Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and Chief of Army Staff, General Dalbir Singh Suhag. (Photo: PTI)

Manipuri rights activist Irom Sharmila Chanu. (Photo: PTI)

Police officers speak to a driver as they close off a road during a hostage situation in Normandy, France. (Photo: AP)

The operation was in progress when reports were last received from the encounter site. (Photo: Representational Image/PTI)

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar being briefed on the search operations of missing IAF AN-32 aircraft at Naval Air Station.

Inderjeet Singh failed a dope test as his 'A' sample returned positive for a banned substance ahead of Rio Olympics- AP

This is a striking resemblance to how Avinash Srivastava murdered the killer of his father. (YouTube screenshot)

114 companies had to be pulled out and deployed to control the situation arising after Burhan Wani's death.- PTI

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