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  Indian government on Wednesday took Al Jazeera news channel off the air for five days after officials insisted it had repeatedly shown wrong maps of Kashmir. Al Jazeera in India showed a blue screen on Wednesday with a sign saying “as instructed by the ministry of information and broadcasting, this channel will not be available,” reported AFP. An official said the order was made earlier this month over the maps that showed parts of the Kashmir region in arch-rival Pakistan and China, an extremely sensitive issue in India. “The ban has been imposed for five days and it was

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Israeli President Shimon Peres (R) conferring the Presidential Medal of Distinction to the conductor Zubin Mehta in Jerusalem on Oct.15, 2012, for his contributions to Israeli society. 26 August 2013 To,                                                          Ambassador Michael Steiner, German Embassy, New Delhi, India. Subject: URGENT Protest Letter to German Embassy on scheduled Zubin Mehta concert in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir on 7 September 2013   1.      On 22 August 2013, a press release was issued by the German Embassy that Zubin Mehta would be conducting an orchestra on 7 September 2013 at Shalimar Bagh, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir. 2.      The press release quoted you as stating that the concert