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2 killed after row over WhatsApp message

NEW DELHI: In a rapidly deteriorating situation over a mere message exchanged via WhatsApp between two friends from different communities, two people have been killed and almost seven others injured at Akbarpur village, in Rohtas district, Bihar, in India on Tuesday, 8 July. Although details are not available, the message is believed to have had […]

Thief inadvertently exposes BJP MP’s undisclosed wealth

PATNA: Giriraj Singh- the BJP MP from Nawada, infamous for his election speech at Deogarh in Jharkhand on April 18, when he said that those opposing Narendra Modi had no place in India, and should go to Pakistan, finds himself in a rather embarrassing situation, courtesy, a thief. Police in Patna on Tuesday, 8 July […]

In the hot seat, BJP, mimics the Congress. Says Henderson-Brooks report ‘will remain top secret’

NEW DELHI: In a dramatic about turn, India’s Defence and Finance minister Arun Jaitley asserted in parliament on Tuesday, 8 July that the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government’s position on the controversial Henderson-Brooks committee report which chronicles the reasons for the Indian army’s crushing defeat at the hands of China in 1962, would be the […]

Islamic and Biblical Heritage Under Threat

The recent military victories by ISIL whereby they have captured a few cities like Mosul in Iraq, not only possesses a political and security threat in the region, but also an ideological one. The group has recently declared its Khilafah with Abu Bakr Baghdadi being declared as their Khalifah. No doubt not many Muslims are […]

Germany Crushes Catastrophic Brazil 7-1

RIO DE JANEIRO: The nation whose attacking soccer has thrilled the world for generations was left heart-broken after Brazil’s humiliating 7-1 loss to Germany in the World  Cup semi-finals. Brazil has hosted one of the most memorable World Cups ever but the country’s dream of winning on home soil was not the only thing shattered […]

PDP welcomes rail budget; Congress angry

Acknowledging the increase in the frequency of train service between Banihal and Budgam, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Tuesdaysaid it would bring much needed relief to the commuters. In a statement the party president, Mehbooba Mufti said, however, the frequency needs to be increased on Badgam-Baramula line also to ease pressure in North Kashmir as […]

Trade body disowns politics

Srinagar: Giving itself a wide berth from the political activism, Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) Tuesday stated that the alliance is an apolitical organization having no connection with the political activism of Panches and Sarpanches under its banner. “KEA is an apolitical organization and only a trade body working for the betterment of trade and commerce. […]

Assembly poll won’t be a cakewalk for us: NC

Srinagar:  Maintaining that NC president  Farooq Abdullah will taken into consideration the views of the party men before entering into any pre-poll pact with the Congress, senior NC leader and a former parliament member Mehboob Beg Tuesday remarked that reshuffle within NC would be a vital step to rebuild peoples’ trust.   Beg said that […]

Geelani for strike on July 13

Srinagar: While paying rich and glorious tributes to the martyrs of 1931, chairman Hurriyat Conference G Syed Ali Geelani appealed people to observe complete shutdown on 13 July. According to a statement, he said that the mission of the martyrs of 1931 is still incomplete and the present freedom struggle of Kashmir is part of […]

Back from PaK, Tariq struggles with hassles in school admissions

Srinagar: The two years hardship faced by him has made him realize that the so called rehabilitation policy has pushed him from frying pan into fire. Tariq Ahmad, the father of three, who chose to shun the path of violence in 2012 and decided to return home in Srinagar is yet to find school admissions […]

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