• Pakistani terror funding: Geelani's son-in-law, six others arrested
Pakistani terror funding: Geelani's son-in-law, six others arrested

Those arrested include the son-in-law of top separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani. Authorities at the Trade Facilitation Centre near the border town of Uri in Baramulla said they had received a letter from Pakistan which gave no reasons for suspending the trade that takes place from Tuesday to Friday every week.

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  • Henry Cavill's Mustache Costing 'Justice League' Reshoots Millions
Henry Cavill's Mustache Costing 'Justice League' Reshoots Millions

He's now not allowed to shave it off until filming is over. While most of the set pieces staged by Zack Snyder will remain in the movie, the reshoots are all about connective tissue and character work between those set pieces. Justice League's Man of Steel had expected to be able to finish shooting the sixth Mission: Impossible film before nee...

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  • Gujarat floods: CM Vijay Rupani undertakes aerial survey
Gujarat floods: CM Vijay Rupani undertakes aerial survey

Flood situation continues to remain grim in north Gujarat due to incessant rains. Various agencies including IAF, NDRF , SDRF and BSF carried out rescue and relief work. Around 11,000 people have been evacuated in Banaskantha district alone. Water-logging on tracks forced the Delhi-bound Rajdhani Express to return to Ahmedabad from Mehsana.

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  • Heavy monsoon rains lash western India, killing 16
Heavy monsoon rains lash western India, killing 16

The state has been one of the most affected by the flooding. While reviewing the situation PM Narendra Modi inspected the devastation in the parts of Gujarat that are badly hit by the floods and heavy rains. 915 buses originating from the major roads connecting north Gujarat have also been cancelled. Mayank Rawal, a senior official in the dis...

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  • Former Trump Campaign Manager Corey Lewandowski On Sarah Huckabee Sanders attacks
Former Trump Campaign Manager Corey Lewandowski On Sarah Huckabee Sanders attacks

About an hour earlier, he had also tweeted out an unappealing screenshot of Huckabee Sanders with the caption, "As I told Sean Spicer when I pulled his plug, this is a one woman show!" I thought integrity is just that - no more, no less.

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  • ANC should follow party procedures: Analyst on Khoza
ANC should follow party procedures: Analyst on Khoza

Mothapo said following a security analysis‚ representatives of parliament and the SAPS met with Khoza last Friday to brief her on security arrangements for her. But what she's doing is acting outside what's a disciplined ANC, speaking out while you are part of the policy meeting. The KZN ANC has previously said she "crossed the line and must imme...

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  • Moscow warns new sanctions take US-Russia ties into 'uncharted territory'
Moscow warns new sanctions take US-Russia ties into 'uncharted territory'

Russian Federation warned on Wednesday that new US sanctions against Moscow approved by the House of Representatives take already battered ties into uncharted waters and said it was close to taking retaliatory measures of its own. The Russian Foreign Ministry said earlier this month that too many American spies operated in Russia under diplomatic c...

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  • Muslims pray outside Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque compound despite Israeli concessions
Muslims pray outside Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque compound despite Israeli concessions

The 37-acre esplanade, known to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as the Temple Mount, has been a lightning rod for rival religious and national narratives of the two sides. Jordan is the custodian of Jerusalem's Muslim holy sites and King Abdullah has called on Israel to return to the pre-July 14 status quo and lift all unilateral measure...

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  • Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan suspends six MPs for unruly conduct
Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan suspends six MPs for unruly conduct

The Congress Party said that Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan should have given the six party MPs a chance to explain their stand before she suspended them. Wondering what prompted the Congress to act in such a way, Mr Kumar alleged the Congress top brass, including Mrs Gandhi and Mr Mallikarjun Kharge, remained in their seats while their party'...

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  • No plans to remove Tagore from books, says Prakash Javedekar
No plans to remove Tagore from books, says Prakash Javedekar

O'Brient's question and Javadekar's remarks came after The Indian Express daily reported on Monday that RSS affiliate Shiksha Sanskriti Utthan Nyas has made several recommendations to the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), which prepares school text books and had recently sought suggestions from the public on reviewing t...

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  • Sushma Swaraj once again comes to rescue of daughter-in-law from Pakistan
Sushma Swaraj once again comes to rescue of daughter-in-law from Pakistan

Rejecting the opposition's claim that she was trying to disturb the House, Sushma said, "Declaring anyone dead without proof is a sin and I won't commit a sin". They would silently accept it. Swaraj had told family members that an Iraqi official quoting intelligence sources had told Minister of State for External Affairs General (Retired) V.K.

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  • Bengal, Karnataka, 2 others move SC in favour of right to privacy
Bengal, Karnataka, 2 others move SC in favour of right to privacy

As a result, the question of right to privacy has cropped up time and again in many legal battles. "Privacy, as a fundamental right, could have been mentioned in 21, but has been omitted". There are several aspects to Right to Life such as right to food, shelter and employment but everything does not enjoy the status of a fundamental right, said K ...

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  • The Senate has voted to repeal Obamacare
The Senate has voted to repeal Obamacare

The Senate narrowly agreed to take up Obamacare repeal legislation Tuesday, as Majority Leader Mitch McConnell cajoled enough of his Republican colleagues to vote to move forward despite having no idea what the final bill will look like.

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  • James Cameron Looking to Give Terminator Franchise a Makeover; New Trilogy
James Cameron Looking to Give Terminator Franchise a Makeover; New Trilogy

And yet somehow, I can't help but want this franchise to succeed, because Terminator 2: Judgement Day remains one of my favourite sci-fi films of all time and showed how a sequel can indeed blow its original completely out the water. He now says it was only because he wanted to support Schwarzenegger, who has been his friend for 33 years. "But th...

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  • Palestinian-Israeli contact to stay frozen, says Abbas
Palestinian-Israeli contact to stay frozen, says Abbas

Daniel adds that "Muslim leaders say they're reviewing the new Israeli decision to replace the metal detectors with what Israel calls advanced technology, reportedly cameras that will screen worshippers entering the holy site". Israeli officials have signalled they may be open to changing the measures at the holy site. Israel reached the deci...

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  • Rand Paul Will Vote to Move ObamaCare Debate Forward
Rand Paul Will Vote to Move ObamaCare Debate Forward

Heller was opposed to previous measures - his constituents have concerns over proposed Medicaid cuts - but he acknowledged "doing nothing to solve the problems ( Obamacare ) has created isn't the answer". this is a truly great step", Trump said. When asked by CNN's Chris Cuomo about President Donald Trump's charge that the Democrats have been...

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  • Cassie Sainsbury does plea deal to reduce jail term
Cassie Sainsbury does plea deal to reduce jail term

The South Australian was arrested at Bogota International Airport on April 11, accused of having 5.8 kilograms of cocaine in her luggage. She is kept on Patio 5 of the prison - an area reserved for foreigners and "higher-class" inmates who set strict rules including regular showers and hygiene checks.

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  • Top EU Court Overrules Lower Court, Keeping Hamas on Terrorism Blacklist
Top EU Court Overrules Lower Court, Keeping Hamas on Terrorism Blacklist

The European Union's top court ruled Wednesday that Palestinian group Hamas should be kept on the bloc's terror list, reversing a lower court decision, but said the striking down of a Sri Lankan terror group listing was appropriate. The decision came to a surprise, since in September a General Eleanor Sharpston of the Court of Justice said that...

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  • Three shot, two killed in Whangarei
Three shot, two killed in Whangarei

Police now believe the shooter is within their cordon. Superintendent Russell Le Prou says police tried to negotiate with the gunman but there was no response. We still have a number of enquiries to make to begin to understand the tragedy that has unfolded today. The women were accompanied by a man during the routine inspection.

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  • 13 injured as building collapses in Lagos
13 injured as building collapses in Lagos

The rescue is still ongoing. An elderly person who sustained head injury during the incident was the fatal casualty. "The people rescued alive have been taken to the General Hospital, Marina". An Associated Press photographer at the scene saw the body of one adult pulled from the rubble. Mr Adesina Tiamiyu , the Managing Director of LASEMA i...

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