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UK issues ‘negative’ advisory for its nationals

London: The UK government on Saturday updated the travel advisory for its citizens travelling to Jammu and Kashmir, warning them to “remain vigilant” and up to date with the developments, citing reports in the national media over a heightened security threat in the state. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) updated its advisory a day […]

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Army foils attack by Pak’s BAT, kills at least five

Srinagar: Army has foiled an attack by Pakistan’s Border Action Team (BAT) on a forward post along the Line of Control (LoC) in Keran sector of Jammu and Kashmir, killing at least five to seven intruders, according to a defence spokesman here. The BAT generally comprises special forces personnel of the Pakistani Army and militants. […]

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‘Machail Mata Yatra’ suspended in Kishtwar due to ‘security reasons’

Jammu: The 43-day-long ‘Machail Mata Yatra’ in Kishtwar district was suspended on Saturday due to security reasons, officials said. Authorities have asked people not to start the yatra and those on the way should leave and get back. “The yatra has been suspended with immediate effect due to security reasons,” Deputy Commissioner of Kishtwar Angrez […]

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Fresh deployment a security measure, Guv

Fresh deployment a security measure, Guv

Says he has no knowledge of change in constitutional provisions

Says he has no knowledge of change in constitutional provisions

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PM should make a statement on JK situation: Congress

PM should make a statement on JK situation: Congress

New Delhi: Condemning the government’s decision to curtail the Amarnath Yatra, the Congress on Saturday said the entire country is worried and Prime Minister Narendra Modi should make a statement in Parliament on the current situation in Jammu and Kashmir. Addressing a press conference at the Congress office here, senior party leader Ghulam Nabi Azad […]

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UN Chiefs statement calling situation as ‘armed conflict’ irks India

United Nations: India has strongly expressed its disappointment over UN chief Antonio Guterres, in his recent report, including situations in India that are neither armed conflicts nor a threat to international security, saying such attempt to expand mandate in a selective manner to certain situations only politicises the agenda. In the ‘Annual Report of the […]

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Indian troops used cluster ammunition on LoC: Pak army

India denies allegation, says Pak army tried to push in infiltrators

Islamabad/New Delhi: The Pakistan Army said on Saturday that the Indian troops had used “cluster ammunition” to target civilians across the line of control and killed two persons, an allegation the Indian Army rejected as “pure propaganda”. Pakistan Army Spokesperson Major General Asif Ghafoor said in a statement the international community should take notice of […]

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Worried over ‘Kashmir situation’, Pak says Afghan peace talks will take a hit

KARACHI: Pakistan on Saturday threatened that the situation in the state of Jammu and Kashmir will have serious repercussion on the ongoing Afghan peace process if ‘things go out of hand’. According to ARY News the Foreign Minister of Pakistan, Shah Mehmood Qureshi ‘vehemently opposed India’s designs and increased aggression in Pak held Kashmir and […]

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Taliban- Govt talks, US banks on Pak support

Washington: US President Donald Trump hoped that Pakistan will help the US in Afghanistan as peace talks with the Taliban have apparently entered its last phase. Trump said he had developed a “good chemistry” with the Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, whom he met at his Oval Office last week. “We’re doing very well, as […]

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Pak national ‘held’ near Indo-Pak border

Ferozepur (Pb): A 38-year-old Pakistani national was held near the India-Pakistan border in Punjab’s Ferozepur district, an official said Saturday. Yakub, a resident of Kamalia village in Tobha Tek Singh district in Pakistan, was found to be roaming under suspicious circumstances on Friday night near Border Out Post (BOP) Dona Rai Dina Nath and was […]

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