Month: September 2017

England Stokes after arrest, and Hales

London, Sep 26 (AFP) England have dropped Ben Stokes and Alex Hales from their side to play West Indies in the fourth one-day international at The Oval on Wednesday following Stokes’s arrest, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced Tuesday. The duo have been made unavailable after key all- rounder Stokes, […]

Jaitley to inaugurate India-Afghan trade show tomorrow

New Delhi, Sep 26 (PTI) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley along with Chief Executive of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah will inaugurate an India-Afghanistan Trade and Investment Show ‘Passage to Prosperity’ here tomorrow. The three-day event, sponsored by the US, will focus on better regional integration by strengthening economic ties between Afghanistan and India. […]

Merkel seeks partners in splintered Germany

Berlin, Sep 26 (AFP) Chancellor Angela Merkel got down to work today in the fractured political landscape left by Germany’s “earthquake” election, seeking a ruling majority to help neutralise a newly empowered hard right. Merkel huddled with her conservative deputies in the Bundestag lower house, where their CDU/CSU group saw its […]

Pakistani BAT attack foiled on LoC

Srinagar,?Sep 26 (PTI) The Army on Tuesday thwarted an attack by a Pakistani Border Action Team (BAT) and killed an infiltrating top Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist in two separate incidents on the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir Seven to eight members of the BAT, which generally comprises terrorists and Pakistani soldiers, […]