MLA Ganderbal holds meeting with Bar Association Ganderbal

Ganderbal—MLA  Ganderbal Sheikh Ishfaq Jabbar Saturday interacted with the members of Bar Association Ganderbal at District Court Complex Ganderbal. During the interaction, Ishfaq Jabbar said that government should facilitate speedy delivery of Justice and steps should be taken to strengthen the judiciary for the timely deliverance of Justice. He said that government should develop infrastructure in […]

Army organizes veterans rally at Bla

Baramulla: Veterans Rally was organised by the Army on Saturday under the aegis of 19 Infantry Division at Baramulla Military Station. The rally was another stepping stone towards supporting welfare schemes and measures for im­provement and upliftment of the Veterans and Veer Naris. The rally witnessed an overwhelming response from Veterans Soldiers, Veer Naaris and […]

North Korea says historic summit opens ‘new era for peace’

Seoul—North Korea on Saturday hailed its summit with the South as a “historic meeting” that paved the way for the start of a new era, after the two leaders pledged to pursue denuclearisation and a permanent peace. The official KCNA news agency carried the text of the leaders’ Panmunjom Declaration in full and said the […]

Modi flies to Delhi after private lunch, lakeside walk,boat ride with Xi

New Delhi/Wuhan—Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew back to Delhi on Saturday after a private lunch hosted by Chinese President Xi Jinping in Wuhan.  The menu card designed for the private lunch hosted for PM Modi had colours of the Indian flag, along with the picture of national bird peacock. Earlier in the day, Modi and Xi […]

Gaza is about to explode, warns UN official

United Nations—“Gaza is about to explode,” a senior United Nations official warned on Thursday amid a spike in clashes on the border with Israel over the past week. “Old wounds continue to bleed and deepen as we speak, risking an outbreak of another war,” Nikolay Mladenov, the UN’s Special Coordinator for the Middle East, told […]

Trump: I may go to Israel to open new US embassy

Washington—President Donald Trump says he may travel to Israel next month to open the new US embassy in the occupied city of Jerusalem al-Quds despite widespread Palestinian anger and global condemnation. In December 2017, Trump officially declared the holy city as Israel’s capital and said his administration would begin the process of moving the American […]

Thousands flee as fresh clashes erupt in northern Myanmar: UN

Yangon—Thousands of people have fled renewed fighting between Myanmar’s army and ethnic insurgents in the country’s remote north, a United Nations official said, as a long-simmering conflict intensifies. More than 4,000 people have been displaced in Myanmar’s northernmost state of Kachin near the border with China in the last three weeks, Mark Cutts, the head […]

IWT: ‘Indian Assertion on Upstream Privilege Fueling Pak Anxiety’

Can the concerns of Kashmiris be accommodated by India and Pakistan in the Indus Waters Treaty any time soon? And what would the expected low-flow in our rivers this year mean for the people in Kashmir and those downstream in Pakistan? Professor Shakil Romshoo, the Head at Kashmir University’s Department of Earth Sciences, whose research […]

Maintain, carry forward tradition of brotherhood: CM tells people

Jammu—Hailing the people of Jammu for upholding the values of brotherhood and amity despite severe provocations, Chief Min­ister, Mehbooba Mufti today ap­pealed the people to carry forward this tradition of social inclusion and not let any vested elements cause any wedge among different communities and people. Interacting with the members of civil society here this […]

Meet the man who killed leopard to save his family

Srinagar—In an act of bravery, a man saved his wife and children from a man-eater leopard who he finally killed, in Kupwara district of north Kashmir. Ghulam Ahmad Sheikh, a resident of Mir Muqam area of Awoora, Kupwara, suffered grievous injuries while fighting with the leopard and has been shifted to SMHS Srinagar for specialized […]