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Don’t view Pakistan with a pre-partition eye: Pak Prez to India

Don’t view Pakistan with a pre-partition eye: Pak Prez to India

Islamabad: It would be a “mistake” for India to view Pakistan with the eye of pre-partition and its desire for peace should not be misconstrued as a sign of weakness, President Arif Alvi said on Saturday as Islamabad displayed its military might on the National Day. Alvi was addressing the annual Pakistan Day Parade here […]

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Imran Khan welcomes PM Modi’s greetings

Imran Khan welcomes PM Modi’s greetings

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has welcomed his Indian counterpart NarendraModi’s greetings on the eve of its National Day, saying time has come to begin a “comprehensive dialogue” between the two countries to address and resolve all issues, including the “central issue” of Kashmir. According to official sources in New Delhi, Prime Minister Modi […]

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Congress takes potshots

New Delhi: The Congress on Saturday took a dig at Prime Minister NarendraModi for sending best wishes to his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan on the eve of its National Day, alleging that he had been on good terms with the Pakistani establishment even earlier. “Remember Modiji…you embraced (then Pakistani premier) Nawaz Sharif, called him to […]

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The thought of ‘Aazadi’ was propagated by JKLF

New Delhi: Yasin Malik-led Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front, which was banned by the government on Friday, was the first militant group to raise the slogan of ‘azadi’ in the state and among its first targets was a BJP leader, a Kashmiri Pandit, in 1989, officials said. The JKLF was responsible for a litany of attacks […]

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India says no to Pak National Day celebrations event

India says no to Pak National Day celebrations event

Cites invite to Hurriyat leaders as the reason

New Delhi: India on Friday decided to boycott a reception at the Pakistan High Commission here to mark Pakistan’s National Day as several separatists leaders from Jammu and Kashmir have been invited to the event, the External Affairs Ministry said Friday. It said no Indian representative will attend similar events in Islamabad as well. Over […]

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Lack of engagement creates dangerous vacuum: Pak envoy

New Delhi: Pakistan on Friday said a key take-away from recent developments was that a lack of engagement creates “dangerous vacuum and serious risks” for Indo-Pak ties, and hoped that the “long winter” in bilateral relations would come to an early end. Pakistan High Commissioner to India SohailMahmood, in his remarks at a reception here […]

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Samjhauta blast case: We are weighing options after acquittal of all accused: Pak FM Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is studying the verdict on the 2007 Samjhauta train blast case by an Indian court and the acquittal of all the four accused and weighing its options, Foreign Minister Shah MehmoodQureshi has said. The Samjhauta Express is a bi-weekly train that runs between Delhi and Attari in India and Lahore in Pakistan. The […]

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No room for ‘jihadi outfits’ in Pakistan, announces Imran Khan

No room for ‘jihadi outfits’ in Pakistan, announces Imran Khan

Islamabad: There was no room for “jihadi outfits and jihadi culture” in Pakistan, Prime Minister Imran Khan has said amidst intense global pressure on his government to rein in various outfits operating from its soil. Tensions between India and Pakistan escalated after a suicide bomber of Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) killed 40 CRPF personnel […]

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Pakistan playing politics: India

New Delhi: India on Friday accused Pakistan of trying to politicise the court verdict in Samjhauta Express terror case to “deflect” attention from its “failure” to bring to justice perpetrators of several terror attacks in India and the region. External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said there was a complete lack of understanding on the […]

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SCO recommends bilateral talks between India and Pakistan

Beijing: India and Pakistan should resolve their issues bilaterally, the SCO’s new Secretary-General has said, asserting that their participation in the security grouping could become “impossible” without a commitment for an “unconditional” fight against terrorism and separatism. The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) was established in Shanghai in 2001 with China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and […]

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