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Hindustantimes.com
China will get involved if India foments trouble in Balochistan: Chinese think tankan influential Chinese think tank has warned India. Prime Minister Narendra Mo
China will get involved if India foments trouble in Balochistan: Chinese think tank
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 59 minutes ago
an influential Chinese think tank has warned India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s reference to Balochistan in his Independence Day speech is the “latest concern” for China and among its scholars, Hu Shisheng, the director of the Institute... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Govt readies Rs 2,000 crore package for refugees from PoKto discuss the prevailing situation in Jammu and Kashmir on August 12. Three d
Govt readies Rs 2,000 crore package for refugees from PoK
Hindustantimes.com / Posted an hour ago
to discuss the prevailing situation in Jammu and Kashmir on August 12. Three days later, while addressing the nation on Independence Day, Modi again referred to the three regions under the control of Pakistan. In its latest diplomatic gambit,... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Akshay Kumar’s Crack to clash with Shah Rukh Khan and Imtiaz Ali’s next?has joined hands with Neeraj for the fourth time (‘Special 26’, ‘Baby’ and 'Rus
Akshay Kumar’s Crack to clash with Shah Rukh Khan and Imtiaz Ali’s next?
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 2 hours ago
has joined hands with Neeraj for the fourth time (‘Special 26’, ‘Baby’ and 'Rustom) and the film will hit the theatres on Independence Day, 2017. Now, recent reports reveal that the film will most likely face a clash with Shah Rukh Khan’s next... Read more
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asianage
Modi govt readies Rs 2,000 cr package for refugees from PoKto discuss the prevailing situation in Jammu and Kashmir on August 12. Three d
Modi govt readies Rs 2,000 cr package for refugees from PoK
asianage / Posted 3 hours ago
to discuss the prevailing situation in Jammu and Kashmir on August 12. Three days later, while addressing the nation on Independence Day, he again referred to the three regions under the control of Pakistan. In its latest diplomatic gambit, the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Balochistan assembly adopts resolution condemning Modi’s I-Day speecha unanimous resolution condemning Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his statemen
Balochistan assembly adopts resolution condemning Modi’s I-Day speech
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 hours ago
a unanimous resolution condemning Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his statement about the Pakistani province during his Independence Day speech on August 15. The resolution, tabled by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) lawmaker Muhammad Khan... Read more
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The Economic Times
Government to announce Rs 2,000 cr package for refugees from PoKto discuss the prevailing situation in Jammu and Kashmir on August 12. Three d
Government to announce Rs 2,000 cr package for refugees from PoK
The Economic Times / Posted 4 hours ago
to discuss the prevailing situation in Jammu and Kashmir on August 12. Three days later, while addressing the nation on Independence Day, he again referred to the three regions under the control of Pakistan. In its latest diplomatic gambit, the... Read more
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EuroNews
Protesters clash with police at Moldova independence day paradeTensions boiled over during Moldova’s independence day parade, as protesters cl
Protesters clash with police at Moldova independence day parade
EuroNews / Posted 4 hours ago
Tensions boiled over during Moldova’s independence day parade, as protesters clashed with police in the capital. Officers used tear gas to disperse anti-government demonstrators who had gathered in Chisinau *KISHENOW, calling for political... Read more
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iol.co.za
Vigilantes, the Dalits and India’s sacred cowof the carcasses of cows that died. Dalits embarked on a nine-day march to Una
Vigilantes, the Dalits and India’s sacred cow
iol.co.za / Posted 4 hours ago
of the carcasses of cows that died. Dalits embarked on a nine-day march to Una, which they reached on August 15, India’s Independence Day. Hundreds of thousands took oaths not to skin dead cows or to dispose of their carcasses - in other words,... Read more
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dna
Government readies Rs 2,000 crore package for refugees from PoKto discuss the prevailing situation in Jammu and Kashmir on August 12. Three d
Government readies Rs 2,000 crore package for refugees from PoK
dna / Posted 5 hours ago
to discuss the prevailing situation in Jammu and Kashmir on August 12. Three days later, while addressing the nation on Independence Day, he again referred to the three regions under the control of Pakistan. In its latest diplomatic gambit, the... Read more
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The Economic Times
Pakistan embarrassed as Baloch activists in Germany chant anti-Pakistan, pro-Modi slogansat an all-party meet in the second week of August. He bolstered his comments by
Pakistan embarrassed as Baloch activists in Germany chant anti-Pakistan, pro-Modi slogans
The Economic Times / Posted 5 hours ago
at an all-party meet in the second week of August. He bolstered his comments by again referring to the issue during his Independence Day Speech August 15. The PM in his speech said that the Baloch people in Pakistan have thanked him+ for his... Read more
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The Economic Times
Balochistan adopts resolution against PM Modia unanimous resolution condemning Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his statemen
Balochistan adopts resolution against PM Modi
The Economic Times / Posted 6 hours ago
a unanimous resolution condemning Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his statement about the Pakistani province during his Independence Day speech on August 15. The resolution, tabled by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) lawmaker Muhammad Khan... Read more
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dna
After Balochistan, will India change its visa policy for PoK, Gilgit-Baltistan?Narendra Modi talking about human rights violations there and expressing solida
After Balochistan, will India change its visa policy for PoK, Gilgit-Baltistan?
dna / Posted 10 hours ago
Narendra Modi talking about human rights violations there and expressing solidarity with the Baloch people in his August 15 Independence Day speech. On Friday, MEA spokesperson iterated India's position that Pakistan should vacate its illegal... Read more
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The Economic Times
Hyper-nationalism and Pakistan-bashing: Congress seems unable to dig deeper into its secular wellspringSangh (RSS) is in a mood to revive the dream of Akhand Bharat (undivided India)
Hyper-nationalism and Pakistan-bashing: Congress seems unable to dig deeper into its secular wellspring
The Economic Times / Posted 11 hours ago
Sangh (RSS) is in a mood to revive the dream of Akhand Bharat (undivided India). The latest visible attempt was on Independence Day eve, with PTI reporting that a senior RSS functionary in Nagpur appealed to the youth to vow to make Akhand... Read more
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The Telegraph
Rivals escalate J&K diplomatic tussleby Pakistan in Balochistan, as Modi already has twice this month - first at an
Rivals escalate J&K diplomatic tussle
The Telegraph / Posted 14 hours ago
by Pakistan in Balochistan, as Modi already has twice this month - first at an all-party meeting on Kashmir and then in his Independence Day address. Foreign minister Sushma Swaraj will lead the Indian delegation to the UNGA this year. "Pakistan... Read more
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The Telegraph
DD News marks Baloch firstto Pakistan's human rights "atrocities" in Balochistan twice in recent weeks -
DD News marks Baloch first
The Telegraph / Posted 14 hours ago
to Pakistan's human rights "atrocities" in Balochistan twice in recent weeks - at an all-party meeting and then in his Independence Day speech. DD News sources said that while the channel's editorial staff had proposed the interview with... Read more
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The Hindu
Kollywood number served as a funeral songRahman included in his concert at the United Nations (UN) a Tamil film song. Th
Kollywood number served as a funeral song
The Hindu / Posted 15 hours ago
Rahman included in his concert at the United Nations (UN) a Tamil film song. The performance was held to mark the 70 Indian Independence Day and the birth centenary of Carnatic singer M.S. Subbulakshmi, the first Indian to perform at the United... Read more
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asianage
Baloch leader: Pak misusing US aidAfter PM Narendra Modi’s mention of Balochistan during his Independence day spe
Baloch leader: Pak misusing US aid
asianage / Posted 16 hours ago
After PM Narendra Modi’s mention of Balochistan during his Independence day speech, state-run broadcaster Doordarshan did an exclusive interview with Baloch Republican Party chief Nawab Brahamdagh Bugti during which he reiterated that the issue of... Read more
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asianage
Baloch leader Pak misusing US aidAfter PM Narendra Modi’s mention of Balochistan during his Independence day spe
Baloch leader Pak misusing US aid
asianage / Posted 16 hours ago
After PM Narendra Modi’s mention of Balochistan during his Independence day speech, state-run broadcaster Doordarshan did an exclusive interview with Baloch Republican Party chief Nawab Brahamdagh Bugti during which he reiterated that the issue of... Read more
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Herald-Journal.com
Mark Ollig Column - round-the-world message transmitted using undersea and above-ground, copper tel
Mark Ollig Column -
Herald-Journal.com / Posted 18 hours ago
round-the-world message transmitted using undersea and above-ground, copper telegraph cables. The message wished “a happy Independence Day to the US, its territories, and properties.” This presidential “priority status” message took nine minutes... Read more
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DW
The Republic of Moldova: 25 years of independence |aid Romanian Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos had a similar message when he visite
The Republic of Moldova: 25 years of independence |
DW / Posted 19 hours ago
aid Romanian Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos had a similar message when he visited Chisinau two days before the Independence Day celebrations. He brought 60 million euros ($67 million) with him, the first installment of a promised 150... Read more
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Business Standard India
LED bulbs can help save Rs 1.25 lakh cr in energy costsaving Rs 1.25 lakh crore in energy cost through installation of 77 crore such
LED bulbs can help save Rs 1.25 lakh cr in energy cost
Business Standard India / Posted 20 hours ago
saving Rs 1.25 lakh crore in energy cost through installation of 77 crore such lighting devices. Delivering his third Independence Day address from the ramparts of the Red Fort, he said light-emitting diode (LED) bulbs not just save... Read more
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Business Standard India
Consumers paying Rs 80-90 per LED bulb, not Rs 50 as claimed by PMIn his power-packed Independence Day speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said
Consumers paying Rs 80-90 per LED bulb, not Rs 50 as claimed by PM
Business Standard India / Posted 20 hours ago
In his power-packed Independence Day speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the price of energy-efficient LED bulbs has dropped from Rs 350 to Rs 50, following his government’s intervention. But it turns out the actual price of an LED bulb is... Read more
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Variety
‘Don’t Breathe’ Inhales $10 Million on Friday, Blows Away Competitionwhere flops are aplenty. “Ben-Hur,” the $100 million production that debuted la
‘Don’t Breathe’ Inhales $10 Million on Friday, Blows Away Competition
Variety / Posted 20 hours ago
where flops are aplenty. “Ben-Hur,” the $100 million production that debuted last weekend to a dismal $11 million and change, while sequels and reboots like “Independence Day: Resurgence” and “Ghostbusters” have underperformed as well.Filed... Read more
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Business Standard India
Baloch activists chant anti-Pakistan slogans at protest in Germanyhave to answer for "atrocities" in Balochistan and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (P
Baloch activists chant anti-Pakistan slogans at protest in Germany
Business Standard India / Posted 21 hours ago
have to answer for "atrocities" in Balochistan and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK). Three days later, Modi said during his Independence Day speech that people from Balochistan and PoK had thanked him for raising the issue. After his remarks, many... Read more
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Calgary Sun
2016 summer movies: From The Rock to Spielberg, all the winners and loserssummer movie season. Supposed “sure things” like Ice Age and X-Men, Steven Spi
2016 summer movies: From The Rock to Spielberg, all the winners and losers
Calgary Sun / Posted 22 hours ago
summer movie season. Supposed “sure things” like Ice Age and X-Men, Steven Spielberg and a long, long-awaited sequel to Independence Day were greeted by the movie-going public with a relative yawn. There was no upside to controversy, as the... Read more
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FOX News
Protests, tear gas at Moldova independence day paradeon Saturday fired tear gas to disperse anti-government protesters during a para
Protests, tear gas at Moldova independence day parade
FOX News / Posted 23 hours ago
on Saturday fired tear gas to disperse anti-government protesters during a parade to mark the former Soviet republic's independence day. Hundreds of demonstrators gathered near the main square of Chisinau, Moldova's capital. Many shouted... Read more
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New Kerala
Want peace restored in Kashmir, hope India-Pak talk on the issue: Abdul Basit - newkerala.com #110583will always help the Kashmir people, who are fighting for their freedom," he ha
Want peace restored in Kashmir, hope India-Pak talk on the issue: Abdul Basit - newkerala.com #110583
New Kerala / Posted 23 hours ago
will always help the Kashmir people, who are fighting for their freedom," he had said on the occasion of Pakistan's Independence Day at the High Commission here. Meanwhile, the situation in the Valley continued to be grim as a police... Read more
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CBS News
Photos of the weekAugust 24, 2016. Chris Landaiche looks out to his flooded backyard in Sorrento
Photos of the week
CBS News / Posted yesterday
August 24, 2016. Chris Landaiche looks out to his flooded backyard in Sorrento, Louisiana, August 21, 2016. Ukraine's Independence Day military parade Ukrainian OTR-21 Tochka-U mobile missile launch systems drive during Ukraine’s Independence... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Pak PM Sharif appoints 22 MPs as special envoys to ‘fight Kashmir cause’recent news briefing in Islamabad that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had crossed
Pak PM Sharif appoints 22 MPs as special envoys to ‘fight Kashmir cause’
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
recent news briefing in Islamabad that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had crossed a “red line” by raising Balochistan in his Independence Day speech. He also said Pakistan will raise the Kashmir issue at the UN general assembly next month. Modi... Read more
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dna
India's responsibility to free PoK from Pakistan's illegal occupation: Jitendra Singhis under illegal occupation of Islamabad." He was reacting to Pakistan High Com
India's responsibility to free PoK from Pakistan's illegal occupation: Jitendra Singh
dna / Posted yesterday
is under illegal occupation of Islamabad." He was reacting to Pakistan High Commission Abdul Basit comment on the country's Independence Day that - "As far as Jammu and Kashmir is concerned, we are dedicating this year's Independence Day to the... Read more
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asianage
Pak army committing 'tsunami of rights violations', says Baloch leader BugtiHe also said he was indebted to Prime Minister Modi for speaking about Baloch p
Pak army committing 'tsunami of rights violations', says Baloch leader Bugti
asianage / Posted yesterday
He also said he was indebted to Prime Minister Modi for speaking about Baloch people on Independence Day. Washington: Pakistani forces are engaged in a "tsunami of human rights violations" in Balochistan, a top Baloch leader alleged on Saturday as... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
RMN has new operations uniformthe new uniform and that RMN would ensure that all would receive it before next
RMN has new operations uniform
Sabah Daily Express / Posted yesterday
the new uniform and that RMN would ensure that all would receive it before next year's Navy Day celebration. "The new uniform will be formally displayed at the National Independence Day parade at Dataran Merdeka on Aug 31," he said... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
We don’t want to live with Pakistan anymore: Baloch leader Bugti“illegal Pakistani occupation for the last seven decades”, he said. Bugti said
We don’t want to live with Pakistan anymore: Baloch leader Bugti
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
“illegal Pakistani occupation for the last seven decades”, he said. Bugti said Modi’s reference to Balochistan in his Independence Day speech is the “most powerful statement” in the last seven decades. “It is for the first time that an Indian... Read more
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dna
Pak army committing 'tsunami of rights violations', says Baloch leader Bugtibeen under 'illegal Pakistani occupation for the last seven decades', he said.
Pak army committing 'tsunami of rights violations', says Baloch leader Bugti
dna / Posted yesterday
been under 'illegal Pakistani occupation for the last seven decades', he said. Bugti said Modi's recent remarks during his Independence Day is the "most powerful statement" in the last seven decades. "It is for the first time that an Indian Prime... Read more
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Business Standard India
Pakistani army committing 'tsunami of rights violations': Brahumdagh Bugtibeen under 'illegal Pakistani occupation for the last seven decades', he said.
Pakistani army committing 'tsunami of rights violations': Brahumdagh Bugti
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
been under 'illegal Pakistani occupation for the last seven decades', he said. Bugti said Modi's recent remarks during his Independence Day is the "most powerful statement" in the last seven decades. "It is for the first time that an Indian Prime... Read more
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dna
India's Olympic dream: Leaders need to set a vision before there can be any changemissing from mine. And what this required was for the leader of the nation to s
India's Olympic dream: Leaders need to set a vision before there can be any change
dna / Posted yesterday
missing from mine. And what this required was for the leader of the nation to stand up on the ramparts of the Red Fort on Independence Day and set out that broad vision. Obviously, there would be the nay-sayers and detractors. In general, though,... Read more
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dna
India-Pak chill puts question mark on SAARC summitof Kashmir. This letter is the latest in a series of notes he has exchanged wit
India-Pak chill puts question mark on SAARC summit
dna / Posted yesterday
of Kashmir. This letter is the latest in a series of notes he has exchanged with Pakistan foreign secretary since Modi's Independence Day address that invoked Balochistan, where Islamabad faces charges of human rights abuses. Even as the letter... Read more
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Daily Mail
Miley Cyrus sports gold band on ring finger with Liam Hemsworth in LAstart: The Wrecking Ball singer is reported to have toned down her wild ways in
Miley Cyrus sports gold band on ring finger with Liam Hemsworth in LA
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
start: The Wrecking Ball singer is reported to have toned down her wild ways in order to rebuild her relationship with the Independence Day: Resurgence star Food to go: The former Hannah Montana actress wore her dyed blonde hair up in a topknot... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
71 Fall festivals in metro Phoenixweekend $30-$75; kids younger than 12, free. 928-284-8657, azrhythmandribs.com.
71 Fall festivals in metro Phoenix
The Arizona Republic / Posted yesterday
weekend $30-$75; kids younger than 12, free. 928-284-8657, azrhythmandribs.com. Brazilian Day The fifth Brazilian Independence Day at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts will feature more than 50 entertainers performing acrobatic... Read more
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The Indian Express
Gilgit NRIs: Plan to call them for Pravasi Divas 2017issue of Gilgit-Baltistan and PoK on two occasions earlier this month — first a
Gilgit NRIs: Plan to call them for Pravasi Divas 2017
The Indian Express / Posted yesterday
issue of Gilgit-Baltistan and PoK on two occasions earlier this month — first at the all-party meeting and then during his Independence Day address from Red Fort. Officials privy to the discussions said there are two views on this approach. There... Read more
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Japan Today
Measuring the fallout from a summer full of box-office flops ‹ Japan Todaywere the spectacular species of bomb: an out-of-leftfield disaster like “The Lo
Measuring the fallout from a summer full of box-office flops ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted yesterday
were the spectacular species of bomb: an out-of-leftfield disaster like “The Lone Ranger.” The failures of “Ben-Hur,” ‘‘Independence Day: Resurgence” and “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows” were, to most people who have seen a... Read more
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The Hindu
The race to light up the last village: on rural electrificationthe air, offering a glimpse of the fractious relationship between the Centre an
The race to light up the last village: on rural electrification
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
the air, offering a glimpse of the fractious relationship between the Centre and State. The Prime Minister claimed in his Independence Day address that Nagla Fatela, a village in Hathras, was electrified but the media found surprised villagers and... Read more
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asianage
Baloch: First sign of a ‘Modi doctrine’obviously resents advice from overseas about stabilising the Valley. Meanwhile,
Baloch: First sign of a ‘Modi doctrine’
asianage / Posted yesterday
obviously resents advice from overseas about stabilising the Valley. Meanwhile, the gloves came off as Mr Modi, in his Independence Day address, pointed at Pakistan’s human rights violations and political skulduggery in Gilgit Baltistan,... Read more
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asianage
Baloch First sign of a �Modi doctrine'obviously resents advice from overseas about stabilising the Valley. Meanwhile,
Baloch First sign of a �Modi doctrine'
asianage / Posted yesterday
obviously resents advice from overseas about stabilising the Valley. Meanwhile, the gloves came off as Mr Modi, in his Independence Day address, pointed at Pakistan’s human rights violations and political skulduggery in Gilgit Baltistan,... Read more
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asianage
Delegates from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir for Pravasi Day 2017?these directives.” There are also indications that India will not back down af
Delegates from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir for Pravasi Day 2017?
asianage / Posted yesterday
these directives.” There are also indications that India will not back down after Mr Modi mentioned Balochistan in his Independence Day speech. Asked if India will raise the issue of Balochistan at the UN General Assembly or UNHRC, Mr Swarup... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Indonesia Independence Day celebrations mask dark flawsIndependence Day celebrations in Indonesia mask dark flaws behind its rampant n
Indonesia Independence Day celebrations mask dark flaws
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
Independence Day celebrations in Indonesia mask dark flaws behind its rampant nationalism Every Indonesian turns out for the country's Independence Day celebrations but, as Adam Harvey discovers, the day's rampant nationalism masks some serious... Read more
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asianage
At last, some signs of hope in Kashmirfar cry from the Narendra Modi government’s initial, confused, reaction. Even a
At last, some signs of hope in Kashmir
asianage / Posted yesterday
far cry from the Narendra Modi government’s initial, confused, reaction. Even at the all-party meeting in Delhi just before Independence Day, the Prime Minister’s outlook seemed one of pressing for a security-oriented solution. Union home minister... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Pak PM Sharif set to welcome Saarc leaders for summit on Nov 9, 10Pakistani province of Balochistan. Pakistan said Modi had crossed a “red line”
Pak PM Sharif set to welcome Saarc leaders for summit on Nov 9, 10
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
Pakistani province of Balochistan. Pakistan said Modi had crossed a “red line” by raising the issue of Balochistan in his Independence Day speech. Pakistan also offered talks on Kashmir but India said any dialogue would have to focus on the issue... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Humans of the Water Facebook page documents toll of Baton Rouge floodsdecided to use her sewing talent to help flood victims in South Louisiana. Fla
Humans of the Water Facebook page documents toll of Baton Rouge floods
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted yesterday
decided to use her sewing talent to help flood victims in South Louisiana. Flash flood nears West Frankfort homes Severe weather struck the Heartland this Independence Day weekend. Severe weather struck the Heartland this Independence Day week... Read more
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express
When will Article 50 be triggered? When will Brexit talks FINALLY start?spoken after Theresa May's return from holiday Brexiteers had promised that Ju
When will Article 50 be triggered? When will Brexit talks FINALLY start?
express / Posted yesterday
spoken after Theresa May's return from holiday Brexiteers had promised that June 23 would go down in history as Britain’s independence day after the country voted to leave the EU. But the new Prime Minister Theresa May has played for time by... Read more
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