NTRO

  • AntiNaxal operations: NTRO base to be operational by early next year October 8, 2013

    The first base of the country's specialised technical snoop department NTRO will be made fully operational by early next year in Chhattisgarh to aid anti Naxal operations and fly Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) to help security forces track Maoist activities. The centre will come up at the Bhilai Steel Plant (BSP)...
  • State govt allots land for NTRO in Borda village September 27, 2013

    The Madhya Pradesh government has allotted 180 hectares of land to set up the National Technical Research Organisation (NTRO), on Thursday, at Borda village in Bhopal district's Hujoor tehsil. "At a cabinet meeting chaired by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, on Thursday, it was decided to allot 180 hectares...
  • Retd IAS officer edges out IPS nominee for NTRO top job June 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian Police Services (IPS)lost the race for having one of its officers as the head of National Technical Research Organisation, the country's top intelligence and surveillance agency, with the government appointing a retired IAS officer to the post. Rentala Chandrasekhar, an IAS officer of 1975 batch ofAndhra Pradesh cadre,...
  • Over 100 UFOs seen along China border November 6, 2012

    New Delhi: The Army troops deployed along the China border from Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir and Arunachal Pradesh in northeast have reported more than 100 sightings of "Unidentified Flying Objects" (UFOs) in the last three months. Agencies including the Army, DRDO, NTRO and the ITBP have not yet been able...
  • Defamation case filed against Gen VK Singh March 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Lt Gen (retd) Tejinder Singh on Tuesday slapped a criminal defamation case against Army Chief VK Singh and others in a Delhi court, rejecting allegations that he had offered Rs 14 crore as bribe to the General to strike a defence deal. Giving a new twist to the raging...