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  • Three soldiers injured in fresh Pakistan firing in Poonch sector 15-08-2013 10:01 PM

    Three Indian soldiers and a civilian were injured in a fresh incident of unprovoked firing by Pakistani troops on the Line of Control (LOC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, a spokesman said. A defence spokesman said Pakistani troops violated the bilateral ceasefire in Mendhar sector of...
  • Navy fails to sight 18 missing sailors of Sindhurakshak 15-08-2013 06:05 PM

    Mumbai: In the Indian Navy's worst peacetime disaster, the 18 missing submariners of INS Sindhurakshak that partially sank after two massive explosions and fire onboard the vessel on the intervening night of Tuesday-Wednesday are yet to be traced. Poor visibility, restricted spaces, displacement of most equipment from their original location...
  • Pregnant woman burnt to death by husband, in-laws over dowry 15-08-2013 12:51 PM

    An eight-month pregnant woman was allegedly burnt to death by her husband and in-laws over dowry in Babugarh area, police said in Hapur on Thursday. Naresh Devi was allegedly set on fire by her husband Puran and in-laws on late on Tuesday night in Upeda village. She was rushed to...
  • PM expresses anguish over losing contact with submarine INS Sindhurakshak 15-08-2013 08:11 AM

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday expressed anguish over the loss of Navy's frontline submarine INS Sindhurakshak in an accident in Mumbai in which 18 soldiers are feared to have lost their lives. "We are deeply pained that we lost the submarine, INS Sindurakshak in an accident on Wednesday. Eighteen...
  • Pakistan I-Day celebratory fire kills one, injures 25 14-08-2013 07:14 PM

    At least one person was killed and 25 others were injured in celebratory gunfire across Pakistan's largest city Karachi to mark the country's Independence Day, officials said today. Citizens resorted to indiscriminate aerial firing at several places of the heavily armed city to express their joy at the 67th Independence...
  • Sindhurakshak's loss to impact the navy force levels: Adm Arun Prakash 14-08-2013 04:38 PM

    A major fire broke out on board the INS Sindhurakshak submarine at the Mumbai Naval Dockyard late on Tuesday night. What impact with the incident have on the Indian Navy. Former Navy Chief Admiral Arun Prakash joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. It's shocking an contrasting...
  • AK Antony pained by sailors' deaths in Mumbai submarine blast, fire 14-08-2013 01:04 PM

    Defence Minister AK Antony on Wednesday said that he feels sad about the sailors who lost their lives in the fire on an Indian Navy submarine in Mumbai."I feel sad about those navy personnel who lost their lives for the country," Antony told reporters outside parliament. Indian Navy submarine INS...
  • Mumbai fire officer on leave helped prevent another Naval disaster 14-08-2013 12:56 PM

    The alertness and presence of mind shown by a top Mumbai Fire Brigade officer probably helped avert a second major disaster in the naval dockyard where the INS Sindhurakshak submarine sank after being rocked by an explosion followed by a fire in Mumbai on Wednesday. The blast was heard ashore...
  • INS Sindhurakshak: A submarine with latest weapons 14-08-2013 10:47 AM

    INS Sindhurakshak, which caught fire after a massive explosion at the Mumbai Naval Dockyard late on Tuesday night, is a Sindhughosh class submarine and was commissioned into the Indian Navy on December 24, 1997. INS Sindhurakshak has Pennant No. S 63 (used to distinguish between ships with the same or...
  • Navy chief leaves for Mumbai to visit Naval dockyard where fire broke out 14-08-2013 10:26 AM

    Navy chief Admiral DK Joshi has left Delhi for Mumbai to visit the naval dockyard where an explosion rocked an Indian Navy submarine that caught fire, informed sources said."Navy chief will be visiting the dockyard," sources said. Sources said that the navy chief is expected to visit the dockyard on...
  • INS Sindhurakshak explosion: How the events unfolded 14-08-2013 09:07 AM

    Mumbai: 5:00 pm: Admiral DK Joshi said initial findings say there was no sabotage, but the possibility of a sabotage cannot be ruled out. 4:57 pm: Admiral DK Joshi said, "Amongst the officers missing was the second in command. The submarine had its full outfit of torpedoes and weapons." 4:50...
  • Mumbai: Major fire on submarine at Naval dockyard, 18 feared trapped 14-08-2013 07:35 AM

    Mumbai: A major fire broke out on board the INS Sindhurakshak submarine at the Mumbai Naval Dockyard late on Tuesday night. Officials say that an explosion caused the fire, but the cause of the explosion is not yet known. Officials are puzzled after seeing the footage of the explosion. They...
  • Mumbai: Indian submarine Sindhurakshak catches fire 14-08-2013 01:30 AM

    Mumbai: A massive fire broke out in a submarine, named Sindhurakshak, between Lion Gate and Seta Gate late on Tuesday night at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai. Preliminary reports suggest that there was some explosive material present in the ship which may have caught fire. More than 12 fire engines,...
  • LoC killings: Pakistan retaliates, accuses India of shelling as Kashmir tension simmers 13-08-2013 10:16 AM

    Pakistan accused Indian troops of firing shells across the disputed border in Kashmir on Monday and tensions ran high in both countries after last week's killing of Indian soldiers set off a wave of skirmishes between the two nuclear-armed rivals. Clashes flared along the 740-km (445-mile) Line of Control that...
  • LoC killings: Rajasthan's BSF jawan injured in cross-border firing dies at AIIMS 12-08-2013 07:59 AM

    A BSF troop, injured in cross-border firing in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district on August 5, succumbed to his injuries at a hospital in Delhi on Sunday. Head Constable Ram Niwas Meena, admitted for treatment at AIIMS since he was injured along the International Border with Pakistan died at 12:30...
  • LoC killings: BSF jawan injured in cross-border firing dies 11-08-2013 08:17 PM

    New Delhi: A BSF troop, injured in cross-border firing in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district on August 5, succumbed to his injuries at a hospital in Delhi on Sunday. Head Constable Ram Niwas Meena, admitted for treatment at AIIMS since he was injured along the International Border with Pakistan died...
  • Bihar: Police guns fail to fire while paying homage to freedom fighter 11-08-2013 06:42 PM

    Patna: Bihar policemen's rifles failed to fire during a gun salute to revolutionary freedom fighter Khudiram Bose on his death anniversary on Sunday, a police officer said. Bose was hanged by the British on this day in 1908 in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district. His 105th martyrdom day was a low-key affair...
  • Pakistan violates ceasefire at LoC again, 1 BSF personnel injured 11-08-2013 09:25 AM

    Srinagar: In yet another ceasefire violations by Pakistan, firing was reported along the Line of Control (LOC) at the Kanachak sector near Jammu on early Sunday morning. Pak targetted two posts of Border and Security Forces (BSF) in which one of its personnel was injured. The injured BSF personnel has...
  • CBI shielding those responsible in Gopalgarh incident: Cong MLA 10-08-2013 08:19 PM

    Congress legislator Zahida Khan on Saturday accused CBI of shielding those responsible in the infamous Gopalgarh firing incident in Bharatpur and demanded that the case be transferred to another agency. Khan, who was once quizzed by the CBI in connection with the case, in a public meeting at Kathon area...
  • 3-month-old catches fire due to spontaneous human combustion 10-08-2013 08:11 PM

    Chennai: Three-month-old Rahul, who is admitted in the Kilpauk Medical College Hospital (KMCH) in this Tamil Nadu capital with 10 degree burn injuries because of a condition called spontaneous human combustion (SHC), is stable, doctors said on Saturday. "The baby is stable and treatment is on for burn injuries and...
  • Fresh ceasefire violations by Pakistan along the LoC in Poonch 10-08-2013 08:37 AM

    Srinagar: In yet another ceasefire violation by Pakistan, firing was reported along the Line of Control at the the Durga post at Poonch on Friday night. "Pakistan fired over 7,000 rounds of heavy ammunition besides mortar shells on Indian posts during the seven-and-a-half-hour firing in Poonch," said defence spokesperson. The...
  • Gunmen kill 9 in Pakistan mosque attack on Eid 09-08-2013 11:49 PM

    Quetta: Violence marred Eid celebrations in Pakistan on Friday with gunmen killing nine people in Quetta, while a guard in the capital Islamabad shot dead a would-be suicide bomber forcing his way into a mosque. In Quetta, gunmen fired on the vehicle of a politician driving past worshippers leaving a...
  • LoC killings: Manmohan, Sharif may talk, but no secretary-level meet 08-08-2013 09:50 PM

    New Delhi: In a dramatic U-turn, the Indian government has decided not to go forth with the secretary-level talks between India and Pakistan following the killing for five soldiers by Pakistani Army at the Line of Control. Sources told CNN-IBN that it is unlikely that the secretary-level talks will be...
  • Ramban firing: SC notice to Centre, J&K on judicial probe 08-08-2013 04:22 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday sought response of the Centre and the Jammu and Kashmir government on a PIL seeking judicial inquiry into the BSF firing in Ramban district of the state in which four persons were killed and several injured. A bench of Chief Justice P Sathasivam...
  • Parliament Street firing: Biker's mother demands action against police official 08-08-2013 02:08 AM

    Mother of Karan Pandey, who was shot dead by police in an alleged attempt to stop stunt bikers from performing risky stunts in high-security New Delhi area, on Wednesday met Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi demanding proper action against the officer responsible for her son's death. "I met the Commissioner...
  • Kolkata: Man sets an 11-year-old on fire for resisting rape 04-08-2013 05:16 PM

    Kolkata: An 11-year-old girl who was set on fire four days ago by a man who tried to rape her, succumbed to her injuries at a hospital on Sunday. "The minor was admitted with critical burn injuries. She succumbed to her injuries in the morning," SSKM Hospital Superintendent TK Ghosh...
  • Bihar legislature adjourned sine die after six-day long monsoon session 02-08-2013 08:18 PM

    The Bihar legislature on Friday was adjourned sine die after a six-day long stormy monsoon session beginning from July 26. During the brief session, two houses of the legislature took up a number of legislative and financialbusinesses and adjournment motions on issues like the Chapra mid-day meal tragedy, drought, Bodh...
  • Protests in Assam, Cong MP's house set ablaze 02-08-2013 08:01 PM

    Diphu/Kokrajhar: With the army on flag march in Assam, the rubber estate and a house of Congress MP were set ablaze, while four persons were injured in police firing, as the demand for separate states on the lines of Telangana by several groups was stepped up on Friday. The army...
  • New Delhi Police chief calls stunt motorcyclist's death 'unfortunate' 31-07-2013 01:17 PM

    New Delhi: Bhim Sain Bassi, who will take over as the Delhi Police Commissioner on Wednesday, has called the death of a stunt motorcyclist unfortunate. BS Bassi, who takes the baton from outgoing police chief Neeraj Kumar said curbing hooliganism is top on his agenda. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Bassi said,...
  • Parliament Street firing: Kiran Bedi holds parents of stunt biker responsible 31-07-2013 02:44 AM

    Stating that dangerous biking is a criminal offence, former IPS officer and social activist Kiran Bedi on Tuesday blamed the parents of the Delhi stunt biker who was shot dead by the police. "Parents should take responsibility of what their children are doing. Many parents are not even aware of...