Maldives vows to eliminate violence against women

Male : The Maldives government said on Wednesday it remains committed to eliminate violence against women.

The government will continue to step up its efforts to protect females from the flagrant violation of human rights, Xinhua quoted Maldives Foreign Minister Dunya Maumoon as saying while commemorating the International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women.

AMU Emirates Chapter celebrates Sir Syed Day in Sharjah

By TCN News

The Emirates Chapter of the Aligarh Muslim University celebrated Sir Syed Day in Sharjah on November 20 to remember and learn from the great works and achievements of Sir Syed Ahmed Khan, who provided the much needed leadership to Indian Muslims at the right time.

UN to celebrate International Day of Tolerance in Srinagar, Delhi

By TCN News

Delhi: To celebrate the occasion of International Day of Tolerance, the United Nations will bring together 40 young people from Kashmir, Manipur and Delhi to organise an event called “I am not Stereotype: Exploring Diversity” in Srinagar and Delhi to promote the path of peace and tolerance.

Kashmiri youth protesting against militants' killing hoist Pakistan flag over CM's ancestral house

By Raqib Hameed Naik,

Srinagar: In an incident that is likely to leave Kashmir’s ruling party People’s Democratic Party and Mufti Mohammed Sayeed red-faced, protestors hoisted the Pakistani flag on the Chief Minister’s ancestral home in Bijbehara earlier today.

India has ended regulatory uncertainty: Modi

Kuala Lumpur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said India has ended regulatory uncertainty to a large extent and is creating a policy driven state.

"We have ended regulatory uncertainty to a large extent, creating a policy driven state," Modi said, while meeting the corporate honchos of Malaysia.

"I assure you that India wants to progress. You have the experience and expertise. We have the requirement. It is a perfect match," he said.

India, Malaysia sign cyber security, infrastructure accords

Kuala Lumpur: India and Malyaysia signed three agreements on cyber security, cultural exchange and infrastructure development on Monday, the third day of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to this southeast Asian nation.

Modi inaugurates Torana gate, highlights India-Malaysia cultural ties

Kuala Lumpur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday, the third day of his visit to Malaysia, highlighted the cultural ties of India with this southeast nation as he inaugurated a Torana gate, a traditional gateway to Hindu and Buddhist temples, here.

“This Torana is not merely a piece of art on stone. This is connecting the two nations and illustrates the two great cultures,” he said while jointly inaugurating the Torana gate with his Malaysian counterpart Najib Razak at Brickfields, popularly known as Little India here.

Two Bangladeshi leaders executed for war crimes

Dhaka : Bangladesh executed two political leaders, convicted of war crimes during the country's independence war in 1971, amid tight security early on Sunday.

Bangladesh's war crimes tribunals had found the two guilty of collaborating with Pakistani forces and committing crimes, including mass killings.

Al Qaeda operative in video our son: Kashmir family

Srinagar : A family in south Kashmir has confirmed that the Al Qaeda operative killed in a US drone attack in Pakistan's north Waziristan earlier this year was their son.

According to a family of Nagam village in Anantnag district, the Al Qaeda operative shown in a video released by the publicity wing of the terror organisation, is their son Muhammad Ashraf Dar.

Talking to reporters, Dar's brother, Nazir Ahmad on Saturday said that the video released last week by 'As-Sahab', media arm of Al Qaeda branch of Indian sub-continent (AQIS) showed his brother Muhammad Ashraf.

'I can't be Mad at Allah' wins accolades, awards for documenting Delhi's Rohingya refugees

By Raqib Hameed Naik,

New Delhi: For a number of Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in Burma, India has been as a preferred place to start a new life. But while this country might be more peaceful than Burma, life in Delhi's refugee camp is an ordeal nevertheless; and the constant fight to sustain themselves, a hard reality.