16 killed as Afghan Taliban launch attacks after ceasefire

Kabul, June 18 : At least 16 people were killed on Monday as the Afghan Taliban resumed attacks after refusing to extend a three-day ceasefire that ended on Sunday night, police said. Taliban militants launched early morning attacks on security checkpoints in Ghormach, Qaisar, Pashtunkot and Shirin Tagab districts in the Faryab province, a police […]

24% consumers in India experience online fraud: Report

New Delhi, June 18 : Nearly one in four Indians have directly experienced fraud while transacting online, a new report from global information services company Experian said on Monday. As brands and consumers are looking for easier ways to buy and sell products online via mobile devices, the opportunity for online fraud is escalating simultaneously, […]

Chinese envoy pitches for India-China-Pakistan trilateral meet

New Delhi, June 18 : With India and Pakistan being made full members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), Chinese Ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui on Monday pitched the concept of an India-China-Pakistan trilateral meeting under the SCO framework. “Security cooperation is one of three pillars of the SCO,” Luo said in his keynote speech […]

Using policemen for personal work won’t be allowed: Kerala CM

Thiruvananthapuram, June 18 : Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday made it clear that senior police officials won’t be allowed to use policemen for their personal work. Vijayan made the remarks in the Assembly in reply to a submission by Congress legislator K.S. Sabarinath. Vijayan pointed out that this practise first began during the […]

Taliban resume attacks on Afghan forces as truce ends

Kabul, June 18 : The Taliban on Monday resumed attacks on Afghan security forces after the armed outfit’s three-day ceasefire ended the previous night, police said. Taliban militants launched early morning attacks on security checkpoints in Ghormach, Qaisar, Pashtunkot and Shirin Tagab districts and sporadic fighting has been continuing, Xinhua news agency quoted a police […]

2 militants killed in J&K

Srinagar, June 18 : Two militants were killed on Monday by the Army in an anti-terror operation in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bandipora, a defence official said. “Two terrorists were killed today in the Panar forest area,” Defence Ministry spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia told IANS here. The Army surrounded the area after militants fired at a […]