Firearm

Assam minister violates law, enters Kaziranga with firearm

Assam Forest Minister Atuwa Munda entered the Kaziranga National Park - a world heritage site famous for one-horned rhinos - with a firearm dangling from his waist, "violating" the wildlife act.

Apr 11, 2015, 21:26 PM IST

We misinformed PM over Sydney gunman''s firearm licence: Police

 The Australian Federal Police (AFP) have conceded that they misinformed Prime Minister Tony Abbott about whether Sydney siege gunman Man Haron Monis held a firearms licence.

Dec 18, 2014, 16:38 PM IST

Firearms used by Napoleon`s Army found in waters off Egypt

Russian experts have found several rifles and pistols dating back to the 18th century in the depths of the Mediterranean near the port of Alexandria, Egyptian Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damati said.

Jun 24, 2014, 14:21 PM IST

Brazil`s firearm sales reach record high

The number of new guns legally sold in Brazil shot up in the last eight years, growing from 5,161 in 2004 to a record 31,500 in 2012, a media report said.

May 13, 2013, 14:33 PM IST

Restricting police from carrying firearms ill-conceived: BJP

Describing Omar government`s order of restricting security personnel from carrying lethal weapons while on duty, BJP said that order was passed in total disregard of principles of security deployment.

Mar 23, 2013, 17:08 PM IST

Maha: Firearm recovered in Gadchiroli

A gun and live cartridges were recovered from a spot where suspected Naxals had gathered for a meeting here in East Maharashtra, police said.

Sep 26, 2012, 23:53 PM IST

Undertrial shot at by inmate in clash at court lock-up

An undertrial was injured inside a court complex lock-up as he entered into an argument with another inmate who opened fired on him.

Sep 26, 2012, 17:54 PM IST

Another woman in terror-linked arrest in UK

The Metropolitan Police arrested a woman in relation to an ongoing counter-terrorism operation.

Jul 07, 2012, 14:46 PM IST

More terror arrests in UK as Olympic Games draw near

Stepping up vigil ahead of the Olympic Games here, British police announced that 7 men have been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offenses.

Jul 06, 2012, 15:49 PM IST

RPSF constable dies as firearm goes off accidentally

A Railway Protection Special Force constable on election security duty in neighbouring Sivaganga District was killed when his firearm went off
accidentally on Saturday, police said.

May 14, 2011, 15:07 PM IST

Firearms racket busted, 17 held

Seventeen persons,
including private security agency guards, were arrested and 19
firearms recovered at Adityapur in Saraikela-Kharswan district
in past three days as police busted an illegal arms racket.

Jun 08, 2010, 16:31 PM IST