A Pakistani intruder, believed to be a guide of terrorists, was shot dead by Border Security Force (BSF) personnel along the International Border in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir today, a spokesman of the border guarding force said.
In one of the biggest recruitment drives in central security forces, the government has decided to recruit over 54,000 jawans in armed police forces like the CRPF, BSF and ITBP among others this year.
Addressing the Congress Working Committee in the Parliament Annexe Building, Chidambaram emphasised the need to strengthen the party's presence in the 12 states to boost up the numbers.
Eighteen people have been killed in an attack by suspected Boko Haram jihadists in the Lake Chad region, a Chadian military source said Sunday. “Boko Haram elements attacked a village south of Daboua,” not far from Chad’s border with Niger, at around 9:00 pm (2000 GMT) on Thursday, the military source said. The assailants “cut […]
The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Primero Transport Services Limited, operators of the Lagos Bus Rapid Transit system, Mr Fola Tinubu, in this interview with ANNA OKON talks about the operation of the popular transport system How did your journey into the Bus Rapid Transit system begin? I started running Primero, the company that […]
A new project seeks to depict the origin, struggles and resilience of the Asian community.
He asked me to advise his government on how to reorganise and improve medical services.
Listen far more than you speak, and avoid lecturing and nagging.
A local trader’s lucrative county government tender to supply timber lands Andrew in trouble
With no clear successor to longtime President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Algerians may well see their frail leader who rarely appears in public cling on for a fifth term in office. When Bouteflika came to power in 1999, he won the backing of his conflict-weary citizens who credited him with bringing about reconciliation after a fierce civil war. Nearly two decades on and with a presidential election scheduled for next year, the 81-year-old leader shows little sign of leaving office despite his ailing health. «As long as God keeps him alive, Bouteflika will definitely seek a fifth term,» said Mohamed Hennad, political science professor at the University of Algiers. There has been constant speculation about the health of the president -- and even rumours of his death -- who suffered a stroke in 2013 that saw him spend three months in a French hospital. ...
A new band, Zilwa Tribe, promoting Creole sega music from the Indian Ocean islands is creating a rave in Melbourne, Australia. Zilwa -- which translates to islander -- brings musicians from Seychelles, Mauritius and Rodrigues together. Seychellois Pat Barallon, a founding member of the band, said the group was formed earlier this year to unite the island nations of the Indian Ocean and their rich Creole culture. “It is also aimed at bringing all the Indian Ocean island nations together to deliver live Creole sega music to Australia’s diverse multi-cultural communities, with the purpose of filling a big void in Australia for the Creole kids known as the next generation,” said Barallon, who is also the band manager. According to Barallon, Jonathan De Robillard, from Mauritius, came up with the name Zilwa as it relates to a past experience with the Chagossian people losing their roots and identities. ...
Former Secretary to the President Austin Fernando has been nominated as Sri Lanka's High Commissioner in New Delhi by President Maithripala Sirisena.
A wanted underworld figure Dalath Shashendra Ashan Kumar alias 'Raththa' has been arrested by the Special Task Force of Police (STF) yesterday in Ja-Ela.
Two persons had been arrested by the Special Task Force of Police (STF) with 2 kg of heroin at Echchalanpattu in Serunuwara yesterday, Police said.
29-year-old Raveendra Sanjeewa alias 'Lokka' has been arrested by the Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) with a fire arm in connection with the shooting incident in Maradana last year where three persons were injured.
South Africa have been set an unlikely target of 490 runs to win the second test and draw the two-match series after Sri Lanka declared their second innings on 275 for five on Sunday.
Acacia Mining Company is set to forego the establishment of another gold mine in Tanzania after agreeing to sell its stake in the Nyanzaga Gold Project in Shinyanga Region.
A senior United States politician has filed a motion calling on President Donald Trump to raise his voice on what he says is the reversal of democratic gains in Tanzania.
Home Affairs minister Kangi Lugola piled the pressure on Inspector General of Police (IGP) Simon Sirro Saturday with a new directive to bring the owner of Lugumi Enterprises to book by July 31.
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Vice-President Saulos Chilima has said he will “name and shame” those who are involved in corruption, ‘tenderprenuers’ and maintained that he will push for the amendment of a constitutional provision that shields a sitting President from... The post Chilima promises to name and shame corrupt officials: Malawi VP says ‘enough is enough’ appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.
The UK Home Secretary has been forced into an embarrassing climbdown after the Labour leader threatened legal action against him for implying he is a Holocaust denier.
House Appropriations Committee chair Karlo Nograles on Sunday urged the Senate to approve its version of the proposed P1.16-billion supplemental budget aimed to assist children who were administered the controversial Dengvaxia vaccine.
Flood-troubled Marikina City was placed under a state of calamity on Sunday afternoon, a top local official said.
Floodwaters in Balanga City, Bataan on Sunday reached chest level in some areas.
Unattached youths in Steer Town, St Ann, say they are trying their best to stay away from the gun, but unemployment and a lack of skills training are pushing them towards a life of crime."We want some youth programmes to go on in the place so that...
Faced with continued opposition to the proposal to create the Government Oval, including the national parliament building inside National Heroes Park, the Urban Development Corporation (UDC) has tapped the Social Development Commission (SDC) to...
Hailed as a true professional whose legacy stands as tall as the Blue Mountain, which she helped to establish as a World Heritage Site, Dr Janice Lindsay was lionised during her funeral at the Portmore New Testament Church of God yesterday.Family...
In November 2015, Texas-born attorney-at-law Suzanne DuBose closed her law practice, sold everything she had and decided to live her dream of travelling to all 197 countries in the world.Three weeks ago, she travelled to country number 85, Haiti,...