Tailored Delhi double murder: Why fashion designer was killed by her own staff

The ‘master tailor’ had started stitching his terrifying plot about 10 days ago. He claimed to be upset over not getting payments on time, that too piecemeal, from the high-flying fashion designer for whom he was working. Rahul Anwar, the tailor, and two of his accomplices struck at the Vasant Kunj Enclave home of 53-year-old fashion designer Mala Lakhani around 10 in the night on Wednesday. Later the police would find no sign of forced entry as Lakhani knew her alleged murderers quite well. The trio first stabbed the designer,…

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Bodies of two soldiers killed at Uri to arrive in Kolkata tonight

A village in Jagatballavpur area of West Bengal’s Howrah district and another one in remote Sagar islands of Sunderbans archipelago have been waiting since Sunday for the mortal remains of two of the 17 martyred in the Uri attack in Kashmir. A spokesperson of Ministry of Defence told The Hindu that the special aircraft carrying the bodies of Sepoy Gangadhar Dalui of Jamuna Balia village in Howrah and Sepoy Biswajit Ghorai from Sagar island will arrive at 2000 hrs at the Kolkata Airport in a special Indian Air Force (IAF)…

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17 jawans killed in pre-dawn strike at Uri

Seventeen soldiers were killed in a militant attack in Uri area of Baramulla district on Sunday morning. Police sources said that fidayeen militants stormed an Army camp in Uri near the Line of Control (LoC) around 4 a.m. Four militants were killed in the encounter. “A group of heavily armed terrorists targeted the rear administrative base of a unit at Uri, Kashmir. In the counter action, four terrorists were eliminated and combing operations are in progress,” the Army said in a statement. “The administrative base had large strength of troops…

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16 killed in Pakistani mosque bombing

— A suicide bombing killed at least 16 people at a mosque during Friday prayers in Pakistan’s Mohmand tribal area near the Afghan border. About two dozen others were injured in the attack for which no group has yet claimed responsibility. The Mohmand area is known to have bases for the Taliban and other militant groups. The Washington Post reported the attacker entered the village’s mosque at about noon where more than 300 worshipers were attending a weekly prayer service. The attacker shouted “Allahu Akbar” before the explosion, local tribesmen…

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Twin Taliban suicide blasts strike Kabul; 7 killed, 11 injured

Two Taliban suicide bombers on foot struck close to the Afghan defence ministry in Kabul during late afternoon rush hour on Monday, killing at least 7 people and wounding 11 others, officials said. IMAGE: Afghan policemen stand guard at the site of a blast in Kabul, Afghanistan. Photograph: Mohammad Ismail/Reuters The latest militant assault on the Afghan capital comes as the Taliban intensify their nationwide offensive against the US-backed government in Kabul. “Two suicide bombers, both on foot, detonated their explosives… in downtown Kabul,” interior ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi told media….

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12 Killed, Many Injured After Terrorists Open Fire In Assam’s Kokrajhar

  HIGHLIGHTS Terrorists open fire at a market in Assam’s Kokrajhar 13 people have been killed, many injured Security forces kill one terrorist, others escape KOKRAJHAR: A dozen people were killed and many injured after two terrorists in army uniform opened fire at a crowded market near Assam’s Kokrajhar town. The terrorists came in an auto-rickshaw and started firing at a weekly market at Balajan Tiniali, around 220 km from Guwahati. One of the attackers also threw a grenade, setting off a fire at a building. Security forces killed one terrorist…

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Deepcut inquest: Cheryl James committed suicide, coroner says as he finds no evidence she was unlawfully killed

Coroner rules Pte Cheryl James died from suicide as inquest closes Brian Barker QC finds no evidence 18-year-old was unlawfully killed  He added that Deepcut ‘failed in its duty of care’ to young recruits Teenager was found with bullet wound to her head at Surrey base She was one of four soldiers to die amid bullying and abuse claims Fresh three-month inquest came after judges quashed open verdict Army bosses admit ‘obvious inadequacies and shortcomings’ Long-awaited hearing ‘opens doors’ for other soldiers’ families Sex, drink and drugs: Inside ‘highly sexualised’ Deepcut Barracks…

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