India, Pak must resolve difference through dialogue: Imran Khan

India, Pak must resolve difference through dialogue: Imran Khan

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday expressed his desire to resolve conflict, including Kashmir, between the two countries through dialogue. “To move forward Pakistan and India must dialogue and resolve their conflicts including Kashmir: The best way to alleviate poverty and uplift the people of the subcontinent is to resolve our differences through […]

Visit to Pakistan was not political: Sidhu

Visit to Pakistan was not political: Sidhu

Chandigarh: Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu said Tuesday that his visit to Pakistan was not “political” but just on a “warm invitation from a friend”, in a bid to clarify his decision to visit the neighbouring country and hug its Army chief. Slammed by opposition and earning displeasure even from his own chief minister, […]

13 killed as van falls into Chenab river in Kishtwar

13 killed as van falls into Chenab river in Kishtwar

Kishtwar: A van carrying pilgrims to a temple skidded off the road and fell into the Chenab river in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kishtwar district Tuesday, killing all 13 occupants of the vehicle, including a five-year-old girl, police said. The incident took place around 7:30 am when they were going to the Mata Machail temple in […]

Governor expresses grief

Governor expresses grief

Srinagar: Governor N.N. Vohra has expressed grief over the loss of lives in a tragic accident in which a vehicle carrying Machail Yatra pilgrims rolled down into Chenab River in Kishtwar district. Conveying his sincere sympathy to the next of kin of the deceased passengers he has wished speedy recovery to those injured in the […]

Eid-ul-Azha today: Shoppers throng markets to buy essentials

Eid-ul-Azha today: Shoppers throng markets to buy essentials

Srinagar: Eid-ul-Azha, the festival of sacrifice, will be observed with religious fervor across Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday. Notably, this Eid is being observed on the 10th of the Islamic calendar’s last month, Dhu’l-Hijjah. On this festival, a spiritual Muslim offer a goat or sheep as a sacrificial animal while one camel and a calf […]

Vohra, Dr Farooq, Omar, Mehbooba greet people

Vohra, Dr Farooq, Omar, Mehbooba greet people

Srinagar: Governor N. N. Vohra has extended warm greetings to the people on the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Azha and prayed for their well-being and prosperity. In his message of felicitations, the Governor has hoped that this festival would further strengthen the bonds of communal harmony, brotherhood, amity, and revive the glorious pluralistic ethos for which […]

Satya Pal Malik to replace Vohra as Governor

Satya Pal Malik to replace Vohra as Governor

Srinagar: Former MP and BJP’s national vice-president, Satya Pal Malik, has been appointed as the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday as President Ram Nath Kovind made a string of appointments and transfers. Malik was earlier the Governor of Bihar. Apart from the appointment of Malik, the President has appointed BJP veteran and Atal […]

PDP unfollows rebel party leaders on Twitter

PDP unfollows rebel party leaders on Twitter

Srinagar: The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may not have taken action against its ‘rebel’ members after they raised a banner of revolt against the party leadership, but its official Twitter handle has un-followed some of them, a party leader said. The move is being seen as a sign of no reconciliation between the ‘rebels’ and […]

Gunfight breaks out in Handwara

Srinagar: A fresh exchange of gunfight broke out between militants and government forces at Yaroo area of Langate, Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Tuesday late afternoon. An army official said that earlier soldiers of 30 RR patrolling party was attacked by the militants at Ganapora near Yaroo area of Langate, Handwara and the […]

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