INDIA & PAKISTAN

Pakistan did not learn its lesson despite Kargil defeat: Eastern Army Commander

Pakistan did not learn its lesson despite Kargil defeat: Eastern Army Commander

Despite a “resounding defeat” in Kargil, Pakistan does not seem to have learnt its lesson as it continues to indulge in ceasefire violations, Eastern Army Commander Lt General M M Naravane said on Friday. Asserting that the Army is always ready to face any situation, the general officer commanding-in-chief (GOC-in-C), Eastern Command, said, “On the […]

Pakistan working to grant consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav: Foreign Office

Pakistan working to grant consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav: Foreign Office

Islamabad: Pakistan said on Thursday that it was working to grant consular access to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, days after a UN court ordered Islamabad to make an “effective review and reconsideration” of his conviction and death sentence and also grant consular access. Jadhav, 49, a retired Indian Navy officer, was sentenced to death by […]

51 die in lightning strikes in Bihar, Jharkhand

51 die in lightning strikes in Bihar, Jharkhand

Patna/Ranchi: At least 51 people were killed and nine others injured in lightning strikes in Bihar and Jharkhand, police said on Wednesday. Altogether 39 people have died across a dozen districts of Bihar, while 12 others lost their lives in four districts of Jharkhand. The deaths were reported since Tuesday night. In Bihar, Jamui accounted for […]

Our country still has thirty to forty thousand militants who fought in Afghanistan or Kashmir: Imran Khan

Our country still has thirty to forty thousand militants who fought in Afghanistan or Kashmir: Imran Khan

Washington, July 24 (UNI) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has revealed there are 40 different militant groups operating within the country and some thirty to forty thousand trained militants have fought in Afghanistan or Kashmir including the cadres of the Jaish-e-Mohammed. These are some of the revelations Mr Khan made at various functions during his […]

Pakistan summons senior Indian diplomat over ‘ceasefire violations’

Pakistan summons senior Indian diplomat over ‘ceasefire violations’

Islamabad: Pakistan on Wednesday summoned India’s Deputy High Commissioner and condemned the alleged “unprovoked ceasefire violations” by Indian troops across the Line of Control which resulted in the death of two Pakistani civilians. Director General (South Asia and SAARC) Mohammad Faisal, who is also the foreign ministry spokesman, summoned Gaurav Ahluwalia and “condemned the unprovoked ceasefire […]

Surprised by India’s reaction to Trump’s offer for mediation on Kashmir conflict: Imran Khan

Surprised by India’s reaction to Trump’s offer for mediation on Kashmir conflict: Imran Khan

Srinagar: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said that he was surprised by the reaction of India to US President Donald Trump’s offer of mediation to bring his country and India to the dialogue table for resolving Kashmir conflict. Trump in a joint presser with Khan expressed willingness to mediate between India and Pakistan for […]