Kartarpur Draft Agreement: Pak Team To Visit India On March 14 

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan on Tuesday said it will send a delegation to India on March 14 to discuss a draft agreement for setting up a corridor to facilitate visa-free visit of Sikh pilgrims to the Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib, a positive development that could help ease tensions between the two sides. Foreign Office spokesman Mohammad Faisal, […]

Pakistan Minister Sacked For ‘Anti-Hindu’ Remarks

ISLAMABAD — Pakistani Punjab’s Information Minister Fayyaz-ul Hassan Chohan of the ruling PTI has been sacked after facing severe criticism from members of his party for making derogatory remarks about Hindus. The PTI government in Pakistan’s Punjab on Tuesday, 5 March, tweeted that it had “removed Fayyaz Chohan from the post of Punjab Information Minister […]

???????Thwarted India’s Bid To Enter Country’s Waters: Pak, Navy Rejects    

NEW DELHI — Pakistan on Tuesday that it had thwarted an attempt by an Indian submarine to enter the country’s territorial waters, a claim dismissed by Indian Navy on Tuesday as “false propaganda”. In a statement, the Pakistan Navy claimed in Islamabad that it used specialised skills to ward off the Indian submarine from entering Pakistani […]

India Gave Befitting Reply By Entering Pak: Modi

DHAR (MP) — India gave a befitting reply to the Pulwama attack by entering the “den of militants’ in Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Tuesday. Pakistan has been conveyed the message that if it doesn’t improve, it knows the consequences it will have to face, Modi said at a rally in Dhar district of Madhya […]

Two Hizb Militants Killed, Civilian Injured In Tral 

SRINAGAR — Two militants affiliated with Hizbul Mujahideen were killed and a civilian injured in a gunfight between militants and government forces in Tral area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday, police said. They said two militants were killed in Mir Mohalla after forces blasted the house and razed it to the ground today morning. […]

ECI: Mindful Of Security Challenges in Kashmir

JAMMU — Election Commission of India on Tuesday said it was “mindful” of the specific challenging law and order situation in the State, especially in certain Assembly segments “given their location and concerns.” Chief Election Commissioner of India, Sunil Arora also said that all the political parties in the state are broadly in favour of holding […]

Traders Strike Brings Life To Halt In Kashmir Valley

SRINAGAR — A strike called by the traders’ community to protest against the extension of central laws to state and the ban on Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir threw normal life out of gear in the Valley on Tuesday. Shops and other business establishments remained closed in Kashmir due to the strike called by the Jammu […]

Attempts to Tinker With Article 35A Will Be Resisted: JRL 

SRINAGAR  — Joint Resistance Leadership comprising both factions of Hurriyat Conference factions headed by Syed Ali Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq besides JKLF headed by Muhammad Yasin Malik once again reiterated that any tinkering with the State subject law through judicial route will be resisted tooth and nail by the people of entire state. In […]

Pak Crackdown Against Banned Groups; Masood Azhar’s Son, Brother Detained

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan Tuesday confirmed a crackdown against individuals and entities of all banned outfits as designated by the UN Security Council, the Foreign Office announced on Tuesday. Forty four under-observation members of proscribed organisations, including Mufti Abdul Raoof and Hamad Azhar — the brother and son of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) leader Masood Azhar, respectively — have […]

Minerva Punjab To Get Re-Match Against Real Kashmir; RKFC Plans Appeal

NEW DELHI — Defending champions Minerva Punjab FC, who pulled out of their I-League clash against Real Kashmir in Srinagar citing security concerns, will get a re-match, the All India Football Federation has ruled but the debutant side has decided to challenge the order. The February 18 game did not take place after Minerva refused to […]

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