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Indian Army gets new American assault rifles in Kashmir valley against terrorist

The Indian Army has started inducting its recently acquired American SiG Sauer assault rifles in operations in fighting against terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir and Pakistan Army on the Line of Control (LoC). In addition, the Indian Army has also begun getting supplies of ammunition for its sniper rifles as in excess of 21 lakh rounds have been ordered from vendors. As per Army sources, the first lot of 10,000 SiG Sauer assault rifles have arrived in India and has been sent to the Northern Command. As per media reports, India had signed over INR 700 Cr contract to equip the Indian Army with 72,400 new assault rifles from the US and the rifles will be supplied within a year. Src: https://bit.ly/2PbVJKw

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Almost 1.3 lakh people declared foreigners in Assam, Nityanand Rai informs Parliament

Minister of State for Home, Nityanand Rai informed the Parliament that 1,29,009 people have been declared as foreigners while 1,14,225 people have been declared as Indians by the Foreigners Tribunals in Assam as of October 2019. Rai added that 289 declared as foreigners have kept under detention in 2019 in Assam while 4 Bangladeshis and 2 Afghan nationals, after declaration as being foreigners, have been deported. Overall, 227 foreigners have been deported to the countries of their origin from Assam till December 5, 2019. This comes as a response to an unstarred question from AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi. Src: https://bit.ly/2qK1qpU

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Mumbai police arrests 2 people for stealing onions valued over INR 20,000

In Maharashtra's Mumbai, the police have arrested two people in connection with the theft of a total of 168 kg of onions valued over INR 20,000, from two shops in Dongri Market. As per media reports, the incident occurred on 5 and 6 December. As per media reports, around 112 kg onions were stolen from Akhbar Sheikh's stall and other 56 kg onions were stolen from Imran Sheikh's stall. The police, in a statement, stated that a case of theft has been registered against the accused in Dongri police station under section 379 of the IPC. Src: https://bit.ly/2YAD0eU

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Three family members arrested over minor girl's murder in Uttar Pradesh

In Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district, three family members have been arrested in connection with the alleged honour killing of a 16-year-old girl in Atrauli. As per the police, the minor went missing on December 3 from Kaisthana Alampur village. A senior police officer, during the investigation, it was found that the parents of the minor killed her as she was having an affair. The officer added that her father's elder brother helped in disposing of the body. A case has been registered against the accused and have been sent to jail. Src: https://bit.ly/349d2Af

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