Saturday, August 18, 2018

India, Pakistan address maritime boundary violations by fishermen

NEW DELHI: A high-level meeting was held between the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) and Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) at the Coast Guard Headquarters on Monday. Rajendra Singh, PTM, TM, Director General ICG, Rear Admiral...

India summons Pak diplomat over GB order

NEW DELHI: The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Sunday summoned Pakistan's Deputy High commissioner Syed Haider Shah and lodged a protest against Pakistan's so-called "Gilgit Baltistan Order 2018". "The entire state of Jammu and...

Mother says her militant son should be killed

GUWAHATI: A missing youth from Assam is suspected to have joined militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen in Jammu and Kashmir after his photo in which he was seen holding an automatic rifle surfaced that prompted...

Pranab claims he pulled Pak FM out of a press meeting and told him...

NEW DELHI: India's former president Pranab Mukherjee revealed in his new book that he had called visiting Pakistani foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi out of a press conference just after the 26/11 terror attack...

India to open Iran’s Chabahar port by 2019

NEW DELHI: India is trying to make Chabahar Port in Iran operational by 2019, the government said in a statement on Friday, despite a threat of renewed US sanctions against Tehran. The Indian-backed Chabahar port...

Pakistan rejects Modi’s claim on surgical strikes

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday rejected as “false and baseless” Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks on ‘surgical strikes’ across the Line of Control in 2016 , saying “repeating a lie doesn’t turn it into the...

20,000 Indian troops engage in military drill near Pak border

NEW DELHI: Over 20,000 soldiers from the strike formations of the Indian army have been engaging in a military drill near the border with Pakistan in Rajasthan. According to an army spokesperson, the exercise Vijay...

People are suffering, war not an option, dialogue the only solution: Mehbooba Mufti

NEW DELHI: Amids tense situation at the border with Pakistan, Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) chief minister Mehbooba Mufti advocated dialogue with the neighbouring country as the only way to resolve differences. "We fought and...

JKLF leaders condemns killing of Qaiser Bhat

SRINAGAR: JKLF (R) leaders including Barrister Majid Trambu, Ayoub Rathor and Wajahat Bashir Qureshi in a joint statement condemned the killing of Qaiser Bhat in Nowhata area by running over an armoured vehicle over...

India may send doctors to Pakistan for prisoner repatriation

NEW DELHI: In an attempt to de-escalate tensions, India and Pakistan are currently discussing a proposal by the former to allow a team of over 20 doctors to visit Pakistan to examine mentally unsound,...