Russia alleges IS plan to produce chemical weapons

Moscow , Sep 3

The Islamic State jihadist group has acquired documents for the manufacture of chemical weapons and recruited specialists in this field for military purposes, Russia's ministry of foreign affairs has said.

18 killed in Mali boat accident

Bamako (Mali) , Sep 3

At least 18 people were killed after a boat carrying over 100 passengers capsized in a river in central Mali, local authorities said.

Sheena murder: Motive elusive, Indrani resolute on not confessing

Mumbai , Sep 3

With the next court hearing scheduled for Saturday, Mumbai police on Thursday were engaged in a multi-pronged probe to ascertain the motive behind the killing of Sheena Bora, as her mother and prime accused Indrani Mukherjea remained resolute on not admitting to a crime which she claimed she did not commit.

Security forces in Nagaland avert bomb blast

Kohima , Sep 3

A bomb blast was averted in Nagaland's Mon district by security forces on Thursday when they recovered an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) on the road, an official said.