Tuesday, Dec 10 2019 | Time 13:37 Hrs(IST)
image
  • Anti CAB strike affects life in Manipur
  • Train movement hit during Assam bandh against CAB
  • Detained leaders in J&K to be released by local administration, Situation normal: Shah
  • Hate crime: Sikh Uber driver racially abused, strangled in US
  • Technical snag forces PC to cancel Kovai visit, heads to Delhi, 2 flights diverted to Chennai
  • Onion price slashes in Pondy
  • New Zealand police backtracks, says not to conduct criminal probe into volcano deaths
  • Air traffic remains suspended at Srinagar airport for 4th day
  • Life crippled in Kashmir due to strike on HR day
  • Grant citizenship to Sri Lankan Tamils : Sri Sri Ravi Shankar urges Centre
  • Dilip Buildcon bags order from Delhi Metro Rail Corporation
  • Hyundai announces price hike from Jan 2020
  • Need for greater clarity of pension funds, says RS MP
  • Chilean Air Force plane with 38 on board recognised as crashed
World


Fifty-five militants killed in Afghan air raids within 24 hrs

Kabul, Dec 18 (UNI) As many as 55 militants have been killed in Afghan airstrikes in the war-torn country over the past 24 hours, officials said Tuesday.
In the wee hours of Tuesday, military aircraft pounded Taliban hideouts in Aryub Zazai district of the eastern Paktia province killing at least 13 insurgents, Qatar news agency(QNA) said quoting an Army statement.
A Taliban vehicle had also been destroyed and their bunkers badly damaged in the attack, the statement said.
Six militants, including Mullah Rasoul, a Taliban shadow judge for the troubled Faryab province lost their lives in similar air raids against Taliban hideout in Dawlat Abad district of northern Faryab province on Monday, another statement of Army released in northern region said.
The Afghan security forces backed by aircraft have also targeted Taliban hideouts in Miwand district of the southern Kandahar province, killing up to 36 insurgents over the past 24 hours, an army spokesman in the southern region Mohammad Sadiq Eisa said Tuesday.
Afghan government intensified air attacks recently, and according to security officials, the airstrikes especially overnight operations have proved effective in defeating the anti-government militants.
UNI XC SB 1503

More News

New Zealand police backtracks, says not to conduct criminal probe into volcano deaths

10 Dec 2019 | 12:45 PM

Wellington, Dec 10 (UNI) Police on Tuesday stepped back from their position that a criminal investigation has been launched into the circumstances behind the volcano eruption, which claimed five lives, left eight missing and several injured.

see more..
Chilean Air Force plane with 38 on board recognised as crashed

Chilean Air Force plane with 38 on board recognised as crashed

10 Dec 2019 | 12:04 PM

Santiago, Dec 10 (UNI) The Chilean Air Force said the missing C130 Hercules warplane had been recognised as crashed and search for wreckage and survivors continues.

see more..
Volcanic eruption in New Zealand leaves five dead

Volcanic eruption in New Zealand leaves five dead

10 Dec 2019 | 9:00 AM

Wellington, Dec 10 (UNI) At least five people were killed and eight went missing after the volcanic eruption in New Zealand's White Island, police confirmed on Tuesday.

see more..
Guterres urges donors to boost emergency response fund pledges

Guterres urges donors to boost emergency response fund pledges

10 Dec 2019 | 8:53 AM

United Nations, Dec 10 (UNI) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged donors to provide more support to the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) at a high-level pledging event.

see more..

Collective efforts a must to eliminate extremism, says BD JS Speaker Dr Shirin

10 Dec 2019 | 8:42 AM

Dhaka, Dec 10 (UNI) Bangladesh Speaker of Jatiyo Sangsad Dr Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury on Tuesday stressed the need for collective efforts at International and regional levels to eliminate extremism for building a peaceful world.

see more..
image