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CRPF awarded for social initiatives in Chhattisgarh
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Posted as Commandant in one of the most dangerous areas in Chhasttigarh -- Bijapur -- Sudhir Kumar in 2016 thought of deploying motor cycle ambulance that could serve the people of Chhattisgarh and the paramilitary posted in Maoist-hit areas of the state.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Defence/Security
J&K administration asks leaders to stay away from Srinagar
Srinagar, Aug 23 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Friday asked leaders of political parties not to visit Srinagar, claiming it will jeopardize the efforts to restore normalcy in the region.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security
High alert in TN after intel report of LeT infiltration
Chennai, Aug 23 (IANS) Security has been tightened in Tamil Nadu following an intelligence alert that six Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists have entered the state through Sri Lanka, the police said on Friday.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Tokyo asks Seoul to reconsider axing intel-sharing pact
Tokyo, Aug 23 (IANS) Japan on Friday lamented the decision by South Korea to pull out of a bilateral military information-sharing agreement and asked it to reconsider its decision.
2019-08-23
Category: International, Japan,Defence/Security
After breach, Mumbai airport security to be tightened
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) The CISF and Mumbai Police will further beef up security both inside and outside the Mumbai airport after Thursday's mega-security breach when a 'mentally ill' person jumped over a wall to take a stroll beneath a Spicejet aircraft, official sources said here on Friday.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security
India to receive first Rafale fighter jet in Sept
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The first Rafale fighter jet will be handed over to India in September, French President Emmanuel Macron said in Paris on Thursday during the course of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to his country.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
5 linked to Pak terror-funding racket brought to Bhopal
Bhopal, Aug 22 (IANS) Five persons arrested from Satna in Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday evening for alleged links with a terror funding racket managed by Pakistani operatives were brought to Bhopal on Thursday evening for interrogation by Anti-terrorism Squad (ATS).
2019-08-22
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Naik inspects Bharat Electronics Ltd facility in Bengaluru
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik inspected defence facilities at the Bengaluru-based Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) including the unit that develops critical high-technology electronic components and the coastal surveillance system, officials said on Thursday.
2019-08-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Technology
Iran unveils domestically built missile defence system
Tehran, Aug 22 (IANS) Iran unveiled on Thursday what it described as a domestically built long-range, surface-to-air missile air defence system, the media reported.
2019-08-22
Category: International, Turkey,Defence/Security,Politics
Domestic defence output goal raised 12% for FY20
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The department of defence production has set itself a 12 per cent higher target of producing Rs 90,000 crore equipment in this financial year. Of this, Rs 15,000 crore equipment is envisaged to be exported.
2019-08-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
5 Bangladeshi infiltrators arrested in Kolkata
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) Five Bangladeshi nationals were arrested here on Wednesday for entering the country through the Indo-Bangladesh porous border without proper documents, police said.
2019-08-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
Maoist killed in Telangana encounter
Hyderabad, Aug 21 (IANS) A Maoist was killed in an encounter with police in Telangana's Bhadradri Kothagudem district on Wednesday, police said.
2019-08-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
First encounter in J&K since Art 370 abrogation
Srinagar, Aug 20 (IANS) The gun battle between security forces and militants in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir continued till late into the night on Tuesday.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
UP Police head constable commits suicide
Lucknow, Aug 20 (IANS) Even as the UP Police worry about the growing stress factor among its personnel, a head constable in Kanpur committed suicide on Tuesday by jumping off the fourth floor of the police barracks.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
D-company plots poisoning, Rajan gets separate cooks in Tihar (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Unprecedented security cover has been provided to underworld don Chhota Rajan inside the Tihar jail following a poisoning threat by the D-company and Pakistan-based terror groups.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Let's go for indigenous defence manufacturing: Rajnath
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Tuesday that India needs to cut down dependency on foreign manufacturers in defence production and instead develop indigenous comprehensive capabilities.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Bajwa to remain Pak Army Chief for another three years
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Pakistan Army Chief Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa's term has been extended by three years citing the "regional security environment".
2019-08-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Retirement age for all paramilitary forces now 60
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) In a bonanza for all central paramilitary forces, the Centre on Monday issued an order fixing a uniform retirement age of 60 years for all ranks.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
Bajwa to remain Pak Army Chief for another three years
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Pakistan Army Chief, Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa's term has been extended by three years citing the "regional security environment".
2019-08-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Pak resumes ceasefire violations in J&K
Srinagar, Aug 18 (IANS) After a lull of less than 24 hours, Pakistan violated the ceasefire again with fresh shelling near the Line of Control in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday.
2019-08-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
IAF aircraft parts recovered 51 years after crash
Chandigarh, Aug 18 (IANS) An expedition by the Dogra Scouts has recovered parts of an Indian Air Force AN-12 transport aircraft that crashed in the icy mountains of Himachal Pradesh 51 years ago, killing all 102 people on board, the Indian Army said on Sunday.
2019-08-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Defence/Security
128 heads of cattle seized in Bengal, 13 smugglers held
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) Border Security Force personnel seized 128 heads of cattle, being smuggled across to Bangladesh, and arrested 13 people in raids in various border areas in West Bengal on Saturday night and early Sunday, a BSF official said.
2019-08-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
FB contractor pressured therapists to leak staff info
San Francisco, Aug 18 (IANS) Facebook is facing flak from moderators who have alleged that a contractor from the social networking giant pressured counsellors to break confidentiality agreements by leaking discussions with employees.
2019-08-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Defence/Security
Indian Army hits Pakistani post opposite Rajouri
Srinagar, Aug 17 (IANS) The Indian Army hit a Pakistani post opposite the Rajouri sector in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday during continuous cross-fire following a ceasefire violation on the Line of Control (LoC) by Pakistan that left a soldier dead, officials said.
2019-08-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Govt focusses on four specific groups for maintaining calm in J&K
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) As government agencies begin easing restrictions step-wise in Jammu and Kashmir, the Centre plans to handle four specific groups to prevent a breakout of violent protest in the Valley.
2019-08-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Ordnance Factory Board to be made 100% govt equity firm
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Defence Ministry on Friday clarified there is no proposal to privatise the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) whose employees had called for a 30 days' strike.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
BSF seizes 218 cattle being smuggled to Bangladesh
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) has seized 218 cattle that were being smuggled to Bangladesh, during raids in West Bengal's border districts, an official said on Friday.
2019-08-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Is government changing nuclear policy, asks Congress
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Congress on Friday said it stands behind the government on the issue of defence but asked it to make it clear if it was changing the decades-old nuclear policy.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Punjab CM hails Chief of Defence Staff announcement
Chandigarh, Aug 16 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, an ex-soldier in the Indian Army, on Friday hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement of a Chief of Defence Staff as a vital step in strengthening and streamlining the command structure for the defence services.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Kaspersky to open first transparency centre in Malaysia in 2020
Cyberjaya (Malaysia), Aug 15 (IANS) Russian cyber security firm Kaspersky on Thursday announced the opening of its first transparency centre in Malaysia in early 2020, in partnership with CyberSecurity Malaysia -- the national cyber security specialist agency.
2019-08-15
Category: International, Malaysia,Defence/Security,Technology
CISF returns bag with Rs 1 lakh to Delhi Metro passenger
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Setting an example, the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel on Wednesday returned a bag, containing Rs 1 lakh, that was left behind in the Delhi Metro to its owner.
2019-08-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Defence/Security
US moves to block release of Iranian vessel in Gibraltar
Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) The US has applied to a court in Gibraltar to halt the release of an Iranian supertanker which was earlier detained for breaching international sanctions on oil shipments.
2019-08-15
Category: International, United States,Politics,Defence/Security
CDS announcement part of major restructuring of security architecture
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement of appointing a Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) is one of the major defence reforms which has been a "work in progress" for nearly 20 years.
2019-08-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Delhi on high alert ahead of I-Day
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Delhi has been put on high alert ahead of the Independence Day and in the wake of intelligence warning following the revocation of Article 370 which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir, a police officer said on Wednesday.
2019-08-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Court restores Chandrababu Naidu's security
Amaravati, Aug 14 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Wednesday directed the state government to restore the security of former Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu with 97 police personnel.
2019-08-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Defence/Security
CBI to probe into Kerala custodial death case
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 14 (IANS) Even as a judicial probe is currently underway in the alleged custodial death of a financial agent in Kerala's Idukki district last month, the Kerala government on Wednesday decided to hand over the case to the CBI.
2019-08-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Military aircraft can now use civilian airport in Kochi
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Military aircraft can now use the Cochin International Airport for take-off and landing in accordance with an MoU that was signed with the Indian Navy, defence officials said on Tuesday.
2019-08-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Military aircraft can now use civilian airport in Kochi
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Military aircraft can now use the Cochin International Airport for take-off and landing in accordance with an MoU that was signed with the Indian Navy, defence officials said on Tuesday.
2019-08-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Centre now admits 'incident' of protest in Kashmir
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Three days after denying media reports that there were large-scale protests after Friday prayers in the Valley, the government on Tuesday acknowledged that there was an "incident" at Soura in Srinagar in which "miscreants mingled" with locals and resorted to stone pelting at security forces.
2019-08-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Full dress rehearsals for I-Day functions held in Valley
Kupwara, Aug 13 (IANS) Keeping in tune with the government's plan to hold Independence Day functions in every district of Jammu and Kashmir, a full dress rehearsal of the flag hoisting ceremony was held in the District Police Lines in Kupwara on Tuesday.
2019-08-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security
J&K police demands details of rogue Twitter handle
Srinagar, Aug 13 (IANS) Police in Jammu and Kashmir has shot a letter to Twitter asking for details of one of its accounts that has been spreading "rumours through his tweets very frequently which are leading to law and order situation in the Kashmir Valley".
2019-08-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Bareilly Jail prepared for J&K inmates month in advance
Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 13 (IANS) Almost a month ago, much before Article 370 of the Constitution that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir was abrogated, the authorities at the Bareilly District Jail in Uttar Pradesh were asked to make necessary preparation to house some "high-profile" prisoners.
2019-08-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
Bomb threat at IGIA's T2 sends cops into a tizzy
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Normal operations were restored at the Indira Gandhi International Airport's Terminal 2 after a bomb threat received by police turned out to be a hoax. A man who suspected to have made the threat has been arrested but denied any involvement.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Shah might visit Srinagar to unfurl Tricolour at Lal Chowk on Aug 15
Srinagar, Aug 12 (IANS) In what could be yet another historical move, Union Home Minister Amit Shah might airdash to Srinagar to unfurl the Tricolour at Lal Chowk on Independence Day, August 15.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Normal operations restored at IGIA's T2 after bomb hoax
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Normal operations were restored at the Indira Gandhi International Airport's Terminal 2 after a bomb threat received by police turned out to be a hoax.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
NSA Ajit Doval camping in J&K as Centre's 'micro-manager'
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) With questions about the future reverberating across Jammu and Kashmir, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval has been camping in the Valley to "micro-manage" and ease the situation and become a bridge between the residents and the Centre.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion,Defence/Security
CRPF dismisses social media message of rift with Kashmir Police
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Both the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and the Jammu and Kashmir Police (JKP) on Monday dismissed messages of rift among security forces deployed in J&K after the abrogation of Article 370.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Kashmir,Politics,Defence/Security
J&K Police writes to service providers on malicious social media campaign on Kashmir
Srinagar, Aug 12 (IANS) A week after lockdown of Kashmir Valley post Centre's announcement about scrapping Article 370, Jammu and Kashmir Police has claimed that malicious campaign was spread on social media. The state police has written to service providers to take action against twitter handles and other such posts on social media who are spreading misinformation.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
'Mika Singh Night' in Karachi had ISI officials, D-family on guest list
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The much-hyped and controversial 'Mika Singh Night' at the plush Karachi bungalow of billionaire businessman Adnan Asad on August 8 had VIP guests which reportedly included family members of India's most wanted fugitive Dawood Ibrahim, who presently operates from Pakistan.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
Fulfilling IPS dream, UP man battling Maoists in Dantewada
Jagdalpur (Chhattisgarh), Aug 12 (IANS) The three stars that sit pretty along with the 'IPS' shoulder badge of Chhattisgarh cadre officer Suraj Singh Parihar have a long tale to tell. The Uttar Pradesh man, who is at the forefront of the battle against Maoists, however, crisply says: "IPS is not a job, it is a service."
2019-08-12
Category: India, Orissa,National,Human Interest/Society,Defence/Security