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Jammu muslims unsafe:Geelani

Srinagar: While condemning attack on the nomad family by self-styled ‘Gaw rakshaks’ in Jammu Joint Hurriyat chairman, Syed Ali Geelani on Sunday said that “Jan Sangh cadre has virtually declared a war against Muslim community.”   Expressing concern Geelani said that “Delhi administration instead of containing these elements, is backing cow vigilantes’’. “Since the inception […]

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Traffic chaos increasing on highway

  Srinagar: Traffic mess in the Srinagar city has increased manifold as the traffic police has stopped the entry of vehicles into the city at Pantha Chowk and at Sanat Nagar, HMT Crossing . These new curbs on the traffic to enter into Srinagar city has resulted in utter chaos in the Srinagar city and […]

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Indian, Bangladeshi cos ink pacts worth over USD 9 bn

New Delhi: Companies from India and Bangladesh today signed pacts worth over USD 9 billion here aimed at deepening partnership in sectors like power and oil and gas. Among the MoUs signed in the presence of visiting Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is a facility agreement between Bangladesh India Friendship Power Company (BIFPCL) and Exim Bank […]

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IS bombs churches in Egypt during mass; 43 lives lost

Tanta (Egypt): The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for bombing two Egyptian churches as worshippers gathered to mark Palm Sunday, killing at least 43 people. The attacks, said to be the deadliest on the Coptic Christian minority in recent times, followed a Cairo church bombing in December and came weeks before a planned visit by […]

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China offers cash rewards to public against foreign espionage

Beijing: China is offering cash rewards of up to USD 72,400 to encourage residents in the capital Beijing to report about foreign spies in the country, stepping up its campaign against espionage. Beijing’s residents can report through a hotline, by mail or in person any activity endangering China’s national security or thefts of national secrets, […]

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China ignores India’s role in rescuing hijacked ship

Beijing: China today claimed full credit for rescuing a cargo ship hijacked by Somali pirates in the strategic Gulf of Aden, ignoring Indian Navy’s role in the operation. While a Chinese navy statement last night omitted any reference to the Indian Navy in providing helicopter cover to the Chinese ship whose special forces boarded the […]

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Indian ‘spy’ Kulbhushan Jadhav sentenced to death in Pakistan

Islamabad: A Pakistani army court today sentenced alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav to death for “for his involvement in espionage and sabotage activities against Pakistan”, the military announced. “The spy has been tried through Field General Court Martial (FGCM) under Pakistan Army Act and awarded death sentence,” the military’s media wing Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) […]

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If Kulbhushan Jadhav is hanged, it will be premeditated murder: India

New Delhi: India on Monday issued a demarche to Pakistan after a military court in the neighbouring country sentenced former Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav to death. Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar summoned Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India, Abdul Basit, to his office in South Block and made it clear to him that if the death-sentence […]

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TN farmers strip outside Prime Minister Office

Farmers from Tamil Nadu, who were protesting in Jantar Mantar from past few days, had stripped outside the Prime Minister’s office in North Block, New Delhi. They were protesting against farmer suicides, and demand relief package from central government. The incident happened on Monday morning, when the representatives of the farmers agitation were taken to […]

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All liquor shops across MP to be shut down in phases: Chouhan

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh is headed towards total prohibition as Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced that all liquor shops would be closed across the state in a phased manner. “Alcohol prohibition will be implemented in the entire state by closing all liquor shops in a phased manner,” Chouhan said while addressing a programme at […]

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