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NSCN (IM) alleges needless frisking of villagers by Indian ArmyGUWAHATI: The NSCN (IM) has accused the Indian Army of returning to pre-ceasefire days, and is frisking villagers on the road leading to Camp Hebron. Hebron is the headquarter of NSCN (IM). In a statement, the outfit stated that the approach...
Pakistan: Lt. Gen Faiz Hameed named new ISI chiefISLAMABAD: The Pakistan military has appointed Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed as the new Director-General of the powerful spy agency, Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), according to a statement by the military's press wing on Sunday. Hameed will replace its current head Lieutenant General Asim...
In relief to India, Maldives may scrap ocean deal with ChinaNEW DELHI: An agreement China signed with the Maldives to build an observatory in the Indian Ocean is likely to be scrapped, as India’s relations with its maritime neighbour enter a purple patch following the exit of former Maldivian...
Citing recent attacks, forces demand extension of AFSPAGuwahati: Security forces engaged in counter-insurgency operations in Assam want the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act or AFSPA to remain in force in the entire state for at least one more year. AFSPA, which empowers the armed forces to enter any premises or...
Fire damages submarine at Mumbai yardNEW DELHI: An accidental fire at a naval dockyard resulted in damage to a recently upgraded Kilo class submarine. The Navy is now checking critical components in the control room to get it back to functional duty. The INS Sindhukesari, which underwent a Rs 1,197-crore...
Rafale with Indian colours to be delivered in Sept: French envoy A ZieglerTalks on digital tech & environment likely during Modi's visit to G-7 summit, French envoy A Ziegler tells ET. When will France deliver the first set of Rafale? How hopeful are you of garnering the order for the...
Bill moved in US senate to bring India on a par with NATO alliesNew Delhi: Two top US senators have moved an amendment to change the US Armed Controls Export Act to bring India on a par with NATO allies, Israel, Australia, New Zealand and Korea for purposes of...
Saudi crown prince accuses rival Iran of tanker attacksDUBAI: Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in remarks published Sunday that the kingdom will not hesitate to confront threats to its security and joined the U.S. in accusing its bitter rival Iran of being behind the attacks on...
Kashmiri separatist leaders received funds from abroad, utilised them for personal gains: NIANEW DELHI: The NIA has alleged that its probe into terror financing in Jammu and Kashmir has revealed that hardline separatist leaders received funds from abroad and utilised them for personal gains -- from amassing properties to...
Indian Navy benefits from strategic logistics pacts with US, FranceNEW DELHI: The Indian Navy is benefitting from strategic logistics agreements signed by the NDA government with the US and France as its warships operating in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean Region are frequently getting fuel and other...