INDIA & PAKISTAN

India-Pakistan to hold water talks on March 01

India-Pakistan to hold water talks on March 01

Srinagar: India and Pakistan will hold talks in Islamabad from March 1 to sort out water issues between the two countries. A 10-member delegation of Indian water experts will arrive in Lahore on Monday via the Wagah border to resolve bilateral water disputes through the 117th session of the Permanent Indus Commission (PIC). The Indian […]

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan departs for two-day “historic visit” to Moscow

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan departs for two-day “historic visit” to Moscow

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday departed for Russia on a two-day official visit, at the invitation of President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, the Express Tribune reported. The prime minister is accompanied by a high-level delegation including federal ministers Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Chaudhry Fawad Hussain, Asad Umar, Hammad Azhar, Commerce Adviser Abdur […]

Pakistan seeks joint action with Iran on border security

Pakistan seeks joint action with Iran on border security

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday told Iranian Minister for Interior Dr Ahmad Vahidi that Pakistan considers the Pak-Iran border as a border of “peace and friendship” and called for joint cooperation between the two neighbours to address security issues, Express Tribune reported. The visit of the Iranian interior minister came against the backdrop […]

Indian nuclear installations, power stations secure from Cyber-attacks: Jitendra Singh

Indian nuclear installations, power stations secure from Cyber-attacks: Jitendra Singh

New Delhi, Feb 10: Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth Sciences; MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh today said that Indian Nuclear Installations and Nuclear Power Stations are secure from Cyber-attacks. In a written reply to a question in the […]

NC’s Masoodi calls on Union FM Nirmala Sitharaman: Seeks regularization, removal of pay anomalies of daily-wagers, contractual employees

NC’s Masoodi calls on Union FM Nirmala Sitharaman: Seeks regularization, removal of pay anomalies of daily-wagers, contractual employees

  New Delhi, Feb 09: National Conference (NC) Member of Parliament Justice (Retd.) Hasnain Masoodi called on Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and sought regularization and removal of pay anomalies of daily-wage and contractual employees in J&K. Bringing the grave problems faced by daily rated, temporary, casual, contractual, need based, seasonal and other workers serving in […]

Journalists can lose accreditation if they act against national security, says new policy

Journalists can lose accreditation if they act against national security, says new policy

Srinagar, 08-Feb; Journalists acting in a manner prejudicial to the country’s “security, sovereignty and integrity” as well as “public order, decency or morality” will lose their government accreditation, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has said in its new guidelines. The Central Media Accreditation Guidelines-2022, announced on Monday, also lays down guidelines for the accreditation […]

US reaffirms that Pakistan still a strategic partner

US reaffirms that Pakistan still a strategic partner

WASHINGTON: For the first time in years, the United States emphasised its strategic partnership with Pakistan, clarifying that Islamabad does not need to strain its relations with China to maintain ties with Washington, Dawn reported. The US-Pakistan relationship came up for discussion at a State Department briefing on Wednesday afternoon when a journalist referred to […]

Taliban minister assures that Afghan soil will not be used against Pakistan

Taliban minister assures that Afghan soil will not be used against Pakistan

Srinagar: Afghanistan acting Deputy Prime Minister Abdul Salam Hanafi assured on Saturday a high-level Pakistani delegation, led by National Security Adviser (NSA) Moeed Yusuf, that Afghan soil would not be used against its neighbours, including Pakistan, Dawn news reported. A statement issued by the presidential palace in Kabul quoted Hanafi as saying: “The policy of […]