J&K govt orders release of former CM, Omar Abdullah

Omar_AbdullahNew Delhi, Mar 24: The Jammu and Kashmir government has ordered the release of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah. An order revoking the detention of Abdullah was ordered by the Jammu and Kashmir government a while ago.

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Anti drone mechanism, kite catchers on guard ahead of Donald Trump’s India visit

securityNew Delhi, Feb 24: A high state of alert has been declared in New Delhi ahead of Donald Trump’s visit to India.

Security is tight across the national capital. Anti drone mechanisms, snipers, kite catchers and sharp shooters have been deployed as part of the extensive security measures. The ITC Maurya hotel where Trump will be staying has been made out of bounds for visitors till the President leaves. All the 438 rooms have been booked for the President and his entire entourage.

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Geelani stable, Pakistan indulging in rumour mongering

geelaniNew Delhi, Feb 14: Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir have geared themselves up for a possible security situation in the aftermath of reports suggesting that the health of separatist, S A S Geelani is deteriorating.

Sources in the Home Ministry tells OneIndia that Geelani had undergone a health check up and he is fine at the moment. The MHA suspects that these reports could be a ploy on the part of Pakistan to spread rumours and incite trouble in the Valley.

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One year since Pulwama: Hitting Pakistan targets with precision

pokhranNew Delhi, Feb 14: In the aftermath of the Pulwama attack, India has added more fire power to its arsenal. Two months back, India tested the newly acquired GPS guided 155 mm Excalibur artillery shells at Pokhran.

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Menace of foreign funded NGOs; Uncovering their hidden agenda

money-mnWhile NGOs are sitting on piles of cash, more foreign funding is poured in. Why is there a need to pump in so much money, if there is no agenda?

One of the key agenda of the Narendra Modi government since the year 2014 has been to regulate foreign funding being pumped into NGOs. While there is no bar on such funding, provided the rules are followed, the problem lies with the hidden agenda, when it comes to sending such huge sums of money into India.

Between the years 1998 and 2018, the total amount of foreign funding into the NGOs stood at a whopping Rs 2,08,096 crore. IPS officer, M Nageshwar Rao in an article speaks about the foreign donations with a hidden agenda. He says that this agenda poses a risk to national security.

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Disclosure scheme to tag rogue drones rolled out

dronesNew Delhi, Jan 14: The Civil Aviation Ministry has announced a scheme for voluntary disclosure of non-compliant drones or unmanned aerial vehicles being operated in India. This move is aimed to make up for the lack of a comprehensive database.

A public notice issued read, ” the presence of…drones as well as drone operators has come to the notice of the government, which do not comply with the CAR (civil aviation requirement)… If drones are operated without due permission, the aforesaid process of CAR is violated… In order to facilitate the identification of civil drones and drone operators, a one-time opportunity for voluntary disclosure of such drones and drone operators is now being provided.”

Bhima Koregaon: When a plot to assassinate the Prime Minister was unearthed

bhimakoregaon-violenceNew Delhi, Jan 01: Maharashtra braces for the Bhima Koregaon Anniversary. The spotlight is on the event being held to mark the 202nd anniversary. Security is tight in the wake of the protests around the newly amended citizenship law.

Further, it may be recalled that last year there was large scale violence that had broken out, following which the Pune police unearthed a major plot. Among the many anti-national acts that the police had cited, it also said that there was a plot hatched to kill the Prime Minister.

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JMB terrorist arrested from Bengaluru had a free run for four years

img_0048New Delhi, June 29: After a chase that lasted nearly five years, the National Investigation Agency (NIA), earlier this week arrested an accused in connection with the Burdwan blast from Doddaballapur near Bengaluru.

The arrested person was identified as Habibur Rehman, who is a close aide of Jahidul Islam arrested by the NIA last year from Ramanagara near Bengaluru. The sleuths of the NIA are currently questioning Rehman and during the interrogation it came to light that he had travelled to several places across the country.

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While looking at ISIS in Kerala, why we must not lose sight of Bengal

ISIS FLAGNew Delhi, May 13: Even as the intelligence agencies assess the threat posed by the Islamic State, the danger that stares at us is the rapid pace at which the outfit is growing in West Bengal.

To focus extensively on Bengal and Bangladesh, the ISIS had appointed Abu Mohammad al-Bengali as the emir. While, India had managed to keep the situation under control, there is a new lurking danger emerging in the aftermath of the suicide bombing in Sri Lanka.

BrahMos spy case gets bigger: To stem leak to Pakistan, several places raided

brahmos1New Delhi, Oct 19: A soldier was earlier this week arrested on charges of spying. Investigators say that this case is related to the BrahMos spy case.

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