#Security

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An Indian Air Force (IAF) fighter jet flies in the backdrop of Himalayan mountain ranges in Leh, Ladakh. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Indian Air Force is participating for the first time in Exercise Desert Flag-VI in the UAE
  • Air forces of the UAE, USA, France, Saudi Arabia, South Korea and Bahrain will also participate
  • The aim of the exercise is to provide operational exposure to the participating forces

26 Feburary.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora at a press conference on Friday. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • EC on Friday announced the election schedule for four states and a UT
  • Model Code of Conduct came into effect right after the announcement
  • Schedule was announced for Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Puducherry

25 Feburary.Washington D.C., DC, USA
A bipartisan group of US senators has introduced a legislation on Wednesday that would require President Joe Biden to establish an inter-agency task force to address impacts of China's intimidation strategies. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI - File/)Representative

  • The legislation would require Joe Biden to establish China Censorship Monitor and Action Group
  • The legislation was introduced by Senator Jeff Merkley, who serves on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee
  • The task force would create an annual report, complete congressional briefings

23 Feburary.New Delhi, Delhi, India
WhatsApp told SC that it will follow a privacy law if India enacts a statute similar to Europe. (Photo credit: Envato elements)

  • WhatsApp will now roll out its new privacy policy from May 15
  • WhatsApp had announced its new privacy policy and terms of service in January 
  • If users do not comply with new policies, which caused quite a stir, they will no longer be able to access their WhatsApp accounts

12 Feburary.Washington D.C., DC, USA
A North Carolina man made several calls to the White House, threatening US President Joe Biden (right) and others. (AP/PTI File Photo)

  • David Kyle Reeves, 27, could face five years in prison and a $250,000 fine
  • The 27-year-old had contacted the White House switchboard multiple times from Jan 28 to Feb 1
  • The North Carolina man has allegedly said that he was going to kill everyone and 'chop your heads off'

9 Feburary.Baghdad, Iraq
Iraq in 2019 carried out the fourth highest number of executions globally. (Photo credit: Representational image/Unsplash)

  • The five men were executed in the Nasiriyah prison in Dhi Qar province
  • Iraqis dreadfully refer to Nasiriyah jail as Al-Hut
  • Over 340 execution orders were set to be carried out, said Iraq authorities

5 Feburary.Washington D.C., DC, USA
US President Joe Biden also made substantial announcements about America's foreign policy on Thursday (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Biden said the US will face all challenges put forward by China
  • The US will equip itself to give China competition in areas of technology, security, economy among others
  • A total of 45 US lawmakers wrote to Blinken and requested to hold China accountable for the human rights abuses it carried out

4 Feburary.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Antony Blinken has served in various capacities under two different administrations for two decades. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • The nuclear treaty has been extended by a term of five years
  • Blinken said the US will take measures to "reduce the dangers from China's modern and growing nuclear arsenal"
  • The extension has been welcomed by NATO as it would help maintain international peace and security

30 January.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Security personnel inspect the area after a low intensity blast outside the Israeli Embassy in New Delhi on Friday. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • CCTV footage of two persons getting off a cab near the blast site has emerged
  • A special cell of the Delhi Police visited the site on Saturday morning
  • The time of the blast was pinpointed to be 5:05 pm on Saturday

29 January.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Security has been enhanced in Delhi after a blast was reported near the Israel embassy in Delhi. (Photo credit: Twitter/@ANI)

  • The paramilitary force has directed its personnel to enhance vigil at the 63 civil airports
  • A minor IED blast took place outside the Israeli Embassy in the heart of Lutyens' Delhi
  • No one was injured in the blast