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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All parties in Karnataka up their guard as talk of coalition collapsing becomes stronger

Bengaluru, Sep 17: With the coalition in Karnataka looking shaky all parties have upped their guard. The BJP has summoned all its MLAs to the state capital.

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Asiya Andrabi to be grilled as NIA gets 10 day custody

asiyaNew Delhi, July 6: Kashmir separatist and head of the Dukhtaran-e-Milat chief, Asiya Andrabi has been remanded in 10 days NIA custody. Her custody was secured by the National Investigation Agency which moved an application before a Delhi court.

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Recruited at 6, how desperate naxals are trying to revive the Bal Sangams

naxalboysNew Delhi, July 3: A recent report by the United Nations stated that naxalites have been recruiting and brainwashing children. While the report speaks about the recruitment of children, the fact is that this was being done in a bid to revive the Bal Sangams or the Children Liberation Army.

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With Siddaramaiah campaign turning hectic, son Yathindra steps in

yathindraWith Siddaramaiah touring the state extensively for the Karnataka election campaign, his son, Dr Yathindra has decided to pitch in. Siddaramaiah who is contesting from the Chamundeshwari assembly constituency has been hard pressed for time.

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Poison food and water at Sabarimala temple, new threat from ISIS states

sabrimalaA high alert has been issued following an Islamic State threat to the Sabarimala temple in Kerala. The threat states that Jihadi groups in Kerala could poison the water in the temple.

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