Pakistan bans 11 groups for having links with JuD, JeM

Pakistan bans 11 groups for having links with JuD, JeM

Islamabad: The Pakistan government has banned 11 Lahore-based organisations for having links with proscribed outifts JeM led by global terrorist Masood Azhar, JuD of 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed and the FIF. Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Azhar was designated as a global terrorist by the United Nations on May 1. The JeM claimed responsibility […]

Xi meets Imran, calls for improvement of Indo-Pak relations

Xi meets Imran, calls for improvement of Indo-Pak relations

Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping met Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday and expressed hope that Pakistan and India can meet each other halfway to improve their strained relations. Both leaders also exchanged views on the situations in South Asia, an official Chinese statement here said about the meeting between Xi and Khan. The […]

Pakistan condemns continued detention of Malik

Pakistan condemns continued detention of Malik

SRINAGAR: Pakistan has strongly condemned the continuing incarceration and deteriorating health of Chairman Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Yasin Malik since February 22 this year on “trumped up” charges, Radio Pakistan reported on Monday. Yasin Malik was arrested under the Public Safety Act (PSA) and shifted to Delhi’s Tihar jail. His organisation JKLF was banned […]

LoC trade suspension: GoI shelves Vajpayee’s initiative: Mehbooba

LoC trade suspension:  GoI shelves Vajpayee’s initiative: Mehbooba

SRINAGAR: Former Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister and PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Friday lambasted government of India (GoI) for suspending Line of Control (LoC) trade, which was started by BJP leader and former Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee. Mehbooba said GoI tried to suspend the LoC trade when she was the Chief Minister of […]

China urges peace in outer space, Pakistan invokes Don Quixote

China urges peace in outer space, Pakistan invokes Don Quixote

SRINAGAR: Pakistan on Wednesday urged every nation to avoid militarisation of space, hours after India announced that it had shot down a live satellite as part of Mission Shakti. China, meanwhile, expressed hope for peace and tranquillity in outer space, PTI reported. Referring to the protagonist in a 17th-century Spanish classic, Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry said […]

Pak Air Force fighter jets carry out off-runway operations on highways

Pak Air Force fighter jets carry out off-runway operations on highways

Islamabad: Pakistan Air Force’s fighter jets on Monday carried out take-off and landing sorties from highways as part of its operational readiness, an official statement said. Pakistan has maintained high-level of alertness since the Indian Air Force carried out a ‘counter-terror’ operation in Balakot, inside Pakistan on February 26 following the Pulwama attack. The PAF […]

It runs counter to shared interest with China: US

It runs counter to shared interest with China: US

New Delhi: The US shares a mutual interest with China in achieving regional stability and peace, and a “failure” to designate JeM chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist would run counter to this goal, a spokesperson in the American embassy said Thursday. The comments, seen as veiled criticism of Beijing, came a day after […]

Modi surrendered to China: Omar

Modi surrendered to China: Omar

Srinagar: Former Jammu & Kashmir chief minister and National Conference vice president Omar Abdullah on Thursday said the BJP cannot claim to have been tough on terror as Prime Minister Narendra Modi “surrendered” to China on Masood Azhar. He also said the NDA government had given Pakistan a “big victory” by not conducting the assembly […]

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