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Breaking the ice

In the new India-Pak normal, Islamabad will need to go beyond optics to revive bilateral dialogue

Qureshi pens congratulatory letter to Jaishankar, urges India-Pak talks on 'all important matters'

Qureshi in his letter, wrote to Jaishankar congratulating the former foreign secretary for taking over the Ministry of External Affairs. He assumed charge of the portfolio May 30 as part of PM Modi's cabinet.

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Need to review narrative about our country in India: Pakistan envoy

"We hope for re-engagement after the elections in India. Diplomacy and dialogue are indispensable," Sohail Mahmood, who has been appointed as Pakistan's next Foreign Secretary, said.

Kartarpur Corridor can undo freeze in India, Pak ties: Pakistani media

It took more than 70 years for Pakistan and India to bridge a distance roughly 7 kilometres on either side of their border, the Express Tribune said in its editorial, a day after Prime Minister Imran Khan laid the foundation stone of the corridor on the Pakistani side.

Signs of thaw as Pak agrees to open Kartarpur Corridor for Indian Sikhs pilgrims

India also said it will build and develop a corridor from Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur district to the International Border to facilitate Sikh pilgrims visiting Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur on the banks of the Ravi river in Pakistan.

India objects to Pakistan-China proposed bus service via PoK, says it 'violates territorial integrity'

According to reports, the bus service will be launched on between Lahore in Pakistan and Kashgar in China via Pakistan-occupied Kashmir on November 13 under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project.

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Pakistan seeks US help for talks with India, gets rejected

"If the Indians have a better option, share it with us. If disengagement, if not talking to each other will resolve and stabilise the region, fine. If that's their analysis fine," Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said.

No MEA nod to Pakistan speakers at Ashoka University seminar to be held at IHC

Pakistan's name has also been struck off from the list of participating countries. "Besides inputs from agencies, a major consideration is state of relationship. Participation of Pakistan or any other country is a reflection of state of relationship with that country." MEA official spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said.

India's proposals about exchange of prisoners approved: Pakistan Foreign Office

The first proposal is about "exchange of three categories of prisoners, women, mentally challenged or with special needs and those above 70 years of age" and the second is about "revival of the Judicial Committee mechanism."

Two-front war not a good idea, says top general

"I think this can be worked out. If we can improve our relations with China, we can develop the best possible leverage with Pakistan in times to come,” Lt Gen Singh said.

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