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Terrorist attack in Pakistan claims two lives

Terrorist attack in Pakistan claims two lives

Islamabad: Two security force personnel were killed and two others injured in a terrorist attack in Lakki Marwat district of Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. According to the reports, the incident took place on Friday when the militants ambushed the security personnel when they were on their way to a police post that was under attack, […]

Gunmen kill 15 in Nigeria

Gunmen kill 15 in Nigeria

Lagos, Nov 26 : A total of 15 people were killed and 11 others injured in recent gun attacks in Nigeria. The deadly attacks were launched by unidentified gunmen to four villages in the state of Kaduna, said Samuel Aruwan, the state’s commissioner for internal security and home affairs, in a statement, Xinhua News Agency […]

India’s efforts to sanction perpetrators of 26/11 attacks blocked for ‘political reasons’: UN envoy Kamboj

India’s efforts to sanction perpetrators of 26/11 attacks blocked for ‘political reasons’: UN envoy Kamboj

United Nations, Nov 25 (PTI) India has said its efforts to sanction perpetrators and facilitators of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks have been blocked in the past for “political reasons” that enabled them to organise further cross-border assaults against the country, an apparent reference to China’s repeated moves to block New Delhi’s efforts to blacklist […]

Germany relaxes Schengen visa rules for Indians

Germany relaxes Schengen visa rules for Indians

New Delhi, Nov 25 : Bringing a cheer to Indians, Germany has relaxed its Schengen visa appointment rules with the country centralising its short-term visa processing at its centre in Mumbai. “As a result of centralisation of Schengen visa (short term visa) processing in German Visa Centre Mumbai, we are pleased to inform about… relaxation […]

Work of al-Qaeda Sanctions Committee must remain free from politicisation: US

Work of al-Qaeda Sanctions Committee must remain free from politicisation: US

United Nations (PTI) The US has said that the important work of the 1267 Al-Qaeda Sanctions Committee of the UN Security Council must remain free from politicisation that “only benefits the terrorists”, amid repeated holds by China on bids by India and America to designate Pakistan-based terrorists and entities. “We can contribute to the peace […]

10 killed, 9 injured in apartment fire in northwest China’s Xinjiang province

10 killed, 9 injured in apartment fire in northwest China’s Xinjiang province

Beijing, Nov 25 (PTI) At least 10 people were killed and nine others injured in a fire at a high-rise residential building in Urumqi, the capital of northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, local authorities said on Friday. The fire broke out on Thursday night at a residential building in the community of Tianshan District […]

‘Threatening Panchs, Sarpanchs’

<strong>‘Threatening Panchs, Sarpanchs’</strong>

Police Files Chargesheet Against Salahudin KD NEWS SERVICE SRINAGAR, Nov 24: Police have filed a chargesheet against Hizb-ul-Mujahideen supremo Mohammad Yousuf Shah alias Syed Salahudin before NIA court Baramulla in connection with a case regarding threatening Panchs and Sarpanches for participating in Panchayat elections ten years ago. A police officer said that Police filed the […]

Elon Musk wants Twitter to have encrypted DMs and video, voice chat support

Elon Musk wants Twitter to have encrypted DMs and video, voice chat support

Twitter CEO Elon Musk has been quite open about wanting to improve the microblogging platform and it seems like he is taking a step towards achieving the same. According to The Verge, in a meeting with employees on Tuesday at Twitter’s San Fransisco headquarters, Musk spelt out precisely what that looks like. A recording of […]

Lt Gen Asim Munir is Pakistan’s new army chief

<em>Lt Gen Asim Munir is Pakistan’s new army chief</em>

Islamabad, Nov 24: After weeks of intense speculation and rumours, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday chose Lt Gen Asim Munir as the new chief of army staff (COAS). Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb made the announcement on Twitter, saying the premier had made the choice while exercising his constitutional authority. She further said that Lt […]

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