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asianage
MHA approval may soon be mandatory for cable TV hubsbanned channels like terror suspect Zakir Naik owned Peace TV and state-owned P
asianage / Posted 3 hours ago
banned channels like terror suspect Zakir Naik owned Peace TV and state-owned Pakistan TV in sensitive areas like Jammu and Kashmir. Currently, the Multiple System Operators do not need to obtain any security clearance and such an approval from the... Read more
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asianage
Wound around the magic of pashminafor the creation of pashmina as a textile and its embellishment is an important
asianage / Posted 6 hours ago
for the creation of pashmina as a textile and its embellishment is an important economic activity for people from Kashmir. It is fast changing though as increasingly fewer younger people are indulging in it. The reasons are obvious — it... Read more
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dna
After Saudi, now Kashmir wants cinema halls reopenedClamour is growing for the reopening of cinema halls in the strife-torn Kashmir
dna / Posted 7 hours ago
Clamour is growing for the reopening of cinema halls in the strife-torn Kashmir valley. This follows the decision of Saudi Arabia to open movie theatres in the Islamic kingdom from next year. "Time to reopen cinemas in Kashmir too. It's an... Read more
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Boston Globe
The best books of 2017some of the fictions of the modern Indian state, especially those involving who
Boston Globe / Posted 9 hours ago
some of the fictions of the modern Indian state, especially those involving who gets to be a citizen and what parts of Kashmir are allowed to be seen. Like a “Master and Margarita’’ of exile, this marvelous and frequently hilarious debut novel... Read more
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dna
FEMA violation case: ED summons Syed Ali Shah Geelanisections of the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) to the 87-year-old separ
dna / Posted 10 hours ago
sections of the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) to the 87-year-old separatist leader based in Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir. Geelani, who heads the hardline faction of the Hurriyat Conference, has been asked to either appear in person or... Read more
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dna
NGT declares Amarnath cave shrine 'silence zone', prohibits religious offerings beyond entry pointIn a bid to preserve the eco- sensitive Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir H
dna / Posted 11 hours ago
In a bid to preserve the eco- sensitive Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas, the National Green Tribunal today declared it a "silence zone" and prohibited religious offerings beyond the entry point. A bench headed by NGT chairperson... Read more
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Gulf News
Pakistan: Thousands of students from 110 universities and madrassas attend youth carnivalby thousands of students from 110 universities and madrasas from across the cou
Gulf News / Posted 14 hours ago
by thousands of students from 110 universities and madrasas from across the country, including Pakistan Administered Kashmir (PAK) and Gilgit-Baltistan (GB).The three-day youth carnival included diverse events including drama, thematic art,... Read more
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asianage
Strange story, no basis:Pak minister on interference in Gujarat pollsin previous seminars. So does that imply, all of the people whom I met were con
asianage / Posted 16 hours ago
in previous seminars. So does that imply, all of the people whom I met were conspirators?" he asked. Kasuri said that he is invited to such seminars and events because of his association with the India-Pakistan peace process and work on... Read more
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The Hindu
BJP leader lands in trouble as picture holding an AK-47 rifle goes viralA leader of Jammu and Kashmir BJP unit landed in trouble after a photograph dep
The Hindu / Posted 17 hours ago
A leader of Jammu and Kashmir BJP unit landed in trouble after a photograph depicting him with an AK-47 Rifle went viral on social media, following which the party distanced itself from him. “He is not an active member of the party,” state BJP unit... Read more
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The Hindu
Kasuri dismisses Modi’s claim as ‘strange story with no basis’in previous seminars. So does that imply, all of the people whom I met were con
The Hindu / Posted 18 hours ago
in previous seminars. So does that imply, all of the people whom I met were conspirators?” he asked. Mr. Kasuri said that he is invited to such seminars and events because of his association with the India-Pakistan peace process and work on Kash... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Khurshid Kasuri reacts to Modi’s Pakistan collusion charge, calls it ‘perplexing’ and ‘polarising’said what I have always said – that Pakistan and India have no option but to ho
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 19 hours ago
said what I have always said – that Pakistan and India have no option but to hold a dialogue and to find a solution to the Kashmir issue through bilateral talks. This was what was discussed and even the name of Gujarat was not taken.” Kasuri noted... Read more
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Central Chronicle
5 soldiers missing in 2 snow avalanchesAgencies, Srinagar Five soldiers have gone missing after two snow avalanches h
Central Chronicle / Posted 23 hours ago
Agencies, Srinagar Five soldiers have gone missing after two snow avalanches hit forward Army posts in north Kashmir, where an Army porter slipped to death from a mountain in the border town of Gurez. Official sources told agencies that a snow... Read more
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dna
RTI reply: 19000 Kashmiri migrants moved to Delhi, 40000 still settled in JammuSince 1990, due to militancy issues in the Kashmir valley, 61,000 Kashmiri Pand
dna / Posted yesterday
Since 1990, due to militancy issues in the Kashmir valley, 61,000 Kashmiri Pandit families along with some Muslim and Sikh families have migrated from the valley. However, surprisingly 40,000 are still residing in the state, and are in Jammu, while... Read more
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asianage
Karnataka becoming another Kashmir with killing of Hindu activists, alleges BJPBengaluru: The BJP has alleged that Karnataka was becoming “another Kashmir” wi
asianage / Posted yesterday
Bengaluru: The BJP has alleged that Karnataka was becoming “another Kashmir” with the killing of Hindu activists “selectively”, involving an international network. “Karnataka is becoming another Kashmir. Fifteen Hindu activists have been killed... Read more
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dna
Mehbooba Mufti-led govt cheated nation, says BJPFissures have surfaced in the Mehbooba Mufti-led coalition government in Jammu
dna / Posted yesterday
Fissures have surfaced in the Mehbooba Mufti-led coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir after the BJP accused its alliance partner of pursuing the policy of discrimination against religious and linguistic minorities in the state. The BJP on... Read more
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Business Standard India
Gujarat Assembly elections: PM ends poll campaign with a 'splash'pilots. Is there any security guideline that will not be thrown out today,” Nat
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
pilots. Is there any security guideline that will not be thrown out today,” National Conference chief and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah tweeted. Captain John Goulet, president of Goulet Aviation Services, who piloted the... Read more
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asianage
PM Narendra Modi’s seaplane jaunt hits political air pocketAbdullah and Congress president-elect Rahul Gandhi, took pot-shots at the PM ov
asianage / Posted yesterday
Abdullah and Congress president-elect Rahul Gandhi, took pot-shots at the PM over his seaplane ride. The former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister took to Twitter to ask why security guidelines were relaxed for Mr Modi. “How is it that the security... Read more
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The Hindu
A dialogue without a purpose is meaningless: Omar AbdullahAs Jammu and Kashmir’s oldest regional party, the National Conference (NC), rat
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
As Jammu and Kashmir’s oldest regional party, the National Conference (NC), ratchets up its criticism of New Delhi and separatists on their failure to address the Kashmir problem in a bid to reinvent its politics in the conflict-ridden State, the... Read more
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The Hindu
Modi stirs up controversy with seaplane plungesafer as pilots may be able to take off or land on one engine even if the other
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
safer as pilots may be able to take off or land on one engine even if the other fails. In a tweet, the former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said: “How is it that the security guidelines were relaxed for this flight? No Z+... Read more
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dna
Mehbooba Mufti's brother all set to be inducted into J-K ministryDecks are being cleared for the inclusion of Tassaduq Mufti, brother of Jammu a
dna / Posted yesterday
Decks are being cleared for the inclusion of Tassaduq Mufti, brother of Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, in her ministry and getting him nominated to the legislative council. Sources in the PDP said 45-year-old Tassaduq will be... Read more
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The Hindu
Five soldiers trapped under snow in Kashmirand Tulail areas not to venture out in avalanche-prone areas till the weather i
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
and Tulail areas not to venture out in avalanche-prone areas till the weather improved. Snow in the plains The plains of Kashmir Valley also witnessed the season’s first snow spell in the past 24 hours, badly affecting road connectivity. The... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Minority status for Hindus in J- SC to hear PIL after 8 weeksafter eight weeks a public interest litigation (PIL) that sought granting of mi
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
after eight weeks a public interest litigation (PIL) that sought granting of minority status to Hindus in Jammu and Kashmir and seven other states. The top court on Monday had asked the Centre to deliberate on constituting a minority... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Karnataka becoming another Kashmir with killing of Hindu activists, alleges BJP“Karnataka is becoming another Kashmir. Fifteen Hindu activists have been kille
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
“Karnataka is becoming another Kashmir. Fifteen Hindu activists have been killed selectively in the state. There is an international network involved. This government is neither exposing their financial network nor their training module,” BJP... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Omar Abdullah alleges security guidelines relaxed for PM’s seaplane ridefor the Gujarat elections, has triggered a controversy over a possible breach o
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
for the Gujarat elections, has triggered a controversy over a possible breach of security protocol. Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah took to Twitter to ask why security guidelines were relaxed for the Prime Minister “How... Read more
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dna
5 soldiers missing along LoC after heavy snowfall in KashmirFive soldiers have gone missing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir's Gu
dna / Posted yesterday
Five soldiers have gone missing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir's Gurez and Naugam sectors, following heavy snowfall in the valley since yesterday, a defence official said today. Jammu and Kashmir is experiencing widespread snowfall and... Read more
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The Hindu
NCRB data: RPF reported 10.68L criminal cases in 2016of 112 cases of rioting were reported in 2016 of which the maximum 27 were from
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
of 112 cases of rioting were reported in 2016 of which the maximum 27 were from Haryana, followed by UP (15) and Jammu and Kashmir (14). A total of 236 cases of murder were reported in 2016 of which the maximum 30 were from Bihar, jointly followed... Read more
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Business Standard India
Did PM Modi's Sabarmati flight violate safety norms?Single engine plane. Foreign pilots. Is there any security guideline that will
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
Single engine plane. Foreign pilots. Is there any security guideline that will not be thrown out today,” former Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah tweeted. While DGCA and civil aviation ministry did not comment, a senior Gujarat... Read more
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Central Chronicle
Indo-Asian-Japan Summitmove. Under the Chinese project there is China-Pakistan economic corridor that
Central Chronicle / Posted yesterday
move. Under the Chinese project there is China-Pakistan economic corridor that originates in China passes through Pak held Kashmir and it’s another end is at Gwador seaport in Pakistan. India to give befitting reply to China and Pakistan signed... Read more
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Aljazeera
In Kashmir, a father's fight against forgetfulnessSrinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir - Mohammad Ashraf Mattoo was at home when
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir - Mohammad Ashraf Mattoo was at home when a crowd of people rushed to him with the news that changed his life forever. His only son was killed. It has been seven years since Mattoo's life seemingly came to a... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Moore's wife: 'One of our attorneys is a Jew'Muslim world Angry crowds of worshippers lash out against Trump across the Mus
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted yesterday
Muslim world Angry crowds of worshippers lash out against Trump across the Muslim world The Latest: Protesters in Indian Kashmir denounce TrumpThe Latest: Protesters in Indian Kashmir denounce Trump The Latest: Hundreds rally in... Read more
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Business Standard India
Hawa Hawai, says Cong on Modi's seaplane ride; Rahul dubs it as distractionour government is making efforts for harnessing waterways. All this is for 125
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
our government is making efforts for harnessing waterways. All this is for 125 crore Indians." Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference head Omar Abdullah, posting a picture of the seaplane waiting at the jetty,... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Moore's wife: 'One of our attorneys is a Jew'Muslim world Angry crowds of worshippers lash out against Trump across the Mus
KWWL Iowa / Posted yesterday
Muslim world Angry crowds of worshippers lash out against Trump across the Muslim world The Latest: Protesters in Indian Kashmir denounce TrumpThe Latest: Protesters in Indian Kashmir denounce Trump The Latest: Hundreds rally in... Read more
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dna
Kashmir cut off from rest of India due to heavy snowfall; air, road traffic affectedThe Kashmir valley was cut off from the rest of the country on Tuesday due to s
dna / Posted yesterday
The Kashmir valley was cut off from the rest of the country on Tuesday due to snowfall and rain. Flight operations at the Srinagar airport were suspended and the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway and Mughal road were closed for traffic. The present... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Workers to discuss harassment suit against restaurant chainMuslim world Angry crowds of worshippers lash out against Trump across the Mus
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted yesterday
Muslim world Angry crowds of worshippers lash out against Trump across the Muslim world The Latest: Protesters in Indian Kashmir denounce TrumpThe Latest: Protesters in Indian Kashmir denounce Trump The Latest: Hundreds rally in... Read more
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The Hindu
Five soldiers missing as avalanches hit forward posts in J&KFive soldiers were missing after multiple avalanches hit forward posts in north
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
Five soldiers were missing after multiple avalanches hit forward posts in north Kashmir’s Kupwara and Bandipora districts in the past 24 hours. Meanwhile, one Army porter died in another avalanche. “Two soldiers slipped down the slope in Naugam... Read more
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dna
'Pak meddling in Gujarat polls' remark: BJP is intellectually bankrupt, says its Maharashtra ally Shiv SenaSena also dared Modi to arrest those who were present. "The Gujarat elections a
dna / Posted yesterday
Sena also dared Modi to arrest those who were present. "The Gujarat elections are turning out to be more important than the Kashmir imbroglio,” the Shiv Sena said, adding that allegations about Pakistan was pushing for senior Congress leader Ahmed... Read more
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asianage
J&K govt launches 'SAUBHAGYA' schemeJammu: The Jammu and Kashmir government has launched SAUBHAGYA (Sahaj Bijli Har
asianage / Posted yesterday
Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir government has launched SAUBHAGYA (Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojna) with an aim to provide free electricity connections to poor people in the state. SAUBHAGYA, an initiative taken by the prime minister, seeks to provide... Read more
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asianage
3 soldiers missing after avalanche hit Army post near LoCafter an avalanche, triggered by fresh snowfall, struck a forward post in Gurez
asianage / Posted yesterday
after an avalanche, triggered by fresh snowfall, struck a forward post in Gurez sector in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Tuesday. The avalanche hit an Army post at Baktoor near the Line of Control in Gurez sector during... Read more
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dna
Three Army jawans missing after avalanche in KashmirThree army jawans went missing at Mani Post Bagtoor Gurez sector of Line of Con
dna / Posted yesterday
Three army jawans went missing at Mani Post Bagtoor Gurez sector of Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district due to snow avalanche. They went missing after the night temperature at most places in Kashmir division, including... Read more
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The Hindu
Jammu and Kashmir govt. launches ‘Saubhagya’ schemeThe Jammu and Kashmir government has launched “Saubhagya” (Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
The Jammu and Kashmir government has launched “Saubhagya” (Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojna) with an aim to provide free electricity connections to poor people in the State. Saubhagya, an initiative taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeks to provide... Read more
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The Hindu
Three soldiers missing as avalanche hits forward post in J&Kafter an avalanche, triggered by fresh snowfall, struck a forward post in Gurez
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
after an avalanche, triggered by fresh snowfall, struck a forward post in Gurez sector in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Tuesday. The avalanche hit an Army post at Baktoor near the Line of Control in Gurez sector during... Read more
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asianage
Srinagar-Jammu Highway closed, air traffic suspended due to snowfallSrinagar: The Kashmir valley was cut off from the rest of the country on Tuesda
asianage / Posted yesterday
Srinagar: The Kashmir valley was cut off from the rest of the country on Tuesday as flight operations at the Srinagar airport were suspended and the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway was closed for traffic due to snowfall. Flights services to and fro... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Qatar was never with Pakistan: Pervez Musharrafover personal business interests. If that’s the priority, then God save our cou
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted yesterday
over personal business interests. If that’s the priority, then God save our country”. Gen Musharraf’s words and deeds on Kashmir continue to be an area of interest for most observers and stakeholders. “I’ve started working for the cause by... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Pakistan has an unrivalled importance in Beijing�s strategic calculations: Chinaaddress praised China’s policy of goodwill towards Pakistan. He thanked the Chi
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted yesterday
address praised China’s policy of goodwill towards Pakistan. He thanked the Chinese leadership for supporting Pakistan on Kashmir and other important issues. He said people of Pakistan have fully endorsed China’s initiatives for development in... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Three soldiers missing after avalanche in Jammu and Kashmir’s Gurez sectorsoldiers of the Indian Army have gone missing after an avalanche struck the upp
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
soldiers of the Indian Army have gone missing after an avalanche struck the upper reaches of Gurez sector of Jammu and Kashmir’s Bandipora district, police said on Tuesday morning. “The soldiers are missing from Mani Post in Bagtoor area of... Read more
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dna
Snowfall brings cheers to Kashmiryeetu.. yeetu... (Snowflakes are falling and falling, come my uncle, come fast)
dna / Posted yesterday
yeetu.. yeetu... (Snowflakes are falling and falling, come my uncle, come fast). Paradise is again reverberating with this Kashmiri folk-lore, thanks to season’s first snowfall. Kashmir has been covered by a blanket of snow bringing smiles on the... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Workers to discuss harassment suit against restaurant chainMuslim world Angry crowds of worshippers lash out against Trump across the Mus
KWWL Iowa / Posted yesterday
Muslim world Angry crowds of worshippers lash out against Trump across the Muslim world The Latest: Protesters in Indian Kashmir denounce TrumpThe Latest: Protesters in Indian Kashmir denounce Trump The Latest: Hundreds rally in... Read more
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The Hindu
Snowfall, rain shut Jammu-Srinagar highwayday on Tuesday due to continuous snowfall and rains. The nearly 300-km highway
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
day on Tuesday due to continuous snowfall and rains. The nearly 300-km highway, the only all weather road linking Kashmir with the rest of the country, was closed as a precautionary measure in view of heavy rainfall at Banihal, Ramban and... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Merriam-Webster's word of the year for 2017: 'Feminism'Muslim world Angry crowds of worshippers lash out against Trump across the Mus
KWWL Iowa / Posted 2 days ago
Muslim world Angry crowds of worshippers lash out against Trump across the Muslim world The Latest: Protesters in Indian Kashmir denounce TrumpThe Latest: Protesters in Indian Kashmir denounce Trump The Latest: Hundreds rally in... Read more
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Aljazeera
The growing tide of fake news in IndiaMuslims celebrating the victory of Pakistan. All except one of those videos was
Aljazeera / Posted 2 days ago
Muslims celebrating the victory of Pakistan. All except one of those videos was genuine; it was from Indian-administered Kashmir. All the other videos, and there were multiple ones from around the country, were fake," he recalls. Having... Read more
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