Philippine forces retake most parts of besieged Marawi city

Manila, May 29 : The Philippines military has retaken most parts of Marawi city in the southern region from Maute militants who have pledged allegiance to the Islamic State (IS) group, an official said on Monday. “The armed forces, police and all our forces are in complete control of the city except for certain areas,” […]

Search continues in Punjab’s Pathankot as suspicious bag found

Chandigarh, May 29 : A massive search operation was launched by security forces on Monday in Pathankot district of Punjab following seizure of a suspicious bag that contained three army uniforms. Punjab Police, army and other security agencies launched the search early on Monday, especially near the Indian Air Force base as well as the […]

Aggressive CRPF’s post-Sukma anti-Maoist strategy notches big success

By Rajnish Singh New Delhi, May 29 : Within a month of the Sukma attack in which Maoists killed 25 CRPF troopers, the paramilitary force claimed big success in its anti-Maoist operations — with 105 left-wing rebels caught and 25 surrendering — thanks to better intelligence gathering in a new “aggressive” strategy. A Home Ministry […]

Alert in Pathankot after army uniform found in suspicious bag

Chandigarh, May 29 : Security agencies and the Punjab Police were on alert on Monday in Pathankot district following the recovery of a suspicious bag that contained an army uniform. A search operation was launched early on Monday by the Punjab Police and other security agencies in the district, especially near the Indian Air Force […]

Maoists blast rail tracks, torch vehicles in Jharkhand

Ranchi, May 29 : Maoist guerrillas early on Monday blew up a railway track in Bokaro district and torched vehicles in Giridih during a 24-hour shutdown they have called in Jharkhand to protest changes made in two land acts. According to the police, the militants blasted the railway tracks between Chiyanki and Karmabandh railway stations […]

Curfew, restrictions continue in Kashmir

Srinagar, May 29 : Curfew and restrictions continued in Srinagar and other places in the Kashmir Valley on Monday as authorities said “these were necessary to maintain law and order”. “Curfew will continue in seven police station areas of Khanyar, Rainawari, Nowhatta, M.R. Gunj, Safa Kadal, Kralkhud and Maisuma”, Farooq Ahmad Lone, District Magistrate Srinagar […]