Mehbboba stopped by protestors

Charar-i-Sharief: The cavalcade of Peoples Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti was stopped by protestors near Gulshan Abad, Charar-i-Sharief on Tuesday after which she travelled in a private vehicle to pay obeisance at Charar-i-Sharief shrine. According to reports scores of people were protesting against Power Development Department (PDD) at Gulshan Abad near Charar-i-Sharief when cavalcade of […]

Village cordoned, Forces fired upon

Pulwama: Panic gripped in Gadoora hamlet of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Monday after a joint column of Army, CRPF and police was fired upon by unidentified gunmen. Local residents said that Army personnel from 55 RR, 183 Battalion CRPF and SOG Pulwama cordoned off Gadoora village. “As the joint column entered into the village, […]

Pakistan: Go beyond rhetoric

It is almost nine months now that the present dispensation led by Nawaz Sharif’s PML-N has assumed office in Pakistan. Much was expected of what many believed a more sincere and reinvented Nawaz Sharif, but there is scarce evidence to suggest that. In-fact Pakistan has slipped further down the path of extremism in these past […]

Suicide Attack on Peshawar Imambargah

PESHAWAR: A massive blast outside a hotel in the Qissa Khwani bazar here on Tuesday evening killed at least nine people and injured 42 others, reports quoting eyewitnesses said. The blast took place outside Pak hotel in Kocha-e-Risaldar near an Imambargah. Preliminary reports said women and children were among the victims. Police officer Rizwan Khan […]

Farooq Cautions Delhi On Afghan Fallout

JAMMU: Union Minister Farooq Abdullah today cautioned New Delhi about lowering guard in the state as he fears Taliban may turn towards Kashmir following US withdrawal from Afghanistan. India has to be ‘extremely cautious’ after the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan  as “terrorist outfits will try to destabilise” the country, particularly Jammu and Kashmir.  […]

Pak Assembly wants Time bound Kashmir Talks

ISLAMABAD: Calling upon India to hold meaningful, result-oriented and time-bound dialogue with Pakistan to resolve Kashmir issue and ensure durable peace in the region, Pakistan National Assembly on Tuesday called upon New Delhi to withdraw forces from the disputed state. On the eve of national ‘Kashmir Day’ the Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution moved by […]

No breakthrough on LoC deadlock

Drivers interrogation report handed to PcK officials: DC Baramulla SRINAGAR: In yet another round of meeting between authorities; India and Pakistan on Tuesday failed to break around three weeks’ deadlock over the cross-LoC trade.   Deputy Commissioner Baramulla, Khwaja Ghulam Ahmad who along with Custodian Trade Showkat Ahmad Mir and SDM Uri Abdul Aziz Shiekh […]

Administrative Units mere vote bank politics: PDP

SRINAGAR: Peoples Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti Tuesday described the creation of new administrative units by government ‘without assessing ground reality’ as vote bank politics. Addressing a press conference Ms Mufti said that while state’s topography demanded new units, the way government “executed its plans with an eye on elections has generated a dangerous situation”. […]

Omar gives nod to Rs. 1039 cr edu plan

SHEP envisages cluster universities at Srinagar, Jammu; Rs 20cr assistance each to KU, JU, IUST, BGSBU JAMMU: Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Tuesday approved the ambitious State Higher Education Plan (SHEP) envisaging establishment of new Universities, Technical Colleges, Model Degree Colleges, Polytechnics and upgrading the existing higher educational system in the State during the next two Five […]