Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen calls Rohingya refugees ‘drug smugglers, criminals’

Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen calls Rohingya refugees ‘drug smugglers, criminals’

India-based controversial author Taslima Nasreen, who fled Bangladesh in the early 1990s alleging persecution, has criticized the Sheikh Hasina government for giving shelter to Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar. In an interview with the Arnab Goswami-helmed Republic TV, Nasreen claimed that “Muslim fanatics” in Bangladesh were “happy” about Ronhinyas  taking refuge in the country. Nasreen, who […]

Trump warns ‘murderous regime’ of Iran, threatens to ‘totally destroy’ North Korea

Trump warns ‘murderous regime’ of Iran, threatens to ‘totally destroy’ North Korea

President Donald Trump warned Tuesday that the United States is ready to “totally destroy” North Korea and vowed to confront Iran’s “murderous regime” over its weapons programme. In his first address to leaders gathered at the United Nations General Assembly, Trump warned North Korea not to pursue its nuclear missile programme in his starkest language […]

Family fined Rs 75,000 for open defecation, 43 others served notices

Family fined Rs 75,000 for open defecation, 43 others served notices

A panchayat at a village in Madhya Pradesh’s Betul district has imposed a fine of about Rs 75,000 on a family for open defecation. The panchayat of Rambhakhedi village also served notices to 43 other families there to stop defecating in the open, news agency Press Trust of India reported. “About a month back, the […]

‘Righteous man, mentor to Kashmiris’: Pakistani TV host trolled for praising Hafiz Saeed on Twitter

‘Righteous man, mentor to Kashmiris’: Pakistani TV host trolled for praising Hafiz Saeed  on Twitter

Television host and actor Hamza Ali Abbasi was trolled on Twitter after he praised Jamaat-ud- Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed as a “righteous man” and “mentor to Kashmiris.” “US/India say he is a terrorist; I know Hafiz Saeed as a righteous man,” the renowned actor and show presenter said before adding, “Huge respect for Milli Muslim […]

11 people including six family members commit suicide in Telangana

11 people including six family members commit suicide in Telangana

Eleven people, including six members of a family, committed suicide in four different incidents in the Indian state of Telangana, police said. Six members of a family ended their lives in Suryapet town, 135 km from here, in the early hours of the day. Their bodies were found in their house on Monday morning. The […]

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