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Army commando injured in gunfight with militants in J&K's BandiporaThe gunfight is on. Tribune file

Army commando injured in gunfight with militants in J&K's Bandipora

22 Feb 2018 | 1:09 PM

SRINAGAR: An Army commando was on Thursday injured in a gunfight with militants, who managed to escape, in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir, sources said.

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Srinagar, February 22

An Army commando was on Thursday injured in a gunfight with militants, who managed to escape, in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir, sources said.

Security forces launched a counter-insurgency operation in the Hajin area of Bandipora on Thursday morning following information about the presence of four militants there, sources said. As the troops were laying a cordon in the area, the militants opened indiscriminate fire at them and fled the spot.

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One Army commando of 31 Rashtriya Rifles was injured in the firing, sources said. PTI

Canadian commission cancels dinner invite to Khalistan terrorist

Canadian commission cancels dinner invite to Khalistan terrorist

22 Feb 2018 | 12:17 PM

NEW DELHI: Canadian High Commissioner Nadir Patel has cancelled Thursday’s dinner invitation to Jaspal Atwal, a convicted Khalistani terrorist. Patel was hosting the dinner for Justin Trudeau.

Canadian PM, politicians must not attend events glorifying militants: Ujjal

Canadian PM, politicians must not attend events glorifying militants: Ujjal

22 Feb 2018 | 2:05 PM

TORONTO: Former Canadian health minister Ujjal Dosanjh has said that politicians in Canada have failed to appreciate India’s deep sensitivities about Khalistani activities.

Punjabi Sikh’s turban ripped outside  parliament in United Kingdom

Punjabi Sikh’s turban ripped outside parliament in United Kingdom

22 Feb 2018 | 12:18 PM

LONDON: A Punjabi Sikh man’s turban was ripped by a white man in an apparent racist attack outside the United kingdom (UK) parliament, according to a media report.

SC asks if Kerala HC was justified in annulling Hadiya’s marriage

SC asks if Kerala HC was justified in annulling Hadiya’s marriage

22 Feb 2018 | 1:36 PM

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday asked if a roving inquiry could be ordered into the “issue of consent” between two adults who married at will.

UK firm completes submarine rescue system for Indian Navy

UK firm completes submarine rescue system for Indian Navy

22 Feb 2018 | 1:45 PM

LONDON: A Scotland-based company has announced the completion of a new submarine rescue system due to be delivered to the Indian Navy next month.

AAP minister detained for protest against Chief Secretary

AAP minister detained for protest against Chief Secretary

22 Feb 2018 | 1:28 PM

NEW DELHI: AAP minister Rajendra Pal Gautam was detained as he was moving towards Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s residence to hold a protest.

India among 'worst offenders' in corruption in Asia Pacific region

India among 'worst offenders' in corruption in Asia Pacific region

22 Feb 2018 | 12:03 PM

NEW DELHI: India has been ranked 81st in the global corruption perception index for 2017, released by Transparency International.

ED seizes Rs 94 crore assets, luxury cars of Nirav Modi, Choksi

ED seizes Rs 94 crore assets, luxury cars of Nirav Modi, Choksi

22 Feb 2018 | 11:41 AM

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday said it had frozen mutual funds and shares worth Rs 94.52 crore of the Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi groups.

Now, pvt docs can teach in govt colleges

Now, pvt docs can teach in govt colleges

22 Feb 2018 | 2:24 AM

NEW DELHI:For the first time in the country’s history, private doctors and specialists practising in the field will teach medicine in government-run colleges.

She’ll be first Pak Hindu senator

She’ll be first Pak Hindu senator

22 Feb 2018 | 2:24 AM

LAHORE:Krishna Kumari Kolhi from Thar in Pakistan’s Sindh province will become the first-ever Hindu woman senator in the Muslim-majority country, the ruling Pakistan People’s Party said today.


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Mob beats man to death suspecting him of child molestation

Mob beats man to death suspecting him of child molestation

22 Feb 2018 | 2:17 PM

JAIPUR: A man died after he was beaten up by a mob after they suspected him of molesting a child. The incident took place on February 3, following which he was admitted to hospital. Mohammad Faisal was declared dead on February 21.

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Bizman kidnapped in his Merc for ransom

Bizman kidnapped in his Merc for ransom

22 Feb 2018 | 2:34 AM

CHANDIGARH: Three miscreants kidnapped a businessman in his Mercedes SUV at gunpoint from Sector 9 and released him near Elante Mall after taking a ransom of Rs 3 lakh and fled with his SUV late tonight.

NoPM Trudeau and Capt Amarinder shake hands in Amritsar.

Do not support separatists, Canadian PM assures Capt

22 Feb 2018 | 11:50 AM

AMRITSAR:Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today said his country did not support any separatist movement in India or elsewhere, even as Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh handed over a list of nine Canada-based operatives allegedly promoting radicalism.

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Trudeaus perform ‘sewa’ at Golden Temple

22 Feb 2018 | 1:16 AM

AMRITSAR: Clad in a white kurta-pyjama and head covered with a saffron-coloured cloth, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today offered prayers at the Golden Temple.

Was Harsimrat sidelined?

22 Feb 2018 | 1:16 AM

CHANDIGARH: The lone Akali minister in Narendra Modi’s Cabinet, Harsimrat Kaur Badal, was not part of the team that received Justin Trudeau at the Golden Temple, triggering speculation that she was sidelined by the SAD’s ally, the BJP.

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Curious case of Vipassana Insan

Curious case of Vipassana Insan

22 Feb 2018 | 1:06 AM

CHANDIGARH: The case of Dera Sacha Sauda chairperson Vipassana Insan is a curious one for the Haryana Police. She is “hiding” for the police force of one district, but available for questioning for the police of other district.

‘Bias’ during PM’s speech: School staff transferred

22 Feb 2018 | 1:18 AM

KULLU: Education Secretary Arun Sharma said all teaching staff of high school in Chesta village had been transferred after alleged discrimination with students of a particular category during PM Narendra Modi’s ‘Pariksha Par Charcha’ speech on February 16.

Pakistan troops violate ceasefire in J&K’s Uri sector

Pakistan troops violate ceasefire in J&K’s Uri sector

22 Feb 2018 | 12:58 PM

URI: The Pakistan Army on Thursday restored to unprovoked and indiscriminate firing in Jammu and Kashmir’s Charunda Uri sector. A search operation is under way.

Most MLAs sitting on development funds

Most MLAs sitting on development funds

22 Feb 2018 | 12:47 AM

DEHRADUN: The newly-elected MLAs have spent just 12 per cent of the funds released under the MLA Local Area Development fund (MLALAD) for the financial year 2017-18, which will end on March 31.

44 killed in Peru bus accident

44 killed in Peru bus accident

22 Feb 2018 | 11:04 AM

LIMA: At least 44 people were killed and 24 others injured when a bus skidded off the road and plunged into a river in Peru’s Arequipa region, authorities said.

UP bags investments worth  Rs 4.28 lakh crore on Day 1

UP bags investments worth Rs 4.28 lakh crore on Day 1

22 Feb 2018 | 12:38 AM

LUCKNOW:Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced a Rs 20,000-crore defence industrial corridor in Bundelkhand region to bring development in one of the most backward regions of Uttar Pradesh.

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Pujara’s IPL loss is India’s gain

22 Feb 2018 | 2:00 AM

NEW DELHI:Cheteshwar Pujara, the foremost Test batting specialist among the current generation of Indian players, will be starting his “homework“ for India’s tour of England in April even as the rest of his teammates will crisscross the country playing the cash-rich IPL.

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Australia win tri-series, rise to the top in T20Is

22 Feb 2018 | 2:00 AM

AUCKLAND: Australia cruised to a 19-run victory in a rain-affected T20 tri-series final with New Zealand today to claim the world No. 1 ranking in the shortest form of the game for the first time.

South Africa clinch 2nd T20I, series levelled

22 Feb 2018 | 2:00 AM

CENTURION: South Africa defeated India by six wickets in the second T20I to level the three-match series 1-1 here today. India rode on Manish Pandey's 79 off 48 balls and and MS Dhoni (52* off 28 balls) to post 188/4.

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Remedy worse than disease

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THE THREE ONE-DAY SERIESNORTHEAST POLLS: Meghalaya, Nagaland & Tripura

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