COVID-19 crisis humanitarian, not political: Guj HC

Ahmedabad, May 31 COVID-19 is a humanitarian crisis and not a political one, and merely criticising the government is not going to magically cure people or make the dead come back to life, the Gujarat High Court said in its latest order on a suo motu PIL related to the outbreak. It also called for […]

Security forces bust militant hideout in J-K’s Kulgam

Srinagar, May 31  Security forces busted a militant hideout in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district and recovered a number of items including ammunition, police said here. On receiving information regarding presence of militants in Akhal-Malwan forest belt of the south Kashmir district, a cordon and search operation was launched by security forces, a police spokesperson […]

Wajid Khan of music composer duo Sajid-Wajid dies at 42

Mumbai, Jun 1  Singer-composer Wajid Khan of music director duo Sajid-Wajid, popular for their work on superstar Salman Khan’s films such as Wanted , Dabangg and Ek Tha Tiger , died in wee hours of Monday in a city hospital due to complications arising from a kidney infection. He was 42. Music composer Salim Merchant, […]

CRPF gets over 40k bullet proof jackets, 170 armoured vehicles for Kashmir, LWE theatres

CRPF gets over 40k bullet proof jackets, 170 armoured vehicles for Kashmir, LWE theatres

New Delhi: Over 40,000 bullet proof jackets and 170 armoured troop carriers have been sanctioned by the Union home ministry for the CRPF for use in counter-terrorist operations in the Kashmir valley and anti-Naxal offensives in various states, officials said. They said the central paramilitary force has also “re-fabricated” and armour-plated about 80 Maruti Gypsy […]

Mosques reopen in Saudi Arabia and Jerusalem amid virus woes

Mosques reopen in Saudi Arabia and Jerusalem amid virus woes

Dubai: Tens of thousands of mosques across Saudi Arabia reopened Sunday for the first time in more than two months, but worshipers have been ordered to follow strict guidelines to prevent the spread of the coronavirus as Islam’s holiest site in Mecca remained closed to the public. The Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, the third holiest […]

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