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China ‘observing’ situation in Kashmir: Xi tells Imran

China ‘observing’ situation in Kashmir: Xi tells Imran

Beijing: China has been “observing” the situation in Kashmir, President Xi Jinping told Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday and hoped that the “relevant parties” can solve the issue through peaceful dialogue, state media reported. Xi, who is scheduled to visit India this week to hold 2nd informal summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, […]

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India wants better and substantive relations with China: Jaishankar

India wants better and substantive relations with China: Jaishankar

Washington: India wants to see its relation with China become “better and substantive” and would take a bilateral approach on issues like 5G which Beijing faces with other countries, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has said. In fact, Jaishankar refused to join the Trump administration which describes 5G as a national security issue, by saying […]

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Pak PM calls Hasina ahead of her India tour

Dhaka: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina received a surprise phone call from her Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan hours ahead of her visit to India, according to officials. Khan called Hasina amid his shrill anti-India campaign on the Kashmir issue after the Indian government revoked Jammu and Kashmir’s special status. Khan has been dialling up Muslim […]

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Article 370 was a roadblock in the development of JK: Amit Shah

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday said Article 370 was a roadblock in the development of Jammu and Kashmir and that the journey of development in the region would begin with the launch of Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat Express. Shah, who was accompanied by Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, Union ministers Jitendra Singh and […]

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Special commandos to guard sensitive stations on Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat Express route: RPF

New Delhi: Special commandos will be deployed at sensitive stations, like Jammu and Pathankot, on the 654-km route of the Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat Express to respond to any security situation, a senior Railway Protection Force official said on Thursday. RPF Director General Arun Kumar said Commandos for Railways Security (CORAS) will not be deployed on […]

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Gandhi would have launched Delhi-Srinagar yatra on Art 370 move: Singh

Indore: Had Mahatma Gandhi been alive today, he would have announced a march from Delhi to Srinagar over the Centre’s move on Article 370, said Congress veteran Digvijaya Singh as he attacked the government for scrapping Jammu and Kashmir’s special status. He said Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah had “finished” former […]

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Union minister Jitendra Singh faces ‘hostile’ students

New Delhi: Some JNU students resorted to sloganeering during a talk by Union minister Jitendra Singh on Thursday, which was countered by ABVP activists. Singh was invited to the varsity for a talk to deliver a lecture on ‘Abrogation of Article 370: Peace, Stability and Development in Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh’. A section of students […]

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Security beefed up in Delhi following terror attack rumors

New Delhi: Security has been beefed up across the national capital after police received intelligence inputs on a possible terror strike, a senior police official said on Thursday. Raids are being conducted by the Special Cell of Delhi Police at several locations across the city after the intelligence inputs suggested that three to four members […]

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Post abrogation of Art 370 militants may up their ante against India: US

Post abrogation of Art 370 militants may up their ante against India: US

Washington: The United States has voiced fears of many countries that following abrogation of Jammu and Kashmir special status, Pakistani militants might launch terror strikes in India unless Pakistan “keep a lid on militant groups”. “I think many have concerns that Pakistan keep a lid on militant groups that might conduct cross-border activities as a […]

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India has no extraterritorial ambition, Gen Rawat

India has no extraterritorial ambition, Gen Rawat

New Delhi: India has no extraterritorial ambitions and does not want to “transplant” its ideology on others, Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat has said, asserting that the country will fulfil its regional and global security obligations as a responsible emerging power. In an address to strategic affairs experts and defence personnel in Maldivian capital Male, […]

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