China says it will engage with India on Masood Azhar issue

China says it will engage with India on Masood Azhar issue

Srinagar: Following the latest escalation of tensions between Pakistan and India, China has called for restraint and said it would engage with India on the issue of listing of Jaish-e-Mohammad leader Maulana Masood Azhar as a “global terrorist” by the United Nations. “China hopes that Pakistan and India can exercise restraint, engage in dialogues and […]

Jammu arson and rioting: Curfew relaxed for 7 hours

Jammu arson and rioting: Curfew relaxed for 7 hours

Jammu: Authorities Thursday ordered relaxation in curfew for a few hours in Jammu as the overall “law and order situation” improved. However, officials said that the prohibitory orders under section 144CrPC will remain in force to maintain law and order. They said that all the wine shops and bars will remain closed.  District Magistrate, Jammu, Ramesh Kumar […]

Kashmir highway shut following fresh snowfall, landslides

Kashmir highway shut following fresh snowfall, landslides

Srinagar: Fresh snowfall in Banihal and multiple landslides in Ramsoo and Ramban areas on Thursday forced the closure of Kashmir highway. Reports said that over 1 feet of snow has accumulated on the highway at Banihal. While there have been multiple landslides triggered by heavy rains at some places in Ramsoo and Ramban areas. They […]

Kolkata girl gets rape threats for Facebook post on Kashmir

Kolkata girl gets rape threats for Facebook post on Kashmir

Kolkata: A teenaged girl from Kolkata was trolled and allegedly threatened with rape on Facebook for a post on the plight of Kashmiris in the wake of the Pulwama attack, she said Wednesday. In her February 15 post, the Class 12 girl condemned the deadly militant attack in Jammu and Kashmir that killed 49 CRPF personnel, […]

Pulwama attack: Pakistani prisoner lynched in Jaipur jail, say reports

Pulwama attack: Pakistani prisoner lynched in Jaipur jail, say reports

Srinagar: A Pakistani prisoner has been lynched in a Jaipur jail, media reports said on Wednesday. The violence comes days after February 14 Pulwama attack in which 49 CRPF personnel were killed when a Jaish e Mohammed militant rammed an explosive-laden vehicle into a bus of the paramilitary forces’ convoy. The identity of the deceased […]

Release detained Jammu youths or situation will turn worse, threatens Dogra group

Release detained Jammu youths or situation will turn worse, threatens Dogra group

Jammu: The Jammu Province People’s Forum (JPPF), an organisation advocating cause of Dogras, Wednesday threatened agitation if police do not immediately release over 100 boys allegedly detained in Jammu during protests against Pulwama attack. “100 plus innocent (boys) are detained for none of their fault. We request the administration to release the detained innocent youths of […]

Attacks on Kashmiris in India shameful, says Mirwaiz, ‘will always uphold our traditions’

Attacks on Kashmiris in India shameful, says Mirwaiz, ‘will always uphold our traditions’

Srinagar: Terming the attacks on Kahsmiri students and traders in parts of mainland India as shameful, Hurriyat Conference (M) chairperson Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Wednesday prayed for the safety and wellbeing of all. Mirwaiz said that open threats of boycott and expulsion of Kashmiri students is condemnable. He said that the people of Kashmir will uphold the […]

Kashmiris banned entry into Agra hotels, ‘ban to continue till slain CRPF men served justice’

Kashmiris banned entry into Agra hotels, ‘ban to continue till slain CRPF men served justice’

Srinagar: Amid the ongoing incidents of harassment of Kashmiri students and businessmen in various parts of mainland India after the Pulwama attack, hotel owners in Agra have put up pamphlet, asking Kashmiri tourists to remain away.  The hotel owners said that the local population of Kashmir is supportive of militants despite “our security men being […]

GoI converts 19 Diploma seats into Degree seats at GMC Srinagar

GoI converts 19 Diploma seats into Degree seats at GMC Srinagar

Srinagar: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India on Wednesday ordered conversion of 19 diploma seats into degree seats at Government Medical College (GMC) Srinagar. The order in this regard was issued by the Under Secretary in the Department of Health and Family Welfare, P K Bandopadhyay under which Diploma seats of 10 […]