“Whether it should be a grand reconciliation or small steps, we have to take the first steps. That will take us forward,” Major General Asif Ghafoor, DG ISPR and spokesperson for Pakistan military told a group of visiting South Asian journalists in Islamabad recently.
An online petition started by the Highly Skilled Migrants group last week on the 38 Degrees campaign website to highlight the Home Office’s alleged “abuse” of clause 322(5) attracted 30,800 signatures within days.
Rabies is a viral disease that occurs in more than 150 countries and territories and is usually fatal once symptoms appear. Dog-transmitted rabies accounts for about 99 per cent of human rabies cases.
India, Pakistan could take a cue from peace talks in the Peninsula.
Indian air force earlier gifted Bangladesh one Hunter jet fighter, one Dakota transport air craft ahead of this helicopter while India’s navy previously gifted memorabilia of its INS Vikrant, models of ships that took part in the war and archival photographs and its army gifts included six 3.7 Howitzer Guns.
The total compensation released to the States for a period of eight months during the last financial year was Rs 41,147 crore to ensure that the revenue of the states is protected at the level of 14 per cent over the base year tax collection in 2015-16.
The Chinese President has not hosted any leader in an “informal summit”, which is how the Xi-Modi meeting has been described. In fact, Xi is travelling out of Beijing to central China to spend over two days with the Indian PM, the first time he is extending such a gesture to a visiting foreign leader.
The NSG is the top club of countries which controls access to technology and guards against proliferation. Its membership is important for India to access cutting-edge high technology.
While the Indian side raised the issue with Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry through diplomatic channels — Indian envoy Ajay Bisaria had met top officials in Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry on February 16 — South Block deliberated on the “quality of the response”.
India on Wednesday had expressed “deep dismay” at Maldives’ decision to extend the state of emergency, and said it did not see any valid reason for its extension.
Minister of State for External Affairs M J Akbar said India is broadbasing its services with the opening of a consulate general office in Erbil city. India has contributed USD 20 million for assistance to the people of Iraq.
Alyssa Ayres, who served in the South and Central Asia Bureau of the State Department, made the remarks last week in New York during the launch of her latest book ‘Our Time Has Come: How India is Making Its Place in the World’.
Last week, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres ruled out any mediation effort on Kashmir and encouraged India and Pakistan to address all their outstanding issues through dialogue.
The message was conveyed at a flag meeting between personnel of BSF and Pakistan Rangers on the international border In R S Pura’s Suchetgarh area.
With a bedrock of shared values, India, EU must deepen economic and strategic ties