India, Pak foreign ministers to meet on UNGA sidelines: MEA

India, Pak foreign ministers to meet on UNGA sidelines: MEA

New Delhi: Foreign ministers of India and Pakistan will meet on sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, the government announced Thursday, the first such high-level engagement since suspension of dialogue between the two nations after the Pathankot air base terror attack in 2016. Announcing the meeting between External Affairs Minister Sushma […]

Arthur blames under pressure batsmen for heavy loss against India

Arthur blames under pressure batsmen for heavy loss against India

Dubai: Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur has blamed his team’s batsmen for the heavy loss against India in an Asia Cup match, saying they could not handle the pressure and played well “outside” of their roles. Pakistan made a disastrous start, losing two wickets for three runs before getting all out for 162. India chased down […]

High alert sounded along border after BSF soldier’s killing

High alert sounded along border after BSF soldier’s killing

Jammu/New Delhi: A BSF soldier’s throat was slit and his body bore multiple bullet injuries after the missing trooper was found killed by Pakistani troops in the Jammu region along the International Border, officials said Wednesday, The officials said a “high alert” has been issued to all formations along the 192-km long International Border (IB) […]

Pak in talks with India for bilateral meeting between Qureshi, Swaraj at UNGA: FO

Pak in talks with India for bilateral meeting between Qureshi, Swaraj at UNGA: FO

Islamabad: Pakistan on Wednesday said it is “engaged” with India to facilitate a bilateral meeting between Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York this month. Foreign Office (FO) spokesperson Mohammad Faisal said that no decision has been taken on the […]

NIT orders closure of all shops in campus ahead of India-Pak match

NIT orders closure of all shops in campus ahead of India-Pak match

Srinagar: Taking no chances this time, authorities here at National Institute of Technology (NIT) ordered closure of all shops inside the campus when India and Pakistan were preparing to face off in a cricket match at Dubai on Wednesday. Officials at NIT told Kashmir Reader that the decision was taken as a precautionary measure to […]

BSF soldier found dead on Jammu border

BSF soldier found dead on Jammu border

Jammu/New Delhi: A BSF soldier, who went missing from a forward area along the Indo-Pak international border in Jammu early Tuesday, was found dead, officials said. They said the head constable rank soldier is suspected to have been hit by a fatal sniper shot from across the border when troops were clearing the tall ‘sarkanda’ […]

‘Imran Khan will watch’

Karachi: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is expected to watch his country’s Asia Cup group league encounter against India today, according to media reports here. Imran, a legendary former Pakistan cricket captain, is also the patron-in chief of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). “Prime Minister Imran Khan will watch the Pakistan-India Asia Cup clash in Dubai […]

Need to be at our best to beat India, says Pak skipper Sarfraz

Need to be at our best to beat India, says Pak skipper Sarfraz

Dubai: A comprehensive win over Hong Kong is a perfect start but Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed says his team will have to raise the game by several notches to outwit arch-rivals India in the much-awaited Asia Cup clash on Wednesday. Pakistan defeated Hong Kong by eight wickets Sunday night in the Asia Cup. Sarfraz said […]

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