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  • Kashmiri man used as human shield by Indian army had voted prior to capture: report

    A police inquiry into the use of a Kashmiri man as a human shield by the Indian army on the day of by-polls in Srinagar has found that the man in question had, as he claimed, cast his vote before he was detained, tied to the bonnet of an army jeep, and paraded through several villages in the Budgam district, Scroll...

    On April 9, Farooq Ahmed Dar was made a human shield to 'deter' stone-pelting dissidents in the disputed territory... ...

  • Indian media reports acquittal of officer who used Kashmiri as human shield, army denies claim

    The Indian Army has denied Indian media reports that an Indian Army Court of Inquiry (COI) had acquitted an army officer accused of tying a Kashmiri man to his jeep, using him as a human-shield while patrolling in India-held Kashmir on April 9, saying that the COI has yet to reach a conclusion in the matter...

    The incident had once again raised concerns over the violation of human rights by Indian armed forces in held Kashmir,...

  • ‘I will never vote again’: Kashmiri used as ‘human shield’ by Indian army describes journey of humiliation

    He would return home that night with his left arm broken by the Army, after having being paraded through several villages strapped to the front of a military jeep, allegedly serving as a human shield on a day marked by violence that left eight civilians dead...

    “Am I a human being or an animal?”Even as a video of Dar strapped to the front the olive-green vehicle with sign pinned to his chest declaring him to be a stone pelter, the...

  • FIR registered against Indian Army in Kashmir 'human shield' case: reports

    A First Investigation Report (FIR) has been registered against the Indian Army after a video of a Kashmiri youth being used as a human shield by the army sparked outrage on social media, the Hindustan Times reportedThe FIR was registered after Indian Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat met Indian National Security Adviser Ajit Doval, according to [India Today], which suggested the meeting came in the backdrop of the 'human shield controversy'... ...

  • IHK rights commission orders Indian Rs1m compensation for army jeep 'human shield'

    The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) in India-held Kashmir (IHK) on Monday directed the state government to compensate Farooq Dar, a man who was tied to a jeep by allegedly by the Indian army as a human shield, Indian Rs 1 million, Times of India reported...

    "The commission, however, did not direct the Indian Army to provide compensation, saying "it doesn't have jurisdiction"...

  • Indian army awards officer who tied Kashmiri man to jeep as human shield

    The Indian army's Major Nitin Gogoi, who had tied a 26-year-old Kashmiri man to a jeep as human shield, has been praised by the military and awarded a commendation card, reports Indian media...

    "Major Gogoi, the officer who tied protester to jeep as human shield in J&K awarded by COAS for sustained efforts in counter insurgency operations," tweeted ANI...

  • Somali extremists use Donald Trump clip to recruit followers

    MOGADISHU: Al Qaeda’s East African affiliate has released a recruitment video targeting American blacks and Muslims that includes a clip of presidential candidate Donald Trump calling for Muslims to be banned from entering the United States...

    The clip of Trump on the campaign trail consists of his infamous proposal for the “total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States” to protect the country...

  • MQM legislators pay little heed to audio clip appeal for resignations

    KARACHI: Amid scepticism about the authenticity of an audio clip posted on the social media on Friday exactly a month after the incendiary speech of London-based Muttahida Qaumi Movement supremo Altaf Hussain, MQM lawmakers were asked to tender mass resignations and seek a fresh mandate though the recording failed to get any serious response from the parliamentarians who say they no longer recognise him as their leader...

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  • Govt-proposed amendment to clip powers of energy regulators

    ISLAMABAD: The government is contemplating bringing an amendment to the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) Act 1997 to make it binding on the regulator to implement policy guidelines of the federal government...

    Informed sources told Dawn that a draft amendment to the Nepra Act has been circulated to the stakeholders concerned for comments before it could be tabled before the Council of Common Interests (CCI) for...
  • Digital banking growing at a rapid clip: SBP

    KARACHI: Digital channels have been rapidly replacing paper-based transactions as payments through Pakistan Real-Time Interbank Settlement Mechanism in the third quarter of FY18 stood at Rs90...

    The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Monday issued Payment Systems Review January-March, 2018 providing details about the fast growth of digital transactions in the country...

  • TV channel fined over malicious video clip

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has imposed Rs1 million fine on News One TV channel for airing ‘malicious’ content against National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman retired Justice Javed Iqbal on May 23...

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