External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday expressed deep concern at the spate of violence in Rakhine State of Myanmar and said India wanted the safe return of Rohingya to their homeland.
Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) will analyse social media trends across various platforms to monitor security at airports and nuclear bases. A red flag would be raised for any post that indicates any threat towards the units covered by the CISF, officials said.
On October 22 in 1947, Pakistan Army had invaded the undivided state of Jammu and Kashmir. Yesteday,protests were reported from Muzaffarabad, Rawalakot, Kotli, Gilgit and Hajirah and other places.
The largest-ever Indian Army contingent reached Russia for its first-ever tri-service exercise. India has termed exercise INDRA 2017 as a landmark event of India-Russia defense cooperation.
Air Force’s Massive C-130J Super Hercules Transport Aircraft To Land On Lucknow-Agra Expressway. A C-130J transport aircraft with special forces commandos and frontline fighters from the Indian Air Force’s inventory will be part of an exercise to use highways as landing strips next week.
China has asked Pakistan to step up security of its newly-appointed ambassador in Islamabad in the wake of threats to his life from a terrorist organisation, according to media reports.
Army chief General Bipin Rawat today blamed social media for the rise in radicalisation among the youth of Jammu and Kashmir and said it was being tackled with a “lot of seriousness”.
The Army is finalising a plan to modernise around 2,000 military stations and develop them in line with the government’s smart city initiative. Army officials said 58 military stations have already been identified as part of the pilot project to implement the ambitious initiative.
Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia has said that a complete overhaul of GST rates is now required to reduce the burden on small and medium businesses. “Wherever we find there is a big burden on small and medium businesses and on common man, we have to bring them down,” he said. GST will take about a year to stabilise, he added.
Slamming the Congress for criticising the Election Commission over the delay in announcing Gujarat poll dates, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said no one had the right to question the body. “Some of them are worried why Modi is coming to Gujarat after Diwali. They can’t say anything to me, so they are targeting the Election Commission,” he added.