Pak briefs Diplomatic Corps in Islamabad on LoC tension

Pakistan on Tuesday held a detailed briefing for Islamabad-based foreign diplomats on the tension along the border with India, as part of efforts to highlight the Kashmir issue at the international level.

Meeting of DGMOs `positive step forward`: Pakistan

Described the meeting of the DGMOs of the two countries as a "positive step forward", Pakistan said better relations with India is a top priority.

India, Pakistan DGMOs decide to maintain LoC ceasefire

India and Pakistan decided to strengthen existing mechanisms to maintain the truce along the LoC, months after bilateral ties nosedived over the killing of five Indian soldiers and flare-ups between the two sides on the ceasefire line.

India capable of facing any aggression: Pranab Mukherjee President

President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said India is capable of facing any aggression and protecting its interests.

Hold tripartite dialogue to resolve Kashmir issue: Mirwaiz

Moderate Hurriyat Conference led by Mirwaiz Umer Farooq on Sunday advocated a tripartite dialogue for resolving Kashmir issue.

Ceasefire violations causing economic stress: Omar Abdullah

Tension on the Line of Control and the international border directly impacts the tranquillity and development process in J&K, Omar Abdullah said.

Security setup should remain alert in Jammu: AGDP

Claiming that there is no difficulty for militants to cross the Indo-Pak border overnight, a police officer asked security personnel to remain alert to foil the designs of militants.

Nawaz Sharif should be given more time: Salman Khurshid

Amid continued ceasefire violations by Pakistan, India expressed "disappointment" that a meeting of DGMOs of the two countries could not be scheduled so far.

J&K govt bats for DGMO-level meet between India, Pak

Jammu and Kashmir govt has made a strong appeal for a meeting to be held between the Directors General of Military Operations of India and Pakistan.

No need for external mediation on Kashmir issue, says Tharoor

Union Minister Shashi Tharoor on Sunday ruled out any third party intervention on the Kashmir issue.

China gives top billing to Indian Manmohan Singh`s visit

China on Monday said Indian PM Manmohan Singh`s three-day visit from tomorrow is of great importance for deepening strategic partnership.

Sushilkumar Shinde likely to visit Kashmir on Tuesday

Sushilkumar Shinde is expected to visit some border areas of Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday in wake of spurt in ceasefire violations by Pakistani forces.

Army pays homage to soldier killed in Kashmir

The Indian Army Wednesday paid homage to the soldier killed in Pakistani firing a day earlier even as his colleagues described him as a brave fighter.

Keran operation is not like Kargil, says Abdullah

Omar Abdullah said the recently concluded 14-day operation by Indian Army to remove intruders from Keran sector was never termed as Kargil-2.

Prospects of peace as India-Pak tensions have eased: China

Quoting from the Mahabharat and Rabindranath Tagore, a top Chinese leader on Saturday said the easing of tensions between India and Pakistan has increased the prospects of peace in South Asia.

PM should hold talks with Sharif at UN summit: PDP

PDP said Manmohan Singh should meet Nawaz Sharif during the UN summit in Washington next month to de-escalate the tension along the LoC.

LoC tension: Difficult to say if beheading issue over, says Salman Khurshid

India said it was ‘little premature’ to assume that the beheading of an Indian soldier by Pakistan Army was the end of the unfortunate incident.

India-Pak tension needs to be de-escalated: Hina Rabbani Khar

Pakistan FM Hina Rabbani Khar, during a session at the National Assembly, said Pakistan would stick to its policy of non-escalation of tensions with India.

Decisions on Pakistan cannot be based on emotion: Rahul Gandhi

Seeking to temper the discourse on Pakistan in the wake of the beheading of an Indian soldier, Rahul Gandhi on Saturday made some plain speaking saying taking tough steps and showing emotions are two different things.

Soldiers’ killing: Response to Pak not influenced by any country, says Salman Khurshid

India on Saturday said its response to the Pakistani cross border provocation and the killing of Indian soldiers was not "influenced" by any country, including the US.