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31,085 people certified as disabled across Kashmir during PDP-BJP rule: Report

31,085 people certified as disabled across Kashmir during PDP-BJP rule: Report

In three years to 2017–when the coalition government of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was in power in Jammu and Kashmir–31,085 people were certified as disabled in the 10 districts in Kashmir valley, up 74% from 17,898 people in the three preceding years, information based on RTI shows. According […]

Al-Qaeda warns Saudi crown prince over ‘sinful’ projects; opening cinemas, allowing women to drive

Al-Qaeda warns Saudi crown prince over ‘sinful’ projects; opening cinemas, allowing women to drive

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has warned Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over his “sinful projects”, in a bulletin released today, reports said. Prince Mohammed has spearheaded a string of policy changes in Saudi Arabia, including reinstating cinemas and allowing women to drive. “The new era of Bin Salman replaced mosques with movie […]

India sends 2nd relief consignment for Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh

India sends 2nd relief consignment for Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh

India has sent to Bangladesh its second relief consignment to help tens of thousands of displaced Rohingya Muslims who fled Myanmar following a military crackdown, triggering one of the world’s worst refugee crises, reports said. Over 600,000 Rohingyas have fled Myanmar’s violence-hit Rakhine state to neighbouring Bangladesh since August when the military intensified crackdown against […]

Setback to Hafiz Saeed’s election plans

Setback to Hafiz Saeed’s election plans

US designates MML as ‘terrorist outfit’ The US Department of State amended its designation of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) on Monday, identifying Milli Muslim League (MML) and Tehreek-e-Azadi-e-Kashmir (TAJK) as LeT affiliates, making it impossible for them to register as political parties. The Department of State amended the designation of LeT to include the aliases MML and […]

Traffic police drive against violators

Traffic police drive against violators

Traffic police has seized over hundred two-wheelers over the past few days and fined violators as part of a drive “aimed at safeguarding the life and property of residents,” according to officials (Pictures by Zargar Zahoor)

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