J&K: Security forces gun down three terrorists in Handwara encounter : Operation All Out against terrorists is raging on in Jammu and Kashmir. Three LeT terrorists were gunned down in an encounter in Handwara on Tuesday. On the one hand the state is following a zero tolerance policy on terrorism on the other efforts are on to bring misguided J&K youth back into the mainstream.
Major diplomatic WIN for India at UN; Justice Dalveer Bhandari re-elected to ICJ : In what was a major diplomatic victory for India at the multilateral arena, Indian judge Dalveer Bhandari was re-elected for a second 9 year term to the International Court of Justice. This was a hard-fought race to the world court that played out amid high drama.
Conductor Ashok gets bail in Pradyuman murder case: In Haryana, Gurugram District Court on Tuesday granted bail to accused bus conductor Ashok Kumar in the murder of Ryan International School student Pradhuman Thakur.
Filing of nomination for 1st phase Gujarat Assembly polls ends : On the last day of filing of nomination for the first phase elections in Gujarat, Several leaders from the ruling BJP and Congress filed their nomination papers. Leaders left no stone unturned in ensuring that they were accompanied in a grand procession to file their nominations. In the first phase, 89 seats in 17 districts of Gujarat will go to vote on 9th December.
3 terrorists killed in encounter in Kupwara : Three Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists were killed on Tuesday in a gunbattle with security forces in Handwara area of Jammu and Kashmir.
Justice Bhandari re-elected to ICJ after Britain withdraws : India’s nominee to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) Dalveer Bhandari was Monday re-elected to the last seat of the world court after Britain withdrew its candidate from the election.
‘Advanced’ cyber attack targets Saudi Arabia : Saudi authorities have said they had detected an “advanced” cyber attack targeting the kingdom, in a fresh attempt by hackers to disrupt government computers.
S African Indian-origin AIDS researcher appointed UNAIDS Special Ambassador : Acclaimed South African Indian-origin AIDS researcher Professor Quarraisha Abdool Karim has been appointed as a UNAIDS Special Ambassador for Adolescents and HIV.
US ending temporary permits for almost 60,000 Haitians: The Trump administration has said it is ending a temporary residency permit program that has allowed almost 60,000 citizens from Haiti to live and work in the United States since a 2010 powerful earthquake shook the Caribbean nation.
N Korea’s state sponsor of terrorism tag a pressure tactic: US : North Korea’s designation as a state sponsor of terrorism is part of a series of steps to put pressure on the reclusive nation, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said, asserting that America’s intention was to hold Pyongyang accountable for its recent actions.
Suicide bomber kills at least 50 in Nigeria : At least 50 people were killed on Tuesday when a suicide bomber blew himself up at a mosque in northeast Nigeria, police said, in an attack blamed on Boko Haram jihadists.
Padmavati not to be screened till suggestions incorporated: CM : Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has said that “Padmavati” will not be released in the state unless necessary changes as suggested to the Centre are made in the film.
Katrina Kaif to be special guest at IFFI closing ceremony : Actor Katrina Kaif will be special guest at the closing ceremony of the 48th International Film Festival of India.
Earlier evidence of water on mars now identified as grainflows : Dark features previously proposed as evidence for significant liquid water flowing on Mars, have now been identified as granular flows, according to a new article.
Diabetes may be linked to severe mental health issues: Study : A new report highlights the need for people with diabetes to be provided with better mental health support.
FSSAI sets maximum permissible limit of antibiotics in meat : The national food safety regulator has issued a draft notification fixing the maximum limit of antibiotics in meat and meat products, a long-overdue move that aims to combat rising antibiotic resistance in humans.