NIA arrests JeM operative involved in Nagrota Army camp attack

New Delhi, Oct 20 : The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday arrested a Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) operative involved in the Nagrota Army camp terror attack case from Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA), officials said. A senior NIA official said the arrested JeM operative has been identified as Mohammad Ashraf Khandey, a resident of Pulwama district […]

3 Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh, weapons seized

Raipur, Oct 20 : Three Maoists were killed in a shootout with the police in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district on Saturday, police said. Superintendent of Police Mohit Garg told reporters that along with the bodies of the three Maoists, .303 rifles, two loaded guns, cartridges and several other weapons were recovered. He said that a police […]

US-led airstrikes kill 32 civilians in Syria: Watchdog

Damascus, Oct 20 : At least 32 civilians were killed over the past 24 hours in US-led airstrikes on Syria’s eastern province of Deir al-Zour, a war watchdog reported on Friday. The US coalition launched airstrikes on the town of Souseh, which is located in the last pocket held by Islamic State (IS) militants in […]

Woman killed in militant attack in Pulwama

Srinagar, Oct 19 : A woman was killed on Friday when militants attacked an Army camp in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Police said militants hurled a grenade at the Shadimarg camp in the evening. “This was followed by firing from the militants. Troops at the camp fired back,” a police officer said. “A woman […]

Woman injured in militant attack in Pulwama

Srinagar, Oct 19 : A woman was injured on Friday when militants attacked an Army camp in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Police said the militants lobbed a grenade at the Shadimarg camp. “The grenade attack was followed by firing from the militants. “A woman sustained a bullet injury. She has been shifted to hospital […]

Pakistan closes border crossings ahead of Afghan polls

Islamabad, Oct 19 : Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry said on Friday that the country has temporarily closed its major border points with Afghanistan on a request by the neighbouring country for the security of its parliamentary elections to be held on Saturday. The Taliban has vowed to “severely disrupt” the polls, in which some 2,500 candidates […]