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White House placed on brief lockdown after suspicious package found on campus

The United States President's residential place and office White House was put under lockdown for a brief period on Tuesday night (IST) after a suspicious package was spotted. The Secret Service...

Aug 22, 2017 11:49 PM

India’s most wanted terrorist Dawood Ibrahim listed in UK asset freeze list along with 21 aliases, 3 Pak addresses

India’s most wanted terrorist Dawood Ibrahim remains the only “Indian national” on an updated list of financial sanctions released by the UK which also listed 21 aliases for the underworld don.

Aug 22, 2017 08:53 PM

Trump says Pakistan has suffered from terror, but it has also been safe haven for terrorists

US President Donald Trump on Monday spoke his mind on various issues pertaining to India-Pakistan relationship, Afghanistan, terrorism. Trump said that Pakistani people have suffered from terror, but...

Aug 22, 2017 09:03 AM

US Navy announces pause worldwide operations after warship damaged, 10 sailors missing

US Defense Secretary James Mattis, on a visit to Jordan, said Richardson’s “broader enquiry will look at all related accidents, incidents at sea, that sort of thing. He is going to look at all...

Aug 22, 2017 08:37 AM

Italy: Earthquake of magnitude 3.6 rocks resort island of Ischia

A 3.6-magnitude earthquake rattled the Italian resort island of Ischia at the peak of tourist season, collapsing some buildings, cutting electricity and sending panicked residents and tourists into...

Aug 22, 2017 05:53 AM

Barcelona terror attack: Suspect shot dead by police

Spanish police on Monday shot dead a man who could be Younes Abouyaaqoub, the suspected driver of a van that mowed down pedestrians in Barcelona.

Aug 22, 2017 01:09 AM

2017 BMF World Championship: Indian pair gets free passage to second round in Glasgow

The Indian mixed doubles pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and B Sumeeth Reddy got a free passage into the second round at the 2017 BWF World Championships at Glasgow on Sunday.

Aug 21, 2017 06:12 PM

US Warship collides with merchant ship east of Singapore, 10 sailors missing, says US Navy

Last week the U.S. Navy said that it had removed two senior officers and the senior enlisted sailor on a U.S. warship that almost sank off the coast of Japan in June after it was struck by a...

Aug 21, 2017 08:03 AM

Police uncover arsenal of 120 gas canisters as Barcelona mourns

Spanish police said they had uncovered a cache of 120 gas canisters at a house believed to be the bomb-making factory of suspects in terror attacks that claimed 14 lives.

Aug 21, 2017 04:02 AM

Syria: Assad denies security cooperation with western nations

The Syrian crisis began in March 2011 with a peaceful uprising against Assad's government, later escalating into a full-fledged civil war after a brutal government crackdown and the rise of an armed...

Aug 20, 2017 11:50 PM

10 get death penalty for attempting to assassinate Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina

A Bangladesh court on Sunday awarded death penalty to 10 HuJI militants while 9 other terrorists of the same outfit were jailed for 20 years each in view of a failed attempt to assassinate Prime...

Aug 20, 2017 11:09 PM

Donald Trump gets mocked on Twitter for saying 'heel' instead of heal

Trump was making comment on the protest rally held in Boston where more than 15,000 anti-fascist demonstrated against right-wing activists on Saturday.

Aug 20, 2017 05:20 PM