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Amarinder sees bigger design of Pak Army in Kartarpur affair
Chandigarh | Sunday, 2018 8:15:04 PM IST
Dubbing the whole affair initiated by Pakistan on the Kartarpur corridor as a "bigger conspiracy" hatched by the Pakistan Army, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said the hostile neighbour is trying to revive militancy in Punjab but it will no ... read..


Pakistan government opens President House to public for a day
Islamabad | Saturday, 2018 7:15:05 PM IST
The Pakistani government on Saturday opened the President House here for the general public as part of its plans to allow public access to government-owned buildings. ... read..


BJP has 'anti-Muslim', 'anti-Pakistan' approach: Imran (Lead)
Islamabad | Friday, 2018 8:45:05 PM IST
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has an "anti-Muslim" and "anti-Pakistan" approach and claimed New Delhi rebuffed all his gestures due to the upcoming general elections. ... read..


'Surgical Strikes' unnecessarily hyped: War veterans
Chandigarh | Friday, 2018 7:45:04 PM IST
The September 2016 'Surgical Strikes' were unnecessarily hyped by the Centre to gain political mileage, endangering India's future military cross-border responses, war veterans said at the Military Literature Festival (MLF) here on Friday. ... read..


14 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack
Herat (Afghanistan) | Friday, 2018 6:45:04 PM IST
At least 14 Afghan soldiers were killed after Taliban militants attacked an Army camp in the country's Herat province overnight, officials said on Friday. ... read..


Malala Yousafzai honoured by Harvard University
Washington | Friday, 2018 3:45:05 PM IST
Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai has been honoured by Harvard University for her global work promoting girls education. ... read..


We're not your 'hired gun' anymore, Imran Khan tells US
Islamabad | Friday, 2018 3:45:05 PM IST
Prime Minister Imran Khan has accused the US of "pushing Pakistan away" and said he would never want to have a relation with Washington where his country is treated like a "hired gun". ... read..


BJP has 'anti-Muslim', 'anti-Pakistan' approach: Imran
Islamabad | Friday, 2018 3:15:04 PM IST
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has an "anti-Muslim" and "anti-Pakistan" approach and claimed New Delhi rebuffed all his gestures due to the upcoming general elections. ... read..


DSC Prize partners with Kolkata Literary Meet
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 1:45:04 PM IST
The $25,000 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature, now in ... read..


India opposes move to change Gilgit-Baltistan legal status (Lead)
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 11:45:04 PM IST
India on Thursday voiced strong opposition to Pakistan's reported move to declare Gilgit-Baltistan as that country's fifth province. ... read..


11 Bangladeshi Hindus arrested in Meghalaya
Shillong | Thursday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST
Eleven Bangladeshi Hindu nationals, including four minors, were nabbed by the Border Security Force (BSF) in Meghalayas South Garo Hills distinct, the BSF said on Thursday. ... read..


Afghan President meets US special envoy on peace process
Kabul | Thursday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST
Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Thursday met visiting US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad, discussing the latest efforts for a political solution to the conflict in the country. ... read..


India opposes move to change Gilgit-Baltistan legal status
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 8:45:04 PM IST
India on Thursday voiced strong opposition to Pakistan's reported move to declare Gilgit (Pakistan) as that country's fifth province. ... read..


Unfortunate Pakistan tried to politicise Kartarpur issue: India
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 8:15:04 PM IST
India on Thursday described as unfortunate Pakistan's attempt to politicise the issue of opening of the Kartarpur corridor for Sikh pilgrims. ... read..


Two BSF troopers injured in Pakistan firing
Jammu | Thursday, 2018 7:45:05 PM IST
Two Border Security Force (BSF) troopers were critically injured on Thursday in Pakistani firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district. ... read..


Soldier killed in Pakistani firing
Srinagar | Thursday, 2018 6:15:05 PM IST
An Indian soldier was killed on Thursday as the Pakistan Army resorted to "unprovoked" firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district. ... read..


Afghan poll watchdog invalidates Kabul's parliamentary vote (Lead)
Kabul | Thursday, 2018 6:15:04 PM IST
Afghanistan's Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) on Thursday invalidated all votes cast during the parliamentary elections in Kabul constituency due to the widespread charges of irregularities and fraud recorded in the voting. ... read..


India tried to politicize Kartarpur border opening: Imran Khan
Islamabad | Thursday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST
Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday said that India gave a "political colour" to his gesture of opening the Kartarpur border and called it "unfortunate". ... read..


Afghan poll watchdog invalidates votes cast in Kabul constituency
Kabul | Thursday, 2018 2:45:04 PM IST
Afghanistan's Electoral Complaints Commission (ECC) has invalidated all votes cast during the October 20 parliamentary elections in Kabul constituency, officials said on Thursday. ... read..


India, Pakistan trade fire on LoC
Srinagar | Thursday, 2018 12:15:04 PM IST
Indian and Pakistani armies traded heavy fire on the Line of Control (LoC) on Thursday in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, defence sources said. ... read..


Ex-Indian diplomat elected to UN's socio-economic, cultural panel
United Nations | Thursday, 2018 9:15:04 AM IST
Former senior Indian diplomat Preeti Saran has been elected unopposed to an Asia Pacific seat on the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) of the UN. ... read..


Sri Lankan crisis will be solved in a week: Sirisena
Colombo | Wednesday, 2018 8:15:05 PM IST
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said on Wednesday that the political crisis in the island country will be resolved in seven days. ... read..


Indonesian protesters rally in support of Rohingyas
Jakarta | Wednesday, 2018 7:45:05 PM IST
Dozens of protesters on Wednesday staged a demonstration outside the Myanmar Embassy in Jakarta, protesting against the inhuman treatment of Rohingya Muslims in that country and demanding its government to take action. ... read..


Khan meets US special envoy, promises help for Afghan peace
Islamabad | Wednesday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST
Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday met US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad here and reaffirmed Islamabad's "abiding interest" in achieving lasting peace in war-torn Afghanistan. ... read..


Taliban key commander among 8 killed in Afghanistan
Maymana (Afghanistan) | Wednesday, 2018 6:45:05 PM IST
Eight militants including a Taliban key commander were killed in an operation by Afghan security forces in the country's Faryab province on Wednesday, officials said. ... read..


Soldier injured in Pakistani firing on LoC
Srinagar | Wednesday, 2018 3:45:05 PM IST
A soldier was injured on Wednesday in Pakistani firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district. ... read..


Pakistan continues to use Taliban as hedge against India: US commander
Washington | Wednesday, 2018 2:45:04 PM IST
Pakistan continues to use the Taliban as a hedge against India rather than utilizing it as part of a stable, reconciled Afghanistan, a top American commander has said days after US President Donald Trump sought assistance from Islamabad in the Afghan peac ... read..


India, UAE review bilateral ties, to work together in Africa
Abu Dhabi | Tuesday, 2018 11:45:04 PM IST
India and the UAE on Tuesday reviewed their entire gamut of bilateral ties during their 12th Joint Commission meeting here and signed two agreements, including one on development cooperation in Africa. ... read..


US special envoy seeks Pakistan's help for Afghan peace (Lead)
Islamabad | Tuesday, 2018 8:45:04 PM IST
US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad arrived here on Tuesday for meetings with Pakistan's political and military leadership seeking their cooperation in bringing the Afghan Taliban to peace talks. ... read..


China hails Trump's outreach to Pakistan on Afghan peace
Beijing | Tuesday, 2018 7:45:05 PM IST
China on Tuesday hailed US President Donald Trump's appeal to Pakistan to play a role in ending the dragging Afghan war. ... read..


Rajapaksa to appeal against court verdict on government's suspension
Colombo | Tuesday, 2018 6:15:05 PM IST
Sri Lanka's former strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa will file a legal appeal against a court verdict, which temporarily halted him and members of his purported government from functioning as the Prime Minister, Cabinet and deputy ministers, a statement said he ... read..


Boat with Rohingya refugees reaches Indonesia
Jakarta | Tuesday, 2018 4:15:04 PM IST
A boat with 20 Rohingya refugees reached the coast of Indonesia's Aceh province on Tuesday. ... read..


India lost Kartarpur to Pakistan in Congress scramble for power: Modi
Hanumangarh (Rajasthan) | Tuesday, 2018 3:15:05 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday accused the Congress of making the "mistake" of letting Kartarpur Sahib - the final resting place of Guru Nanak Dev - go to Pakistan during partition due to its "scramble for power" post-independence. ... read..


Afghan peace: US special envoy arrives in Islamabad
Islamabad | Tuesday, 2018 2:45:05 PM IST
US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad arrived here on Tuesday for meetings with Pakistan's political and military leadership about bringing the Afghan Taliban to peace talks. ... read..


President Kovind to visit Myanmar
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 2:45:05 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind will pay a five-day visit to Myanmar from December 10 where he will interact with his Myanmar counterpart U Win Myint and State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, it was announced on Tuesday. ... read..


Indian Navy dominant in Indian Ocean vis-a-vis China: Navy chief
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST
The Indian Navy is a dominant player in the Indian Ocean region vis-a-vis China though the latter has advantage in the South China sea, Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba said here on Monday. ... read..


Rajapaksa can't take actions as Sri Lankan PM: Court
Colombo | Monday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST
The Court of Appeal in Sri Lanka on Monday issued an interim order restraining former strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa and members of his purported government from functioning as the Prime Minister, Cabinet and deputy ministers. ... read..


China welcomes opening of Kartarpur corridor
Beijing | Monday, 2018 3:45:04 PM IST
China on Monday said it was glad to see good interaction between India and Pakistan on opening the Kartarpur corridor, allowing Indian Sikhs to visit the holy shrine in Kartarpur. ... read..


UP-Nepal to sign MoU declaring Ayodhya-Janakpur twin cities
Lucknow | Monday, 2018 1:15:04 PM IST
The Uttar Pradesh and Nepal governments will soon sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to declare Ayodhya and Janakpur as twin cities, an official said on Monday. ... read..


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