Militants kill PDP leader in Kashmir

Ruling Peoples Democratic Party’s district president of South Kashmir’s Pulwama, Advocate Abdul Gani Dar succumbed to his injuries in the Srinagar hospital. Unknown gunmen intercepted his vehicle at Kundipora Kakapora Pinglina area in Pulwama around 1 p.m. today and shot at him from close range while he was on way to Srinagar. A police official … Continue reading Militants kill PDP leader in Kashmir

Shot putter Manpreet wins gold at Asian Grand Prix

  Indian shot putter Manpreet Kaur today clinched a gold in the first leg of the Asian Grand Prix Athletics Meet in Jinhua, China. Manpreet came up with a best throw of 18.86 metre, which was nearly one meter more than her earlier national record of 17.96 metre that she had set in 2015. With … Continue reading Shot putter Manpreet wins gold at Asian Grand Prix

Younis Khan becomes first Pakistani to reach 10,000 runs

Younis Khan became the first Pakistan player to complete 10,000 Test runs as his team reached 201 for four in reply to the West Indies first innings total of 286 at stumps on the third day of the first Test at Sabina Park, Jamaica on Sunday. Besides Younis who scored 58, the other batsman who … Continue reading Younis Khan becomes first Pakistani to reach 10,000 runs

Vijender out of Super Boxing League

Harpal Singh Bedi /New Delhi WBO Asia Pacific super middleweight champion Vijender Singh does not figure in the much hyped Super Boxing League (SBL) to be held from 7 July to 12 August 12. The SBL will have eight franchises and each team will comprise six boxers (five men and one woman with six back-up … Continue reading Vijender out of Super Boxing League

25 CRPF Jawans killed in maoist attack in Chhattisgarh

AMN / Twenty five  25 CRPF Jawans were killed and many injured in a deadly attack by Maoists in Sukma district of Chattisgarh. 6 seriously injured Jawans have been airlifted for intensive care from the spot to capital Raipur. CRPF‏Verified account @crpfindia 25 brave soldiers of 74 Bn, CRPF martyred & 06 critically injured in an … Continue reading 25 CRPF Jawans killed in maoist attack in Chhattisgarh

SC transfers Yamuna pollution matter to NGT

New Delhi The Supreme Court today transferred to the National Green Tribunal more than two decade old PIL relating to ever increasing pollution of river Yamuna. Saying that there could not be two parallel jurisdictions dealing with the same issue, the bench of Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar and Justice D.Y.Chandrachud said, “We are of … Continue reading SC transfers Yamuna pollution matter to NGT

Saudi King’s Air Force Pilot Son named US Envoy

Saudi Arabia has named an air force pilot son of King Salman as Ambassador to the United States, a major ally with which its ties are improving under President Donald Trump. The official Saudi Press Agency reported, citing the royal order issued on Saturday, that the Prince Abdullah bin Faisal bin Turki removed as Ambassador … Continue reading Saudi King’s Air Force Pilot Son named US Envoy

Pak Hindus allowed to worship at Shiva temple after 20 years

A Pakistani court today allowed Hindus to worship at a Shiva temple in Abbottabad district which had been off limits to them for 20 years. The Peshawar High Court permitted Hindus to worship at the temple of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa under section 20 of the Constitution. The temple had been closed for any religious activity over … Continue reading Pak Hindus allowed to worship at Shiva temple after 20 years

Venkaiah Naidu terms reports on govt imposing Hindi as false

Information and Broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu has termed the news reports that government is imposing Hindi as false. In a statement, Mr Naidu clarified that the Central government has no intention of imposing any language upon anyone. He said, Parliamentary Committee on Official Language headed by then Home Minister P Chidambaram made a recommendation … Continue reading Venkaiah Naidu terms reports on govt imposing Hindi as false

Most acts of terror across world have some Pakistan links: Jaitley

New York Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said that most acts of terrorism across the world will have some links to Pakistan and blamed Islamabad for the strained Indo-Pak ties. Speaking in New York at the Council on Foreign Relations, a prominent think tank, the minister said that most acts of terrorism across the world … Continue reading Most acts of terror across world have some Pakistan links: Jaitley