INDIA & PAKISTAN

Pakistan’s top court instructs Interior Ministry to designate ‘Gulenist Group’ as terror organization

Pakistan’s top court instructs Interior Ministry to designate ‘Gulenist Group’ as terror organization

Srinagar: Pakistani authorities have decided to designate the Gülenist Group (FETÖ) as a “terrorist” organization and hand its educational institutions over to Turkey’s Maarif Foundation. The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Friday ordered the Interior Ministry to list FETÖ, the group behind the 2016 coup attempt in Turkey, as a terrorist organization following the constitutional petition […]

Pak High Comm official summoned to protest infiltration and attack on civilians, forces

Pak High Comm official summoned to protest infiltration and attack on civilians, forces

New Delhi:  India on Thursday summoned a Pakistan High Commission official here to lodge a “strong protest” at the incidents of cross LoC terrorist infiltration and targeting of Indian civilians. According to an Ministry of Exteranal Affairs (MEA) release here, such incidents including “targeting” of Indian civilians and security forces took place between December 21 […]

Pakistan says Kartarpur corridor ‘high point of diplomacy’ for Imran Khan government

Pakistan says Kartarpur corridor ‘high point of diplomacy’ for Imran Khan government

Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday described the Kartarpur corridor as the “high point of diplomacy” for the Imran Khan government while admitted that there was “no progress” on the contentious issues with India. Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal also said that the Kashmir issue remained “on top of Pakistan’s priority”. At the weekly media briefing here, […]

10 persons arrested from Delhi, UP in connection with new module ‘Harkat-ul-Harb-e-Islam’

10 persons arrested from Delhi, UP in connection with new module ‘Harkat-ul-Harb-e-Islam’

Srinagar: The NIA on Wednesday detained 10 persons from Uttar Pradesh and New Delhi for their suspected involvement with a new ISIS inspired module planning to carry out blasts in north India, especially in the capital city New Delhi, officials told news gathering agency PTI. The National Investigation Agency conducted searches across 16 locations in […]

Pakistan President questions United States military interventions

Pakistan President questions United States military interventions

Srinagar: Pakistan’s president on Tuesday questioned the US military interventions in such countries as Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan. Commenting on US President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw American troops from civil war-wracked Syria, Arif Alvi criticized the destruction caused by the worldwide US military presence. “The countries who were the testing platforms for such policies have […]

India stands by tsunami-hit Indonesia, says Swaraj

India stands by tsunami-hit Indonesia, says Swaraj

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Monday expressed grief over the loss of life in a volcano-triggered tsunami in Indonesia and said India stands by Indonesians in this hour of grief. On Sunday, a powerful tsunami hit Indonesia, known for its thousands of islands stretching from the Andaman Sea to Indian Ocean and South China […]