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‘Moment of truth’ nears in Iran nuclear talks

VIENNA: Leading diplomats racing to strike a nuclear accord with Iran have little more than two days to overcome serious disagreements that threaten the outcome of their negotiations. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif today in Vienna, where talks between world powers and the Islamic Republic entered a […]

Al-Shabab gunmen massacre 28 bus passengers

GARISSA: Gunmen seized a bus in northeastern Kenya near the Somali border early Saturday and executed 28 non-Muslim passengers, police said, blaming the attack on Shebab Islamic extremists. “I can confirm… that 28 innocent travellers were brutally executed by the Shebab,” said regional police chief Noah Mwavinda, referring to the Somali militant group. He said […]

Daesh executes 25 Iraqi tribesmen

Baghdad: Daesh militants have killed 25 members of a Sunni tribe during their assault on a provincial capital west of Baghdad, local officials said on Saturday, in apparent revenge for tribal opposition to the radical Islamists. They said the bodies of the men from the Albu Fahd tribe were discovered after the army launched a […]

Christian man allegedly tortured to death by police in Lahore

LAHORE: A thirty-five-year-old Christian man , Allah Rakha Shahzad, died on Saturday morning, allegedly after being tortured by police officials at Green Town police station. Shahzad- also known as Mithu- was arrested by the police on Friday night after which an FIR was filed against him. Shahzad was in custody for selling alcohol and drugs. […]

INTERPOL releases new ‘most wanted’ list

LONDON: The international police agency, Interpol, has started its first Most Wanted list for suspects who commit various sorts of environmental crimes. The Most Wanted list of environmental criminals, dubbed Operation INFRA Terra, has so far targeted nine fugitives for crimes including illegal discharge of toxic waste, illegal logging, ivory smuggling, and trafficking live animals, […]

Will Fulfil Vajpayee’s Dream: Modi

.‘Have deep affection from the core of my heart and soul for Kashmir’  . ‘Two families have looted J&K in successive turns’ KISHTWAR: Asserting that he has deep affection for Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday vowed to fulfil the “dream” of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee based on “democracy, humanity and Kashmiriyat” that has […]

Two Families Did Not Loot: Omar

SRINAGAR: Rejecting the allegations by Prime Minister Modi that two political families have “looted” Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah asked him to tell what his government has found to prove this in its six months in office. “You have been in the government for the last six months at the Centre. Please tell […]

BJP Not to Field Candidate from Sopore

SRINAGAR: While speculations were rife that BJP was eyeing volatile Sopore assembly segment in north Kashmir as it witnesses less percentage of voting, the party has decided not to field any candidate from the constituency. Quoting unnamed sources KNS reported that the rightwing party decided not to field any candidate as they want to support […]

Nomination papers of 145 cleared, 21 rejected

Scrutiny for 3rd  phase; JAMMU: The scrutiny nomination papers of 166 candidates who filed their papers  for 3rd phase of Assembly Elections-2014 was held today in the offices of Returning officers of their respective constituencies, in which 145 candidates were found eligible, whereas nomination papers of 21 candidates were rejected.  In 6- Uri constituency, papers […]

Police Detains 5 FB Users ‘Promoting Poll Boycott’

SRINAGAR: Police have detained five social networking users for spreading  rumors, exaggerating incidents  and promoting  poll boycott on social networking sites particularly Facebook and Whatsapp. According to spokesman, Police has identified a number of persons found involved in these activities and cases are being registered against them for putting up these fake posts. Police will […]