Streets were mostly deserted otherwise, and with shops still closed, people were trying to cope with shortages of food and other necessities. In a statement, they said that on Monday Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti's senior adviser Amitabh Mattoo approached them "insisting that it was a "mistake" for which he apologized".
They said that the BJP government in India was advancing the agenda of the RSS as they wanted to alter the Muslim character of the Jammu and Kashmir besides destabilising Pakistan through terrorism and interference. No newspaper will come out here on Wednesday after Srinagar-based editors and publishers on Tuesday decided not to go to print in protest against the government's "propaganda blitzkrieg that there was no ban" on the media in the restive Kashmir Valley.
China on Monday (July 18) said in a statement that it would close a part of the South China Sea between Tuesday (July 19) and Thursday (July 21) for military exercises, EFE news reported. Zhao Qizheng speaks at the Think-Tank Seminar on South China Sea and Regional Cooperation and Development in Singapore. China joined UNCLOS in 1996, but argued that the Hague tribunal had no jurisdiction over the Spratly dispute because it was implicitly ruling on the question of Chinese sovereignty ...
But inside the Afghan's room, police said they found a hand-drawn flag resembling the one used by ISIS. German authorities said they had authenticated the video. The assailant had arrived as an unaccompanied minor in Germany in June 2015 and had been staying with a foster family in the region for the last two weeks, Herrmann said.
The aim of the group was to recruit Muslim youths to work for the ISIS and commit acts of terrorism in India at the behest of Armar, who is based in Syria and is purportedly the media chief of the ISIS. In this case, the NIA had earlier filed a charge sheet against 23-year-old accused Naser Packeer, outlining his modus operandi in identifying, radicalizing, recruiting and sending Indians to join the terrorists in Syria and Iraq.
Earlier in the day, North Korea test-fired three ballistic missiles into the East Sea from its central western county of Hwangju. North Korea fired three missiles - two Scuds and a Rodong - on Tuesday, officials said . The missile tests are also viewed as perilous by Japan. The North and the rich, democratic South are technically still at war because their 1950-53 conflict ended in an armistice, not a peace treaty.