‘Pak can’t conquer Kashmir through war’

Pakistan’s former foreign minister Hina Rabbani Khar has said that Pakistan could not “conquer Kashmir through war” and the only way out was dialogue between Islamabad and New Delhi. Khar, in an interview with Geo News, said that the contentious Kashmir issue could only be discussed in an environment of mutual trust. “I believe that […]

Maradona, Argentine president and fans beg Messi not to quit

BEUNOS AIRES: Argentine football legend Diego Maradona and the country’s President Mauricio Macri urged Lionel Messi on Monday not to leave the national team despite his vow to quit after a humiliating defeat. The Barcelona superstar left the field in tears after missing a spot-kick in the Copa America Centenario final shootout against Chile on […]

‘Transfer of power projects on agenda of Coalition Government’

SRINAGAR:- Minister for Public Works and Parliamentary Affairs Abdul Rehman Veeri said the transfer of power projects is an important point of agenda of BJP-PDP Coalition Government. Intervening in the main question of Dr Shehnaz Ganai, the Minister said that Government will work with the Union Government to, inter-alia, explore modalities for transfer of Dulhasti […]

Cement Unit Holders ‘mislead’ Chief Minister

Srinagar:- The locals from Khrew and Khonmouh area’s Wednesday accused Cement unit holders of misleading Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti with regard to their claim that they have been spending crores under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The locals from these areas staged a protest near Municipal Park Srinagar. They said that  few days back the Cement […]

No shortage of ration, sugar in the state: Zulfkar

SRINAGAR:- Minister for CA&PD, Choudhary Zulfkar Ali today informed the House that the department is providing ration to the consumers regularly, particularly on the occasion of Holy festivals including Tamdeh, Nirjala Ekadashi and Ramzan.  Replying to Calling Attention Notice by Mr. Sat Paul Sharma regarding irregular supply of ration  especially sugar  to the consumers in […]

Istanbul attack:Suicide bombers create mayhem at Ataturk airport,36 killed

Istanbul : Suicide attackers killed dozens and wounded more than 140 at Istanbul’s busy Ataturk Airport, the latest in a series of bombings to strike Turkey in recent months. Turkish officials said the massacre was most likely the work of the Islamic State group. Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said 36 people died Tuesday as […]

Turkish opposition slams Israel normalization

ANKARA : The Turkish op­position has harshly criticized President Recep Tayyip Erdo­gan’s recent political maneu­vers, including the normaliza­tion of ties with Israel. Opposition parties on Tuesday blasted Recep Tayy­ip Erdogan’s recent back-to-back reconciliation with Is­rael and expression of regret over the downing of a Russian jet by Turkey, Hürriyet Daily News reported. On Monday, Israel […]

Israeli close Al-Aqsa mosque to non-Muslims after violence

Israeli authorities announced on Tuesday they were closing Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound to non-Muslim visitors after a series of clashes between worshippers and police. The decision will apply until the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan next week, a police spokeswoman told AFP. Clashes between Muslims and Israeli police have been tak­ing […]

‘Pakistan has become isolated and needs to change its foreign policy’

ISLAMABAD: During a semi­nar on Tuesday, senior journalist Zahid Hussein said Pakistan is lagging behind economically and has become isolated which is why there is a need for re-examining the country’s foreign policy. How­ever, Special Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Tariq Fatemi disagreed with Mr Hus­sein’s observation and said the current foreign […]

BJP’s bomb Pakistan demand and PDP’s silence

The militant attack at Pampore which killed eight CRPF personnel has generated some heat in the Assembly too. The ruling BJP has called for an aerial bombing of the militant training camps in Pakistan “to achieve the objective of ending infiltration”. The party also called for attacking Pakistan Army posts on the border and rethinking […]

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