Boy killed in celebratory firing by SP workers

Muzaffarnagar, Feb 8 (PTI): An eight-year-old boy was killed in a celebratory firing by Samajwadi Party workers at Kairana town in Shamli district, triggering protests by locals. The victim, Sami, who was passing by Kairana area in a rickshaw, was hit during the firing by SP workers yesterday, Superintendent of Police Anil Kumar Jha said. […]

7 injured in clash over land dispute in UP

Muzaffarnagar, Feb 8 (PTI): Seven persons were injured in a clash between two groups over a land dispute in the district. A clash broke out between two groups led by Satpal and Mukesh over the boundary of an agricultural land at Rohana village here yesterday, police said. Both the sides used sharp weapons in attacking […]

4 smugglers including 2 Pakistani intruders shot dead by BSF

Ferozepur(Punjab): The Border Security Force (BSF) shot dead four smugglers including two Pakistaini intruders and seized 10 kg of heroin, some arms and ammunition from their possession near the Mehndipur border outpost (BOP) in Ferozepur district today. Besides the Pakistani intruders, two Indian nationals were also gunned down by the border guarding force, Deputy Inspector […]

Mehbooba cannot be silent on govt formation: Omar

Jammu: Making it clear that his party is not ready to support BJP in case the PDP-BJP alliance snaps, NC leader Omar Abdullah today said that Mehbooba Mufti must break her silence as she cannot keep the entire state guessing on government formation. PDP leader “Mehbooba Mufti has been quiet for long and she can […]

Mysterious blast injures 3 people in Kashmir’s Hajin

Hajin: A grenade has went off Sunday afternoon near the encounter site in Kashmir’s Hajin leaving three people injured, one of them said to be critical. According to the locals, the machines were removing the debris of the house which was reduced into rubble with mortars by government forces during an encounter on Thursday. The […]

I don’t think India is intolerant country: Taslima

Kozhikode: Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen does not feel that India is an “intolerant” country and wondered why secularists in the country were questioning only Hindu fundamentalists. She also said that a democracy based on pseudo-secularism was not a true democracy at all. “I don’t think India is an intolerant country. Most of the people are […]

Kashmir’s Hajin Shuts on 3rd consecutive day against militant killings

Gowhar Maqbool Hajin: A complete shutdown is being observed in Hajin area of north Kashmir on Sunday against the killings of unidentified militants on Thursday. Youth took to streets raising anti-administration slogans and demanded the bodies of slain militants for the burial. According to the police, the trio was buried in garrison town of Uri’s […]

Air France flight diverted to Lahore

New Delhi: An Air France’ Paris-bound flight carrying 374 passengers was diverted to Lahore shortly after taking off from the Indira Gandhi International Airport here this morning due to a medical emergency on board. The flight has, however, now returned to Delhi from Lahore as the flight duty time limitation of the crew came into […]

Kashmir: Thousands participate in funeral of HM militant

PULWAMA: Thousands participate in the funeral of Hizb militant Syed Mufeed Bashir Indrabi alias Raqib at Zadoora in Kashmir’s Pulwama district amidst anti-India protests and clashes. Mufeed was killed in an encounter at Gundpora village in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district Saturday evening. Mainwhile, a complete shutdown is being observed in parts of Pulwama district.

Delhi police to use space technology for live crime mapping

New Delhi: The Delhi Police will soon start using space technology for live crime mapping and adopting a “predictive policing” mechanism being developed in partnership with the Indian Space Research Organisation. “The Crime Mapping, Analytics and Predictive System (CMAPS) is being operationalised by Delhi Police in partnership with ISRO for effective use of space technology- […]