China, Asean diplomats to meet on South China Sea

Beijing, June 22 : China on Friday said the 15th Senior Officials’ Meeting on Implementing the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea (DOC) will be convened on June 27 in its Hunan province. According to Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang, Vice Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou and senior diplomats from […]

Eight security men injured in J&K grenade attack

Srinagar, June 22 : Eight security personnel were injured on Friday in a grenade attack by militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Tral town, police said. According to police, militants hurled the grenade and then fired at a joint party of the state police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Court Road area. “Eight security […]

Pentagon asked to house migrant minors

[Linthicum: Darwin Micheal Mejia, left, and his mother Beata Mariana de Jesus Mejia-Mejia are escorted to a news conference after their reunion at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, Friday, June 22, 2018, in Linthicum, Md. The Justice Department agreed to release Mejia-Mejia’s son after she sued the U.S. government in order to be reunited following […]

US reminds Pakistan it’s still ‘on notice’ for Taliban ‘sanctuaries’

Washington, June 22 : A top US official has reminded Pakistan that it is still “on notice” to eliminate terror havens from its territory and said that Washington wants unequivocal cooperation in ending sanctuaries enjoyed by the Taliban on its soil. “Pakistan is on notice that we expect its unequivocal cooperation ending sanctuaries that the […]

Sufi festival on J&K border cancelled

Jammu, June 22 : The annual Baba Chamliyal Mela in Ramgarh sector of the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba district has been cancelled due to security reasons for the first time since 1947, BSF officials said on Friday. “How can the Urs be held when we are mourning the death of four of […]

4 IS militants among 6 killed in J&K gunfight

Srinagar, June 22 : In the first gunfight with security forces after Jammu and Kashmir was put under Governor’s rule, four militants belonging to the Islamic State terror group were killed on Friday in Anantnag district, Director General of Police (DGP) S.P. Vaid said. This is the first official confirmation of any IS militant being […]