Arms

  • Arms smuggler arrested in Bihar 2 days ago

    An arms smuggler was arrested from a house here under Town police station of Nawada district, the police said on Monday. Acting on a tip-off, a police team raided the house and arrested Amit Kumar and seized 3.15 bore 55 cartridges from him. The smuggler used to purchase arms and ammunition from...
  • Trader arrested for supplying explosives to Naxals 2 days ago

    Two persons, including a Bhilai-based businessman, have been arrested for allegedly supplying materials used for making arms and ammunition to Naxals in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district, police said in Raipur. Businessman Yogesh Vardani and Ramadhar Verma, a driver who hails from Kerlapal areal of Sukma, were arrested on Saturday night on...
  • Weapons hidden by Maoists in jungle found 4 days ago

    The police today recovered huge quantity of arms and explosives hidden by Maoist ultras in a jungle in Rohtas district. Superintendent of Police Chandan Kumar Kushwaha said during combing operation in the jungle near Madhukupiya village under Chutia police station, policemen found weapons hidden by Maoists. The arms recovered include three rifles,...
  • 27 militants lay down arms in Afghanistan 6 days ago

    Kabul: A total of 27 militants on Thursday laid down arms in Afghanistan's Baghlan province. "With these people joining the peace process, security will further improve in Baghlan," Xinhua quoted provincial police chief Aminullah Omarkhil as saying. Omarkhil said the former militants, who laid down their arms at Pul-e-Khumri, capital of Baghlan...
  • Three persons taken into custody over bearing huge cache of arms, ammunition July 8, 2014

    Three persons were arrested on Tuesday with a huge cache of arms and ammunition from different places in Munger district, a police officer said. Acting on a tip off, the police arrested one Md Neyaz from Bardah-Purab Sarai road and seized three automatic pistols and 90 ammunition which he was carrying...
  • Armed criminals loot Rs 3.61 lakh at gun point June 30, 2014

    Armed criminals on Sunday looted Rs 3.61 lakh from an employee of a commercial establishment in Nawada district of Bihar. Police officers said the incident happened when Rajdeo Prasad, an employee of one Pramod Traders at Gola Road, was returning after collecting money from various retailers. "He was waylaid near Bagibardiha crossing...
  • Atomic export group to discuss ties with nuclear-armed India June 24, 2014

    Vienna: An influential world body that controls nuclear exports will address the sensitive issue of closer ties with India - which is outside the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty - at an annual meeting this week, a draft agenda obtained by Reuters showed. The United States, Britain and others have argued that nuclear-armed...
  • Lucknow calm two days after sectarian clashes broke out June 21, 2014

    The Uttar Pradesh capital was calm on Saturday, two days after sectarian clashes took place after a prayer meeting over Iraq, officials said. Both the Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) and the Rapid Action Force (RAF) have been deployed in the old city area after the clashes between Shia and Sunni groups...
  • Guerrilla hideout busted in Kishtwar June 16, 2014

    Jammu: A guerrilla hideout was busted in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district and a cache of arms and ammunition recovered, a defence official said. "Based on the specific intelligence inputs about presence of a militant hideout, a joint operation was launched by the Rashtriya Rifles and the state police in Bunda...
  • 5 Maoists held, arms and ammunition seized June 16, 2014

    Aurangabad: Five hardcore Maoists have been arrested from a village under Haspura Police Station area in Bihar's Aurangabad district, police said on Monday. Acting on a tip-off, police raided the house of Surendra Rajbanshi in Bishunpura village on Sunday and arrested the CPI(Maoist) ultras, DSP Md Anwar Javed said. The...
  • Narendra Modi on board INS Vikramaditya in Goa June 14, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday had his first outing to a military asset- INS Vikramaditya during which he sent out the message of his government's commitment to the interests of the armed forces. The Navy put up a spectacular show of stealth and pride. 12 ships sailed along, giving...
  • Charges framed against Jundal in arms factory case June 8, 2014

    New Delhi: A court on Saturday framed charges against top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist Abu Jundal, one of the masterminds of the Mumbai terror attack, and others for allegedly setting up an illegal arms factory. According to sources, during the in-camera hearing, Additional Sessions Judge Daya Prakash framed charges against the accused...
  • Smuggler arrested, huge cache of arms seized June 4, 2014

    The Special Task Force (STF) on Wednesday arrested an arms smuggler with three country-made pistols and 1000 ammunition from a bus stand in the state capital, a police officer said. Acting on a tip off, the STF team intercepted an ambassador car bearing Uttar Pradesh registration number and arrested the arms...
  • Naxals-CRPF encounter in Sukma, ammunition recovered May 24, 2014

    A brief encounter took place on Saturday between the CRPF and Naxalites in the forests of Sukma district in Chhattisgarh leading to recovery of arms and ammunition. Officials said the encounter took place under the Gorkha police station area of the Maoist affected district of Bastar region of the state. The encounter,...
  • Naxal carrying reward arrested during a joint operation May 20, 2014

    A Naxal, carrying a reward on his head, was arrested during a combing operation in Kondagaon district of Chhattisgarh, police said on Tuesday. Mainuram was apprehended from Kokodi village under Bayanar police station limits by a joint team of security personnel last night, Kondagaon Additional Superintendent of Police Surjit Atri told...
  • AR Rahman's Los Angeles place defaced and vandalised May 20, 2014

    Mumbai: AR Rahman's Los Angeles place has been defaced, said the Oscar-winning composer today. "Vandalism at my place in LA...," Rahman tweeted yesterday along with a picture.The photograph showed certain letters written in black ink on a wall of his place.After his post, the 48-year-old composer, who won two Oscars...
  • You'll die, you'll melt, your camera won't work: Jon Hamm on instructions given before shooting 'Million Dollar Arm' in India's scorching heat May 16, 2014

    New Delhi: 'Mad Men' star Jon Hamm says shooting of 'Million Dollar Arm' in India became a challenging experience due to the scorching heat. Hamm, 43, plays the lead in the Craig Gillespie directed movie, which tells the true story of sports agent JB Bernstein, who faced with a crisis, turns...
  • West Singhbhum: Arms and ammunition recovered from Naxal-infested Kuntia forest May 14, 2014

    Security personnel on Wednesday recovered arms and ammunitions from Kuntia jungle under Sonua police station of Naxal-affected West Singhbhum district. CRPF and District Armed Police personnel launched a search operation in the jungle and recovered 17 detonators, three .303 bore service rifles and 170 cartridges, said CRPF commandant Asgar Habib. The search...
  • Tension grips Meerut again after death of youth who was shot during clashes May 13, 2014

    Tension prevailed in the city on Tuesday after the death of a youth who had suffered bullet injury in the head during the May 10 clash between two communities here. Shubham Rastogi (18) succumbed to his injuries at a medical college in Meerut where he was admitted after being grievously injured...
  • Naxal killed in face off with police, weapons seized May 12, 2014

    A Naxal was killed and a cache of arms, ammunition and electronic gadgets recovered in two separate gun-battles between security personnel and Naxals in the insurgency-hit Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh. The Naxal cadre was gunned down by the joint squad of the state's DRG (district reserve group) force and STF (Special...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Manjunath', 'Hawaa Hawaai' May 10, 2014

    Rajeev Masand reviews 'Manjunath', 'Hawaa Hawaai' and 'Million Dollar Arm', the Friday releases for this week. Also in the video, a conversation with Amol Gupte, the writer-director of 'Hawaa Hawaai'. ...
  • Khatoli: Gang of arms supplier busted, two country-made guns seized May 10, 2014

    An arms supplier gang was busted with the arrest of one of its members and seizure of two guns at Khatoli in Muzaffarnagar district, police said on Saturday. Acting on a tip-off, police arrested Naushad (26), and seized two country-made guns from his possession on Friday, while other members of the...
  • 'Million Dollar Arm' review: The film is solidly staged, inhabited with richly-drawn characters May 10, 2014

    Cast: Jon Hamm, Aasif Mandvi, Bill Paxton, Suraj Sharma, Lake Bell and Alan Arkin Director: Craig Gillespie It's hard to the resist the charms of a film as decidedly feel-good as 'Million Dollar Arm', even if does hit every note and plot turn with brazen predictability. Based on the real-life efforts of...
  • Are you interested in writing about actors like us? Big stars who aren't even actors earn in crores, says Pitobash Tripathy May 9, 2014

    Pitobash Tripathy shot into limelight in 2011 with his effortless performance as a pirated bookseller's sidekick in the film 'Shor In The City'. On May 16, 2014, the actor's upcoming film 'Million Dollar Arm', a biographical sports drama directed by Craig Gillespie under the banner of Walt Disney Pictures, will...
  • Jon Hamm's 'Million Dollar Arm': Tweet review May 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Is baseball similar to cricket? Director Craig Gillespie tries to draw the comparison between the two popular games in his new film 'Million Dollar Arm'. Featuring 'Mad Men' actor Jon Hamm in the lead role, the film is a biographical story of sports agent J.B. Bernstein who discovers...
  • Illegal minigun factory unearthed in Munger May 8, 2014

    Police on Thursday unearthed an illegal minigun factory and arrested its owner from Bardah in Bihar's Munger district. Acting on a tip off, police raided the village and located the minigun factory being run by one Jamir who was arrested under Arms Act, Superintendent of Police Varun Kumar Sinha said. One hundred...
  • Baseball is quite similar to cricket, says actor Pitobash Tripathy, starring in the Disney film 'Million Dollar Arm' May 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Actor Pitobash Tripathy, best known for films like 'Shor In The City' and 'Shanghai', stated in an interview that how 'cricket is similar to baseball'. The actor was speaking at the premiere of 'Million Dollar Arm', Hollywood venture in which Pitobash plays a significant role. With a newly...
  • AR Rahman: Movies with good music and song-and-dance routines have more longevity May 5, 2014

    Chennai: Many filmmakers have started experimenting with "no song" movies, but double Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman says there are more "longevity" elements in a film with song and dance vis-a-vis one with just the story. The music genius, therefore, incorporates the same formula in his foreign projects, including upcoming movie...
  • Arms supplier arrested in naxal-hit Munger district May 3, 2014

    An arms supplier was arrested on Saturday with arms and ammunition at Jahaj ghat in naxal-hit Munger district of Bihar, a police officer said. The arms smuggler, identified as Raju Chaudhury, was waiting on Jahaj ghat to catch a ship on way to Khagaria district when the police nabbed him with...
  • Stockpile of arms recovered after encounter with naxalites May 2, 2014

    A huge cache of arms, ammunition and electronic gadgets were recovered after a prolonged gun-battle between security personnel and Maoists in the naxal-hit Rajnandgaon district of Chhattisgarh on Friday, police said. The exchange of fire took place in Bodra hills under Khadgaon police station limits last night, Rajnandgaon Superintendent of Police...