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Srinagar An absconder wanted in a rape case was arrested on Tuesday after 25 years in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. Official sources that the accused, Kushaal Hussain, son of Mohammad Hussain, was arrested by a police team from his home at Bonala, Mendhar in Poonch. Kushaal was wanted in connection with an FIR number 107/1993 under section 376, 342, 456, 34 RPC dated 30/10/1993 in police station Mendhar. As the accused was absconding, the sessions court Poonch issued a warrant under 512 against him. SSP Poonch Rajiv Panday confirmed the arrest of Kushaal Hussain.

British and EU negotiators have reached an agreement on the terms of a Brexit deal on a “technical level”. The Press Association news agency citing a government source reported in London today that the draft will be examined by the British cabinet on Wednesday. Ireland’s public broadcaster RTE cited two […]

Sri Lankan court stays President’s order dissolving Parliament; House convened today

Sri Lanka’s parliament has been convened today following Supreme Court decision to stay President’s Gazette for dissolution of parliament and holding of early elections. The three-judge bench headed by chief justice gave its ruling this evening on petitions against the President Maithripala Sirisena’s Gazette to dissolve parliament. The court has […]

Sri Lanka: SC expected to give ruling today on interim relief sought by political parties against dissolution of parliament

In Sri Lanka, the Supreme Court is expected to give a ruling today on the interim relief sought by several political parties and independent groups against dissolution of parliament and holding of elections. The court has adjourned its hearing yesterday after Attorney General (AG), appearing for the government, sought more […]