India’s concerns over CPEC ‘unwarranted’: Chinese media

India’s concerns over CPEC ‘unwarranted’: Chinese media

Beijing: India’s concerns over sovereignty relating to the USD 46-billion CPEC is “unwarranted”, Chinese state media Friday said, asking New Delhi to take an “objective and more pragmatic” view of China’s ambitious Silk Road project. The comments in an oped piece in Global Times comes after Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar on February 22 co-chaired the […]

Non migrant Kashmiri Pandits celebrate Herath

Non migrant Kashmiri Pandits celebrate Herath

Srinagar: Herath or Maha Shivratri, the most important festival of the Kashmiri Pandits, is being celebrated throughout the Kashmir Valley Friday. There are a number of Kashmiri Pandit families, who are living in different parts of Kashmir, and they celebrated Maha Shivratri at their native places by performing puja in their locality temples, reports said. […]

Israel denies work visa to Human Rights Watch official

Israel denies work visa to Human Rights Watch official

Jerusalem: Israeli authorities have rejected a request from Human Rights Watch to grant a work permit to its regional director, accusing the group of engaging in Palestinian “propaganda,” the group said Friday. The decision was Israel’s latest step against human rights groups and other advocacy organizations that it accuses of bias against the Jewish state. […]

Two IS militants killed in Pakistan

Two IS militants killed in Pakistan

Karachi: Two suspected Islamic State militants were Friday gunned down by Pakistani security forces in a raid in Manghopir area of Karachi. During the raid, the militants opened fire at the security personnel, leaving one policeman injured, SSP West Nasir Aftab said. In the retaliatory fire, both the suspects were killed while their accomplices managed […]

Army chief pays tribute to soldiers killed in Shopian

Army chief pays tribute to soldiers killed in Shopian

Srinagar: Army chief General Bipin Rawat Friday paid tribute to the three soldiers killed in a militant attack in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir. Sources said that General Rawat arrived in Srinagar this morning and paid tribute to the soldiers at Badamibagh cantonment. The army chief laid floral wreaths on the coffins carrying the […]

‘Missing’ KU student traced in Habbak

‘Missing’ KU student traced in Habbak

Srinagar: Police on Friday traced Aqib Mushtaq Malik, a 3rd semester student of Law Department in Kashmir University from Habbak. Aqib had mysteriously gone ‘missing’. Police sources said that Aqib was traced from Habbak area of Hazratbal. They said Aqib was taken to police station Nigeen for questioning. Pertinently, KU students protested at the University […]

Mentally unsound Pakistani national held while crossing border

Mentally unsound Pakistani national held while crossing border

Jammu: The Border Security Force (BSF) on Friday apprehended a Pakistani national while he was crossing the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua Sector. The apprehended person has been identified as Azhar, 30 year-old, who seems to be mentally unsound, reports said. Please follow and like us:0

Female ‘intruder’ killed in Akhnoor sector

Female ‘intruder’ killed in Akhnoor sector

Jammu: A female ‘intruder’ was killed by border security force (BSF) troops at the International Border (IB) in Akhnoor sector, reports said on Friday. As per reports, troops of 33 battalion of the BSF last night killed the ‘intruder’ near Chak Phagwari border outpost. “The intruder was repeatedly challenged, but she ignored all warnings and […]

One-way traffic through on Kashmir highway

One-way traffic through on Kashmir highway

Srinagar: Traffic was resumed on the highway, linking the Kashmir Valley with the rest of the world, after remaining suspended since last evening due to landslides. After clearing all Kashmir-bound vehicles stranded at various places on the other side of the Jawahar Tunnel, fresh vehicles, including those carrying passengers, were allowed to ply from Srinagar […]

Omar tells Cong to introspect its failure

Omar tells Cong to introspect its failure

Srinagar: National Conference leader Omar Abdullah Friday suggested Congress to take a “long and hard” look at its failure in Maharashtra civic body polls, saying he will “truly despair” about 2019 Lok Sabha elections if the results of assembly polls in five states on March 11 go the same way. “If 11/03/2017 goes this way, […]