Asia

  1. Jammu and Kashmir govt's press statement on situation

    Jammu and Kashmir govt's press statement on situation

    In a press release, the Jammu and Kashmir government said that 12 of the 22 districts are currently "functioning normally", with some limited night-time restrictions in five of these. "The measures put in place have ensured that there have been not a single loss of life or serious injuries to any one during the course of maintaining peace and order. We have prevented any loss of human life despite concerted efforts by the terrorist organisations, radical groups, and continuing efforts by Pakistan to destabilise the situations,' it said.

    Region:
    India
    Category:
    Politics
  1. Hong Kong airport grinds to a halt as protests swell

     Hong Kong’s airport canceled all flights on Monday, with authorities blaming demonstrators for the disruption of one of the world’s busiest terminals, a dramatic escalation of anti-government protests that have roiled the Asian financial hub.

    Region:
    Asia
    Category:
    Society
    Hong Kong airport grinds to a halt as protests swell