Sabzar Bhat killed: Curfew imposed in Valley amid stirring unrest

Bhat alias Abu Zarar had succeeded former Hizbul commander Burhan Wani, who was killed on July 8, 2016, in Anantnag district. Clashes between rock-throwing protesters and government forces erupted in different places in the area, with police and pa... More..

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Junaid takes dig at Kohli ahead of ICC Champions Trophy clash
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Junaid takes dig at Kohli ahead of ICC Champions Trophy clash

Pakistan, in their chase of 342, lost their first two wickets before reaching 20, and although Ahmed Shehzad (44) and Mohammad Hafeez (49) played decent innings, Bangladesh were hardly threatened. But the tea...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

PM Modi Has A New Acronym For North East

He said that for the first time, Bhuyan wrote a letter to the then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on May 29, 2003. The Dhola-Sadiya bridge promises to usher in prosperity in the North-East, it said ad...More..

Grilling out for Memorial Day Weekend? Tips for safety
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Grilling out for Memorial Day Weekend? Tips for safety

Memorial Day weekend is just ahead and for many it may mean taking to the highway for a quick vacation, breaking out the grill for some outdoor cooking, or taking that first dip in the pool. If the leak stops, ...More..

Thailand's chunky monkey on diet after gorging on junk food
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Thailand's chunky monkey on diet after gorging on junk food

Typically, macaques weigh about 20 pounds. Veterinarians hope to release the monkey within a few months. "We gave him food that monkeys shouldn't eat, and this was totally preventable", said Supakarn Kaewc...More..

Indian army: 4 suspected rebels killed in disputed Kashmir
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Indian army: 4 suspected rebels killed in disputed Kashmir

Pakistan has condemned the killing of Kashmiri youths and use of "brutal force" against protesters by the Indian army in disputed Kashmir, and urged the worldwide community, especially the United Nations to wo...More..

Top 'commander' Sabzar, 7 terrorists shot dead
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Top 'commander' Sabzar, 7 terrorists shot dead

The third militant's body remains untraced. Officials said the militants took refuge in nearby homes, prompting a ground search to hunt them down. As the gunfight ensued, Sabzar and Faizan tried to break the co...More..

Philippines says militants shot dead at least 16 civilians
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Philippines says militants shot dead at least 16 civilians

Authorities said the militants had killed 19 civilians in Marawi , a mostly Muslim-populated city of 200,000 people. It was unclear whether those eight were included in the military's count of civilian death...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Nation at 9: Modi 'bridges' in Guwahati - Opposition grumbles in Delhi

The Prime Minister also launched a SAMPADA scheme for value addition of agricultural products and said the government has earmarked Rs 6,000 crore for the scheme's working in various parts of the country. "The ...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Possibility of severe weather Saturday night, Sunday morning for central Indiana

A moderate risk of severe storms exists for SE-Kansas, Missouri and parts of Oklahoma and Arkansas. Sunday Night will be partly cloudy with a spotty evening shower or storm. Wind: SE/SW 5-15. High: 85. An...More..

Ram Gopal Varma Rubbishes The Theory Of Mafia-Bollywood Nexus
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Ram Gopal Varma Rubbishes The Theory Of Mafia-Bollywood Nexus

The trailer starts with RGV telling us how he wanted to tell the complete story about Mumbai mafia but couldn't do that in films and so through internet he will. With RGV we can not be sure of anything. In ...More..

WHO Elects First Director-General From Africa
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

WHO Elects First Director-General From Africa

The former health minister and foreign minister, who vowed to make universal health care his priority, won over half the votes from 189 member states in the first round and prevailed in a third-round ballot a...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

We are looking to maintain our record against India: Sarfraz Ahmed

The Australians are now embroiled in a divisive pay dispute with their board, but the altercation has only served to unite the players. "Don't think too many percentages, just play as you play in domestics". ...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Keeping close watch on India's first Zika cases

Though the Health Ministry has claimed that there is no need to worry, it has not made it clear that under which provision of the public health policy, it had not made the news public. The cases were reported f...More..

Remember Gregg Allman with this 1995
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Remember Gregg Allman with this 1995 "Austin City Limits" broadcast

According to a statement on Gregg's official website , the rock star died in his Savannah, Georgia home . "During that time , Gregg considered being on the road playing music with his brothers ...More..

Miranda Kerr, Evan Spiegel to tie the knot this weekend
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Miranda Kerr, Evan Spiegel to tie the knot this weekend

The couple got engaged last June after a year of dating. Kerr debuted her gorgeous diamond ring , a round-cut center diamond set between two tapered baguettes, on Snapchat in a post decorated with Bitmoji ...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

AP Analysis: Rouhani's hardest challenge may be Iran's hopes

Saudi Arabia is surely now relieved that the visit has given an impression of a favorable shift in the USA policy in the Middle East, one that takes a stronger stance against its archrival Iran. Iran has been f...More..

Ariana Grande says she will return to Manchester for benefit concert
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Ariana Grande says she will return to Manchester for benefit concert

Information in so-called "IS Files" - a huge cache of documents obtained by "Sky News" - shows how an IS fighter called Raphael Hostey, from Moss Side in the south of Manchester , sponsored hundreds of terror ...More..

Trump to decide next week whether to quit Paris climate agreement
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Trump to decide next week whether to quit Paris climate agreement

The announcement came as Trump departed this year's G-7 summit in Italy without endorsing the landmark global warming deal which has support from almost 200 countries, a move that put him in conflict with his...More..

Sung Hyun Park leads LPGA Volvik Championship through two rounds
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Sung Hyun Park leads LPGA Volvik Championship through two rounds

Spieth recovered from a bad start by going 5 under over his final 13 holes at the Colonial on Friday, and his 2-under 68 put the defending champion at 2-under 138, four shots behind second-round leaders Webb Si...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

BA outage creates London travel chaos; power issue blamed

The airline said it suffered a "major IT systems failure" and apologized to its passengers. It said it had found "no evidence that it's a cyberattack", with Britain still recovering from a ransomware attack t...More..

UK lowers terror threat level to 'severe' as more arrested
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

UK lowers terror threat level to 'severe' as more arrested

Police made two more arrests in Manchester on Saturday on suspicion of terrorism offenses, bringing the number of suspects in custody to 11. The premier said soldiers, who were patrolling streets, would be wi...More..

Sri Lanka Asks For Help After Landslides, Floods Kill Over 100
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Sri Lanka Asks For Help After Landslides, Floods Kill Over 100

INS Jalashwa will sail out from Visakhapatnam today with HADR (Humanitarian Assistance Disaster Relief) that include relief material such as food, medicines and water. In addition, military has deployed thousan...More..

5 things about India's Longest Bridge
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

5 things about India's Longest Bridge

He said "We have not decided on any name yet. He is late Bhupen Hazarika ", the Prime Minister told a well-attended gathering here. The bridge ensures connectivity 24×7 between upper Assam and the eastern ...More..

India bans sale of cows for slaughter at animal markets
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

India bans sale of cows for slaughter at animal markets

An animal protection body today said there was no process earlier to regulate animal markets but the new rules on cattle slaughter would help plug that gap. "There are other rules which are being enforced i...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Toto Wolff believes Lewis Hamilton will see out career with Mercedes

Championship leader Sebastian Vettel threw down a gauntlet to his rivals in emphatic fashion on Thursday when he topped the times for Ferrari by nearly half a second in the second free practice session fo...More..

Super Eagles hold Corsica to draw in friendly match
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Super Eagles hold Corsica to draw in friendly match

Despite the myriad of chances created mostly by the Super Eagles , both teams had to rely on penalty kicks awarded during the match to find the back of the net. Despite having much of the ball and better chanc...More..

Demonetisation was a 'tough decision' but people supported it: PM Modi
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Demonetisation was a 'tough decision' but people supported it: PM Modi

Thanking the people of the country for standing by him in every decision his Government took, the Prime Minister said, " Demonetisation was a very tough decision". Main agenda of Modi-fest will be highlighti...More..

Vettel fastest in final Monaco practice
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Vettel fastest in final Monaco practice

Sunday's race will also see the return of Jenson Button . Last year's race victor Lewis Hamilton , who had topped the morning season ahead of Vettel, failed to improve on that time in the afternoon and ...More..

Sarfraz Ahmed says Pakistan have nothing to lose in Champions Trophy
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Sarfraz Ahmed says Pakistan have nothing to lose in Champions Trophy

This is Sarfraz Ahmed's first assignment at a major tournament as Pakistan skipper, and he believes his team will get results if all players give their maximum effort. Pakistan have yet to lift this particula...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Italy backs G-7 action on climate, migrants

But Edmund Cairns for the charity OXFAM expressed disappointment, describing the summit as "a failure". Indeed, with Trump still reviewing the U.S. U.S. officials acknowledged they were expecting a hard dis...More..

Trump to decide on United States role in Paris climate deal next week
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Trump to decide on United States role in Paris climate deal next week

Trudeau's office said in a statement. Hosts Italy hope the luxurious, relaxed surroundings will give the rich-nation leaders a rare chance for wide-ranging debate on an array of worldwide issues, includin...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Survival chances slim for missing Indian climber

Yearwood was part of a 16-strong team led by fellow U.S. climber Dan Mazur, that is climbing the normal Southeast Ridge route from the Nepali side of the mountain. Although it was earlier reported that Indian...More..

Public warned to check fidget spinners amidst safety concerns
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Public warned to check fidget spinners amidst safety concerns

Police will be interviewing and arresting two Cunningham School students for strong-arm robbery following a fight over a Fidget spinner . "Without any research to show it's of benefit, I think it's wrong for...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

G7 communique acknowledges split with US on climate

The U.S. hasn't decided yet. Even if a decision is not forthcoming, European diplomats expect their leaders to push Trump hard on the Paris emissions deal, which has comprehensive support across the contine...More..