Intel warns of possible Pakistani BAT 'action' on Indian security forces in two sectors in J&K
Saturday, 11 July 2020 Security forces at India-Pakistan border have been put on high alert after an intelligence input revealed that terrorists are trying to sneak into Jammu and Kashmir.According to the input, "There is likely presence of armed terrorists in Bhimber Gali and Naushera sectors with an intention to infiltrate to carry out BAT (Border Action Team) action."
In yet another high-profile instance of cybersecurity crime, a Twitter user on Thursday leaked 20GB worth of confidential Intel documents. The Twitter user says they received the documents from an anonymous hacker, and the files had been stored on a file-sharing service. Gizmodo reports that according to the leaker, the folder contains classified information under NDA, or a non-disclosure agreement. What is unknown at this time is what the files actually reveal.
Prosecutors said Friday a Singaporean man living in Washington DC has pleaded guilty to being an 'illegal agent of a foreign power.' Jun Wei Yeo was also known as Dickson Yeo. According to CNN, he worked for Chinese intelligence for four or five years. Using a fake consultancy site, he cultivated Americans with access to sensitive information. He then commissioned them to write reports, which he then passed on to Beijing.
Equity benchmark indices continued their upward momentum on Friday but the gains in IT and realty sectors were capped by PSU banks. At the closing bell, the BSE SandP Sensex was up by 178 points or 0.5 per cent at 36,021 while the Nifty 50 edged higher by 56 points or 0.53 per cent at 10,607. Sectoral indices at the National Stock Exchange were mixed with Nifty IT and realty gaining by 1 per cent each but PSU bank down by 0.9 per cent. Among stocks, Eicher Motors was up by 4.18 per cent at Rs 19,121 per share while Hero MotoCorp accelerated by 2.6 per cent, Bajaj Auto by 1.9 per cent and Tata Motors by 1.8 per cent. Adani Ports closed 4.1 per cent higher at Rs 361 per share. Tata Consultancy Services gained by 1.7 per cent while Bharti Airtel and Bharti Infratel were up by 4 per cent and 1.8 per cent respectively. Reliance Industries edged higher by 1.53 per cent to Rs 1,785.50 per share after Intel Corp said it will invest Rs 1,894 crore in Jio Platforms in exchange for a 0.39 per cent stake, the latest big-ticket investment in its digital unit. But metal stocks fell with JSW Steel and Tata Steel down by 1.7 per cent each and Hindalco by 1 per cent. IndusInd Bank, HDFC Bank, Bajaj Finance and Bajaj Finserv too traded with a negative bias. Meanwhile, Asian shares rallied to a four-month high on robust US payrolls data and a brisk pickup in Chinese service sector activity. Shanghai Composite closed 2.01 per cent higher. Japan's Nikkei rose by 0.72 per cent while Hong Kong's Hang Seng was up by 0.99 per cent.
Border Security Force (BSF) patrolled Chenab River along the International Border with Pakistan ahead of Independence Day. They intensified patrolling on well equipped boats. They were deployed to ensure safety at the International Border. One of the BSF soldiers said, "We are deployed here 24x7. I assure people of the country that they can live peacefully. Yahaan ek parinda bhi par nahi maar sakta hai."
Villagers in the remote Abbottabad region of Pakistan take part in animprovised cricket match on the steep site of an old landslide after diggingout a makeshift pitch. Shakir Abbasi, the sports journalist who filmed thevideo, said he hopes the success of the viral video will encourage someone tobuild a more traditional cricket pitch for them to play on.
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Preparations for Independence Day celebrations are in full swing ahead of August 15. In Jammu and Kashmir, a full dress rehearsal was done on August 11 in Udhampur. Only eight contingents participated in the rehearsal. Authorities have imposed precautionary measures amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Children and NCC have been told to not join the event. Meanwhile, in Delhi, security was beefed up in Delhi ahead of Independence Day. Police were seen checking vehicles at several places in the capital. India will be celebrating 73rd Independence Day this year. Watch the video for more details.
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One unidentified terrorist was neutralised in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, according to Kashmir Zone Police. One soldier lost his life during the encounter. According to Chinar Corps, one AK along with grenades, pouches and other war like stores recovered. Search operation underway. The search operation is underway.
Violence broke out in Bengaluru on August 11 late night over an alleged inciting social media post. Residence of Congress MLA Akhanda Srinivasamurthy was attacked during the violence. Srinivasamurthy..
Security forces claimed a breakthrough against the terror network in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. Police announced the arrest of 6 alleged members of a terror financing ring linked to Pakistan-based..
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