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Over 600 commandos withdrawn from VVIP duties for anti-terror operations

Over 600 commandos withdrawn from VVIP duties for anti-terror operations

Taking the first step towards gradually reverting to its original role of undertaking counter-terror operations, the National Security Guard (NSG) has pulled out over 600 commandos from its VVIP security unit and used them for the first time during the recent Pathankot attack.

US to provide weapons, aircraft, commandos for NATO: Defence Secretary Ash Carter

The US will contribute weapons, aircraft and forces, including commandos, for NATO's rapid reaction force, Defence Secretary Ash Carter said on Monday, to help Europe defend against security threats, including Russia from the east and violent extremists from the south.

Will create commando force for trains going to Naxal-affected areas: Suresh Prabhu

Union Minister for Railways Suresh Prabhu on Wednesday reportedly said that a special commando force will be created to protect trains going to Naxal affected areas.

Pakistan boat incident: Commandos deployed across Gujarat coastline

Pakistan boat incident: Commandos deployed across Gujarat coastline

Gandhinagar: Days after an explosive-laden boat from Pakistan carrying suspected terrorists exploded after it was intercepted and chased by the officials of the Coast Guard, security across the coastal regions of Gujarat has been tightened, reports said on Monday.

Police foil Naxal attack on cell phone tower in Telangana

Police foil Naxal attack on cell phone tower in Telangana

A group of Maoists fired at a police party in Khammam district of Telangana after security forces foiled their attempt to blast a cell phone tower, police said on Monday.

Anti-Naxal ops: First women commandos team deployed in jungles

 For the first time in the country's history, a special squad of women troops has been deployed deep inside jungles to undertake active and prolonged operations against Naxalites.

Unfit commandos to be removed from Manipur police: DGP

All physically unfit commandos of the Manipur police will be removed from the force to reduce its strength from 1800 to 1600, Director General of Police Mrinal Kanti Das said here on Wednesday.

Three commandos suspended for beating up a patient

Three police commandos were suspended for allegedly beating up a patient and five others, who were accompanying him, on way to a hospital in Bishenpur district of Manipur, police said Tuesday.

Two commandos injured in Naxal encounter

Two commandos were injured in an encounter with Maoists in forest area near Marartola village of the east Maharashtra district.

Commandos beat Naxals in their own game in Maha encounter

Security forces, who killed six Maoists near a village in east Maharashtra, outwitted the Naxals in their own game in the midnight operation.

New-age commandos with high-end weapons for NSG

The force, known as the `black cats`, will churn out close
to 2,000 commandos by 2015-16. They will be independent to operate in a hostile situation.

Guj to set up exclusive centre for training commandos

An exclusive centre to train
commandos on the lines of the National Security Guards (NSG) will soon come up in Kheda district of Gujarat as part of the police upgradation programme initiated by the Central

Indian Navy commandos to get Israeli rifles

The Indian Navy`s elite marine commandos will this month be armed with Israeli assault and rifles that will enhance their operational capability as a force trained for special operations.

British commandos on alert amid terror fears

Govt takes threat of a `Mumbai` on busy British shopping street seriously".

Aus commandos may face charges over Afghan deaths

The men of Australian special forces may face unprecedented charges and a court martial for an incident in Afghanistan last year, in which five children were killed.

Deserter IRB jawan killed by commandos in Manipur

A jawan of 6th India Reserve
Battalion (IRB), who deserted the force`s camp with a service
gun, was shot dead after he was confronted by police commandos
in Imphal East district of Manipur on Saturday, police sources said.

`NSG commandos to be examined via video conference`

The Bombay High Court Friday directed that the special court conducting the 26/11 trial should examine three NSG commandos in-camera through video conference.

IAF in Naxal-hit areas but no `Rambo style offensive’

IAF will deploy its commando units to defend its men & machine in Naxal-hit areas, but is not contemplating a Rambo style offensive against Maoists.

US commandos kill Qaida top commander in Somalia

American commandos killed the most wanted African Islamic militant commander in a daylight raid carried out using helicopters in Somalia.