US social media networks, Microsoft join to fight terror

Washington: US social media networks Facebook, Twitter and YouTube joined hands with tech giant Microsoft to launch a forum aimed to help make their “consumer services hostile to terrorists and violent extremists”. Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism The four technology majors on Monday said the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism More...

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By Agencies On Tuesday, June 27th, 2017
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Terror, Afghanistan figure in Modi’s meets with Mattis, Tillerson

Washington: The global fight against terrorism and the situation in Afghanistan figured prominently when US Defence Secretary James Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi More...

By Agencies On Monday, June 26th, 2017
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Chinese troops cross Sikkim border, Indian Army chief to visit

Shillong: Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) personnel breached the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Sikkim and destroyed two makeshift military bunkers over a week ago in Lalten area of Doka La sector, More...

By IANS On Monday, June 26th, 2017
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China mum over stopping Indian pilgrims to Kailash Mansarovar

Beijing: China on Monday refused to tell why it had stopped a group of Indian pilgrims from travelling to Kailash Mansarovar, saying the foreign ministries of both countries are in touch over the issue. The Nathu More...

By Agencies On Sunday, June 25th, 2017
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Those using term ‘undeclared Emergency’ against NDA must introspect:Jaitley

New Delhi: Terming the “Emergency” imposed by late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in 1975 as an “assault on all democratic institutions”, Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said the NDA More...

By Agencies On Sunday, June 25th, 2017
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Turkey rejects Arab demand to close military base in Qatar

Ankara: Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday denounced the list of demands put forward by four Arab states in efforts to defuse the diplomatic crisis with Qatar, rejecting their request to close More...

By Agencies On Sunday, June 25th, 2017
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123 killed, scores injured in Pakistan tanker blast

Islamabad: At least 123 people were killed when an oil tanker exploded after it overturned in Pakistan’s Punjab province on Sunday morning, police said. Two fire engines battled the fire and eventually gained More...

By Agencies On Sunday, June 25th, 2017
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British Parliament hit by cyber-attack

London: The British Parliament has been hit by a cyber-attack, officials at Westminster said. As a precaution we have temporarily restricted remote access to the network The “sustained” hack began on More...

By Agencies On Saturday, June 24th, 2017
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NCR’s second international airport to come up at Jewar

New Delhi: The central government has given its “in-principle approval” for the construction of a green field airport at Jewar, located in Gautam Budh Nagar district, adjoining the national capital city More...

By Agencies On Saturday, June 24th, 2017
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SIT to probe J&K cop lynching case, 3 more arrested; Yasin Malik arrested

Srinagar: A special investigation team (SIT) was formed on Saturday to expedite the probe into the lynching of Deputy Superintendent of Police Muhammad Ayub Pandit, even as three more persons were arrested, a Jammu More...