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Hindus From Myanmar Join Muslim Rohingyas in Seeking Refuge in Bangladesh


Officials said nearly 500 Hindus arrived in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar, bordering Myanmar, along with tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims amid escalated violence at home. New Delhi, Sept 06: Hindus from Myanmar have joined streams of Muslim Rohingyas to seek refuge in Bangladesh after the killing of 86 people from their community in ethnic violence in their own country. Officials in ...

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India issues demarche to Pakistan over terror attack in Kashmir


NEW DELHI: India on Tuesday summoned the acting high commissioner of Pakistan and issued a demarche over the infiltration by a group of JeM terrorists who martyred eight security personnel in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama last month. The ministry of external affairs lodged a strong protest with acting high commissioner Haider Shah over the infiltration by the group hailing from Pakistan ...

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NIA Arrests Photojournalist Kamran Yusuf From South Kashmir


Srinagar, Sept 05: The National Investigating Agency has arrested two stone throwers according to News Agency, ANI. The arrested have been identified as Javed Ahmad Bhat from Kulgam and Kamran Yusuf, the famous photojournalist from Pulwama in Southern Kashmir. Kamran according to the News Agency ANI is a stone thrower and has been arrested for stone throwing charges. Kamran is known ...

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79 WhatsApp Groups Identified For Leading Stone Pelting In Kashmir


New Delhi, September 05: Sources said that National Investigation Agency has identified 117 suspects who allegedly led stone-pelting groups of youths, using WhatsApp groups to spread instructions. It added that arround 6,300 phone numbers were found part of these WhatsApp groups & out of which 1,000 were found active in Pakistan and Gulf nations. The remaining numbers were found active ...

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Lashkar militants inciting Rohingya refugees, India warns Myanmar


India has adequate intelligence to confirm the role of Lashkar-e-Taiba, operating first through its ‘so-called charitable avatar and then through frontmen’ in the Rakhine state. New Delhi, Sept 05: India has warned Myanmar that Pakistan-based militants were exploiting radicalisation among the Rohingya community, which posed a security risk to both the countries as well as the region, sources told HT. ...

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Supreme Court to hear plea against deportation of Rohingyas today


New Delhi, Sept 04: The Supreme Court will hear the plea against the Centre’s move to deport illegal Rohingya Muslims, who have entered India after fleeing ethnic violence in Myanmar on Monday. The matter was mentioned by Advocate Prashant Bhushan in front of a bench comprising of Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud. ...

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RSS wants a harsh stand on autonomy, 35A, reports


Srinagar, Sept 03: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh’s meet in Vrindavan has discussed the issue of Kashmir autonomy at length, reports in media suggest. The three-day meeting of RSS and the Parivaar is aimed at preparing a roadmap for 2019 general elections. Apart from RSS top leaders, the conclave is being attended by Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley and UP Chief Minister ...

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Raheel Khursheed Hailing From J&K Choosen Among 21 ‘young Leaders Of Asia’


Srinagar, Aug 30: Raheel Khursheed, who heads news partnerships for Twitter India and Southeast Asia, has been chosen among 21 ‘young leaders of Asia’. After the award announcement, Khursheed in a statement issued said: “Throughout my life, the purpose of my leadership has been located in public service with an emphasis on democratising information. I have been guided by my ...

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Uttar Pradesh madrassas under Yogi Adityanath govt’s scanner, to be geo-tagged through GPS


Lucknow, Aug 30: Just days after the Yogi Adityanath government launched a portal for the Uttar Pradesh madrassas, the state government has announced geo-tagging for the madrassas. According to a report in The Times of India , all madrassas across the state will be geo-tagged through a GPS-based service in an attempt to weed out fake students and staff. The report ...

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India kicks off water war against Pakistan


Islamabad, Aug 30: Pakistan foreign minister Khawaja Asif has said that the government had conveyed its reservations regarding the construction of hydro-electric and storage projects by India in occupied Kashmir. “India has been displaying belligerence by designing water projects that violate the treaty thus denying Pakistan of its waters,” Radio Pakistan quoted Asif as saying. The minister urged the World Bank ...

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