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4 militants killed ,infiltration bid foiled on LOC.

Srinagar Four militants were killed in a gunfight with the Indian Army on the Line of Control (LoC) after an infiltration bid was foiled early on Saturday. An official said that operation was launched in north Kashmir border area of Tanghdar, the village of Karnah tehsil of North Kashmir’s Kupwara district, which is still in […]

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Talks with Hurriyat and Pakistan will ease tension: Rajnath Singh

Srinagar To ease tensions in Kashmir valley, senior government officials on Thursday from across India a security meeting chaired by Home Minister Rajnath Singh and suggested that holding a dialogue with Hurriyat leaders as well as Pakistan will ease tensions in the Kashmir Valley and along the border. According to a report published by The Hindu, Singh […]

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UN urges Saudi-led coalition to speed Yemen imports, avoid starvation

GENEVA: The United Nations aid chief has called on the Yemen government and Saudi-led coalition to loosen restrictions on imports of food and fuel through commercial ports into the war-wracked country, warning that millions more could face starvation. “I am particularly concerned about the recent decline of commercial food imports through the Red Sea ports. […]

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ICC warns Pakistan players over smart watches

LONDON: An anti-corruption official of the International Cricket Council (ICC) has ordered Pakistan players to stop wearing smart watches during play as controversy returned to Lord’s. Bowler Hasan Ali confirmed that an ICC representative had visited the Pakistan dressing room at the close of play on day one of the first Test on Thursday. “An ICC […]

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8 years on, Noorbagh, Qamarwari Bridge yet to complete

Srinagar, : Qamarwari, Norbagh Bridge connecting several areas here in the Srinagar city is awaiting its completion for past eight years. Sources said that the authorities in the Roads and Building (R&B) department have miserably failed to complete the project on time as it has so far missed several deadlines. The work over the construction […]

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Watergam Tehsil without Tehsildar from Last One Month, locals suffer

 Baramulla;The resentment is brewing up in the inhabitants of Watergam Rafiabad against the authorities for failing to make the Watergam tehsil office functional as it is left without Tehsildar since last one month. According to the locals the concerned Tehsildar was transferred and the authorities have failed to send his replacement. In absence of the […]

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Hasina calls for Rohingyas’ return to Myanmar from Bangladesh, seeks India’s help

Kolkata: In a significant move, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday pressed for the Rohingyas’ return to Myanmar while seeking India’s assistance to her government to repatriate them to their country. However, Sheikh Hasina openly defended her government’s shelter to Rohingyas in Bangladesh in presence of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi whose government ruled out […]

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Basharat Bukhari welcomes hike in import duty on shelled walnut, almond

SRINAGAR,: Minister for Horticulture, Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Syed Basharat Ahmed Bukhari, today welcomed the central government’s decision raising import duties up to 100 percent on five products, including shelled almond and walnut. Thanking the central government for the decision, the Minister said that this move will protect the domestic growers and give them […]

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Mehbooba visits Jammu border areas, listens to shelling victims

JAMMU, MAY 25: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today visited the border areas of R S Pura, Samba and other places of Jammu province which have been severely hit by the cross border shelling of past few days. She interacted with the affected people and took an on the spot appraisal of their difficulties and demands. […]

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Govt focused on JK’s holistic development: Kavinder Gupta

JAMMU MAY 25: Deputy Chief Minister, Kavinder Gupta today said that the Government has laid full focus on development of infrastructure to provide best amenities to the people of the state. The Deputy CM was addressing people after listening to their issues during a public meeting here at Akhnoor. A large number of people drawn […]

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