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India-China Joint Training Exercise Hand – in – Hand 2016 begins in Pune

The sixth chapter of Joint Military Training Exercise “Hand in Hand” between India and China has begun in Pune. This exercise is held annually and alternately in India and China. The first such exercise was held in China in the year 2007. Key facts The focus of this edition’s exercise is on transnational terrorism and ..

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Defence Ministry alleges that ‘No U.S. special forces are present in India’

The Defence Ministry abnegated reports which held that the US Special Forces are positioned in India. This was alleged over the remarks attributed of a U.S. Armed Forces official that U.S. Special Forces teams are positioned in five South Asian countries: Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Maldives and India as part of the counter-terrorism cooperation. These ..

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Guam: “Pacific Eagle”: USA-Russia Naval Anti-Terror exercises commence

Guam: “Pacific Eagle”: USA-Russia Naval Anti-Terror exercises commence Russian-American anti-terrorist joint exercise code-named “Pacific Eagle-2011” has started near the island of Guam. The training aims to build respect and cooperation b/w both Navies. The U.S. Navy opines that it shares alike interests with Russia in the Pacific, including counter-terrorism.  

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NSG Plans two Ultramodern Commando Units of Black Cats

The National Security Guard (NSG) Set up in 1984 India’s federal contingency deployment force mainly to tackle terrorism situations, which were beyond the control of state police and other central police forces. Known as Black Cat commandos NSG is a task-oriented force and is meant for use only in exceptional conditions. In the beginning, the ..

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Quick Fact Sheet : National Security Guards

Guest Post by : Sandeep Jogula, [Civil Service Aspirant] The National Security Guard (NSG) is a Special Response Unit in India that is primarily utilized for counter-terrorism and anti-hijacking operations. Functions: Neutralization of terrorist threats. Handling hijacking situations in air and on land. Bomb disposal (search, detection and neutralization of IEDs). PBI (Post Blast Investigation). ..

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