A balm for bleeding Air India

A balm for bleeding Air India

New Delhi: With Pakistan opening its airspace for all commercial airlines on Tuesday morning, Air India said operation costs for one-way US and Europe-bound flights are likely to come down by Rs 20 lakh and Rs 5 lakh, respectively. After Pakistan closed its airspace following the Balakot air strikes of February 26, Air India suffered […]

‘Nearly 400 militants infiltrated into JK in three years’

‘Nearly 400 militants infiltrated into JK in three years’

New Delhi: Nearly 400 militants infiltrated into Jammu and Kashmir in the last three years and 126 of them have been killed by security forces, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday. Reddy said 27 security personnel were killed during the engagements with the infiltrators. Four […]

ICJ verdict in Kulbhushan case today

ICJ verdict in Kulbhushan case today

The Hague: The International Court of Justice (ICJ) will deliver on Wednesday its verdict in the case relating to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, whose death sentence by a Pakistani military court based on an allegedly “extracted confession” has been questioned by India. Jadhav, 49, a retired Indian Navy officer, was sentenced to death by the […]

NC MP opposes NIA Amendment in Parl, says unbridled powers given to GoI

NC MP opposes NIA Amendment in Parl, says unbridled powers given to GoI

Srinagar: The National Conference has opposed the NIA Amendment Bill 2019 in the Parliament, saying it infringes upon the people’s right to liberty and life. The statement issued here on Tuesday said: Participating in the debate, the NC leader and member of Parliament from Anantnag Hasnain Masoodi said the Parent Act of 2008 was not […]

LS passes bill to give NIA more teeth

LS passes bill to give NIA more teeth

New Delhi: Seeking to give more teeth to the National Investigation Agency (NIA), Lok Sabha on Monday passed a bill to allow it to probe terrorist acts against Indians and Indian interests abroad. The amendments will also allow the NIA to probe cybercrimes and cases of human trafficking. The NIA was set up in 2009 […]

Cong repealed POTA to save ‘vote bank’: Amit Shah

Cong repealed POTA to save ‘vote bank’: Amit Shah

New Delhi: Refuting opposition’s claims of “misuse” of the NIA law, Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday asserted that the Modi government will never abuse it to target anyone but will ensure that terrorism is finished off irrespective of the religion of the accused. In an intervention during a discussion in Lok Sabha on the […]

Intruder shot dead on border in Samba

Intruder shot dead on border in Samba

Jammu: A suspected Pakistani intruder was shot dead by BSF personnel while he was trying to cross the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba district on Monday, officials said. The incident took place around 3 am when a man in his 60’s was trying to sneak into the Indian territory near the S M […]

Shelling along LoC in Poonch, Rajouri

Shelling along LoC in Poonch, Rajouri

JAMMU: The Pakistan Army on Friday violated ceasefire by firing and mortar shelling on forward posts and civilian areas along the LoC in three sectors of Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri and Poonch districts, drawing befitting retaliation from Indian troops, a defence PRO said. “At about 0800 hours today, Pak army initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation with […]

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