Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Tag Archives: Kashmir

Kashmir can’t be taken to ICJ: India

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NEW DELHI: India says that Kashmir issue can be resolved only bilaterally and Pakistan can’t legally take it to the International Court of Justice (ICJ). “The Kashmir issue can never be taken to ICJ because both the countries are bound by the Shimla Agreement and Lahore Declaration to solve it ...

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The city in Pakistan that loves a British hairstyle

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LONDON: When British correspondent Secunder Kermani visited Pakistan and wanted to get a haircut, he headed to Mirpur in Azad Kashmir. Originally from Pakistan but born in London, Kermani’s haircut stood out in Islamabad. A security guard outside his hotel in the capital, asked him if he was from Mirpur. ...

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Hafiz Saeed spreading terrorism in name of jihad: Pakistan

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LAHORE: Jamat-ud Dawah (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed and his four aides have been detained for “spreading terrorism in the name of jihad”, Pakistan’s interior ministry has told a judicial review board. Saeed appeared before the board yesterday and told it that he had been detained by the Pakistani government+ in ...

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UN officials urge India to lift social media ban in Kashmir

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SRINAGAR: Two United Nations (UN) special rapporteurs are urging the Indian government to lift a ban on social media sites and mobile internet service in the Indian-held portion of Kashmir. The UN special rapporteur on freedom of opinion and expression and the special rapporteur on the situation of human rights ...

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Pakistan army asks India for evidence on ‘mutilation’

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RAWALPINDI: The Pakistani Army yesterday asked India to share “actionable evidence” of its allegations that the bodies of two Indian soldiers were mutilated in the disputed region of Kashmir. The director generals of military operations (DGMO) for the two sides spoke to each other for the second time in two ...

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India reject Erdogan comments on Kashmir

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NEW DELHI: In a recent television interview, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan advocated a “multilateral” solution to the Kashmir dispute – and this is only one of his positions that may cause diplomatic tension with India. President Erdogan made the comments during an interview with India-based news channel  ahead of ...

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Indian steel tycoon Sajjan Jindal calls on PM Nawaz in secrecy

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ISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI: Amid diplomatic tiff between Pakistan and India over Kulbhushan Jhadav, the secret arrival of an Indian delegation led by business tycoon Sajjan Jindal and their unannounced meeting with Prime Minister Nawaz in Murree has stirred a political storm in the post-Panama verdict mess. While rumours were rife of ...

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Haider briefs British parliamentarians on Kashmir Issue

FILE- In this July 9, 2016 file photo, Indian policemen remove roadblock set up by protesters who were reacting to the killing of rebel leader Burhan Wani in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir. When Indian forces gleefully announced last week that they had killed a top Kashmiri rebel leader, they called it a major victory in the fight against militants in the disputed Himalayan region. They clearly didn’t expect the backlash that followed - an outpouring of public anger, daily protests and dozens dead in the streets. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan, File)

MIRPUR: Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Prime Minister Farooq Haider has reiterated the call on the international community, United Nations, global human rights organisations and the civilized world to play their due role for ensuring early peaceful settlement of Kashmir issue. He was talking to a delegation of members of British ...

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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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