The group, which used to perpetrate attacks in the Jammu and Kashmir state, is affiliated with Taliban movement and al-Qaeda terrorist organization and aims to separate Kashmir from India and to merge it into neighboring Pakistan.
Punjab BJP chief Shwait Malik Friday lashed out at Pakistan for trying to put restrictions on number of pilgrims visiting the historic Sikh shrine in Kartarpur.
While India sought for opening the corridor on all seven days for daily visits of pilgrims, Pakistan has restricted the visits to certain days. He expressed hope that the initiative of Prime Minister Imran Khan will not only facilitate Sikhs, especially from India, but in the current vitiated situation, it can be a "step forward in right direction from conflict to cooperation, animosity to peace and enmity to friendship".
Pakistan while assuring visa-free corridor to the pilgrims has added a condition wherein the pilgrims will be required to furnish a special permit, defeating the basic objective of having the dedicated corridor, the sources told ANI.
Interestingly, when India and Pakistan had signed a pact in 1974 to facilitate the visit of their pilgrims to the shrines located in each other's territories, Kartarpur Sahib was not included despite repeated Indian requests.
April the giraffe gives birth
Fans of April the Giraffe can rejoice because the well-known animal welcomed a baby boy on Saturday, park officials said. In addition to Tajiri and her youngest offspring, April is also mom to three others, which were born behind the lens.
Australia target World Cup win after stunning India
Khawaja, who was named man of the series, said it was a sweet vengeance after the home ODIs annihilation to India early this year. Talking about his own terrific form in this series, Khawaja said it was very satisfying to play a part in the team's victory.
Pakistan has so far resisted all attempts to include Kartarpur in the 1974 MoU, the official said. Several differences - including on the number of pilgrims permitted daily, the number of days the corridor would be operational and a permit system for pilgrims - emerged during these talks.
Even after the Pulwama terrorist attack on Feb 14, India had a joint meet with Pakistan on the construction of the corridor and Pakistan side played all tricks to spook the work of the corridor. The Pakistan delegation was led by Mohammad Faisal, Director General of the South Asia Division in the Pakistan Ministry of Foreign Affairs. India had on Thursday sought visa-free access for 5,000 pilgrims per day to the Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan during a meeting between officials of the two countries.
The meeting was held at Attari in Gurdaspur district of Punjab on Thursday. This will be preceded by a meeting of technical experts on March 19 at the proposed zero points to finalize the alignment, the joint statement added.
India has already made it clear that the talks on the corridor were being held keeping in mind the emotions and sentiments of the Sikh community and could not be considered the resumption of dialogue between the two countries.
Kartarpur is a small town in Narowal, some four kilometres from the Pakistan-India border, where the founder of Sikh religion Baba Guru Nanak spent the last 18 years of his life.
L'exposition montrera l'impact de l'exil dans la vie et dans l'œuvre de Picasso et de ses compatriotes artistes. C'est l'une de ses toiles qui sera présentée au musée des abattoirs de Toulouse à partir du 15 mars.
NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says despite the attacks being carried out in Christchurch, he had been based in Dunedin. Handcuffed, shoeless Tarrant appeared in a Christchurch District Court on Saturday and was charged with murder .
He said he picked up the weapon and pulled the trigger and, after finding it empty, smashed it through the gunman's auto window. The area was evacuated as a precaution, and Australian police said Tarrant's family there is complying with investigators.
The New York Times , which first reported the sentencing, said White had been given two court hearings, on March 6 and March 9. A fourth, former Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Robert Levinson, has been missing in Iran since 2007.
Karpelès, wearing a dark suit, bowed to the judge as he entered the courtroom." He was motionless after the verdict was read out. The odds were stacked against Karpeles as the vast majority of cases that come to trial in Japan end in a conviction.
"123 pays!", a tweeté la jeune Suédoise Greta Thunberg , icône du mouvement avec sa grève hebdomadaire de l'école. Les étudiants du monde entier s'étaient donné rendez-vous ce vendredi pour faire la grève en faveur du climat.
Two federal judges have ruled that Ross' planned addition of the question violated administrative law and was unconstitutional. Ross claimed that DOJ wanted to add the question in order to better enforce aspects of the Voting Rights Act.
Irving's triple-double leads Celtics past Kings 126-120
Sacramento's playoff chances are fading, but Fox's fantasy value will be fine as long as they can stay within striking distance. The Celtics then rallied again, this time going ahead on a Brown 3-pointer with 55.4 seconds remaining in the third quarter.
Grieving families given earth from Ethiopian crash site
The announcement comes in the wake of last week's Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed all 157 passengers and crew onboard. Family members are being give a 1 kilogram sack of scorched earth taken from the crash sites, said two family members.
Ruthless Wales seal Grand Slam with emphatic victory
Wales shrugged off the rain, wind and Ireland to win the Six Nations and complete the Grand Slam this morning (local time). Wales were as low as eighth in the rankings less than two years ago after finishing fifth in the Six Nations.
Man arrested for tackling brown pelican in Florida
The Monroe County Sheriff's Office was notified of the arrest and has initiated extradition proceedings. After a bond hearing in front of a court commissioner, he is now awaiting extradition to Florida.
Kyle Massey Sued Over Alleged Sexual Misconduct With A Minor
Massey is being sued by a 13-year-old girl who says the former child TV star sent her sexually explicit photos and a video. Days later, Massey allegedly began sending "numerous sexually explicit text messages, images, and videos" to the girl.
Saints Center Max Unger Retires After 10 Seasons
His arrival in New Orleans was a part of the headline-making trade with the Seattle Seahawks for tight end Jimmy Graham in 2015. Not only are the Saints losing a three-time Pro Bowler, Unger was one of the leaders within the New Orleans organization.