APHC concerned about unabated innocent killings in Kashmir

Srinagar: All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) Saturday said that the large scale atrocities by state forces who enjoy impunity and immunity continues unabated and uninterrupted. Strongly condemning the murder of 22 year Waseem Ahmed lone of Baramulla while he was harvesting in his fields by the Indian forces, the APHC in a statement to CNS […]

Poonch Muslim Hold Unity Meet

Poonch: Members of Shia and Sunni communities held a joint meeting here on Saturday to discuss ways to meet the challenges facing them unitedly. The meet was organised by Anjuman-e-Jafariya at Imambargah Poonch. Active members from both the communities discussed ways to strengthen unity at “this critical juncture” particularly in the wake of up. Notable […]

‘Kashmiri Students Enrol In Jammu Schools’

JAMMU: The last time 17-year-old Suraya Gulzar was in a classroom was three months ago. Suraya had to stop going to school in South Kashmir’s Islamabad since clashes broke out in the Valley following the killing of popular militant commander Burhan Wani. The fear of irreparable harm to her education has “forced” her to migrate […]

Uri attack ‘Reaction’ To Kashmir Situation: Sharif

Islamabad:Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said the Uri terror attack could a “reaction” to the situation in Kashmir and criticised India for blaming Pakistan “without any evidence.” “The Uri attack can be the reaction of the atrocities in Kashmir, as the close relatives and near and dear ones of those killed and blinded over […]

Life Remains Crippled For 78th Day In Kashmir

Srinagar: People continued to suffer as life remained crippled for the 78th day today due to restrictions and strike called by separatists in Kashmir, where a youth was killed yesterday in security force firing, taking the toll of civilians killed in the ongoing unrest to 84. Meanwhile, for the first time since July 9, separatists […]

Pak Says, China To Side With It In Case Of War

LAHORE: China has assured Pakistan of its support in the event of any foreign “aggression” and also supported the country’s stance on the Kashmir dispute, a media report said. Beijing conveyed the message during a meeting of its top diplomat in the provincial capital with Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, the Dawn reported. “In case […]

‘War Should Be The Last Option’

NEW DELHI:Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh Saturday said war with Pakistan should be “the last resort” for India as both the countries are nuclear-armed. “Both the countries (India and Pakistan) are nuclear-armed. Therefore, war should be the last resort (before India). All efforts should be made to negotiate and put pressure on Pakistan,” he told […]

Jawahar Tunnel Closed For Night Traffic Irks Commuters

Banihal: To the much annoyance of the commuters the two-and-half kilometres long Jawahar tunnel, connecting Kashmir with Jammu region on Jammu-Srinagar highway has been shut for night traffic movement since August 19 in wake of current unrest. The government move to close the tunnel for the night traffic has been a source of naissance who […]

Pakistan- Russia Relations: Beginning Of The End Of The Old World Order?

Lord Palmerston- the famous 19th century British statesman and Prime Minister- famously stated that, “nations have no permanent friends; they only have permanent interests”. This dictum, almost an axiomatic truth in interstate relations and state craft, has a searing resonance in the growing relations between Pakistan and Russia encapsulated by the joint military exercises that […]

Schools likely to reopen from Oct 3

Srinagar: With the government claiming “improvement in situation” in restive Kashmir, which is witnessing “worst-ever humanitarian crises”, the authorities have prioritized reopening of schools expecting “good news” by the first week of October. The reopening of schools could be second “big development” after the recent announcement of exam date sheets for class 10th and 12th […]

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