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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
CAPSI, ISIO join hands to enhance biological threat security
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Central Association of Private Security Industry (CAPSI) has signed an MoU with the UK-based International Security Industry Organisation (ISIO) to offer first-of-its-kind "Certified for Biological Threat Security" (CBTS) certification to master trainers of the private security industry to enhance biological threat security in view of Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-05-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine,Defence/Security
Myanmar's Kachin rebels shoot down military helicopter
Kolkata, May 3 (IANS) The rebels of the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) shot down a Myanmar military helicopter gunship when it was attacking their base on Monday. This is the first time a rebel group in the country has brought down a military helicopter after the Tatmadaw (military) started offensives against the country's multiple ethnic rebel armies in late April.
2021-05-03
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Pak violates ceasefire agreement, fires in J&K's Ramgarh sector
Jammu, May 3 (IANS) After a lull of over two months, Pakistani rangers resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation on Monday on the International Border in the Ramgarh sector of J&K's Samba district.
2021-05-03
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Soldier kills himself in J&K's Baramulla
Srinagar, May 2 (IANS) A soldier, posted in J&K's Baramulla district, shot himself dead on Sunday, police said.
2021-05-02
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
7 Navy ships to bring oxygen, medical equipment from various nations
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Seven Indian Navy ships have been deployed for the shipment of liquid medical oxygen-filled cryogenic containers and associated medical equipment from various countries to strengthen Indias fight against the raging second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-05-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Health/Medicine
Retired armed forces doctors to help local administrations fight Covid
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Around 600 retired armed forces doctors are being mobilised to help local administrations across the country, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh was informed during a Covid-19 review meeting on Saturday.
2021-05-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Health/Medicine
ISRO staff at various centres affected by Covid
Chennai, May 1 (IANS) The second wave of Covid-19 sweeping across the country has also affected the various space centres and not just the rocket launch centre in Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, K.Sivan, Secretary, Department of Space said.
2021-05-01
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Two Ansar al-Islam militants held in Bangladesh
Dhaka, April 30 (IANS) Two militants of the banned Ansar al-Islam militant outfit were arrested on Friday by Bangladesh's elite police force, the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), from Pallabi and Shibalaya areas of Manikganj, near Dhaka, officials said.
2021-04-30
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Army installs solar power plant in north Sikkim
Guwahati, April 30 (IANS) The Indian Army, in its quest for harnessing renewable energy for its troops, installed the first green solar energy plant using vanadium-based battery technology in north Sikkim at an altitude of 16,000 feet, a defence official said on Friday.
2021-04-30
Category: India, Assam,National,Defence/Security,Environment/Wildlife
China's massive Tibet infra push cause of worry for India
Kolkata, April 30 (IANS) China is planning to develop a massive defence logistics infrastructure in Tibet that will turn the once independent kingdom into a military hub to dominate the Himalayas.
2021-04-30
Category: International, India,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
Two JMB cadres held in Assam with arms, fake Indian currency
Guwahati, April 30 (IANS) Two Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) cadre were arrested in Assam's Dhubri on Friday and firearms and fake Indian currency seized from them, Director General of Police Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta said.
2021-04-30
Category: India, Assam,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Armed forces get more emergency financial powers to fight Covid surge
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday granted emergency financial powers to top officers of all the three armed forces to fight the Covid-19 surge.
2021-04-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Health/Medicine,Politics
Army porter slips to death near LoC in Kupwara
Srinagar, April 30 (IANS) An army porter slipped to death on Friday in J&K's Kupwara district.
2021-04-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Myanmar drug surge worry for neighbours including India
Kolkata, April 30 (IANS) A spike in illegal narcortics from the 'Golden Triangle' to South and Southeast Asian countries as a result of pandemic-related supply gluts and a likely increase in production is worrying Myanmars neighbours, including India.
2021-04-30
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Scientists find 27K suspected barrels of toxic DDT on ocean floor near Los Angeles
Los Angeles, April 30 (IANS) Scientists found 27,000 barrel-like objects on the seafloor about 12 miles (19.3 kilometers) offshore Los Angeles, local CBS news channel reported, saying it confirmed the existence of a DDT dump site in the waters off the coast of Southern California.
2021-04-30
Category: International, United States,Politics,Science/Tech,Defence/Security
US to deploy additional forces to Afghanistan as withdrawal underway
Washington, April 30 (IANS) The White House has said the US military will send additional forces to Afghanistan to protect US and coalition forces during the withdrawal.
2021-04-30
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security
HAL chopper undergoes ship-borne trials off Chennai coast
Bengaluru, April 29 (IANS) Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) Dhruv, developed by state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL), demonstrated deck operations in ship-borne trials off Chennai coast in collaboration with the Indian Coast Guard, the aerospace major said on Thursday.
2021-04-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Defence/Security,Technology
Army opening hospitals for people wherever possible, force chief tells PM
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Indian Army chief General M.M. Naravane said on Thursday that the force is opening hospitals for the local people wherever possible seeing the surge in the number of Covid-19 cases across the country.
2021-04-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Health/Medicine
Bottom line is your 'josh' is all that matters (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Do you remember an Indian Army recruitment campaign that went along the lines of "Do you have it in you"? Then, during the Kargil War of 1999, the late Captain Vikram Batra raised this to a new peak with his oft repeated quote: "Yeh dil maange more".
2021-04-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
3rd kidnapped ONGC staffer still in ULFA-I captivity: Police
Guwahati, April 28 (IANS) A top Assam Police official on Wednesday said that the third kidnapped ONGC staffer is still in the captivity of outlawed ULFA-I in Nagaland and security forces are continuing their search for him.
2021-04-28
Category: India, Assam,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Bihar police body demands Rs 50L health cover for every cop
Patna, April 28 (IANS) The Bihar Police Association (BPA) has written to DGP S.K. Singhal to provide health cover of Rs 50 lakh to each cop in the state.
2021-04-28
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine,Politics,Defence/Security
'71 war hero Major General Chittoor Venugopal passes away
Hyderabad, April 28 (IANS) Major General Chittoor Venugopal (Retd), hailing from Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh and recipient of the Maha Vir Chakra for his leadership in the 1971 Indo-Pak war, passed away following cardiac arrest late on Tuesday.
2021-04-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
6.47 cr takas transaction in accounts of Hefazat's Mamunul: Police
Dhaka, April 28 (IANS) Funds for militant outfit Hefazat-e-Islam, which was behind the widespread violence last month, was deposited into two bank accounts of its senior leader Mamunul Haque and the donors have been identified, Bangladesh Police said on Wednesday.
2021-04-28
Category: International, Bangladesh,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion,Defence/Security
Madurai police ramp up Covid preventive measures
Chennai, April 28 (IANS) The Madurai city police have started taking effective preventive measures to fight the second wave of the Covid pandemic.
2021-04-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Defence/Security
Indian Coast Guard locates TN fishing boat 1,000 km off Goa
Chennai, April 28 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard on Wednesday said it has located the 11 missing Tamil Nadu fishermen and their boat about 1,100 km off Goa, and is escorting them back to land.
2021-04-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India carries out successful trial of Python 5 missile from Tejas
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Tejas, India's indigenous Light Combat Aircraft, added the fifth generation Python-5 air-to-air missile (AAM) to its air-to-air weapons capability on Tuesday, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) said on Wednesday.
2021-04-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Three-day maritime exercise of Indian, French Navy ends
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The three-day bilateral maritime exercise between Indian and French Navy -- 'Varuna-2021' -- has concluded in the Arabian Sea, the Indian Navy said on on Wednesday.
2021-04-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Indian Army expands Delhi Base Hospital capacity 4X
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Indian Army is expanding four times the capacity further improving the capability of Base Hospital in Delhi to provide extensive medical assistance to veterans and their dependents at a number of places.
2021-04-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Health/Medicine
Garuda drones to sanitise Bengaluru hospitals, public buildings
Chennai, April 28 (IANS) Drone-as-a-Service company Garuda Aerospace starting from Wednesday will fly its drones spraying anti-coronavirus disinfectant to sanitise government hospitals and other public buildings in Bengaluru Central area as a social cause, said the top company official.
2021-04-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Defence/Security,Health/Medicine,Technology
US Navy fires warning shot at Iranian vessels
Washington, April 28 (IANS) A US Navy patrol ship fired warning shots at Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy (IRGCN) vessels in international waters of the northern Persian Gulf, the Navy said.
2021-04-28
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security,Politics
Woman IAF pilot approaches J&K HC with sexual harassment complaint
Jammu, April 27 (IANS) A woman Indian Air Force pilot has moved the Jammu and Kashmir High Court alleging that she was sexually harassed by her flight commander.
2021-04-27
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Immigration/Law/Rights
Army chief visits Siachen, Ladakh; reviews operational situation
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Indian Army chief, General Manoj Mukund Naravane on Tuesday visited forward locations at Siachen and eastern Ladakh and reviewed the operational situation.
2021-04-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Police to be deployed at Gurugram hospitals to safeguard doctors, staff
Gurugram, April 27 (IANS) Amid complaints of relatives and family members of Covid patients misbehaving with the hospital staff and doctors in Gurugram, the police have decided to deploy personnel at the hospitals round the clock to deal with such situations.
2021-04-27
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine,Defence/Security