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PDP curbs normal activities in the name of security: Farooq Abdullah

  Kashmir turns into prison: Farooq Abdullah Srinagar, Feb 8, CNS: Terming the recent killings and arrest spree of youth and political leaders as atrocious and undemocratic National Conference patron Dr Farooq Abdullah Wednesday said such repressive methods only deepen the existing level of alienation among the people.      Dr Farooq Abdullah who visited many areas of Srinagar city including ... Read More »

No proposal to provide identity certificate to West Pak refugees in JK: MHA

‘WPRs are Indian Citizens’ New Delhi, Feb 08 (KNS): Union Home Ministry has clarified that central government has no proposal to grant domicile certificate to West Pakistan (WP) refugees in Jammu and Kashmir. The clarification came in a written reply from junior Ministers of Home Hansraj Gangaram Ahir and Kiren Rijiju said. In written replies to questions by Amar Singh ... Read More »

Man tries to set himself on fire near Kaaba

JEDDAH (ARAB NEWS): Saudi security forces successfully prevented a man from setting himself afire in-front of the Kaaba inside Makkah’s Grand Mosque late on Monday. The man, who police said shows signs of mental illness, tried to set himself alight with gasoline but was arrested before he could do so. The media spokesman for the special forces Maj. Raed Sameh ... Read More »

Use isolation threat to force policy change in Pakistan, report tells Trump admin

ANWAR IQBAL (DAWN) WASHINGTON: Designating Pakistan as a state sponsor of terrorism is unwise in the first year of a new administration, but should be kept as an option for the longer term, says a report by a dozen US think-tanks and universities. The report advises the Trump administration to “state up front that it intends to review the intelligence on ... Read More »

Developing local industry thrust area of my Government: Mehbooba

Rs 2500 cr investment projects cleared during last year, 45000 youth targeted for skill development in 3 yrs JAMMU, FEBRUARY 07: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today asserted that promotion and development of local industry is the thrust area of her Government. She said during the last two years many incentives were provided by the Government to make the local industry ... Read More »

Education Department launches exclusive Career Information Portal

It will provide information on job openings, admissions, scholarships, entrance tests, other opportunities: Naeem Akhtar JAMMU, FEBRUARY 7: As a part of its new initiative to provide guidance on career advancement and counseling to the students, the Education Department today launched an exclusive web portal with updated information on job openings, admissions, scholarships, entrance tests and other career opportunities for ... Read More »

Pakistan wants India’s entire nuclear programme under IAEA safeguards

Islamabad, February 6: Pakistan wants India to bring its entire civilian nuclear programme under the safeguards laid out by the International Atomic Energy Commission (IAEA), a press release quoting Director General Disarmament at the Paksitan Foreign Office Kamran Akhtar said. Akhtar was speaking at a round-table discussion in Islamabad on Fissile Material Cut-Off Treaty (FMCT), organised to prepare for the ... Read More »

India signed ‘urgent’ arms deals worth INR 200bn for battle-readiness after Uri: report

New Delhi, February 6: India has signed a number of ’emergency’ arms deals worth 200 billion Indian Rupees (INR) over the past two or three months to ensure its armed forces’ preparedness for battle on short notice, Times of India reported on Monday. The Indian daily, citing defence ministry sources, said the aim of the deals was to guarantee that ... Read More »

India is aware referendum results in Kashmir: Hurriyat (G)

‘Pak, India spends large amount on ammunitions, common people living miserable life’ Srinagar, Feb 06 (KNS): India’s Home Minister Raj Nath Singh’s statement that Kashmir was always with India and will remain a part of it, has evoked sharp reactions from Hurriyat Conference (G). In a statement issued to KNS, terming it egoistic approach of India, Hurriyat (G) said that ... Read More »

Weather is likely to improve within days: MeT

Says at isolated places rain, snow may occur in 24 hours Srinagar, Feb 06 (KNS): The weather is likely to improve in upcoming days says Meteorological department Kashmir, while at isolated places few rain and snowfall may occur within 24 hours over the J&K. We are expecting the weather will improve from 9th of this month and remain pleasing to ... Read More »