Pakistan: Islamabad police seek formation of Joint Investigation team to probe suicide blast

Pakistan’s Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Operations Sohail Zafar Chattha asked to form the Joint Investigation Team to investigate Islamabad’s suicide blast, ARY News reported. In a letter written to Islamabad’s chief commissioner, the DIG recommended forming the eight-member JIT where 3 DSPs and two officers from intelligence agencies will be there […]

Chinese infrastructure projects in Sri Lanka may have contributed to the country’s crisis: Report

During the past decade, China funded the construction of massive infrastructure projects in Sri Lanka meant to boost the island nation’s economy. However, after the economic collapse of the tiny Indian Ocean country earlier this year, there were questions about whether these projects had contributed to the worst crisis the country has ever faced, […]

Late separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani in Srinagar house sealed

The State Investigation Agency (SIA) on Saturday sealed a house of late Kashmiri separatist and Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani at Barzulla in Jammu and Kashmir’s Srinagar. The house of the former president of All Party Hurriyat Conference (APHC) was sealed on the orders of Srinagar’s District Magistrate (DM). Geelani passed […]

Access to fundamental rights ‘far cry’ for Tibetans in Tibet under CCP’s authoritarian rule

The situation of Tibetan people in Tibet continues to deteriorate under the authoritarian rule of China as there has been no end to the ongoing political and religious persecution. Above everything else, religion has been more suppressed throughout time, and China’s more significant objective to entirely sinicize Tibet continues to […]

CBI produces former ICICI head Chanda Kochhar, husband in Videocon loan case

Former Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the ICICI bank Chanda Kochhar and her husband Deepak Kochhar were produced before a Special Court of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for carrying forward remand proceedings. The CBI arrested the couple on Friday in connection with the alleged ICICI Bank-Videocon money […]

Tamil Nadu: Customs seize gold biscuits worth Rs 8 lakhs at Trichy airport

The Customs Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) on Saturday intercepted a man and seized two gold biscuits, valued at over Rs eight lakhs, concealed inside a tin at Trichy Airport, officials said. The gold pieces weighed 147.5 grams and had a purity of 24 carats, the customs department said. “Seizure of two biscuit-shaped gold pieces (100+47.5 grams) of 24-carat […]

RT-PCR test mandatory for arrivals from China, 4 other nations: Union Health Minister Mandaviya

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Saturday announced that RT-PCR test has been made mandatory for passengers coming from five countries including China. “The RT-PCR test to be mandatory for international arrivals from China, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong and Thailand. On arrival, if any passenger from these countries is […]

NIA raids underway in J-K’s Kathua against some suspects having links with terror activities

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday is carrying out raids in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district against some suspects, in connection with separate cases having links to terror activities. The raids are also being conducted in Chandigarh as well against some suspects, in connection with separate cases having links to terror […]

5 arrested for raising ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ slogans in Bihar

After a video showing some youth raising ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ slogans went viral on social media five people were taken into custody in Bihar’s Arrah district. The incident occurred in Chandi village of Bhojpur, where the group apparently celebrated their victory after a game of badminton, and raised anti-national slogans. The video shows a […]