INDIA & PAKISTAN

Modi govt calls all party meeting on Afghanistan on 26th August

Modi govt calls all party meeting on Afghanistan on 26th August

Delhi: The Government will brief the floor leaders of all political parties on the situation in Afghanistan on Thursday, the All India Radio reported. In a tweet, External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar said, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has instructed that Ministry of External Affairs will brief the floor leaders, reports said. Parliamentary Affairs Minister […]

24 arrested in Pakistan for assaulting female Ticktocker, companions

24 arrested in Pakistan for assaulting female Ticktocker, companions

Islamabad: Government of Pakistan on Friday said that 24 men had been taken into custody through geo-fencing and matching record from National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) for harassing and assaulting a female TikToker and her companions at Lahore’s Greater Iqbal Park on Independence Day, the Dawn reported.  The incident had drawn police attention after […]

Recognition only after an open, inclusive & broadly representative regime in Afghan govt: China

Recognition only after an open, inclusive & broadly representative regime in Afghan govt: China

BEIJING: China said on Wednesday it would come to the question of diplomatic recognition of a Taliban rule in Afghanistan only after and an open, inclusive and broadly representative regime was installed in the war-torn country. Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson told a regular media briefing that Beijing would continue to support Afghanistan in its peaceful […]

August 14 to be observed as Partition Horrors Remembrance Day: Modi

August 14 to be observed as Partition Horrors Remembrance Day: Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced that August 14 will be observed as the ‘Partition Horrors Remembrance Day’. Taking to Twitter, PM Modi expressed that ‘partition’s pains can never be forgotten’.  While taking to twitter he said, “Millions of our sisters and brothers were displaced and many lost their lives due to […]

Govt issues security advisory to Indian citizens in Afghanistan, asks them to return home immediately

Govt issues security advisory to Indian citizens in Afghanistan, asks them to return home immediately

New Delhi: India has advised its citizens in Afghanistan to make immediate travel arrangements to return home before commercial air services are discontinued, All India Radio (AIR) reported. As violence in many parts of Afghanistan has escalated, commercial air travel services to many provinces and cities are getting discontinued. In a security advisory issued today, […]

PM Modi to chair UNSC high level Open Debate on Enhancing Maritime Security

PM Modi to chair UNSC high level Open Debate on Enhancing Maritime Security

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair a high level UN Security Council Open Debate through video conferencing this evening, All India Radio (AIR) reported. Titled, “Enhancing Maritime Security – A Case for International Cooperation”, it will focus on ways to effectively counter maritime crime and insecurity and strengthen coordination in the maritime domain. […]