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Pakistan violates ceasefire in Kashmir

According to latest updates, Pakistan’s troops have violated ceasefire along the Line of Control in Shahpur sector of Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday. The troops fired mortar shells along the border and no injuries or casualties have been reported so far. A News 18 report says that[Read More…]

India’s entry into NSG will promote non-proliferation: Japan

Japan has reaffirmed its support for India’s Nuclear Suppliers Group membership. In the first official comment after China’s opposition sealed India’s fate at NSG group, Japan said that India’s presence in NSG will help promote non-proliferation. According to a TOI report, as China refuses to let go of its opposition to[Read More…]

India-Vietnam partnership critical to Asia and World: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday stressed on the strategic partnership between India and Vietnam saying that it will benefit Asia and the rest of the world. Greeting the people of Vietnam on their National Day, Prime Minister Modi on his official Facebook page said, “Vietnam is a friendly nation with whom we cherish[Read More…]

My Seditious taste for Indo-Pak peace

Over the past few days, Indian actress Ramya has been under fire for speaking in favour of our neighbours. So atrocious were her words that there is a case of “Sedition” filed against her. Her crime: To speak a truth that is unwanted in the Indian diaspora currently. I am[Read More…]

Cabinet clears new norms to reform construction sector

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said that the Union Cabinet has approved fresh norms for the construction sector. Jaitley said that the government has been trying over the last year to improve upon the functioning of the sector. According to the new norms wherever there are disputes pending between public[Read More…]

Dawood Ibrahim runs business from Pakistan: Iqbal Kaskar

Dawood’s addresses in Pakistan confirmed

A UN committee on Tuesday has confirmed that six of the nine places cited by India as addresses of Dawood Ibrahim, proving that the underworld don was hiding in Pakistan. One of the addresses which have been dropped by the UN Security Council’s Al Qaeda Sanctions Committee was found similar[Read More…]

Now ‘Request a ride’ with Uber’s latest feature!

In what comes as a good news to all those rely on app-based taxi service, Uber has rolled out a ‘Request a Ride for Others,’ feature specifically meant for regular users to help those who don’t have the app installed or an account registered. This is the second India-specific feature[Read More…]

Treating the Baloch as second-class citizens can worsen the insurgency even if New Delhi never uses “B” word again

A fresh wave of anti-Indianism has erupted in Pakistan following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent statements on Balochistan. Former dictator General Pervez Musharraf said in a television interview that Modi was “crazy”. He condemned the Baloch leaders who had thanked Modi for expressing concern over the state of human rights[Read More…]

Rio: Sindhu wins semi-finals, assures silver

India’s PV Sindhu defeated Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in the semi-finals of the badminton women’s singles event at the Rio Olympics on Thursday. Sindhu has assured the silver for India. Now she will fight against Spain’s Carolina Marin for the Gold. Sindhu defeated Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara by 21-19, 21-10. She now[Read More…]

Cross-border terrorism the only focus: India to Pakistan

New Delhi has rejected Pakistan’s proposal to hold Foreign Secretary-level talks on Kashmir, and has sent out a strong message that “cross-border terrorism should be the focus of any dialogue between the two countries.” Indian Foreign Secretary responding to his Pakistani counterpart Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry’s invitation, expressed his willingness to[Read More…]

Rio Olympics: Sakshi Malik brings home a bronze

Wrestler Sakshi Malik scripted history by winning bronze in the women’s 55kg freestyle event, the first for India in the Games. Beating Kyrgyzstan’s Aisuluu Tynybekova in the match for third-place, she has become the first-ever Indian woman to win an Olympic medal. Despite trailing by 5 points in the match,[Read More…]

Bleeding Balochistan: Call for Azaadi

Bullet riddled bodies, mass graves and raped women – no, this isn’t anything about the ISIS in Syria but something close to our backyard. That’s what the daily scene looks like in Balochistan. Since the day Pakistan came into being, Balochistan has bled every single day. Military operation, enforced disappearance[Read More…]

India and Pakistan: Divided by border, separated by ideologies

When the last legislation was passed by constituent assembly led to the creation of the two independent nations – India and Pakistan, nobody would have imagined how the tale of these two nations would proceed. Though Gandhi and Jinnah are referred to as fathers of India and Pakistan respectively, it was Dr. BR Ambedkar on whose ideas the[Read More…]

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