Frigid air, high winds cause dangerous travel conditions

Frigid air and high winds are causing dangerous travel conditions throughout the eastern U.S. after a powerful winter storm pummeled the region over the weekend. The National Weather Service forecasts Monday’s temperatures will be more than 20 degrees below normal across the Northeast, with gusty winds and wind […]


Encounter underway in Kashmir Valley

Srinagar, Jan 21: An encounter broke out on Monday between security forces and militants in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.  Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Hapatnaar area of Budgam District following information about presence of militants in the area, a police official […]

Sabarimala temple closes after annual pilgrimage season; political war continues

Sabarimala/Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 20: After witnessing unprecedented protests over the entry of women of menstruating age, the Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala was closed Sunday marking the culmination of the over two-month-long stormy annual pilgrimage season. As the temple closed, the opposition BJP ended its 49-day-long relay hunger strike staged […]