‘Good offices’ available to bring down Indo-Pak tension: UN

‘Good offices’ available to bring down Indo-Pak tension: UN

UNITED NATIONS: The UN has reaffirmed that the “good offices” of Secretary-General Antonio Guterres were available for helping in bringing India and Pakistan together to resolve differences if it was acceptable to them. “As you know, about the question of good offices, good offices are available to all parties if they mutually agree to this. […]

Stop violence in Kashmir: Pak to UN

Stop violence in Kashmir: Pak to UN

Islamabad: Pakistan on Saturday called on the UN and the international community to stop the violence in the Kashmir Valley. In a statement, Foreign Office said the Prime Minister’s Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz expressed grave concern at the constant ceasefire violations by Indian forces at Line of Control. Aziz accused India of making […]

Army foils BAT attack, kills 2 militants

Army foils BAT attack, kills 2 militants

Srinagar: The army on Friday claimed to have killed two militants while foiling an attack by Pakistan’s Border Action Team (BAT) along the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector of Baramulla district. Defence spokesperson Colonel Rajesh Kalia told Kashmir Reader that the army foiled a BAT attack against its patrol party along the LoC […]

Enemy’s future gen will remember our response: Pak air chief

Enemy’s future gen will remember our response: Pak air chief

Islamabad: Amid heightened tension with India, Pakistan’s Air Force chief Wednesday warned that his forces will respond to any aggression by the “enemy” in a manner that their future generations will also remember it. Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman emphatically said that Pakistan will give a befitting response to any misadventure by the enemy, Radio […]

‘India wrongly claiming victory in Jadhav’s case’

‘India wrongly claiming victory in Jadhav’s case’

ISLAMABAD: India cannot claim victory in Kulbhushan Jadhav’s case at the International Court of Justice as the court has issued “just a procedural order”, the lawyer who represented Pakistan in the case has said. Khawar Qureshi said Jadhav’s case is more about political point scoring than about the law. “The order issued by the ICJ […]

Resolution against Sharif govt over Jadhav case rejected

Resolution against Sharif govt over Jadhav case rejected

LAHORE: Ruling PML-N Saturday foiled the Opposition’s attempt to move a resolution in Pakistan s Punjab Assembly accusing the Nawaz Sharif government of “conspiring” to provide relief to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav at the ICJ. Leader of Opposition Mian Mahmoodur Rasheed, who belongs to Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tahreek-i-Insaf (PTI), Friday tabled the resolution in the […]

Pak to get new team of lawyers to defend its case at ICJ

Pak to get new team of lawyers to defend its case at ICJ

Islamabad: Pakistan will constitute a new team of lawyers to “vigorously” present its case against Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav at the ICJ, the Prime Minister’s advisor on foreign affairs said Friday as the government faced flak over the handling of the case. The announcement by Sartaj Aziz came amid criticism by experts and opposition leaders […]

Pakistan govt under fire for its handling of Jadhav’s case

Pakistan govt under fire for its handling of Jadhav’s case

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan government Friday faced flak over its handling of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav’s case at the International Court of Justice (ICJ), with several legal experts questioning the strategy adopted and asking why it accepted the global court’s jurisdiction. The Hague-based court, the UN’s highest judicial body, had Thursday stayed the execution of Jadhav, […]

ICJ stays Jadhav’s execution

ICJ stays Jadhav’s execution

The Hague: The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Thursday stayed the execution of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death by a Pakistan military court on charges of espionage and subversive activities. In a major boost to India, which has moved the UN’s highest judicial body against the death sentence, the […]

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