Pakistan, India exchange lists of prisoners

ISLAMABAD, Jan 01 (APP): Pakistan on Monday handed over a list of 231 Indian prisoners including 184 fishermen and 47 civilians lodged in its jails to the Indian High Commission here. Similarly, the Indian government also shared the list of 418 Pakistani prisoners in its custody with a representatives of the Pakistani High Commission in… Continue reading Pakistan, India exchange lists of prisoners

High Commission for Pakistan, New Delhi celebrates Eid Milad-Un-Nabi (SAW)

ISLAMABAD, Sep 28 (APP):On the auspicious occasion of 12th Rabi-ul-Awal, High Commission of Pakistan, New Delhi celebrated Eid Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) with religious zeal and devotion. Mehfil-e-Milad was arranged where Naats and Qasida Burda Sharif-Darood-o-Salam were recited, said a statement received here on Thursday. Officers, staff and their families attended Mehfil-e-Milad at the Chancery’s mosque and… Continue reading High Commission for Pakistan, New Delhi celebrates Eid Milad-Un-Nabi (SAW)

110 Pakistani pilgrims visit shrine of Hazrat Amir Khusro

ISLAMABAD, My 19 (APP): A group of 110 Pakistani pilgrims Thursday visited the shrine of Hazrat Amir Khusro (RA) in New Delhi. Accompanied by Pakistan’s chargé d’affaires in New Delhi Aftab Hasan Khan, the Pakistani pilgrims also placed the traditional ‘chaadar’ at the shrine, on behalf of the government and people of Pakistan. The group… Continue reading 110 Pakistani pilgrims visit shrine of Hazrat Amir Khusro

Excluding New Delhi from ‘˜Troika Plus’ shows India’s minor role in Afghan issue

BEIJING, Aug 14 (APP): The exclusion of India from the extended Troika meeting proves that India’s position on the Afghan issue is not completely at par with Russia’s and it has minor role in the Afghan issue. Meetings on Afghan negotiations of the Troika Plus – China, Russia, Pakistan, and the US – kicked off… Continue reading Excluding New Delhi from ‘˜Troika Plus’ shows India’s minor role in Afghan issue

Indian, Pakistani delegates spar over Kashmir at UN

UNITED NATIONS, Jun 12 (APP): Pakistani and Indian delegates engaged in a fresh verbal duel in the United Nations General Assembly Friday, after Pakistani Ambassador Munir Akram drew world community’s attention to New Delhi’s grave human rights violations in occupied Kashmir and called for resolving the UN-recognized dispute in accordance with Security Council resolutions. Indian… Continue reading Indian, Pakistani delegates spar over Kashmir at UN

U.S. approves $2.4 billion sale of maritime patrol jets to India as part of moves to counter China: Report

WASHINGTON, May 01 (APP):The United States announced it will sell six P-8 maritime patrol aircraft and related gear to India worth $2.42 billion that an American newspaper said Saturday was part of Washington’s move to push New Delhi into “greater regional efforts” to counter China. The jet sale was announced by the State Department and… Continue reading U.S. approves $2.4 billion sale of maritime patrol jets to India as part of moves to counter China: Report

Devastating epidemic may lead Indian economy back to 20 years ago: Chinese analysts

BEIJING, April 24 (APP): As India suffers its worst humanitarian crisis amid the devastating second wave of COVID-19 with the fastest rise in new daily cases any country has experienced since the outbreak, the Chinese government and enterprises have made goodwill gestures by offering help or donating medical supplies despite sour bilateral ties. Chinese analysts,… Continue reading Devastating epidemic may lead Indian economy back to 20 years ago: Chinese analysts

UN rights office releases its experts’ letter to India voicing concern over illegal actions in Kashmir

GENEVA, Apr 16 (APP):A group of UN human rights experts, in a joint letter dispatched to India in February, have expressed grave concerns that the new domicile laws and other legislation that New Delhi imposed after its illegal August 5 annexation of occupied Jammu and Kashmir would alter demographic composition of the disputed territory, undermine… Continue reading UN rights office releases its experts’ letter to India voicing concern over illegal actions in Kashmir

Modi-led regime planning to arrest Mehbooba

ISLAMABAD, Apr 13 (APP): Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti has expressed the apprehension that Modi-led regime was planning to arrest her. Mehbooba Mufti said that New Delhi was trying to demoralize by calling her for questioning, Kashmir Media Service reported. She said, “For the last two years, the Indian government has been trying… Continue reading Modi-led regime planning to arrest Mehbooba

A wolf in watchdog’s clothing: Indian digital media rules widely flayed

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ISLAMABAD, Apr 7 (APP): The Indian government’s move to police dissident voices through new digital media rules was flayed widely with the mainstream and digital media platforms and experts believing that it would have “chilling” effect on journalism. Scared of mounting pressure of farmers protests and undeterred resolve of Kashmir people for their right to… Continue reading A wolf in watchdog’s clothing: Indian digital media rules widely flayed

Before me, Jindal knew Sharif’s decision to attend Modi inauguration: Basit

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ISLAMABAD, Mar 28 (APP): Even before country’s high commissioner, Indian business tycoon Sajjan Jindal knew that time Prime Minister Nawaz Sahrif’s decision to attend Narendra Modi’s swearing-in ceremony in 2014, Pakistan’s ex-envoy to India Abdul Basit revealed. “It was Mr Jindal who informed me through an SMS that prime minister would be coming on this date,… Continue reading Before me, Jindal knew Sharif’s decision to attend Modi inauguration: Basit

Pakistan Day celebrated at High Commission in New Delhi

ISLAMABAD, Mar 23 (APP):Pakistan Day was observed with patriotic zeal and spirit at the Pakistan High Commission, New Delhi, on Tuesday. Charge d’Affairs Aftab Hasan Khan hoisted the country’s flag at a ceremony held at Chancery’s lawns. In his remarks on the occasion, the Charge d’Affairs said every year on this day, the Pakistani nation… Continue reading Pakistan Day celebrated at High Commission in New Delhi

APHC seeks world intervention to end war crimes in IIOJK

ISLAMABAD, Mar 18 (APP):All Parties Hurriyat Conference has expressed deep concern over the unending Indian state terrorism saying that New Delhi has thrust a full-fledged war against the people of Kashmir especially in Shopian, Kulgam and Pulwama districts, in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir. According to Kashmir Media Service, APHC Working Vice Chairman, Ghulam… Continue reading APHC seeks world intervention to end war crimes in IIOJK

New Delhi based diplomats’ planned visit to IIOJK aimed at diverting int’l attention from HR violations : FO

ISLAMABAD, Feb 15 (APP): Describing Indian planning of arranging another visit for New Delhi based diplomats to the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir as “smokescreen”, Pakistan on Monday said it was aimed at diverting international attention from India’s egregious human rights violations in the IIOJK. “We have seen reports regarding India planning another ‘visit’… Continue reading New Delhi based diplomats’ planned visit to IIOJK aimed at diverting int’l attention from HR violations : FO

No compromise on Kashmir cause, says Sirajul Haq

Siraj stresses to shun political differences, to collectively work for flood affectees

LAHORE, Feb 05 (APP): Jamaat-e-Islami Emir Senator Sirajul Haq has said the people of Pakistan were standing shoulder to shoulder with the freedom struggle of Kashmiri masses against Indian occupation despite the silence of international community. “The participation of millions of Pakistanis in Kashmir Solidarity Day rallies is the proof that the nation would never… Continue reading No compromise on Kashmir cause, says Sirajul Haq

Kashmiris’ unending ordeal leaves dark stain on credibility of world bodies

Muhammad Aslam ISLAMABAD, Feb 02 (APP):More than 73 years have passed and the people of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) are still struggling to get their legitimate right of self-determination as promised by the world powers at their top forum, the United Nations (UN). On October 26, 1947, India landed its troops in… Continue reading Kashmiris’ unending ordeal leaves dark stain on credibility of world bodies

Modi redoes Kashmir-like violence, media harassment in Punjab; Twitterati silenced

The protestors are being killed. Internet is down with Twitter accounts being suspended. Prominent journalists are facing sedition charges just for portraying truth. But this time, this not Kashmir. Rather all this is being replicated in Punjab and even New Delhi. The Narendra Modi regime which had been facing global humiliation for human rights abuses… Continue reading Modi redoes Kashmir-like violence, media harassment in Punjab; Twitterati silenced

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