INDIA & PAKISTAN

US sanctions 3 Pak govt officials over repatriation row

US sanctions 3 Pak govt officials over repatriation row

Srinagar: The United States has imposed visa sanction on three senior Pakistani interior ministry officials because of a row over repatriation of deportees. Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Tuesday told the National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs that visa curbs had been applied by the US on three officials of Pakistan’s interior ministry, […]

Army seeks defence ministry’s intervention for supply of better ammunition

Army seeks defence ministry’s intervention for supply of better ammunition

New Delhi: The Army has sought the immediate intervention of the Defence Ministry to check rising cases of accidents involving battle tanks, artillery and air defense guns due to “poor quality” of ammunition being supplied to it by the state-run Ordnance Factory Board (OFB), official sources said. They said the Army has specifically raised the issue […]