Islamabad forms panel to oversee China-Pakistan project

Islamabad, Jan 15 : A consultative meeting of Pakistan’s senior political leaders decided on Friday to form a steering committee headed by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to oversee the implementation of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project. It was decided that all the four provincial chief ministers would be included in the committee, which would meet […]

Kashmir MLA to attend Islamabad meet, Hurriyat too invited

By Aadil Mir New Delhi, Jan 15 : Separatist groups and two Jammu and Kashmir legislators have been invited to a conference on Kashmir set to be held in Islamabad, and at least one legislator on Friday said he will attend. The invitation for the January 20-21 Round Table Conference has been issued by Sardar […]

Jammu and Kashmir legislators, Hurriyat invited for Islamabad meet

New Delhi, Jan 15 : Separatist groups and at least two Jammu and Kashmir legislators have been invited to a conference on Kashmir set to be held in Islamabad, but it was yet not clear how many will take part. The invitation for the January 20-21 Round Table Conference has been issued by Sardar Muhammed […]

India condemns Indonesia terror attack

New Delhi, Jan 15 : India on Friday strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Jakarta that left two civilians dead and 19 others injured. “India unequivocally opposes terrorism in all its forms and expresses solidarity with the government and the people of Indonesia,” the external affairs ministry said. “We extend our sincere condolences to the […]

Portugal should apologise to Goa for exploitation: Minister

Panaji, Jan 15 : A Goa cabinet minister on Friday demanded that Portugal apologise to Goa for exploiting it as a colony. The statement came even as Goa’s Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar and Deputy Chief Minister Francis D’Souza said newly-appointed Portuguese Prime Minister of Goan-origin Antonio Costa would be formally invited to visit the state […]

Pakistan wants comprehensive dialogue with India

Islamabad, Jan 15 : Pakistan won’t allow its territory to be used for terror attacks and it seeks a comprehensive dialogue with India, Pakistani Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said on Friday. Radio Pakistan quoted Dar as saying that Islamabad wished “to move ahead for a comprehensive dialogue with India to resolve all issues” between the […]