Tuesday, 29 September 2020

Tag Archives: Kashmir

At UN, Pakistani leader calls India a sponsor of hate

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday assailed India’s Hindu nationalist government and its moves to cement control of Muslim-majority Kashmir, calling India a state sponsor of hatred and prejudice against Islam. Khan said at the annual U.N. gathering of world leaders that Islamophobia rules India and threatens the ...

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Erdogan in UN address calls Kashmir ‘a burning issue’

NEW YORK: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has told the UN General Assembly that the Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan was a “burning issue”, and called for resolving it through dialogue.’ In a speech made via video-link to the 193-member Assembly’s landmark 75th session, Erdogan said that steps taken ...

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Pakistan unveils new map, claims all of Kashmir

ISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI: The government of Pakistan has exercised its executive authority by formally laying claim to the disputed Himalayan territory of Jammu and Kashmir in a new political map, experts said on Wednesday, adding that the move was in line with the country’s decades-old position on Kashmir since it had ...

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Indian Kashmir under curfew ahead of ‘black day’ anniversary

SRINAGAR: Thousands of Indian troops imposed a curfew in Kashmir on Tuesday, with razor wire and steel barricades blocking main roads a day ahead of the one-year anniversary of the restive region being stripped of its autonomy. Prime Minister Narendra Modi imposed direct rule last August 5, promising peace and ...

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Indian troops crossed border, ‘broke consensus’: China

BEIJING: China again accused Indian troops of breaking “consensus” and violating territorial limits in the disputed Jammu and Kashmir region. “Indian front-line troops broke the consensus and crossed the Line of Actual Control [LAC], deliberately provoking and attacking Chinese officers and soldiers, thus triggering fierce physical conflicts and causing casualties,” ...

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India rejects Imran’s help on virus

ISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI: Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday offered to help neighbouring India disburse cash to the public during the coronavirus lockdown, citing a report Indians were struggling to make ends meet, but India later rejected the offer. Relations have been hostile between the two countries, and their troops ...

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Afridi receives flak from Indian cricketers after remarks against Modi

KARACHI/NEW DELHI: Pakistan’s firebrand cricketer Shahid Khan Afridi is receiving a lot of flak from fellow Indian cricketers, including those who earlier rendered support to his causes, for making remarks against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In his address during a charity drive, the Pakistani All-rounder called the Indian premier ...

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Teacher-turned-top Kashmiri fighter ‘Riyaz Naikoo’ killed by Indian troops

SRINAGAR: Indian troops killed four Kashmiri fighters in gun battles in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Wednesday, including the commander of the biggest separatist group fighting New Delhi in the disputed Himalayan region, a police official said. Hundreds of Indian soldiers launched an operation late on Tuesday after receiving intelligence that Hizbul ...

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Alia Bhatt, Ranbir to reportedly tie the knot in Kashmir

BOLLYWOOD: Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor have been making headlines ever since they confirmed their high profile, whirlwind romance. Fans are fixated on how their relationship progresses and rumor mills are constantly buzzing with developments. Now, it seems that they may finally be sealing the deal!   View this post ...

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