European Parliament members call for peaceful resolution of Kashmir

European Parliament members call for peaceful resolution of Kashmir

SRINAGAR: An overwhelming majority of members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have called on India to immediately halt its “atrocities” in Kashmir, Pakistan’s Foreign Office said on Wednesday. The members, according to a press release issued by Pak FO, were attending a landmark event on the rights situation in Kashmir and put their weight behind […]

Terrorism, extremism common concerns: Saudi crown prince after talks with Modi

Terrorism, extremism common concerns: Saudi crown prince after talks with Modi

New Delhi: Terrorism and extremism are “common concerns” and Saudi Arabia will extend all cooperation to India and other neighbouring countries to deal with them, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman said on Wednesday after holding “extensive and successful” talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The talks took place a day after the influential Arab […]

NIA takes over Pulwama attack probe

NIA takes over Pulwama attack probe

New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday took over the probe into the February 14 attack in Pulwama from the Jammu and Kashmir police, officials said. The agency has re-registered the case and formed a team to investigate the suicide bombing strike in which nearly 50 CRPF personnel were killed, an NIA spokesperson […]

India, Pak trade fire across LoC for 2nd consecutive day

India, Pak trade fire across LoC for 2nd consecutive day

Jammu: The Pakistan army violated ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district for the second consecutive day on Wednesday, prompting the Indian Army to retaliate, a defence spokesperson said here. “At about 1830 hours Wednesday, the Pakistan army initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by resorting to heavy shelling with mortars […]

Indian envoy to Pak meets Rajnath

Indian envoy to Pak meets Rajnath

New Delhi: Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Ajay Bisaria on Wednesday met Home Minister Rajnath Singh, amid the heightened tension between the two countries, officials said. India’s Ambassador to the United States Harsh Vardhan Shringla too called on the home minister and discussed bilateral issues. The Pulwama attack prominently figured during the 20 minutes meeting […]

Winter vacations in Kashmir colleges extended

Winter vacations in Kashmir colleges extended

SRINAGAR: In view of the inclement weather conditions, the divisional administration in Kashmir has extended winter vacations in colleges across the valley. Divisional Commissioner Baseer Ahmad Khan said all colleges across Kashmir division scheduled to reopen on February 21 after winter vacations will now reopen on February 23 (Saturday).

Pakistan will address actionable evidence if shared by Delhi, PM Khan tells India

Pakistan will address actionable evidence if shared by Delhi, PM Khan tells India

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said Islamabad will take action if Delhi shares any actionable evidence concerning last week’s suicide bombing in Pulwama area that killed nearly 50 CRPF personnel, Dawn News reported. In a video message, Imran Khan while offering cooperation and another chance at a dialogue over the Kashmir issue, […]

Pak seeks urgent UN intervention to de-escalate fresh tensions

Pak seeks urgent UN intervention to de-escalate fresh tensions

Islamabad: Pakistan has sought the urgent intervention of UN Secretary-General in defusing tensions with India and help facilitate dialogue between the two countries, the Pakistani Foreign Office said on Tuesday, following the Pulwama attack in Kashmir that killed nearly 50 CRPF soldiers. The attack has heightened bilateral tensions with both New Delhi and Islamabad calling […]

Imran’s response ‘not surprising’, says India

Imran’s response ‘not surprising’, says India

New Delhi: India on Tuesday hit back at Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, saying that his comments on the Pulwama attack are “not surprising”. Imran Khan had said he would act against the perpetrators of the Pulwama attack if India shares “actionable intelligence”, but warned against any retaliatory action. In a statement, the Ministry of […]

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