US reveals failed attempt to rescue James Foley; Obama warns of jihadist ‘cancer’

Washington: The Pentagon has revealed that the US military earlier this summer had tried to rescue American hostages held in Syria by the Islamic State (IS) but failed to find the captives.¬†Pentagon spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby said in a statement that the unsuccessful rescue operation “involved air and ground components and was focused on […]

Gold prices soar to all-time high of Rs 35,074 per 10 gm

New Delhi: Extending its earlier rally, gold price hit fresh all-time high of Rs 35,074 per ten grams in futures trade Wednesday on heavy buying as rupee plunged to its new record low of 68.85 against the US dollar. Market participants also enlarged their positions in line with a firming trend overseas. At the Multi […]