Nasrallah To Arabs: Unite Against Israel, Not Yemen

BEIRUT: Hezbollah leader Syed Hassan Nasrallah Friday night blasted Saudi Arabia for launching airstrikes against Yemen saying military campaign should have been directed against Israel not against the Arab people. Speaking in a televised speech, Nasrallah slammed Saudi Arabia’s intervention in Yemen, dubbed Operation Decisive Storm, calling it “surprising and painful.” Hezbollah chief said the […]

Jama’at concerned over Gulf situation

LAHORE: Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Pakistan Ameer Senator Sirajul Haq has expressed deep concern over the growing confrontation in the Gulf and said the Zionists were once again trying to make the Muslim world a battle field. Addressing a Friday congregation at Mansoora mosque, Siraj said that the protection of the holy land and the Haramain Sharifain […]

Iran, P5+1 Talks Near Final Steps: Germany

Lausanne: German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier says the ongoing negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program are in the “endgame.” “We are facing decisive days ahead. After almost 12 years of negotiations with Iran, now the last ‘match’ of the negotiations begins,” Steinmeier told reporters in the Swiss city of Lausanne on Saturday. The German diplomat, who […]


New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today drew flak over the infighting from other parties which asked it to put its house in order and focus on delivering on its election promises made to the people of Delhi. Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi said it is the people of Delhi who are suffering the most […]

US, Russian astronauts blast off on history-making space trip

MOSCOW: The American astronaut Scott Kelly and his Russian counterpart Mikhail Kornienko have blasted off to begin a year away from Earth. Gennady Padalka of Russia is also riding in the Soyuz spacecraft; he is scheduled for the standard six-month tour of duty aboard the International Space Station. The trip is Nasa’s first stab at […]

Geelani advises Pak not to fight Saudi war

Says, America neither friend of Shias nor Sunnis  Srinagar: Expressing deep concern and anguish over the deteriorating situation in Iraq, Syria, Libya and now in Yemen Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani Saturday urged Pakistan to stay away from the conflicts as they were ‘unfortunate for the Ummah’. In a statement he said, “A […]

Mufti meets Jaitley, calls for speed-tracking recons package post floods

Union FM assures of Centre’s help to restore damaged infrastructure NEW DELHI – Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed met the Union Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley, here today. This was the first meeting he had with Jaitley after assuming the charge of the State as Chief Minister.   Minister for Finance, Dr. Haseeb. A. Drabu, was […]

Naqash pays surprise visit to DH Baramulla

BARAMULLA: Minister of State for Health, Ms Asiya Naqash today paid surprise visit to the District Hospital Baramulla and enquired about the facts leading to sudden death of three patients in the hospital.          The Minister was accompanied by Deputy Commissioner Baramulla, Chief Medical officer, Medical Superintendent, Tehsildar Baramulla and other Doctors […]

Akhtar wants govt schools to be at par with Pvt ones

Govt to give laptops to middle school headmasters Srinagar: Pledging to end corruption in education sector, Minister for Education Naeem Akhtar Saturday said they would take all measures to make government schools at par with the private ones. “We will ensure transparency, accountability and efficiency. I will make government schools competitive and attractive so that […]

Pandits take out Ram Navmi procession in Srinagar

Srinagar:  Ram Navmi was Sunday celebrated with religious fervor and enthusiasm at Shri Ram Ji Mandir, Barbar Shah in Srinagar City while devotees carried out a Janki procession from Kathleshwar Mandir Habbakadal that passed through city centre Lal Chowk. The Hindu Welfare Society Kashmir (HWSK) had organized nine daylong celebrations at the Mandir.   “The welfare […]

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