After 2011 Mumbai blasts, Manmohan mulled hitting Pak: Cameron

London, Sep 19 : Former British Prime Minister David Cameron, in his memoir “For the Record” released on Thursday, says that he got along well with his then Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who he describes as a “saintly man”. Singh had confided in him after the July 2011 Mumbai coordinated bombings, that in case […]

10 injured as militants attack govt office in Afghanistan

Kabul, Sep 18 : At least 10 people were injured in a suicide bomb and gun attack targeting a government office complex in Jalalabad city of Afghanistans Nangarhar province on Wednesday, officials said. Provincial governor’s spokesperson Attaullah Khogyanai told Efe news that a suicide bomber blew himself up outside the building that houses the office […]

Pak to remain challenge till it addresses terror ‘successfully’: Jaishankar

New Delhi, Sep 17 : India on Tuesday made it clear that Pakistan will remain a “unique challenge” until it “successfully” addresses the problem of cross-border terrorism and “becomes a normal neighbour”. External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, while addressing a press conference on 100 days of Modi government’s second term, said immediate neighbourhood remains a […]

India tears into Pak, highlights its poor human rights record

Geneva, Sep 10 : India tore into Pakistan at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on Tuesday for raking up the Jammu and Kashmir issue, saying a country with a “gory record” on human rights had presented “false” and “concocted” narrative and asserted that New Delhi will accept no foreign interference on the internal matter. […]

Pak attacks UN, ‘powerful’ nations for not intervening on J&K

Geneva, Sep 10 : A frustrated Pakistan on Tuesday attacked the UN and “powerful” countries for their refusal to intervene on the issue of Jammu and Kashmir in the context of abolition of its special status, saying they have turned “deaf and dumb”. In a 115-page ‘dossier’ submitted to the UN Human Rights Commission (UNHRC), […]

Bhutan PM praises ISRO scientists for Chandrayaan-2

Thimpu, Sep 7 : Bhutanese Prime Minister Lotay Tshering on Saturday praised Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) scientists for their courage and hard work on Chandrayaan-2 and said that despite a setback, he has no doubt that the space agency will achieve the space mission in the future. “We are proud of India and its […]