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We are facilitators of peace; adopting hard power, soft power approach to bring situation under control in J&K: Rawat

We are facilitators of peace; adopting hard power, soft power approach to bring situation under control in J&K: Rawat

Srinagar: The Army has managed the situation well along the borders with China and Pakistan and there should be no cause for concern, Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat said Thursday. Rawat, speaking at his annual press conference, also said the situation in Jammu and Kashmir needs to be improved further. “We are only facilitators for peace […]

Rains, snow likely from today afternoon: MeT

Rains, snow likely from today afternoon: MeT

Srinagar: The minimum temperature improved across Kashmir on Thursday leading to a little relief from the intensecold wave sweeping the valley. Meanwhile Kashmir weather department has forecast a fresh spell of rain and snow from today evening. The weather officials said that a western disturbance is approachingJammu and Kashmir and under its influence, another spell of intermittent rain andsnow is […]

Engagement with Taliban, autonomy for Tamils & Tibet, but Operation all out for Kashmiris: Omar, Mehbooba tweet

Engagement with Taliban, autonomy for Tamils & Tibet, but Operation all out for Kashmiris: Omar, Mehbooba tweet

Srinagar: While India is making constructive efforts to engage Taliban in talks, autonomy for Tibet and Tamil areas in Srilanka but shows less encouragement and projects double standards when it is the resolution of Kashmir-issue, Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti tweeted reaching a common denominator after earlier twitter battle. In a direct onslaught on Government […]

Kashmir’s IAS topper Shah Faesal resigns, to contest Lok Sabha polls on National Conference ticket

Kashmir’s IAS topper Shah Faesal resigns, to contest Lok Sabha polls on National Conference ticket

Srinagar: After months of speculation, Kashmiri IAS officer Shah Faesal is learnt to have finally resigned from the services to join politics. New Delhi based The Print quoting sources said the 2010 batch topper sought voluntary retirement Monday to join the Farooq Abdullah-led National Conference. Faesal, 35, who comes from the Lolab valley in north Kashmir’s Kupwara, […]

Terrorism here to stay, need to curb social media: Army chief

Terrorism here to stay, need to curb social media: Army chief

Srinagar: Without naming Pakistan, Army Chief Bipin Rawat has said that that “terrorism was here to stay,” and there was a need to curb social media to stop radicalization. He also said misinformation and falsehoods about religion are being used to radicalise young people in Jammu and Kashmir. “That is why you find more and […]

Pakistan Supreme Court reserves verdict on constitutional status of Gilgit-Baltistan

Pakistan Supreme Court reserves verdict on constitutional status of Gilgit-Baltistan

Srinagar: Pakistan’s Supreme Court has reserved its verdict in a case regarding the constitutional status of Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) in Pakistan-Administered Kashmir and the grant of fundamental rights to its residents. A seven-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Saqib Nisar on Monday took up a set of petitions challenging the ‘Gilgit-Baltistan Order, 2018’, ‘Gilgit-Baltistan Empowerment and Self […]