Modi celebrates Diwali with troops in Rajouri

Says tough decisions possible due to their valour

Modi celebrates Diwali with troops in Rajouri

Jammu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday celebrated Diwali with the troops deployed in Jammu and Kashmir’s border district of Rajouri and praised them for their valour, saying it enables the government to take decisions hitherto considered impossible. Accompanied by Army Chief General Bipin Rawat, Modi flew to the Army Brigade Headquarters in Rajouri town […]

Pak denies use of its airspace to Modi

Pak denies use of its airspace to Modi

Islamabad: Pakistan on Sunday said it has denied India’s request to allow Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s VVIP flight to use its airspace for his upcoming visit to Saudi Arabia, citing the alleged human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir. In a statement, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Pakistan has decided not to allow Prime […]

Firing along LoC in Rajouri

Firing along LoC in Rajouri

Jammu: Pakistani army targeted forward posts and villages with small arms firing and mortar shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, officials said. The shelling from across the LoC took place in Sunderbani sector around 6.30 am prompting a retaliation by the Indian Army, they said. […]

Pakistan observes black day in support of Kashmiris

Islamabad: Pakistan observed black day on Sunday in support of Kashmiris, with Prime Minister Imran Khan reaffirming his country’s “unflinching moral, political and diplomatic support” to the people of Kashmir. Khan said the black day being observed in Pakistan and across the world on Sunday is distinct from the past and demanded immediate lifting of […]

SAD’s relationship with BJP is sacred: Badal

Chandigarh: Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) patron Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday said his party’s relationship with the BJP is “sacred”. “Our relation with BJP is sacred and politically I am aligned with the BJP,” the five time CM said on the sidelines of oath taking ceremony of Manohar Lal Khattar as Haryana CM and Jannayak […]

ICC has no relevance without BCCI: Thakur

ICC has no relevance without BCCI: Thakur

HAMIRPUR (HIMACHAL PRADESH): Former BCCI president Anurag Thakur has lashed out at the International Cricket Council, saying it “has no relevance” without the world’s richest board, which “used to give the ICC seventy-five percent of grants” to run its affairs. Thakur, a union minister of state for finance and corporate affairs, was in the town […]

ISIS chief dead in US raid in northwest Syria: Prez Trump

ISIS chief dead in US raid in northwest Syria: Prez Trump

Washington: Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi “is dead” in a secret US special forces raid in northwest Syria, President Donald Trump announced on Sunday, saying the elusive leader of the “ruthless” Islamic State and the world’s number one terrorist died “like a dog and like a coward”. Speaking at the White House on Sunday morning, President Trump […]

Police gets vital clues into attacks on non-local truckers: DGP

Says attacks aimed at hurting Kashmir economy

Police gets vital clues into attacks on non-local truckers: DGP

Srinagar: Terming the killing of truckers as an attack on the economy and livelihood of the people, Jammu and Kashmir Police chief Dilbag Singh on Saturday said the investigation into such cases was underway and that the police have got important clues. “Investigation into cases of killing of truckers is on and some important clues […]