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  • Militants in J&K lob grenade in Srinagar and Shopian
    CitiesMilitants in J&K lob grenade in Srinagar and Shopian

    A grenade blast has been reported in the Lal Chowk area of Srinagar and in Shopian area. Sources confirmed that suspected militants lobbed a grenade at a contingent of the Central Reserve Police Force on Friday, i.e January 18. For now, no immediate reports of injuries or deaths have been reported.

    6 months ago
  • Mumbai airport introduces digi-yatra, becomes first to remove scrap boarding pass stamping
    CitiesMumbai airport introduces digi-yatra, becomes first to remove scrap boarding pass stamping

    The International Airport of Mumbai has introduced Digi-Yatra, a technology-driven initiative that eliminates 'boarding pass stamping' for all domestic airlines operating out of Terminal 2, an official said on Monday.

    6 months ago
  • Indian-origin police killed in US, Trump calls 'national hero'
    World NewsIndian-origin police killed in US, Trump calls 'national hero'

    US President Donald Trump, increasing the battle over his border wall plan in a televised Oval Office address to the nation, referred to the murder of an Indian-American police officer in California by an illegal immigrant as he demanded $5.7 billion to fund the wall on the border with Mexico to keep the country safe. Mr Trump described the situation at the border as a "growing crisis" hurting millions of Americans.

    6 months ago
  • Man strips off mid-air on Air India flight, walks Aisle naked
    India NewsMan strips off mid-air on Air India flight, walks Aisle naked

    A man on Saturday stripped off mid-air and took a walk on Aisle of Air India plane, leaving 150 passengers on Lucknow-bound flight horrified.

    7 months ago
  • Election Commission admits CCTV failure for over an hour in Bhopal
    India NewsElection Commission admits CCTV failure for over an hour in Bhopal

    The Election Commission has admitted that the CCTV cameras, installed in the strongroom where electronic voting machines (EVMs) were stored, were completely blacked out during power cut in Bhopal. Opposition parties have been alleging tampering of machines during the time.

    8 months ago
  • Mizoram Assembly Elections: Polling underway
    PoliticsMizoram Assembly Elections: Polling underway

    Amid tight security, polling began at 7 am for the 40-member Mizoram assembly election on Wednesday, officials said.

    8 months ago
  • On country's security, government will take 'big and bold' decisions: Modi
    India NewsOn country's security, government will take 'big and bold' decisions: Modi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said his government is committed to taking "big and bold" decisions on country's security, and that whosoever poses a threat to India's sovereignty, will be dealt with "double the strength."

    9 months ago
  • India's Aadhaar card system glitch found: Report
    India NewsIndia's Aadhaar card system glitch found: Report

    Over a last couple of months, a lot of questions have been raised over the safety and security of India's Aadhaar Card system, which allows Indian citizens a unique ID to access various services offered by the government. Now, a report claims to have discovered a glitch in the system that can put government claims in deep trouble.

    10 months ago
  • Israeli aircraft target 2 Hamas posts in Gaza
    SourcesIsraeli aircraft target 2 Hamas posts in Gaza

    The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has said Israeli military aircraft targeted two observation post belonging to Hamas, ruler of the Gaza Strip. The first air raid, which took place in northern Gaza, came after a grenade was thrown at IDF soldiers and the border security fence from the area. Another Hamas observation post in southern Gaza was targeted in response to the damage to security infrastructure in the area, the IDF said in a statement on Friday, Xinhua news agency reported. During the clashes between thousands of Palestinian protesters and IDF soldiers on Friday near the security fence, a 17-year-old Palestinian boy was shot dead, according to the Gaza health ministry.

    10 months ago
  • India, US sign key defence pact but no waiver on Russian, Iranian purchases (Roundup)
    SourcesIndia, US sign key defence pact but no waiver on Russian, Iranian purchases (Roundup)

    India and the US on Thursday signed a long-negotiated defence pact that enables Indian armed forces to buy more sensitive military equipment from Washington but there was no progress on securing a waiver from American sanctions that bar New Delhi from purchasing Russian weapons or Iranian oil.

    11 months ago