Sunday, July 22, 2018

China to speed up construction of power project in AJK

BEIJING: China plans to complete ahead of schedule a $2 billion hydropower project in Azad Kashmir to ease energy crisis in Pakistan. Karot Hydropower Project is being built on Jhelum River on "Build-Own-Operate-Transfer" basis for...

Pak-China economic cooperation will continue; says Sardar Masood

MUZAFFARABAD: AJK President Sardar Masood Khan, while talking at various events during his tour of the Poonch Division, has said that the China-Pakistan Economic will run its course and no power will be able...

Slain PDP leader’s house set on fire in Shopian

SHOPIAN (J&K): A mob of 200 set ablaze the house of slain Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader on Tuesday, who was allegedly killed by militants Monday night at Humhuna in south Kashmir's Shopian district. According...

Maleeha says Kashmir never been part of India

NEW YORK: Pakistan's permanent ambassador to the United Nations (UN) Dr. Maleeha Lodhi has said that contrary to Indian claim Kashmir has never been part of India adding UN must deliver its pledge of...

Darul Uloom bans Muslim women from shaping eyebrows

DEOBAND (Uttar Pradesh): The Darul Uloom Deoband, an Islamic school, issued a fatwa (religious edict) on Saturday that banned women from plucking, trimming and shaping their eyebrows and also cutting their hair. Darul Iftaa, which...

World leaders ask UN to play role to resolve Kashmir issue

NEW YORK: In a memorandum submitted to the secretary general of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, the former prime minister of Azad Kashmir, Barrister Sultan Mehmood Choudhary, and the secretary general of the World...

Maleeha used wrong picture in her speech

NEW YORK: While highlighting the Kashmir issue, Pakistan's Ambassador to the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi in her right to reply to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's speech at the UN showed picture of Palestinian...

“I favour dialogue policy of Vajpayee to resolve Kashmir issue: Mehbooba

SRINAGAR: J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has welcomed the recent attempts by the Centre and the ruling party to reach out to Kashmiris, starting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Independence Day speech where he asked the...