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Troops trade fresh fire on LoC

  0 comments   |     by The Nation on 05, October 2016

Troops trade fresh fire on LoC 5 October 2016 MIRPUR (AJK) -  Pakistani and Indian troops yesterday exchanged fresh fire across Line of Control. However, no casualties were reported in the latest firefight that came five days after India claimed to have carried out ‘surgical strikes’ – a claim Pakistan rubbished flatly. "Indian troops yet again r

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International Probe into Kashmir Killings Imperative Now: UN Rights Chief

  0 comments   |     by AP on 23, September 2016

UNITED NATIONS: The deteriorating situation in India-held Kashmir has now made it crucial to establish an independent, impartial and international mission to assess the situation, the UN human rights chief has said, while regretting India's lack of response to his request for access to its controlled part of the disputed state. UN rights chief Zeid Raad al-Hussein told the Geneva-ba

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Burhan Wani has Become What India Long Feared

  0 comments   |     by IHK. AP on 22, September 2016

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Armed Struggle Is Not Terrorism

  0 comments   |     by Abdul Majid Zargar on 01, September 2016

The more I read or listen to the debates & discourses on Indian media, both print & electronic, the more I am bemused at the ignorance or deliberate attempt to ignore the fundamental question of Kashmir dispute. That question is simply a political one created by an international promise of right of self determination to people of J&K upon partition of British India in two domains India & Pakist

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UN Chief Slams Killings in India-Held Kashmir, Calls for India-Pak Dialogue

  0 comments   |     by APP on 29, August 2016

UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has deplored the ongoing killings in India-held Kashmir as security forces there try to stamp out weeks of anti-government protests by Kashmiri civilians, and urged India and Pakistan to settle Kashmir and other issues through dialogue. "I stand ready to offer my good offices, should it be requested by both sides, to facilitate dialogue i

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Kashmir: why talk to India?

  0 comments   |     by Munir Akram on 26, August 2016

FOLLOWING the extensive discussions at the recent Pakistan envoys’ conference, Pakistan proposed a ‘separate’ dialogue on Jammu and Kashmir to India. As expected, India promptly interposed preconditions for the talks, even more onerous than in the past. Pakistan’s counter — that the talks would be strictly on the basis of the UN resolutions on Kashmir &mdas

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Human Rights Violations in Held Kashmir not Internal Indian Matter: OIC

  0 comments   |     by Syed Sammer Abbas on 24, August 2016

ISLAMABAD: Human rights violations in India-held Kashmir are not an internal matter of the Indian state, said Iyad Amin Madani, secretary-general of the 57-member Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). The head of the world's largest bloc of Muslim countries has expressed concern over human rights violations in India-held Kashmir, which has seen weeks of deadly clashes between M

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Kashmir: Siege Without End! - Kashmir First, in Greater Kashmir

  0 comments   |     by Mohammad Ashraf on 19, August 2016

Last Sunday when I logged into the Facebook, it came up with my memory of the year 2010. It was an article titled “The Stubborn Delhi” which I had written for my column, Kashmir First, in Greater Kashmir. Somehow the software in the Facebook seemed to have very good intelligence as the article was very much relevant t

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US REFUSES TO BACK MODI ON KASHMIR

  0 comments   |     by Anwar Iqbal on 17, August 2016

US refuses to back Modi’s claims Anwar Iqbal WASHINGTON: The United States continues to view the Kashmir issue as a dispute that needs to be settled by both India and Pakistan, says the US State Department, while distanci

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A Season of Loss in Kashmir - Why is it that the deaths in Kashmir

  0 comments   |     by Wajahat Habibullah | Via The Hindu on 17, August 2016

For days after the killing of Burhan Wani, every TV channel rang with acrimonious debate. Wani was described by India as a terrorist and by Pakistan as a martyr. The media resounded to argument and indignation. The number of dead and injured continued to rise relentlessly. Among the ea

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