Pak violates ceasefire again, several Indian Army posts targeted in J&K

Pak violates ceasefire again, several Indian Army posts targeted in J&K

Jammu: The Pakistani army violated the ceasefire yet again today, targeting several Indian Army posts in Jammu and Kashmir. According to reports, heavy firing was reported from the Hamirpur, Mendhar and Barasingha sectors of Poonch in Jammu. Small arms, rockets and mortars are reportedly being fired from Pakistan. The Indian Army is retaliating in equal measure, […]

Infosys Q2 net flat at Rs. 2407 crore; shares rally on strong sales

Infosys Q2 net flat at Rs. 2407 crore; shares rally on strong sales

Infosys lagged profit estimates for the July to September quarter, but sales topped estimates. Infosys shares rallied as much as 7.5 per cent in opening trade after the company upped the lower end of its annual sales guidance, indicating rising confidence at India’s second largest outsourcer. Infosys said net profit for the second quarter rose […]

Cyclone Phailin approaches Andhra Pradesh, Odisha

Cyclone Phailin approaches Andhra Pradesh, Odisha

Cyclonic storm “Phailin”, classified as “very severe” by the weather department, is expected to hit coastal Odisha and Andhra Pradesh at around 5:30 pm on Saturday. In Odisha, officials fear the wind speed could touch levels higher than that of the deadly super-cyclone in 1999 when nearly 15,000 people died. Experts say the wind speed […]

Obama extends ‘rarest of rare gesture’ for PM

Obama extends ‘rarest of rare gesture’ for PM

In a rarest of the rare gesture, US President Barack Obama personally walked down to the White House portico to see off Prime Minister Manmohan Singh after a meeting with him at the Oval Office. Those familiar with the strict White House protocol said that this was the ‘rarest of the rare’ gesture by the […]

6.8-magnitude quake hits shattered Pakistan region, tremors felt in Delhi

6.8-magnitude quake hits shattered Pakistan region, tremors felt in Delhi

Islamabad: A 6.8-magnitude earthquake hit southwest Pakistan on Saturday in a region already devastated by a quake which left more than 300 dead just days ago. The new tremor struck 96 kilometres (59 miles) northeast of the district of Awaran at a depth of 14 kilometres at 12:34 pm (0734 GMT) according to the US Geological […]

Jammu and Kashmir: one injured in Srinagar shootout; more militants sighted in Kathua, say sources

Jammu and Kashmir: one injured in Srinagar shootout; more militants sighted in Kathua, say sources

Srinagar/Kathua: Hours after more militants were sighted at Kathua district in Jammu and Kashmir, site of the audacious Thursday attack, there have been reports of terrorists opening fire on a convoy of security forces in the outskirts of Srinagar today, leaving a civilian injured. Two terrorists on a motorbike opened fire on security forces between the […]

Pakistan violates ceasefire again, troops fire at Indian posts along the LoC

Pakistan violates ceasefire again, troops fire at Indian posts along the LoC

Pakistani troops violated ceasefire along the Line of Control today by firing at Indian positions in Mendhar sector in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.”Around 6.30 am, Pakistani troops fired at Pilli and Noal posts in Dari Dabsi area of the LoC in Mendhar sector,” police sources told IANS.The Pakistan army used automatics […]