NIA busts international flesh trade racket being run from Bangladesh to Hyderabad

NIA-33New Delhi, May 24: The National Investigation Agency has arrested two persons in connection with an international human trafficking case.

Those arrested have been identified as Abdul Salam and his wife Shivuli Khatoon. Both are residents of Hyderabad.

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As tensions rise, India says change in status quo by China at LAC is not acceptable

ladakh1New Delhi, May 24: The People’s Liberation Army of China has deployed additional troops along the disputed boundary with India.

Even as the military officials of both countries have been in talks, they were unable to diffuse the standoff along the Line of Actual Control (LAC). In response to China’s move, India too sent reinforcements. While there have been no skirmishes between the two nations, the tensions were visibly high.

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Cannot single out India for Islamophobia, Maldives tells OIC

maldives-IndiaNew Delhi, May 23: With the OIC becoming increasingly hostile, Maldives has come to the rescue of India.

Male told the OIC in an address this week that singling out India for Islamophobia would not be factually incorrect. It would also be detrimental to religious harmony in South Asia, Male had also said.

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China blocking Indian patrols says New Delhi

india-chinaNew Delhi, May 23: China’s People’s Liberation Army is blocking Indian Army patrols on its side of the Line of Actual Control, India has said. The statement comes in the backdrop of two separate incidents that took place at the Sikkim and Ladakh sectors, where Indian and Chinese soldiers came to blows.

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SC seeks government’s reply on plea seeking to ban Zoom video calling app

zoom1aNew Delhi, May 23: The Supreme Court has sought a reply from the government on a petition that sought to ban the Zoom video calling app.

Harsh Chugh, a part time tutor said in his petition that the use of Zoom should be banned for both official and personal purposes until a law addressing data security issues is put in place. A Bench headed by Chief Justice of India, S A Bobde issued notice to the government returnable by four weeks.

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Indian link to deported Al-Qaeda man: Agencies to probe further

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Mohammad Ibrahim Zubair

New Delhi, May 22: An Al-Qaeda operative from Hyderabad, who was convicted in the United States has been deported to India. He was convicted for financing activities of slain Al-Qaeda preacher, Anwar al-Awlaki.

A resident of Toledo in Ohio, US, the 41 year old Mohammad Ibrahim Zubair was deported to India on a special flight that landed in Amritsar on May 19. He was born in Sharjah, but is an Indian national. His parents originally hail from Hyderabad.

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RBI Governor to address media at 10 am today

shaktikantadasNew Delhi, May 22: RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das will address the media at 10 am today.

The briefing comes a week after Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a financial stimulus package in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

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Refrain from unjustified cartographic assertion, India tells Nepal

indo-nepalNew Delhi, May 21: A day after Nepal made public its new map, claiming territory under India’s control, the government has hit back saying that the revised official map was a unilateral act and not based on facts.

Anurag Srivastava, spokesperson Ministry of External Affairs said that what Nepal did was contrary to the bilateral understanding to resolve outstanding boundary issues through diplomatic dialogue. Such artificial enlargement of territorial claims will not be accepted by India, he also said.

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ISI charges Rs 10 lakh per kilogram of narcotics that a Khalistan terrorist sells

drugs1New Delhi, May 20: The bonhomie between the Hizbul Mujahideen and Khalistan terror groups has come to light yet again.

Investigators have learnt that the money earned through the sale of heroin was transferred to the Hizbul Mujahideen. Ranjit Singh Rana, the Khalistan terrorist arrested by the Punjab police in March has told the police that through his accomplices, he had managed to transferred Rs 6 crore to the Hizbul Mujahideen in the past five years.

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Slain terrorist Junaid recruited Kashmir youth into Hizbul in exchange for drugs

junaid-sehraiNew Delhi, May 20: In a major hit, the Indian security forces shot dead top Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist, Junaid Sehrai. Junaid, the son of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat chairman, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai was killed in an encounter that took place at Nawa Kadal in Srinagar’s downtown area.

Ashraf Sarai, who is a hardliner was elected after his predecessor, Syed Ali Shah Geelani relinquished his post in 2018. Sehrai was the general secretary of the organisation since its formation in 2004.

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