Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Tag Archives: Kashmir

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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British MPs concerned over human rights violations in Kashmir

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MUZAFFARABAD: A British parliamentary delegation, on a visit to Pakistan, has expressed concern over the deteriorating human rights violations in Indian Kashmir. Addressing a news conference along with Azad Jammu and Kashmir President Sardar Masood Khan here, the members of the delegation urged the international community to take notice of ...

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India faces threat from inside, not outside: Farooq

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NEW DELHI: India can face China and Pakistan but the threat is from within the country as somebody is determined to spoil everything by dividing the people, National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah said today. The former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, while addressing a gathering of opposition leaders hosted ...

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Pak-Iran relations will strengthen: Hassan Rouhani

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TEHRAN: Senate Chairman Mian Raza Rabbani met newly elected Iranian Presdient Hassan Rouhani in Tehran and exchanged views on matters of mutual interest and security situation of the region. According to Senate secretariat, Rabbani while talking on four-point agenda said that Pakistan wishes to enhance coordination, economic cooperation, security issues ...

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