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No change in policy on Jammu and Kashmir: US


Washington, July 22: The United States officials have said that there has been inconsistency in the American description of Jammu and Kashmir, but insisted there was no change in its policy saying the “pace, scope and character” of any discussion on Kashmir is for India and Pakistan to determine. “Our policy on Kashmir has not changed,” a State Department spokesperson was ...

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WhatsApp will allow you to ‘unsend’ a message


New Delhi, July 22: Since the past few months, we have been hearing about the WhatsApp recall feature. It is the ability to just recall or unsend the messages those were actually meant to be sent. Well, it looks like we are drawing closer towards the roll out of this recall feature on WhatsApp. We say this as the Twitter ...

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Soldier injured in Pak firing on LoC in Rajouri


Rajouri, July 22: An Army jawan got injured when Pakistan initiated unprovoked firing on the Line of Control in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district. “A jawan sustained injury in cross border firing early this morning in Nowshera sector,” police sources here said. They said that the soldier reportedly hit by a sniper shot and admitted to Army Hospital. Injured jawan was ...

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Rising Hindu nationalism has hijacked India’s China policy: Chinese media


Sounding a warning, the commentary also reminded the Modi government about its failure to curb Hindu nationalistic violence against Muslims since this government came to power in 2014. New Delhi, July 21: Rising Hindu nationalism has hijacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s China policy and could lead the two countries to war, Chinese state media said on Thursday, adding a warning ...

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Sushma Swaraj is lying, India should get ready for a military confrontation: Chinese media


New Delhi, July 21: A day after External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s said in Parliament that “all countries are in India’s support” over Doklam issue and “both sides should withdraw troops”, China today called Swaraj a liar and said India should get ready for a military confrontation if it didn’t withdraw troops from Doklam. “She (Sushma Swaraj) is lying to the ...

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Dy CM J&K Nirmal Singh Calls On Prime Minister Modi Over Situation In Kashmir


Jammu, July 21: Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh today called on the Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi and discussed various issues like cross border shelling, steps being taken by the Government for sustainment of peace and the conduct of annual Amarnath Yatra. Matters of internal security and issues pertaining to refugees also came under discussion. The Dy CM sought a ...

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Clashes erupt in Sopore after Friday prayers


Srinagar, July 21: Clashes erupted between youth and forces at Sopore town of Baramulla district on Friday after congregational prayers amid complete shutdown. The clashes took place shortly after Friday prayers near Jamia Masjid and adjoining localities of Sopore township. A youth and a freelance photojournalist have suffered injuries in the clashes. The call for shutdown and sit-in outside UN office ...

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PM Narendra Modi & His Policies Have Destroyed J&K: Rahul Gandhi


New Delhi, July 21: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has refuted former chief minister Farooq Abdullah’s assertion that a third party can be approached for the settlement of the Kashmir issue between India and Pakistan. “I have been asserting for long that it’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his policies at the Centre that have destroyed Jammu and Kashmir. And the point ...

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PDP welcomes Dr Farooq’s statement, BJP condemns


Srinagar, July 21: Peoples Democratic Party on Friday welcomed the statement of Dr Farooq Abdullah about mediation of a third country and talks with Pakistan for the resolution of Kashmir issue. “If India is ready to talk to China and does not want to get into war, then they can talk to Pakistan also,” he said. “Happy if he (Farooq Abdullah) ...

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