Pakistan Welcomes US Mediation After India Rejects It

Washington: Pakistan has welcomed the US offer to help de-escalate tensions with India, saying “any positive role” America plays to bring peace and stability in South Asia can serve the region well. Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry, Pakistan’s envoy to Washington, termed US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley’s remarks on Monday that the US would try […]

‘Frustration’ of NC: BJP

Srinagar: Reacting to the remarks of Dr Abdullah that he has offer of support from Jama’at-e-Islami, BJP Wednesday said that it was National Conference then headed by late Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah which waged war against Jamaat-e-Islami in April 1979 when the ex- Prime Minister of Pakistan Zufiqar Ali Bhutto was hanged. “National Conference which was  […]

Pros and Cons to going vegan

As vegetarianism is becoming more and more popular worldwide, there evolves a question whether it is a tribute to fashion or deep philosophy, which entails not just another diet, but a completely different lifestyle. Indeed, too many reasons can be mentioned to explain why people choose to become vegetarian. Some of them follow semi-vegetarian diets, while others do […]

Altering Gilgit-Baltistan Status Unacceptable: India

New Delhi: After the federal cabinet of Pakistan approved the merger of tribal areas with Khyber-Pakhtunkhuwa province last month, India on Wednesday said that any attempt to alter the status of Gilgit-Baltistan in Pakistan-administered Kashmir is completely unacceptable. “The government has seen reports that a committee headed by Advisor to the Prime Minister of Pakistan […]

LS By-polls: Frisking, Searches Back In Capital

Srinagar: With just three days left for polling in Srinagar Parliamentary constituency on April 9, frisking and search operations are back in the summer capital, where militants attacked government forces at three different places in as many days leaving two security personnel dead and over a dozen injured. The Hurriyat Conference has already issued a […]

Arrest Spree Sparks Shutdown in South

Pulwama: The continuous arrest spree sparked a shutdown in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday while agitated youth protesting against the arrests, attacked vehicles and shops causing damage to them. Reports said that during a nocturnal raid, Police picked up a youth from Dalipora locality of Pulwama town. He has been identified as Jan Muhammad […]

Rains Continue To Lash Kashmir Valley

Srinagar: The intermittent rains continued to lash Valley on the second consecutive day on Wednesday while the traffic on the Srinagar-Jammu highway was halted for hours following the slippery conditions of roads at Ramban and Nagrota. The officials in the Meteorological (MeT) department had said that the weather would continue to remain wet till Friday […]

Ayesha Aziz First Kashmiri To Fly MIG-29

JAMMU: 21-year-old, Ayesha Aziz may become youngest Kashmiri to fly pilot an aircraft. Hopefully she may also become first Indian woman to fly MIG-29 fighter jet at Russia’s Sokul airbase. Ayesha realized her dream of becoming a pilot when she got her commercial license last week. “I want to reach the edge of space, for which […]

30 Hurt After Slab Collapses on Marriage Function

Srinagar: Over 30 people sustained injuries after a cement slab of a house collapsed during a marriage ceremony in Srinagar early Wednesday, reports said. According to KNS, over 30 people including men and women sustained injuries in the intervening night of Tuesday-Wednesday in at Vicharnag locality of Nowshehra quarter of Srinagar when a slab of […]

Bank Branch Burgled In Pulwama

Srinagar: Burglars took away two computers from a bank in the south Kashmir district of Pulwama, official sources said. They said some burglars entered Elaqui Dehati Bank (EDB) at Murran in Pulwama district during the intervening night of April 4 and 5. The burglars took away two computer systems and other equipments, including currency note […]

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