2 Pak mortar shells defused in Kathua

2 Pak mortar shells defused in Kathua

Jammu: Two live mortar shells fired from Pakistani side were found lying in agriculture fields in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district, triggering panic in the area, police officials said on Wednesday. The mortar shells were found at Maharajpur village of Hiranagar sector. A BSF bomb disposal team was called and they defused the two shells […]

After US-N Korea summit, DFP asks India-Pak to follow suit

SRINAGAR: Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) on Wednesday asked India and Pakistan to follow the Singapore summit between the US and North Korea and resume talks to ensure peaceful region and resolution of all issues. The party in a statement said that the Singapore summit should set precedence for both the bickering neighbours to follow. “If […]

Thousands attend funeral of policeman killed by militants

Thousands attend funeral of policeman killed by militants

Kupwara: Emotions ran high when the body of Gulam Rasool Lone, a policeman who was killed by militants in Pulwama on Tuesday morning, reached his home in Gagal village in Lolab Kupwara. People from all walks of life reached his home and waited for the body to arrive. At about 1pm, the body arrived in […]

Solution to Kashmir lies in UN Resolutions: Hurriyat (G)

Solution to Kashmir lies in UN Resolutions: Hurriyat (G)

SRINAGAR: Terming Kashmir dispute as “above the Indian constitution”, Syed Ali Geelani-led Hurriyat Conference on Tuesday said the only acceptable solution to this vexed issue lies in the compliance of the United Nations Resolutions on Kashmir. Hurriyat chief spokesperson G. A. Gulzar while elaborating the “crystal clear” stand of the conglomerate said that the five […]

‘Supremacy of Islam’ possible only after unity: Mirwaiz

‘Supremacy of Islam’ possible only after unity: Mirwaiz

SRINAGAR: Valley’s chief cleric and chairman of his faction of Hurriyat Conference Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has said the challenges and problems the Muslims are facing is the result of deviation from the teachings of Holy Qur’an. Terming the unity among Muslims as must for the “supremacy of Islam”, Mirwaiz said a flawed understanding of the […]

Malik demands release of political prisoners before Eid

Malik demands release of political prisoners before Eid

SRINAGAR: Chairman Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik has demanded release of political prisoners before Eid-ul-Fitr so that they are able to celebrate the festival with their families. In a statement, Malik said, “Jammu and Kashmir has been turned into a police state where every voice of dissent is curbed and crushed by […]

SCO could be a ‘great vehicle’ to improve India-Pak ties: China

SCO could be a ‘great vehicle’ to improve India-Pak ties: China

Beijing: The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) could serve as a “great vehicle” to improve ties between India and Pakistan as the grouping provides a better platform and opportunities for building their bilateral relations, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has said. The remarks by Wang, who has been appointed as the Special Representative of the India-China […]

Indian PM, Pak Prez shake hands in China

Indian PM, Pak Prez shake hands in China

Qingdao (China): Amid a frosty bilateral relationship, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain on Sunday exchanged pleasantries after a press conference by leaders of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) here. The two leaders shook hands and exchanged pleasantries at the end of the media briefing which was addressed by Chinese President […]

Decision undermining forces’ morale won’t be taken: Singh

Decision undermining forces’ morale won’t be taken: Singh

Jammu: Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Sunday said no such decision would be taken which might undermine the morale of security forces operating in Jammu and Kashmir. On the Centre’s decision to open up the post of joint secretaries to people, even from the private sector, he said it is part of an endeavour to […]