VASCO: With the aim to strengthen coastal security further, two water jet fast attack crafts (WJFACs) will be inducted into the Indian Navy on September 22, at 10 a.m.Read More »
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BOSTON: India and China have “vast differences” over the boundary issue which cannot be resolved in short duration with “easy fixes”, the India’s Foreign Secretary, Ms Nirupama Rao has said, while asserting that it is not a “primary obstacle” in normalisation of bilateral ties.Read More »
BANGKOK: Separatists have killed 135 teachers in southern Thailand over the past eight years in their efforts to rid the region of “Siamese infidels”, a human rights group said today.
Since January 2004, insurgents in Thailand’s southernmost provinces of Narathiwat, Pattani and Yala have deliberately targeted school teachers in their fight against Thai rule.
KABUL: A helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan killed nine NATO troops today in one of the deadliest incidents of the war, taking the overall death toll for foreign forces to an annual record.Read More »
WASHINGTON: Some newly disclosed US government documents, obtained through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and recently posted on the website of the George Washington University National Security, have shed more light not only on early Taliban offers, but also on the role of Pakistan before and after the attacks.Read More »
KATHMANDU: A brave and moving story of loyalty and unquenchable spirit that began in Tibet nearly two decades ago has now got a sequel with one of its 14 heroines succeeding in escaping to India after an aborted earlier bid.Read More »
NEW DELHI: Under attack over preparations and cleanliness, the government on Tuesday faced further embarrassment when an under-construction foot overbridge collapsed injuring 27 people outside the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium, the main venue for the mega event.Read More »
KARAIKAL: More than 700 kg of marine snails, whose capture is prohibited to preserve the marine ecosystem, was seized by marine wing police from fishermen of neighbouring Nagapattinam district.Read More »
NEW DELHI: A suspected Pakistani spy, who was staying in the national capital for the last one year to conduct recce of Army installations, has been arrested, the police said on Tuesday.
Forty-three-year-old Shujat Haider, hailing from Lahore, was apprehended from an East Delhi locality on September 14, they said.
RANCHI: His petition led to the unearthing of the Rs 2,500-crore laundering scam allegedly involving former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda. Two years later, things are not easy for Mr Durga Oraon, who finds his life shrouded by security and secrecy.Read More »