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Many feared dead after blast hits wedding in Kabul

Many feared dead after blast hits wedding in Kabul

Official casualties yet unknown as none take responsibility for blast

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India urged to ease restrictions in Kashmir
17.08.2019

India urged to ease restrictions in Kashmir

Rights bodies paint grim picture of Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir due to strict lockdown since Aug. 4 midnight

Pakistan welcomes UN Security Council meet on Kashmir
17.08.2019

Pakistan welcomes UN Security Council meet on Kashmir

Kashmir issue taken up in international body for first time in 50 years, Pakistani premier says

India suspends another train service to Pakistan
16.08.2019

India suspends another train service to Pakistan

Thar Link Express rail services suspended after Samjhauta Express amid ongoing dispute over Jammu and Kashmir

UN Security Council holds meeting to discuss Kashmir
16.08.2019

UN Security Council holds meeting to discuss Kashmir

‘Voice of people of occupied Kashmir has been heard today in the highest diplomatic forum,’ says Pakistan's UN envoy

India hints revising ‘no first use’ nuclear policy
16.08.2019

India hints revising ‘no first use’ nuclear policy

Revising nuclear doctrine assumes significance, in the wake of heightened tensions between India and Pakistan