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Top US lawmakers move legislation in Senate to bring India at par with country's NATO allies for sale of high-tech military items
World

Top US lawmakers move legislation in Senate to bring India at par with country's NATO allies for sale of high-tech military items

Two top US lawmakers have moved legislation in the Senate, seeking key amendment in the country's Arms Control Export Act to bring India at par with the US' NATO allies — Israel, Australia, New Zealand, and South Korea — when it comes to the sale of high-tech military items.

Two militants 'inspired by Islamic State' killed in encounter in J&K's Shopian; forces seize ammunition from gunfight scene
India

Two militants 'inspired by Islamic State' killed in encounter in J&K's Shopian; forces seize ammunition from gunfight scene

Two local militants were killed on Tuesday in an encounter with security forces in the Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Mamata Banerjee vows action against organisers of armed rallies on Rama Navami, says 'this will not be tolerated'
India

Mamata Banerjee vows action against organisers of armed rallies on Rama Navami, says 'this will not be tolerated'

Mamata Banerjee on Monday instructed the state administration to take "strong action" against those who took out rallies with arms on occasion of Rams Navami, defying the state's directive.

UN gives green light on Russia arms to volatile Central African Republic; London and Paris express concern
World

UN gives green light on Russia arms to volatile Central African Republic; London and Paris express concern

Russia has been authorised to provide the Central African Republic's armed forces with light arms, under an exemption to an arms embargo on the country granted by the United Nations

Gun control problems not unique to US; firearm-related violence is spreading even across India
India

Gun control problems not unique to US; firearm-related violence is spreading even across India

Available data seems to indicate that parts of India, particularly New Delhi, are going the same way as the United States in terms of gun control.

West Bengal CID freezes bank accounts of top GJM leaders, alleging that 'funds were misused for purchasing arms'
India

West Bengal CID freezes bank accounts of top GJM leaders, alleging that 'funds were misused for purchasing arms'

The West Bengal CID has freezed bank accounts of top Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leaders, including its president Bimal Gurung, alleging that the funds were being "misused"

US ready to provide India with defence technology reserved for close allies
India

US ready to provide India with defence technology reserved for close allies

The US is interested in providing India with the kind of defence technology it normally reserves for its closest allies, the White House has said.

India to source defence technology from Japan, reveals Defence Minister Arun Jaitley
India

India to source defence technology from Japan, reveals Defence Minister Arun Jaitley

India is looking to strengthen its military cooperation with Japan and is interested in sourcing defence technologies for domestic manufacture of arms and equipment, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said.

Meerut raid: Revenue department seizes 117 kg nilgai meat, 40 guns from ex-col's house
India

Meerut raid: Revenue department seizes 117 kg nilgai meat, 40 guns from ex-col's house

At least 117 kg nilgai meat, animal skin, ivory and 40 guns have been seized from the house of a retired army officer during a 17-hour-long joint raid conducted by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence and the forest department.

Nintendo Switch: Here are 10 of the most exciting games that are going to be available on the console
Gaming

Nintendo Switch: Here are 10 of the most exciting games that are going to be available on the console

There are already 35 known titles for the brand new console, here is a roundup of the 10 most exciting ones.

Centre notifies new Arms Rules: People in militancy-hit areas can acquire restricted category weapons
India

Centre notifies new Arms Rules: People in militancy-hit areas can acquire restricted category weapons

Safe use and storage of firearms, provisions for granting restricted category of arms to those living in militancy-hit areas and a decision on application for arms licence within two months are part of the new rules issued by the central government.

Four Naga underground groups arrested, arms and ammunition recovered
India

Four Naga underground groups arrested, arms and ammunition recovered

Four cadre belonging to Naga underground groups who had decamped with a huge cache of arms and ammunition and Rs 1.25 lakh were arrested.

Security forces bust militant hideout, seize arms in J&K's Doda district
India

Security forces bust militant hideout, seize arms in J&K's Doda district

After a 36-hour operation, security forces busted a terrorist hideout from a natural cave and seized four weapons and other arms and ammunition.

Editor-in-chief and bureau head of Turkish daily released: Duo was jailed for reports accusing govt of arming Islamists
World

Editor-in-chief and bureau head of Turkish daily released: Duo was jailed for reports accusing govt of arming Islamists

Two Turkish journalists charged in a hugely controversial case with revealing state secrets and held in jail for the last three months were released early Friday after Turkey's constitutional court ruled their rights had been violated.

France cancels warship contract with Russia
World

France cancels warship contract with Russia

France says it has reached an agreement with Russia to cancel the contract for the sale of two French warships.

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar blames the UPA govt for arms, ammunition shortfall
Politics

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar blames the UPA govt for arms, ammunition shortfall

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday blamed the previous UPA regime for not taking steps to maintain the stocks of arms and ammunition as preparation in case of a war and said the situation has substantially improved now under the new government.

Court admits Salman Khan's petition to re-examine witnesses in arms case
Entertainment

Court admits Salman Khan's petition to re-examine witnesses in arms case

A court in Rajasthan's Jodhpur on Monday called for the record of the subordinate court regarding the case relating to illegal possession and use of arms by Salman Khan on the Bollywood actor's revision plea.

Jammu police recover cache of arms as militants flee
India

Jammu police recover cache of arms as militants flee

Army and police recovered a cache of arms from higher reaches of Kishtwar district in Jammu region from where militants are believed to have given a slip and fled the spot.

Pakistani teachers arming themselves in wake of Peshawar school massacre
World

Pakistani teachers arming themselves in wake of Peshawar school massacre

When Pakistani Taliban militants stormed a Peshawar school and massacred 150 children and teachers, nobody could fight back.

Historic treaty regulating global arms trade comes into force
World

Historic treaty regulating global arms trade comes into force

So far, 60 countries have ratified the treaty including five of the world's top 10 arms exporters — France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Britain.