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33 killed in northern Afghanistan blast

Kunduz: At least 33 people were killed and several injured in a blast on army recruitment centre in Kunduz city in northern Afghanistan on Monday, an official said. “The blast, apparently a suicide attack, targeted the recruitment center of army in Kunduz city the capital of Kunduz province at around 02:00 p.m. local time,” the

Indian Navy captures 61 pirates in Arabian Sea

New Delhi: The Indian Navy intercepted a pirate mother ship, rescuing 13 crew members, and arrested 61 Somali pirates about 600 nautical miles off the western coast, news agencies reported on Monday. “Vega 5, a pirate mother vessel, was intercepted by a fast attack craft, INS Kalpeni. 61 pirates were apprehended and 13 crew members

Another Indian pilot arrested on forged Documents

New Delhi: Another Indian pilot has been arrested in the capital for allegedly using forged marksheets to procure a licence from country’s airline regulator, the second such incident in the past four days.