Agha Ashraf Ali Bereaved

SRINAGAR — Agha Azhar Ali Qazilbash son of Late Agha Shaukat Ali passed away today in U.S.A after a prolonged illness. Azhar was a nephew of noted academician, Agha Ashraf Ali who expressed grief on his death. His Qul will be observed at Idarah Jaffaria Islamic Centre, Maryland, Washington D.C on Friday, August 3rd ,2018. Azhar’s father […]

Trump Doesn’t Understand Iran's Culture Of Resistance: Sherman

WASHINGTON — A former US under sec­retary of state for political affairs has taken President Donald Trump to task for his rash policies and uncalculated measures towards Iran after taking Washington out of a nuclear deal with Tehran, saying Trump does not un­derstand Iran’s culture of resistance. In an interview with Yahoo News pub­lished on […]

4 Members Of Family Injured In Attack By Deranged Man In Pattan

BARAMULLA —  Four members of a family were injured , two of them critically, when an alleged mentally challenged person attacked them with sharp edged weapon in  Check Jameel Mir of Pattan area of north Kashmir Baramulla district late Sunday night, official sources said. They said an alleged mentally challenged man attacked Abdul Khaiq Dar, his […]

Yemen’s Hudaydah Port One Airstrike Away From Epidemic: UN

SANNA — The United Nations has warned that Yemen’s Hudaydah is just “one airstrike away from an unstoppable epidemic.” In a statement released on Sunday, the United Nations hu­manitarian coordinator in Ye­men, Lise Grande, said that “for weeks, we’ve been doing every­thing possible to help hundreds of thousands of people living in and near Hudaydah”, however, […]

Rape Chambers In Afghanistan:Daesh Horrors That Can't Be Told

SHEBERGHAN, AFGHANISTAN — A mother of three from a remote area of northwestern Afghanistan remem­bers the day the head of a local Islamic State group came to her village, demanding money he said her husband had promised. “I told him we didn’t have any money but that if we found any we would send it to […]

Saudi Student Refuses To Stand Next To Israeli At Olympiad

RIYADH — A Saudi student who won an international chemistry tourna­ment has made an interesting move by refusing to stand next to a repre­sentative of the Israeli regime. Badr Salman al-Mulhim, who garnered a gold medal at the 50th International Chemistry Olympiad in Slovakia and the Czech Republic, chose to stand next to an Iranian […]

Darul-Uloom Building Gutted In Fire In Kupwara

SRINAGAR — A building of Darul-uloom was gutted in a devastating fire in the north Kashmir district of Kupwara early this morning, official sources said. They said fire broke out in the building at Ganapora, Qaziabad, in Kupwara in the wee hours on Monday. However, before the fire tenders could reach the spot, fire spread to […]

The Aaland Islands Model and Kashmir-II

The Aaland Islands had already petitioned the Russians to secede from Finland and join Sweden. The cry for independence in Finland set in motion Swedish aspirations to be among their own, to secede from Finland and join Sweden as they had been little more than a cen­tury earlier. By means of a petition and supported […]

Can Imran Khan Create A New Pakistan?

Four years ago, on the day Narendra Modi was elected prime minister, I wrote that India was entering its most sinister phase since independence. This was a well-grounded fear for anyone who had noted Modi’s steadfast commitment to Hindu supremacism and the fragile state of India’s economy. Today, with Modi failing to create jobs or […]

Speaking Truth To Power, The Ultimate Act Of Courage

In times when palanquin bearers of a lie and the hate ensuing from it get wrapped in tricolour and garlanded by union ministers, it remains entirely up to these foot soldiers of truth to risk their existence… Among the greatest acts of bravery is to speak a word of truth to power. The Prophet of […]

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