More than 20 killed in suicide attack in Kabul

More than 20 killed in suicide attack in Kabul

100 NDRF personnel to rush to Kashmir Valley

New Delhi, Mar 29 (PTI) Two NDRF teams comprising 100 personnel will be rushed to Jammu and Kashmir tomorrow as part of contingency measures in the wake of the flood alert in the state.

No proposal to reduce retirement age from 60 to 58 years: Centre

There is no proposal to reduce the retirement age of employees from 60 to 58 years, the Centre said on Thursday even as it noted that 78 percent of its total wage bill of over Rs one lakh crore is spent on three departments-- railways, home and defence (civil).

Goa CM Parsekar allocates portfolios

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Saturday allocated portfolios to his ministers.

Clashes kill 21 Iraqi troops south of Baghdad

Iraqi officials say heavy clashes between security forces and Sunni insurgents have killed at least 21 troops south of Baghdad.

"China`s army eases curbs to draw more educated recruits"

China`s military is setting its sights on better educated entrants, relaxing height, weight and vision requirements while cutting back on candidates without high school diplomas, the China Daily said on Tuesday.

Govt yet to assess staff requirement of proposed Lokpal

Government has so far not carried out a full assessment of the personnel that will be required to staff the proposed institution of Lokpal.

BSF suspends eight personnel after video surfaces

BSF has suspended eight jawans after a video, showing a man being stripped, kicked and beaten in West Bengal`s Murshidabad was aired on some channels.

Paramilitary to remain in West Bengal for now

Nearly 15,000 central paramilitary
personnel currently deployed in West Bengal are unlikely to be
withdrawn soon as they are being engaged in the recovery of
illegal arms and to check post-poll violence.

Army chopper with four personnel goes missing in Sikkim

An Army helicopter, with two pilots
and two soldiers, on Thursday went missing while flying over north
Sikkim, triggering concerns over the fate of the machine and
the personnel.

Centre sends 30,000 paramilitary personnel to West Bengal

The Centre has dispatched 30,000
paramilitary force personnel to West Bengal to assist the
local authorities in ensuring free, fair and peaceful Assembly
elections next month.

24 CISF personnel get Police medals

24 CISF personnel, who have
rendered services in securing various government installations
and providing anti-fire expertise, were on Tuesday awarded the
President`s police medal for meritorious and distinguished

Araria firing: 2 SSB personnel suspended, 5 arrested

Two Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) men
were on Tuesday suspended and five others arrested in connection
with yesterday`s firing by security personnel in which four
villagers were killed in Bihar`s Araria district.

1,000 more personnel for Delhi Traffic Police

Delhi Traffic Police will soon
get an additional 1,000 personnel taking its strength to over
6,600, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

0ver 200 CRPF, BSF personnel have committed suicide since 2007

More than 200 BSF and CRPF
personnel have committed suicide owing to reasons like
depression, marital discord and financial issues in the last
four years, government said on Wednesday.

25 poll personnel injured in Bhagalpur

At least 25 poll personnel,
were injured when a bus collided with a truck near Sahu
Parbatta police station in Bihar`s Bhagalpur district on Friday,
police sources said.

Civil and police personnel trapped due to floods

Several civil and police personnel
have been trapped at Raibari Mahua in Bihar`s West Champaran
district due to flash floods caused by turbulent Gandak.

Nepal Army to recruit around 3,500 personnel

Nepal Army plans to recruit
some 3,500 personnel after the Supreme Court cleared legal
hurdles for new appointment which were opposed by the Maoists.

Over 9000 personnel left paramilitary in 2010

Over 9,000 personnel have left
central paramilitary forces this year owing to reasons varying
from domestic problems to deployment in remote and difficult
terrains, besides VRS schemes and death or disability.