India’s ‘double squeeze’ strategy will never succeed: Pakistan

India’s ‘double squeeze’ strategy will never succeed: Pakistan

United Nations: Pakistan on Friday said that National Security Advisor Ajit Doval’s “offensive defense and double squeeze” strategy to make India a regional hegemon will never succeed. Exercising its right to reply in the United Nations General Assembly, Pakistan said it is “unfortunate” that India has chosen to criticise the statement of Prime Minister Shahid […]

India hits back, calls Pak ‘terroristan’

India hits back, calls Pak ‘terroristan’

United Nations: India on Friday ripped into Pakistan, describing it as “terroristan” and a land of “pure terror” that hosts a flourishing industry to produce and export global terrorism. In a no-holds-barred speech at the UN General Assembly, India’s representative said it is extraordinary that the state which protected Osama Bin Laden and sheltered Mullah […]

Resolve Kashmir through dialogue: China to India, Pak

Resolve Kashmir through dialogue: China to India, Pak

Beijing: China on Friday said the Kashmir issue should be resolved bilaterally by India and Pakistan through talks, while dismissing calls by the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation for implementation of the UN resolution on the dispute. Asked about the contact group of the OIC calling for the implementation of the UN resolution on Kashmir, Chinese […]

Six civilians killed in unprovoked Indian firing: Pakistan

Six civilians killed in unprovoked Indian firing: Pakistan

Srinagar: At least six people, including four women, were killed and 20 others injured near the Working Boundary in Sialkot Thursday night as Indian forces “resorted to unprovoked firing of mortars targeting civilians”, the Dawn newspaper reported Friday. The newspaper quoted the Pakistan Foreign Office as reporting that, following the incident, Acting Foreign Secretary Aitzaz […]

Troops carried no targeted firing on civilians: Indian army

Troops carried no targeted firing on civilians: Indian army

New Delhi: In a blunt message, the Indian Army on Friday conveyed to Pakistan that it reserves the right to “retaliate appropriately” to any incident leading to the loss of lives of its troops due to Pakistani firing along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. In a telephonic conversation, Indian Army’s Director General […]

Two militants arrested: Police

Two militants arrested: Police

Two militants involved in the attack on the SSB party in Banihal belt of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday have been arrested, the police claimed on Friday. Gaznafar and Arif have been arrested in connection with the attack in which one SSB soldier was killed and another injured.

SHRC order flouted, no compensation paid to Farooq Dar

SHRC order flouted, no compensation paid to Farooq Dar

Human shield case Srinagar: Two months and twelve days have passed since the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) directed the state government to pay Rs 10 lakh as compensation to Farooq Ahmad Dar, the civilian who was tied to the front of an army jeep as a human shield. The SHRC had on July 10 […]

NIA summons KEA president Yasin Khan, re-summons Geelani’s son

NIA summons KEA president Yasin Khan, re-summons Geelani’s son

Srinagar: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday summoned the chairperson of Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) Mohammad Yasin Khan to its headquarters in New Delhi on September 25. Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Geelani’s son Syed Naseem Geelani, who teaches at SKUAST-K, was also once again called for questioning to the NIA headquarters on the […]

Check harassment by cow vigilantes: Mehbooba to police

Check harassment by cow vigilantes: Mehbooba to police

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday directed the police to ensure that people are not harassed during any probe, particularly in the cases related to bovine smuggling or cow vigilantism. The chief minister asked the police to reach out to the people in a more professional way to redress their grievances […]

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