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Sukma attack: Naxals were armed with rocket launchers, says survivor

Sukma attack: Naxals were armed with rocket launchers, says survivor

The villagers came first, and then the Naxalites, dressed in black.

Amid heightened tensions, IAF enhances capabilities of Halwara base near Indo-Pak border

Amid heightened tensions, IAF enhances capabilities of Halwara base near Indo-Pak border

The IAF has enhanced capability of its frontline base in Punjab’s Halwara, which is close to the Indo-Pak border, by deploying additional Sukhoi fighter jets.

CRPF without regular chief for nearly two months

CRPF without regular chief for nearly two months

The CRPF remains headless for almost two months now with the government yet to appoint its regular Director General (DG), even as the country’s largest paramilitary force lost 38 personnel in line of duty in two major ambushes during the period.

Etihad Airways appoints Robin Kamark as CEO airline equity partners

Etihad Airways appoints Robin Kamark as CEO airline equity partners

Etihad Airways, the flag carrier of Emirates of Abu Dhabi, has appointed Robin Kamark as chief executive officer for the airlines, in which it is a strategic investment partner.

Jet Airways adds 22 new flights across domestic network

Jet Airways adds 22 new flights across domestic network

Private airline Jet Airways today said it has added 22 new flights per week across its domestic network besides enhancing capacity on certain routes with wide-body planes as part of its summer schedule.

Parliamentary panel takes serious note on reduction of border posts

Parliamentary panel takes serious note on reduction of border posts

A parliamentary panel has taken strong exception to the government’s move to reduce the number of new outposts along the Indo-Pak and the Indo-Bangladesh borders, saying such posts are crucial for the country’s security.

Pakistan’s Gwadar port leased to Chinese company for 40 years

Pakistan’s Gwadar port leased to Chinese company for 40 years

A state-run Chinese company will handle the operations of Pakistan’s strategic Gwadar port for a period of 40 years, the government said today.

Indian Navy a strong force, ready for any eventuality: Navy chief Sunil Lanba

Indian Navy a strong force, ready for any eventuality: Navy chief Sunil Lanba

Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba today said the Indian navy has grown into a strong force and it was ready to face any eventuality.

Air India revises senior citizen age from 63 to 60

Air India revises senior citizen age from 63 to 60

In a major bonanza, the Air India has revised the minimum age limit for senior citizens to avail discounted tickets from existing 63 to 60 years, official sources said.

Army orders Court of Inquiry into ‘human shield’ incident

Army orders Court of Inquiry into ‘human shield’ incident

The army has ordered a Court of Inquiry into the controversial “human shield” incident in Kashmir in which a man was tied to an army vehicle purportedly as a shield against stone pelters.