Five Militants Killed in Kashmir’s Shopian District Encounter

SRINAGAR — Five militants have been killed in an ongoing encounter between the terrorists and security forces in South Kashmir’s Shopian district, police said on Friday. The gunfight started on Thursday after a joint team of the police and the Army cordoned off the area and launched a search operation on the basis of a specific information about the presence of militants. As the security forces zeroed in on the spot where the militants were hiding they came under a heavy volume of fire that triggered the encounter. Three militants…

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Muslim NGO urges Ajit Doval to prosecute hatemonger Narsinghanand Saraswati

Mumbai:  City’s NGO working for  communal harmony and interfaith understanding has urged the National Security Advisor Letter  Ajit Doval  to intervene into  the matter of hate speeches by Yati Narsinghanand Saraswati.  The NGO Madariya Sufi Foundation has  sent a letter to NSA in this regard stating that “We are deeply concerned  and extremely worried about the series of current events  regarding  hate speeches, highly religious sensitive remarks on Islam, Quran and Holy Prophet by self proclaimed Hindutva Leader Yati Narsinghanand Saraswati, priest of Dasna Devi temple in Ghaziabad, UP &…

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Kuwait wants to strengthen ties with Turkey, says ruler

ISTANBUL Kuwait’s ruler has sent a letter to Turkey’s president reaffirming his country’s desire to bolster ties with Ankara, Kuwaiti media reported on Friday. The letter was delivered by Kuwait’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Ahmad Nasser al-Sabah during his meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the Turkish capital on Thursday, according to the Kuwait News Agency (KUNA). The message from Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Sabah conveyed Kuwait’s commitment to “close relations between the two friendly countries and means of boosting these ties in various spheres, as well as issues of common…

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India must help refugees from Myanmar : CFD

New Delhi:  Reacting to   the Indian government policy on  Myanmar refugees,  advocacy group Citizens For  Democracy (CFD)  says India is a democratic country and is duty bound to support the people who are struggling for democracy in Myanmar. Since 1st February 2021 when the military generals took control of Myanmar by toppling its democratically elected government, the mass protests  against the coup are continuing. The army Generals in order to quell the protests have let loose brutal  repression and detained Ms. Suu Kyi, Win Myint and several top leaders of the NLD.…

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Al-Qurashi helped US eliminate his rivals in terror group’s predecessor organization, Washington Post reports

WASHINGTON The man who has led Daesh/ISIS following the 2019 death of its founder is a former prisoner who helped the US eliminate his rivals in the terror group’s previous organization, according to a report published on Thursday. Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurashi, the man identified as the new leader following Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s killing by US forces in Syria, worked with the US while he was in prison in the late 2000s to identify Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) leaders, including its then number two, the Washington Post reported. Daesh/ISIS…

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