Thursday, 27 January, 2022

Topic: IED

Alert flower seller saved the day at Ghazipur mandi, IED was ‘meant to cause maximum damage’

IED found in Delhi’s Ghazipur flower market contained RDX and ammonium nitrate, could have caused ‘heavy damage to life and property’. No one has claimed responsibility.

Major incident averted as security forces detect IED in J&K’s Budgam

The IED was detected during a search operation by the Army and police Monday in an area close to several sensitive defence and civilian installations, including Srinagar airport.

Petrol bombs hurled at Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma’s residence on Independence Day

No one was injured in the incident that occurred Sunday night even as curfew is in place in Shillong over vandalism and arson in the state capital and nearby areas on 15 August.

J&K police shoots down drone carrying 5 kg IED material in border belt of Jammu

After receiving information on drone flying over border belt of Kanachak along the International Border, a quick reaction team shot it down Thursday night, police official said.

Security forces destroy IED planted by militants in J&K’s Kulgam district

An IED was spotted under a chinar tree on the outskirts of village Damjan in Kashmir's Qazigund area, which was neutralised and destroyed in-situ.

Possible Naxal attack foiled as Chhatisgarh police, CRPF recover ‘powerful’ IED in Sukma

The IED was buried close to a tree on the side of the road near Penta village, which goes through dense forests.

On Camera


Imran Khan, chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, in Lahore | Asad Zaidi/Bloomberg

Imran Khan is losing the plot. Someone’s chair is about to be pulled again

There is ‘tamasha’ going on in Pakistan. And Imran Khan is having a visible meltdown, while Nawaz Sharif is bemoaning a dead leopard.
Representational image | Photo: Pixabay

India’s economic indicators flash early warning signs for rebound

While the needle on a dial measuring the so-called ‘Animal Spirits’ remained stable, top producers signaled weakness as 2021 wound down.


The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.