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Kohli becomes first Indian to score 10,000 runs in T20 cricket

DUBAI: Virat Kohli reached a huge milestone as he became the first Indian batsman to notch up 10,000 runs in Twenty20 cricket. Virat Kohli, the Royal Challengers Bangalore captain, achieved the feat during a clash against Mumbai Indians on Sunday

Modi’s speech at UNGA was ‘worthless’: Interior Minister

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior Sheikh Rashid Ahmed has termed the Indian Prime Minister’s speech at the United Nations General Assembly as “mind-numbing, worthless, insignificant and of inferior quality”. In a series of tweets, the interior minister commented on the Indian

Pioneering Feminist activist Kamla Bhasin passes away

NEW DELHI: Feminist icon, poet, author and a pioneer of the women’s rights movement in South Asia, Kamla Bhasin, died in Delhi after a short battle against liver cancer. She was 75. Bhasan remained committed to the causes she fought

‘No country should take advantage of Afghanistan’ says Modi at UNGA address

NEW YORK: In his address to the UN General Assembly, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed concern over the situation in Afghanistan, saying it was essential to ensure that the war-torn country’s territory is not used for terrorist activities. In

Kashmir is not India’s internal matter: Pakistan responds to Indian assertion

NEW YORK: Pakistan categorically rejected India’s claim at the United Nations that Jammu and Kashmir is its integral part, saying the state was an internationally recognised disputed territory. “Jammu and Kashmir neither is a so-called ‘integral’ part of India, nor

Sheharyar Afridi briefs Amnesty International official on Indian violations in Kashmir

NEW YORK: Sheharyar Afridi, chairman of the Special Parliamentary Committee on Kashmir, briefed leading human rights organization Amnesty International, on the worsening human rights violations in the Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir. Afridi met Senior Advocate Lawrence Moss Senior Advocate

Why are Indian Muslims being forcefully evicted in Assam?

Indian authorities have forcefully evicted 5,000 people, including women, children and elderly, in Assam state in a crackdown against Muslims residents in the area. In 2019, Assam published a list of people considered to be citizens, rendering some 1.9 million

India sabotages cricket

As the situation begins to unravel, it has been revealed that the Indian disinformation campaign played a key role in cancelling New Zealand’s tour of Pakistan. This was yet another nefarious attempt to spoil the sport by spreading fake threats

India’s Arnab Goswami exposed over claiming presence of Pakistani forces in Kabul hotel

Controversial Indian journalist Arnab Goswami was left red-faced after his conspiracy against Pakistan was exposed.  In an episode aired on September 15, Goswami claimed he had “intelligence” regarding Pakistan Army’s alleged presence in Afghanistan’s Panjshir valley supporting the Afghan Taliban.

False news is India’s state policy: FO rejects ‘terror module’ allegations

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has rejected Indian media’s baseless claims about busting of so-called ‘terror module’ said that propagation of false news was India’s state policy steered by its media. “We emphatically reject the Indian media’s baseless claims that Indian authorities have

Indian war crimes

Pakistan has shared with the world another dossier of Indian involvement in war crimes and genocide in occupied Jammu and Kashmir along with the gross human rights violations against Kashmiris. These are serious violations of the customary rules and treaty

Pakistan shares dossier of Indian involvement in war crimes, genocide in IoK

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has shared with the world another dossier comprising incriminating audio, video and documentary evidence on gross human rights violations, war crimes, genocide and torture against the Kashmiris by the “fascist Modi regime” in the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu

India evicted 250,000 people, demolished homes during pandemic

NEW DELHI: More than 250,000 people were evicted across India during the coronavirus pandemic, and millions more are at risk of being uprooted as authorities eye projects for faster economic growth, housing rights campaigners warned. From March 2020 to July

Registering cases against Syed Geelani’s family show India’s descent into fascism: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has slammed Indian authorities for registering cases against the family of Kashmiri resistance leader Syed Ali Geelani. In a statement, the prime minister said “snatching the body” of Syed Ali Geelani and registering cases against

Amazon to release its own branded TV by Oct

SAN FRANCISCO: Amazon.com is planning to launch its Amazon-branded TV in the United States as soon as October. The launch, involving teams from Amazon Devices and Lab126, has been in the works for almost two years, a report in Business

India-Taliban relations

After taking control of Kabul, the Taliban have claimed the right to raise a voice for Muslims anywhere, including Kashmir. This places them directly at loggerheads with India, who has been one of the most vociferous opponents of the hardliner’s

Will Syed Ali Geelani’s demise impact the Kashmiri freedom movement?

Veteran Hurriyat leader and the icon of the Kashmir freedom movement, Syed Ali Geelani, has passed away in Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir. Syed Ali Geelani was a stalwart of the Kashmiris resistance against the atrocities by Indian forces. His

Pakistan expresses concern over ‘illicit sale’ of radioactive material in India

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office has expressed serious concern over fresh reports of theft and illicit sale of radioactive material in India. In response to media queries, Foreign Office spokesperson said that this is a matter of grave concern for the international

Social media propaganda

In the modern world, battles are fought not just on the ground but on new platforms such as the internet and social media. In recent days, a sinister campaign has been launched against Pakistan amid the increasing violence from a

Pakistan rejects baseless Indian allegations over infiltration across LoC

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has categorically rejected the baseless Indian allegations that Islamabad wanted to infiltrate so-called “terrorists” via the Line of Control. Foreign Office spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri, in response to reports in the Indian media quoting “an unnamed” Indian security

Tokyo Olympics: India wins hockey bronze after victory over Germany

TOKYO: India won the bronze medal in hockey after a thrilling 5-4 victory over Germany at the Tokyo Games on Thursday, giving the country its first Olympic medal in the sport in more than forty years. India forward Simranjeet Singh

Two years of Kashmir siege

It has been two years since the people of Indian-occupied Jammu and Kashmir have been placed under a debilitating communication and economic blockade. The fascist Modi regime continues to perpetuate untold atrocities against hapless Kashmiris and manages to get away

FM Qureshi urges India to end state terrorism in IoK

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Wednesday called upon India to rescind its unilateral action of August 5, 2019, on Jammu and Kashmir and end all forms of oppression and state terrorism. “India must respect the United Nations Security

Sabotaging KPL

A row has erupted over the hosting of the Kashmir Premier League (KPL) cricket tournament. India is visibly irked about the tournament being held in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) and is making all-out attempts to sabotage the event. The

India assumes UNSC presidency

India has assumed the presidency of the powerful United Nations Security Council for the month of August. This will frustrate Pakistan’s plan of raising the Kashmir issue at the global forum and will also bring on a collision course with

Pakistan hopes India will abide by rules after assuming UNSC Presidency

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has expressed the hope that India would abide by the relevant rules and norms governing the United Nations as it assumes the Presidency of the Security Council. India, which is currently a non-permanent member of UNSC for a

Indian govt begins messaging shift to rival Koo after Twitter spat

NEW DELHI: Twitter is fast losing its sheen as a favoured communications tool for many Indian government departments and ministers keen to promote home-grown rival Koo while the US firm comes under fire for non-compliance with India’s laws. The most

Indian spying scandal

Pakistan has demanded a probe by United Nations against the widespread use of Israeli-developed Pegasus software to spy on politicians, journalists, and human rights activists around the world. India used the software for cyber-surveillance in gross violations of fundamental human

Pakistan seeks UN probe of India’s use of Pegasus spyware

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan called on the United Nations to investigate whether India used Israeli-made Pegasus spyware to spy on public figures including Prime Minister Imran Khan. The prime minister’s phone number was on a list of what an investigation by a

Shoaib Akhtar predicts Pakistan will beat India in T20 World Cup final

LAHORE: Former pacer Shoaib Akhtar has predicted that India and Pakistan will reach the final of the T20 World Cup and Pakistan will beat India. “I have a feeling Pakistan and India will play in the T20 World Cup final