Malala makes emotional visit to Swat Valley home in Pak

Malala makes emotional visit to Swat Valley home in Pak

Peshawar: Malala Yousafzai, the youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner, Saturday was in tears as she returned home in Pakistan’s Swat Valley where she survived a near-fatal attack by Taliban in 2012 for advocating girls’ education. Malala, 20, reached her ancestral home in Makan Bagh in Mingora on a day-long trip along with her parents and […]

Students hold protest at Soura against arrests

Students hold protest at Soura against arrests

Srinagar: Girl students of Government Girls Higher Secondary School Soura Srinagar, held protests on Saturday against arresting of many boys in the area. The Girl students came out on streets to protest against the arrest of four students of Government Boys Higher Secondary Schools and an alleged minor class tenth student of Ramzan Memorial School. […]

UN employee accuses top official of sexual assault

UN employee accuses top official of sexual assault

New York: A UN employee has accused a top organisation official of sexual assault and claimed that the world body failed to take her complaint seriously, the media reported. In an exclusive interview with CNN on Friday, Martina Brostrom accused Luiz Loures, a UN Assistant Secretary General, of grabbing her in a hotel elevator, forcibly […]

Shah ‘heckled’ over anti-Dalit remarks by Minister Hegde

Mysuru (Karnataka): BJP National President Amit Shah on Friday was ‘heckled’ by angry protesters who raised slogans against anti-Dalit remarks by Union Minister Ananth Kumar Hegde a few months ago. Shah, who is on a two-day visit to the old Mysuru region in the poll-bound Karnataka, sought to pacify the Dalit leaders by distancing from […]

Thousands expected at Stephen Hawking’s funeral

Thousands expected at Stephen Hawking’s funeral

London: Thousands of people are expected to arrive in Cambridge for the funeral of British physicist Stephen Hawking on Saturday. Cambridge University is working with the police to supervise the area around Great St Mary’s Church where the service is scheduled to take place, Xinhua news agency reported. There will be no public access to […]

Another statue of BR Ambedkar vandalised in Uttar Pradesh

Another statue of BR Ambedkar vandalised in Uttar Pradesh

Srinagar: In yet another incident of vandalism, a statue of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar was damaged in Uttar Pradesh, media reports said on Saturday. The incident took place in Trivenipuram Jhunsi in Allahabad district. As per reports the development comes after the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh kicked up a row by passing an order […]

Militants shot and injure policeman in Anantnag

Militants shot and injure policeman in Anantnag

Srinagar: Militants on Saturday fired upon a policeman at Khanabal Anantnag in South Kashmir, sources said. The police cop was seriously injured and was shifted to hospital in critical condition, they said. The injured policeman has been identified as SPO Trilok Singh.

Two electrocuted in Budgam while travelling on bus roof

Two electrocuted in Budgam while travelling on bus roof

Srinagar: Two persons were electrocuted in central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Saturday while they were travelling on a bus roof and came to contact with the electric wire. The incident happened in Watrehail area of Budgam and the victims have been identified as Shabir Ahmad Baba, a resident of Gund Ali and Rafiq Ahmad Dar […]

16 dead as thousands of Gazans march near Israel border

16 dead as thousands of Gazans march near Israel border

Gaza City (Palestinian Territories): Clashes erupted as tens of thousands of Gazans marched near the Israeli border in a major protest, leaving 16 Palestinians dead and hundreds more wounded in the conflict’s worst single day of violence since the 2014 Gaza war. Israel’s military targeted three Hamas sites in the Gaza Strip with tank fire […]