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CRPF vehicle crashes old man to death in IOK

SRINAGAR (Sarzameen News)- An elderly man was crushed to death after being hit by a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) vehicle in Khayam area in Srinagar, last night. Sanaullah Mir, 50, was walking in Khayam area when a CRPF vehicle hit him injuring him critically. He was rushed to a local hospital but succumbed to his injuries on

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Thousands participate in funeral of youth in IOK

SRINAGAR (Sarzameen News)- Thousands of people participated in the funeral prayers of a mujahid commander, Shahid Ahmad Sheikh in Rafiabad area of Baramulla district. People from different areas including Rafiabad, Qaziabad and Zainageer marched towards the Kachloo area of Rafiabad where Sheikh was laid to rest amid pro-freedom, pro-Pakistan and anti-India slogans. Shahid Ahmad Sheikh was martyred

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Equating Rohingya Muslims with Kashmir issue unjustified: Geelani

SRINAGAR (Sarzameen News)- APHC chairman, Syed Ali Geelanion while ridiculing the statement of the Nobel Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi, said that equating Rohingya Muslims with Kashmir issue, is unjustified and instead of looking this issue through a specific prism, they should take into considerations all aspects of human values. Terming her statement unfounded, Geelani said that terrorism

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Kashmir produces 11600 litres of milk per day

SRINAGAR (Sarzameen News)- Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Law and Justice, Abdul Haq convened a meeting to review the implementation of UMEED scheme in the Kashmir province here. While addressing the meeting, the Minister directed the concerned officials to ensure that all the developmental schemes are executed efficiently so that benefits of the same reach to the

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German lawmakers visit NATO military base in Turkey

ANKARA (Sarzameen News)- A delegation of seven German lawmakers visited the NATO military base in Turkey’s central province of Konya on Friday, amid bilateral tensions between the two NATO allies. A NATO plane carrying the delegation members, led by Deputy Secretary-General Rose Gottemoeller, flew to Turkey from Brussels and landed in Konya early Friday. The German officials met with German troops operating early warning aircraft. No press were

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Iran urges int’l efforts to end violence against Rohingya Muslim community

TEHRAN (Sarzameen News)- Iranian Foreign Ministry on Friday urged diplomatic efforts to tackle the conditions of Rohingya Muslims. The Iranian Permanent Mission to the UN has been ordered to pursue the issue of Rohingya Muslims in talks with the international bodies and his counterparts from Muslims nations, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasemi said, according to Tasnim news

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55 infants die last month in Indian hospital due to lack of oxygen cylinders

NEW DELHI (Sarzameen News)- At least 55 infants died inside a hospital in western Indian state of Maharashtra due to lack of ventilators and oxygen cylinders last month, local media reports said Friday. The deaths were reported at special newborn care unit in Nashik civil hospital in August. “In the month of August we have had 55 deaths and

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British Labour Party leader asks world to respect Pakistan

LONDON (Sarzameen News)- The chief of Britain’s main opposition party, Jeremy Corbyn, came out in support of Pakistan and urged upon the world to respect the country. In an interview to BBC Urdu, Corbyn said it was not the responsibility of Pakistan alone to fight terrorism because the world as a whole needed to beat off the ‘collective challenge’. Commenting on US

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China, Pakistan, Afghanistan FMs to hold talks within year: Wang Yi

BEIJING (Sarzameen News)- Foreign ministers of China, Pakistan, and Afghanistan will hold their first trilateral talks within the year, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Friday. Wang made the remarks during a press conference after a meeting with visiting Pakistani Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif. Wang said Pakistan and Afghanistan are important countries in the region and he hopes the two nations can work together to

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50% of aid meant for deserving poor is wasted before reaching them: Gallup Survey

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- According to a Gallup & Gilani Pakistan National Survey conducted in the year 2009 (8 years ago) respondents were asked “Suppose that the rich countries of the world give Rs. 100 as aid for the poor people of Pakistan. In your opinion, how much of the aid will be wasted before reaching the

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