Restrictions imposed in entire J-K

Restrictions imposed in entire J-K

SRINAGAR/JAMMU: Restrictions were imposed in entire Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday as a precautionary measure in the wake of the Supreme Court judgment in the Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case, officials said. Restrictions under section 144 of the CrPC came into force in the newly-created union territory around midnight after the DGP chaired a […]

Traffic restored on Jammu-Srinagar highway after two days closure

Traffic restored on Jammu-Srinagar highway after two days closure

JAMMU: The traffic on 270-km Jammu-Srinagar National highway, the only all weather road linking Kashmir with rest of the country, was restored on Saturday after remaining closed for two days due to heavy snowfall and landslides at several places, officials said. However, the Mughal road which connects border districts of Poonch and Rajouri in Jammu […]

Fresh snowfall in parts of Kashmir

Fresh snowfall in parts of Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Fresh snowfall was experienced in parts of Kashmir as a thick layer of fog engulfed the Valley on Saturday, affecting air traffic here, officials said. A few places in the higher reaches of Kashmir experienced fresh snowfall during the night, an official of the MeT Department said. Kokernag town in south Kashmir recorded 3.8 […]

Corridor opening testimony to Pak’s commitment to regional peace: Imran

Corridor opening testimony to Pak’s commitment to regional peace: Imran

KARTARPUR (PAKISTAN): The historic opening of the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor is a testimony to Pakistan’s commitment to regional peace, Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Saturday as he congratulated the Sikh community on the 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism. The Kartarpur Sahib Corridor linking Dera Baba Sahib in […]

PM inaugurates Kartarpur corridor, flags off first ‘jatha’ of pilgrims

PM inaugurates Kartarpur corridor, flags off first ‘jatha’ of pilgrims

DERA BABA NANAK (GURDSAPUR): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the Kartarpur corridor, flagging off the first batch of over 500 Indian pilgrimsm here, including former prime minister Manmohan Singh and Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal. The corridor links Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan, the final resting place of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev, […]

Manmohan Singh says opening to ‘enormously improve’ Indo-Pak ties

KARTARPUR (PAKISTAN): The opening of the Kartarpur corridor will “enormously improve” relations between India and Pakistan, former prime minister Manmohan Singh said on Saturday after he arrived here as part of the first batch of the Indian pilgrims through the cross-border pathway. Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan formally inaugurated the historic corridor to facilitate the […]

Kashmir issue figures in UK General Election campaign

Kashmir issue figures in UK General Election campaign

LONDON: The Kashmir issue, against the backdrop of the Indian government’s revocation of Jammu and Kashmir’s special status, has found its way into the General Election campaign in the UK, with candidates warning against bringing the divisions of the subcontinent into play ahead of the December 12 poll. Social media messages and chat groups are […]

Ahead of verdict, security arrangements intensified in Ayodhya

Ayodhya: Multi-layered security arrangements have been put in place in the temple town of Ayodhya with drones being used to monitor the situation ahead of the apex court judgment in the Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case. Be it the area near the Ramjanmabhoomi police station, “karyashala” of Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas or other parts of the […]

Clerics, priests ask people to respect SC verdict

Lucknow: Clerics and priests here have appealed to people to honour the Supreme Court’s verdict on the Babri Masjid dispute and respect religious sentiments. The judgment in the case is expected to be pronounced before Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi retires on November 17. “We should all respect the judgment. We should exercise restraint […]

Soldier killed in gunfight on LoC in Poonch

JAMMU: A soldier was killed in a gunbattle with militants who, aided by the cover fire from Pakistan, tried to cross the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district on Friday, a defence spokesman said. The Indian Army observed suspicious movement in Krishna Ghati Sector of Poonch district around 2.30 am, he said. […]