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Embarrassed India Rejects US Pro-Active Mediation with Pakistan

Embarrassed over United States ambassador to the United Nations Nimrata “Nikki” Randhawa Haley’s statement that the US will play a pro-active role between India and Pakistan, New Delhi rejected the offer and reiterated its stand that the issue should be resolved bilaterally. Embarrassed over the ignorance of Haley about India’s decades-old stand on Kashmir not to allow a third party ...

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3 New Medical Colleges, 2 Cancer Units in Jammu & Kashmir Soon: Minister

Union Health and Family Welfare Minister J P Nadda laid the foundation stone for three new medical Colleges at Rajouri, Anantnag and Baramulla districts in Jammu and Kashmir, on Monday. “The new Medical Colleges will strengthen the medical infrastructure and give a big boost to tertiary healthcare and medical education in the region”, said Nadda, stating that with total outlay ...

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Why Such Noise About My Meeting Modi? Asks Ex-Rebel Sajad Lone (Interview)

Why create such a noise about my meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi? asks former Kashmiri separatist leader Sajad Gani Lone, who wonders what the hullabaloo is all about. Sajad Lone, 47, hogged news headlines by meeting Modi. He became the first former Kashmiri separatist leader to do so after Modi came to power in May. Chairman of People’s Conference, Sajad ...

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Climate Change: CSE Ponders Frequency in Cyclones, Flash Floods with Alarm

The number of extreme climate events has risen tremendously over the last 100 years and will increase due to climate change, the Centre for Science and Environment said Thursday. Figures presented by the CSE Deputy Director General Chandra Bhushan revealed that the number of extreme weather events recorded between 1900-09 were 2.5, which increased to 350.4 in 2000-09. "This increase ...

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India, Pakistan Face-Off over Kashmir at UN

India and Pakistan faced off Monday at the UN as Islamabad brought up Kashmir in its renewed campaign to internationalise the issue. Diyar Khan, a counsellor at Pakistan’s UN Mission, said his country regretted that the people of Jammu and Kashmir had been deprived of their right to self-determination. Self-determination did not lapse with the passage of time, he said. ...

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Ceasefire Violation: Pakistan Rangers Resort to Unprovoked Firing in Jammu

Pakistan Rangers resorted to unprovoked firing at Indian positions of the Border Security Force (BSF) on the international border in Jammu district on Saturday, said an official. "Pakistan Rangers resorted to unprovoked firing at the BSF positions in the R.S. Pura sector of the international border in Jammu district today, Saturday, morning," a police officer told IANS here. The officer ...

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