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At UNSC, India hits back at Pakistan over Kashmir issue, says J&K an integral part of India

Counsellor in India’s Permanent Mission to UN Dr Kajal Bhat reacts after Pak envoy raises Kashmir issue at UNSC New Delhi: The entire Union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh were, are and will always be an integral and inalienable part of India, said Dr Kajal Bhat, counsellor in India’s Permanent Mission to the...

Imran Khan says he will consider Taliban govt request to allow transport of Indian wheat to Afghanistan

Imran Khan’s statement comes days after his refusal to allow use of Pakistan territory for transport of 50,000 tonnes of wheat from India to Afghanistan   Islamabad: Pakistan will consider Taliban government’s request to allow Indian wheat to be transported to Afghanistan on an “exceptional basis for humanitarian purposes”, the country’s...

Days after launch, Srinagar-Sharjah flight hits hurdle; Pakistan closes airspace

The first direct Srinagar-Sharjah flight was flagged off by Home Minister Amit Shah on October 23; detour will make flight longer   Srinagar: Less than a fortnight after Union Home Minister Amit Shah flagged off the first direct flight from Srinagar to Sharjah, it has already hit a hurdle. Pakistan closing its airspace, forcing the...

Alarming! India ranked 101 in Global Hunger Index

Neighbouring Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh fare better than India in Global Hunger Index New Delhi: Access to food in India is far from satisfactory. The level of hunger in the country is ‘alarming’, according to the Global Hunger Index report. As per the website, India is ranked 101 among 116 countries, behind Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal....

Arrested Pakistan-trained terrorists were planning attacks similar to 1993 Mumbai blasts

The two terrorists nabbed by the Special Cell of the Delhi Police for running a terror module for Pakistan’s ISI were planning explosions on bridges and railway tracks and large gatherings in India. Notably, 1.5 kg RDX was recovered from them at the time of arrest—an amount sufficient to cause wide-scale destruction. The two terrorists—...

Delhi Police gets 14-day custody of 4 terrorists planning blasts across India

A court in Delhi has granted 14-day custody of four suspected terrorists to the Delhi Police. Notably, the Special Cell of the Delhi Police had on Tuesday arrested six terrorists in a multi-state operation. The terrorists, with the support of Pakistan, were planning bomb blasts across India during the upcoming festive season. “We have got...

Delhi Police arrests 6 terrorists planning blasts across India during festive season

In a major development, the Delhi Police’s Special Cell on Tuesday said that it has arrested six terrorists in a multi-state operation who were planning blasts across the country during the upcoming festive season. Notably, two of the arrested terrorists had recently returned after getting trained in Pakistan. The operation by Delhi Police to nab...

At UNGA, India slams Pakistan for hate speech, says it continues to foment culture of violence

United Nations: Pakistan continues to foment a “culture of violence” at home and across borders, said India as it slammed the neighbouring country for using the high-level UN General Assembly (UNGA) meet as a platform for hate speech. The comment was made by Vidisha Maitra, First Secretary in India’s Permanent Mission to the UN, during...

4 dead, several injured in suicide attack in Pakistan’s Quetta

Four Pakistani paramilitary guards lost their lives and several others were injured in Quetta after a motorcycle-borne suicide bomber blew himself up. Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has taken responsibility for the attack. While three people died on the spot, another person succumbed to his injuries. The incident took place around 140 km away from the Afghan...

Pakistan hands over two Indians languishing in jails for 8 years

In a positive development, Pakistan has released two Indians who were languishing in Pakistani jails for the past eight years for illegally crossing the border. The two Indians were handed over to the BSF personnel at the Wagah border in Punjab. The Indians—Sharma Rajput and Ram Buhadar—entered Pakistan’s territory at the Line of Control (LoC)...

Again! Hindu temple vandalized in Pakistan’s Sindh

Islamabad: In the latest act of vandalism targeting the minority community in Pakistan, a Hindu temple in Khipro in Sanghar district of Sindh province was attacked. The incident took place on Janmashtami on Monday. No arrest has been made so far in the case. After the incident, the situation remained tense in the neighbourhood. Pakistani...

Pakistan: 400 men attack woman TikToker, tear her clothes during Independence Day celebration

Lahore: The video of a crowd of men attacking a woman in Pakistan and throwing her around has gone viral, sending shockwaves across the world. The incident took place at Greater Iqbal Park area in Lahore on August 14, when the country celebrates its Independence Day. According to the woman, who regularly creates and shares...