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  • Omar Abdullah visits areas affected by Pakistani shelling October 9, 2014

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday visited areas hit by Pakistani shelling to express solidarity with affected families and to supervise relief arrangements there. The Chief Minister held meetings with divisional and district officers at Jammu, Samba and Hiranagar. He was briefed on the situation that has...
  • PM Modi asks rivals not to politicise Pakistan firing October 9, 2014

    Breaking his silence on the relentless firing by Pakistan along the Line of Control and International Border, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday urged his political rivals not to politicise the Pakistan firing issue, not while, the PM added when our soldiers are sacrificing their lives on the border. ...
  • India engaged in unprovoked firing along the border: Pakistan envoy October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Soon after Defence Minister Arun Jaitley in a strong worded caution asked Pakistan to stop violating the ceasefire, Pakistan too, took an aggressive stand and maintained that it was not Pakistan but India which is engaged in unprovoked firing along the border in Jammu and Kashmir. "Our National Security...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 8, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Karma Paljor October 8, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Karma Paljor on India @ 9. ...
  • TN: CISF personnel at Kalpakkam atomic plant fires at colleagues, kills 3 October 8, 2014

    Kalpakkam: In what could be a case of fratricide a 40-year-old CISF Head Constable fired at five of his colleagues at the Kalpakkam Atomic Power Plant in Tamil Nadu Out of five shot, three were reported dead on the spot while other two are injured and taken to hospital. Although no...
  • Repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistan: How should India respond? October 7, 2014

    Pakistan has fired at 40 Indian outposts in Jammu and Kashmir in shelling that began on Sunday evening. Eight civilians were injured on Tuesday and the BSF said that Pakistani Rangers were predominantly involved. At 4 pm on Tuesday, Pakistan again violated the ceasefire at Balnoi sector in Poonch. ...
  • Anti-Pakistan protests rock Jammu, political parties condemn shelling October 7, 2014

    Jammu: There has been widespread condemnation against the unprovoked firing by the Pakistan in the Arnia forward belt of the RS Pura along the International Border (IB) in which five villagers lost their lives while 34 others were injured. The state unit of Bhartya Janta Party (BJP) on Monday demanded 'stern...
  • Pakistan shells Indian villages along LoC in J&K, 5 civilians killed, 30 injured October 6, 2014

    Jammu: Pakistani troops violated ceasefire once again on Monday morning as they fired along RS Pura sector in Jammu. As many as five civilians were killed and nearly 30 others injured in the heavy shelling. A 10-year-old child is among those killed. "The number of civilians killed in Pakistani firing...
  • J&K: Pakistan shells LoC villages in Poonch, girl killed, 4 injured October 3, 2014

    Jammu: A teenage girl was killed and four persons were injured as Pakistani troops targeted villages and Indian forward posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district in ceasefire violation for the third consecutive day on Friday. Pakistani troops resorted to mortar shillings and small arms...
  • Six injured in Pakistan firing in Jammu and Kashmir October 3, 2014

    Jammu: At least six people were injured after Pakistan opened fire on Indian positions on the line of control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, government sources said on Friday. "Six civilians sustained injuries after the Pakistan Army resorted to unprovoked firing at Indian positions on the LoC in Poonch...
  • Fire C: Alactel OneTouch launches Firefox smartphone at Rs 1,990 in India October 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Handset maker Alcatel OneTouch has partnered Mozilla to launch a new smartphone, priced at Rs 1,990. Alcatel Onetouch's claims the entry-level smartphone - Fire C 2G - is the most affordable device in the category in India. The phone will be available exclusively through eCommerce major Flipkart. "We see a...
  • Pakistan successfully test-fires short range missile Hatf IX September 26, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Friday successfully test-fired short range surface-to-surface missile 'Hatf IX' that has a range of 60 kilometres and can cover parts of India. The test of the missile also called Nasr was conducted with successive launches of four missiles from a state-of-the-art Multi Tube Launcher with Salvo Mode, the...
  • ISRO wakes up Mars Orbiter, successfully test fires engine on the Mangalyaan September 22, 2014

    The Indian space research organisation has begun crucial operations to put the mars orbiter spacecraft into its final orbit around the red plane with it's first testing of engines a big success, giving us hopes of great glory. ...
  • Chennai: Fire breaks out at TN Secretariat on Monday September 22, 2014

    Chennai: A fire broke out at the Secretariat on Monday but it was immediately extinguished, officials said. The fire broke out following a suspected short circuit in the AC unit of the information department, fire and rescue department officials said, adding, there were no casualties nor any...
  • Over 200 wedding guests at Indian restaurant in UK escape fire September 21, 2014

    London: Over 200 guests at a wedding reception had a lucky escape when a fire broke out at an Indian restaurant in the UK. The fire started in the kitchen and quickly spread to the roof of the Arooj restaurant on Attercliffe Road, Sheffield. About 30 firefighters tackled the blaze,...
  • NATO chief: Ukraine has ceasefire 'in name only' September 21, 2014

    Vilnius: NATO's top general said on Saturday the twoweekold truce between Ukraine and proRussian militants fighting in the country's east is a "ceasefire in name only," and he said that by enabling a free flow of weapons and fighters across the border Russia has made it nearly impossible for outsiders...
  • Indianorigin mother killed son in custody battle: UK inquest September 20, 2014

    London: An Indianorigin mother killed herself and her fouryearold son earlier this year by deliberately setting her house on fire after she lost his custody in a longdrawn court case, an inquest has concluded. Janma Joshi, 40, and her son, Moksha Jai Joshi, had both died in a fatal fire at...
  • Amazon expands Kindle lineup, launches Kindle Voyage; adds touch to basic Kindle, lowers price September 18, 2014

    New York: Amazon.com ramped up its push into hardware on Wednesday with the debut of six new or upgraded devices, including a highend $199 ereader called the Kindle Voyage and its cheapestever touchscreen tablet. The No. 1 US online retailer also revamped its basic Kindle ereader to include a touch screen....
  • Major fire at a mine in Chandrapur; over 70 miners rescued September 14, 2014

    Chandrapur: A major fire broke out at Sinhala Mines in Western Coalfields Ltd (WCL) on Sunday morning and around 70 miners trapped inside were rescued by firefighters, a senior official said. "The fire broke out at the 14th level of the 5th rise in Sinhala coal mine when the miners...
  • Wild fire in Spain forces 1,500 to evacuate to safety September 13, 2014

    Madrid: Around 1,500 people have been evacuated from their homes as the result of a wild fire which has affected part of the Montgo national park, close to the coastal town of Javea in the province of Alicante. Those who have been evacuated are being housed in the local sports hall,...
  • One killed, 2 injured as security guards open fire in Amethi September 10, 2014

    Amethi: In a shocking incident in Amethi, one person was killed and two others were injured on Wednesday when guards of a private factory opened fire on each other in Kotwali area. The two guards had a dispute over a trivial issue after which they opened fire on each other....
  • Massive blast hits northern Germany chemicals plant September 10, 2014

    Berlin: A massive blast has rocked a chemicals plant in northern Germany, a spokesman for the fire service said, with no details yet on casualties. The explosion was heard many kilometres away and several buildings of the factory were on fire, the spokesman said. Quoting a local police source, Bild...
  • Amazon slashes Fire Phone price; $200 model now available for 99 cents September 9, 2014

    New York: Amazon slashed the price of its Fire smartphone on Monday, a day before Apple is expected to unveil its latest version of the iPhone. The online retailer said the Fire with 32 gigabytes of memory will now cost 99 cents when customers sign a twoyear contract with AT&T. That's...
  • Fire in Brazil shantytown leaves 2,500 homeless September 9, 2014

    Sao Paulo: A huge fire destroyed around 500 homes in a shantytown or favela in Brazil's largest city, leaving about 2,500 people homeless, the fire department said on Monday. The blaze destroyed about 80 per cent of the rickety shacks making up Buraco Quente, a slum in southern Sao...
  • Ukraine, ProRussian rebels sign ceasefire deal September 5, 2014

    Minsk: ProRussian rebels say on their Twitter that they have signed a ceasefire deal with Ukraine that starts in less than two hours. The announcement on Friday comes as representatives of Ukraine, Russia, proRussian rebels and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe were meeting in the Belarusian capital of...
  • TN: Government urged to provide firearm licences to Hindu outfit leaders September 3, 2014

    Coimbatore: Controversial right wing outfit Sri Ram Sene's chief Pramod Muthalik on Wednesday said he would submit a memorandum to Prime Minister Narendra Modi highlighting the need for providing licences for firerams for selfprotection for leaders of Hindu outfits considering increasing incidents of attacks on them. As providing police protection was...
  • Kolkata: Fire in Chatterjee International building near Park Street, no casualties September 2, 2014

    Kolkata: Fire broke out on the 15th and 16th floor of the landmark Chatterjee International building near Park Street in Kolkata on Tuesday morning. Ten to fifteen fire tenders had been rushed to the spot to rescue the trapped people. The fire reportedly took place due to a short circuit. Since...