Friday, 20 April, 2018

Security

Vinayak Bhat/The Print

Images show US missiles destroyed 3 ‘chemical weapons’ research & storage units in Syria

Satellite images show Bashar al-Assad’s suspected deadly arsenal in and around Damascus; 100 missiles fired by the US-led coalition forces to destroy targets.
Mecca Masjid, Hyderabad

All accused in 2007 Hyderabad Mecca Masjid case acquitted by special court

A special NIA court acquitted all five accused citing lack of evidence in the 2007 blast which killed 9 people and injured 53 others.
NSA Ajit Doval (extreme left) with Chinese Premier Xi Jinping (right)

NSA Ajit Doval holds talks with top Chinese official ahead of key dialogues

The two countries are trying to iron out differences on the CPEC and designation of Masood Azhar as a terrorist by the UN. 
Kuldeep Singh Sengar

Unnao rape case: BJP MLA booked for minor’s rape, probe handed over to CBI

The UP home secretary said the state police would continue the probe until the CBI took up the case, adding that the investigation agency would take a call on Sengar’s arrest.
Mehbooba Mufti

Mehbooba assures PM of fair probe in Kathua case, reiterates trust in state police

The CM, heading a PDP-BJP coalition government, met PM Modi Monday, amid protests in the state over allegations that the crime branch probe was biased and demands for a CBI probe.
Kuldeep Singh Sengar

Unnao survivor tells her story: After raping, he wiped my tears & said he’d get me a job

As the investigation gets underway, the teen said her father’s death had robbed her of hope, while police questioned ‘inconsistencies’ in her account.
Atul Singh Sengar

Don’t cremate body of Unnao gangrape victim’s father, if not done already: HC

A bench of Chief Justice D B Bhosale and Justice Suneet Kumar passed the order taking cognisance of the gangrape case on a letter to the court by senior lawyer Gopal Swaroop Chaturvedi.
Akash Missile

Another setback for Indian missile programme, snag hits quick reaction missile test again

QRSAM tested at Balasore rolled uncontrollably, fell into the Bay of Bengal Monday. This is at least the second failure for the missile in four tests.
BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar

After Unnao teen’s father was thrashed, doctor discharged him, said he was fit for custody

Doctor did not do a full check-up, discharged him with minor first aid. DM calls it lapse and admits he could’ve been saved, family says it’s a conspiracy.
DefExpo

Foreign firms with Indian defence contracts may soon invest in stocks and infrastructure

Defence ministry is working to amend the offsets policy, which mandates investment of at least 30 per cent of value in defence & aerospace manufacturing. New Delhi: Foreign companies who have won a substantial defence...
journalist protest

Indian journalists face a brutal equation: Fight together for press freedoms or perish

The media can disagree, fight and judge each other. But it can survive and thrive only by closing ranks when its first principles are under attack.

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