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Taliban style policing in Mansehra

A group called International Khatm-e-Nabuwwat Movement (IKNM) has reportedly distributed pamphlets across Mansehra district of Khyber Pakhtunkwa (KP), warning barber shop owners against styling customers’ beards in ‘un-Islamic’ designs. It has also been warned that the barber shop found violating the directive will be vacated on a 15-day notice. Such ...

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Jammu and Kashmir govt orders transfers in administration

Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday ordered transfers in the administration. In the interest of administration, the following transfers and postings are hereby ordered with immediate effect, a government order reads. Suhail-ul-Islam, Junior KAS, awaiting orders of Posting in GAD, is posted as Under Secretary to the government, School Education ...

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Bring him home

Mosharraf Zaidi The writer is an analyst and commentator The five bloggers and activists that were abducted (and later released) at the beginning of 2017 will end the year with at least the vindication that an FIA investigation into their activities yielded no evidence that they were involved in any ...

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Budget session 2018: Speaker chairs all party meeting

Srinagar, Speaker Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly, Kavinder Gupta on Thursday sought the cooperation of political parties for smooth conduct of upcoming Budget Session scheduled to start from January 02, 2018.The spokesman while quoting the speaker said, “Members would fully utilize the time fixed for them during the session to ...

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