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Pakistan will no longer seek talks with India: PM Imran Khan

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan. (Reuters) Pakistan will no longer seek dialogue with India as it has repeatedly rebuffed peace overtures, Prime Minister Imran Khan said, a charge rejected by New Delhi which has repeatedly asked Islamabad to take “credible” action against terror groups to resume the talks. Stepping up his criticism of India after […]

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'It's an act of hope': the fairytale rise of the Real Kashmir football team | World news

‘It’s an act of hope’: the fairytale rise of the Real Kashmir football team | World news

Before an away match, Mohammed Hammad used to call his mother in Srinagar in Indian-administered Kashmir and ask her to pray for the team, Real Kashmir, a football club in the city whose miraculous rise in three years has made football-mad Kashmiris proud. On Saturday, the team was playing Goa FC at Kalyani stadium outside […]

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The weaponisation of information is mutating at alarming speed | Sophia Ignatidou | Opinion

The weaponisation of information is mutating at alarming speed | Sophia Ignatidou | Opinion

Communication has been weaponised, used to provoke, mislead and influence the public in numerous insidious ways. Disinformation was just the first stage of an evolving trend of using information to subvert democracy, confuse rival states, define the narrative and control public opinion. Using the large, unregulated, open environments that tech companies once promised would “empower” […]

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Paradigm Shift: What Arbitration and Conciliation Amendment Bill, 2019 means for arbitration in India

Arbitration and Conciliation Amendment Bill, 2019: Here’s all you need to know By Saurabh Bindal Arbitration is the most popular form of alternative dispute resolution, a fact which is attributable to the close resemblance it shares to the court-system, thus rendering it with a higher degree of legitimacy. That coupled with the promise of confidentiality […]

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India contributes $1 million to United Nations fund

The SPTF web portal, displays in real-time all commitments, contributions and expenditures recorded for the fund. (Reuters) India has contributed USD one million to the UN Special Purpose Trust Fund for the Resident Coordinator System. The Special Purpose Trust Fund (SPTF) is a specific fund housed within the UN Secretariat established to receive, consolidate, manage […]

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Why Modi’s Kashmir coup threatens India’s democracy | World news

Why Modi’s Kashmir coup threatens India’s democracy | World news

It’s tempting, though illogical, to blame Donald Trump for all the world’s ills. Yet was it America’s self-aggrandising president who triggered last week’s sudden crisis between India and Pakistan over Kashmir? When Trump took office in 2017, his ignorance of international affairs was seen as potentially dangerous. Those fears now look well-founded. Kashmir may provide […]

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What's the latest India-Pakistan news and what is the Kashmir conflict?

What’s the latest India-Pakistan news and what is the Kashmir conflict?

TENSIONS between India and Pakistan after the Indian government stripped Kashmir of their special status yesterday. But what does that mean and what is the Kashmir conflict about? Here’s what we know. 2 Unrest is expected to brew in India after the government revoked Article 370Credit: EPA What’s the latest India-Pakistan news and what is […]

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PM Modi assures political freedom, prosperity to Kashmiris

Prime Minister assured the people of Kashmir of a better and prosperous future. Article 370: A day after revoking the special status of Jammu & Kashmir under Article 370, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday assured the people in the region about political freedom, prosperity, and ease of living. You will elect your MLAs like earlier, […]

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Humiliating Kashmir is part of Modi’s plan to remake India | Kapil Komireddi | Opinion

Humiliating Kashmir is part of Modi’s plan to remake India | Kapil Komireddi | Opinion

On Valentine’s Day this year, Narendra Modi went on a date with Bear Grylls. As the two men set off on an “adventure of a lifetime” in India’s Corbett national park, 500 miles to the north in the valley of Kashmir a suicide bomber drove a truck laden with explosives into a convoy of vehicles […]

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India revokes Kashmir special autonomy status with rush decree

India revokes Kashmir special autonomy status with rush decree

By AFPMore by this Author The Indian government on Monday rushed through a presidential decree to scrap Kashmir’s special status, tightening its grip on a fractious region also claimed by Pakistan in the most significant change in seven decades to affect the Muslim-majority state. India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi Hindu-nationalist party also moved a bill […]

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