paramilitary forces


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paramilitary forces

Forces or groups distinct from the regular armed forces of any country, but resembling them in organization, equipment, training, or mission.
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The paramilitary forces have been feeling the crunch as the government has communicated that austerity measures have to be adopted.
ISLAMABAD -- At a time when hundreds of organisations across the globe affirm commitment to protect rights of children to mark the 'International Day of Children Victims of Aggression' on Tuesday, the children of occupied Kashmir continue to be the target of torture, illegal detention and custodial killings by Indian army and paramilitary forces.
Shinde further said that the Indian side was not as prepared during the Sino-Indian war in 1962, but said that the present military and paramilitary forces are well equipped to fight the enemy.
AS the UPA government launches its ambitious ` 1.25- lakh crore food security scheme, our paramilitary forces are feeling the pinch.
On the occasion of the International Women's Day, today, thousands of women were among 93, 845 civilians, martyred by Indian troops and other paramilitary forces since January 1989 till now.
New Delhi, Aug 4 ( ANI ): Minister of State for Home Affairs Jitender Singh will be visiting Chhattisgarh on Saturday during which he would review the development works being implemented under various Central Government schemes being implemented by the state government and the Central Paramilitary Forces.
Sources said violent clashes broke out in Khanpora area of Baramulla when paramilitary forces tried to stop protesters who were raising pro- freedom slogans.
On Friday, the Election Commission held discussions with Union Home Secretary R K Singh on the availability of paramilitary forces for assembly polls in the five states.
EVERY three days a jawan of the paramilitary forces is lost -- not to enemy bullets, but to suicide.
New Delhi, June 30 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday said that the Centre has approved a scholarship scheme for medical students and institutions willing to serve in Central paramilitary forces (CPMF).
While the number of personnel seeking alternative avenues has come down in other central paramilitary forces ( CPMF) like the Border Security Force and the Indo Tibetan Border Police, the upward trend of premature retirement in the CRPF has left the home ministry worried.
Speaking on this occasion, Ajay Maken said: "Even after completing 175 years of glory, Assam Rifles continues to shine and remains one of the strongest and oldest paramilitary forces in India.