Kabul blast kills 10, injures 56

Kabul, April 22 : At least 10 people were killed and 56 others injured when a suicide bombing blast took place through an election-related registering site in the Afghan capital on Sunday, officials said. “Our latest figures found that nine civilians were killed and 56 civilians injured,” Xinhua news agency quoted a spokesman for the […]

11 killed in Afghanistan gunfight

Kabul, April 22 : At least 11 people, including 10 Islamic State (IS) militants and a security personnel, have been killed in a gunfight in Afghanistan’s Jawzjan province, police said on Sunday. Nine IS militants and two security personnel also sustained injuries in the clashes, officials said. The clashes flared up after the IS militants […]

Rs 3.5 lakh crore needed for internal security in 2020-25: MHA

New Delhi, April 21 : The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Saturday said it had informed the 15th Finance Commission about its budgetary requirement of more than Rs 3.5 lakh crore for internal security and other responsibilities between 2020-25. “The budgetary requirement is meant for internal security, Central Armed Police Forces, police modernisation, border […]

Pakistani traders end protest after Army agrees to demands

Islamabad, April 21 : Traders from Pakistan’s North Waziristan have called off a week-long protest in Islamabad after the Army agreed to compensate them for losses to their businesses owing to an anti-terror operation in the region, an official said on Saturday. The association had began the protest last week after an year of unsuccessful […]

Red Cross officer killed in Yemen shooting

Aden, April 21 : A member of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting in Yemen’s Taiz province on Saturday, a security official said. “Unknown gunmen raided the car of an ICRC team with a barrage of gunshots in the market of Dhabab in Taiz province, […]

CRPF trooper killed in Chhattisgarh Maoist attack

Raipur, April 21 : A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper has been killed during a gun battle between the security forces and Maoists in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district, an official said on Saturday. The gunfight took place on Friday night. The slain CRPF trooper has been identified as Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Anil Kumar Maurya, who […]