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Supreme Court of Pakistan Upholds the Acquittals of Asia Bibi and...

A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa and comprising Justice Qazi Faez Isa and Justice Mazhar Alam Miankhel tossed out the petition against the top court’s decision that was made last October, to free Asia Bibi from death row.

Dialogue with India Possible only after 2019 Polls: Pakistan

During his swearing ceremony, Khan had said that the government should negotiate with the neighbouring countries because war could not bring fruits unlike peace.

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.

Supreme Court of Pakistan would hear Review Petition against Asia Bibi’s...

A three-member bench, headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa and comprising Justice Qazi Faez Isa and Justice Mazhar Alam Miankhel will decide on January 29 whether or not to allow the appeal on January 29.

UNICEF Joins Hands with UNWFP to help Vulnerable Families in Gaza

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.

Pakistan and China agreed to make 2019 a year of Economic...

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.

Kashmiri IAS Topper Shah Faesal Resigns as a Protest against Civilian...

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.

Srinagar Airport declared Plastic Free by Airport Authority of India (AAI)

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.

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...

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...

Woman Delivers Baby on Roadside as Doctors Refuse to admit her...

The baby died immediately due to extensive cold, triggering massive outrage.

Kathua rape and murder case: After one year, justice continues to...

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.

Pakistan Bans the Social Media Application Tik Tok

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

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.

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.

Rahul Gandhi Writes Congratulatory Letter to Ifra Sheeraz, Board exam topper

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.

Norway ready to mediate between India and Pakistan on Kashmir Issue:...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Civilian killings have enraged people: Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

He also said that Delhi has been has been mishandling the Kashmir situation for the past several decades by ignoring ground realities.

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.

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.

President Rule Imposed in Jammu and Kashmir from 19th December

The decision comes after the governor Satya Pal Malik had sent a report to the central government recommending the imposition of president rule.

Pakistan hosts Peace Talk between US and Taliban

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.

Upcoming State and Parliamentary Elections: Congress requests for pre-poll alliance in...

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.

Government of India is using every weapon to muzzle our voice:...

He also said that the armed forces could not stop them from pursuing their cause of right to self-determination.

Need to replace the idea of Azad Kashmir within the framework...

Mehbooba further said that peace was the only way for better governance and that Kashmiris were suffering from 1947.

Mayhem in Kashmir Valley: seven civilians killed by armed forces

An army spokesperson said that the government launched a cordon-and-search-operation following a tip-off about the presence of militants.

Youngest Pellet victim of Kashmir Valley Hiba Jan Undergo Second Surgery

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.

Great March Protests: 72 people injured by Israeli forces

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.

Pakistan is not Facing Economic Crisis: Finance Minister

He further stated that there were some elements which were creating misconceptions and chaos with regard to the economy of the country.

PDP would launch agitation if Pir Panchal and Chenab Valley were...

Mehbooba also said that the governor should not encroach upon the democratic space in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

From Economic Advisor to Finance Minister: The Complete Story of Haseeb...

It is also said that Drabu played an instrumental role while negotiating the terms and conditions of the agenda of the PDP-BJP alliance.

Taxation in Pakistan: Hysteria of Sin Tax

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.

USA approaches Pakistan for help in Taliban Peace Talks

Talking to media persons, Khan said that the USA president who had always used tough language against the nation, has now requested for help.

Pakistani Police Women Foiled the Terror Attack near Chinese Consulate

Earlier, three terrorists of the Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) carried out an attack, attempting to barge into the consulate.

Six Militants killed in a Joint Operation in Anantnag Gunfight

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

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.

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.

Political Drama Ends in Jammu and Kashmir with Dissolving of Assembly

The governor whose term would end in March 2021, dissolved the assembly after the political parties staked claim to form the government.

PM Imran Khan Likely to Visit UAE for Economic Package

Presently, Pakistan is facing a current account deficit of $18billion.

Supreme Court Dismisses the Plea Alleging Custodial Torture of Talib Hussain

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.

Nine Phased Panchayat Polls Begin in Jammu and Kashmir

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.

Pakistan Would Receive $3 Billion first Aid from Saudi Kingdom in...

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.

Alienation among Kashmiri Youth is more now: Omar Abdullah

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.

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.

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.

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’.

Kathua Rape and Murder Case: Crime Branch Presses Perjury Charges against...

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.

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.

Kewal Kumar Sharma is the New Advisor to Jammu and Kashmir...

The Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Satya Pal Malik appointed Kewal Kumar Sharma, a former bureaucrat, as his fourth advisor.

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.

State Secretary of BJP and brother killed by unknown gunmen in...

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.

JRL to frame Joint Strategy to help Kashmiris amidst suppression from...

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.

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.

Governor Exposed the Fraud Recruitment in Jammu and Kashmir Bank Creates...

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.

Autonomy is the Best Way to Solve Kashmir Dispute: Omar Abdullah

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.

Ready to talk with Hurriyat only when they stop taking advice...

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.

Kashmir Valley Observes Shutdown to Mourn the Kulgam Killings

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.

AMU Revokes Suspension of Kashmiri Students

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.

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.

AMU Sedition Row: Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Discussed the Matter...

The Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Satya Pal Malik intervened in the AMU sedition row.

Boycott over Ballot is a clear Message to New Delhi: Joint...

By rejecting the elections, the JRL said that the people of Kashmir have conveyed that they are under forcible control since 1947.

Fourth and Last Phase of Urban Local Body Poll Ends in...

Overall, the voter turnout in the first three phases of the civic polls in the valley has been low.

Students of Kashmir University Marched in Solidarity with Aligarh Muslim University...

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.

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.

Kashmir records 3.5 percent turnout for third phase of ULB polls

In the third phase of urban local body polls, Kashmir valley recorded 3.5 percent turnout while Jammu witnessed 81.4 percent voter turnout.

Mainstream parties question the impartiality of Governor’s office in J&K

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.

Municipal Polls 2018 Second Phase: Kashmir Records the Lowest Turnout

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.

Urban Local Bodies Polls: Shutdown, Clashes Marks polling Day in Kashmir

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 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.

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.

Frisking and Security Beefed up in the Kashmir Valley Ahead of...

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.