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Communal violence sparks fear of civil war in India

NEW DELHI -UNS : Hundreds of Indian security forces enforced a curfew on a tense district Wednesday after a mob set fire to the homes of two political figures from the country´s low-caste Dalit community. Amid heightened communal tensions over caste rights, some 5,000 people …

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NSA meets Indian HC: Expresses concern over ongoing human rights violations in IHK

ISLAMABAD-UNS – The Indian High Commissioner Mr. Ajay Bisaria made a courtesy call on National Security Adviser Lt. General (R) Nasser Khan Janjua this morning and discussed matters pertaining to improving the bilateral relations including the recent worsening situation in Indian Held Kashmir. NSA welcomed …

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Chairman Senate strongly condemns brutal use of force by India in IOK

ISLAMABAD -UNS- The Chairman Senate of Pakistan Muhammad Sadiq Sajrani strongly condemned the brutal use of force by India in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IoK), resulting in Shahadat of more than 20 innocent Kashmiris and injuries to more than 200 civilians, yesterday. The figures which sadly …

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PM Abbasi,COAS expresses grief over killing of Kashmiri youth in IoK

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi expressed his deep shock and grief at the indiscriminate, vicious killing of more than 17 Kashmiri youth in Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK) by the Indian forces. The brutal crackdown, including the despicable use of pellet guns on …

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Over 20 killed as fighting rages across Indian-held Kashmir

SRINAGAR (AFP) – Over twenty people have been killed in Indian Kashmir in some of the fiercest fighting this year in the restive Himalayan region, police said Sunday, as authorities braced for more violence. A total of three Indian soldiers and 13 Kashmiri mujahideen died …

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Another youth succumbs, toll mounts to 17 by Indian forces

SRINAGAR-UNS- In occupied Kashmir, the death toll of martyred youth by Indian forces’ actions in south Kashmir’s Shopian and Islamabad districts on Sunday has mounted to 17 after another youth succumbed at Soura hospital in Srinagar. The martyred youth was identified as Iqbal Butt, of …

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Pakistan,India must not carry burden of history: Indian HC

LAHORE -UNS – Indian High Commissioner Ajay Bisaria has said that India and Pakistan should have future different from the past and must not carry the burden of history. “Mutual relations should be built on the basis of trade and economy and must be away …

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1992 Code of Conduct: Pak, India agree to resolve matters related to diplomats’ treatment

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Pakistan and India have mutually agreed to resolve matters related to the treatment of diplomats and diplomatic premises, in line with the 1992 Code of Conduct for treatment of Diplomatic/Consular personnel in India and Pakistan, the Foreign Office stated in a press …

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KSA allows air India to crosses Saudi airspace to Israel

JERUSALEM (AFP) – Air India launched on Thursday the first scheduled service to Israel to be allowed to cross Saudi airspace. The inaugural flight took off from New Delhi at 1230 GMT and was to land in Tel Aviv at 1945 GMT, the Indian state …

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Manmohan Singh blames Modi govt for deteriorating situation in India-held Kashmir

Former Indian premier Manmohan Singh on Sunday held the right-wing Narendra Modi-led government responsible for the worsening situation in India-held Kashmir (IHK), NDTV reported. There has been a noticeable increase in violence in IHK since Modi’s hardline Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came into power. The …

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