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  • Indian woman in Muslim marriage scandal appeals for ‘freedom’

    NEW DELHI: A woman confined to her parents’ home because she married a Muslim should be removed from her father’s custody and allowed to finish her studies, India’s top court ruled on Monday...

    Akhila Ashokan’s marriage to a Muslim man was nullified against her wishes earlier this year at her Hindu father’s request...

  • Call for repealing Lanka’s Muslim marriage law

    COLOMBO: Following a statement by Rizwe Mufthi, President of the All Ceylon Jamiyathul Ulama (ACJU), that the Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act (MMDA) is “perfect in the present state” and does not require changes, Sri Lankan women groups have termed his view a blocking of fundamental rights and called upon the government to intervene...

    Women’s Action Network (WAN), a collective of eight women organisations working in Muslim and Tamil...

  • No love jihad: Religious extremists in India fail at gatecrashing Hindu-Muslim marriage

    The wedding reception of a Muslim man and a Hindu woman in the Ghaziabad city of India's Uttar Pradesh on Friday was briefly disrupted as a mob of religious extremists tried to gatecrash the ceremony but were stopped by local police, IANS reported...

    Upon learning of the interfaith marriage, members of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had teamed up with fellow zealots from Hindutva ideologues Shiv Sena, Bajrang Dal and Jai Shiv...

  • Remand of four suspected RAW agents extended

    KARACHI: Four suspects allegedly associated with the Indian spy agency Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) were given in police custody for further interrogation and investigation for another week by an antiterrorism court on Friday...

    The investigation officer of the case also submitted an initial investigation report in court stating that the suspects carried out a series of bomb blasts in the city in 2008 on the direction of their ‘party...
  • Russia declares US media outlets ‘foreign agents’ in tit-for-tat move

    MOSCOW: Russia’s justice ministry named on Tuesday nine US media outlets, including Voice of America, as “foreign agents” after President Vladimir Putin signed a law allowing US media to be slapped with the controversial label...

    Both broadcasters had already been formally warned by the justice ministry that they risked recognition as “foreign agents”...

  • Clearing agents demand protection of freight

    PESHAWAR: Customs clearing agents have expressed concern over the monopoly of bonded carriers and demanded of the Transit Trade Pakistan director general Javaid Ghani to allow the transportation of consignments also through loose cargo load (LCL) of NLC and ensure protection to the freight...

    All Pakistan Customs Agents vice-chairman Ziaul Haq Sarhadi while talking to Dawn on Saturday said that the Afghan Transit Trade Agreement,...

  • Nine news outlets likely to be labelled ‘foreign agents’ in Russia

    MOSCOW: Russia on Thursday named nine US government-sponsored news outlets likely to be labelled “foreign agents” under a new law that is being rushed through parliament in response to what Moscow says is unacceptable US pressure on Russian media...

    Russia’s lower house of parliament approved the law — allowing Moscow to force foreign media to brand news they provide to Russians as the work of “foreign agents” and to disclose their...

  • Travel agents protest new policy on Umrah

    RAHIM YAR KHAN: Local travel agents on Tuesday staged a demonstration against the Saudi government’s new policy requiring biometric verification of those desiring to proceed for umrah...

    Members of the Travel Agents Association (TAA), R Y Khan, gathered at the Bridge Chowk, holding banners against the new policy on the pilgrims...

  • Three ‘RAW agents’ get bail in anti-state acts, illicit weapons cases

    KARACHI: An antiterrorism court on Saturday granted bail to three men, alleged to be agents of the Indian intelligence agency RAW, in cases pertaining to anti-state activities and possession of explosives and illicit weapons...

    Thereafter, the MQM leader along with Siddiqui allegedly came from London to settle the dispute and got him released, the prosecution said, alleging that he sent Aman back to Pakistan with the help of RAW...

  • US agents plotted to find bin Laden via meds: report

    WASHINGTON: The United States plotted to find Osama bin Laden by concealing tracking devices in medical supplies, possibly through Red Cross hospitals, a report said Thursday, citing documents leaked by former security contractor Edward Snowden...

    The Intercept news site quoted from a National Security Agency slide presentation dated June 2010 which discussed the possibility of going from “Pharma to Target” by penetrating “the...
  • FIA arrests nine human agents

    GUJRANWALA: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) arrested nine human smugglers on Tuesday, FIA Deputy Director Malik Sikandar Hayat told reporters...

    Raja Tanveer was arrested in Rawalpindi, while Munawwar, Aamir Shahzad, Qamer, Arif, Jamil, Imran and Rana Nasir were arrested in Gujranwala, Sialkot and Kamoke
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