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After Kashmir backing, Modi to visit UAE, Bahrain – 3 min read

New Delhi: Days after the UAE openly backed India over its Kashmir move, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to pay a two-day state visit to Abu Dhabi from August 23, and also to Bahrain, where the administration cracked down on Pakistanis holding an anti-India demonstration last week. The UAE, which shares close bonds with […]

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Curbs, communication clampdown being lifted in Kashmir – 3 min read

Srinagar: Against the forecast of a doomsday scenario, government agencies have succeeded in preventing any loss of life during the 12-day clampdown in the Kashmir Valley and have started easing restrictions stepwise, officials said. Against the widespread rumours and malicious propaganda, all hotels in Srinagar and other districts of the Valley functioned with near normalcy […]

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi (File Photo)

Dealing with Doval doctrine in ‘Modi’s Hindustan’: Pakistan FM Minister – 2 min read

Islamabad:  A day after its failure to get anything from the closed-door meeting of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said on Saturday that Islamabad is dealing with Doval doctrine in “Modi’s Hindustan” as against “Nehru’s Hindustan”. Qureshi addressed a joint press conference with Director General, Inter Services Public […]

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Pakistan holds high-level meet on Kashmir post UNSC setback – 2 min read

Islamabad:  A meeting of Pakistan’s top brass chaired by Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi was under way on Saturday to discuss the situation in Kashmir and to devise a future plan of action following the UN Security Council meet where it failed to censure India over its revocation of special status to Jammu and Kashmir. […]

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Trump asks Imran Khan to reduce tensions with India through dialogue – 2 min read

New Delhi:  US President Donald Trump has stressed upon the need for bilateral dialogue to reduce tensions between India and Pakistan regarding the situation in Jammu and Kashmir, the White House said on Saturday. Trump’s observation came during a telephonic conversation with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, hours before the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) […]

India's Permanent Representative to UN, Syed Akbaruddin (Photo: IANS)

India isolates Pakistan at UN by winning the diplomatic war – 3 min read

New Delhi: On Friday morning, India secured a major diplomatic victory at the UN by reiterating its unequivocal position on Jammu and Kashmir and Pakistan being the cradle of terror. By restating its position on how Pakistan remains a rogue state indulging in unabashed state sponsored terror through proxies, India once again notched up major brownie […]

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UNSC accepts India’s efforts in Kashmir, wants all to follow suit: Envoy – 3 min read

United Nations: The Security Council has acknowledged India’s measures to bring normalcy and development to Kashmir and wants all countries to follow suit, India’s Permanent Representative Syed Akbaruddin said on Friday. Speaking to reporters after its informal meeting, he outlined the various steps being taken by India since the special status of Kashmir was rescinded and […]

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India’s envoy to UN: Issues relating to Article 370 an internal matter – 2 min read

New York: Matters relating to Article 370 on Kashmir are “entirely an internal matter of India and have no external ramifications”, Syed Akbaruddin, India’s permanent representative to the United Nations, said here on Friday after the UNSC held closed door consultations on Kashmir. Addressing the media, he said “Our national position was and remains that […]

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Russia hopes India, Pak settle Kashmir bilaterally – 2 min read

New York:  Russia on Friday hoped that India and Pakistan would settle their differences bilaterally through political and diplomatic means, as the UNSC was set to meet to discuss the Kashmir issue. Dmitry Polyanskiy, Russia’s First Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN, in tweets said that Moscow is good friends and partners with both New […]