‘Radical Islamists behind terror attack on German Gurudwara’

An explosion at a gurudwara in Germany’s Essen city was a “terror attack” carried out by radical Islamists, authorities have said for the first time, terming it as an “entirely new” strike targeting the Sikhs. After the interrogation of two detained teenagers, the investigators hold the view that the blast was a “religious motivated terror of the Islamist scene”, Essen’s […]

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India allows visit of leader whom China claims is a ‘terrorist’; Is this retaliation for Masood Azhar?

China today aired its concern over World Uyghur Congress (WUC) leader Dolkun Isa’s reported visit to India, saying he is a “terrorist” on Interpol’s Red Corner and it is the obligation of all countries to bring him to justice. “I am not aware of the situation,” Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying told PTI in a written response when asked about […]

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Children brave blistering heat in schools with no roofs, fans or power

Schoolchildren, especially those studying in government-run institutions, are among those hit the hardest by a heatwave sweeping across the country. Lacking in basic amenities such as fans, drinking water and proper toilets, it’s a tough lesson these kids are being taught in the scorching heat. In Jharkhand, for instance, over 60% of state-run schools lack electricity. So the government is […]

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