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Abdul Haq calls on Chhattisgarh CM to discuss issues of JK students

Abdul Haq calls on Chhattisgarh CM to discuss issues of JK students

Calls for frequent exchange programs to dispel negative portrayal of Kashmir by news channels

RAIPUR, FEBURARY 22: Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Law and Justice, Abdul Haq Khan on Thursday calls on Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh and discussed various issues including development scenario of J&K and facilities being provided to the JK students studying in Chhattisgarh besides their safety and security. Minister for Rural Development, Parliamentary […]

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Amnesty accuses Trump of human rights violations

Amnesty accuses Trump of human rights violations

Washington : Human rights group Amnesty International on Thursday accused US President Donald Trump of practicing “hateful” politics and said his policies mark “a new era of human rights regression” in the US and around the world. “Trump takes actions that violate human rights at home and abroad… his backward steps on human rights are […]

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44 killed in Peru bus accident

44 killed in Peru bus accident

Lima: At least 44 people were killed and 24 others injured when a bus skidded off the road and plunged into a river in Peru’s Arequipa region, authorities said. Seven of the injured are in serious condition, including three children, reports Efe news agency. The accident occurred on Wednesday on the Pan-American Highway. The authorities […]

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Australia beat New Zealand in T20 tri-series final

Australia beat New Zealand in T20 tri-series final

AUCKLAND: Australia cruised to a 19-run victory in a rain-affected T20 tri-series final with New Zealand Wednesday to claim the world number one ranking in the shortest form of the game for the first time. New Zealand struggled to 150 for nine after electing to bat first at Auckland´s Eden Park but failing to repeat […]

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Syria, Russia pound rebel enclave, put clinic out of service

Syria, Russia pound rebel enclave, put clinic out of service

Arbin (Syria), Feb 21 : Syrian and Russian air strikes on the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta enclave have killed more than 100 civilians for the second straight day and put another hospital out of service. In a major development in Syria’s complex seven-year war, Damascus also sent pro-regime fighters to the northern Afrin region, where they […]

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US-Russia ties will be hard to repair: Moscow

Moscow, Feb 21 : Moscow today said it would be “very difficult” to improve US-Russia relations, which have plummeted to Cold War lows on accusations of election meddling and crises in Syria and Ukraine. Deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov accused the US of trying to meddle in Russia’s internal affairs ahead of a presidential election […]

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Palestinian leader calls for peace conference by mid-2018

United Nations, Feb 21 : Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has ruled out the US as a broker for peace with Israel, calling for an international peace conference by mid-2018 with the key goals of full UN membership for the state of Palestine and a timeframe for a two-state solution. Abbas spoke yesterday as the Trump […]

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Chris Lynn ruled out of PSL

DUBAI: Lahore Qalandars campaign to take home the Pakistan Super League (PSL) trophy this year suffered a huge blow when Australian batsman Chris Lynn was ruled out of the tournament on Wednesday. Lynn suffered a shoulder injury during T20I against New Zealand. According to Cricket Australia, he disclosed his shoulder and will not travel for […]

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