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Three cops killed during pro-liberation protests in Indian-held Kashmir

SRINAGAR (Web Desk) An officer and three policemen were killed in a series of attacks in Indian-occupied Kashmir’s Kulgam district, Kashmir Media Service reported on Thursday.A bullet-riddled body of a local Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader was also recovered in Pulwama district after anti-Indian, pro-Pakistan demonstrations in Srinagar on Wednesday. …

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Bodies found as floods recede in Kerala

KOCHI: (Web Desk) Floodwaters receded in Kerala on Monday, leaving Indian rescuers the grim task of retrieving bodies as the death toll from the worst monsoon rains in a century rose above 400. With nearly three quarters of a million people packed into relief camps in the southern state, authorities also …

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India’s flood-hit Kerala faces huge clean-up, fear of disease

NEW DELHI (Web Desk) Indian health authorities prepared defenses against the spread of disease in flood-hit Kerala state on Monday as the water receded and a huge clean-up gathered pace after the worst floods in a century killed more than 200 people.Incessant rain since Aug. 8 in the southern state …

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Woman gives birth after helicopter rescue from Kerala floods

KOCHI: (Web Desk) A heavily pregnant woman stranded by floods in the Indian state of Kerala gave birth just after being airlifted to safety, an Indian Navy spokesman said, as the military stepped up rescue operations on Saturday. Dozens of navy helicopters have embarked on high-risk missions to save people from …

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Sidhu hopeful if India takes one step, Imran will take two

ISLAMABAD: (Web Desk) Former Indian cricketer-turned politician Navjot Singh Sidhu on Saturday told mediapersons at Prime Minister House that he was quite happy that his close friend had become the prime minister of Pakistan. A number of times he used poetic language and verses to give his message and claimed …

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Death toll from India monsoon floods rises to 357

KERALA: (Web Desk) The death toll from the worst flooding to hit India’s Kerala State in a century has jumped to 357, authorities said Sunday, with losses to infrastructure pegged at some $3 billion. The idyllic tourist hotspot has been badgered by torrential monsoon rains since the end of May, …

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Worst floods in a century kill scores in India’s Kerala

BENGALURU (Web Desk) The worst floods in a century in the Indian state of Kerala have killed 164 people and forced more than 200,000 into relief camps, officials said on Friday, with the toll expected to rise as heavy rain pushes water levels higher still.As the southwestern coastal state’s chief …

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Four-member Pakistan delegation to attend last rites of Atal Bihari Vajpayee

NEW DELHI (Web Desk) A four-member delegation from Pakistan will be attending the last rites of former Indian prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who passed away on Thursday.According to sources, caretaker law and information minister Ali Zafar will represent Pakistan at the former PM’s funeral.Ali Zafar will be accompanied by …

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Flood toll rises to 77 in India’s Kerala state

KOCHI (Web Desk) The death toll from floods in India´s tourist hotspot of Kerala increased to 77 on Thursday, as torrential rainfall threatened new areas, officials told AFP.Over 60,000 people have now entered relief camps and the army and navy have stepped up rescue operations in the southern state, using …

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