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UN chief urges India, Pak to defuse tensions

UN chief urges India, Pak to defuse tensions

UNHR chief condemns Pulwama attack; expresses concern at acts of violence against Kashmiri people in different parts of India

United Nations, Feb 20: UN chief Antonio Guterres has called on India and Pakistan to exercise “maximum restraint” and take “immediate steps” to de-escalate tensions following the Pulwama suicide attack, reiterating that his good offices are available if asked by both sides. The already sour relations between India and Pakistan have worsened over the past […]

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NIA takes over Pulwama attack probe from J&K Police

NIA takes over Pulwama attack probe from J&K Police

New Delhi, Feb 20: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday took over the probe into the February 14 suicide attack in Pulwama from the Jammu and Kashmir Police, officials said. The agency has re-registered the case and formed a team to investigate the audacious attack in which 49 CRPF personnel were killed, an NIA […]

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Anyone involved in terror must be listed by UN: Saudi FM

Anyone involved in terror must be listed by UN: Saudi FM

Saudi Arabia increases India's Haj quota to 2 lakh after Modi-Salman talks

New Delhi, Feb 20:  “Any terrorist or anyone who supports and finances terrorism must be proscribed by the United Nations,” Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir said on Wednesday, rejecting suggestions that Riyadh was opposed to India’s efforts to get JeM chief Masood Azhar banned by the global body. He also said the […]

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PDP delegation ‘satisfied’ with safety of Kashmiri students in Uttarakhand

PDP delegation ‘satisfied’ with safety of Kashmiri students in Uttarakhand

Dehradun, Feb 20:  A delegation of Peoples Democratic Party visited Uttarakhand for a first-hand assessment of the situation here following alleged harassment of Kashmiri students after the recent militant attack in Pulwama. The delegation consisting of Rajya Sabha member Fayaz Ahmed Mir, former MLA Aijaz Ahmed Mir and other party leaders reached here Tuesday to […]

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Two Kashmiri shawl vendors attacked in train: Police

Two Kashmiri shawl vendors attacked in train: Police

Another beaten up in West Bangal

New Delhi, Feb 20: Two Kashmiri shawl vendors have claimed they were beaten up and called “stone pelters” by unidentified men on a train, forcing them to cut short their business trip to Rohtak, officials said Wednesday. The incident comes amid reports of some Kashmiri people claiming they were being targeted in many parts of […]

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Trump describes Pulwama attack as ‘horrible’

Trump describes Pulwama attack as ‘horrible’

State Dept asks Pak to punish those responsible

Washington, Feb 20 :  US President Donald Trump has described as “horrible” the deadly suicide attack by Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed in Pulwama, as his administration offered full support to India to combat terrorism and asked Islamabad to punish anyone responsible for the “heinous act”. The suicide attack on February 14 in Jammu and Kashmir has left […]

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PM Modi, Saudi Crown Prince hold talks to expand ties

PM Modi, Saudi Crown Prince hold talks to expand ties

New Delhi, Feb 19 :  Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman on Wednesday explored ways to further deepen strategic ties, in talks taking place in the backdrop of India’s escalating tension with Pakistan following the Pulwama terror attack. The crown prince arrived here on a less than 30-hour visit Tuesday […]

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India a victim of terrorism “sheltered and supported” from across the border: PM Modi

India a victim of terrorism “sheltered and supported” from across the border: PM Modi

Riyadh, Feb 20 :  In a veiled attack on Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said India was a victim of terrorism “sheltered and supported” from across the border, as he demanded that all nations reject the use of terrorism against others, dismantle the terror infrastructure and stop its financing. In an interview published in […]

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Swaraj calls on Saudi crown prince, focus on expanding strategic ties

Swaraj calls on Saudi crown prince, focus on expanding strategic ties

New Delhi, Feb 19 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday met Saudia Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman and discussed ways to add further momentum to the strategic ties between the two nations besides deepening engagement in the areas of trade and investment. The crown prince arrived here on Tuesday night on a less […]

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Congress denounces PM Modi over ‘grand welcome’ to Saudi crown prince

Congress denounces PM Modi over ‘grand welcome’ to Saudi crown prince

New Delhi, Feb 20 : Slamming Prime Minister Narendra Modi for receiving Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the airport, the Congress on Wednesday asked whether according a “grand welcome” to those who praised Pakistan’s “anti-terror” efforts was his way of remembering the Pulwama attack martyrs. In a special gesture, Prime Minister Modi on […]

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