CBSE Class X Results Today

New Delhi: The long wait for class X students of CBSE who had appeared for board exams couple of months back will finally come to an end as their results is slated to be declared on May 30 (Thursday). The results will be announced at 10 am, said an official statement released by the Central […]

2,542 'Protected Persons' in J&K

JAMMU: In Jammu and Kashmir, the authorities say security is provided to only 2,542 people facing threats from militants.  An official reply to a Right to Information query said 2,542 people faced threats “and as such have been provided security cover”.  It said a total of 4,074 security personnel provided security to these people.  It […]

Malik Detained, Relief Material Seized

DODA: Trouble broke out in Maisuma late on Wednesday after news reached there that JKLF Chiarman Yasin Malik and his colleagues were detained in Doda and the relief material he was carrying for quake victims was seized.. A JKLF spokesman said police and CRPF raided the hotel in which Malik was staying in the mountainous […]

PDP Calls for Action Against Farooq in Cricket Scam

Srinagar: Describing Dr Farooq Abdullah’s defence of the beleaguered BCCI president N Srinivasan as part of his cover up to escape punishment for alleged embezzlement in the J&K Cricket Association Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) today said state government had deliberately stalled police investigation into the frauds in the state body. In a statement party chief […]

Top Pakistan militant killed in US strike

PESHAWAR — A suspected U.S. drone strike killed the No. 2 commander of the Pakistani Taliban on Wednesday, Pakistani intelligence officials said, although the militant group denied he was killed. If confirmed, the death of Waliur Rehman would be a strong blow to the militant group responsible for hundreds of bombings and shootings across Pakistan. […]

Iran leader not backing presidential candidate

TEHRAN — Iran’s top leader says he is not backing a particular candidate among the eight running for president. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told lawmakers Wednesday, “Nobody knows for whom the top leader votes.” It’s the third time in recent weeks that Khamenei has insisted that he is neutral. He is apparently responding the reports that […]

60,000 Syrian refugees return home

AMMAN: A Jordanian official says nearly 60,000 Syrian refugees have left the kingdom to go back home, some to fight President Bashar Assad’s regime and others because living conditions in their camp became too difficult. The return came as Jordan’s resources to cope with the influx of Syrian refugees increasingly dwindled. Jordan hosts over half […]

Faith Healers Or Fake Healers?

A shocking incident which jolted the Valley and the repercussions of which are felt throughout  India: the exposition of a fake seminary head or one may call him fake faith healer Gulzar Ahmad Bhat, a resident of Khansahib, Budgam. This is not for the first time that such shameless acts have been unveiled.  Earlier also […]

Journalist killed covering Syria fighting

DAMASCUS — Gunmen killed a TV correspondent for a Syrian channel and wounded two other station employees Monday who were covering clashes near the border with Lebanon, Syria’s government said, as regime troops backed by fighters from the Lebanese Hezbollah  advanced on a rebel-held town in the strategic area. The fighting around the town of […]

Wave of Bombings in Baghdad Kill 57

BAGHDAD— A wave of car bombings tore through mostly Shia Muslim neighborhoods of the Baghdad area on Monday afternoon, leaving at least 57 dead in the latest outburst of an unusually intense wave of bloodshed roiling Iraq. The blasts are the latest indication that Iraq’s security is rapidly deteriorating as sectarian tensions exacerbated by months […]