DPS Srinagar hosts ceremony to conclude historic walk

Srinagar:- DPS Srinagar hosted a ceremony to mark the completion of a 3800 km journey by foot undertaken by Hong Kong based activist – Shristi Bakshi. Bakshi had embarked on her journey from Kanyakumari to Kashmir to mobilize communities to make the country safer for girls and women. Aided by her team, the project ‘Crossbow […]

2 day ‘Mehfil-e-Sufiyana’ held in Srinagar

Srinagar—Two days ‘Mehfil-e-Sufiyana’ function (A performance of Kashmiri Sufiyana Moosiqee) was held on 28th and 29th of April 2018 at Tagore Hall, Srinagar. The function was organised by North Zone Cultural Centre, Patiala in collaboration with J&K Academy of Art, Culture and Languages. Ustad Mushtaq Ahmad Saznawaz and (Miss) Irfana Yousuf along with their respective […]

Pak returns Indian national who inadvertently crossed border

Lahore—An Indian national, who inadvertently crossed into Pakistani territory over a year ago, has been handed over to the Indian authorities at the Wagah border.  Dalwandar Singh, 23, was handed over to the Border Security Force (BSF) yesterday after the Punjab Rangers completed due legal process, according to the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the […]

11 children killed in Afghan suicide attack on foreign convoy

Kandahar—A suicide attack on a foreign military convoy in southern Afghanistan Monday killed at least 11 children who were nearby, officials said, amid a spate of attacks across the war-torn country. Sixteen others were wounded, including foreign and Afghan security forces, when a bomb-laden car exploded in the southern province of Kandahar, provincial police spokesman […]

8 journalists among 25 people killed in twin Kabul blasts

Kabul—A coordinated double suicide bombing hit central Kabul on Monday morning, killing 25 people and wounding 45 others. Kabul police spokesman Hashmat Stanekzai confirmed that four policemen were killed, while an Afghan media watchdog, the Afghan Journalists Safety Committee (AJSC), confirmed that eight journalists were also killed. The AJSC said that six journalists were reportedly […]

Pak-origin MP appointed new UK home secretary

London—Pakistani-origin MP Sajid Javid was today appointed as Britain’s new Home Secretary, hours after his predecessor Amber Rudd resigned after admitting that she had “inadvertently misled” Parliament over the existence of deportation targets for immigrants. Javid, the son of a Pakistani bus driver whose family migrated to Britain in the 1960s, was promoted from his […]

Palestinians Must Make Peace or Shut Up: Saudi Crown Prince

London—Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman castigated the Palestinian leadership for rejecting opportunities for peace with Israel for decades, and said they should either start accepting peace proposals or “shut up.” Prince Salman, who is de-facto ruler of Saudi Arabia said this at a meeting of Jewish leaders in New York last month, Israeli media reports said. Citing what […]

Small Incident.That’s It!:New Dy-CM Calls Kathua Rape-And-Murder ‘Chhoti Si Baat’ 

Srinagar—Notwithstanding worldwide condemnations and Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s assertions among other local leaders, the newly sworn in deputy chief minister, Kavinder Gupta, on Monday termed the Kathua rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl as a ‘minor incident’. “Rasana is a chhoti si baat (minor)… We have to think this should never happen again and […]

Cabinet Rejig:Dy CM Nirmal Singh Resigns,Kavinder Gupta Set To Take Charge

Jammu—Ahead of a Cabinet reshuffle today, Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh has tendered his resignation to pave the way for state Assembly Speaker Kavinder Gupta to take over the post in the PDP-BJP government led by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti. BJP’s state unit chief Sat Sharma, MLAs from Kathua and adjoining Sambha Rajiv […]

Cop Turned BJP Activist Shot At In Srinagar

Srinagar—A 30-year-old man was injured after fired upon by unknown gunmen in Allochibagh area of Srinagar city on Sunday evening. According to news agency GNS, the gunmen fired upon Zubair Majeed Parray (30) son of Abdul Majeed Parray at around 8:35 pm. “The gunmen shot him from point-blank range in his crockery shop in Allochibagh”. Parray was […]

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