Japan, S. Korea reaffirm unity amid N. Korea threat

Tokyo, Oct 24 : Japan’s newly re-elected Prime Minister and the South Korean President agreed on Tuesday to continue cooperating in the face of North Korea’s nuclear threats. A government spokesperson said that Shinzo Abe and Moon Jae-in had spoken over telephone, Efe reported quoting Japanese news agency Kyodo. The pair reportedly discussed relations between […]

Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Friday restored special family pension for widows of Govt Employees killed by Extremists

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday restored the Special Family Pension for widows of government employees killed by extremists, and also agreed to extend the Red Card scheme to families of police personnel killed during the militancy period. The Special Pension Scheme was revoked by the erstwhile Akali government […]

India’s initiative on Kashmir ‘not sincere’, says Pakistan

Islamabad, Oct 24 : Pakistan on Tuesday dismissed India’s decision to appoint an interlocutor to talk to all stakeholders in Jammu and Kashmir as insincere and unrealistic. If anything, the announcement proved the futility of the use of force and of the indispensability of dialogue vis-a-vis the Jammu and Kashmir dispute, the Foreign Ministry said […]