When the athletes march into the opening ceremony of the Sochi Olympics next month, one flag you won't be seeing is the green, white, and saffron of India. Four Indian skiers will be participating in the games as independent athletes, but they won't be able to formally represent their country, since the Indian Olympic Association has been suspended by the International Olympic Committee since 2012.
Jammu And Kashmir
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Tuesday 14 September 2010
The long-troubled state of Kashmir suffered one of its bloodiest days when at least 18 people were killed and more than a hundred injured as security forces opened fire on protesters in confrontations across the valley.
Sunday 05 September 2010
Monday 16 August 2010
A policeman hurled a shoe at a senior Indian politician as a protest against government policy in his region.
Saturday 14 August 2010
Tens of thousands of police and paramilitary soldiers patrolled the streets in Indian-controlled Kashmir as security was tightened across most parts of the region today a day after government forces killed four people during protests against Indian rule.
Friday 13 August 2010
Leading charities have attacked the international response to the worst natural disaster in Pakistan's history, saying delays in funding the relief effort had affected aid operations.
Thursday 12 August 2010
The UN has asked Indian forces cracking down on separatist protests in Kashmir to stop wearing the distinctive blue helmets of UN peacekeepers.
Tuesday 10 August 2010
Record water levels were pressing down on a crucial flood barrier in Pakistan's Sindh province last night as monsoon rains showed no sign of easing – adding to the vast surge of water bearing down on towns and villages.
Sunday 08 August 2010
Saturday 07 August 2010
Wednesday 04 August 2010
Four people were killed after thousands of protesters ignored police warnings they would be shot on sight if they defied a round-the-clock curfew declared in Indian-controlled Kashmir, in an attempt to quell weeks of deadly civil unrest against Indian rule.
Sunday 01 August 2010
Saturday 31 July 2010
Authorities imposed an indefinite curfew across violence-wracked Indian Kashmir today as anti-India protests and clashes between Kashmiri Muslims and government forces continued.
Tuesday 29 June 2010
Five suspected insurgents and three Indian soldiers died in a fierce gunbattle in divided Kashmir when the militants tried to cross over from Pakistan into the Indian-controlled portion, an army officer said today.
Tuesday 22 June 2010
Tuesday 22 June 2010
Kashmir is boiling again. The killing of three young men by security forces in the past ten days has ratcheted up tension and sent hundreds of demonstrators into the streets.
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