Saudi-led coalition seizes large areas of Yemen’s Hodeidah airport -UAE

By Mohammed Ghobari ADEN, June 19 : Arab coalition troops stormed the airport in Yemen’s main port Hodeidah on Tuesday and captured large areas of the compound in battles with Iran-aligned Houthis, a Yemeni military source, the UAE news agency and local residents said. Residents of the strategic Red Sea city said battles were also […]

K.K. Rao new Gurugram police chief

Gurugram, June 19 : Senior IPS officer K.K. Rao was on Tuesday named Gurugram’s new Commissioner of Police and will take charge on Wednesday, an official said. The 1996 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer was currently posted as Inspector General of Police, India Reserve Battalion, Bhondsi. “I will take charge of my new responsibility […]

Two militants killed, CRPF trooper injured in Kashmir gunfight

Srinagar, June 19 : Two Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) militants were killed on Tuesday in a gunfight with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Defence Ministry sources said that out of the three JeM militants hiding in Tral area, two have been killed. “A CRPF trooper was injured in the encounter. He has been shifted […]

After sex change, Maharashtra constable joins duty as male

Beed (Maharashtra), June 19 : Attired in smart-fit khakhi uniform and blue beret, constable Lalit Kumar Salve saluted his superiors here on Tuesday and rejoined duty a month after undergoing sex realignment surgery. Appearing cheerful and confident in his new ‘avatar’, the policeman, earlier called Lalita Kumari Salve, walked in the Majalgaon Police Station and […]

Gunfight breaks out in J&K

Srinagar, June 19 : A gunfight started on Tuesday evening between hiding militants and the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said. Police said following intelligence inputs about a group of militants hiding in the area, security forces comprising the army’s counter-insurgency Rashtriya Rifles, Central Reserve Police Force and the Special Operations […]