Syrian jets bomb ISIS-held towns near Iraq border, at least 16 dead

Syrian jets bombed on Saturday rebel-held eastern areas close to the border with Iraq under the control of the jihadist group the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), killing and injuring dozens in stepped up raids against the militant group since its Iraqi offshoot made stunning gains in northern Iraq.

Govt to expand reach of NRHM to all villages, towns

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday announced that the NRHM will be converted into a National Health Mission to expand the scope of health services in the towns also.

Explosions rock Myanmar`s capital, two other towns

Myanmar`s government usually blames bombings on ethnic minority rebels.

Will UK census 2011 reveal white-minority towns?

Census questions include that of migration, national identity & passports.

Air strikes hit Libyan towns, army pushed back

Air strikes targeted the airport of the oil terminal town of Brega in east Libya on Thursday and a rebel position in the nearby town of Ajdabiyah, a rebel officer said, referring to two rebel-held locations.

Gaddafi forces retake towns near Libyan capital

Moammar Gaddafi`s forces battled poorly armed rebels for control of towns near the capital.

Pak floods: 60,000 people ordered to evacuate towns, cities

Pakistani authorities on Thursday
ordered nearly 600,000 people to evacuate towns and cities in
Sindh province as the swollen Indus river burst protective
dykes and threatened further devastation.

Curfew remains in force in some towns of Kashmir Valley

Curfew remained in force
in Trehgam, Anantnag and Mattan towns as a precautionary
measure following the death of an injured person in a hospital
here even as restrictions were eased in other areas in the
Kashmir Valley.