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Kashmir trade calls for strike on Monday after fresh summons

Published by September 23, 2017 11:27 am

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SRINAGAR: Kashmir’s trade bodies have called for a protest strike on Monday, September 25, to protest the summons to trade leader Mohammad Yasin Khan. Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Association (KTMF) president Yasin Khan has been summoned NIA to Delhi on Monday, trade leaders said in a press conference. Interestingly, another summon has gone to student... View Article

labelling it as : Terroristan

Published by September 23, 2017 10:10 am

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New York:Exercising its right of reply in the general debate at the ongoing UN General Assembly Session here, India slammed Pakistan for its “support to terrorism”, labelling it as “Terroristan”. “In its short history, Pakistan has become a geography synonymous with terror,” Eenam Gambhir, First Secretary in India’s Permanent Mission to the UN, said in... View Article

Kashmiri photographer receives Ian Parry Scholarship

Published by September 23, 2017 10:08 am

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Srinagar: A Kashmiri photographer, Sharafat Ali has received the Ian Parry Scholarship, an award for achievement, for his work. His profile featuring on the Ian Parry Scholarship website describes his work with three other photographers around the world who have received this honour. “Who am I – Uncertain Identity: Kashmir is often seen by many... View Article

Arrested On Charges Of Rape : Rajasthan’s ‘Falahari Baba’

Published by September 23, 2017 9:59 am

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Kaushlendra Prapannacharya Falahari Maharaj, 70, is dubbed “Falahari” because of his reported fruits-only diet. The Baba has been seen in photographs with top political leaders and celebrities. ALWAR: Rajasthan’s famed ‘Falahari Baba’, charged with raping a 21-year-old woman at his ashram in Alwar, has been arrested this afternoon after three days of investigation. Facing allegations... View Article

Dancing with Suu Kyi relationship with the de facto leader of Myanmar

Published by September 23, 2017 9:55 am

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New Delhi’s relationship with the de facto leader of Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi, seems to have snowballed into a diplomatic debacle following her recent address to the Myanmar Parliament. Ms. Suu Kyi pointedly avoided the term Rohingya in her speech, calling the ethnic minority “Bengali Muslims” instead. Timed to avoid censure at the ongoing... View Article

Tral shuts to mourn killing of civilians in grenade blast

Published by September 22, 2017 12:09 pm

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All shops and other commercial establishments, educational institutions are closed in the town while traffic is off the roads. A spontaneous shutdown is being observed in Tral township of Pulwama district in south Kashmir against the killing of civilians in a grenade blast yesterday. All shops and other commercial establishments, educational institutions are closed in... View Article

Muslim countries unite to rebuild war-battered Gaza

Published by September 22, 2017 11:53 am

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The International Commission for the Reconstruction of Gaza has continued to rebuild the blockaded Gaza Strip with the help of several Muslim countries, including Turkey. Taher al-Masri, commission chairman and former Jordanian prime minister, spoke to Anadolu Agency on Thursday and explained what the commission had accomplished in Gaza in recent years. “Until today, some... View Article

Pyongyang threatens H-bomb test over Pacific Ocean

Published by September 22, 2017 11:43 am

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Warning termed ‘totally unacceptable’ by Japan even as North’s leader vows to make ‘mentally deranged’ Trump pay dearly. North Korea says it may test a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean after US President Donald Trump threatened to destroy the country, whose leader simultaneously promised to make a “mentally deranged” Trump pay dearly for his threats. Speaking in New York City on... View Article