India sends 2nd relief consignment for Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh

India sends 2nd relief consignment for Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh

India has sent to Bangladesh its second relief consignment to help tens of thousands of displaced Rohingya Muslims who fled Myanmar following a military crackdown, triggering one of the world’s worst refugee crises, reports said. Over 600,000 Rohingyas have fled Myanmar’s violence-hit Rakhine state to neighbouring Bangladesh since August when the military intensified crackdown against […]

Delhi’s Akbar Road ‘renamed’ Maharana Pratap road overnight, NDMC to probe

Delhi’s Akbar Road ‘renamed’ Maharana Pratap road overnight, NDMC to probe

It seems that Emperor Akbar is going to face the same fate as faced by his great-grandson Aurangzeb as New Delhi’s famous Akbar Road, which houses several Union ministers, including BJP chief Amit Shah as well as the Congress office, was ‘labelled’ Maharana Pratap Road on Tuesday night, the Indian Express reported.  In 2015, Aurangzeb Road […]

9/11 mastermind wants to share information about Trump’s CIA head nominee

9/11 mastermind wants to share information about Trump’s CIA head nominee

The 9/11 attacks mastermind, who was tortured by the CIA after his arrest, has sought a U.S. military judge’s permission to share six paragraphs of information about President Donald Trump’s nominee to head the spy agency ahead of her confirmation hearing. Gina Haspel (61) is currently serving as the Acting Director of the CIA after […]

Police arrest 4 ‘Lashkar militants’ for killing 3 Baramulla youth

Police arrest 4 ‘Lashkar militants’ for killing 3 Baramulla youth

Government agencies on Wednesday claimed to have solved the tipple killing of youths in Baramulla town on 30 April by apprehending “all the militants involved in the murders”, reports said. The police also claimed that all militants belonged to Lashkar-e-Toiba militant outfit, reports added. “During interrogation of the militants it surfaced that LeT handlers in Pakistan had […]

Panic Not: Tourism department to Valley tourists; creates helpline for security

Panic Not: Tourism department to Valley tourists; creates helpline for security

The Jammu and Kashmir government has created a helpline for tourists who are either on a visit or intend to visit Kashmir for their safety and free movement in the Valley. The development comes two days after the killing of a tourist from Chennai in a stone-pelting incident at Narbal area of summer capital Srinagar. […]

Tourist killed at Narbal had earphones on, didn’t hear dad’s warning to duck

Tourist killed at Narbal had earphones on, didn’t hear dad’s warning to duck

Immersed in music when the stones were being pelted, the Tamil Naidu Tourist, who was killed in a stone-pelting incident at Narbal Srinagar on Monday, didn’t hear his father shout. He took a hit on the right side of his head and doctors at the Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences couldn’t save him, The Times of India […]

Israel boots Human Rights Watch representative

Israel boots Human Rights Watch representative

Israel’s interior ministry has ordered the representative of Human Rights Watch in the country to leave within 14 days, accusing him of supporting a boycott against Israel, reports said. Human Rights Watch, a New York-based rights organisation, said the decision showed Israel was seeking to suppress criticism of its human rights record, and that it […]

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