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“Unrest Kashmir”, CM Mehbooba Mufti Asks Security Forces To Counsel Youth
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday asked security forces to engage in counselling the youths while bringing to justice those responsible for instigating violence in the violence-hit state. Addressing a Unified Headquarters meeting, which she heads as the Chief Minister, Me..
25 CRPF Troopers Martyrs In An Attack By Maoists In Chhattisgarh
In one of the deadliest attacks, 300 to 400 heavily armed Maoists, women included, ambushed a CRPF contingent in a forested patch in Chhattisgarh on Monday, killing 25 troopers and escaping with their AK-47 assault rifles. Six Central Reserve Police Force personnel were airlifted ..
Indian Army’s BRO Loses Civil Infra Projects Due To Delays
The government has taken away some civil infrastructure works from the Indian Army-controlled Border Roads Organisation (BRO) as it has failed to meet deadlines for key roads in strategically-important locations, resulting not only in delays but also huge cost over-runs. Many of these projects a..
Supreme Court To Hear Plea Alleging Torture, Killings By BSF Personnel
The Supreme Court today agreed to hear in detail a plea seeking probe into alleged torture, rape and extra-judicial killings by the Border Security Force (BSF) personnel in the border areas of West Bengal. The plea has also challenged the constitutional validity of Section 46 of the BSF Act, whic..
Lakshya UAV Crash Lands In Odisha
An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Lakshya of the Indian Air Force crashlanded in Odisha's Balasore district on Friday. The UAV crashlanded in an agricultural field at Chandamuhi village in Baliapal block. "There may be some technical reason behind the accident. A team of Defence Research and De..
Another Soldier Dies In ‘Accidental Fire’ In J&K
The Army said on Wednesday a soldier was killed in accidental fire on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district late on Tuesday night. One soldier had died on Monday in 'accidental fire' on the LoC in Mendhar sector of the same district. Defence Ministry..
Soldier Killed In Pakistan Firing In J&K’s Poonch
An Indian Army soldier was killed in Pakistan firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, police said on Tuesday. The soldier was killed in Mendhar sector of the LoC in a sniper fire from the Pakistani side late on Monday evening, police sources told IANS here. ..
Government Will Look Into Kashmir Video: HM Rajnath Singh
Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said he will look into the issue of the videos shot in Kashmir, including the one showing a man tied to an army jeep, which has gone viral on the social media. "Whatever incident happens anywhere, we will look into the issue. I do not have any information on the ..
Videos Showing Security Forces Assaulting Kashmiris Storms Social Media
A rash of videos showing security forces assaulting Kashmiri youth flooded social media on Friday, after internet services were restored in the valley following the Srinagar parliamentary by-poll. The videos and comments were being carried on Twitter and Facebook. Several hundreds of comments..
Army Wants Electronic Camouflage For Tanks
The Indian Army has sought a camouflage system to make its armoured fighting vehicles invisible to all kinds of sensors, said an army report. The army in the report said the modern sensors can locate armoured vehicle -- tanks and personnel carriers -- through their heat and radar signature and to..