World Bank wants Pakistan to accept ‘neutral expert’ in dam dispute

World Bank wants Pakistan to accept ‘neutral expert’ in dam dispute

The World Bank has asked Pakistan to stand down from pursuing its stand of referring the Kishanganga dam dispute to the International Court of Arbitration (ICA) and instead accept India’s offer of appointing a “neutral expert”, the Dawn reported. In a fresh communication last week, World Bank president Jim Yong Kim advised the government to withdraw from […]

ISIS: The new emerging threat for Pakistan

ISIS: The new emerging threat for Pakistan

The Islamic State, generally known as Daesh, has raised new serious security challenge for Pakistan where over the years the form, tactics and nature of terrorism has been changed, Pak media reported. “The emergence of Daesh in close proximity to Pakistan has raised new internal security challenges. The potential for spillover in Pakistan with the […]

‘Hamid’ to be screened in Kashmir before release

‘Hamid’ to be screened in Kashmir before release

The makers of “Hamid”, a film which tells a story about a Kashmiri boy in search for his father, are planning to show the movie to the people in the Valley before its theatrical release, reports said. The Yoodlee Films’ project is directed by Aijaz Khan. “We feel this film has the power to touch […]

Militants’ Killing In Tanghdar: Shutdown, protests in Pulwama

Militants’ Killing In Tanghdar: Shutdown, protests in Pulwama

South Kashmir’s Pulwama district observed a complete shutdown Monday against the killing of an alleged local militant in north Kashmir’s Tanghdar sector on 25 May.  Locals reports said that youth clashed with government forces in main town Pulwama with latter resorting to teargas shelling to disperse protesters. Sheeraz Ahmad Sheikh, a resident of Lajoora Pulwama, is […]

On Badr anniversary, militants attack forces in Srinagar

On Badr anniversary, militants attack forces in Srinagar

Srinagar: Four CRPF personnel and two civilians, including a woman, were injured Saturday in three separate grenade attacks on government forces here, police said. In the first attack, militants lobbed a grenade towards a patrol party in Fatehkadal area of Srinagar. Three CRPF personnel and a woman were injured in the explosion, they said. The injured […]

Killing of Srinagar youth: Police registers rash driving, rioting cases

Killing of Srinagar youth: Police registers rash driving, rioting cases

Jammu and Kashmir Police have registered a case of rash-driving against the CRPF for mowing down a youth during protests in Nowhatta area of Downtown Srinagar yesterday. A case of rioting has also been registered against the protesters. Quoting SSP Srinagar Imtiaz Ismail Parray, GNS news agency reported that the police has taken cognizance of […]

Watch: Mourners carry downtown youth’s body for burial at Eidgah

Watch: Mourners carry downtown youth’s body for burial at Eidgah

  A downtown youth who was mowed down by a CRPF vehicle at Nowhatta after Friday prayers succumbed to his injuries at SKIMS Soura here late in the night. Local reports identified the youth as Qaiser Amin Bhat, 21, of Fateh-a- Kadal. The slain youth is survived by two teenage sisters and had recently started Kashmir art business. […]

Pakistan revises schedule for Bollywood movies ban on Eid ul Fitr

Pakistan revises schedule for Bollywood movies ban on Eid ul Fitr

Pakistan government has revised its two-week restriction on Bollywood releases in the country on the occasions of Eid, reducing it to one week, reports said. This may avert a likely clash between Salman Khan’s high-octane “Race 3” and Ranbir Kapoor-starrer Sanjay Dutt biopic “Sanju” — both big-ticket movies — at the Pakistan box office, which will […]