Suicide attack in Afghanistan kills 22 near Pakistan border crossing

Suicide attack in Afghanistan kills 22 near Pakistan border crossing

KABUL – A suicide bomber in Afghanistan killed at least 22 people in an attack on a protest gathering on the highway between the eastern city of Jalalabad and the main border crossing into neighbouring Pakistan, officials in Nangarhar province said on Tuesday. Another 23 people were wounded in the attack, the provincial governor’s spokesman […]

Pakistan Summons Indian Diplomat Over Ceasefire Violations

Pakistan Summons Indian Diplomat Over Ceasefire Violations

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan on Tuesday summoned India’s acting Deputy High Commissioner to protest the unprovoked ceasefire violations across the Line of Control by the Indian forces that resulted in the death of a Pakistani civilian. Director General (South Asia and SAARC) Mohammad Faisal, who is also the foreign ministry spokesman, summoned the Indian diplomat and […]

Advisor Kumar visits Karnah

Advisor Kumar visits Karnah

KUPWARA : Advisor to the Governor, K Vijay Kumar today visited Karnah, Kupwara to take stock of the pace of various developmental projects and also review the situation in the aftermath of flood triggered by a cloudburst. The Advisor was accompanied by MLC Javid Ahmad Mirchal, former legislators Kafeelur Rehman, IG Kashmir SP Pani, SSP […]

Scholarship applications open for students with disabilities

SRINAGAR : According to Secretary Social Welfare, Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone, applications are open for Pre-matric, Post-matric and Top Class Education scholarships for students with disabilities. These scholarships are being offered by the Department of Persons with Disabilities, Govt of India. Registration for Pre-matric Scholarship for students with disabilities is open till 30-09-2018, for Post-matric […]

Jama’at-e-Islami condemns killing of youth in Pulwama

Jama’at-e-Islami condemns killing of youth in Pulwama

SRINAGAR : Jama’at-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir on Monday condemned the killing of youth in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district during the cordon and search operation in several villages of the district. The spokesman in a statement said that peaceful protesters were indiscriminately fired upon by these government forces resulting in the death of a 22 year […]

25 injured in acid attack at Congress victory rally in K’taka

25 injured in acid attack at Congress victory rally in K’taka

At least 25 people were injured as acid was thrown on them during the victory procession of victorious Congress candidate Inayatullah Khan in Tumakuru today. This incident comes after reports that Congress and Janata Dal-Secular may enter into an alliance in the Tumakuru and Mysuru municipal corporations. The police have launched an investigation into the […]

JRL calls for complete boycott of municipal, panchayat elections

JRL calls for complete boycott of municipal, panchayat elections

Srinagar : Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Geelani , Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik during a crucial meeting at Hyderpora and urged people to boycott the upcoming municipal elections with the spirit of denying recognition to National Conference, PDP and other mainstream political parties who, they said, are collaborating with Government of […]

Editors Guild calls for Kashmir-based journalist’s arrest charges to be made public

Editors Guild calls for Kashmir-based journalist’s arrest charges to be made public

Srinagar: The Kashmir Editors Guild (KEG) on Monday called for the charges to be made public by the Jammu and Kashmir police against Kashmir-based journalist Asif Sultan who was earlier detained for six days and then formally arrested. The Guild in a marathon meeting discussed and deliberated upon various developments that hugely weaken this constitutional […]

PDP worker shot at in Pulwama, escapes unhurt

PDP worker shot at in Pulwama, escapes unhurt

Srinagar : Unknown gunmen on Monday fired upon a People’s Democratic Party worker in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Official sources said that gunmen fired upon a PDP worker Mehraj Ahmad Parra, son of Ali Mohd Parra, a resident of Naira Pulwama when he was coming out of sports stadium Pulwama. However, he escaped unhurt and […]

Clashes erupt in Pulwama after youth’s killing

Clashes erupt in Pulwama after youth’s killing

Srinagar: Clashes between protesters and government forces started in south Kashmir’s Pulwama town after a youth was killed in forces firing at Gusoo village of Pulwama district, sources said. Fayaz Ahmad Wani son of Mohammad Ahsan Wani, resident of Chewa-Kalan Pulwama received bullet in head during clashes at Gusoo Pulwama. Reports said that group of […]