Friday, June 22, 2018

Mehbooba Mufti appeals for peace at LoC, urges for CBMs with Pakistan and ceasefire

SRINAGAR: J&K Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has called for immediate cessation of hostilities to safeguard the lives and properties of the hapless people caught in the deadly crossfire. "It is the life and property and...

Indian claims 5 civilians killed; over 30 injured in Pak shelling

JAMMU: An Indian spokesman has claimed that five civilians, including ten-year old boy, were killed while over thirty others, including three BSF jawans, were injured as Pakistani Rangers for the ninth consecutive day shelled...

India lodges complain with Pakistan Dy HC

NEW DELHI: India summoned Pakistan's Deputy High Commissioner here on Wednesday and lodged a strong protest over the killing of a eight-month-old infant in unprovoked ceasefire violations by Pakistani forces in Jammu and Kashmir's...

No agreement with Pakistan on resolving IWT dispute: WB

WASHINGTON: The World Bank has said it failed to arrive at an agreement with a visiting Pakistani delegation on a way forward to address Islamabad's concerns regarding the Indus Waters Treaty with India. Over the...

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...

Tension escalated along intl’ border 5 militants pushed back: BSF DG

JAMMU: Tension escalated along the International Border with Pakistani militants, backed by the Rangers, making two infiltration attempts during previous two nights between Samba and Hiranagar sectors, one of which was successful with five...

Indian Govt informs SC about interlocutor’s engagements in J&K

NEW DELHI: The Indian Government has informed the Supreme Court on Monday that the interlocutor for Jammu and Kashmir is currently discussing with all stakeholders the "sensitive" issues relating to the challenge to Article...

Night landing at Srinagar airport be possible soon

SRINAGAR: The Srinagar airport would soon be having night landing facility for which all preparations are being done by concerned agencies. This was disclosed in a high level meet held here today with chief...

Farooq Abdullah says BJP not ready to listen to reason on J&K

SRINAGAR: National Conference (NC) president and Member of Parliament, Dr Farooq Abdullah today said BJP is not ready to listen to reason on J&K. He was speaking at the party's provincial committee meeting at...

India announces ceasefire in J&K during Ramazan

NEW DELHI: India's home ministry says government troops in held Kashmir have been asked to stop counter-insurgency operations during the Muslim fasting month of Ramazan. The ministry in a series of tweets on Wednesday said...