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Akistan Actively Pursuing Kashmiris’ Cause At UN: Maleeha Lodhi

NEW YORK: Pakistan’s UN Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi Friday briefed representatives of the Kashmiri diaspora in New York on the evolving situation in Indian Occupied Kashmir in the backdrop of the grave human rights violations being committed there. Ambassador Lodhi informed participants of the meeting, which …

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Shutterdown Strike In Held Kashmir Today

HELD SRINAGAR: In occupied Kashmir, Chairman All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, and other Hurriyet leaders have called for observing complete shutter down today (Saturday) and a march towards Islamabad town in the Valley on Monday. The leaders in a joint statement in Srinagar …

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Vote count underway for AJK Legislative Assembly

MUZAFFARABAD -UNS : Vote count is under way as polling ended for general elections on 41 seats of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly on Thursday amid tight security arrangements. The polling continued without any break till 5pm; however voters present in the polling stations …

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Polling underway for AJK Legislative Assembly

MUZAFFARABAD: Polling for general elections on 41 seats of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly got underway on Thursday amid tight security arrangements. The polling will continue without any break till 5pm; however voters present in the polling stations will be allowed to cast their …

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Indian Kashmir protests flare, 3 killed as army opens fire

SRINAGAR: Indian soldiers fired on a stone-throwing crowd defying a curfew in the Kashmir region, killing three people, police said on Tuesday, as unrest sparked by the death of a separatist militant flared. Authorities have imposed a curfew in Muslim-majority Kashmir for 11 days, blocked …

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Bilawal felicitates Turkey people for foiling coup bid

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Chairman Pakistan People’s Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari condemned the attempted coup in Turkey and expressed the hope that Turkey will come out as a stronger democracy and stronger nation after quashing the coup. The people of Turkey deserve to be complimented for …

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Death toll in Kashmir violence rises to 23

SRINAGAR, India (AFP / APP) – Five people including a teenage girl were killed in overnight clashes between protesters and government forces in India-held Kashmir after a popular separatist leader was shot dead, police said Monday, taking the toll to 23. Hundreds more have been …

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Pakistan to raise voice against Indian hostility in occupied Kashmir: Sartaj Aziz

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Monday termed Indian atrocities in occupied Kashmir as condemnable and deplorable. Talking to Dunya News, he said such acts are violation of fundamental human rights of Kashmiris and cannot deter the people of Jammu …

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18 killed in riots in India-held Kashmir after Burhan Wani’s martyrdom

SRINAGAR : Atleast 18 protesters were killed and more than 200 others injured in disputed India-held Kashmir on Sunday after thousands defied a curfew following the death of a top rebel commander, officials said. Shiv Murari Sahai, a top police official in the region, told …

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Pakistan condemns India’s killing of Hizbul Mujahideen militant commander

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Sunday condemned what it termed the ‘extra-judicial’ killing of Hizbul Mujahideen militant commander Burhan Wani by government forces in India-held Kashmir (IHK) as the death toll from clashes between Indian troops and protesters in the region rose to 15. Wani, the Hizbul …

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