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US to no longer produce anti-personnel landmines

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 18:48

The United States announced on Friday that it will no longer produce or seek to acquire anti-personnel landmines, deadly weapons that the United Nations says results in many civilian casualties.

Landmines recovered during anti-Naxal ops Jharkhand

Last Updated: Thursday, November 07, 2013, 00:53

Security forces recovered six landmines during an anti-Naxal operation in Tebo jungle in adjoining West Singhbhum district, a senior police officer said.

Two powerful landmines seized by security forces from Jharkhand

Last Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013, 16:46

Two powerful landmines were recovered and a PLFI training camp destroyed following an encounter between the security personnel and ultra outfit PLFI in Jilingburu jungle of naxal-hit Khunti district, police said

Maoist landmines defused in Jharkhand forests

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 19:29

Day after a CoBRA battalion jawan was killed in an encounter in Naxal-hit West Singhbhum district, security personnel Wednesday recovered as many as seven powerful landmines from the area.

Prince Harry "irritated" by delays in clearing landmines

Last Updated: Sunday, August 18, 2013, 14:48

Prince Harry has a "bee in his bonnet" that some nations which supplied landmines are not helping with the clearance effort, a cause championed by his late mother, Princess Diana.

Israel clears landmines near its sea port

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 10:12

An operation to clear minefields near Israel`s Red Sea port of Eilat has been successfully completed, Israel`s defence ministry announced Monday.

Six landmines recovered from Saranda forest

Last Updated: Friday, July 05, 2013, 21:35

Security personnel recovered six landmines during combing operation in Maoist-affected Saranda forest under Chotanagara police station.

Three landmines recovered in Jharkhand

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 21:07

Police recovered three landmines in Jharkhand`s Chatra district Wednesday and foiled the Maoists` attempt to blow up vehicles of security forces.

BSF jawans recover two live landmines in Odisha

Last Updated: Sunday, March 03, 2013, 13:23

Two live landmines were recovered by Border Security Force jawans during anti-Maoist operation in Odisha`s Koraput district, police said.

Two landmines recovered in Jharkhand

Last Updated: Saturday, February 02, 2013, 14:24

Two landmines and explosives were recovered from Jharkhand`s Ramgarah district on Saturday.

Two landmines recovered in Jharkhand

Last Updated: Saturday, February 02, 2013, 13:53

Two landmines and explosives were recovered from Jharkhand`s Ramgarah district on Saturday, police said.

Three landmines seized in Odisha

Last Updated: Monday, January 28, 2013, 19:05

Three powerful landmines planted by Maoists apparently targeting the police were seized by security personnel in the district on Monday.