• Pakistan takes to hate speech like fish takes to water: India attacks Imran government over Kashmir at UN 23 Jan 2020 06:47 By PTI UNITED NATIONS: India has slammed Pakistan for "spewing venom and false narratives" of monumental proportions in the United Nations, saying it takes to hate speech like fish takes to water and "obfuscates" the international …
  • Housing for all by 2022? Not quite; just one-third of targeted houses constructed so far 23 Jan 2020 06:45 With the Budget round the corner, expectations run high on more sops for the real estate sector, in particular the affordable housing segment. But rather than continuing to address the demand-side issues (by offering interest subvention for low-ticket home …
  • Malaysia to buy more Indian sugar to resolve palm oil spat 23 Jan 2020 06:42 MSM Malaysia Holdings Berhad will buy 130,000 tonnes of raw sugar from India worth 200 million ringgit ($49.20 million) in the first quarter, the company told Reuters. It bought around 88,000 tonnes of raw sugar from India in 2019. MSM is the sugar …
  • Punjab to have National Security Guards centre 23 Jan 2020 06:36 Chandigarh, Jan 23 (IANS) The central government has decided to set up a regional centre of the National Security Guards (NSG) in Pathankot in Punjab, a state government official said on Thursday. Pathankot city has defence establishments, including the …
  • Take steps towards normalcy instead of ‘spewing venom’: Ind to Pak 23 Jan 2020 06:36 United Nations, Jan 23 (IANS) India has called upon Pakistan to take steps to restore normal ties through diplomacy instead of “spewing venom and false narratives” which have been rejected by the international community. India’s Deputy Permanent …
  • Malaysia to buy more sugar from India to help resolve palm oil spat: sources 23 Jan 2020 06:17 The company bought around 88,000 tonnes of raw sugar from India in 2019. Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia’s top sugar refiner said it will increase purchases of the commodity from India, which according to two sources is part of efforts to placate New Delhi amid an …
  • Several patients lose vision after being administered eye drops at Rawalpindi hospital 23 Jan 2020 06:15 ISLAMABAD: The government and management at Al Shifa Trust Eye Hospital are investigating the reason behind an incident in which a number of patients reportedly lost their eyesight after eye drops were administered to them. Patients, who have gone through …
  • Donald Trump repeats Kashmir mediation offer 23 Jan 2020 06:07 NEW DELHI: India on Wednesday reiterated its stand on Kashmir and stated that matter has to be addressed bilaterally following US President Donald Trump yet another offer to "help" resolve the issue. Kashmir a bilateral issue and will have to be …
  • Trump impeachment trial opens with acrimonious scene over witness 23 Jan 2020 05:47 Image Source : AP Trump impeachment trial opens with acrimonious scene over witness The US Senate has started the historic impeachment trial of President Donald Trump amidst an "acrimonious scene" among the Senators from the ruling Republican …
  • Pak PM mum over Uighurs issue as China is 'good friend' 23 Jan 2020 05:31 Bonn [Germany], Jan 23 (ANI): Despite the global outcry over China's treatments of its minorities, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has chosen to remain tight-lipped on deplorable conditions of Uighur Muslims in China, saying Beijing is a "good …
  • Pak's trade will grow once relations get normal with India: Pak 23 Jan 2020 05:31 Davos [Switzerland], Jan 22 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said that his country's potential for trade will increase exponentially once bilateral relations are normalised with India and Iran. "We are hoping that peace with …
  • Daily briefing: How MBS hacked Bezos; RBI adds NPR to KYC papers in TN; and more 23 Jan 2020 05:25 Top news on Thursday morning. Residents of two Valley villages: Army takes our cars at night, no idea why In at least two villages of south Kashmir’s Shopian, residents say it has become a regular practice for the Army to call owners of commercial and …
  • JLF 2020 kicks off with power packed sessions 23 Jan 2020 05:23 Jaipur, Jan 23 (IANS) As the pleasant winters wrap up paving way for spring, the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) makes a comeback here in Diggy Palace to bring in fresh breeze of ideas, debates, dialogues and perspectives on subjects ranging from Kashmir …
  • Disgraced DSP brought to Jammu for NIA probe 23 Jan 2020 05:23 Srinagar, Jan 23 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has brought the disgraced Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Davinder Singh to Jammu for investigations. According to sources, Davinder Singh has been brought on a transit remand. A formal …
  • Malaysia to buy more Indian sugar to resolve palm oil spat: Sources 23 Jan 2020 05:14 KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's top sugar refiner said it will increase purchases of the commodity from India, which according to two sources is part of efforts to placate New Delhi amid an ongoing spat over palm oil imports. MSM Malaysia Holdings Berhad will …
  • Raising pro-Azadi slogans will result in sedition charges: Yogi Adityanath warns CAA protesters  23 Jan 2020 05:06 By PTI KANPUR: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday criticised the ongoing protests against the new citizenship law, saying it is "shameful" that the men sitting in the comfort of their homes have sent the women and children …
  • Article 370: SC to continue hearing petitions 23 Jan 2020 04:57 New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday will continue hearing today various pleas challenging the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution which granted special status to the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir. A five-Judge Constitution Bench of …
  • Article 370: Will refer to 7-judge bench only if direct conflict in 2 earlier verdicts, says SC 23 Jan 2020 04:45 Image Source : FILE Article 370: Will refer to 7-judge bench only if direct conflict in 2 earlier verdicts, says SC The Supreme Court Wednesday said it will refer the Article 370 issue to a larger 7-judge Constitution bench only if satisfied that there is …
  • Books to watch out for in 2020: Jeet Thayil’s novel, Will Smith’s memoir, and more 23 Jan 2020 04:40 From novels by Jeet Thayil and Upamanyu Chatterjee to memoirs by actor Will Smith and former Delhi High Court Chief Justice Rajinder Sachar and from several works related to economy to more stories by the indomitable Ruskin Bond, 2020 promises to be yet …
  • Chandigarh: 2,064 homeless people in city 23 Jan 2020 04:27 Written by Saurabh Prashar | Chandigarh | Published: January 23, 2020 9:18:51 am Homeless people sleeping at corridor of a showroom in Chandigarh. Jasbir Malhi CHANDIGARH has 2,064 homeless people including 23 women and 2 transgenders. Around 96 per cent …
  • India deploys drones to monitor public movement in held Kashmir 23 Jan 2020 04:21 India deploys drones to monitor public movement in held Kashmir ISLAMABAD: Indian police have started using drones to keep a close watch on the movement of people and anti-India demonstrations in occupied Kashmir. This routine activity was also done …
  • Japan collaborating with NE states in management of forest, sewerage, disaster 23 Jan 2020 04:13 NET Bureau Japan has huge investment in infrastructure projects in the Northeast and is collaborating with several states in the region in areas like forest, sewerage and disaster management, the Centre said on Wednesday. The issue was discussed threadbare …
  • Exclusive: Malaysia to buy more sugar from India to help resolve palm oil spat - sources 23 Jan 2020 04:07 Business Malaysia's top sugar refiner said it will increase purchases of the commodity from India, which according to two sources is part of efforts to placate New Delhi amid an ongoing spat over palm oil. 23 Jan 2020 11:35AM Bookmark KUALA LUMPUR: …
  • President Trump to Visit Pakistan Soon; Says Foreign Minister 23 Jan 2020 03:42 As per the details shared of the recent meeting of the PM of Pakistan Imran Khan with President Trump in Davos, Switzerland the US President has given assurance that he would soon be visiting Pakistan. The two leaders held meetings on the sidelines of the …
  • Pune ka Shaheen Bagh: Powered by women, protest against CAA reaches Camp 23 Jan 2020 03:25 The protesters said they are inspired by their counterparts at Shaheen Bagh. (Express Photo) After Shaheen Bagh in New Delhi and Kausar Bagh at Kondhwa in Pune, another venue in the city — in the heart of Camp at Chhatrapati Shivaji Market — is seeing a …
  • Chinese city shames people for wearing pyjamas, apologises later on 23 Jan 2020 03:15 Image Source : AP Chinese city shames people for wearing pyjamas, apologises later on (Image for representation) Chinese city officials, who shamed people for wearing pyjamas in public, have apologised after a public outcry. Suzhou city officials in Anhui …
  • Trump meets Imran Khan at Davos, says following situation in Kashmir closely 23 Jan 2020 03:14 Image Source : AP Donald Trump listens during a meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan at the World Economic Forum US President Donald Trump on Tuesday met Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on the sidelines of World Economic Forum in Davos. Both …
  • Post his meeting with Imran Khan, Trump offers to mediate on Kashmir issue yet again 23 Jan 2020 03:14 Image Source : PTI Closely following Kashmir issue, can help, says Trump US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said the United States is closely watching and following the developments in Kashmir Valley and reiterated his offer to help on the Kashmir issue. …
  • Mota Singh school 23 Jan 2020 02:53 A HIGH school was established in 1916 in Neelah village on the banks of the Soan river in Chakwal district by Sardar Mota Singh Bhasin, an illiterate philanthropist, who had done well in business and wanted to give back to his community. He took time off …
  • Kashmir Day arrangements reviewed 23 Jan 2020 02:52 Kashmir Day arrangements reviewed LAHORE:Minister for Law, Parliamentary Affairs and Social Welfare Raja Basharat has said in unity with the federal government on February 5, public rallies, seminars and other events would be held to express solidarity …
  • China investing in Pakistan's future, says envoy 23 Jan 2020 02:51 China investing in Pakistan’s future, says envoy LAHORE:Chinese Consulate Deputy Consul General Peng Zhengwu has said Pakistan has played its role in promoting regional peace and stability by greeting and felicitating Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his …
  • Editorial: The US should avoid giving Pakistan lectures on how to conduct its foreign policy 23 Jan 2020 02:50 HIGH-level engagements between the US and Pakistan on Tuesday resulted in some interesting outcomes. Meeting Prime Minister Imran Khan in Davos, President Donald Trump, who called Mr Khan his “friend”, said that Pakistan and the US had never been as close …
  • Unpacking the flour crisis 23 Jan 2020 02:48 Unpacking the flour crisis Dr Abid Qaiyum Suleri Do you remember the commodity price crisis of years 2006-08? Even though Pakistan had produced sufficient wheat to meet its domestic requirements and remained insulated from most of the factors (decline in …
  • Gulf tension carries implications for peace, economy: Qureshi 23 Jan 2020 02:36 Gulf tension carries implications for peace, economy: Qureshi ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Wednesday emphasised the importance of maximum restraint and steps for de-escalation by all sides in the Middle East. During his telephonic …
  • Pakistan will not become part of any war: PM 23 Jan 2020 02:36 Pakistan will not become part of any war: PM By News Desk ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said Pakistan stands as a partner for peace and will not become part of any war. In his keynote address at Special Session of World Economic Forum in Davos …
  • PM Imran Khan attaches great importance to uplift of Balochistan, says Firdous Ashiq Awan 23 Jan 2020 02:35 PM Imran Khan attaches great importance to uplift of Balochistan, says Firdous Ashiq Awan QUETTA: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan on Wednesday said that Prime Minister Imran Khan attached great …
  • For new CEC, Sheikh Rashid's prayer has been answered 23 Jan 2020 02:34 For new CEC, Sheikh Rashid’s prayer has been answered ISLAMABAD: Three months ago, Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed wrote a letter to Prime Minister Imran Khan. The person under discussion was outgoing Secretary Railway, Raja Sikandar Sultan. He …
  • Trump assures Imran Khan of visiting Pakistan soon 23 Jan 2020 02:34 Trump assures Imran Khan of visiting Pakistan soon ISLAMABAD: In his hour long meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan on the sidelines of World Economic Forum in Davos, President Trump has assured Khan that he will soon visit Pakistan and offered to play a …
  • Economist Intelligence Unit's Democracy Index: Democracy in PPP, PML-N eras better than in present govt 23 Jan 2020 02:34 Economist Intelligence Unit’s Democracy Index: Democracy in PPP, PML-N eras better than in present govt LONDON: Democracy is in retreat globally, according to the latest edition of the Democracy Index from The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). The annual …
  • Ex-governments' corruption caused tension with military: PM Imran Khan 23 Jan 2020 02:34 Ex-governments’ corruption caused tension with military: PM Imran Khan DAVOS: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said his is probably the first government that has been totally supported by the Army and that there are no differences between the …
  • Davos meetings 23 Jan 2020 02:27 Davos meetings In quick succession Prime Minister Imran Khan has held meetings in Davos with US President Donald Trump and other dignitaries. According to Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, the meetings have been successful and will pay dividends to …
  • Irfan Cheema celebrates nature, life and heritage 23 Jan 2020 02:26 Irfan Cheema celebrates nature, life and heritage Islamabad : Incorporating embroidered Kashmiri textiles as well as exquisite seashell compositions that infuse a totally fresh dimension to his work, a solo exhibition of still life paintings by Shanghai- …
  • 'UN must allow Kashmiris to form govt of IHK in exile in Tibet or Europe' 23 Jan 2020 02:26 ‘UN must allow Kashmiris to form govt of IHK in exile in Tibet or Europe’ Rawalpindi : Speakers at a seminar here demanded of the world leaders and the international human rights organisations to must look into the plight of Kashmiri population made …
  • Three robbers held, weapons recovered 23 Jan 2020 02:26 Three robbers held, weapons recovered Islamabad: Islamabad R­a­m­na police station has nabbed three persons in several robbery incidents and recovered valuables, vehicle and weapons from them, a police spok­esman said. He said that Islamabad police have …
  • Checking on friends and missing class: protests bring fear to India's campuses 23 Jan 2020 02:09 BENGALURU/ NEW DELHI, Jan 23 (Reuters) - One of India’s most famous universities is half-empty and some students who are on campus track each other on mobile devices to ensure people are safe, as violent clashes spill on to campuses that are seen as a …
  • Twitter Tells Facial Recognition Trailblazer To Stop Using Site's Photos 23 Jan 2020 02:06 Kashmir Hill reporting for The New York Times: A mysterious company that has licensed its powerful facial recognition technology to hundreds of law enforcement agencies is facing attacks from Capitol Hill and from at least one Silicon Valley giant. Twitter …
  • Maintaining database: National Business Register on anvil 23 Jan 2020 01:35 NEW DELHI: India will come out with a National Statistical Business Register that will have data on all business enterprises in the country collated based on the results of the ongoing seventh economic census, officials familiar with the development said. …
  • A Lukewarm Commitment: India and Gender Equality in Security Affairs 23 Jan 2020 00:52 AdvertisementNearly two decades after the United Nations adopted the landmark Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) agenda, India remains one of the many member states that are yet to develop a WPS National Action Plan (NAP). On October 31, 2000, the United …
  • Imran Khan wants to 'talk solutions to end conflicts' with India 23 Jan 2020 00:51 Davos [Switzerland], Jan 22 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said that his country wants peace with India by addressing all conflicts including border issues through talks. Khan, who was addressing the World Economic Forum's (WEF) …
  • Meet The Hindu Custodian Of A Busy Mosque In Pakistan - EurAsian Times 23 Jan 2020 00:51 A mosque in Karachi has suddenly become a centre of attraction in the city. Not known for its architectural splendour, but what has attracted many to this mosque is its custodian who happens to be a Hindu. After Malaysia, India Looks To Cut Imports From …
  • These countries shut down the Internet the most (infographic) 23 Jan 2020 00:46 Author: Thema Newsroom Russia is in the 8th spot When it comes to curbing dissent and freedom of expression, some governments take the drastic step of shutting down the internet. Across the world, internet shutdowns and deliberate slowdowns are becoming …
  • Militant gunned down in encounter in Pulwama 23 Jan 2020 00:26 J&K Police on Wednesday said the gunfight resumed at Nagander area in Khrew, about a km away from the spot of Tuesday’s gunfight. (Express photo by Shuaib Masoodi/File) A militant was gunned down in Khrew area of Kashmir’s Pulwama district on …
  • Punjab and Haryana HC: No further adjournments in Kathua rape convicts’ appeals 23 Jan 2020 00:25 Written by Sofi Ahsan | Chandigarh | Published: January 23, 2020 4:44:21 am It also warned that it will not hesitate in appointing an advocate as amicus curiae in case the lawyers representing the parties do not appear on February 11, when the matter will …
  • Siddaramaiah condemns Mysuru Bar Assn call on UoM issue 23 Jan 2020 00:08 By Express News Service MYSURU: Former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, on Wednesday, condemned the Mysuru Bar Association’s resolution in prohibiting its members from defending Nalini Balakumar, the University of Mysore student booked under sedition charges …
  • Residents of two Valley villages: Army takes our cars at night, no idea why 22 Jan 2020 23:58 Written by Adil Akhzer | Shopian | Published: January 23, 2020 4:03:13 am “The Army has made a list of its own. When I cross the camp, they tell me it is my turn today. After dropping the passengers, I have to deliver my vehicle in the evening,” one of the …
  • Supreme Court declines to stay CAA or defer NPR, seeks Govt reply in four weeks 22 Jan 2020 23:58 Issuing notice on all fresh petitions, the bench granted the Centre four weeks to file its reply and said it will fix the week after that for orders on how to go about the hearing. Declining to stay the Citizenship (Amendment) Act or postpone …
  • Kashmir Valley Receives Fresh Snowfall  22 Jan 2020 23:25 A man walks on snow covered park during fresh snowfall in Srinagar, File Photo: Abid Bhat / KO SRINAGAR – World famous ski resort of Gulmarg, tourist resort of Pahalgam and other parts of Kashmir received fresh light to moderate snowfall since early …
  • Bright Future Awaits J-K After Article 370 Abrogation: Rijiju 22 Jan 2020 23:25 JAMMU – Stating that Article 370 was the “biggest obstacle” in the development of Jammu and Kashmir, Union minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday said the future of the Union Territory is bright and its youth can now have a dream to “touch the sky”. Rijiju was …
  • South Kashmir: Soldier, SPO Killed In Ongoing Khrew Encounter 22 Jan 2020 23:25 On January 21, 2020 by Observer News Service Operation Suspended For Night, Vast Areas Under Siege Army soldiers walk near encounter site during a gunfight at Khrew, Pampore, South Kashmir, January 21, 2020. Photo: Abid Bhat / KO SRINAGAR – An army man …
  • Kashmir Highway Shut For Second Day Due To Multiple Landslides 22 Jan 2020 23:25 Landslide on Kashmir Highway – File Pic BANIHAL/JAMMU – Multiple landslides at several places hampered restoration work on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway which remained closed for the second day on Wednesday, officials said. The highway, the only …
  • Trump Again Offers To ‘Help’ Resolve Kashmir Issue 22 Jan 2020 23:25 On January 22, 2020 by Press Trust of India Meets Pak PM Imran In Davos DAVOS – President Donald Trump has said that the US is watching the developments between India and Pakistan over Kashmir “very closely” and repeated his offer to “help” resolve the …
  • Flying Dutch man’s mission to unite firms over climate change 22 Jan 2020 22:52 ISLAMABAD: Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has highlighted the steps taken by his government to tackle a range of challenges inherited from predecessors. Addressing delegates at the World Economic Forum (WEF), the premier pointed to improving state …
  • India falls 10 places on 2019 Economist Democracy Index 22 Jan 2020 22:49 India has fallen 10 places on 2019 Democracy Index, down to the 51st position among 167 countries in total, according to The Economist Intelligence Unit’s latest report issued Wednesday. The Economist cited, among various reasons, three major issues of …
  • India deploys drones to monitor public movement in occupied Kashmir 22 Jan 2020 22:49 ISLAMABAD: Indian police have started using drones to keep a close eye on the movement of people and anti-state demonstrations in occupied Kashmir. A routine activity, it was also carried out manually by the police personnel in the past, Kashmir Media …
  • Davinder Singh brought to Jammu by NIA 22 Jan 2020 22:35 Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Jan 22 (ANI): The Suspended Deputy Superintendent of Police (DySP) Davinder Singh was brought to Jammu by National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday. Davinder Singh was arrested on charges of trying to assist …
  • Rs 18,000 crore: Kashmir business losses since August 5 22 Jan 2020 22:34 'The economy of Kashmir has collapsed.' IMAGE: A scene from Srinagar in the post August 5, 2019 era. Photograph: S Irfan/PTI Photo With the restoration of Internet in the 10 districts of the Kashmir region from January 19, the region's …
  • Chanting azadi act of treason, will take strict action, warns Adityanath 22 Jan 2020 22:20 Yogi Adityanath in Kanpur Wednesday. (PTI) Calling the chanting of ‘azadi’ slogan by anti-CAA protesters “deshdroh (treason)”, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said his government will take “very strict action” against those …
  • Industries will not come up on pvt land, Centre assures Valley 22 Jan 2020 21:56 Written by Naveed Iqbal | Srinagar | Published: January 23, 2020 2:44:00 am MoS Kishan Reddy in Ganderbal on Wednesday. (Express photo by Shuaib Masoodi) While the Union government is keen to bring investment and industry to the Valley, it will not be done …
  • Jammu and Kashmir: PM Modi reviews projects worth Rs 24,000 crore 22 Jan 2020 21:56 PM Narendra Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday reviewed the progress of infrastructure projects worth over Rs 24,000 crore in various sectors being undertaken in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary BVR …
  • Constituent Assembly didn’t want Article 370 to end like this, SC told 22 Jan 2020 21:56 Senior advocate Zafar Shah, who appeared on behalf of Jammu and Kashmir Bar Association said the Indian and the Jammu and Kashmir Constitution were parallel to each other. The special status of Jammu and Kashmir previously guaranteed under Article 370 of …
  • We’re Sleepwalking Into a Surveillance State 22 Jan 2020 21:44 There is much about the future that keeps me up at night — A.I. weaponry, undetectable viral deepfakes, indefatigable and infinitely wise robotic op-ed columnists — but in the last few years, one technological threat has blipped my fear radar much faster …
  • US President Donald Trump rakes up Kashmir again 22 Jan 2020 21:09 New Delhi: Ahead of his visit to India that may take place sometime next month, United States President Donald Trump has reiterated his resolve to “help” in resolving the Kashmir issue between India and Pakistan, adding that the US is watching the …
  • Same country, different script 22 Jan 2020 20:57 “Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) is now jobless and withering away. It’s so starved of funds that it is trying to retrench its operatives by finding livelihood opportunities for them in mainstream society. Terrorist organisations in Pakistan have never felt so …
  • Thirty years on, still no spring for the Pandits 22 Jan 2020 20:56 After three decades of exile, the promise and possibility of the dignified return of the Kashmiri Pandits to the Valley seems as elusive today as it was in 1990. And yet, it is clearer than ever before, the secure presence of the Pandit minority would be …
  • Google and Amazon make us worse people 22 Jan 2020 20:37 Ben Fox Rubin/CNET Let me show you a magic trick. Make a choice -- any choice. You're already online, so maybe you want to read the news, check your email, surf your newsfeed, buy some food or any other number of things. Now for the trick, I'm …
  • Ex-CM Siddaramaiah backs girl who held ‘Free Kashmir’ placard 22 Jan 2020 20:27 The case has been adjourned to January 24. Mysuru: Former Mysuru University student B. Nalini who held a “Free Kashmir” placard during a protest against the CAA recently inviting police action, has received the backing of former CM and Congress leader …
  • British MPs Express Deep Concern About CAA, Pledge to Support Protesting diaspora 22 Jan 2020 20:22 A meeting organized by Ambedkar International Mission (UK) and the South Asia Solidarity Group in the UK Parliament (House of Commons) today, on the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, National Register of Citizens and National Population Register and the …
  • US keen to step in India-Pakistan’s Kashmir disputes 22 Jan 2020 20:08 The United States was watching development between India and Pakistan over Kashmir closely enough and was ready to help if necessary, said President Donald Trump. In his remarks at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Trump reiterated the trad and borders …
  • PM Imran rubs shoulders with Ivanka in Davos 22 Jan 2020 20:07 Photos of meeting go viral on social media.PHOTO: TWITTER/@PTVnews Prime Minister Imran Khan met with the daughter of the US President Ivanka Trump on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos on Wednesday. The images soon went viral on …
  • The shine is off: Modi’s India slides ten places on Democracy Index 22 Jan 2020 20:07 Clampd­own in occupi­ed Kashmi­r, NRC and CAA hurt Delhi’s democr­atic creden­tials as Pakist­an sees slight improv­ement Indian PM Narendra Modi. PHOTO: REUTERS KARACHI: Democracy has had a hard time the past few years. From Donald Trump’s rise to US …
  • Pakistan assures US of its continued support for Afghan peace 22 Jan 2020 20:07 Alice Wells meets Foreig­n Secret­ary Sohail Mahmoo­d and SAPM Nadeem Babar at the Petrol­eum Divisi­on Alice Wells meets Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood at the Foreign Office in Islamabad on Tuesday. PHOTO: MOFA ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has assured the United …
  • US President Donald Trump to visit Pakistan 'soon': FM Qureshi 22 Jan 2020 20:07 Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Wednesday said US President Donald Trump assured Prime Minister Imran Khan that he would visit Pakistan soon during a meeting on the sidelines of the ongoing World Economic Forum in Davos. In a series of tweets, the …
  • Ready to 'help' in Kashmir dispute, Trump tells Imran 22 Jan 2020 20:06 Prime minist­er meets the US presid­ent on the sideli­nes of World Econom­ic Forum in Davos President Donald Trump said the United States was watching developments between India and Pakistan over Kashmir “very closely” and was prepared to help if necessary …
  • War between two nuclear-armed countries can’t even be contemplated: PM 22 Jan 2020 20:06 Imran Khan speaks to intern­ationa­l media on the sideli­nes of World Econom­ic Forum in Davos Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the idea of a war between two nuclear-armed countries cannot even be contemplated. He said although an all-out conflict …
  • India to ignore what Trump said on Kashmir to Imran 22 Jan 2020 19:36
  • PM Modi reviews infrastructure projects in J&K 22 Jan 2020 19:18 Prime Minister Narendra Modi (File Photo) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday reviewed the progress of infrastructure projects of over Rs 24,000 crore under various sectors being undertaken in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. The Jammu and …
  • Rs 80,000 crore Central package to help set up new IIT, IIM, AIIMS in J&K 22 Jan 2020 19:18 Union Minister of State for HRD and Information Technology Sanjay Dhotre at Nowshera on Wednesday. (Twitter/Sanjay Dhotre) Union Minister of State for HRD and Information Technology Sanjay Dhotre said Wednesday that the Rs 80,000 crore development …
  • Elevated rly track for Pathankot to ease traffic bottlenecks 22 Jan 2020 19:17 Pathankot, January 21 Pathankot residents got a respite when the Railway Ministry and the Punjab Government, after much haggling, finally decided to share the Rs286-crore expenditure to be incurred on elevating a 3.6-km narrow gauge line that runs within …
  • Maleeka Bokhari says Hindutva ideology behind CAA, Article 275 revocation 22 Jan 2020 19:16 Maleeka Bokhari says Hindutva ideology behind CAA, Article 275 revocation LONDON: Pakistan’s Parliamentary Secretary for Law and Justice, Barrister Maleeka Bokhari, has said that Modi govt’s decision to revoke Article 275 in Indian occupied Kashmir is part …
  • Pandit rehab project to be theme of J&K R-Day float 22 Jan 2020 19:14 New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir’s ‘Back to Village’ programme for the displaced Kashmiri Pandits, launched last year, is the theme for its Republic Day tableau this year. Remarking that the ‘Back to Village’ programme is getting huge …
  • ‘Derogatory online content’ against PM may pose threat: Intel 22 Jan 2020 19:14 New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Ahead of Republic Day, the Ministry of Home Affairs, after considering an intelligence alert, has issued a warning to all security agencies to be on alert, saying “derogatory contents” posted on social media against Prime Minister …
  • President Trump meets PM Imran Khan 22 Jan 2020 18:59 Will the Big Brother keep the promise this time? This being the election year in the USA, President Donald Trump urgently needs a peace agreement in Afghanistan that he could use as a trump card to win a second tenure. For this he needs Pakistan’s help to …
  • People power grounds Modi juggernaut 22 Jan 2020 18:52 By Aijaz Zaka Syed New Delhi: Narendra Modi is in a league of his own.  He swept back into power in May 2019, defying disasters like demonetization, GST, unemployment and agrarian distress.  His is the first government in the last 30 years to return to …
  • Militant killed in encounter in Kashmir's Pulwama 22 Jan 2020 18:39 Image Source : PTI Image for representation A militant was killed in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir as the operation to flush out ultras in Khrew area entered the second day on Wednesday, police said. An Army …
  • Nitin Gadkari to review 500 stuck, delayed projects worth Rs 3 trillion 22 Jan 2020 18:36 Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari will review 500 road projects worth Rs 3 trillion, with a view to fast-track highway projects. “The progress of about 500 projects will be taken up during the meeting. These projects involve a cost of …
  • Davos: Pakistan's Imran Khan calls for UN action on India dispute 22 Jan 2020 18:33 "This is a potential flashpoint," Khan said during a media briefing at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, adding that it was time for the "international institutions ... specifically set up to stop this…
  • Donald Trump repeats Kashmir mediation offer, India says it's a bilateral issue 22 Jan 2020 18:21 New Delhi: India on Wednesday reiterated its stand on Kashmir and said the matter has to be addressed bilaterally following US President Donald Trump’s yet another offer to 'help' resolve the issue. Kashmir is a bilateral issue and will have to be …
  • Modi’s team promises new dawn in Kashmir outreach 22 Jan 2020 18:21 Srinagar: Four Union ministers visiting Kashmir as part Centre’s outreach programme on Wednesday promised a new era in the Valley, which would also mark the return of Bollywood, tourism and employment. The ministers inaugurated various developmental …
  • Centre objects to mention of J&K’s detained leaders 22 Jan 2020 18:20 NEW DELHI: The Centre on Wednesday strongly objected to any reference to political leaders in Kashmir being held in detention during a debate on the constitutional validity of the government notifications of August 5 and 6 scrapping the special status …