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BS Web Team  | New Delhi 


Latest News Live: An army man was killed as Pakistani troops opened fire and shelled forward posts along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district on Friday. Firing and mortar shelling from across the LoC was reported in the Nowshera sector of the district around 3:30 pm and at 5:30 pm. Indian troops are retaliating to the unprovoked ceasefire violations by Pakistan.

After leasing two predator drones from the US, the is now going to urgently acquire 10 shipborne drones for enhancing its surveillance capabilities in the Indian Ocean Region, for which it has received the government approval recently.

People across India bid adieu to 2020 and welcomed the 2021 with muted celebrations as night curfew has been imposed in the capital till January 2 amid pandemic. No celebratory events, congregations and gatherings at public places were permitted and section 144 have been imposed in Bengaluru, Mumbai and Pune. 

Earlier in the day, Prime Minister laid the foundation stone of Light House Projects in six states and distributed PMAY (Urban) and ASHA-India awards. 

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First Published: Fri, January 01 2021. 07:02 IST