Bihar Govt transfers 11 IAS officers

Bihar Govt transfers 11 IAS officers

Speed Post News Network Patna : Bihar government on February 18, 2019, transferred 11 IAS belonging to 2014, 2015, and 2016 batch to different places. Udita Singh, an IAS officer of 2014 More »

Prabhu addresses India-Argentina Business Forum

Prabhu addresses India-Argentina Business Forum

  Speed Post News Network New Delhi : Union Minister for Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu on February 18, 2019, said that India is keen to strengthen bilateral ties More »

PM to visit Varanasi on Feb. 19, to inaugurate Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital Lehartara

PM to visit Varanasi on Feb. 19, to inaugurate Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital Lehartara

Speed Post News Network New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, on February 19, 2019, and unveil several development projects there. The PM will flag off the More »

Fifth bathing festival of Prayagraj Kumbh on Feb.19

Fifth bathing festival of Prayagraj Kumbh on Feb.19

Speed Post News Network New Delhi : The 5th bathing festival of Maghi Purnima at Prayagraj Kumbh will take place on February 19, 2019. A large number of devotees and tourists are More »

NHRC notice to UP Govt. over unabated production of spurious liquor at Pusaina village

NHRC notice to UP Govt. over unabated production of spurious liquor at Pusaina village

Speed Post News Network New Delhi:  The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of media report that at village  Pusaina in Mainpuri district of Uttar Pradesh out of More »

Two women hacked to death for dowry in W Champaran

Two women hacked to death for dowry in W Champaran

Speed Post News Network Bettiah : Two women, one of them pregnant, were hacked to death on February 17, 2019, allegedly by respective their in- laws for not bringing adequate dowry. Sources More »

 

SI, COBRA (CRPF), killed in IED blast triggered by Naxalites in Aurangabad

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Aurangabad : An SI of Commando Battalion for Resolute Action ( COBRA), CRPF, was killed in an Improvised Explosive Devise (IED) blast triggered by naxalites on in Natua Hill area in Aurangabad district, Bihar, on February 13, 2019, evening. Confirming the news, Aurangabad SP Satyaprakash, a 2011 batch IPS officer, the Naxalites triggered the IED blast around 5 pm on February 13. This led to a massive encounter between COBRA jawans and Naxalites, sources said.

The slain Cobra SI hailed from Lakhsisarai district. Police sources said that the jeep carrying the SI, COBRA, was blown up in the IED blast. It may be mentioned here that 10 COBRA jawans were killed in IED blasts triggered by Naxalites in Chakarbanda -Dumarinala forests of Aurangabad district in July, 2018.

COBRA is a specialised unit of CRPF having expertise  in guerrilla tactics and forest warfare. It was established in 2009 to combat Naxalites.

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