20 Sep 2014
Beirut: At least 18 jihadists from the Islamic State group were killed in overnight clashes with Kurdish fighters in northern Syria near a strategic border, a monitoring group said on Saturday. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the 18 militants, reportedly including one of Chinese nationality, were killed in fighting near the town of Ain al-Arab, known to the Kurds as Kobane.
15 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Road Transport, Shipping and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday said his shipping ministry will soon start a project to convert water bodies into water ports to boost the inland water transport system.
17 Sep 2014
Washington: US President Barack Obama has called for building a strong coalition with broad international participation against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, the terrorist outfit that has gained control over a large part of Iran and Syria.
13 Sep 2014
Srinagar: Fourteen children who died at a hospital here are among the 43 people found dead in the Kashmir Valley as the flood waters receded in Jammu and Kashmir, authorities said on Saturday.
15 Sep 2014
Vadodara: The mortal remains of a Gujarat fisherman, who died under mysterious conditions in a Pakistani jail in July, will be flown back home on 18th September to Mumbai, from where he will be taken to his native village. According to Gujarat Fisheries Commissioner, P L Darbar, a communication in this regard has been received from the Centre and the office of the Indian High Commissioner based in Pakistan.
11 Sep 2014
Washington: President Barack Obama told Americans on Wednesday he had authorized U.S. airstrikes for the first time in Syria and more attacks in Iraq in a broad escalation of a campaign against the Islamic State militant group.
11 Sep 2014
Islamabad: Nearly 260 people have been killed and more than one million affected due to rains and devastating floods in Pakistan with authorities racing against both time and tide to limit destruction, officials said.
05 Sep 2014
Bhubaneswar: Hemendra Chandra Singh, a first time MP of Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD), died of sepsis and multiple organ failure at a private hospital early on Friday, family sources said.
07 Sep 2014
Peshawar: Islamic State pamphlets and flags have appeared in parts of Pakistan and India, alongside signs that the ultra-radical group is inspiring militants even in the strongholds of the Taliban and al Qaeda.
29 Jan 2013
The bodies of at least 65 young men and boys, all executed with a single gunshot to the head or neck, were found in a river in the Syrian city of Aleppo on Tuesday, a watchdog and rebels said.