Latest News: 2 Pakistani Fishing Boats Seized by BSF in Gujarat
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Latest News: 2 Pakistani Fishing Boats Seized by BSF in Gujarat


54-Year-Old Gangraped in Karnal

A 54-year-old lady was allegedly gangraped and assaulted in Karnal on 14 August. She is currently undergoing treatment in Rohtak. The police have registered a case and investigation underway.

(Source: ANI)

Trump Hits Back at China With More Tariffs Amid Escalating Trade War

US President Donald Trump on Friday, 23 August announced to raise existing and planned tariffs on Chinese products in retaliation for Beijing's announcement earlier in the day of new duties on American goods.

“Starting on October 1st, the 250 BILLION (US) DOLLARS of goods and products from China, currently being taxed at 25 per cent, will be taxed at 30 per cent,” Trump said in a statement to the White House press corp.

“Additionally, the remaining 300 BILLION (US) DOLLARS of goods and products from China, that was being taxed from September 1st at 10 per cent, will now be taxed at 15 per cent. Thank you for your attention to this matter!” said the US president in his unusual statement, portions of which were in capital letters.

(Source: PTI)

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5 Maoists Killed in an Encounter in Chhattisgarh

Five maoists were killed in an encounter between security forces and naxals in Abujmarh area of Chhattisgarh’s Narayanpur. Two jawans have also been injured in the encounter.

(Source: ANI)

Fire Breaks Out at Sreesanth's Kochi Residence

A fire broke out at cricketer Sreesanth's house in Edappally, Kochi, earlier on 24 August. A room was gutted in it. No injuries have been reported.

Suspected to be Myanmar Nationals, Woman, Child held in UP

A woman and her four-year-old daughter, suspected to be Myanmar nationals, have been detained in Uttar Pradesh's Shamli district.

Police said they were taken into custody from Thanabhawan town in the district on Friday for questioning.

The woman (23) and her child are suspected to be Myanmar nationals and they have been taken into custody for further investigation, said Superintendent of Police Ajay Kumar.

(Source: PTI)

2 Dead in a Fire in Mumbai Godowns

Two people were killed after a major fire broke out at two godowns in an industrial area in Mumbai’s suburban Goregaon on Saturday.

(Source: ANI)

North Macedonia Van Crash Kills Migrant,12 Others Injured

North Macedonia police say a 20-year old migrant from Bangladesh was killed and 12 others injured when a van packed with migrants collided with a truck on the main highway in the south.

Police said Saturday that a van with 13 migrants hit the rear of the truck near the town of Demir Kapija late Friday and caught fire.

(Source: AP)

Delhi Court Grants 2-Day Transmit Remand to Bihar MLA Anant Singh

A Delhi Court grants two-day transit remand to independent Bihar MLA Anant Singh to Bihar Police in connection with the recovery of an AK-47 from his residence in Patna.

(Source: ANI)

Man Arrested on Suspicion of Involvement With LeT in Kerala

Abdul Khadar Rahim, a native of Kodungallur in Kerala has been taken to police custody on suspicion of his involvement with terrorist outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba, following terror alert in Coimbatore. A woman accompanying him has also been arrested.

(Source: ANI)

Physiotherapists to March Seeking National Council in Gujarat

Around 1,500 physiotherapists from across the country will launch a ten-day 254-km march from Dandi in south Gujarat to Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad on Sunday demanding a national council for the profession, organisers said.

The 'Physio Swaraj March' will trace the route of the historic Dandi March of Gandhiji which began on 30 March 1929, one of the organisers said.

(Source: PTI)

2 Pakistani Fishing Boats Seized by BSF in Gujarat

Two single-engine Pakistani fishing boats were seized by Border Security Force (BSF) patrolling party in the Harami Nallah area of Rann of Kutch in Gujarat.

(Source: ANI)

1 Dead, 3 Injured as Vehicle Falls Into a River in Uttarakhand

One person was killed and three others injured after a vehicle fell into a river in Uttarakhand’s Pithoragarh. The injured were admitted to hospital. Two persons are critical.

(Source: ANI)

17 Tourists on Their Way to Statue of Unity Injured in Accident

Seventeen tourists on their way to the Statue of Unity in Gujarat's Narmada district were injured on Saturday, three of them seriously, when the bus they were travelling in was rammed from side by another bus, an official said.

(Source: PTI)

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