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‘Natak’ continues in Karnataka as Cong-JD(S) to file affidavits of 116 MLAs in SC: Report

‘Natak’ continues in Karnataka as Cong-JD(S) to file affidavits of 116 MLAs in SC: Report

To prove their majority in the Supreme Court on Friday, 18 May, the Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) combine is likely to produce affidavits of its 116 MLAs, The Quint reported Friday. During a late-night hearing on 16-17 May, the apex court had refused to stay BS Yeddyurappa’s swearing-in as the Chief Minister of Karnataka, after the Congress-JD(S) […]

Soldier killed in Pak firing along International Border in Jammu

Soldier killed in Pak firing along International Border in Jammu

A soldier of the Border Security Force was killed early on Friday in an unprovoked firing along the India-Pakistan International Border (IB) in Arnia sector of Jammu, an official said, reports said. “Firing in Heeranagar area was on during the intervening night of May 16 and 17 in which one BSF trooper was injured. Yesterday, […]

3 Kashmiri youths held at Attari, handed over to J&K police

3 Kashmiri youths held at Attari, handed over to J&K police

The immigration bureau has arrested three Kashmiri youths who were travelling to Pakistan via the integrated check post (ICP) at Attari and handed them over to the Jammu and Kashmir police, an intelligence official said, the Hindustan Times reported. The J&K police had issued lookout circular (LOC) against Sikand, Avesh and Irfan of Pulwama district. […]

No evidence against Hafiz Saeed… can join politics if eligible: Major Asif Ghafoor

No evidence against Hafiz Saeed… can join politics if eligible: Major Asif Ghafoor

Major General Asif Ghafoor, Pakistan’s Director General of Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR), the media and public relations arm of its armed forces, said Thursday that there has been no evidence from the Indian side against Hafiz Saeed and he can join politics if eligible. In an interview with the Indian Express, Ghafoor said, “Hafiz Saeed is […]

Hostility will destroy India, Pakistan, says Pak’s NSA Janjua

Hostility will destroy India, Pakistan, says Pak’s NSA Janjua

Srinagar: Pakistan’s National Security Adviser (NSA) Lt Gen (retd) Nasser Khan Janjua has said that India and Pakistan “will ultimately destroy each other” if they are going to coexist as enemies. Addressing a security seminar in Islamabad on Thursday, Janjua said it is for the two countries to ponder upon if they are to live […]

Arrested in Kashmir, Pak national released after 23 yrs

Arrested in Kashmir, Pak national released after 23 yrs

Srinagar: The Indian government has released a Pakistani national imprisoned in Indian jails for 23 years, reports said. “Opting for backdoor diplomacy, the repatriation was performed as a goodwill gesture to the (Pakistan) government,” the Express Tribune reported. It said Syed Sajid Ali Bukhari, a resident of Kotli in Pakistan-administered Kashmir had “mistakenly crossed the […]

‘Resisting Occupation in Kashmir’ released in America

‘Resisting Occupation in Kashmir’ released in America

Srinagar: A new book on Kashmir titled Resisting Occupation in Kashmir has been released in America. The book analyses the social and legal logic of “India’s occupation of Kashmir in relation to colonialism, militarization, power, democracy, and sovereignty,” according to its publisher University of Pennsylvania Press. “It also traces how Kashmiri youth are drawing on […]

My staff called ‘Indian dogs’ at Kuwait airport: Adnan Sami

My staff called ‘Indian dogs’ at Kuwait airport: Adnan Sami

Narrator Desk Srinagar: Bollywoood singer Adnan Sami has claimed that his staff members were mistreated and called “Indian dogs” at the Kuwait airport immigration. According to Hindustan Times, Sami, who was in Kuwait for a live performance, claimed that the Kuwaiti airport immigration behaved arrogantly and mistreated his staff for no reason. Sami immediately took […]

Water dispute: India, Pak experts to meet in Washington

Water dispute: India, Pak experts to meet in Washington

Narrator Desk Srinagar: World Bank (WB) has convened a meeting of the experts from India and Pakistan and in Washington on 21-22 May pertaining to appointment of a neutral expert on Kishanganga and Ratle dams. “Against the Indian building of Kishanganga dam on the Neelum and Ratle dam on the Chenab, Pakistan approached the WB […]

Gunmen abduct 6 Indians in Afghanistan; Taliban hand suspected

Gunmen abduct 6 Indians in Afghanistan; Taliban hand suspected

Narrator Desk Srinagar: Six Indians were among the seven people who have been abducted by unidentified armed men from Baghlan province in Afghanistan on Sunday morning, reports said. The Indian nationals are staff members of KEC International Ltd, an infrastructure company which recently bagged a Rs 226-crore contract in the war-torn country. The incident took place […]

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