Where are the missing Indians in Mosul? Iraqi Minister flip-flops

New Delhi, July 24 : In a flip-flop, Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari said here on Monday that the 39 Indians missing in the city of Mosul since 2014 are considered alive, after having said earlier in the day his government was not 100 per cent sure about this. “We are trying to follow news […]

Police recruitment exam in UP cancelled after paper leak

Lucknow, July 24 : The Uttar Pradesh government on Monday cancelled the online exam of the police and PAC for recruitment of sub-inspectors to be held on Tuesday and Wednesday after complaints of paper being leaked, said an official. Exams for 2,709 posts of sub-inspectors are underway and question papers of the exams held in […]

UN peacekeeper killed in Central African Republic

Rabat, July 24 : A Moroccan peacekeeper was killed and three others were injured in an ambush in Bangassou city of the Central African Republic, local media reported on Monday. “The UN mission to Central African Republic (MINUSCA) military convoy was targeted by anti-Balaka militiamen on Sunday,” le360.ma news site reported quoting a statement from […]

Hezbollah says battle with Nusra Front almost won at Syria-Lebanon border

By John Davison BEIRUT, July 24 : – Hezbollah said on Monday its battle with Nusra Front jihadists at the Syria-Lebanon border was almost over and urged remaining insurgents in the area to give up, pressing its campaign to take their last foothold at the frontier. With the Nusra Front almost beaten in the mountainous […]

NIA arrests 7 Kashmiri separatists for terror funding

New Delhi, July 24 : The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday arrested seven Kashmiri separatist leaders who have allegedly received funds from Pakistan to sponsor terror activities and stone-pelting protests in the Kashmir Valley. Those arrested included Hurriyat chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s son-in-law Altaf Shah and moderate Hurriyat chairman’s close aide Shahid-ul-Islam, an […]

Will act against policemen found with beer bottles: Parrikar

Panaji, July 24 : Two days after police personnel in an official patrol car were found with beer bottles, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday said that strict action would be taken against the three. Parrikar added that the BJP-led coalition government would have no tolerance for policemen drinking on duty. “Police cannot do […]