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Spy Kulbushan Jadhav to get consular access today

NEW DELHI: Pakistan has decided to grant consular access to the Indian spy Kulbushan Jadhav today as directed by the International Court of Justice (ICJ). It is to be noted here that Pakistan would grant consular access to Kulbushan Jadhav

Indo-Pak officials to meet today over Kartarpur project

ISLAMABAD: Indian and Pakistani officials will meet today to discuss the Kartarpur Corridor project despite the escalating tensions over Kashmir. Acording to Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammed Faisal, both sides will hold a technical meeting at Zero Point on the

Pakistan stands with Kashmir until its freedom: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that Pakistan is standing with the people of occupied Kashmir until its freedom from India. While addressing the nation, Imran Khan said, “Kashmiris are going through a difficult phase. Approximately eight million Kashmiris

Nation stands still in solidarity to mark ‘Kashmir Hour’

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan observed ‘Kashmir Hour’ between 12pm to 12:30pm today throughout the country today to show solidarity with innocent Kashmiri people being terrorized by the BJP government. The national anthem of Pakistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) were played to

US expresses concern over IoK alarming situation

WASHINGTON: The US State Department has expressed concern over the alarming situation in Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK). According to the statement released by the US state department, the spokesperson said, “We are very concerned by reports of detentions and the

Article 370 biggest test of Indian judiciary: FM Shah

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that application in Indian Supreme Court against abrogation of Article 370 is biggest test of the Supreme Court of India. Addressing the upper house of parliament earlier in Islamabad, the foreign minister

Nation to observe ‘Kashmir Hour’ today

ISLAMABAD: The nation will observe ‘Kashmir Hour’ today to express solidarity with the people of Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK). The ‘Kashmir Hour’ will be observed between 12pm to 12:30pm throughout the country and the national anthem of Pakistan and Azad

Indian court seeks response from Modi govt over abolishing Article 370

NEW DELHI: The Indian Supreme Court on Wednesday issued a notice to the federal government on all petitions challenging the abolition of Article 370. The five-member bench of the Indian Supreme Court has adjourned the next hearing till 29th October

Sheikh Rasheed predicts Pak-India war in Oct-Nov

RAWALPINDI: Railway Minister Sheikh Rasheed said that he has predicted a war between India and Pakistan in October or November this year. In a ceremony organized by the Punjab Group of Colleges on the occasion of solidarity with Kashmir, the

India’s unprovoked firing at LoC claims two lives

RAWALPINDI: At least two civilians of Azad Kashmir, including a three-year-old girl, were martyred and three others injured by India’s unprovoked firing along the Line of Control (LoC) on Tuesday. According to the statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations

Closely monitoring deteriorating situation in IOK, says UN chief

UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said that he has been monitoring the worsening situation in Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK), especially escalating restrictions and mass arrests. A spokesman to UN Secretary-General, Stephane Dujarric said in a

Will stand with Kashmiris till our last breath: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime minister Imran Khan addressed the nation on the situation in Indian occupied Kashmir on Monday. In his address to the nation, the prime minister said that the whole nation and its government would go to every extent to

PM telephones Saudi Crown Prince over IOK issue

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday in a telephonic conversation with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz has discussed the latest circumstances in Indian occupied Kashmir (IOK). According to the source, the latest development in the occupied

PM to address nation on Kashmir issue

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Information Firdous Ashiq Awan on Monday said that premier Imran Khan will address the nation on the Kashmir issue today. In her tweet, Firdous Ashiq Awan mentioned that prime minister  Khan would address

President to chair Senate meeting on Kashmir issue

ISLAMABAD: President Dr. Arif Alvi has summoned the Senate meeting on 29th August to discuss the situation in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK). According to the Senate Secretariat, the president has summoned the Senate on upcoming Thursday in the parliament house.

Pakistan to battle Kashmir case on every front

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan and Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javaid Bajwa have made plans to battle for the cause of occupied Kashmir on every front. The prime minister held a meeting in his office with General

Massive protest to be held in IOK today

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat leaders have urged people to protest on streets against the Indian army’s moves and its illegal occupation of Kashmir. Hurriyat leaders said, “Every person, young and old, men and women, should march after Friday prayers.” A march will

Would no longer seek dialogue with India: PM Khan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that he will no longer seek dialogue with India after repeated rebuffs from the Modi government at his efforts for peace and negotiation. In an interview with the US-based newspaper, the prime minister

Donald Trump urges nations to fight extremists

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has said that different nations must assume the fight against extremists as the United States negotiates a withdrawal from Afghanistan. The US has reduced its military presence in Syria and Iraq as a withdrawal is

Pakistan is a tolerant nation unlike fascist India: Fawad Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry on Wednesday said that Pakistan is a tolerant country, unlike fascist India where minorities face difficulties everyday.  Fawad Chaudhry responding to a tweet about Gurdwara Chowa temple reopening in Jhelum said,

Pakistan decides to take Kashmir issue to ICJ

ISLAMABAD: Foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that we would take the matter over occupied Kashmir to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) after the Indian government revoked Article 370 earlier this month. The foreign minister in an interview

Cricketer Hassan Ali to wed Indian girl today

DUBAI: Pakistani cricketer Hassan Ali is set to wed Dubai-based Indian girl Samiya Arzoo today. The auspicious occasion is set to be staged at Atlantis Palm Hotel. Ali has been granted six days leave from the team for his wedding.

Indian govt imposes strict curbs in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: The Indian government has imposed strict restrictions in Indian occupied Kashmir’s main city ahead of Friday prayers to prevent any protests. Telephone and internet links were cut and public assembly banned in occupied Kashmir this month just before the

Alice Wells denies India consulting US on Kashmir issue

ISLAMABAD: The United States diplomat Alice Wells has rejected reports of India consulting the US before moving to end occupied Kashmir’s special constitutional status.  Acting Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells

Movie ‘Baaji’ wins two awards at Canadian film festival

MISSISSAUGA: The movie ‘Baaji’ starring Actress Meera has won two awards at the seventh Mosaic International South Asian Film Festival (MISAFF) in Canada. According to details, movie ‘Baaji’ has won the Jury Prize and the award for the Best Supporting

US urges stakeholders to keep peace along LoC

WASHINGTON: United State Department spokesperson Morgan Ortagus has said that the US closely followed events in occupied Kashmir after Indian government revoked Article 370 of its Constitution. She said that the US has urged all stakeholders to maintain peace and

India turns down Jadhav’s consular access offer by Pakistan

NEW DELHI: India has turned down the offer of Pakistan for granting consular access to Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav. On Friday, Pakistan made an official offer to grant consular access to Jadhav. Pakistani authorities formally informed the Indian High Commission.

Trump offers mediation over Kashmir issue again

WASHINGTON: United States President Donald Trump has offered again to mediate between India and Pakistan on the issue of Kashmir. Answering to reporter’s query at the White House about his previous comments related to mediation on Kashmir issue, Trump said,