Israel ‘kills militants’ in Golan

Israel’s prime minister said the air strike had “prevented a terror attack” on its forces An Israeli air strike has killed four militants armed with a bomb along the Israeli-Syrian frontier in the Golan Heights, the Israeli military has said. A spokesperson said “terrorists” had been planning an imminent attack on Israeli troops, and that the Israeli air force had

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Israel ‘behind Gaza shelter attacks’

Israel said Palestinian militants used UN facilities as shields for their “terrorist activities” At least 44 Palestinians were killed by “Israeli actions” while sheltering at seven UN schools during last summer’s war in Gaza, a UN inquiry has found. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said he deplored the deaths and stressed that UN facilities were “inviolable”. The inquiry also found

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BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj says Rahul’s ‘impure’ visit to Kedarnath caused Nepal earthquake

BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj once again courted controversy, this time seeking to link the devastating Nepal earthquake to Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi‘s visit to Kedarnath. Over 4,000 people lost their lives in the earthquake and rescue operations continue. BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj. In the shameful remarks, Maharaj told reporters in Haridwar: “Rahul Gandhi eats beef, and goes to the holy

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India in for a long haul with relief work in Nepal, not just evacuation of its nationals

The narrative in India’s ongoing relief, rescue, rehabilitation and evacuation efforts in the quake-hit Nepal under “Operation Maitri” has suddenly changed – and changed for worse. Why is the Indian media focusing on the evacuation aspects only of OP Maitri? The very objective of Indian efforts in Nepal has been lost due to the focus on evacuation – and that

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