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Forced conversions are un-Islamic, says Imran Khan

Pakistan: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has described the practice of forced conversions as un-Islamic and said that those who do so are unaware of the history of Islam. Addressing an event on the occasion of National Minority Day here…

Baltimore’s numbers worst on crime, economy: Trump chides Elijah Cummings again

Washington DC (USA): US President Donald Trump on Monday continued his attack on Democratic Representative Elijah Cummings, a high-profile critic of his administration, and Baltimore city from where he hails, claiming that is “worst” in terms of crime rate and…

7 Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

Rameshwaram (Tamil Nadu): Seven Indian fishermen were arrested by Sri Lankan Navy on Sunday for allegedly poaching in the island nation’s waters, officials said. Fishermen from Rameswaram and nearby places were near the Katchatheevu island when a Sri Lankan navy…

At least 5 people shot at festival in California

California: At least five people were shot Sunday at an annual food festival in Northern California, a hospital spokeswoman says. Santa Clara Valley Medical Center spokeswoman Joy Alexiou says the hospital has received two victims from the shooting and expects…

US tells Pak to make progress on commitments of Khan-Trump meeting

Washington: The United States has told Pakistan to fulfill the commitments made during Prime Minister Imran Khan’s recently concluded visit to Washington. The Pakistan Prime Minister held meetings with US President Donald Trump and the US Secretary of State Michael…

Sri Lankan PM performs rituals at temple in Kerala

Kasargod: Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and wife Maitree Wickremesinghe on Saturday visited the Bela Kumaramangalam Subramanya Temple near here. Wickremesinghe performed rituals under the guidance of the priests, temple sources said. Earlier, the temple officials received the Lankan premier…

BCCI writes to US Embassy over Shami’s visa rejection

New Delh: Ahead of the India-West Indies series, a BCCI source on Saturday revealed that pacer Mohammad Shami’s visa application was initially rejected by the US Embassy as the cricketer’s police verification record was incomplete. However, the source confirmed that…

3000 years of Indian poetry translated into Italian

Rome (Italy): The Italian edition of ‘100 Great Indian Poems’, edited by India’s Ambassador to Madagascar and Comoros Abhay Kumar, was published by Edizioni Efesto here. Titled ‘100 Grandi Poesie Indiane’ in Italian, the book includes poems from 28 languages…

114 killed in Bangladesh floods

Dhaka (Bangladesh): At least 114 people have been killed due to excessive flooding triggered by incessant rains and a deluge from Himalayan rivers in India and Nepal, authorities said on Friday. Dhaka Tribune confirmed that more than hundreds of people…

3 earthquakes kill 8 people, injured 12 in Philippines

Philippines: At least eight people lost their lives while 12 others were injured after three earthquakes shook the northern Philippines in the last 24 hours. According to the US Geological Survey, the first tremor, measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale,…

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