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Seven killed in Kashmir cable car accident.

Four Indian tourists and three local residents died when a cable car crashed down from a height of 30 metres in a tourist town in the Indian part of Kashmir.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Seven die in cable car crash in Indian Kashmir, 150 rescued.

A pine tree fell onto a cable car in a ski resort in Indian Kashmir, sending the car plunging to earth and killing seven people, most of them tourists, police said. About 150 people were stranded in other cable cars on the mountain in Gulmarg in high winds, but were later rescued. Gulmarg is a winter ski destination but ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Seven people killed in cable car accident in Kashmir.

Seven people including two children were killed today when a cable car crashed to the ground at a ski resort in Indian-administered Kashmir, police said.

- RTE - IE

'Cairn's maze of units led to tax order'.

U.K.'s Cairn Energy had created a maze of subsidiaries in only six months to transfer Indian assets — a move that led to a demand of ₹10,247 crore as dues. As per documents accessed by PTI, till 2006...

- The Hindu - IN

For a stronger India-U.S. bond.

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi travels to the U.S. this week, it is worth recalling that one of President Trump's first phone calls following his inauguration was to the Indian leader, where he terme...

- The Hindu - IN

Israeli PM Netanyahu hails PM Modi's upcoming Israel visit as ''historic''.

Israel has announced Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s visit to the country next week, which is the first ever by any Indian Prime Minister.

- Zee News - IN

Srinagar encounter ends; 2 terrorists killed.

Security forces on Sunday gunned down two terrorists holed up inside a school on the outskirts of Srinagar, ending an encounter of over 14 hours in which two Army men were also injured.

- Times Of India - IN

Nuclear deal to figure in Modi-Trump talks.

The Indo-US civil nuclear deal is expected to figure during talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Donald Trump on Monday, but a pact between the NPCIL and Westinghouse to build six power reactors in Andhra Pradesh is unlikely to be signed.

- Times Of India - IN

Seven killed in cable car crash in Kashmir ski resort town.

Four Indian tourists and three local residents died on Sunday when a cable car came crashing down from a height of at least 30 metres in a tourist town in the Indian portion of Kashmir. Four other people were injured in the accident in the resort town of Gulmarg, said senior police officer Imtiyaz Hussain. One of the ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

152 burnt to death as oil tanker catches fire in Bahawalpur.

BAHAWALPUR: At least 152 people were burnt to death and scores injured after an oil tanker caught fire in Bahawalpur's Ahmedpur East town on Sunday morning, officials said. More than 117 people were injured in the incident.The injured were taken to Bahawal Victoria Hospital and District Headquarters Hospital Sharqia in ...

- Geo.tv - PK

India lose to Canada in Hockey World League, Canada secure 2018 WC spot.

The Indian hockey team lost 3-2 to Canada for the fifth-sixth place playoff in the Hockey World League semi-finals in London. The Canadian side started off strong, taking an early lead before a Harmanpreet Singh double put India ahead.

- Yahoo! News - US

Congratulations pour in for shuttler Srikanth

New Delhi, June 25 With Prime Minister Narendra Modi leading the well-wishers, congratulations poured in for star shuttler Kidambi Srikanth on his title triumph at the Australian Open Super Series badminton tournament on Sunday.

- Yahoo! News - US

Death toll from Bahawalpur oil tanker fire climbs to 153

An oil tanker crashed on a road near Bahawalpur on Sunday and more that 153 people, many of whom had rushed to collect leaking fuel, were killed when it exploded.The tanker carrying 40,000 litres of fuel overturned after trying to make a sharp turn while travelling from Karachi to Lahore on the main highway. Nearly a ...

- DAWN - PK

Cable car crashes in Kashmir tourist resort, killing seven

Four Indian tourists and three local residents have died after a cable car came crashing down from a height of at least 30 meters, having derailed from a pulley in the Indian portion of Kashmir.

- Stuff - NZ

Hong Kong’s Gurkhas join global campaign for home state in India

Hundreds of Gurkhas and Nepali-speaking people living in Hong Kong held a rally on Sunday in a show of solidarity with their compatriots fighting for a separate state in the eastern Indian town of Darjeeling. Dressed mostly in black, they gathered in the sweltering heat at King George V Memorial Park in Jordan, shouting ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Srikanth stuns Chen for Australian crown

INDIA’S Kidambi Srikanth claimed a first victory over Olympic and two-time world champion Chen Long to win the Australian Open Superseries final in Sydney yesterday. The 11th-ranked Srikanth outgunned the sixth-ranked Chinese star 22-20, 21-16 in 46 minutes for his second successive Superseries title after winning the ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

7 killed as cable car plummets in Gulmarg

Out of the seven, four belonged to one family from Delhi.

- Rediff.com - IN

Police arrest man over Muslim youth's murder for carrying beef

MUMBAI - The police have arrested a man for allegedly stabbing a Muslim teenager to death on suspicion of possessing beef, an officer said on Sunday, an attack that has drawn anger across the country.

- Reuters - US

Netanyahu hails PM Modi's upcoming Israel visit as 'historic'

, June 25 : Israel has announced Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the country next week, which is the first ever by any Indian Prime Minister."Next week, the Indian Prime Minister, my friend, Narendra Modi will arrive in Israel, This is an historic visit to Israel. In the 70 years of the country's existence no Indian ...

- Sify - IN

Yoga on Alps: Ram Madhav spreads PM Modi's message on Swiss Alps

, June 25 : 'Jungfraujoch', situated at a height of 11,371 feet in the Swiss Alps, hosted a unique event on Saturday organized by Indo-Swiss Center, Switzerland, where hundreds of travelers from all over the world performed Yoga to celebrate the ethos of it.A premium edition of the original ancient Indian scripture "The ...

- Sify - IN

Uddhav Thackeray credits Puntambe farmers for Maharashtra govt's loan waiver announcement

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday met farmers of Puntambe village in Ahmednagar district, who had first given the call for a strike, and credited them for the loan waiver announced by the Maharashtra government. The post Uddhav Thackeray credits Puntambe farmers for Maharashtra govt's loan waiver announcement ...

- Firstpost - IN

India lose 2-3 to Canada, finish lowly 6th in HWL semis

An inconsistent India wasted chances galore to finish a disappointing sixth in the Hero Hockey World League Semifinals after being stunned 2-3 by lowly Canada here today.It was Indias second upset defeat against a lower-ranked side in the tournament after having lost to Malaysia in the quarterfinals.Gordon Johnston scored ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

One-state-one-vote is major issue, Associations told CoA

Continuing their opposition to some of the Lodha Committee reforms, the BCCI state associations today told the Committee of Administrators that one-state- one-vote was the major point of contention among the three recommendations they are opposed to.The CoA headed by Vinod Rai, met the representatives of various state ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Editors Guild urges Karnataka Assembly to withdraw resolution against journalist

The Editors Guild of India on Sunday urged Karnataka State Assembly to immediately withdraw its resolution to sentence two journalists to prison for publishing certain articles against few of its members, describing the move as "pernicious as well as gross misuse of the powers and privileges.""The decision violates the ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Rajasthan: Criminal carrying Rs. 5 lakh reward on head killed in encounter

Anandpal, a wanted criminal, carrying a bounty of Rs 5 lakh on his head, was killed by Rajasthan Police in a shootout that lasted three hours in Churu district's Malasar village late on Saturday night. Two policemen were also injured in the encounter.Two policemen were wounded in the incident and an inspector fractured a ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Kovind kicks off Prez campaign from UP

NDA nominee for the Presidential post, Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday kicked off his presidential campaign from his home state of Uttar Pradesh.Kovind, who hailed from Kanpur Dehat district of UP, met BJP members of Parliament and state assembly at the official residence of chief minister Yogi Adityanath.Almost all the BJP MLAs, ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

BJP MLA Ghanshyam Tiwari stopped from staging stir outside CM Raje's house

Senior BJP leader Ghanshyam Tiwari today took out a protest march in Jaipur against Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje. But both Tiwari and his supporters were prevented by the police on Sunday from staging a protest in front of Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje's residence 13, Civil Lines, in Jaipur.Tiwari was ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Cable car crashes in tourist resort in Kashmir, killing 7

Police say four Indian tourists and a local resident died when a cable car came crashing down from a height of at least 30 meters after derailing from a pulley in the tourist resort of Gulmarg in the Indian portion of Kashmir.

- FOX News - US

Rebels kill 1 Indian soldier, wound 3 in Kashmir

Indian security forces have put an outskirt of Srinagar, the main city in Indian-controlled Kashmir, under security lockdown as they battle rebels who have taken shelter in a school building after killing one paramilitary officer and wounding another soldier.

- FOX News - US

14-hour-long Srinagar encounter ends; 2 terrorists killed

Security forces on Sunday gunned down two terrorists holed up inside a school on the outskirts of Srinagar, ending an encounter of over 14 hours in which two Army men were also injured.

- Times Of India - IN

Nuclear deal to figure in Modi-Trump talks, pact on reactors unlikely

The Indo-US civil nuclear deal is expected to figure during talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Donald Trump on Monday, but a pact between the NPCIL and Westinghouse to build six power reactors in Andhra Pradesh is unlikely to be signed.

- Times Of India - IN

Overturned oil tanker explodes in Pakistan, killing 153

An overturned oil tanker burst into flames in Pakistan on Sunday, killing 153 people who had rushed to the scene of the highway accident to gather leaking fuel, a hospital official said as the death toll continued to rise. Dr. Javed Iqbal at Bahawalpur's Victoria Hospital in south Punjab said the...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi is in Washington for a 'no frills' meeting with Trump

REUTERS/Yuya Shino Washington - India's leader Narendra Modi arrived in the US for his first meeting Monday with President Donald Trump, seeking to build on growing ties and move beyond disagreements over climate change. Relations between the world's two largest democracies warmed under Trump's predecessor Barack Obama as ...

- Business Insider - US

Kashmir cable car accident: At least seven people killed

A rescue operation is now under way to get people stranded in other cable cars safely back to earth.

- BBC - UK

149 burnt to death as oil tanker catches fire in Bahawalpur

BAHAWALPUR: At least 149 people were burnt to death and scores injured after an oil tanker caught fire in Bahawalpur's Ahmedpur East town on Sunday morning, officials said. More than 117 people were injured in the incident.The injured were taken to Bahawal Victoria Hospital and District Headquarters Hospital Sharqia in ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Sports Minister Goel flags off third 'Slum Yuva Daud'

New Delhi, June 25 Sports Minister Vijay Goel here on Sunday flagged off the third Slum Yuva Daud which aims to promote sporting culture among the youth living in slum areas.

- Yahoo! News - US

Kohli should be boss of India team: Thakur

Hamirpur , June 25 Asserting that the captain's role is more important than that of the coach, former Board of Control for Cricket in India President Anurag Thakur has called for skipper Virat Kohli being allowed full control over the Indian team. The Indian team, especially skipper Virat Kohli, has been at the centre of a ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Women face discrimination even in small decisions, says Richa Chadha

Mumbai, June 25 Actress Richa Chadha, who is playing a pivotal role in the upcoming web-series "Inside Edge", says that she feels discriminated against as a woman in Indian society. Asked if she experiences any gender-based struggle in the film industry, Richa told IANS: "No, I do not blame Bollywood.

- Yahoo! News - US

Big B 'proud' of Srikanth, women's cricket team

Mumbai, June 25 Megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Sunday congratulated shuttler Kidambi Srikanth and Indian womens cricket team over their respective wins at Australian Open Super Series and ICC Women's cricket World Cup.

- Yahoo! News - US

Mandsaur unrest: Don’t blame Madhya Pradesh farmers, but Congress, says Shivraj Singh Chouhan

In an exclusive conversation with Firstpost, Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan outlines his perceptions on issues like farmers' protest and loan waiver, and how he intends to resolve them The post Mandsaur unrest: Don’t blame Madhya Pradesh farmers, but Congress, says Shivraj Singh Chouhan appeared ...

- Firstpost - IN

Maharashtra farmers' protest: Loan waiver will create fiscal pressure for four years, says Devendra Fadnavis

After announcing a mega farm loan waiver, CM Devendra Fadnavis said it will create some "pressure" for the state's finances for the next three-four years. The post Maharashtra farmers' protest: Loan waiver will create fiscal pressure for four years, says Devendra Fadnavis appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Indian soldiers, freedom fighters clash at IOK school

The rebels ambushed a police patrol, killing one trooper, before fleeing into the nearby school The post Indian soldiers, freedom fighters clash at IOK school appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Indian soldiers clash with suspected rebels at Kashmir school

Five killed in gondola accident The government forces in India-held Kashmir were locked in an intense battle on Sunday with armed militants who took cover in a school after opening fire on a group of soldiers on the eve of Eid, police said.The militants ambushed a police patrol, killing one trooper and injuring two others ...

- DAWN - PK

Cable car snaps in Gulmarg, 5 die, 4 from one Delhi family

Five tourists, four of them from a Delhi family, were killed when a cable car snapped after a tree fell on it at the famous ski-resort of Gulmarg in north Kashmirs Baramulla district, police said.The tree fell on the ropeway of Gulmarg Gondola and snapped it leading to the cable car falling down, a police official said.He ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Dy SP lynching: JK policemen asked to avoid Eid prayers at public places

In the backdrop of lynching of a senior police officer by a mob outside the Jama Masjid in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir Police has advised its personnel not to offer Eid prayers in public places."You are advised to instruct the field and subordinate formations that they shall not offer Eid prayers in isolated or general ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Israeli PM hails Modi's upcoming visit as 'very significant step'

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today hailed his Indian counterpart Narendra Modis upcoming visit to Israel, the first by an Indian premier, as a "very significant step" in strengthening bilateral relations that are on a "constant upswing".In a big fillip to already robust ties, Prime Minister Modi is scheduled to land in ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

India lose 2-3 to Canada, finish lowly 6th in HWL semis

A misfiring and inconsistent India finished a disappointing sixth in the Hero Hockey World League Semifinals after being stunned 2-3 by lowly Canada here today.It was Indias second upset loss against a lower-ranked side in the tournament after having lost to Malaysia in the quarterfinals.Gordon Johnston scored two goals ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Mumbai's sees first disruption of this season but Sunday saved it

Amidst heavy pounding of rains, Mumbai and its suburbs saw the first major monsoon-related disruption this seasons, however, being a Sunday, people of the commercial capital escaped the inconvenience.Weathermen feel that the wet spell would continue for next 24 to 48 hours and had advised fishermen of the coastal Konkan-Goa ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Cable car snaps in Gulmarg, 5 killed

Out of the five, four belonged to one family from Delhi.

- Rediff.com - IN

Five killed in gondola accident in held Kashmir

The gondola at Gulmarg is one of the world's highest The post Five killed in gondola accident in held Kashmir appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

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