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Militants kill 12 Gujjars
SURANKOTE (POONCH), JUNE 26. Twelve persons belonging to the Gujjar community, including a woman and four children, were killed and eight injured in a militant attack in Marrah area of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district today. The Gujjar men ...
Women, children rescued from mosque
SRINAGAR, JUNE 26. Two militants and a soldier were killed in a day-long encounter at Litter village in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir. The Army is said to have rescued 40 women and children trapped in a mosque along with the ...
AHMEDABAD ENCOUNTER - PART II
Lashkar fishes in troubled waters
AHMEDABAD, JUNE 26.Like most young people her age, Ishrat Jehan Raza occasionally cruised the internet. If the Gujarat police are right and the Mumbai college student who was killed in Ahmedabad on June 15 was a Lashkar-e-Taiba operative, she ...
Jamali quits as Prime Minister
ISLAMABAD, JUNE 26. Ending weeks of speculation and suspense, the Pakistan Prime Minister, Mir Zafarullah Khan Jamali, tonight announced his decision to quit office and proposed the name of the Pakistan Muslim League (Quaid-e-Azam) chief, ...
Jaya Bachchan, Ambani elected
LUCKNOW, JUNE 26.All 11 candidates in the fray, including Anil Ambani, Jaya Bachchan and Lalit Suri, were today elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Uttar Pradesh in the biennial elections. PTI ...
Amarnath `yatra' extended
SRINAGAR, JUNE 26.Bowing to intense pressure from the major coalition partner, Congress, and right wing parties in Jammu, the Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, has finally agreed to extend the annual pilgrimage to Amarnath by 10 ...
IRCON suspends work
SRINAGAR, JUNE 26.Work on the Qazigund-Baramulla rail line in Jammu and Kashmir was suspended today with the IRCON withdrawing its engineers ``as a precautionary measure'' and employees observing a day's strike to protest the killing of their ...
'Lift ban on LTTE'
CHENNAI, JUNE 26.The MDMK general secretary, Vaiko, today said that his party felt that the ban on the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam should be lifted to enable a quicker resolution of the conflict in Sri Lanka. Answering presspersons at the ...
Attack on temple
DHAKA, JUNE 26.Unidentified armed men exploded a bomb inside the Arya Dharmasava temple in Khulna city late on Thursday during a Hindu festival. Witnesses said two persons on a motorbike tossed the bomb into the temple, where over 200 devotees ...
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