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Day 68: Normal Life Remains Affected In Kashmir

Day 68: Normal Life Remains Affected In Kashmir

SRINAGAR – Normal life remained affected in Kashmir for the 68th consecutive day on Friday as main markets continued to be shut and public transport off the roads, officials said. The Kashmir valley has been witnessing continuous shutdown since August 5 when the Centre revoked the state’s special status under Article 370 and bifurcated it into […]

Imran Khan to Visit Iran, Saudi on Patch Up Mission

Imran Khan to Visit Iran, Saudi on Patch Up Mission

ISLAMABAD -Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is likely to visit Iran and Saudi Arabia on Saturday as part of Islamabad’s efforts to defuse the increasing tensions in the Middle East, diplomatic sources said here on Friday. The sources said Mr. Khan would travel to Tehran first where he would meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday. […]

Post-paid mobile phones likely to resume in Kashmir from Saturday

Post-paid mobile phones likely to resume in Kashmir from Saturday

Post Paid mobile services in Kashmir are likely to resume from Saturday, 68 days after they were shut down following the Centre’s decision to abrogate Jammu and Kashmir’s special status, officials said here Friday. They made it clear that the subscribers will have to wait for some more time for the Internet services to resume […]

Show “56 inch” chest, tell Xi to vacate PoK land, says Kapil Sibal to PM Modi

Show “56 inch” chest, tell Xi to vacate PoK land, says Kapil Sibal to PM Modi

Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Friday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to show his “56 inch” chest by telling Chinese President Xi Jinping to “vacate 5,000 km of land in PoK” and also make it clear that there will be no Huawei in India for 5G. Sibal’s remarks come hours before Modi and Chinese […]

No Date Fixed For Inauguration Of Kartarpur Corridor: Pak

No Date Fixed For Inauguration Of Kartarpur Corridor: Pak

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan on Thursday said no date has been fixed so far for the inauguration of the much-awaited Kartarpur corridor, even as it assured that it will be open “on time” on the occasion of the 550th birth anniversary of Sikh faith founder Guru Nanak Dev next month. The statement came nearly a month after […]

Over 300 Stone Pelting Incidents in Kashmir Since August 5: Report

Over 300 Stone Pelting Incidents in Kashmir Since August 5: Report

Srinagar Contrary to the central government’s claims that Jammu and Kashmir has been peaceful since it was stripped of its special status on August 5, there have been 306 incidents of stone pelting in the last two months, CNN-News18 reported. According to an internal document of the security forces, close to a 100 security personnel, including 89 […]

India Reacts Sharply To Xi Remarks

India Reacts Sharply To Xi Remarks

NEW DELHI – India on Wednesday reacted sharply to reports of Chinese President Xi Jinping and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan discussing Kashmir, saying Beijing is “well aware” of New Delhi’s position and it is not for other countries to comment on its internal affairs. The Indian reaction came after the Chinese state media quoted Xi […]

Jammu and Kashmir administration to release three politicians from detention on Thursday

Jammu and Kashmir administration to release three politicians from detention on Thursday

The Jammu and Kashmir administration will release three politicians detained since August 5 after the Centre abrogated special status granted to the state under the Constitution, officials said on Wednesday night. Yawar Mir, Noor Mohammed and Shoiab Lone will be released on various grounds which includes signing of a bond, they said, explaining the reasons […]

Advisor Khan Reviews Preparedness For Board Exams

Advisor Khan Reviews Preparedness For Board Exams

Advisor to Governor, Farooq Khan Wednesday chaired a meeting to review the preparedness for the smooth conduct of forthcoming annual examinations of 10th, 11th and 12th classes in Kashmir and winter zone of Jammu division. The Advisor directed the J&K Board of School Education (JKBOSE) Chairman to work out a detailed schedule for the smooth […]

Day 66: Colleges Reopen In Kashmir But Students Stay Away

Day 66: Colleges Reopen In Kashmir But Students Stay Away

SRINAGAR – The efforts of the Jammu and Kashmir administration to reopen colleges in the Valley on Wednesday failed as students did not turn up for their classes. The Kashmir valley has been witnessing continuous shutdown since August 5 when the Centre revoked the state’s special status under Article 370 and bifurcated it into two Union […]

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Article 35A to go, forces deployed to control law and order situation: Report

SRINAGAR: Government of India has decided to abrogate Article 35A of constitution of India that defines the permanent residents of state of Jammu and Kashmir, the additional forces are being moved in to state to control any untoward development. According to a National Herald report the National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, during his recent visit to […]