Kartarpur corridor agreement likely to be signed on Thursday: Pak

Kartarpur corridor agreement likely to be signed on Thursday: Pak

Islamabad: (PTI) Pakistan said on Wednesday that a historic agreement with India to operationalise the Kartarpur corridor was likely to be signed on Thursday. The corridor will connect the Dera Baba Nanak shrine in India’s Punjab with the gurdwara at Kartarpur, just about four km from the international border, located at Narowal district of Pakistan’s […]

Malaysian PM stands by his remark on Kashmir

Malaysian PM stands by his remark on Kashmir

Kuala Lumpur:  Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Tuesday said he stands by his remarks on Kashmir, asserting that he speaks his mind and does not retract and change, days after India expressed regret over his statement. Raising the Kashmir issue at the UN General Assembly last month, Mahathir alleged that India has “invaded and […]

Bangladesh: 4 killed, 50 injured as protesters clash with police over blasphemous FB post

Bangladesh: 4 killed, 50 injured as protesters clash with police over blasphemous FB post

DHAKA: At least four people were killed and 50 others injured as Bangladesh police on Sunday opened fire on hundreds of Muslims protesting against an alleged blasphemous Facebook post by a Hindu man. The violence erupted in the morning after hundreds of Muslims gathered in southwestern Bhola district, 116 kilometers from Dhaka, for a protest […]

Pak observes Kashmir Day, PM Khan criticises India

Pak observes Kashmir Day, PM Khan criticises India

Islamabad: As Pakistan observed ‘Kashmir Day’ on Friday to express solidarity with Kashmiris, Prime Minister Imran Khan criticized India for revoking Jammu and Kashmir’s special status. Pakistan has been trying to rally international support against India for its decision to withdraw Jammu and Kashmir’s special status and bifurcate the state into two union territories. On […]

Indian ambassador briefs US lawmakers on Kashmir situation

Washington: (PTI) India’s ambassador to the US, Harsh Vardhan Shringla, has briefed lawmakers on the situation in Kashmir and the steps taken by the government to maintain peace after Jammu and Kashmir’s special status was revoked in August. The briefing held on Wednesday, the first such by the top Indian diplomat here for members of […]

Pak summons Indian envoy over 3 civilian killings along LoC

Pak summons Indian envoy over 3 civilian killings along LoC

Islamabad: Pakistan on Wednesday summoned India’s Deputy High Commissioner Gaurav Ahluwalia to protest over alleged ceasefire violations by Indian troops along the Line of Control (LoC) that killed three civilians. The Foreign Office said that Director-General (South Asia and SAARC) Mohammad Faisal summoned Ahluwalia and condemned the ceasefire violations by the Indian troops in Nezapir […]

Pakistan summons Indian envoy over ceasefire violations

Pakistan summons Indian envoy over ceasefire violations

Islamabad:  Pakistan on Friday summoned India’s Deputy High Commissioner Gaurav Ahluwalia to protest over the alleged “unprecedented escalation” of ceasefire violations by the Indian troops along the Line of Control (LoC) that it said killed a boy and injured 16 other civilians. The Pakistan Foreign Office said that Director General (South Asia and SAARC) Mohammad […]

Labour Party’s Kashmir resolution could be misinterpreted as hostile to India: Corbyn

LONDON: Britain’s Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has said that some of the language in a Kashmir resolution passed by his party have the scope of being “misinterpreted as hostile to India” even as he stood by the emergency motion against the abrogation of Jammu and Kashmir’s special status. The UK Opposition Leader was […]

China ‘observing’ situation in Kashmir: Xi tells Imran

China ‘observing’ situation in Kashmir: Xi tells Imran

Beijing:  China has been “observing” the situation in Kashmir, President Xi Jinping told Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday and hoped that the “relevant parties” can solve the issue through peaceful dialogue, state media reported. Xi, who is scheduled to visit India this week to hold 2nd informal summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, […]

Rafale should worry Pak: Shahnawaz

Aurangabad:  Pakistan should be worried about India acquiring Rafale fighter jets, not the Congress, BJP spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain said here on Wednesday. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh took symbolic delivery of the first Rafale aircraft in France on Tuesday. “The Congress could not get Rafale jets for the country for one decade. They tried to put […]