Pak dismisses India’s objections to corridor as ‘intervention’

Beijing: Dismissing India’s objections to the USD 46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor passing through PaK, Pakistan Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has said such protests amount to “intervention” in his country’s internal affairs. “India’s reaction is unnecessary. I would say it’s an intervention in our internal affairs. We have tried to promote connectivity and reach out […]

‘India, Pak entry into SCO may help contain militancy’

Beijing: Chinese officials have said that entry of India and Pakistan in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation will help to fight militancy in the region and stabilise Afghanistan and may even reduce Indo-Pak tensions. “India and Pakistan’s admission to the SCO will play an important role in the SCO’s development. It will play a constructive role […]

GB Pant hospital fiasco due to unnecessary referrals: DAK

Srinagar: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today expressed serious concern over the failure of GB Pant hospital to live up to its mandate of medical education and quality research. President DAK Dr Nisar- ul- Hassan in a statement issued here said that the unnecessary referrals from peripheral hospitals are responsible for GB Pant fiasco. He said […]

Man killed in Udhampur over land dispute

Udhampur : A 58-year-old man died when an unidentified person hit him with a rod after an argument over a land dispute in Dhar Ladda village of the district. Abdul Rashid entered into an argument over some land dispute with a person, who hit him on head and left him seriously injured, police said. Rashid […]

Soldier wounded in sniper fire

Srinagar: A soldier was shot at and injured today by a sniper from Pakistan Rangers in Poonch sector of Jammu region. Officials told Kashmir Reader that Lance Naik Jitender Kumar of 12 JAT regiment suffered injuries when a sniper from 801 Mujahideen Battalion of the Pakistan army fired single shot at him from across the […]

BJP trying to orchestrate riots in UP: Samajwadi Party

Lucknow: Samajwadi Party today accused BJP of “blowing up even small incidents” and giving them “communal colours” to “orchestrate” riots in Uttar Pradesh. “BJP is trying to vitiate communal amity in the state for the past three years. Even small incidents are blown up and given communal colours for orchestrating riots,” senior SP leader Shivpal […]

China puts up ads showing environmental problems in India

Beijing: China has put up advertisements at public places depicting the environmental issues in Indian cities like Mumbai to warn its people about the impact of climate change and encourage them to plan future around low carbon development. Advertisements depicting pictures of Mumbai and Allahabad among others have been put up along the streets and […]

Man, girl parade outside UK Parliament with IS flags

London: In a bizarre incident, a man paraded past Britain’s Parliament draped in an Islamic State flag with a young girl on his shoulders waving the flag’s smaller version, even as police insisted they were “within the law”. The man was photographed walking past a group of Scouts outside the Houses of Parliament as he […]

CRPF trooper booked for raping girl

Ballia (UP): A CRPF trooper has been booked here on the charges of raping a 20-year-old girl for over a year on the pretext of marrying her, police said today. According to the victim’s complaint at Sukhpura police station, CRPF trooper Mulayam Yadav, a neighbour of her sister’s in-laws, raped her on the false promise […]