In a major success against Maoists, BSF personnel have seized huge quantities of explosives, IED and other materials hidden by the ultras in a forest in Mathili area of Odisha's Malkangiri district, officials said today.
Police have launched an exercise to collect licenced arms in the city ahead of Maharashtra Assembly polls due on October 15, a drive which has led to 288 weapons being surrendered so far even as it cracked down on people with criminal antecedents.
The British government will send a consignment of heavy machine guns and ammunition worth 1.6 million pounds (2.6 million dollars) to Iraqi government to help fight the Islamic State (IS), the British defence ministry said Tuesday.
The U.N. peacekeeping chief strongly denied on Wednesday allegations from the Philippines` army chief that Filipino peacekeepers in the Golan Heights were ordered to surrender their weapons to Islamist militants who had trapped them.
Two days ahead of Independence Day, security forces on Wednesday scuttled a probable militant plan to carry out an attack by seizing a large cache of arms and ammunition, including two assault rifles and a pistol, in Baramulla district of north Kashmir, police said today.
Britain is still exporting arms and military equipment to Russia, according to a parliamentary report released on Wednesday just hours after Prime Minister David Cameron rapped France for selling weapons to Moscow.
A representative of Iraq`s most influential Shi`ite cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, urged people in a sermon at Friday prayers to take up arms and defend their country from mostly Sunni insurgents.