Lucknow, May 22 (IANS) An Indian Police Service (IPS) officer in Uttar Pradesh has been transferred a staggering 59 times in his careeer, while 43 of his colleagues have been shifted more than 40 times, a Right To Information (RTI) query has revealed. The officers who have been shunted in and out include two directors general of police(DGPs), 14 additional directors general of police (ADGPs), 13 inspectors general of police (IGPs), 10 deputy inspectors general of police (DIGs) and four superintendents of police
Moscow, May 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is developing an advanced target simulation system for its air defence units based on the short-range Pantsyr system, the defence ministry has said. The new system "can launch up to 12 targets in one salvo simulating cruise missiles or multiple rocket launcher rounds," the ministry said
Moscow, May 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) President Vladimir Putin has criticised the state-owned United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) for delay in delivery of warships to the Russian Navy and demanded the shipbuilders to improve efficiency. Established in 2007, the USC is the country's largest shipbuilding and ship repair company.
Beijing, May 22 (IANS) China has appealed for communication with the US on cyber security, Xinhua reported Tuesday. While stressing that cyber security was a global issue, confronting not only America but also China, a foreign ministry spokesperson Hong Lei said: "China proposes stronger cooperation with the United States on cyber security." The statement came during a daily press briefing in response to a question claiming the US governmental organisations and businesses have been victims of cyber attacks by the Chinese military. China has also been victim to cyber attacks, yet it has never accused the US for the issue, said Hong, adding the US has so far not provided solid proof of Chinese hackers.
Damascus, May 22 (IANS) They Syrian government has said that it holds the right to respond to any Israeli violation against its sovereignty. The Syrian foreign ministry, in a letter to the UN, Tuesday complained against the latest Israeli violation which took place earlier, Xinhua reported
Moscow, May 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will decommission and scrap two of the world's largest submarines by 2018, a defence industry source has said. The Severstal and the Arkhangelsk, both Project 841 (Typhoon-class) ballistic-missile submarines, are based at Severodvinsk on the White Sea
Tuticorin, May 21 (IANS) Indian Coast Guard Ship ICGS Vaibhav, the third in the series of 90-meter-class offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) was commissioned Tuesday at Tuticorin by Vice Admiral Anurag G. Thapliyal, the director general of the force. According to an official release, the vessel has been designed and built indigenously and is fitted with the state-of-the-art navigation and communication equipment and sensors.
Agartala, May 21 (IANS) Three militants who had fled from their hideout in Bangladesh along with two CPI-M leaders, who were kidnapped April 1 from Tripura, have surrendered to the security forces, officials said Tuesday.
Jammu, May 21 (IANS) A Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) trooper killed two of his colleagues and injured two others in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar town early Tuesday, police said.
Damascus, May 21 (IANS) A total of 95 people, including 23 Hezbollah members, have been killed in an intense fighting in Syria's Al-Qussair city since Saturday, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Monday.