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20 June, 2018 3:34 PM Anti-terror ops will continue in J&K, says Army Chief

As Jammu and Kashmir came under Governor’s rule on Wednesday, Army Chief Gen. Bipin Rawat said it will not have any impact on the ongoing anti-terror operations in the Valley. “We don’t have any kind of political interference,” he said in response to questions from the media. The operation would continue as earlier. The month-long Non-Initiation of Combat 17

20 June, 2018 2:47 PM Russia Warns Against Trump's "Alarming" Plans For US Space Domination

Donald Trump had called on the Pentagon to create a "Space Force" that would become the sixth branch of the American military. Moscow: Russia on Wednesday expressed alarm over US President Donald Trump's call for the United States to dominate space exploration and his plan to create a separate branch of the military called a Space Force. Russian foreign 19

20 June, 2018 11:12 AM Taliban strikes Afghan army checkpoints, killing 30 troops

The Taliban had observed a cease-fire over Eid al-Fitr last weekend but rejected the government’s request for an extension. Taliban fighters have killed at least 30 Afghan soldiers in an attack on two checkpoints in western Badghis province, a provincial official said. Abdul Aziz Beg, head of the provincial council in Badghis, said the fighters first 22

19 June, 2018 7:37 PM 3 JeM ultras killed in Tral encounter

Three top Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) militants, including its operational commander, were killed in an encounter with security forces in Tral in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, the police said. The encounter broke out after security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the area following specific intelligence inputs, a police 29

19 June, 2018 5:16 PM ‘BJP-PDP alliance set fire to J&K’

The Opposition parties reacted sharply to the BJP’s decision to pull out of the alliance with the Peoples Democratic Party in Jammu and Kashmir, accusing the Union government of running away after pushing the State off the precipice. The Congress, which holds 12 seats in the Assembly, has ruled out stitching together an alliance with other two Kashmiri 36

19 June, 2018 3:17 PM 2 JeM Terrorists Killed In Encounter In Pulwama

The encounter broke out after security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the area in south Kashmir's Pulwama district following specific intelligence inputs. Srinagar: Two unidentified terrorists, belonging to Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), are believed to have been killed in an encounter with the security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu 28

19 June, 2018 2:26 AM Trump Orders Creation Of New "Space Force", Sixth Branch Of Armed Forces

Donald Trump has floated this idea before but has offered few details about how the Space Force would operate. Washington: US President Donald Trump said Monday that he would direct the Defense Department and the Pentagon to create a new "Space Force" - an independent sixth branch of the armed forces. Trump has floated this idea before - in March, he said he initially 45

18 June, 2018 6:23 PM 3 Terrorists Arrested in Manipur

One active cadre of proscribed terror outfit Kangleipak Communist Party (Noyon) was arrested by security forces during search operation conducted at Ningthemcha Karong area in Imphal West district. Imphal: Security forces have arrested three militants belonging to two different outfits in Manipur, police said on Monday. One active cadre of proscribed 47

18 June, 2018 6:12 PM Trump orders Pentagon to create US ‘Space Force’

President Donald Trump on Monday ordered the Pentagon to create a new US “Space Force,” which would become the sixth branch of the American military but which requires Congressional approval to take effect. “I'm hereby directing the Department of Defense and Pentagon to immediately begin the process necessary to establish a Space Force as the sixth branch 29

18 June, 2018 5:10 PM UAE urges Houthis to withdraw

Arab coalition aircraft bombarded Houthi fighters holed up at the airport of Yemen’s main port Hodeidah on Monday as a senior alliance official said he hoped UN diplomacy could coax the movement to cede the city. Apache helicopter gunships fired at Houthi snipers and other fighters positioned on the rooftops of schools and homes in the Manzar neighbourhood 40