SRINAGAR: The authorities in Srinagar have ordered suspension of class work in all colleges across the district on Tuesday. The decision has been taken as a precautionary measure to avoid law and order situation in the district.
Srinagar: Lack of synergy and miscommunication between various wings of security forces led to mayhem in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district Saturday that resulted in the death of seven civilians after an encounter with Hizbul Mujahideen militants, officials said on Monday. The lack of synergy was to the extent that civilians had almost reached the Army […]
New Delhi: The Amnesty India Monday demanded an independent investigation into the recent death of seven civilians in clashes that followed an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama. Seven civilians died Saturday when security forces opened fire at a mob that had thronged the site of the encounter in the south Kashmir district in which […]
Jammu: A Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) leader was Monday arrested in Jammu and Kashmir’s Doda district for his alleged links with militants, the police said. The TeH was founded by Hurriyat Conference (G) leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani in 2004 after parting ways with Jamaat-e-Islami. At present, it is being headed by his lieutenant Mohammad Ashraf Sahrai. […]
Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik has recommended the Centre to impose President’s rule in the state after the expiry of six-months of Governor’s rule on December 19, officials said on Monday. A communication from the governor’s office has been sent to the Union Home Ministry which will be taken up by the […]
Beijing: China, Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to cooperate on counter-terrorism and coordinate to call on the Taliban to return to the negotiating table and to move ahead the Afghan-led and Afghan-owned reconciliation process, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said Monday. On December 15, State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi attended the second China, Afghanistan […]
Ganderbal: As a precautionary measure, district administration Ganderbal has suspended classwork in Degree college Ganderbal and Kangan, Government Engineering College Safapora, Polytechnic College Hatbora Ganderbal and ITI Ganderbal and Kangan tomorrow.
Washington: A top US lawmaker has said that any IMF loan to cash-strapped Pakistan cannot be just a “convenient way” to repay its debt to China which has engaged many countries in a debt trap. Pakistan is seeking USD 8 billion from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to bail itself out from a severe balance-of-payments […]
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday dismissed a plea challenging the LIC move to acquire 51 per cent stake in the Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI). Justice Vibhu Bakhru rejected the petition by the All India IDBI Officers Association, which had opposed the move of Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) on the ground […]
Islamabad: Pakistan on Monday released Indian prisoner Hamid Nihal Ansari, who was detained by the country’s intelligence agencies in 2012 and subsequently sentenced to three years’ imprisonment by a military court in 2015 for possessing a fake Pakistani identity card. Ansari, a 33-year-old Mumbai resident, was lodged in the Peshawar Central Jail after being sentenced […]