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UNSC must end selectivity in implementing resolutions on disputes like Jammu and Kashmir: Pakistan

UNSC must end selectivity in implementing resolutions on disputes like Jammu and Kashmir: Pakistan

Pakistan has said that the UN Security Council must end “selectivity” in implementing its resolutions, especially long-standing “disputes” such as Jammu and Kashmir and Palestine, reports said. Pakistan’s Ambassador to the UN Maleeha Lodhi made the remarks during a Security Council debate here last week on ‘upholding international law within the context of the maintenance […]

Watch: Mirwaiz protests against PM Modi’s visit, detained

Watch: Mirwaiz protests against PM Modi’s visit, detained

Govt bars lalchowk Sitin forcibly,detained by police as I defied my HouseArrest لالچوک دھرنے پر قدغن، گرفتاری کے بعد پھر دوبارہ نظر بندی ،مسئلہ کشمیر اقتصٓادی پیکیجوں اور مراعات سے نہیں بلکہ فیصلہ کن مذاکرات سے حل ہوگا، مودی سرکار اس واضح حقیقت کو سمجھنے کی کوشش کرے pic.twitter.com/R218ja3Hep — Mirwaiz Umar Farooq (@MirwaizKashmir) May […]

Opposed by IB and Army, Ramazan ceasefire had Rajnath, Madhav and Doval’s backing: Report

Opposed by IB and Army, Ramazan ceasefire had Rajnath, Madhav and Doval’s backing: Report

After the Jammu and Kashmir’s BJP unit opposed the idea of announcing a unilateral ceasefire during the month of Ramazan, a Quint report said that Home Minister Rajnath Singh, party’s Kashmir minder Ram Madhav and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval favoured it while the Intelligence Bureau and the Indian Army bitterly opposed the move. “Even though the decision […]

‘Natak’ continues in Karnataka as Cong-JD(S) to file affidavits of 116 MLAs in SC: Report

‘Natak’ continues in Karnataka as Cong-JD(S) to file affidavits of 116 MLAs in SC: Report

To prove their majority in the Supreme Court on Friday, 18 May, the Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) combine is likely to produce affidavits of its 116 MLAs, The Quint reported Friday. During a late-night hearing on 16-17 May, the apex court had refused to stay BS Yeddyurappa’s swearing-in as the Chief Minister of Karnataka, after the Congress-JD(S) […]

Soldier killed in Pak firing along International Border in Jammu

Soldier killed in Pak firing along International Border in Jammu

A soldier of the Border Security Force was killed early on Friday in an unprovoked firing along the India-Pakistan International Border (IB) in Arnia sector of Jammu, an official said, reports said. “Firing in Heeranagar area was on during the intervening night of May 16 and 17 in which one BSF trooper was injured. Yesterday, […]

3 Kashmiri youths held at Attari, handed over to J&K police

3 Kashmiri youths held at Attari, handed over to J&K police

The immigration bureau has arrested three Kashmiri youths who were travelling to Pakistan via the integrated check post (ICP) at Attari and handed them over to the Jammu and Kashmir police, an intelligence official said, the Hindustan Times reported. The J&K police had issued lookout circular (LOC) against Sikand, Avesh and Irfan of Pulwama district. […]

No evidence against Hafiz Saeed… can join politics if eligible: Major Asif Ghafoor

No evidence against Hafiz Saeed… can join politics if eligible: Major Asif Ghafoor

Major General Asif Ghafoor, Pakistan’s Director General of Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR), the media and public relations arm of its armed forces, said Thursday that there has been no evidence from the Indian side against Hafiz Saeed and he can join politics if eligible. In an interview with the Indian Express, Ghafoor said, “Hafiz Saeed is […]

Hostility will destroy India, Pakistan, says Pak’s NSA Janjua

Hostility will destroy India, Pakistan, says Pak’s NSA Janjua

Srinagar: Pakistan’s National Security Adviser (NSA) Lt Gen (retd) Nasser Khan Janjua has said that India and Pakistan “will ultimately destroy each other” if they are going to coexist as enemies. Addressing a security seminar in Islamabad on Thursday, Janjua said it is for the two countries to ponder upon if they are to live […]

Arrested in Kashmir, Pak national released after 23 yrs

Arrested in Kashmir, Pak national released after 23 yrs

Srinagar: The Indian government has released a Pakistani national imprisoned in Indian jails for 23 years, reports said. “Opting for backdoor diplomacy, the repatriation was performed as a goodwill gesture to the (Pakistan) government,” the Express Tribune reported. It said Syed Sajid Ali Bukhari, a resident of Kotli in Pakistan-administered Kashmir had “mistakenly crossed the […]

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