The CISF, which guards vital public installations like airports, nuclear and aerospace premises across the country, has begun training its troops in a new 'one-minute' skill which aims to enhance their reflex skills and sharpness to respond to a threat situation.
Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Rajesh Dixit said here on Wednesday that after listening to the Supreme Court's verdict on tainted ministers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government should keep such ministers away from politics rather than giving them security.
Keen to bolster India`s bilateral ties with the strategically-important Vietnam, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will on Monday undertake a series of meetings with the top leadership here focusing on connectivity, trade, defence and security cooperation.
Islamic State, a militant group that witnesses and officials say has executed hundreds of members of Iraq`s Yazidis, has released a video that seeks to show it enlightened hundreds of members of the religious minority by converting them to Islam.
With Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivering his maiden Independence Day speech without a bullet-proof shield and thousands of people in attendance, to ensure an incident-free event was a greater challenge this time around for security agencies.
The governor of Iraq`s Sunni heartland Anbar Province said he has asked for and secured U.S. support in the battle against Islamic State militants because opponents of the group may not have the stamina for a long fight.
Islamic State militants are massing near the Iraqi town of Qara Tappa, 122 km (73 miles) north of Baghdad, security sources and a local official said, in an apparent bid to broaden their front with Kurdish peshmerga fighters.
Clashes between Iraqi troops and Sunni militants west of Baghdad killed at least four children on Friday as the United Nations announced its highest level of emergency for the Arab country`s humanitarian crisis in the wake of the onslaught by the extremist Islamic State group.
Thousands of armed security personnel kept a hawk-eyed vigil over the capital, especially around the Red Fort and surrounding areas where Prime Minister Narendra Modi unfurled the national flag and delivered his maiden Independence Day address to the nation.
In view of the Independence Day, Jammu and Kashmir Police Chief K Rajendra Kumar has reviewed the security situation in the Jammu region and stressed upon effective coordination among officials for maintaining the law and order.
Pakistan government today called in paramilitary forces to protect the palatial residence of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif here, amid fears that the supporters of anti-government cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri may attack his house.
Japan finds itself surrounded by a worsening security environment as North Korea pushes forward with missile development and China and Russia step up military activity in the region, Japan`s Defence Ministry said.
Pakistan government on Friday handed over the security of capital Islamabad to the army for three months under a controversial decision taken recently, days ahead of a major anti-government rally by Imran Khan`s party.
The United Nations agency that governs civil aviation says it is setting up a task force aimed at improving security measures in the wake of the shoot-down of a Malaysia Airlines jet over eastern Ukraine.