Govt decides to divert water flowing to Pakistan from Eastern rivers to J&K and Punjab: Gadkari

Govt decides to divert water flowing to Pakistan from Eastern rivers to J&K and Punjab: Gadkari

New Delhi: The government has decided to stop India’s share of water that flows to Pakistan and divert water from eastern rivers to people in Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said Thursday The decision comes after the Pulwama terror attack that killed 40 CRPF personnel for which India has blamed Pakistan […]

UN chief asks India, Pak to defuse tensions

UN chief asks India, Pak to defuse tensions

United Nations: UN chief Antonio Guterres has called on India and Pakistan to exercise “maximum restraint” and take immediate steps to de-escalate tensions following the Pulwama attack, reiterating that his good offices are available if asked by both sides. The already sour relations between India and Pakistan have worsened over the past week as New […]

Wonderful if Pakistan, India got along: Trump

Wonderful if Pakistan, India got along: Trump

WASHINGTON DC: United States President Donald Trump has expressed hope for Pakistan and India to “get along”. Responding to a question regarding Indo-Pak tensions, the US president said his government is watching the situation. “I have seen it, I have watched it. I have gotten a lot of report on it. We will have a […]

Lodhi apprises UN chief on regional situation

Lodhi apprises UN chief on regional situation

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi called on United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres at the UN on Wednesday, Radio Pakistan reported. During the meeting, she briefed Guterres about the latest developments and the situation in Kashmir and asked him to play a role in de-escalating tensions between India and Pakistan […]

Strong message sent to India: Qureshi

Strong message sent to India: Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Wednesday said Prime Minister Imran Khan sent a “brave and strong message” to the Indian leadership in response to their threatening statements following the Pulwama attack in Kashmir, Radio Pakistan reported. Qureshi was speaking at the inaugural ceremony of Pakistan International Airline’s (PIA) flight from Multan to […]

Kashmiri shawl seller in Bengal narrates horrific, communal assault

Kashmiri shawl seller in Bengal narrates horrific, communal assault

BUDGAM: In yet another case of violence against Kashmiris in the wake of the Pulwama attack which claimed life of 49 CRPF troops, a shawl seller — Javaid Ahmad Khan — was allegedly thrashed by a mob in West Bengal on Tuesday. Hailing from Astan Mohalla Soibug in central Kashmir’s Budgam district, Khan was sitting […]

‘Shawl vendors attacked in Haryana’

‘Shawl vendors attacked in Haryana’

New Delhi: Two Kashmiri shawl vendors have claimed they were beaten up and called “stone pelters” by unidentified men on a train, forcing them to cut short their business trip to Rohtak, officials said Wednesday. The incident comes amid reports of Kashmiri people being targeted in many parts across India in the aftermath of the […]

Clashes erupt in Budgam on seeing video

Clashes erupt in Budgam on seeing video

Budgam: After a video went viral on social media on Tuesday showing a Budgam shawl seller being brutally assaulted at his rented room in West Bengal, local youths in Budgam came out on the streets and clashed with gvernment forces, while a spontaneous, complete shutdown was observed in Soibug area where the shawl seller, Javid […]

Attacking Kashmiris will only push them towards path of rebellion: JRL

Attacking Kashmiris will only push them towards path of rebellion: JRL

SRINAGAR: The joint resistance leadership (JRL) on Wednesday said attacks on Kashmiri businessmen, students, tourists and people from other walks of life in various states of India is “distressing and apparently instigated by the ruling regime of India”. “The videos and photographs (showing) Kashmiris being beaten, humiliated, looted and oppressed in various Indian states will […]