Interpol cancels red corner notice on Zakir Naik, NIA to submit fresh request

New Delhi, Dec 16 : After Interpol on Saturday refused to issue a red corner notice (RCN) against controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) said it will submit a fresh request for the same. “NIA’s request for Red Notice against Zakir Naik was not accepted by Interpol as chargesheet had not […]

Iraqi forces launch operation to clear IS remnants in Iraq

Baghdad, Dec 16 : Iraqi security forces launched an operation on Saturday to hunt down remnants of Islamic State (IS) militants in the rugged rural areas in northern central Iraq, the Iraqi military said. On Saturday morning, the troops backed by para-military Hashd Shaabi brigades advanced from three directions to clear Mteibijah area near the […]

Two NDFB terrorists gunned down

Guwahati, Dec 16 : Two cadres of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland’s (NDFB) anti-talk faction were gunned down by Assam Rifles personnel during a joint operation with Assam and Meghalaya Policealong the inter-state border on Saturday, a defence official said. Defence spokesman, Lt. Col. Suneet Newton said the operation was carried out at Umrangsho, […]

Pakistan sets December 16 as Black Day over school massacre

Islamabad, Dec 16 : Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Saturday vowed to remember December 16 as a Black Day when around 150 people, including over 130 children, were killed in a brutal terrorist attack on a school in Peshawar city. On the third anniversary of the 2014 attack on the Army Public School, […]

Need to create political consensus for simultaneous ‘Parliament to panchayat’ polls: Naidu

Panaji, Dec 16 : Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday called for political consensus for holding simultaneous elections from ‘Parliament to panchayats’, even as he urged Parliamentarians to maintain decorum as members of the country’s topmost legislature. Addressing an awards ceremony at the India Ideas Conclave, which is underway here, he also said that […]