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Embarrassed India Rejects US Pro-Active Mediation with Pakistan

Embarrassed over United States ambassador to the United Nations Nimrata “Nikki” Randhawa Haley’s statement that the US will play a pro-active role between India and Pakistan, New Delhi rejected the offer and reiterated its stand that the issue should be resolved bilaterally. Embarrassed over the ignorance of Haley about India’s decades-old stand on Kashmir not to allow a third party ...

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3 New Medical Colleges, 2 Cancer Units in Jammu & Kashmir Soon: Minister

Union Health and Family Welfare Minister J P Nadda laid the foundation stone for three new medical Colleges at Rajouri, Anantnag and Baramulla districts in Jammu and Kashmir, on Monday. “The new Medical Colleges will strengthen the medical infrastructure and give a big boost to tertiary healthcare and medical education in the region”, said Nadda, stating that with total outlay ...

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What Happens When Bear Enters School? Panic, Stampede!

Despite familiarity with bear and love for the animal among the kids, what happens when it really enters your school? A bear just visited the school ground in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday on its morning walk but panic stricken students ran for life to escape and the resultant stampede injured many of them and not the bear. ...

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When children got back their cricket ground in Kashmir

By Sheikh Qayoom from Ganderbal (Jammu and Kashmir) It is difficult to believe such an audience would ever be granted. It is even more difficult to believe it would provoke prompt administrative action. Over a dozen children – none of them above the age of seven – carrying cricket bats, wickets and crooked willow sticks they use for hockey sticks ...

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Climate Change: CSE Ponders Frequency in Cyclones, Flash Floods with Alarm

The number of extreme climate events has risen tremendously over the last 100 years and will increase due to climate change, the Centre for Science and Environment said Thursday. Figures presented by the CSE Deputy Director General Chandra Bhushan revealed that the number of extreme weather events recorded between 1900-09 were 2.5, which increased to 350.4 in 2000-09. "This increase ...

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India, Pakistan Face-Off over Kashmir at UN

India and Pakistan faced off Monday at the UN as Islamabad brought up Kashmir in its renewed campaign to internationalise the issue. Diyar Khan, a counsellor at Pakistan’s UN Mission, said his country regretted that the people of Jammu and Kashmir had been deprived of their right to self-determination. Self-determination did not lapse with the passage of time, he said. ...

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Modi Leaves for Srinagar, Separatists Under Arrest

The separatist leaders who gave a call for strike regarding Modi’s visit to Srinagar were put under house arrest on Thursday. A shutdown called by separatists has affected life here and in the Kashmir Valley Thursday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew into Jammu and Kashmir. On Diwali, Modi had visited the soldiers at Siachen and was scheduled to move ...

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Ceasefire Violation: Pakistan Rangers Resort to Unprovoked Firing in Jammu

Pakistan Rangers resorted to unprovoked firing at Indian positions of the Border Security Force (BSF) on the international border in Jammu district on Saturday, said an official. "Pakistan Rangers resorted to unprovoked firing at the BSF positions in the R.S. Pura sector of the international border in Jammu district today, Saturday, morning," a police officer told IANS here. The officer ...

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UN Denies Pakistan’s Plea to Interfere in Jammu and Kashmir Issue

The latest effort made by Pakistan to draw UN’s attention on the Kashmir issue have turned into an utter failure as UN refused to intervene in the matter on Tuesday. UN urged on the need to resolve all differences between the countries through dialogue to find a long-term solution to the dispute. According to reports, Sartaj Aziz, adviser to Pakistan ...

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Malala invites Modi, Sharif to Nobel Ceremony; says ‘Work Together’ for Indo-Pak Peace

The youngest Nobel Peace Prize recipient Malala Yousafzai invited Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to the award ceremony where she and India’s Kailash Satyarthi would receive the prestigious honour, in the Norwegian capital Oslo for the award ceremony in December, on Saturday. While Indo-Pak border tensions still remains to be continued, Malala said, "I ...

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Eid Celebrated Amid Tension with Pakistan at Wagah Border, Sans Sweets Exchange

India celebrated Bakrid or Eid al-Adha as millions of Muslims thronged mosques for prayers with government offices, banks and schools closed for the day on Monday, in the backdrop escalating tension at the Jammu and Kashmir border with Pakistan and no traditional exchange of sweets between the two held at Wagah border. Muslims throughout the country made sacrifice of millions ...

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Terrorist Training Camps reactivated by ISI to push 2,500 terrorists in winter, says India

India has alleged that the Pakistan intelligence agency ISI has reactivated terrorist training camps in Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (POK). The camps are likely to send 2,500 terrorists into India to carry out their notorious plans soon, said Jitendra Singh, India’s junior minister of Home Affairs in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. The Indian government said it has ...

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Post-shut up episode: Will Modi speak for India in China this month?

By Sridhar Narsing When Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi visits China this month, he will have to clear his conscience that the firm HUAWEI, China’s biggest telecom company, investing hugely in Gujarat, did not portray three controversial regions of India as foreign pockets. While China will bend its rules like Beckham with an eye on Modi’s proposal to develop a ...

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