Day 57: Students Stay Away From ‘Opened’ Schools, Colleges

Day 57: Students Stay Away From ‘Opened’ Schools, Colleges

SRINAGAR – As the situation remained uncertain for the 57th successive day on Monday, majority of students continued to stay away from schools in Kashmir valley even as the shutdown has completed eight weeks against scrapping of Article 370 and Article 35 A, besides bifurcation of the state into two Union Territories. The educational institutes […]

Communication Gag in Kashmir Completes 8 Weeks

Communication Gag in Kashmir Completes 8 Weeks

SRINAGAR- People from different walks of life, particularly traders, students, professionals and journalists continue to suffer as gag on mobile and internet service of all cellular companies, including state owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), completed eight weeks on Monday in the Kashmir Valley, where life remained crippled since August 5 against scrapping of Article […]

People Suffering In J&K Due To Govt-Made Disaster: Azad

People Suffering In J&K Due To Govt-Made Disaster: Azad

NEW DELHI – Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, who returned from a visit to Jammu and Kashmir recently, said on Monday that an “environment of fear” is prevailing there and people are suffering due to the “government made disaster”. Hitting out at the government for abrogating Article 370 provisions that gave special status to […]

Peace Bus Stranded, Road Ahead Bleak

Peace Bus Stranded, Road Ahead Bleak

SRINAGAR – Chances of resumption of Karvan-e-Aman bus, operating between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad, the capital cities of divided parts of Kashmir, has further diminished as relations between India and Pakistan remained strained. The weekly bus service and cross-Line of Control (LoC) trade were suspended on March 4, badly hitting the states subjects from both sides […]

Malik, Asiya & Masarat Now Face ‘Terror Funding’ Case

Malik, Asiya & Masarat Now Face ‘Terror Funding’ Case

NEW DELHI-The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is almost ready to file a supplementary charge sheet in ‘terror funding’ case naming Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman Yasin Malik, Dukhtaran-e-Millat chief Asiya Andrabi and Hurriyat Conference (G) General Secretary Masarat Alam. It is learnt that the agency may file the charge sheet before October 15 […]

Art 370 Abrogation PM

Art 370 Abrogation PM's Apt Tribute To Slain Jawans: Amit Shah

AHMEDABAD – The abrogation of Article 370 is a true tribute by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to nearly 35,000 jawans who lost their lives fighting militancy in Jammu and Kashmir, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Monday. The steps taken by the government will bring ever- lasting peace in Jammu and Kashmir and enable […]

CCTV Cameras To Be Installed At Police Stations, Posts In J&K

CCTV Cameras To Be Installed At Police Stations, Posts In J&K

JAMMU – CCTV cameras will be installed at police stations and posts in Jammu and Kashmir as a security measure and to ensure accountability, a senior official said on Monday. Jammu and Kashmir has over 350 police stations and police posts located in three regions. “Tenders have been invited from manufacturers or their authorised dealers […]

Saudi Crown Prince Bends, Says War With Iran No Option

Saudi Crown Prince Bends, Says War With Iran No Option

RIYADH – Saudi Arabia’s crown prince said in an interview aired on Sunday that war with Iran would devastate the global economy and he prefers a non-military solution to tensions with his regional rival. “If the world does not take a strong and firm action to deter Iran, we will see further escalations that will […]

Yemen Rebels Capture 100’s of Saudi Soldiers in ‘Major Attack’

Yemen Rebels Capture 100’s of Saudi Soldiers in ‘Major Attack’

SANAA – Yemen’s rebels on September 29 claimed they launched a major attack on the border of Saudi Arabia, releasing video purporting to show captive Saudi soldiers and equipment. The Houthi-owned Al-Masirah television network on Sunday broadcast footage showing a long, snaking line of what the rebels said were captured troops walking in rugged terrain. Many of […]

Monitoring Developments & Ready: IAF Chief

Monitoring Developments & Ready: IAF Chief

NEW DELHI –  Hours after taking charge as the Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria on Monday said his force is monitoring the evolving “developments” in the region and is fully prepared to deal with any “contingency”. The IAF chief also said induction of Rafale aircraft into the force will enhance combat […]

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