Three militants die in J & K encounter

Srinagar : Three militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in the city on Wednesday, prompting authorities to close down schools and snap internet services, an official said. Security forces had launched a cordon and search operation in Fateh Kadal area of the city following an information about the presence of militants there,
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Washington President Donald Trump on Tuesday criticised rapidly mounting global condemnation of Saudi Arabia over the mystery of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi, warning of a rush to judgment and echoing the Saudis” request for patience. In an interview with The Associated Press, Trump compared the case of Khashoggi, who Turkish officials have said was murdered
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New Delhi Adani Group Wednesday announced signing of an agreement with French energy giant Total for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) import terminals and fuel retail network. “Adani and Total have signed an agreement to jointly develop multi-energy offerings to the Indian energy market,” a joint statement issued by the two companies said. Total, the world”s
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Kolkata Durga Puja is not just about fun and festivities, it is an occasion that binds people from all sections of the society and gives them a chance to partake in the celebrations in an all-inclusive environment. Taking this spirit of oneness a step ahead, a puja committee in the southern part of the city
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New Delhi : India has been ranked as the 58th most competitive economy on the World Economic Forum’s global competitiveness index for 2018, which was topped by the US. India’s rank rose by five places from 2017, the largest gain among G20 economies, the WEF said. On the list of 140 economies, the US is
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Chhattisgarh, Oct.16: Nine members of a family were killed in a massive road accident in Chhattisgarh . The accident took place in Rajnandgaon when the family was returning to Bhilai from Dongargarh. Three others have also been injured in the accident. The family was reportedly travelling in a Bolero SUV and was hit by a
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Port Blair : The Port Blair airport, officially known as Veer Savarkar Airport, will have a new terminal building very soon, Airports Authority of India (AAI) officials said. A world-class terminal building is coming up at the airport at an estimated cost of Rs 417 crore, the AAI officials said and the deadline is 2020.
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Sydney : British royals Harry and Meghan received baby gifts, met a koala couple and posed in front of Sydney’s dazzling Opera House, on their first public outing since announcing they are to become parents. The happy prince and his US-born wife laughed as they were given a pair of Australian baby Ugg boots from
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Kolkata : The West Bengal government has ensured food security to more than 8.5 crore people of the state under the ”Khadya Sathi” scheme, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said. Special assistance is also being given to the people of Jangalmahal and Hill areas besides Aila-affected areas and farmers of Singur, tea garden workers as well
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Washington : Pakistan’s former top diplomat to the US Husain Haqqani has slammed China’s Deputy ambassador in Islamabad Lijian Zhao for his “undignified” trolling after the ex-envoy shared a story about the Chinese government”s treatment of minority Uyghur Muslims. Over the past few days, Haqqani has been involved in a public spat with Lijian which
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