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Jammu and Kashmir: 190 schools to reopen today

Srinagar, Aug 19 (IBNS): It has been two weeks since the PM Narendra Modi-led government announced major decisions on Jammu and Kashmir, including the scrapping of Article 370 which provided special status ot the state, 190 primary schools in the valley will be opened on Monday, easing situation after days of lockdown, officials said.

Restrictions reduced in several parts of Kashmir, more than 50,000 landlines are working

Srinagar, Aug 17 (IBNS): Nearly two weeks since a lockdown was imposed in Jammu and Kashmir before the central government's historic decision to revoke Article 370 that had granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir, restrictions are being eased as over 50,000 landline phone connections have been restored in parts of the Kashmir Valley on Saturday.

Kashmir developments: Mobile internet with 2G speed restored in Jammu, restrictions lifted in Rajouri

Jammu, Aug 17 (UNI) The snapped mobile internet service was restored with 2G speed on Saturday in Jammu district while restrictions have also been lifted in Rajouri district, an official here said.

Resolve Kashmir issue in accordance with UN Charter, bilateral agreements, says Chinese envoy

United Nations, Aug 17 (UNI) China’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Zhang Jim on Friday stressed that the issue of Jammu and Kashmir should be settled peacefully in compliance with the UN Charter, relevant Security Council resolutions and existing agreements between India and Pakistan.

US President Donald Trump urges Pakistan to ease tensions with India: White House

Washington, Aug 17 (IBNS/UNI) Amid tension between the neighbouring nations over the issue of Kahsmir, US President Donald Trump has spoken with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan over the telephone and discuss the importance of easing tensions with India, White House Deputy Press Secretary Hogan Gidley said late on Friday.

Forces interacting with Kashmiris normally in J&K: Gen Bipin Rawat

New Delhi, Aug 13 (UNI) Stating that the forces are interacting with Kashmiris "normally" like before, Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Tuesday said the security forces would continue to meet them without guns like they used to in 1970s-80s.

Kashmir issue: India suspends bus service between New Delhi and Lahore

New Delhi, Aug 12 (IBNS): A week after the Indian government withdrew Jammu and Kashmir's special status by scrapping Articles 370 and 35A, the Centre on Monday also suspended the bus service between New Delhi and Pakistani city of Lahore indefinitely.

Removal of Article 370 will result in end of terrorism in Kashmir: Amit Shah

New Delhi, Aug 12 (IBNS): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said he feels that abrogation of Article 370 was needed as it will end terrorism trouble in Jammu and Kashmir.

Kashmir Issue: India cancels Samjhauta Express service days after Pakistan stopped its operation

New Delhi/Islamabad, Aug 11 (IBNS): In a tit-for-tat move, the Indian government on Sunday cancelled the Samjhauta Express, just days after Pakistan closed its operation, in retaliation to several measures taken by PM Narendra Modi-led government in Kashmir last week.

Why don't you call 'British Occupied Ireland': filmmaker Shekhar Kapur asks BBC

New Delhi, Aug 11 (IBNS): Celebrated Indian filmmaker Shekhar Kapur on Sunday criticised British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and demanded why it does not call Northern Ireland "British Occupied Ireland" as it describes Jammu and Kashmir as 'India Occupied Kashmir'.

More peaceful Eid this time in J&K than previous years after lifting Article 370: Jitendra Singh

New Delhi, Aug 11 (UNI) Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh on Sunday said the common man in Kashmir is rejoicing after the deactivation of Article 370 and there is much more atmosphere of peace this time compared to several other occasions of Eid in the years gone by.

Ex-Afghanistan Prez Hamid Karzai echo Afghan view in welcoming India's move on J&K; support pours in from nations

Kabul, Aug 10 (IBNS): Former Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai on Saturday said that he hopes the recent move taken by the Indian government in Kashmir will lead to the betterment and prosperity of people in Jammu and Kashmir.

Kashmir Issue: Russia asks India-Pakistan to resolve differences diplomatically

Moscow, Aug 10 (IBNS): At a time when the relationship between India and Pakistan has deteriorated over the recent move taken by PM Narendra Modi-led government on Kashmir, Russia on Friday said it expects the two neighbouring nations should not aggravate the situation.

Pakistan should not interfere in the internal affairs of other countries: MEA

New Delhi, Aug 9 (IBNS): India on Friday sent out a strong message to Pakistan and said it should stop 'interfering' in the internal affairs of other countries.

Modi's Kashmir googly: Pakistan bans all cultural exchanges with India

Islamabad, Aug 9 (IBNS): In the wake of PM Narendra Modi-led government's recent move in Kashmir, the Pakistan government has decided to ban all cultural exchanges with India.