Kashmir Inc To Boycott All Party Delegation

SRINAGAR:The Kashmir Inc Friday unanimously resolved not to meet the Union Home Minister led All Party Delegation scheduled to visit Valley this weekend. The Kashmir trade said that such “half-hearted” measures won’t solve any purpose, “as this dialogue seems to be conducted without seizing the hostilities and pressure tactics”. “Kashmir Inc being apolitical would talk […]

‘Vikas’, ‘Vishwas’ key to address Kashmir problem: Modi

NEW DELHI: “Development” and building of “confidence” are the key to address the problem of Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday while hoping that the youth of the Valley won’t get “misled”. He emphasised on the need for taking Kashmir ahead with peace and unity while ensuring that it remains “paradise” in the […]

Minority benefits to J&K Muslims: SC asks Centre, ors to reply

SRINAGAR:A plea alleging that benefits accruing to minorities were being taken away by Muslims who were in a majority in Jammu and Kashmir, has been filed in the Supreme Courtwhich today asked the Centre, the state government and the National Commission for Minorities (NCM) to respond to it.  A bench comprising Chief Justice T S Thakur […]

‘2016 may go down as bloodiest year in Indian democracy’

New Delhi: 2016 may go down as the bloodiest year in the annals of Indian democracy with the death toll in Kashmir valley reaching 70 and 4000 civilians being wounded, Congress has said. In the editorial in the latest issue of Congress Sandesh, the party insisted that an important dimension to the current problem is the […]

Massive Protest, Clashes rock Shalteng

Srinagar: – Intense clashes and protests were reported from the Shalteng area of Srinagar on Friday. According to Sources, thousands of People occupied Shalteng Chowk after the Friday prayers and tried to march towards Lalchowk but police and CRPF swung into action and lobbed dozens of tear gas and PAVA shells. “The pro-freedom protestors came from Zainakote, […]

PM announces Rs 200cr package to engage J&K youths in sports

New Delhi: With a view to engage youth of Jammu & Kashmir in constructive sporting activities, a special package of Rs. 200 crore has been announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi here today. The package provides for construction of indoor sporting halls in all districts of the State with a view to provide playing facilities to […]

Healing Touch 2.0

      The Prime Minister on Sunday declared “Ekta” (unity) and “Mamata” (affection/compassion) as the “opinion of all of us, the 125 crore people of the country — from the village head to the Prime Minister — that any life lost in Kashmir, be it of any youth or security personnel, is our loss, […]

How can Pakistan beat New Delhi back

On Monday, the United States and India signed the Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement. The LEMOA, which is based on the Logistics Support Agreement, and allows the two sides to use each other’s military facilities for supplies, spare parts, services and refueling, had been in the offing since January this year when the Indian Ministry […]

At least 13 killed, dozens injured in blasts at Pakistan court

ISLAMABAD:At least 13 people were killed and more than 50 wounded after a suicide bomber attacked a court in the Pakistani city of Mardan on Friday, police said, the latest assault targeting Pakistan’s legal community The Pakistani Taliban faction Jamaat-ur-Ahrar on Friday claimed responsibility for a suicide attack at Mardan’s district courts in which at […]

Pak Baitul Maal pays Rs210m to families of Workers in Saudi Arabia

SAHIWAL: Pakistan Baitul Maal Director General Barrister Abid Waheed Sheikh says 4,100 families of Pakistani workers stranded in Saudi Arabia have been provided financial assistance of Rs210 million during the last 25 days, Dawn reported. “Each family has been given Rs50,000 cheque across Pakistan,” he told Dawn on phone from Islamabad. Reports say around 9,000 […]

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