The India-Myanmar Land Border Crossing Agreement operationalised last week opens up roads between the two countries, and brings them closer for travellers and traders. It is a key step in India’s Act East policy.
The 62-year-old Qureishi, who was foreign minister in the Pakistan People’s Party government before he quit the party over differences with PPP leader Asif Ali Zardari, was very keen to become Punjab chief minister, a powerful position.
Initial reports in Pakistani media said the National Counter-Terrorism Authority (NACTA) had informed the caretaker government that it did not have the capacity to prepare the “National Risk Assessment Report”, and suggested that the Federal Investigations Agency (FIA) do it instead.
An informed cultural mosaic of the genesis of Kashmir and the many histories that have contributed to its present.
Imran was a staunch opponent of Pakistan military operations against the Pakistani Taliban. His praise for the Taliban earned him the nickname of “Taliban Khan”.
Generals aren’t contesting — but will be the biggest players today and later. Here’s why
On Wednesday, Pakistan votes for a new National Assembly. What do the elections foretell for India-Pak relations? And why, no matter which politician becomes Prime Minister, it’s the Pak Army that will win.
The Mastung attack was the deadliest to hit the province in the last several years and it left at least 148 people dead.
Two weeks before a make-or-break election for Imran Khan, his ex-wife Reham Khan’s autobiography portrays the former cricketing superstar and prime ministerial hopeful as a man who led “a bizarre life” of “sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll”.
The timing of Friday’s verdict, days before the July 25 election, is bound to affect the PML(N)’s poll prospects, which had already taken a hit in the last few days.
The collapse of the PDP-BJP coalition sets Jammu and Kashmir on course for its 8th spell of Governor's rule. A look back at the previous spells, ranging from as short as 15 days to as long as 6 years.
Shujaat Bukhari advocated peace, wore many hats, walked a tightrope, in an unforgiving landscape
The recasting of the old, more China-centric term Asia-Pacific into the Indo-Pacific (with the blessings of the United States) is by itself an indication of how India may now see the upcoming contest between Maldives and Indonesia for a seat at the old horseshoe.
Nasim Zehra had reported this “deal” at the time, and it was not denied by the Indian side. Her book From Kargil to The Coup: Events That Shook Pakistan, released in Pakistan last week, contains more details.
Earlier this month, Durrani and former Army chief Gen Mirza Aslam Beg were summoned by Pakistan’s Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) for questioning in what has come to be known as Mehrangate.
Location of the dam close to LoC underlines India’s confidence in handling the challenge. Recent infiltration is the cause for review of structure’s security.
How another portrait caused a scare in a Chennai home
On Monday, Thirumani, who was travelling with his parents to a resort in Gulmarg, was hit on the left of his head by a stone during a protest at Narbal on the outskirts of Srinagar. He was admitted to a hospital where he succumbed to injuries.
Seeming protest of the powerless against the might of the state now appears as an end in itself, or worse, a weapon with which to intimidate or hurt the helpless, vulnerable.
Long objected to by Pakistan, the Rs 5,750-crore Kishanganga Hydro Electric Project is finally set to be inaugurated by PM Modi next month.
Priyanka, Janhvi, Anushka: Fashion hits and misses of the week (Aug 12 – Aug 17)
Atal Bihari Vajpayee initiated the famous Delhi-Lahore bus service to foster better relationships between India and Pakistan. Vajpayee had travelled on the same bus during its inaugural run on February 19, 1999 and was received by Nawaz Sharif, his counterpart in Pakistan.