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Indian CRPF officer commits suicide in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: In Kashmir, an officer of Indian Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has committed suicide in Islamabad district. An Assistant Commandant of the CRPF’s 40th Battalion, M Arvind (33), ended his life by shooting himself with his service rifle at his residence in Sadar area of the district. He hailed ...

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Amir Khan decides to ‘raise voice for peace’ in Kashmir

BIRMINGHAM: British Pakistani boxer Amir Iqbal Khan on Saturday announced to visit to the Line of Control (LoC) despite rising tensions between India and Pakistan over occupied Kashmir. Former unified light-welterweight world champion took to Twitter and expressed that he is coming to Pakistan to visit the LoC to raise ...

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India’s top opposition leaders sent back from Kashmir

SRINAGAR: The administration of Indian-controlled Kashmir on Saturday sent back a delegation of India’s top opposition leaders, including former Congress president Rahul Gandhi, shortly after they landed in Srinagar, Hindustan Times reported. The opposition leaders had intended to visit Kashmir to assess the situation in the wake of the BJP government’s decision ...

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Sonam Kapoor expresses her views on the ongoing unrest in Kashmir

BOLLYWOOD: It seems like Bollywood really doesn’t know what to say when it comes to talking about the ongoing tension in Kashmir. Sonam Kapoor is the latest B-town celeb to share her views on the issue. After Priyanka Chopra faced backlash for her stance on the unrest in Indian Kashmir, ...

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Empty classrooms as some schools re-open in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Some Kashmir schools re-opened on Monday but were largely empty following weekend clashes in Srinagar, two weeks after India removed the restive region’s autonomy and imposed a lockdown. The authorities said they were re-opening 190 primary schools in the city yet few children could be seen at half a ...

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India, Pakistan should resolve Kashmir issue bilaterally: Boris Johnson

LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday said that India and Pakistan must resolve the Kashmir issue between themselves. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi in a phone call. Spokeswoman for his Downing Street office said that PM Johnson made clear that the UK ...

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Trump once again offers to mediate ‘explosive’ Kashmir standoff

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump offered to mediate the “explosive” situation in Kashmir amid mounting international concern over a flare-up in violence between India and Pakistan in the divided region. Speaking a day after phone calls with the premiers of both countries, Trump said he was happy to try and ...

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Pakistan to take Kashmir dispute with India to International Court of Justice

ISLAMABAD: The government announced it would take the Kashmir dispute with India to the International Court of Justice, after New Delhi revoked special status for occupied Kashmir earlier this month, to the fury of Islamabad. “We have decided to take Kashmir case to the International Court of Justice,” Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood ...

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Trump stresses need to reduce India-Pakistan ‘tensions’

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump spoke with Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan and India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging a reduction of tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbours over the disputed Kashmir region. “The president conveyed the importance of reducing tensions between India and Pakistan and maintaining peace in the region,” White ...

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Junoon dedicates UK concerts to Kashmir

LONDON: -The iconic Sufi rock band Junoon is preparing for another tour on August 25 and August 26, scheduling two back-to-back concerts in the UK. The first concert, entitled The Comeback Tour, will be held at the SSE Arena in Wembley, a town in North West London, while the other ...

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