India should stop war mongering, constant blustering: Pakistan

India should stop war mongering, constant blustering: Pakistan

Islamabad, Mar 21: Just days after Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s warning to Pakistan over protection of India’s territorial integrity, the foreign office of Pakistan has said that the Indian leadership must end “constant blustering” and “stop creating an atmosphere of war mongering”. Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson Muhammad Faisal issued a statement, carrying a message […]

Leech therapy making comeback in Kashmir valley

Leech therapy making comeback in Kashmir valley

Srinagar, Mar 21: March 21 is celebrated as Navroz in many parts of the world as the beginning of the new year. People in Kashmir too celebrate it as the beginning of the new agricultural season with seeds being sown and farms made ready. On this day some Kashmiris go for a “new” life, they […]

No proposal to increase retirement age of central employees: Govt

No proposal to increase retirement age of central employees: Govt

New Delhi, Mar 21: There is no plan to increase the retirement age of central government employees from existing 60 years to 62 years, Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh said today. “No,” he said, in a written reply to a question as to whether the government proposes to change the retirement age of […]

Four militants killed in Kupwara gunfight: Army

Four militants killed in Kupwara gunfight: Army

Para commandos rushed to the site, join operation Srinagar, Mar 20: Four militants were reportedly killed in an ongoing gunfight at Check Halmatpora area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Tuesday. Official sources said that four unidentified militants have been killed in the gunfight so far at Check Fatehkhan which is close to the forests […]

No plans to withdraw, amend AFSPA in Kashmir: GoI

No plans to withdraw, amend AFSPA in Kashmir: GoI

New Delhi, Mar 20: The Government of India (GoI) has no plans to withdraw or amend “the Armed Forces (Jammu and Kashmir) Special Powers Act, 1990”, which gives the forces immunity and special rights in carrying out operations in disturbed areas, Union minister Hansraj Gangaram Ahir said Tuesday. Ahir, however, said in the Lok Sabha […]

‘UNSG encourages call for dialogue between India, Pak’

‘UNSG encourages call for dialogue between India, Pak’

United Nations, Mar 20: UN chief Antonio Guterres is following the situation in Kashmir “closely” and encourages a dialogue between India and Pakistan to settle any outstanding differences, his spokesperson said. Spokesman for Secretary-General Stephane Dujarric made the comment while responding to a question on the tensions between India and Pakistan over the Kashmir issue. […]