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600 people killed, over 25 mn affected by flooding in India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Myanmar: UN

600 people killed, over 25 mn affected by flooding in India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Myanmar: UN

UNITED NATIONS: At least 600 people have been killed and over 25 million others affected by flooding due to the torrential monsoon rains in Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Myanmar, the UN has said. More than half-a-million of them have been displaced, Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, said. At that 600 people have reportedly […]

Days after Imran Khan’s visit, US approves sales to support Pakistan’s F-16 fighter jets

Days after Imran Khan’s visit, US approves sales to support Pakistan’s F-16 fighter jets

Washington: Days after the meeting between President Donald Trump and Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, the United states notified the Congress on Friday of its decision to approve foreign military sales worth USD 125 million to support the F-16 fighter jets of Pakistan. Khan met Trump in his Oval Office on Monday. Both sides had declared […]

Kashmir Issue Should Be Resolved Via Dialogue Between India,Pak: China

Kashmir Issue Should Be Resolved Via Dialogue Between India,Pak: China

BEIJING — China on Friday said India and Pakistan should peacefully settle the Kashmir issue and other disputes through dialogue and expressed its support to the international community, including the US, in playing a “constructive role” to improve the Indo-Pak ties. China’s reaction came after US President Donald Trump on Monday offered to be the “mediator” […]

Ready to visit Pakistan for talks if PM Imran Khan invites: Afghan Taliban

Ready to visit Pakistan for talks if PM Imran Khan invites: Afghan Taliban

The statement by the Taliban came hours after Khan returned to Islamabad after his maiden official visit to the US where he discussed the Afghan peace process with President Donald Trump. fghan Taliban on Thursday expressed willingness to travel to Pakistan and meet Prime Minister Imran Khan if he invites them for negotiations to end […]

India demands action after Imran’s ‘glaring admission’ on 30-40K militants in Pakistan

India demands action after Imran’s ‘glaring admission’ on 30-40K militants in Pakistan

    New Delhi: New Delhi, July 25: India on Thursday termed as “glaring admission” Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s comments that his country had 30,000 to 40,000 militants who fought in Kashmir and Afghanistan, and asked him to take “credible and irreversible” action against the militant networks. External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said […]

‘I like Pakistani reporters much better than American reporters’: US President Donald Trump

‘I like Pakistani reporters much better than American reporters’: US President Donald Trump

At a meeting at the White House, the US President and Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan also joked about who was vilified more by their country’s presses. Much controversy has already come out of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s and US President Donald Trump’s joint press-meet at the White House on Tuesday regarding whether – […]

Will meet Taliban after returning to Pakistan: Imran Khan

Will meet Taliban after returning to Pakistan: Imran Khan

Washington: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan said Tuesday he would meet with the Taliban after returning to his country, as part of efforts to end 18 years of war in Afghanistan. Khan spoke in Washington on his first official trip to the United States, where President Donald Trump hosted him at the White House a day […]

Imran Khan warns US of any misadventure against Iran

Imran Khan warns US of any misadventure against Iran

Washington: Cautioning the United States about any misadventure against Iran, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said any action on the lines of Iraq could be much worse and people would forget al-Qaeda. “My worry about Iran is…. I am not sure whether all the countries realise the gravity of the situation if there is […]

Pakistani govts lied to US; we were facing 40 militant groups: Imran Khan

Pakistani govts lied to US; we were facing 40 militant groups: Imran Khan

    Washington: Successive governments in Pakistan did not tell the truth to the United States, in particular in the last 15 years, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Tuesday, adding that there were 40 different militant groups operating in his country. “We were fighting the US war on terror. Pakistan has nothing to […]

Kashmir A Bilateral Issue Between India, Pak: US State Dept

Kashmir A Bilateral Issue Between India, Pak: US State Dept

US Welcomes Both Countries ‘Sitting Down’ For Talks WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has launched a damage control exercise after the President’s remarks about mediation on Kashmir, with the State Department on Tuesday saying it was a “bilateral” issue between India and Pakistan, and the US “welcomes” the two countries “sitting down” for talks. It also […]

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Article 35A to go, forces deployed to control law and order situation: Report

SRINAGAR: Government of India has decided to abrogate Article 35A of constitution of India that defines the permanent residents of state of Jammu and Kashmir, the additional forces are being moved in to state to control any untoward development. According to a National Herald report the National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, during his recent visit to […]