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Modi and Xi to discuss border issues amid Kashmir row

NEW DELHI: Chinese President Xi Jinping and India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi are expected to agree new security measures along their unsettled border during a summit today, officials said, in an effort to smooth ties ruffled by differences over Kashmir.

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Kashmir: M’sia-India ties still strong despite boycott campaign

KUALA LUMPUR: A proposed boycott of Malaysia by Indian netizens over social media would not jeopardise the country’s position in the international arena as well as its bilateral relations with India, the Dewan Rakyat was told today. Foreign Minister Datuk

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The transported: Kashmiri prisoners sent far from home

SRINAGAR: One is a 19-year-old construction worker charged with aiding militants against Indian troops, the other is one of Kashmir’s most prominent lawyers, accused of being “an incorrigible secessionist”. Despite their different backgrounds, Uzair Maqbool Malik and Nazir Ahmad Ronga

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Kashmir’s crippled courts leave detainees in a lurch

Thousands of people have been detained in Indian-administered Kashmir following a government move to strip the region of its special status. Worried family members have been flocking to the courts – but to little avail, reports BBC Hindi’s Vineet Khare.

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Nine-year-old among nearly 150 children held in Indian Kashmir

NEW DELHI: Police in Indian Kashmir have detained 144 children, including a nine-year-old, since early August when the government revoked the disputed region’s special status and imposed a lockdown, according to a court-appointed committee’s report. But all those arrested and

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Modi threatened with ‘nuclear Armageddon’ if Kashmir conflict continues

INDIA has been warned that any further conflict could transform into “nuclear armageddon” in Kashmir. Tensions between the two countries threatened to spill over into all-out conflict earlier this year over the disputed region of Kashmir. Such is the security risk

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Pakistan’s Imran Khan warns of nuclear war over Indian Kashmir

NEW YORK: Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned the United Nations yesterday that his country’s dispute with India over Kashmir could escalate into an all-out nuclear war that would have dire consequences for the world. In a fiery speech lasting

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US hopes India will lift Kashmir curbs soon

NEW YORK: The US hopes to see rapid action by India to lift restrictions it has imposed in Kashmir and the release of detainees there, the senior US diplomat for South Asia said yesterday. Alice Wells, the acting assistant secretary

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Press group: Restrictions aimed at ‘gagging’ Kashmiri media

SRINAGAR (Jammu and Kashmir): With the communication blockade in Kashmir region entering its 50th day yesterday, the Kashmir Press Club (KPC) said the “unreasonable restrictions” are aimed at “gagging the press,” Anadolu Agency reported, quoting the press club’s statement. “The

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Farooq Abdullah’s arrest leaves India with little allies in Kashmir

Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir: The detention of pro-India politicians and the crackdown against their party members in Indian-administered Kashmir indicate a further shrinking of New Delhi’s allies in the region. For the most part of the last five decades, the National

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