Samjhauta blast case: NIA court summons 13 Pakistani witnesses

A special NIA court today summoned 13 Pakistani witnesses for deposing before it in connection with the 2007 Samjhauta Express blast case in which 68 people were killed. The NIA spokesperson said in New Delhi today that Pakistani witnesses are required to attend the trial court at Panchkula in Haryana from July 4 onwards. He … Continue reading Samjhauta blast case: NIA court summons 13 Pakistani witnesses

Man carrying explosives killed at checkpoint in Bangladesh

WEB DESK / A suspected militant in Bangladesh, was killed in police firing when he tried to penetrate a police check-post on a motorcycle armed with explosives in Khilgaon area of Dhaka early today. Two members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) were also injured in the cross-firing incident. The incident came a day after a … Continue reading Man carrying explosives killed at checkpoint in Bangladesh

Tamil Nadu: Racer Ashwin Sundar, wife killed in car accident

A professional car racer Ashwin Sundar and his wife were killed in a car accident in Chennai today. Ashwin who drove the BMW car lost control and reported to have rammed into a wall near Santhom and caught in between the wall and a tree closeby. In the impact, the car caught fire, leading to … Continue reading Tamil Nadu: Racer Ashwin Sundar, wife killed in car accident

Narada sting: Mamata Banerjee to challenge order in Supreme Court

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has said that she will challange Calcutta High Court order of CBI probe into the Narada sting in the Supreme Court. Calcutta High Court orders CBI probe into the Narada sting of 2016; orders filing of preliminary report within 72 hours; Court also orders disciplinary action against the police … Continue reading Narada sting: Mamata Banerjee to challenge order in Supreme Court

Senior UN official quits after ‘apartheid’ Israel report pulled

WEB DESK A senior UN official has resigned over the withdrawal of a report accusing Israel of imposing an apartheid regime on Palestinians, saying powerful member states pressured the world body and its Chief with vicious attacks and threats. United Nations Under-Secretary General and Executive Secretary for the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia … Continue reading Senior UN official quits after ‘apartheid’ Israel report pulled

Support to terror must be basis for disqualification from Commonwealth: India

TIA NEWS / India has pushed for inclusion of the sustained support for terrorism and radical extremism as one of the grounds for disqualification of a member state from the Commonwealth. An official source said, there are currently eight grounds on which the Commonwealth can take action against a member country, including violation of democratic … Continue reading Support to terror must be basis for disqualification from Commonwealth: India

Incidents of terrorism come down drastically: Rajnath Singh

BISHESWAR MISHRA / NEW DELHI India’s Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said the incidents related to terrorism, Left Wing Extremism and insurgencies in North East region have come down drastically in the country. Replying to a debate on Demands for Grants of Home Ministry for 2017-18 in Lok Sabha, Mr Singh said, the NDA government … Continue reading Incidents of terrorism come down drastically: Rajnath Singh

Protest against making Aadhaar compulsory in Mid-Day Meal

AMN / New Delhi National Federation of Indian Women and the Right to Food Campaign Friday held a protest outside the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Shastri Bhawan to protest against the move of the Central Government to make Aadhaar mandatory for Mid Day Meal Scheme. People from more than ten states including UP, West … Continue reading Protest against making Aadhaar compulsory in Mid-Day Meal

قومی اردو کونسل کی چوتھی عالمی اردو کانفرنس کا افتتاح

اردو محبت کی زبان ہے:ڈاکٹر مہندر ناتھ پانڈے اردو کے ساتھ کوئی ناانصافی نہیں ہوگی: سید شاہنواز حسین قومی اردو کونسل کی چوتھی عالمی اردو کانفرنس کا افتتاح نئی دہلی۔ اردو زبان اسی ملک میں پیدا ہوئی اور یہیں پلی بڑھی ہے اور یہ ملک کے ہر طبقے کی زبان ہے۔ اردو زبان انسانوں کے … Continue reading قومی اردو کونسل کی چوتھی عالمی اردو کانفرنس کا افتتاح

Policy of strategic patience with North Korea is over: US

The US has said its policy of “strategic patience” with North Korea is over, and suggested it may decide to take pre-emptive military action. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said, the option was on the table if the threat from the North Korea’s weapons programme reached such a level. During a visit to South Korea, … Continue reading Policy of strategic patience with North Korea is over: US