Security heightened in Bhopal ahead of Modi visit

Bhopal, Oct 14 : Security was heightened in the Madhya Pradesh capital ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit here on Friday, said police official. Railway stations, airports, bus terminals, important markets and localities in the city were secured ahead of the high profile visit. Vehicles were screened at different…

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India dismisses Pakistani media report on surgical strikes

New Delhi, Oct 14 : India on Friday dismissed a Pakistani media report that cited Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar as telling German Ambassador Martin Ney that there was no surgical attack carried out by the Indian Army on terror launch pads across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir…

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Life returns to normal in Jammu border villages

Jammu, Oct 13 : Life returned to normal on Thursday along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Jammu region almost a week after cross border firing ceased between India and Pakistan here.


Over 15,000 villagers from Jammu, Samba and Kathua districts returned home. They had migrated to safer…

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Lawyers 'will not defend' Paris terror attacks suspect


Paris, Oct 12 : Lawyers for the only surviving suspect in the November 2015 Paris terrorist attacks have said that they would no longer defend him.
Salah Abdeslam will use his right to remain silent, one of the lawyers, Frank Berton, told French news channel BFM TV on Wednesday.


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Over 3,800 flights cancelled in US ahead of Hurricane Mathew

Washington, Oct 7 : Bracing for a category four Hurricane Mathew, which left around 269 people dead in Haiti, airlines and airports in the US are on an war footing. Around 3,862 flights have been scheduled to be cancelled between Wednesday and Saturday.
Hurricane Matthew was forecast to make landfall…

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