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by | February 12, 2018 | 09:55

The building was cordoned off and the militants were cornered in another building located outside the camp. According to a senior police official, the CRPF jawan was wounded in the shootout as the security forces prepared for a final assault against the holed-up terrorists.

by | February 12, 2018 | 09:58

This is our capability. "If the country requires and the country's Constitution allows, the RSS is ready to fight on the borders against the enemy", Bhagwat had said at an RSS function in Muzaffarpur district of Bihar. Bhagwat, who is now on a ten-day tour of Bihar and meeting farmers and activists of various wings of his organisation, however, denied that RSS is a military outfit.

by | February 12, 2018 | 09:48

Americans have won eight of the past 10 world titles, beating Canada in each final, but their lone Olympic crown came in 1998 at Nagano. - The Norwegian cross-country skier Simen Hegstad Krueger overcame an early fall as he stunned the favourites by claiming gold in a Norwegian medal sweep in the men's cross-country skiathlon at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics .

by | February 12, 2018 | 09:46

Eastern Ghouta is meant to be a " de-escalation zone " according to a peace agreement struck by Russia , Turkey and Iran last May. "The air strikes need to end", Florence Parly said on France Inter radio, giving no further details. Afrin has been a major hideout for the PYD since July 2012 when the Assad regime in Syria left the city to the terror group without a fight. However, neither Turkey's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies nor the Syrian government's main ally, Russia, has ...

by | February 12, 2018 | 09:31

The Games has seen better ties between the two Koreas despite tensions over the North's nuclear programme. Athletes from both Koreas entered the arena under a flag depicting a unified Korea as American Vice-President Mike Pence and Kim's sister, Kim Yo-jong, watched on from a VIP box.

by | February 12, 2018 | 09:26

If Kim Yo Jong brings a message of Korean reconciliation from her brother, South Korean President Moon Jae-in will be tempted to offer additional concessions, including further postponing of annual military exercises with US forces. They shared the VIP box with world leaders at the opening ceremony and joined Moon in cheering for the first-ever inter-Korean Olympic team as it debuted in the women's ice hockey tournament.

by | February 12, 2018 | 08:23

Passengers have been told not to travel to London City airport until further notice after a world war two ordnance was discovered in the river Thames near the runway. A 214-metre exclusion zone was put in place by the Met Police and the Royal Navy were called in to make the area safe. There are also local road closures near the incident, Transport for London said.

by | February 12, 2018 | 08:01

At another rally in Chawmanu, Mr Shah accused the Left government of practising politics of violence and said a BJP government will end this and usher an era of development. In his address, Amit Shah made a string of promises to the people of Tripura, including smartphones for youths, and implementation of the seventh pay commision for the government employees.

by | February 12, 2018 | 07:57

The nuclear-armed North is on an Olympics-linked charm offensive, sending athletes, a troupe of performers, hundreds of female cheerleaders, the ceremonial head of state and even Kim's sister to South Korea . "We will fully cooperate with global efforts regarding sanctions against North Korea based on our stance for a denuclearised Korean peninsula and a peaceful solution (to the North Korea nuclear issue)", the statement said.

by | February 12, 2018 | 07:33

With accusations and rumors swirling that the secondary "Schiff Memo" sent to the President's desk was riddled with National Security and Law Enforcement concerns, a recent letter sent to Donald F. In a letter to the commission, White House lawyer Donald McGahn said: "Although the president is inclined to declassify the February 5 memorandum, because the memorandum contains numerous classified and especially sensitive passages, he cannot do so in this moment".

by | February 12, 2018 | 06:51

One senior administration official said that President Trump and his Cabinet will be traveling across the nation to sell the infrastructure plan. "It's broken in two different ways: We are under-investing in our infrastructure, and we have a permitting process that takes so long that even when funds are adequate, it can take a decade to build critical infrastructure", said one official.

by | February 12, 2018 | 06:50

The heartbreaking photo, from social media, shows the adorable five-year-old dressed in a shirt and tie. The child's school, Harryville Primary School, has asked for everyone to remember his family in their prayers. Crews from the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service and the Community Rescue Service were involved in the operation. A rescue team flew Kayden to a hospital in Belfast but he was declared dead shortly afterwards.

by | February 12, 2018 | 06:15

According to the Buzzfeed story, posted February 9, Arnold got an F from the adjunct professor for a project in which she chose Australia as a country to compare with the United States when it comes to use of social media. She also contacted SNHU administration - and BuzzFeed News . Part me thinks this is a joke but it's real life, she is totally for real, ' she said.

by | February 12, 2018 | 06:00

Kumar called it "history in the making". PM Modi is now on the last leg of his three-nation tour which included Palestine , UAE and Oman. Israeli authorities control all entrance and exit points to the West Bank including its 150 km border with Jordan and the airspace above.

by | February 12, 2018 | 05:57

The hotel's gates were reopened, the royal guards removed and the lobby's crystal chandeliers gleamed as before. Dozens of Saudi princes, billionaire businessmen, former ministers and others were rounded up in an early-November anti-corruption crackdown at the behest of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

by | February 12, 2018 | 05:45

According to Indian media reports, the countries are negotiating how many Spike anti-tank guided missiles will be bought from Rafael Advanced Defense Systems and their price, with senior officials in Narendra Modi's government quoted as saying the order should be around 3,000 missiles.

by | February 12, 2018 | 05:37

A Democratic rebuttal to that memo , which has not been released , is 10 pages long, the Post noted. Many Republicans speculate that Nunes using a politically one-sided memo to deliver classified details could end the possibility of bipartisanship on a committee that has been at odds since its investigation began into Russian meddling in the 2016 elections.

by | February 12, 2018 | 05:30

He said, "Refraining from recognizing the Palestinian people's legitimate rights to their land and sacred sites, denying them the right to return and expropriating their sovereignty over the land in exchange for a regional peace and normalization with the Arab world is the right way to liquidate the Palestinian cause".

by | February 12, 2018 | 05:24

Kim Yo-jong was earlier considered part of a high-level North Korean delegation to the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games, but Cheong Wa Dae spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom said she was here as a special envoy of the North Korean leader. The offer raises prospects for the first inter-Korean summit in more than 10 years, marking a dramatic turn in strained inter-Korean ties, after years of tensions caused by the North's nuclear and missile tests.

by | February 12, 2018 | 05:18

Shortly after leaving Pyeongchang, Pence told reporters on Air Force Two that he had set out on the trip "to express American resolve regarding North Korea". Though Moon has used the Olympics to resurrect meaningful communication with North Korea after a diplomatic stalemate over its nuclear program, he didn't immediately jump on the North Korean offer for a summit.

by | February 12, 2018 | 05:19

Duke (20-5, 8-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) won despite being without freshman Marvin Bagley III , the league's leading scorer and rebounder. Meanwhile, Georgia Tech owns records of 11-13 SU and 10-9-1 ATS. The Blue Devils rank fourth in assists per game (18.5) while the Yellow Jackets rank 202nd (12.6). The Yellow Jackets are 17-5 ATS in their last 22 home games, 6-2 ATS in their last 8 Sunday games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall.

by | February 12, 2018 | 04:50

A massive military parade in Pyongyang on the eve of the just-opened Pyeongchang Games has been used as Exhibit A by skeptics: In it, Kim Jong Un highlighted several huge intercontinental ballistic missiles, which were successfully flight tested three times previous year and could reach deep into the US mainland when perfected.

by | February 12, 2018 | 04:17

Something that is recognising the sacrifice they made to adjusting their competitions", she said . Mr Kim had invited Mr Moon to a summit in Pyongyang, an offer extended by his sister and special envoy in a letter she handed to Mr Moon during talks and lunch on Saturday.

by | February 12, 2018 | 04:14

They were also not able to get close to the VIP area, where US Vice-President Mike Pence and the real Kim's sister Kim Yo Jong were in attendance. The officials, who spoke on condition because they were not authorized to discuss the USA approach publicly, also denied that Pence had been blindsided by the seating arrangement - with the North Koreans in the row behind him, allowing Kim Yo Jong to be easily pictured in profile next to the vice president.

by | February 12, 2018 | 04:09

President Donald Trump on Friday blocked the release of a classified memo written by congressional Democrats to rebut a Republican document that he allowed to be made public last week that claimed FBI and Justice Department bias against him in the federal probe of Russian Federation and the 2016 USA election.