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  • Naxalites use kids to fight in Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, UN

    The world body has received reports of Naxalites using children to fight in Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand and of terrorists burning at least 30 schools in Kashmir last year, according to Secretary-General Antonio Guterres

    Oct 07, 2017, 12:49 IST

  • International smuggler swallows 14 gold biscuits

    In an unusual incident, Customs Officials of Air Intelligence Unit intercepted an international passenger at Visakhapatnam Airport on Sunday for allegedly carrying gold in his rectum.

    Oct 04, 2017, 10:38 IST

  • 60 Rohingyas feared dead as boat capsizes

    The refugees drowned in heavy seas off Bangladesh late on Thursday

    Sep 30, 2017, 10:35 IST

  • Will think about dealing with fake photos, says UNGA prez

    General Assembly President Miroslav Lajcak has said that he will look into how to deal with the use of erroneous pictures, days after Pakistan's Permanent Representative to the UN used a photo to portray an injured Gaza girl as a Kashmiri pellet gun

    Sep 28, 2017, 09:46 IST

  • Pashtuns remove Pakistani flag from Durand Line

    It seems opposition to Pakistan and Pakistan-led terrorism is turning global. While Pakistan is leaving no stone unturned to prove its innocence at the ongoing 72nd United Nation’s (UN) General Assembly Session, one or the other incident from across globe comes up to contradict the former’s claims. In yet similar incident, a group of Pashtuns removed Pakistani flag from the ‘Durand Line’ on Monday. The action taken by enraged people from Afghanistan took place in Jaji Maidan area of the Arab nation’s Khost province

    Sep 26, 2017, 19:41 IST

  • Chinese media says Sushma Swaraj's UN speech arrogant but there is terrorism in Pakistan

    Terming as "arrogant" External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's scathing attack on Islamabad at the UN for being the pre-eminent terror factory, a state-run Chinese daily today in a grudging admission said "there is indeed terrorism in Pakistan"

    Sep 26, 2017, 08:58 IST

  • BJP's Ram Madhav slams Pakistan for 'blatant lies' on Palestinian victims' pictures

    Slamming Pakistan for presenting pictures of Palestinian victims and trying to pass them off as 'evidence' of atrocities on Kashmiris, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) General Secretary Ram Madhav on Monday said that it is shocking to see Pakistan resort

    Sep 25, 2017, 09:12 IST

  • Sheikh Hasina hits out at Pakistan, says Pakistan military started 1971 genocide

    Sheikh Hasina also mentions her country's parliament recently declared March 25 as 'Genocide Day'

    Sep 23, 2017, 13:45 IST

  • India slams Pakistan at UN, calls it 'terroristan'

    India's representative says the 'land of pure,' is now 'the land of pure terror'

    Sep 23, 2017, 10:40 IST

  • Priyanka Chopra and Malala Yousafzai have their own secret language

    Priyanka Chopra had a fangirl moment when she met Nobel Prize laureate and Pakistani activist for female education, Malala Yousafzai. The actor shared a snapshot from their recent meeting at the United Nations on Instagram

    Sep 22, 2017, 14:18 IST

  • India demolishes PM Abbasi's 'human rights' argument at UN, says Pakistan is now 'terroristan'

    In a strong reply to Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi's emphasis that Islamabad was not prepared to be anyone's scapegoat, India's First Secretary to the United Nations Eenam Gambhir said that Pakistan has now become 'terroristan'. Gambhir said that the quest for a ‘land of pure’ has actually produced the land of pure terror. Further slamming Pakistan PM’s statement, Eenam echoed that the world doesn't need lessons on democracy and human rights from a failed state. She also said that Pakistan must understand that the state of Jammu and Kashmir is and will always remain an integral part of India. However much it scales up the cross border terrorism, it will never succeed in undermining India's territorial integrity

    Sep 22, 2017, 13:21 IST

  • After human rights violation, Pakistan attempting to suppress Baloch struggle: Baloch activist

    Baloch National Movement (BNM) leader Hammal Haider said that after torturing Baloch residents, Pakistan is attempting to silence their voices at the international level. Haider reiterated the demand for international attention to the burning issue of violation of Baloch residents by Pakistan. Dr. Paul Stott, Scholar, University of Leicester, reiterated similar sentiments and said that United Nations (UN) and Switzerland Government to focus on the matter.

    Sep 21, 2017, 11:58 IST

  • Watch: Pak. FM Khawaja Asif evades question on terrorism

    In yet another incident which proves Pakistan’s unending support to terrorist activities, its Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif refrained to answer any question on his nation being accused of sponsoring terrorism. The Pakistan Minister dodged a question on terror asked by an ANI Journalist and went away.

    Sep 21, 2017, 11:53 IST

  • President Hassan Rouhani says Iranians are waiting for an apology from Donald Trump

    Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said today the Iranian people are waiting for an apology from US President Donald Trump for his "extremely offensive" rhetoric and "unfounded" allegations about his country

    Sep 21, 2017, 08:23 IST

  • Priyanka Chopra bats for girl empowerment at United Nations

    Priyanka Chopra, a UN Goodwill Ambassador, spoke up for girl empowerment and felicitated an Indian woman working towards supporting acid attack victims, at the Global Goals Awards at the UN General Assembly

    Sep 20, 2017, 17:19 IST

  • North Korea leader Kim Jong says he will complete nuke programme

    North Korea leader Kim Jong Un said the country is nearing its goal of "equilibrium" in military force with the United States, as the United Nations Security Council strongly condemned the North's "highly provocative" ballistic missile test

    Sep 17, 2017, 08:09 IST

  • N Korea fires farthest-ever missile in face of sanctions

    North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan and into the Pacific yesterday, responding to new UN sanctions with its furthest-ever missile flight

    Sep 16, 2017, 12:56 IST

  • 'Friendly' dog genes found

    The United States researchers have identified a genetic difference between dogs and wolves that could explain why dogs are so friendly. Behavioral studies run by animal behaviorist showed that pet domestic dogs are more sociable and less afraid of strangers than wolves, even when those wolves were raised by humans. The researchers say the results of the study could help explain how wild wolves domesticated by prehistoric humans turned into the face-licking, tail-wagging dogs of today

    Sep 15, 2017, 20:32 IST

  • Nashik couple's under-weight quadruplets finally survive after a month

    After watching their four un­der-weight babies struggle for life at JJ Hospital for over a month, the doctors allowed the parents to take their three daughters and a son home on Sunday

    Sep 13, 2017, 13:20 IST

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