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7 maoists killed in Chhattisgarh encounter, huge cache of weapons seized

Further details are awaited as search operations are still on, Deputy Inspector General (anti-Maoist operations) Sundarraj P said.

03 Aug 2019 12:22 PM

Cambodia buying 'tens of thousands' of Chinese weapons: PM Hun Sen

Hun Sen said USD 40 million had been spent this year on top of a total amount of USD 290 million in previous arms deals with China.

29 Jul 2019 1:50 PM

Cops to check violation of rules in issuing weapon licenses to U'khand sacked BJP MLA

This comes after Champion on Thursday wrote to Uttarakhand Police seeking security at his residence.

12 Jul 2019 8:56 AM

Donald Trumps gives approval to sell arms worth USD 8 billion to Saudi, UAE

Donald Trump's administration on Friday bypassed Congress to sell USD 8.1 billion in arms to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies.

25 May 2019 8:49 AM

US sanction almost USD 6 bn in weapons sales to Middle-East allies

The US State Department has approved a possible USD 6 billion worth of weapons sales to Bahrain and the UAE in three separate packages.

04 May 2019 8:42 AM


A loaded legacy

The man who gifted the rare weapon along with 25 bullets and a medal minted by the British police on the 200th birth anniversary of Sir Robert Peel.

24 Apr 2019 12:32 AM

BJP worker sent to judicial custody after seizure of weapons from shop

As many as 170 types of weapons worth around Rs 1.86 lakh were seized.

16 Jan 2019 7:14 PM

Durga Puja 2018: Here's what the 10 weapons of the Goddess signify

The ten arms of Lord Durga symbolize that she protects her devotees from all directions namely the eight corners and from sky and earth.

16 Oct 2018 10:24 AM

Weapons of survival

Young women give us a sneak peek into the equipment they carry to protect themselves during untoward situations.

15 Oct 2018 12:03 AM

Wi-Fi can now detect weapons and bombs

Next steps include trying to boost accuracy in detecting objects by imaging their shapes and estimating liquid volumes.

15 Aug 2018 6:05 PM


J&K constable dies in bid to foil weapon-snatching by militants

Reports said that a group of gunmen appeared in Budgam’s Soibug area and tried to force their entry into a police guard-post.

12 May 2018 4:30 AM

68 per cent arms 'vintage': Army official says Budget 2018 'dashed' hopes

'Budget 2018-19 has dashed our hopes and most of what has been achieved has actually received a little setback,' Lt Gen Chand said.

14 Mar 2018 8:46 AM

China has arrived before time: Rawat calls for military modernisation

Last week, China unveiled its largest defence spending increase in three years, setting an 8.1 per cent growth target this year.

14 Mar 2018 8:19 AM

Insecurities fuelling boom

Flow of weapons from arms manufacturers to importing states has risen the fastest in the past decade.

28 Feb 2018 3:07 AM

Russian police on trail of weapons cache find crocodile

Pictures released by police showed the animal sitting in the dark, in a shallow muddy pool.

23 Jan 2018 10:54 AM


Instagram receives flak for account selling knives disguised as combs, lipsticks

Under UK's knife crime laws, importing of such knives in the UK is illegal.

21 Jan 2018 7:59 PM

Men arrested for planning to kill member of rival gang while in custody

The Special Cell of the Delhi Police has been keeping a watch on the illegal activities of different gangs.

11 Dec 2017 3:45 PM

UN panel agrees to move ahead with debate on ‘killer robots”

Advocacy groups warned about the threats posed by such “killer robots” and aired a chilling video illustrating their possible uses.

18 Nov 2017 5:43 PM

North Korea's 'reckless' missile launch over Japan escalates tension

South Korea's military didn't immediately confirm whether the North Korean missile was fired from Pyongyang's airport.

29 Aug 2017 9:23 AM

Tech leaders warn against 'Pandora's box' of robotic weapons

More than 100 robotics and AI leaders including Elon Musk are urging the UN to take action against the dangers of autonomous weapons

21 Aug 2017 2:06 PM