Iran deal ‘the worst’ agreement ever negotiated: Trump

Washington: US President Donald Trump has described the nuclear deal with Iran as “the worst” agreement ever negotiated, calling the Islamic Republic the number one terrorist state in the world. “They (Iranians) are the number one terrorist state. They’re sending money all over the place — and weapons. And can’t do that,” Trump told Fox […]

Avalanches in Afghanistan kill at least 107

Avalanches in Afghanistan kill at least 107

Kabul: Reports quoting Afghan officials say at least 107 people have been killed in recent days by avalanches caused by heavy snow in different parts of the country. As per reports more than 65 others have been injured and more than 150 homes destroyed by the avalanches. Many of the newest fatalities come from Nuristan […]

Jammu & Kashmir to get State Bar Council

Jammu & Kashmir to get State Bar Council

New Delhi: Putting an end to a four-year old litigation in Supreme Court, the Central government Monday told the Supreme Court that it will publish the Jammu & Kashmir State Bar Council Rules in the official gazette within four weeks. The Court recorded the submission by the Centre and directed it to publish the Rules […]

Minority status in J&K; SC imposes Rs 30k cost

Minority status in J&K; SC imposes Rs 30k cost

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Monday imposed a cost of Rs 30,000 on the Centre for not filing its reply to a PIL alleging that minority benefits are being enjoyed by majority Muslims in Jammu and Kashmir. A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice N V Ramana allowed the counsel for the […]

India, Pakistan exchange fire twice in Samba sector

India, Pakistan exchange fire twice in Samba sector

Jammu: Indian and Pakistani troops on Monday targeted forward positions of each other twice by using small arms and mortar bombs along the International Border in Samba sector of Jammu and Kashmir “At about 0845 hours, Pakistani troops resorted to small arms firing in Samba sector along the IB”, a senior BSF officer said It […]

Srinagar-Jammu Highway remains closed for 4th day

Srinagar-Jammu Highway remains closed for 4th day

Srinagar: For the fourth consecutive day Monday, the Srinagar-Jammu Highway remained closed for traffic in the wake of landslides at some places, even as higher reaches in Kashmir received fresh snowfall overnight. However, the Meteorological Department (MeT) has forecast improvement in the weather from today. The highway remains closed as it is yet to be […]

Pak thanks India after Kashmiri boy reunites with mother

Pak thanks India after Kashmiri boy reunites with mother

Srinagar: Pakistan on Sunday sent a message of thanks to India after a five-year-old boy who was allegedly trafficked and kidnapped to India by his father nearly a year ago was reunited with his mother, media reports said. Ifthikar Ahmed was handed over to Rohina Kiani by border officials in the town of Wagah in […]

Pak army releases video song ahead of Kashmir Day

Pak army releases video song ahead of Kashmir Day

Islamabad: In an unusual move, Pakistan Army tonight released a video song in solidarity with the people of Kashmir, hours ahead of Kashmir Day. The song was released by army’s media wing Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on social media. Titled ‘Sangbaaz (stone-pelters)’, is a song expressing solidarity with the youth of Kashmir. Its lyrics urge […]

Afridi wants Kashmir issue resolved

Afridi wants Kashmir issue resolved

Srinagar: Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi on Sunday takes Twitter’s help to share his views on Kashmir issue on eve of ‘Kashmir Solidarity Day’. Afridi expressed his concern for Kashmir’s prosperity. He wants India-Pakistan to resolve the issues and let the people living in Kashmir lead peaceful lives, away from the politics and violence it has […]

Sgr-Jmu highway closed for traffic

Sgr-Jmu highway closed for traffic

Srinagar: The Srinagar-Jammu highway remained closed on Sunday after being opened for a short while on Friday. Due to heavy rain, which was followed by a landslide, the highway has been closed, traffic sources said. Keeping in view the weather conditions, avalanche alert of medium danger has been issued in several parts of Jammu and […]