Shopian: 2 sisters hit with bullets after locals refuse Army’s Iftar party

Shopian: 2 sisters hit with bullets after locals refuse Army’s Iftar party

Four girls, including two sisters, were wounded after army opened fire on protesters in Dreed Kalipora village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Monday evening. GNS news agency, quoting sources, said the clashes erupted after locals angered by recent civilian killings objected to army hosting an Iftar party in the village. “The army had approached […]

UNSC must end selectivity in implementing resolutions on disputes like Jammu and Kashmir: Pakistan

UNSC must end selectivity in implementing resolutions on disputes like Jammu and Kashmir: Pakistan

Pakistan has said that the UN Security Council must end “selectivity” in implementing its resolutions, especially long-standing “disputes” such as Jammu and Kashmir and Palestine, reports said. Pakistan’s Ambassador to the UN Maleeha Lodhi made the remarks during a Security Council debate here last week on ‘upholding international law within the context of the maintenance […]

Yeddyurappa resigns without facing floor test at Karnataka Assembly

Yeddyurappa resigns without facing floor test at Karnataka Assembly

The three-day-old B.S. Yeddyurappa government in Karnataka collapsed on Saturday, with the chief minister announcing his decision to resign without facing a trust vote, reports said. The Supreme Court had on Friday ordered a floor test in the Karnataka Assembly at 4pm Saturday, drastically reducing the 15-day window given by Governor Vajubhai Vala to Bharatiya […]

JNU to start course on ‘Islamic Terrorism’; students say it is ‘propaganda of Islamophobia’

JNU to start course on ‘Islamic Terrorism’; students say it is ‘propaganda of Islamophobia’

The Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union has termed the approval of a course what it terms as ‘Islamic Terrorism’ at the varsity a “communal” move and added that “this grotesque propaganda of Islamophobia in the name of academic courses is problematic,” the Indian Express reported. According to the report, the University has given an approval to […]

Watch: Mirwaiz protests against PM Modi’s visit, detained

Watch: Mirwaiz protests against PM Modi’s visit, detained

Govt bars lalchowk Sitin forcibly,detained by police as I defied my HouseArrest لالچوک دھرنے پر قدغن، گرفتاری کے بعد پھر دوبارہ نظر بندی ،مسئلہ کشمیر اقتصٓادی پیکیجوں اور مراعات سے نہیں بلکہ فیصلہ کن مذاکرات سے حل ہوگا، مودی سرکار اس واضح حقیقت کو سمجھنے کی کوشش کرے pic.twitter.com/R218ja3Hep — Mirwaiz Umar Farooq (@MirwaizKashmir) May […]

Philippines poised to give Muslim minority self-rule

Philippines poised to give Muslim minority self-rule

After years of delays and controversy, a bill granting self-rule to the Philippines’ Muslim minority is set to be passed by Congress before the end of this month. “We cannot but be positive,” said President Rodrigo Duterte’s adviser on the peace process, Jesus Dureza, of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). “My guess is that it […]

Taliban pledge not to target Afghan army, police

Taliban pledge not to target Afghan army, police

The Taliban says it will not target the Afghan police and military in the country anymore due to the high number of casualties suffered by the security forces in the ongoing conflict, Al Jazeera reported. The armed group declared in a rare statement on Friday “a general amnesty to all military formations, national army, national police, […]

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