Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Despite US calling for bilateral solution, Pak once again urges Trump to mediate on Kashmir

Islamabad | August 20, 2019 2:41:22 AM IST
Despite the United States asking Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir issue with India bilaterally, Islamabad has again knocked Washington's door urging President Trump to mediate in the Kashmir dispute.... read..

Resorting to violence legal: Ex-Pak envoys, after Islamabad fails to get global support on Kashmir

Islamabad | August 20, 2019 4:11:22 AM IST
In a statement that could propel unrest, former ambassadors of Pakistan opined that it would be "legal" if people living in Kashmir resorted to violence.... read..

With Kashmir under lockdown, ISPR running Geelani's Twitter handle?

Srinagar |Tuesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Despite the communications lockdown in Jammu and Kashmir since August 4 night, the Twitter handle of Hurriyat hawk Syed Ali Shah Geelani has apparently been active, putting out anti-India tweets regularly.... read..

Kashmir in backdrop as Modi visits France, UAE, Bahrain (Lead)

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
India will seek to reinvigorate its relations with three countries that backed India openly over the Kashmir issue -- France, UAE and Bahrain, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi visiting the three this week.... read..

Afghanistan slams Pak envoy's attempt to link Kashmir with peace process

Washington |Monday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
Afghanistan has strongly protested against the statement of Pakistan's Ambassador to the US, Asad Majeed Khan, that the tensions in Kashmir could affect the Afghan peace process, terming it "reckless, unwarranted and irresponsible".... read..

NSA Doval briefs Amit Shah on Kashmir situation

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval on Monday briefed Union Home Minister Amit Shah about the current situation in Jammu and Kashmir which is under a security clampdown since the abrogation of Article 370 earlier this month.... read..

Reham slams Imran, alleges 'deal' on Kashmir

Islamabad |Monday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
Alleging "a deal" on Kashmir, Reham Khan, former wife of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, has slammed his lack of decisiveness and attempts to please Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as reasons for the recent developments in the state.... read..

After Kashmir backing, Modi to visit UAE, Bahrain

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
Days after the UAE openly backed India over its Kashmir move, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to pay a two-day state visit to Abu Dhabi from August 23, and also to Bahrain, where the administration cracked down on Pakistanis holding an anti-India demo... read..

On World Humanitarian Day, Mamata alleges 'human rights violations' in Kashmir

New Delhi | August 19, 2019 9:41:22 AM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday alleged of human rights violation in the Kashmir region while asserting that the subject of human rights was very close to her heart.... read..

Mumbai: Advocate files complaint against Shehla Rashid for spreading fake news about Kashmir

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | August 19, 2019 10:11:31 PM IST
Bombay High Court lawyer Virendra Jabra on Monday filed a written complaint against student leader Shehla Rashid for allegedly spreading fake news about Jammu and Kashmir with an "intention to incite violence".... read..

'New normal' is prevailing in Jammu and Kashmir: Chidambaram mocks Centre

New Delhi | August 19, 2019 6:41:22 PM IST
Taking a jibe at the Centre over the situation of Jammu and Kashmir, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Monday said that a "new normal" is prevailing in the region.... read..

'Middle-level schools in Kashmir to re-open from Wednesday'

Politics | August 19, 2019 10:11:23 PM IST
The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Monday announced that middle-level schools across Kashmir Valley will open from Wednesday.... read..

India sees dramatic rise in cyber attacks post-Kashmir decision

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
There has been a rise in cyber attacks on Indian institutions after the abrogation of Article 370 and 35A and the country needs to be extra careful when it comes to the security of websites and critical infrastructure, Russian cyber security firm Kaspersk... read..

Afghanistan quashes Pak's 'reckless' claim that Kashmir issue may impact peace process

Washington | August 19, 2019 11:11:34 AM IST
Afghanistan has rebutted Pakistan's claims that Kashmir issue could potentially impact the ongoing Afghan peace process and said such a "reckless and unwarranted" statement by Islamabad is a "poor excuse" to justify its inaction against the Taliban.... read..

Let us pray for human rights and peace in Kashmir: Mamata

Kolkata |Monday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Observing World Humanitarian Day on Monday, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that we must all pray for the restoration of human rights and peace in Kashmir.... read..

Would return to real time normalcy elude Kashmiris for long?

Srinagar |Sunday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
Moving with extreme caution and taking decision based on daily assessment of the ground situation, authorities on Sunday relaxed curbs in more areas of the Kashmir Valley.... read..

Curbs, communication clampdown being lifted in Kashmir (Lead)

Srinagar |Sunday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Against the forecast of a doomsday scenario, government agencies have succeeded in preventing any loss of life during the 12-day clampdown in the Kashmir Valley and have started easing restrictions stepwise, officials said.... read..

Kashmiri Pandit diaspora meet in Houston

Houston (Texas) |Sunday, 2019 7:45:06 PM IST
Celebrating the abrogation of Article 370 that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir, the Global Kashmiri Pandit Diaspora (GKPD) organised a meeting of the community members in Houston with the head of BJP's Foreign Affairs Department, Vijay Chauthaiwa... read..

Durand Cup: Real Kashmir book semis date with Mohun Bagan

Kalyani (West Bengal) |Sunday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
Real Kashmir FC held FC Goa to a goalless draw on a wet pitch at the Kalyani Stadium on Saturday to seal their place in the semifinal of the 129th Durand Cup.... read..

Trump asks Pak PM to initiate dialogue with India to resolve Kashmir issue

Washington | August 17, 2019 2:11:22 AM IST
In another diplomatic win for India, US President Donald Trump on Friday asked Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to initiate dialogue with New Delhi to resolve the Kashmir issue.... read..

Imran, Trump discuss Kashmir issue on phone

Islamabad |Saturday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday spoke with US President Donald Trump on the telephone about the Kashmir situation.... read..

Imran dials Trump, other UNSC members on Kashmir (Lead)

Islamabad/New York |Saturday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
With Pakistan being kept out of the UN Security Council deliberations on Kashmir, its Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday dialled the US and was also trying to reach out to the other members of the Permanent Five (P-5), in order to present its case before... read..

Russia hopes India, Pak settle Kashmir bilaterally

New York |Saturday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
Russia on Friday hoped that India and Pakistan would settle their differences bilaterally through political and diplomatic means, as the UNSC was set to meet to discuss the Kashmir issue.... read..

Taking up Kashmir at UN 'diplomatic failure': Congress (Lead)

New Delhi |Saturday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
Terming Jammu and Kashmir as an integral part of India, the Congress on Friday said that the internationalisation of the Kashmir issue at the United Nations was a major "diplomatic and strategic failure" for the Indian government.... read..

Pakistan an illegal occupier, has no locus standi on Kashmir issue: Think tank

Amsterdam | August 17, 2019 1:11:23 AM IST
A European think tank has raised objections over Pakistan's stand on the Kashmir issue, saying that the country is an illegal occupier and has no locus standi on the matter.... read..

Stand by nation on Kashmir issue but opinion of Kashmiris is important : Sikh activist Harminder Singh Ahluwalia

General News | August 17, 2019 7:11:36 PM IST
Delhi based Sikh activist Harminder Singh Ahluwalia, who helped 32 Kashmiri girls in Pune reach their home in Kashmir post abrogation of Article 370 in the area, opined that any decision regarding Jammu and Kashmir should have been taken considering the v... read..

UNSC accepts India's effort for normalcy in Kashmir: Envoy (Lead)

United Nations |Saturday, 2019 5:15:05 AM IST
The UN Security Council in its informal consultation on Kashmir on Friday acknowledged India's measures to bring normalcy and development to the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, said India's Permanent Representative Syed Akbaruddin.... read..

Pak holds high-level meet on Kashmir post UNSC setback

Islamabad |Saturday, 2019 8:15:06 PM IST
A meeting of Pakistan's top brass chaired by Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi was under way on Saturday to discuss the situation in Kashmir and to devise a future plan of action following the UN Security Council meet where it failed to censure India ... read..

Imran welcomes UNSC meeting on Kashmiris

Islamabad |Saturday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday welcomed the UN Security Council's informal consultation on the Kashmir issue and said that addressing the "suffering of Kashmiri people" was the responsibility of the world body.... read..

Voice of Kashmiri people heard at UN: Maleeha Lodhi

United Nations |Saturday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
After the UN Security Council (UNSC) concluded its informal consultation on Kashmir, Pakistan's envoy to the UN Maleeha Lodhi said the voice of the Kashmiri people has been heard in the highest diplomatic forum in the world.... read..

Kashmir issue linked with Pakistan's security: DG ISPR Asif Ghafoor

Islamabad | August 17, 2019 11:11:39 PM IST
Pakistan on Saturday linked Kashmir issue with its security and urged the world to take a note of the statement made by Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on nuclear policy.... read..

Pak govt to hold meeting to chalk out future course of action on Kashmir

Islamabad | August 17, 2019 6:41:22 AM IST
After failing to censure India at United Nations Security Council, baffled Pakistan government has called a high-level meeting on Saturday to discuss its future plan of action of on Kashmir issue.... read..

Either proxy war or war can resolve Kashmir issue, says Pak diplomat

Islamabad | August 17, 2019 2:11:39 PM IST
A Pakistani diplomat has claimed that the Kashmir issue can be resolved through a "proxy war or a war" and not "diplomacy" even as Islamabad continues its rant over the matter ever since India recently removed the special status accorded to Jammu and Kash... read..

Imran Khan 'welcomes' UNSC meeting on Kashmir issue

Islamabad | August 17, 2019 3:11:33 PM IST
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday "welcomed" the UN Security Council meeting on the Kashmir issue.... read..

Pakistan plans Kashmir cell, desk at embassies (Lead)

Islamabad |Saturday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
Pakistan has decided to set up a special cell on Kashmir at foreign office and a desk at all embassies in light of the Kashmir crisis.... read..

Terror groups in PoK launch anti-India protests, threaten for jihad in Kashmir

Muzaffarabad, | August 16, 2019 7:11:22 AM IST
In an exclusive video from Muzaffarabad city of Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK), terror outfits are seen regrouping with an aim to launch 'jihad' against India.... read..

Curbs in Kashmir to go, detentions to be reviewed (Lead)

Srinagar |Friday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
Restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir placed after the axing of Article 370 will be lifted in a phased manner from Friday night, Chief Secretary B.V.R. Subrahmanyam announced on Friday.... read..

UNSC to hold 'closed consulation' session on Kashmir issue

New York | August 16, 2019 6:41:21 AM IST
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is all set to hold a closed consultation session to discuss the situation in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday morning.... read..

No killing in Kashmir, situation to be normal in few days (2nd Lead)

Srinagar |Friday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
There has been no loss of life to any person in the Kashmir Valley during the past 12 days of lockdown, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary B.V.R. Subrahmanyam said on Friday, and announced that the restrictions will be lifted and life "will become complete... read..

Pakistan hit by diplomatic setback as UNSC declines request for open session on Kashmir

United Nations |Friday, 2019 4:45:06 PM IST
Despite intense lobbying, Pakistan has been dealt a diplomatic setback with the UN Security Council declining to hold a formal session on Kashmir with its participation, and instead scheduling a closed-door consultation on "India/Pakistan" at China's insi... read..

J-K: Schools, educational institutions in Kashmir to reopen from Aug 19

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | August 16, 2019 2:41:31 PM IST
All schools and educational institutions in Kashmir will reopen from August 19, sources in the Jammu and Kashmir administration said on Friday.... read..

UNSC closed-door meeting on Kashmir a diplomatic failure, Modi should get it cancelled: Congress

New Delhi | August 16, 2019 5:41:30 PM IST
The Congress on Friday said that the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) holding a closed-door consultation on Kashmir developments was a "diplomatic and strategic" failure of the BJP-led government and urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to call his fr... read..

With stocks dipping, Kashmir families want restrictions eased

Srinagar |Friday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Life has come to a standstill for Abdul Rahim and his family, living in Kulgam district of south Kashmir. It is over ten days since the lockdown began and the family is feeling the pressure of dipping cash and food reserves.... read..

Glad Kashmiri boys didn't come out in protest, says Abdullah's granddaughter

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | August 16, 2019 4:11:44 PM IST
Alia Abdullah, the eldest granddaughter of Jammu and Kashmir National Conference (JKNC) founder Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah, on Friday expressed happiness that Kashmiri boys did not come out in the Valley after Centre's abrogation of Article 370.... read..

Mamata rakes up Kashmir while paying tribute to Vajpayee

New Delhi | August 16, 2019 9:11:23 AM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday raked up the Kashmir issue while paying her tributes to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his first death anniversary.... read..

Taking up Kashmir at UN a diplomatic failure: Congress

New Delhi |Friday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
The Congress on Friday said that the internationalization of the abrogation of Article 370 at the United Nations was a major "diplomatic failure" for the Indian government.... read..

High alert sounded at security bases in Jammu-Kashmir

Srinagar (Jammu Kashmir) | August 16, 2019 7:11:38 PM IST
A high alert has been sounded at all Indian Army, Air Force, and security forces' bases in Jammu and Kashmir against the possible attempt by Pakistan-backed terrorist groups to carry out attacks.... read..

'Adequate stock of essentials available in Kashmir division'

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | August 16, 2019 8:41:40 PM IST
Adequate stock of all the essential supplies are available throughout the Kashmir division and the government is taking all measures to ensure their delivery to the people, Advisor to Governor KK Sharma said on Friday.... read..

Ahead of UNSC meeting on Kashmir issue, Imran Khan dials Donald Trump

Islamabad | August 16, 2019 8:41:43 PM IST
Ahead of the closed consultation session on Kashmir at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan on Friday telephoned US President Donald Trump to apprise him of the situation in the region.... read..

Deeply concerned about current situation in Kashmir, says Chinese envoy to UN

New York | August 16, 2019 10:41:25 PM IST
China is 'deeply concerned' about the current situation in Kashmir and opposes any 'unilateral action' that complicates the situation in the region, said Zhang Jun, country's envoy to the UN, on Friday.... read..

London Mayor slammed online over violent Kashmir protests

London |Friday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
London Mayor Sadiq Khan has been slammed online for inadequate security arrangements outside the Indian High Commission where Indians and people of Indian origin, gathered to celebrate the 73rd Independence Day of India, were abused and pelted with eggs a... read..
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