INDIA & PAKISTAN

India expresses disappointment after China’s move on Masood Azhar in UN

India expresses disappointment after China’s move on Masood Azhar in UN

New Delhi: India Wednesday night expressed “disappointment” after China blocked yet another move at the United Nations to designate Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed’s chief Masood Azhar as a “global terrorist”. In its reaction, the External Affairs Ministry, without naming China, said the UN’s 1267 Sanctions Committee was not able to come to a decision on […]

Woman Maoist cadre killed in encounter with forces

Woman Maoist cadre killed in encounter with forces

Bhubaneswar: A woman Maoist cadre was killed in an exchange of fire inside a forest under Tumudibandh block in Kandhamal district this morning. A senior Police Officer said acting on a tip-off, the jawans of Special Operation Group(SOG) and District Voluntary Force conducted a joint combing operation in the area. During the combing operation, the […]

China’s opposition on Azhar runs counter to its mutual goals with US: State Department

China’s opposition on Azhar runs counter to its mutual goals with US: State Department

Srinagar: China’s opposition to designate Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar as an international “terrorist” by the UN runs counter to its mutual goal with the US on regional stability, according to a State Department official. As the founder and leader of the Pakistan-based JeM, Azhar “meets the criteria for the designation by the UN” as […]

Pak spy assigned to collect info on Indian Army arrested in Rajasthan: Official

Pak spy assigned to collect info on Indian Army arrested in Rajasthan: Official

Jaipur: A 36-year-old man, who was detained near the International Border on suspicion of spying for Pakistan, has been arrested, officials said here Tuesday. Nawab Khan, a resident of Sam area near the India-Pakistan border in Rajasthan’s Jaisalmer district, was detained on Sunday, an official said. Khan was involved in espionage activities and was working […]

India world’s second largest importer of world arms: Report

India world’s second largest importer of world arms: Report

Srinagar: A Sweden-based think tank revealed that India was the world’s second largest importer of major arms in 2014-18 and accounted for 9.5 per cent of the global total. The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) released the data in their annual report titled ‘Trends in International Arms Transfers-2018’. According to the think tank, the […]

Pak elected OIC body’s deputy chairman

Pak elected OIC body’s deputy chairman

Srinagar:  Pakistan has been elected as the deputy chairman of the general body of the Parliamentary Union of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), an influential grouping of 57 countries, majority of which are Muslim-dominated. According to an official announcement, Pakistan was elected deputy chairman of the general body of the Parliamentary Union of the OIC […]

Pak FM Qureshi, US NSA discuss post-Pulwama attack regional developments

Pak FM Qureshi, US NSA discuss post-Pulwama attack regional developments

Srinagar: In the backdrop of recent simmering Pak-India tensions, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and US National Security Adviser John Bolton held a telephonic conversation to discuss the regional security situation. According to a statement issued by the Foreign Office, the purpose of the phone call was to provide Washington with Pakistan’s perspective on the […]