Major Search Operation in Shopian Disrupted

Srinagar: In less than two weeks, security forces on Wednesday conducted the second major cordon-and-search operation in Shopian district but called it off only hours after groups of people came out and attacked besieging forces with rocks allowing, according to one report, militants to escape. The search operation, in which several thousand security personnel were […]

Maruti Rolls Out All New Dzire at Rs 545,000

SRINAGAR: India’s largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) on Tuesday launched an all new version of its compact sedan Dzire, priced between Rs 545,000 and Rs 941,000 (ex-showroom Delhi). The petrol variants with manual powertrains are priced between Rs 545,000 and Rs 794,000 while the diesel trims are tagged between Rs 645,000 and Rs […]

Ansari releases Rs 2 lakh to JK Rugby Club 

Srinagar: Minister for Youth Services and Sports, Molvi Imran Reza Ansari Wednesday directed Sports Council to release an amount of 2 lakh to JK Rugby Club for purchase of equipments, a statement from Jammu and Kashmir State Sports Council. “This has been done in view of the request made by the Rugby Players who brought laurels […]

Ansari releases Rs 2 lakh to JK Rugby Club 

Srinagar: Minister for Youth Services and Sports, Molvi Imran Reza Ansari Wednesday directed Sports Council to release an amount of 2 lakh to JK Rugby Club for purchase of equipments, a statement from Jammu and Kashmir State Sports Council. “This has been done in view of the request made by the Rugby Players who brought laurels […]

Militants attack TV, radio building in Afghanistan

Kabul: Afghan security forces have engaged three gunmen who have attacked a state radio and television building in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar Province. The gunmen began the Wednesday attack by detonating a bomb and managed to enter the state-run radio and television building in the provincial capital Jalalabad. The building is close to the governor’s compound and […]

Iran preparing for peaceful election in insecure region

TEHRAN – Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Wednesday highlighted the significance of preparing for a peaceful and secure election while the rest of the Middle East region is gripped with insecurity and conflict. In a televised speech Wednesday, two days ahead of presidential and city council elections scheduled for Friday May 19, Supreme Leader said the United States and its […]

Israeli minister says Assad should be killed

Jerusalem: An Israeli minister says Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is to blame for the sufferings of the Arab state and should be assassinated, a day after the US leveled fresh  allegations against the Damascus government. “As far as I am concerned it is time to assassinate Assad,” the regime’s housing and construction minister Yoav Galant told […]

Women too can pronounce Triple Talaq: Muslim Board to SC

NEW DELHI: Marriage in the Muslim community is a contract and it is open for women to insist on specific clauses in the nikahnama to protect their interests and dignity, the All-India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) informed the Supreme Court on Tuesday, TOI reported on Wednesday.  Arguing through Ejaz Maqbool, the board submitted before a five-judge Constitution […]

Israel provided intelligence Trump shared with Russians: report

Washington: The classified intelligence US President Donald Trump divulged to Russian officials last week was provided by Israel, a media report said on Wednesday. “The revelation adds a potential diplomatic complication to an episode that has renewed questions about how the White House handles sensitive intelligence,” The New York Times said. The White House refused to comment on […]

CPEC and Kashmir

The high-profile Belt and Road Forum in Beijing was attended by leaders of 29 countries as India boycotted the summit over the concern of territorial integrity, objecting to the China Pakistan Economic Corridor passing through Gilgit-Baltistan which India considers its territory. The spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs Gopal Bagalay said that “no country […]

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