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Pakistan hit by diplomatic setback as UNSC declines request for open session on Kashmir – 3 min read

United Nations: Despite intense lobbying, Pakistan has been dealt a diplomatic setback with the UN Security Council declining to hold a formal session on Kashmir with its participation, and instead scheduling a closed-door consultation on “India/Pakistan” at China’s insistence on Friday. Pakistan had asked for a full-fledged meeting of the Council at which it could speak […]

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UNSC to hold ‘closed door’ meeting on Kashmir – 2 min read

United Nations: The UN Security Council will on Friday hold a “closed door” meeting to discuss India’s move to revoke Article 370 of its Constitution that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir, media reports said on Thursday. UNSC President Joanna Wronecka told reporters on Wednesday said that they would discuss “the Jammu and Kashmir situation […]

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India’s move to revoke Art. 370 a strategic blunder, to cost it heavily – 2 Min Read

Muzaffarabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday termed India’s move to revoke special status to Jammu and Kashmir a “strategic blunder” and said that the move will cost New Delhi “heavily”. Khan made the comments while addressing a special session of the “Azad Jammu and Kashmir” Legislative Assembly in Muzaffarabad as Pakistan marked its Independence […]

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India, China no longer growing nations, won’t let them ‘take advantage’ from WTO: Trump – 2 Min Read

Washington: US President Donald Trump has said that India and China are no longer “growing nations”, claiming that they are “taking advantage” of the tag from the World Trade Organization (WTO) and warned that he will not let it happen anymore. “They (WTO) view certain countries like China, India… as growing nations. Well, they have grown, […]

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Pak PM Imran Khan to celebrate Independence Day in PoK

Islamabad (1 MIN READ): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan will celebrate the Independence Day of Pakistan (August 14) in PoK where he is scheduled to address the legislative assembly after India revoked Article 370 of the Constitution which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir. According to the Pakistan Prime Minister’s office, Imran Khan, accompanied […]

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Ladakh UT involves Chinese territory, Wang told Jaishankar

Beijing (2 MIN READ): China, whose forces regularly intrude into Ladakh, stuck to its opposition to the creation of Ladakh Union Territory, with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi telling his Indian counterpart S. Jaishankar that the move “involves Chinese territory”. Wang told Jaishankar that the Indian government’s announcement of the establishment of the Ladakh Union […]

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Pakistan must not live in fool’s paradise: Shah Mehmood Qureshi

Islamabad (2 MIN READ): Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has asked Pakistanis not to “live in fool’s paradise”, expecting the UN to “wait with garlands” to welcome Islamabad’s stance on India’s move to revoke Article 370 that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir. “They (UN) are not waiting for you with garlands in their […]

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‘Trump’s Kashmir mediation not on table anymore’

Washington (2 MIN READ): India’s Ambassador to the US Harsh Vardhan Shringla has said that American President Donald Trump’s mediation offer on Kashmir was “not on the table anymore” and “unlikely to happen”, a media report said on Tuesday. When asked about the prospect during a Fox News interview on Monday night, Shringla said: “President Trump […]

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Now Pakistan suspends Lahore-Delhi ”Dosti” bus service

Islamabad (2 MIN READ): After the permanent suspension of the Samjhauta Express in retaliation to India’s decision to revoke Article 370 of its Constitution that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan has now suspended the Lahore-Delhi ‘Dosti’ bus service, the media reported. The announcement of the latest suspension was made by Federal Minister for […]