Need to strengthen internal, external security: RSS chief

Nagpur, Oct 18 : RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday stressed on the need to further strengthen the armed forces to ensure enhanced “internal and external security” and pre-empt any subversive attempts from within or outside to harm the country’s unity and integrity. On the external security front, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief, while addressing […]

Trump awards retired US Marine highest military honour

Washington, Oct 18 : US President Donald Trump awarded the Congressional Medal of Honour to retired US Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. John L. Canley for his heroic actions 50 years ago during the battle of Hue City, one of the bloodiest scuffles of the Vietnam War. “Fifty years ago, an American Marine fought with unmatched […]

Bilaspur-Leh proposed railway line may be declared ‘national project’

New Delhi, Oct 18 : The railways has suggested that strategically important 465-km railway line proposed between Himachal Pradesh’s Bilaspur and Jammu and Kashmir’s Leh along the Indo-China border be declared a “national project”, a Northern Railway (NR) official said on Wednesday. Addressing a press conference here, NR General Manager Vishesh Chaubey said: “The first […]

Army, police probe rape of deaf-mute woman by four soldiers

Pune, Oct 17 : Pune Police and the Army have launched a probe into allegations of rape levelled against four soldiers of the Army Medical Corps (AMC) by a deaf-mute 30-year-old woman employee of the Military Hospital here, an official said. “We have lodged a First Information Report (FIR) for rape and molestation, based on […]

Gujarat court summons AAP leader in defamation suit over Rafale allegations

New Delhi, Oct 17 : Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Singh on Wednesday received a summons from an Ahmedabad court in a defamation suit filed by the Reliance Group over his allegations of a scam in the Rafale deal. The Ahmedabad City Civil and Sessions Court has asked Singh to “provide a written submission” before the […]

Two women surrender in Bangladesh militant hideout raid

Dhaka, Oct 17 : Two suspected female militants surrendered on Wednesday after Bangladeshi security forces raided the hideout of a banned Islamist group under siege in the country’s Narsingdi district. Bangladesh’s Counter-Terrorism Police Unit Chief Monirul Islam said that the operation at the second militant hideout in the district was over, Xinhua news agency reported. […]