Sunday, July 22, 2018

India to open Iran’s Chabahar port by 2019

NEW DELHI: India is trying to make Chabahar Port in Iran operational by 2019, the government said in a statement on Friday, despite a threat of renewed US sanctions against Tehran. The Indian-backed Chabahar port...

Survey terms India most dangerous country for women

LONDON: A recent survey carried out by Thomson Reuters Foundation has mentioned India as the world's most dangerous country for women due to the high risk of sexual violence. The survey comprising 550 experts on...

India to go after separatists for terror funding, money laundering

NEW DELHI: With the imposition of Governor’s rule in Jammu and Kashmir, the Government is expected to tighten the noose around Kashmiri separatist leaders who were allegedly involved in terror funding and money laundering,...

“Violence and cruelty can’t solve problems”; says Modi

NEW DELHI: The everlasting message left behind by incidents such as Jallianwala Bagh massacre is that cruelty and violence cannot solve any problem, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday, noting that peace and...

Burhan Wani was a creation of social media; says Gen Dua

NEW DELHI: The Chief of Integrated Defence Staff to the Chairman, Chiefs of Staff Committee (CISC), Lt Gen Satish Dua Wednesday stated that the Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani was a creation of social...

Governor rule imposed in J&K, Assembly under suspended animation

JAMMU: Following nod from President Ram Nath Kovind to imposition of Governor's rule in Jammu and Kashmir from abroad, Governor NN Vohra Wednesday issued a proclamation assuming functioning of the Government of J&K and...

Basis of alliance with BJP was dialogue with Pakistan and J&K people: Mehbooba

SRINAGAR: Reacting over the fall of her government after ally BJP's sudden withdrawal of support, PDP President and former Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Tuesday said her later father formed the government with right wing...

Kashmir a major challenge, will take time to resolve: Rajnath

NEW DELHI: Home Minister Rajnath Singh has strongly defended the Modi Government's Kashmir policy, saying the Kashmir issue has been a "very old" one and a major challenge for all Governments and will take...

J&K Assembly should be dissolved to prevent horse-trading; says Omar

SRINAGAR: National Conference vice president and former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has sought dissolution of the Legislative Assembly to thwart attempts of horse-trading. Speaking to reporters after the party's Core Group in Srinagar, Omar said...

Mehbooba asks separatists to talk with New Delhi to end bloodshed

SRINAGAR: Terming the Centre's renewed offer for talks as an 'opportunity', Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, has asked separatists to hold dialogue with New Delhi and play their part to end 'bloodshed' in Jammu and...