HM To Brief Opposition On Kashmir Today

New Delhi—Home Minister Rajnath Singh and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will brief leaders of opposition parties on the stand-off with China and the situation in Kashmir on Friday, official sources said. Leaders of prominent opposition parties are being invited for the meeting where the two senior ministers will give a detailed presentation on the […]

China’s ‘Constructive Role’ in Kashmir Not Required: India

Beijing—A day after China proposed to play a ‘constructive role’ in resolving the dispute over Kashmir between India and Pakistan, New Delhi rejected the mediation offer. The Indian Ministry of External Affairs said the Kashmir issue would be resolved by India only under a ‘bilateral framework’ with Pakistan, denying the possibility of a third party’s […]

‘Those Claiming J&K Part of India Have No Right to Visit Martyrs-Graveyard’

Srinagar—Engineer Rasheed Thursday led a ‘plebiscite march’ from Dastgeer Sahab Shrine Khanyar to Martyrs Graveyard at Naqashband Sahab Shrine in old Srinagar. The march was joined by hundreds of people, including workers of Rasheed’s Awami ittehad Party. “Hundreds of residents of old Srinagar defied restrictions and joined the march,” an AIP statement said. Led by […]

After Hajeej, Indo Sahab Dupes Hajj Aspirants

Srinagar—Jammu and Kashmir Police (Tourism Enforcement Wing) has busted an illegal Hajj/Umrah Tour & Travel agency operating in the Kashmir valley. Tourist Police Station Srinagar acted upon an information that an un-approved travel agency named INDO SAHAB located at New Delhi was operating in the Kashmir illegally. In order to lure gullible people this agency was […]

Kashmir Shuts for Martyrs of 1931

Srinagar—Following the past practice authorities Thursday sealed off a graveyard in Srinagar where martyrs of 1931 uprising against the then autocratic rule are lying in peace. While police prevented people from visiting the Martyrs Cemetery, situated adjacent to Sufi shrine of Naqshband Sahab in Khwaja Bazar, by erecting barricades and sealing off the entire old […]

Indian censors want ‘cow’, ‘Hindu’ beeped in film

New Delhi—Indian censors have refused to certify a documentary film featuring Nobel prize-winning economist Amartya Sen unless words like “cow” and “Hindu India” are beeped out, the director said on Wednesday, in the latest dispute involving the sensitive film board. Suman Ghosh, a national award-winning director, said he screened his film “The Argumentative Indian” ? […]

Cryptocurrencies and future of money

Cryptocurrencies have been gaining popularity for some time, shaking off their reputation for being the sole preserve of digital outliers. The question now is whether such currencies are close to achieving broader acceptance and whether they could uproot the more popular currencies of today. The biggest single criticism of bitcoin is its perceived lack of […]

UN says life in Gaza getting ‘more and more wretched’

Jerusalem—Life in Gaza is getting “more and more wretched” after a decade of Hamas rule and a crippling Israeli and Egyptian blockade, a U.N. report said Tuesday. The report was highly critical of the Islamic militant group, accusing it of “substantial human rights violations.” “Gaza has continued on its trajectory of de-development, in many cases even faster than we […]

Trump’s son-in-law tried to get $500mn loan from Qatar

Washington—US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, has “tried and failed” to get a $500 million loan from a key member of the Qatari royal family before pushing the president to toe hard line against the Persian Gulf nation, reports say. Kushner – a real-estate developer like his father-in-law – purchased a tower […]

US created Daesh, allowed regional states to fund terror group: Nasrallah

Beirut—The secretary general of the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement says the US created the Daesh terrorists and gave regional states the green light to fund and support the Takfiri militant group. Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah made the remarks during a live broadcast from Beirut on Tuesday evening following the Iraqi victory over the Takfiri Daesh terrorist […]

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