Northeast development model for Jammu and Kashmir: Minister
The ministers interacted with various delegations in Srinagar, Ganderbal and Baramullah districts of central and northern Kashmir. Union minister of state for defence, Shripad Naik, addressed a gathering at SK International Convention Center on the banks of the Dal Lake and met around 16 delegations.
Trade halt between India and Pakistan worries traders in Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir
A recently published book assessing the impact of ongoi...
China's Coronavirus outbreak: All we need to know
The first cases of humans being affected by the Coronavirus appeared from China on December...
China imposes massive virus quarantine as US finds second case
While China imposed transport bans in an area covering a staggering 41 million people, the United States confirmed its second case of the SARS-like virus that has reached half a dozen countries. The previously unknown virus has caused alarm because of its similarity to SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome), which killed hundreds across mainland China and Hong Kong in 2002-2003.
J&K's accession to India "total, final and irrevocable": Venkaiah Naidu
Delivering the Sardar Patel lecture on governance, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu called upon all Indians to work together to usher in the 'Ram Rajya' envisioned by Mahatma Gandhi in which, he said, there is all-round inclusive growth without poverty, discrimination, inequality, illiteracy and hunger, according to an official statement.
Oil falls below $61, heads for weekly loss on China virus concerns
Global benchmark Brent was down $1.13 to $60.91 by 1440 GMT.
Pakistan PM Imran Khan mum over treatment of Uighurs by 'good friend' China
Despite the global outcry over China's treatments of its minorities, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has chosen to remain tight-lipped on...
Cotton prices to remain weak due to poor demand from China
This year the government expects cotton production to be 32.26 million bales.
China shuts down transport in eight cities around virus epicentre
China has now shut down bridges, halted public transport and closed a major airport to restrict the movement of some 26 million people around the epicentre of a deadly virus outbreak. Authorities said the measures were to prevent and control the spread of the new coronavirus, which has since infected more than 800 people and killed 25.
India's clear message to Trump: No role for third party on Kashmir issue
India's reiteration on the Kashmir issue came after Trump while addressing the media with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan in Davos on Tuesday said that the US was watching the developments relating to Kashmir "very closely" and repeated his offer to "help" resolve the dispute. It was Trump's fourth offer to help in resolving the Kashmir issue since withdrawal of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir.
Pakistan says trade with India plunges significantly
The State Bank of Pakistan data in the first half of 2019-20 fiscal starting from July 1 showed that Pakistan's exports to India during the period came in at an insignificant USD 16.8 million as compared to USD 213 million in first half of 2018-19, Dawn news reported.
Death toll in China's coronavirus climbs to 25 with 830 confirmed cases
As the virus spread in the country and the world, China on Thursday locked down five cities, including Wuhan, suspending all public transport in an unprecedented move to contain the coronavirus, dampening the celebrations of the Lunar New Year.
China building 1,000-bed hospital over the weekend to treat coronavirus
The virus has killed 25 people in China and infected more than 800, the government said on Friday, as the World Health Organisation declared it an emergency but stopped short of declaring the epidemic of international concern.
Hear only J&K issues after August 4, not historical events: Govt to SC
The erstwhile state was an integral part of India and no one could challenge its accession to the union or demand a plebiscite or referendum now or justify “secessionism” there, Attorney General K K Venugopal and Solicitor General Tushar Mehta told the top court on Thursday.
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