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Protests, rallies, sit-ins held on World Rights Day in IOK


Srinagar, December 10 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, on the occasion of World Human Rights Day, today, Kashmir witnessed protests, rallies, sit-ins, marches, seminars, meetings and signature campaigns to record their protest against the rights violations by India in the territory.Protests were held by various pro-freedom groups and social organizations. Protestors demanded an immediate end to rights abuses and restoration of ...

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At least 128 people in Paris terror attacks, IS claims responsibility

Football fans leave the Stade de France stadium following the friendly football match between France and Germany in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, on November 13, 2015, after a series of gun attacks occurred across Paris as well as explosions outside the national stadium where France was hosting Germany. At least 18 people were killed, with at least 15 people killed at the Bataclan concert hall in central Paris, only around 200 metres from the former offices of Charlie Hebdo which were attacked by jihadists in January.

PARIS: In the deadliest violence to strike France since World War II, a wave of coordinated attacks left more than 128 dead in scenes of carnage in Paris Friday. The self-styled Islamic State militant group has claimed responsibility for the attacks. The assailants struck at least six very different venues, ranging from the national sports stadium to a pizzeria. At ...

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India cracks down on Hurriyat leaders ahead of Modi visit

Syed Ali Shah Geelani

Security forces have detained nearly 400 Kashmiri separatists to prevent them marching in protest during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit on Saturday, police said, raising tension in the disputed territory. Modi is making his first trip this year to Kashmir where militant violence continues, although it is nowhere near the level of the 1990s when armed revolt against Indian rule ...

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Modi pledges $12bn in relief and development for Kashmir

Modi Visit

SRINAGAR: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi pledged 800 billion rupees in funds to bolster development and economic growth in India-held Kashmir, a year after the worst flooding in more than a century destroyed half a million homes there.   Addressing several thousand people in a cricket stadium in Srinagar, Modi said he wanted to go beyond helping flood victims. He ...

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Crackdown in Kashmir ahead of Modi’s visit

Syed Ali Shah Geelani

SRINAGAR: Authorities ordered a curfew in parts of India-held Kashmir on Friday after hundreds of activists were arrested on the eve of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the disputed region. In the main city of Srinagar shops and schools remained shut, university exams were cancelled for the day and public transport was suspended as hundreds of police and paramilitary ...

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Protester killed in Indian Occupied Kashmir after Modi visit

Held Kashmir

SRINAGAR: A protester was killed during clashes with government forces Saturday in Indian-administered Kashmir hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the disputed region, police said. “The boy was injured in clashes with security forces and died on way to hospital,” Javaid Gillani, inspector general of the police, told AFP. The day was marred with minor clashes; however, the unrest intensified ...

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Afghanistan turns to India for military helicopters

MI 25 Helicopter

KABUL: Afghanistan is poised to acquire four attack helicopters from India to help it fight a growing Taliban insurgency, a small but significant deal marking a shift in Kabul’s search for allies. Soon after he took over, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani held off military assistance from India while he courted Pakistan’s political and military leadership to end years of mutual ...

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Earthquake toll reaches 248, relief efforts continue


KABUL/ISLAMABAD/PESHAWAR: In Pakistan, at least 311 people are confirmed dead in the aftermath of a massive 8.1 magnitude earthquake which hit northern Afghanistan and Pakistan on Monday. The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) says at least 1,665 are injured across Pakistan. Rescuers on Tuesday rushed to deliver relief aid to victims of the quake, which killed at least 294 people in the ...

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8.1 magnitude earthquake strikes Pakistan, at least52 dead


ISLAMABAD: A  8.1 magnitude earthquake struck major cities of Pakistan, including the northern areas, on Monday, leaving at least 52 dead and scores injured due to roof and building collapses. Forty minutes after the first earthquake, an aftershock of 4.8 magnitude was reported in the same area. Aftershocks are expected to continue in the affected areas. Major updates Epicentre reported ...

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Six injured in cross-border firing in Shakargarh sector: Punjab Rangers


SIALKOT: At least six people were reported injured during an exchange of fire between Punjab Rangers and Indian Border Forces across the Working Boundary in Shakargarh sector on Sunday. Punjab Rangers sources say cross-border firing has occurred intermittently throughout the night in the Kothaychak, Booraychak and Makwaal areas. Two people belonging to one family were injured in Makwal and transported ...

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PTCL Introduces Broadband Winter Promotion Packages

PTCL Winter Package

This offer gives you two packages. one package will give you free wifi modem at 2 Mbps speed, free Smart TV with No Monthly Subscription Charges at a very low price of Rs. 1299/-. The second offer gives you the free wifi modem at 4 Mbps speed, free Smart TV with No Monthly Subscription Charges at an affordable price of Rs. 1750/-. as it is ...

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Huawei Y635 Best & Cheapest 4G, 5 Inch Phone Specs and Review


  Size Height 143.97mm Width 72.87mm Depth 10.2mm Weight About 178g Color Black/White/Blue/Red Display 5.0 inch FWVGA (480 x 854) CPU MSM8916 Quad core 1.2GHZ Operation System Android 4.4 + HUAWEI EMUI 3.0 Memory RAM: 1 GB ROM: 8 GB Network Y635-L01 FDD-LTE B1/B3/B7/B8/B20 UMTS 900/1900/2100 MHz GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900MHz Y635-L03 FDD-LTE B2/B4/B5/B7/B12/B17 UMTS 850/AWS/1900/2100MHz GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900MHz Y635-L21 FDD-LTE B1/B3/B7/B8/B20 UMTS ...

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