‘It was just about money’, say Afghan Shia recruits lured by Iran to fight Syrian civil war

Fleeing grinding poverty and unemployment, hundreds of Afghan Shiites have been recruited by Iran to defend Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime, former fighters and rights activists say. Afghan males and boys as younger as 14 are signing as much as struggle on the promise of cash and authorized residency in Shiite-dominated Iran, Assad’s regional ally,… Read More »

In wake of border skirmishes with China, troops to learn Chinese, ITBP to get 50 new LAC posts: Rajnath Singh

Larger Noida: The federal government is contemplating constructing 50 extra ITBP posts alongside the India-China border and utilizing know-how to make sure a round-the-year temperature of 20 levels Celsius in all its high-altitude bases, Residence Minister Rajnath Singh stated on Tuesday. Addressing jawans and officers of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) throughout its 56th Elevating… Read More »

JEE Main 2018 to be held on April 8

By: Specific Internet Desk | New Delhi | Printed:October 24, 2017 1:58 pm JEE Major 2018: CBSE has launched the examination date The Joint Entrance Examination (Major) – 2018 offline mode will probably be held in pen-paper based mostly (offline) mode on April eight. Yearly, CBSE conducts the primary examination whereas the JEE Superior, this yr,… Read More »

US initiates actions against Myanmar military over Rohingya crisis

By: Reuters | Washington | Printed:October 24, 2017 1:51 pm Rohingya refugees sit on the entrance to their shelter in Palong Khali refugee camp close to Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, October 24, 2017. REUTERS/Hannah McKay The US in the present day introduced that it has initiated actions in opposition to Myanmar’s army management concerned in violence… Read More »

Controversial bill providing public servants immunity sent to select Assembly committee

Jaipur: Going through flak from numerous quarters, the Rajasthan authorities on Tuesday referred a controversial invoice, which seeks to guard public servants and judges from prosecution with out its prior sanction, to a choose committee of the Meeting. Amid an uproar from the Opposition Congress, the Felony Legal guidelines (Rajasthan Modification) Invoice was tabled within the… Read More »

Amazon gets 238 proposals for possible HQ2 location

By: AP | New York | Printed:October 24, 2017 1:44 pm Amazon can be sorting via 238 proposals from cities and areas in america, Canada and Mexico which can be hoping to land the corporate’s second headquarters and the funding it’ll deliver. (File Picture) Amazon can be sorting via 238 proposals from cities and areas… Read More »