Army officer injured in Pakistan firing on LoC

Jammu, Jan 16 : An army officer was injured on Tuesday in Pakistan firing on the line of control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, defence officials said. “Captain Bangoria of Maratha Light Infantry was injured in Pakistan firing in Chakan Da Bagh area of the LoC. He was airlifted for treatment to Jammu […]

Sri Lanka arrests 16 Indian fishermen for poaching

Colombo, Jan 16 : The Sri Lankan Navy on Tuesday arrested 16 Indian fishermen for poaching illegally in the island’s northern seas, its media unit said in a statement. Four fishing trawlers belonging to the fishermen were also taken into custody, Xinhua news agency reported. The fishermen were apprehended in the seas northwest of Delft […]

Trial of Shabir Shah, Wani begins in money laundering case

New Delhi, Jan 16 : The trial of Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Shah and alleged hawala dealer Muhammad Aslam Wani in a money laundering case began in a court here on Tuesday. Testifying as a prosecution witness, Enforcement Directorate (ED) official Ajay Kumar got recorded his statement before Additional Sessions Judge Sidharth Sharma. The court […]

SpiceJet to explore manufacturing of sea planes in Bengal

Kolkata, Jan 16 : Private airline SpiceJet would like to explore the possibility of manufacturing of sea planes in West Bengal as the state has potential for it, its chairman Ajay Singh said here on Tuesday. The airline also committed and hopeful to start flights from the state’s greenfield airport at Andal near Durgapur soon […]

5 killed in insurgent mortar shelling in Afghanistan

Kabul, Jan 16 : Five civilians were killed and 45 others injured as insurgent used mortar to shell a local bazaar in Afghanistan’s northern province on Tuesday, police said. The incident occurred in the morning as insurgents fired three rounds of mortars against Khwaja Sabz Posh district’s market in Faryab province, Xinhua reported. The wounded […]

Series based on surgical strikes in the works

Mumbai, Jan 16 : The story of India’s surgical strike on terrorist hubs in Pakistan is being made into multi-part series. Applause Entertainment will be making the series. However, the medium on which the series will be put is still not fixed. It will be decided once the project is ready. Sameer Nair, CEO at […]