Sikh store-owner stabbed to death in US

New York, Aug 17 : A Sikh store-owner has been stabbed to death in the US state of New Jersey, in a third incident targeting the community in the country in the last three weeks. Terlok Singh was found dead by his cousin Karnail Singh on Thursday in his East Orange suburb store with apparent […]

Three injured in grenade explosion in J&K

Srinagar, Aug 17 : Three civilians were injured in a grenade explosion on Friday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said. Police said militants hurled a grenade at the office of Superintendent of Police (SP) in Awantipora town. The grenade exploded outside the office, injuring three civilians. The injured have been shifted to hospital […]

Indonesian police kill dozens in Asian Games clean-up: Amnesty

Jakarta, Aug 17 : Police in the Indonesian capital have killed dozens of people as part of an escalating crackdown against petty criminals ahead of the Asian Games, in a campaign Amnesty International has described as “unnecessary and excessive”. Based on monitoring from January to August this year, Amnesty International said 31 police killings were […]

The Rohingya lists: refugees compile their own record of those killed in Myanmar

By Clare Baldwin KUTUPALONG REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh, Aug 17 : Mohib Bullah is not your typical human rights investigator. He chews betel and he lives in a rickety hut made of plastic and bamboo. Sometimes, he can be found standing in a line for rations at the Rohingya refugee camp where he lives in Bangladesh. […]

Teenager Apple fan hacks into its secure systems

Sydney, Aug 17 : An Australian teenager pleaded guilty to charges of hacking into Apple’s secure systems and said that he was a fan of the technology giant and hoped to work there one day, the media reported. The 16-year-old boy is facing criminal charges after the technology giant called in the Federal Bureau of […]

Pakistan denies charges of aiding Taliban in Afghanistan’s Ghazni

Islamabad, Aug 17 : The Pakistan Foreign Office has denied allegations that Pakistani citizens supported the Taliban attack on Afghanistans Ghazni last week, a media report said on Friday. “We have not received any evidence to back up these spurious accusations and reject these baseless allegations,” Foreign Office spokesman Muhammad Faisal said, rejecting allegations made […]