• Till SC hears case, Pachaiyappa’s Trust colleges cannot appoint principal 17 Nov 2019 00:09 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Colleges under Pachaiyappa’s Trust Board are to have no new appointments of principals until the next hearing before the Supreme Court six weeks from Friday. Hearing an appeal from some members of Pachaiyappa’s Trust Board …
  • Small towns, big films: The ideal combo of Indian cinema's changing setup 16 Nov 2019 23:59 Bunty and Babli couldn’t have got it more right. The Hindi film industry is on a small-town adventure. The box office is humming with community-arranged marriages, romances, elopements, laadli but rebellious daughters whose adoring fathers eventually come …
  • World should not ignore abuses of human rights in Occupied Kashmir, Stuttgart Kashmir conference 16 Nov 2019 23:38 World should not ignore abuses of human rights in Occupied Kashmir, Stuttgart Kashmir conference STUTTGART: The Kashmiri and German human rights activists, addressing an international conference, called upon the world not to ignore the abuses committed by …
  • PDP leader on Lt Governor’s remarks: ‘How can J&K elections be held when political leaders detained in hordes’ 16 Nov 2019 23:37 Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor G C Murmu. A PDP leader has strongly objected to J&K Lieutenant Governor G C Murmu’s remarks that the process for Assembly elections could begin soon in the Union Territory. “How can elections be held in a situation when …
  • Threat of lone wolf attack, communal clashes in metros looms 16 Nov 2019 23:06 Hyderabad: With various terror groups “unable” to execute a major terror strike in the aftermath of scrapping of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir and the Supreme Court’s verdict on Ayodhya, there is a “high probability” of a ‘lone wolf attack’ in any of …
  • NC, PDP scoff at idea of polls in Jammu and Kashmir 16 Nov 2019 23:06 Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir’s two major political parties-National Conference (NC) and People’s Democratic Party (PDP)-have scoffed at Lieutenant Governor Girish Chandra Murmu over his evocation that elections to the Assembly in the recently carved out …
  • At all-party meeting, Speaker Om Birla calls for smooth winter session 16 Nov 2019 21:59 New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Prahlad Joshi, MoS Parliamentary Affairs Arjun Ram Meghwal, TMC’s Sudip Bandopadhyay and others leave after an All-Party meeting, at …
  • I wrote the apology that I wanted to hear from my father, says Eve Ensler 16 Nov 2019 20:37 Your father died 31 years ago, and this book is the apology he never deigned to make. Did you find catharsis/closure in his imagined confession? Were you expiating some of his guilt? Is there also an element of payback? Your bare-knuckled account has …
  • A taste of Kashmir 16 Nov 2019 20:12 In early 2018, banking professional Anubhuti Bhan, her husband Mohit Sapru, an IT practitioner and his mother Purnima moved from Delhi to Hyderabad, where they instantly took to the city’s pleasant climate, people and its cuisine. Thanks to the Bhan-Sapru …
  • NC Not To Participate In Any Elections In J&K:  Akbar Lone 16 Nov 2019 19:47 NC leader and Member Parliament Akbar Lone SRINAGAR – The National Conference (NC) on Friday announced that it will not take part in any elections in the Union Territory (UT) of Jammu and Kashmir, where the situation is still uncertain and leaders of …
  • Sinha Led Group To Visit Kashmir 16 Nov 2019 19:46 Yashwant Sinha led Group In Kashmir – File Pic SRINAGAR –  A group of ‘concerned citizens’ led by Yashwant Sinha will be visiting Srinagar from November 24 to access the prevailing situation in Kashmir valley where business and life remains paralysed since …
  • Five terror suspects arrested in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla 16 Nov 2019 18:17 Image Source : PTI Five terror suspects arrested in Jammu and Kashmir   A joint team of police and security forces in the Sopore area of Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district on Saturday arrested five terror suspects for threatening and intimidating …
  • One nation, one ration card: Inside food ministry's ambitious scheme to make ration cards portable 16 Nov 2019 17:45 Record-keeping by hand is back at this “automated” fair price shop in Bangur, a dense Kolkata suburb, ever since its electronic point-of-sale (ePoS) machine broke down and had to be sent for repair. Keeping an eye on the weighing scale while giving …
  • 17 Kashmiri youths to visit FTII Pune for film education 16 Nov 2019 17:29 Pune (Maharashtra) [India], Nov 16 (ANI): As part of Film and Television Institute of India's (FTII) continued engagement to promote film education and goodwill in the Kashmir valley, 17 young adults from Baramulla will take a 2-day visit to the …
  • I knew I was putting myself in front of a firing squad: Sunanda Vashisht 16 Nov 2019 17:06 Washington, Nov 16 (IANS) Sunanda Vashisht, a Kashmiri Hindu who put up a strong defence of India’s move on Kashmir at a US Congressional hearing on Thursday, has said that she knew she was putting herself “in front of a firing squad” when she agreed to …
  • BJP, RSS extremists threaten UK Sikh MP 16 Nov 2019 16:51 LONDON: Britain’s first turban-wearing Sikh parliamentarian Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi has said members of the Bahartya Janata Party (BJP) and Rashtarya Savic Sinha (RSS) are threatening him and campaigning against him in general election campaign because he …
  • “The Liberal Order Is the Incubator for Authoritarianism”: A Conversation with Pankaj Mishra 16 Nov 2019 16:15 Francis Wade interviews Pankaj Mishra 16 November 2019 PANKAJ MISHRA BEGAN as an essayist in the early 1990s after moving to a Himalayan village in northern India, where he read prolifically and contributed essays to a number of Indian magazines. By the …
  • After 100 days of the shutdown in Kashmir, not much has changed 16 Nov 2019 16:15 Majid Maqbool, November 16, 2019 August 4. Something sinister seems to be brewing in New Delhi. The air has been rife with fearful speculation for days, and social media updates reflect widespread anxiety. “Whatever is coming, let’s be united. We shall …
  • India slams Pak at UNESCO for propaganda on J&K, Ayodhya Verdict 16 Nov 2019 15:55 Image Source : PTI (FINAL) India slams Pakistan at UNESCO for its propaganda on Kashmir, Ayodhya Verdict While the world has been acknowledging that abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir is India's internal issue, Pakistan has been trying to …
  • Lt governor Jammu Kashmir asks for job-oriented higher education at vice-chancellor’s meet 16 Nov 2019 15:21 Shift theoretical education to job-oriented one by updating curriculum, said Lt. Guv. (Express Photo by Gajendra Yadav/Representation) A two-day ‘north zone vice-chancellors meet’ commenced at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU) in Reasi district …
  • Need for greater realism in policy: S Jaishankar 16 Nov 2019 15:12 So what does the past teach us? Seven decades of foreign policy certainly offer a lot of lessons, especially if we contemplate a challenging road ahead. They span a broad spectrum, both in time and in outcomes. A dispassionate assessment of our performance …
  • Special Session Court grants bail to Delhi Assembly speaker Ram Niwas | LIVE 16 Nov 2019 14:55 Nov 16, 2019 8:24 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda Meeting between Sonia Gandhi and NCP Chief Sharad Pawar postponed for Monday The meeting between Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi and NCP chief Sharad Pawar has been postponed for Monday. The …
  • UN panel adopts resolution on minority rights as Pakistan exposes India’s poor record 16 Nov 2019 14:38 NEW YORK: A committee of the UN General Assembly Friday unanimously passed a resolution calling for the promotion and protection of human rights of persons belonging to minorities, with Pakistan drawing the international community’s attention to the plight …
  • Back to golf: MS Dhoni enjoys morning session with Kedar Jadhav and RP Singh 16 Nov 2019 14:32 MS Dhoni has apparently taken a liking to golf. The former India captain has been spotted quite a few times in the recent past on lush golf courses. On Saturday, MS Dhoni's Chennai Super Kings and India teammate Kedar Jadhav took to Instagram to post a …
  • Nawaz Sharif continues to remain critical: Personal physician 16 Nov 2019 14:20 Image Source : PTI Nawaz Sharif continues to remain critical: Personal physician Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's health has continued to be in critical condition and delays to allow the PML-N supremo to travel abroad for treatment could …
  • Pakistani High Commission in UK organised seminar on Kashmir Black Day 16 Nov 2019 14:15 16 November, 2019 Pakistani High Commission in the UK organised the seminar in connection with the Kashmir Black Day, which is observed every year on October 27. This is the day when in 1947 the Indian forces illegally landed in the state of Jammu and …
  • India’s Kashmir propaganda: A leaf out of Israel’s book – Part 1 16 Nov 2019 13:56 This article is the first in a two part series which adopts a historical perspective in order to analyse just how closely India’s actions in Kashmir over the years have mirrored Israel’s policies in Palestine.  ~ Merely comparing the human-rights situation …
  • There is no greater threat to human rights than terrorism: US Commission on Kashmir 16 Nov 2019 13:51 By PTI WASHINGTON: There is no greater threat to human rights and civil liberties than terrorism and radical extremism, a prominent American organisation representing Kashmiri pandits have told a US Congressional Commission, asking it not to be hijacked by …
  • Nafed apple procurement in Kashmir failed miserably, says farmers body 16 Nov 2019 13:25 Only 0.01 per cent (1.36 lakh boxes) of 11 crore boxes has been purchased directly from growers so far. New Delhi: The Centre's initiative to procure apples in Kashmir through cooperative Nafed has "failed miserably" as only 0.01 per cent (1. …
  • Man tries to fly out of Guwahati with smuggled gold biscuits, arrested 16 Nov 2019 13:23 Image Source : PTI Man tries to fly out of Guwahati with smuggled gold biscuits, arrested Four smuggled gold biscuits valued at Rs 25.75 lakh were seized from a passenger at the Lokpriyo Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport here on Thursday and he was …
  • Sopore Police arrests 3 individuals for threatening locals | LIVE 16 Nov 2019 13:22 Nov 16, 2019 6:50 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman holds meeting to address concerns over GST form filing Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, today, held meeting with Rajasthan Tax Consultants' Association, …
  • Jammu-Srinagar highway closed for 3rd day, heavy rains hamper road clearing operation 16 Nov 2019 13:22 Image Source : PTI Jammu-Srinagar highway closed for 3rd day, heavy rains hamper road clearing ops The Jammu-Srinagar national highway remained closed for the third day on Saturday as heavy rains hampered the operation to clear the debris brought on the …
  • Five terror suspects arrested in north Kashmir 16 Nov 2019 13:14
  • J&K: Lt Guv Murmu approves 1.30 lakh pension cases under ISSS, NSAP 16 Nov 2019 13:07 JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor G C Murmu on Saturday approved over one lakh new pension cases of senior citizens, widows and physically challenged persons of the Union Territory, an official said. The cases were approved under centrally- …
  • Will India's lockdown in Kashmir ever end? 16 Nov 2019 12:45 Tensions in Indian-administered Kashmir remain high since the government stripped the region of its semi-autonomous status in August and placed it under lockdown. Tens of thousands of troops were sent to the region, internet and phones were cut, and a …
  • Was politics behind Article 370 more important than our right to breathe, asks Kapil Sibal 16 Nov 2019 12:41 By PTI NEW DELHI: Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Saturday hit out at the government over the pollution crisis in Delhi, saying the Centre should have paid as much attention to poor air quality as it did in dealing with Article 370. The national …
  • UK Labour Party told not to be blackmailed by BJP, RSS on Kashmir 16 Nov 2019 12:24 LONDON: The Jammu & Kashmir Council for Human Rights Council (JKHRC) has called on Ian Lavery MP, Chairman of the Labour Party, not to be blackmailed by the Baharitya Janta Party’s affiliates in the UK, trying to interfere in the UK’s general elections …
  • Pakistan lauds US commission for becoming voice of Kashmiris 'brutally silenced by India' 16 Nov 2019 12:14 The Foreign Office (FO) on Saturday welcomed the hearing of of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission of the United States Congress on the situation in occupied Jammu and Kashmir, where people are facing movement and communications restrictions for more …
  • Sabarimala: Priests open Sanctum Sanctorum of the temple | Live Updates 16 Nov 2019 11:50 Nov 16, 2019 5:05 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi Sabarimala: Priests open Sanctum Sanctorum of the temple Sabarimala: Priests have opened the Sanctum Sanctorum of the temple for Mandala-Makaravilakku pooja. Nov 16, 2019 4:39 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita …
  • Declare apple crisis in Kashmir Valley as nation calamity, demands AIKSCC 16 Nov 2019 11:25 PUNE: Returning from a visit to the Kashmir Valley, a delegation of the All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee - a nationwide platform of 250 farmers' organisations- has demanded that the unseasonal, heavy snowfall in the Kashmir valley must …
  • Will provide internet in Kashmir, says Pakistan minister; gets brutally trolled 16 Nov 2019 11:16 Will provide internet in Kashmir says Pakistan minister; gets brutally trolled Pakistan's Minister Fawad Hussain Choudhary on Thursday said that he will provide internet to people of Kashmir calling it "fundamental right". Choudhary, who is …
  • Two cases filed under IPC in J&K after scrapping of Article 370 for first time 16 Nov 2019 10:39 The CBI has original jurisdiction in Jammu and Kashmir, now that it has been categorised as a Union Territory. New Delhi: Marking yet another procedural shift from the way things used to function before the scrapping of its special status came into effect …
  • Katrina Kaif wishes Aditya Roy Kapur a happy birthday: You are a special person 16 Nov 2019 10:29 Ten years ago, Aditya Roy Kapur made a debut in Bollywood with Vipul Amrutlal Shah's 2009 film, London Dreams. Aditya then appeared in films like Action Replayy and Guzaarish the next year, but it was Mohit Suri's 2010 film Aashiqui 2 that really …
  • Four arrested for robbing man of Rs 2,90,000 in Delhi's Sarai Kale Khan 16 Nov 2019 10:16 Image Source : PTI Four arrested for robbing man of Rs 2,90,000 in Delhi's Sarai Kale Khan Four men were arrested for allegedly attacking and robbing a man of Rs 2.9 lakh at southeast Delhi's Sarai Kale Khan, police said on Thursday. Surender …
  • Kind-hearted Slough pupil visits earthquake victims in Pakistan 16 Nov 2019 09:40 A kind-hearted pupil visited earthquake victims in Pakistan as part of her school project. Minahil Umar, five, travelled with her family to the Pakistan-administered Kashmir region over the October half-term. A 5.8 magnitude earthquake hit the area on …
  • US Concern Over Prevailing Terror Hubs In Pakistan Worrisome: Report 16 Nov 2019 09:38 The think-tank report accused Islamabad of propping up "candidates affiliated with LeT". (File) Amsterdam: A European think-tank has said that despite several restrictions and warnings by global watchdogs, the United States's concern over …
  • India's Foreign Minister Says Preventive Detention in Kashmir Not Only Justified but Necessary 16 Nov 2019 09:34 Asia & Pacific 11:43 16.11.2019Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): India had detained dozens of political leaders and activists in the restive state of Jammu and Kashmir ahead of New Delhi’s decision to strip the state of its special status. Article 370 …
  • IAF Personnel Killings: Court Lists Case For Hearing In December 16 Nov 2019 09:33 Incarcerated JKLF Chief Yasin Malik – File Pic JAMMU – TADA Court here in Jammu after hearing the arguments and counter arguments in a case related to the killing of Indian Air Forces Personnel and abduction of Dr Rubiya Sayeed listed the case for next …
  • Govt Sets Up Committee for Division of Assets, Liabilities B/W JK,Ladakh 16 Nov 2019 09:33 Map of UT Of Jammu & Kashmir And UT Of Ladakh issued by Home Ministry NEW DELHI – The Centre has constituted a three-member committee for division of assets and liabilities of Jammu and Kashmir between two successor Union territories, which came into …
  • Kashmir Highway Closed Again, 3,000 Vehicles Stranded 16 Nov 2019 09:33 On November 15, 2019 by Press Trust of India Upper heights receive fresh snowfall, rain in plains in Kashmir Trucks stranded on Kashmir Highway – KO File Pic SRINAGAR – The Jammu-Srinagar national highway was closed for vehicular traffic on Friday due to a …
  • No Friday Prayers At Jamia For 15th Week; Small Gathering At Hazratbal 16 Nov 2019 09:33 Women devotees raise their hand in prayers upon seeing the holy relic of Prophet Mohammad (SAW), at Hazratbal Dargah. (KO Photo: Abid Bhat) SRINAGAR – Even as the signs of normalcy are visible on the ground in Kashmir, the administration continued to bar …
  • Day 103: Life Remains Affected In Kashmir 16 Nov 2019 09:33 File Photo: Abid Bhat / KO SRINAGAR – Life remains affected on Friday in Kashmir valley, where people are observing strike for the past 103 days against scrapping of Article 370 and 35 A, besides dividing the state into two Union Territories (UTs) on …
  • 74% rise in Jammu and Kashmir students taking admissions in education institutes across India 16 Nov 2019 09:02 A total of 4,418 students from Jammu and Kashmir took admission under the govt scheme this year, the figure was 2,543 in 2018. (Representational image) Over 4,400 students from Jammu and Kashmir took admission in reputed institutions across the country …
  • Edible oil refining capacity utilization drops below 50% as imports rise 16 Nov 2019 08:57 The average capacity utilization of Indian edible oil refineries has fallen to 46 per cent, declined by half the past five years due to stagnant domestic oilseed production and an increase in vegetable oil imports. Data compiled by the apex industry body, …
  • Trial runs done, train services in Kashmir likely to resume Sunday: Officials 16 Nov 2019 08:45 Srinagar: Two trial runs on Srinagar-Banihal railway line were conducted successfully on Saturday, paving the way for resumption of full services in Kashmir Valley from Sunday, more than three months after they were suspended due to security reasons, …
  • J-K: Apple harvest suffers due to snowfall in Shopian, Pulwama 16 Nov 2019 08:44 Pulwama (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Nov 16 (ANI): Heavy snowfall in Pulwama and Shopian region of the union territory has caused massive damage to apple orchards in the Kashmir valley. Imtiyaz Ahmad, a local farmer claimed that the snowfall has been …
  • Sachin Tendulkar played for India one last time this day; watch his farewell speech 16 Nov 2019 08:33 New Delhi: It was on November 16, 2013, that Sachin Tendulkar, popularly known as the 'Master Blaster', bid adieu to international cricket. Tendulkar's career spanned over two decades. He retired from all forms of cricket after his 200th Test …
  • Indian police storm offices of Amnesty International to quash occupied Kashmir coverage 16 Nov 2019 07:48 Indian officials on Friday raided the offices of renowned human rights group Amnesty International on trumped up charges of foreign funding from the United Kingdom that violate local law, according to a report published by the Qatar-based news publication …
  • Military clampdown continues in occupied Kashmir amid rains, snowfall 16 Nov 2019 07:26 by News Desk , (Last Updated 10 seconds ago) SRINAGAR: In occupied Kashmir, the increasing chill after fresh rains and snowfall has added to the miseries of the people of Kashmir Valley who have already been suffering immensely due to strict military siege …
  • Jammu-Srinagar highway closed for 3rd day, heavy rains hamper road clearing ops 16 Nov 2019 07:19 Banihal/Jammu: The Jammu-Srinagar national highway remained closed for the third day on Saturday as heavy rains hampered the operation to clear the debris brought on the arterial road by a massive landslide in Ramban district, officials said. The …
  • Bilawal doesn’t see Imran as PM by next year 16 Nov 2019 07:16 PPP chief says his party wants new electi­on soon; lambas­ts PTI govt’s disast­rous econom­ic polici­es Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari. PHOTO: FILE ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has …
  • Want To See Taj Mahal Under Moon Light? New View Point Offers Just That 16 Nov 2019 07:00 Taj Mahal can now be enjoyed under moonlight from new view point. New Delhi: The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday opened a new viewpoint at Taj Mahal that will enable the tourists to enjoy a spectacular view of the iconic monument under the moonlight and …
  • A legacy of giving back 16 Nov 2019 06:14 News Photo by Meakalia Previch-Liu Elaine Thompson owns many books, some displayed on her shelf here, that reflect on her interests and studies growing up. An avid learner, Thompson has earned multiple academic degrees throughout her career. Her latest …
  • Marjaavaan box office collection Day 1: Riteish Deshmukh-Sidharth Malhotra film earns Rs 7.03 crore 16 Nov 2019 05:47 Marjaavaan box office collection Day 1: Riteish Deshmukh starrer opened to poor reviews. Riteish Deshmukh and Sidharth Malhotra starrer Marjaavaan has kicked off its box office journey with a collection of Rs 7.03 crore on Friday. The Milap Zaveri …
  • Despite SMS blockade in kashmir, he manages to send messages to family 16 Nov 2019 05:45 Srinagar, Nov 16 (IANS) Rakesh Kumar (name changed), who works for a paramilitary unit, has found a novel method to send SMS’s to his family, although the service continues to remain suspended in the Kashmir Valley since August 5. Authorities have restored …
  • View: To safeguard its global image India doesn’t need better messaging, but better policies 16 Nov 2019 05:43 India’s international reputation is taking a hammering these days. Scarcely a week goes by without another scathing attack on the Modi government in a leading Western publication. The growing chorus has expanded beyond the usual suspects – leftist …
  • Weather forecast Live Updates: Delhi’s air quality remains ‘severe’ today 16 Nov 2019 05:31 Weather Today LIVE: Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said, “No odd-even if air improves, final call on Monday.” (Reuters) Weather forecast Today Live News Updates: The air quality in Delhi remained in the ‘severe’ category on Saturday, with the overall figure …
  • Mehbooba Mufti shifted from Chashme Shahi guest house to govt accommodation 16 Nov 2019 05:13 Image Source : PTI Mehbooba Mufti/PTI Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti was shifted from Chashme Shahi guest house to a government accommodation in Srinagar on Friday. This comes after Mehbooba Mufti's daughter Iltija Mufti …
  • What’s My Score? Great Hack Star Says You Should Know 16 Nov 2019 05:03 The Great Hack's Professor David CarrollNetflixA revolution is brewing, resistance is growing, could the end be nigh for surveillance capitalism, a term which Harvard’s Shoshana Zuboff coined to describe how the human experience has been productized by …
  • Mehbooba Mufti shifted to new location 16 Nov 2019 04:21 Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir administration shifted former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti to government quarters on Maulana Azad Road in the city centre from the government guesthouse turned sub-jail in Chashma Shahi. Mufti has now been detained behind …
  • Corridor for humanity 16 Nov 2019 03:44 Corridor for humanity At a solemn and impressive ceremony attended by Sikhs from India and all over the world, high-profile personalities from Pakistan and India including Navjot Singh Sidhu, Prime Minister Imran Khan inaugurated the Kartarpur Corridor …
  • Babri verdict 16 Nov 2019 03:33 THE Supreme Court of India’s judgement in the Babri Masjid case does no credit to the court’s reputation. It comes in the wake of its studied denial of redress to the Kashmiris after the Modi government’s outrageous attempt on Aug 5 to destroy the very …
  • Indian-Americans chip in to balance Kashmir hearing 16 Nov 2019 03:29 New Delhi: The presence of 25 Indian-Americans at the US House of Representative hearing on Kashmir on Thursday helped improve the atmospherics from that during the October 22 session which was chaired by Congressman Brad Sherman. India, thorough its …
  • Government set to push citizenship bill during winter session 16 Nov 2019 03:21 NEW DELHI: The winter session of Parliament is likely to be stormy with the Centre planning to introduce a fresh version of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill for consideration and passage in the Lok Sabha. The Lok Sabha has listed 22 new bills for …
  • Why Owaisi needs to work under a think tank like Popular Front 16 Nov 2019 03:19 By S M Anwar Hussain The other day when I said let Mr Asaduddin Owaisi put himself under the supervision of Popular Front of India (PFI), I was not making fun. I was serious about it. Mr Owaisi is a refined parliamentarian, but he is not a good strategist. …
  • Hundred days of oppression 16 Nov 2019 03:19 Hundred days of oppression It has been over 100 days now since the BJP government of Narendra Modi illegally and unconstitutionally claimed to have annexed Indian Occupied Kashmir into India. These 100 days have been terrible for the people living in those …
  • Pakistani air traffic controller saves a Jaipur to Muscat flight from disaster 16 Nov 2019 03:16 Islamabad: An air traffic controller in Pakistan on Thursday saved a plane flying from the Indian city of Jaipur to Muscat, by guiding it through air traffic during an emergency, a media report said. According to reports, the air plane, carrying 150 …
  • Amnesty Denounces ‘Pattern of Harassment’ by Indian Authorities 16 Nov 2019 03:05 NEW DELHI – Amnesty International has denounced a “pattern of harassment” towards the human rights organization by Indian authorities, hours after a raid on one of its headquarters in the Asian country. “Over the past year, a pattern of harassment has …
  • EU Uncovers 265 False Media Outlets Sharing India Propaganda 16 Nov 2019 03:05 BRUSSELS – The European Union’s disinformation agency has uncovered a propaganda network of 265 false media outlets in 65 countries aimed at favoring the geopolitical interests of India and linked to international right-wing parties. Disinfo Lab, a …
  • Shafqat tells Unesco moot…: Intellectual, legal basis for maintaining global peace eroding 16 Nov 2019 03:05 Shafqat tells Unesco moot…: Intellectual, legal basis for maintaining global peace eroding PARIS: Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood has drawn the world attention towards dangerous trends where intellectual, moral and …
  • A nuclear hotspot no one is talking about 16 Nov 2019 03:05 A nuclear hotspot no one is talking about WASHINGTON: While the United States is preoccupied by the threat of nuclear weapons in the hands of potential adversaries such as Russia, China or North Korea, the danger of nuclear conflict may actually be …
  • Murree, adjoining areas receive snowfall 16 Nov 2019 03:04 Murree, adjoining areas receive snowfall ISLAMABAD: Murree and its adjoining areas have received three to four inch snowfall, the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) reported on Friday. A number of people thronged various hilly areas to enjoy the …
  • Citizen portal redresses 1,254,363 complaints 16 Nov 2019 03:04 Citizen portal redresses 1,254,363 complaints ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Citizens Portal has redressed, 1,254,363 complaints out of total registered 1,339,584 from all over the country, 84, 290 from abroad and 4,936 from foreigners. The complaints were included …
  • Rallies to express solidarity with people of IOK 16 Nov 2019 03:03 Rallies to express solidarity with people of IOK FAISALABAD: On the directions of the government, different government departments and other organisations on Friday took out rallies to express solidarity with the people of Indian Held Kashmir. A rally was …
  • ‘Lok mela’ gets underway 16 Nov 2019 03:02 ‘Lok mela’ gets underway Islamabad: Colourful event marked the inauguration of the much awaited mega cultural event of capital city, popularly called ‘Lok Mela,’ on Friday. The festival is being organised by National Institute of Folk and Traditional …
  • Turkey praised for supporting Kashmir cause 16 Nov 2019 03:01 Turkey praised for supporting Kashmir cause Islamabad: Azad Jammu and Kashmir President Sardar Masood Khan has praised the Turkish government and people for supporting Kashmir cause. He also said while Pakistan and Turkey had strong ties, hearts of the …
  • Siraj urges government to lead freedom convoy towards LoC 16 Nov 2019 03:01 Siraj urges government to lead freedom convoy towards LoC LAHORE: Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Sirajul Haq has asked the PTI government to lead a freedom convoy towards the LoC in support of the besieged Muslims of the Held Kashmir. “Kashmiris are under siege for …
  • Home Secretary gives no time frame for releasing leaders 16 Nov 2019 02:56 New Delhi: Political leaders under house arrest will be freed once the law and order situation improves in the Valley, home secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla told a parliamentary panel, without giving a time frame. The committee headed by Congress leader Anand …
  • Unresolved Kashmir dispute ‘a permanent threat to regional peace’ 16 Nov 2019 02:47 Unresolved Kashmir dispute ‘a permanent threat to regional peace’ LONDON: Speakers including Pakistan High Commissioner to the United Kingdom (UK) Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, expressing their grave concerns over the current worsening human rights violations …
  • 10-day Lok Mela starts 16 Nov 2019 01:51 10-day Lok Mela starts Islamabad:Colourful event marked the inauguration of the much awaited mega cultural event of capital city, popularly called ‘Lok Mela,’ on Friday. The festival is being organised by National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage …
  • Conspiracy for political instability to fail: Sarwar 16 Nov 2019 01:51 Conspiracy for political instability to fail: Sarwar LAHORE:Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar has said that every conspiracy for political instability in the country would fail. Prime Minister Imran Khan and the government will complete their …
  • Smog level comes down after rain 16 Nov 2019 01:51 Smog level comes down after rain LAHORE:Partly cloudy weather was observed in the city on Friday while Met Office predicted similar weather conditions with chances of scattered rain during the next 24 hours. The level of smog came down to 185 from Thursday …
  • OTC Cricket draw announced 16 Nov 2019 01:48 OTC Cricket draw announced LAHORE: The organisers of first OTC Challenge Cup Inter-Club Cricket Tournament has announced the draw of the event at a special meeting of Tournament Committee held under the chairmanship of Malik Sajjad Akbar. As per draw 64 …
  • Indian American Democrat wants US House resolution on IOK situation 16 Nov 2019 01:29 Indian American Democrat wants US House resolution on IOK situation WASHINGTON: An Indian American Democrat is leading the charge against India on Capitol Hill. Pramila Jayapal is the first woman of Indian descent to be elected to the US House of …
  • ‘Country to have fresh polls, new PM next year’ 16 Nov 2019 01:28 ‘Country to have fresh polls, new PM next year’ ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Friday said he could say with full confidence that country will have a new prime minister next year. “I can say with full confidence …
  • Unhappy PML-Q can rattle PTI govt 16 Nov 2019 01:28 Unhappy PML-Q can rattle PTI govt ISLAMABAD: PTI’s leading coalition partner- PML-Q- is not satisfied with Imran Khan government and its performance and the party believes that the things have gone from bad to worse. The of late statement of Chaudhry …
  • Kashmir has always been an international issue: US HR body 16 Nov 2019 01:28 Kashmir has always been an international issue: US HR body WASHINGTON: The Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, a bi-partisan group of US Congress, has called India to end systematic violations in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK). “Clearly, we are at a crisis …
  • Friday prayers still not allowed in SrinagarLife remains paralysed in IOK 16 Nov 2019 01:28 Friday prayers still not allowed in SrinagarLife remains paralysed in IOK ISLAMABAD: In Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK), 103 days on, uneasy calm and uncertainty still prevail in and Muslim majority areas of Jammu and Ladakh regions as the residents continue …
  • Price hike conspiracy against govt: PM Imran Khan 16 Nov 2019 01:27 Price hike conspiracy against govt: PM Imran Khan ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan Friday said the artificial price hike was a conspiracy against his government and hinted at imminent changes in the federal, Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa cabinets. …
  • AJK president lauds diaspora for sensitising Kashmir dispute 16 Nov 2019 01:27 AJK president lauds diaspora for sensitising Kashmir dispute MIRPUR: Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President Sardar Masood Khan said on Friday the Pakistani-Kashmiri diaspora community has played a highly positive role in building awareness on the Kashmir …