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There is fire in my heart over Kashmir suicide bombing: Modi

There is fire in my heart over Kashmir suicide bombing: Modi

Begusarai (Bihar), Feb 17: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said there was “fire” in his heart over the suicide bombing of a CRPF convoy in Jammu and Kashmir that killed 49 troopers. “Jo aag aapke dil mein hai, wahi aag mere dial mein bhi hai” (I feel the same fire…

Situation still tense around educational institutes in Dehradun

Situation still tense around educational institutes in Dehradun

Dehradun, Feb 17:  In the aftermath of the Pulwama terror attack, the Uttarakhand Police is having to tackle rumour mongering and alleged offensive posts on social media, even as the situation remained tense on Sunday in and around the educational institutes where some Kashmiri students are studying. According to police sources,…

Sacrifice of CRPF troopers will not go in vain: Rajnath

Sacrifice of CRPF troopers will not go in vain: Rajnath

Bhadrak, Feb 17:  Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said the sacrifice of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers will not go in vain. “The security personnel have been given full freedom to take steps so that the sacrifice of the jawans in Pulwama will not go in vain,”…

Kashmiri civil secretariat staff demand protection to send families home

Kashmiri civil secretariat staff demand protection to send families home

Jammu, Feb 17:  Kashmiri state government employees working at the Civil Secretariat here on Sunday demanded protection for sending their families home. The Civil Secretariat, the seat of the Jammu and Kashmir government, houses all the top offices and functions for six months each in the twin capitals of Srinagar and…

Student held for ‘glorifying’ Pulwama attack sent to judicial custody

Student held for ‘glorifying’ Pulwama attack sent to judicial custody

Shimla, Feb 17:  A court in Himachal Pradesh’s Kasauli on Sunday sent an engineering student from Kashmir to a 14 days judicial custody for allegedly posting a comment “glorifying” the Pulwama terror attack that left 49 CRPF troopers dead, police said. Tahseen Gul, a B.Tech student of Chitkara University in Baddi…

India blaming us without probe: Pakistan

India blaming us without probe: Pakistan

Islamabad, Feb 17: Pakistan on Sunday told foreign envoys here that India was blaming it for a horrific suicide bombing in Jammu and Kashmir even without any investigation. Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua said this to diplomats from Africa and Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) member states. The Dawn newspaper quoted Janjua as…

India yet to tell us about MFN status withdrawal: Pakistan

India yet to tell us about MFN status withdrawal: Pakistan

Islamabad, Feb 17:  Pakistan said on Sunday that it has not yet been informed by India on withdrawing the Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to Islamabad in the wake of a bloody suicide bombing in Jammu and Kashmir. Abdul Razak Dawood, adviser to the Pakistan’s Prime Minister on Commerce, said: “We…

Separatist leaders never asked for security: Mirwaiz

Separatist leaders never asked for security: Mirwaiz

Srinagar, Feb 17:  Reacting to the Jammu and Kashmir government’s decision to withdraw security cover for five separatist leaders, the Hurriyat Conference said they had never sought security at the first place. “The government decided on its own to provide security to separatist leaders which was never demanded in the first…

8 Afghan policemen killed in Taliban clash

8 Afghan policemen killed in Taliban clash

Kabul, Feb 17:  At least eight policemen were killed and three injured after the Taliban stormed a security checkpoint in Balkh province, an official said on Sunday. “Taliban attacked a security checkpoint with guns and rocket-propelled grenades on Saturday night. Several militants were also killed but their number could not be…

Security cover of 5 J&K separatist leaders withdrawn

Security cover of 5 J&K separatist leaders withdrawn

Srinagar, Feb 17:  The Jammu and Kashmir authorities on Sunday decided to withdraw the security cover of five separatist leaders, including Mirwaiz Umer Farooq. “A decision has been taken to withdraw the security cover of five separatist leaders — Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, professor Abdul Gani Bhat, Bilal Lone, Hashim Qureshi and…

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