3 booked for stoning stray dog to death in Delhi

3 booked for stoning stray dog to death in Delhi

New Delhi: A case has been registered against three unidentified men for allegedly killing a stray dog by throwing stones at it in south Delhi’s Vasant Vihar, the police said. The men allegedly killed the dog by throwing stones at it on August 15 and then tried to hide its body in a bylane, they […]

Pak FM seeks UN attention towards Kashmir issue

Pak FM seeks UN attention towards Kashmir issue

Lahore: Pakistan’s new Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif on Friday sought the UN Secretary General’s attention towards the alleged human rights abuses in Kashmir. Asif strongly condemns “the recent killings in Jammu and Kashmir as well as harassment of Hurriyat leadership”, the Foreign Office (FO) said. Asif also accused India of altering the demography of Jammu […]

NIA arrests Zahoor Watali in funding case

NIA arrests Zahoor Watali in funding case

Srinagar: The National Investigation Agency, on Thursday arrested prominent businessman of Kashmir, Zahoor Ahmad Shah Watali in connection with NIA Case No. RC-10/17/2017/NIA/DLI pertaining to alleged funding in Jammu & Kashmir, sources said. His arrest follows the searches conducted by the NIA on Wednesday at multiple locations in Srinagar, Handwara, Kupwara and Baramulla belonging to […]

Heroin seized in Rajouri, two arrested: Police

Heroin seized in Rajouri, two arrested: Police

Jammu: Two persons were arrested from Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district after heroin was recovered from them, the police said Thursday. An Alto car was intercepted at Sailsui in Kalakote belt, a police officer said. As the vehicle was signalled to stop, the persons sitting in the car tried to flee but were apprehended, he […]

India faces threat from inside, not outside: Farooq Abdullah

India faces threat from inside, not outside: Farooq Abdullah

New Delhi: Attacking the BJP-led central government, National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah on Thursday said that India faces threat from within and not from outside. “We don’t face any threat from outside, whether it is China and Pakistan. We are capable of handling them but the country faces threat from the people within the country,” […]

Shooting stone kills Pampore man at Zojilla Pass

Shooting stone kills Pampore man at Zojilla Pass

Sheikh Anees Ganderbal: A shooting stone on Thursday afternoon hit and killed a Person at Zojilla Pass in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district. Sources said driver of a truck bearing registration number JK05 7381 on its way to Ladakh stopped at Zojia for having lunch and suddenly a stone rolled down from the upper end and […]

Declaring Kashmiri groups as terrorist outfits unjustifiable: Pak

Declaring Kashmiri groups as terrorist outfits unjustifiable: Pak

Pakistan on Thursday said “declaring organizations or groups supporting freedom struggle in Kashmir as terrorist outfits is unjustifiable”. This was stated by Pak Foreign Office Spokesperson during his weekly news briefing in Islamabad. The Spokesperson said “Pakistan is disappointed with the decision of United States to designate Hizb-ul-Mujahideen as a terrorist outfit.” He said “the […]

If cannot stop namaz on road, have no right to stop Janmashtami: Yogi

If cannot stop namaz on road, have no right to stop Janmashtami: Yogi

Srinagar: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has said that if he cannot stop the offering of namaz on roads during Eid, he has no right to stop celebration of Janmashtami at police stations, reports said. Speaking at an event the UP Chief Minister said everyone has the freedom to celebrate festivals in the country. […]

India should not forcibly return ethnic Rohingya refugees:HRW

India should not forcibly return ethnic Rohingya refugees:HRW

New York: India should abide by its international legal obligations and should not forcibly return ethnic Rohingya refugees to Myanmar, where they face persecution, without fairly evaluating their claims as refugees, a global human rights group has said. Human Rights Watch (HRW) cited Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju’s statement to Parliament that […]