‘We have arrived in Punjab’: Taliban warns Pak govt

Lahore:The Pakistani Taliban faction behind the brutal Easter Sunday suicide bombing at a crowded park here has warned that the terror attack was a “message” to the government about their “arrival” in Punjab, as the death toll on Tuesday rose to 74 after two more persons succumbed to their injuries. “Two critically injured teenagers of […]

World War II era mortar shells found

Imphal: Three mortar shells, believed to be from the World War II era, were found in Motbung area in Senapati district, a senior police officer said on Tuesday . The objects, which include two M3 Lee Tank and one US M2 60 mm shells, were found by the locals at Motbung, located some 30 km […]

Pak probe team at Pathankot; Protest by Cong, AAP

Pathankot: A five-member Pakistani Joint Investigation Team (JIT) accompanied by Indian officials on Tuesday visited the “sanitised” areas at Pathankot airforce base in connection with probe into the January 2 terror attack targeting the strategic installation. The team, which came in a bus, was taken to the backside of the air base as workers of […]

Pak joint investigation team heads for Pathankot

Amritsar/Pathankot: The Pakistani Joint Investigation Team (JIT) accompanied by Indian officials on Tuesday headed for Pathankot in connection with the probe into the January 2 terror attack at IAF base. The five-member Pakistani team led by Punjab’s Additional Inspector General of Police, Counter Terrorism Department, Muhammad Tahir Rai landed at Sri Guru Ramdas International Airport […]

Pak policy to liberate Kashmir with jihadis has backfired’

Washington: Pakistan’s involvement with jihadi groups at the highest level aimed at “liberation” of Jammu and Kashmir has backfired, ex-diplomat Husain Haqqani said on Tuesday following the deadly terror attack in Lahore. And even as its decades-old policy has backfired, the Pakistani establishment is reluctant to declare an all-out war against terrorist groups, Haqqani, the […]

NGT notice to HRD ministry, J&K govt over IIT campus in Jammu

NGT notice to HRD ministry, J&K govt over IIT campus in Jammu

NEW DELHI: The transfer of 159 hectares of land to establish an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Jammu district has come under the scanner of National Green Tribunal’s scanner which has sought the government’s response on a plea claiming it was forest land. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar issued notices […]

Gujjar leader demands special regiment in Army

Jammu: A prominent Gujjar-Bakerwal leader has demanded setting up of a special regiment in the Indian Army comprising people from the community to fight militancy. “As majority of the Gujjar and Bakerwal population of Jammu and Kashmir lives in forests and along the Line of Control (LoC), a special Gujjar Regiment should be raised for […]

Pay dues honourably or face coercive action: FM to Mallya

Pay dues honourably or face coercive action: FM to Mallya

New Delhi: In a stern warning to wilful defaulters like Vijay Mallya, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said they should settle their dues honourably with the banks or else be ready to face “coercive action” by lenders and investigative agencies. “I don’t want to make any comments on individual cases but I think it’s a responsibility […]

Kohli rates knock against Australia right at the top

Mohali: An ’emotional’ and ‘overwhelmed’ Virat Kohli on Sunday termed his exceptional 82-run knock against Australia as his best in Twenty20 internationals. Australian attack fizzled out in front of Kohli onslaught as he single-handedly led India to the semifinals of the World Twenty20. “This innings has to be in my top three, perhaps the top […]

Kohli world’s best batsman and beyond phenomenal: Gavaskar

New Delhi: Blown away by Virat Kohli’s power-packed knock that took India into the World Twenty20 semi-finals, former captain Sunil Gavaskar has said that the marauding right-hander is currently the world’s best batsman and “beyond phenomenal”. Kohli’s unbeaten 82-run effort was the highlight as India chased down 161 in a tense group encounter against Australia […]