Thursday, 24 May 2018

Tag Archives: Kashmir

UK, Pakistan reiterate to further strengthening bilateral ties

Pakistan, UK

LONDON: Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif met Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Boris Johnson on the sidelines of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London. The two leaders reviewed progress in bilateral relations and reiterated commitment to further strengthening these ties by enhancing trade, promoting investment and ...

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At least four killed after rebel-army gun battle in Kashmir

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SRINAGAR: Indian-administered Kashmir – Four civilians and an Indian soldier were killed in a gun battle in southern Kashmir, sparking mass protests across the region in which dozens were wounded during clashes with security forces. Inspector General of Police told the civilians were killed in the crossfire after soldiers confronted ...

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Ten Killed in Attack on Indian Army Camp in Kashmir

India Kashmir Attack

SRINAGAR: The death toll from a militant attack on an army base in the India-administered part of Kashmir climbed to 10, police said, as a siege at the compound stretched into a second day. A firefight erupted Saturday when an unknown number of heavily armed militants stormed the base in ...

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Pellet blinded Kashmiri girl passes board exams

Insha Mustaq

SRINAGAR: A 16-year-old Kashmiri girl, Insha Mushtaq hailing from Indian-administered Kashmir was blinded by pellets fired by the Indian Army in 2016 and has recently managed to clear an exam she appeared for. The pellet fire resulted in the Mushtaq giving up her life-long ambition of studying medicine and she ...

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Mehbooba says Pak-India dialogue only option to end Kashmir violence

Mehbooba Mufti

SRINAGAR: An official in Indian Kashmir has called on Pakistan and India to resume dialogue, which she says is the only solution to the 70-year-old dispute between the two nuclear-armed neighbours. Mehbooba Mufti , chief minister of Indian Kashmir , Sunday made an appeal to Islamabad and New Delhi to ...

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Pakistan has done enough for everyone, will not do more: ISPR

Major General Asif Ghafoor

RAWALPINDI: The chief military spokesman on Thursday chose not to respond to the allegations levelled by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif that the army was involved in his ouster. At a media briefing, Major General Asif Ghafoor, the Director General of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) refused to answer a ...

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French journalist detained in Indian Occupied Kashmir

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SRINAGAR: A French journalist has been detained by Indian authorities in Indian Occupied Kashmir where he was making a documentary on security in the disputed territory. Paul Comiti, the French journalist, was detained on Saturday in Srinagar because of visa irregularities, according to police officials. The 47-year-old said that he ...

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Pakistan-India series much more than just sports: Dhoni

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SRINAGAR: Former Indian skipper and wicket-keeper batsman Mahinder Singh Dhoni, has stated that the cricket series between Pakistan and India ‘is much more than just sport.’ “An India-Pakistan cricket series is much more than just sport. It’s not a simple decision. It’s a diplomatic as well as political decision. It’s ...

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