Police sources said the is significant as the Sarthal area has not seen militant activities since early 2000. Sarthal is located on the border of Bhaderwah in the hilly Doda district, which recently saw militant activities.
The Border Security Force (BSF) seized two Pakistan-made grenades,one pistol,two magazines,50 rounds of ammunition and 13 packets of contraband,suspected to be heroin worth Rs 65 crore,in Ferozepur sector today.
It was a disaster waiting to happen. For six years,five containers of munition a mix of ammunition and war material weighing nearly 50 tonnes lay dangerously unattended at two dry ports in Dhandri Kalan in Ludhiana.
Siliguri, Feb 18 (ANI): The Siliguri Police seized 18 kilograms of gold from three people after intercepting their car in Siliguri on Wednesday. Acting on a tip-off, police caught the smugglers passing by Salugara Monastery. The police recovered 13 thousand USD and a pistol with ammunition from them. When they (smugglers) and the car were searched, 18 bars of gold weighing 1kilogram each, total 18kilograms gold, 13 thousand USD, and one improvised pipe gun with two round of ammunition is what we have found. In India, smugglers risk a jail term of up to seven years, although such a penalty is rare and the main deterrent is confiscation of the gold. When the country first started stifling gold imports in 2013 to tackle a widening trade deficit, smugglers went to the extent of getting human mules to swallow nuggets or hiding gold bars in dead cows.
New Delhi, Jan 07 (ANI): Confirming that the Indian Consulate in Mazar-e-Sharif was indeed the target of a terrorist strike, the Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Vikas Swarup on Thursday said the reports received from the Afghan authorities on January 6 indicate that the armed terrorists attacked with heavy ammunition. Swarup also said it lasted till the night of January 4 when the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) were able to eliminate the four terrorists, who had been holed up in a building near the Consulate.