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LoC firing: Pak targets schools in J&...

LoC firing: Pak targets schools in J&K; 217 students, 15 teachers rescu...

All schools in Nowshera, Manjakote sectors of Rajouri district is closed for an indefinite periodBraving Pakistani shelling from across the Line of Control (LoC), authorities in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday evacuated 217 students and 15 teachers from three schools where they... read more »

Precedents suggest Mayawati’s resignatio...

Precedents suggest Mayawati’s resignation likely to be rejected on technica...

Her resignation may not be accepted because members quitting Parliament are expected to submit their resignation in a simple format and without conditions Hours after storming out of the Rajya Sabha for not being allowed to speak on alleged Dalit atrocities in Uttar Pradesh’s Saharanpur, Bahujan... read more »

US ‘concerned’ about India-C...

US ‘concerned’ about India-China border standoff, says ‘b...

NEW DELHI: The US said on Wednesday that it’s “concerned” about the India-China border standoff in Doklam that’s now entered its second month. “I know that the United States is concerned about the ongoing situation there,” said US state department spokesperson... read more »

UAE Behind Hacking of Qatari Media that ...

UAE Behind Hacking of Qatari Media that Begins New Middle-East Crisis

WASHINGTON — The United Arab Emirates orchestrated the hacking of a Qatari government news site in May, planting a false story that was used as a pretext for the current crisis between Qatar and several Arab countries, according to a Sunday report by The Washington Post. The Emirati Embassy in... read more »

Was it All About Money? Latest Developments in Sheena Bora Case

MUMBAI: Four days after Indrani Mukerjea, a former media executive, was arrested for the murder of her daughter, Sheena Bora, the police says it is looking at whether a complicated... read more »

Rupee Falls to Nearly Two-Year Low of 65.90/Dollar

The Indian rupee fell to 65.90/dollar on Friday amid fears of a currency war after China’s depreciation of its yuan. This is lowest value of the rupee since September 6, 2013, when... read more »

Bangkok bomb: Thai TV apologises for bomb re-enactment

The re-enactment on Thursday evening sparked outrage among Thais at the shrine and online. Executives at Nation TV have since acknowledged it was insensitive and disrespectful to the... read more »

Sri Lanka: Ranil Wickremesinghe takes office as new Prime Minister

Ranil Wickremesinghe was sworn in as Sri Lanka’s new Prime Minister on Friday as the island nation’s two major political parties signed an agreement to work together in the new... read more »

India ‘advises’ Pakistani NSA Aziz not to meet Hurriy...

India has advised Pakistani NSA Sartaj Aziz not to meet separatist Hurriyat leaders before talks with his Indian counterpart Ajit Doval, raising a question mark about the meeting of the NSAs... read more »