Sunday, February 17, 2019

India is ideal investment destination, major changes sweeping the country; says Modi

DEHRADUN: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Uttarakhand’s first investors summit Sunday, saying India is the ideal investment destination in the world today with major social and economic changes sweeping the country. Addressing the country’s top...

Omar Abdullah questions killing of Qaiser Bhat

JAMMU: National Conference working president and former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday asked the Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to explain if driving jeeps over protesters was the new Standard Operating Procedure...

Non-bailable warrants against Hafiz Saeed, Syed Salahuddin

NEW DELHI: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) special court has issued non-bailable warrants against Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder Hafiz Muhammad Saeed and Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahudeen in connection with Jammu and Kashmir terror funding...

Gen Ranbir visits forward areas of Jammu, reviews security

JAMMU: Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, Army Commander, Northern Command, accompanied by the White Knight Corps Commander, Lt Gen Paramjit Singh on Wednesday visited operational bases in Akhnoor and Reasi Sector to review...

Modi received 168 gifts on foreign tours

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has received 168 gifts worth Rs 12.57 lakh during his foreign visits between July 2017 and June 2018, according to data of the Ministry of External Affairs’ treasury. These gifts...

Pakistan’s support to terrorism must end first before dialogue with India; says Modi

By Smita Prakash NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that it would be a “huge mistake to believe that Pakistan would mend its ways anytime soon”, and that his...

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...

Hindu-Muslim unity should not be disturbed: Athawale

CHANDIGARH (Punjab): Union Minister Ramdas Athawale believes that it is not right to demand an ordinance for the construction Ram Temple and said that the unity between the Hindu and Muslim community should not...

Vohra discusses security situation at high level meeting

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra chaired a high-level meeting at the Raj Bhavan on Wednesday to review important security-related issues for the Amarnath Yatra, scheduled to commence on June 28. The meeting...

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...