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9 More Indians Died in Mecca Crane Collapse, Foreign Ministry Confirms

9 More Indians Died in Mecca Crane Collapse, Foreign Ministry Confirms

NEW DELHI:  Nine more Indians have died in the crane collapse accident in Mecca, taking the total to 11, the External Affairs Ministry has confirmed. Over 100 people had died when a massive construction crane crashed into Mecca’s Grand Mosque on Friday, days before the annual haj pilgrimage. Two Indians had been among them.Besides, 11

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch and Rajouri again.

Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir?s Poonch and Rajouri districts late on Friday night. Defence sources said Pakistani troops started unprovoked mortar shelling and firing in Sabzian and Balakot sectors of Poonch district and in Hamirpur sector of adjoining Rajauri district. They said that the Indian

Two Militants killed, two Soldiers martyred in ongoing gunbattle.

Srinagar, Sep 11: At least two militants and two army soldiers were killed on Thursday in a gunfight between the security forces and separatist guerrillas in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. “An encounter started at Laribal Rajwar (Handwara) forest area in Kupwara district between troops of 21 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) and militants during the night, .

India, Pakistan agree to maintain peace along the border.

In an effort to take their strained relationship forward, India and Pakistan on Thursday agreed to maintain peace along the border. Both the sides have agreed to open more channels of communication and no new defence related construction along Indo-Pak border. India and Pakistan on Thursday began a three-day DG-level border dialogue. A 16-member Pakistani

Terrorism not only threat for India but for entire world: Rajnath Singh

Sept. 8 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said that terrorism is not only a threat for India but for the entire world. Speaking at Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) passing out parade here, Rajnath said, “Terrorism a threat not only for India but the entire World. The terrorists are always trying to

Modi government has failed abysmally to match its words with deeds : Sonia Gandhi

NEW DELHI: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday said that the Modi government has “failed abysmally to match its words with deeds.” Hitting out at PM Modi, Sonia said that it is “painfully clear that most pledges made by the PM during election campaign were nothing more than ‘hawa baazi’.” “The Prime Minister has been

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch

JAMMU :  A day after an army jawan was injured in ceasefire violations from across the border, Pakistani troops once again resorted to firing on Indian positions in the frontier district of Poonch today. The firing drew retaliation from the Indian army. “Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violations in forward areas of Poonch’s Mandi

PM Narendra Modi to Flag Off Delhi-Faridabad Metro Line Today

NEW DELHI:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi has flagged-off the Delhi-Faridabad Metro Line that would allow hassle free travel for around two lakh daily commuters between the national capital and the industrial hub in Haryana. The extension of the Delhi Metro connects Badarpur to Escorts Mujesar in Faridabad. The total cost of the project from Badarpur

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