Day: August 8, 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address to the Nation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address to the Nation Credit:PIB August 8, 2019 Share on:

Kyrgyzstan special forces launch fresh raid for ex-president

Kyrgyz special forces on Thursday launched a fresh raid to capture the former president, an official said, a day after an attempt to storm his compound left one officer dead and a police chief in a critical condition. Central Asian Kyrgyzstan, which has seen two revolutions in less […]

Pakistan rules out military option in row with India over Kashmir

Pakistan will not resort to military action in a row with nuclear arch-rival India over Kashmir, its foreign minister said Thursday, as tensions soared over New Delhi’s decision to tighten its grip on the disputed region. The statement from Pakistani foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi eased fears of […]

No phone calls, no groceries: Kashmir on edge under lockdown

SRINAGAR, India — Tens of thousands of government forces in riot gear patrol Indian-controlled Kashmir. Streets lined with shuttered shops are deserted, steel barricades and razor wire cutting off neighborhoods. An eerie silence is broken by an occasional security vehicle whizzing past or the cawing of crows. An […]

Pranab, Nanaji Deshmukh, Bhupen Hazarika conferred Bharat Ratna

New Delhi, Aug 8: Former president Pranab Mukherjee, late Bharatiya Jana Sangh leader Nanaji Deshmukh and late singer Bhupen Hazarika were conferred the Bharat Ratna, the country’s highest civilian award, on Thursday. President Ram Nath Kovind gave the award to Mukherjee, Hazarika’s son Tej and Vikramjeet Singh, a close […]

Ready to review decision against India if New Delhi agrees to reconsider its actions on Kashmir: Pak

Islamabad, Aug 8: Pakistan is ready to review its decision against India if New Delhi agreed to reconsider its actions on Kashmir, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Thursday. Qureshi’s remarks came a day after Pakistan expelled the Indian High Commissioner as part of its decision to downgrade […]

At least 300 Kashmiri politicians detained to quell protests over status

SRINAGAR, India – Indian authorities have detained at least 300 politicians and separatists to quell protests in Kashmir over the withdrawal of its special status, a police officer, local leaders and media said on Thursday, in one of the biggest crackdowns in years. Since Sunday, the government has […]

e-Rozgar Samachar launched to spread awareness about job opportunities

e-Journal expected to meet emerging challenge of young readers switching to electronic modes of communication open view news desk The e-version of Rozgar Samachar has been launched recently by Union Minister of Information & Broadcasting Shri Prakash Javadekar. It has been launched with a view to make aspirants […]

Pak police removes pro-India banners, one arrested

Islamabad, Aug 7: Pro-India banners which appeared in different parts of Pakistani capital, including in the high security Red Zone, hailing India’s decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir have been removed by authorities who arrested a man in this connection. The banners carried a map […]

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