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Ghani endorses India’s CPEC stance, warns to deny Pakistan’s CARs access

NEW DELHI (Sarzameen News)- Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has said time has come for Islamabad to make a clear choice, suggesting the country may have to pay a price under the US’s new South Asia policy if it does not stop backing the terror groups. On the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), he mentioned about the sovereignty issue raised by India and said if Afghanistan was not

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Opposition says dialogue should be result-oriented, stakeholders well-defined

SRINAGAR (Sarzameen News)- The mainstream opposition political parties today expressed mixed reactions over the announcement of a sustained dialogue on Kashmir and appointing former Intelligence Bureau director Dineshwar Sharma as the representative of the government to initiate dialogue in the state. The parties said that the dialogue and appointment of representatives will not be fruitful till roadmap for result-oriented

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Delhi’s dialogue announcement waste of time: Farooq Abdullah

SRINAGAR (Sarzameen News)- Former chief minister and NC president Dr Farooq Abdullah Monday said that the New Delhi has failed in all its measures about dealing with Kashmir and now have announced dialogue on Kashmir which is “waste of time”. The MP said that centre should present the report of all interlocutors, N N Vohra late Dileep Padgoankar on Kashmir in Parliament. “All these reports

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New Delhi announces sustained dialogue on Kashmir

NEW DELHI (Sarzameen News)- For the first time BJP after coming to power has appointed an interlocutor to hold talks with stake-holders of (UN recognised disputed state of) Jammu and Kashmir. The announcement was made by India’s Home Minister Rajnath Singh in a press conference in Indian capital New Delhi. Rajnath Singh announced that the government has decided to start

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Innocent killings can prove detrimental for freedom movement: Geelani

SRINAGAR (Sarzameen News)- Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani on Monday said that innocent killings can prove detrimental for ongoing freedom movement. In a statement, commenting over civilian killings in Tral and Arwani, Geelani said that in armed confrontation between warring groups, the casualties are expected, however killing innocents neither serve any purpose for movement, nor

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Ex-Afghan president due in Tehran on Monday

TEHRAN (Sarzameen News)- The former President of Afghanistan Hamed Karzai will visit Iran to participate in an international forum on the region. Karzai will arrive in Tehran on Monday heading a delegation to take part in the three-day International Conference on Iran and the Neighboring Regions. The forum which is comprised of three conferences: the 22nd International conference on Persian Gulf, the 18th International

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Using name of Zakir Musa, India planning to play deadly game in Kashmir: UJC

SRINAGAR (Sarzameen News)- Asking freedom loving of Kashmir to be vigilant and cautious, the conglomerate of local militant outfits United Jehad Council (UJC) has said that Indian agencies are mulling to play a dangerous game in the name of ISIS and Al-Qadia using the façade of Zakir Musa. In a statement to news agency CNS, Syed Sadakat Hussain, the spokesperson UJC

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Protests against braid chopping continue in Kashmir valley

SRINAGAR (Sarzameen News)- Authorities continued to impose restrictions in Srinagar parts on the second consecutive day while the rest of the Valley observed a complete shutdown to protest against the growing incidents of mysterious braid chopping in Kashmir. The shutdown was called by the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) including Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik against

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Afghan President Ghani sacks IEC secretary-general

KABUL (Sarzameen News)- Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Saturday dismissed Imam Mohammad Warimach, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) secretary. Waraimcah’s dismissal came during a meeting of IEC members and international partners supporting the Afghan election process at the Presidential Place in Kabul. “With a crucial responsibility on your shoulders, you are expected to conduct the election process

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Terror continues as another suicide blast kills 15 Afghan cadets in Kabul

KABUL (Sarzameen News)- At least 15 cadets of Afghan Marshal Fahim Military University were killed and four others injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up near the bus carrying them on Saturday afternoon in capital Kabul, an official said. The ministry of defense of Afghanistan confirmed the incident took place at around 3:30 pm local time near the former 99 Guard unit of the

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