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US 'absolute embodiment' of arrogance, says Khamenei

Tehran: Though the crucial negotiations over Tehran's nuclear programme are in the last lap, a top Iranian leader on Sunday said the US is "absolute embodiment" of arrogance and urged the nation to be prepared for a contiuning struggle.

"The campaign against arrogance is one of the principles of the (1979 Islamic) Revolution," Press TV quoted Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei as saying, adding that the Holy Quran mandates the drive against arrogance.

Pakistani minister attacks Musharraf over Kashmir

Islamabad: The Kashmir issue would have been resolved by now had not then Pakistan army chief Pervez Musharraf ousted Nawaz Sharif in 1999, a minister said in remarks published on Sunday.

Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid blamed Musharraf for harming the Jammu and Kashmir cause the most, the Dawn reported.

Speaking two days after Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi in Russia, Rashid said everyone knew that Kashmir was "the real and major issue" between New Delhi and Islamabad.

Three killed in Afghan bomb attack

Kabul: At least three civilians were killed and 10 others injured after a roadside bomb struck a security convoy in Afghanistan's Kunduz province on Sunday.

"The bodies of the three killed civilians and 10 injured have been taken to Kunduz hospitals following the explosion," an official told Xinhua news agency reported.

Among the injured were three security personnel, the official added.

Last Call for the 10-Day Youth Volunteer Trip to India

By TCN News,

Washington DC: IMRC (Indian Muslim Relief and Charities) is organizing a 10-day youth volunteer trip to India from July 26 to August 7, 2015.

As part of the trip volunteers will be visiting, spending quality time and learning about IMRC’s projects including the orphanages and Challenger International School (CIS) near Hyderabad, Jahangirabad Institute of Technology (JIT) near Lucknow and the Indo-US Hospital. They will also do some sightseeing in Hyderabad and Delhi.

United Muslim Council and SDPI protest in Kolkata against Myanmar Govt

By Zaidul Haque,,

Kolkata: A protest rally was organised in Kolkata on July 10, under the banner of United Muslim Council demanding from the Myanmar government to stop atrocities on the Rohingya Muslims. The Social Democratic Party of India also organised a separate demonstration in the city.

The demonstration was held at Park Street-AJC Bose Road Junction (Mallickbazar) .

NGO offers food to Rohingya Muslims during Ramadan

New Delhi : An NGO is providing food items to Rohingya Muslim refugees who have been fasting during the holy month of Ramadan and who are living in dilapidated camps on the outskirts of the national capital.

Tayyab Trust, an institution which has been working for the rehabilitation of riot-hit victims, has distributed 12,000 food packets to the Rohingya refugees in the last one week.

India, Turkmenistan sign seven agreements

Ashgabat (Turkmenistan): Following delegation talks on Saturday, India and Turkmenistan signed seven agreements for enhanching cooperation among the two nations.

"Following delegation level talks, India and Turkmenistan signed 7 agreements for enhancing coopn in a no of sectors," Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted.

The agreements were signed in the fields of defence, supply of chemical products, foreign affairs, sports, science and technology, medicine and tourism.

Connectivity key aspect of India-Turkmenistan ties: Modi

Ashgabat (Turkmenistan): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that connectivity is a key aspect of the relationship between India and the Central Asian republic of Turkmenistan.

“Connectivity is an area of priority for both countries,” Modi said after holding talks with Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.

“If we use the Iran route Ashgabat is the first capital we would reach in Central Asia,” he said.

Explosion outside Italian consulate in Cairo

Cairo:A powerful explosion occurred in front of the Italian consulate in the Egyptian capital city of Cairo on Saturday, a security officer said.

He said the blast was triggered by a car bomb, Al Ahram reported.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the explosion. The bomb destroyed the consulate's entrance and its facade, the official added.

The Italian consulate complex in downtown Cairo includes a cultural centre and a social club.

Modi has tried to improve ties with Pakistan: Daily

Islamabad: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sought to improve ties with Pakistan, said a leading daily which noted that Modi's meeting with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif has produced "several specific breakthroughs".

An editorial in the Dawn on Saturday over the meeting that took place on Friday between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Modi in Russia said that "progress in the India-Pakistan relationship depends on whether the political leadership is invested in it".