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Troops trade fresh fire on LoC

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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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Modi’s aggressive language - When India and Pakistan Misbehave

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When India and Pakistan misbehave with and provoke each other, the damage can quickly escalate. Seemingly alone among the various power centres in the two countries is the PML-N government, which has consistently held out the possibility of bilateral dialogue as the only reasonable solution to the two countries’ manifold concerns. Last week, following the devastating Quett

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US Refuses to Support Modi’s Position on Balochistan

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The United States has unambiguously distanced itself from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s attempt to internationalise the Baloch issue and in the process has also assured Pakistan of its continued support to the country’s territorial integrity. “The US government respects the unity and territorial integrity of Pakistan and we do not support independence for Baloc

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Holy cows, ‘unclean’ Indians

  0 comments   |     by Latha Jishnu

The writer is a journalist based in New Delhi. SOME years ago, Narendra Jadhav whom I interviewed soon after he was appointed to the Planning Commission of India, presented me with a family biography called Untouchables which had become a bestseller internationally. The opening chapter is a searing account of how Jadhav’s father Damu flees to Bombay to escape the brutal abuse he f

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US INDIA SIGN MILITARY AGREEMENT

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US, India sign military logistics agreement August 30, 2016 WASHINGTON - The United States and India signed an agreement on Monday to allow the use of each other’s land, air and naval bases for repair and resupply, a step toward building defence ties as the

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

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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

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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GBLA Resolutions Assail Modi’s Controversial Remarks

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GILGIT: As big rallies were held across Gilgit-Baltistan in protest against a recent statement by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly (GBLA) unanimously adopted two resolutions condemning the controversial remarks. The resolutions termed Modi an extremist Hindu leader and enemy of Muslims. One of the resolutions, tabled by GBLA Speaker

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An Open Letter To Rashtriya Muslim Manch Of RSS On Its Plan To Hoist Tricolour At Madrasaas

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As per press reports Rashtriya Muslim Manch is to hoist National Flag; the Tricolour at some madrasaas across the country on Independence Day. Since your organization, a creation of RSS, has taken a unilateral decision we would like to ask few related questions. Before taking up the task of hoisting our National Flag on madrasaas you must prove your credentials regarding loyalty

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