Pulwama Protests Forces’ Bid To Burn Militant’s House 

SRINAGAR — Residents of Gandibagh Kakapora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Thursday staged a protest demonstration against government forces for allegedly trying to set ablaze several residential houses including that of Jaish-e-Mohammad militant Adil Ahmad alias Waqas Commando. Reports said that scores of residents took to streets and staged a protest against the forces for […]

No Baggage Checks At J&K Airports

SRINAGAR — Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday welcomed the decision of the Civil Aviation Ministry to end the baggage identification procedure at airports in the state. “Thankful to @sureshpprabhu ji. This decision will go a long way in lessening the inconvenience and enhancing the travel experience. Would also request him to look […]

Two Militants Killed In Kupwara 

SRINAGAR — Two Pakistani militants were killed in an overnight gunfight at Kralgund area of Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. A senior army officer said that the militants opened fire upon patrolling party of army’s 32 RR late last night in the forest area of Qaziabad in Kralgund. The fire was retaliated which resulted in […]

Journalism Started During Mahabharata: UP Deputy CM

MATHURA — Joining the list of BJP leaders linking modern inventions with ancient India, Uttar Pradesh minister Dinesh Sharma has claimed that journalism began during Mahabharata. Speaking at an event organised here to mark the ‘Hindi Journalism Day’ yesterday, the minister rejected the various claims on the origin of Journalism, and said, “It (journalism) started during […]

Pak Asks India To Abandon ‘Negative Approaches’, Come To Table 

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan on Thursday accused India of escalating ceasefire violations at the Line of Control and the Working Boundary, and said it will continue to support the Kashmiri people. Pakistan’s outgoing Foreign Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan, who also holds the Defense portfolio, said that the eastern neighbour will have to “abandon negative approaches, and concede to […]

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