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Pakistan Cancels Commonwealth Speakers’ Meet Finally

The controversy over inviting Jammu and Kashmir Speaker to the proposed Commonwealth Speakers’ Meet in Pakistan has ended finally with Islamabad cancelling the meet altogether. The Commonwealth parliamentary conference scheduled to be held on September 30 was cancelled over Kashmir issue as India and Bangladesh insisted that it should not be part of the agenda, while inviting J&K speaker would ...

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PM Sharif Invites Obama to Pakistan, Asks to Raise Kashmir Issue with India

Within hours after US President Barack Obama declared he will be visiting India and will be the chief guest at the Republic day celebration, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif recalled an invitation that he extended to the President a year ago, on Saturday. While recalling the invitation, Sharif said that the people in Pakistan are likely to welcome the US ...

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Afzal Guru, parliament-attack case accused, hanged finally; Riots erupt in J&K home town

The main accused in an attack on Indian parliament in December 2001, Mohammad Afzal Guru, was hanged around 8 AM on Saturday at Tihar Jail in New Delhi and buried within the complex as his mercy petition was rejected by the Indian President. Afzal Guru was was found guilty of conspiracy in the December 2001 parliament attack and was sentenced ...

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