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CISF Offered Security Consultancy to 60 Schools,29 Responded

[New Delhi]CISF Offered Security Consultancy to 60 Schools,29 Responses Recd
Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju, in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, said the paramilitary force has offered consultancy services to 60 schools/school chains.
Those offered the services include the
Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan,
Navodaya Vidyalaya Society,
Delhi Public School (DPS) society,
Tagore International School Delhi,
schools under the national capital territory of Delhi,
Ryan International Schools,
Podar Schools Mumbai,
Doon School Dehradun,
Rishi Valley School,
Scindia School Gwalior,
Mayo College Ajmer and
Lawrence school Sanawar among others.
The minister said that a “response has been received from 29 schools”.
The Central Industrial Security Force started offering these services to schools in November last year in the wake of the killing of a student at a Gurgaon school.
The CISF security consultancy wing was raised in 1999 and it has provided its expert advise to over 150 organisations or institutions, including the IITs, IIMs, RBI and the National Police Academy in Hyderabad among others.

Rahul Challenges 56″ Strongman [Modi]To Solve Dokalam

[New Delhi]Rahul Challenges 56″ Strongman [Modi]To Solve Dokalam
Congress president Rahul Gandhi today took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the Doklam issue, saying he hoped the “56 inch strongman” has a plan to deal with the situation.
Gandhi’s comments came after China on Monday asserted that Doklam belongs to it and India should have “learnt lessons” from the stand-off last year.
Recalling China’s statement, Gandhi said on Twitter, “Last week thousands took my Twitter poll. 63% felt Modi Ji would use hugplomacy, blame RM and cry in public to deal with the Doklam issue!
“For India’s sake, I hope you were wrong and our 56 inch strongman has a plan.”
Troops of India and China were locked in a 73-day stand-off in Doklam near Sikkim last year after the Indian side stopped the building of a road in the disputed area by the Chinese Army.

CISF Celebrating its 49th Raising day From Tomorrow

[Noida,New Delhi]CISF Celebrating its 49th Raising day From Tomorrow
As per Official Release It is said that Central Industry Security Force[CISF] Will Commemorating its 49th Raising Day on 10th March 2018,,From 11th March onwards Force would be celebrating the year 2018-2019 as the Golden Jublee Year Of Its Raising .As per PRO Of Force,Union Home minister Rajnath Singh will be the Chief Guest Of The Function
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Indian Defence industry Received FDI @ 0.18 Million US $ in 3 Yrs

[New Delhi] Indian Defence industry Received FDI @ 0.18 Million US $ in Three Years
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) of amount US $ 0.18 million has been received in defence industry sector from April 2014 to December 2017. Detail Below
M/s Samtel Thales Avionics Limited, Uttar Pradesh.
M/s Maini Precision Products Private Limited, Karnataka.
M/s Bharti Shipyard Ltd., Maharashtra.
M/s Solar Industries India Limited, Maharashtra.
M/s Verdant Telemetry & Antenna Systems Pvt. Ltd., Kerala.
M/s Quest Global Manufacturing Private Limited, Karnataka.
M/s Ideaforge Technology Pvt. Ltd., Maharashtra.
M/s Punj Lloyd Limited, Haryana.
M/s Sasmos Het Technologies Ltd., Karnataka.
M/s Dynamatic Technologies Ltd., Karnataka.
M/s Mahindra Telephonic Integrated Systems Limited, Maharashtra.
M/s Indian Rotorcraft Limited, Maharashtra.
M/s BF Elbit Advanced Systems Pvt. Ltd., Maharashtra.
M/s Safran Engineering Services India Pvt. Ltd., Karnataka.
M/s Tata Sikorsky Aerospace Limited, Telangana.
M/s Quantum Simulators Pvt. Ltd., Gujarat.
M/s Ideaforge Technology Pvt. Ltd., Maharashtra.
M/s Alpha-Elsec Defence and Aerospace Systems Pvt. Ltd., Karnataka.
This information was given by Raksha Rajya Mantri Dr. Subhash Bhamre in a written reply to Shri Rajesh Kumar Diwaker in Lok Sabha today.

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Raksha Mantri Express Gratitude with Rs 5 Cr :Sea Bird :Rehabilitation

[NewDelhi] Raksha Mantri Rehabilitates 96 with Rs 5 Crores
Smt Nirmala Sitharaman distributed cheques worth almost 5 crore for 30 households (96 persons) who were rehabilitated under Operation Seabird (Naval Project).
She expressed gratitude towards those who have given their land for the development of the strategic Naval Base that shall strengthen the presence of the Navy along the Western Coast of India.
Govt. of India, Ministry of Defence (MoD) acquired private land measuring 2412 acres 15 guntas 7 anas located in 13 vilages of Talukas Karwar and Ankola, Uttar Kannada District in Karnataka for the purpose of creating Naval Base. At the time of acquisition of land from 1988 to 2000, a sum of Rs. 22.55 crores was paid to the ex-land owners towards compensation besides Rs. 126 crores towards rehabilitation packages to the project affected families.
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Union Minister for Defence, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman presenting the Best Marching Contingent trophy for Republic Day Parade 2018 to Commandant, the Punjab Regiment Centre Brigadier Sanjeev Soni, in New Delhi on February 23, 2018.

कनाडा के रक्षा मंत्री हरजीत सिंह ने भी भेदभाव के दंश को झेला

[नई दिल्ली]कनाडा के रक्षा मंत्री हरजीत सिंह ने भी भेदभाव के दंश को झेला
कनाडा के भारतीय मूल के रक्षा मंत्री हरजीत सिंह सज्जन ने आज कहा कि उन्हें कनाडा की सेना में ‘‘भेदभाव का सामना’’ करना पड़ा क्योंकि वह ‘‘अलग दिखते’’ थे।
उन्होंने कनाडाई प्रधानमंत्री जस्टिन त्रुदू[JustinTrudeau] की पत्नी सोफी ग्रेगोरी त्रुदू[Trudeau] की मौजूदगी में यह टिप्पणी की।
उन्होंने कहा, ‘‘ मेरा जन्म भारत में हुआ था और जब मैं पांच साल का था, कनाडा चला गया… जब मैं 18 साल का था और वहां सेना में शामिल हो गया, मैंने भेदभाव का सामना किया क्योंकि मैं अलग दिखता था, हालांकि मैं एक कनाडाई हूं…।’’
सज्जन वैश्विक अभियान ‘शी विल ग्रो इन्टू इट’ की एशिया में शुरूआत के मौके पर यहां लोगों को संबोधित कर रहे थे।
सज्जन प्रधानमंत्री त्रुदू के साथ भारत की यात्रा पर आए हैं। कल वे लोग अमृतसर भी गए थे।
उन्होंने कहा, ‘‘ मैं एक छोटे गांव का रहने वाला हूं और कनाडा जाने से पहले साधारण जीवन जीता था।’’उन्होंने भारत में कुपोषण के शिकार महिलाओं का भी उल्लेख किया

Capt Raises Separatist Issue,PM Trudeau Denies Involvement

Canadian PM In Asr[ASR,Pb] Capt Raises Separatist Issue,PM Justin Denies Involvement
Justin Trudeau today assured Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh that Canada does not support any separatist movement:
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday assured Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh that his country did not support any separatist movement in India or elsewhere.
Trudeau said he had dealt with such threats all his life and was fully aware of the dangers of violence, which he had always pushed back with all his might, the Chief Minister’s Media Advisor Raveen Thukral disclosed after the meeting.
During a 40-minute long meeting here between the two leaders, the Punjab Chief Minister handed over to Trudeau a list of nine Category `A’ Canada-based operatives alleged to be involved in hate crimes in Punjab by financing and supplying weapons for terrorist activities, and also engaged in trying to radicalize youth and children here.
At the meeting, at which Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan and Punjab Local Government Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu were also present, the Chief Minister raised the issue of Indo-Canadians believed to be involved in targeted killings in Punjab, urging him to take cognizance of the same and initiate stern action against such elements.
This was the first time any Punjab Chief Minister met the Prime Minister of Canada, Thukral pointed out. Chief Principal Secretary Suresh Kumar and Chief Secretary Karan Avtar Singh also accompanied Captain
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The Prime Minister of Canada, Mr. Justin Trudeau signing the visitors’ book, during his visit to Golden Temple, in Amritsar on February 21, 2018.
The Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs (I/C), Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, the Local Bodies Minister of Punjab, Shri Navjot Singh Sidhu and other dignitaries are also seen.

Now Rahul Gandhi Alleges ‘Scam’ in Rafale Deal

[New Delhi] Now Rahul Gandhi Alleges ‘Scam’ in Rafale Deal
Congress president Rahul Gandhi Returning the coin attacked the government for not making public the prices of Rafale fighter aircraft, and charged that there was a “scam” in the deal.
Gandhi’s attack came a day after Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had refused to share the details of the deal on the grounds of security agreement signed between India and France.
Her response was to a written question in Rajya Sabha by Samajwadi Party member Naresh Agrawal, who had asked whether the government did not want to disclose in public domain the agreement between India and France for purchasing the aircraft.

US Prez Trump Reiterates His Stand for Merit-Based Immigration

[Washington,DC] US Prez Trump Reiterates His Stand for Merit-Based Immigration in his first State of the Union address
US President Donald Trump today used his first State of the Union address to push for a merit- based immigration system that admits skilled people, a proposal that could benefit technology professionals from countries like India.
n his nearly 80-minute long speech, Trump tried to shed his polarising image that has thwarted his ability to pass bipartisan legislations, calling upon Democrats to join him to work together for the benefit of Americans.
Trump proposed four pillars of immigration reform that include a pathway to citizenship for almost
1.8 million illegal immigrants — known as ‘Dreamers’ — who were brought in the US by their parents at a young age, border security, ending the visa lottery programme and limiting family-based migration.
The State of the Union address is a traditional annual speech of the US president to a joint session of Congress where he gives an account of the situation in the country.
Democrats, many of whom brought ‘Dreamers’ as guests to the president s speech, booed and hissed when the president mentioned his plans to slash the number of people who immigrate to the US through family connections a practice Trump has decried as “chain migration”.
The second pillar includes building a wall on the Southern border with Mexico.
Trump said the third pillar ends the visa lottery — a programme that randomly hands out green cards without any regard for skill, merit, or the safety of Americans.
Immigrants from any one country may not receive more than seven per cent of diversity visas issued annually through lottery.
Given that there are hundreds and thousands of Indian IT professionals waiting in queue to get their green cards because of the current country quota, the relocation of diversity visa numbers to green cards is expected to hugely benefit them.
Immigrants from 18 countries are not eligible for diversity visa because they sent more than 50,000 immigrants to the US over the previous five years combined.
The countries are Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Haiti, India, Jamaica, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, the Philippines, South Korea, the UK and Vietnam.
The fourth and final pillar protects the nuclear family by ending chain migration, he said, ruing that under the current broken system, a single immigrant can bring in virtually unlimited numbers of distant relatives.
Trump said in recent weeks, two terrorist attacks in New York were made possible by the visa lottery and chain migration.
In the age of terrorism, these programmes present risks we can no longer afford.

Def Accts Deptt Gets Part Timer Vigilance Officer In HariHar Mishra

[New Delhi]Def Accts Deptt Gets Part Timer Vigilance Officer In HariHar Mishra
Defence Accounts Department Gets PartTimer Vigilance Officer In HariHar Mishra
Hari Har Mishra [IDAS] Has been appointed as part time Chief Vigilance Officer.Chief Vigilance Commission has Approved this Appointment .Sh Mishra Is Jt CGDA In Controller General Of Defence Accounts[CGDA]New Delhi