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Pakistan’s spy agency involved in Kashmir bombing: India

A senior Indian military commander in Kashmir says Pakistan’s main spy agency was involved in a deadly bomb attack in the disputed region that killed more than 40 Indian troops last week. The car bomb attack, which was claimed by the Pakistan-based militant group the so-called Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), killed the Indian paramilitary troops on the outskirts of the main city of Srinagar…

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New deadly gunfight in Kashmir amid India-Pakistan flareup

  Four Indian soldiers and a civilian have been killed in a fierce gunfight with suspected militants in India-controlled Kashmir as New Delhi launches a manhunt following a deadly car bomb attack against a convoy of its forces in the troubled region. Reuters cited police sources as saying on Monday that the exchange of fire broke out during the Indian…

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Tensions rise between India, Pakistan over deadly militant attack

  New Delhi is ratcheting up punitive measures against Pakistan over a recent deadly bomb attack in Indian-controlled Kashmir. Indian authorities have raised customs duties on Pakistani imports despite Islamabad’s denial of having any role in the cross-border attack.

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General urges caution after India’s ‘heavy price’ threat

  A retired Indian military commander has called on New Delhi to exercise caution after a car bombing in the disputed region of Kashmir prompted threats of a confrontation. The attack, described the worst against India’s government forces in Kashmir’s history, killed at least 44 Indian troops near the main city of Srinagar on Thursday. India, which regularly accuses neighboring Pakistan of…

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General urges caution after India’s ‘heavy price’ threat

A retired Indian military commander has called on New Delhi to exercise caution after a car bombing in the disputed region of Kashmir prompted threats of a confrontation. The attack, described the worst against India’s government forces in Kashmir’s history, killed at least 44 Indian troops near the main city of Srinagar on Thursday. India, which regularly accuses neighboring Pakistan of supporting militants in…

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Zionist Bolton pledges support to India’s ‘heavy price’ response

US National Security Adviser John Bolton has expressed Washington’s support for New Delhi after India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi vowed a strong response to those behind a recent deadly car bomb attack in Kashmir. In a telephone conversation with his Indian counterpart Ajit Doval, Bolton said the Trump administration supports New Delhi’s right to self-defense against cross-border terrorism, Indian Foreign Ministry said in a…

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India summons Pakistan envoy, vows revenge after Kashmir bombing

India has summoned Islamabad’s ambassador after a Pakistani-based militant group took responsibility for a deadly car bombing in Indian-controlled Kashmir. An Indian government source said that Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale called Pakistan’s ambassador to New Delhi Sohail Mahmood on Friday, and “issued a very strong demarche in connection with the terrorist attack in Pulwama yesterday.” This came after the Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammad…

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Indian PM visits Kashmir amid protests, strike

  It seems there is no end in sight to the simmering tension in the Indian-controlled Kashmir. Observers believe that unless New Delhi addresses the political issue of Kashmir, no economic package can usher in peace in the region.

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Train derails in eastern India; at least 7 people dead

  At least seven people were killed and 24 left injured after several train coaches derailed in Sahadai Buzurg, in the Vaishali district of the north Indian state of Bihar on Sunday. According to reports, the Seemanchal Express train was on its way to Delhi from Jogbani and was traveling at full speed when 11 carriages derailed and went off…

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India’s unemployment rate hit 45-year high in 2017/18: Report

An official survey that has been withheld by the government shows India’s unemployment rate rose to a 45-year high during 2017-2018, the Business Standard newspaper reported on Thursday, delivering a blow to Prime Minister Narendra Modi just months before what is expected to be closely-fought general elections. The assessment by the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO), conducted between July 2017…

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