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Tag Archives: Kashmir

Female Kashmiri students lead protests

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SRINAGAR: A 17-year-old was reportedly shot dead by security forces on April 15 in Indian-administered Kashmir while at least 50 college students were wounded by police officers who fired pellets and tear gas. Video showing Indian soldiers using physical abuse sparked anger leading to violent clashes between police and protesting students outside ...

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Facebook, Twitter, other social media banned in Kashmir

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SRINAGAR: Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir have banned Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp after the Indian government said social media services were “being misused by anti-national and anti-social elements”. It is the first time the government has taken such a step, although it regularly blocks mobile internet signal in the Kashmir Valley. Internet ...

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Iran terms Pakistan as trusted brother

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TEHRAN: President Hassan Rohani of the Islamic Republic of Iran has reiterated his country’s unflinching support and friendship to Pakistan, terming it a “trusted brother”. In a Message received from Iran, he made these remarks during his meeting with the Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq and the members of ...

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Pakistan attaches importance to relations with UK: Fatemi

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ISLAMABAD / LONDON: Special Assistant to Prime Minister of Pakistan Syed Tariq Fatemi said that Pakistan attached importance to its relations with the United Kingdom.In a meeting here with, life peer at the British House of Lords, the Special Assistant highlighted the remarkable progress made by Pakistan during the last ...

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Indian CM invites Pakistani artists to India despite ban

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NEW DELHI: Indian Chief Minister of Punjab Captain Amarinder Singh said on Wednesday that he was never in favour of the ban on Pakistani artists visiting India. The minister said that despite the ban, he would be happy to invite Pakistani artists to Indian Punjab and expressed his wish to ...

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US to mediate over Kashmir issue: Nikki Haley

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NEW YORK: Instead of waiting until “something happens”, the United States said it would try and “find its place” in efforts to de-escalate strains between Pakistan and India. “It’s absolutely right that this administration is concerned about the relationship between India and Pakistan and very much wants to see how ...

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US Mediation In Kashmir

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley speaks to the crowd after being sworn in for her second term as governor, Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, at the state Capitol in Columbia, S.C.  (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)

While addressing a news conference in New York, Nikki Haley, the US Ambassador to the United Nations, talked about the possibility of the US mediating between India and Pakistan. “It’s absolutely right that this administration is concerned about the relationship between India and Pakistan and very much wants to see ...

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Pakistan wants peace with India: Gen Bajwa

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LONDON: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that Pakistan was a peace-loving country and wants to resolve all outstanding issues including the core issue of Jammu and Kashmir with India peacefully. He said this while addressing a UK think-tank, the International Institute for Strategic Studies, ...

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COAS UK visit ‘very important’

Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa

LONDON: Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Sunday reached London on a three-day official visit where he will be highlighting India’s intransigence in resolving bilateral disputes as well as the developments in Afghanistan and Pakistan’s war against terrorism. According to military’s media wing, the Inter-Services Public Relations ...

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Indian soldier arrested with hand grenades at Srinagar airport

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SRINAGAR: An Indian soldier was arrested this morning at the Srinagar airport after two grenades were found in his baggage. The soldier serves near the Line of Control in Indian Held Kashmir Kashmir, in the Uri sector. The Indian police say he was about to take a flight to Indian ...

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