NIA conducted raids at various places in J & K

Sweta Mitra

BY A STAFF REPORTER: In Wednesday NIA conducted raids at 11 places in Jammu and Kashmir. In a recent terrorism conspiracy case nia's search operation conducted. The Searches are underway in Srinagar, Baramulla, Pulwama, Awantipora, Sopore and Kulgam.

​By a staff reporter: Haiti
Cases of kidnappings have more than doubled over the past year as gangs have grown increasingly numerous and powerful in Haiti. In the most recent kidnapping on Saturday outside Port-au-Prince, members of the brazen 400 Mawozo gang are demanding $17 million for the release of the missionaries and their families, according to Haitian officials.


Guatemala: Ex soldiers storm, 5 injured

Sanchita Palit

​By a staff reporter : Former Guatemalan soldiers stormed the rear area of Congress on Tuesday and torched several vehicles in protest over unpaid compensation for their service during the country's civil war from 1960 to 1996. A crowd of hundreds of protesters, some armed with sticks, machetes and others throwing glass bottles, broke through a metal gate and forcibly entered a parking lot behind the Congress building, placing chains with padlocks on several doors to prevent deputies and staff from leaving the building.

​By a staff reporter : UN agencies are gearing up to vaccinate all of Afghanistan's children under 5 against polio for the first time since 2018, after the Taliban agreed to the campaign, the World Health Organization says.
For the past three years, the Taliban barred UN-organized vaccination teams from doing door-to-door campaigns in parts of Afghanistan under their control, apparently out of suspicion they could be spies for the government or the West. Because of the ban and ongoing fighting, some 3.3 million children over the past three years have not been vaccinated.

​By a staff reporter : Former Bangladesh cricket captain Mashrafe Mortaza has condemned the recent attacks against the minority Hindu community in the country. In a Facebook post written in Bangla, Mashrafe Mortaza said that Bangladesh suffered two losses -- one at the hands of Scotland in qualifiers of T20 World Cup, and the other one at home, referring to Sunday's communal violence in Rangpur district in which 20 homes of Hindus were torched by a mob.


Double murders in Kolkata