• TRC Attack: NIA Charge Sheet Against 4 'ISJK' Men 22 May 2019 20:09 (MENAFN - Kashmir Observer) SRINAGAR — The National investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a charge sheet against four persons, alleged affiliates of Islamic State of Jammu and Kashmir (ISJK).  The charge-sheet has been relating to an attempt to carry out …
  • Wait Over, Counting Today 22 May 2019 20:01 (MENAFN - Kashmir Observer) NEW DELHI — The counting of votes for the seven-phase elections to India's lower house of parliament, the world's biggest democratic exercise, will take place on Thursday, bringing the curtains down on a bitterly-fought …
  • Five years of missteps 22 May 2019 19:56 Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the party headquarters in New Delhi. (Source: PTI/File) With a resounding mandate, historically-low oil prices and unprecedented average growth rates in the 2004-2014 period, the Narendra Modi government had no excuses …
  • J-K: Terrorist hideout busted, huge cache of arms recovered at Rajouri 22 May 2019 18:57 [India], May 22 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir police busted a hideout of terrorists in Chatyari forest area of the district and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition including four automatic assault rifles, 4 AK rifles and 11 pistols. The J & K …
  • Top Officer at Indian Air Base That Downed Own Mi-17 Chopper Reassigned – Report 22 May 2019 18:43 Asia & Pacific 18:35 22.05.2019Get short URL Earlier, following a wave of media reports that Indian air defences had shot down a friendly helicopter, New Delhi launched an investigation into the incident to determine whether it was due to an error by …
  • PM Imran chairs National Security Committee’s meeting, discusses economic issues 22 May 2019 18:42 PM Imran chairs National Security Committee’s meeting, discusses economic issues ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday chaired meeting of the National Security Committee at PM Office. The NSC discussed geo-strategic environment with special …
  • Civil, military huddle backs efforts to address economic issues 22 May 2019 18:27 NSC meetin­g discus­ses geo-strate­gic enviro­nment with specia­l refere­nce to recent develo­pments in region­ The forum discussed geo-strategic environment with special reference to recent developments in the region. PHOTO: PID ISLAMABAD: The country’s …
  • How Jamaat is driving militancy while shaping politics in Kashmir 22 May 2019 18:13
  • The IMF tragedy 22 May 2019 16:32 Pakistanis will survive this too After the horrifying Easter Sunday bombings, in an exclusive interview with Hindustan Times, Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said that his government would not hesitate to seek Islamabad’s …
  • Top civil, military leadership reiterates resolve for regional peace, stability 22 May 2019 16:32 ISLAMABAD: The top civil and military leadership on Wednesday reiterated that Pakistan will continue making efforts for regional peace and stability without taking sides in any conflict. This was decided during Wednesday’s meeting of National Security …
  • J-K: 2 Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists killed in encounter 22 May 2019 16:26 [India], May 22 (ANI): Two terrorists who were affiliated with proscribed terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen were killed on Wednesday in an encounter with the security forces in Gopalpora area of Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said in a release. …
  • One soldier killed, 7 others injured in blast during 'training activity' along LoC: Officials 22 May 2019 15:34 PTI| Updated: May 22, 2019, 04.04 PM IST BCCL Eight Army personnel were injured in a blast during a training exercise along the Line of Control JAMMU: An Army man was killed and seven others were injured in a blast during a "training activity" …
  • Massive military crackdown against militants in Arunachal: Rijiju 22 May 2019 15:33 NEW DELHI: Union minister Kiren Rijiju Wednesday said security forces in Arunachal Pradesh have launched a massive operation against the insurgents who killed an MLA and 10 others in the state. He said when members of local community are involved in …
  • Indian, Chinese troops meet in eastern Ladakh 22 May 2019 15:33 SRINAGAR-Indian and Chinese soldiers held a meeting on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Eastern Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, a defence official said on Wednesday. According to a defence spokesman, the Border Personnel Meet (BPM) was …
  • How Modi's populist message could win the Indian PM a second term 22 May 2019 15:31 In the final hours of India's longest and possibly most combative election campaign, the gleaming New Delhi headquarters of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) went into virtual lockdown. Six gruelling weeks after voting started in this country of …
  • Black bear beaten to death by ‘wild’ locals in South Kashmir 22 May 2019 15:07 Representational image A sub-adult wild black bear was beaten to death by locals in Zungalpora village in South Kashmir's Kulgam district on Tuesday. The dramatic footage has appeared on the social media showing a bear being beaten by a crowd of men …
  • Sri Lanka, Pulwama attacks made India more determined to fight terrorism: Sushma Swaraj tells SCO 22 May 2019 15:07 Image Source : PTI In her first engagement in Bishkek, Swaraj on Tuesday theld a "productive discussion" with her Kyrgyz counterpart Chingiz Aidarbekov Representational image External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, on Wednesday, called on Kyrgyz …
  • Massive military crackdown against militants in Arunachal Pradesh: Kiren Rijiju 22 May 2019 15:04 Union Minister Kiren Rijiju. (Source: Express File Photo by Tashi Tobgyal) Union minister Kiren Rijiju Wednesday said security forces in Arunachal Pradesh have launched a massive operation against the insurgents who killed an MLA and 10 others in the state …
  • Indian troops martyr two Kashmiri youth 22 May 2019 14:16 by APP , (Last Updated 23 seconds ago) SRINAGAR: In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred two Kashmiri youth in Kulgam district on Wednesday. The troops martyred the youth during a cordon and search operation in …
  • After Market: IndusInd, Jet gain; DHFL, Cipla, TechM in the red 22 May 2019 13:44 NEW DELHI: Healthy gains led by banking, financial and auto heavyweights helped equity indices Sensex and Nifty end Wednesday's session with gains ahead of Thursday’s election results. The market endured bouts of volatility throughout the day but there …
  • Indian Soldier Killed, 7 Wounded in Explosion Near India-Pakistan Border 22 May 2019 12:49 Military & Intelligence 15:16 22.05.2019(updated 15:17 22.05.2019) Get short URL Earlier this month, two soldiers were injured in a similar explosion in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. In another incident in February, an army officer was killed …
  • Food historian Salma Yusuf Husain brings back recipes from Shah Jahan’s dastarkhwan 22 May 2019 12:42 Food historian Salma Yusuf Husain. (Express Photo by Amit Mehra) When Mughal emperor Aurangzeb deposed his father Shah Jahan and imprisoned him, legend has it that he allowed him only one ingredient of his choice for the rest of his life. And Shah Jahan …
  • 2 Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists neutralised in Kulgam encounter 22 May 2019 12:37 Kulgam: Two Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists were neutralised in the encounter and huge cache of arms and ammunition were recovered from their possession, the police said on Wednesday. "Two terrorists identified as Zahid Mantoo of Shopian and Irfan Ahmad …
  • Afghanistan, terrorism top Sushma Swaraj's speech at SCO meet 22 May 2019 12:29 [Kyrgyzstan], May 22 (ANI): Sushma Swaraj, the Minister of External Affairs, reiterated India's commitment in securing peace and security in war-ravaged Afghanistan as she addressed the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) meeting here on Wednesday. …
  • Lanka, Pulwama attacks made India more determined to resolutely fight terrorism: Swaraj tells SCO 22 May 2019 12:19 Bishkek: India on Wednesday said the ghastly bombings in Sri Lanka at a time when the wounds of the Pulwama terror attack were still raw in people’s mind has made it more determined to resolutely fight against the menace. Addressing the meeting of Shanghai …
  • J-K: Soldier dies after being critically injured during training 22 May 2019 11:53 [India], May 22 (ANI): A soldier succumbed to his injuries after being wounded during training in Mendhar area along the Line of Control in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir. Two other soldiers suffered minor injuries and are undergoing treatment at a …
  • Pakistan Gets First Upgraded Chinese Fighters Amid 'Concerns' Over F-16 Safety 22 May 2019 11:52 Asia & Pacific 14:13 22.05.2019(updated 14:21 22.05.2019) Get short URL The development comes just days after an Indian media outlet cited government sources as claiming that Pakistan had redeployed its US-made F-16 fighter jets in a bid to avoid major …
  • Shutdown in IHK to pay tribute to martyrs 22 May 2019 11:34 Shutdown in IHK to pay tribute to martyrs ISLAMABAD: Complete shutdown marked by curfew-like restrictions was observed across Held Kashmir Tuesday to commemorate the martyrdom anniversaries of prominent liberation leaders, Mirwaiz Molvi Muhammad Farooq and …
  • Indian Air Force shot down its helicopter on Feb 27 22 May 2019 11:30 Indian Air Force shot down its helicopter on Feb 27 NEW DELHI: The Indian Air Force’s inquiry into the accidental shoot down of its own Mi-17 chopper on February 27 will be over within 20 days. The summary of evidence will be presented immediately …
  • Mercury shoots up 22 May 2019 11:26 Mercury shoots up LAHORE: A very hot day was observed in the city as mercury touched 41.8°C here on Tuesday while Met office predicted similar weather conditions for the next 24 hours. Met officials said that a shallow westerly wave is present over north …
  • Sugar mill case: Mill owners barred from selling properties until loan recovery case verdict 22 May 2019 10:56 Sugar mill case: Mill owners barred from selling properties until loan recovery case verdict LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Tuesday restrained owners of Kashmir Sugar Mills, believed to be close relatives of Sharif family, from selling the mills’ …
  • India-Pakistan Talks at SCO Summit Unlikely After Balakot, Pulwama - Ex-Official 22 May 2019 10:55 Opinion 13:46 22.05.2019Get short URL A meeting is currently underway to discuss multilateral engagement issues like counter-terrorism, drug trafficking, the Afghanistan peace process, US sanctions on Iran, etc. India’s former deputy national security …
  • Likely victory of BJP in Indian polls: FO pondering on evolving strategy to deal with upcoming scenario 22 May 2019 10:49 Likely victory of BJP in Indian polls: FO pondering on evolving strategy to deal with upcoming scenario ISLAMABAD: With the prospectuses of returning to helm of affairs and likely victory of extremist Hindu BJP in Indian polls under prime minister Narendra …
  • Muslims urged to devise mechanism against menace of terrorism 22 May 2019 10:49 Muslims urged to devise mechanism against menace of terrorism ISLAMABAD: Leadership of different religious and political organisations of Pakistan and different religious sects while denouncing prevailing wave of terrorism in Saudi Arabia and Pakistan has …
  • Weld's Tranchee can open his account at Cork 22 May 2019 10:40 Whether it is the new surroundings of Ireland's flagship track or just a coincidence remains to be seen but with the names of the English-trained runners pencilled in to tackle Aidan O'Brien in the Guineas on both Saturday and Sunday, it certainly …
  • No restriction on civilian traffic on Jammu-Srinagar highway from Monday 22 May 2019 10:10 Image Source : REPRESENTATIONAL Jammu and Kashmir governor's administration withdrew an order restricting movement of civilian traffic on the national highway between Srinagar and Jammu The Jammu and Kashmir governor's administration Tuesday …
  • Jammu and Kashmir: Governor Satya Pal Malik reviews security for Amarnath Yatra 22 May 2019 10:08 Image Source : PTI Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Tuesday reviewed security arrangements for the annual Amarnath Yatra that begins on July 1. "In a meeting held at the state Raj Bhawan in …
  • J&K: Traffic ban on NH-44 to be lifted from Monday, Guv thanks people for cooperation 22 May 2019 10:08 Army convoy plying on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway on the second day of curbs on movement of civilian vehicles. (File/Express photo by Shuaib Masoodi) The Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday decided to relax all restrictions on the movement of …
  • Budgam crash: IAF Srinagar base commander transferred 22 May 2019 10:07 An IAF Mi-17 chopper crashed in Budgam area of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday. (Express photo/Shuaib Masoodi) The Air Officer Commanding of the Srinagar air base in Jammu and Kashmir has been posted out before the end of his tenure in the middle of the …
  • J&K High Court quashes detention of Masarat Alam under PSA 22 May 2019 10:05 The separatist leader, who is part of Syed Ali Geelani-led Hurriyat Conference, has spent most part of his life in jail since 2008. The Jammu Kashmir High Court has again quashed the detention of separatist leader Masarat Alam. The court has ordered …
  • Eight jawans injured in explosion along LoC in Poonch district 22 May 2019 10:04 The Armymen are reportedly part of a patrol team in the area. (Representational Image) Eight jawans were injured in an explosion Wednesday along the Line of Control (LoC) in Dehri Dabasi area in Mendhar, which lies in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district. …
  • Indian Air Defences Mistakenly Downed Own Military Helicopter - Reports 22 May 2019 10:03 Military & Intelligence 19:36 21.05.2019(updated 19:43 21.05.2019) Get short URL On 27 February, the daily newspaper Kashmir Vision reported that a combat Mi-17 V5 helicopter of the Indian Air Force crashed in the Budgam area in the state Jammu and …
  • Jammu-Kashmir: Two terrorists neutralised by security forces in Kulgam 22 May 2019 10:02 [India], May 22 (ANI): Two terrorists were killed on Wednesday in an encounter with the security forces in Gopalpora area of Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. The identities and affiliations of the killed terrorists are being ascertained. …
  • Endless night of terror 22 May 2019 09:49 Indian human rights violations in Occupied Kashmir Since 1989, an indigenous Kashmiri uprising seeking freedom from India has resulted in the martyrdom of over 70,000 Muslim residents of the disputed state by unbridled Indian security forces. These 500,000 …
  • Eight Army jawans injured in blast along LoC 22 May 2019 09:49 By PTI JAMMU: Eight Army personnel were injured in a blast during a training exercise along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district Wednesday, officials said. Officials had earlier stated that an Army personnel was killed in …
  • Pulwama, Lanka attacks made India determined to fight terrorism: Swaraj tells SCO 22 May 2019 09:15 SCO was founded at a summit in Shanghai in 2001 by the presidents of Russia, China, Kyrgyz Republic, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. New Delhi/Bishkek: India on Wednesday said the ghastly bombings in Sri Lanka at a time when the wounds of the …
  • Soldier killed in training event accident near LoC 22 May 2019 09:07 Jammu, May 22 (IANS) One soldier was killed and seven others were injured on Wednesday in an accident during a training event near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, a defence spokesman said. “Today in a training event …
  • Ex-Fata may well be one of the venues: National Games in Peshawar from Oct 21 22 May 2019 08:52 Ex-Fata may well be one of the venues: National Games in Peshawar from Oct 21 ISLAMABAD: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Olympic Association and provincial governments have agreed to hold 33rd edition of the National Games from October 21 to 27 with one of the …
  • Security personnel killed in IED blast in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch 22 May 2019 08:51 By ANI POONCH: One security personnel was killed and seven people injured in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast in Mendhar area along the Line of Control in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday. On Saturday, a Border Security Force …
  • National Games to be held in KP from October 21-27 22 May 2019 08:50 National Games to be held in KP from October 21-27 KARACHI: After getting the nod from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Chief Minister Mehmood Khan, the organisers on Tuesday announced that the 33rd National Games would be held in the province from October 21-27. This …
  • Pakistan weather forecast: 21 May 2019 22 May 2019 08:46 Pakistan weather forecast: 21 May 2019 ISLAMABAD: A shallow westerly wave is present over north Balochistan and its adjoining areas and likely to grip upper/central parts of the country on Wednesday and may persist during next 2-3 days. Weather …
  • Indian Police Confirm Hack Attack on its Site by Pro-Daesh Group 22 May 2019 08:45 Asia & Pacific 09:51 22.05.2019Get short URL The Karnataka Police website was restored by Tuesday evening after being down for several hours. The Pro-Daesh group also threatened to launch a much bigger cyber war in the future. New Delhi (Sputnik): A …
  • Pakistan weather forecast: 22 May 2019 22 May 2019 08:44 Pakistan weather forecast: 22 May 2019 ISLAMABAD: A shallow westerly wave is affecting western parts of the country and likely to grip upper/central parts of the country tonight and may persist during next 2-3 days. Weather Forecast for Wednesday: …
  • Army Soldier Killed,7 others Injured In IED Blast Along LoC In Poonch 22 May 2019 08:15 (MENAFN - Kashmir Observer) POONCH — An army soldier was killed and seven others sustained injuries in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) explosion near forward post along Line of Control in Mendhar area of Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on …
  • RBI Issues Mobile Banking License to State Cooperative Bank 22 May 2019 08:15 (MENAFN - Kashmir Observer) SRINAGAR — Secretary to Government, Department of co-operatives, J and K Mr. Abdul Majeed Bhat and Registrar Co-operatives M.M. Gassi welcomed the issue of license for mobile banking operations to J and K State Co-operative Bank …
  • WB, Sikkim and Assam to witness thunderstorm, lightning on May 23 22 May 2019 08:09 [India], May 22 (ANI): The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday predicted that isolated places in West Bengal, Sikkim and Assam are likely to witness thunderstorm and lightning accompanied with squall (50-60 kmph) tomorrow. The weather …
  • War always bring destruction,it could not be considered an option: Shah Mehmood 22 May 2019 07:51 22 May, 2019 Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Tuesday called upon India to hold talks with Pakistan for the sake of regional peace after the Indian general election. Talking to the state-run TV, he said war always brought destruction and it could …
  • The aspirational generation behind India's bold China ambitions 22 May 2019 06:45 With its modern steel and glass aesthetic, chic restaurants and hangout spots, the tech and business hub in the satellite town of Gurugram -- less than 20 miles (32 kilometers) south of the capital New Delhi -- represents a confident India. In the complex, …
  • Two Hizbul militants killed in J&K gunfight 22 May 2019 06:30 Srinagar, May 22 (IANS) Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed on Wednesday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district, police said. “The two slain militants were affiliated with the Hizbul Mujahideen outfit. Their …
  • Inside Modi's playbook to winning elections 22 May 2019 06:23 by Iain Marlow On a cool Delhi evening in November 2016, Narendra Modi hastily called a national address to make the most consequential decision of his premiership: Effective at midnight, some 86 percent of India’s cash would no longer be valid in a bid to …
  • Decoded: How Pulwama has caught the imagination of Kashmiri youth 22 May 2019 06:18 Pulwama: The site on the Srinagar-Jammu highway where 20 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers were killed and 15 others injured in an audacious suicide attack by militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Feb 14, 2019. All the injured …
  • Thank you for the music, Mr Carrapiett! Edward Carrapiett (1936-2019) 22 May 2019 05:53 Long before we had FM radio and their 24/7 offering of music or ‘RJs’ to interact with, we had the single option of Radio Pakistan to provide news and entertainment. And in that single option was the smooth, sophisticated, suave voice of Edward (“Eddie …
  • 12 seconds after launch, Indian air defence shot down IAF Mi-17 helicopter 22 May 2019 05:49 File photo of MI-17. PHOTO: AFP WASHINGTON: The Indian Air Force (IAF) will wrap up its inquiry into the accidental shootdown of its Mi-17 helicopter by an air defence missile in the next 20 days, NDTV reported. An air defence missile launch was launched …
  • Sugar mills owners barred from selling properties 22 May 2019 05:37 LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Tuesday restrained the owners of Kashmir Sugar Mills from selling the mills properties till the decision on a loan recovery suit filed against them by a private bank. The bank in its suit contended that the mills’ owners ( …
  • ISRO launches 'cloud-proof' earth observation spy satellite RISAT-2B to keep an eye on Pakistan 22 May 2019 05:19 Indian space research agency (ISRO) today successfully launched an earth observation spy satellite RISAT-2B that can take high resolution images of the earth during day and night, and also under cloudy conditions. The introduction of all-weather RISAT-2B ( …
  • Report on torture in IHK 22 May 2019 03:04 A DAMNING report detailing the Indian army’s alleged torture of Kashmiri protesters has been made public this week, underscoring the sheer scale of the methods employed by the state to quell dissent in India-held Kashmir. Titled Torture: Indian State’s …
  • Why Hurriyat Needs To Do Some Introspection 22 May 2019 03:02 (MENAFN - Kashmir Observer) Last week, people in Sopore observed a two day shutdown to mourn the death of a local militant named Ishfaq Ahmad Sofi who was killed during a brief encounter with the armed forces in Shopian district on Friday. While shutdowns …
  • Omar Blames Centre,Previous JK Govt For Srinagar's Infrastructure Issues 22 May 2019 03:01 (MENAFN - Kashmir Observer) SRINAGAR — National Conference (NC) leader Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said the urban life of Srinagar city was blight with various problems, adding that neither the Centre nor the Jammu and Kashmir government invested in the …
  • 15-day Ramazan Festival begins at Kashmir Haat 22 May 2019 03:01 (MENAFN - Kashmir Observer) SRINAGAR — A 15-day Ramazan festival commenced Tuesday evening at Kashmir Haat, here, with the aim to relive the spirit of festivity of this holy month. The festival is being organized by Department of Industries and Commerce, …
  • Minto Circle School Asked To Adhere To Old Fee Structure 22 May 2019 03:01 (MENAFN - Kashmir Observer) SRINAGAR — A team of officers of Directorate of School Education Kashmir (DSEK) Tuesday inspected the Minto Circle School, Allochibagh, Srinagar after receiving a complaint from the parents of the students about arbitrary fee …
  • Loot in the Name of Charity 22 May 2019 03:01 (MENAFN - Kashmir Observer) It is saddening to see people wandering on roads, entering mosques, homes, offices and business establishment even in educational institutions along-with receipt books and thick files asking people to give charity in the name of …
  • 2019 Indian Elections – Interview With Ganesh Malviya 22 May 2019 02:52 With the 2019 Indian general election in full swing and results not too far off, we have seen a rise in both hyper-nationalism, and young liberals who want to change the country for the better of the people. We are once more speaking to Ganesh Malviya, who …
  • Kashmir’s Changing Terror Matrix-II: How Pulwama has caught the imagination of newgen (IANS Investigation) 22 May 2019 02:50 New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) After muscling out the Hurriyat hawks in the bullpen called Kashmir Valley, the Islamic State propelling local youth to turn rogue has formalised a new dangerous strategic imperative, something that has the Indian deep state …
  • Unsurprisingly, the prospect of Modi’s return is most distressing for India’s minorities 22 May 2019 02:49 IF the exit polls are to be believed, Narendra Modi appears headed to return to power for another five-year term. Defying the pre-poll forecast, the right-wing BJP-lead coalition is expected to win a comfortable majority, riding on the wave of Hindu …
  • Soaring dollar takes toll on uplift projects 22 May 2019 02:44 PHOTO: FILE ISLAMABAD: The cost of 134 ongoing development projects in the country has surged by Rs945.22 billion due to increase in the rate of dollar and technical errors. According to official documents available with Express News, the cost of Neelum- …
  • Actor Ashwath Bhatt: Theatre helped me overcome the trauma of losing my home in Kashmir 22 May 2019 01:31
  • One militant killed in Kulgam gunfight 22 May 2019 01:13 Srinagar, May 22 (IANS) One militant was killed in a gunfight with the security forces on Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district. Police sources said security forces started a cordon and search operation in Gopalpora village of Kulgam district …
  • Being responsive- on the Jammu & Kashmir report 22 May 2019 00:27 The government’s decision to shut down communication with UN Special Rapporteurs seeking to question India on alleged human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir may appear extreme, but is in line with its reaction to such international reports over the …
  • Civilian traffic restrictions on J-K highway to be lifted completely from May 27 21 May 2019 23:16 [India], May 21 (ANI): Governor Satyapal Malik on Tuesday decided to lift the remaining restrictions on civilian movement on the Srinagar-Jammu highway from May 27 followed by a review of the security situation and the requirement of security forces' …
  • Friendly fire downed Mi-17 chopper in Budgam 21 May 2019 22:44 New Delhi: The Indian Air Force has transferred the Air Officer Commanding (AOC) of Srinagar base as a court of inquiry steps up probe into the crash of an Mi-17 helicopter in Budgam due to suspected friendly fire on February 27 — the day Indian and …
  • Date Prices Shoot Up This Ramazan 21 May 2019 21:20 (MENAFN - Kashmir Observer) SRINAGAR — Unlike previous years, the prices of dates have increased in the Kashmir markets this Ramazan, thanks to the major decrease in supply mostly due to suspension of cross LoC trade.  Bashir Ahmad Sheikh, a wholesale …
  • India’s Rightward Turn 21 May 2019 21:04 michael barbaro From The New York Times, I’m Michael Barbaro. This is “The Daily.” Today: India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, has governed as a right-wing populist whose nationalist message has pitted Hindus against Muslims. My colleague Jeffrey …
  • Terrorists hurl grenade at a CRPF post in Pulwama 21 May 2019 20:53 [India], May 21 (ANI): Terrorists on Tuesday evening hurled grenade at a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) post situated at State Bank of India (SBI) in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district. No loss of life or injury has been reported yet. On May 18, …