Ak 47

  • STF arrests two arms smugglers with weapons August 11, 2014

    The Special Task Force (STF) has arrested two arms smugglers with weapons from a village in Bihar's Begusarai district, police said. Acting on a tip off, a STF team raided Sandalpur village on Sunday night and arrested the arms smugglers Pramod Singh and his son Ranvir Kumar and seized two regular...
  • J&K: Militant killed, jawan injured in encounter in Pulwama July 5, 2014

    Srinagar: An unidentified militant was killed and an Army jawan injured in an encounter in Tral area of South Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday. Security forces launched a search operation in the forest area of Aripal village in Tral area following information about presence of militants there, an Army spokesman...
  • 'Made in Munger' AK-47's quality stuns Delhi Police's Special Cell June 7, 2014

    The Special Cell of Delhi Police has recovered a 'Munger-made' AK-47 rifle from a gang of alleged illegal arms suppliers along with 30 pistols and as many spare magazines in a seizure which could set alarm bells ringing in the security establishment. What would add to the worries of the authorities...
  • Modi's comment unpatriotic, says AK Antony March 29, 2014

    Hitting back at Narendra Modi for his remarks against him, Defence Minister A K Antony on Saturday said no patriot would make such comments which would demoralise the defence forces and help the enemy. "I am sorry not because of personalised attack. But, this kind of utterances can demoralise armed forces...
  • Pakistani Taliban say government must embrace Islamic law February 22, 2014

    The Pakistani Taliban told the government there was no chance of peace in the country unless Pakistan changed its political and legal system and officially embraced Islamic law. The government of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif wants to find a negotiated settlement to years of fighting with the militants but talks broke...
  • We should carry an AK-47 to improve killer instinct, jokes MS Dhoni January 7, 2014

    Sunil Gavaskar found India lacking killer instinct on their recent tour of South Africa, but skipper MS Dhoni's response to the comment added a lighter note to Gavaskar's analysis: "We should carry an AK-47," Dhoni said. India lost the ODI series 2-0 and then were defeated in the final Test to...
  • J&K: Major arms haul in Kupwara December 28, 2013

    A huge quantity of arms and ammunition, including 20 AK 47 rifles and 20 pistols, were recovered by the Army near the Line of Control in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. The recoveries were made during a search operation in Farkian Gali area in frontier district of Kupwara,...
  • AK-47: The Story of the People's Gun December 24, 2013

    Mikhail Kalashnikov, the designer of the iconic AK-47 assault rifle, the world's most popular firearm, died Monday at age 94 in a hospital in Izhevsk, the capital of the Udmurtia republic.The distinctive shape of the gun, often called "a Kalashnikov," appeared on revolutionary flags and adorns memorabilia. Kaslashnikov often said...
  • Mikhail Kalashnikov who designed the deadly AK-47 rifle is dead at 94 December 24, 2013

    Moscow: Mikhail Kalashnikov, the designer of the assault rifle that has killed more people than any other firearm in the world, died on Monday aged 94, Russian officials said. Kalashnikov, who was in his 20s when he created the AK-47 just after World War Two, died in his home city of...
  • Two shot dead at 'Gangnam Style' wedding dance in Yemen November 24, 2013

    A Yemeni wedding ended in disaster after a guest firing celebratory shots in the air with his AK-47 accidentally killed two men while they were dancing to pop hit "Gangnam Style", according to a police source and a video posted online. The police source said the guest at the wedding in...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai September 11, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Police suspect use of AK 47 rifles in Muzaffarnagar riots September 11, 2013

    The Uttar Pradesh police has recovered 41 cartridges of AK 47 assault rifles from Kirthal village in Baghpat. The police is suspecting that the assault rifles were used during Muzaffarnagar riots which could mean that the riots had been well organised. ...
  • Police suspect use of AK 47 rifles in Muzaffarnagar riots September 11, 2013

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh police has recovered 41 cartridges of AK 47 assault rifles from Kirthal village in Baghpat. The police is suspecting that the assault rifles were used during Muzaffarnagar riots which could mean that the riots had been well organised. "During the search in the affected areas, 41...
  • 1993 Mumbai blasts: Legal options available before Sanjay Dutt March 22, 2013

    Mumbai: The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld actor Sanjay Dutt's conviction under the Arms Act but reduced his sentence from six years to five years in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case. Dutt has to undergo three-and-a-half years imprisonment as he has already spent 18 months in jail earlier. The apex...
  • Srinagar: Suicide attackers target CRPF camp; 5 security men killed March 13, 2013

    Srinagar: In a major terror strike in the heart of Srinagar, a group of suspected fidayeen (suicide attackers) tried to storm a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) camp in Bemina area of the city and killed at least five security personnel and injured seven other before being shot dead in...
  • AK-47 inventor Mikhail Kalashnikov hospitalised December 26, 2012

    Moscow: Mikhail Kalashnikov, the inventor of AK-47 assault rifle, has been hospitalised, his assistant Nikolai Shklyaev said on Tuesday. Shklyaev said the 93-year-old Kalashnikov complained to him about his health before being taken to hospital last week. "He was in intensive care last Thursday," he said, adding that he had no...
  • Jharkhand: US Army rifle found with 2 men September 1, 2012

    Ranchi: The seizure of a US-made assault rifle from two men in a jungle bordering Bihar in Jharkhand has created a flutter in the state with the police saying they would investigate if a network of suppliers of foreign-made weapons were reaching out to Maoists. The police have confiscated the M16...
  • Shivrajakumar starrer 'Shiva' gets U/A certificate August 18, 2012

    The highly talked about film, 'Shiva', the 101 film of superstar Shivarajakumar, for which the fans are waiting since one year had been given a 'U/A' certificate by the regional censor board. This is the first movie of Shivarajakumar and sizzling heroine of Kannada cinema, Ragini Dwivedi. "'Shiva' has many...
  • US: Shootout near White House, AK47 recovered November 12, 2011

    Washington: There was security breach in Washington DC when shots were fired near the White House sending the state into panic, sources said on Saturday. Secret Service officers said they saw two cars fleeing at high speed. One of the cars, a Honda, was eventually found abandoned. An AK 47 was...
  • Russia stops purchase of Kalashnikov rifles September 29, 2011

    Chebarkul, Russia: Russia has abandoned new purchases of its popular AK-74 automatic rifle, its top general said on Tuesday, dismantling another symbol of Soviet military might as the army pushes through painful reforms. Russia plans on spending some 20 trillion roubles ($617 billion) by 2020 in order to modernize its armed...
  • Pics: Kalashnikovs, the symbol of power, strength November 11, 2009

    The AK-47 rifle is the most wide spread weapon in use the world. The rifle is used not only for war purposes and security reasons but is also seen as a symbol of power and strength. ...
  • Kalashnikov designer turns 90, gets hero medal November 11, 2009

    New Delhi: The Russian designer of the AK-47 assault rifle Mikhail Kalashnikov has been honoured at the Kremlin in a ceremony to celebrate his 90th birthday. His invention has killed countless people over the past 60 years but he's considered a national treasure in Russia. The country's President marked Mikhail...
  • Kalashnikov takes no pleasure in his guns November 11, 2009

    Moscow: Mikhail Kalashnikov, the Russian inventor of the AK-47 assault rifle, turned 90 on Tuesday. Then-Soviet soldier Kalashnikov was inspired to design the weapon after being wounded in 1941 during WW II. While his first attempts were deemed unsuccessful, he was given a position in weapons development, and by 1947 he...
  • Terrorists attack J-K braveheart Ruksana's house October 31, 2009

    Rajouri (Jammu): In a revenge attack, terrorists on Friday night hurled grenades at the house of Ruksana Kausar, the woman who shot into national limelight by taking on armed terrorists of Lashar-e-Toiba killing one of them, but she was not present there at the time of the incident. Rajouri district...
  • Brave heart Rukhsana dreams big for India free of terror October 1, 2009

    New Delhi: Jammu’s brave heart girl Rukhsana has walked into the hearts of the nation with her courage when faced with terrorists armed to the teeth. The girl who fought her abductors and even killed one of them with his own automatic weapon now speaks her story. ...
  • Watch: Jammu girl recounts how she killed a terrorist September 30, 2009

    Ruksana Kausar, the girl from Jammu's Rajouri district, has become a hero after she killed a terrorist, shot at another and forced the others to flee. She narrates the entire sequence of event. ...
  • Brave Jammu girl takes on six terrorists, kills one September 30, 2009

    Jammu: A girl in Jammu's Rajouri district has given women the strength to stand up against attacks by terrorists. Young Ruksana Kausar proudly shows off the AK-47 which saved her from six terrorists who attacked her. The brave girl snatched the assault rifle from one of the terrorists, shot one to death,...
  • Chhattisgarh Naxals have AK-47 guns, cops have canes August 4, 2009

    Raipur: It could well be dubbed the capital of India's Maoist country. Ironically, thousands of policemen in Chhattisgarh who take on the AK-47-carrying rebels are armed with the humble 'lathis' or bamboo staves. It is an unenviable battle, so loaded against the policemen that many are refusing to fight the...
  • Pak terror camps training Afghan tots to use AK-47s August 4, 2008

    London: The al-Qaeda is reportedly training boys as young as five on how to use AK-47 assault rifles to fight British troops in Afghanistan. According to The Sun, images show kids training at an al-Qaeda terror camp in Pakistan learning how to use the assault rifles. Others show a boy...
  • AK-47 turns 60, rifle designer honoured July 7, 2007

    New Delhi: The AK-47 has just celebrated its 60th birthday. In fact, a function was organised in Moscow in honour of Mikhail Kalashnikov, the designer of the rifle on Friday. The celebrations were organised outside the military museum there. Kalashnikov was given a guard of honour. In 60 years AK-47...