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Nations agree on countering terror and its ideologyNew Delhi: India and the other seven members of the SCO on Friday decided in favour of comprehensive measures to counter terrorism and its ideology and asserted that interfering in the domestic affairs of states under the pretext of countering terrorism and...
Defence Minister meets top Army brass; reviews situation along Pakistan, China bordersDefence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday held a meeting with top brass of the Army and reviewed the overall security challenges facing the country including situation along borders with Pakistan and China, official sources said. The meeting was attended...
Defence Minister reviews working of DRDO, asks it to focus on flagship programmesDefence Minister Rajnath Singh Friday visited the headquarters of Defence Research and Development Organisation here and reviewed its work in fulfilling requirement of the armed forces. Officials said Singh appreciated the commitment and dedication of DRDO scientists and...
Delhi court sends 3 separatists to judicial custody till Jul 12 in terror funding caseNEW DELHI: A Delhi court Friday sent Kashmiri separatists Shabir Shah, Asiya Andrabi and Masarat Alam Bhat, arrested by NIA in connection with a terror funding case, to judicial custody till July 12. The case...
'Kargil Vijay Diwas' 20th anniversary celebrations: 'Victory Flame' to be taken from Delhi to DrasNEW DELHI: A number of events has been planned by the Army in Delhi and Dras in Jammu and Kashmir next month to mark the 20th anniversary of the 'Kargil Vijay Diwas', officials said Friday. The...
Voice, data recorder of crashed AN-32 recoveredItanagar: The Indian Air Force on Friday said Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) and Flight Data Recorder (FDR) of the AN-32 aircraft that crashed in Arunachal Pradesh on June 3 has been recovered. "The rescue and search team has recovered the Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR)...
Countries sponsoring terrorism must be held accountable: PM Modi at SCOBishkek: In a veiled attack on Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that countries sponsoring, aiding and funding terrorism must be held accountable as he called for a global conference to combat the menace. Addressing the Shanghai Cooperation...
2 militants killed in encounter in Jammu & Kashmir's Pulwama districtSRINAGAR: Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Friday, police said. According to a police official, security forces had launched a cordon and search operation in Braw Bandina area of...
Iran denies tankers attack as tensions soarIran dismissed as "baseless" Friday US accusations that it carried out twin attacks that left two tankers ablaze in the Gulf of Oman, escalating tensions across the region and sending world oil prices soaring. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Washington would defend its...
Donald Trump ready to help India's defence but has a Russian missile system riderThe US is ready to help India's defence needs with the latest technologies and equipment, but New Delhi purchasing long-range S-400 missile defence system from Russia would limit cooperation, the Trump administration has cautioned. The statement came...