The Director-General of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Kuldeep Singh, dismissed allegations that the encounter with the Maoists in Chhattisgarh was due to failure in intelligence. According to intelligence, a considerable amount of damage was inflicted on the Maoist group leaving more than one-third of their people dead and a few more injured. The ambushed troops were attacked by roughly 600 Maoists, injuring and killing several… read-more
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Manipur CM N Biren Singh has sanctioned a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to investigate the grenade attack wreaked on Imphal-based news daily 'Poknapham's office on February 14. Condemning the attack, editors and journalists from Manipur had collectively halted newspaper publications and television news broadcasts, besides organizing sit-in protests. The CM's decision arrived in response to a memorandum submitted by the All Manipur Working… read-more
The bodies of four Tamil Nadu fishermen that went missing on January 18 were discovered at a Sri Lankan beach on January 21. While the Indian High Commission in Colombo was informed about the bodies, cause of death is still unclear. However, another group of fisherman has alleged that the fishermen were attacked by the Sri Lankan Navy. Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu CM E Palaniswami has demanded the Centre to instigate a probe in the matter.
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In a tragic incident, a 10-year-old boy was killed by a crocodile in Karnataka on December 1. The incident occurred when the boy named Mallikarjun R was herding cattle along with six other children on the banks of Krishna river. Reportedly, the police recovered the torso of the boy during search operation. The locals said around six crocodiles use the area as their habitat. Meanwhile, some villagers suggested re-opening of schools to avoid… read-more
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Six locations in Vienna witnessed terrorist attacks after several gunmen launched fire at people on November 2, just a night before Austria was undergoing lockdown. While two civilians were killed, 14 suffered critical injuries. Reportedly, police killed one of the attackers and organized manhunt for the other assailants. Describing it as a "repulsive terrorist attack", Chancellor Sebastian Kurz stated the army and police will work together… read-more
Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on November 2 said that authorities would "take revenge" for the "senseless attack" at Kabul University. Reportedly, at least 22 people were killed after the varsity was attacked by a Islamic State group. The Islamic State stated their target was "the graduation of judges and investigators working for the apostate Afghan government." Earlier, a similar attack was launched at a tuition centre in Kabul.
Five Iraqi civilians lost their lives to a rocket attack on September 28 that targetted the US troops at Baghdad Airport. The attack came following the US's threat of closing its embassy and withdrawing its troops. However, no rebel group has claimed the responsibility yet. Iraqi army criticised the attack, saying the groups wanted to "create chaos and terrorise people". The US has asked Iraq to take "decisive action".
United States President Donald Trump stated that the country would respond with "1000 times greater" force to any attack from Iran. Trump tweeted that some reports suggest Iran has been planning an attack on the US. Reportedly, Iran wants to retaliate against the killing of "terrorist leader", Qasem Soleimani, by killing the US ambassador to South Africa before the Presidential elections taking place in November.
Courtesy: Times of India