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UN expresses “grave concern” over “ongoing human rights violations’ in its third publicized communication on J&K

UN expresses “grave concern” over “ongoing human rights violations’ in its third publicized communication on J&K

Srinagar, July 08: United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteurs have made public their third communication forwarded to India since the August 5, 2019 decision to revoke Jammu and Kashmir’s special status. In its communication, the UN had expressed “grave concern over alleged excessive use of force, ill treatment during arrests and detentions”. “We would like to […]

Refrain from any action to escalate situation at LAC: China on PM Modi’s Ladakh visit

Refrain from any action to escalate situation at LAC: China on PM Modi’s Ladakh visit

Beijing, July 3: China on Friday said no party should engage in any action that may escalate the situation at Line of Actual Control (LAC) after Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a surprise visit to Ladakh and met the soldiers there. “India and China are in communication and negotiations on lowering the temperatures through military and diplomatic […]

Pakistan moves 20,000 soldiers to Gilgit-Baltistan LOC: Report

Pakistan moves 20,000 soldiers to Gilgit-Baltistan LOC: Report

NEW DELHI: Pakistan has moved two divisions of troops along the Line of Control (LoC) in Pakistan Administered Kashmir (PaK) including occupied Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan. Economic Times (ET) reported quoting intelligence inputs, indicate clearer signs of a China-Pak collaboration on the border. Pakistan has moved almost 20,000 additional soldiers to LoC to match Chinese deployments […]

Amid soaring tensions with China, India deploys air defense system in Eastern Ladakh

Amid soaring tensions with China, India deploys air defense system in Eastern Ladakh

New Delhi, June 27: Amid heightened Chinese fighter aircraft and helicopter activities along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), the Indian armed forces have deployed their advanced very quick-reaction surface-to-air missile defence systems in the Eastern Ladakh sector, ANI reported “As part of the ongoing build-up in the sector, the air defence systems of both […]

25,000 people granted domicile certificates in Jammu and Kashmir: Report

25,000 people granted domicile certificates in Jammu and Kashmir: Report

Srinagar, June 26: Navin Kumar Choudhary, a senior J&K cadre IAS officer from Bihar, is among the nearly 25,000 people who have been granted a domicile certificate—which allows people non-locals to get a residency certificate for education, employment and buying land—in the Union Territory, Chandigarh based The Tribune Newspaper reported. Choudhary became the first IAS […]

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