Saturday, February 25, 2017

BJP’s falling stock

By Syed Ali Mujtaba,

Iran for expansion of defence relations with Afghanistan

By NNN-IRNA Tehran : Iranian Defence Minister Brigadier General Mostafa Mohammad Najjar said here Saturday that expansion of defence relations with all Muslim and neighbouring countries, especially Afghanistan, is a priority of Iran's foreign policy. Najjar told Afghan Ambassador to Tehran Mohammad Yahya Maroofi that long borders and deep historical, ethnic and cultural commonalties and bonds between Iran and Afghanistan would pave the way for further expansion of the two-way ties and cooperation.

Brown meets Petraeus in London over Iraq

By Xinhua London : British Prime Minister Gordon Brown met visiting U.S. General David Petraeus and Ambassador Ryan Crocker in No. 10 Downing Street on Tuesday for talks over Iraq just a week after the general delivered an upbeat assessment of the impact of the Pentagon's "surge tactics" in Iraq. Brown discussed the security situation in Iraq with Petraeus, including in Basra city, which remains stable following the handover of Basra Palace, the Downing Street said in a statement.

Rajnath speaks to Mehbooba over students leaving NIT

New Delhi : Amid reports that some students from outside Jammu and Kashmir were proposing to leave the National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar,...

Program on life of Prophet held at AMU

By TCN News, Aligarh: “Prophet Mohammad (SAW) was sent as a teacher for whole world. His Ahadith are treasure of knowledge. More than 2 lac books have been written on his seerat (biography) in several languages of the world” said Maulana Mufti Rashid Azmi of Darul Uloom Deoband while addressing a program on the life of Prophet on 12th Rabiul Awwal at Aligarh Muslim University. He spoke in length on Prophet’s good manner, his generosity, his bravery and his integrity. “He was a practical example of all good habits of human being” he added.

Malegaon 2006 blasts: Court discharges eight Muslim men

Mumbai : A special court on Monday discharged all eight Muslim men, including one deceased, who were charge sheeted in the 2006 Malegaon serial...

India Inc. frowns on Maharashtra quota for Marathas, Muslims

Mumbai : India Inc. Wednesday raised concerns over the Maharashtra government's decision to extend reservation in education and jobs for Marathas and Muslims in...

Iran Is Self-Reliant in Nuclear Tech

Tehran, (Prensa Latina) Iranian Nuclear Research, Science and Technical Center chief Mohammad Qannadi confirms that his country has reached self-sufficiency in nuclear technology for peaceful purposes. The achievement of the Iranian nuclear and scientific authorities was possible thanks to "the constant and valiant work of our young researchers, and despite the sabotage from the hegemonic order," Qannadi said in a statement quoted by IRNA news agency on Friday.

Explosive substance recovered in West Bengal

By IANS Kolkata : The West Bengal police Tuesday recovered a sizable volume of highly explosive substances from Siliguri town in Darjeeling district. The recovery of the explosives came after a tip-off from a house-owner about his tenants, who had not turned up for days, the police said. "Today (Tuesday) a landlord from the Mallaguri area, Kancha Maji, informed the police that two of his tenants have not returned home since April 3," Superintendent of Police, Darjeeling, Rahul Srivastava told IANS.

Pakistan asks India to take positive steps to resolve Kashmie dispute

By NNN-APP Islamabad : The Chairman of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has said that the time has come when India should take positive steps for resolving the Kashmir dispute once for all. Mirwaiz said that New Delhi has to take positive steps for the resolution of the Kashmir issue and added that sooner New Delhi does it the better, KMS reported. The APHC chief reiterated Kashmiris’ resolve that solution of the dispute would be searched through dialogue.

Bomb attacks kill six Afghan policemen, three civilians

By Xinhua

Kabul : Six policemen and three civilians have been killed in separate attacks in Afghanistan, officials said Sunday.

Over 20,000 evacuated in Jammu and Kashmir

New Delhi : The National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) Monday took stock of the flood situation in Jammu and Kashmir as over 20,000 persons...

15 kg of heroin recovered in Punjab

By IANS, Amritsar : The special narcotics cell of the Punjab Police Sunday arrested two men and recovered 15 kg of heroin from them. The drug haul, valued at over Rs.150 million in the international market, was made following a tip-off, Senior Superintendent of Police P.K. Sinha said. The consignment was seized near a bus stand here. The two arrested, Harpal Singh and Harjit Singh, are known drug smugglers of Punjab's border districts of Ferozepur and Tarn Taran.

Muslim religious preacher nabbed in Kerala for advising against breast milk

Kozhikode ( Kerala) : After the arrest of a newborn's father, Kerala Police took a Muslim religious preacher into custody early on Saturday...