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LS POLLS: Polling in Anantnag district today

April 23, 2019, 2:23 AM

The southern Anantnag district will go to polls in the third phase of ongoing LokSabha elections amid heightened security on Tuesday. The AnantnagLokSabha seat, which is going to p…

Time to harness J&K's full hydropower potential: Governor

April 23, 2019, 2:20 AM

Harnessing full hydropower potential of rivers in Jammu and Kashmir will not only meet the state’s own demand-supply gap, but also augment the energy supply of other states, Govern…

Sri Lanka blasts: 24 arrested as death toll rises to 290

April 23, 2019, 2:16 AM

Seven suicide bombers believed to be members of an extremist group carried out a series of devastating blasts that tore through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Su…

Truck 'carrying cash' catches fire, police launch probe

April 23, 2019, 2:37 AM

A truck carrying currency notes caught fire along the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway near Qazigund area of southern Anantnag district on Monday, officials said. The vehicle bearin…

4 candidates in fray for Ladakh seat

April 23, 2019, 2:00 AM

Bharatiya Janata Party's Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, Congress’s RigzinSpalbar, PDP and NC-backed SajjadHussain and Congress rebel Haji Asgar Ali Karbalai are now in fray for the Ladak…

3rd phase: Voting across 15 states today

April 23, 2019, 1:52 AM

People in 15 states will vote on Tuesday in the third phase of LokSabha elections scheduled for Tuesday which will see a maximum of 117 seats going to the polls in a single phase o…

62 employees suspended for model code violation

April 23, 2019, 1:47 AM

As many as 62 employees have been suspended in J&K for allegedly campaigning for various political parties since the imposition of the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) for the LokSa…

India now virtually 'terror-free': PM Modi

April 23, 2019, 1:44 AM

Citing the example of the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka that killed nearly 300 people, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday that India is now virtually “terror-free”.…

'Release ailing Malik from custody'

April 23, 2019, 1:40 AM

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti Monday appealed to the Government of India to immediately release Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front chairman Muhammad Yasin…

Separatist leaders call for shutdown today

April 23, 2019, 1:36 AM

The separatist leadership in Kashmir Monday called for a Valley-wide shutdown on April 23 (Tuesday) against the alleged ill-treatment meted out to the ailing and incarcerated Jammu…

JKLF asks people to pray for 'severely ill' Yasin Malik

NC concerned over Malik's 'worsening' health condition

April 23, 2019, 1:32 AM

National Conference Monday urged the Government of India to ensure proper healthcare to the incarcerated Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik “on humani…

JKLF chief Yasin Malik hospitalized in Srinagar

Ensure Malik's wellbeing: Pak to New Delhi

April 23, 2019, 1:27 AM

Pakistan on Monday criticised New Delhi for arresting and confining separatist leader Muhammad Yasin Malik in connection with a case related to the alleged funding of militant and…

Nayeem Geelani appears before NIA

April 23, 2019, 1:25 AM

Dr Nayeem Geelani, son of Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani, appeared before the National Investigation Agency (NIA) headquarters in New Delhi on Monday. He has bee…

SC notice to Centre, J&K Govt over highway closure

April 23, 2019, 1:22 AM

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the central as well as the Jammu and Kashmir government to respond to plea against the state government’s order restriting movement of civilian ve…

Business

Traders demanding resumption of cross-LoC trade hold protests

April 23, 2019, 4:24 AM

Scores of cross-LoC traders and others associated with the trade demanding the resumption of intra-Kashmir CBM on Monday held a protest demonstration at city centre Lal Chowk here.…

Director inspects progress on tourism projects in south Kashmir

April 23, 2019, 4:21 AM

Director Tourism Kashmir Nisar Ahmad Wani Monday toured Anantnag, Kulgam and Pulwama to inspect and also take the stock of various developmental projects and wayside facilities. He…

JCCI seeks J&K guv's intervention in releasing payments of MSMEs

April 23, 2019, 4:18 AM

The Jammu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI) Monday sought intervention of state's governor Satya Pal Malik in releasing the pending payment of units.  It claimed that the Pow…

2 KU faculty members invited as visiting fellows by universities in France, Australia

April 23, 2019, 4:16 AM

Two faculty members of University of Kashmir’s Centre of Central Asian Studies (CCAS) have been invited as visiting academics by two universities in Europe and Australia. Mumtaz Ah…

India's air passenger traffic growth rate decelerates in March

April 23, 2019, 4:14 AM

High air fares and capacity constraint decelerated India's domestic air passenger traffic growth in March, official data showed on Monday. As per data of the Directorate General of…

Huawei, Airtel conduct successful 5G trial in India

DoT likely to agree around year-long 5G trial period

April 23, 2019, 4:13 AM

The stalemate over duration of 5G trials between telecom operators and the Department of Telecom is moving towards a resolution with the DoT possibly agreeing to a one year period…

Editorial Page

Life matters, guard it

April 23, 2019, 11:43 PM

Some  days back my cousin called me on my phone. He was crying like anything.  And when he told me the reason my heart started sinking. Is early twenties any age for saying goodbye…

Banks in Jet' lag

April 23, 2019, 11:37 PM

So Jet Airways, once pride of Indian aviation, is being consigned to history. Lenders rejected a lifeline in terms of interim funding to the airliner and left it with no option but…

When my pen failed me!

April 23, 2019, 10:34 PM

The moment we are born, we begin to receive love and affection from our family; be it our parents, our siblings, uncles, aunts or cousins. As we grow up, we begin to harbour the sa…

Iqbal's Persian Poetry

April 23, 2019, 10:31 PM

Persian poetry stands acclaimed globally as a literary genre of high standing. In a widely accepted literary assessment, it occupies the highest pedestal, ranking with French prose…

Editorial|In the back of beyond

April 23, 2019, 10:28 PM

Don't be surprised if you learn that even today there are places in Kashmir where the very minimal amenities of life are missing. As we, the sort of privileged, in cities and towns…

A curious case of my village Panchayat

April 23, 2019, 12:43 AM

Panchayat elections are held in Kashmir with the avowed aim of strengthening grassroots democracy. Panchayats are the fulcrum of village development and prosperity. A Panchayat bui…

A canine story

April 23, 2019, 12:39 AM

Every travel abroad makes me homesick, soon I dream about my relations, streets, people, political discourses which we do all the time. Strange this time, my recent travel to few E…

Kashmir must look to the future

April 23, 2019, 12:35 AM

Today Kashmir is seeking to come out of its unending sequel of violence that have overlapped its religious and political aspirations, but it is not finding a way out. It is a serio…

Editorial|The Bleeding Island

April 23, 2019, 12:29 AM

The ghastly incident in Sri Lanka that consumed hundreds of lives, and left hundreds more injured, has shattered the calm in this region once more. It is a grave human tragedy wher…

Health

Researchers in Kashmir aim to change the way PCOS is treated

April 24, 2019, 12:00 AM

Two latest studies by doctors at Government Medical College (GMC) Srinagar have revealed a link between psychiatric symptoms and poly-cystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). The studies ar…

jammu

President YHAI calls on Advisor Ganai

April 23, 2019, 3:38 AM

President, Youth Hostels' Association of India (YHAI) and former Chairman, J&K Public Service Commission, Muhammad Shafi Pandit, today called on Advisor to the Governor, Khursh…

Advisor attends ERA workshop on flood mitigation

April 23, 2019, 2:54 AM

Advisor to Governor K K Sharma today  attends one day workshop on “Feasibility and DPR for flood mitigation and comprehensive river management measures for Tawi Basin” here today.…

IIMC announces admission to various PG courses in Journalism- Session 2019-2020

April 23, 2019, 2:50 AM

Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC), an internationally known premier Institute for training and research in Mass Communication under Ministry of Information and Broadcas…

Cross-LoC bus plies on schedule in Poonch

April 23, 2019, 2:33 AM

The weekly cross-LoC bus service plied Monday as per schedule along the Poonch-Rawalakot route in Jammu and Kashmir, days after India indefinitely suspended trade at two points alo…

Anand Jain is IGP ACB

April 23, 2019, 2:27 AM

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday transferred S Anand Jain, IGP, headquarters, PHQ and posted him as IGP Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB). The officer, as per and order shall…

Kashmir

'Aadhaar just an ID'

April 23, 2019, 4:03 AM

Infosys co-founder and former Unique Identification Authority of India chairman Nandan Nilekani Monday said Aadhaar did not qualify as a tool for surveillance and privacy and it wa…

People of south Kashmir have bade goodbye to PDP: Hasnain Masoodi

April 23, 2019, 3:58 AM

Jammu and Kashmir National Conference on Monday asserted that people of south Kashmir are in pain due to the unbridled miseries unleashed on them by PDP-BJP combine. Addressing a p…

Omar, others visit Mian Altaf's residence, Benazir's chahrum today

April 23, 2019, 3:55 AM

National Conference vice-president Omar Abdullah and other party leaders, including Salman Sagar, Shamima Firdous and Saif-ullah Mir visited the residence of the senior NC leader M…

Sehrai undergoes eye surgery

April 23, 2019, 3:53 AM

Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) chairman Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai underwent a eye surgery  on Sunday, a  TeH spokesman said in a statement. “He (Sehrai) was discharged on the same day and h…

General Observer reviews poll preparedness in Pulwama

April 23, 2019, 3:49 AM

General Observer for Rajpora, Pulwama Assembly segments Sajad Zaman Hazarika and General Observer for Pampore and Tral Assembly segments of Anantnag Parliamentary constituency(PC)…

Renzushah stresses for unity

April 23, 2019, 3:46 AM

Chairman Kashmir Society Khawaja Farooq Renzushah has emphasised for unity and mutual brotherhood. He was addressing a function at Jamat Ahal-e-Aitqaad Zalapora Budgam. He complime…

PDP demands more NEET centres in Kashmir

April 23, 2019, 3:45 AM

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Monday demanded adequate number of exam centres for NEET aspirants in Kashmir so that the hardships they face by traveling outside Valley are avoided…

DIG NKR distributes essential items among orphans

April 23, 2019, 3:43 AM

Under the aegis of CAP (Civic Action Programme), DIG NKR distributed certain essential items among orphans here in north Kashmir on Monday, a police spokesman said.  He said t…

Congress urges people to vote in large numbers

April 23, 2019, 3:41 AM

Asserting that people of Anantnag would defeat the divisive and wrong policies of Modi & Muftis in present elections, the J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) on Monday r…

Advisor Sharma to meet public tomorrow

April 23, 2019, 3:40 AM

Governor’s Advisor,  Kewal Kumar Sharma, would hold a public grievance camp here at Convention Centre, Canal Road, on April 24 (Wednesday), an official spokesman said. He said the…

PM Modi, Mufti used threat of nuclear annihilation as some sort of PUBG game: Omar

April 23, 2019, 3:33 AM

National Conference vice-president Omar Abdullah on Monday said the threat of nuclear annihilation was not like a PUBG game where one can hit the reset button to restore normal lif…

Geelani condemns Sri Lanka terror attack

April 23, 2019, 3:26 AM

Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani has strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Sri Lanka. The attack left 290 people dead and hundreds others critically injured.…

Terror has no religion: Dr Farooq

April 23, 2019, 3:24 AM

Jammu and Kashmir National Conference president Dr Farooq Abdullah on Monday condemned bomb attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka that left over 200 deaths and many injured.…

Polling parties dispatched to 6 assembly segments of Anantnag district

April 23, 2019, 3:20 AM

Polling arrangements were finalized for six Assembly segments comprising Anantnag, Doru, Kokernag, Shangus, Bijbehara and Pahalgam of Anantnag Parliamentary constituency where poll…

Govt refutes remuneration enhancement order

April 23, 2019, 3:19 AM

Government on Monday said that an order circulated on social media regarding enhancement of remuneration in favour of lecturers and teachers is fake as no such order has been issue…

Lt Gen Ranbir Singh visits MVC memorial at Khalste

April 23, 2019, 3:16 AM

Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh, GOC-in-C Northern Command and Mrs Kalpana Singh Dhatt, Regional President AWWA Northern Command visited Lt Col Khushal Chand, MVC memorial at Khalt…

Provide medical aid to Malik: Qayoom Wani

April 23, 2019, 3:14 AM

Peoples Democratic Party leader and former trade union leader Qayoom Wani has expressed serious concern over failing heath of incarcerated JKLF chief Muhammad Yasin Malik. In a sta…

Shah Faesal demands cable car project for Lolab Valley

April 23, 2019, 3:13 AM

President of J&K Peoples Movement Shah Faesal today called on Commissioner Secretary Tourism J&K and urged him to take up the survey work on Divar-Bumus-Nagmargi Cable Car…

Ready to spend life in Tihar jail, won't surrender: Yasin Malik on ED notice

HCBA, UJC concerned over Yasin Malik's failing health

April 23, 2019, 3:11 AM

Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association (HCBA), Srinagar, United Jihad Council and others have expressed serious concern over the deteriorating health of the incarcerated chai…

Dozens of youths detained after clashes in Handwara

Stone pelting on polling booths in Anantnag

April 23, 2019, 3:08 AM

Ahead of polling in Anantnag constituency on Tuesday various polling booths were attacked in Trahpu and Magraypora areas of Achabal locality here in south Kashmir's Anantnag distri…

GK IMPACT|Encroachments on Tral-Awantipora road being removed

April 23, 2019, 3:03 AM

The district adminstration has started removing encroachments on Tral-Awantipora road here in Pulwama district on Monday following a report carried by the Greater Kashmir about thi…

2 PDD engineers suspended for dereliction of duty

April 23, 2019, 2:56 AM

Deputy Commissioner Bandipora on Monday suspended two officers of the power development department for alleged dereliction of their duties and putting the general public to inconve…

Sopore's Mahrajpora residents decry water scarcity

April 23, 2019, 2:53 AM

Residents of Mahrajpora in Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Monday staged a protest against the scarcity of drinking water in the area. The protesters said that…

A village without electricity, potable water and access to mobile telephony

April 23, 2019, 2:40 AM

It may be hard to imagine in this time and age, but a village in Bandipora just 15 kilometers from the district headquarter is without electricity, potable water supply, mobile pho…

CEO Baramulla asked to explain MCC violation

April 23, 2019, 2:35 AM

Election authorities in Baramulla have asked the district’s chief education officer to explain why a teacher’s services were transferred from one school to another as the model cod…

Suspected non-local militant nabbed in Pattan

April 23, 2019, 2:31 AM

Police and security forces Monday arrested a suspected militant in Pattan during a joint operation. The suspected militant, identified as Aqib alias Chota Dujana was nabbed at a ch…

Mysterious blast creates panic in Sopore

April 23, 2019, 4:59 AM

A mysterious explosion near a camp of paramilitary forces in Sopore created panic on Monday, sending shop shutters down as panicked people ran to safer places. The blast was heard…

Separatist leaders call for shutdown today

April 23, 2019, 1:36 AM

The separatist leadership in Kashmir Monday called for a Valley-wide shutdown on April 23 (Tuesday) against the alleged ill-treatment meted out to the ailing and incarcerated Jammu…

SC notice to Centre, J&K Govt over highway closure

April 23, 2019, 1:22 AM

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the central as well as the Jammu and Kashmir government to respond to plea against the state government’s order restriting movement of civilian ve…

OP-Ed

Researchers in Kashmir aim to change the way PCOS is treated

April 24, 2019, 12:00 AM

Two latest studies by doctors at Government Medical College (GMC) Srinagar have revealed a link between psychiatric symptoms and poly-cystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). The studies ar…

Gold Loan: 'Eat your cake and have it too'

April 23, 2019, 1:14 AM

Mostly owned by the women, the hoarding of gold is centuries old tradition in Kashmir. Gold jewellery is the matter of prestige for the women here like rest of the Indian subcontin…

Food scarcity in Kashmir

April 23, 2019, 1:12 AM

Kashmir is known the world over for its immense natural resources that give it a paradise personification in the world. The region is famous for the cultivation of a rich heritage…

Primary concerns for balanced growth

April 23, 2019, 1:05 AM

The growth paradigm of Indian economy has progressed over time. As the nation keeps on firming up its developmental strategies, we outreach to various groups of policymakers and ec…

Cilwana: Fashion label that blends Kashmir crafts with modern designs

April 23, 2019, 1:00 AM

Working to blend rich footwear of Jutis and Aari work with stylish western trends, a 29-year-old fashion designer, Nusaiba Bhat, takes her inspiration from traditional Kashmiri des…

Sports

Sports now a serious career option: Farooq Shah

April 23, 2019, 4:48 AM

Underscoring the need to develop sports infrastructure in the Kashmir, National Conference leader Farooq Ahmad Shah Monday said that modern sports infrastructure would help in expl…

Junior League 2018-19|Real Kashmir outplay Param FC by 10-0 goals

April 23, 2019, 4:45 AM

Real Kashmir FC junior teams defeated Param FC by 10-0 goals in the match of the Junior League-2018-19 at Synthetic Turf TRC ground here on Monday. Playing its first match of the R…

Islamia College conducts trekking in Pir Panjal range

April 23, 2019, 4:43 AM

Carrying on its regular adventure sports activities, Islamia College Srinagar conducted trekking expedition to Pir Panjal range area on Sunday. The expedition that was organized by…

Closing ceremony of 12th State Rugby Championship held in Bandipora

April 23, 2019, 4:41 AM

The closing ceremony of the 12th J&K State Rugby Championship -2019 was held at SK- Stadium in Bandipora. 37 teams from 13 districts of the state participated in this champions…

IPL final in Hyderabad on May 12 Women's games in Jaipur

April 23, 2019, 4:39 AM

The final of the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League will be played at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad on May 12 after the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association…

World Cup a challenge for Bangladesh bowlers, warns Walsh

April 23, 2019, 4:37 AM

West Indies great and Bangladesh bowling coach Courtney Walsh on Monday warned that bowling conditions in Britain would make the upcoming World Cup a tough test for the South Asian…

IPL 2019 final shifted from Chennai to Hyderabad

April 23, 2019, 4:35 AM

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided to shift the Indian Premier League final on May 12 from Chennai to Hyderabad. The venue for the IPL final was changed a…

Afghanistan World Cup squad|Strong spin attack headlines Afghan challenge

April 23, 2019, 4:33 AM

Spin sensation Rashid Khan and allrounder Mohammad Nabi will spearhead Afghanistan‘s assault on the World Cup after a 15-man squad was announced on Monday. Seaming allrounder Gulba…

Sunrisers Hyderabad will badly miss David Warner & Jonny Bairstow: Kane Williamson

April 23, 2019, 5:05 AM

In the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), one thing that has been consistent for the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) is the brilliant batting performance of their opener…

Srinagar City

Mystery shrouds death of Rawalpora youth

April 23, 2019, 5:01 AM

A youth from uptown Rawalpora here died under mysterious circumstance, triggering protests from the victim’s family and locals on Sanat Nagar-Wanbal road. Umar Ahmad Bhat (24) of A…

Anti-corruption court sentences former DC Kupwara to 1-year imprisonment

April 23, 2019, 5:02 AM

A court here on Monday sentenced an officer Shah Latief who has formerly served as deputy commissioner Kupwara to an imprisonment of one year in an embezzlement case of 2004. …

KU holds brainstorming session on Earth system-society linkages

April 23, 2019, 4:57 AM

To mark the Earth Day, Department of Earth Sciences, Kashmir University held a brainstorming session to create awareness about environmental conservation. The brainstorming session…

Seerat Majlis held at Khanqah-e-Sokhta

April 23, 2019, 4:56 AM

A seerat majlis was held today at Darul Ansar, Khanqah-e-Sokhta Nawakadal in Downtown. The Majlis was organized by the Jammu and Kashmir Ittehad-ul-Mulsimeen (JKIM). A large number…

8 shops gutted at Qamarwari

April 23, 2019, 4:54 AM

Eight shops were gutted in a fire incident at Qamarwari here on Sunday evening. “We received fire call at around 8:30 pm and immediately rushed fire tenders from various stations t…

Div Com reviews issues of Hokersar wetland

April 23, 2019, 4:52 AM

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today chaired a meeting to review issues regarding Hokersar wetland. Various issues were discussed threadbare in the meeting. Addi…

State

Landslide again disrupts traffic on Jmu-Sgr highway

April 23, 2019, 4:48 AM

Traffic was again disrupted on the Jammu-Srinagar on Monday after a landslide hit the road at Monkey Morh, here in Ramban district. Reports said, “A landslide hit the highway at Mo…

DEO suspends teacher, disengages DRW for 'MCC violation'

April 23, 2019, 4:46 AM

District election officer (DEO) Kishtwar, Angrez Singh Rana on Monday suspended a teacher and disengaged a daily rated worker (DRW) for allegedly violating the Model Code of Conduc…

Farmers stage protest against PWD

April 23, 2019, 4:44 AM

The farmers of Dhareja village in Bhaderwah Monday staged a demonstration against the public works department for allegedly “failing to repair a damaged irrigation canal”. To expre…

School up-gradation: Palma residents stage protest

April 23, 2019, 4:42 AM

The residents of Palma and nearby villages Monday staged a demonstration against the governor’s administration and the education department, demanding the up-gradation of local hig…

Admin allots symbols to candidates in Ladakh

April 23, 2019, 3:22 AM

In presence of General Observer for Ladakh Parliamentary Constituency, Alkesh Kumar Sharma, Returning Officer (RO) Ladakh Avny Lavasa today allotted party symbols to the contesting…

7 houses buried under landslide in Doda

April 23, 2019, 3:00 AM

As many as seven houses were buried under the debris of a landslide, and five others damaged due to shooting stones, in the remote Dugan Bathri area of Doda district on Monday morn…

Private vehicles entering Kishtwar Mini Secretariat to go through security check

April 23, 2019, 2:57 AM

The District Magistrate (DM) Kishtwar, Angrez Singh Rana, on Monday ordered proper security check for entry of private vehicles into mini secretariat office of the district. Earlie…

World

Islamic State claims Easter Sunday blasts in Sri Lanka; identifies 7 suicide bombers

April 23, 2019, 10:25 PM

The Islamic State Tuesday claimed responsibility for the devastating Easter blasts in Sri Lanka and identified the seven suicide bombers who were involved in the attacks that kille…

'2 brothers were Sri Lanka hotel suicide bombers'

April 23, 2019, 10:22 PM

Two brothers carried out two of the hotel suicide blasts in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, part of a wave of bombings that killed more than 321 people, police sources said Tuesday. Th…

At least 45 children killed in attacks: UN

April 23, 2019, 10:20 PM

At least 45 children were among the more than 321 people killed in suicide bomb attacks in Sri Lanka, the United Nations said Tuesday. "The total now is 45 children who died," UNIC…

Imran's remarks in Iran draws flak from Pak opposition

April 23, 2019, 10:16 PM

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday came under attack by the Opposition for acknowledging in Tehran that in the past militants had used his country's soil to carry out at…

Pakistan launches nationwide anti-polio vaccination drive; targets 38.6 million under five children

Polio vaccine fears spread panic in Pakistan

April 23, 2019, 10:10 PM

More than 25,000 children were rushed to hospitals in northwest Pakistan after rumours spread that some had suffered reactions to a polio vaccine, officials said Tuesday. The panic…

Iran, Pakistan to set up border 'reaction force' after attacks

April 23, 2019, 4:08 AM

Iran and Pakistan have agreed to set up a joint border "reaction force" following a number of deadly attacks by militant groups on their frontier, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani…

India raises Azhar issue with China

April 23, 2019, 4:01 AM

Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale on Monday raised with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi the issue of Beijing blocking the latest bid at the UN to declare Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Maso…

Sri Lanka blasts: 24 arrested as death toll rises to 290

April 23, 2019, 2:16 AM

Seven suicide bombers believed to be members of an extremist group carried out a series of devastating blasts that tore through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Su…