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 […]

Party legislators tell Manmohan & team to open dialogue with all ‘stakeholders’

Party legislators tell Manmohan & team to open dialogue with all ‘stakeholders’

Srinagar: The Congress’s legislators in J&K told the Manmohan Singh-led Congress team that came on a 2-day visit to Kashmir to open dialogue with all “stakeholders” on priority basis. Congress state vice-president GN Monga told Kashmir Reader that from early in the morning, the Manmohan-led team began meeting party legislators at the Hari Niwas. Another […]

Geelani writes to UN ahead of General Assembly session

Geelani writes to UN ahead of General Assembly session

Srinagar: Chairman Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Geelani has written a letter to the United Nations (UN) Secretary General seeking resolution of Kashmir. The General Assembly (GA) session of UN is starting soon. Geelani stressed that the “volatile situation” prevailing in Kashmir needed a proactive approach by UNO “to avert any possible nuclear collusion between the […]

‘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 […]

OIC has no locus standi on Kashmir: India

OIC has no locus standi on Kashmir: India

New Delhi: India on Saturday hit back at the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) for raking up the Kashmir issue at the UN, saying the grouping has no locus standi to comment on its internal affairs. In a strong reaction to a statement made by Pakistan on behalf of the OIC at the UN, India […]

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