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BSF, Pakistan Rangers hold Sector Commander-level flag meeting over sniping of Indian soldiers

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Jammu, Jan 25: A Sector Commander-level flag meeting was held between the Border Security Force (BSF) and Pakistan Rangers on the International Border (IB) in Suchetgarh area on Thursday.

The meeting was held on the request of the Pakistan Rangers, in which the BSF objected to snipping of two of its soldiers on January 3 and January 7.

The Indian forces also raised the issue of unprovoked firing and shelling from the other side of the border, targeting a number of Indian villages, innocent civilians and their properties.

Conveying strong protest, the BSF sent the message that such provocative acts are unacceptable and will not be tolerated.

The BSF delegation comprised of five officers and was led by P S Dhiman, DIG BSF Jammu Sector.

While, Brigadier Amjad Hussain, Sector Commander Chenab Rangers, Sialkot Punjab, Pakistan led the Pakistan delegation comprising of 10 officers including Wing Commanders.

Last Sector Commander level meeting was held on September 29, 2017.

This meeting is the first Sector Commander level meeting held on the request of Pak Rangers between the two border guarding forces since heavy shelling and firing experienced on the International Border during the last week in which BSF gave calibrated reply to Pakistan.

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Maoist poster found in Odisha capital threatening to kill missing Kashmiri student

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Bhubaneswar | March 5 2018
A poster allegedly put up by the Maoists was found at Baramunda bus stand creating panic among locals here this morning.
The poster was put up on the wall under flyover with a message demanding the government to release top Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda, who is currently lodged in jail, in seven days or else the Kashmiri student studying at Bhubaneswar AIIMS Suhail Aijaz, who is missing since Feb 9, will be killed.
The Maoists in the poster said that Suhail is in their custody. If the government fails to release Sabyasachi Panda, they will eliminate the Kashmiri student.
Also, the red rebels through the poster threatened explosions at Bhubaneswar railway station and police stations on March 11 if their demand is not met as soon as possible.
While there is no breakthrough in the missing Kashmiri student and a team of commissionerate police returned Bhubaneswar from Kolkata with clueless about him, the latest poster indicates Maoist link in connection with missing of Suhail, who is yet to be traced by police. The poster posed as a bigger challenge to the police, who are yet to clear the authenticity of the poster.
The twin city commissionerate police is investigating into the matter to find out alleged abduction of Suhail by Maoists and authenticity of the poster.
We recovered a handwritten poster and it is being investigated, said DCP Satyabrata Bhoi.
Normally, the Maoists put up the posters in their letterhead using red ink. However, this poster found at Baramunda bus stand was written in blue ink.
When asked to Sabyasachi Panda’s wife Subhashree alias Mili Panda about the poster, she refused any Maoist role behind putting up the poster at Baramunda bus stand.
She refuted the allegations that Sabyasachi’s supporters were behind the incident. She clearly said that her husband was never the cadre belonging to the banned CPI(Maoist), which has allegedly put up the poster on wall under flyover at Baramunda.
“Since my husband is facing trial and legal process in a series of cases, it is baseless to say that any of his supporters will do such thing to release him from jail,” Mili Panda said.

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3 sisters found with decomposed body of woman

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Bankura (WB), Mar 2 2018

The decomposed body of a 60-year-old woman was recovered from a house here where her three sisters, all mentally unstable, were also living, police said today.

The police got the information over phone about

the incident yesterday and recovered the body of Archana Pal from her house at Pratap Bagan area here in the district.

Superintendent of Police Sukhendu Heera said possibly she died on Wednesday.

The body was sent for post-mortem examination.

Her three sisters — all mentally unstable and physically ill — were taken to hospital, he said.

One of them was admitted to the hospital while others were released, the officer said.

They four were the only occupants of the house and their parents had died earlier.

PTI

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MoS Defence says situation at LAC sensitive, cautions against increased ISIS threat

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New Delhi | March 1 2018

Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre on Thursday said the situation along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) was “sensitive” and has the potential of escalation.

“The situation along LAC (with China) is sensitive. Incidents of patrolling, transgression and standoff have the potential of escalation,” Bhamre said while speaking at the annual army seminar here.

He also said religious fundamentalism was rising and Pakistan was acting as a conduit of eastward spread of Islamic State (IS) ideology.

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