To strengthen the existing military co-operation, Chinese Defence Minister General Wei Fenghe and Pakistan Army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa have signed an agreement on December 1. Reportedly, General Wei has visited the headquarters of the Pakistani army and had discussed “matters of mutual interest", which included discussion on regional security, and improving defence partnerships. Pakistan's General Bajwa said, "... our relations will be no… read-more
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Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on November 30 termed terrorism as the "most important challenge". He made this remark while chairing the Shangai Cooperation Organization 2020 meet. He asked the SCO member to work in tandem to eliminate terrorism. Indirectly slamming Pakistan for bringing up the Kashmir issue in the previous SCO meetings, he said, "It Is unfortunate to note that there had been attempts to deliberately bring bilateral issues… read-more
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India has strongly rejected the resolution of the 57-member Organisation of Islamic Cooperation(OIC) on Kashmir and stated has it 'factually incorrect.' Reportedly, the OIC board had criticized the Indian Government's decision to abrogate Article 370. It said, the international community has to interfere for 'a resolution of the conflict.' A statement from the External Affairs Ministry has slammed OIC for letting a 'certain country' use it… read-more
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To show 'solidarity' towards the Kashmiris, Pakistan PM Imran Khan will be skipping the SCO Summit hosted by India on December 1. Instead, Pakistan's Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs, will be attending the meeting. The meeting will be chaired by Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu as PM Narendra Modi is expected to visit Varanasi on December 1. Earlier, Imran had also skipped the meeting of SAARC leaders hosted by India.
The Border Security Force (BSF) has launched a search operation after a drone was spotted over the India-Pakistan border in the RS Pura sector of Jammu and Kashmir. The drone, after being fired upon by a BSF soldier, flew back to Pakistan late on November 28, said BSF. Earlier, J&K DGP Dilbagh Singh stated that Pakistan uses drones to drop weapons for terrorists who enter India through underground tunnels.
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Marking the first repatriation of Pakistani prisoners after the COVID-19 outbreak, India on November 24 sent over 20 prisoners back home in Pakistan. Through the Attari border, 24 prisoners, including three civilians and 21 fishermen, who had completed their jail-term were repatriated. Earlier, eight Pakistani prisoners were released on March 14 by the Indian government. Due to fishing in stormy weathers, Pakistani fishermen are often… read-more
Qualifying for the G-20 debt relief initiative, Pakistan has received a relief of over $800 million from 14 G-20 Countries. However, the rescheduling of debt with six other nations is yet to be finalized. With a principal amount of $1.47 billion and $323 million interest, Pakistan is expecting a relief over $1.8 billion debt. The initiative has been started during the COVID-19 pandemic to assist poor countries like Pakistan.
Pakistani troops on November 21 violated ceasefire yet again in various sectors along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir. To this, the Indian Army gave a befitting reply. However, the ceasefire violation has left one constable dead and three others injured who were admitted to a military hospital for treatment. The constable was positioned at a frontier post in Lam area of Rajouri district.
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Global internet giants have warned Pakistan that they would leave the country over the new 'Removal and Blocking of Unlawful Online Content' legislation. Under the new censorship law, any content defaming Islam, promoting terrorism, hate speech, pornography or alike should be deleted within 24 hours otherwise the company will be fined $3.14 million. The Asia Internet Coalition said they were… read-more
A 1300-year-old Hindu-temple has been unearthed during an excavation at Pakistan's Barikot Ghundai by a team of Pakistani and Italian archaeologists. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Archaeology Department official Fazle Khaliq stated that the temple was of God Vishnu. Besides, he guessed that the temple would have been built during the Hindu Shahi dynasty. The archaeologists have also found traces of cantonment, water tanks, and watchtowers at the… read-more
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