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Three Muslims arrested in India for ‘displaying’ beef

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Three Muslim construction workers including a minor were arrested in Indian state of Assam for allegedly hurting religious sentiments by ‘displaying beef’ at a marketplace, a media report said. The Assam arrests are the latest in a series of cow-related incidents in …

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Disclosure about Indian N-doctrine confirms worst fears

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Signs of a rethink in Indian policy circles of its ‘no first use’ (NFU) nuclear doctrine may have confirmed Pakistani fears that declared Indian policy is not credible, and it has left strategic circles here concerned about the implications of a move …

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Life sentences for cow slaughter approved in Indian Gujarat

AHMEDABAD -UNS/AFP – India Prime Minister Narendra Modi s home state of Gujarat on Friday increased the punishment for cow slaughter from seven years to life imprisonment as Hindu hardliners push for tougher protections for the holy animal. Under the stiffened penalties passed by Gujarat …

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Alleged Pakistani hackers target Indian govt website

ISLAMABAD -UNS– An Indian government website was hacked this week allegedly by Pakistani hackers, Financial Express reported on Thursday. According to the Indian media outlet, hackers targeted website of income tax department. “Pak Cyber Thunders. Hacked by Pak MOnster! Shame on your security. Your site …

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Hindu extremism: ‘You may as well kill us’: Human cost of India’s meat ‘ban’

The government’s crackdown on meat shops in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has left many traders and butchers without much work and money. The BBC’s Vikas Pandey meets them in Allahabad city. “I have no money since my shop shut two weeks ago. …

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Pakistan refuses to attend IPU moot to be held in Bangladesh

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI Pakistan has decided not to participate in the 136th Inter Parliamentary Union Assembly, which is due to begin from April 1, 2017 in Dhaka,Bangladesh.It is with regret and disappointment that the Parliament of the Pakistan decided not to participate in the moot. …

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Erdogan slams India, calls to implement UN resolutions in held Kashmir

ANKARA -UNS – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has slammed Indian oppressive measures in held Kashmir valley and said that the freedom movement cannot be suppressed through torture. Erdogan convened a meeting with parliamentary delegation of Pakistan headed by Speaker of the National Assembly, Ayaz Sadiq. …

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India dismisses cricket series with Pakistan

ISLAMABAD -UNS – India on Wednesday has dismissed the possibility of Pakistan-India cricket series. Indian interior ministry has said that the series is not possible in current circumstances owing to the tension between both countries. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shahryar Khan said that India …

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Three Kashmiris martyred in Indian occupied Kashmir

SRINAGAR -UNSAFP – Three civilians were martyred and at least 28 people were injured on Tuesday in clashes between freedom-protesters and occupying Indian forces in Indian-held Kashmir. The clashes started when soldiers cordoned off a house in a village in central Kashmir s Chadoora area …

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Pakistan seeks peaceful relations with India: Aizaz

ISLAMABAD -UNS: Pakistan’s Ambassador to United States (US), Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry has reiterated that Pakistan wants peaceful relations with India and these should be based on mutual respect. “This is our message for India to promote relations with peaceful environment” in the region, he stated …

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