Indian Army capable of any kind of operation: Army chief

New Delhi, Jan 13 : A couple of days after Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said pain will be inflicted upon those who hurt India, Army chief General Dalbir Singh on Wednesday said the army was ready for any kind of operation. General Dalbir Singh, however, did not explain the nature of operations. Asked at the […]

Hrithik’s ‘noisy’ birthday bash costs hotel Rs.25,000 in fines

Mumbai, Jan 13 : Bollywood actor Hritik Roshan’s 42nd birthday bash allegedly cost Four Seasons Hotel in Worli Rs.25,000 in fines after locals complained of noise. The party on Saturday-Sunday night was held at the AER Lounge on the 34th floor rooftop and attracted a large crowd of celebs besides some gate-crashers. Local resident Ashraf […]

After IS threat, Pune anti-terror unit tightens security

Pune, Jan 13 : Security was tightened in and around Anti-Terrorist Squad headquarters here after ATS Pune and Mumbai offices received threats allegedly by the terror group Islamic State (IS), an official said on Wednesday. The letter threatened that Assistant Commissioner of Police (ATS-Pune) Bhanupratap Barge and his family would be eliminated, said Deputy Commissioner […]

India condemns Istanbul suicide attack

New Delhi, Jan 13 : India on Wednesday strongly condemned the suicide attack in Istanbul that killed 10 people on Tuesday. “India unequivocally opposes terrorism in all its forms and expresses solidarity with the government and the people of Turkey,” the external affairs ministry said in a statement. “We extend our sincere condolences to the […]

14 killed in Quetta blast

Quetta (Pakistan), Jan 13 : At least 14 people were killed in an explosion near a polio centre in Pakistan’s Quetta’s city on Wednesday, Balochistan Home Minister Mir Sarfaraz Bugti said. Thirteen of the dead are policemen, Dawn quoted Bugti as saying. At least 10 people were injured. “The blast was apparently carried out by […]

Iran holds 10 American sailors; US expects their prompt return

By Phil Stewart and Parisa Hafezi WASHINGTON/BEIRUT, Jan 13 : Iran detained 10 US sailors aboard two US Navy boats in the Gulf on Tuesday in an incident that rattled nerves days ahead of the expected implementation of a landmark nuclear accord with Tehran. Late on yesterday, a US defense official said plans were in […]