Bulletproof jackets: Govt to float int`l proposals

Government will soon float
international proposals for procuring bullet proof jackets
complying with latest benchmarks for protection of troops
under the command of the Home Ministry.

Paramilitary facing shortage of 85,000 bulletproof jackets

The government Tuesday said
central paramilitary forces were facing a shortage of more
than 85,000 bullet proof jackets.

Yarn for bulletproof jackets gets excise, customs relief

The Finance Ministry has exempted a special kind of yarn used to manufacture bulletproof jackets meant for the armed and police forces from
excise and customs duties.

Trials of bulletproof jackets again come under scanner

The procurement of 59,000 bullet
proof jackets for central police forces is under cloud for the
second time following complaints of alleged violations of the
Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in testing the jackets.

Better evidence collection from crime spot needed: Experts

The missing bulletproof vest of Maharashtra ATS chief Hemant Karkare, killed during the 26/11 terror attacks here, has thrown up several questions regarding crime scene management.