Pakistan
Ex-PM Manmohan Singh among Inaugural 575-member Jatha to Kartarpur Sahib

India on Tuesday granted clearance to 575 pilgrims to go as a part of the inaugural jatha to Gurudwara Darbar Sahib, Kartarpur Sahib through the Kartarpur corridor in Pakistan on the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak. 

European Parliament delegation to visit Kashmir today for first-hand information

The Narendra Modi government has agreed to host 23 members of the European Parliament, currently on a visit to India, in the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday so they can see first-hand the ground situation in the region after the nullification of Article 370, which gave Jammu & Kashmir special status.

J&K to restore post-paid mobile service from Monday

The post-paid mobile services “irrespective of the telecom service provider will stand restored and be functional from 12 noon on Monday, October 14,” Kansal said.

Let us go back to Mahatma Gandhi

Pakistan’s universities are not counted among the world’s top universities. In fact, even in Pakistan nobody in pursuit of knowledge sets much store by them. The reason is an ideology based on religion which doesn’t brook revision. One thought India would learn from this negative example but it has succumbed. 

Standard of Pakistan’s manpower is linked to the country’s education model

On 3 September, the Lahore School of Economics (LSE) held a symposium on behavioural economics at The Pearl Intercontinental Hotel, discussing how the quality of Pakistan’s manpower has affected the country’s economy and its management.

India and China needs to work unitedly to build a secure Afghanistan

There is an air of uncertainty about the U.S.’s intentions in Afghanistan. The likelihood of an American pullout raises the spectre of instability in Afghanistan, South and Central Asia.

China to provide ‘most advance’ ships to Pakistan: claims a report

China is building the first of four “most advanced” naval warships for its “all-weather ally” Pakistan as part of a major bilateral arms deal to ensure among other things “balance of power” in the strategic Indian Ocean, state media reported.

Strong resistance by opposition thwarts Govt’s triple talaq push in Rajya Sabha

 A united Opposition on Monday thwarted the government’s attempt to push the instant Triple Talaq Bill in the Rajya Sabha as it insisted on referring it to the select committee of Parliament.

Video shows self-exiled Musharraf begs covert U.S. support to regain power in Pakistan

Washington: The undated video clips, which have been posted by dissident Pakistani columnist Gul Bukhari, also shows the self-exiled former president as saying that he thinks that the negligence of the ISI was “pardonable” as the CIA was also involved in same level of negligence on 9/11.

Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and Imran Khan are well-placed for transforming relations between two countries

India is being ruled by a strongman and his rule has worked for it as shown by its high growth rate. Its neighbour Pakistan is trapped in a low-growth cycle and its political dysfunction is at its pinnacle. The two don’t enjoy good relations but certainly India has the upper hand by virtue of its economic strength. I

Haqqani demands action against Pak’s hate groups and extremist organisations

Washington hosted a gathering over the weekend of progressive intellectuals, human rights activists , Congressmen and media persons to discuss ‘Pakistan: After the Elections’, organised by a forum called SAATH (South Asians Against Terrorism and for Human Rights).

Asma Jahangir gets Human Rights Prize for 2018

Late Pakistan lawyer and human rights activist Asma Jahangir has been awarded the UN Human Rights Prize for 2018. Her daughter Munizae Jahangir received the prestigious award on behalf of her mother.

Radicals in Pakistan use Aafiya Siddiqui's imprisonment against US

Last month, Aafia Siddiqui, the Pakistani woman jailed in the US, requested Prime Minister Imran Khan to get her released from prison. She is serving a 86-year sentence since 2010. She was tried on charges of trying to kill an American soldier in Afghanistan. (

India writes to Pakistan for building of Kartarpur Sahib corridor for Sikh pilgrimage

 Only a few months ago, Indian government refused to respond to an informal proposal sent by Pakistan Army Chief Gen Qamar Bajwa through Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu.

Peshawar High Court summons Imran Khan in Sita White case China supports Pakistan’s efforts to improve ties with India Pak FIA discovers Rs 460 crore transactions in dead man’s accounts opened after his death Growth of ideology in Pakistan has been growing through increasing numbers of seminaries Pak Islamists demand death for christian woman convicted of blasphemy New Pak Govt fears debt trap over some of the CPEC projects India can not talk to a nation that “glorifies killers” and refuses to see the blood of innocents: Sushma at UN meeting India cites incidents that happened in July to cancel peace talks that it agreed to in September: Qureshi Pakistan makes yet another offer to resume talks Imran Khan denounces India as "arrogant" for cancelling talks Pakistan opens Governor Houses to Public Islamabad High Court suspends imprisonment of Sharif, Maryam, her husband Katarpur Corridor: Sushma says draft on Kartarpurcorridor ready to sent to Pakistan Imran to watch India-Pakistan cricket tie in Dubai Pak's new President Arif Alvi is son of Nehru's dentist Mike Pompeo presses Pakistan to initiate action against terrorists China’s Belt and Road projects face reversal as countries grumble over debt trap Pak's Ex-minister Sharjeel Memon caught with alcohol bottles in his hospital room India invites Pakistan to visit sites of hydroelectric projects on the Chenab in J&K India-Pak to have interface at SAARC meet on Sept. 25 Pakistan’s pre-Islamic history is acceptable as long as it is separated from its Hindu influence The Broken Legacy of 'Punj-Aab': A Sedition Pakistan PM Imran Khan says Sidhu an ambassador of peace Sidhu hugs Pak army Chief Bajwa Imran Khan Niazi sworn-in as the 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan defines Pakistan Islamic feminism in essence revives “consensual” enslavement PTI to announce Imran Khan as PM cadidate on Monday 'Fanaticism has grown in India, but yet not sanctified in its constitution' India-Pak act as usual tit-for-tat