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Arrest warrant issued against Pak singer Rabi Pirzada

Earlier this month, Punjab Wildlife Protection and Parks Department initiated an action against the singer for illegally keeping four pythons, reptiles and an alligator as pets.

Six Militants killed in a Joint Operation in Anantnag Gunfight

The slained militants were associated with both the Hizbul and the Lashkar-i-Toiba.

Step-Mother and Step-Brother in Uri Rape and Murder case says Police

According to police, the minor girl was first gang-raped and later on murdered with an axe. The eyes of the girl were also gouged out and her body was sprinkled with acid.

Militants Attack BSF Vehicle at Srinagar: Three Troops Injured

This is the third major attack in a week. Earlier, militants had attacked the army camp at Tral, in which two troops were killed and the CISF camp in Nowgam Srinagar, in which one officer was killed.

US peace efforts are fake, says Palestinian Foreign Ministry

The Ministry's remarks came against the backdrop of a new Israeli decision to confiscate around 85 acres of land in East Jerusalem town of Shufat to expand roads in a settlement named Ramat Shlomo.

Pakistan Remembers Benazir Bhutto on her 11th Death Anniversary

The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) is intending to organise a central congregation in her hometown Garhi Khuda Bakhsh, in Larkana district of Sindh.

Palestinians Observe 14th Death Anniversary of Yasser Arafat

The Israeli government had attempted to assassinate Arafat many a time. Though all of them were unsuccessful, it has been alleged that Arafat was killed using poison.

Imran Khan Unveils Four Point Plan to Uplift Country in Malaysia

During his two day official visit to Malaysia, the prime minister that the incumbent government wanted to uplift the living standards of the poor and the downtrodden segments of the society by revamping governance and weeding out corruption.

India unwilling to accept Peace Talks with Pakistan: Imran Khan

In an interview, Khan blamed that the decline of peace talks between the countries would prove to be fatal in future.

Aash to organise Mass Wedding in Srinagar

The group had already organised a grand mass wedding at Khan Sahib, Budgam, in which almost 50 girls belonging to the economically backward families, got married.

Australia Recognizes West Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel

This move came after the prime minister of Australia Scott Morrison, during a speech in Sydney, approved the resolution taken by the United States.

Imran Khan to visit China next week to ‘revive’ stalled CPEC...

Railway Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed briefed the meeting on Main Line-1 (ML-1) projects being executed to lay a new railway track from Karachi to Peshawar under the CPEC umbrella.

Gujjar and Bakerwal Community Demands Extension of SC/ST Act to Jammu...

According to Gujjar leaders, this bill could help their tribes to fight against atrocities that they were facing legally, constitutionally as well as politically

Muharram Procession restricted in Srinagar

Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar when Muslims commemorate the martyrdom of Imam-i-Hussain, the grandson of the Prophet Mohammad.  The Shia sect of Muslims celebrated the Muharram as the martyrdom of Imam Hussain and his family in Karbala in 61AH/680CE. 

University of Kashmir Bans Wearing of Pheran in Library Premises

Keeping in mind the banning of Pheran at the civil secretariat and the department of education Kashmir, the Allama Iqbal library of the University of Kashmir, also imposed a ban on the dress and asked the students to not enter the library premises wearing Pheran.

Israel Approves New Settlements in West Bank

The approval comes after the settlement sub-committee in the administration’s Supreme Planning Council discussed the plans on Tuesday and Wednesday and gave a final approval for 30 of these units.

Dissolved Assembly for the interest of People: Governor Satya Pal Malik

The governor had dissolved the assembly within few minutes citing that there were possibilities of a derailment of the ongoing panchayat elections.

Pakistan and Qatar Discussed Ways to Strengthen the Economic and Trade...

Islamabad: The prime minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, who is on a visit to Qatar held a meeting with the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim...

Pakistan Celebrates 141st Birthday of National Poet Iqbal

Iqbal is also admired by Indians for writing the patriotic song Tarani-Hindi, popularly known as ‘Sare Jahan se Aacha’.

Shahid Afridi tests COVID-19 positive

Afridi stated that he has feeling unwell since Thursday and after getting himself tested, the reports came as positive. He urged his fans and followers to pray for him during these testing times.

Pakistan Bans the Social Media Application Tik Tok

The move comes after people from different places complained against the mobile application, Tik Tok.

Asif Saeed Khosa is the next Chief Justice of Pakistan

On Wednesday, a notification was released by the law ministry of Pakistan declaring Asif Saeed to be the new Chief Justice of the country.

Imran Khan Contacts UN Chief, Conveys Concern over Human Rights Violation...

Khan also contacted the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, to express his concern at the ongoing situation in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

UAE Prince Finalises Projects with Pakistan During his Visit

On Sunday, the Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Chaudhry Fawad Hussain, said that the UAE prince would discuss the project of oil refinery with the Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Pakistan has opened 1000 yera old Hindu temple

Sialkot: "Pakistan has opened a 1,000-year-old Hindu temple in eastern city Sialkot for 'worship' for the first time since partition on the demand of the...

Shopian Attack: Four Policemen Killed In Broad Daylight

During the Incident, all the four cops died on the spot, while one cop survived the attack as he was inside the vehicle.

Kathua Rape and Murder Case: Key Evidence disappears from Forensic Science...

In a shocking turn of events, the sealed envelope of Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) which was supposed to have the key evidence in the Kathua rape and murder case, was empty when it was opened before the court in Pathankot Punjab

Don’t Misunderstand Our Peace Policy As Our Weakness, Pakistan President Arif...

Islamabad: Addressing the Independence rally in Islamabad on Wednesday, Pakistan President Arif Alvi said: “Kashmiris and Pakistanis are one." He was commemorating the 73rd Independence...

Sharif, Maryam to be Lodged in Kot Lakhpat or Adiala Jail

Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter, Maryam, may be lodged either in Central Jail Kot Lakhpat in Lahore or in Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi.

Basant Rath Transferred from IGP Traffic Jammu and Kashmir after an...

In a tweet, Rath called had Mattu “cabbage” on the issue of Srinagar’s wetlands.

Press freedom: Kashmir communication blackout in national interest says PCI

Delhi: Press Council of India sought permission from Supreme Court to intervene in a case filed by Anuradha Bhasin, the editor of Kashmir Times which...

If Kashmiris are happy, why are they locked inside, asks Asaduddin...

Hyderabad: Lashing out at the Narendra Modi led central government, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief and Hyderabad (TS) MP Asaduddin Owaisi asked why are...

Palestine bans agriculture products from Israel

This announcement came after the Palestinian cabinet led by president Mahmoud Abbas conducted a meeting in Ramallah city in the central occupied west bank.

Vote for PML-N on July 25, Says Nawaz Sharif

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is currently lodged in Rawalpindi's Adiala jail, has urged the citizens of the country to vote for his Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) in the general elections on July 25.

PC Junaid Mattu Elected as Srinagar Mayor

Mattu was the former spokesperson of the National Conference (NC), who had resigned from the NC in September to contest for the Urban Local Bodies (ULB) polls.

Dr. Abdus Salam’s Name to be Dropped From Pakistan University’s...

Pakistan's National Assembly on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution to rename the Physics department of Quaid-e-Azam University in Islamabad, which was named after Pakistani physicist Dr Abdus Salam, belonging to minority Ahmadiyya community.

Journalists Were Thrashed By Forces at Fateh Kadal Gunfight Site

As per the journalists who were abused by the police, they had followed the orders of police and was well within the line that the police had drawn for them.

Ice Stupa of Ladakh Solving Water Crisis

An innovative humanmade artificial ice stupa (pillar) has been created in Leh to conserve winter waste water to address the water scarcity during spring

Israel Plans to Expel 36,000 Bedouin Palestinians from Negev Desert

The seized Bedouin areas are estimated at 260,000 dunums, on which the Israeli authorities will establish what they call as national projects, infrastructure and other “security” measures, which are required to ‘transfer’ the population to other villages, according to the reports.

Talib Hussain Faces Death Threats in Police Custody

A jail inmate who was with him was released last week. He confirmed that the assistant superintendent of the police (SP) and others are hatching a plot to kill him before his next hearing on September 25.

Kashmir Valley Receives First Snowfall in November after 9 Years

This is the fourth time since 2000 that the valley has recorded snowfall in November.

Dilbag Singh Replaces S P Vaid as DGP in J&K

Vaid's services have been placed at the disposal of the General Administration Department for further posting as state transport commissioner. S P Vaid, an IPS officer of 1986 batch, was appointed as the DGP by the previous PDP-BJP government.

Major markets sealed in Karachi, Rawalpindi

In Karachi, the authorities sealed major markets in Saddar and other downtown areas as shopkeepers were neither wearing masks nor using a hand sanitiser.

Palestinian Paramedic Shot Dead by Israeli Soldiers in Gaza, 100 Others...

Israeli military claims about the latest attack that took the life of Razan al-Najjar, that they were 'retaliating' to the 'thousands of rioters' who were 'burning tyres adjacent to the security fence and attempting to damage security infrastructure.' Palestinian Ministry of Health said that at least a hundred people were injured in the attack that killed Najjar.

Relatives Of Talib Hussain Allege ‘Fake Rape Case’ By State

Earlier,his estranged wife Nusrat Bibi had accused him of domestic violence and dowry demands and a case was filed against him in June. The present complaint of attempt to rape was made by his estranged wife's sister in law

A calendar celebrating 12 Women legends of Kashmir

The move was initiated by nine female artists who worked on the inspirational lives of 12 Kashmiri women from past to contemporary times and framed a calendar for 2019.

Kashmir DGP directs officers to prepare for smooth panchayat elections

Singh, who was recently appointed as State’s new police chief, held the security review meeting on ULB and Panchayat polls with the Senior Superintendents of Police and Deputy Inspectors General of Police IG's of Kashmir Zone through video conference at Police Control Room here.

Faculty Concerned Over State Intervention and Repression in Pakistan Universities

Serious concerns have been raised regarding academic freedom and state repression in universities in Pakistan in a letter that is being circulated on social media, signed by faculty members and academicians close to 150 in number

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Seeks Support From Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Jahangir Tehreen on Monday led a delegation of his party to the office of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) in Karachi's Bahadurabad, seeking the latter's support to form the government in the Centre.

Harkat-ul-Mujahideen Founder Extends Support to PTI

Fazlur Rehman Khalil, the founder of the Pakistan-based terrorist organisation Harkat-ul-Mujahideen (HuM), has announced his support for Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in the forthcoming July 25 General Elections.

National Conference Boycotts Upcoming Municipal and Panchayat Elections in Kashmir

National Conference will not participate in these elections (panchayat), unless & until the Government of India and the state government clarify its position in the matter of Article 35 A and takes effective steps for the protection of this Article",

4 Dead, 13 Wounded in Lahore due to Dust Storm

Dust storm, followed by rainfall, which hit Lahore on Tuesday, has claimed lives of at least four people and left thirteen others wounded.

Doctors inform Court that Aasifa was sexually assaulted

Till now,  54 witnesses have deposed before the court in the ongoing trial in the brutal rape and murder of the 8-year old girl who was repeatedly assaulted before being killed at a village in Jammu Kashmir's Kathua district in January.

AMU Scholar turned militant Manan Wani killed along with associate in...

Manan Wani, a PhD scholar of Aligarh Muslim University was killed along with his associate in a gunfight with security forces at Shatgund village of Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara District on Thursday.

Pakistan Lifts ban on Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat, Unfreezes Assets of...

Pakistan government has ordered to unfreeze the assets of Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ) chief Maulana Ahmed Ludhianvi and remove the ban on his movement.

Kathua rape and Murder Case: High Court issues notice to government...

The accused, Tilak Raj, a constable, was first placed under suspension on March 8, 2018, after his involvement in the brutal rape and murder case of the eight year old girl of Rassana (Kathua) came to the force.

Stop this Indian Hitler says Imran Khan: Read the Full Speech

I want to tell India that, by detaining thousands of people, you are pushing people into extremism. If you lock me, mistreat me, the women and kids of my family, I would respond against the unjust oppression. When atrocities get to their peak, people would prefer that death is better than this insulting life.

Explained: What is happening at Jammu and Kashmir?

Srinagar: Kashmir is under alert. Section 144 has been imposed on the valley, top political leaders are under house arrest, the internet is suspended, it...

Police Played Prominent Role in Bringing Peace to Jammu and Kashmir:...

The DGP also appreciated the role of police in tackling law and order challenges on the ground and praised them for conducting the urban local body elections and panchayat polls in a smooth way.

Setback to Hizbul Mujahideen: Top Commander Killed in Anantnag Encounter

Altaf was a known cordon breaker and had escaped from numerous encounters in the last seven years. “He had escaped from a 18-hour long fierce gun battle in Frisal Kulgam in which four of his associates were killed

Srinagar Youth Mowed Down By CRPF Vehicle After Friday Prayer

Indian Army vehicle mows down two youth, ramming the vehicle into a crowd of protestors. Civilian Deaths even after cease fire continues to rise in Kashmir region.

Shoaib Akhtar joins online campaign to demand justice for Nimrita Kumari

Islamabad: Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar has joined the online campaign to demand justice for Nimrita Kumari. The campaign was started after the body of...

Photojournalists of Kashmir Valley are being Targeted Intentionally by Security Forces

Shopian: The photojournalists of the Kashmir valley are being targeted intentionally by security forces from time to time. These journalists are showered with pellets while...

Journalist bodies of Kashmir Valley Protested against the Arrest of Asif...

Asif was detained illegally for six days without any charges against him. We demand that the officers concerned be held responsible and action is taken against them for arresting a journalist.

Those Receiving Nawaz Sharif are ‘Donkeys’, Says Imran Khan

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan took a jibe at his rival Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), saying those who have gone to receive embattled former prime minister Nawaz Sharif at the Allama Iqbal International Airport in Lahore were "donkeys."

Karachis Struggle With Female Infanticide

A deep-seated cultural preference for boys appears to be prevalent in Pakistan's Karachi.

Pashto Actress Reshma Shot Dead

In yet another incident of violence against female artists in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, actress and singer Reshma was recently shot dead allegedly by her husband in Nowshera Kalan area.

Hafiz Saeed Using Khalistani Sikhs for Anti-India Propaganda

The founder of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and mastermind of 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, Hafiz Saeed is using the vulnerable Sikh community in Pakistan to push his propaganda against India especially the so called Khalistan issue.

Maryam Nawaz Refuses to Shift to Sihala Rest House

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam Nawaz has refused to move from Adiala jail in Rawalpindi to the rest house of Sihala Police Training College in Islamabad.

Baloch Liberation Army Brought Down Pakistan Military Copter

The Baloch Liberation Army has said its fighters have damaged the Pakistan army helicopter, which crashed near Quetta, in the mountain range of Sibbi Balochistan on Thursday.

Pakistan High Commissioner Attends Iftar at Nizamuddin Dargah

Pakistan's High Commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood attended Iftar at the Dargah of Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia in New Delhi.

Unknown Gunmen Kill Two Workers of National Conference in Srinagar

As per sources, the trio were having a conversation near a shop at Karfali Mohalla, when unknown gunmen opened fire on them. Both Wani and Bhat were close aides of MLA Habbakadal, Shameema Firdous while Zangoo was working as block president of NC in Habbakadal area.

Only President can Apply Constitutional Provisions for Article 35 A: Says...

The High Court Bar Association Kashmir (HCBAK) filed an application in the Supreme Court seeking directions for participating as “interveners” in the proceedings of the case about Article 35 and assist the court in arriving at a conclusion

‘India is playing with fire in J&K, going down a dangerous...

Pakistan: Pakistan President Arif Alvi said that India is playing with fire by abrogation of article 370 and also warned that it will eventually “burn the...

Jammu and Kashmir Government Invokes Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA)

The state government on Wednesday decided to invoke Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) to deal with the striking resident doctors of Government Medical College (GMC) Srinagar associated hospitals.

Sikhs in Peshawar Hold Anti-Pakistan Protests

The anger is simmering across the region of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as people have taken to streets, protesting against the Pakistan establishment in the wake of the murder of a Sikh activist Charanjeet Singh in Peshawar on May 29.

Protests Erupt Against Eviction of Pakistan’s First Sikh Police Officer

Sikhs in Amritsar on Wednesday protested against unlawful eviction of Pakistan's first-ever Sikh police officer Gulab Singh from his house in Dera Chahal, Lahore.

Pakistan Punjab’s CM pays tribute to Arfa Karim on her 7th...

In a statement, Buzdar said that the late Arfa Karim was the most intelligent and valuable daughter of Pakistan.

High Alert in Valley Ahead of Urban Local Bodies Polls

High alert was issued in the aftermath of killing of two NC workers in Habba Kadal area of downtown Srinagar and in view of the first phase of the Urban Local Bodies (ULB) polls on Monday.

Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Placed on Exit Control List

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz have been placed on the Exit Control List (ECL), according to the Pakistan Interior Ministry sources.