Thursday, 22 February 2018

Tag Archives: Kashmir

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

KASHMIR

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

DHONI

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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United Nations passes Pakistan’s resolution on right to self-determination

unga

UN: The United Nations General Assembly has unanimously passed a Pakistan-sponsored resolution, reaffirming the universal realization of right of peoples to self-determination. The resolution , co-sponsored by seventy-five countries adopted in the Third Committee session says the right of self- determination to the people is a fundamental condition for effective ...

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Rishi Kapoor invites unwanted controversy over Pakistan tweet

Rishi Kapoor

MUMBAI: It’s now not exactly new for actor Rishi Kapoor to stir up a controversy on Twitter. He often faces criticism over his harsh or sometimes insensitive tweets. This time the 65-year-old actor is again in headlines for commenting on infamous Kashmir issue. The veteran Bollywood actor agreed with former ...

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OIC reiterates full support to Kashmir right of self-determination

KASHMIR

JEDDAH: A ceremony was held at the residence of the Consul General of Pakistan Shehryar Akbar Khan, Jeddah to mark the Kashmir Black Day; honouring the sacrifices of the people of Kashmir who have laid down their lives for their right of self-determination and to condemn the illegal occupation of ...

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