North Korea fires submarine-launched ballistic missile towards Japan

By Ju-min Park and Jack Kim SEOUL, Aug 24 : North Korea fired a submarine-launched missile today that flew about 500 km towards Japan, a show of improving technological capability for the isolated country that has conducted a series of launches in defiance of UN sanctions. The missile was fired at around 5:30 am (0200 […]

Army chief appeals for peace in Kashmir

Srinagar, Aug 23 : Indian army chief, Gen. Dalbir Singh Suhag, who visited Kashmir Valley on Tuesday to review the security situation, appealed to people to help restore peace and tranquility. Army chief, Gen. Dalbir Singh Suhag visited the Valley to review the security situation in the state after the killing of militant commander Burhan […]

NSG chief drops bombshell about IED at DRDO office, retracts claim

New Delhi, Aug 23 : National Security Guard Director General R.C. Tayal on Tuesday created a flutter when he claimed the NSG defused a bomb found at the DRDO building a couple of months back, but the DRDO said that it was a “vintage bomb” — and at its old office. Tayal also later clarified […]

Fasting didn’t help, I have only changed strategy: Sharmila

Imphal, Aug 23 : Irom Sharmila said on Tuesday that she had only changed her strategy against a law which gives sweeping powers to security forces as years of fasting against it had not helped. “I have learned the hard way that my fasting has not had the desired result,” the activist told the media […]

Turkey curbs coup risk by relocating military bases out of key cities

Ankara, Aug 23 : The process to relocate Turkish military bases outside of city centres after the coup attempt has begun at military barracks in Ankara and Istanbul, local NTV reported on Monday. Six trucks carrying armoured military vehicles including tanks left the Bastabya Military Barracks, Istanbul, and headed for Corlu and Besiktepe in the […]

A month on, search continues for missing AN-32

New Delhi, Aug 22 : A month since it went off radar enroute Port Blair, the search for the missing AN-32 aircraft of Indian Air Force continues without any concrete evidence about the fate of the aircraft. Meanwhile, as Geological Survey of India ship Samudra Ratnakar found some leads at a depth of around 3,000 […]