August 16, 2022 06:19 (IST)
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3 LeT militants killed in Kashmir gun battle

Srinagar/UNI: In a major success, security forces shot dead three militants, including the alleged killer of Kashmiri Pandit Rahul Bhat and woman artist Amreen Bhat, in an encounter in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, police said.

Ship with Ukrainian grain arrives in Albania

Belgrade/UNI: A vessel loaded with 6,000 tonnes of Ukrainian wheat arrived in the Albanian port of Durres on Wednesday, as per media reports.

Well marked low pressure to trigger heavy rain in Odisha: CEC

Bhubaneswar/UNI: Odisha will experience moderate to dense rainfall and precipitation varying between heavy to very heavy at a few places over next few days due to a fresh low pressure area expected to form over north Bay of Bengal on Aug. 13.

China launches 16 new satellites

Taiyuan/IBNS: China on Wednesday launched 16 new satellites into space from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre in the northern province of Shanxi.

Karnataka: FIR against Hindu outfit chief

Bengaluru: Police have registered an FIR against Vishwa Sanatan Parishad (VSP) President S Bhaskaran for his alleged provocative speech calling for the demolition of an Idgah wall.

Jammu and Kashmir: Army jawan shoots self to death

Jammu: An Army jawan on Wednesday morning allegedly shot himself to death with his service rifle in Miran Sahib area here in the city outskirts.

Jammu and Kashmir: Drug peddler held

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday said it has booked a drug peddler under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substance (NDPS) Act after recovering charas like substance from him in Sopore.

Nitish Kumar takes oath as Bihar CM for 8th time

Patna/IBNS: Janata Dal (United) chief Nitish Kumar took oath as the Bihar Chief Minister for the record eighth time Wednesday.

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra tests COVID-19 positive

New Delhi: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday said she has tested COVID-19 positive.

Jammu and Kashmir: Security forces recover IED from Pulwama

Srinagar: Security forces averted a major tragedy on Wednesday morning when they recovered an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) ,weighing approximately 25-30 Kilos, in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Nitish Kumar to take oath as Bihar Chief Minister today

Patna: Nitish Kumar will take oath as the Chief Minister of Bihar on Wednesday, marking a major development in the political paradigm of the state.

Jammu and Kashmir: 3 LeT terrorists trapped in Budgam, encounter underway

Budgam: Three terrorists, supposedly belonging to Lashkar-e-Taiba terror group, are trapped in an encounter that is underway in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Wednesday.

Centre considers adoption of common charging standard for phones & tabs

The government is exploring the adoption of a common charger for a variety of electronic devices and a meeting has been called to discuss the matter with mobile manufacturers and sector-specific organisations, media reports said.

West Bengal: 9 dead in govt bus-autorickshaw collision in Birbhum

Kolkata/IBNS: At least nine people, including eight women, were killed in a head-on collision between a state-run bus and an autorickshaw in West Bengal's Birbhum district on Tuesday evening.

BJP only knows to divide people: Tejashwi Yadav with Nitish Kumar as they stake claim to form Bihar govt

Patna/IBNS: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Tejashwi Yadav, who stitched ties with Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal (United) to become the deputy chief minister of the new alliance government, said the Bharatiya Janata Party only knows "to divide people on communal lines."