Friday, 20 October 2017

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Adnan Sami, former JK CM engage in Twitter war over Srinagar concert

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NEW DELHI: Mixed reports about the success of singer Adnan Sami’s ‘Rhythm in Paradise’ concert in Srinagar on Saturday led to an out-and-out Twitter war between him and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah. The exchange of barbs began when a Twitter user tweeted a picture of the “empty seats” ...

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Adnan Sami to perform in Kashmir

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MUMBAI: Singer Adnan Sami, who is half Kashmiri, will perform a musical gala on the banks of the Dal Lake in Srinagar on Saturday to showcase that Kashmir Valley is a vibrant cultural place and should not be linked to just terror violence. The concert is being organised jointly by ...

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It’s hospital duty for Alia and mother Soni

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  SRINAGAR: Pahalgam’s Government Civil Hospital, the oldest and only hospital in this picturesque Kashmiri town, was crowded with a Bollywood film crew and over 300 local fans of Alia Bhatt, who had gathered to watch the actress shoot a lengthy sequence for her upcoming film, Raazi. A source told ...

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Pakistan tells UN won’t be ‘scapegoat’ in Afghan war

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  NEW YORK: Pakistan refuses to be a “scapegoat” for Afghanistan’s bloodshed or to fight wars for others, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi told the United Nations. Addressing the UN General Assembly, Abbasi did not explicitly criticize US President Donald Trump’s new strategy on Afghanistan but made clear his displeasure with ...

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Amnesty urges India to ban shotgun pellets in Kashmir

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SRINAGAR: An international human rights group urged India to immediately ban the use of shotguns by government forces in suppressing protests against Indian rule in disputed Kashmir, saying pellets fired by the weapons have blinded and killed people indiscriminately. Amnesty International also criticized Indian authorities for failing to support those ...

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Indian Army chopper crashes in Kashmir

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NEW DELHI: Indian Army’s helicopter on a routine flight today ( Tuesday) crashed in eastern Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir,  all crew ejected safely. An advanced light helicopter (AHL) crashed at 1:30pm while on a flight to the mountainous region, Indian defence news said. All crew members are safe, ...

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Australia, Canada, UK Issue New Travel Advisories for India

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NEW DELHI: Australia, Canada and the UK have issued fresh advisories to their citizens travelling to India to avoid visiting parts of Jammu and Kashmir, Assam, Nagaland, Tripura, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and the India-Pakistan border, barring the Wagah border. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) of the UK and Australia’s ...

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