Pakistan, India need to keep windows ajar: Daily

Islamabad, Jan 19 : Pakistan and India must keep the windows ajar with the foreign secretaries meeting this month as per a new schedule so that “peace can win over terrorism”, a Pakistani daily said on Tuesday. An editorial in The News International said that it was a “well-established reality that there are elements on […]

10 killed in Pakistan blast

Islamabad, Jan 19 : At least 10 people were killed and over 20 injured in a bomb explosion in Pakistan’s Peshawar city on Tuesday. The explosion took place near a security checkpost situated close to the Karkhano Market area which is the gateway to Peshawar from the tribal belt, Dawn online reported. Most of the […]

Pakistan urges UNSC to implement its resolutions on Kashmir

Islamabad, Jan 18 : Pakistan has expressed confidence that the UN Security Council will deliver on its pledge to hold a plebiscite in Kashmir. In a letter to UNSC President Elbio Rosselli, Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the UN Maleeha Lodhi said it is a matter of the determination of the Kashmiris’ future, Radio Pakistan reported. […]

US policies responsible for regional instability: Sartaj Aziz

Islamabad, Jan 18 : United States’ policies are responsible for instability in south Asia, said Sartaj Aziz, foreign affairs advisor here on Monday, urging the Obama administration to analyse its role – and that of its allies – in the region. Aziz said: “Pakistan’s answer to instability is the strengthening democracy in the country. “The […]

China concerned over Nepal PM’s maiden India visit

Kathmandu, Jan 18 : Ahead of Nepalese Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli’s maiden India visit, China has apparently expressed concern over it, diplomatic sources here said. Earlier, there was expectation that Oli would embark on a maiden visit to China before India due to unrest in southern Nepal’s Tarai region and blockage of essential commodities’ […]