Ban on Jamaat: Fate Of 300 Schools At Stake  

SRINAGAR – Future of 300 schools, 10 thousand teachers and one lakh students is at stake following government of India’s ban on socio-religious Jamaa’t-e-Islami.   A local news agency reported that the parents whose wards are enrolled in the schools run by Falah-e-Aam Trust Jammu and Kashmir are worried about the future of their wards as the […]

Cop Held For Weapon Loot

SRINAGAR — A policeman allegedly involved in decamping of four rifles from the house of a Congress leader Muzaffar Parray in December last year, was arrested from Bone and Joint hospital Barzullah here in Srinagar on Friday. A local news agency quoted official sources as saying that the policeman Showkat Ahmad Khan son of Abdul […]

Now Its Citroen’s Turn To Enter Indian Market

French car manufacturer Groupe PSA (consisting of Peugeot, Citroen, and DS) is also planning to enter the Indian car market, following hot in the heels of other manufacturers like Kia, MG motors and Lexus. The Groupe plans to launch its Citroën brand in the country. Earlier this week, the company announced that their first locally […]

Putin calls Modi as Russia offers mediation between India, Pakistan

MOSCOW: Russia is ready to mediate between India and Pakistan to try to calm tensions between the two nuclear powers, Russian government officials said on Thursday, warning of the risk of further clashes between the two countries. Moscow made the offer after Pakistan said it was considering returning a captured Indian pilot and as US […]

Pakistan airspace closure leads to increase in train passengers

Islamabad:- With Pakistan’s airspace closed amid heightened tension between Islamabad and New Delhi, many passengers turned to the Pakistan Railways to make their trips to Karachi, Lahore and other parts of the country, the media reported on Friday.  The development comes amid the two-day closure of the Pakistani airspace. The Railways Rawalpindi division received a higher […]

Pakistani village asks: Where are bodies of militants India says it bombed?

JABBA — The only confirmed victim of India’s air strike against Pakistan is still unsure why he was shaken awake in the early hours of Tuesday by an explosion that rocked his mud brick house and left him with a cut above his right eye. “They say they wanted to hit some terrorists. What terrorists […]

US puts million-dollar bounty on bin Laden’s son

Washington:- The United States on Thursday offered up to $1m for information leading to the identification or whereabouts of Osama bin Laden’s son.  The State Department described Hamza bin Laden as a “leader” within al-Qaeda who is growing in prominence within the US-designated “terror” group. The junior bin Laden has released audio and video messages on the internet […]

Israel playing major role in India-Pakistan conflict: UK Analyst

A prominent British columnist has argued that Israel’s warming relations with India has contributed to the escalating tensions between India and Pakistan amid fears of an all-out conflict between the two nuclear-armed rivals. Robert Fisk, the senior analyst writing for The Independent, said in an article on Thursday that Israel was desperately seeking to capitalize on the […]

‘India Needs Major Transformation In Sports Reforms’

NEW DELHI —There is a certain division in the country when it comes to sports. Due to the difference in sports policies & operations per state, there lies a conflict as to which authority should take up the initiative of promoting sports, building a culture and creating infrastructure for the growth of sports in India. […]

Pak To Lodge UN Complaint Against India For ‘Eco-Terrorism’ Forest Bombing

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan plans to lodge a complaint against India at the United Nations, accusing it of “eco-terrorism” over air strikes that damaged pine trees and brought the nuclear-armed nations to blows, a government minister said on Friday. India and Pakistan are amidst their biggest stand-off in many years, with the United States and other […]