JRL calls shutdown on Feb 3 against PM Modi’s visit to Jammu and Kashmir

JRL calls shutdown on Feb 3 against PM Modi’s visit to Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar: The Joint Resistance Leadership on Thursday called for a valleywide shutdown on February 3, Sunday to protest Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi’s visit to Jammu and Kashmir. In a statement the JRL comprising of Octogenarian Hurriyat Patriarch Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik in a statement said that the […]

Day after India summons Pak HC over ‘Qureshi-Mirwaiz call’, Islamabad summons IHC to lodge protest

Day after India summons Pak HC over ‘Qureshi-Mirwaiz call’, Islamabad summons IHC to lodge protest

Srinagar: Pakistan summoned India’s high commissioner on Thursday, a day after New Delhi summoned Islamabad’s representative in India to lodge a protest over Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi’s telephone call to Hurriyat Conference (M) chairperson Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Dawn reported. Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal during a weekly briefing on Thursday said that India had […]

PM Modi to inaugurate north Kashmir’s first BPO on Sunday

PM Modi to inaugurate north Kashmir’s first BPO on Sunday

Jammu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate first ever business process outsourcing (BPO) unit in northern Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Sunday. The prime minister will visit to all three regions of Jammu and Kashmir on February 3 to lay foundation stones for host of projects. “(The) Prime Minister will be inaugurating BPO in Bandipora on […]

UN says hundreds killed in organized massacre in Congo

UN says hundreds killed in organized massacre in Congo

Srinagar: A probe led by the UN has unearthed mass graves in the western part of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), UN said on Wednesday. The UN team from the joint UN Human Rights Office (UNJHRO) and UN mission in DRC (MONUSCO) involved in the investigation said the bodies of at least 535 people, […]

Mehbooba terms politicising of ‘Qureshi-Mirwaiz call’ as lowest unsuccessful point in India’s Foreign Policy

Mehbooba terms politicising of ‘Qureshi-Mirwaiz call’ as lowest unsuccessful point in India’s Foreign Policy

Srinagar: People’s Democratic Party president and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti Thursday expressed disappointment over the “politicizing” of the telephonic conversation between Pakistan foreign minister and Hurriyat Conference (M) chairperson Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and termed it “the lowest unsuccessful point in foreign policy of India”. Mehbooba toook to twitter and said: “Terming a […]

Brown sugar worth Rs 70 Cr recovered in north Kashmir’s Kupwara, 2 arrested: Police

Brown sugar worth Rs 70 Cr recovered in north Kashmir’s Kupwara, 2 arrested: Police

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Police Thursday recovered 19 kilograms of brown sugar worth Rs 70 Crores in international market from Kralpora area of northern Kashmir’s Kupwara district and detained two peddlers, both residents of Karnah. Addressing a press conference, SSP Kupwara Shriram Ambarkar said that the preliminary investigation has revealed that the the consignments were […]

Rajouri: Woman slips from passenger bus, crushed to death

Rajouri: Woman slips from passenger bus, crushed to death

Srinagar: A woman was crushed to death in Dalian village of Nowshera in Rojaouri district of Jammu after she slipped from a passenger bus she was travelling in. Reports said that a lady identified as Phulan Begum, wife of Fareed Ahmad and a resident of Dalian slipped from the bus and then was crushed under […]

Don’t let Ram temple issue go the Kashmir way: Shiv Sena

Don’t let Ram temple issue go the Kashmir way: Shiv Sena

Mumbai: Pitching for the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya, the Shiv Sena on Thursday said the issue should not become as complicated as the Kashmir matter, which is still awaiting resolution. It also wondered why Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leaders were not holding the prime minister and other BJP leaders accountable for the delay […]

Modi govt committed to equitable development of 3 regions of Jammu and Kashmir: President

Modi govt committed to equitable development of 3 regions of Jammu and Kashmir: President

New Delhi:  President Ram Nath Kovind Thursday said the Modi government was committed to equitable development of the three regions of Jammu and Kashmir and has created a favourable environment for it. Addressing the joint sitting of Parliament at the beginning of the Budget Session, Kovind also highlighted the peaceful conclusion of Panchayat elections in […]