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Tripura Police attack Ambulance carrying injured protesters

Agartala:A shocking video of Tripura policemen attacking an ambulance carrying two injured protesters went viral this week. Northeastern states in India are currently...

NSA Ajit Doval’s son files criminal defamation against Caravan

New Delhi:NSA Ajit Doval’s son Vivek Doval on Monday filed a criminal defamation complaint against Caravan magazine for publishing a ‘defamatory’ article. Mr. Doval...

Polar vortex causes extreme cold weather in the US

There were similar outbreaks in 2014, 1989, 1985, 1982, and 1977 but this year’s weather will be way more colder than them.

Assam NRC: SC refuses to extend deadline to submit final NRC

The NRC State Coordinator Prateek Hajela had earlier submitted in the Supreme Court that the NRC final report could be delayed to the end of September because of the parliamentary elections that would be held this year.

Mehul Choksi still out of reach, Antiguan authorities unwilling to cooperate

Earlier this month, Choksi had surrendered his Indian passport to the Indian High Commission in Guyana. Two days prior to that, the SBI had issued a notice to Choksi, demanding repayment of an outstanding loan up to Rs 405 Crore.

‘Nari Shakti’ chosen as Hindi Word of the Year by Oxford...

The announcement was made during a session at the Jaipur Literature Festival and the word was chosen from submissions taken from the public between November 27 to December 9, 2018, through the Oxford University Press website.

Supreme Court of Pakistan Upholds the Acquittals of Asia Bibi and Sets her Free

A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa and comprising Justice Qazi Faez Isa and Justice Mazhar Alam Miankhel tossed out the petition against the top court’s decision that was made last October, to free Asia Bibi from death row.

Dialogue with India Possible only after 2019 Polls: Pakistan

During his swearing ceremony, Khan had said that the government should negotiate with the neighbouring countries because war could not bring fruits unlike peace.

Israel Plans to Expel 36,000 Bedouin Palestinians from Negev Desert

The seized Bedouin areas are estimated at 260,000 dunums, on which the Israeli authorities will establish what they call as national projects, infrastructure and other “security” measures, which are required to ‘transfer’ the population to other villages, according to the reports.