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Ethiopia: Abiy the Lucky

Jammu, June 26 -- Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is a very lucky man. He has survived three attempts to kill or overthrow him in the past year. Last June he escaped unhurt in a grenade attack t... Read More


Talking about talks

Jammu, June 26 -- Dialogue is an important step towards restoring some normalcy in Kashmir but the nature of the process of talks and negotiations are equally important and ideally they should be resu... Read More


At the doorstep of Indian military politicization

Jammu, June 26 -- It would appear that the air chief, who is to retire this September, is auditioning for a job. While angling for a post retirement job is not unusual for those in uniform, khakis or ... Read More


Another gruesome lynching

Jammu, June 26 -- Indian government's rejection of the US State Department's 2018 International Religious Freedom Report which alleged that mob attacks by violent extremist Hindu groups against minori... Read More


International Widows Day

Jammu, June 26 -- "Uncle." "Yes dear." "23 June: what special day?" "Dear, 23 June is International Widows Day." "Uncle, but come the Day how?" "The first International Widows Day, as launched by... Read More


J&K Reservation Bill introduced in LS

Jammu, June 25 -- International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir will get benefits of reservation in direct recruitment, promotion and admission in professional courses on par with those living along ... Read More


KEG condemns Jeelani Qadri's arrest

SRINAGAR, June 25 -- Kashmir Editors Guild (KEG) has condemned a shocking raid on the residence of its senior member, Ghulam Jeelani Qadri, editor Afaaq, a daily newspaper, in which he was arrested Mo... Read More


Mercury soars to 39.8 degrees Celsius in Jammu

Jammu, June 25 -- After a brief respite, the mercury rose several notches in winter capital Jammu on Tuesday, with the maximum temperature settling at 39.8 degrees Celsius -- 2.1 degrees above normal,... Read More


Senior editor Qadri arrested in 27-year old case, bailed out

SRINAGAR, June 25 -- Senior journalist and editor of Urdu daily Afaq, Ghulam Jeelani Qadri was arrested by the police during raid at his home last night in connection with a 27 years old case. He was ... Read More


Farooq welcomes reservation to people living near IB

SRINAGAR, June 25 -- National Conference president Dr Farooq Abdullah today welcomed granting of reservation to people living near the international border in J& K. He said the reservation on similar... Read More