21 TRCs, 24 Restaurants, 34 Cafeterias in 5 Yrs

SRINAGAR: Minister for Tourism Mr. G. A. Mir informed the House that 21 TRCs, 24 restaurants and 34 Cafeterias have been constructed during last five years. He said besides undertaking renovation of 8 TRCs and 14 restaurants, the work is apace on 15 TRCs, 4 restaurants and 9 Cafeterias across the state. The Minister was […]

Man Held in Ramban Not Linked to Hyderabad Blasts: JKP

SRINAGAR:  The Jammu and Kashmir Police today dispelled the notion that the Hyderabad man recently arrested was involved in the Hyderabad blasts. “He is not at all suspected to be involved in Hyderabad blast case. It would be wrong to link him with the case, as a missing   report under his name is registered […]

US Pledges Direct Aid to Syrian Rebels

WASHINGTON: The United States said it would for the first time provide direct aid to Syrian rebels as well as $60 million in extra assistance to the political opposition. After talks with European and Arab partners and the opposition National Coalition in Rome, Secretary of State John Kerry said the United States would provide aid […]

Street Clashes Kill 52 in Bangladesh

DHAKA: Fresh clashes erupted Friday in Bangladesh, bringing the number of people killed to 52 in violence triggered by convictions for Jamaat-i-Islami leaders over war crimes committed during the 1971 independence war. A rickshawpuller was killed after hundreds of pro-government supporters and followers of the rival Jamaat party clashed with sticks at a market in […]

Musharraf Announces Return to Pakistan

DUBAI: Former Pakistani President and military dictator, Gen (Retd) Pervez Musharraf announced on Friday that he would return to the country within a week after the interim government takes control. The ex-strongman made the announcement barely weeks before March 16, when assemblies are expected to be dissolved and a caretaker government appointed to oversee general […]

Jhangvi Involved in 80% Pak Terror Incidents: Malik

ISLAMABAD: Federal Interior Minister Rehman Malik said on Friday that the outlawed outfit Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) was involved in 80 per cent of terrorism incidents in Pakistan, DawnNews reported. During an informal talk with media persons the federal interior minister said that all information regarding the LeJ was provided  to the Punjab government and that the […]