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Israel labels Palestinian Human Rights Group as ‘Terrorist Organizations’, draws outrage.

Israel has declared six Palestinian Human Rights Groups as “terrorist organisations”, in a military order issued by Israeli Defence Ministry on Friday. This move has sparked outrage and condemnation by the Palestinian Authority and international human rights groups. This declaration appears to pave the way for Israel to raid their offices, seize assets, arrest staff and criminalise any public expressions of support for the groups. The Israeli Ministry of Defence claimed on Friday that the groups were linked to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), a left-wing movement…

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Kashmir Makes it to T20 World Cup, as Kashmir Willow Bat Used by Oman Players

In a proud moment for every Kashmiri, Kashmir Willow bats have reached the international stage as players from Oman cricket team were seen playing with Kashmir made bats in the ongoing T20 World Cup. According to various sources this is the first time that a Kashmir made will bat is being used by international players on a global stage. Bats crafted by GR8 Sports, a company in the Sangam area of Anantnag, will be used by the team from Oman this year. On October 19, the bats were used in…

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India Recognize “New Reality” of Taliban Coming To Power in Afghanistan.

A Taliban delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister Abdul Salam Hanafi met with an Indian delegation in Moscow, Russia during which the Indian side expressed its readiness to provide extensive humanitarian assistance to the war-torn country. News of the meeting between the Taliban delegation and J.P. Singh, Joint Secretary for Pakistan-Afghanistan-Iran, Ministry of External Affairs, was reported over the Twitter handle of the Taliban Deputy Information and Broadcasting Minister and spokesperson, Zabihullah Mujahid. With this India joined a 10-nation statement recognising the “new reality” of the Taliban in power in Afghanistan. The…

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Afghan Girls Will Return to Schools Soon say Taliban.

Taliban have announced that girls in Afghanistan will soon be able to attend secondary schools with the exact timing to be announced by Ministry of Education. Qari Saeed Khosty, a spokesman for the interior ministry, told Al Jazeera on Sunday that  schools will be reopened and all the girls and women will return to school. “From my understanding and information, in a very short time all the universities and schools will be reopened and all the girls and women will return to school and their teaching jobs,” he said. Following the…

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India To Come Face to Face With Taliban For Talks After Accepting Russia’s Invitation.

India will come face-to-face with Taliban after accepting Russia’s invitation for talks in Moscow next week. The Taliban, who captured power two months ago, have also been invited to the talk by Russia. Confirming the Indian participation, Arindam Bagchi, spokesperson for the Ministry of External Affairs, said Thursday: “We have received an invitation for the Moscow format meeting on Afghanistan on October 20. We will be participating in it.” It is likely that the MEA will send a Joint Secretary-level officer to the meeting – a final decision is yet…

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