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Hurriyat must welcome dialogue and talk: Dulat

Hurriyat must welcome dialogue and talk: Dulat

Former RAW chief and Kashmir expert A S Dulat Tuesday said that Hurriyat must welcome the announcement of sustained dialogue and appointment of an interlocutor on Kashmir by the centre government. While talking to KNS from New Delhi, Dulat said that he welcomes that decision of the centre government to initiate talks on Kashmir. “I welcome the […]

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Saudi ‘returning to moderate Islam,’ crown prince says

Saudi ‘returning to moderate Islam,’ crown prince says

Saudi Arabia’s powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Tuesday vowed to restore “moderate, open” Islam in the kingdom. “We are returning to what we were before — a country of moderate Islam that is open to all religions and to the world,” he was quoted as saying by news agency AFP at an economic […]

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Magazine of AK rifle with 30 rounds found from minibus in Jammu

Magazine of AK rifle with 30 rounds found from minibus in Jammu

Jammu: The magazine of an AK rifle with 30 live rounds was found inside a minibus in Jammu city triggering panic among the passengers, police said today. “A loaded magazine of an AK rifle was found in a minibus on Janipur-Parade route in the city. Panic stricken passengers informed the driver about it. He informed […]

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J&K Banks’ growth directly linked with development of the state: Chairman

J&K Banks’ growth directly linked with development of the state: Chairman

A delegation of PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI) Kashmir Chapter today called upon the Chairman and CEO J&K Bank Parvez Ahmed at Corporate Headquarters. The Chairman held an elaborate meeting with the members led by Chambers’ Chairman PHDCCI Mushtaq Ahmed Chaya during which a number of issues pertaining to trade and industry were […]

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JRL calls shutdown in Kashmir on October 27

JRL calls shutdown in Kashmir on October 27

Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) has called for shutdown on October 27, saying “it is an unfortunate day for the Kashmiris when we were deprived of our freedom and liberty”. Calling it as “black day and the day of mourning” for the Kashmiris, JRL comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik called […]

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Doubt ‘intent and sincerity’ of Modi govt in addressing Kashmir issue: Azad

Doubt ‘intent and sincerity’ of Modi govt in addressing Kashmir issue: Azad

Leader of the opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday said the opposition “seriously” doubts the “intent and sincerity” of the Narendra Modi government in addressing the Kashmir issue. Azad, a former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, summed up his feelings through an Urdu couplet: “Tamannao me uljahaya gaya hoon/khilone dekar behlaya […]

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Geelani grieved over demise of late Lone’s daughter, calls it personal loss

Geelani grieved over demise of late Lone’s daughter, calls it personal loss

Octogenarian Hurriyat patriarch Syed Ali Geelani on Tuesday expressed the heartfelt grief over the demise of daughter of late Ab Gani Lone. Geelani said, “We had cordial and affectionate relations. It is a personnel loss for me. Geelani prayed for her heavenly aboard and forbiddance to family to bear this loss.”   Meanwhile, Geelani condemned […]

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Sharma will decide whom to talk to in Kashmir: Rajnath

Sharma will decide whom to talk to in Kashmir: Rajnath

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said the newly-appointed interlocutor for Jammu and Kashmir, Dineshwar Sharma, would decide whom he will engage with in Jammu and Kashmir. Asked if Sharma would hold talks with the Hurriyat Conference, as suggested by some state politicians, Singh said, “It depends upon him whom he talks to or […]

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Armies of India, Pak exchange fire in Nowgam sector in Handwara

Armies of India, Pak exchange fire in Nowgam sector in Handwara

The armies of India and Pakistan on Tuesday exchanged fire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara district in northern part of Kashmir. Reports said the firing took place in the Nowgam area of Handwara tehsil of the district. The armies of both the countries exchanged fire during past two days in Kamalkote area […]

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Dy Speaker calls on Chief Minister, seeks relief for Gurez fire victims

Dy Speaker calls on Chief Minister, seeks relief for Gurez fire victims

: Deputy Speaker, Legislative Assembly, Nazir Ahmad Khan (Gurezi) called on the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here today. He brought into the notice of the Chief Minister the extent of damage suffered by the residents of Kilshey village of Gurez area due to a massive fire incident two days ago. He also demanded relief and […]