Israeli planes raid Gaza after explosion

Monday, 19 Mar 2018 | AFP | Jerusalem

Israeli military aircraft carried out a raid against a Hamas target in the Gaza Strip overnight after an explosive device detonated near the border with Israel, the military said on Sunday. “The Hamas terror organisation is held accountable for all occurrences in and from the Gaza Strip,” the Israel Defence Forces...

Palestinian stabs Israeli in Jerusalem, shot dead by police

Monday, 19 Mar 2018 | AP | Jerusalem

Israel’s Shin Bet security service says a Palestinian has stabbed an Israeli in Jerusalem, seriously wounding him. Police said he was shot dead by officers at the scene. The attack Sunday occurred in Jerusalem’s Old City, home to sensitive holy sites sacred to Jews, Christians and Muslims. The Shin Bet said...

2 polio workers killed, three abducted by terrorists in Pak

Monday, 19 Mar 2018 | PTI | Peshawar

Terrorists on Sunday attacked a polio team in Pakistan’s tribal region bordering Afghanistan, killing two workers and abducting three others, officials said. Unidentified terrorists opened fire on the seven-member polio team comprising seven volunteers in Safi tehsil of Mohmand Agency, officials were quoted as saying by Dawn News. Two polio workers were...

Chinese Premier Li re-elected for second five-year term

Monday, 19 Mar 2018 | PTI | Beijing

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, the no. 2 leader of the ruling Communist Party, was today re-elected for a second five-year tenure by China’s rubber-stamp parliament, a day after Xi Jinping was re-appointed as the president with no limits on the number of terms he can serve. Li, 62, who was nominated...

Lawmakers say UK should consider postponing Brexit

Monday, 19 Mar 2018 | AP | London

Britain should consider postponing Brexit because there may not be enough time to strike a deal with the European Union before the UK leaves the bloc a year from now, a key committee of British lawmakers said on Sunday. The House of Commons Exiting the EU Committee said if major aspects...

Globe Trotting

Monday, 19 Mar 2018 | Agencies

Four dead in Manila casino fire Manila: At least four people were killed and 14 others injured as a fire swept through a casino in a Manila hotel on Sunday morning, the authorities said. Lankan Prez lifts Emergency Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday signed a gazette notification to lift...

Suu Kyi pressed on Rohingya crisis at ASEAN

Monday, 19 Mar 2018 | AFP | Sydney

Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi was pressed about the Rohingya crisis at an ASEAN summit in Sydney on Sunday, but the regional bloc stressed it could not intervene and “force an outcome”. Suu Kyi has been under intense global criticism for her public silence amid a brutal military...

7 terrorists sentenced to death for killing Sufi shrine caretaker

Monday, 19 Mar 2018 | PTI | Dhaka

Seven terrorists, including neo-JMB terror group’s regional chief, were sentenced to death on Sunday in Bangladesh for killing a Sufi shrine caretaker in 2015. The terrorist hacked Rahmat Ali, the caretaker of a shrine, and slit his throat on November 10, 2015. The terrorist group...

US lawmakers urge Trump admin not to rescind work permits of H-1B spouses

Saturday, 17 Mar 2018 | S Rajagopalan | Washington

Taking up cudgels on behalf of spouses of H-1B visa holders, several US lawmakers from California have urged the Trump administration not to revoke the work permits granted to them by the predecessor Obama administration in 2015. A letter, sent by 15 members of Congress to US Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen...

‘Trump set to remove NSA McMaster’

Saturday, 17 Mar 2018 | S Rajagopalan | Washington

After the ouster of his Secretary of State Rex Tillerson earlier this week, President Donald Trump has now decided to remove his National Security Adviser HR McMaster and is actively discussing potential replacements, The Washington Post reported late on Thursday. But the White House has promptly denied the report, with Press...


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18 Mar 2018 | PNS

AAI conducts international workshop for utilizing GAGAN In keeping with the Prime Minister’s objective of using technology as a means of development and co-operation, Airports Authority of India has now offered GPS-aided Geo Augmented Navigation (GAGAN) to SAARC and Southeast Asian countries in order to allow them to reap the significant benefits that accrue from such an advanced navigation system. AAI conducted a two-day workshop on March 15 and 16, 2018...

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Bank shooting: ‘Guard not properly trained’

20 Mar 2018 | PNS | Dehradun

Police investigation in the case of a security guard of district cooperative bank in Champawat shot dead two of his colleagues following an altercation on March 16 revealed that the guard Dinesh Bora contracted through a local security agency was not properly trained. Bora had reportedly shot dead the bank cashier Lalit Bisht and peon Rajesh Verma at the bank in Khetikhan...

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