India is an ancient civilization with immense and rich diversity. It also holds the credentials of being the world’s largest democracy. Earlier this year, the world was witness to the …Read More
In a resounding diplomatic victory for India, the United Nations Security Council has decisively rebuffed Pakistan’s attempts to internationalize the Jammu and Kashmir reorganisation by New Delhi by ending its …Read More
In a historic decision, the Indian government has announced the scrapping of Article 370 of the Constitution that granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir for the last seven decades. …Read More
In a confidence-building exercise held only days after the meeting between India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and China’s President Xi Jinping, India and China have carried out the second edition of the joint military exercise in the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir.
The exercise, held on October 18, was held under the provisions of the Border Defence Cooperation Agreement signed by the two Asian giants in 2013. This was the follow-up of the first drill that took place in February this year on the Chinese side. The exercise, entitled “Sino India Cooperation 2016,” was part of the “Hand in Hand” joint drills to enhance peace and tranquillity along the Line of Actual Control (LAC).Read More
Abandon your futile quest and stop abusing international fora for Jammu and Kashmir is an integral part of India. This is India’s strongly-worded message to Pakistan which continues to rake up the Kashmir issue to divert the world’s attention from its relentless pursuit of terrorism as an instrument of state policy.
“Our response to Pakistan is consistent. Abandon your futile quest. Jammu and Kashmir is an integral part of India and will remain so,” India’s Permanent Representative to UN Syed Akbaruddin said during a General Assembly debate on ‘Report of the Secretary General on the Work of the Organisation’ at the 71st session of the UNGA.Read More
Before Jammu and Kashmir could fully recover from the disastrous flood of September last year, the valley woke up to another nightmare due to the incessant rain, which has created havoc in the state.
The unseasonal heavy rain in the most part of Kashmir destroyed homes, crops and raised fears of flash- flood in the state. Hundreds of people fled their homes to safer places as the main rivers started to swell. People in the state witnessed continuous power cuts, water logging and landslides, bringing back the dreadful memory of the flood last year. The weather department has forecasted torrential rain in coming week.
According to the J & K government officials, water level of Jhelum River has passed the danger level at 22.4 feet and 18.8 feet at Sangam in South Kashmir and Ram Munshi Bah Srinagar city respectively. If the water level crosses 23-feet mark, state will have to undertake massive rescue operations to evacuate people stranded in areas adjoining the river.Read More
Jammu & Kashmir’s Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed has condemned the successive terror attacks in Kathua and Samba, calling it a conspiracy to derail the peace process in the Valley. …Read More
Amid relentless ceasefire violations along the Line of Control, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has asked India and Pakistan to resolve their issues through dialogue. “The Secretary-General would call on both …Read More
The unprecedented floods in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), have wrecked havoc and led to widespread loss of life and damage to property. While the focus of efforts is rightly on …Read More