JK Bank Fallout: I-T Raids Deputy Mayor’s Business Premises    

SRINAGAR / NEW DELHI — The Income Tax Department Tuesday conducted searches at 10 premises in Kashmir Valley and others on a business group promoted by a Peoples Conference leader and Srinagar Deputy Mayor, days after the state anti-corruption bureau acted against J&K Bank on charges of alleged irregularities. Tax sleuths raided eight premises in Srinagar […]

North Kashmir: Gunfight Breaks Out In Sopore Village After Hours Of Siege

SOPORE — A gunfight broke out between militants and state forces in Sopore village in north Kashmir on Tuesday after several hours of siege. Reports said that a joint team of army’s 22 RR, CRPF and SOG cordoned off Wadoora of Sopore area today morning. After day long siege, the joint team intensified the searches and […]

Pakistan To Let PM Modi’s Plane Fly Over Its Airspace To Bishkek

LAHORE — Pakistan has approved “in principle” India’s request to allow Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s aircraft fly over its airspace to Bishkek to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit this week, according to a senior Pakistani official, who hoped that New Delhi would respond to Islamabad’s offer for peace dialogue. India requested Pakistan to let […]

China Getting Absolutely Decimated’ by US: Trump

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has said the US central bank has put him at a disadvantage in the trade war with Beijing but despite that “China is getting absolutely decimated” by his actions. In an interview with CNBC on Monday, Trump said the Federal Reserve System, informally known as the Fed, has been “very, […]

Pentagon Grounds Turkish F-35 Pilots In Arizona

WASHINGTON — The United States has grounded Turkish F-35 pilots in Arizona over Ankara’s plans to buy Russia’s S-400 air defense system, according to a Pentagon spokesman. Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Mike Andrews said on Monday that Turkey’s F-35 pilots were no longer flying at a US air base in Arizona. “The department is aware […]

MQM Founder Altaf Hussain Arrested In London Over Anti-Pak Speeches

LONDON / ISLAMABAD  —  Altaf Hussain, the exiled leader of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), one of Pakistan’s biggest political parties, was arrested on Tuesday by Scotland Yard in London over his anti-state speeches, especially the one in 2016 in which he said Pakistan was the “epicentre of terrorism” and “a cancer for entire world”. The […]

Govts Are Turning The Internet-Off,& It Might Be Causing More-Harm Than Not

Around the world, governments are hitting on a modish new idea: Turn the internet off. Sometimes they mean it literally. Methods vary, but the trend is clear enough. Countries are increasingly ordering telecoms and other companies to block network access, shut down messaging services, or otherwise restrict digital applications or websites, usually citing public order […]

Does It Matter To Have A Chief Minister From Jammu?

Kashmiri leaders and Government of Pakistan, believed and encouraged us to believe, that they will have good news from Modi Government or any other Indian Government after the elections. Therefore we compromised to be killed and humbled in the valley, until elections were over. The good news that came from Modi Government is that it […]

Justice Is Done

Seventeen months after an eight year old girl was raped  and murdered at Kathua, a special court in Pathankot on Monday awarded life imprisonment to three main convicts – Sanji Ram, Deepak Khajuria and Parvesh Kumar – and five years jail and Rs 50,000 fine to  three other convicts, while as the seventh accused Vishal Jangotra, son of […]

Living in the Era of Fake News

We live in the age of information; it is easy to promote and propagate whatever we want to anyone. With the advent of social media, everyone has got a personal space to publish their views and opinions regarding anything. But with it come a few drawbacks that can be detrimental.  People are lazy, and no […]

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