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Two killed, scores injured during protests by Sikhs in India’s Faridkot

ARIDKOT: At least two people were killed and over 100 people, including cops, injured during clashes between Sikh community protestors and police over an alleged incident of desecration in Faridkot district of Indian Punjab, according to reports published on The Hindu and the Hindustan Times websites.Sikhs belonging to Faridkot and its adjacent Moga district in Indian Punjab have been holding protests for past two days after more than 100 torn up pages from Guru Granth Sahib, the Sikh holy book were found near a gurdwara in Bargari village of theRead More


Ahmed Mukhtar denies claiming Pakistani leadership knew about Osama’s presence

ISLAMABAD: Former Pakistani defence minister Ahmed Mukhtar has categorically denied claiming in an interview with Indian TV channel CNN-IBN that Pakistan had knowledge of Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden’s presence in the country. Talking to News via telephone, Mukhtar termed the clips of his interview being shown on Indian media as “utter nonsense” and “totally misquoted”. His statements had been taken out of context, said Mukhtar, who served as the defence minister in ex-prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani’s cabinet.


PTI probing issue of transferred votes from NA-122: Imran Khan

LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan congratulated party workers and activists on Wednesday for displaying conviction and passion in the NA-122 by-polls, and said PTI had created a cell to investigate the issue of ‘transferred and missing votes’ from the constituency, whose findings will be presented to a “free and fair election commission.” “For now we will remain tight lipped, but as soon as our probe is complete, we will take action accordingly.”