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Nawaz, Maryam taken into custody at Lahore airport; passports confiscated

Nawaz, Maryam taken into custody at Lahore airport; passports confiscated

The flight carrying former premier Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz landed at Lahore’s Allama Iqbal International Airport around 8:45pm PST on Friday night and were taken into custody by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) officials around 9:25pm. According to media reports, dozens of security officials entered the plane after it landed and asked other passengers to […]

#Kashmir: Biscoe school declared ‘no longer safe’ after Shujaat Bukhari’s killing

#Kashmir: Biscoe school declared ‘no longer safe’ after Shujaat Bukhari’s killing

By Aasif Sultan Srinagar: Valley’s leading missionary school Tyndale Biscoe School, situated in the heart of Srinagar, has been declared “no longer safe place after the killing of Editor Mr. Shujaat Bukhari” who was shot dead by gunmen in broad daylight at Kashmir’s Press Enclave, stone’s throw from the school, on 14 June along with […]

10 die as rain derails train in Turkey

10 die as rain derails train in Turkey

Ten people were killed and 73 wounded when a train came off the rails in northwest Turkey on Sunday after heavy rain and a landslide, Turkish television channels quoted a health ministry official as saying. The train was carrying 362 passengers and was headed to Istanbul when five carriages came off the tracks, the transport ministry said […]

Woman injured in Hajin knife attack succumbs

Woman injured in Hajin knife attack succumbs

A woman who was injured in a knife attack by unknown gunmen at Bandipora’s Hajin on Sunday evening succumbed to her injuries today.  Unknown gunmen barged into the house of PDP worker Abdul Majeed Dar of Shahgund area of Hajin in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district Sunday evening with an intention to kidnap him, a local […]

South #Kashmir: Forces kill 3 civilians in Kulgam

South #Kashmir: Forces kill 3 civilians in Kulgam

Srinagar: Three civilians including a teenage girl were killed by government forces’ action during clashes in Redwani area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Saturday. A senior police officer told local news agency GNS that army’s patrolling party opened fire upon a group of youth after they pelted stones on them in Hawoora area of […]

Zakir Naik granted permanent residency in Malaysia, won’t be deported: Mahatir

Zakir Naik granted permanent residency in Malaysia, won’t be deported: Mahatir

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Friday that Islamic scholar Zakir Naik will not be sent back after rumours were spread that Malaysia will deport the preacher. His statement came a day after India confirmed that it had requested Malaysia to extradite Zakir Naik. “As long as he is not creating any problem, we […]

Asiya Andrabi shifted to Delhi by NIA

Asiya Andrabi shifted to Delhi by NIA

Asiya Andrabi, Chairperson Dukhtaran-e-Milat, and two of her associates were shifted to Delhi by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday, reports said. Andrabi and the two were taken from Srinagar Central Jail to the Srinagar international airport by NIA officers for being shifted to Delhi, police sources said. The NIA would be producing the […]

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