SAARC’s Inglorious Death?

SAARC’s Inglorious Death?

The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), an intergovernmental organization , founded in 1985, comprised of many states of South Asia, including its core constituents, India and Pakistan was, in theory , formed for South Asia’s economic development and regional integration. But, despite thee laudable ideals and goals, the SAARC never lived up to […]

HC disposes of PIL on 2016 schools burning

HC disposes of PIL on 2016 schools burning

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Monday disposed of a public interest litigation (PIL) pertaining to the burning of schools in 2016, with a direction to the investigating agencies to complete the investigation against those involved in this heinous crime. The court was informed by Additional Advocate General (AAG) B A Dar that all the […]

Pak troops shell forward areas along LoC in Poonch: Army

Pak troops shell forward areas along LoC in Poonch: Army

Jammu: Pakistani troops Monday targeted forward posts and villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir with mortar shells and gunfire in violation of the ceasefire, an official said. “Pakistan army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars from 1730 hours Monday in the Krishnaghati […]

Oli speaks to Indo-Pak PMs to resume stalled SAARC process

Oli speaks to Indo-Pak PMs to resume stalled SAARC process

Kathmandu: Nepalese Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has said that he had spoken to both his Indian and Pakistani counterparts to resume the stalled SAARC process by sorting out their differences. Unveiling a book titled ‘Effectiveness of SAARC and Regional Conference’ at a function organised by the Federal Parliament Secretariat here on Sunday, Prime […]

Shepherd injured in mine blast near LoC in J-K

Shepherd injured in mine blast near LoC in J-K

Jammu: A 60-year-old shepherd was critically injured mONDAY when he accidentally stepped over a landmine near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, police said. Abdul Gani lost his left foot in the blast at the Khari Karmara sector around 3.45 pm and was admitted to a hospital, a police official […]

DAK meets IGP Kashmir; appeals for release of Dr Ajaz Rasool

SRINAGAR: A delegation of Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) led by its president Dr Suhail Naik along with Jammu Kashmir National Health Mission (JKNHM) representatives on Monday met Inspector General of Police (IGP) S P Pani. In a cordial atmosphere, the delegation discussed the case of Dr Ajaz Rasool who was apprehended by the police in […]

Pakistan targets posts and villages in Poonch: Police

Pakistan targets posts and villages in Poonch: Police

Jammu: Pakistani troops on Sunday targeted forward posts and villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district, police said. The indiscriminate shelling from across the border started in Digwar sector around 7.30 am, prompting strong and effective retaliation by the Indian Army guarding the LoC, a police official said. No casualties have been […]

Boy from PaK held in Poonch

Boy from PaK held in Poonch

JAMMU: A 12-year-old boy, hailing from Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK), was detained shortly after he ventured into this side in Poonch district, police said. The boy was detained by Army personnel guarding the Line of Control (LoC) from Basooni in Balakote sector, a police officer said. He said the boy was moving under suspicious circumstances […]

No bilaterals between foreign, defence ministers of India, Pak at SCO

No bilaterals between foreign, defence ministers of India, Pak at SCO

Beijing: There will be no bilateral meetings between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman with their Pakistan counterparts at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) ministerial meets to be held here, official sources said. “There will be no meetings with their Pakistan counterparts,” official sources here told PTI, ruling out any planned meetings […]

Pak shells areas along LoC in Nowshera: police

Pak shells areas along LoC in Nowshera: police

Jammu: Pakistani troops opened fire along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district, police said today. Pakistani troops shelled Anwas, Laam, Sarya and Pukhrani areas of Nowshera sector late last night. The firing continued for a brief period, they said and added that there was loss of life or injury to anyone.

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