Indian Armed Forces at the fore-front in the battle against COVID-19

New Delhi, May 13: The role of the Indian Armed Forces has been a relentless one amidst the rising number of COVID-19 cases.

The Indian Air Force and Navy are working round the clock to provide oxygen and other medical supplies to the civil administration in a bid to help tackle the pandemic.

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Multiple levels of casual attitude led to second surge of COVID-19: Dr. Shastri

New Delhi, Apr 27: As India grapples with the second and a deadlier wave of COVID-19 cases, many questions have been raised about the preparedness as well as the reason behind the spread.

There is no doubt that there have been multiple levels of casual attitudes with regard to the pandemic in second round, leading political scientist, Dr. Sandeep Shastri tells OneIndia.

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11th round of India-China military commander level talks likely to be held on Friday

New Delhi, Apr 08: The next round of the Indo-China military commander level talks are likely to take place on Friday. This would be the 11th round of the military commander level talks between the two sides.

While the Indian side is ready for talks on April 9, a confirmation from the Chinese side is awaited, officials familiar with the developments tell OneIndia. 

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Next India-China military commander level talks likely on May 9 

New Delhi, Apr 07: The next round of the Indo-China military commander level talks are likely to take place on April 9.

This would be the 11th round of the military commander level talks between the two sides. While the Indian side is ready for talks on April 9, a confirmation from the Chinese side is awaited, officials familiar with the developments tell OneIndia. 

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Naxal who executed Sukma attack was trained by LTTE in ambush tactics

New Delhi, Apr 05: Preliminary investigations into the Sukma attack by the naxalites suggest that CPI (Maoist) leader Basava Raju led the execution.

Basava Raju alias Nambala Keshav Rao took over as the general secretary of the CPI (Maoist) and has been part of the naxal movement since the 1970s. The National Investigation Agency had announced a reward of Rs 1.5 million for any information on Raju who is 67 years old. He is an expert at using the AK-47 according to a Intelligence Bureau report of 2011.

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Disengagement in the interest of both sides, Delhi tells Beijing

New Delhi, Apr 03: The Indian government reiterated that the prolonged situation in eastern Ladakh was not in the interest of either sides. Delhi said that it hoped Beijing would work with India to ensure that the process of disengagement in the remaining areas would be completed at the earliest.

MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said, this would both sides to consider de-escalation of forces in eastern Ladakh as that alone will lead to restoration of peace and provide conditions for progress of our bilateral relationship.

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NIA arrests one in Siliguri fake currency case

New Delhi, Mar 29: The National Investigation Agency has arrested one person in connection with a fake currency case registered at Siliguri, West Bengal.

The arrested person, Jakir Sekh is an associate of Bangladeshi national Munshi and during the search conducted, the NIA also recovered 2 mobile phones.

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Against backdrop of an increasingly assertive China, Quad meeting to be held this month

New Delhi, Mar 08: Against the backdrop of an increasingly assertive China, the leaders of the four nation Quad grouping would seek to counter Beijing and work towards peace and stability of the Indo-Pacific later this month.

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How a warning about ShadowPad, Red Echo saved the national power grid from being hacked

New Delhi, Mar 02: CERT-In, India’s cyber security agency had in November detected ShadowPad malware, one of the largest supply chain attacks. The agency had alerted the national power grid operator and its regional units on November 19 about the malware and attempts being made to hack.

The National Critical Information Infrastructure Protection Centre had on February 12 warned about Red Echo, which is a Chinese state sponsored actor group. The warning stated that the group is trying to break into the grid control systems. It was further learnt that the IPs in Red Echo and ShadowPad instances matched, following which list of the IPs and domains were sent out. 

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Interpol notice issued against Iqbal Mirchi’s wife, two sons

New Delhi, Mar 02: The Interpol has issued Red Corner notices against gangster Iqbal Mirchi’s wife and two sons.

The notices have been issued against Hajra Iqbal and sons, Junaid and Asif Iqbal Memon. The three are suspected to be living in the United Kingdom. 

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