Day: November 10, 2018

3 dead as Indonesian forces pursue rebel commander in Papua

Jakarta :  Two Papuan independence fighters and a third person have been killed during a week of gunbattles with security forces in the highlands of Indonesia’s remote Papua region, both sides in the conflict say. An Indonesian police and military operation is trying to capture Purom Wenda, a West […]


Man sentenced for mail bomb, threats to Swedish lawmakers

Stockholm  :  A Swedish man was convicted of attempted murder Friday for sending a letter bomb to a bitcoin company in London and also convicted of sending threatening letters to lawmakers in Sweden, including government members. The Stockholm District Court sentenced Michael Salonen, 43, to seven years in prison. […]

Anil Parihar killing case: Police detains some suspects

Jammu : Police have detained some persons in connection with the killing of senior BJP leader Anil Parihar and his brother by militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kishtwar district. While tension has eased out in the district, night curfew continues to remain in force as a precautionary measure. A […]

Delhi’s air quality remains ‘severe’; over 400 heavy vehicles stopped from entering city

New Delhi : Delhi’s air quality remained in the ‘severe’ category on Friday despite a slow but “significant” improvement in pollution levels with the AAP government restricting the entry of heavy and medium goods vehicles into the national capital as an emergency measure. Government-run agency SAFAR said that the […]

Governor, CM call for collective effort for Uttarakhand’s development

Dehradun : Uttarakhand Governor Baby Rani Maurya and Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat Friday called for a collective endeavour to build the state as per the aspirations of the people who fought for its formation. Though the state has made significant progress in the 18 years of its existence […]

India slams Pak for expressing concern over deployment of INS Arihant

New Delhi :  India Friday hit back at Pakistan for expressing concern over the recent deployment of nuclear submarine INS Arihant, saying the comments come from a country for whom the “tenet of responsibility” does not exist. Pakistan’s Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal, at a media briefing Thursday, said: […]

BJP attacks Rahul Gandhi over his criticism of demonetisation

New Delhi : Hitting back at Rahul Gandhi over his criticism of demonetisation, the BJP said Friday that a war is going on in Indian politics with the Narendra Modi-led government working to curb black money while the Congress president trying to save it. BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra said […]

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