India

Future for Afghan soldiers undergoing training in India uncertain

New Delhi, August 17 (KMS): About 150 Afghan soldiers, who are undergoing training in India, are now staring at an uncertain future following the end of Ashraf Ghani government and resurgence of Taliban in Afghanistan. According to Kashmir Media Service, these Afghan soldiers are attending specifically-tailored capsule courses at different …

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Man dies in police custody in India

Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh, India), August 17 (KMS): A 30-year-old man died while in police custody in Gwalior district of Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday. A team from Inderganj police station had taken two people into custody for interrogation, suspecting their involvement in accepting bets, on Monday night, Gwalior’s Superintendent of Police …

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Man hangs wife over dowry in Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow, Aug 17 (KMS):  In a shocking incident, a greedy man first beat up his wife on a road in full public view and then hanged her as his demand of dowry was not met, according to report. The woman who was taken to hospital by her father died during …

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Dalit Bandhu only a ploy to win by poll in Telangana: TPCC President  

Hyderabad, Aug 17 (KMS): Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) President A Revanth Reddy alleged that Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, who had been ‘ignoring’ the promises made to the scheduled caste community all these years, came up with the idea of ‘Dalit Bandhu’ only to win the Huzurabad by-election. …

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India’s airlines avoiding Afghan airspace

New Delhi, Aug 17 (KMS): India’s airlines will avoid flying over Afghanistan as Kabul’s airspace has been closed for civilian air traffic. Accordingly, Air India and Vistara, which use the airpsace for their west-bound flights, will reroute their operations. IndiGo said in a statement: “Given the current circumstances, IndiGo is …

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Man, woman attempt self-immolation outside Indian top court

New Delhi, August 16 (KMS): A man and a woman allegedly attempted suicide outside the India Supreme Court building in New Delhi on Monday by setting themselves on fire. Police said the reason behind their extreme step was not immediately known. Prima facie, the man and the woman poured kerosene …

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Dalit sarpanch not allowed to hoist Indian flag, kicked, manhandled

Chhatarpur, August 16 (KMS): An elderly Dalit sarpanch in Madhya Pradesh state of India was manhandled by an upper caste secretary of the gram panchayat on India’s Independence Day, the other day. The sarpanch was “kicked by the secretary” because he unfurled the national flag on the insistence of the …

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Two sisters gang-raped in Hyderabad Gandhi Hospital

Hyderabad, India, August 16 (KMS): The staff members of the Gandhi Hospital in Hyderabad gang-raped two sisters, coming with the patient in the hospital, continuously for four days. A computer operator of the Gandhi Hospital and three security personnel are involved in the heinous crime. According to reports, a person …

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Ration dealers’ forum to stage hunger strike in Kerala tomorrow

Thiruvananthapuram, August 16 (KMS): Despite an appeal made by Food and Civil Supplies Minister G.R. Anil, a section of ration dealers remained firm on their move to hold a Statewide demonstration tomorrow (Tuesday) in protest against the non-payment of dues of 10 months for distributing food kits. The All Kerala …

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Gujarat farmers stare at drought as monsoon deficit soars above 50pc

Ahmedabad, August 16 (KMS): With more than 50 percent deficit in monsoon rainfall till August 15, Gujarat appears headed for a drought. The State has not received significant rainfall in any of its regions except a few pockets that received showers from mid-June to mid-August. So far the State has …

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