CBI files charge sheet against Farooq Abdullah

The Central Bureau of Investigation on Monday filed a charge sheet against former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah and three others in the Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association case. Mr. Abdullah was the Association president. Among those named in the charge sheet are Association general secretary Mohammed Salim Khan, Treasurer Ahsan Ahmed Mirza and Jammu and Kashmir Bank […]

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90 killed, over 180 injured in twin election-related blasts in Pakistan

At least 90 people, including a top nationalist leader, were killed and more than 180 others injured on Friday in a powerful suicide blast and a targeted attack on separate election rallies in Pakistan, the deadliest in a series of assaults on candidates ahead of the July 25 polls. Militants targeted a gathering of Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) leader Siraj […]

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Nepal returns ‘dancing bear’ to India

Nineteen-year-old Rangila doesn’t need to dance anymore. The sloth bear, which was smuggled into Nepal in December 2017 for use as a ‘dancing bear’, is being sent back to India. The Indian and Nepalese governments, Nepal’s Jane Goodall Institute, and the Indian non-profit, Wildlife SOS, facilitated the repatriation. The seven-month-long process involved obtaining several approvals and documents from both countries […]

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Gangster Munna Bajrangi shot dead inside U.P. jail

Gangster Prem Prakash Singh alias Munna Bajrangi was shot dead inside the Baghpat district jail in Uttar Pradesh early on Monday. Following the incident, the State government has suspended the Jailor, Deputy Jailor, Warden and Head Warden and ordered a judicial inquiry. Barely a week ago, Bajrangi’s wife Seema Singh alleged at a press conference that the Special Task Force […]

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