Custody of 7 Kashmiri separatists extended till November 14

New Delhi, Oct 17 : A court here on Tuesday extended till November 14 the judicial custody of seven Kashmiri separatists arrested on various charges, including receiving funds from Pakistan to sponsor terror activities and stone-pelting in Jammu and Kashmir. During the in-camera proceedings, District Judge Poonam Bamba extended the judicial custody of Aftab Hilali […]

20 killed in Afghan suicide attack

Kabul, Oct 17 : At least 20 people were killed and over 160 others injured on Tuesday in a suicide attack next to a police training centre in Afghanistan’s Paktia province, a senior official said. The casualties include training centre members, police personnel and civilians. The toll might increase further, the official told Xinhua news […]

Six killed in Afghan suicide attack

Kabul, Oct 17 : At least six people were killed and over 30 others injured on Tuesday in a suicide attack next to a police training centre in Afghanistan’s Paktia province, police said. The attack took place in the provincial capital of Gardez city, 100km south of Kabul, reports Xinhua news agency. The injured included […]

Duterte declares Marawi liberated after five-month siege

Manila, Oct 17 : Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday declared the conflict-hit city of Marawi liberated from Islamic State (IS)-affiliated militants following a five-month-long siege. “I hereby declare the liberation of Marawi,” CNN quoted Duterte as saying. Duterte’s announcement comes a day after the army killed Isnilon Hapilon, the self-proclaimed emir of the IS […]

12 US airstrikes hit al-Qaeda hideouts in Yemen

Aden, Oct 17 : Several hideouts of the Yemen-based al-Qaeda branch were hit by a series of airstrikes launched by US drones in the central province of al-Bayda, a military official said. “The American unmanned aircrafts struck training camps and arms caches of the al-Qaeda terrorist group in different mountainous villages of al-Bayda province with […]

World community should isolate states sponsoring terror: Vice President

Manesar (Haryana), Oct 16 : Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said that the time had come for the international community to launch concerted effort to isolate states sponsoring terrorism. “… there is nothing like good terrorists and bad terrorists. Terrorism knows no religion or boundaries. Nobody should be allowed to get away with […]