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Indian Court to hear scrapping Article 370 in IoK on Friday

NEW DELHI: The Indian Supreme Court (SC) will hear the petitions challenging the Indian government’s decision to scrap Article 370 which abrogated special status to Indian occupied Kashmir on Friday. According to Indian media reports, a five-judge Bench led by

Kashmir under strict lock down for past 51 days

SRINAGAR: Life in Indian occupied Kashmir remains paralyzed for the 51st consecutive day on Tuesday. The normal life in Kashmir remains to be paralyzed. The shops, businesses and other facilities are closed in the Valley. India’s Minister of Home Affairs

Kashmir situation can snowball into a bigger crisis, Lodhi warns

New York: Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi has called the UN to take appropriate measures to counter the crisis in the valley of Kashmir that arose due to illegal Indian annexation of the territory.  She has asked

FM Qureshi leaves for Geneva to attend UNHRC

Islamabad: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi left for Switzerland on Monday for a three-day visit to represent Pakistan at the 42nd session of UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) beginning in Geneva. “The foreign minister is expected to address the session

Foreign Ministers of UAE, Saudi Arabia visit Pakistan

Islamabad: Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates foreign ministers arrive in Islamabad today for one day official visit to hold talks with Pakistani civil and military leadership. Saudi Foreign Affairs Minister Mr. Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir and Foreign Affairs Minister

PM’s address to UNGA will be historic, says Maleeha Lodhi

NEW YORK: Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United Nations, Maleeha Lodhi said that Prime Minister Imran Khan’s address to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) will be historic. Maleeha Lodhi met Sajid Tarar, an adviser to the US president, in New

Indian court seeks response from Modi govt over abolishing Article 370

NEW DELHI: The Indian Supreme Court on Wednesday issued a notice to the federal government on all petitions challenging the abolition of Article 370. The five-member bench of the Indian Supreme Court has adjourned the next hearing till 29th October

India to deploy RSS goons in Kashmir: FM Shah

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that India prepared to deploy Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) goons in the Indian occupied Kashmir (IOK). Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that there are reports of RSS being deployed to occupied Kashmir in

PM to address nation on Kashmir issue

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Information Firdous Ashiq Awan on Monday said that premier Imran Khan will address the nation on the Kashmir issue today. In her tweet, Firdous Ashiq Awan mentioned that prime minister  Khan would address

Massive protest to be held in IOK today

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat leaders have urged people to protest on streets against the Indian army’s moves and its illegal occupation of Kashmir. Hurriyat leaders said, “Every person, young and old, men and women, should march after Friday prayers.” A march will

India’s fascist tactics in Kashmir will fail miserably: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday said that the Indian government’s fascist tactics in occupied Kashmir will “fail miserably” to suffocate the Kashmiri freedom struggle. In a series of tweets, the prime minister warned Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

FM Qureshi arrives in China to discuss Kashmir issue

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has reached China today to discuss the situation in occupied Kashmir. He went along with foreign secretary Sohail Mehmood and senior officials of the Foreign Ministry. During his visit, Qureshi will hold meetings with

India urges Pakistan to review suspending bilateral ties

NEW DEHLI: The Indian government on Thursday urged Pakistan to review the decision to downgrade ties and suspend trade with New Delhi. According to a press release issued by the Indian Ministry of External Affairs, Pakistan should review its decision

ICJ urges India to respect human rights in Kashmir

GENEVA: The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) has condemned the legislative steps taken by India in occupied Kashmir and urged the Indian government to respect, protect and fulfill the human rights of people in Kashmir. The ICJ stated in a

FM Qureshi returns home after one-day visit to Jeddah

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has returned to Pakistan after a one-day visit to Jeddah. Qureshi reached Islamabad in the morning today from Jeddah where he went earlier to perform his Hajj. The Minister is scheduled to attend the

PM discusses Kashmir issue with Saudi Prince

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan in a telephonic conversation with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz has discussed the latest circumstances in occupied Kashmir. PM Khan briefed the Saudi crown prince about the worsening situation in Kashmir after

OIC to hold emergency meeting on Kashmir dispute today

JEDDAH: An emergency meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation’s (OIC) Kashmir-focused wing has been summoned today after the Indian government’s action to revoke Article 370 of its Constitution. According to details, representatives from Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Azerbaijan, Turkey, and

Kashmir’s special status revoked through Article 370

NEW DELHI: Indian government has introduced a resolution to eliminate Article 370 of the Constitution which grants special status to occupied Kashmir on Monday. A cabinet meeting was held on Monday morning at Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s residence. Home