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AJK protesters rally to condemn blacklisting of Hizbul Mujahideen by US

MUZAFARABAD -UNS- A rally to condemn the United States’ recent decision to blacklist Hizbul Mujahideen as a ‘terrorist organisation’ was held in Muzaffarabad, Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), on Thursday. The US decision came weeks after Hizbul Mujahideen commander Syed Salahuddin was designated a global …

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Clashes between Chinese,Indian troops started on disputed border

SRINAGAR -UNS/AFP  : Indian and Chinese troops clashed briefly on a disputed area of land in the Himalayas, officials said Wednesday, exacerbating tensions during a months-long stand-off between the two armies. Chinese troops threw stones at Indian soldiers near Pangong Lake, a major tourist attraction …

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US blacklists Kashmir’s Hizbul Mujahideen as ‘terrorist’ group

NEW YORK-UNS- The United States added the Kashmiri separatist group Hizbul Mujahideen to its blacklist of terrorist organisations on Wednesday, amidst renewed protests against Indian oppression in the region. US authorities had already designated the group’s leader, Syed Salahuddin, a “global terrorist”, but he is …

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Kashmiris to observe Black Day on August 15

ISLAMABAD -UNS: Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and across the world will observe the India’s Independence Day, on Aug 14, as Black Day to convey the message to international community that India has usurped their inalienable right to self-determination by the …

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APHC leader Ali Gilani greets Pakistan on Independence Day

ISLAMABAD -UNS: Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani has greeted the people and government of Pakistan on their Independence Day, saying that after Allah Almighty, Pakistan is the only visible support to people of Kashmir. According to Kashmir Media Service, Ali Gilani …

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200,000 protesters grind India’s financial capital to halt

An estimated 200,000 protesters brought India’s financial capital Mumbai to a halt Wednesday as they demanded set quotas for government jobs and colleges amid unemployment and reduced farm incomes. Many businesses in the southern part of Mumbai were closed and traffic was diverted as the …

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Lashkar-e-Taiba behind Hindu pilgrim murders: Indian police

SRINAGAR -UNS/AFP – Indian police said Sunday a Pakistan-based Islamist militant group blamed for the 2008 Mumbai attacks was responsible for last month s killing of eight Hindu pilgrims in Kashmir. Police said an investigation had concluded that Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Kashmiri accomplices were behind …

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‘Indian troops’ illegal entry into Chinese territory’

BEIJING -UNS/Xinhua – On June 18, Indian border troops crossed the China-India boundary in the Sikkim Sector at the Duo Ka La (Doka La) pass and advanced more than 100 meters into Chinese territory. The illegal crossing of a delimited boundary and entering the territory …

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Pakistan’s military industrial base better than India: Indian Army Vice Chief

NEW DELHI -UNS : Indian Vice Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Sarath Chand has admitted that Pakistan has a better industrial base than their country. An Indian news agency reported that Chand stated, ‘Pakistan probably has a better industrial base, as far as defence …

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China,India tension: Time for India to stop trespassing and daydreaming

BEIJING -UNS/Xinhua- The Indian military’s trespassing into China’s territory of Doklam region has displayed a quite obvious tendency toward opportunism and adventurism. The blatant move, which tramples on international law, shows that India has stood ready to maximize its interests on the border issue at …

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