paramilitary

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paramilitary

1. denoting or relating to a group of personnel with military structure functioning either as a civil force or in support of military forces
2. denoting or relating to a force with military structure conducting armed operations against a ruling or occupying power
3. 
a. a paramilitary force
b. a member of such a force
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The medal shall be awarded to the members of the three armed forces, paramilitary forces, and police, who are or have been on the active strength from December 11, 2001.
New Delhi [India] Feb 21 ( ANI ): Supreme Court on Wednesday set aside Calcutta High Court's earlier order on the deployment of additional Central Armed Paramilitary Forces (CAPF) in Darjeeling and Kalimpong areas of West Bengal, over the Gorkhaland protests.
As a result, the powers of the paramilitary force have been extended for another 90-day period not only in Karachi but across the province as well.
A number of DRDO developed weapon systems, platforms, dual use equipment have been accepted and inducted in the Indian Armed Forces and Paramilitary Forces.
While seven companies of paramilitary forces have been deployed in Amritsar, the rest have been deployed in Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Phagwara, Mohali, Batala and the border districts of Pathankot and Gurdaspur.
The paramilitary forces were deployed at canals such as Yamuna, Munak, and others heading towards southern Haryana.
Pakistan has a population of about 200 million and its armed forces and paramilitary forces are about 1.
Summary: Iraqi Shiite paramilitary forces have launched an operation to retake a town from which Daesh (ISIS) launched a chemical weapons attack that killed three children, commanders said Sunday
html) announced Saturday it would not be able to abandon its weapons and begin peaceful relations with the government unless the paramilitary forces the Colombian government established are disbanded.
Michelle, 17, was the daughter of Dionel Campos, who was brutally killed by paramilitary forces in front of his tribal community on September 1.
On March 11, this year Pakistan Rangers Sindh had arrested condemned prisoners and target killers after the paramilitary forces conducted an early hour raid at the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) headquarters in Karachis Azizabad locality.
Paramilitary forces have been put on maximum alert to make sure that the tension doesn't flare up in rest of the areas as well.