India underlines stability on ground ahead of fresh round of talks with China

India and China are set to hold another round of diplomatic and military talks to try and take forward the disengagement process along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), with New Delhi on Thursday pressing for stability at the friction points in Ladakh sector. A meeting of the Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination […]

Kashmiri lawyer Babar Qadri shot dead in Srinagar by unidentified gunmen

Unidentified gunmen shot dead Kashmiri lawyer Babar Qadri in Hawal area of Srinagar on Thursday. Qadri was rushed to the Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) hospital in Srinagar where doctors declared him ‘dead on arrival’, news agency PTI reported. Qadri was recently suspended from the bar association. He sought his […]

Cross-border terror among key challenges for Saarc: Jaishankar

Cross-border terror, blocking connectivity and obstructing trade are the key challenges that the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) must overcome to ensure lasting peace and security in the region, external affairs minister S Jaishankar said on Thursday. Jaishankar made the remarks while addressing an informal virtual meeting of foreign ministers […]

Sushant Singh Rajput death: NCB to record additional statements of Showik, Sawant

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Thursday started recording another set of statements of Rhea Chakraborty’s brother Showik and Sushant Singh Rajput’s cook Dipesh Sawant at Taloja Prison. NCB’s Mumbai Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede confirmed the development. NCB reached Taloja Prison after obtaining permission from a special court constituted to […]

Airlines can decide baggage limitations for domestic flights, says civil aviation ministry

The Ministry of civil aviation on Thursday issued revised guidelines for domestic air travel, giving airlines permission to decide baggage limitation as per their respective policies. “The matter with regard to check-in baggage has been reviewed based on the feedback/inputs received from concerned stakeholders. Considering the convenience of the passengers, […]