Firing along border in Jammu

Firing along border in Jammu

Jammu: Pakistani troops fired at and shelled Jammu district’s Arnia sector for the sixth successive day over the start of the week, prompting the Border Security Force (BSF) to fire back, a senior BSF officer said. The officer said the firing by Pak Rangers started along the International Border (IB) at around 2100 hours on […]

Hafiz Saeed’s JuD to contest 2018 general elections in Pak

Hafiz Saeed’s JuD to contest 2018 general elections in Pak

LAHORE: Hafiz Saeed’s Jammat-ud-Dawah will foray into Pakistan’s political scene by contesting the 2018 general elections, a senior member of the outfit said, a day after its candidate finished third in a crucial by-poll. Last month, Jamaat-ud-Dawah announced that it was launching the Milli Muslim League. Sheikh Yaqoob, a JuD-backed candidate who was defeated by […]

The clock is ticking for Masood Azhar: India’s envoy to UN

The clock is ticking for Masood Azhar: India’s envoy to UN

New York: India’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Syed Akbaruddin, said here at a news conference that he hoped the UN would soon designate Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar as a terrorist, and that New Delhi will not sit idle till Masood Azhar is brought to justice for his crimes against India. The Indian government has […]

Pak shells border outposts, woman killed

Pak shells border outposts, woman killed

Jammu: A woman was killed and five other civilians injured as Pakistani troops shelled border out posts along the International Border in Jammu district, a police officer said today. This is the fifth ceasefire violation by Pakistan in as many days. Pakistani Rangers used heavy mortars and targeted dozens of BoPs and scores of villages […]

‘Pak raising Kashmir at UN is like Miyan ki daud masjid tak’

‘Pak raising Kashmir at UN is like Miyan ki daud masjid tak’

UNITED NATIONS: Taking a jibe at Pakistan, a top Indian diplomat has said Islamabad’s decision to raise the Kashmir issue at the UN, which has not been discussed at the world body for decades, is like ‘Miyan ki daud masjid tak’. India on the other hand is focused on progressive, forward looking agenda during the […]

Two militants killed in Machil: Army

Two militants killed in Machil: Army

Srinagar: The arrmy on Saturday claimed to have killed two militants in Machil village in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district along the Line of Control. An army statement said the militants were killed in an infiltration bid and two weapons were recovered from them. As Machil village lies along the border, nothing could be ascertained independently. […]

Indo-Pak talks on IWT end without agreement: WB

Indo-Pak talks on IWT end without agreement: WB

Washington: The latest round of Indo-Pak talks on the Indus Waters Treaty have ended without any agreement, the World Bank has said, while emphasising that it will continue to work with complete impartiality in fulfilling its responsibilities under the pact. The second round of discussions between India and Pakistan on Ratle and Kishanganga hydroelectric projects, […]

India favours discussion on ending worst forms of violence

India favours discussion on ending worst forms of violence

United Nations: India has favoured a discussion in the UN General Assembly, the first in 12 years, on ‘Responsibility to Protect’ and the prevention of genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity. As many as 113 countries, including India voted in its favour, while 21 others including Pakistan opposed the idea of having […]

BSF soldier killed on border

BSF soldier killed on border

Jammu: A Border Security Force (BSF) jawan was killed when Pakistani troops violated ceasefire for the third consecutive day on Friday along the International Border (IB) in Jammu district. Constable Bijender Bahadur was on duty at forward point along the fence in Arnia sector along the IB when Pakistani Rangers resorted to mortar shelling and […]

India, Pak hold talks on Indus Waters Treaty

India, Pak hold talks on Indus Waters Treaty

WASHINGTON: India and Pakistan are holding high-level talks on technical issues of the Indus Waters Treaty here, a senior World Bank official has said. “These meetings are a continuation of a discussion on how to safeguard the Treaty for the benefit of the people in both countries,” a World Bank spokesperson told PTI. The meetings […]

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