Former RAW chief Rajinder Khanna appointed deputy NSA Jan 03, 2018 0 71 12345 IANSNew DelhiThe Appointment Committee of the Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday appointed former RAW Chief Rajinder Khanna as the Deputy National Security Adviser (NSA), an official order said. Khanna's appointment to the post is on re-employment and on contract basis until further orders as per usual terms and conditions as are admissible to Deputy NSA, said the order issued by the Ministry of Personnel. The senior diplomate, a 1978 batch IAS officer, headed the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) from December 2014 for a fixed two-year period. Khanna is currently working as Officer on Special Duty (Neighbourhood Studies) in the National Security Council Secretariat. He will assist the National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, who is also a former RAW chief. As a RAW agent, Khanna has led many counter-terrorism operations and is reportedly an expert on Pakistan and terrorism. Pages 12 POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES Secret notes from students help Chennai police nab traffickers Jan 03, 2018 0 616 Two held for assaulting teen girls in Mangaluru Jan 03, 2018 0 66 Students from northeast call on army chief Jan 03, 2018 0 69 Four legislators from Meghalaya join BJP IANS Shillong Four Meghalaya legislators, including Congress'Alexander Hek, on Tuesday resigned as members of the Meghalaya Assembly and joined the BJP ahead of elections slated next month. The ninth Meghalaya .. Suspense hangs over fate of triple talaq Bill IANS New Delhi The fate of the bill that seeks to criminalise instant divorce by Muslim husbands remained shrouded in suspense on Tuesday as the government virtually rejected an overwhelming demand from the opposition .. After Nitin, another Gujarat minister sulks Gandhinagar: After Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel created a stir over allocation of portfolios not befitting his status, Gujarat Koli community veteran Parshottam Solanki on Tuesday threw a tantrum asking Chief .. Former army officer bludgeons six in street killing spree AFP New Delhi A former army officer beat six people to death with an iron rod Tuesday in a street killing spree that sparked panic in an Indian city, police said. Naresh Dhankar, 45, began his two hour murder rampage in a .. Ghaziabad court shuts after protests over Ambedkar statue IANS Ghaziabad The Ghaziabad court was shut on Tuesday following noisy protests by a section of lawyers protesting against the removal by police of a statue of Dalit icon B.R. Ambedkar from the court compound. The .. ED summons Karti Chidambaram in INX media case IANS New Delhi The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued summons to Karti Chidambaram, son of Congress leader P Chidambaram, in a money laundering case related to alleged irregularities in FIPB clearance accorded to .. No negative impact on Congress in Meghalaya: Lapang Shillong: Former Meghalaya Chief Minister D.D. Lapang on Tuesday said the exodus of some Congress legislators to other political parties will have no negative impact on the ruling party."Those who are not comfortable ..