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Huma Qureshi unveils 'green' sari line

New Delhi , Dec 20

Actress Huma Qureshi has unveiled textile innovator DuPont's renewably sourced fibre Sorona along with a collection of saris made of it.

Wagah border suicide bomber identified

Islamabad , Dec 20

Pakistani security forces claimed to have identified the man who had carried out last month's suicide bombing at the Wagah border crossing with India and have taken his family into custody, a media report said Saturday.

Mumbai attack mastermind must not be set free: Pakistani daily

Islamabad , Dec 20

Mumbai terror attack mastermind Zakiur Rahman Lakhvi cannot be allowed to simply walk away free, an editorial said and added that in the Mumbai trials, "Pakistan's overall record in the fight against militancy is also on trial".

Two Pakistani terrorists to be hanged Dec 23

Islamabad , Dec 20

A Pakistani anti-terrorism court ordered the execution of two terrorists who had been sentenced to death in 2004 on charges of sectarian murder, Dawn online reported Saturday.

Fog returns to UP, adds to winter chill, cripples transport

Lucknow , Dec 20

After a gap of more than a week, fog resurfaced in the state capital and other parts of Uttar Pradesh Saturday, adding to the winter chill.

Earth grew new layer under Iceland volcano

New Delhi

London, Dec 20 (IANS) By monitoring how magma flows through cracks in the rock away from a volcano, scientists have shed light on how the earths crust forms.

Peshawar school massacre mastermind warns of more attacks

Islamabad , Dec 20

The terrorist who supervised the Peshawar school massacre has threatened more attacks, if the military and the intelligence agencies do not stop anti-terror operations, media reported Saturday.

Two Taliban terrorists killed in Pakistan

Islamabad , Dec 20

Two Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) terrorists were killed Saturday in a gunbattle with the police in Pakistan's Karachi city.

30 trains to Delhi delayed due to fog

New Delhi , Dec 20

It was a cold, foggy Saturday morning here, delaying over 30 trains. The Met Office has forecast clear day ahead.

India says sanctions against terrorists ineffective; Pakistan vows to go for their 'jugular'

United Nations , Dec 20 The killing fields of Peshawar inspired anew an international resolve at the Security Council to combat terrorism by adopting Friday a resolution urging nations to choke the flow of resources to the extremist organisations and to increase cooperation to fight them, even as India criticised the ineffectiveness of sanctions against them.