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Missile manufacturer BDL hopes to have Rs 25K cr orders (Lead, Correcting para 3)
Hyderabad, July 16 (IANS) Missile and allied defence equipment manufacturer Bharat Dynamics Ltd (BDL) expects to have an order book of Rs 25,000 crore over the next five years including Rs 8,084 crore orders currently on hand.
2019-07-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Defence/Security,Technology
US-S.Korea military drills will affect n-talks: Pyongyang
Pyongyang, July 16 (IANS) North Korea on Tuesday warned the US that its upcoming joint military exercises with South Korea would be a "violation" of the bilateral commitments and would affect nuclear talks.
2019-07-16
Category: International, North Korea,Defence/Security
Philippines, US reaffirm security commitments for South China Sea
Manila, July 16 (IANS) Philippines and the US on Tuesday agreed to reinforce their defence ties and uphold freedom of navigation and overflight in the South China Sea amid Chinas non-stop island-building and military activities in the region.
2019-07-16
Category: International, Philippines,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
EU renews sanctions on N.Korea over nuclear programmes
Brussels, July 16 (IANS) The European Union (EU) has voted to renew sanctions against North Korean individuals and entities for contributing to the Asian country's nuclear activities, ballistic missiles and other weapons of mass destruction programmes, as well as for evading the restrictions.
2019-07-16
Category: International, Belgium,Defence/Security
Victory Flame makes first halt at Jindal University
Sonipat (Haryana), July 15 (IANS) The relay of Indian Army's Victory Flame, lighted in New Delhi to mark the 20th anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas, on Monday made its first halt at the O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) here.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Haryana,National,Defence/Security,Education
Repealing POTA was a mistake, says Amit Shah
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Monday passed the National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill, 2019 that will also allow the probe agency to probe terror cases targeting Indians and Indian assets abroad.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
13 Assam Rifles troopers killed in Himachal eatery collapse (Third Lead)
Shimla, July 15 (IANS) Thirteen soldiers and a civilian were killed and 28 others rescued after a four-storey "unsafe" building in Himachal Pradesh's Kumarhatti town where Assam Rifles troopers were holding a party collapsed due to rain, officials said on Monday.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
ITBP mulls having all-women mountaineering team
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) With the rising interest of women in adventure sports, the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) is mulling over the idea of having an all-women mountaineering team.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Sports
CRPF trooper shoots himself dead in Jammu
Jammu, July 14 (IANS) A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper shot himself dead here on Sunday, police said.
2019-07-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Rajnath lights Kargil victory flame at War Memorial
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Commemorating 20 years of the Operation Vijay, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lit the victory flame at the National War Memorial, here on Sunday.
2019-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
2 dead, 12 soldiers trapped in Himachal house collapse
Shimla, July 14 (IANS) One soldier and a civilian were killed and 12 other soldiers got trapped when a four-storey building collapsed due to rain at Kumarhatti town of Himachal Pradesh on Sunday.
2019-07-14
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kargil Day: Bikers team visits Captain Batra's city
Jammu, July 14 (IANS) To celebrate 20 years of Kargil victory, a motorcycle expedition team on Sunday reached Palampur, birth place of Captain Vikram Batra who was awarded posthumously the Param Vir Chakra, from Manali through the Kargil war memorial.
2019-07-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Trump scrapped Iran N-deal to offend Obama: Report
London, July 14 (IANS) US President Donald Trump scrapped the Iran nuclear deal to spite his predecessor Barack Obama, British media on Sunday quoted a leaked memo as saying.
2019-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Diplomacy,Politics,Defence/Security
HK journalists stage protest over police treatment
Hong Kong, July 14 (IANS) Hundreds of journalists staged a silent protest in Hong Kong on Sunday to denounce what they view as unacceptable treatment by the police while covering the recent wave of demonstrations.
2019-07-14
Category: International, Hong Kong,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Media,Defence/Security
Railway engineers make Rafale model from scrap
Lucknow, July 14 (IANS) Railway engineers have made a scaled-down model of a Rafale fighter jet from railway scrap material available in a workshop here in Uttar Pradesh.
2019-07-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
Kargil war: Wounds of martyr's family yet to heal
Palampur (Himachal Pradesh), July 14 (IANS) Twenty years have passed, but time has not healed their wounds. Their fight is for justice as their soldier son, the first martyr of the 1999 Kargil war, would want to die taking bullets in his chest rather than being tortured for days.
2019-07-14
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
Farooq Khan appointed advisor to J&K Governor
Srinagar, July 13 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government on Saturday appointed former IPS officer and Lakshwadeep Lt Governor Farooq Khan as Advisor to Governor Satya Pal Malik, an official statement said.
2019-07-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security
NIA conducts raids against Islamist terror group members in TN
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday conducted raids in Chennai and Nagapattinam in Tamil Nadu against members of the Ansarulla terrorist group that seeks to establish Islamic rule in India.
2019-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Canine transfers set opposition tongues wagging
Bhopal, July 13 (IANS) The latest transfers ordered by the Madhya Pradesh government include 46 "four-legged" cops on the list along with their handlers.
2019-07-13
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics,Defence/Security
22 policemen injured in Jharkhand road accident
Ranchi, July 13 (IANS) As many as 22 policemen were injured in a road accident in Jharkhand's Ramgarh district on Saturday, the police said.
2019-07-13
Category: India, Bihar,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Content-driven Chinese Internet firms continue to face curbs
Beijing, July 13 (IANS) Fintech, gaming and content-driven Internet companies continue to face tight restrictions by government authorities in China, says a new report.
2019-07-13
Category: International, China,Business/Economy,Technology,Defence/Security
Restrictions in parts of Srinagar to prevent separatist protests
Srinagar, July 13 (IANS) Authorities imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar city on Saturday to prevent separatistcalled protests in connection with the Martyrs Day.
2019-07-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
IAF vice chief flies in Rafale during Indo-French drill
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) IAF Vice Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal R.K.S. Bhadauria on Friday flew in a Rafale aircraft during the India-French joint air exercise Garuda-VI at the French Air Base Mont-de-Marsa.
2019-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Pakistan won't open airspace until India de-escalates: Official
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) Pakistan will not open its airspace until India de-escalates, the country's Aviation Secretary Shah­rukh Nusrat told a parliamentary committee.
2019-07-12
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
Extradite Sikhs for Justice legal adviser: Punjab Minister
Chandigarh, July 11 (IANS) A day after India declared US-based pro-Khalistan group Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) an unlawful association for supporting militancy and secessionism in Punjab, a state Minister on Thursday demanded the extradition of its legal adviser Gurpatwant Singh Pannun from the US.
2019-07-11
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Pilot dies after fighter jet crashed in Thailand
Bangkok, July 11 (IANS) A pilot was killed and another injured after a fighter jet crashed in Thailand's Chiang Mai province, according to the Thai air force on Thursday.
2019-07-11
Category: International, Thailand,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
No stopping of vehicles for document checking: Haryana DGP
Chandigarh, July 11 (IANS) From now onwards, commuters in Haryana need not stop their vehicles for checking of documents if they abide by traffic and road safety rules on the roads.
2019-07-11
Category: India, Punjab,National,Human Interest/Society,Defence/Security
Drowned boy's body handed over to Pakistan Army
Srinagar, July 11 (IANS) The body of a seven-year-old Pakistani boy, recovered from a river in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district, was handed over to Pakistan authorities on Thursday, police said.
2019-07-11
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
KRAS bags $100 mn order for 1,000 Barak missiles
Hyderabad, July 11 (IANS) Kalyani Rafael Advanced Systems (KRAS) on Thursday received a $100 million contract from top Israeli arms firm Rafael to supply 1,000 Barak-8 MRSAM missile kits for the Indian Army and Air Force.
2019-07-11
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Defence/Security
Google contractors listening to your bedroom talks via Assistant
San Francisco/New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Third-party contractors working for Google are recording and secretly listening to your bedroom conversations via Google Assistant on smartphones, home speakers and security cameras, a new report has claimed, stressing that such recordings raise serious questions about privacy of users.
2019-07-11
Category: International, Costa Rica,National,Technology,Defence/Security
FB ups investments to curb hate speech in Sri Lanka
Colombo, July 11 (IANS) Facebook has significantly increased its investments to ramp up Sinhala and Tamil language expertise targeting to curb hate speech and other harmful contents originating from Sri Lanka on the social media platform.
2019-07-11
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Defence/Security,Technology
India declares fringe group 'Sikhs For Justice' unlawful
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) India on Wednesday declared foreign-based, pro-Khalistan group Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) an unlawful association under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967.
2019-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
After heavy footfall, ITBP cleans Badrinath temple area
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) In a first of its kind, women personnel of the Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) carried out a cleanliness campaign in the Badrinath temple premises in Uttarakhand, officials said on Wednesday.
2019-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Religion
Government units open firing ranges to private makers (IANS Special)
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Two government-run arms makers have thrown open their firing ranges for use by private companies to test their equipment in a first-of-its-kind initiative under the "Make in India" programme.
2019-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Business/Economy
Withdraw our troops from Afghanistan: Italian Senator
Rome, July 9 (IANS/AKI) Italy's ruling anti-establishment 5-Star Movement wants Italy's 900-strong troop contingent in Afghanistan to be drawn down rapidly after presidential polls scheduled for late September, one of the party's senior lawmakers said on Tuesday.
2019-07-09
Category: International, Italy,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
J&K rights panel issues warrant against official in Yasin Malik case
Srinagar, July 9 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) on Tuesday issued a bailable warrant against an officer of the state Home Department while hearing a petition on the continuous detention of JKLF Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik.
2019-07-09
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
Over 1,000 killed in battle for Tripoli: UN
Tripoli, July 9 (IANS/AKI) A total of 1,048 people, including 106 civilians, have died and over 5,500 injured in the three-month-old battle between warring militias fighting for control of Libya's capital Tripoli, the United Nations tweeted on Tuesday.
2019-07-09
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Diplomacy,Defence/Security
Over 1k Android apps gain your data even if denied permission
San Francisco, July 9 (IANS) Researchers from the International Computer Science Institute (ICSI) in the US identified 1,325 Android apps that were gathering data from devices even after people explicitly denied them permission, news portal CNET reported on Tuesday.
2019-07-09
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Defence/Security
Cross-border infiltration in J&K down by 43%: government
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Net cross-border infiltration in Jammu and Kashmir has reduced to 43 per cent in the first half of 2019 while the barbed wire fencing along the India-Pakistan border will be completed by March 2020, the Parliament was told on Tuesday.
2019-07-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
'Complete faith' in Hague court on marines' issue: Italian Minister
Rome, July 8 (IANS/AKI) Italy has "complete faith" in the international arbitration court in the Netherlands which on Monday began hearings on a request for India to drop the prosecution of two marines accused of killing two fishermen in an incident in 2012.
2019-07-08
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
Army JCO commits suicide in quarters
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) A serving Indian Army Junior Commissioned officer allegedly committed suicide inside his quarters here on Monday, police said.
2019-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Amit Shah hosts former IB, RAW chiefs for dinner
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday organised a dinner for Rajiv Jain and Anil Dhasmana, the recently retired chiefs of the Intelligence Bureau (IB) and the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), respectively.
2019-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
13 on Indian boat rescued from Bangladesh waters
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) A crew of 13 people on board a disabled Indian fishing boat 'Tara Shankar' have been rescued from Bangladeshi waters, the Indian government announced on Sunday.
2019-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Burhan Wani death anniversary: Internet services suspended in Kashmir
Srinagar, July 7 (IANS) After the separatists called for a Kashmir-wide protest shutdown on Monday to remember Hizbul poster boy Burhan Wani on his third death anniversary, authorities on Sunday suspended mobile Internet facility in four south Kashmir districts.
2019-07-07
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
12 killed, 179 injured in Afghan bombing
Kabul, July 7 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed and 179 others injured on Sunday in a suicide car bombing in Afghanistan's Ghazni city. The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack.
2019-07-07
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
UP Police, Home Credit launch cyber-crime awareness drive
Ghaziabad, July 6 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Police and consumer durable loan provider Home Credit India jointly launched a cyber-crime awareness drive here on Saturday.
2019-07-06
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Indian diplomat tears into Pakistan's propaganda on Kashmir
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) An Indian diplomat from Jammu and Kashmir took on Pakistan strongly at the UN Human Rights Council on the issue of Kashmir, and said that Islamabad's portrayal of self determination is "actually state-sponsored cross border terrorism".
2019-07-06
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
Government yet to decide on mobile network improvement in NE border areas
Agartala, July 6 (IANS) The Indian government is yet to decide on the improvement of mobile networks along the international border areas of the northeastern states due to security reasons, a Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) official said here on Saturday.
2019-07-06
Category: India, Tripura,National,Defence/Security
Smaller Italian companies still doing business with Iran: Envoy
Rome, July 5 (IANS/AKI) Italy's large companies ditched Iran "immediately" after the US reimposed sanctions last year, while small-to-medium-sized firms still want to do business with the Islamic Republic, its Ambassador Hamid Bayat said on Friday.
2019-07-05
Category: International, Italy,Business/Economy,Diplomacy,Defence/Security
Almost 1,000 dead in battle for Tripoli: UN
Tripoli, July 5 (IANS/AKI) A total of 53 migrants were killed and 130 injured in an air raid on the Tajoura shelter east of Tripoli this week, bringing the death toll in the three-month-old battle for the capital to nearly 1,000, while over 5,000 people have been injured, the United Nations said Friday.
2019-07-05
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Defence/Security