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JKLF Chief Yasin Malik Detained on Way to Gaznavi Funeral in Chadoora

Srinagar, Aug 14 — Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik was on Monday arrested in Jammu and Kashmir’s Badgam district. JKLF sources said Malik was on his way to Nagam in Badgam district to attend the funeral of slain Hizbul leader Yasin Yatoo alias Mehmood Ghaznavi when police intercepted him. “He

Modi Breaks Silence, Says Dadri Lynching ‘Unfortunate”

Kolkata, Oct 14: Accusing the opposition of indulging in pseudo secularism and politics of polarisation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has described the Dadri lynching incident and the cancellation of Ghulam Ali’s concert in Mumbai as “unfortunate” but said his government has nothing to do with them. He also charged that the opposition was using minorities

Chicken Came Before The Egg Scientifically Proven

The ultimate philosophical and scientific mystery for centuries has now been ‘cracked’. Scientists have claimed to prove that it was indeed the chicken that came first and not the egg.   Researchers have found that the formation of eggshells relies on a protein found only in a chicken’s ovaries. Therefore the age old conundrum of

Opinion

Talaq In India

By: A G Noorani “I HAVE no hesitation in saying that the Privy Council have on several occasions absolutely murdered Hindu law and slaughtered Muhammadan law,” Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah told British India’s central legislative assembly in February 1925. Ignorant of Islam, its members relied on English studies of Muslim law. In 1897, it ruled

Faith

Man Kills 6-year-old Daughter After Her Dupatta Slipped From Her Head

In yet another ghastly act from Uttar Pradesh, a Muslim man allegedly beat his 6-year-old daughter to death after her head scarf slipped. The incident took place in Mamaura village in Agra district. According to reports, Zafar alias Chand Miyan was seen thrashing his young daughter so brutally, that the villagers were ‘terrified’ to stop

American Singer Janet Jackson Converts To Islam

Janet Jackson has converted to Islam. The singer has followed in the footsteps of brother Jermaine by becoming a Muslim. The 49-year-old singer – who married Muslim billionaire, Wissam Al Mana, 40, in 2012 – is reportedly taking the religion so seriously that she has even toned down her raunchy costumes and dance moves for her

Life & Style

HBO Reportedly Offered $250,000 to Hackers who Stole ‘Game of Thrones’ Script

San Francisco, Aug 12  – In a bid to contain further leaks from a group of hackers, HBO reportedly offered to pay $250,000 to those who stole nearly 1.5 TB data, including scripts of ‘Game of Thrones’ (GoT) and other employee information, from the TV network. A purported leaked email, sent to various media publications

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Celebrating Independence In Kashmir

Faazil had a patriotic fervor and an unflinching faith in the democratic credentials of India. Born in a well-off family in Sonwar area of Srinagar, Faazil was just six when his father Mehraj-u-din, a businessman based in Delhi, admitted him in a premier educational institute there. Faazil was stepping up the academic ladder as years

Kashmir

Kashmiri Students Forced Out of Rajasthan University over Scholarship Issue

Jaipur, Aug 11 – Over 200 Kashmiri students in a private university here were allegedly forced to leave the varsity hostel as the institute did not receive the scholarship amount provided to them by the central government. The students, however, were allowed to avail the hostel facilities by the university management only after they protested

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