Free Press Journal
  • Jammu and Kashmir: 11 killed as vehicle falls into Chenab river, 5-year-old child only survivor

    Jammu: A vehicle carrying pilgrims to a temple, skidded off the road and fell into the Chenab river in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kishtwar district, killing 11 people with a five-year-old child being the only survivor, police said. The incident took place when they were going to the Mata Machail temple in the district. “A vehicle carrying pilgrims to the Machail Mata temple rolled down and fell into the Chenab river, around 28 km

  • Jammu and Kashmir: Body of jawan recovered from Chenab river

    Jammu: The body of an Army jawan, who had gone missing after being washed away by the Chenab during an exercise earlier this month, has been recovered from the river in a border area of Jammu district, police said today.

  • Pakistan will approach UN if India violates Indus Water Treaty

    Islamabad: Pakistan will approach the UN and the International Court of Justice if India suspends the 58-year-old Indus Waters Treaty, the country’s top diplomat Sartaj Aziz said today, insisting the revocation of the treaty can be taken as an “act of war”.

  • Modi reviews Indus water treaty, says blood and water cannot flow together

    New Delhi: “Blood and water cannot flow together,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today as he chaired a review meeting of 56-year-old Indus Water Treaty during which it was decided that India will “exploit to the maximum” the water of Pakistan-controlled rivers, including Jhelum, as per the water sharing pact.

  • Chenab rail bridge to be safe against terror strike: Konkan Rly

    Mumbai: The world’s highest rail bridge being constructed over Chenab river in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir will be “terror attack-proof” and is expected to be completed by early 2019, the Konkan Railway has said.

  • Pakistan Floods

    Pak army rescues 22,000 trapped in floods

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s army said today that it has saved at least 22,000 people who were marooned due to devastating floods which hit the country after last week’s heavy monsoon showers and have caused 257 deaths.