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India activates atomic reactor for indigenous nuclear sub

NEW DELHI (AP) – India on Saturday activated the atomic reactor onboard its first indigenously designed and built nuclear submarine, paving the way for its deployment by the navy in the next two years. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said the development represented a giant stride in the progress of India s indigenous technological capabilities. The vessel is the first ballistic missile …

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India gives go-ahead for new dam on Chenab

New Delhi:  In an another attempt to affect Pakistan’s water interests, India has started preparations to construct the Pakal Dul Hydropower Dam with a capacity to generate 1,500MWs of electricity on Pakistan’s Chenab River, in violation of the Indus Waters Treaty, documents available with Investigation Cell of Dunya News revealed on Wednesday.   As per details, the dam would be …

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40 suspects arrested in Diamer incident

DIAMER (Awaaz News) – At least forty suspects were arrested Monday in connection with Diamer-Buner incident in which ten foreign tourists were killed. Army and police teams along with other supporting agencies are continuing search operation at Babusar‚ Buner and Sarri Maiddo areas to arrest the culprits.

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Bus inferno kills 42 in China

XIAMEN CITY(CHINA),At least 42 people have been killed and more than two dozens injured after an overcrowded express bus burst into flames on an elevated roadway in southeastern China. The blaze occurred during the evening rush hour in the prosperous port city of Xiamen in Fujian Province on Friday. “Forty-two people died and 33 others were injured after a bus …

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Indian doctor arrested for allegedly raping patient

NEW DELHI :  A 51-year-old doctor at a government hospital in New Delhi was arrested for allegedly raping a 21-year-old patient in a clinic in east Delhi, Indian media reported on Thursday.   “Narendra Singh, the chief medical officer of Jag Pravesh Chandra hospital, advised her to undergo an ultrasound. He lured her to a clinic outside the hospital, where …

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Bangladesh collapsed building owner arrested near border-police

DHAKA: The owner of a Bangladesh factory building that collapsed killing more than 370 people was arrested on Sunday attempting to flee to India, police said. Mohammed Sohel Rana, a leader of the ruling Awami League’s youth front, was arrested by the elite Rapid Action Battalion in the Bangladesh border town of Benapole, Dhaka District Police Chief Habibur Rahman told …

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‘Drunk’ soldier drives tank into lamp post in Russia

A Russian soldier has some explaining to do after driving an army tank straight into a lamp post while allegedly under the influence. The unidentified man is facing a court martial after crashing the armoured vehicle near an army training base in the Russian city of Ryazan last month while apparently drunk. His antics were caught on a motorist’s dash …

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Student enjoys life with fake funeral

At least that s what one 22-year-old recently learned there s nothing like dying to get a fresh perspective on life. In a theatrical act of soul-searching, Chinese student, Zeng Jia, staged her own funeral in Wuhan, central China s Hubei province on March 30. “I feel so good after coming out of the coffin,” Zeng told China Daily. The inspiration for the …

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Iran vows to enrich uranium despite pressure

ALMATY (AFP) – Iran will insist that its right to enrich uranium is recognised in talks this week with world powers on its disputed nuclear drive, Tehran s chief negotiator said Thursday.   “We think that they can open up tomorrow s (Friday s) talks with one phrase — and that is to accept Iran s right, particularly its right to enrich,” Saeed Jalili …

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Putin yet concerned over acid attack on Bolshoi ballet’s chief

MOSCOW (AFP) – Vladimir Putin is following the probe into the acid attack on the Bolshoi ballet s chief, his spokesman said Wednesday, after theatre staff signed a letter to the Russian president defending the dancer charged with masterminding the crime.   “Putin, like everyone, is following the investigation, but the investigation of an attack on a person is not the …

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