• UK Labour leader refuses to denounce Hamas, Hezbollah

    UK Labour leader refuses to denounce Hamas, Hezbollah

    Britain’s Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn has refused to give in to calls from Israeli officials and British Jewish figures to denounce Islamic resistance movements Hamas and Hezbollah, vowing to continue talking to the two groups.
  • Worshipers mourn as they gather at the holy shrine of Imam Musa ibn Jafar al-Kazim (PBUH) in Baghdad, May 2, 2016. (Photo by AFP)

    Millions of Iraqis mark martyrdom anniv. of 7th Shia Imam in Baghdad

    Millions of people have converged in Baghdad to commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of the 7th Shia Imam, Imam Musa ibn Jafar al-Kazim (PBUH), amid tightened security measures.
  • US Secretary of State says the Syrian crisis is 'deeply disturbing to everybody in the world'S Secretary of State says the Syrian crisis is 'deeply disturbing to everybody in the world'

    Syrian conflict 'in many ways out of control', Kerry warns

    Syria's civil war is "in many ways out of control" US Secretary of State John Kerry warned Monday, vowing to work hard in the "coming hours" to salvage a tattered truce.
  • 'Pakistan will get jets from elsewhere if F-16 funding not arranged'

    'Pakistan will get jets from elsewhere if F-16 funding not arranged'

    Pakistan will acquire jets from elsewhere if the United States (US) does not arrange funding for a previously agreed upon F-16 fighter jet sale, Sartaj Aziz, the prime minister's adviser on foreign affairs,
  • Dhaka Court sentences four 'Razakars' to death for 1971 war crimes

    Dhaka Court sentences four 'Razakars' to death for 1971 war crimes

    A special tribunal in Dhaka on Tuesday sentenced four 'Razakars' to death and handed a life term to one for war crimes committed in 1971. The International Crimes Tribunal-1 found them all of them guilty on seven charges of mass killing,
  • Indian police hunt man who sexually mutilated and murdered student

    Indian police hunt man who sexually mutilated and murdered student

    India police are hunting a man who sexually mutilated and murdered a student, an officer said Tuesday, an attack which echoes the 2012 fatal gang-rape of a Delhi student that sparked mass protests.
  • Iqbal’s life, poetry inspiration for entire mankind: Naeem

    Iqbal’s life, poetry inspiration for entire mankind: Naeem

    Minister for Education, Mr Naeem Akhtar Tuesday said that limiting legendary poet Sir Mohammad Iqbal to a particular community or to a particular religion is “ironical” as his poetry is an inspiration for the entire mankind.
  • Aseia takes stock of developmental works

    Minister of State for Housing, Urban Development, Social Welfare and Health & Medical Education, Ms. Aseia Naqash today conducted an extensive tour of Soura Srinagar and took stock of various ongoing developmental works.
  • Div Com reviews traffic scenario of Valley

    Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon Tuesday chaired an officers meeting to review the traffic scenario in Srinagar and other districts and directed the officials of concerned departments to work in synergy to provide succor to the
  • Journalists protest against ‘New Advertisement Policy’

    Journalists protest against ‘New Advertisement Policy’

    On World Freedom Press Day, police on Tuesday foiled “newspaper owners” march to Chief Minister’s residence and detained scores of scribes who staged protest against the government’s new advertisement policy.
  • CUK students protest amid official function on world press freedom day

    CUK students protest amid official function on world press freedom day

    Journalism students of Central University of Kashmir on Tuesday staged a protest demonstration during the World Press Freedom Day which was organized by Jammu Kashmir Press Association in the varsity.
  • DAK calls for auditing of doctors and hospitals

    With abysmal health care scenario in JK, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today called for “Medical Audit” to assess the performance of doctors and hospitals.
  • Govt walks the talk on climate change

    The Government of India has distributed over 10 crore LED bulbs across the country under the Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) scheme. The scheme was launched by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi in January 2015.
  • 13 houses gutted in Noorbagh fire

    During a thirty minute blaze, thirteen houses were gutted in Noorbagh area of Srinagar city on Tuesday afternoon, Fire and Emergency official said.The fire according to official was caused due to short circuit in Shaheen Mohalla Noorbag
  • Mother-son duo electrocuted

    A Mother and her minor son Tuesday died due to electric shock in Voi Dooru area of south Kashmir’s Islamabad district.Kausar Jan (37) W/o Showkat Ahmad Malik and her 3-year-old Son were electrocuted at home.