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Madhya Pradesh: Govt mandates clicking selfies with planted trees for gun license in Gwalior

"Gun license seekers will need to plant at least ten saplings. If the person does not own land, the administration has earmarked revenue land where he or she can plant saplings," said an official.

Jun 02, 2019, 17:49 PM IST

Walmart raises minimum age for buying firearms to 21

Walmart said it goes beyond federal law by requiring customers to pass a background check before purchasing any firearm.

Mar 01, 2018, 07:07 AM IST

Brazilian arms dealer indicted in the US for illegal exports

  One of Brazil's top arms dealers has been charged in the United States with illegally exporting firearms, accessories and ammunition.

Feb 28, 2018, 13:38 PM IST

Indian sportspersons exempted from weapon-handling charges: IndiGo

IndiGo charges a passenger an amount of Rs 5,000 for carrying a weapon as check-in baggage, as per its website.

Jan 01, 2018, 23:00 PM IST

Unani medicine practitioner arrested for illegal possession of firearms

The AEC found two 7.65 bore pistols with magazines, two countrymade revolvers, one six chambers 0.32 bore revolver, two extra magazines of 7.65 bore pistol, 39 live cartridges of 7.65 bore, 22 live cartridges of 8MM and six live cartridges of .32 bore from Shaikh.

Aug 19, 2017, 13:27 PM IST

Pentagon softens rules on carrying of firearms in US

The Pentagon has softened rules on US troops carrying firearms while at government facilities, an action prompted by a series of deadly attacks on uniformed personnel.

Nov 22, 2016, 23:39 PM IST

Facebook blocks unlicensed gun sales

Facebook has banned people using the social network for unlicensed gun sales after pressure from anti-gun violence groups alarmed over the ease with which firearms are sold online in the United States.


Jan 30, 2016, 17:15 PM IST

Police bust land grabbing gang being operated from Tihar Jail

The Crime Branch of Delhi Police has busted a land-grabbing gang being operated from Tihar Jail and arrested two of its active members.

Dec 26, 2014, 18:05 PM IST

Norway arms police over increased terror threat

Norway will give its usually unarmed police force firearms for the next month in response to the "likely" risk of a terrorist attack, the police said Tuesday. 

Nov 25, 2014, 19:47 PM IST

13 held, 17 firearms seized in Thane ahead of polls

Thirteen persons were arrested and 17 firearms seized in a pre-election swoop against offenders in Thane, police said Tuesday.

Sep 30, 2014, 15:49 PM IST

Russia transfer of rocket system to Ukraine rebels imminent: Pentagon

The Pentagon said the transfer of heavy-caliber multiple-launch rocket systems from Russia to Ukrainian separatists appeared to be imminent with the arms close enough to the border they could be handed over "potentially today."

Jul 26, 2014, 00:41 AM IST

Barack Obama directs new gun background check measures

The Obama administration proposed two new gun control regulations aimed at clarifying restrictions on gun ownership for the mentally ill and strengthening a database used for background checks before firearm purchases.

Jan 04, 2014, 09:38 AM IST

Search operations against Maoists yield huge piles of firearms

Three Maoists were on Thursday arrested and a huge haul of arms and ammunition, including 100 grenades and 1,325 SLRs, recovered during an intensive operation launched by the Special Task Force of Bihar Police.

Nov 21, 2013, 14:51 PM IST

Batla encounter: Accused refutes police theory on firearms

Suspected IM operative Shahzad Ahmad claimed before a court that Delhi police Inspector MC Sharma was not killed by bullet from his gun.

Jul 19, 2013, 21:45 PM IST

US Secret Service arrests man with firearms near White House

US Secret Service has arrested a man from across the street near the White House for carrying an unlicensed pistol and other fire arms.

Jul 17, 2013, 16:28 PM IST

Police seize sophisticated firearms in two separate incidents

In two separate cases, the city police confiscated seven sophisticated firearms, including a foreign made 9 mm carbine machine gun and 17 rounds after arresting three suppliers.

Jun 10, 2013, 23:07 PM IST

Police arrest ultra, destroy Maoist camp in Odisha jungle

Security personnel on Sunday destroyed a Maoist camp during a joint raid in the dense forest of Odisha`s Ganjam district.

Apr 14, 2013, 19:32 PM IST

US gun ban would protect more than 2,200 firearms

US President Barack Obama has called for restoring a ban on military-style assault weapons and limiting the size of ammunition magazines.

Feb 18, 2013, 20:07 PM IST

Over 100 weapons found after prison riot in Venezuela

The Venezuelan government has announced that authorities confiscated 106 firearms, along with assorted illegal drugs, at the Uribana prison.

Feb 08, 2013, 11:20 AM IST

Authorities ask nomads to deposit firearms

Authorities in Bandipora district of north Kashmir have asked nomads moving into Gurez and Tulail areas near LoC to deposit their licensed firearms .

Aug 02, 2012, 15:37 PM IST