CRPF withdraws order de-listing over 1,000 imported goods at paramilitary canteens after companies assert listed products are made in India
The order of de-listing 1,000 products from the police canteens, which was issued on 29 May, has been withdrawn
After Narendra Modi's appeal to promote local goods, paramilitary canteens to now sell only indigenous products from 1 June
Taking a cue from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal to promote local products, Union Home Ministry on Wednesday decided that canteens of paramilitary forces will sell only indigenous products from June 1 in a bid to give a fillip to small scale industries and Khadi.
Amit Shah in Kolkata: Home minister warns those who intend to 'disrupt peace', says they should fear 'presence of NSG'
Amit Shah also exuded confidence that the Centre will meet the expectations of its security organisations
Wife of murder-accused, who held 23 children hostage in UP's Farrukhabad, dies after suffering fatal injuries during confrontation with mob, police
Over 20 children, aged between six months and 15 years, were rescued after an armed man, a murder accused who took them, hostage, after inviting them for a birthday party at his house in a village in Farrukhabad. The wife of an armed Uttar Pradesh convict, who had taken 23 children hostage, has died after being thrashed by locals on, news agency ANI reported
Accidents, suicides claim 2,200 CAPF personnel between 2014 to 2018, shows National Crime Records Bureau data
As many as 2,200 Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) personnel died in accidents and suicides in a span of five years from 2014 to 2018, with the annual figures of such casualties coming down in recent years
Centre to withdraw NSG commandos from VIP protection; focus on anti-terrorism operations, training will help strengthen chinks in armour
Two decades since the 'Black Cats' — National Security Guard (NSG) commandos — were enlisted for VIP protection duties, the Centre on Monday decided to completely withdraw the elite counter-terror force from the task, and direct the personnel into the counter-terrorism and anti-hijack operations the force had been originally conceptualised to tackle.
Narendra Modi's rally at Ramlila Maidan amid anti-CAA protests: Anti-drone teams, NSG commandos deployed; CCTV surveillance on all routes leading to venue
Multi-level security arrangement will be in place, with CCTV surveillance of all the routes leading to the venue and snipers being positioned atop buildings
The Centre has removed the VIP security cover of several politicians and lawmakers, including RJD boss Lalu Prasad and SP chief Akhilesh Yadav.
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US agrees to build six nuclear power plants in India, reaffirms support for latter's early membership in NSG
India and the US signed a historic agreement to cooperate in the civil nuclear energy sector in October 2008. The deal gave a fillip to bilateral ties, which have been on an upswing since.
Large number of casualties in terror encounters in Kashmir point to need of deploying NSG commandos for such ops
The NSG's core efficiency is in counter-terrorism, counter-hijacking operations and proximate security for the VVIPs. They were used during the 90s in limited operations in Kashmir. The force uses state of the art weapons such as corner shot rifles and wall radars to neutralize targets.
Making of AK-203 rifle in Amethi may bring in votes and jobs, but most importantly will replace obsolete INSAS
For the Indian Armed and Security forces, who have been struggling with the obsolete INSAS rifles, Modi's Sunday announcement of opening a manufacturing unit in Amethi will come as a good news.
China says it never recognised India and Pakistan as nuclear powers, rules out extending such a status to North Korea
Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang made the statement at a media briefing.
Experts of the anti-terror commando force National Security Guard (NSG) and investigators of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) are being sent to Jammu and Kashmir.
Did India learn its lessons from 26/11 Mumbai attacks? No, acute police shortage part of system-wide malaise
Ten years ago, this day, the world watched as the Lashkar-e-Taiba's 26/11 assault team savagely exposed India's doddering police system. The killers faced police personnel armed with nothing but lathis, lacking even the rudiments of counter-terrorism training.
Hijack scare at Delhi airport after Ariana Afghan Airlines pilot presses wrong button on Kandahar-bound flight
After a two-hour operation that created panic among passengers on board the aircraft at the Delhi airport, the plane was cleared for take-off.
Imran Khan returns from China: ‘Iron brother’ didn’t give money, instead forced Pakistan into a tough corner on IMF loans
What may particularly dismay Imran Khan is that instead of getting any money, he was made to listen to a boatload of sermons in China.
Imran Khan returns with no economic aid, China puts onus on Pakistan: What newspapers noted from joint statement
The joint statement China and Pakistan released also had a few glaring red flags for India, besides all the talk on CPEC, which New Delhi has been opposing since the route passes through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.
Imran Khan returns empty-handed from China: Xi Jinping forced to extend minimal aid to ally amid US trade war
In conclusion therefore, Imran returned home empty handed. As the The Dawn observed, it is surprising that a prime minister should visit an important ally with expectations that were clearly belied by reality.
NSG military operations commander's post lying vacant for past six months; force seeks MHA's intervention
In the NSG hierarchy, the counter-terror and counter-hijack commando units are placed under the overall command of IG (Operations), a post based in the NSG headquarters in Delhi.