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When Pasoori dancer Sheema Kermani used sari and dance to defy Zia regime in Pakistan

May 15, 2022 7:14 pm

Kermani, trained in Hindustani classical forms in India, brought dance to people against all odds, and fought for women’s rights

Pakistan summons Indian Charge d'Affaires over alleged violation of its airspace

March 11, 2022 11:01 am

Pakistan asked India for a thorough and transparent investigation of the incident, the outcome of which must be shared with it.

It is doubtful if any other medium provided the motivation like music in the Liberation War

April 04, 2021 9:37 am

Concerts of Joan Baez, George Harrison, Ravi Shankar and others stirred young people abroad and helped build public opinion in different parts of India

S Jaishankar, Shah Mahmood Qureshi may meet on Afghan talks sidelines this month

March 20, 2021 7:23 am

The two ministers will be participating at the Heart of Asia conference in Dushanbe on March 30, sources said. While they will be there at the conference to discuss the future of Afghanistan, they could meet on the sidelines.

Beyond ceasefire along LoC: Pakistan signals statehood in J&K key to movement forward

March 12, 2021 7:37 am

In Pakistan's view, the ceasefire was something it had “talked about publicly” for nearly two years. It had been on the table, and for “whatever reasons”, India was reluctant all this time, and for “whatever reasons”, it had agreed now, the sources in Pakistan said.

First step… fair bit of distance to cover, says LoC General

February 28, 2021 7:14 am

He said if peace and tranquility holds on the LoC, it will build mutual trust and confidence between the two nations.

Imran welcomes ceasefire, says ready for talks on all pending issues

February 28, 2021 1:49 am

In first remarks on thaw, Pak PM says onus for further progress lies on India.

India and Pakistan agree to stop cross-border firing in Kashmir

February 25, 2021 10:25 pm

"In the interest of achieving mutually beneficial and sustainable peace along the borders, the two DGsMO agreed to address each other's core issues and concerns which have propensity to disturb peace and lead to violence," a joint statement said.

Pakistan, India can resolve Kashmir issue through dialogue: Imran Khan in Sri Lanka

February 24, 2021 8:10 pm

Imran Khan said that he offered India an opportunity to hold peace talks on being elected as prime minister in 2018 but nothing came to pass.

Lessons that India, Pakistan can learn from each other

February 10, 2021 8:58 am

For Pakistan, India’s past must serve as a guide. For India, Pakistan’s present could be an example and a warning


India vs Pakistan World Cup match: Saif, Ranveer, Sivakarthikeyan and others root for Men in Blue

June 18, 2019 9:28 am

Saif Ali Khan, Ranveer Singh, Boman Irani, Rakul Preet Singh, Lakshmi Manchu, Ambani's and others were seen at India-Pakistan World Cup match in Manchester.


Peace talks only way to stop bloodshed: Amarinder Singh

January 15, 2016 9:39 am

New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): Congress leader Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday said that the only way to stop bloodshed in the country was through peace talks and not through military actions. Responding to the scheduled India-Pakistan Foreign Secretary-level talks being deferred, Singh said if India wants to stop this bloodshed, it can only be done through peace talks, not through military actions.

1971 war hero Jack Jacob wreath laid

January 14, 2016 11:28 am

New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Wreath laying ceremony of 1971 Bangladesh liberation war hero Lieutenant General (retd) Jack Farj Rafael Jacob was observed on Thursday.Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Jacob, 92, passed away on Wednesday morning, following a 13-days illness. He played a key role in India’s victory in the India-Pakistan war of 1971.Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) senior leader Lal Krishna Advani paid his tribute to former Lt. Gen. Jacob. Amongst other dignitaries who paid tributes to the 1971 war hero were current Chief of the Army Staff General Dalbir Singh, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs Vijay Kumar Singh and Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Syed Muazzem Ali. Besides his 36-year career in the army, Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Jack Jacob served as the Governor of Goa and Punjab.

My relations with Lt Gen Jacob were friendly: Parrikar

January 14, 2016 10:52 am

New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): After the demise of Lieutenant General (Retired) Jack Farj Rafael Jacob, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said that he had very different and friendly relations with him. Appreciating Lt. Gen. Jacob he said that he was a straight forward man and his contributions played a very vital role in the development of the country. He further asserted that he developed good relations with him when he was governor of Goa. Lt. Gen. Jacob, 92, passed away on Wednesday morning following a 13-days illness. He played the key role in India's victory in the India-Pakistan war of 1971.

Deadlock In India-Pakistan NSA Talks

August 24, 2015 11:51 am