2 Pakistani soldiers killed on LoC

Srinagar, Aug 14 : The Indian Army said on Tuesday that two Pakistani soldiers were killed in retaliatory fire on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir. On Monday, an Indian soldier was killed in the LoC’s Tangdhar sector in unprovoked firing from the Pakistani side. Defence Ministry spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia told […]

India steps up vigil on borders with Bangladesh, Myanmar

Agartala/Aizawl, Aug 13 : Ahead of the Independence Day, Indian authorities have asked security forces to increase vigil along the international borders with Bangladesh and Myanmar, officials said on Monday. Border Security Force troopers are guarding India’s border with Bangladesh while the Assam Rifles are deployed along the country’s frontier with Myanmar. “We have asked […]

Sri Lankan tourist police told to learn Hindi

Colombo, Aug 13 : Sri Lanka’s Inspector General of Police Pujith Jayasundara on Monday said 25 new police posts will be set up covering all main the tourist spots across the country for visitors’ security. And police personnel have been asked to learn Hindi. The decision was taken after discussions with the Chairman and senior […]

100 Afghan soldiers go missing from Ghazni

Kabul, Aug 13 : About 100 soldiers of the Afghan Special Force have gone missing in the Ghazni province, where government troops are battling Taliban militants backed by US airstrikes, authorities said on Monday. According to Tolo News, “10 personnel of the missing unit had been killed and 20 others discovered alive” in Ajristan district. […]

Nigerian arrested for obtaining fake passport

Bhubaneswar, Aug 11 : A Nigerian national has been arrested from Bhubaneswar on charges of obtaining a fake passport from Mumbai, police said on Saturday. The accused has been identified as Amadi Victor Blaze, a resident of Nigeria’s Imo state. The accused had obtained a fake passport from Mumbai’s Nalasopara area. He will be taken […]

Set up mobile towers along Bangla border, Conrad urges Centre

Guwahati, Aug 11 : Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma on Saturday appealed to the Central government to remove the bottlenecks for setting up mobile towers along the Indo-Bangladesh border to ensure better connectivity in border areas. “Due to network problem, the Border Security Force (BSF) deployed in Indo-Bangladesh border uses SIM cards of Bangladesh-based […]