CISF trains its personnel in special 'one-minute drills'

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.

Stop giving security to tainted ministers: SP leader to PM Modi

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.

Swaraj`s Vietnam visit: Trade, defence and security tops agenda

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 video shows conversion of Yazidis to Islam

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.

Massive security cover in Delhi to ensure hitch-free Independence Day

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.

Security tightened ahead of Independence day in West Bengal

Security has been tightened in the metropolis and bordering districts of West Bengal on Thursday on the eve of Independence day, police sources said.

Governor of Iraq`s Sunni heartland secures US support against militants

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 mass near town north of Baghdad

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.

Iraqi army, militants clash west of Baghdad

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.

Security beefed up for Independence Day in Mizoram

Security has been beefed up in Mizoram, specially in the capital town of Aizawl ahead of the 68th Independence Day on Thursday.

Massive security cover for Independence Day in national capital

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.

Security beefed up in Valley for Independence Day

A security blanket has been thrown around vital installations and checking intensified across Kashmir Valley ahead of Independence day to thwart any attempt by militants to disrupt the celebrations.

Tight security in Punjab, Haryana ahead of I-Day

Security has been tightened across Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh ahead of Independence Day celebrations.

Security beefed up in Tripura before Independence Day

Security has been beefed up in Tripura for peaceful observance of Independence Day and to thwart any possible attacks from insurgents, police said on Monday.

J&K Police chief reviews security scenario ahead of Independence Day

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.

Rangers to protect Pak PM house amid anti-govt protest

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.

Nawaz Sharif calls National Security conference tomorrow

Days ahead of two major anti-government protests in the Pakistani capital, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has summoned a meeting to discuss the key security issues facing the country.

Japan`s security fears grow as neighbours build up arms

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.

Army takes over security of Pakistani capital from today

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.

Task force set up after plane shot down

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.