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Delhi Metro Rail: Things you are allowed to carry and things you cannot
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Delhi Metro Rail: Things you are allowed to carry and things you cannot

While metro passengers are allowed to carry most daily use items there are some exceptions. It is important to know these to avoid fines.

New Zealand announces plan for second round of gun law reforms post-Christchurch mosque attack that killed 51
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New Zealand announces plan for second round of gun law reforms post-Christchurch mosque attack that killed 51

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said regulations around who could hold firearm licences would also be tightened. Police Minister Stuart Nash said the latest changes were needed to keep track of firearms in the community.

New Zealand launches gun buyback policy after Christchurch mosque attacks, say police; failure to submit arms punishable
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New Zealand launches gun buyback policy after Christchurch mosque attacks, say police; failure to submit arms punishable

New Zealand opened a gun buyback scheme on Thursday, aimed at ridding the country of semi-automatic weapons similar to those used in the Christchurch mosque attacks.

Disarmament Week 2018: How much do you know about scale of firearm-related violence globally?
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Disarmament Week 2018: How much do you know about scale of firearm-related violence globally?

The Disarmament Week is observed from 24 October to 30 October. The observance of this day was first called for in the final document of the United Nations General Assembly's 1978 special session on disarmament.

Illegal firearms factory busted in Gujarat's Rajkot; police seize 17 pistols and raw materials used to make weapons
India

Illegal firearms factory busted in Gujarat's Rajkot; police seize 17 pistols and raw materials used to make weapons

A Special Operation Group of the Rajkot Police raided the factory, located in Kothariya Road area. The factory owner and three of his accomplices were held.

Florida shooting: No security, no guarantee and no place to hide in America's public schools
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Florida shooting: No security, no guarantee and no place to hide in America's public schools

Even in the Obama era, the slaughter of innocents did not end America’s infatuation with guns. On Planet Trump, chances are the bleakest ever. Gun buying has only spiked here. It usually does in America after such killings. Since the Las Vegas massacre, bump stocks have sold out across the country. A bump stock fits on a semiautomatic rifle to increase the firing speed, making it similar to a fully automatic rifle.

A majority of weapons sold illegally on the dark web can be tracked back to the United States
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A majority of weapons sold illegally on the dark web can be tracked back to the United States

The findings were based on data collected from 12 cryptomarkets, where firearms, weapons and explosives were on sale.

WATCH: Uttar Pradesh is India's top gun when it comes to possession of illegal firearms
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WATCH: Uttar Pradesh is India's top gun when it comes to possession of illegal firearms

Lock, stock and firearm seizures. Uttar Pradesh is India's top gun when it comes to possession of ammunition

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.

Watch: How does India's gun control laws affect the homicide rate?
India

Watch: How does India's gun control laws affect the homicide rate?

A firearm is used in 10% of the total homicides committed in India, as opposed to rates of firearm usage in homicide in the USA which stands at around 60%

Americans 12 times vulnerable to gun violence than Indians; UP, Bihar lead in illegal arms: report
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Americans 12 times vulnerable to gun violence than Indians; UP, Bihar lead in illegal arms: report

An American is 12 times more likely to be murdered by a firearm than an Indian, according to an IndiaSpend analysis of data.

Bangladesh: Police seize grenades, firearms and bullets from village after an explosion
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Bangladesh: Police seize grenades, firearms and bullets from village after an explosion

Police seized at least 10 grenades as well as firearms and bullets Monday from a home in a northern Bangladeshi village where an explosion left two suspected militants with fatal injuries.

Plot to kill Mahesh Bhatt: Cops arrest security guard for arranging firearms
Entertainment

Plot to kill Mahesh Bhatt: Cops arrest security guard for arranging firearms

One more person was arrested in connection with the plot to kill filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt and the firing outside Bollywood producer Karim Morani's residence in Mumbai in August, taking the number of arrests made in the twin cases to 14.

Sri Ram Sena chief to ask Modi govt for firearm licenses to Hindu outfit leaders
Politics

Sri Ram Sena chief to ask Modi govt for firearm licenses to Hindu outfit leaders

Sri Ram Sena's chief Pramod Muthalik said he would submit a memorandum to PM Narendra Modi for providing firearm licences to Hindu outfit leaders.

Mexican artist turns firearms into musical instruments
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Mexican artist turns firearms into musical instruments

Mexican artist Pedro Reyes turns ammunition clips from AK-47s into the body of an electric guitar.