South Asia

India student refuses to be 'anti-Pakistan' poster girl

<b>The Twitter account of an unofficial Pakistani defence blog is suspended after it doctored an image of an Indian student to portray her as someone who hated her country. Indian media swiftly hailed it as a "victory" against Pakistani propaganda, but the student, Kawalpreet Kaur, says she is</b> …

Pakistan

The Puzzle of the 1972 Shimla Summit, Or Why India Did Not Impose Its Will

In their quest to shape the post-war order, Indira Gandhi and her advisors sought to reorient Pakistan’s domestic politics and insulate the …

India

Dr Asim submits contempt plea against Interior Ministry in SC

While still being on ECL, former petroleum minister and leader of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Dr Asim Hussain on has submitted a contempt …

Asia

Pakistan calls for unconditional dialogue btw Kabul govt, Taliban

At the United Nations, Pakistan has called for unconditional dialogue between Kabul government and Afghan Taliban , reported Radio Pakistan .<p>Pakistan …

Afghanistan

New Delhi failed to engage with sentiments in Kashmir: Farooq Abdullah

<b>Srinagar:</b> Opposition National Conference (NC) president and former Chief Minister, Farooq Abdullah, on Tuesday said that successive governments at …

India

In Afghanistan, the U.S. and Pakistan Fight a Conflict of Interests

The ravages of a seemingly endless war have kept the United States mired in South Asia for over 16 years. In August, U.S. President Donald Trump …

Pakistan

Pak will be a "priority" in neighbourhood diplomacy: China

By K J M VarmaBeijing, Nov 21 (PTI) China today said Pakistan will be a "priority" in its neighbourhood diplomacy as the two countries are …

China

Security forces in Kashmir to offer militants amnesty for first time in a bid to encourage surrenders

<b>Srinagar:</b> The Jammu and Kashmir police has said that it will offer amnesty and refrain from pressing charges against militants who are willing to …

Pakistan

Pakistan set for greater air traffic, stakeholders gear up

<b>KARACHI:</b> Air travel is increasingly becoming a choice for a greater number of Pakistanis with a growing middle-income group and per-capita income …

Pakistan

Home ministry asks Kashmir govt to consider releasing first time stone-pelters, reimbursing people's losses in conflict areas

Tthe Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Tuesday asked the Jammu and Kashmir government to consider releasing those who had been arrested for …

India

Pakistan's Punjab Chief Minister invites Amarinder Singh to fight smog

Pakistan's Punjab province Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has invited his Indian counterpart Amarinder Singh to strike a "regional cooperation …

India

India approves visa for 33 Pakistani children of Bohra community

India has approved the visa for 33 Pakistani children of the Bohra community, who have been invited by their spiritual leader Syedna Mufaddal …

India

Senior Tripura journalist shot dead in altercation with State Rifles jawan

A senior journalist was allegedly shot dead on Tuesday by a soldier of the Tripura State Rifles during an altercation in RK Nagar, nearly 20km from …

India News

Jammu and Kashmir: Cross-LoC bus service resumes after four months due to repeated ceasefire violations

<b>Jammu</b>: Over 50 residents of Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) travelled by a cross-LoC bus to reach Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Monday, …

Pakistan

India's Bollywood epic 'Padmavati' delayed amid murder threats

Producers of "Padmavati" delayed the film's release after a ruling party official offered a large bounty to anyone who "beheaded" its lead star and …

India

‘Padmavati’ release postponed, BJP leader announces head money for Padukone and Bhansali

A senior official from India’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has announced INR100 million in head money for film-maker Sanjay Leela Bhansali and actor …

India

No Mr Abdullah, Returning To Pre-1953 Position Is Not Feasible For Jammu And Kashmir

By regressing backward and going to the pre-1953 state Jammu and Kashmir has nothing to gain

Pakistan

China

BEIJING, Nov 20 (APP):: Renewing his commitment to work with Pakistan to ensure the success of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a Chinese …

China

J&K: Over 2,500 pellet victims, Mehbooba Mufti govt looks at jobs for worst affected

Written by Muzamil Jaleel | New Delhi |<p>Victims with pellet injuries in their eyes in Srinagar last week. (File Photo: Shuaib Masoodi)<p>AT LEAST 2,524 …

India News

Fresh 'low' develops as US model sees Bay cyclone next week

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, NOV 20:<p>The watch for a fresh low-pressure area developing over the North Andaman Sea by tomorrow is being maintained, after a …

Weather

Pakistan Defence's verified Twitter account suspended over photoshopped picture of Indian student

Pakistan Defence, going by the Twitter handle @defencepk, touts itself as the largest digital forum devoted to Pakistan's military.<p>Twitter has …

India

Delhi HC to hear plea against Farooq Abdullah for his 'PoK belongs to Pakistan' statement tomorrow

<b>New Delhi:</b> The Delhi High Court on Monday agreed to hear a PIL seeking action against National Conference president Farooq Abdullah for his reported …

India

Afghan Gen

KABUL: A top Afghan commander of the border protection police forces in the East has rejected reports suggesting that the Pakistani forces have …

19th Century

Pakistan unlikely to deny Jadhav-mother meeting

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan is set to allow convicted Indian spy Kulbushan Jadhav to meet both his wife and mother in the coming days, The Nation has learnt.<p>…

India

Bangladesh arrests militant suspect in U.S. blogger killing

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh police said on Sunday they had arrested a suspected leader of an Islamist group wanted in connection with the death in 2015 a U.S. blogger critical of religious extremism.<p>Deputy police commissioner Masudur Rahman said the man, identified as Mojammel Hossain, 25, head of …

News (U.S.)

Exploring the ‘Curious History’ of the India-Pakistan Relationship

T.C.A. Raghavan <i>The People Next Door</i> is written with deep personal knowledge and a genuine investment in the India-Pakistan relationship.<p>Harper …

India

Pakistan’s Jadhav dilemma

As officials of the Foreign Office, the Law Ministry, the Interior Ministry and the military met in the office of Attorney-General Ashtar Ausaf last …

Kulbhushan Jadhav

India ‘positively’ responds to Pakistan’s offer about Jadhav

ISLAMABAD: India has ‘positively’ responded to Pakistan’s offer for a meeting between convicted Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav and his wife, but made a …

Kulbhushan Jadhav

More than 30 rescued in Afghan raid on Taliban prison

LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan: Afghan and foreign special forces raided a Taliban prison in southern Helmand province on Sunday and rescued at least 30 …

Asia

‘Our political issues must not affect health care’

<i>Sylvana Sinha, a Bangladeshi social entrepreneur, hopes to build a series of primary health-care centres with diagnostic facilities and pathological</i> …

Health Care