Shiva Thapa

Indian boxers put up credible performance at Asian championship

New Delhi: Fourth seed Shiva Thapa (60kg) advanced to the Asian Boxing Championship quarterfinals with a hard-fought victory, in Tashkent on Tuesday.

Shiva, a World Championships bronze-medallist and a two- time medallist at the Asian meet, edged past Kyrgyzstan's Omurbek Malabekov in a split verdict to make the last-eight stage.

Shiva will face Chinese Taipei's Chu-En Lai in the quarterfinals tomorrow.

Poonch Attack

India points at involvement of Pakistani state in Poonch attack

New Delhi: Director General of Military Operations (DGMO) of the Indian Army Lietenant General AK Bhatt spoke to his Pakistani counterpart on Tuesday expressing grave concern over the incident of intrusion by Pakistani special forces and beheading two Indian soldiers. The DGMO conveyed his concerns over the presence of Border Action Team training camps near Line of Control. Lt. Gen. AK Bhatt said, such dastardly and inhuman act is beyond the norms of civility and deserves unequivocal condemnation and response.

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Pakistan crosses LoC, beheads two soldiers; India vows revenge

Khabar Bureau
New Delhi:Two Indian soldiers were beheaded by Pakistani Special Forces, which sneaked 250 metres inside the Indian territory across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir. The mission was carried outunder the cover of heavy mortar firein the Poonch, officials said. The soldiers killed were NaibSubedarParamjeet Singh of 22 Sikh Infantry and Head Constable PremSagar of 200th Battalion of BSF. A BSF constable Rajinder Singh was injured but is out of danger.