INDIA & PAKISTAN

India stands by tsunami-hit Indonesia, says Swaraj

India stands by tsunami-hit Indonesia, says Swaraj

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Monday expressed grief over the loss of life in a volcano-triggered tsunami in Indonesia and said India stands by Indonesians in this hour of grief. On Sunday, a powerful tsunami hit Indonesia, known for its thousands of islands stretching from the Andaman Sea to Indian Ocean and South China […]

Uttarakhand incident: Body of missing teen from Baramulla labourer found, toll 8

Uttarakhand incident: Body of missing teen from Baramulla labourer found, toll 8

Srinagar::  Body of a teenage labourer from Baramulla district was recovered on Saturday, taking the death toll of Kashmiri labourers killed in Bansbada area in Uttarakhand’s Rudraprayag district to eight. On Friday, seven labourers from Baramulla district were killed while the body of Majid Khan (teenager) of Uri, Baramulla who was missing when a mountain portion caved-in […]

UAE to deposit three billion USD in State Bank of Pakistan

UAE to deposit three billion USD in State Bank of Pakistan

Dubai:The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will deposit 11 billion dirhams (3 billion US dollars) in the State Bank of Pakistan to help with the country’s cash and financial policies, state-run WAM news agency reported on Friday. The move aims “to enhance the liquidity and monetary reserve of the foreign currency in the State Bank,” WAM […]

PM meets Sarpanches of J&K, says high voter turnout showed people’s faith in local bodies

PM meets Sarpanches of J&K, says high voter turnout showed people’s faith in local bodies

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that empowerment of grassroots institutions is a significant step in taking Jammu and Kashmir in securing the rights and development of the local people. “Essence of democracy lies in empowerment of the common citizen, to which our government is totally committed,” Prime Minister tweeted on his interaction […]

As many as 1327 farmers have committed suicide in Karnataka since last two years: Minister

As many as 1327 farmers have committed suicide in Karnataka since last two years: Minister

Belagavi: As many as 1327 farmers have committed suicide in Karnataka since last two years and State government has paid compensation to the next to the kin of the deceased, Minister for Agriculture Shivashankara Reddy said in the Legislative Assembly on Wednesday. During a debate on the severe drought conditions prevailed in the State, he […]

Journalist sentenced to one year in detention for remarks against Centre, Manipur govt

Journalist sentenced to one year in detention for remarks against Centre, Manipur govt

Srinagar: A journalist, who had criticised the BJP-led governments at the Centre and in Manipur on social media, has been sentenced to one year in detention by a local court, according to a statement issued by the state home department. The chief judicial magistrate of Imphal West district passed the order on December 14. The statement […]

ED questions ex Home Minister of India P Chidambaram in INX Media PMLA case

ED questions ex Home Minister of India P Chidambaram in INX Media PMLA case

New Delhi: Former Union minister P Chidambaram was Wednesday questioned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with the INX Media money laundering case, official sources said. He arrived at the agency’s office in Jamnagar House, near India Gate, at around 11:15 am along with his lawyer. This is the first time that the 73-year-old […]

BBC’s HardTalk under fire for omitting Pak FM’s mention of Kulbhushan Jadhav, Turkey Presidential advisor’s response to press freedom

BBC’s HardTalk under fire for omitting Pak FM’s mention of Kulbhushan Jadhav, Turkey Presidential advisor’s response to press freedom

Srinagar:The BBC talk show HardTalk is under heavy scrutiny after omitting crucial parts from two recent interviews where the senior advisor to Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Professor Gulnur Aybet and Pakistan’s Finance Minister Asad Umar were guests on the show. A range of topics were discussed in the hard-hitting interview on Monday with President […]

SFJ’s ‘Kartarpur Convention 2019’ is ISI game plan, says Punjab CM

SFJ’s ‘Kartarpur Convention 2019’ is ISI game plan, says Punjab CM

New Delhi: Punjab Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Capt. Amarinder Singh on Tuesday urged Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to ‘stop’ actions by various anti-India forces in his country if he is ‘serious’ about peace with India and alleged that the ‘proposed Kartarpur Convention 2019’ of US-based Sikh for Justice (SFJ) is in effect an […]

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