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Three arrested for killing Italian-Pakistani woman for ‘honour’

GUJRAT: An Italian-Pakistani woman was allegedly murdered by her father, uncle and brother in Punjab's Gujrat district in the name of honour, police officials said.  Police have arrested three suspects, including the victim’s father and brother identified as Ghulam Mustafa and Adnan, for their alleged involvement in the crime. According to details, 26-year-old Sana Cheema expressed a desire to marry a man of her choice in Italy, which enraged her family members who wanted to marry her off to their relative. The…

India convicts police and doctors over Muslim woman’s gangrape

MUMBAI: An Indian court Thursday convicted five police officers and two doctors of tampering with evidence in the gang rape of a pregnant woman and the murder of her family during one of the worst incidents of religious unrest since independence. Bilkis Bano was gang raped and seven of her relatives were killed during religious riots that broke out in the western state of Gujarat in 2002. At least 2,000 Muslims were hacked, beaten, shot or burnt to death in the violence, which erupted after a group of Hindu pilgrims…

WATCH: Lions block road in Gujarat

GUJARAT: A group of 12 lions were spotted standing in the middle of road hindering flow of traffic on Pipavav-Rajula highway in Indian Gujarat. The pride of lions were apparently trying to cross the road to enter other part of the jungle in night, while they found themselves stuck on one-way of the road as traffic on the other road was roaring past without noticing them. Read More: Village in India’s Gujarat bans mobiles for single women They must have faced difficulty in crossing the road. However,…

WATCH: Students at JNU burn effigy of Indian PM Modi

GUJARAT: Students at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), burnt an effigy of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to express their “resentment with the current government” The JNU administration had recently served notices to four students for burning an effigy of the PM. The matter is under investigation, according to reports. Indian Express reported that the members of the Congress-affiliated NSUI burnt an effigy representing the Prime Minister. They had also burnt effigies representing Ramdev, Sadhvi Pragya,…