City and Neighbourhood

Tuesday, April 20, 2021Peace at border essential for development of ties: India tells China

New Delhi: India on Monday reiterated that maintenance of peace and tranquility in border areas is an essential basis for the development of Sino-India relations as it underlined the need for Beijing to respect mutual concerns, sensitivities and priorities.
Indian Ambassador to China Vikram Misri made the remarks during an interaction with Chinese scholars from various think-tanks and universit


Monday, April 19, 2021Pak FM denies India-specific agenda behind UAE visit

Abu Dhabi: Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Sunday welcomed "third-party mediation" to ease Indo-Pak tensions but denied an India-specific agenda behind his ongoing visit to the UAE.
"I am here for a bilateral visit and not an India-specific agenda. My agenda is UAE-Pakistan and not India-Pakistan," Qureshi, who is here on a three-day visit, told the local Khaleej Times newspa


Sunday, April 18, 2021Amid LAC standoff, PLA recruiting more Tibetans

New Delhi: China’s military has stepped up efforts to recruit more Tibetans amid the dragging border standoff with India on the Line of Actual Control (LAC), holding special recruitment drives across Tibet Autonomous Region since the beginning of the year, people familiar with developments said.
People’s Liberation Army (PLA) officials have criss-crossed the Tibet Autonomous Region to hold recru


Saturday, April 17, 2021NIA filed chargesheet against 7 narco smugglers in RS Pura regarding narco-militancy case

JAMMU: National Investigation Agency (NIA) Saturday filed a chargesheet against seven “narco smugglers” in RS Pura regarding narco-militancy case.

In a statement issued here, NIA said that today it filed charge-sheet against seven narco- smugglers associated with Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) namely i) Gurpartap SIngh r/o Tarn Taran, Punjab, ii) Sham Lal r/o Jammu, J&K, iii) Ajeet Kumar a


Saturday, April 17, 2021Pak asks India to appoint lawyer for Kulbhushan

Islamabad: Pakistan on Friday again urged India to appoint a lawyer to represent death row convict Kulbhushan Jadhav to implement the verdict of the International Court of Justice.
The Islamabad High Court (IHC), while hearing the case on Thursday, asked the Foreign Office (FO) to approach India about appointing a counsel and clarifying the issue of jurisdiction of the case being heard by the co


Friday, April 16, 2021Pak sponsored Narco terror module busted twice in one week in Kashmir: Army

Srinagar, Apr 16: The Army on Friday said that security forces have busted two Pakistani sponsored Narco terror modules in the last one week in the border district of Kupwara in north Kashmir.
“Pakistan sponsored terror module busted twice in past one week. #IndianArmy, @BSF_India along with @JmuKmrPolice foiled Narco smuggling attempt in forward areas of Tangdhar sector on 13 Apr 21 & recovered


Friday, April 16, 2021PaK resident repatriated

Jammu: A man, who had inadvertently crossed the Line of Control into India, was on Thursday sent back to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) on humanitarian grounds, officials said.
The Indian army handed over Ghulam Qadir to authorities in PoK at the Poonch-Rawalakote crossing point in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, they said.
The officials said the hand over of Qadir, a resident of Ghim vil


Friday, April 16, 2021LeT recruiter held in Kashmir

Srinagar: A school teacher, who was a recruiter for proscribed Pakistan-based terrorist organization Lashikar-e-Taiba (LeT), was arrested from his residence in north Kashmir on Thursday, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) said.
Altaf Ahmad Rather, a resident of Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district, was wanted in a case registered in West Bengal last year following the arrest of a woman, T


Friday, April 16, 2021India stood firm against China: CDS

New Delhi: India has stood firm against China, Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat said on Thursday, adding that it will not get pushed.
“India has stood firm on the northern borders, and we have proven that we will not get pushed. In whatever we have been able to achieve in standing firm, in preventing a change of status quo, we have been able to gather world support,” CDS Rawat while s


Thursday, April 15, 2021PaK resident who inadvertently crossed LoC repatriated in Poonch

Srinagar, Apr 15: Indian Army on Thursday repatriated a civilian from Pakistan-administered Jammu and Kashmir who had inadvertently crossed the line of control on Sunday in Poonch district of Jammu division.

The repatriation of Ghulam Qadir, son of Mohammad Din, resident of Village Ghim in Nikial area of PaK, took place at about 11:55 am this morning on humanitarian grounds at Poonch – Rawalak


Thursday, April 15, 2021India, Pakistan held secret talks in Dubai to calm down tension on Kashmir: Reuters

NEW DELHI: Before the Director Generals of Military Operations (DGMOs) of India and Pakistan agreed to follow the 2003 ceasefire agreement on February 25, officials of the intelligence agencies of the two countries, India’s R&AW and Pakistan’s ISI held secret talks in Dubai the preceding month to calm down tensions on Kashmir, Reuters reported on Wednesday.

Quoting sources, the Reuters report


Thursday, April 15, 2021Jawan injured along LOC

SRINAGAR: A soldier was injured when a bullet hit him at the Line of Control (LoC) in the frontier district of Kupwara late Tuesday night, official sources said.

They said a sentry in a forward post noticed some suspicious movement and opened warning shots last night. A soldier identified as Jasvir Singh posted at Anil Post at LoC sustained bullet injuries. Singh was airlifted and admitted to