Tuesday, 19 November 2019

Tag Archives: Kashmir

India lodges complaint with International Civil Aviation against Pakistan’s airspace denial to PM Modi

NEW DELHI: Following Pakistan’s refusal to allow Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to use its airspace, India has taken the matter to the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) and lodged a complain. Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi announced on Sunday that Pakistan denied India’s request to let Modi use Pakistan’s airspace. “Keeping ...

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Mahathir stands by Kashmir comments despite Indian traders palm oil boycott

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Tuesday said he would not retract his criticism of New Delhi’s actions in occupied Kashmir despite Indian traders calling for an unprecedented boycott of Malaysian palm oil. The impasse could exacerbate what Mahathir described as a trade war between the world’s second ...

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British Indian MPs call for ban on London’s Kashmir march

LONDON: British parliamentarians of Indian origin have come in the open to demand the banning of an upcoming Kashmir demonstration on October 27 in London. The Indian lobbies in the UK have urged the British authorities to stop the protest march organised by the Kashmir’s across the UK to be ...

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Apples rot on trees as Kashmir strife inflicts economic pain

SHOPIAN: Kashmir’s apple orchards, backbone of the economy and livelihood for nearly half the region’s people, are deserted with fruit rotting on the trees at a time when they should be bustling with harvesters. Losses are mounting as insurgent groups pressure pickers, traders and drivers to shun the industry to ...

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Malaysian PM Matahir urges world to resolve Kashmir crisis

KUALA-LUMPUR: Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has urged investing in ways and means to sort out the Kashmir dispute. Talking to media at a parliament lobby in Kuala Lumpur, he said he had also raised issue with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi when they met in Vladivostok, Russia. He ...

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Researchers warn India-Pakistan nuclear war could kill 100 million

LONDON: The year is 2025 and militants have attacked India’s parliament, killing most of its leaders. New Delhi retaliates by sending tanks into Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK). Fearing it will be overrun, Islamabad hits the invading forces with its battlefield nuclear weapons, triggering the deadliest conflict in history – ...

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35 US lawmakers urge govt to reduce tensions in South Asia

NEW YORK: Any US assistance to encourage bilateral discussions between India and Pakistan would help preserve global order and would serve to enhance the safety of Americans, says a letter signed by 35 US lawmakers. The letter, addressed to Kelly Craft, the US ambassador to the United Nations, also conveys ...

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Gates Foundation staffer resigned to protest Goalkeeper’s Award to Modi

NEW YORK: Sabah Hamid, a staffer at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation resigned after the foundation remained adamant to award PM Narendra Modi amid Kashmir siege. Hamid asserted that she resigned to record her protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his ongoing brutalities in Indian Occupied Kashmir. The ...

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Helpless Kashmiri families fear for their children: report

On August 5, India revoked occupied Kashmir’s autonomy, dividing the disputed territory into two regions to be controlled by New Delhi. Additional troops were flown into the disputed valley before the surprise move. In the weeks since the illegal lockdown, hundreds of Kashmiri politicians and activists have been detained or ...

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