Pakistan Foreign Secy visits India, offers prayers at Jama Masjid

Pakistan Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood arrived here on a three-day private visit last night, diplomatic sources said. Today, he offered Eid prayers at historic Jama Masjid here. Continue Reading

UN blacklisting Masood Azhar a cosmetic victory, claims Owaisi

A day after the UN designated Masood Azhar as a global terrorist, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi yesterday described the move as a cosmetic thing as there was no mention of Pathankot, Uri and other terror attacks in the UN listing. Continue Reading

Masood Azhar: BJP credits Modi’s leadership for UNs move

“Masood Azhar is now a global terrorist. India is in safe hands. This marks a high point for the prime minister’s foreign policy,” said senior BJP leader and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, crediting Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the United Nations move of listing Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist. Continue Reading

India skips Pakistan national day reception

India will not send any representative at the Pakistan National Day reception that will take place at the Pakistani High Commission today. The reason behind not sending its representative is that the High Commission has invited Hurriyat representatives to the reception, irking New Delhi. Pakistani national day is marked on 23 March every year. Continue Reading

Minerva Punjab to get re-match against Real Kashmir

Defending champions Minerva Punjab FC, who pulled out of their I-League clash against Real Kashmir in Srinagar citing security concerns, will get a re-match against the debutants, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) has decided. Continue Reading

US, UK, France ask UN to blacklist JeM chief Masood Azhar

The United States, Britain and France proposed on Wednesday that the United Nations Security Council blacklist the head of Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), which was involved in attacking an Indian paramilitary convoy in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on 14 February. Continue Reading

India-Pak WC match: Will abide by BCCI, says Kohli

Indian skipper Virat Kohli today said that his entire team would stand by whatever decision the Union Government and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) take on their 2019 ICC World Cup clash against arch-rivals Pakistan on 16 June. Continue Reading

US has resolved to cooperate with India on terror: Juster

“We are working closely with the government of India in terms of getting to the bottom of the terrorist attacks,” said US Ambassador to India Kenneth I Juster yesterday. In the aftermath of the Pulwama attack in which 40 Indian jawans were martyred. Continue Reading