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BSF increases vigil at spots “vulnerable” to Rohingya influx

KOLKATA: The BSF has increased the number of “sensitive and vulnerable” spots along the Indo-Bangladesh border in West Bengal and ramped up vigil there to check the influx of the Rohingyas into the country. “Earlier we had identified 22 spots, but now we have increased...

Four militants killed, Para Commando injured in ongoing north Kashmir gunfight

Four militants were killed and an army soldier suffered injuries in an encounter in forests of Rafiabad in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Wednesday. Reports reaching GNS said that a joint team of army’s 32 RR and 9 PARA commandos launched a cordon-and-search operation in...

Mukesh Ambani richest Indian for the 10th consecutive year: Forbes

Mumbai: Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani has again topped the list of richest Indian for the 10th consecutive year, business magazine Forbes India said on Thursday. Ambani, 60, who retains the top spot in the annual list of 100 richest Indian tycoons, saw his wealth...

Pakistan Military Says Pashtuns Are Traitors

I lost my home in 2009 when a major operation by the Pakistan military forced us to leave our village in South Waziristan in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas along the border with Afghanistan. Around 37 million Pashtuns live in this region that includes the...

No outsider should advise India on Kashmir: Indian cricketers tell Afridi

New Delhi: Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Wednesday joined fellow Indian cricketers who have slammed former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi for his comments on Kashmir. Speaking to media at the sidelines of an event, Tendulkar said India doesn't need an "outsider" to advise on any...

Women eligible to join Territorial Army: Delhi High Court rules

New Delhi: Women can now join the Territorial Army (TA) as the Delhi High Court on Friday quashed the Centre's advertisements excluding them from being recruited, ruling the ads were ultra vires the fundamental rights provided under the Constitution. A bench of Acting Chief Justice...

NHM employees accuse Ganderbal CMO, MS of mental harassment

The employees of NHM have accused CMO Ganderbal RD Kasana and Medical Superintendent Ganderbal District Hospital Dr Mehraj-u-Din of harassing them mentally. According to employees, the CMO and MS are pressuring and threatening them over their protest strike. They said that the concerned top medicos...

India’s Dalveer Bhandari re-elected in International Court of Justice

United Nations: India's Dalveer Bhandari was today re-elected to the International Court of Justice as the General Assembly overwhelmingly threw its weight behind him, forcing Britain to withdraw its candidate from a hard-fought race to the World Court. "I am grateful to all the nations...

Thousands gather in Istanbul to protest against Turkish President following ‘justice march’

Thousands of people gathered in Istanbul to conclude an opposition-led 'march for justice' against the government REUTERS
Hundreds of thousands of people joined a rally in Istanbul at the end of a 25-day “march for justice” against the government of the Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The opposition Republican People’s Party leader, Kemal Kilicdaroglu, led the 280-mile walk from Ankara to Istanbul after...

PM Modi hails young entrepreneurs, says ‘we will stagnate if we don’t innovate’

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday hailed the young innovators and startup entrepreneurs, who have successfully turned out to be the "job creators" of the nation. PM Modi made these remarks during an interaction with thousands of young innovators who have made it...
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