‘Israel won’t to request for holding polls in E.Jerusalem’

Ramallah, Apr 20 (IANS): Palestinian official believe that Israel won’t respond to the the request for allowing residentis in East Jerusalem to participate in the upcoming general elections. “Ignoring the official Palestinian request is a clear response that the Israeli government doesn’t want to allow the Palestinian elections in East Jerusalem,” Ahmed Majdalani, a member of the executive committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), told reporters in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Monday. The 2021 general elections include the legislative elections on May 22, the presidential elections…

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Chinese government committing crimes against humanity on Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslims

Rape,  mass sterilisation, mass detention, torture, cultural persecution of Uyghurs and ther Turkic Muslims By Special Correspondent New York/ New Delhi: The Chinese government is committing crimes  against Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslims in the northwest autonomous region of Xinjiang, Human Rights Watch said in a report released on Monday. The Chinese leadership is responsible for widespread and systematic policies of mass detention, torture, and cultural persecution, among other offences. The report suggested that  coordinated international action is needed to sanction those responsible, advance accountability, and press the Chinese government to reverse…

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Dr. Kafeel Khan appeals to CM Yogi to reinstate him in Gorakhpur Hospital to serve Covid patients

New Delhi : Dr Kafeel Khan has written a letter to UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, requesting for reinstating by him to “serve the country” during the pandemic. Dr Khan was suspended from Gorakhpur’s BRD Medical College after several children died there in 2017, apparently due to the lack of oxygen cylinders at the government hospital. A departmental inquiry later cleared Khan of most of the charges, but he found himself in trouble for an allegedly provocative speech in Aligarh during last December’s protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).…

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Religious, political parties misused Islam to damage Pakistan: Imran

“In our country, it is a great misfortune that many times our political parties and religious parties use Islam wrongly and use it such that they deal damage to their own country…” By Hamza Ameer Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has lashed out at political and religious parties in the country for misusing religion for their own personal gains. “In our country, it is a great misfortune that many times our political parties and religious parties use Islam wrongly and use it such that they deal damage to their own…

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Indian-origin billionaire brothers Mohsin and Zuber buy British fast food chain Leon

New Delhi/ London: Indian-origin billionaire brothers Mohsin and Zuber Issa have bought Leon, a popular British fast food chain as a part of their goal to grow their foodservice operations in Britain. The brothers, whose parents had shifted to UK in 1970s, had acquired leading UK supermarket chain Asda from US owners Walmart last year. They also own the Euro Garages chain of petrol stations as part of their EG Group business. “Leon is a fantastic brand that we have long admired. As established entrepreneurs in the foodservice retail market ourselves, we have…

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