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Four women in shortlist of six for Man Booker 2018

London, Sep 20: Anna Burns, Esi Edugyan, Daisy Johnson, Rachel Kushner, Richard Powers and Robin Robertson were announced on Thursday as the six authors shortlisted for the 2018 Man Booker Prize for ...

US praises India for its significant counter-terrorism actions

Washington, Sep 20: The US has praised India for its significant counter-terrorism actions and said Pakistan-based terror groups continued their terror attacks in the country. In its annual 'Coun...

Imran Khan writes to Modi; seeks to re-start bilateral talks

Islamabad, Sep 20: Pakistan's new Prime Minister Imran Khan has written a letter to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, the Foreign Office said here Thursday, seeking to re-start the bilateral talk...

NIA to produce deported IS sympathiser in Kerala court

New Delhi, Sep 20: The NIA will produce Nashidul Hamzafar, an alleged Islamic State (IS) sympathiser who was deported from Afghanistan to India on Tuesday, in a Kerala court later on Thursday, an off...

No Sushma-Qureshi meeting at UN

New Delhi, Sep 20: No meeting between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has been scheduled yet on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly (UN...

Pak troops slit BSF jawan's throat; high alert sounded along border

Jammu, Sep 19: Pakistani troops have slit the throat of a BSF jawan along the international border (IB) near Jammu, an incident that may further escalate the tension between the two countries. Th...

Focus on security, regional issues during Afghan President dialogues with PM Modi

New Delhi, Sep 19: Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani arrived here on Wednesday on a day-long visit here and is expected to hold crucial talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the afternoon. B...

Indigo to start daily flight service from Amritsar to Dubai

Amritsar, Sep 18: The Indian carrier Indigo will start its first international daily flight from Sri Guru Ram Das Jee (SGRDJ) International airport, Amritsar to Dubai form October, 28. Fly Amrits...

Indian, Pakistani troops trade fire on LoC

Jammu, Sep 18: Indian and Pakistani troops traded heavy fire on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Tuesday. Defence sources said that the Pakistan Army resorted to...

J&K police on cusp of achieving its aim of eliminating terrorism :DGP

Jammu, Sep 18: Asserting that number of successful operations were conducted in past one week, Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police Dilbagh Singh said that the police force is near to the go...

40 fresh PoK residents among 99 cross sides in Karvan-e-Aman bus

Srinagar, Sep 18: As many as 40 residents of Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) residents arrived here while only nine Kashmiris crossed over to other side of the Line of Control (LoC) to meet their re...

Hope Pakistan changes attitude towards India: Rajnath

Jammu, Sep 17: Launching two smart fencing pilot projects along the international border with Pakistan, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday expressed the hope that there will be a change in the att...

Karvan-e-Aman bus leaves for POK

Srinagar, Sep 17: Despite tense situation due to strike called by separatists against Kulgam militant and civilian killings, the Karvan-e-Aman bus, operating between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad, capit...

5 killed due to heavy rains in Pakistan

Peshawar, Sep 16: At least five persons were killed, including four of a family, in rain related incidents in northwest Pakistan on Sunday, an official said. A couple and their two minor child...

Army soldier injured critically in Pakistan sniper attack in Rajouri

Srinagar, Sep 15: An army soldier was critically injured in sniper fire from across the border as the armies of India and Pakistan exchanged fire and shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowsh...

Kulsoom's body reaches Lahore; funeral prayer in evening

Islamabad, Sep 14: The body of Kulsoom Nawaz, Pakistan's former First lady, reached Allama Iqbal International Airport in the wee hours on Friday and funeral prayers will be offered at 1700 hrs. T...