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MEA urges Indians to relocate after Keralite death in Israel

Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) issued an urgent advisory on Tuesday, urging Indian nationals in Israel to relocate to safer areas immediately.

State university festival ‘Intifada’ sparks major controversy, VC orders investigation

Ever since the poster with ‘Intifada’ was mentioned, there was widespread criticism in social media against the Kerala University and the student union, the SFI which is organizing the festival starting from March 7th till March 11th in the capital city of Kerala

US urges swift end to Israel-Hamas conflict amid escalating civilian toll

NEW DELHI: Amidst the ongoing Israel-Hamas conflict, the White House has emphatically called for a prompt resolution, asserting that the US is eager for the hostilities to cease “as soon as possible.” This statement follows discussions between US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan and Israeli officials regarding a potential shift to “low-intensity operations” against Gaza in […]

Israel-Hamas announce 4-day ceasefire to facilitate hostage release, Gaza aid

Israel’s government and Hamas have agreed to a four-day pause in the month-long conflict. The temporary truce aims to facilitate the release of 50 hostages held in Gaza. The deal also involves the exchange of 150 Palestinians imprisoned in Israel for the release of hostages, as reported by the American news agency Reuters. Israeli Prime […]

Mumbai terror attack: Israel honours victims of 26/11 by outlawing LeT

NEW DELHI: In a significant commemoration of the 15th anniversary of the tragic 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, Israel has taken a pivotal step by officially designating Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) as a terror outfit. The Israeli Embassy released a statement affirming the completion of all requisite procedures for this designation, emphasising that the decision was an independent move […]

EXCLUSIVE | ‘Fauda’ creator Avi Issacharoff delves into Israel-Hamas conflict dynamics

NEW DELHI: On Monday, Avi Issacharoff, an accomplished Middle East analyst and well-known commentator, is set to deliver a groundbreaking presentation, shedding light on the intricate challenges of Military Operations in Urban Terrain. As a prominent figure in the field, Issacharoff’s insights promise to offer a unique perspective on this complex subject. Issacharoff, who currently serves […]

The handcuffs of morality: From Prithviraj to Israel

Prithviraj Chauhan, after defeating the Afghan ruler Muhammad Ghori in the First Battle of Tarain in 1191, magnanimously spared him. However, in the ensuing Second Battle of Tarain (1192), Ghori triumphed and later executed Prithviraj.  This historical episode, deeply ingrained in India’s collective memory, raises questions about the costs of moral decisions: while Prithviraj’s actions […]

Kerala Blast: Suspect surrenders as police recovers batteries, CCTV footage

Of the 52 people injured, 18 remain in the intensive care unit (ICU), while 10 are admitted in regular wards

Kochi Blast: Amit Shah assures full central support, speaks to CM Vijayan

Among the 52 injured, 18 are in the ICU, while 10 have been admitted to the wards, with six individuals in critical condition.

Tiffin bomb behind Kerala blasts, state on alert: DGP Dr. Sheikh Darvesh Saheb

ERNAKULAM: Kerala police DGP, Dr. Sheikh Darvesh Saheb, has confirmed the use of an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in the coordinated bomb blasts at the Zamra Convention and Exhibition Centre where the Jehovah’s Witnesses was conducting a prayer meeting on Sunday. Speaking to reporters, DGP said, “Preliminary investigation points to IED device as probe unfolds.” […]