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Two soldiers martyred in Bajaur cross-border attack

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Security forces successfully repulsed the terrorist attack from Afghanistan on Pakistani posts along Pak-Afghan border in Bajaur Agency today killing ten terrorists. On Nov 9, an Army sepoy, Mohammad Ilyas, was martyred during an exchange of fire with terrorists in Khyber Agency. On October 3, another soldier had embraced martyrdom after terrorists fired from across the Afghan border on a border post. Read More »

Caught on Camera: Apartment Floor Collapses During Homecoming Party

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Officials said no major injuries were reported, but a few people were treated for minor injuries on the scene, according to NBC 5 . Soon after, 911 calls started pouring in with reports of a roof collapse. "Just jumping, the loudest music you could ever imagine. It finally happened", she said. "It was just way too many people in my apartment, I have no idea who these people were", said Abiola Busari, who threw the party in his apartment. Read More »

Indian students' flow to USA grew by 12%, a three-year low

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The number of Indians studying in the US increased by 12.3 per cent in 2016-17, according to a report released by the US Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs on Monday. However, since 2011, the number gradually doubled, counting at 7,143 students in 2016-2017. This is the first time that these numbers had declined in the six years since Open Doors has reported new enrolments. Read More »

Pradyuman case: CBI denies allegations of accused's father

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Earlier the newspaper reported that the accused researched online for different types of poison and methods of removing fingerprints before murdering the seven-year-old. "At present, he may be sent to an observation home", CBI mentioned in its application to JJB. Gurgaon Police Commissioner Sandeep Khairwar declared in a press meet on September 10 that Ashok was the killer and that he had tried to sexually assault Pradhuman. Read More »

Crestview Couple Charged in Connection to Toddler's Death

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Hagwell is charged with aggravated child abuse . Destinee Merrell, 23, told police that her boyfriend, Cory M. Hagwell, 29, kicked the child in the head because she had climbed out of her auto seat, Fox News reported. However, CBS News affiliate WYTY said another child in the home stated he saw Hagwell kick Adelynn while she was playing and heard Merrell say "stop Cory". Read More »

Heher commission report to be released shortly

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The issue of free higher education, that is being steamrolled by President Jacob Zuma , has pushed Sachs, a Treasury veteran of ten years, to resign. Fin24 reported earlier on Monday that Sachs, a deputy director general who headed up the budget office, quit last week over interference by the Presidency, according to two sources close to Treasury. Read More »

Senate tax reform bill maintains state, local tax elimination

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It is a chief concern for a group of House Republicans who face re-election battles next year in high-tax, typically Democratic-leaning states such as California, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and MA. Meanwhile, on the other side of the aisle, Democrats are showing a united front on opposing the tax plan. President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, Gary Cohn, said on "Sunday Morning Futures" that he expects the legislation to go to a conference committee that reconciles differences ... Read More »

Justice Asif Saeed Khosa refuses to hear Hudaibya case

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Since he had suggested in the April 20 judgment in the Panama Papers that the Hudaibya Paper Mills case required to be re-investigated, thus he can not hear the appeal to this effect, he remarked. The JIT had in its report had recommended that the Hudaibiya Paper Mills Case should be reopened. The 2000 Hudaibiya Paper Mills money laundering reference was initiated on the basis of an April 25, 2000 confession statement from Ishaq Dar, wherein he admitted to his role in laundering money to the ... Read More »

Korean soldier shot while defecting to South

Local police, the South Korean Army and officials of the National Intelligence Service are questioning the man to get a fuller picture of his motivations. They stand only several yards away from tall South Korean soldiers wearing aviator sunglasses standing motionless like statues. Areas around Panmunjom were the site of bloodshed and defection attempts by North Koreans in the past, but there have been no such incidents in recent years. Read More »

Hope Xi's visit to Vietnam will ease troubled relations

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The stable and long-term growth as well as the achievements of the ties between the two Parties and States is an integral factor of the stability and development of each country, he stated. The two communist neighbors have in recent months experienced spats over the South China Sea. Vietnam is committed to enhancing the level of bilateral cooperation, said Phuc, noting that Vietnam would dock its "Two Corridors and One Economic Circle" plan with the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative ... Read More »

MeT predicts heavy rain in Chennai, schools shut today

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He also mentioned that Chennai experienced, in five days, 56.6 cm rainfall, accounting for about 75% of what the city would get in three months during the current northeast monsoon. According to the further forecast, coastal regions in Tamil Nadu may receive heavy rainfall . "Considering the students' welfare, schools will be closed in Chennai district on Monday", said Chennai district collector V Anbuselvan. Read More »

North Korean soldier is shot while defecting, South says

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The wounded soldier required emergency evacuation, the statement said, after defecting from a North Korean guard post at the Joint Security Area (JSA) on the heavily-guarded border between the two countries. There was no armed conflict between the two sides, the military said. No civilians live there, and a cluster of blue huts form a Joint Security Area overseen by North Korea and the U.N. Read More »

Defenders book Morocco's place in World Cup finals

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Serge Aurier had the best chance to score for Ivory Coast in the second half, but he skied his shot over the bar, and Morocco maintained their record of not conceding a single goal in the six games in CAF qualifying Group C. Police said it all kicked off a few minutes after the Moroccan national team qualified for the next World Cup in Russian Federation. The list of all teams which will bear the African flag in Russian Federation next year comprises of: Tunisia, Nigeria, Morocco, Senegal, ... Read More »

North Korean soldier defects to South Korea at truce village

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Over the next two days, the South Korean leader meets the leaders of the 10 Southeast Asian member-states, those ten and China and Japan within the ASEAN Plus Three framework, and in the form of the East Asia Summit which involves the thirteen plus five other dialogue partners which includes the US and Russian Federation. Read More »

Musharraf forms grand alliance Pakistan Awami Ittehad

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Rafique further said that plots to defame and clamp restrictions on the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) leadership through cases will also fail.Commenting on the NAB appeal seeking reopening of Hudaibya Paper Mills case against the Sharif family, he said opening cases closed as a result of a court decision was injustice. Read More »

Trump offers to mediate in protracted South China Sea feud

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The disputes are expected to get the spotlight at the summit, along with the North Korean nuclear threat and terrorism. "The discussions focused on cooperation based on their converging vision and values for promotion of peace, stability and prosperity in an increasingly inter-connected region that they share with each other and with other partners", the ministry of external affairs (MEA) said. Read More »

British woman to face trial on drug smuggling charges in Egypt

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Tramadol is listed by Egyptian authorities as an illegal drug given its wide use as a heroin substitute. Hurghada courtyard witnessed tightened security measures on Monday as the court expected to order continued detention for the woman until the date of the trial is set. Read More »

Philippine president says he once stabbed a person to death

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Photos sent to reporters by Special Assistant to the President Christopher "Bong" Go showed Trump speaking to Duterte. "You told me while you were leaving Russian Federation, you told me that you had to go back and install law and order to attack terrorists that's why I'd like to say that you managed to do just that", Putin said. Read More »

Salman Khan unveils his 'Race 3' look

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Later, when the cast of the film was announced, people were rejoicing after they heard that superstar Salman Khan and Jacqueline Fernandes will star in Race 3 . "And Race 3 begins", he captioned the photograph. The pair received an huge response from the fans resulting into the heated excitement for " Race 3 ". Read More »

Rohit Shetty's film crosses the Rs 200 crore mark

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The film is now in its third week of running and according to box office reports, it is all poised to hit the anticipated 200 crores mark. Going by the response Rohit's Shetty's directional was getting, it is pretty clear that the film is definitely entering Rs 200 crore club. Read More »

Odd-Even Rule In Delhi: Who Are Exempt, Who Are Not

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On Monday, the Delhi government is expected to file a review petition in the NGT asking the green court to take a relook at exemptions for both women and two-wheelers. Arunodoy Prakash, media advisor to Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia told Firstpost that Delhi's present public transport system can not bear the gargantuan load of additional commuters that the lack of exemption to two-wheelers would cause. Read More »

One Nation Senator leaves One Nation on first day of job

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The new record for a One Nation senator leaving the party is.less than an hour. "Every time that One Nation members are elected to parliament, whether it be the Queensland parliament or here in Canberra, they end up walking out, causing chaos and wreckage", he told reporters in Canberra on Monday. Read More »

Idea Cellular posts Q2 loss of Rs. 1106.6 crore

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India's second largest telecom operator Vodafone India will sell its business undertaking to ATC Infra. Shares of Idea traded at Rs 94.90 a piece, down by 2.22% on the BSE in the early trading hours Monday which then went down by 5.62 per cent down at Rs 91.60 on BSE. Read More »

South Korea and China will peacefully solve the DPRK issue

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The two leaders were in Vietnam to attend the APEC Summit. The two were meeting on the sidelines of the APEC summit of Asia Pacific leaders in the Vietnamese city of Danang. When it comes to the North Korean nuclear issue, the two leaders are likely to need a thorough exchange of ideas about concrete solutions and a roadmap for getting there. Read More »

5-Magnitude Quake Hits Costa Rica's West Coast

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The quake was initially measured as high as magnitude 6.8, Reuters reported . The quake occurred at 8.28 pm local time on the Central American country's Pacific coast, at a depth of 20 kilometers (12 miles), close to the popular tourist beach town of Jaco. Read More »

Canada's Justin Trudeau stops by Jollibee hours after arriving in Manila

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The Canadian leader dropped by the iconic fast food chain's North Harbour branch just hours after arriving in Manila on Sunday (Nov 12) for the upcoming ASEAN Summit. we have an very bad lot to talk about". "We've had many conversations already over the past few days, but this is an opportunity to really dig into the bilateral relationship [and] talk about a number of things we have shared values on", Mr Trudeau said. Read More »

Livery Driver Attacked With Hockey Stick, Crashes, Dies

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Police say 68-year-old Randolf Tolk of West New York , New Jersey was hit in the head by the pedestrian in his 30s late Saturday while he was stopped at West 20th Street and 11th Avenue in Manhattan. and West St. around 11:58 p.m., the city police department said. The man was rushed to Lenox Hill Hospital where he died. He said that his father was a loving and devoted family man who had two boys and three grandchildren. Read More »

Donald Trump feels insulted being called 'old' by Kim Jong Un

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In September Kim described Trump as a "mentally deranged USA dotard " whom he would tame with fire. Trump took an ambivalent stance over the weekend as he told reporters in Vietnam that he believes Russian President Vladimir Putin's denials of meddling but also stands with the U.S. Read More »