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'Don't Know What To Believe Anymore,' Kin Of Indians Killed In Iraq Slam Govt Over 'False Assurance'

Mar 20, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

Swaraj today told Rajya Sabha that 39 Indians, who went missing in Mosul in Iraq in 2014, have been killed by the dreaded terror outfit Islamic State (IS).

Dubai Ruler’s 'Tortured' Daughter Runs Away, Goes Missing Off Goa Coast: Report

Mar 13, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

Latifa is the daughter of Dubai's ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.


Oil Tanker With 22 Indians Onboard Hijacked By Pirates, Released

"The ship, 'Marine Express', has been released and is back under the command of the captain,"

5-Yr-Old Delhi Boy Abducted From School Bus Rescued, 1 Kidnaper Shot Dead

Feb 06, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

Rehan was rescued in the early hours after a Crime Branch team received a tip-off and laid a trap in a residential area on the Loni border


Oil Tanker With 22 Indian Nationals Onboard Goes Missing In Off West African Coast, Possibly Hijacked

The owners of the tanker, which was loaded with gas oil, have urged the Directorate General of Shipping in Mumbai to get in touch with their counterparts in Nigeria and Benin to carry out search operations for the merchant ship.

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02 February, 2018

Indian Airlines Plane Hijacking: Sedition Charges Dropped Against Two Sikh Militants

Outlook Web Bureau

The court dropped sedition charges against Satnam Singh and Tejinderpal Singh in the 36-year-old Indian Airlines plane hijacking case.


21 October, 2017

Missing Pak Journalist Zeenat Shahzadi, Who Tried To Trace 'Indian Spy', Recovered After Two Years

Outlook Web Bureau

Shahzadi was found on Wednesday night from the area near the Pakistan-Afghanistan border.


17 October, 2017

I Thought Captors Were Joking When They Said Trump Was President, Recalls Ex-Canadian Captive

Outlook Web Bureau

"It didn't enter my mind that he was being serious"


14 October, 2017

US-Canadian Couple Return To Canada, Man Says Haqqani Network Killed Their Infant Daughter, Raped Wife

Outlook Web Bureau

Boyle gave the statement shortly after landing in Canada late yesterday with his American wife, Caitlan Coleman, and three young children.


12 October, 2017

Pakistan Rescues Canadian-American Family Held Hostage By Taliban For Five years

Outlook Web Bureau

They were captured by terrorists from Afghanistan in 2012 and kept as hostages there.


23 September, 2017

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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