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Banning of Jamaat-e-Islami: ‘An act of vengeance’ by GoI, says Mehbooba

Banning of Jamaat-e-Islami: ‘An act of vengeance’ by GoI, says Mehbooba

Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti Saturday termed the ban on Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) an act of “vengeance” by the Centre, saying it would have “dangerous consequences”. “There is an atmosphere of vengeance in the state, especially in the Valley after JeI youths and leaders were arrested. JeI is a social and political organisation. […]

Indo-Pak cross border shelling: 400 additional bunkers sanctioned for Poonch, Rajouri

Indo-Pak cross border shelling: 400 additional bunkers sanctioned for Poonch, Rajouri

Jammu: In view of the heightened cross-border shelling, the Government has sanctioned additional 400 individual bunkers for Poonch and Rajouri districts with 200 additional bunkers for each district. The Government has directed that to ensure speedy construction of these bunkers, funds would be placed with the DCs through the Rural Development Department. The bunkers would get […]

2 Pak army men, 3 civilians killed in ‘unprovoked Indian shelling’ along LoC: Pakistan

2 Pak army men, 3 civilians killed in ‘unprovoked Indian shelling’ along LoC: Pakistan

Srinagar: At least three civilians and two Pakistani soldiers were killed and just as many injured in “unprovoked and indiscriminate” firing by Indian forces along the Line of Control (LoC) on Saturday, Dawn reported. The shelling and firing by Indian troops targetted locations in Hotspring, Tatta Pani and Jandrot sectors of the LoC and the civilian […]

After GoI’s ban, several properties linked to JeI leaders sealed in Kashmir: Police

After GoI’s ban, several properties linked to JeI leaders sealed in Kashmir: Police

Srinagar: Authorities in Kashmir have sealed several properties belonging to Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI), including residences of some of its activists, police said Saturday, days after the government of India banned the outfit on grounds that it was “in close touch” with militant groups and was likely to “escalate secessionist movement”. Several properties, including residential houses, belonging […]

UN chief welcomes IAF pilot’s return to India from Pak

UN chief welcomes IAF pilot’s return to India from Pak

United Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has welcomed the return of Indian Air Force pilot Abhinandan Varthman from Pakistan and called on the two countries to sustain the “positive momentum” and engage in further constructive dialogue, PTI reported. The IAF Wing Commander returned to India from Pakistan on Friday to a hero’s welcome, nearly 60 […]

IAF pilot Abhinandan crosses into India

IAF pilot Abhinandan crosses into India

Srinagar: Indian Air force Pilot, Wing Commander Abhinandan has crossed over to the Indian territory at the Wagah border. According to the reports all the formalities were completed from the Pakistani side and the pilot reached Wagah border at 05: 30 p.m IST. But due to some paperwork Abhinandan was held back at the border. […]

JRL protests against ban on Jamaat-e-Islami, NIA raids

JRL protests against ban on Jamaat-e-Islami, NIA raids

Srinagar: The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) Friday held a protest demonstration in Srinagar against NIA crackdown and ban on Jamaat-e-Islami while demanding immediate release of political prisoners. Reports reaching QNS 24*7 said that scores of members and activists of Hurriyat and JKLF assembled in Maisuma after Friday prayers and chanted slogans “release all political prisoners” […]

‘#NobelPeacePrizeForImranKhan’ trending in Pakistan

‘#NobelPeacePrizeForImranKhan’ trending in Pakistan

Srinagar: As Pakistan prepared to free captured Indian pilot Abhinandan on Friday, the hashtag #NobelPeacePrizeForImranKhan was trending in the country on Twitter, Dawn reported. A day earlier, after Prime Minister Imran Khan announced that Pakistan would release Indian Air Force officer, Wing Commander Abhinandan, as a peace gesture, Twitterati from both sides of the eastern […]

Pawan Kalyan: BJP told me of the war before LS polls two years ago

Pawan Kalyan: BJP told me of the war before LS polls two years ago

Srinagar: Actor-turned-politician Pawan Kalyan on Thursday claimed, the BJP told him two years ago that there will be war before the Lok Sabha elections, IANS reported. Jana Sena chief revealed this while addressing an election rally in the Kadapa district. “I was told two years ago war will be coming. You can understand from this […]