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‘World trusts India on Kashmir over us’: Pakistan’s Interior minister gives Imran Khan a reality check

Pakistan Interior Minister Ijaz Ahmed Shah (left) (Photo/ANI) Pakistan Interior Minister Ijaz Ahmed Shah’s remark: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has come in for a rude shock a day ahead of his planned ‘jalsa’ in Muzaffarabad, his desperate bid to silence the seething anger against the Pakistani state in an occupied territory. As Pakistan struggles […]

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At Greatstone beach, in Littlestone, Kent, the Border Force detained 19 people who managed to land after crossing the Channel (pictured)

Record 92 migrants are seized in a single day trying to get to Britain

Nineteen more migrants were today caught trying to get to Britain a day after a record 93 attempted the crossing in just one day. Two boats, one carrying six people and the other 13 were intercepted by coastguard off the Kent coast.  They were seized by Border Force officers amid claims made by French polticians […]

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Pakistan’s rhetoric on Kashmir won’t distract world from its persecution of minorities: India at UN

MEA first secretary Vimarsh Aryan speaks at UNHRC. (ANI) India on Tuesday brutally demolished the charges of alleged human rights violations leveled by Pakistan at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC). First, MEA Secretary-East Vijay Thakur Singh countered Islamabad’s allegations and called it an ‘epicentre of global terrorism’. Then, MEA first secretary Vimarsh Aryan […]

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10 Sri Lankans out of Pakistan tour over security fears

10 Sri Lankans out of Pakistan tour over security fears

By AFPMore by this Author Ten Sri Lankan players, including T20 skipper Lasith Malinga and former captains Angelo Mathews and Thisara Perera, have pulled out of an upcoming tour of Pakistan citing security concerns, officials said Monday. Following a militant attack on the Sri Lankan team bus during a Test match in Lahore in March […]

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Reality check for Imran Khan: Pakistan’s top lawyer says not enough evidence on Kashmir to move ICJ

With Pakistan failing to get traction for its belligerent stand on Kashmir, Pakistan PM had threatened to raise the Kashmir issue at every international forum, including the UNGA (Reuters/File Photo) Imran Khan embarrassed: Pakistan’s lawyer at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) has brought major embarrassment to Prime Minister Imran Khan with his admission that […]

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India accepts Pakistan’s offer of consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, meeting to be held today

Kulbhushan Jadhav India has accepted the consular access extended by Pakistan to death-row convict Kulbhushan Jadhav and a senior Indian diplomat will meet him on Monday, official sources said as tensions over Kashmir simmer between the two countries. Charge d’ Affaires at the Indian High Commission in Islamabad Gaurav Ahluwalia will meet Jadhav, the sources said. […]

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Primark to train 160,000 cotton farmers in sustainability drive | Business

Primark to train 160,000 cotton farmers in sustainability drive | Business

Primark has announced plans to improve its sustainability credentials by training 160,000 cotton farmers in India, Pakistan and China in environmentally friendly farming methods by 2022. The target is part of the retailer’s sustainable cotton programme, launched in 2013, with the aim to use 100% sustainable cotton in all its product categories. The sustainable cotton […]

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Pakistan will no longer seek talks with India: PM Imran Khan

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan. (Reuters) Pakistan will no longer seek dialogue with India as it has repeatedly rebuffed peace overtures, Prime Minister Imran Khan said, a charge rejected by New Delhi which has repeatedly asked Islamabad to take “credible” action against terror groups to resume the talks. Stepping up his criticism of India after […]

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Why Modi’s Kashmir coup threatens India’s democracy | World news

Why Modi’s Kashmir coup threatens India’s democracy | World news

It’s tempting, though illogical, to blame Donald Trump for all the world’s ills. Yet was it America’s self-aggrandising president who triggered last week’s sudden crisis between India and Pakistan over Kashmir? When Trump took office in 2017, his ignorance of international affairs was seen as potentially dangerous. Those fears now look well-founded. Kashmir may provide […]

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Day after Parliament nullified Article 370, NSA Ajit Doval takes lunch with locals on Shopian street | WATCH

Jammu and Kashmir: National Security Advisor Ajit Doval interacts with locals in Shopian (ANI) Ajit Doval in Kashmir: A day after Lok Sabha passed the resolution for abrogating Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcating the state into two Union Territories, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Wednesday interacted with the locals on the […]

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