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  • Leave India, if you feel suffocated here, says RSS' Indresh Kumar to Farooq Abdullah December 6, 2021 3:58 pm Senior RSS leader Indresh Kumar hit out at National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah on Monday over his remarks that the people of Jammu and Kashmir may have to make "sacrifices" like the agitating farmers to get their rights back, …
  • Kashmir Committee to work with Turkish artiste to project voice of Kashmiris December 6, 2021 3:25 pm ISLAMABAD: Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Kashmir Shehryar Khan Afridi Monday said that the Kashmir story needs to be told to the world through innovative ways and Kashmir Committee would work with Turkish and Pakistani artistes to project the …
  • Pakistan helicopter pilots die in crash December 6, 2021 2:38 pm A Pakistani army helicopter has crashed in bad weather in the Pakistan-administered section of the disputed Kashmir region, killing the two pilots on board. The helicopter went down on the Siachen glacier, one of the world's longest mountain glaciers, …
  • Helicopter crashes near Siachen in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, 2 Pakistan Army pilots die December 6, 2021 2:19 pm Dec 06, 2021, 06:41PM ISTSource: Times NowTwo Pakistani Army aviation pilots were killed when their military helicopter crashed in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, close to the Siachen region. Both pilots were killed in the crash. The search and rescue …
  • Two Pakistani military officers killed in helicopter crash December 6, 2021 2:01 pm December 6, 2021 Editor 3 Uncategorized 0 Two Pakistani military officers were killed when a military helicopter crashed in the disputed Kashmir region, a Pakistani Army statement said on Monday. The helicopter belonging to the Pakistani Army crashed at a …
  • Mass funeral held for 15 civilians mistakenly killed by Indian armed forces December 6, 2021 1:41 pm A mass funeral for 15 civilians killed by India’s security forces in the northeastern state of Nagaland was conducted on Monday amid tight security. Hundreds of mourners attended the service led by the state’s chief minister Neiphiu Rio. The state …
  • India - After 'Luck,' Mithun Chakraborty-Shruti Haasan reuniting for a web series December 6, 2021 1:21 pm (MENAFN- NewsBytes) Mithun Chakraborty never ceases to experiment. The veteran actor is all set to make his digital debut, and for this he has joined forces with Shruti Haasan, who would also be marking her debut in the OTT world with this web series. To …
  • Helicopter crash in Siachen leaves two soldiers martyred: ISPR December 6, 2021 12:40 pm ISLAMABAD: A Pakistan Army helicopter crashed on Monday in bad weather in Azad Jammu and Kashmir, leaving the two pilots on board martyred, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said. The two pilots were identified as Maj Irfan Bercha and Maj Raja …
  • Arrested by NIA, Kashmiri activist Khurram Parvez shifted to Tihar Jail [details] December 6, 2021 12:28 pm J&K Police's big offensive after selective killings; 13 terrorists eliminated in 9 encounters Arrested by the National Investigating Agency (NIA) in a terror funding case, Khurram Parvez, a human rights activist of Kashmir Valley, has been shifted …
  • J&K education board bans school book with depiction of Prophet; publisher apologises [details] December 6, 2021 12:27 pm Vital revenue records go missing: J&K government directs all DCs to lodge FIRs The Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education (BOSE) has directed all schools in Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh not to use the contentious class 7th …
  • PAK army chopper crashes in Siachen; two army majors killed [details] December 6, 2021 12:27 pm PAK govt officials not paid for 3 months; humiliate Imran Khan with viral rap song Pakistan Army helicopter went down on the Siachen glacier on Monday due to bad weather. In the accident, both pilots on board were killed, the military said in a statement. …
  • Pakistan army helicopter crashes in Kashmir; 2 pilots killed December 6, 2021 11:48 am ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani army helicopter crashed on Monday in bad weather in the Pakistan-administered section of disputed Kashmir, killing the two pilots on board, the military said. A statement from the military said the helicopter went down on the …
  • Mehbooba Stages Dharna At Delhi's Jantar Mantar, Says Kashmir 'In Pain' December 6, 2021 11:46 am New Delhi- Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti staged a dharna at Jantar Mantar here on Monday to protest the alleged repression of people of the union territory and demanded that killing of innocents be stopped immediately. The Jammu …
  • Indian leader seeks withdrawal of army powers after civilian killings December 6, 2021 11:33 am New Delhi, Dec 6 (EFE).- The government of a restive northeast Indian state Monday sought the revocation of a controversial law that gives sweeping powers to security personnel for counter-insurgency operations, a day after soldiers allegedly killed 14 …
  • Sapphires Sparkle at Bonhams London December 6, 2021 11:26 am RAPAPORT... Sapphires stole the show at the latest Bonhams jewelry sale in London, with the top lot more than doubling its high estimate. A late-19th-century sapphire, diamond and natural-pearl pendant fetched GBP 206,500 ($273,285) at the December 2 …
  • Nagaland tragedy: Ensure the peace process isn’t affected December 6, 2021 10:46 am The unfortunate breakout of violence in Nagaland after a botched Army operation in which a number of villagers were killed casts a shadow over the Naga peace talks. It appears that specific intelligence inputs that the Army had received about a faction of …
  • Myanmar Court Sentences Ousted Leader Suu Kyi To 4 Years Jail December 6, 2021 10:16 am (MENAFN- Kashmir Observer) > Bangkok- A special court in Myanmar's capital sentenced the country's ousted leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, to four years in prison on Monday after finding her guilty of incitement and violating coronavirus restrictions, …
  • Owaisi moves adjournment motion in LS seeking discussion on Nagaland firing incident December 6, 2021 9:18 am New Delhi [India], December 6 (ANI): All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) President and Lok Sabha MP Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday moved adjournment motion notice in the Lower House over the Nagaland firing incident in which at least 13 civilians …
  • Weather Improves In Kashmir Valley December 6, 2021 9:10 am (MENAFN- Kashmir Observer) > KO File Photo By Abid Bhat Srinagar- The minimum temperature across Kashmir, except at the famous ski-resort of Gulmarg, settled above the freezing point on Monday even as the weather office predicted possibility of a wet …
  • Finding the self: Review of Sabba Khan’s ‘The Roles We Play’ December 6, 2021 8:59 am Sabba Khan’s graphic memoir bares the truth about growing up as British Muslim in London. Hailing form Mirpur in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, Khan’s parents were displaced during the construction of the Mangla dam at a time when the wounds of Partition were …
  • Funerals for 15 civilians killed by Indian army held in Nagaland December 6, 2021 8:54 am India has held funeral rites for 15 civilians “mistakenly” killed by its security forces in the northeastern state of Nagaland, amid intense security and sporadic internet outages aimed at damping fresh unrest in the remote region. Security and government …
  • National Conference ready to make sacrifices for restoration of Article 370, statehood: Farooq Abdullah December 6, 2021 7:09 am Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], December 5 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir National Conference Chairman Farooq Abdullah said on Sunday that his party leaders are ready to make sacrifices to reclaim their rights including restoration of Article 370 and …
  • J-K: Srinagar administration directs action against Delhi-based publisher for carrying sensitive content in school textbook December 6, 2021 7:09 am Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], December 6 (ANI): Srinagar District Administration on Sunday directed police to take strict action against a Delhi-based publisher and a local distributor for circulating a social studies book for class VII that …
  • J-K's NH-44 through, Mughal road, SSG road closed due to snow accumulation December 6, 2021 7:09 am Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], December 6 (ANI): The National Highway (NH) 44 in Jammu and Kashmir through, Mughal road and Srinagar-Sonamarg-Gumri (SSG) road has been closed for vehicular traffic due to snow accumulation. According to Jammu and …
  • Remembering Dr B R Ambedkar on his death anniversary Kashmir Reader December 6, 2021 7:09 am December 6, 2021, marks the 65th death anniversary of Dr Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, the chief architect of the Indian Constitution. BR Ambedkar breathed his last on December 6, 1956, in his sleep. People pay their tributes to him on this day every year which …
  • PM Imran Khan to launch country's biggest sports programme today December 6, 2021 5:44 am Kamyab Jawan Programme, HEC will collaborate on four new programmes to engage youth in extracurricular and sports activities. Project will provide an opportunity to country's youth to prepare themselves to display skills at international level. Girls …
  • Govt to hold In-camera briefing on national security today without Opposition December 6, 2021 5:44 am In-camera PCNS meeting today. Opposition announced boycott of meeting, citing government's "dictatorial" behaviour, last week. Govt again extends invitation to leader of Opposition in National Assembly Shahbaz Sharif and PPP Chairperson …
  • KP, Punjab responsible for 80% of total road accidents in Pakistan in last six years December 6, 2021 5:44 am Road accident deaths in Pakistan decrease by 8% in last six years. PBS data shows KP and Punjab contributed to up to 80% of total road accidents across Pakistan. Mountainous areas like KP are more prone to road accidents because of dangerous weather and …
  • Terrorist outfits from Pakistan again ‘EYES’ on Kashmir December 6, 2021 4:57 am Heightened security along the LoC has noticeably reduced infiltration of terrorists into Kashmir Valley, driving Pakistan’s military establishment and the ISI to desperate means like narco-terrorism and weapons-dropping from drones on the Indian side of …
  • Parliament’s security body meets today, but opposition to stay away December 6, 2021 4:30 am ISLAMABAD: The government has decided to go ahead with its planned in-camera meeting of the Parliamentary Committee on National Security (PCNS) on Monday (today) despite the opposition’s decision to stay away from it. The joint opposition in the parliament …
  • Jammu and Kashmir: Two LeT militants arrested in Shopian; arms, ammunition recovered December 6, 2021 4:26 am Two militants of Lashkar-e-Taiba were arrested by the security forces 44 Rashtriya Rifles and 14 Bn CRPF launched a joint cordon "Incriminating materials, arms and ammunition recovered from their possession Two militants of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) were …
  • From The Past Pages Of Dawn: 1971: Fifty Years Ago: Enemy loses 20 outposts December 6, 2021 4:01 am RAWALPINDI: Pakistani forces have captured as many as twenty Indian outposts in the area between Burki and Hussainiwala, including the Khemkaran Customs post on the West Pakistan border and have also made further gains in occupied Kashmir where our troops …
  • Why free for all? December 6, 2021 4:01 am THIS refers to the report ‘New SBP amendment not linked to IMF terms: Farogh’ (Nov 18) which was related to the proceedings of the joint session of parliament which approved, among other things, an amendment to the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Banking …
  • Beyond the flag and Constitution demand Noting 'crucial stage' December 6, 2021 3:41 am Beyond the flag and Constitution demand : Noting 'crucial stage' - The Sangai Express Editorial :: December 06, 2021 - The maths is simple enough. A child born back in 1997 would today be a major, in short a 24 year old strapping young lad or a …
  • Diplomats' writing on foreign policy is crucial to learn lessons December 6, 2021 3:35 am DIPLOMATIC FOOTPRINTS narrates the life and career of one of Pakistan’s distinguished foreign secretaries I had the privilege of working with as ambassador and knowing much longer as newspaper editor and writer. Having wanted to write about my own …
  • Federal Bank sells CNTL loan at 25% discount December 6, 2021 3:12 am has sold its loan exposure in Chenani Nashri Tunnelway (CNTL) to an Ares SSG Capital-backed asset reconstruction company at a discount of 25%, people with knowledge of the matter said. The Kerala-based lender sold the loan after the road asset's owner, …
  • NIA files supplementary charge sheet against terror operative in Jammu December 6, 2021 2:55 am The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a supplementary charge sheet against an operative of the Tehreek-ul-Mujahideen (TuM) terror outfit in a case related to the recovery of arms, explosives and heroin in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, …
  • Civilians biggest casualty of counter-insurgency operations December 6, 2021 2:55 am Innocent civilians are the biggest casualty of counter-insurgency operations across Jammu and Kashmir, northeast and the Left-Wing Extremism (LWE)-affected districts, even as security forces continue to enjoy special powers under the Armed Forces Special …
  • ‘Our Philadelphia’ Screening Depicts Influence of Gun Violence December 6, 2021 2:43 am December 5, 2021    Updated December 5, 2021 at 8:26 pm Philadelphia is often called the “City of Brotherly Love,” but it is also a city where gun violence threatens the everyday lives of its youth.  In the documentary Our Philadelphia, filmmakers Kashmir …
  • Foreign aid: a curse? December 6, 2021 2:00 am The economic team of the PTI seems to be engaged in chest-thumping after getting the nod from the IMF for $1 billion to steer the country’s storm-tossed economy towards ‘boom’. The ruling party shouldn’t consider this the martial plan for Pakistan to …
  • Showers make weather pleasant in ICT December 6, 2021 1:57 am Islamabad: The residents of Islamabad and Rawalpindi woke up to a perfect weekend on Sunday morning: it's pleasantly cold, windy and overcast with patchy drizzle. The showers fell on Saturday night as well. According to the Pakistan Meteorological …
  • PM to inaugurate largest 'Kamyab Jawan Sports Drive' today December 6, 2021 1:57 am ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate the largest sports programme in the country’s history ‘Kamyab Jawan Sports Drive’ here today (Monday). For the first time in the country’s history Kamyab Jawan Programme and Higher Education Commission …
  • In opposition's absence: NSA's briefing to MPs panel to be one-sided, lacking critical queries December 6, 2021 1:57 am ISLAMABAD: The presentation of national security policy in a parliamentary committee and ensuing meaningful discussion on the topic will remain a one-sided affair if it is confined to the ruling coalition only in the absence of the opposition parties. …
  • J&K's ₹1,456 Cr Budget Allocation for Health Sector Highest in India: LG December 6, 2021 1:41 am LG addresses SKIMS’s 39th Annual Day celebrations SRINAGAR- Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha Sunday addressed the 39th Annual Day celebrations of SKIMS and e-Inaugurated and laid e-foundation stones of several projects on the occasion. While addressing the …
  • Snow in Highlands, Rains Lash Plains Of Kashmir December 6, 2021 1:41 am Srinagar- The upper reaches of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh witnessed fresh snowfall on Sunday (December 5) leading to the closure of border roads including Bandipora-Gurez road, Sinthan- Kishtwar road and Mughal road. As predicted by the Kashmir …
  • Road accident deaths decrease by 8pc in last six years December 6, 2021 1:26 am ISLAMABAD: The past six-year record from Pakistan Bureau of Statistics showed that total fatalities in road accidents decreased by eight per cent from 2015 to 2020. However, interestingly, the data available with this correspondent revealed that Khyber- …
  • Despite opposition's boycott: MPs' national security committee meeting as per schedule December 6, 2021 1:25 am ISLAMABAD: The government decided to go ahead with the in-camera briefing on the national security despite joint opposition parties’ boycott of the meeting. A day after the opposition parties announced that they would boycott the meeting of the …
  • Jammu and Kashmir CJ: Adding ‘secular’ in Preamble narrowed India’s spiritual image December 6, 2021 12:27 am POINTING OUT that Bharat from time immemorial had been a spiritual country, Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh High Court Chief Justice Pankaj Mithal Sunday said the addition of “socialist” and “secular” to the already mentioned “sovereign, democratic, republic” in …
  • Two Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists arrested in J-K's Shopian, huge cache of arms recovered December 5, 2021 11:40 pm Kashmir (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], December 5 (ANI): Two Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists were arrested in a joint operation by police and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition from their …
  • Nagaland killing: Move beyond rhetoric, ensure fair probe to fix accountability, says Opp to Centre December 5, 2021 10:25 pm THE OPPOSITION on Sunday hit out at the central government after 14 civilians and a soldier were killed in a botched Army operation in Nagaland’s Mon district near the India-Myanmar border. It asked the government to ensure “an honest and open” probe into …
  • Thirteen coal miners, soldier killed in Nagaland in case of 'mistaken identity' [details] December 5, 2021 10:24 pm Must Watch: Beehive in an unusual place At least 13 people, all coal miners, and a soldier were killed and 11 injured in an unfortunate incident of "mistaken identity" in Mon District of Nagaland, sources said on Sunday. The leaders of various …
  • Farooq asks people of J&K to make sacrifices like farmers to get back "snatched" rights [details] December 5, 2021 10:24 pm Jolt to NC as Abdul Rahim Rather's son joins Peoples' Conference Former Chief Minister and National Conference president Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Sunday warned to launch a massive agitation to get back Article 370 and 35-A to restore the pre-August 5 …
  • Army helps avert massive fire at Baramulla in J&K [details] December 5, 2021 10:23 pm Infiltration attempt foiled on LoC; One Pak terrorist arrested, another killed in Uri The Indian Army helped avert a massive conflagration in North Kashmir's Baramulla district on Saturday night, officials said on Sunday. According to details, a …
  • 'Anything can happen'; Azad keeps suspense over formation of new party [details] December 5, 2021 10:23 pm Infighting in J&K Congress: Azad loyalists submit mass resignation; demand sacking of incumbent chief Although 'rebel' Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad has denied forming a new political party to contest assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, …
  • India - BJP MP Gautam Gambhir alleges death threat from 'ISIS Kashmir' December 5, 2021 10:15 pm (MENAFN- NewsBytes) Bharatiya Janata Party MP Gautam Gambhir has alleged that he and his family received a death threat from 'ISIS Kashmir.' ISIS refers to the Sunni Islamist group, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. The cricketer-turned- …
  • WATCH: Plane with banner saying 'Free Kashmir' flies over UK football stadium December 5, 2021 9:38 pm A plane carrying a "Free Kashmir, 2,500 days occupied" banner was spotted during a football match in Manchester, leaving spectators surprised and amused. The incident happened during the Crystal Palace vs Manchester United match, which was taking …
  • 2 Covid Deaths, 161 Fresh Cases In 24 Hours December 5, 2021 9:30 pm (MENAFN- Kashmir Observer) >KO File Photo By Abid Bhat Srinagar- Jammu and Kashmir reported 161 new covid-19 cases while as two persons succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours, officials said on Sunday. 18 of the fresh cases were reported from Jammu …
  • Two Militants Arrested In South Kashmir's Shopian December 5, 2021 9:30 pm (MENAFN- Kashmir Observer) > Representational Photo Srinagar- Police Sunday said that Government forces have arrested two militants and recovered arms and ammunition in Shopian. Acting on specific input regarding the presence of LeT militant Shahid …
  • 6 Charged With Fraud Mutation Of Land December 5, 2021 9:30 pm (MENAFN- Kashmir Observer) > Representational Photo Jammu- The Crime Branch of Jammu and Kashmir Police has filed a chargesheet against six persons, including government officials, for their involvement in hatching a criminal conspiracy and preparing …
  • Bankot Tunnel: Kashmir Railway Project Adds a New Milestone December 5, 2021 9:22 pm (MENAFN- Kashmir Observer) > Representational Photo Banihal/Jammu- The Northern Railway achieved another milestone on Sunday with one more tunnel in the Bankot area near Banihal in Ramban connected after a breakthrough, officials said. With the …
  • Farooq Asks Cadres To Follow Farmers Path To Get Back Kashmir Spl Status December 5, 2021 9:21 pm (MENAFN- Kashmir Observer) > Farooq Abdullah | KO Photo Says tourism not everything for Kashmir; Asks party men stay with people everywhere Srinagar- National Conference president Dr Farooq Abdullah Sunday asked the party men to be ready for a stage …
  • BOSE Directs All Schools in J&K Not To Use Contentious Class 7 Book December 5, 2021 9:16 pm (MENAFN- Kashmir Observer) > Directs Publisher to Withdraw Textbook Immediately Srinagar- Board of School Education has directed all schools in Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh not to use the contentious class 7 'History and Civics…
  • Khurram Parvez Shifted To Tihar Jail December 5, 2021 9:16 pm (MENAFN- Kashmir Observer) > Khurram Parvez | File Photo Srinagar- The authorities have shifted human rights activist to Delhi's Tihar jail under 3-week judicial custody after he was arrested by the National Investigation Agency from his residence …
  • IUST's Journalism Deptt Hosts Online Session on New Media Landscape December 5, 2021 9:16 pm (MENAFN- Kashmir Observer) > AWANTIPORA - The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication (DJMC) Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) organized an online interactive session on the theme 'New Media Landscape and Society' on …
  • Soldiers Gun Down 14 Civilians in Nagaland, Army Calls it 'Unfortunate' December 5, 2021 6:13 pm (MENAFN- Kashmir Observer) > Kohima/New Delhi- Security forces opened fire on civilians killing 13 and injuring 11 more in Nagaland's Mon district in two consecutive incidents of firing the first of which was possibly a case of mistaken identity …
  • Like farmers, people of J&K will have to make 'sacrifices': Farooq Abdullah on Article 370 restoration December 5, 2021 5:10 pm National Conference president Farooq Abdullah on Sunday said the people of Jammu and Kashmir may have to make "sacrifices", as farmers protesting the new farm laws did, to restore its statehood and special status. Addressing a convention of the …