The joint initiative was designed to help poorer families, particularly children, women and elderly and to cope with the harsh winter and worsening living conditions of the people in the Gaza.
The Minister for Planning Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar, said during a meeting with the Chinese ambassador Yao Jing, that the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Industrial Cooperation signed during the 8th Joint Coordination Committee on CPEC provided a framework to promote communication on key industries such as textile, petrochemical and iron and steel.
Citing unabated killings in the valley and the lack of any sincere outreach from New Delhi, Shah Faesal said that he was forced to resign from bureaucracy.
As per airport officials, the implementation of eco-friendly policies of AAI, the installation of plastic bottle crushing machines and dustbins at prominent places have resulted in the plastic-free status of the Srinagar Airport.
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The baby died immediately due to extensive cold, triggering massive outrage.
The headlines are no more, but the fear is constant along with grief, which never ends, says the family of eight-year-old Aasifa whose body was found in a jungle at Kathua district in Jammu and Kashmir, a year ago.
The move comes after people from different places complained against the mobile application, Tik Tok.
In a statement, Buzdar said that the late Arfa Karim was the most intelligent and valuable daughter of Pakistan.
In an interview, Khan blamed that the decline of peace talks between the countries would prove to be fatal in future.
She was also one among those students from the restive South Kashmir who braved the almost daily killings, restrictions, shutdowns and other risks to race ahead in the exams.
On the eve of her meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi, Norway’s Prime Minister said that her country is willing to mediate a dialogue between India and Pakistan on Kashmir, provided both sides wanted the same.
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.
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.
This announcement came after the Palestinian cabinet led by president Mahmoud Abbas conducted a meeting in Ramallah city in the central occupied west bank.
On Wednesday, a notification was released by the law ministry of Pakistan declaring Asif Saeed to be the new Chief Justice of the country.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) is intending to organise a central congregation in her hometown Garhi Khuda Bakhsh, in Larkana district of Sindh.
He also said that Delhi has been has been mishandling the Kashmir situation for the past several decades by ignoring ground realities.
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.
This move came after the prime minister of Australia Scott Morrison, during a speech in Sydney, approved the resolution taken by the United States.
The decision comes after the governor Satya Pal Malik had sent a report to the central government recommending the imposition of president rule.
The Taliban officials had earlier said that the presence of international forces in Afghanistan was the main obstacle to establishing peace in the country and have maintained that issues such as mutual recognition with the Kabul government, constitutional changes and women’s rights could be negotiated.
The statement comes out a day after the vice president of National Conference (NC) Omar Abdullah ruled out any pre-poll alliance for the forthcoming assembly polls in the Jammu and Kashmir.
He also said that the armed forces could not stop them from pursuing their cause of right to self-determination.
Mehbooba further said that peace was the only way for better governance and that Kashmiris were suffering from 1947.
An army spokesperson said that the government launched a cordon-and-search-operation following a tip-off about the presence of militants.
Talking to the reporters, the victim’s father Nisar Ahmad said that they have been praying and hoping that the surgery is a success for her.
As per reports, Israeli forces used lethal weapons against the demonstrators and injured 72 civilians including 11 children, 1 woman and 2 paramedics in the peaceful demonstrations in the eastern Gaza Strip.
He further stated that there were some elements which were creating misconceptions and chaos with regard to the economy of the country.
Mehbooba also said that the governor should not encroach upon the democratic space in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
It is also said that Drabu played an instrumental role while negotiating the terms and conditions of the agenda of the PDP-BJP alliance.
In Urdu translation, sin tax is called as “Gunnah tax” which would be imposed on cigarettes and sugary beverages which would in turn be diverted to the health budget.
Talking to media persons, Khan said that the USA president who had always used tough language against the nation, has now requested for help.
Earlier, three terrorists of the Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) carried out an attack, attempting to barge into the consulate.
The slained militants were associated with both the Hizbul and the Lashkar-i-Toiba.
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.
The governor had dissolved the assembly within few minutes citing that there were possibilities of a derailment of the ongoing panchayat elections.
The governor whose term would end in March 2021, dissolved the assembly after the political parties staked claim to form the government.
Presently, Pakistan is facing a current account deficit of $18billion.
A bench comprising justices A M Khanwilkar and Deepak Gupta rejected the petition on the grounds that the petitioner failed to appear before the court despite the court's order.
In the first phase, around 47 blocks would go for the polls, out of which 16 blocks are from Kashmir, 21 from Jammu and 10 from Ladakh region.
In an interview to a news channel, the Saudi envoy said that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia would release the amount of $3 billion in terms of the balance of payment.
The former chief minister, as well as the vice president of National Conference (NC) Omar Abdullah, said that Kashmir youth are more alienated today than they were in the early 1990s.
In a tweet, Rath called had Mattu “cabbage” on the issue of Srinagar’s wetlands.
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.
Iqbal is also admired by Indians for writing the patriotic song Tarani-Hindi, popularly known as ‘Sare Jahan se Aacha’.
The session judge of Pathankot, Tejwinder Singh issued a show cause notice to Ajay Kumar to explain why an action shouldn’t be initiated against him.
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.
The Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Satya Pal Malik appointed Kewal Kumar Sharma, a former bureaucrat, as his fourth advisor.
This is the fourth time since 2000 that the valley has recorded snowfall in November.
According to police sources, Anil Parihar, state secretary of BJP and his elder brother Ajit Parihar were returning home after closing their shop at Tappal Mohalla in Old Town, when unidentified attackers opened fire on them near the Veterinary hospital.
The JRL also strongly condemned the bloodshed, night raids, arrest spree of youth, thrashing of residents during CASO and damaging property at large scale across the Kashmir by the Indian forces present in the Valley.
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.
Talking to the reporter on Times Now, the governor said that the politicians in the previous BJP-PDP government had changed the entire selection list of candidates to accomodate their relatives and workers in the J&K Bank.
Omar also said that the lack of infrastructure and unemployment is one the biggest problem in Kashmir and the people in the State were also suffering due to non-governance and lack of accountability.
Speaking in an event at Sher-i-Kashmir International Conference Centre (SKICC), the Governor said that his job was to create a peaceful atmosphere in the Valley and facilitate talks between the Government of India and all stakeholders.
According to reports, people took to streets at several villages like Khudwani, Qaimoh, Hawoora, Poniwaha, Laroo and DH Pora and staged protests against the killing of seven civilians in a blast at gunfight site at Laroo village.
Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) Administration revoked the suspension of Kashmiri students who were also charged with sedition in relation to the protest march organised at AMU following the encounter of Manan Wani.
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.
The Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Satya Pal Malik intervened in the AMU sedition row.
By rejecting the elections, the JRL said that the people of Kashmir have conveyed that they are under forcible control since 1947.
Overall, the voter turnout in the first three phases of the civic polls in the valley has been low.
A march was carried out by the students of Kashmir University, Hazratbal on Monday in support of the students who were suspended for organizing the funeral of Mannan Wani at Aligarh Muslim University.
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.
In the third phase of urban local body polls, Kashmir valley recorded 3.5 percent turnout while Jammu witnessed 81.4 percent voter turnout.
The National Conference (NC) and the Congress questioned the impartiality of the Governor Satyapal Malik when he favoured the appointment of Junaid Azim Mattu as the Mayor of Srinagar.
While the capital Srinagar and South Kashmir’s Anantnag town witnessed a total boycott of the electoral exercise, the provinces of Jammu observed brisk polling throughout the day.
While there were reports of stone pelting in some areas of northern Kashmir, a Bharatiya Janata Party candidate, Adil Ali Buhroo and a pregnant woman were injured in clashes during the first phase of urban local body elections
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.
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.
Ahead of Urban Local Bodies (ULB) polls in the State, government forces intensified frisking in the city to check movement of militants and prevent them from carrying out any attacks.
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",
The Congress blamed the NC and the PDP for assisting the rise of right-wing ideology in the state by not participating in the upcoming urban local bodies (ULB) polls
The State’s two main political parties including the National Conference (NC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had boycotted the elections earlier since they were dissatisfied with the position of the Government of India on Article 35A, which grants special privileges to residents of J&K
Advocate Mir Shafaqat Hussain along with Mir Wajid submitted before the court that “a militant holds a gun, his family cannot be victimized; their right to life and liberty is an individual right under Article 21 of the Indian Constitution.”