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7 September, 2018 11:26 AM Navjot Singh Sidhu says Pakistan has decided to allow access to Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara

Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu claimed Friday that Pakistan has decided to allow Sikh pilgrims direct access to the historic Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara just across the Punjab border. Sidhu's claim, based on a media report, came on a day when television channels showed Pakistan army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa hailing militancy in kashmir and vowing to avenge 72

2 September, 2018 6:50 PM Pak Defies US Claim Of $300 Million Funding Cut: Report

Pakistan claimed Sunday that the USD 300 million aid the Pentagon has decided to scrap was not a military aid as the US owed this money to Islamabad for its support in the war on terror and was supposed to reimburse it. Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said the matter would be taken up during Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's upcoming visit to the country 100

5 August, 2018 6:29 PM Twitter Crowdfunding Campaign For Kashmir Cops Killed In Line Of Duty

Director General of Police S P Vaid will kick off the Twitter crowdfunding campaign at 8.00 am tomorrow with the hashtag #martyredSPOs, a police official said today. The Jammu and Kashmir Police will start a crowdfunding campaign on Twitter on Monday to provide financial aid to the families of 499 special police officers (SPOs) who died fighting terrorism 59

16 July, 2018 2:04 PM Punjab must be developed as special industrial zone: Sunil Jakhar

Punjab Pardesh Congress Committee president Sunil Jakhar today said that in wake of immense social, economic and geographical importance of Punjab, the state must be developed as a special industrial zone. In a statement here, Jakhar said the Congress will raise the issue to give a special economic package to the state in the Monsoon Session of Parliament 69

14 July, 2018 8:08 AM Rajnath calls on Bangladeshi PM, discusses issues of mutual concern

Home Minister Rajnath Singh today called on Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and discussed issues of mutual concern, including the menace terrorism. "Had an extremely fruitful meeting with the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina in Dhaka today. We discussed a range of bilateral and regional issues of mutual interest," Singh tweeted after 55

20 June, 2018 7:52 AM Sitharaman meets jawan Aurangzeb’s family in Poonch

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday visited the family of the soldier, who was abducted and killed by terrorists two days ahead of Eid, and described him as an inspiration for the nation. Accompanied by senior Army officers, the Minister went to the remote hamlet of Salani in the border district of Poonch to express her condolences to the family 40

20 June, 2018 5:49 AM J&K comes under Governor's Rule for the 8th time: Here's a look at previous instances

This is the fourth time governor's rule has been imposed under NN Vohra, who became the Governor on June 25, 2008 Hours after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) snapped ties with People's Democratic Party (PDP) in Jammu and Kashmir, Governor’s rule was imposed in the state. While suspension of the state government’s rule in any Indian state results in Presidentâ 74

18 May, 2018 2:14 AM Militans, Army exchange fire in Bandipora

Security forces and militants exchanged fire briefly on Thursday night in north Kashmir’s Bandipora, the second such incident since the Centre declared to halt operations during Ramzan in Kashmir two days ago. Preliminary reports suggest the incident took place around 1:30 a.m. near Bonikhan Mohalla Hajin, Bandipora. A police official said the Army’s 39

12 April, 2018 4:40 PM Kashmir tense after Kulgam killings

Kashmir remained tense on Thursday in the wake of four civilian deaths during a counter-militancy operation in Kulgam on Wednesday. The authorities closed all major colleges and schools “as a precautionary measure”. However, students of the Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Sopore, and the National Institute of Technology 28

11 April, 2018 5:04 PM Four civilians, jawan killed in Kulgam

Operation against holed-up militants sparks clashes. Four civilians and an Army jawan were killed in Kulgam on Wednesday, as an 18-hour operation against holed-up militants sparked widespread violent clashes, which left over 50 civilians injured. The trapped militants managed to escape from the spot. It’s for the second time in 10 days that the Valley 69