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Pakistan appeals to UNSC on Kashmir

Pakistan appeals to UNSC on Kashmir

Shah chairs security meet New Delhi/Islamabad, Aug 4: Pakistan on Sunday upped the ante on Kashmir, with Prime Minister Imran Khan alleging use of “cluster bombs” by India on civilians along the LoC and appealing to the UN Security Council to intervene, while Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi raised the matter…

Honorarium for J&K Police SPOs increased

Honorarium for J&K Police SPOs increased

New Delhi, Aug 4:  The honorarium paid to the Special Police Officers (SPOs) of the J&K Police was on Sunday increased in view of their role in the fight against militancy. The move is likely to benefit around 30,000 SPOs. The J&K State Administrative Council (SAC), which is chaired by…

Amid Kashmir tensions, Shah chairs security meet

Amid Kashmir tensions, Shah chairs security meet

New Delhi, Aug 4: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday presided over a high-level security meeting amid escalating tensions in Jammu and Kashmir where a major security build up has sparked fears and tensions. The meeting was attended by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba, Intelligence Bureau…

‘Amid tension, minorities in Kashmir must be assured’

‘Amid tension, minorities in Kashmir must be assured’

New Delhi, Aug 4:  In view of the prevailing tension in Kashmir, it is important to assure the minority communities living in the valley, said Secretary General of Kalhana Society Satish Mahaldar. “The minorities fear that certain vested interests and evil designed efforts may be targeted against them. Hence, the…

Shah chairs security meet with NSA, Home Secretary

Shah chairs security meet with NSA, Home Secretary

New Delhi, Aug 4:  Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday presided over a high-level security meeting amid escalating tensions in Jammu and Kashmir where a major security build up has sparked fears and tensions. The meeting was attended by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba, Intelligence…

Whatever it is, Kashmiris believe it is happening for sure

Whatever it is, Kashmiris believe it is happening for sure

Srinagar, Aug 4:  What next after nearly every Kashmiri household has stocked for the D-day they believe is imminent? Trifurcation, abrogation of 35A, delimitation, flag hoisting at every Panchayat in the valley on August 15 or a full blown, straightaway war between India and Pakistan? No marks for guessing that…

J&K alert sets air fares soaring on Srinagar route 

J&K alert sets air fares soaring on Srinagar route 

New Delhi/Srinagar, Aug 3:  Average air fares to and from Srinagar have increased by 20-25 per cent after the Jammu and Kashmir administration on Friday curtailed the Amarnath Yatra and issued an advisory asking pilgrims and tourists to leave the valley “as soon as possible”. Accordingly, month-on-month figures show an…

Panic sets in Valley amid shortage of essentials

Panic sets in Valley amid shortage of essentials

Srinagar, Aug 3: Provisions are fast vanishing from the shelves of departmental stores and even from small grocery stores in towns and villages across the Valley. Petrol pumps are going dry as unending queues of cars, two-wheelers and even people carrying cans hope that supplies would come and they would…

After UK, Germany issues advisory against travel to J&K

After UK, Germany issues advisory against travel to J&K

New Delhi, Aug 3:  After the UK, Germany has also issued a travel advisory “strongly” discouraging its citizens from travelling to Jammu and Kashmir due to the recent security alert in the state and asked those staying in the Kashmir Valley or along the Armanath Yatra pilgrimage route to leave…

Governor not last word on J&K, we want Centre to assure us: Omar Abdullah

Governor not last word on J&K, we want Centre to assure us: Omar Abdullah

Srinagar, Aug 3: Former Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) chief minister and National Conference (NC) Vice President Omar Abdullah on Saturday said he had met Governor Satya Pal Malik to find out what was happening in the state and why nothing was being done to scotch rumours, if those were baseless.…

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