Nawaz to raise Kashmir during meet with UN chief: Report

Nawaz to raise Kashmir during meet with UN chief: Report

Srinagar: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will highlight the “critical situation in Kashmir” during his meeting with the United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on the sidelines of World Economic Forum in Davos on Thursday, said Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Tariq Fatemi. “If the situation in Occupied Kashmir is not […]

Modi’s Fudge and Eyewash

Modi’s Fudge and Eyewash

TSophistry and self delusion denote Narendra Modi’s statements about Pakistan and ‘terrorism’, and the regional and global contexts that both countries operate in. Modi, while outlining India’s foreign policy at the second edition of the Raisina Dialogue, had enjoined Pakistan to “give up terrorism”, underlined India’s reluctance to “walk the path of peace alone” , […]

Kashmir: Orphans, Nurture and Challenges- Rao Farman Ali

Kashmir: Orphans, Nurture and Challenges- Rao Farman Ali

By Ovais Ahmad Dar Data, books and discourse(s) are the features of the post IT narrative. The production, speed and delivery has increased manifold and changed the whole convention of book publishing. This renders research, originality and critical aspects as major challenges to the post cybernetic reader. In practical terms, the gap between the author […]

Pak won’t accept external pressure on IWT: Minister

Pak won’t accept external pressure on IWT: Minister

Islamabad: Pakistan minister for Defence, Water and Power Khawaja Asif said on Tuesday Pakistan would not accept any external pressure on the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) reached with India in 1960 for distribution of water between the two countries. “Each and every clause of the IWT should be followed by both the signatories in its […]

Govt: No reports of demonetisation impact on Kashmir uprising

Govt: No reports of demonetisation impact on Kashmir uprising

Srinagar: Contrary to the claims by top brass of ruling NDA regime in New Delhi, there are no reports with J&K government about the impact of demonetisation or use of fake currency on last year’s uprising in Kashmir valley, chief minister Mehbooba Mufti said on Monday. “No such reports have been received so far,” said […]

Resistance camp vows to resist sectarian divisions

Resistance camp vows to resist sectarian divisions

SRINAGAR: Leaders and activists of various resistance groups on Monday staged a peaceful march to “dispel the notions of sectarian discord in Kashmir” and other issues. “As per the joint programme of the joint resistance leadership Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik, resistance leaders and workers of various resistance groups staged […]

Jailed in Chhattisgarh for sedition, Sopore boy ‘won’t go back’

Jailed in Chhattisgarh for sedition, Sopore boy ‘won’t go back’

Sopore: Tawseef Ahmad Bhat, a resident of Gund Brath in Sopore, was jailed in August on sedition charges by Chhattisgarh police. He was released three months later in November from central jail of Durg in Chhattisgarh. Since then, he has been living at his home in Sopore and says that he will not go to […]

Mirwaiz cautions against ‘provocation trap’

Mirwaiz cautions against ‘provocation trap’

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference led by Mirwaiz Umer Farooq on Saturday said that burning of posters of top Iranian, Hizbollah and Syrian leaders is a “provocation trap” of some elements who were trying to stoke sectarian and communal tensions in the Kashmir valley. After Friday congregational prayers, a few masked protestors surfaced in Nowhatta, the epicentre […]