US envoy conveys to Pakistan Foreign Office his govt’s message on Kashmir attack

US envoy conveys to Pakistan Foreign Office his govt’s message on Kashmir attack

Srinagar: United States Chargé d’Affaires Ambassador Paul Jones on Friday called on Pakistan Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua to convey “an important message” from the Trump administration, Dawn quoting a Foreign Office source reported. The meeting took place in the aftermath of a suicide attack in Kashmir, which has raised tensions between Pakistan and India. “The […]

New Delhi should hold talks with Hurriyat for lasting peace in Kashmir: Dr Farooq

New Delhi should hold talks with Hurriyat for lasting peace in Kashmir: Dr Farooq

Srinagar: National Conference president Farooq Abdullah has said that lasting peace can be achieved in Kashmir only through dialogue and the Centre should hold talks with the Hurriyat leaders. Referring to Army chief Bipin Rawat’s comment a day earlier on engaging with Taliban without any preconditions, the former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Thursday said […]

Nissan Kicks: First drive review

Nissan Kicks: First drive review

Kutch: Nissan is known for some of the best SUV’s in the world including Patrol, Pathfinder, Murrano, etc. The company hasn’t had a good share of SUV market in India. Its Terrano and X-Trail did not succeed. Nissan is all set to launch the Kicks SUV in India in January next year, replacing Terrano. The […]

NIA raids Kashmiri businessman’s residence in Old City

Srinagar: The NIA sleuths on Tuesday carried out a raid at the residence of a prominent businessman in old city of this summer capital. Early morning, a team of NIA officials raided the house of Ajaz Ahmad Hakak in Nowhatta and carried out extensive searches, witnesses told Kashmir Reader. Hakak is a prominent businessman. The […]

Geelani asks Hurriyat’s smaller constituents to merge into larger parties

Geelani asks Hurriyat’s smaller constituents to merge into larger parties

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani has asked the smaller constituents of the amalgam to unite or merge to form larger groups. Sources in the amalgam told Kashmir Reader that the Hurriyat patriarch has suggested the office holders of smaller parties “united by ideologies” to merge their parties under a single banner. “I […]

Prayers barred at Jamia, Mirwaiz detained

Prayers barred at Jamia, Mirwaiz detained

Srinagar: Government forces on Friday foiled Mirwaiz Umar Farooq’s scheduled programme to give the Ashura sermon, by detaining him at his Nigeen residence. The authorities also disallowed congregational Friday prayers at the historic Jamia Masjid in Srinagar. Mirwaiz, according to the spokesperson of Hurriyat (M), was scheduled to deliver the annual Ashura sermon at Alam […]

NIT orders closure of all shops in campus ahead of India-Pak match

NIT orders closure of all shops in campus ahead of India-Pak match

Srinagar: Taking no chances this time, authorities here at National Institute of Technology (NIT) ordered closure of all shops inside the campus when India and Pakistan were preparing to face off in a cricket match at Dubai on Wednesday. Officials at NIT told Kashmir Reader that the decision was taken as a precautionary measure to […]

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