Eid in Kashmir

EID UNDER SIEGE

Kiran Butt

Writer at Indus News
The author is a Correspondent and Associate Producer at Indus News
Kiran Butt

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While 1.8 billion Muslims around the globe celebrate Eid ul Adha, Kashmir remains a clampdown. The streets of Srinagar were deserted at the most festive day for the Muslim community. Indian forces could be seen on every nook of the streets. People were not allowed to say prayers publically in the mosques nor could they […]

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Kashmir Bleeds

Kiran Butt

Writer at Indus News
The author is a Correspondent and Associate Producer at Indus News
Kiran Butt

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[simple-author-box] Last week as soon as the news came out of Kashmir that tourists are being requested to vacate and more than 100,000 additional troops are being deployed in the valley which already has 700,000 troops and is the most militarized zone in the world, horrors of something bad to the bone happening started floating […]

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PRESIDENT ERDOGAN SPEAKS TO PM KHAN

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday called Prime Minister Imran Khan via telephone and discussed matters related to bilateral relations and regional issues with him. PM Imran Khan briefed the Turkish president of the current situation in Indian-occupied Kashmir. They also discussed the Afghan crisis. Pakistani PM assured Erdogan of his full support for peace […]

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SAUDI ARABIA: PM KHAN’S KEYNOTE SPEECH

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan says the resolution of the Kashmir issue under UN resolutions is inevitable. He was speaking at the 14th summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in Mecca. Prime Minister Khan said the Kashmiris are peacefully struggling for freedom and deserve their right to self-determination. He said it is not justified […]

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THIRD PHASE OF INDIAN ELECTIONS START ON TUESDAY

Indians will cast their votes in 116 constituencies across 15 states and union territories in the third phase of general elections tomorrow. The populous northern state of Uttar Pradesh will again be in focus. Close contest is expected between the ruling BJP and opposition congress on at least 10 seats in Uttar Pradesh.  The BJP […]

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INDIA’S CONGRESS PARTY RELEASES ELECTION MANIFESTO

India’s main opposition Congress party has pledged to work closely with SAARC and ASEAN countries along with stressing upon dialogue to resolve Kashmir conflict. Speaking at the party’s manifesto launching event Congress President Rahul Gandhi said that his party would omit Section 124A that results persecution in the name of sedition. With regards to Kashmir, […]

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PAKISTAN DAY BEING CELEBRATED

Pakistan Day is being celebrated across the country with traditional zeal and fervour. The day dawned with a thirty-one-gun salute in Islamabad and twenty-one-gun salutes in Pakistan’s four provincial capitals. Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is guest of honour at a military parade being held in the capital, Islamabad. Contingents of the three armed services […]

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PEACEFUL AFGHANISTAN WOULD STRENGTHEN PAKISTAN’S ECONOMY: QURESHI

US-Pakistan relations were under strain because of FATF but because of Pakistan’s role in US-Taliban peace dialogues, the relationship with the US is going to take a new turn, said Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Sunday. The 14th Plenary Session of Parliamentary Union of OIC Member States will begin at Rabat in Morocco on […]

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INDIAN TROOPS MARTYR 3 YOUTHS IN PULWAMA

Three youths were killed in a gunfight with the government forces in Pinglish area of Tral in south Kashmir’ s Pulwama district on Sunday, army said. “Three militants killed. Operation in progress,” said an army spokesman in Srinagar. India’s Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora on Sunday said only Lok Sabha elections will be held for […]

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