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J&K: Encounter between terrorists, forces underway in Pulwama

The encounter broke out at 10:00 a.m. after a cordon and search operation (CASO) was launched by troops of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) 182 Battalion and 183 Battalion, along with 44 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) and Special Operations Group (SOG) Pulwama. No casualty has been reported yet and the situation ... Read More »

Lightning, heavy storm claim 11 lives in Bihar

Expressing grief over the deaths, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has directed for the provision of ex-gratia to dependants of the deceased. The Chief Minister has also issued orders for providing all possible aid to the families affected by the storm and adequate medical aid to the injured. In an official ... Read More »

Morning rush hour blasts hit Afghan capital, killing 25

Most of the them were media employees and NDS (National Directorate of Security) personnel, although there were no immediate claims of responsibility. The second explosion happened at the scene of the first explosion about 20 minutes later after emergency personnel and journalists arrived in the area. The attacks came just ... Read More »

Buddh Purnima is being celebrated today with religious fervour

The day marks the birthday of Gautam Buddha (born in Lumbini, Nepal) who later became the founder of Buddhism. According to the Vedic literature, Lord Buddha is an incarnation of Lord Krishna (Vishnu) and thus, he appeared on this earth some 2500 years ago to teach the message of mercy and ... Read More »

India, Malaysia to hold military exercise ‘Harimau Shakti’

“The exercise is aimed at bolstering cooperation and coordination between the armed forces of both the nations and to share the expertise of both the contingents in conduct of counter-insurgency operations in jungle terrain,” the Defence Ministry said. The Indian Army will be represented by 4 Grenadiers, one of the ... Read More »

Morning rush hour blasts hit Afghan capital, killing 20

Most of the them were media employees and NDS (National Directorate of Security) personnel, although there were no immediate claims of responsibility. The second explosion happened at the scene of the first explosion about 20 minutes later after emergency personnel and journalists arrived in the area. The attacks came just ... Read More »

Morning rush hour blasts hit Afghan capital, killing seven

The second explosion happened at the scene of the first explosion about 20 minutes later after emergency personnel and journalists arrived in the area. The attacks came just a week after a blast at a voter registration centre killed 60 people, in the wake of warnings by security officials against ... Read More »

Fat accumulation in brain may point to Parkinson’s disease

The finding could have significant implications for identifying patients who may be at risk for developing Parkinson’s disease, and for the early treatment of the disease. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a degenerative, progressive disorder characterised by the dramatic reduction of nerve cells, particularly dopamine neurons that are involved in movement ... Read More »

Chronic Kidney disease among women – prevention and cure

Chronic kidney disease affects approximately 195 million women worldwide and it is currently the 8th leading cause of death in women, with close to 600,000 deaths each year CKD affects around 3% of women in their childbearing years. SIGNS OF KIDNEY DISEASE IN PREGNANCY High Levels of Creatinine in Urine ... Read More »

U.S., Saudi agree to push Iran harder on amending nuclear deal

The U.S. official said this at a joint press conference after his visit to Saudi Arabia on Sunday in Riyadh. Pompeo said the nuclear agreement failed to modify Iran’s behavior and stressed that if Iran doesn’t accept to amend the deal, the U.S. would unilaterally withdraw from it. He also ... Read More »

India, Nepal agree to review bilateral trade treaty

Both countries agreed to initiate a comprehensive review of bilateral trade treaty by July 2018. The treaty which governs bilateral trade was last revised in 2009. The two sides also discussed amendments to the bilateral Treaty of Transit signed in 1999 to further facilitate transit movement of Nepal’s trade with ... Read More »

Buddha Jayanti being celebrated in Nepal

Since early morning devotees offering prayers at famous Maya Devi temple in Lumbini. The temple is situated at the same place where Queen Maya Devi gave birth to Siddhartha Gautama in 563 B C. The temple houses marker stone, nativity sculpture and ruins of 6th century BC to 15th century ... Read More »

North Korea offers to give up nukes if US vows not to attack

Kim also vowed during his meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday to shut down the North’s nuclear test site in May and disclose the process to experts and journalists from South Korea and the United States, Seoul’s presidential office said. While there are lingering questions about whether North Korea ... Read More »

Lynn powers KKR to six-wicket victory over RCB

Chasing a sub-par target of 176, KKR reached the target in 19.1 overs with Lynn scoring an unbeaten 62 off 52 balls with seven fours and a six. KKR captain Dinesh Karthik relishing his new found role as a finisher, played his part with a 10-ball-23 to make it easy ... Read More »