August 18, 2018 10:59 AM

    Imran Khan takes oath as 22nd Pakistani Prime Minister

    Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan on Saturday took oath as Pakistan's 22nd Prime Minister, three weeks after his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party won the highest number of seats in the general election.

    August 18, 2018 8:59 AM

    Kerala flood: Death toll 174, red alert in 12 districts

    The death toll in rain-battered Kerala touched 174 on Friday as a red alert continued in 12 districts, with various agencies continuing the rescue operations after rains subsided to evacuate over 80,000 persons during the day.

    August 18, 2018 2:25 AM

    Vajpayee cremated with full state honour

    Bugles sounded the last post, uniformed soldiers gave a gun salute and silence fell over the crowd as former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's mortal remains were consigned to the flames today evening, the sun setting on the life of a poet-politician who combined accommodative politics with graciousness.

    August 18, 2018 2:25 AM

    Among the pleas in SC to defend Article 35A is one filed by a Hindu, 2 Muslims from Rajouri

    Three men, one Hindu and two Muslim, from Kotranka, Rajouri have submitted an application in the Supreme Court seeking the intervention in the matter to seek the dismissal of a bunch of petitions challenging the Article 35A that protects state subject laws and special privileges granted to the perm

    August 18, 2018 2:25 AM

    16 MLAs by her side, Mehbooba Mufti attends Vajpayee’s last rites

    At least 16 MLAs accompanied PDP President Mehbooba Mufti to New Delhi on Friday to attend former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s last rites, at a time when she is battling rebellion by some legislators who have claimed that a “silent majority” from within the party was supporting them.

    August 18, 2018 2:25 AM

    Here comes Imran Khan

    Cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan was elected as Pakistan's new prime minister on Friday after he defeated veteran politician Shahbaz Sharif in a one-sided election in the National Assembly.

    August 18, 2018 2:25 AM

    Gunmen shoot woman dead in Pulwama

    Two masked men with guns forced their entry into a home and shot dead a 47-year-old woman on Friday afternoon in a village in Pulwama.

    August 18, 2018 2:25 AM

    Article 35A case: Deliberations on with all sections of society for a joint response: JRL

    Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik Friday said that discussions with all segments of society over the assault on Article 35 A are on to frame a joint counter strategy in case the law is rolled back.

    August 18, 2018 2:25 AM

    Soldier killed in Handwara firing

    A soldier was killed in a gunfight in Kralgund area of Handwara in Kupwara district on Friday.

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