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Two features of farm bills that invite opposition

Arhtiyas are also politically influential. In all probability, they call the shots in the ongoing protests. But there are two features ...
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    ​​The forces have also asked all jawans and officers to fill up a declaration form to state that none of their family members have travelled to any foreign destination in the recent past and in case someone has, they need to be tested or put into isolation on a case-to-case basis.

    Home Ministry gives approval for creation of 1,018 posts in CISF

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    • The Central Industrial Security Force, on Monday, found an abandoned bag near the ticket counter at the Mangaluru airport with components of...

      Mangaluru city police the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) found an unattended black bag near the ticket counter at the exit of the airport at around 8.45 am, with a “live” bomb in it. A team of bomb detection and disposal squad along with the local police that sprung into action took the explosive device to an isolated location.

      "Conforming to precautionary advisory to break the spread of COVID-19, all CRPF programs in connection with CRPF raising day and passing out parade of 51st batch DAGOs (directly appointed gazetted officers) have been postponed," the force said in a statement. "CRPF has joined the national response against COVID-19 by gearing up its medical facilities," it said.

      The Central Trade Union, except Bhartiya Mazdoor Sangh, and their affiliates in different sectors are mobilising workers and employees for their proposed nationwide general strike on January 8, to protest against some of the central government policies and press for 12-point common demands.

      The incident occurred at around 11:40 am on Wednesday, when a passenger, identified as Ashok Mahajan, fell unconscious near a baggage table at the Domestic Security Hold area on the terminal.

      Sources said in a recent meeting with CPWD officials, the Border Security Force pointed out that it has released around Rs 144 crore under the head of office building (OB) to various divisions of the agency against which only 70 per cent has been utilised.

      The CAPFs, which are the backbone of internal security, are pressed into service in anti-naxal, anti-terror and anti-insurgency operations across the country in addition to law and order duties in states and work in difficult circumstances away from their families.

      In 2018 alone, 104 CAPF personnel died in accidents while 28 in suicides, totalling 132 deaths during the year, the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data showed.

      A few minutes after the flight took off from the airport, a woman passenger on board allegedly gave a note to one of the cabin crew, asking it to be delivered to the pilot. The note said there were bombs strapped to her body and she would detonate it any moment, an airport official said.

      In a unique ceremony, Hina, Kite, Jelly, Jessy, Lucy, Lovely and the lone male dog Veer were accorded a warm send off by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) after they completed their varied tenures in securing the Delhi Metro against various threats and nefarious activities.

      Last month, Union Home Minister Amit Shah had directed the CAPFs to undertake a mega manpower planning and ensure that around seven lakh jawans get to spend at least 100 days with their families in a year. Shah was given a presentation in September about the functioning of the CAPFs in the ministry, following which he gave certain directions regarding the same.

      "A bomb threat call for Terminal 2 was received by Delhi Police at 8.49 pm on Monday," officials said.

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