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Migrants in Turkey pray for return to Syria

Tuvan Gumrukcu

REYHANLI: Ahmad Mustafa fled northern Syria to Turkey four months ago, badly injuring his hand along the way.

But while the free healthcare he gets as a refugee is helping him heal, Mustafa and many of the nearly 3 million Syrian migrants who have fled to Turkey are gradually losing hope for their war-ravaged homeland.

"We have no hope for Syria at this stage. Russia, Iran, and the United States are all hitting us from different sides," Mustafa said, his right arm still in a sling.

Govt snubs China over Dalai Lama’s Arunachal visit

The government has said that no additional colour should be ascribed to Dalai Lama’s religious and spiritual activities in India

Hardnews Bureau Delhi

In the wake of the controversies generated by Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama's visit to Arunachal Pradesh, the government today asserted that "no additional colour should be ascribed to his religious and spiritual activities."

Pak hand behind ‘stone pelting’ in J&K: Rajnath

New Delhi:  Home Minister Rajnath Singh today squarely blamed Pakistan for continuous efforts to destabilize Jammu and Kashmir and said even the "stone pelting" exercises resorted by youth in that state has Pakistani connection.

"My appeal to the youth of Jammu and Kashmir is that they should not be misguided by Pakistan and

elements in Pakistan," Singh said in the Lok Sabha during Zero Hour.

Responding to the issues of security situations in Jammu and Kashmir raised by Trinamool Congress

Pakistan Day: Separatist leaders detained and put under house arrest in Kashmir

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference chairmen Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Mirwaiz Moulvi Omar Farooq remained under house arrest while restrictions continued on about half-a-dozen other separatist leaders to prevent them from attending Pakistan Day in Delhi today.

Meanwhile, National Front, a constituent of hardline Hurriyat, chairman Nayeem Ahmad Khan, who was yesterday arrested at Srinagar International Airport when he was leaving for New Delhi to attend the day in Pakistan Embassy, remained lodged in Raj Bagh police station.