27 Aug 2016
Srinagar: Curfew and restrictions continued for the 50th day across the Kashmir Valley on Saturday with no let up in separatist-called shutdown as the death toll rose to 71 after the body of a man, allegedly chased by security forces during a stone-pelting protest a day ago, was fished out from Jhelum river.
20 Aug 2016
Srinagar: Postpaid mobile telephone services were restored on Saturday in Kashmir after being suspended for six days to curb rumor-mongering in the Valley where 64 persons have been killed over the past 43 days.
10 Feb 2014
Damascus: Aid teams evacuated hundreds of exhausted civilians from besieged districts of the city of Homs as Syria's regime and rebels again accused each other of violating a truce.
19 Feb 2014
Washington: United States has said that there is ‘no military solution’ to the current Syrian crisis but it is considering renewed options to resolve the conflict.
09 Sep 2016
Panaji: Asserting that Government will take into confidence all parties while taking steps to bring peace and normalcy in Kashmir, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said it is ‘very difficult’ for people to bear unrest for long.
08 Sep 2016
Srinagar: A civil society group in Jammu and Kashmir has written to President Pranab Mukherjee, seeking a "direct dialogue" with all stakeholders, including separatists, besides advocating repeal of laws like AFSPA and ban on use of pellet guns as confidence building measures for starting talks.
03 Feb 2014
BEIRUT: Syrian military helicopters dropped more improvised "barrel bombs" on the northern city of Aleppo on Sunday, a monitoring group said, bringing the death toll to at least 83 people in the latest episode of a campaign that many consider a war crime.
30 Jan 2014
Geneva: UN-Arab League Special Envoy to Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, on Wednesday admitted that the gaps between the two parties were huge, and he did not expect to achieve substantive results from the ongoing Syria talks.
22 Jan 2014
Beirut: Syria on Wednesday rejected a report purporting to show the systematic torture and killing of about 11,000 detainees, calling it an attempt to undermine peace efforts as diplomats gathered in Switzerland for talks.
06 Sep 2016
New Delhi: A delegation of Muslim clerics met Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday to discuss the prevailing situation of Kashmir. Muslim clerics expressed their confidence in the central government and said that the Home Ministry will resolve the ongoing conflict in the Valley.