• French Prime Minister Manuel Valls delivers a speech at the Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany.

    More major attacks in Europe are a certainty, says France PM

    “We must be fully conscious of the threat, and react with a very great force and great lucidity. There will be attacks. Large-scale attacks. It’s a certainty. This hyper-terrorism is here to stay,” he said.
  • Iran: Ready to put rivalries aside with Saudi Arabia

    Iran: Ready to put rivalries aside with Saudi Arabia

    Iran and Saudi Arabia must overcome years of strained relations and work for stability in Syria and the Middle East, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif said on Friday.
  • JNU students and staff protesting against the arrest of JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar

    JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar ‘victim of Hindutva politics’ say parents

    A day after the president of Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union Kanhaiya Kumar was arrested on the charge of sedition, his parents in Bihar said their son is not anti-national and is being victimised for his opposition to Hindutva politics.
  • Ankara: Turkey, Saudi could launch ground operation in Syria

    Ankara: Turkey, Saudi could launch ground operation in Syria

    "If there is a strategy, then Turkey and Saudi Arabia could enter into a ground operation," Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu was quoted Saturday as saying by the Yeni Safak and Haberturk newspapers.
  • Pope Francis (L) and the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill (R), sign documents after a historic meeting in Havana. (AFP Photo)

    3 kisses and a hug: Pope ‘finally’ meets Russian Orthodox leader

    With an exclamation of “Finally”, Pope Francis embraced Patriarch Kirill on Friday in the first meeting between a pontiff and the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, a brief but historic encounter held during a stopover in Cuba before the pope flew
  • Two Army personnel and four militants have been killed in Kupwara gunfight.

    4 militants, 2 soldiers killed in Kupwara gunfight

    Two Army personnel and four militants were killed, while two others were injured on Saturday in a gunfight between militants and security forces in north Kashmir's Kupwara district.
  • BJP succeeds in putting genie back in bottle, finally

    BJP succeeds in putting genie back in bottle, finally

    The political stalemate in Jammu and Kashmir may end next week and a PDP-BJP coalition government will be back soon.Insiders in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) say the alliance could take office.
  • Time for Mehbooba to become CM has come

    Time for Mehbooba to become CM has come

    Former RAW cheif A.S Dulat who has served as Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s advisor on Kashmir affairs says it is Mehbooba’s time and ‘legitimately, it is her turn to become the chief minister of the state.
  • What happened before Governor's Rule was imposed in Jammu Kashmir?

    What happened before Governor's Rule was imposed in J&K?

    After the death of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, the then CM of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K), there has been no progress in the formation of the new Government. In the meanwhile, Governor’s Rule has been imposed in J&K.
  • Geelani condemns arrest of JNU students

    While strongly condemning the arrest of JNU students union president Kanihiya Kumar, registration of sedition charges against the Sayed Abdul Rehman Gealani and some other students, Hurriyat (G) Chairman Syed Ali Geelani said that the government.
  • Bank cheque books for payments, a thing of past now

    The state government on Friday barred Drawing and Disbursing Officers (DDOs) to use Bank Cheque Books with effect from April 1.The delays caused at times compromises transparency and integrity of the Payment System and severe inconvenience.
  • Cold tightens its grip over Kashmir Valley

    Intermittent snowfall continued in the upper reaches of the Kashmir Valley even as the mercury across the region plummeted by several degrees, intensifying the cold wave today.
  • 300 officials await posting, AG resigns

    A day after Governor NN Vohra directed political appointees to quit their posts, Advocate General, Jahangir Iqbal Ganai Friday afternoon resigned from his office in Jammu.
  • Mufti’s Chelum on Feb 15

    Asserting to fulfil dreams of former Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Friday decided to organise a simple function at Jammu to observe 40th day of the death of party patron.
  • JNUSU President sent to 3-day police custody

    JNU students' union president Kanhaiya Kumar, arrested in a case of sedition and criminal conspiracy for holding an anti-national event inside the university premises, was today remanded to three-day police custody by a Delhi court.