INDIA & PAKISTAN

Kartarpur talks conclude: Next meeting on April 2 at Wagah

Kartarpur talks conclude: Next meeting on April 2 at Wagah

New Delhi: The first meeting to discuss the modalities and the draft Agreement for facilitation of pilgrims to visit Gurudwara Kartarpur Sahib using the Kartarpur Corridor was held at Attari on Thursday in a “cordial environment”. “Respecting the sentiments of the people. Talks concluded on various aspects and provisions of the operationalization of Kartarpur Corridor […]

Kartarpur Corridor talks between India and Pakistan begin at Attari

Kartarpur Corridor talks between India and Pakistan begin at Attari

Srinagar: Meeting between India and Pakistani officials began on Thursday at Attari near Amritsar to discuss the final modalities of the Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara corridor. India is keen for visa-free access to the pilgrims to the historic shrine across the border. The first-ever meeting on the issue, coming amid heightened tensions between both countries in […]

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 […]