UN: Islamic State is funding attacks, al-Qaida is resilient

UN: Islamic State is funding attacks, al-Qaida is resilient

UNITED NATIONS: The Islamic State extremist group is still capable of sending funds to supporters and motivating attacks in Europe and elsewhere despite military pressure and falling revenue and al-Qaida remains resilient especially in West Africa, East Africa and the Arabian Peninsula, UN experts said in a report. The experts monitoring sanctions against the extremist […]

Those seeking debate on special status playing with fire: Omar

Those seeking debate on special status playing with fire: Omar

New Delhi: Those seeking a debate on the special status accorded to Jammu and Kashmir are “playing with fire” as the issue is linked to the state’s accession to India, former chief minister Omar Abdullah said on Saturday. His remarks came after Attorney General K K Venugopal recently told the Supreme Court that the NDA […]

Kashmir slowly limping back to normalcy: DG Police

Kashmir slowly limping back to normalcy: DG Police

Srinagar: Police on Friday said that the situation in Kashmir was slowly limping back to normalcy. “You can see the change in the Kashmir situation as it is slowly limping back to normalcy,” director general of police Shesh Paul Vaid told media in Srinagar. Vaid, while addressing a press conference, was reacting to the question […]

ISIS, Al Qaeda has no role in Kashmir: Joint resistance

ISIS, Al Qaeda has no role in Kashmir: Joint resistance

SRINAGAR: The joint resistance leadership on Friday said the ongoing freedom movement of Kashmiris is indigenous and has nothing to do with global organisations. “Indian agencies are desperate to malign our movement and, under a well-thought-out plan, are devising policies to bring bad name to the freedom struggle in Kashmir,” the leadership comprising Syed Ali […]

Pak officials fear ISIS trying to recruit varsity students

Pak officials fear ISIS trying to recruit varsity students

KARACHI: Pakistan’s counter-terrorism officials fear terror groups like ISIS are trying to recruit varsity students as they held a series of meetings with vice- chancellors of 11 universities in Sindh province to counter any such attempt. The vice-chancellors of the universities have been asked to increase the vigilance, security and intelligence network to save students […]

ISIS has no role in Kashmir: Geelani

ISIS has no role in Kashmir: Geelani

SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Geelani on Tuesday denied the role of ISIS and Al-Qaeda in the state and said the peaceful solution to Kashmir issue “is our foremost motive”. Geelani, as per a statement, made these remarks in his telephonic address to the people present at funeral prayers of slain Lashkar militant at […]

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