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Alert in J&K after Pakistan’s input to India and US on threat of ‘IED-vehicle’ attack

The entire security grid in J&K is on its toes after the alert, which came just days ago, regarding a possible attack by militants using an improvised explosive device mounted on a vehicle.

A few moments in nine hours: How Pakistan got a very cold shoulder

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan were in the same room for about nine hours over two days, but the shoulder could not have been colder.

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As in Qingdao, India stays away from supporting China's Belt and Road Initiative

The Bishkek declaration named every SCO member country except India. A similar formulation was adopted at the SCO summit in Qingdao.

PM Modi, Imran Khan exchange pleasantries at SCO Summit in Bishkek

The latest development could be seen as a possible thaw in the India-Pakistan hostilities as tensions escalated between the two countries since the Pulwama terror attack. 

Pak PM Imran Khan trolled for sitting while other leaders stand at SCO summit in Bishkek

In a breach of protocol, he stood briefly when his name was announced and then seated himself again before the other leaders. As the video went viral, the cricketer-turned-politician, who has not attended many international summits, was trolled online by netizens for the seating gaffe.

Modi in Bishkek: PM, Imran Khan sit across dinner table, don’t talk to each other

Before landing in Bishkek, Khan told Russian news agency Sputnik that Pakistan’s relationship with India is probably at its “lowest point”, and hoped Modi will use his “big mandate” to resolve all differences, including the Kashmir issue.

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Modi in Bishkek: Pak has to create atmosphere free of terror, don’t see it happening, PM tells Xi

‘Bank of China in India, Azhar listing proof of improving Sino-Indian ties’

Pompeo for greater ties, trade talks: Modi hai to mumkin hai

Amid differences between Washington and Delhi over trade issues, Pompeo said that the US is open to dialogue to resolve trade differences with India by allowing Americans companies more access to Indian markets.

Modi in Bishkek HIGHLIGHTS: Russia, India, China meet planned on sidelines of G-20

In a statement before departing for the summit, PM Modi on Wednesday said that India attaches "special importance to SCO in promoting multilateral, political, security, economic and people-to-people interaction in the region."

Explained: What SCO summit means for India’s global and regional interests

Since its formation, the SCO has focused on regional non-traditional security, with counter-terrorism as a priority: The fight against the “three evils” of terrorism, separatism and extremism has become its mantra.

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