Seoul discusses N. Korea issue with US

Seoul, Aug 14 : South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Monday met visiting top US General Joseph Dunford to discuss the North Korea issue. Moon met at the Blue House for about 50 minutes with the chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff who arrived here late on Sunday, Xinhua news agency quoted Presidential […]

Four killed, six soldiers missing in Uttarakhand floods

Dehradun, Aug 14 : Four persons were killed and 10 others, including six soldiers, went missing after a cloudburst triggered flash floods in Uttarakhand’s Pithoragarh district on Monday, police said. The disaster occurred near Malpa, washing away 14 persons. Four bodies have been recovered but the six soldiers and four others remained untraced. “One JCO […]

Beijing-Islamabad friendship stronger than steel: Chinese leader

Islamabad, Aug 14 : Pakistan on Monday celebrated its 71st Independence Day, with Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang saying the Beijing-Islamabad friendship “is stronger than steel and sweeter than honey”. Wang, who attended the flag hoisting ceremony at Islamabad’s Convention Centre, said China and Pakistan had stood by each other in difficult times and “this […]

‘No bridge being built by China in Ladakh’

New Delhi, Aug 14 : Government sources on Sunday denied reports of China building a bridge in Ladakh. Earlier a report said on Sunday China was building a bridge in the no man’s land in Ladakh. “The report that China is building a bridge in Ladakh is wrong,” a government source said. The source also […]

Body of soldier killed in Poonch firing brought to Gwalior

Gwalior, Aug 13 : The body of Naib Subedar Jagram Singh Tomar, killed in Pakistani firing in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir, was brought to Gwalior on Sunday on a special aircraft. Tomar was a resident of Madhya Pradesh’s Morena district. The last rites will be performed at his native Tarsana village on Monday […]