India says Pakistani shelling kills two soldiers at Kashmir border

The Indian army said Pakistani shelling killed two of its soldiers at posts along the border of Indian-administered Kashmir on Sunday, and five others including three civilians were injured. It said it retaliated by destroying several Pakistani posts. Artillery tit-for-tat exchanges and skirmishes between the two have intensified along the frontier running through the disputed Himalayan […]

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Independent probe into Kashmir unrest mandatory, UN rights chief says

By News Desk The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al Hussein has said ,in connection with unrest in Indian-held Kashmir, “I believe an independent, impartial and international mission is now needed crucially,” The UN rights chief made these remarks in his opening statement at the 33rd session of the Human Rights Council on […]

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The pelletised face of Kashmir

Peoples Union for Democratic Rights is horrified that the Rajya Sabha which debated the situation in Jammu and Kashmir on August 10, could not muster resolve to call for an immediate halt to use of pellet guns, which is not used anywhere in either India or the world for policing. Since the killing of Burhan […]

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