fresh questions after it was revealed on Friday that the Blackburn terrorist shot dead as he held up a synagogue in Texas, the US, last week had previously been referred to counterextremism scheme Prevent, the Daily Mail reported.
2022-01-21
Category: International, India,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Core group meets to coordinate security in Kashmir
Srinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) A core group comprising top officials of civil administration, intelligence agencies and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir met on Friday at Badami Bagh Cantonment in Srinagar to review the security situation in the Valley, officials said.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Raising border battalions, setting up training centres prepare J&K youth to serve country
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) In 2018, former Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh during his visit to Jammu and Kashmir had announced the raising of nine new battalions in J&K, including two border and two women battalions.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Call from Telangana about planting bomb at CRPF HQ turns hoax (Ld)
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) A bomb threat call received by the Delhi Fire Service stating the presence of a bomb at the Central Reserve Police Force headquarters in the national capital turned out to be a hoax call, an official said here on Wednesday.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Foreign Secy Shringla discusses Ukraine, regional issues with US Dy State Secy
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman spoke to India's Foreign Secretary Harsh V. Shringla and discussed Russia's military build-up on Ukraine's borders along with regional issues and Covid pandemic.
2022-01-20
Category: International, India,Defence/Security,Politics
India successfully test fires new version of Brahmos missile
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) India on Thursday successfully carried out test fire of Brahmos missile with enhanced capabilities.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
BSF seizes 76 fake driver licenses at Ghojadanga ICP
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Continuing the special drive to catch drivers plying trucks on the fake licence, the Border Security Force (BSF) conducted a surprise check of the driving licenses of 390 truck drivers engaged in export and import at Integrated Check Post (ICP) Ghojadanga in 24 Paragana district in West Bengal, the officials said here on Thursday.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
SL Navy rams and sinks TN fishing boat, 7 fishermen rescued
Chennai, Jan 20 (IANS) A Sri Lankan Naval boat rammed into Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu damaging the boat that developed cracks and sank. Seven fishermen, who were on-board the sinking boat were rescued by other fishermen.
2022-01-20
Category: International, India,National,Defence/Security
Indian Army contacts Chinese PLA, seeks return of abducted Arunachal youth
Itanagar, Jan 20 (IANS) The Indian Army through hotline has contacted the Chinese Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) and sought return of abducted Arunachal Pradesh teenager Miram Taron, defence sources said on Thursday.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
German, Indian Navy chiefs discuss ways to strengthen cooperation
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Navy chief of Germany, Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach met Indian Navy Chief Admiral R. Hari Kumar discussed avenues to strengthen naval cooperation and enhance inter-operability.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
1,700 companies of para-military forces to be deployed in forthcoming Assembly polls
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Centre will deploy around 1,700 companies of paramilitary forces in the forthcoming Assembly elections in Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Uttrakhand, Goa, and Manipur, officials said.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
BSF foils bid to smuggle contraband in Amritsar sector
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) on Thursday said that it foiled another attempt of smuggling of contraband by engaging a 'flying object' coming from Pakistan in Punjab's Amritsar Sector and seized over seven kg heroin dropped by it in the area.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Amar Jawan Jyoti to be extinguished, merged with eternal flame at War Memorial
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The eternal flame at the India Gate will be extinguished after 50 years on Friday and will be merged with the flame at the adjoining National War Memorial (NWM) in the run-up to the Republic Day.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Lashkar, Al-Badr terrorists planning to sneak into J&K via PoK, Intel agencies warn
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Amid the heavy snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir, the intelligence agencies have warned that terrorists from Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Al Badr are planning to sneak into the Union Territory through Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK), sources in the security set up said.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Terrorism
CRPF sets up specialised QAT for Delhi to deal with terror acts
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Inspired by the success stories of CRPFs Quick Action Team (QAT) in Kashmir, a similar QAT has been set up in Delhi by the force to deal with terror attacks, IED explosions and 'fidayeen strikes in the National Capital Region, a senior CRPF official said here on Tuesday.
2022-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Israel to offer UAE security, intelligence support against Houthi attacks
Jerusalem, Jan 19 (IANS) Israel has condemned Monday's deadly Houthi attack in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and promised to offer security and intelligence assistance to the Arab country.
2022-01-19
Category: International, Israel,Defence/Security,Politics,Terrorism
US takes N.Korea's 'improving' missile programmes seriously: Pentagon
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) The US takes very seriously the threat posed by North Korea's "improving" missile programs, Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby has said.
2022-01-19
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security,Politics
Admiral R. Hari Kumar mourns INS Ranvir victims
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) The Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral R. Hari Kumar on Wednesday termed Tuesday evening's accident aboard warship INS Ranvir as "unfortunate".
2022-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident