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Indian Sufi clerics say they were detained by Pak security agencies

Indian Sufi clerics say they were detained by Pak security agencies

New Delhi, Mar 20 (UNI) Two Indian nationals, including, an 80-year-old Syed Asif Ali Nizami, Sajjada Nashin of Dargah Hazrat Nizamuddin here, and his nephew Azim Ali Nizami, who had gone missing after landing at Karachi airport, today revealed that they had been picked by Pakistani security agencies. On return home from Karachi today they met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to thank her for her efforts to ensure their safe return. Later, talking to media, they dismissed Pakistani media report that had gone to interior Sindh to meet their followers, and they could not establish any communication with their relatives in New Delhi as there was no phone network in that part of the Pakistani province. The said they were picked by some security people and taken away to some place in Karachi after their face was covered by a cloth. The family said they had brought the copy of a Urdu newspaper which carried a report that they were agents of India’s external agency. Ms Swaraj had taken up the matter with Mr Sartaj Aziz, Advisor to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Foreign Affairs, to ensure the safety of the two Indians. UNI NAZ CJ SHK 2224

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Maliwal's hunger strike enters Day 8

20 Apr 2018 | 11:30 PM

New Delhi, Apr 20 (UNI) The indefinite hunger strike by Delhi Commission of Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal demanding capital punishment to rapists of minors entered eighth day on Friday.

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International designer Bibi Russell opens India Runway Week Season 10

International designer Bibi Russell opens India Runway Week Season 10

20 Apr 2018 | 11:16 PM

New Delhi, Apr 20 (UNI) The Indian Federation for Fashion Development (IFFD) hosted the extremely anticipated 10th season of India Runway Week (IRW) here.

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Mahesh Babu thanks fans across India in unique way

Mahesh Babu thanks fans across India in unique way

20 Apr 2018 | 10:56 PM

New Delhi, Apr 20 (UNI) Superstar Mahesh Babu was left overwhelmed on Friday by his fans loyalty who thronged to theatres to watch first-day first show of ‘Bharat Ane Nenu’.

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Guidelines for playing national anthem under process

20 Apr 2018 | 9:34 PM

New Delhi, Apr 20 (UNI) The Inter-Ministerial Committee constituted to frame the ‘guidelines describing circumstances and occasions on which the national anthem is to be played or sung’ is yet to come up with the recommendation for the Government, a source said in the Home Ministry here on Friday.

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BJP releases third list of 59 candidates for Karnataka polls

BJP releases third list of 59 candidates for Karnataka polls

20 Apr 2018 | 9:05 PM

New Delhi, Apr 20 (UNI) The BJP on Friday released the third list of 59 candidates for the upcoming Karnataka Assembly elections.

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