According to the latest data of the National Crime Records Bureau, the number of people caught while trying to cross the border and illegally emigrate to Bangladesh from India has increased by over 50%. A total of 2,971 people were arrested by the Border Security Force in 2018 as compared to 1,800 in 2017.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday flagged off the 51st K-9 Vajra-T gun at the Larsen and Toubro Armoured Systems Complex in Surat. The gun weighs 50 tonnes and can fire 47kg bombs at 43-kilometre distant targets.
Crux of the Matter
According to the order issued by the aviation ministry, “Any unregistered drone operated beyond January 31 will invite penal action.” Operating unregistered drones violates the norms prescribed by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).
Crux of the Matter
“Terrorism is here to stay so long as there are going to be states that are going to sponsor terrorism and they are going to use terrorists as proxies, make weapons available to them, make funding for them, then we can’t control terrorism. We’ve to bring an end to terrorism and that can only happen the way Americans started after 9/11. They said let’s go on a spree on global war on terror. To do that you have to isolate the terrorists. Anybody who is sponsoring terrorism has to be taken to task. Any country which is sponsoring terrorism has to be taken to task. I feel one of the measures adopted is of blacklisting by Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is one good measure. Diplomatic isolation, you have to do this.”
Chief of Defence Staff, Bipin Rawat
The indigenously built naval variant of Tejas aircraft developed by DRDO made its first landing on the deck of INS Vikramaditya on 12th January 2020. The light combat aircraft took off from the ‘ski-jump’ deck of the aircraft carrier.