LeT terrorist held in Kashmir’s Aloosa, threat on Amarnath Yatra averted

Representational image: 26 Assam Rifles, Jammu and Kashmir Police and CRPF, apprehnded a LeT terrorist in Aloosa forest on Sunday. (AFP)

SRINAGAR : A major threat over the Amarnath Yatra was averted after a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist was apprehended in the higher reaches of Aloosa forest during a joint operation by 26 Assam Rifles, Jammu and Kashmir Police and the CRPF. “A specific input was received from Jammu and Kashmir and Army Intelligence Unit regarding the … Read more

University of West Georgia: Ex-professor charged with murder after death of freshman Anna Jones

Richard Sigman, 47, has been arrested and charged with murder, aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime for his involvement in the death of Anna Jones, the Carrollton Police Department said. Jones was fatally shot in a parking garage early Saturday morning. Sigman got into a verbal altercation with … Read more

Owner of Ukraine’s largest grain exporter killed in heavy Russian strikes in port city of Mykolaiv

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Heavy Russian strikes hit the southern Ukrainian port city of Mykolaiv on Sunday, killing the owner of one of the country’s largest grain producing and exporting companies, the local governor said. Oleksiy Vadatursky, founder and owner of agriculture company Nibulon and his wife, were killed in their home, Mykolaiv Governor Vitaliy Kim said on Telegram. … Read more

Under 40? Moderate alcohol consumption could be dangerous

A recent US study sounds the alarm over the health risks of alcohol. Even when consumed in small quantities, alcohol reportedly increases the risk of disease, particularly among people aged 15 to 39 years. Drinking among young people is often a cause for concern due to the perils of excess. Now, a study, published in … Read more

Apple Said to Hire Key Lamborghini Veteran Luigi Taraborrelli to Work on Its Electric Car

Apple Said to Hire Key Lamborghini Veteran Luigi Taraborrelli to Work on Its Electric Car

Apple has enlisted one of Lamborghini’s top car-development managers in a sign that it’s stepping up work on a self-driving electric vehicle, according to people with knowledge of the situation. The company hired Luigi Taraborrelli, a 20-year veteran of the Italian carmaker, to help lead the design of Apple’s future vehicle, said the people, who … Read more

Towering waves to batter Perth coast as ‘once-in-a-year storm’ hits

Towering waves exceeding 7 metres are expected to hit the Perth coast as the first in a series of strong winter cold fronts begins battering the city this morning. The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe weather alert with damaging winds and heavy rain expected to persist through to Wednesday. “This weather system is … Read more

Samuel Sandoval, a Navajo Code Talker from World War II, dies at 98

One of the last remaining Navajo Code Talkers in the United States, Samuel Sandoval, has died. He was 98. During World War II, Sandoval was a Navajo Code Talker who transmitted messages using his native language. He died late Friday at a hospital in Shiprock, New Mexico, his wife, Malula told The Associated Press on Saturday. … Read more

Treasurer puts gas companies on notice as supply shortfall looms

Treasurer Jim Chalmers has put gas exporters on notice over a looming shortfall, urging them to “do the right thing by Australians” and ensure they offer any available supply to local companies that are struggling under sky rocketing energy prices. The warning follows the release of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s latest report from … Read more

Two dead as UN peacekeepers open fire in east DR Congo

Two people have been killed and several others injured after UN peacekeepers opened fire during an incident in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on the Uganda border on Sunday, the UN said. Video of the incident, shared on social media showed men, at least one in police uniform and another in army uniform, advancing … Read more