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Cricketer-turned-Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan threw a surprise when he announced in the country’s Parliament that Indian Air Force pilot Abhinandan Varthaman, captured by Pakistan on Wednesday, will be released as a ‘gesture of peace’. Continue Reading

Pak releases Abhinandan, Thousands gather at Wagah border

The India-Pakistan border at Wagah-Attari site had festive atmosphere today as thousands gathered to give a hero’s welcome to Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot Abhinandan who was set to cross the border over to the Indian side later this evening. Continue Reading

Pulwama attack has not affected Army’s morale: Sitharaman

“Since the Mumbai attacks, not just this government, the earlier government also had sent dossiers after dossiers, evidence after evidence, what action has Pakistan taken on them?” asked Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman slamming Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan for saying allegations against his country are without any evidence and that his government would act only if India provides actionable evidence. Continue Reading

Pulwama attack: UN urges India, Pakistan to de-escalate tensions

In the aftermath of the Pulwama terror attack in which 40 jawans were killed, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres urged India and Pakistan to take immediate steps to de-escalate tension between the two nations. Continue Reading

Pakistan to shelve major CPEC power project

The Pakistan government will shelve a major coal-based power plant project under the USD 60 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), which connects Gwadar Port in Balochistan with China’s Xinjiang province. It is considered a core project of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). Continue Reading