India ready for constructive engagement with Pakistan: Modi

India ready for constructive engagement with Pakistan: Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written a letter to Imran Khan, saying that India is committed to peaceful neighbourly ties with Pakistan, a news agency reported on Monday. “India is looking for constructive and meaningful engagement with Pakistan,” the PM said in the letter written on August 18. The Prime Minister, in the […]

Kashmir issue needs uninterrupted dialogue with India: Pak Foreign Minister

Kashmir issue needs uninterrupted dialogue with India: Pak Foreign Minister

Islamabad: Pakistan’s new Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Monday said that there was a need of “continued and uninterrupted” dialogue with India, which was the only way forward for the two neighbours to resolve outstanding issues, reports said. Qureshi, the ruling party Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s (PTI) Vice Chairman, was sworn-in earlier in the day along […]

Govt asks security forces to be vigilant on Eid-ul-Azha

Govt asks security forces to be vigilant on Eid-ul-Azha

Srinagar: The state government has directed authorities across the state to take all necessary security and other measures to ensure peaceful Eid-ul-Azha congregations and prayers. One of the top officials of the government wished not to be named said that the Police and district administration in all the districts have been asked to make sure […]

Top officials review security in south Kashmir

Top officials review security in south Kashmir

Srinagar: Top officials of Jammu and Kashmir Police and the paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Monday reviewed security situation in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district. A police spokesperson said ADGP Law and Order Munir Ahmad Khan accompanied by IGP Kashmir SP Pani and IG CRPF Ravideep Sahi today visited Anantnag to review the security […]

SC to hear plea on AFSPA dilution on Sep 4

SC to hear plea on AFSPA dilution on Sep 4

New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear on September 4 a plea by a group of serving Army officers against the dilution of AFSPA that gives immunity to military personnel from prosecution for their actions in disturbed and insurgency-hit areas. A bench of Justice Madan B. Lokur and Justice Uday Umesh Lalit will hear the […]

6 dead, 7 injured after landslide hits passenger vehicle in Kishtwar

6 dead, 7 injured after landslide hits passenger vehicle in Kishtwar

Jammu: At least six persons including a minor were killed and seven injured when a vehicle in which they were travelling hit by landslide in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. “Six persons who were heading towards Machail Mata pilgrimage in Kishtwar from Udhampur died Monday afternoon and seven injured when a vehicle […]

Former Director Radio Kashmir Ghulam Hassan Zia passes away

Former Director Radio Kashmir Ghulam Hassan Zia passes away

Srinagar: Former Director Radio Kashmir, Ghulam Hassan Zia passed away on Sunday evening in Srinagar. Zia, the Father-in-law of Greater Kashmir Staffer Javid Malik, breathed his last at his home on last evening. He was laid to rest at his ancestral graveyard in Baghat Barzulla. Zia has served Radio Kashmir as its Director for many […]

Guv, Advisor Kumar, Secy Info condole demise

Guv, Advisor Kumar, Secy Info condole demise

Srinagar: Governor N.N. Vohra has expressed grief over the sad demise of Ghulam Hassan Zia, former Director of Radio Kashmir Srinagar. In a condolence message Governor has prayed for peace to the departed soul and strength to the bereaved family in their hour of grief. Meanhwile, Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar has condoled the […]

Over 2 million Muslims begin annual Hajj pilgrimage

Over 2 million Muslims begin annual Hajj pilgrimage

Makkah: More than 2 million Muslims from around the world, including India, Sunday began the annual hajj pilgrimage at first light in Saudi Arabia, circling the cube-shaped Kaaba in Makkah that Islam’s faithful face five times each day during their prayers. The five-day hajj pilgrimage represents one of the world’s biggest gatherings every year, and […]

Infiltration bid foiled in Baramulla, militant killed: Army

Infiltration bid foiled in Baramulla, militant killed: Army

Srinagar: Troops on Sunday foiled an infiltration bid from Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK) when they gunned down a heavily armed militant at Kasturi Naar in north Kashmir district of Baramulla. Defence Ministry spokesperson Colonel Rajesh Kalia said that troops guarding the Line of Control (LoC) noticed a group of militants sneaking into this side at […]

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