Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Narowal district of Pakistan's Punjab province (Photo: IANS)

Kartarpur corridor: India urges Pak not to levy service fee

New Delhi: India on Thursday said it has urged Pakistan not to levy $20 on pilgrims using the Kartarpur corridor and hoped the agreement on the cross-border corridor could be inked in time for the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism. In response to queries on whether the agreement on […]

Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Narowal district of Pakistan's Punjab province (Photo: IANS)

Kartarpur Corridor to be ready Oct 31, registration from Oct 20

Dera Baba Nanak (Punjab): The work on the much-anticipated Kartarpur Corridor for Indian pilgrims to visit the revered Sikh shrine across the border in Pakistan is expected to be completed by the end of this month and online registration for the pilgrimage will begin from Sunday. Land Ports Authority of India (LPAI) Chairman Govind Mohan […]

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Kashmiri post-paid subscribers feel the pinch, pay for suspended period

Srinagar: As Kashmiris continue to celebrate the restoration of their post-paid mobile phones, service providers are having the last laugh with them charging the subscribers for the period when services were suspended in the valley. Ironically, the recharge packs credited by the subscribers to their phones have also ‘exhausted’ even though no body ever used […]

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Voice calls connect Kashmir with the world after over 2 months

Srinagar: The resumption of voice calls in Kashmir after two months has ended young Afroza’s frequent visits to her neighbour’s house. She can now speak to her Bengaluru-based fiance at will. Afroza’s marriage, which was scheduled for the last week of August, was cancelled due to the lockdown in Kashmir after the abrogation of Article 370 […]

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After 70 days, postpaid mobile phones start ringing in Kashmir again

Srinagar: Services of all post paid mobile phones were resumed on Monday across the Kashmir Valley after remaining suspended since August 5 when Article 370 was abrogated. There was a general sense of relief among the people around 12 noon when parents, relatives and friends started seeking welfare from each other after remaining cut off for […]

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Mobile phones to ring again in Kashmir from Monday

Srinagar: Lifting the communication clamp down in Kashmir, authorities on Saturday said mobile phone services would be restored on Monday forenoon. Mobile phone services and internet facilities were suspended in Kashmir on August 5 following the abrogation of the Article 370. Although mobile phone services were available in Jammu and Ladakh region of the state during […]

Pakistan PM Imran Khan and Chinese President Xi Jinping (Photo: IANS)

Not for others to comment on Kashmir, says India after Xi-Imran meeting

New Delhi: Two days ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit for the informal summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Mahabalipuram, India on Wednesday voiced its pique over Kashmir figuring in talks between Pakistan PM Imran Khan and Xi, saying “It is not for other countries to comment on the internal affairs of India”. […]