UNSC must end selectivity in implementing resolutions on disputes: Pak

UNSC must end selectivity in implementing resolutions on disputes: Pak

  United Nations, May 20: Pakistan has said that the UN Security Council must end “selectivity” in implementing its resolutions, especially long-standing “disputes” such as Jammu and Kashmir and Palestine. Pakistan’s Ambassador to the UN Maleeha Lodhi made the remarks during a Security Council debate here on ‘upholding international law within the context of the […]

People expected political backup to ceasefire from PM Modi: Opposition

  Srinagar, May 20: The mainstream opposition political parties on Sunday termed Prime Minister Narendra Modi speech about Kashmir as a mere statement, saying that these words should be transformed into action. Modi while speaking to the gathering in Srinagar had stated that Kashmir issue cannot be solved by “bullets or abuses, but only by […]

Pak to raise ‘violation’ of IWT with World Bank

Pak to raise ‘violation’ of IWT with World Bank

Islamabad, May 20: Pakistan will raise the issue of India’s alleged violation of the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) with the World Bank, a media report said on Sunday, a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 330 MW Kishanganga hydroelectric project in Jammu and Kashmir. Pakistan’s ambassador to the US, Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry, told […]

Pak trooper killed, assets destroyed across IB: BSF

Jammu, May 20: The Border Security Force (BSF) Sunday said that the Pakistan Rangers “pleaded” with them to stop firing along the IB after being pounded with heavy artillery that also left a trooper dead across the border. The border guarding force also released a 19-second thermal-imagery footage showing the destruction of a Pakistani picket […]

India, Pak armies hold meet after flare up along Jammu border

India, Pak armies hold meet after flare up along Jammu border

Srinagar, May 20: A meeting was held between Indian and Pakistani armies on Sunday after the latest flare up along the International Border(IB) in Jammu region. Reports said a phone-in-meeting was held between Border Security Force (BSF) and Pakistan Rangers to end the latest border flare up after the two sides suffered men and machinery […]

No tunnel found so far on IB: BSF

Jammu, May 20: In the backdrop of Director General BSF K K Sharma suspecting that a group of militants might have sneaked into the Indian Territory via tunnel, a senior BSF official of Jammu Frontier on Sunday said that no tunnel has been found so far in anti-tunneling operation. “No tunnel was found. We were […]

Day 2: Restrictions continue in Srinagar parts

Day 2: Restrictions continue in Srinagar parts

Srinagar, May 20: Curfew-like restrictions continued for the second day on Sunday in the down town Srinagar, where moderate Awami Action Committee (ACC) has announced to took out a rally on the eve of death anniversary of Mirwaiz Moulvi Mohammad Farooq, father of Hurriyat Conference (HC) chairman Mirwaiz Moulvi Omar Farooq. Restrictions were imposed in […]

Kashmiri woman assault case: DMC seeks report from police, RWA

Kashmiri woman assault case: DMC seeks report from police, RWA

New Delhi, May 20: The Delhi Minorities Commission (DMC) has issued notices to the police and a resident welfare association (RWA) here, seeking reports about the alleged assault on a Kashmiri woman and her relatives earlier this month. The commission’s chairman, Zafarul Islam Khan, said notices have been issued in the recent incident in southeast […]

9 dead, dozens injured as Indo-Pak trade fire along border

9 dead, dozens injured as Indo-Pak trade fire along border

Srinagar, May 18: Eight civilians, including a husband and wife and four members of another family, were killed when Indian and Pakistani soldiers fired at border posts and villages along the highly militarized frontier in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said Friday. A BSF trooper was also killed in the fighting. “The cross-border firing and shelling […]

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