NIA Raids 9 Locations

NIA Raids 9 Locations

Srinagar: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday raided nine locations across Jammu and Kashmir in a conspiracy case in. A spokesperson of the NIA said several digital devices containing large volumes of incriminating data and documents were seized during the raids, conducted on the premises of hybrid terrorists and Overground Workers (OGWs) linked with […]

Man shot dead in Rajouri

Man shot dead in Rajouri

Jammu: A man was shot dead by militants in Rajouri district on Monday night, officials said. The incident took place when the victim, Abdul Razaq, came out of a mosque in his village Kunda Top under the Thanamandi police station area. Razaq’s brother is a soldier in the Territorial Army, they said. The gunmen opened […]

Rajnath Singh Visits Siachen, Reviews Military Preparedness

Rajnath Singh Visits Siachen, Reviews Military Preparedness

New Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday visited Siachen, the world’s highest battlefield, and reviewed India’s overall military preparedness in the region. Singh’s visit to Siachen came over a week after the Indian Army marked the 40th year of its presence in the strategically key region. The defence minister, accompanied by Army Chief Gen […]

Parl polls about who would carry J&K’s voice to New Delhi: Mehbooba

Parl polls about who would carry J&K’s voice to New Delhi: Mehbooba

Srinagar, April 22: Pitching against the abrogation of Article 370, former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday said the battle for Lok Sabha in Jammu and Kashmir is not between her Peoples Democratic Party and the National Conference, but about who would carry J&K’s voice to New Delhi. “People understand they need a voice who […]

Task force to review heatwave impact during LS polls: EC

Task force to review heatwave impact during LS polls: EC

New Delhi: With the ongoing Lok Sabha elections taking place amid an intense heatwave, the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Monday called for a review of the impact of heatwave and humidity and constituted a task force that will do so five days before each polling phase. For Friday’s second phase, the ECI said, […]

Satellite Imagery Shows ‘Significant Expansion’ In Glacial Lakes In Himalayas: ISRO

Satellite Imagery Shows ‘Significant Expansion’ In Glacial Lakes In Himalayas: ISRO

New Delhi: The satellite imagery has shown significant expansion in glacial lakes in the Himalayas, especially in India, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said on Monday. The satellite data archives spanning the past 3 to 4 decades provide valuable insights into changes occurring in glaciated environments. Long-term satellite imagery covering the catchments of Indian […]

Israeli military intelligence chief resigns over Oct 7 Hamas attack

Israeli military intelligence chief resigns over Oct 7 Hamas attack

TEL AVIV: The head of Israel’s military intelligence directorate resigned on Monday over the failures surrounding Hamas’ unprecedented Oct. 7 attack, the military said, becoming the first senior figure to step down over his role in the deadliest assault in Israel’s history. Maj. Gen. Aharon Haliva’s resignation sets the stage for what’s expected to be […]

Israel war cabinet discusses efforts to free hostages held in Gaza

Israel war cabinet discusses efforts to free hostages held in Gaza

TEL AVIV: The Israeli war cabinet held a meeting late Sunday (local time) to discuss efforts for the release of remaining hostages held in Gaza, CNN reported, citing an Israeli official. The war cabinet has four members – Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s Minister of Defence Yoav Gallant, and National Unity Party chairman Benny […]

Iran’s President wants to keep strict headscarf controls

TEHRAN: Despite fierce protests from society, Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi wants to maintain strict police checks on women for headscarf offences. “Respecting the headscarf is not only a religious but also a political and legal obligation for Iranian women,” Raisi said. There is therefore “no doubt whatsoever” that checks must continue to be carried out […]

Nearly 66,000 Indians officially became American citizens in 2022: CRS report

WASHINGTON: A total of 65,960 Indians officially became US citizens, making India the second-largest source country for new citizens in America after Mexico, according to the latest Congressional report. An estimated 46 million foreign-born persons resided in the United States in 2022, approximately 14 per cent of the total US population of 333 million, according […]

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