Iran sees progress in Hajj talks with Saudi
1395/12/16 | 07:49
Iran said today there had been progress in talks with Saudi Arabia on allowing citizens of the Islamic republic to join this year’s hajj pilgrimage, despite some remaining issues.
Iranians were barred from attending last year’s hajj after the two countries severed diplomatic ties and failed to agree on security measures.
“Most of the questions up for discussion have been resolved and a couple of issues are remaining,” the ISNA news agency quoted Ali Ghazi Askar, the Iranian supreme leader’s representative for hajj affairs, as saying.
इस बार दरक सकता है आज़म खान का रामपुर क़िला
1395/11/19 | 07:49
इतिहास के आईने में रामपुर एक शहर या ज़िले का नाम नहीं, बल्कि मील के पत्थर की तरह ख़ास है. आज की राजनीत में ये जगह आज़म खान के नाम से मशहूर हो चुकी है. 8 बार इस सीट पर अपना क़ब्ज़ा बरक़रार रखने वाले आज़म खान इस बार 9वीं जीत ...
Nawaz Sharif rakes up Kashmir issue again, harps on need for ‘solution’
1395/11/18 | 07:49
Adding fuel to the Kashmir issue, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that Kashmir is an ‘incomplete agenda of the division of the sub-continent’ and without its solution, peace and prosperity of the region will remain elusive.
In his message for Kashmir Solidarity Day, being observed today, the premier said that Kashmir dispute is the oldest conflict present in United Nation Security Council, reports Geo News.
Sharif further said that Pakistan stands with the right of self-determination for Kashmiri people and reiterated that the ...
Three militants killed in south Kashmir gunfight
1395/10/27 | 07:49
Three militants were killed in an overnight encounter with government forces in south Kashmir's Anantnag district, the army said today.
The militants were killed in the encounter at Awoora village in Pahalgam area of the district, an army official said.
Acting on specific intelligence input about the presence of militants in the village, security forces yesterday launched a search operation in the area.
He said as the forces were conducting the search operation, the hiding militants fired upon them.The security forces retaliated, ensuing an ...
Du-ba-Du (Face-to-Face) program echoes in the entire world – Iftekhar Shareef
1395/10/27 | 07:49
Chairman of National Bank Card Corporation (Chicago) told the Muslim parents to observe simplicity and religious sentiments as the top priorities for making matrimonial alliances of their children. Siasat Urdu Daily and MDF have provided a unique platform for the parents and guardians to settle the matrimonial alliances of their children. He was addressing 71st Du-ba-Du (Face-to-Face) matrimonial alliances program yesterday at Royal Regency Garden, Asif Nagar. This program was organized by Siasat Urdu Daily and MDF. More than 3000 parents and guardians ...
Two RSS workers accused in Malegaon blasts were killed by ATS
1395/10/10 | 07:49
In a sensational revelation, Mehboob Mujawar a former officer of Maharashtra’s anti-terrorism squad has told a Solapur court on Thursday that Sandeep Dange and Ramji Kalsangra, who were accused of planting the bombs in Malegaon, were not missing but had, in fact, been killed in custody by Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad officials in 2008 itself and their bodies were disposed of with 26/11 terror attack victims.
In the charge sheet filed by NIA in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, Ram Chandra Kalsangra and Sandeep Dange, have been mentioned as ‘RSS ...
If you believe in Babasaheb, you will understand the importance of December 6 and November 26
1395/9/20 | 07:49
For the past eight years, November 26 has become synonymous with the terror attacks in Mumbai, but while no one will forget that tragic day, it is also a day of immense joy for the citizens of this country. On this day, Babasaheb Ambedkar handed over the Indian Constitution to the Indian government. While the event is symbolically celebrated across the nation, it is safe to say that there is no place in the country that matches the sight of Chaitya Bhoomi in Dadar, Mumbai. And a similar, but much bigger crowd returns to the place 10 days later, ...
In Nanded, thousands participate in march for Muslim reservations
1395/9/10 | 07:49
Muslim Aarakshan Sangharsh Kruti Samiti, an umbrella organisation of various political and religious groups, organised a ‘Million March’ in Nanded on Sunday for Muslim reservation and other social issues of Marathas, Dalits and farmers.
The march was organised in a well-discipline manner, without any slogans and community flags. The only flag visible was the National flag mounted on an open-top Jeep, which was heading the protest.
This is the first time in the history of Maharashtra that women took massive participation in the Muk Morcha. ...
Track II diplomacy to begin in Kashmir;Team led by Sinha, visiting Kashmir tomorrow
1395/8/3 | 07:49
In an effort to initiate track two diplomacy, a team set up by union government, comprising of six persons is likely to visit Kashmir on Tuesday.
The team is also assigned to take assessment of the present situation in the Valley and to present a report before Delhi.
It is also assigned to see and try ways for initiation of fresh rapprochement and re-conciliation process.
Sources told KNS that the team headed by former Union Minister for External Affairs Yashwant Sinha, will reach Valley on Tuesdayafternoon.
“The team will call on Chief Minister ...
Kashmir continues to bleed, but PM Modi believes it is an economic issue
1395/5/20 | 07:49
For the past one month, Kashmir has been under siege: at the last count, 56 civilians have been shot in protests following the encounter of Hizbul commander Burhan Wani. More than 5,000 have been injured; a thousand amongst them have lost eyesight due to pellet injuries. Last Friday alone, three people were killed and 150 were injured. Hospitals have been attacked, the courts have asked for an end to the use of pellet guns (which was of course, refused) and Sopore has been taken over the Army.But according to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the ...