Pak PM sacks Balochistan govt after brutal killings

REZAUL H LASKAR

Islamabad/Karachi, Jan 14: Yielding to protests over the killing of nearly 100 persons in Quetta, Pakistan Premier Raja Pervez Ashraf today sacked Balochistan government and imposed Governor's Rule in the troubled southwestern province. The move came as protesters picketed on the streets More

Tahir-ul-Qadri’s march inches towards Islamabad

NISAR AHMED THOKAR

Islamabad, Jan 14: Supporters of Tahir-ul-Qadri today inched towards Islamabad demanding sweeping electoral reforms, as authorities put up barricades and deployed riot police turning the Pakistani capital into a virtual fortress. Qadri, who began his "long march" in Lahore yesterday, was More

Border disputes with India stand resolved, almost: Hasina

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Dhaka, Jan 14: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said her country has resolved almost all border disputes with India. Recalling her father and former president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's words 'It is essential to be friendly with everyone and not to have a feud with anyone', Hasina More

India to issue visa on arrival for Pak senior citizens at Wagah

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Islamabad, Jan 14: India today announced that Pakistani senior citizens aged over 65 would be issued visas on arrival only at the Wagah land border crossing from January 15 under a landmark liberalised visa agreement signed by the two countries last year. The visa on arrival facility will More

  • Kashmir

Tabinda Gani Case: 5 yrs on, family awaits justice

‘Rapists Should Be Hanged Without Any Leniency Whatsoever’

SHAHID RAFIQ

(Langate) Handwara, Jan 14: For the more than five years, the family of 14-year-old Tabinda Gani, who was allegedly raped and murdered here, is awaiting justice: punishment to the culprits. Tabinda More



  • Srinagar City

Police accused of harassment at Old Barzulla

Aggrieved family stages sit-in at Press Enclave

Srinagar, Jan 14: Alleged harassment by police at Old Barzulla triggered massive protest here on late Monday evening. Police has taken cognizance of the matter and assured to look into the allegations More




  • Jammu

Omar reviews status, says BDC elections soon

DEVOLUTION OF POWERS TO PRIs

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Jan 14: Indicating that elections to the Block Development Council of Panchayats would be held in next few weeks, the Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday reaffirmed his government’s “sincere commitment More



  • South Asia

Pak PM sacks Balochistan govt after brutal killings

REZAUL H LASKAR

Islamabad/Karachi, Jan 14: Yielding to protests over the killing of nearly 100 persons in Quetta, Pakistan Premier Raja Pervez Ashraf today sacked Balochistan government and imposed Governor's Rule in More



  • Bandipora

Kaloosa Bridge misses 6th deadline, ERA fails to keep promise

Bandipora, Jan 14: Even after many assurances from the authorities, Kaloosa bridge-vital link connecting Bandipora with Sopore has missed the sixth deadline. The work going on the bridge at snail More



  • GK Features

‘Tell us, where is our son?’

Eight years after his disappearance,Shabir’s ailing parents live in misery

KASHMIR’S DISAPPEARED

MAJID MAQBOOL

“We don’t want to talk about our son,” the ailing mother of Shabir Ahmad Dar,who disappeared eight years ago, says at the door of their modest two-room home in Noorbagh, Qamarwari. “We’re tired of giving More



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