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    3 ‘ISIS sympathisers’ sent to 10 days' NIA custody

    Three terror suspects, who were recently deported from UAE for their alleged ISIS links and for conspiring to carry out terror strikes in India and other countries, were today remanded to 10 days’ NIA custody by a Delhi court.
  • Pakistan approves Hindu Marriage Bill

    Pakistan approves Hindu Marriage Bill

    Though the delaying tactics continued almost to the last, the committee adopted the bill unanimously after making two amendments to fix the minimum age of the marrying male and female at 18 and making the law applicable to the whole country, Dawn new
  • Former Nepal PM Sushil Koirala dies at 77

    Koirala, who was Nepal’s premier from February 2014 to October 2015, faced heavy criticism for his government’s sluggish response to a massive quake that devastated the Himalayan nation last April, killing nearly 9,000 people.
  • Goat arrested in Chhattisgarh for grazing in bureaucrat's garden

    The goat was accused of grazing in Ratre's garden and eating plants, flowers and vegetables. Its owner, Hassan, also faces charges of criminal trespassing and mischief causing damage. The court is set to rule on the case this afternoon.
  • The November 2008 attacks, which India has blamed on Lashkar-e-Taiba, left 166 people dead and more than 300 wounded. PHOTO: AFP/FILE

    Mumbai plotter Headley tells court of earlier failed LeT attacks

    MUMBAI: An American who helped plot deadly attacks in Mumbai told a court Monday that Pakistan-based militants made two failed attempted attacks on the Indian city before killing 166 people in November 2008.
  • Japan, Iran sign major investment deal

    Japan and Iran signed a bilateral investment deal Friday, after Tokyo lifted sanctions on Tehran following the resource-rich Middle Eastern country’s implementation of measures promised under a landmark nuclear deal.
  • Blast maims 2, kin hold army responsible

    8 killed, dozens in fresh suicide attack in Pak

    At least eight people were killed and 40 wounded after a suicide bomber blew himself up near a military convoy in Pakistan's western city of Quetta on Saturday, police and hospital officials said, the latest attack in a region
  • Travelling to one's hometown during the chaotic Chinese New Year is usually a nightmare. But not for 'lucky' Zhang.

    Zhang has a Boeing 737 all to herself

    Zhang, a woman employee of a motor company found that she was the only person on a Boeing 737 commercial flight to southern China's Guangzhou on Monday after her other co- passengers failed to turn up or took earlier flights due to a huge blizzard.
  • Siachen avalanche traps 10 Indian soldiers

    Siachen avalanche traps 10 Indian soldiers

    Army and air force teams were trying to rescue the soldiers in the northern part of the glacier, army spokesman Col. S.D. Goswami said. Rescue dogs also have been pressed into service.
  • 6 booked for shavingman’s head in Rawalpindi

    6 booked for shavingman’s head in Rawalpindi

    Police in Bhara Kahu have booked six persons for shaving a man’s head, beard and mustache because of his alleged relationship with a woman. Zuber Arif told the police that Nazak along with five other unidentified persons intercepted him in a market i
  • Anupam Kher rejects Pak's visa offer, says he has no dates now

    Anupam Kher rejects Pak's visa offer, says he has no dates now

    Kher has been denied visa by the Pakistan government to attend the Karachi Literary Festival, prompting him to suggest that the decision may have been influenced by his stand on the issue of Kashmiri Pandits and his support for Prime Minister Narendr
  • Will continue moral, political and diplomatic support to Kashmiris

    Will continue moral, political and diplomatic support to Kashmiris

    Federal Minister for Kashmir Affairs Chaudhry Barjees Tahir here on Tuesday said that Pakistan would continue support for Kashmiris' rightful struggle against the Indian occupation of Jammu and Kashmir.
  • India, Afghanistan ink pact for visa-free travel

    India, Afghanistan ink pact for visa-free travel

    India and Afghanistan have inked a pact for visa-free travel by their diplomats following Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah’s recent meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during which they discussed key bilateral issues.
  • Pak sealed 182 ‘madrassas’ since 2014 Peshawar school massacre

    Pak sealed 182 ‘madrassas’ since 2014 Peshawar school massacre

    About 182 ‘madrassas’ have been sealed in Pakistan since the deadly Peshawar school attack in 2014, in a countrywide crackdown on religious seminaries allegedly involved in extremism, a media report said on Monday.
  • COW SLAUGHTER: NSA invoked against Hindu BJP, expelled from party

    COW SLAUGHTER: NSA invoked against Hindu BJP, expelled from party

    The Madhya Pradesh BJP has expelled Anwar Mev, former vice-president of its minority cell in Tonkkhurd Mandal in Dewas district, days after he was charged with slaughtering a cow at his house and arrested.