UN chief asks India, Pakistan to resolve outstanding issues through dialogue

UN chief asks India, Pakistan to resolve outstanding issues through dialogue

UNITED NATIONS: UN chief Antonio Guterres has ruled out any mediation to resolve the Kashmir issue unless all parties agree to it and asked India and Pakistan to address their outstanding issues through talks amidst heightened tensions along the border. The UN Secretary-General’s spokesman Stephane Dujarric said that in principle good offices of the UN […]

Indian aggression to get befitting response: Pak army chief

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has warned that any Indian “aggression” or “misadventure” will always get a most befitting response. He made the remarks during his visit to the Line of Control and Working Boundary in Khuiratta and Ratta Arayan sectors, the Inter-Services Public Relations said. The army chief met local commanders, […]

Guns fall silent on LoC, IB in Jammu

Guns fall silent on LoC, IB in Jammu

Jammu: After days of Indo-Pak clashes along Line of Control and International border in Jammu, Tuesday was marked with silence from both the sides giving respite to thousands of border residents who fled their homes. “There is no ceasefire violation reported from anywhere along the IB and the LoC since yesterday,” police and BSF officials […]

US asks Pak to expel Taliban leaders after Kabul terror attack

US asks Pak to expel Taliban leaders after Kabul terror attack

Washington: The US has asked Pakistan to immediately arrest or expel Taliban leaders who are carrying out terror attacks across the border in Afghanistan, days after the militant group attacked a landmark hotel in Kabul that left 22 people dead. The terse White House statement came after the Taliban claimed responsibility for a major terror […]

Suspect arrested in rape and murder case of minor girl in Pak

Suspect arrested in rape and murder case of minor girl in Pak

Lahore: A 23-year-old neighbour has been arrested in the brutal rape and murder case of a minor girl in Kasur city in Pakistan’s Punjab province, days after the heinous crime sparked a national outrage. Police sources confirmed suspect Imran Ali, a neighbour of the seven-year-old victim, had confessed to his crime before an investigation team. […]

Govt admits some new administrative units non-functional

Jammu: Government Tuesday admitted that some newly created administrative units were still non-functional. Replying to a question by legislator Hakeem Mohammad Yaseen in the state Assembly, Minister for Revenue, Abdul Rehman Veeri informed the House that some of the newly created administrative units were functioning satisfactorily but others could not be operationalized due to financial […]

Triple talaq bill a conspiracy against Muslims: Owaisi

Triple talaq bill a conspiracy against Muslims: Owaisi

AURANGABAD: The triple talaq bill is a conspiracy against Muslims and a move to punish men from the community, AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi has alleged. A committee was constituted to look into the row over the film “Padmaavat” but no such step was taken on the triple talaq issue, said the Lok Sabha member from […]

Climate change, terrorism grave concerns: Modi at WEF

Climate change, terrorism grave concerns: Modi at WEF

Davos: Narendra Modi became the first Indian prime minister to address the World Economic Forum (WEF) here on Tuesday during which he talked about “serious” challenges and “grave concerns” facing the world, including terrorism. Climate change and terrorism are grave concerns before the world, Modi said, while asserting that terrorism is dangerous but what is […]

Modi hugs only privileged people, not farmers, jawans: Rahul

Modi hugs only privileged people, not farmers, jawans: Rahul

New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi today alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi embraces only privileged people and not farmers, labourers or jawans. Gandhi’s remarks came after Modi defended his trademark hugging of world leaders in a TV interview, saying he was unaware of laid down protocols as he is a common man. “He claims […]

20 AAP MLAs move HC against disqualification

NEW DELHI: Twenty AAP MLAs on Tuesday moved the Delhi High Court challenging their disqualification for holding offices of profit. The plea for an urgent hearing of the appeal was mentioned before a bench of Justices S Ravindra Bhat and A K Chawla, which listed it for tomorrow. Advocate Manish Vashisht, appearing for one of […]

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