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Pakistan re-imposes ban on Hafiz Saeed's JuD, charity arm (Lead)
Islamabad | Thursday, 2019 11:15:04 PM IST
Pakistan on Thursday re-imposed a ban on the Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD), formed by Hafiz Saaed to sidestep the ban on his Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), and its charity arm, the Falah-i-Insaniyat Foundation. ... read..


PM highlights India progress in Seoul
Seoul | Thursday, 2019 10:45:04 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said India has seen rapid transformation over the last four years and is now seen as the brightest spot in the world. He is here to receive the Seoul Peace Prize on Friday. ... read..


Breakdancing proposed as new Olympic sport for Paris 2024
| February 21, 2019 10:41:35 PM IST
Breakdancing has become one of four sports suggested for inclusion in the Olympic programme alongside surfing, climbing and skateboarding. ... read..


Pakistan re-imposes ban on Hafiz Saeed's JuD, charity arm
Islamabad | Thursday, 2019 9:45:04 PM IST
Pakistan on Thursday re-imposed a ban on the Jamaatud Dawa (JuD), formed by Hafiz Saaed to sidestep the ban on his Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), and its charity arm, the Falah-i-Insaniyat Foundation. ... read..


70 killed, 40 hurt in Dhaka apartment fire (Night Lead)
Dhaka | Thursday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
As many as 70 people, including women and children, were killed and 40 injured in a massive fire that tore through apartment buildings and chemical warehouses in the old part of Bangladesh capital Dhaka, officials said. ... read..


India, Bangladesh to step up vigil on frontiers to curb crime, illegal movement
Agartala | Thursday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Border guards of India and Bangladesh would further intensify vigil to curb crimes, cross-border movement and other illegal activities, a senior Border Security Force (BSF) official said here on Thursday. ... read..


Military action against Pakistan won't help India: CPI-M
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 8:45:04 PM IST
It is doubtful if military action against Pakistan will serve the strategic purpose of curbing terrorism propped up by Islamabad, the CPI-M has said. ... read..


J-K: Bus stuck due to incessant rain, passengers evacuated safely
| February 21, 2019 8:41:54 PM IST
Following incessant rains in Panchari, a bus on its way from Katti to Udhampur got stuck in Latyar Nallah on Thursday. ... read..


Saudi Crown Prince arrives in China
Beijing | Thursday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in China on Thursday on the last leg of his Asia tour that earlier took him to Pakistan and India in an attempt to build ties and clinch deals as the kingdom faces a diplomatic chill in the West following jou ... read..


Imran orders Pakistan Army to 'respond to aggression by India'
Islamabad | Thursday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday told the Pakistan Army to respond "decisively and comprehensively" to any aggression or misadventure by India amid rising tensions between the two neighbours after a Kashmiri suicide bomber killed 40 CRPF personnel. ... read..


India decides to stop water to Pakistan (Lead)
Baghpat/New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Continuing its tough stance in the wake of Pulwama terror attack, India on Thursday decided to stop its share of water from the three eastern rivers --the Beas, Ravi and Sutlej -- to Pakistan. ... read..


Pulwama attack: Misinformation being circulated over pension of victims' widows, says CRPF
| February 21, 2019 8:11:37 PM IST
The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Thursday clarified that some misinformation being circulated regarding the pensions of the widows of jawans who lost their lives in the Pulwama terror attack on February 14. ... read..


Pakistani journalist launches #AntiHateChallenge condemning Pulwama attack
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 6:15:06 PM IST
Amid the hate and tensions, an independent Pakistani journalist, Sehyr Mirza, has begun an #AntiHateChallenge on Facebook, condemning the Pulwama suicide bombing in Jammu and Kashmir which killed 40 CRPF troopers. ... read..


After allocation of seats, Varanasi goes to Samajwadi Party
| February 21, 2019 5:41:35 PM IST
SP and BSP on Thursday announced the allocation of Lok Sabha seats for themselves in Uttar Pradesh, according to which they will contest 37 and 38 seats respectively. Varanasi, the Lok Sabha seat, which is currently represented by Prime Minister Narendra ... read..


Security forces allowed commercial air travel in J&K (Lead)
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 4:15:04 PM IST
A week after 40 troopers were killed in a deadly terror attack on a CRPF convoy in Pulwama district, the government on Thursday allowed paramilitary forces deployed in Jammu and Kashmir to take commercial flights to join duty or while going on leave. ... read..


Modi unveils Gandhi's bust at South Korean university
Seoul | Thursday, 2019 2:45:05 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday unveiled the bust of Mahatma Gandhi in South Korea's premier Yonsei University and said the occasion assumes greater significance in light of Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary. ... read..


After Pakistani prisoner's murder, four officials in trouble
Jaipur | Thursday, 2019 2:45:05 PM IST
The Rajasthan government has suspended two jail officials and acted against two others after a Pakistani prisoner was murdered by Indian inmates in the Jaipur Central Jail, officials said on Thursday. ... read..


PM Modi was busy shooting for a film when nation was mourning Pulwama attack: Cong
| February 21, 2019 2:41:37 PM IST
Congress on Thursday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of not giving due importance to the Pulwama terror attack and shooting for a film at a time the entire nation was mourning the killing of 40 CRPF soldiers. ... read..


Mamata condoles Bangladesh fire tragedy
Kolkata | Thursday, 2019 1:15:04 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday expressed condolences for the victims of a massive fire that killed at least 70 people in Bangladeshi capital Dhaka. ... read..


Dhaka blaze: 4 kids among 70 dead (Third Lead)
Dhaka | Thursday, 2019 12:45:05 PM IST
Seventy people, including four children and five women were confirmed dead on Thursday while 56 were reported injured in a massive blaze in the Bangladesh capital that engulfed several multi-storey buildings in the Chawkbazar area of the old city. ... read..


Day after meeting Islamabad envoy, Guterres for swift justice for Pulwama terrorists
United Nations | Thursday, 2019 12:45:05 PM IST
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for bringing the perpetrators of the terrorist attack that killed 40 Indian security personnel in Kashmir swiftly to justice a day after meeting Pakistan's Permanent Representative Maleeha Lodhi. ... read..


70 dead in massive Dhaka fire (Second Lead)
Dhaka | Thursday, 2019 10:15:04 AM IST
Seventy people have lost their lives and 56 are injured in a massive fire in Bangladesh that has engulfed several multi-storey buildings in the Chawkbazar area of Old Dhaka. ... read..


LAC Tejas is now combat ready
| February 20, 2019 11:11:51 PM IST
After over three and a half decades, the Indian Air Force on Wednesday finally agreed that the indigenously developed and built Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas was combat ready and received the release to service document certificate. ... read..


Pakistan seeks Indian response on prisoner's killing in Jaipur jail
Islamabad | Wednesday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
Pakistan on Wednesday sought a response from Indian authorities over the killing of a Pakistani convict in the Jaipur jail. ... read..


Pakistani prisoner murdered in Jaipur jail
Jaipur | Wednesday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
A Pakistani prisoner in the Jaipur central jail was allegedly murdered by group of fellow prisoners on Wednesday after an argument over a TV programme, officials said. ... read..


Indian, Pakistani troops trade heavy fire on LoC
Jammu | Wednesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Indian and Pakistani troops traded heavy fire on the Line of Control (LoC) on Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district. ... read..


Haryana Vidhan Sabha condemns Pulwama terror attack, pays tribute to martyrs
| February 20, 2019 7:11:40 PM IST
Haryana Vidhan Sabha on Wednesday condemned Pulwama terror attack of February 14 in which as many as 40 jawans of CRPF were killed when they were travelling in a convoy from Jammu to Srinagar. ... read..


Haryana Budget Session: Rs 2,000 credited in accounts of over 10 lakh farmers, Governor Arya informs Vidhan Sabha
| February 20, 2019 5:41:37 PM IST
Haryana is well on way to achieving the distinction of becoming the first state in the country to disburse first quarterly installment of Rs 2,000 to each of over 10 lakh small and marginal farmers under the newly launched Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidh ... read..


Haryana Budge Session: Governor Arya reiterates governments resolve for affordable, quality health services
| February 20, 2019 4:11:42 PM IST
Haryana Governor Satyadeo Narain Arya on Wednesday reiterated the resolve of Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar led BJP government to provide affordable, accessible, equitable and quality healthcare services to the people of the state. ... read..


Pakistan government spokesperson's personal Twitter account suspended
Islamabad | Wednesday, 2019 3:45:04 PM IST
Twitter has suspended the personal account of Pakistan's Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal. ... read..


Woman intruder from Pakistan shot, injured by BSF in Punjab
Chandigarh | Wednesday, 2019 3:45:04 PM IST
A young woman intruder from Pakistan was shot at and injured by Border Security Force (BSF) troopers in the Dera Baba Nanak sector of Punjab's Gurdaspur district on Wednesday morning. ... read..


Myanmar woman with drugs held in Manipur
Imphal | Wednesday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
A 35-year-old tribal woman from Myanmar was detained at Moreh, Manipur's border town, along with 1.817 kg of high-quality brown sugar on Wednesday morning. ... read..


Trump urges India, Pakistan to 'get along'
Washington | Wednesday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
US President Donald Trump has urged India and Pakistan to "get along" in the wake of Jammu and Kashmir suicide bombing and said that his country will respond on the issue at an "appropriate time". ... read..


UN human rights chief wants Pulwama attackers brought to justice
United Nations | Wednesday, 2019 11:15:05 AM IST
UN Human Rights High Commissioner Michele Bachelet has called for bringing those responsible for the Pulwama terrorist attack that killed 40 CRPF troopers, to justice. ... read..


Guterres calls for calming tension; Islamabad envoy meets UN leaders (Lead)
United Nations | Wednesday, 2019 11:15:05 AM IST
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for de-escalating the tense situation in the subcontinent following the terrorist attack in Pulwama that killed 40 Indian security personnel. ... read..


UN asks for escorts for military observers in Kashmir after Pakistan flag incident
United Nations | Wednesday, 2019 11:15:05 AM IST
The UN has asked the Indian government for additional escorts for its military observers in Kashmir after one of its vehicles was stopped by a group of protesters in Jammu, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres's spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said. ... read..


UN urges India, Pakistan to defuse tensions
United Nations | Wednesday, 2019 8:15:04 AM IST
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday called on India and Pakistan to exercise "maximum restraint" and offered to mediate in the face of rising tensions following the attack at Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir that claimed the lives of 40 CRPF troo ... read..


Venezuelan military brass dismiss ultimatum from Trump
Caracas | Wednesday, 2019 4:45:04 AM IST
The Venezuelan military reaffirmed on Tuesday its loyalty to Nicolas Maduro in the face of US President Donald Trump's threat that the generals and admirals will "lose everything" if they do not switch their allegiance to self-proclaimed interim head of s ... read..


Indian armed forces ready for counter-attack: Sitharaman (Lead)
Bengaluru | Tuesday, 2019 10:45:04 PM IST
The Indian armed forces are ready for counter-attack as their morale is high despite the terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on February 14, said Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday. ... read..


Indian, Pakistan armies trade fire on LoC
Jammu | Tuesday, 2019 9:45:04 PM IST
Indian and Pakistani troops traded fire on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district on Tuesday. ... read..


Imran seeks evidence on Kashmir attack, India dubs it 'lame excuse' (Night Lead)
Islamabad/New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 9:45:04 PM IST
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday denied his country's involvement in the Kashmir suicide bombing and sought "actionable intelligence" but New Delhi asked Islamabad to "stop misleading the world" and take "credible action" against terrorist ma ... read..


China urges restraint as India-Pakistan ties worsen
Beijing | Tuesday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
China on Tuesday urged India and Pakistan to exercise restraint and engage in dialogue as tensions mounted between the neighbours over the Kashmir suicide bombing. ... read..


Go, pick Jaish chief in Bahawalpur: Amarinder tells Imran
Chandigarh | Tuesday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
Chiding Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan over his comments demanding proof of Pakistan's role in the Pulwama attack, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday asked if the bodies of the terrorists killed by security forces should be sent to him f ... read..


If India attacks, we'll retaliate: Imran warns (Second Lead)
Islamabad | Tuesday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said Pakistan will certainly retaliate if India declares war after the suicide bombing in Kashmir but also pledged to act against Pakistanis found involved in the attack if "actionable intelligence" was provided. ... read..


Pakistan will retaliate if India attacks, says Imran (Lead)
Islamabad | Tuesday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said his country will have no other option to retaliate if India wages war against it in the wake of the February 14 suicide bombing in Jammu and Kashmir that killed 40 CRPF troopers. ... read..


Will act if Pakistanis involved in suicide bombing: Imran Khan
Islamabad | Tuesday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday pledged that his government will act against any Pakistani national found involved in the suicide bombing in Jammu and Kashmir if India provided "actionable intelligence". ... read..


In 100 hours, Pulwama avenged: Army (Second Lead)
Srinagar | Tuesday, 2019 2:15:33 PM IST
The Indian Army on Tuesday said that all the top leadership of the Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) outfit have been eliminated by security forces in the Kashmir Valley within 100 hours of the terror attack in which 40 CRPF troopers were killed. ... read..


Eliminated JeM leadership within 100 hrs of Pulwama attack: Army (Lead)
Srinagar | Tuesday, 2019 2:15:23 PM IST
The Indian Army on Tuesday said within 100 hours of the February 14 Pulwama attack on a CRPF convoy that left 40 troopers dead, it eliminated the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) leadership in the valley that planned and executed the deadly carnage. ... read..


India eliminated JeM leadership within 100 hrs of Pulwama attack: Army
Srinagar | Tuesday, 2019 2:15:19 PM IST
The Indian Army on Tuesday said within 100 hours of the February 14 Pulwama attack on a CRPF convoy that left 40 troopers dead, it eliminated the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) leadership that planned and executed the deadly carnage. ... read..


UP: Student held for making anti-India remarks
| February 19, 2019 1:11:40 PM IST
In the aftermath of Pulwama terror attack, Uttar Pradesh police on Tuesday arrested a first-year student of IFTM University in Moradabad for allegedly making objectionable remarks against India. ... read..


Bangladesh blocks 2,000 sites in online crackdown
Dhaka | Tuesday, 2019 8:45:04 AM IST
Bangladesh has blocked nearly 2,000 pornography and gambling websites in an online crackdown ordered by the country's High Court. ... read..


Pakistani plotter among 9 killed; top Army, police officers injured (Night Lead)
Srinagar | Monday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
A Pakistani JeM terrorist who plotted the suicide bombing on a CRPF convoy and an Indian Major were among nine people killed in fighting between security forces and militants that also left 10 security personnel, including a senior police officer and thre ... read..


MHA to hand over Pulwama terror attack case to NIA
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is all set to hand over the probe of the terror attack on a CRPF convoy in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama to the National Investigation Agency (NIA), sources said on Monday. ... read..


Pakistani provocations and Indian response
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 9:15:06 PM IST
The retaliation for the Pulwama terror attack will come at a time and place of India's choosing, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to assuage the feelings of the country seething with anger after the killing of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personn ... read..


India battles Pakistan in ICJ, says Jadhav's detention unlawful
The Hague | Monday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Against the backdrop of the Pulwama terror attack, India battled Pakistan in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) by asserting that the trial of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav in Pakistan did not meet minimum standards of natural and human rights a ... read..


Saudi Arabia vows to de-escalate India-Pakistan tensions
Islamabad | Monday, 2019 7:45:04 PM IST
Saudi Arabia on Monday vowed to de-escalate tensions between India and Pakistan following last week's suicide bombing in Jammu and Kashmir that killed 49 CRPF personnel. ... read..


Pakistan confers highest civilian honour on Saudi Crown Prince
Islamabad | Monday, 2019 7:45:04 PM IST
Pakistan on Monday conferred its highest civilian honour on Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman at the end of his two-day visit to the South Asian country. ... read..


Stop blaming China, Pakistan: Chinese media to India
Beijing | Monday, 2019 6:45:04 PM IST
India must self-introspect its anti-terrorism policy rather than blaming Pakistan for the Pulwama suicide bombing and China for blocking efforts to list Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar as a terrorist without proof, said a Chinese state-run newsp ... read..


Indian forces will give befitting reply to Pulwama attack: Amit Shah
Jaipur | Monday, 2019 5:45:04 PM IST
BJP President Amit Shah said on Monday that Indian security forces will give a befitting reply to the "cowardly" terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir in which 49 CRPF troopers lost their lives. ... read..


India is cultural treasure of thousands of years: Modi (Lead)
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 5:45:04 PM IST
India is a cultural treasure trove of thousands of years that has faced long periods of slavery and invasions unfazed, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday, adding that its different cultural 'beads' make the country multi-dimensional. ... read..


US-Taliban talks in Islamabad postponed
Islamabad | Monday, 2019 5:45:04 PM IST
The peace talks between the US and the Afghan Taliban, slated to take place here on Monday, were postponed after most members of the group's negotiating team were unable to travel due to "the US and UN travel restrictions", the media reported. ... read..


High Court reserves order in AJL eviction case
| February 18, 2019 4:41:39 PM IST
The Delhi High Court on Monday reserved its order in the case pertaining to the eviction of Herald House by the Associated Journals Limited (AJL). The court has asked the Centre and the AJL to file their written submissions. ... read..


Shehbaz Sharif indicted in housing scam case
Lahore | Monday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
An accountability court on Monday indicted Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President and Leader of the Opposition Shehbaz Sharif along with nine others in a housing scandal. ... read..


Major, Pakistani mastermind among 7 killed in Pulwama (Third Lead)
Srinagar | Monday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
A Pakistani JeM terrorist who plotted the suicide bombing on a CRPF convoy and an Indian Army Major were among seven people killed in fighting between militants and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said on Monday. ... read..


Tagore belongs to world: Kovind
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 3:45:06 PM IST
'Gurudev' Rabindranath Tagore was a remarkable genius, and remains not just India's, but the worlds foremost cultural icons, President Ramnath Kovind said here on Monday, while presenting the Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony. ... read..


World must unite to act against terrorism: Modi
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 3:15:04 PM IST
Asserting that the time for talks is over in the wake of Pulwama suicide bombing, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the world should unite against terrorism and those supporting it. ... read..


Pakistan will be very important in future: Saudi Crown Prince (Lead)
Islamabad | Monday, 2019 9:15:05 AM IST
Visiting Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman has expressed optimism about the economic future of Pakistan, saying his country had been waiting for a leadership like that of Prime Minister Imran Khan to partner with Islamabad in various areas. ... read..


Saudi Crown Prince arrives in Pakistan to warm welcome (Lead)
Islamabad | Sunday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman arrived in Pakistan on Sunday on his first-ever visit after becoming heir to the throne in April 2017. ... read..


Counter-terrorism, energy security to top Indian agenda during Saudi Crown Prince visit
New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 8:15:04 PM IST
Counter-terrorism, including Pakistans role in sponsoring terrorism against India, and energy security are likely to be on top of Indias agenda for discussion during Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salmans visit starting on Tuesday. ... read..


179 Nepalese trafficking victims sent home
| Sunday, 2019 7:15:04 PM IST
Nepalese human trafficking victims numbering 179, including 147 girls, rescued in the past two weeks, were shifted to their home country from here on Sunday, authorities said. ... read..


India blaming us without probe: Pakistan
Islamabad | Sunday, 2019 7:15:04 PM IST
Pakistan on Sunday told foreign envoys here that India was blaming it for a horrific suicide bombing in Jammu and Kashmir even without any investigation. ... read..


Karachi body flays Shabana, Javed for attacking Pakistan
Karachi | Sunday, 2019 6:15:04 PM IST
The Arts Council of Pakistan has criticized veteran Indian actress Shabana Azmi and her lyricist-writer husband Javed Akhtar for axing their visit to Karachi in the wake of the suicide bombing in Jammu and Kashmir that killed 49 troopers. ... read..


J-K Governor Malik announces Rs 20 lakh ex-gratia for kin of Naseer Ahmad
| February 17, 2019 6:11:34 PM IST
J-K Governor Satya Pal Malik has announced an ex-gratia of Rs 20 lakh to the next of the kin of CRPF Head Constable Naseer Ahmed of Rajouri district, who received martyrdom in Pulwama terror attack. ... read..


8 killed in Bangladesh slum fire
Dhaka | Sunday, 2019 5:45:04 PM IST
As many as eight people were killed and many others injured in a fire that engulfed a slum in Bangladesh's southeastern seaport city Chattogram, some 292 km away from here, on Sunday. ... read..


Saudi Crown Prince to arrive in Pakistan
Islamabad | Sunday, 2019 4:45:04 PM IST
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman is set to arrive here on Sunday on his first-ever visit to Pakistan after his elevation to the position of Crown Prince in April 2017. ... read..


India's Eastern Frontier best in terms of relations, security: BSF
Agartala | Sunday, 2019 4:15:04 PM IST
India's Eastern Frontier is the best International Border in terms of relations, security and other aspects with the neighbours, a top BSF official said here on Sunday. ... read..


Afghan forces kill 20 militants, overrun Taliban base
Kabul | Sunday, 2019 2:15:05 PM IST
Afghan government forces have killed 20 militants and overrun a Taliban base in Sari Pul province, an official said on Sunday. ... read..


Imran's 'peace' push turns into bloody push
New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 1:45:04 PM IST
From telephoning Kashmiri separatists directly to raising the issue of alleged human rights violations with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's so-called peace rush has quickly turned into a bloody push. ... read..


8 Afghan policemen killed in Taliban clash
Kabul | Sunday, 2019 1:15:05 PM IST
At least eight policemen were killed and three injured after the Taliban stormed a security checkpoint in Balkh province, an official said on Sunday. ... read..


Dehradun: Medical student arrested for making objectionable comments on Pulwama attack
| February 17, 2019 11:41:39 AM IST
Police have arrested a medical student from Kashmir for allegedly making insensitive and communal posts on social media in the wake of Pulwama terror attack. ... read..


BJP to hold protest, condolence meetings at all district headquarters
| February 17, 2019 6:41:37 AM IST
New Delhi [India], Feb 17 (ANI) The Bharatiya Janata Party has called for a countrywide protest, on Sunday to condemn the Pulwama terror attack, and condolence meetings for the victims at various district headquarters, a senior party leader said. ... read..


Apples new iPhone ad tells bokeh is the new word for ignoring
| February 16, 2019 8:41:39 PM IST
Apple has a history of ads which range from slightly to awkwardly humourous. Its latest ad for the iPhone XR and iPhone XS focuses (or de-focuses) on the custom bokeh effect. ... read..


Terror groups can't hide, will be punished, warns Modi (Lead)
Dhule/Yavatmal (Maharashtra) | Saturday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
In a strong message to Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that terror groups who perpetrated the Pulwama attack, that left 49 CRPF troopers dead, cannot hide and "will be punished" as the security forces have been given a "free hand" ... read..


Major killed in IED blast near LoC, soldier injured in firing (Lead)
Jammu | Saturday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
An Indian army officer was killed in an IED blast near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district on Saturday while a soldier was injured in a ceasefire violation by Pakistani forces in the same area. ... read..


Government has zero tolerance over terrorism, security forces given free hand: Rajnath
New Delhi | Saturday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said that the government has "zero tolerance" towards terrorism and the security forces have been given a free hand to deal with terror groups. ... read..


All options under study: Imran's advisor on India's MFN move
Islamabad | Saturday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
Pakistan will consider all available options to retaliate for the Indian governments decision to withdraw the Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status, Prime Minister Imran Khan's Advisor on Commerce Razak Dawood has said. ... read..


India says Pakistan's links with Pulwama attack clear for all to see
New Delhi | Saturday, 2019 7:15:04 AM IST
India has rejected Pakistan Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua's claims denying her country's links to the Pulwama terror attack, saying that JeM, which claimed responsibility for the attack on Thursday, is based in Pakistan, and the "links are clear and ev ... read..


Pakistan foreign secretary meets P-5 envoys, rejects India's allegations on Kashmir attack
Islamabad | Saturday, 2019 5:45:04 AM IST
Pakistan Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua has met the envoys of P-5 nations and rejected India's allegations of Islamabad's involvement in the terror attack on a paramilitary convoy in Jammu and Kashmir. ... read..


Foreign Secretary meets P-5 envoys, underlines Pakistan's role in Pulwama attack
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 10:45:04 PM IST
India on Friday started the process to isolate Pakistan internationally in the wake of Pulwama attack with ... read..


Tripura to give Rs 2 lakh to each slain CRPF troopers' family
Agartala | Friday, 2019 10:45:04 PM IST
Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Friday announced Rs 2-lakh compensation for each family of the nearly 50 CRPF troopers killed in the suicide attack in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. ... read..


Bodies of CRPF troopers brought to Delhi
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
The mortal remains of 40 of the close to 50 CRPF troopers killed in the terror attack in Jammu & Kashmir's Pulwama district on Thursday were brought to Delhi on Friday evening. ... read..


Maharashtra Muslims condemn Pakistan, terror groups for Pulwama terror strike
Mumbai | Friday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
Thousands of Muslims on Friday hit the roads in south Mumbai's minority-dominated Bhendi Bazaar area, spontaneous shutdowns were observed in different parts of the city, and several groups and political parties protested against Thursday's Pulwama terror ... read..


UN plans to raise $920m for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh
Geneva | Friday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
The UN refugee agency on Friday said it would raise $920 million in a new plan to aid 900,000 Rohingya refugees living in Bangladesh. ... read..


India's High Commissioner to Pakistan called to Delhi
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
India has called its High Commissioner to Pakistan Ajya Bisaria to New Delhi "for consultations" in the wake of terrorist attack on CRPF convoy in Pulawama, sources said on Friday. ... read..


World condemns Kashmir attack; US asks Pakistan to end support to terror groups (Roundup)
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
The international community has strongly condemned the terror attack by the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) in Jammu and Kashmir that killed 45 CRPF personnel, with US President Donald Trump asking Pakistan to "end immediately" the support and safe ... read..


VHP seeks action against JeM
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
The Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Friday sought action against Jaish-e-Mohammad, the Pakistan-based terror outfit which claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing in Jammu and Kashmir which killed 45 CRPF troopers, and demanded destruction of terrorist ... read..


Pulwama attack: India summons Pakistan High Commissioner
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
India on Friday summoned Pakistan High Commissioner Sohail Mahmood and lodged a strong protest over the Pulwama terror attack that claimed the lives of 45 CRPF troopers in Jammu and Kashmir. ... read..


Sidhu talks of dialogue with Pakistan even after Pulwama attack
Chandigarh | Friday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
While a suicide attack which killed 45 CRPF troopers evoked widespread condemnation and calls for action against Pakistan, Punjab cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu sounded a discordant note on Friday saying the dialogue with Islamabad should continue. ... read..


China closes Everest base camp in Tibet to tourists
Beijing | Friday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
China has closed the Mount Everest base camp in Tibet to tourists who don't have climbing permits in order to deal with the mounting garbage problem at the site, officials say. ... read..


China hints at blocking India's bid to declare Masood Azhar as global terrorist (Second Lead)
Beijing | Friday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
China on Friday indicated it would continue to block India's bid to declare Masood Azhar as an international terrorist whose outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) has claimed to plot the worst-ever attack in Jammu and Kashmir that killed 45 CRPF troopers. ... read..


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