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Explainer: U.N. blacklists leader of Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammed

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ISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI A U.N. Security Council committee blacklisted the head of the Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), Masood Azhar, on Wednesday after China dropped its objection to the move, ending a long diplomatic impasse.

Modi gets election boost with U.N. sanction against India's 'enemy No. 1'

NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi's re-election bid received a big fillip on Wednesday after a U.N. Security Council committee blacklisted Masood Azhar, the head of a Pakistan-based militant group, a decade after New Delhi first demanded such an action.

Top News, 01 May 2019

U.N. blacklists founder of Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammed

UNITED NATIONS/ISLAMABAD A U.N. Security Council committee blacklisted the head of the Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) on Wednesday after China dropped its objection to the move, ending a decade-long diplomatic impasse.

South Asia, Top News, World, 02 May 2019

Insight: Deadly encounters - the night the Indian army arrived in a village in south Kashmir

PINGLAN, India/SRINAGAR Hundreds of Indian soldiers descended on the picturesque village of Pinglan, which is surrounded by south Kashmir's apple and apricot orchards, just before midnight on February 17.

World, Top News, 30 Apr 2019

Human rights and the law in Indian-controlled Kashmir

SRINAGAR Both the United Nations and the International Criminal Court consider the way civilians said they were used by the Indian army to search houses in south Kashmir to be illegal under international law, experts said.

Top News, 30 Apr 2019

India suspends cross border trade in Kashmir in new crackdown

NEW DELHI India suspended cross-border trade with Pakistan-controlled Kashmir because it was being used to funnel weapons and drugs, the government said on Thursday, in a further crackdown in the volatile territory.

Top News, 18 Apr 2019

Inside the Pakistani madrasa where India said it killed hundreds of 'terrorists'

JABA, Pakistan A madrasa, or Islamic school, on a remote hilltop in northeastern Pakistan that was the target of an Indian air strike just over six weeks ago is still not ready to give up its secrets.

Top News 11 Apr 2019

Attacked by both sides: journalists caught in the crossfire of Kashmir conflict

SRINAGAR Most nights in recent weeks, journalist Asif Qureshi’s phone vibrates with a message from a known number of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), a Pakistan-based militant group that killed 40 Indian paramilitary policemen in a suicide attack in Kashmir in February: "Allah always keeps you in safety and security".

South Asia, Top News 09 Apr 2019

Ahead of election, BJP vows to strip Jammu and Kashmir of special rights

NEW DELHI India's Hindu nationalist ruling party vowed on Monday to strip decades-old special rights from the people of Jammu and Kashmir, making an election promise that provoked warnings of a backlash in the country's only Muslim-majority state.

Top News 08 Apr 2019

Pakistan says it has intelligence of new Indian attack this month

KARACHI Pakistan has "reliable intelligence" that India will attack again this month, its foreign minister said, drawing condemnation from New Delhi which described the claim as irresponsible.

South Asia, Top News, World, 07 Apr 2019
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U.S. work visa caps to squeeze businesses, jobs: Nasscom

BENGALURU The United States' plans to cap H1-B work visas, used by Indian IT firms to send employees there, would imply a "further crunch" for businesses to access skilled workforce, industry lobby group Nasscom said on Thursday.

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