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Three Militants Killed In Encounter In Kashmir’s Budgam

Srinaga(PTI): Three militants were today killed in an overnight encounter with security forces in central Kashmir's Budgam district, police said. "Three militants were killed this morning in the encounter," a police official said. He said security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Redbug area of Budgam last evening after receiving specific intelligence inputs about the presence of militants in the...

Two Civilians Killed In Pak Shelling In Poonch

Jammu, (PTI) Two civilians were killed and a few others suffered injuries today when the Pakistani army violated the ceasefire and resorted to mortar shelling and firing at forward posts and villages along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, officials said. The Pakistani army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing from small arms, automatic weapons and mortars on Indian Army...

CBI Sword Over Lalu, Raids At 12 Places Including His Residence

New Delhi (PTI) The CBI today carried out searches at the residence of former Railway Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav and 11 other locations after registering a case of corruption against the RJD chief and his family. It is alleged that Yadav as Railway Minister handed over maintenance of two Railway hotels BNR Ranchi and Puri to Sujata Hotel (a company owned...

India’s Tough Anti-hijacking Law Comes Into Force

New Delhi,  (PTI) The country's new anti-hijacking law, which prescribes capital punishment in the event of death of "any person", has come into force following a government notification. The 2016 Anti-Hijacking Act replaces a 1982-vintage law, according to which hijackers could be tried only in the event of death of hostages, such as flight crew, passengers and security personnel. In the new...

‘Karnan Case Calls For Reviewing Judges’ Selection Process’

New Delhi, (PTI) Justice C S Karnan's case calls for revisiting the process of selection of judges to the constitutional courts, Justices J Chelameswar and Justice Ranjan Gogoi of the Supreme Court have said. The two judges, who concurred with the main judgement passed by a seven-judge bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar, said this case highlighted the need...

J&K Govt. Shifts Mirwaiz Farooq Security Officials.

J & K Police have shifted few personal security officers of Hurriyat Conference Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, the decision was taken by the Police after attack on Deputy SP Mohammad Ayub Pandit , he was brutally lynched outside of Jama Masjid, J&K. Faheem Hussian(DySp) who was in charge of Mirwaiz  security for more than 10 years has been transferred. Mirwaiz...

Israel: PM Narendra Modi in world most secured suite eats Gujrati Food

Jerusalem: PM Narendra Modi is staying in suite of world most secured hotel,King David Hotel.The hotel is designed to secure against bomb attacks, chemical attacks and any kind of threats. Even if the entire hotel will be bombed still the Modi's suite will be untouched and he can come down in a pod safely. The hotel have cleared 110 rooms...

India Pushes Troops In Doka La In Longest Impasse Since 1962

New Delhi, (PTI): India has pushed in more troops in a "non-combative mode" to strengthen its position in an area near Sikkim, where its soldiers have been locked in a standoff with Chinese troops for almost a month now in what has been the longest such impasse between the two armies since 1962. India brought in more troops after the destruction...

I-T Notifies Form For Aadhaar-PAN Linking

New Delhi(PTI) The Income Tax Department has introduced a one-page form for taxpayers to manually apply for linking their Aadhaar with Permanent Account Number (PAN), apart from the available online and SMS facilities. An individual will have to mention both PAN and Aadhaar numbers, the spelling of the names mentioned on them and give a signed declaration that the Aadhaar number...

Top LeT Commander, Two Civilians Killed In Kashmir Operation

Srinagar(PTI) Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants, including commander Bashir Lashkari who was behind the killing of six policemen last month, were gunned down by security forces in Kashmir's Anantnag district today, police said. Two civilians, 44-year-old Tahira and 21-year-old Shadab Ahmad Chopan, were also killed during the operation in Brenti-Batpora village in Dialgam area of the district, police said. "The encounter is over....

India Again Asks Pak To Provide Consular Access To Jadav

New Delhi/Islamabad(PTI) India today again asked Pakistan to grant full and early consular access to its national Kulushbhan Jadav, sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court as the two countries exchanged a list of prisoners lodged in each other's jails. According to the list Pakistan shared with India, at least 546 Indian nationals, including nearly 500 fishermen, are languishing in...

Ravi Shastri to Apply for India Cricket Team Coach Post.

Mumbai:Former Indian Team director Ravi Shastri has made up his mind to apply for the post of coach of Indian cricket team.He was the director of the team between 2014 to 2016,when he led India team to the semi-finals of the World Cup in 2015. Shastri was in the race for India Coach but Anil Kumble was preferred over...

Indrani Alleges She Was Beaten Up In Byculla Jail, Moves Court

Mumbai (PTI)Sheena Bora murder case accused Indrani Mukerjea, booked for rioting in a women's prison here along with other inmates, today moved a court alleging that she was beaten up by the jail officials after the death of a convict sparked a protest in the prison. Taking note of her complaint, a CBI court, which is hearing the Sheena murder...

Samir steers away from OOA land grab case.

Cuttack: President of Odisha Olympic Association(OOA),Samir Dey, has steered clear off the land grab controversy today. A case has been filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) against Asirbad Behera, his relatives and some officials of OOA,after raids were conducted in the office of OOA in Barabati Stadium,his residence,his son-in-law residence and his sons offices on Friday. Asirbad...