Muhammad Rafique

India, Pak trade heavy fire along LoC

India, Pak trade heavy fire along LoC

Jammu: Indian and Pakistani armies on Wednesday traded heavy fire and mortar shelling along the Line of Control in Rajouri  and Poonch districts. “Pakistani troops today again violated ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri and Poonch districts, two days after two jawans were killed in heavy mortar shelling and firing along the LoC in Rajouri […]

 Muhammad Rafique

Pak parliament passes resolution on Kashmir

Pak parliament passes resolution on Kashmir

Islamabad: Pakistan’s parliament Wednesday unanimously passed a resolution condemning the alleged human rights violations in Kashmir and demanding the UN Human Rights Commission to send a fact-finding mission to the Valley. The resolution moved by Pakistan’s Minister for Kashmir Affairs Barjees Tahir in the National Assembly, the lower house of the parliament, appealed to the […]

 Muhammad Rafique

Kremlin warns against moves that ‘could destabilise’ Syria

Kremlin warns against moves that ‘could destabilise’ Syria

Moscow: The Kremlin today urged restraint in Syria, saying that countries should avoid taking action that could further destabilise the war-torn country, as the US considered missile strikes over alleged chemical attacks. “As before we would hope that all sides will avoid steps that in reality are not provoked by anything and that could destabilise […]

 Muhammad Rafique

Dry winter season: Guv for development of drought resistant seeds

Dry winter season: Guv for development of drought resistant seeds

Chairs SKUAST-K’s 33rd  University Council Meeting

Jammu:  Governor N.N. Vohra, Chancellor of the Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir (SKUAST-K) Chancellor Tuesday advised VCs of both the State Farm Universities to develop varieties of seeds which are drought resistant and also urged the Ministers of speedily changing climatic patterns, for which seeds shall need to be prepared to […]

 Muhammad Rafique

‘Deptt drafting contingency plan to deal with drought like situation’

‘Deptt drafting contingency plan to deal with drought like situation’

Jammu: Minister for Agriculture Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura Tuesday said that agricultural department is preparing a contingency plan to deal with any drought like situation that might arise in the State. The Minister was speaking during a meeting convened to take a comprehensive review of progress on various centrally and State sponsored schemes being implemented […]

 Muhammad Rafique

Govt making efforts to boost agri, milk production: Minister

Govt making efforts to boost agri, milk production: Minister

Leh: Minister for Cooperatives and Ladakh Affairs Chering Dorjay Tuesday said that PDP-BJP Government is making all efforts to boost agriculture and milk production across Leh district, adding that for this purpose Government is providing loans under Cooperative sector on minimum rate of interest through National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC). Chief Executive Councillor LAHDC Leh […]

 Muhammad Rafique

Algerian military plane crashes, killing at least 100 people

Algerian military plane crashes, killing at least 100 people

Algiers(Algeria):  At least 100 people were killed when a military plane crashed soon after takeoff in a farm field in northern Algeria today, officials said. The cause of the crash was unclear, and an investigation has been opened, according to a Defense Ministry statement. Emergency services converged on the area near the Boufarik military base […]

 Muhammad Rafique

This slain militant remained active for less than a month 

This slain militant remained active for less than a month 

Anantnag: Rouf Bashir Khanday, 20, was killed in an encounter that raged between forces and militants in Dialgam area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district during the intervening night of Mar 31-Apr 01. Rouf, was a resident of Dehruna village of Anantnag district, an area considered to be epicenter of militancy in early 90’s. However, after […]

 Muhammad Rafique

Conflicts burning countries, devastating families

Conflicts burning countries, devastating families

Every day blood of innocence flows in waters in this part of world. It seems human life has no value and humanity is dead! How long this is going to continue, no one knows and it is now a routine that suddenly a mother loses his son, children lose their father, a wife her husband […]