British-Muslim Women detained for reading Syrian book on plane
August 4, 2016

representational pic London: British-Muslim  women detained for reading Syrian book on plane A British-Muslim woman was detained at a UK airport and questioned under terror laws after a cabin crew member spotted her reading a book on Syrian culture on board her honeymoon flight. Faizah Shaheen, who helps prevent teenage mental health patients from becoming radicalised, was returning.

There’s a difference between terrorism and struggle for freedom: Chaudhry Nisar
August 4, 2016

Islamabad | (PTK): Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said during the SAARC interior Ministers conference that there existed a difference between terrorism and struggling for freedom. In an apparent reference to the Kashmir atrocities being committed by the Indian authorities, Nisar said that subjecting children and civilians to torture and assault came under the ambit.

Pakistan stresses on mutual cooperation among SAARC countries
August 4, 2016

Islamabad: Nawaz Sharif on Thursday emphasized on mutual cooperation among the SAARC countries as key for regional progress. Addressing the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation interior ministers meeting here, Nawaz Sharif said that the South Asian region is blessed with resources. He stressed that the region should work together to combat the problems it faces, Geo News reported. “Mutual.

Woman killed, 5 injured in knife attack in London
August 4, 2016

Srinagar | (PTK): Attack in which several people with a knife in central London Wednesday evening, killing an elderly woman and injuring five other people, as police said they could not rule out a terror attack. The suspect was arrested after police deployed a Taser. The conditions of the injured victims were not immediately clear. Neither the suspect nor the victims were immediately.

Crowds rally in Pakistan against visit of Rajnath
August 3, 2016

Islamabad | (PTK): Hundreds of Pakistanis have rallied in the capital, Islamabad, against the imminent visit of Home Minister, Rajnath Singh. Some 2,000 chanted slogans against India, claiming the predominantly Muslim region of Kashmir, now divided between the two countries, belongs to Pakistan. Rajnath is due in Islamabad later on Wednesday to attend a meeting of the South Asian Association.

UN backtracks on UNMOGIP role in Kashmir, says limited to LoC
August 3, 2016

Srinagar: The incidents in Kashmir are India’s internal matter and do not come under the control of UNMOGIP that only observes and reports on ceasefire violations along the Line of Control (LoC). In an unusual move, the UN has backtracked from its statement that it will continue to monitor the situation in Kashmir through its military observer group in India and Pakistan, clarifying.

Kashmiri in Malaysia contact lateef for help
August 3, 2016

Wani Absar from Malaysia to Press trust of Kashmir Kashmiris in Kualalumpur Malaysia contact Lateef Ahmad Bhat for help A Kashmiri businessman in Kualalumpur Malaysia came forward to help those Kashmiris who can’t contact their families for financial help in Kashmir because of ongoing unrest .Anybody from Kashmir in Kualalumpur may contact Lateef AHMAD on +60 10 905 1370 for help. (PTK)

UN Will Continue to Monitor Kashmir Situation: Ban-ki Moon’s Office
August 2, 2016

Srinagar: The UN today said it will continue to monitor the tense situation in Kashmir even as the world body again called on both India and Pakistan to “work constructively” to resolve the issue. “The United Nations has repeatedly…Put out the message to both sides (India and Pakistan) about the need for them to work constructively with each other on this issue. And we will.

Two Saudi Arabians among 3 undertrial prisoners killed in Manipur
July 30, 2016

Imphal: Two Saudi Arabians were among three undertrial prisoners killed early on Saturday in violence inside the Sajiwa Central Jail in Imphal East district of Manipur, highly placed sources said. The union home ministry has sought a report about the incident from the Manipur government since Saudi Arabia is seeking information on the killings of its two citizens, the sources.

Muslim woman told to remove Hijab for job application in NZ
July 25, 2016

Melbourne: A 25-year-old Muslim girl in New Zealand was left embarrassed after she applied for a job at a jewellery shop and was told it was a “waste of time” unless she removed her hijab. She said she was told it was a “waste of time” if she would not remove her hijab. A 25-year-old Muslim girl in New Zealand was left embarrassed after she applied for a job.