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Guns do the talking at border

  • 11 civilians killed, 63 injured in the most intense bout of border firing since NSA-level talks failed
ISLAMABAD: Indian and Pakistani border guards traded gunfire along the international border, leaving nine civilians dead and another 63 injured. Both sides blamed each other for “unprovoked firing and shelling” on villages along the Line of Control an...

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Kashmir

Hostilities between India, Pakistan dangerous to peace in region: Mirwaiz

Indian stand over NSA-level talks has led to increase in hostilities

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday expressed concern over the escalation of hostilities between India and Pakistan on border. In a statement, Mirwaiz said that the continuous escalat...

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Srinagar

When Lal Chowk tea seller mistook Rahul’s team as SMC’s demolition squad

SRINAGAR: When congress vice president Rahul Gandhi stopped his cavalcade in front of Farooq Ahmad Mir’s makeshift tea kiosk near KMDA bus yard at Lal Chowk, his heart sank. That is because he mistook Rahul and his tea...

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Jammu

Modi needs to seal Vajpayee era-type deal with Pak: PDP

Jammu: Expressing grave concern over rise in cases of ceasefire violation, Jammu and Kashmir PDP on Friday said the Narendra Modi government “can and needs to” negotiate an agreement with Pakistan similar to ...

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Business

Bumper production halves price of potatoes; farmers fear losses

BUDGAM: Bumper production of potatoes in Kashmir Valley this year has resulted in 50 per cent fall in wholesale price of the vegetable, threatening losses to the farmers. The last year, a quintal of locally-produced pota...

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Sports

India tour of Sri Lanka: Rain plays spoilsport after Sri Lanka strike early

Colombo: Rain played spoilsport on the opening day, washing out more than two sessions, after India were reduced to a precarious 50 for two in their first innings on the opening day of the third and final cricket Test ag...

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