No government institution for special-needs children in Valley

No government institution for special-needs children in Valley

Srinagar: In a shocking revelation, it has come to fore that the Jammu and Kashmir Social Welfare Department has no rehabilitation centre for abandoned children and for children with special needs. A doctor at GB Pant hospital, talking on condition of anonymity, said that when no couples or non-government organisations (NGOs) turned up to adopt […]

Nawaz tells Guterres Kashmir needs UN attention

Nawaz tells Guterres Kashmir needs UN attention

Davos: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday raised the issue of Kashmir in his first meeting with new UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres. Sharif, who met Guterres on the sidelines of World Economic Forum at Davos, said Kashmir needed attention of the UN, the Pakistani Prime Minister’s Office said in a statement. “A sustained […]

Third party has no role in Kashmir row: India to UK

Third party has no role in Kashmir row: India to UK

NEW DELHI: India brushed aside a debate in UK Parliament on the Kashmir issue saying no third party had any role to play in resolving the dispute. MEA said it was aware of the development but added all issues between the two countries (India and Pakistan) can only be resolved bilaterally. “Our position on the […]

Pakistan asks India to inform about new hydel projects

Pakistan asks India to inform about new hydel projects

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has asked the World Bank and India to inform Islamabad of all the dams and hydropower projects proposed to be built by New Delhi on the western rivers, and not just the two projects under dispute currently, so that the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) could be followed smoothly in future, an inter-ministerial meeting […]

Kashmiri man dies in Pakistan: That country’s soil was waiting for him, says mother

Kashmiri man dies in Pakistan: That country’s soil was waiting for him, says mother

Srinagar: A sudden death of a Kashmiri man and his burial in Pakistan has once again underscored the tragedy of the national borders that the 1947 Partition created in the Valley. 30-year-old Ashiq Hussain Tantray of the remote Ladervan village in Kupwara, about three-hour drive from Pakistan-administered Kashmir, left his home to visit his relatives […]

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