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UN Chief voices concern over Kashmir situation ahead of his visit to India

UN Chief voices concern over Kashmir situation ahead of his visit to India

New Delhi : UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has voiced concern over the situation in Jammu and Kashmir while encouraging “positive dialogue” to resolve the disagreements peacefully. He also said the UN welcomes a greater role for India in addressing regional peace and security challenges. “On the development front, India already is, and can become […]

India believes in peace, but no compromise on its self respect : PM Modi

India believes in peace, but no compromise on its self respect : PM Modi

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said India staunchly believes in peace and is committed to taking it forward, but it would not be at the cost of compromising its self-respect and sovereignty asserting that the armed forces will give a befitting reply to any attempt to destroy the atmosphere of peace […]

Pak FM Qureshi’s remark on Kashmir at UN courageous : Geelani

Pak FM Qureshi’s remark on Kashmir at UN courageous : Geelani

Srinagar : Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani on Sunday said that the Pakistani Foreign Minister, Shah Mehmood Qureshi has proved to be a friend and well-wisher of Kashmir by highlighting the Kashmir issue courageously. In a statement issued here on Sunday Geelani said that although UN has not lived to the expectations of […]

Pakistani chopper flies in Indian airspace in Poonch distt

Pakistani chopper flies in Indian airspace in Poonch distt

Rajouri : A Pakistani helicopter violated the Indian airspace along the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, the Army said on Sunday. In a video released by an online news portal, the Pakistani chopper is seen hovering above the Indian airspace in the area for a while before returning even as […]

GoC-in-C Northern Command visits Kashmir, reviews operational preparedness of Army

GoC-in-C Northern Command visits Kashmir, reviews operational preparedness of Army

Srinagar : General Officer Commanding-in-Chief (GoC-in-C) of the Army’s Northern Command, Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, Sunday visited Kashmir to review the operational preparedness of the force. Lt Gen Ranbir Singh visited troops deployed in the hinterland in north and central Kashmir Sunday, an Army spokesman said. He said the GoC-in-C Northern Command reviewed the operational preparedness […]

ISI chief among 5 top generals retiring in Pak today

ISI chief among 5 top generals retiring in Pak today

Islamabad : Five three-star generals, including spymaster Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar, are due to retire on Monday in Pakistan, reported leading English daily “Dawn” last Saturday. Besides director general of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Lt Gen Mukhtar, the others retiring on Oct 1 are Peshawar Corps Commander Lt Gen Nazir Ahmad Butt, Commander of Army’s Strategic […]

BSF, SSB get new chiefs

BSF, SSB get new chiefs

New Delhi: Two of the country’s three border guarding forces – the Border Security Force and the Sashastra Seema Bal – got their new chiefs Sunday. While 1984-batch Uttar Pradesh cadre IPS officer Rajni Kant Misra took over as the new Director General (DG) of the BSF, his batchmate S S Deswal became the DG […]

Infiltration bid foiled in Kupwara’s Tanghdar sector : Army

Infiltration bid foiled in Kupwara’s Tanghdar sector : Army

Srinagar : Army on Sunday claimed to have foiled an infiltration bid in Tanghdar sector in North Kashmir’s frontier district Kupwara. Army’s Srinagar based spokesman Rajesh Kalia said “Infiltration attempt by militants and Ceasefire Violation by Pakistan Army in Tangdhar Sector in evening hours Sunday. Own forces retaliated strongly and foiled infiltration bid being attempted […]

BSF head constable killed in fratricidal incident in Rajouri

BSF head constable killed in fratricidal incident in Rajouri

Jammu : A head constable was on Sunday killed in a fratricidal incident in Rajouri district in Jammu province. Head constable Ram Charan, posted with the 126th battalion, was on duty when he fatally shot himself in the neck at Sunderbani BSF headquarters late Saturday evening, the officials said. On hearing the gunshot, his colleagues […]

LPG cylinder price hiked by Rs 59; subsidised gas to cost Rs 2.89 more

LPG cylinder price hiked by Rs 59; subsidised gas to cost Rs 2.89 more

New Delhi: Subsidised cooking gas (LPG) price on Sunday hiked by Rs 2.89 per cylinder to Rs 502.4 per cylinder. The price of non-subsidised LPG at Delhi will increase by Rs 59.00 per cylinder in October 2018 mainly due to change in international price and foreign exchange fluctuations, Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) said in a […]

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