NEW DELHI: The Army has voiced concern over a proposal by the Home Ministry to bring the Assam Rifles under its operational control, saying such a move will seriously jeopardise surveillance over the country’s sensitive border with China when it has been ramping up military infrastructure along the frontiers with India.
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E-cigarettes Banned To Prevent Youth From Intoxication: Modi
PM says the scourge and this obnoxious habit should not become rooted in society
RBI To The Rescue
Arjavi Indraneesh discusses RBI’s TAT mechanism and compensation in the wake of increasing transaction failures and resulting adversity on customer’s account
Out Of Space
Environmental and anthropogenic factors have not just degraded elephant habitats but also left them stressed leading to a change in their social behaviour.
‘Shifting Assam Rifles' OPS Control To HM Will Impact Vigil Along China Border'
Army seeks Defence ministry’s intervention.
‘I Always Want To Be Relatable'
The 28-year-old actor says, even after becoming a Bollywood actor, he feels he is not tailor-made for the profession.
South Bengal Braces For Heavy Rainfall, Intensity To Reduce From Tuesday
KOLKATA: The Alipore weather office on Sunday predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in three districts of South Bengal and medium rainfall in the rest of the districts including Kolkata, in the next 24 hours. The intensity of rainfall will reduce from Tuesday.
‘India, Russia Want To Diversify, Strengthen Bilateral Relations'
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said he looks forward to discussing regional and international issues of mutual interest with Russian President Vladimir Putin during his visit to Vladivostok to attend the Eastern Economic Forum.
The Dictum On Desertification
With land being at the core of fighting climate change which is certain to hurt all sections eventually, UNCCD COP14 presents an opportunity.
Teen Birth Control Use Linked To Adult Depression
Millions of women worldwide use oral contraceptives and they are particularly popular among teenagers, the study revealed.
Sonia To Decide On Next MP Cong Chief: Scindia
Scindia had lost the race of CM to Nath narrowly after the Congress came to power in the state in Dec last year after 15 years of BJP rule.
Captivated By Copper
Soldiers’ Discovery Leads to a Century of Mining at Pearl Handle Open Pit
It wasn’t in my power to mend a broken heart, but I sent needle and thread, with chocolates for good measure
The Christmas Clock
It was December 2012, a week before Christmas. I was sitting alone at my kitchen table in Missouri, watching the hands of my Christmas clock tick toward the hour. I was waiting to hear it play “Silent Night,” which it did every night at 11 o’clock. The tune always lifted my spirits. But the second hand passed the hour mark without a peep. My heart sank. The music mechanism must have broken. You couldn’t have picked a better metaphor for my life—I kept on ticking, but the joy was missing.
A World War II veteran gravely ill with Covid-19, an Army social worker on his first deployment and the relationship they forged
NEW PROGRAM ALLOWS SOLDIERS TO INNOVATE FROM THE BOTTOM UP
In combat, U.S. Army Maj. Evan Adams is a tank officer responsible for leading intricate cavalry and reconnaissance operations.
Trolling for a Good Cause
Korean pop superfans set the stage for QAnon - then took the spotlight back
TOXIC MASCULINITY WHISKEY
While many veteran-owned businesses are small or fledgling, this one truly puts the start in “start-up.”
Cybersecurity Experts: Requesting Ballots By Email Is Safe
A group of leading cybersecurity experts told an Ohio court that absentee ballot applications can be safely transmitted using email, countering the secretary of state’s assertions that the practice would open up voting in the presidential battleground to outside interference.
US Cybercom Virtual War Game Girds Against Increased Threats
Foreign hackers are taking advantage of the coronavirus pandemic to undermine institutions and threaten critical infrastructure, a top U.S. military cyber official said.
DELETE THE ADJECTIVE
Being the First Means Carrying a Burden. Luckily, Strength is No Issue for Lisa Jaster, the First Female Reserve Graduate of the Elite U.S. Army Ranger School