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Imran Khan discusses ‘serious situation in Kashmir’ with Boris Johnson

LONDON: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday telephoned his UK counterpart, Boris Johnson, during which a discussion on the “serious situation in Kashmir” was held, Johnson’s Downing Street office said in a statement. Both leaders agreed on the “importance of maintaining dialogue”, the statement added. The prime minister congratulated PM Johnson on ...

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Pakistan to downgrade diplomatic relations with India, take Kashmir matter to UN

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan said on Wednesday it will “downgrade” diplomatic relations and suspend bilateral trade with arch-rival India after New Delhi stripped its portion of the contested Kashmir region of special status. Neighbours China and Pakistan, which both claim parts of the region, have voiced fierce opposition to India’s move dropping a constitutional ...

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Hundreds protest in Dhaka over India’s Kashmir stance

DHAKA: Hundreds of Bangladeshi protesters took to the streets of Dhaka on to protest neighboring India s decision to scrap special status for Kashmir. Many of those joining the protest outside Bangladesh s national mosque were members of the Islamist political party Islami Andolan Bangladesh. Leading party member Maulana Zakaria ...

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Amnesty signals danger of unrest in region as India isolates Kashmir

SRI NAGAR: Amnesty International, a global rights group, has cautioned India that its decision to amend the status of the Jammu and Kashmir would pave way for an increase in violence. In a statement, Amnesty International asserted that “the unilateral decision” made by India without consulting stakeholders “amidst a clampdown ...

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India win second T20I via DLS method in Florida

LAUDERHILL: India won the second Twenty20 International against West Indies by 22 runs on DLS method at Fort Lauderhill in Florida, USA. Chasing the target of 168 runs for victory, West Indies scored 98 runs for the loss of four wickets in15.3 overs, with 70 needed off 27 balls to ...

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US woman infuriated over bail granted to rape convict in India

NEW DELHI: A US woman, who was sexually assaulted by an Indian politician’s nephew in New Delhi back in 2013, has now come out against the “corrupt” Indian legal system for granting him bail and claiming that the country does not support women who go through the tragic ordeal. The victim ...

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Trump again offers to mediate between Pakistan, India on Kashmir issue

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has again offered to mediate between Pakistan and India on the Kashmir dispute. “If they [Pakistan and India] wanted somebody to intervene or to help them,” Trump said in response to a question from a reporter at the White House about his earlier offer to mediate the ...

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India yet again rejects Trump’s mediation offer on Kashmir dispute

NEW DELHI: While responding to US President Donald Trump’s offer to mediate Kashmir issue, External Affairs Minister of India Dr. S. Jaishankar on Friday has said that any discussion on the matter will only be held with Pakistan. The minister took to social networking website, Twitter, and told that he ...

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India criminalises ‘instant divorce’

NEW DELHI: India’s parliament on Tuesday passed a controversial law against the practice of “instant divorce” or “triple talaq” in Muslim families, making it a criminal offence punishable by up to three years in prison. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu-nationalist government pushed through the bill despite stiff resistance from several opposition ...

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Jonty Rhodes Applies to Become India’s Fielding Coach

MUMBAI: Former South African cricketer Jonty Rhodes has applied for the position of Indian cricket men’s team’s fielding coach. The stalwart, who is known for his fielding abilities and is considered a renaissance who modernized that aspect of the game, stated that he wanted to scale greater heights as the ...

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