UN has done its duty towards Kashmir, says Guterres

UN has done its duty towards Kashmir, says Guterres

United Nations: Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, on Friday said that the supreme international organisation had “clearly done its job” on the human rights situation in Kashmir, by releasing a report on it. Guterres said he hoped that India and Pakistan would engage in a “meaningful dialogue” to resolve their issues. The […]

Pak Rangers, BSF exchange fire in Hiranagar

Pak Rangers, BSF exchange fire in Hiranagar

Jammu: Pakistan Rangers on Friday resorted to firing along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district, officials said. BSF troops, guarding the borderline, retaliated strongly, the officials added. On Thursday, a civilian was injured when Pakistani troops resorted to firing and mortar shelling along the Line of Control in Rajouri district. Northern […]

India protests Pak SC extending jurisdiction to Gilgit-Baltistan

India protests Pak SC extending jurisdiction to Gilgit-Baltistan

New Delhi: India on Friday summoned the Deputy High Commissioner of Pakistan and lodged a strong protest on a recent order by Pakistan Supreme Court extending its jurisdiction over Gilgit-Baltistan. The Pakistani official was conveyed that the entire state of Jammu and Kashmir, which also includes the Gilgit-Baltistan, “has been, is and shall remain an […]

Exclusive satellite for MHA to help secure Pak border launched

Exclusive satellite for MHA to help secure Pak border launched

New Delhi: A satellite will be launched by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) exclusively for the Home Ministry to help it further strengthen its frontiers with Pakistan and Bangladesh among others, according to an official statement issued Thursday. The move is part of recommendations made by a task force on the use of space […]

Civilian injured in Pak firing along LoC in Rajouri

Civilian injured in Pak firing along LoC in Rajouri

Jammu: A civilian was injured on Thursday when Pakistani troops resorted to firing and mortar shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowshera sector in Rajouri district, officials said. The civilian has been hospitalised, they said. Pakistani troops have resorted to firing and shelling along the LoC in Poonch district for 12 days of […]

India lacks clarity on ties, says Pakistan foreign office

India lacks clarity on ties, says Pakistan foreign office

Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday described its relationship with India as “difficult” and said New Delhi lacked clarity in its policy on ties with Islamabad which is slowing down progress on resolving bilateral issues. Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal said that Prime Minister Imran Khan’s letter to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi in September 2018 laid […]

BSF officer killed in sniper fire along border

BSF officer killed in sniper fire along border

Jammu: An assistant commandant of the Border Security Force (BSF) was killed in sniper fire by Pakistan Rangers along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district Monday morning, officials said. Pakistan troops also violated the ceasefire and resorted to firing and shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district, prompting […]

Soldier injured in ‘sniper fire’ in Rajouri

Soldier injured in ‘sniper fire’ in Rajouri

Jammu: An army soldier was injured on Sunday when Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked firing from across the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district, officials said. The soldier, manning a forward post, was hit by a bullet, apparently from a Pakistani sniper, in Keri sector and was hospitalised, they said, adding that Indian troops […]

Pakistan not ‘serious’ about dialogue offer: India

Pakistan not ‘serious’ about dialogue offer: India

New Delhi: India slammed Pakistan on Friday for its statement that New Delhi was not responding to its peace overtures, saying there was “no seriousness” in Islamabad’s offer for talks as it continued to extend “explicit support” to militant organisations and was now trying to mainstream them. India’s sharp reaction comes days after Pakistan’s Prime […]

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