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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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Would be happy to mediate on Kashmir, reiterates Trump

Would be happy to mediate on Kashmir, reiterates Trump

Washington: US President Donald Trump has said the issue of Kashmir is a bilateral matter between India and Pakistan but he would be happy to mediate if they want him to do so. Last week, Trump had made a stunning claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked him to mediate on the vexed issue during […]

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Any discussion on K- issue will only be bilaterally: Jaishankar

Bangkok: Rejecting any mediation by US President Donald Trump on Kashmir, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday made it clear to his American counterpart Mike Pompeo that any discussion on the issue, if at all warranted, will only be with Pakistan and only bilaterally. Jaishankar is in the Thailand capital to attend a number […]

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Persuade India to start talks on Kashmir, Pak urges US

Islamabad: Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Friday urged the US to use its “influence” to “persuade” India to start talks on the peaceful resolution of the Kashmir issue. Qureshi’s remarks came after US President Donald Trump said Kashmir was a bilateral matter between India and Pakistan but he would be happy to mediate […]

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Appropriate decision at appropriate time on Art 370, 35-A: BJP leader

New Delhi: The Modi government will take an “appropriate decision” at the “appropriate time” on Articles 370 and 35-A and it will be in the interest of Jammu and Kashmir as well as the country, the BJP’s poll in-charge for the state Avinash Rai Khanna said on Friday. The BJP, the party’s vice president said, […]

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