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03 Jun 2018


Stop the bloodshed; hold DGMO-talks again: Mehbooba after fresh ceasefire-violation

J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti today termed as "unfortunate" the fresh ceasefire violation along the International Border in Jammu region, adding the DGMOs of India and Pakistan should hold dialogue again and stop the bloodshed.

29 May 2018


Planning to get Patanjali's 'swadeshi' SIM-cards? Don't bother, it's fake-news

Yesterday, reputed media houses announced Patanjali's newest product- 'swadeshi' SIM cards- marking Baba Ramdev's foray into the telecom sector.

28 May 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Punjab: Polling for Shahkot Assembly by-election underway

Polling for the Shahkot by-poll, which was necessitated following the demise of Akali MLA Ajit Singh Kohar in February this year, began today at 7 am and will continue till 6 pm.

20 May 2018

Pakistan News

J&K: Pak troops plead BSF on phone to stop firing

The BSF today said Pakistan Rangers "pleaded" with them to stop firing along the International Border after a Pakistani trooper died after being pounded with heavy artillery.

18 May 2018

Pakistan News

Another BSF jawan killed in Pak firing along IB

Following the Pakistan ceasefire violation, another BSF jawan lost his life and one other was injured earlier today in an unprovoked firing along the International Border (IB) in Arnia sector of Jammu.

17 May 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan shells border posts, civilian areas, leaving BSF jawan injured

Pakistan Rangers violated ceasefire and lobbed mortars at over 15 Border Out Posts and some civilian areas along the International Border (IB) in Samba and Kathua districts of Jammu and Kashmir overnight.

15 May 2018


Pakistan violates ceasefire along International Border killing one BSF jawan

A Border Security Jawan (BSF) was killed as Pakistani army violated ceasefire along International Border (IB) last night in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district.

12 May 2018


BJP, Congress workers caught distributing cash in Karnataka

Riding on issues of corruption, communalism and influence of towering leaders, Karnataka went into polls on Saturday at 7 AM.

08 May 2018


Tripura State Rifles jawan kills wife, children before shooting self

Manik Ghosh, 40, a naik of the 1st Battalion of the Tripura State Rifles (TSR) shot dead his wife Ratna Ghosh, 34, daughter Hrittika Ghosh, 2, and son Debraj Ghosh, 11, before killing himself with his service rifle at their residence at Malaynagar near Tripura capital Agartala, Superintendent of Police (Control) Harkumar Debbarma said.

06 May 2018


Prisons in Gujarat to get hi-tech tunnel detection system

The prison authorities in Gujarat have planned to install high-quality sensors in two central jails to alert officials about any underground movement and thwart bids by prisoners to escape by digging tunnels.

30 Apr 2018


Pakistan returns Indian national who inadvertently crossed border

An Indian national, who inadvertently crossed into Pakistani territory over a year ago, has been handed over to the Indian authorities at the Wagah border.

23 Apr 2018


BSF jawan injured in encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Kanker

A Border Security Force jawan was today injured in an exchange of fire with Naxals in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Kanker district, police said.

22 Apr 2018

KK Sharma

BSF troops' suicides: Commission research to study reasons, find solutions

Border Security Force (BSF) has initiated a maiden research project to analyze various triggers behind suicides by its troops and to formulate an action plan to reduce these instances.

Pakistan cricketer Hasan Ali angers Indian Jawans

Pakistani cricketer Hasan Ali has angered the Indian army officers after performing the signature wicket taking ceremony at the Wagah Border.

08 Apr 2018

Union Home Ministry

Over 190 guest-houses to be set up for married jawans

With a trooper getting to spend an average of only five years out of 30 with his family during service, the BSF has launched a new concept to set up over 190 jawan guest houses across the country for newly married couples.

J&K to build 14,000 bunkers to protect residents around LoC

Jammu and Kashmir will build 14,000 bunkers in its five border districts to safeguard local residents from Pakistani shelling.

31 Mar 2018

Pakistan News

'Mujhse Friendship Karoge'? Suspicious profiles try befriending paramilitary forces

According to reports, there has been an increase in the number of friend requests (over social-media platforms) received by officers in paramilitary forces in the past 2-3 years.

14 Mar 2018


Delhi: Man held for 'staring, winking' at girl in bus

A 24-year-old woman alleged that a drunk man kept "staring at her" and also "winked at her" while she was traveling in a DTC bus in the national capital.

06 Mar 2018

Kiren Rijiju

Over 27,000 personnel left CAPFs in last 3 years: Govt

The government at the Centre on Tuesday informed the Parliament that over 27,000 personnel of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) have either resigned or taken voluntary retirement in the last three years owing to various reasons.

27 Feb 2018


Meghalaya Assembly poll begins, amid tight security

Amid tight security, voting for the 60-member Meghalaya Assembly began at 7 am.

22 Feb 2018

Indian Air Force

Avani Chaturvedi becomes first Indian woman to fly fighter-aircraft solo

Flying Officer Avani Chaturvedi has made history by becoming the first Indian woman to fly a fighter aircraft solo.

05 Feb 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

Four soldiers including army officer killed in ceasefire violation

Four security personnel including a 22-year-old army officer were killed in Pakistani shelling in Tarkundi and Sunderbani areas of Rajouri district, J&K, yesterday evening.

26 Jan 2018

Republic Day

Meet 47-year-old Dara Singh, who's marched at Rajpath 18 times

Marching in the Rajpath R-Day parade for a record 18th time might be the biggest achievement for some, but for 47-year-old BSF jawan Dara Singh, it's a 'small' tribute to his namesake iconic wrestler.

22 Jan 2018


J&K: Ceasefire violation death toll climbs to 11 since Thursday

An Army jawan injured in a ceasefire violation by Pakistan on Saturday succumbed to his injuries, taking the death toll in border firing incidents in Jammu & Kashmir to 11 since Thursday.

19 Jan 2018


Two civilians killed, 11 injured as Pakistan violates ceasefire

Two civilians were killed and 11 injured, one of them critically, as Pakistani forces continued shelling along the border in Jammu and Samba districts.

18 Jan 2018


BSF soldier killed in ceasefire violation in RS Pura

A BSF soldier was killed when Pakistan fired along the IB in RS Pura sector of Jammu.

16 Jan 2018


SC officials get washing allowance up to Rs. 21,000 annually

After tedious bargaining, the Finance Ministry has allowed a dress and washing allowance of up to Rs. 21,000 per annum for the officers in the apex court, effective from December 14, 2017.

09 Jan 2018


China helps Pakistan to build bunkers along Rajasthan border

After its machinations failed to work in Kashmir, Pakistan is now trying to make things difficult for India on the western front. South Asia's "enfant terrible" is getting help from its "all-weather friend" China.

04 Jan 2018


BSF kills intruder, destroys Pakistani mortar positions

A day after a BSF jawan was killed in Pakistani firing in J&K's Samba, Indian forces destroyed two mortar positions across the border and killed an intruder in RS Pura area.

31 Dec 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

CRPF jawan killed in Pulwama terror attack

One jawan was killed and three others injured when terrorists stormed a CRPF training center in J&K's Pulwama.

30 Dec 2017

Pakistan News

100 bunkers being constructed to protect villagers from Pak shelling

Over 100 shell-proof underground bunkers are being constructed along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Sunderbani sector of Rajouri, Jammu & Kashmir (J&K).

26 Dec 2017


Patanjali's new products: Diapers, sanitary napkins planned next year

Patanjali is expanding its range of products even further. According to spokesperson SK Gupta Tijarawala, the FMCG brand is looking to launch diapers and sanitary napkins next year.

26 Dec 2017


Wanted JeM commander Noor Trali eliminated in Pulwama encounter

In a major boost to security forces, top Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist Noor Mohammad Tantray alias Noor Trali was gunned down in an overnight encounter in J&K's Pulwama yesterday.

25 Dec 2017

Pakistan News

J&K: Border areas tense as Pakistan continues firing along LoC

Even as Rajouri remained tense a day after ceasefire violation by Pakistan, its army resorted to unprovoked firing yet again yesterday along the LoC in Poonch district of J&K.

21 Dec 2017

Delhi Police

#DefenseDiaries: The men who keep PM Modi safe

Whenever PM Narendra Modi speaks publicly, all our eyes and ears are firmly towards him.

17 Dec 2017

Indian Army

Two more women inducted as fighter pilots in Air Force

Two more women have been inducted into the Indian Air Force as fighter pilots, taking their total number to five.

20 Oct 2017

Narendra Modi

Will redevelop Kedarnath into ideal "tirth kshetra": Modi

After spending Diwali with army and BSF jawans at J&K's Guarez sector, PM Narendra Modi flew to Uttarakhand's Kedarnath Temple before it closes ahead of the winter.

08 Oct 2017


Three more women set to become Indian Air Force pilots

More than a year after India commissioned its first three women pilots in the IAF, three more have started on the same journey.