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Security forces kill 120 Pakistani militants in Valley, but lose 54 civilians in a record year

Overall 200 Pakistani militants killed in Jammu and Kashmir this year, the highest in nearly a decade.

Letter written to Indian government by Eurofighter

The letter written by the makers of the Eurofighter to the Indian government.

How crime-ridden are India’s biggest cities? Here’s what the latest data says

What the latest data from the National Crime Records Bureau reveals about the crime rate in India's biggest cities.

Inside story: How Brahmos missile got integrated with Sukhoi-30 fighter plane

India successfully test-fired Brahmos from Su 30 fighter aircraft; Russia asked for Rs 1,300 crore for missile integration, Indian companies did it in Rs 80 crore.

Nagpur Police verifying probe into judge Loya’s death, still waiting to talk to family

Inspector in charge of probe says since the judge’s family never gave a statement, the file could not be closed. Insists it still looks like a natural death.

Chinese mining & power projects in Pakistan’s Rann of Kutch likely security threat for India

Tharparkar coal mining and power projects are barely 10 km from Indian border, have potential to cause environmental damage.

Indian troops on China border told to format smartphones, delete 42 apps

Based on intelligence inputs, troops on the China border told to delete apps like WeChat, Truecaller that have been banned due to data security implications.

Pakistan’s own terror brew killing its young army officers, not India

Pakistan Army has lost as many officers along the Western border this as it lost in 2002 to accidents and shelling from India.

26/11 हमले के नौ साल बाद सदमे से धीरे-धीरे उबर रहा है मुंबई का यहूदी समाज

यहूदी पूजाघरों में बढ़ी सुरक्षा, सरकार से मिली सहायता और छाबड़ हाऊस के दोबारा खुलने से मुंबई में रहने वाले यहूदी एक बार फिर सुरक्षित महसूस करने लगे हैं।

If I’d killed Kasab, Pakistan link to 26/11 would be lost: Mumbai cop

Arun Jadhav still regrets he couldn’t lift his wounded hand to shoot Ajmal Kasab and protect top cops Karkare, Kamte and Salaskar.

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Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

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File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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