Three men in Uttar Pradesh held for supplying illegal firearms, bullet proof jackets to criminals

The alleged arms suppliers had kept three bullet proof jackets and two pistols in a closed dhaba in Jansath area that were recovered.

published on : 28th October 2020

UN arms embargoes on Iran expire despite US objections

The United Nations banned Iran from buying major foreign weapon systems in 2010 amid tensions over its nuclear program. An earlier embargo targeted Iranian arms exports.

published on : 18th October 2020

Anirban Lahiri grinds it out in swirling conditions, stays at T-7th at Sanderson Farms

Lahiri was 8-under 136 through 36 holes as Keegan Bradley (65) shot a brilliant 65 to get to 13-under and led the field by two.

published on : 3rd October 2020

Illegal shrimp farms demolished in Odisha's Kendrapara

District fisheries officer Mamata Mohapatra said 729 shrimp farmers in the district have registered their farms, spread over 1,400-acre land, as per norms. The rest of the farms are illegal. 

published on : 30th September 2020

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh approves capital acquisition of more than Rs 2200 crore

Among other changes, the armed forces will now be allowed to take a variety of equipment on lease with an aim to cut down acquisition time as well as costs.

published on : 28th September 2020

Small, sustainable and still voguish: Weddings amid a pandemic

As the government has capped the upper limit of the guest-list at a wedding to 100, Gupta talks about the services and precautions concerning this.

published on : 22nd September 2020

Poultry farms cause pollution, can't be exempted from regulation: NGT

The tribunal said sustainable development is a part of the right to life and the state authorities are under obligation to protect the environment.

published on : 19th September 2020

US threatens sanctions over arms trade with Iran

"We will return to the US to re-impose sanctions so that the arms embargo will become permanent next week," Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said at a press briefing

published on : 17th September 2020

Seaside villagers in Odisha up in arms against illegal prawn farms  

Besides, the illegal prawn farms also pose a direct threat to the nearby rich mangrove forests.

published on : 11th September 2020

Two 'suspects' arrested after recovery of arms, ammunition from truck on Jammu-Srinagar highway

He said the security forces recovered one AK rifle with two magazines, one M4 US carbine with three magazines and six Chinese pistols.

published on : 9th September 2020

Tamil Nadu emu farming scam: Three convicted, fined Rs 56 lakh

The convicts are J Padmanaban (40) from Pachapalayam near Sultanpet, S Jayakumar (39) from Kondampatti, and D Rajasekaran (38) from EB Colony in Vadavalli.

published on : 8th September 2020

Germany, Israel agree continued Iran arms embargo important

With a current U.N. arms embargo on Iran due to expire on Oct. 18, Israeli Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi told reporters in Berlin an extension was needed.

published on : 27th August 2020

Jatadhari river awaits de-siltation, locals suffer

Nearly 25,000 ha of paddy crops across Balikuda, Erasama, Tirtol, Raghunathpur, Biridi and Jagatsinghpur blocks are inundated due to non-drainage of rainwater.

published on : 27th August 2020

Want arms licence in Ludhiana? Plant 10 saplings

Patiala Divisional Commissioner Chander Gaind launched the 'Tree for Gun' scheme, aimed to check depleting groundwater by planting saplings.

published on : 25th August 2020

Iran's Hassan Rouhani hopeful US arms embargo push will fail

Rouhani's remarks came after Iran's ambassador to the United Nations said the US would have to redraft its proposed resolution.

published on : 12th August 2020
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