Pathankot: NIA court issues arrest warrant against Jaish chief

New Delhi, April 8 : A special NIA court in Mohali on Friday issued an arrest warrant against Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar and three other operatives of the banned Pakistan-based terror group in the Pathankot attack case, an NIA official said. “In the Pathankot terror attack case, the honorable judge of special NIA court Mohali […]

Kashmir college tension a non-issue, says CM Mehbooba

Jammu, April 8 : Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday dismissed the trouble between local and outside students in a Kashmir college as a “non-issue”, being highlighted by certain people as a “communal incident”. In an interview with ETV News Network here, Mehbooba, who heads the PDP-BJP ruling combine, said she had expressed the same […]

US asks India, Pakistan to engage in direct dialogue to reduce tensions

Washington, April 8 : As Pakistan’s envoy to New Delhi announced that the bilateral peace process has been “suspended”, the Obama administration has asked India and Pakistan to engage in “direct dialogue that is aimed at reducing tensions”. US State Department Deputy spokesperson Mark Toner, in his briefing on Thursday, said in answer to a […]

Fake Indian currency of Rs.10 mn seized in Nepal, six arrested

Kathmandu, April 8 : In a crackdown on circulation of fake Indian currency in Nepal, police here on Friday said they have arrested six people, including a Pakistani national, for possessing fake Indian currency notes with a face value of Rs.10 million. The six — one Pakistani and five Nepali nationals — were arrested by […]

Basit’s statement another example of Pakistan’s double dealing: Ex-envoys

By Ranjana Narayan New Delhi, April 8 : Was Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit speaking at variance with the official line on relations with India when he said that the bilateral “peace process is suspended”, or was it said deliberately with the permission of Islamabad? According to former envoys, Basit’s statements are another example of […]

Construction on China-Nepal border market begins

Lhasa, April 8 : A commercial complex aimed at boosting bilateral trade at the China-Nepal border broke ground on Friday morning in Tibet’s Burang county. According to local officials, the Tanggar International Border Trade Market covers an area of 72,403 square meters and will receive 195 million yuan ($30 million) in investment, Xinhua news agency […]