Bunker

  • Infosys Innovating for a Better Tomorrow: Empowering India April 6, 2014

    Infosys joins hands with Network 18 in bringing forth fascinating stories behind innovations that have transformed India. The Barefoot college under the leadership of Bunker Roy is training thousands of illiterate women across India to assemble solar panels to light up their village. ...
  • India kept phone line open with China to resolve stand-off May 8, 2013

    New Delhi: India's quiet diplomacy was at work again, as New Delhi kept the phone lines with Beijing continuously ringing to defuse the 20-day stand-off on the border, conveying firmly that the Chinese troops would have to revert to status quo that existed before the April 15, 2013 incursion. No deal...
  • India considering China's proposal for border defence cooperation pact May 7, 2013

    India on Tuesday denied giving up a bunker in return for a Chinese pullback from Ladakh. Sources in the government say India has only dismantled a shelter that was set up 3 days after the Chinese incursion. ...
  • Did India agree to remove a bunker to end standoff with China? May 7, 2013

    New Delhi: After three weeks of a standoff between India and China along the Line of Actual Control ended on Monday, speculation is rising that India agreed to demolish a border observation bunker. China had objected to the bunker in the Chumar region in southern Ladakh. But the Ministry of...
  • Pakistan using streams in Uri for infiltration January 16, 2013

    New Delhi: General Officer Commanding, Northern Command, Lieutenant General KT Parnaik on Tuesday denied Pakistan's allegations that Indian soldiers had attacked its posts and also revealed the reality of the Line of Control on Tuesday by releasing maps of the area where the conflict took place. Pakistan had alleged that on...
  • Did Indian Army bunkers led to Pak attack? January 10, 2013

    New Delhi: The brutal killing of two Indian soldiers by Pakistan troops near the Line of Control in Mendhar sector of Jammu and Kashmir is seen as Pakistan's way of retaliating due to the tough stand taken by the Indian Army. According to a report in The Hindu newspaper the...
  • Policeman shot dead: J&K bunker removal justified? April 23, 2012

    Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government's plan to gradually remove CRPF bunkers in the valley took a serious hit last week when a policeman was allegedly shot dead by a terrorist. While many say the strike was a message, the state government feels there is no connection between the two. The...
  • Peace initiative: 5 bunkers removed in Srinagar October 5, 2010

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday removed five bunkers of the security forces as part of the process of removing 16 security bunkers from Srinagar city. This move comes as part of the Centre's peace initiatives to reach out to the people of the Valley. The decision to remove the...
  • Omar reaches out: 52 stonepelters to be freed September 29, 2010

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday reached out to the Valley residents and decided that 52 youngsters arrested on charges of stonepelting will be released. Sixteen CRPF bunkers across Srinagar city will also be removed. The state government after a Unified Command meeting decided to immediately free...
  • Meet the man behind solar-powered villages June 1, 2010

    Tiloniya, (Rajasthan): Semi-literate women installing a solar panel in a village with no electricity - they learnt how to do this at Tiloniya's Barefoot college - solar electrifying village after village in rural Rajasthan. The man behind this quiet revolution is Sanjit Bunker Roy and his conviction that solutions...
  • More Pak structures spotted along int'l border August 1, 2009

    Jammu: Pakistan is increasing its presence along the international border with India at a frenetic pace. Few weeks after the BSF Special DG expressed concern over Pakistani constructions along the Line of Control (LoC), CNN-IBN has managed to get exclusive footage of six Pakistani structures near R S Pura sector...
  • Pakistani bunkers along the border a big worry July 15, 2009

    Jammu: In yet another provocative act the Pakistani army has started building fresh bunkers along the international border and the activity has increased post 26/11. The Pakistani towers and concrete bunkers are situated uncomfortably close to the international border and their existence has always worried India. Border Security Force officials have told...
  • LTTE chief's bunker busted: Sri Lankan Army January 19, 2009

    Colombo: The Sri Lankan Army claims to have busted a bunker where Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) chief Velupillai Prabhakaran was supposed to be hiding. Pictures released by the Sri Lankan Defence Ministry show an elaborately built underground bunker that Prabhakaran reportedly used for hiding. The bunker was built inside a...
  • Sting specialist Aniruddha Bahal's comic avataar October 9, 2008

    New Delhi: Sting operation specialist Aniruddha Bahal is out to sting celebrities with his brand new avatar Tony B, in his TV chat show of the same name. The winner of 2003's Bad Sex in Ficton award for his Bunker 13 is now sporting an ill-fitted wig, an ugly suit...
  • How CIA ousted Left govt in Kerala June 28, 2007

    Thiruvanthapuram: The Communist success story in Kerala is now 50 years old and now, Chief Minister V S Achuthanandan and his colleagues are reopening an old wound. If the biography of former US Ambassador Ellsworth Bunker is to be believed, the CIA had performed a clandestine operation to topple the first...
  • J&K rejoices trim in CRPF troops April 27, 2007

    Srinagar (Jammu & Kashmir): These days, one can find rag pickers sifting through the rubble of a sand bunker, evacuated by BSF and CRPF jawans at the Jamia Masjid in Srinagar. The reason -- CRPF moved out of the bunker, 18 years after dozens of militants had openly brandished Kalashnikovs...