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Saudi Arabia allows 60,000 residents to perform Hajj

Saudi Arabia announced Saturday this year's hajj pilgrimage will be limited to no more than 60,000 people, all of them from within the kingdom, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

US flays infiltration across
LoC between India, Pakistan

WASHINGTON: The United States on Thursday condemned terrorists who seek to infiltrate across the Line of Control and supported a dialogue between India and Pakistan. "We condemn terrorists who...

US welcome Delhi’s
measures for J&K

WASHINGTON: The United States has welcomed the steps taken by New Delhi to return the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir to full economic and political normalcy consistent with India's democratic values.

FBM stages protest against
disappearances in Balochistan

FRANKFURT : The Free Balochistan Movement Germany Branch organised a protest in front of the Pakistani Consulate in Frankfurt to express solidarity with the families of the state victims of enforced disappearance...

Lord Ahmad issues statement
on rights of SL Muslim community

LONDON: Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon, the UK's Minister for the UN and Human Rights, delivered the following statement during the Interactive Dialogue with the High Commissioner for Human Rights on Sri...

Jaishankar discusses de-escalation
of troops with Chinese counterpart

NEW DELHI: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar's telephonic conversation with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi lasted for 75 minutes. The two Foreign Ministers discussed the situation along the LAC in Eastern Ladakh...

HRs agenda continues to
face severe challenges: Jaishankar

NEW DELHI: Noting that terrorism continues to be one of the gravest threats to humankind and India is at the forefront of the fight against it, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on...

Jaishankar says “Building
democracy was big project
in Maldives”

NEW DELHI: India’s External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Sunday said that 'building democracy was the big project in the Maldives', after meeting Maldivian Speaker Mohamed Nasheed."Delighted to meet Speaker Mohamed Nasheed....

KTV fined £50,000 for
serious breaches

LONDON: Ofcom is to impose fines totalling £50,000 on Khalsa Television Limited (KTV) for a “serious breach” of broadcasting rules. An investigation by the regulator found KTV, which broadcasts...