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Pakistan formally invites India for talks on Kashmir dispute

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Monday formally invited India for talks on Jammu and Kashmir dispute that has been the main bone of contention between the two neighbouring countries. According to a press release issued by Pakistan’s Foreign Office (FO), Pakistan has invited Indian Foreign Secretary to visit …

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Enthusiasm on peak as nation celebrates Independence Day

ISLAMABAD -UNS – The nation celebrates Independence Day today (Sunday) with a renewed pledge to safeguard the motherland against any threat and make it a true Islamic welfare state as envisioned by its founding father Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah. The celebrations of Independence Day officially …

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Curfew in place in India-held Kashmir on 33rd consecutive day

SRINAGAR, India : Authorities in Indian-held Kashmir continue to impose curfew to most of the disputed Himalayan region Wednesday. The mostly Muslim region, where resistance to rule by predominantly Hindu India is strong, has been under a rolling curfew and strikes for nearly a month …

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Tension persists in India-held Kashmir as death toll rises to 70

SRINAGAR : Tensions continue to persist in India-held Kashmir as the authorities continued curfew and other restrictions across the valley for the 31st consecutive day on Tuesday. A teenage boy succumbed to his injures a day before bringing the death toll to 70. The boy …

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Ready for talks with India maintaining respect and dignity: Nisar

ISLAMABAD : Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar spoke to media on Thursday and said that Pakistan was always ready for dialogue but volley of accusations were not the solution to the problem and that so did Pakistan if India had reservations on several issues. He said …

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Kashmiris are fighting for right to self-determination: FO

ISLAMABAD : Pakistan has expressed serious concern over continued atrocities of Indian forces against Kashmiris in Occupied Kashmir. During the weekly press briefing in Islamabad today (Thursday), Foreign Office spokesman Nafees Zakaria said a number of Kashmiris have been martyred and many others lost their …

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Bilawal Bhutto summons PPP’s Azad Kashmir leadership in Karachi

KARACHI: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Tuesday has summoned party’s Kashmir leadership in Karachi to discuss defeat in AJK elections. Sources told that the leaders would present report over the reasons behind PPP’s defeat in Azad Kashmir polls. The participants would …

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US Expresses Concern Over Violence In IHK

WASHINGTON: The U.S. encouraged governments of India and Pakistan to collaborate and resolve the Kashmir issue at its earliest. U.S. State Department Spokesperson John Kirby expressed hope that tensions between the two neighbouring countries would be deflate soon. Kirby said U.S. authorities are in close …

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Kashmiris Continue Protest Against Indian Brutalities

SRINAGAR: Death toll during the protests in Indian-held Kashmir against the killing of separatist leader Burhan Wani reached 55 with more than 5000 injured under treatment in hospitals. Hundreds of protesters tried to storm a military airbase in India-held Kashmir on Monday, the third day …

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Barrister Sultan rejects AJK Elections

ISLAMABAD : Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) President Azad Kashmir Barrister Sultan on Saturday rejected Azad Jammu Kashmir (AJK) Legislative Assembly Elections and said that technically, these elections were rigged. He claimed that development funds worth billions of rupees were used while votes were also booked …

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