Friday , 26 April 2019

National News

UN rejects Hafiz Saeed’s plea

PTI   NEW DELHI In a significant development, the United Nations has rejected an appeal of Jammat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed, the 2008 Mumbai terror attack mastermind, to remove his name from its list of banned terrorists, government sources said on Thursday. Notably, the decision comes at a time when UN’s 1267 Sanctions Committee has received a new request to ... Read More »

Achievement of striking at terror roots shouldn’t be discounted: Jaitley

IANS   NEW DELHI Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said that India’s “great achievement” of having struck at “the root of terrorism” should not be discounted by raising “insignificant” issues such as how many terrorists were killed in the February 26 air strikes on the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) camp in Balakot, Pakistan. “The Air Force chief has already answered it. ... Read More »

Army chief asks troops along Pakistan border to remain prepared

PTI   NEW DELHI Army Chief General Bipin Rawat has directed army personnel deployed along the border with Pakistan to remain prepared for all eventualities in close coordination with the Indian Air Force, officials said. Gen Rawat issued the direction after visiting the forward locations along the LoC and international border in Jammu and Kashmir and several border posts in ... Read More »

Modi, BJP spreading hatred in country: Rahul

PTI   MOGA (PUNJAB) Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP of spreading hatred and anger in the country and putting the real issues on the back-burner. Addressing a public meeting in Punjab’s Moga district, Gandhi also launched a scathing attack on Modi over the Rafale deal and alleged that the Prime Minister ... Read More »

Rafale documents stolen from MoD: Centre to SC

NEW DELHI: The government Wednesday told the Supreme Court that documents related to the Rafale fighter jet deal have been stolen from the Ministry of Defence (MoD) and threatened The Hindu newspaper with the Official Secrets Act for publishing articles based on them. Please like & share: Read More »

Pak mobilises additional troops along LoC; Indian Army issues strict warning

NEW DELHI: Amid heightened Indo-Pak tension, sources in the security establishment on Wednesday said that Pakistan has mobilised additional troops and military equipment from its frontier with Afghanistan to forward positions in several sensitive sectors along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir. Please like & share: Read More »

Images show madrasa building still standing at Balakot

NEW DELHI: The madrasa run by Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) at the Balakot site hit by the Indian Air Force (IAF) fighter planes appears to be still standing with no visible damage, as per high-resolution satellite images of the site, says news agency Reuters. Please like & share: Read More »

IAF’s radar, satellite images show significant damage

NEW DELHI: The Indian Air Force (IAF) has given the government radar and satellite images showing bombing of the “intended targets” at the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorist training camp in Pakistan’s Balakot and “causing significant damage” to it, sources in the security establishment said on Wednesday. Please like & share: Read More »

Ayodhya: SC reserves order on mediation

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Wednesday said it will pass orders on whether to refer the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case for mediation, underlining that it has no control over what Mughal ruler Babar did and is only concerned with resolving the present situation. Please like & share: Read More »

BJP lawmakers come to blows during meet

SANT KABIR NAGAR: Two elected representatives of the ruling BJP came to blows during the district planning committee meeting in Sant Kabir Nagar district in Uttar Pradesh Wednesday evening in full public glare. Please like & share: Read More »