In bilateral chill, small steps towards thaw, says Indian envoy to Pakistan Ajay Bisaria.. indianexpress.com
“Whether it should be a grand reconciliation or small steps, we have to take the first steps. That will take us forward,” Major General Asif Ghafoor, DG ISPR and spokesperson for Pakistan military told a group of visiting South Asian journalists in Islamabad recently.
Outrage in Kashmir after street protesters stone school bus, Mehbooba assures action.. indianexpress.com
J-K school bus attack: Shopian district was observing a shutdown on Wednesday against the killing of two militants, including a commander Sameer Tiger, and a civilian in an encounter at Drabgam in neighbouring Pulwama district.
Maleeha Lodhi repeated her stance that a "peaceful settlement" of the Kashmir issue in accordance with relevant UN Security Council resolutions is a "pre-requisite for lasting peace and stability" in South Asia.
Islamabad : Pakistan Prime Minister Nawz Sharif claims that Kashmir was an "integral part" of Pakistan while addressing an inaugural ceremony today.
He also raised the eyebrows of India yet again by praising slain Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani as a "vibrant and charismatic leader".
Cross-LoC trade and bus service cancelled in Kashmir after eight people killed in border firing firstpost.com
The fresh escalation along the Line of Control and working International Border has cast a shadow on intra-Kashmir trade with authorities suspending the cross-border trade after two days of intense shelling that has left eight people dead....
Jammu: Pakistan Rangers violated ceasefire twice on Sunday in RS Pura sector of international border (IB), using mortar shells and firing small arms. Border Security Force (BSF) gave a "suitable reply" and no one was injured on Indian side...
Unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Naushera sector in Jammu and Kashmir was reported earlier this morning. The Pakistan troops fired along LoC, targeting four Indian posts. Pakistan troops have also used mortar shells...
Nagpur : Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh(RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Tuesday lauded the Army for carrying out surgical strikes and saying that Kashmir is an integral part of India and equally Gilgit-Baltistan. Sending a strong message to Pakistan the RSS chief asserted that Pakistan was instigating violence in the Valley.
"The country is growing. There are some countries in the world who don't want to see India progress. They at times get support from people within. Kashmir is a serious concern. The commitment of our government is clear that Kashmir is an integral part of India and so is Gilgit-Baltistan," he said in his annual Vijayadashami speech at the Reshimbagh Ground.
Washington: More than 50,000 new signatures have been added to the final count of the White House petition seeking to designate Pakistan a state sponsor of terrorism, making it the most popular US petition ever...