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20 September, 2017 1:08 PM Planned Tough Rescue If Plan Went Awry: Ex-Commander On Surgical Strike

New Delhi: When Lieutenant General DS Hooda, then Northern Army Commander, saw the live video feed of India's surgical strike across the Line of Control, he knew he wasn't necessarily getting the full picture. "I won't say what footage it was but we were watching the operation," said the Lt General who approved the plans for Special Forces to retaliate 18

20 September, 2017 2:41 AM Trump's fiery UN address redefines US role in the world

It was described by one observer as a "42-minute tweetstorm" and by another as president George W. Bush's "'axis of evil' speech on steroids." But in most respects, Trump's first stint before the green marble rostrum was everything you might expect from the truculent, norm-shattering businessman-turned-politician. It was decidedly not what anyone would 32

19 September, 2017 9:03 AM Aung San Suu Kyi's speech a 'mix of untruths and victim blaming', says Amnesty International

NEW DELHI: Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi's part defiant, part placatory State address today was "little more than a mix of untruths and victim blaming", said Amnesty International, the world most prominent albeit controversial human rights advocacy group. "Aung San Suu Kyi today demonstrated that she and her government are still burying their heads 20

19 September, 2017 4:41 AM No Fear Of 'International Scrutiny' Over Rohingya Crisis: Aung San Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi said she "feels deeply" for the suffering of "all people" caught up in conflict scorching through Rakhine state, her first comments on a crisis that also mentioned Muslims displaced by violence. Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi today reached out to the global community in a broad appeal for support over a refugee crisis the UN has decried 32

18 September, 2017 11:45 AM Suspected al Qaeda operative nabbed from East Delhi

A  man from Vikas Marg has been arrested by Delhi Police for suspected links with al Qaeda. New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Sunday evening arrested a man for suspected links with al Qaeda. Shomon Haq, was arrested by Delhi Police's Special Cell from East Delhi, as per ANI. Deputy Commissioner of Police PS Kushwah told reporters that Haq was arrested near Shakarpur 80

18 September, 2017 10:52 AM Al-Qaeda operative alleged to have come to India to train Rohingyas arrested in Delhi

News of his arrest came on a day when the Narendra Modi government told the Supreme Court that many Rohingya refugees have links with terror organisations and Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). An Bangladeshi-British al-Qaeda operative who allegedly came to India to train Rohingya Muslims, was arrested last evening in Shakarpur, Delhi Police's 49

18 September, 2017 8:08 AM Philippine priest abducted by IS gunmen in May is free: Military

Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said he was rescued late on Saturday night as troops over-ran the militants` control centre inside a mosque in Marawi city. Manila: A Catholic priest kidnapped by Islamic State supporters when they occupied parts of a southern Philippine city nearly four months ago is free, authorities said. Father Teresito Suganob 32

18 September, 2017 8:08 AM World Muhajir Congress holds rally in front of White House, demands declaring Pakistan ''terrorist state''

Washington: The World Muhajir Congress on Sunday held a rally against terrorism in front of the White House here, wherein it demanded that Pakistan be declared as a "terrorist state". The group protested against human rights abuse by Pakistan in Karachi and Balochistan.The protestors also raised slogans for stopping genocide of Muhajirs and demanded 47

18 September, 2017 6:40 AM Air Force Marshal Arjan Singh was actor Mandira Bedi's uncle and a fourth generation soldier

Air Force Marshal Arjan Singh was the third military officer to have been given five-star rank. He was also the only Air Force chief to hold the position for five years. Among the galaxy of politicians including President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and the three chiefs of the armed forces, who visited 59

18 September, 2017 2:44 AM Gun Salute, Fly Past For Arjan Singh, Marshal Of Indian Air Force

Arjan Singh's daughter, Asha Singh, and other members of the family, including his niece and actor Mandira Bedi, were present at the officer's home, where his mortal remains lie in state. New Delhi: The state funeral of Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh will be held this morning in the capital. The 98-year-old war hero died on Saturday at Army's 31