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Inhumane, Oppressive measures cannot deter valiant Kashmiris: FO

ISLAMABAD: (Web Desk)- Pakistan on Wednesday said “inhumane and oppressive measures” cannot deter the valiant people of Jammu and Kashmir from their demand of exercising their right to self-determination in accordance with UN Security Council resolutions. Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry briefed the Islamabad-based Ambassadors of the member countries of …

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Floods kill 22 people in India, leave 170,000 homeless

Flash floods triggered by torrential rain have killed at least 22 people in India and forced more than 170,000 from their homes, officials said on Monday, as forecasters predicted more downpours in coming days. India’s monsoon rains, though vital for agriculture, regularly bring death and destruction. The rain was 35pc …

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Bangladesh bans Zakir Naik’s Peace TV

DHAKA – Bangladesh moved to counter a deadly wave of militant attacks Sunday, ordering an Islamic television station to stop broadcasting and telling schools to report any missing students. The measures come after several suspected extremists were reported to be fans of the television channel, while others were found to …

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India launches probe against Zakir Naik after Dhaka attack

NEW DELHI: Days after militants killed more than 20 hostages including foreigners in Bangladesh, Indian security agencies have launched investigations against Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik, Indian media reported. According Indian media reports, investigations post the Dhaka attack revealed that two of the attackers were followers of Zakir Naik. Concerned …

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India joins elite group controlling missile tech exports

New Delhi (Web Desk) – Just a day after it was denied the membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group, India on Monday joined an exclusive club of countries controlling exports in missile technology. Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar signed onto the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) aimed at preventing the unchecked …

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8 Indian police killed in Kashmir

[/tie_full_img] [/tie_full_img] Eight Indian police officials were killed in an attack Saturday in the Indian-administered Kashmir. Inspector general of police for Srinagar, Javaid Gillani, said a group of armed men ambushed the convoy carrying members of India’s Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) near the town of Pampore. Five soldiers were …

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At least 55 killed, 8 injured in lightning strikes in Bihar

[/tie_full_img] [/tie_full_img] NEW DELHI: At least 55 people were killed and 8 injured in lightning in different districts of Bihar, as the monsoon rain lashed the state on Tuesday. Disaster management department principal secretary Vyasji confirmed the deaths. Vyasji said that the government would provide Rs 4 lakh compensation to …

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Indian court jails 11 for life over Gujarat massacre of Muslims

[/tie_full_img] [/tie_full_img] AHMEDABAD: Eleven Hindus were sentenced to life in prison by an Indian court Friday for their role in the murders of dozens of Muslims during religious riots 14 years ago when Prime Minister Narendra Modi was chief minister of Gujarat state. Judge PB Desai also sentenced 12 others …

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