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Army officer martyred, soldier injured in IED blast along LoC in J&K's Rajouri

An Army officer was martyred and a soldier suffered injuries in an improvised explosive device (IED) explosion along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, officials said. The IED was apparently planted by «enem
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Army officer martyred, soldier injured in IED blast along LoC in J&K's Rajouri

An Army officer was martyred and a soldier suffered injuries in an improvised explosive device (IED) explosion along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, officials said. The IED was apparently planted by «enemy forces within Indian territory» in Naushera sector.

'New India' won't spare those who target its soldiers: PM Modi

Continuing his tough talk in the wake of the ghastly strike that claimed the lives of 40 CRPF jawans Thursday, PM Modi said this is a «new India» which will not tolerate those who provide guns and bombs to target security personnel. He said anger
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'New India' won't spare those who target its soldiers: PM Modi

Continuing his tough talk in the wake of the ghastly strike that claimed the lives of 40 CRPF jawans Thursday, PM Modi said this is a «new India» which will not tolerate those who provide guns and bombs to target security personnel. He said anger over the horrific assault in Jammu and Kashmir is palpable in the country and all eyes are moist.

China condemns terror attack in Kashmir, offers condolences to slain soldiers' families

In a condolence message to external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday, foreign minister Wang Yi said he was «shocked to learn that a suicide attack was carried out in Kashmir and heavy casualties were caused». While extending condolences, h
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China condemns terror attack in Kashmir, offers condolences to slain soldiers' families

In a condolence message to external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday, foreign minister Wang Yi said he was «shocked to learn that a suicide attack was carried out in Kashmir and heavy casualties were caused». While extending condolences, he said «terrorism is the common enemy of mankind. The Chinese side resolutely opposes and strongly condemns all forms of terrorism».

Army orders US assault rifles even as RFI offers its own version at a cheaper rate

The last weapon that RFI built for the Army was the Insas 5.56 mm rifle. After the terror strike on the Army camp at Uri in September, 2016, the Army decided that it required a more lethal 7.62 x 51 mm rifle that would kill and not merely maim the enemy. Thi
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Army orders US assault rifles even as RFI offers its own version at a cheaper rate

The last weapon that RFI built for the Army was the Insas 5.56 mm rifle. After the terror strike on the Army camp at Uri in September, 2016, the Army decided that it required a more lethal 7.62 x 51 mm rifle that would kill and not merely maim the enemy. This was when RFI began designing the rifle and came up with a prototype.

Court orders CBI enquiry against Nitish Kumar, 10 officials in shelter home case

A special POCSO court in Muzaffarpur, on Saturday directed the CBI to enquire into the role of Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar and more than eight senior officials of social welfare department in connection with the shelter home sexual abuse case.
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Court orders CBI enquiry against Nitish Kumar, 10 officials in shelter home case

A special POCSO court in Muzaffarpur, on Saturday directed the CBI to enquire into the role of Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar and more than eight senior officials of social welfare department in connection with the shelter home sexual abuse case.

Terror attack should not be an excuse to persecute or harass people from Jammu and Kashmir: Mehbooba Mufti

The PDP president's remarks came following violent protests in Jammu and reports of Kashmiri students being targeted in colleges and universities at some places outside the state.
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Terror attack should not be an excuse to persecute or harass people from Jammu and Kashmir: Mehbooba Mufti

The PDP president's remarks came following violent protests in Jammu and reports of Kashmiri students being targeted in colleges and universities at some places outside the state.

Kashmiri youth booked for 'derogatory' post on Pulwama attack

Following a complaint by Vishwa Hindu Parishad office bearer Girish Bharadwaj, a case was registered here Friday against Abid Malik under relevant sections of the IPC and the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, 1967, for a post he wrote on Facebook. The yout
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Kashmiri youth booked for 'derogatory' post on Pulwama attack

Following a complaint by Vishwa Hindu Parishad office bearer Girish Bharadwaj, a case was registered here Friday against Abid Malik under relevant sections of the IPC and the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, 1967, for a post he wrote on Facebook. The youth allegedly shared some images posted by a news channel after the attack and captioned it 'The real surgical attack' on his FB page, police said.

48 countries condemn Pulwama attack, extend support to India

Following the death of 40 CRPF personnel in Pulwama IED attack that took place on Thursday, various nations expressed grief and sent their condolences, condemning the biggest terror attack Jammu and Kashmir witnessed in a decade.
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48 countries condemn Pulwama attack, extend support to India

Following the death of 40 CRPF personnel in Pulwama IED attack that took place on Thursday, various nations expressed grief and sent their condolences, condemning the biggest terror attack Jammu and Kashmir witnessed in a decade.

A day after being flagged off, Vande Bharat Express runs into trouble twice

The first incident occurred around 15 kilometres from Tundla junction in Uttar Pradesh, with officials calling it a case of «skidding wheels». Officials said that the disruption appeared to have been caused by a possible cattle run over. After th
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A day after being flagged off, Vande Bharat Express runs into trouble twice

The first incident occurred around 15 kilometres from Tundla junction in Uttar Pradesh, with officials calling it a case of «skidding wheels». Officials said that the disruption appeared to have been caused by a possible cattle run over. After the train continued, it suffered a breakdown after 40 minutes and is now running at a speed of less than 50 kmph, sources said.

Robert Vadra says 'witch hunt' against him after ED attaches assets

Vadra alleged «relentless harassment» a day after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) said it has attached assets worth Rs 4.62 crore of a firm linked to him in connection with the Bikaner land scam money laundering case.
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Robert Vadra says 'witch hunt' against him after ED attaches assets

Vadra alleged «relentless harassment» a day after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) said it has attached assets worth Rs 4.62 crore of a firm linked to him in connection with the Bikaner land scam money laundering case.

New threat in J&K: Homegrown suicide bomber

As per a line of thought in Islam that emerged West Asia, suicide committed in furtherance of jihad is not ‘haraam’ as the suicide attacker is a soldier of Islam,” he said. “This ideology later spread to Syria, followed by Afghanistan and Pakistan. Ho
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New threat in J&K: Homegrown suicide bomber

As per a line of thought in Islam that emerged West Asia, suicide committed in furtherance of jihad is not ‘haraam’ as the suicide attacker is a soldier of Islam,” he said. “This ideology later spread to Syria, followed by Afghanistan and Pakistan. However, if the same ideology gains ground among Kashmiris, it is a matter of concern," said a former J&K DGP.

We support India's right to self-defense: US NSA to Ajit Doval

Bolton telephoned Doval Friday morning to express his condolences for the terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir and offered the US' full support to India in confronting terrorism. "I told Ajit Doval today that we support India's right to self-defense. I have spo
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We support India's right to self-defense: US NSA to Ajit Doval

Bolton telephoned Doval Friday morning to express his condolences for the terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir and offered the US' full support to India in confronting terrorism. "I told Ajit Doval today that we support India's right to self-defense. I have spoken to him twice, including this morning... and expressed the US' condolences over the terrorist attack,” he told PTI.

Response to Pulwama attack: Precision air strikes the favoured option

The military options, short of going to war, could range from 'shallow' ground-based attacks and occupation of some heights along the LoC to restricted but precision air strikes against 'non-state targets' in PoK, senior military officers said. There is growi
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Response to Pulwama attack: Precision air strikes the favoured option

The military options, short of going to war, could range from 'shallow' ground-based attacks and occupation of some heights along the LoC to restricted but precision air strikes against 'non-state targets' in PoK, senior military officers said. There is growing agreement in the security establishment that carefully-calibrated airborne strikes are among the most viable and effective options to teach a lesson to Pakistan.

Why car bombs are worrying our forces

Bomb disposal squad engineers say that even if spotted, the bomb can be activated in many ways, giving little time to security personnel to stop the explosion. “The bomb, which is usually placed on the rear seat or the boot, can be triggered by opening the
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Why car bombs are worrying our forces

Bomb disposal squad engineers say that even if spotted, the bomb can be activated in many ways, giving little time to security personnel to stop the explosion. “The bomb, which is usually placed on the rear seat or the boot, can be triggered by opening the driver’s side door or starting or switching off the engine. It can also be detonated by slowing down or stepping on the accelerator,” an official said.

Tamil Nadu: BJP, AIADMK seal seat-sharing deal for Lok Sabha with 15-25 formula

A source privy to a three-hour meeting chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and deputy chief minister O Panneerselvam had with Union finance minister Piyush Goyal told TOI that BJP may get eight seats, leaving four for PMK and three for DMDK. From its 25 sea
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Tamil Nadu: BJP, AIADMK seal seat-sharing deal for Lok Sabha with 15-25 formula

A source privy to a three-hour meeting chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and deputy chief minister O Panneerselvam had with Union finance minister Piyush Goyal told TOI that BJP may get eight seats, leaving four for PMK and three for DMDK. From its 25 seats, AIADMK has to accommodate G K Vaasan’s TMC, N Rangaswamy’s NRC and K Krishnaswamy’s PT.

Pulwama attack: Aadhaar cards, force IDs helped identify dead CRPF men

Officials said as the bodies of the troops were badly mutilated and charred due on the impact of the RDX-triggered blast, it became very difficult to ascertain their identities.
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Pulwama attack: Aadhaar cards, force IDs helped identify dead CRPF men

Officials said as the bodies of the troops were badly mutilated and charred due on the impact of the RDX-triggered blast, it became very difficult to ascertain their identities.

PM likely to pay tributes to slain CRPF men at Palam airport

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to pay his last respects to the CRPF personnel killed in the Pulwama terror attack at the Palam technical area on Friday evening, sources said. The bodies of the slain troopers reached Delhi's Palam air force area a few
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PM likely to pay tributes to slain CRPF men at Palam airport

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to pay his last respects to the CRPF personnel killed in the Pulwama terror attack at the Palam technical area on Friday evening, sources said. The bodies of the slain troopers reached Delhi's Palam air force area a few minutes ago.

Elevation as HC judges: SC collegium relaxes minimum income criterion for some categories

The collegium, comprising CJI Ranjan Gogoi and justices A K Sikri and S A Bobde, took the decision on February 12 and the order was uploaded on the SC's website on Friday.
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Elevation as HC judges: SC collegium relaxes minimum income criterion for some categories

The collegium, comprising CJI Ranjan Gogoi and justices A K Sikri and S A Bobde, took the decision on February 12 and the order was uploaded on the SC's website on Friday.

Chief election commissioner reviews preparations for upcoming Lok Sabha polls

Arora, who is on a two-day tour to the state, took feedback on SVEEP, EVM-VVPAT checking, facilities at polling stations, allotment of machines, rationalisation of polling station and management of polling-related material.
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Chief election commissioner reviews preparations for upcoming Lok Sabha polls

Arora, who is on a two-day tour to the state, took feedback on SVEEP, EVM-VVPAT checking, facilities at polling stations, allotment of machines, rationalisation of polling station and management of polling-related material.

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