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IS has up to 18,000 terrorists in Iraq, Syria: USA

The revelation was made in the 18th Lead Inspector General report on the Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR), issued by the Pentagon.

07 Aug 2019 3:10 PM

UN continues to remain guarded on Kashmir, says chief following developments

The Indian government on Monday revoked Article 370 of the Constitution that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir.

07 Aug 2019 2:43 PM

US' decision to end Iran oil waivers hurt India's bottom line: Envoy

'It has been a challenge to find alternative sources of oil at the same price and quality,' he said.

07 Aug 2019 1:53 PM

‘Most wanted’ millionaire on run since 2015 arrested for strangling wife

Chadwick, a 55-yr-old naturalized American citizen, was located near Mexico thanks to a tip after authorities offered a USD 100,000 reward.

07 Aug 2019 10:10 AM

China 'blackmailing' India into using Huawei 5G: Top US Congressman

'China is now blackmailing India into using Huawei for its 5G infrastructure - they know no bounds!' Congressman Jim Banks said.

07 Aug 2019 10:06 AM


India among 17 countries facing ‘extremely high’ water stress: report

Northern India faces severe groundwater depletion, visualised on Aqueduct's maps and included in calculations of water stress for 1st time.

06 Aug 2019 2:37 PM

Indian-Americans urge Trump to 'fully support' India on Kashmir

Moreover, it will help create conditions for the full rehabilitation and resettlement of the Kashmiri Pandits in the Valley, he added.

06 Aug 2019 1:50 PM

US 'closely following' events in J&K, raises concern over reports of detentions

Kashmir has been on the edge in the wake of a massive security build-up.

06 Aug 2019 1:19 PM

US ends visa-free entry for visitors to North Korea

The change will affect tens of thousands of people from visa waiver countries.

06 Aug 2019 1:06 PM

UN urges India, Pak to exercise restraint: Article 370

'Over the past few days, the UNMOGIP has observed and reported an increase in military activity along the Line of Control.

06 Aug 2019 12:57 PM


Days after shooting, Trump to visit El Paso on Wednesday

27 people were injured in the gruesome incident, including an infant who is suffering from broken bones.

06 Aug 2019 12:40 PM

Pak has no moral ground to plead Kashmir's case: US based Mohajir leader

The group seeks for complete autonomy to all ethnic entities and regions that are part of Pakistan's own territory.

06 Aug 2019 11:42 AM

San Francisco international airport to ban plastic water bottles

The ban is a part of broader SFO airport initiative to reduce plastic waste, according to media reports.

06 Aug 2019 11:31 AM

US-based Muslim body to protest scrapping of Art 370

It has urged its supporters to reach out to their state senators to raise the issue of Kashmir.

06 Aug 2019 10:47 AM

Trump administration designates China 'currency manipulator'

US Congressman Roger Marshall said once again, Trump is doing exactly what he said he would do with China, now in regard to their currency.

06 Aug 2019 10:35 AM


Video: Brazilian gang leader tries to escape jail dressed as his 19-year-old daughter

Police are looking into her possible role as an accomplice in Saturday’s failed escape attempt from Gericino prison.

06 Aug 2019 9:52 AM

‘Americans must not let racist views become normalised,’ says Obama

Obama, like many presidents before him, has exerted caution as he avoids pointed criticism of his successor.

06 Aug 2019 9:38 AM

After Centre’s move on Kashmir, US urges to maintain peace, stability along LoC

The Narendra Modi government revoked Article 370 which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir.

06 Aug 2019 8:34 AM

Small airplane lands on busy highway; halts before red light as police dashcam rolls

No one was injured in the incident, said Johnna Batiste of Washington State Patrol, sharing pictures of the plane and a video of landing.

05 Aug 2019 3:51 PM

Ohio shooter kept 'hit list', 'rape list' in high school, say former classmates

Police on patrol in the entertainment district fatally shot him less than a minute later.

05 Aug 2019 2:17 PM