The militants entered into the rented accommodation of the BJP leader Ghulam Rasool Dar (Sarpanch) of Redwani Kulgam and fired indiscriminately killing both Dar and his wife Jawahira, who was panch of her area.
The alleged Islamic State militant and her two small children, who have been held in Turkey since February, will be repatriated to New Zealand today
One of the slain militants was Ishfaq Dar alias Abu Akram, a top Lashkar-e-Taiba commander who was behind a number of attacks and killings of security personnel as well as civilians in J&K.
The encounter started at Alamdar Colony at Eidgah area of Srinagar early Friday morning.
Sri Lanka had temporarily banned the wearing of the burqa in 2019 after the bombing of churches and hotels by Islamic militants.
The UN condemned an “alarming” increase in attacks in the country targeting civilians.
Afghan officials said police arrested the alleged killer of the three, identifying him as Qari Baser and insisting he was a Taliban — a claim promptly denied by Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid.
Krishna Dhaba owner's son was critically wounded after he was shot at on February 17 near his shop by militants
Sameer Ahmed Ittoo and Ubaid Ameen Mallah were involved in grenade lobbing incidents in Pulwama and Kulgam districts.
Security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation at Lelhaar in Kakapora area of J&K’s Pulwama district last night, officials said
The students' nightmare began on Dec 11 when they were seized by men armed with AK-47 rifles from the Government School in Nigeria's Kankara village
The farmers were attacked at the Garin-Kwashebe rice field in Zabarmari community
The Bangladesh all-rounder was threatened after a picture of him at a Kali Puja pandal in Kolkata went viral. Shakib is an ex-Kolkata Knight Riders star
Mahathir Mohamad’s remarks came as a Tunisian man killed three people at a church in Nice, France.
A Lashkar-e-Taiba shadow group claims responsibility for the killings.
Paty, 47, was murdered on Friday by an 18-year-old of Chechen origin who had become radicalized. He was in turn shot dead by police.
The gruesome killing of the teacher occurred in the town of Conflans-Sainte-Honorine while the suspect was killed by police in adjoining Eragny.
The party gave figures of the militants killed in Jammu and Kashmir, stating that the “professionalism and the daunting spirit of the security forces can be gauged from the fact that in the current month, more than 25 militants have been killed by them so far."
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
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
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.