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Kashmir Policeman decamps with four service rifles, forces launch manhunt

Kashmir Policeman decamps with four service rifles, forces launch manhunt

They said that a massive manhunt has been launched to arrest the cop. Terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir are facing a shortage of weapons and are finding it very hard to arm new recruits, the police said. Earlier in 2015, a policeman Naseer Ahmad Pandit guarding the house of the then J&K Roads And Building minister Altaf Bukhari decamped with two rifles.



SIAM welcomes new GST rates on automobiles

It is a big departure from the current system, where a single rate of 15 per cent is applied on most services . But the political challenges of striking a compromise between Prime Minister Narendra Modi's central government and India's federal states and territories has meant that life will get more, not less, complicated for many.


Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent separatist rally

Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent separatist rally

Curfew-like restrictions have been imposed by authorities in parts of the capital Srinagar city to thwart the moderate Hurriyat's week-long program culminating tomorrow to commemorate the killings of its senior leaders and "Hawal Massacre".



Iran's President Rouhani Wins 2nd Term By A Wide Margin

Beyond the immediate effects, analysts were quick to point out that Rouhani's decisive victory means moderates and reformists will have a bigger say in the high-stakes battle to choose a new supreme leader to take over for 78-year-old Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.



$110bn arms deal to counter Iran's evil influence: Tillerson

Trump, who arrived in Riyadh on Friday, signed an arms deal with the Saudi kingdom that has been pounding Yemen since March 2015, an assault that has so far left 12,000 people dead, a lot of them civilians. Here Trump was accompanied by his wife Melania. Trump bent down so the king could place the gold medal around his neck. US President Donald Trump is to deliver a speech in Saudi Arabia later today, in which he is expected to stress the need to confront extremism in Islam.



Israel Intelligence Officials Find Trump's Secrets Disclosure 'Horrifying'

Israel occupied the West Bank and east Jerusalem in 1967 and later annexed the east of the city in a move never recognised by the global community. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he will discuss peace efforts with US President Donald Trump when he visits this week, while the Israeli cabinet considered economic gestures toward the Palestinians.