Canada blast: Sushma says all injured okay now

New Delhi, May 25 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday said most of those injured in a blast in an Indian restaurant in Canada have been discharged from hospital while three others who were in critical condition are stable now. “The 12 persons who were taken to hospital have been discharged,” Sushma Swaraj […]

End sought to martial law in Philippines city

Manila, May 23 : Dozens of people in Manila on Wednesday asked Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to end martial law in Marawi that was besieged last year by militants affiliated with the Islamic State terror group. The protest to mark the first anniversary of the start of the siege saw demonstrators, including Filipino Muslims and […]

Maoist landmine kills seven security personnel in Chhattisgarh

Raipur, May 20 : Seven security personnel were killed in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district on Sunday when a landmine planted by Maoists ripped through the vehicle they were travelling in. According to officials, of the seven – three of the state police and four of the Chhattisgarh Armed Force (CAF) – five of them died on […]

Maoist landmine kills six policemen in Chhattisgarh

Raipur, May 20 : Six police personnel were killed and another was critically wounded in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district on Sunday when a landmine planted by Maoists ripped through the vehicle they were travelling in. P. Sundarraj, Deputy Inspector General of Police (Dantewada Range), told IANS: “Six personnel were killed while one was seriously injured.” Among […]

Shun violence, join mainstream India: Modi to ‘misguided’ Kashmiri youth

Srinagar/Jammu/Leh, May 19 : On a day-long Jammu and Kashmir visit to inaugurate developmental projects, two days after the government announced an unconditional Ramadan ceasefire in the state, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asked “misguided” Kashmiri youth to join “mainstream” India for a life with dignity. Amid a separatist called shutdown and protest march […]

5 killed in Indonesia Police HQ attack

Jakarta, May 16 : Five people, including four militants and a policeman, were killed when eight terrorists attacked the police headquarters in Indonesia’s Riau province on Wednesday. This was the second attack on a police premise in the country since Monday. A white mini van intruded the compound of the police headquarters in Pekanbaru at […]