At least 40 CRPF jawans were killed in the terror attack, in which a convoy of 78 vehicles of the force was targeted by a suicide bomb mission of the militants. Jaish-e-Mohammed claimed responsibility for the attack. read more
Pulwama terror attack: The Central Reserve Police Force has confirmed 38 deaths in the suicide bombing, counted among the bloodiest in Kashmir. Initial reports, quoting security officials, had said 44 soldiers were feared to have been killed in the ... read more
What makes the Ashok Chakra even more special is that Lance Naik Nazir Ahmad Wani was a surrendered militant who became a soldier. He belonged to an army unit raised 15 years ago with surrendered militants as an experiment to rewrite the rules of counter-terror... read more
A camel handler kisses his camel prior to a parade during a contest in Turkey’s largest camel wrestling festival in Selcuk. While smaller festivals are held across the country during the winter months --traditionally camel mating season --the one in Selcuk, just a few miles from the ancient Greek city of Ephesus, is the largest and most prestigious.
A couple of hours after being told by doctors that his Asia Cup was over because of a fractured left wrist, Tamim Iqbal walked out to bat with one hand after the fall of Bangladesh’s ninth wicket. read more
Chris Pine’s upcoming Netflix film, the Game of Thrones-inspired Outlaw King, recently premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, but all anyone seems to want to talk about is his full-frontal nude scene. read more
Constable Mojahid Khan rang up his mother in Bihar’s Bhojpur district at 9.52am and promised to attend a family wedding in March, barely 30 minutes before he was killed in the shootout near his camp. read more