Saturday, 1 October, 2022
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Topic: NIA

Kashmir separatist Yasin Malik convicted in 2017 terror-funding case days after pleading guilty

Yasin Malik had last Tuesday told court he was not contesting the charges against him and was 'ready to face whatever is next'.

‘Ready to face whatever’s next’: What Yasin Malik said about guilty plea in terror-funding case

‘Friend of the court’, advocate Akhand Pratap Singh, says he tried to make Malik understand consequences of pleading guilty, but he made up his mind not to face trial.

‘Give Gautam Navlakha speedy trial, bail,’ says rights body, wants NIA off Bhima Koregaon case

Delhi-based civil liberties group Peoples Union for Democratic Rights seeks immediate bail and fair trial for all accused in Bhima Koregaon case, calls for repeal of UAPA.

10x rise in heroin seizures, Gujarat tells drug panel, wants Coast Guard to track with drones

At meeting of Narco Coordination Centre, chaired by Amit Shah, Gujarat admits it's facing challenges. Karnataka & Maharashtra flag problem of foreigners overstaying their visa.

NIA arrests gallantry awardee IPS officer for ‘leaking sensitive documents’ to Lashkar-e-Taiba

Arvind Digvijay Negi, who had served in the NIA for over a decade, was on the agency’s radar for a year and was called for questioning twice last year.

NIA team to visit Germany to probe SFJ operative Multani for ‘planning attacks on India’

NIA says 'no reports on Multani’s involvement in the Ludhiana court blast yet', adds that he had never been on their radar earlier. Punjab Police, however, have a record of him.

NIA seeks urgent hearing of its plea in SC against default bail granted to Sudha Bharadwaj

Bhardwaj, arrested on 28 August 2018 is one of the several activists in the Bhima Koregaon case, booked under provisions of UAPA for an alleged conspiracy to topple the Modi govt.

Death sentence for 4 convicts in Patna serial blast case, 2 get life imprisonment

The blasts back in 2013, left six dead at the venue of an election rally in Patna addressed by PM Modi, who was then the Gujarat chief minister and BJP's prime ministerial candidate.

Alarmed by civilian murders, NIA and J&K police target terrorist aides, detain 800

Spate of civilian killings has come as a reminder of peak-militancy days in Kashmir in 1989 and 1990, when thousands of Kashmiri Pandits were forced to flee the Valley.

14 benami SIM cards, 5 cars, Nagpur ammo: How Sachin Waze planned ‘super cop’ conspiracy

Sachin Waze, now dismissed from Mumbai Police, was looking to ‘regain his lost glory’, NIA says in probe into recovery of explosives outside Mukesh Ambani’s home.

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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.

Defence

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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