Air raids kill 53 civilians in Syria’s Aleppo

Air raids kill 53 civilians in Syria’s Aleppo

Aleppo, Nov 14: At least 53 civilians have been killed and dozens more wounded in three air raids on a busy market in al-Atarib, a town in Syria’s western Aleppo province. Reports from Idlib city, Syria, said the overall toll was expected to rise because dozens of people had been wounded or were still missing […]

Siege countries do not want end to crisis: Qatar’s emir

Siege countries do not want end to crisis: Qatar’s emir

Doha, Nov 14: Qatar’s emir says neighbouring countries that have imposed a land, sea and air blockade on the Gulf state have no desire to end the crisis in the Gulf. Speaking at a session of Qatar’s consultative Assembly (Shura Council) on Tuesday, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani said that Saudi Arabia, the United […]

Rescuers search debris after Iran-Iraq quake kills over 530

Rescuers search debris after Iran-Iraq quake kills over 530

Trhran, Nov 14: Rescuers on Tuesday used backhoes and heavy equipment to dig through the debris of buildings toppled by a powerful earthquake on the border between Iran and Iraq that killed over 530 people, with weeping women crying out to God as aid workers found new bodies. The grim work began in earnest again […]

2 arrested for braid chopping in Ganderbal: Police

2 arrested for braid chopping in Ganderbal: Police

Ganderbal, Nov 14: Police on Tuesday said that it arrested two persons involved in braid chopping incident that occurred last month in Wakura area of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district. Senior Superintendent of Police Ganderbal Syed Fayaz told reporters that a braid chopping incident was reported in Wakura area last month when a girl alleged that […]

‘RAW running $500 million cell to sabotage CPEC,’ alleges Gen Zubair Hayat

‘RAW running $500 million cell to sabotage CPEC,’ alleges Gen Zubair Hayat

Islamabad: The Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, Gen Zubair Mahmood Hayat, on Tuesday alleged that India’s Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) had established a cell in 2015 dedicated to sabotaging China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects in Pakistan. While addressing a seminar in Islamabad, Gen Hayat revealed that: “RAW established a new cell with a […]

Iran earthquake death toll reaches 422

Iran earthquake death toll reaches 422

Tehran: The death toll in the devastating 7.3-magnitude earthquake that struck Iran in a region bordering Iraq on Sunday, has reached 422 with thousands of Iranians spending a second night outdoors in near-freezing temperatures, the media reported on Tuesday. The government is scrambling to get aid to the worst-hit area in the mountainous province of […]

Missing Soura boy traced  from Delhi

Missing Soura boy traced  from Delhi

Srinagar:  Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday said that it traced a missing teenage boy from Delhi with the help of social media. Furqan Khursheed Baba, 16, son of Khursheed Ahmad Baba of Gousia Colony Elahi Bagh Soura who had gone missing on November 10 was traced and handed over to his family.

Kulgam encounter: Militant, soldier killed

Kulgam encounter: Militant, soldier killed

Srinagar:  An army soldier and a militant were killed in ongoing gunfight in south Kashmir’s  Kulgam district on Tuesday, officials said. They said the gunfight is on at Nowbug Kund village of Devsar area since Tuesday morning. “A soldier and a militant have died till now,” the officials added.  

Court orders FIR against Farooq Abdullah on treason charges

Court orders FIR against Farooq Abdullah on treason charges

Patna:  A Bihar court has ordered filing of First Information Report (FIR) against Farooq Abdullah on charges of treason. The court passed the orders after a lawyer approached the court over Abdullah’s remarks on PaK (Pakistan administered Kashmir). On Saturday Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah said that PaK belongs to Pakistan […]

Rail service suspended in north Kashmir

Rail service suspended in north Kashmir

Srinagar:  Rail service has been suspended for “security reasons” in north Kashmir, where two local militants of Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) were killed in an encounter with security forces on Monday evening. However, trains continued to chug from Budgam-Srinagar to Anantnag and Qazigund to Banihal, a senior railway official said. All trains on this route are […]