Peshawar, Oct 18 (KMS): The Centre for Culture and Development (C2D) in collaboration with Directorate of Archaeology and Museums (DOAM) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa arranged a special Buddhist prayer ceremony for peace in Kashmir at the Bhamala Stupa.
A high-ranking Korean Buddhist Monk Neug-her Sinim offered the special prayer along with a delegation of Buddhist monks from Korea.
Monk Sinim is a ‘Scholar in Residence’ with the Gandhara Research and Resource Centre, Pakistan.
The ceremony was held in cooperation with members of civil society and members from diverse faiths from across the world including the diplomatic community. The event was part of C2D’s ongoing strategy to introduce Gandhara in a responsible and dignified way for which the organisation has also initiated the Gandhara Research and Resource Centre in Taxila. »

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London, Oct 18 (KMS): Member of House of Lords, Lord Qurban Hussain on Thursday raised Kashmir issue in the British Parliament urging the British government to play its vital role in resolving the Kashmir dispute in accordance with United Nations Security Council Resolutions for peace and prosperity in the region.
Speaking at the British Parliament, (House of Lords), Lord Qurban Hussain said that there were a number of issues in the world which need to be resolved and some of them had been discussed at the UN at length and UN had also passed many resolutions to resolve them.
“And If only countries like Britain had played more effective role, they had been resolved a long time ago”, he said.
Lord Qurban said that one of these longstanding issue was Kashmir dispute. »

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Lancashire, Oct 18 (KMS): Hundreds of Hyndburn residents have rallied to show ‘solidarity’ with relatives and friends in Kashmir. The meeting was held at Accrington Town Hall and included support from local councillors.
Mobile phones have only just been reinstated in Indian occupied Kashmir, more than two months since they were cut off following the deployment of thousands of troops to the region.
The 300-strong rally on Sunday was organised by Pak Kashmiri Diaspora following what they describe as the “grave human rights violation in occupied Kashmir”.
Meeting co-organiser Khazar Din said up to 90% of Accrington’s Indian population are Kashmiri, making the issue extremely relevant. »

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