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Integrated Border Management System: Proposal cleared

News Government has cleared the proposal of ‘integrated border management system’. It comprises of thermal imaging, fiber optics communication, radars scanner and sensors, which will be installed at the eight rivulets along the IB. It is expected to reduce infiltration through riverine stretches on the international border. There is about 145.876 ...

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FCRA licences of 8,975 associations cancelled

News Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has cancelled the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) licences of 8,975 associations from different parts of the country including Delhi, Mumbai and Andhra Pradesh. It is the largest crackdown on NGO’s and associations accepting foreign funds without complying with the regulation of filing annual ...

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Operation Maitri: Earth Quake rescue in Nepal

News A team comprising of ministers , senior officials from ministries of Home, Defence, External Affairs and NDMA today left for Nepal to coordinate rescue and relief operations in the quake-hit country. Since the communication lines down and the disaster in Nepal making things unmanageable, India is sending UAVs to Kathmandu ...

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Infiltration bids: Along International Border

News The latest intelligence estimates on infiltration bids on the LoC suggest that in the first quarter of this year, only one attempt was made by militant groups to breach the border. In contrast, troops along the disputed border had their hands full last year when militants attempted to infiltrate ...

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Radar project mulled to boost Coastal Surveillance

News The coastal security mechanism for the Sunderbans delta stands to receive a big boost as a proposal has been floated for a radar surveillance system for this area in West Bengal which shares a maritime boundary with Bangladesh. According to a senior state home department official, a team of ...

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Second rung of Defence along International Border

News The Centre is planning to create a second rung of defence along 202-kilometres long International Border (IB) in the region as many terrorists have managed to successfully infiltrate through Samba and create havoc in neighbouring areas. A high-level team of Home Ministry and state officials toured the entire IB, ...

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Take tough action against Separatists: Rajnath Singh

News Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday night spoke to Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on the issue of anti-India rally held at Lal Chowk in Srinagar. He has asked the CM to take tough and immediate action against the separatists. Singh told Sayeed that “any ...

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