88 Myanmar fishermen repatriated from India

Yangon, March 30 : A total of 88 Myanmar fishermen, who were detained in India for violating the country’s law, were sent home through diplomatic channel, a media report said on Thursday. The fishermen, who were put into custody at the Open Distress Camp in India, arrived at the Yangon International Airport on Wednesday evening […]

Suspect in threats against Jewish groups appears in US court

By Brendan Pierson and Jonathan Allen NEW YORK, Mar 30 : A former journalist charged with making a wave of bomb threats to US Jewish organizations by telephone while posing as his ex-girlfriend appeared in Manhattan federal court. Juan Thompson, 31, was arrested in St. Louis earlier this month and arrived in New York yesterday […]

US State Dept employee charged in making contacts with Chinese agents

By Mark Hosenball and Yeganeh Torbati WASHINGTON, Mar 29 : A US State Department employee with access to sensitive diplomatic information was accused of failing to report her contacts with Chinese foreign intelligence agents who provided her with gifts in exchange for economic information, federal prosecutors said today. A State Department spokeswoman had no immediate […]

White House says Trump to sign broadband privacy repeal

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON, Mar 29 : President Donald Trump plans to sign a repeal of Obama-era broadband privacy rules as a bigger fight looms over rules governing the openness of the internet, the White House said today. Republicans in Congress on Tuesday narrowly passed the repeal of the privacy rules with no Democratic support […]

NIA files two chargesheets against eight suspected IS members in Kerala court

Kochi, March 30 : The NIA on Wednesday filed two charge-sheets before a special court in Ernakulam against eight suspected IS members accused of conspiring to wage war against the country and collecting explosives and other offensive material to target prominent persons and places of public importance in various parts of south India, a statement […]

BSF praises Bangladesh’s operation against JMB militants

Shillong, March 29 : The Border Security Force (BSF) on Wednesday praised Bangladesh Army’s Para Commando battalion for their successful operation against Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) terrorists in Sylhet. “They displayed a very high level of operational maturity and that too without any collateral damage in ‘Operation Twilight’ in Sylhet on Saturday,” Inspector General, BSF […]