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Indian court slams anti-Pak narrative, convicts Indian extremists in Ajmer blast

JAIPUR -UNS/AFP – An Indian court on Wednesday jailed two Hindu extremists for life over a deadly bombing at a Sufi shrine that has a huge following amongst both Muslims and Hindus. Police had initially blamed Pakistan-based terrorists for the 2007 attack on the revered …

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Indian Supreme Court suggests out-of-court settlement in Babri Masjid case

NEW DELHI -UNS- Indian Supreme Court on Tuesday has suggested for an out-of-court settlement of Babri Masjid and Ram Mandir dispute. The court conducted hearing of the petition filed by Bharatiya Janata Party’s Subramanian Swamy. “An amicable settlement of the Ayodhya Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute was …

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India could launch nuclear attack on Pakistan if threatened: HT

ISLAMABAD -UNS– In an article published in Hindustan Times, it has been revealed that India could launch a preemptive first strike against Pakistan if in case if it feared that the nuclear attack was imminent. The daily cited a leading Indian nuclear strategist Vipin Narang, …

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Pakistan, India agree on redesigning of Miyar hydroelectric project

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Pakistan and India have agreed on redesigning the Miyar Hydroelectric project, Radio Pakistan reported on Tuesday. The agreement was reached following the conclusion of a two-day meeting of the Indus Water Commissioners of Pakistan and India in Islamabad on Tuesday. It was …

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Missing Indian clerics surface in Karachi

KARACHI: Two Indian Sufi clerics, who had been missing in Pakistan for the past three days, safely returned to Karachi on Saturday. The clerics identified as Asif Nizami and his friend Nazim Nizami, belonged to Delhi’s Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah. The duo had travelled to Pakistan …

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India most ignorant country in world: survey

India has topped the list of most ignorant countries in a survey carried out by Ipsos MORI, which includes information from 27,250 interviews of people aged 16 to 64 carried out between September and November, the Independent reported on Saturday. Ipsos MORI surveyed people from …

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Dialogue is key to bring peace in region:Pakistan deplores killing of innocent Kashmiris in IHK

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI ISLAMABAD – Pakistan has expressed the hope India would soon realize that dialogue is key to bring peace in region as well as resolution of all issues particularly Jammu and Kashmir. Responding to questions at his weekly news briefing in Islamabad on …

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Pakistan denounces Indian brutalities in Occupied Kashmir

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Foreign Office Spokesman Nafees Zakaria has said that Indian forces are committing genocide of the people of Kashmir. In his twitter message, he condemned Indian atrocities and brutalities in Occupied Kashmir. He also condemned the killing of a minor girl and injuring …

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New ‘enemy property’ law unfairly targets Indian Muslims: analysts

MUMBAI: A controversial bill that amends a five-decade-old law to deny Indian families of those who moved to China and Pakistan the right to reclaim “enemy properties” seized by the state unfairly targets Muslims, analysts say. The Enemy Property Act of 1968, enacted after the …

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Modi’s BJP set to win key state poll in India’s Uttar Pradesh

UNS/BBC – Early trends suggest that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to win crucial assembly elections in northern Uttar Pradesh state. Mr Modi personally led the campaign in the country’s most populous state against regional rivals, the Samajwadi Party and …

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