‘Mohajirs’ Plight Reaches UNHRC

By James Duglous Crickton The UN Human Rights Council’s meetings provide a perfect backdrop to ‘aggrieved’ people to put their case before the world. In that sense there was nothing unusual about the Mohajir show on June 19 on the sidelines of the 29th session of world human-rights body. Yet, ...

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Prime Minister Modi visiting Jammu today

New Delhi, Prime Minister NarendraModi will be arriving in Jammu amid tight security on July 17 to attend the centenary celebrations of late GirdhariLalDogra. The function will begin at 10:30 am at Zorawar Singh Auditorium in Jammu University. “Taking into account the threat perception especially due to border firing, all arrangements ...

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India, Pak trade gunfire, blames

New Delhi/PTI, Amid heightened tension along their border resulting in casualties on both sides, India today warned Pakistan of “effective and forceful response to unprovoked firing and cross-border terrorism.” India’s blunt message followed a series of ceasefire violations along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir by Pakistan which resorted to ...

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4 grenades hurled at mobile towers in Baramulla

Srinagar, Mobile towers in north Kashmir’s Baramulla again came under attack of unidentified persons Wednesday—almost a month after similar attacks in the district. The grenades, according to police, didn’t explode but triggered panic among locals. Police sources said unidentified gunmen hurled two grenades on an Airtel mobile tower in SherporaPattan ...

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Pakistan is the new Graveyard of Empires

Farooq Ganderbali History of Asia tells us that Afghanistan has been a Graveyard of Empires. No foreign ruler or country has been able to tame the country for long and those who did make various attempts to do so have faced tragedy and defeat. In the recent history, it was ...

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Sarpanch shot at by unidentified gunman in Shopian

Shopian, Unidentified gunmen on Tuesday attacked and injured a Sarpanch in South Kashmir’s Shopian town.Police said Mohammad Yaqoob Malla 40 who was elected Sarpanch of Pahalpora village was attacked by the unidentified gunmen in Shopian market this afternoon. Malla was rushed to district hospital Shopian where from he was shifted ...

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