Iran to unveil missile-launching warship: commander

TEHRAN (Xinhua) – Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said Monday that the country will unveil a home- made missile-launching warship in the coming days, Press TV reported. “One of the new achievements of the navy of the Islamic Republic of Iran is Sinai 7 missile-launching warship… which will be unveiled on Wednesday (Nov. […]

Truce Anniversary Eve Rattles With Gunfire

JAMMU – Hours ahead of the ninth anniversary of the ceasefire agreement between India and Pakistan on November 26, 2003, the Krishna Ghati sector of the Line of Control in Poonch district was rocked by heavy exchange of fire between the troops of the two countries though, mercifully, there was no casualty, defense sources said. […]

72 % Disappearance Victims Innocent Civilians: Study

“Lack Of Support For Kin Spawns Mental, Emotional Turmoil; Delinquency” SRINAGAR (ONS) – Ruing the lack of institutional support for their traumatized kin, a study here says that 72 per cent of the victims of enforced disappearances in the Jammu and Kashmir over the past 23 years were innocent civilians with no links whatsoever to […]

India Rushing More Troops To Ladakh

NEW DELHI – India is deploying one more division of military in frontier Kashmir region of Ladakh following escalating tension with China over disputed border, union minister and former chief minister Farooq Abdullah disclosed today. “We people have Army there (in Ladakh). (We have) one full division there and now we are putting another division […]

Attack on Bear Alarms Mantriji

NEW DELHI – Union Environment Minister Jayanthi Nartarjan on Monday asked Chief Minister Omar Abdullah to take action against the people who recently tried to burn a bear alive in a village at Shopian district. The Minister also announced setting up of a primary response team to quickly deal with the increasing incidents of bear-human conflict […]

Agha Muhammad Passes Away

SRINAGAR (ONS) – Noted Islamic scholar and one of the most highly qualified ulama in Kashmir, Agha Syed Muhammad Rizvi, passed away after a prolonged illness on Sunday. Agha Rizvi breathed his last at his residence in the Nabdipora area of Zadibal shortly after midnight when majalis-e-shaam-e-gharibaan concluded on the day of Ashoor. He was […]

PDP Will Crumble Under Its Skulduggery: Omar

‘Powerful Panchayat Raj commitment of NC-Congress coalition ’ POONCH/RAJOURI – The working President of National Conference Omar Abdullah on Monday said that PDP would crumble under its own skulduggery adding that falsehood and deceptive politics does not hold ground for long. “The frustration of PDP leadership is visible through their statements and baseless propaganda against NC-Congress […]

DLL KU organizes one day event for grass root innovators

SRINAGAR – In order to infuse enthusiasm and inculcate scientific temper among young innovators of the valley a one day event on “how to begin with new innovation” was Organized by the Directorate of lifelong learning (DLL) KU in collaboration with Jammu and Kashmir Innovator Forum (JKIF)here at Ku campus on Monday. Addressing students from various […]

PDP shocked over the demise of Dr Tariq Nazki

  SRINAGAR – Peoples’ Democratic Party has expressed deep shock and grief over the demise of Dr Tariq Nazki Maternal Uncle of Naeem Akhtar Chief Spokesman of the party.  Dr Tariq breathed his last after a brief illness during the intervening night of 26th and 27thNovember. In a condolence massage PDP patron Mufti Mohammed Sayeed and […]

Malala sixth on ‘global thinkers’ list

WASHINGTON – Pakistan’s teenaged rights activist Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by the Taliban for standing up against the terror outfit and pushing for education for girls, has been ranked sixth by Foreign Policy magazine in its top 100 global thinkers list.  Malala, who was among four Pakistanis who made it to the list this year, […]