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Article 35A Row: Kashmir Lawyers asks Jammu, Ladakh residents to join hands with people of Kashmir

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Srinagar, Aug 25: The lawyers community Friday staged a protest against the attempts to abrogate Article 35A that debars non-state subjects to purchase land or acquire jobs in Jammu and Kashmir. The protest was organized by District Court lawyers here in Srinagar on the directions of Joint Resistance Leadership comprising of senior pro-freedom leaders Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and ...

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Supreme Court to hear pleas against Article 35 A after Diwali

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New Delhi, Aug 25: The Supreme Court today agreed to hear after Diwali pleas challenging Article 35 A, relating to special rights and privileges of permanent residents of Jammu and Kashmir. A bench headed by Justice J S Khehar accepted the plea of the Jammu and Kashmir state government that the pleas challenging Article 35 A be heard after Diwali. Senior ...

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Pakistan is China’s important strategic partner in international arena: Chinese Foreign Ministry

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Beijing, Aug 25: Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying, during her regular press conference on Thursday, said that the role of Pakistan in the Afghan issue should be ‘valued’. “We need to value the important role of Pakistan in the Afghan issue and respect the sovereignty and legitimate security concerns of Pakistan,” she said, according to Chinese foreign ministry press release. ...

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Bandipora creates history, hosts football match under lights

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Srinagar, Aug 25: Bandipora created history Wednesday by holding the first ever football match under lights in Kashmir. The match was played at Sher-i-Kashmir sports stadium Bandipora on Wednesday evening between Real Kashmir FC and Muhammdan FC Sopore. It was the semi-final of ongoing Late Sofi Ghulam Muhammad football tournament. The match started at 7:30 pm, witnessing a huge audience of ...

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There is a lot of support for Pakistan in Kashmir: Ex-army General

Srinagar, Aug 24: Former head of Northern Command of Indian army Lieutenant General (R) DS Hooda has said that Pakistan is enjoying widespread support in Kashmir valley, saying Kashmir issue has no military solution to it, and that it can only be solved through bilateral talks. “If we say that the Kashmir issue has a martial solution, it will be false. ...

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District Magistrate Kulgam bans use of fire crackers

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Srinagar, Aug 24: The District Magistrate, Kulgam, Talat Parvez Rohella on Thursday issued an order banning the use of fire crackers in the district. The order has been issued to ensure peace and public order, health and safety of the general public. Invoking Section 144 of CrPC, the DC imposed complete ban on the sale, purchase, dumping, carrying and use of ...

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China slams India for road construction in Ladakh

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Beijing, Aug 24: China on Thursday slammed India for apparently building a new road in the Ladakh sector, but lavished praise on Pakistan as its key partner. The move signals a sharper polarisation of Beijing’s ties in the subcontinent, following the Doklam crisis. “It seems that Indian side is slapping its own face,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said, in ...

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Doklam standoff: Countering China in the backyard, Indian Navy silently tightens grip over Indian Ocean

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New Delhi, Aug 24: As countries like Bangladesh, Myanmar, Vietnam and Thailand keenly watch the outcome of the standoff at the Doklam in Bhutan between the Indian and Chinese armies; New Delhi has tasked the Indian Navy to silently spread its influence and further strengthen its grip over the Indian Ocean Region. Besides, the immediate security concern, India’s stand on ...

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Mobile Internet services suspended in Punjab, Haryana

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Amritsar, Aug 24: Mobile Internet services have been suspended for 72 hours in Haryana, Punjab and Chandigarh, ahead of the court verdict in the sexual exploitation case against the Dera Sacha Sauda sect head tomorrow. The decision to suspend mobile Internet services was taken in a coordination committee meeting of Haryana, Punjab and Union Territory Chandigarh held under the chairmanship of ...

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