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26th Jul 2013

Jammu & Kashmir: Curfew enforces calm in Budgam

By Muddasir Ali Srinagar, J&K, India, (Greater Kashmir): Situation in curfew bound villages of central Kashmir’s Budgam district hit by group clashes continued to remain tense but under control on Thursday while authorities decided against easing the restrictions till normalcy … Continued

26th Jul 2013

Pakistan: Seven members of a family die in Rajanpur house collapse

  RAJANPUR, (The News):  At least seven members of a family including women and children were killed and four more sustained injuries after the roof of a house collapsed due to heavy rains here in the wee hours of Friday, … Continued

25th Jul 2013

India: Voters feel Muslims are ‘implicated’ in terror cases

  The Hindu Children hold placards denouncing arrest of innocent Muslim youth on eve of Mecca Masjid blast anniversary in Hyderabad on May 18, 2012. Photo: G. Krishnaswamy The Hindu All figures are in per cent and rounded off; hence … Continued

25th Jul 2013

Saudi Arabia will send imams to Pakistan

[President of the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques Sheikh Abdulrahman Al-Sudais.] By Syed Rashid Hussain RIYADH, (Dawn): Saudi Arabia would send imams, one each from Masjidul Haram in Makkah and Masjid-i-Nabawi in Madina, to Pakistan every year. Talking to … Continued

25th Jul 2013

Pakistan: Suicide bombers target ISI compound in Sukkur

[Photo: The News]   KARACHI, (Dawn & Agencies): A series of blasts rocked the southern town of Sukkur late Wednesday as militants rammed an explosive-laden vehicle into a compound of Pakistan’s premier intelligence agency, security officials said. At least nine … Continued

India: Heavy rains lash Mumbai, several schools ask students to stay at home
24th Jul 2013

India: Heavy rains lash Mumbai, several schools ask students to stay at home

   Mumbai, Agencies: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) authorities have asked people not to step out of their house unless absolutely necessary, as heavy rains are predicted in Mumbai in the next 72 hours. People drive through a flooded street during … Continued

23rd Jul 2013

Jammu & Kashmir: Mehbooba visits bereaved families; Sagar, Ramzan attend chaharum of victims

By Mohammad Taskeen   Gool (Ramban), J & K, India, (Greater Kashmir): An uneasy calm prevails in this mountainous area of Ramban district, which continued to observe shutdown for the 5th consecutive day today following killing of four civilians and … Continued

23rd Jul 2013

India: Hyderabad: six killed in building wall collapse

Hyderabad, (PTI): Six persons, including two children, were on Tuesday killed when the wall of a building collapsed on two adjacent huts in MJ Colony here. The incident took place between 1.45 AM and 2am when the retaining wall of … Continued

23rd Jul 2013

Pakistan: Man kills six including daughter, son-in-law, two grandchildren

OKARA, (The News): A blood thirsty father-in-law here late on Monday night ruthlessly killed six members of his daughter’s family in a violent bid of restoring his “lost honor” five years after her marriage to a man she loved, Geo … Continued

23rd Jul 2013

Pakistan: Karachi firing, violence claims four more lives

KARACHI, (The News): Four persons were killed and two sustained injuries in fresh incidents of firing and violence, Geo News reported Tuesday morning.   Police said that one person died of gunshot in Shershah area, one tortured body was found … Continued

22nd Jul 2013

India: 152 killed, 5 lakh displaced in Uttar Pradesh floods

Lucknow, (IANS): The toll in the flood fury in Uttar Pradesh climbed to 152 on Monday as most rivers continued to flow over the danger mark and heavy rains added to people’s woes. More than five lakh people have been … Continued

22nd Jul 2013

Pakistan: Imran Khan blames UK govt for killing of Zahra Shahid

LONDON: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has held British government responsible for killing of Zahra Shahid and party workers on May 12, 2007, Geo News reported.   Addressing an Iftar dinner here, Imran Khan said he had raised voice … Continued

21st Jul 2013

India: Minor’s rape and murder triggers arson in Bihar’s Rohtas district

Sasaram, (Hindustan Times): Anger spilled out on to the streets of Rajpur bazaar in Bihar’s Rohtas district on Sunday after a 12-year-old girl was found murdered – possibly after rape – with both her eyes gouged out, in yet another … Continued

21st Jul 2013

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian army on rampage in Bandipora villages

  By Mir Tariq   Bandipora, J& K, India, (Greater Kashmir): Scores of persons were injured, two of them critically, when [Indian] Army allegedly went on rampage in five villages after their cavalcade was stoned in Ashtango area of north … Continued

21st Jul 2013

Pakistan: Blasts kill four, injure several in Karachi

People standing near Metropolitan Commissioner Matanat Ali Khan’s vehicle damaged in a bomb attack in Karachi on July 20, 2013.—Photo by Online Security personnel collect evidence at the site of a bomb blast in a house in Karachi on July … Continued

20th Jul 2013

Jammu & Kashmir: 38 injured in Police action

By Shabir Ibn Yusuf   Srinagar/Jammu, India, (GKNN): At least 25 people were injured in clashes that erupted in most parts of Kashmir on Friday against the killing of four civilians by Border Security Force (BSF) in Gool area of Ramban … Continued

20th Jul 2013

Pakistan: Security forces kill 28 militants in Khyber, FR Kohat

KHYBER AGENCY, (The News): At least twenty-eight militants were killed and six security personnel martyred when security forces clashed with the militants in Khyber Agency and FR Kohat, Geo News reported Saturday.   According to sources close to security forces, … Continued

Pakistan: Former UK MP renounces British citizen to join politics in Pakistan
20th Jul 2013

Pakistan: Former UK MP renounces British citizen to join politics in Pakistan

LAHORE, (The News): Former Glasgow MP Mohammad Sarwar, who gave up British citizenship for political role in Pakistan, arrived at Lahore airport on Saturday morning, Geo News reported. Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar, 60, is tipped to take on the role of … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Four killed by security forces
19th Jul 2013

Jammu & Kashmir: Four killed by security forces

  By MM Parvez/Muhammad Taskeen   Dharam (Gool), J & K, India, (Greater Kashmir): Four persons, including a government lecturer and an Imam, were killed and around 42 others injured when paramilitary Border Security Force men resorted to indiscriminate firing twice … Continued

19th Jul 2013

Jammu & Kashmir: Strikes, protests called on civilian killing

BY Abid Bashir Srinagar, J & K, India, (Greater Kashmir): The separatists Thursday strongly condemned the civilian killings by forces at Gool, terming the incident an act of “State terrorism.” They said the forces in JK have gone “trigger-happy” and are … Continued

Sectarianism in the Middle East and its rise in the UK, Standpoint, Sahar TV. Interview done on 29 May 2013 and transmitted on 12 June 2013


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