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India says no plans of a Modi-Abbasi meet at Davos

India says no plans of a Modi-Abbasi meet at Davos

Srinagar: There are no “plans” of a bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting at Davos next week, the external affairs ministry said today. According to PTI, the annual meet of the WEF would be beginning on January […]

Free medicines distributed at medical camp in Batamaloo

Free medicines distributed at medical camp in Batamaloo

Srinagar: A medical awareness and screening camp was organised by Firdous Educational Trust for Orphans (FETO), a local trust, in Firdous Abad, Batamaloo on Friday.  More than 200 patients were provided free medical check-up and medicines during the camp today, said Muhammad Saleem Wani, general secretary FETO. “The main aim of the camp was to provide […]

Court extends judicial custody of Salahuddin’s son

Court extends judicial custody of Salahuddin’s son

A court in New Delhi on Friday extended till February 5 the judicial custody of Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin’s son Syed Shahid, arrested last October by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in a six- year old case. Special Judge O.P. Saini extended the custody after in-camera proceedings, news agency IANS reported. Shahid, 42, a […]

Egyptian man dies during namaz at mosque

Egyptian man dies during namaz at mosque

An Egyptian man has died while praying at a mosque in the Sharqiyah province of the African country, Al Arabiya reports. According to the Dubai-based news outlet, Ahmed Abu Baras was performing the night-time (Isha) prayer at a local mosque when those around him noticed that he had not got up from his prostration (sajda) […]

Malala biopic being shot in Kashmir

Malala biopic being shot in Kashmir

Bollywood film ‘Gul Makai’, based on the life of teenage Pakistani activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, is being shot in the Ganderbal district of Kashmir for the last few days, according to reports. Directed by Amjad Khan, the cast of the film includes Reem Shaikh, Divya Dutta, Mukesh Rishi, Abhimanyu Singh and […]

Germany rated top global power, US slumps to new low in poll

Germany rated top global power, US slumps to new low in poll

A year into Donald Trump’s presidency, global confidence in US leadership has fallen to a new low, according to an opinion survey conducted across 134 countries. The Gallup poll puts global approval of US leadership at just 30%, slightly behind China on 31% and only three points ahead of Russia. Germany is now the top-rated […]

CPJ demands release of Kashmiri photojournalist

CPJ demands release of Kashmiri photojournalist

The Committee to Protect Journalists( CPJ)  has demanded immediate release of Kashmiri photojournalist Kamran Yousuf arrested by the National Investigation Agency and charged with sedition and waging war against India. Kamran Yousuf, a 23-year-old freelance photojournalist and regular contributor to Kashmir’s prominent English daily Greater Kashmir, is in custody since September 5. “Indian authorities must […]

FETO organises medical camp in Batamaloo

FETO organises medical camp in Batamaloo

Srinagar: Firdous Educational Trust for Orphans (FETO), a local educational trust, has organised today a free medical camp at Lane 15, Firdous Abad, Batamaloo after Friday prayers.  Dr Manzoor Ahmad, Dr Shafeeq Bakshi and Dr Sajad Mir will be available at the camp for free check-up of the locals and will distribute free medicines among […]

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