UK MP denied entry to India ran sustained anti-India campaign: MEA

New Delhi: British lawmaker Debbie Abrahams, who was denied entry to India and deported to Dubai, has run a sustained campaign against India, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Thursday. Abrahams, who is an Opposition Labour Party MP and Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Kashmir, claimed she was travelling […]

Pak PM urges UN to honour commitments on Kashmir

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday urged the UN to fulfil its commitments with the people of Kashmir and help them achieve the right of self-determination as he met the UN chief Antonio Guterres here.?During his meeting with the UN Secretary-General, Khan highlighted the “dire human rights and humanitarian situation” in Jammu and […]

India rejects UN chief’s offer to mediate on Kashmir issue

New Delhi: India on Sunday rejected UN chief Antonio Guterres’s offer of mediation on Kashmir and said the real issue needed to be addressed is to vacate territories “illegally and forcibly” occupied by Pakistan. The assertion by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) came after Guterres said in Islamabad that he was concerned over the […]

Important for India and Pak to ‘de-escalate, both militarily and verbally’: UN chief Guterres

ISLAMABAD: UN chief Antonio Guterres said on Sunday it was important for India and Pakistan to deescalate “militarily and verbally” and exercise “maximum restraint” as he began his four-day visit to the country, amidst tense relationship between the two nuclear armed neighbours. Addressing a press conference after his meeting with Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood […]

Google Maps marks Kashmir’s outlines as ‘disputed’ when seen from outside India

Washington: Google Maps has redrawn the world’s borders which look different depending upon where the user is viewing them from, with the popular search engine showing Kashmir’s outlines as a dotted line acknowledging “dispute” when it is seen from outside India, a leading American daily has reported. According to the Washington Post, “the borders on […]

US senators raise Kashmir, CAA ahead of Trump’s India visit

Washington: Ahead of President Donald Trump’s maiden visit to India, four influential US senators, who described themselves as “longtime friends of India”, have sought an assessment of the human rights situation in Kashmir and religious freedom in the country, saying hundreds of Kashmiris remain in “preventive detention”. The bipartisan group of senators, in their letter […]

Hafiz Saeed sentenced to 11 years in jail for funding militancy

Lahore: Jamat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed was on Wednesday sentenced to 11 years in jail by an anti-terrorism court in Pakistan in two militant financing cases. Saeed, a UN designated terrorist whom the US has placed a USD 10 million bounty on, was arrested on July 17 in the financing cases. He is lodged at […]

UN chief to visit Kartarpur during Pak visit

United Nations: UN chief Antonio Guterres will visit the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, the final resting place of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev, in Kartarpur during his visit to Pakistan next week. The UN Secretary-General will arrive in Islamabad on Sunday on a four-day visit and will hold bilateral meetings with Prime Minister Imran Khan and […]

Coronavirus death toll in China climbs to 811

Beijing: The death toll in China’s coronavirus outbreak rose to 811 on Sunday, surpassing the number of fatalities in the 2002-03 SARS epidemic, while over 37,000 people have been confirmed as being infected with the deadly virus that has spread to more than 25 countries. Eighty-nine deaths were reported on Saturday – the highest single-day […]

Imran warns India of ‘misadventure’

Imran warns India of ‘misadventure’

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Thursday that his country’s battle-hardened army will teach India a “hard lesson” in case of “any misadventure” by New Delhi. Addressing a rally in Mirpur in Pakistan administered Kashmir on the ‘Kashmir Solidarity Day’, Khan asked the Indian leadership to avoid threats of attacks. “Narendra Modi, the […]