NIA arrests two Kashmiris from Jammu

NIA arrests two Kashmiris from Jammu

Srinagar: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday arrested two alleged accomplices of captured Pakistani national and Lashkar-e-Toiba militant Bahadur Ali. Zahoor Ahmed Peer and Nazir Ahmed Peer, residents of Kupwara area, were nabbed from Jammu by the NIA, Zee News reported. Both are accused of providing support to LeT militant after he infiltrated. Ali […]

Kamran, Javed sent to judicial custody till Oct 17

Kamran, Javed sent to judicial custody till Oct 17

Srinagar: A Delhi court Tuesday remanded Kamran Yousuf and Javed Ahmad to judicial custody till October 17, sources said. Kamran, a freelance photojournalist from Pulwama and Javed a youngster from Kulgam district were arrested by NIA on September 5 in connection with an ongoing probe into an alleged terror funding case. During the in-camera proceedings, […]

UN investigators demand ‘full, unfettered’ access to Myanmar

UN investigators demand ‘full, unfettered’ access to Myanmar

Geneva: UN human rights investigators Tuesday said they needed “full and unfettered” access to Myanmar to investigate a grave and ongoing crisis, but the government renewed its rejection of the probe. “It is important for us to see with our own eyes the sites of these alleged violations”, the head of UN-backed fact-finding mission, Marzuki […]

Maoists blow up solar power plant in Bihar

Maoists blow up solar power plant in Bihar

Gaya: Maoists blew up a solar power plant in Bihar’s Gaya district, damaging its control room and workers’ accommodation unit, a police officer said Tuesday. Apparently irked over non-payment of levy, the Maoists detonated an Improvised Explosive Device in the premises of the Tata Power-owned solar power plant yesterday night, Assistant Superintendent of Police Arun […]

Govt to launch mobile app for retiring govt staff

Govt to launch mobile app for retiring govt staff

New Delhi: A mobile application will be launched tomorrow for central government employees who are about to retire to help them monitor the progress of their pension settlement cases. Retired employees will also be able to assess their superannuation funds and record complaints, if any, through the pension calculator, an official release issued by the […]

Bollywood film on Indian ‘surgical strike’

Bollywood film on Indian ‘surgical strike’

Mumbai: The story of India’s “surgical strike on terrorist hubs” in Pakistan is being made into a Bollywood film produced by Ronnie Screwvala. Actor Vicky Kaushal plays the lead role in the movie titled Uri. RSVP, Screwvala’s creative movie company, made the announcement on Tuesday. “Today we are a confident, aggressive and new age India […]

Religious parties in Pak improve their poll performance

Religious parties in Pak improve their poll performance

Islamabad: Pakistan’s by-election for the National Assembly seat in Lahore sprung up some surprises, with two candidates backed by the religious parties finishing third and fourth, and winning together about 11 per cent of the vote cast. Although Begum Kulsoom of ruling Pakistan Muslim League- Nawaz (PML-N) defeated Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s Dr Yasmin Rashid, the margin […]

With Kashmir on agenda Pak PM reaches US to attend UNGA

With Kashmir on agenda Pak PM reaches US to attend UNGA

New York: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi arrived in New York on Tuesday to attend the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly, where he is expected to raise the Kashmir issue. Abbasi’s address to the UNGA slated for September 21 will be his debut into the highest international diplomacy after being sworn […]

India seeks probe into nuclear links of N Korea

India seeks probe into nuclear links of N Korea

New York: India on Tuesday sought a probe into North Korea’s nuclear proliferation linkages and demanded that those responsible for it should be held accountable, in a veiled reference to Pakistan. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s remarks came after North Korea fired another mid-range ballistic missile over Japan on Friday. It follows North Korea’s sixth […]

Teenage girl abducted, gangraped for days in UP

Teenage girl abducted, gangraped for days in UP

Muzaffarnagar: A teenage girl was allegedly abducted and gangraped for ten days at Bedia village of UP, police said Tuesday. According to a complaint filed by the victim’s family, the 17-year-old girl was picked up by four persons yesterday and taken to a secluded place where they raped her. The victim was then left by […]

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