Indian paramilitary troopers during a one-day strike in downtown Srinagar. Agence France-Presse
At least 12 locals and six troops were injured on Saturday evening, officials told Reuters, as the worshippers on the traditional mourning procession of Muharram clashed with troops trying to stop it.
A month down the line since the state of Jammu and Kashmir, excluding Ladakh, was turned into a Union Territory for the purpose of administering it better and put in its entirety
The death was confirmed by police after the government passed a presidential decree on Monday stripping the Muslim majority state of its longstanding semi-autonomous privileges.
A magistrate speaking to AFP on condition of anonymity said at least 4,000 people were arrested and held under the Public Safety Act (PSA), a controversial law that allows authorities to imprison someone for up to two years without charge or trial.
Lebanon's president calls for two-week state of emergency in Beirut after blasts
Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum said that innovative measures are required to ensure the seamless delivery of education amidst the current global situation.
The Al Ain Zoo is all set to welcome visitors again from Thursday.
Residents of Sharjah and other emirates from ages 18 to 60 may now participate in the UAE (Abu Dhabi Health Services Corp. and G42 Healthcare)-China (Sinopharm of the government-owned China National Biotech Group) Phase III COVID19 candidate inactivated vaccine clinical trial.