Imran asks armed forces, citizens to ‘prepare for all eventualities’

Imran asks armed forces, citizens to ‘prepare for all eventualities’

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan. (REUTERS/Thomas Peter/Pool/File Photo) To raise the issue at international forums Islamabad, February 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday directed Pakistan’s armed forces and citizens to “remain prepared for all eventualities” after the Indian Air Force (IAF) jets hit the Jaish-e-Mohammed’s (JeM) biggest training camp in Balakot in Pakistan. A […]

India violated the LoC. Pakistan holds the right to self-defence, says Pakistan

India violated the LoC. Pakistan holds the right to self-defence, says Pakistan

Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi. (REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood/File photo) Pakistan Foreign Minister summons emergency meeting Islamabad, February 26 (IANS): Pakistan said on Tuesday that it has “the right to self-defence and (give) a befitting response” after the IAF struck JeM’s biggest training camp in Balakot close to the Line of Control (LoC). Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood […]

Swaraj calls all-party meeting at 5 pm

New Delhi, February 26 (IANS): The government has called an all-party meeting on Tuesday to brief opposition leaders about the IAF attack on Tuesday on the biggest training camp of the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), which had claimed responsibility for the Pulwama terror attack. The meeting has been called by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and will be […]

India air strike in Pakistan territory killed 300 militants: government source

NEW DELHI, February 25 (Reuters): An Indian airstrike in Pakistani territory killed 300 suspected militants, a senior Indian government source said on Tuesday. The strikes on a training camp run by a Pakistani-based militant group have dramatically escalated tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbours, who have fought three wars against each other. Pakistani villagers say one […]

India says carried out air strike on ‘terror camps’ inside Pakistan

India says carried out air strike on ‘terror camps’ inside Pakistan

An Indian Air Force Mirage 2000 aircraft lands on the Agra-Lucknow expressway during a drill in Unnao, Uttar Pradesh on October 24, 2017. (REUTERS/Pawan Kumar/File Photo) Strikes hit ‘biggest’ Jaish camp in Pakistan, killed many militants, claims India Air Force carried out aerial strike early morning Pakistan’s military confirms Indian aircraft violated its airspace but […]

Nagaland CM presents Rs 1,611.98 crore deficit budget

Nagaland CM presents Rs 1,611.98 crore deficit budget

Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio presents the State’s Budget for 2019-20 at the ongoing budget session of Nagaland Legislative Assembly on February 25. (DIPR Photo) Morung Express News Kohima | February 25 The financial year 2019-20 of Nagaland will close with an estimated deficit of Rs. 1,611.98 crore . Presenting the budget today at the […]

Arunachal PRC Issue: Rijiju calls for talks with all stakeholders for peace

Arunachal PRC Issue: Rijiju calls for talks with all stakeholders for peace

Union Minister of State for Home, Kiren Rijiju. (IANS File Photo) New Delhi, February 25 (IANS):  Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Monday urged the Arunachal Pradesh government to immediately initiate dialogue process with all stakeholders to restore peace in the northeastern state which has witnessed sustained violence over the move […]

Arunachal PRC Issue: Congress demands CM’s resignation, imposition of President’s Rule

Arunachal PRC Issue: Congress demands CM’s resignation, imposition of President’s Rule

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu. (IANS File Photo) New Delhi, February 25 (IANS): The opposition Congress on Monday demanded the resignation of Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu and the imposition of President’s Rule in the state following violence over the controversial permanent residence certificate (PRC) issue. “The Chief Minister (Pema Khandu) and his council […]

India-set film around menstruation wins an Oscar

India-set film around menstruation wins an Oscar

Los Angeles, February 25 (IANS): “Period. End of Sentence”, an India-set film on the taboos around menstruation and featuring the real ‘Pad Man’, picked up an Oscar in Documentary Short Subject category at the 91st Academy Awards ceremony. The film, backed by Indian producer Guneet Monga’s Sikhya Entertainment, is about women in India fighting against the […]

Lady Gaga wins first Oscar

Lady Gaga wins first Oscar

Lady accepts her award for best original song. (REUTERS/Mike Blake Photo) Los Angeles, February 25 (IANS): Singer-actress Lady Gaga took home her first Oscar in the Best Original Song category for “Shallow” — the popular track from the hit film, “A Star Is Born”. The award went to Gaga and co-writers Mark Ronson, Andrew Wyatt and […]

Oscars 2019: ‘Green Book’ wins best picture Oscar, Colman and Malek are best actors

Oscars 2019: ‘Green Book’ wins best picture Oscar, Colman and Malek are best actors

Rami Malek accepts the Best Actor award for his role in ‘Bohemian Rhapsody.’ (REUTERS/MIKE BLAKE) Netflix’s ‘Roma’ wins Best Director honor for Alfonso Cuaron and a first best foreign language film for Mexico. LOS ANGELES, February 24 (Reuters): Road trip movie “Green Book” won best picture at the Oscars on Sunday, while Mexico’s Alfonso Cuaron […]

Arunachal PRC Issue: Deputy CM’s house torched; indefinite curfew imposed

Arunachal PRC Issue: Deputy CM’s house torched; indefinite curfew imposed

Smokes are seen coming out reportedly from the residence Arunachal Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein in this screengrab taken from a video shared on social media.  Protests against the permanent resident certificate (PRC) continued with violence spree on Sunday despite an an indefinite curfew imposed on Saturday. (Photo: Screengrab) Itanagar, February  24 (IANS):  Mobs […]