Thursday, 18 August, 2022
TopicAbduction

Topic: abduction

Army has contacted Chinese PLA over ‘abduction’ of 5 men from Arunachal border, says Rijiju

Army has sent a hotline message and is awaiting a response, after 5 men were allegedly abducted from near the India-China border in Upper Subansiri district.

The cost of speaking truth to power in Imran Khan’s Naya Pakistan — you might not return home

Since 1992, 61 journalists, including the likes of The Wall Street Journal’s Daniel Pearl have been killed in Pakistan while performing their duties.

Bihar DGP named in 2012 abduction case accused of intimidating petitioner, victim’s family

Petitioner Abhishek Ranjan says his family was threatened, while victim’s father alleges DGP Gupteshwar Pandey is maligning his elder daughter's character.

Outrage in Punjab over Sikh girl’s ‘abduction’ in Pakistan, Amarinder wants Imran to act

Akalis issue ultimatum to Pakistani govt that Sikhs in Pakistan will protest in Lahore Saturday if the girl is not released by Friday night.

One in four girls fears being abducted, assaulted or raped in public places: Survey

The survey shows one in three adolescent boys believes girls should be careful about clothes and slapping a woman isn’t violence.

On Camera

YourTurn

Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

IAF Su-30 MKI aircraft | Twitter | @DefencePRO_Guj

Russian defence industry team to visit India soon for talks on upgrading IAF’s Sukhoi fleet

Upgrades would include more better radar & integration of electronic warfare abilities. Russia also hopeful of inking deal with India to supply 12 more Su-30 MKIs and 21 MiG-29s.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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