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Abdul Basit points at 'Pakistan's worst diplomat ever' Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry

The letter, sent on July 25, 2017, was issued in reference with Chaudhry's valedictory letter (FSO-1/2017 of March 12, 2017), as the foreign secretary and on the official letter head of Pakistan's High Commission in New Delhi.

Aug 29, 2017, 10:12 AM IST

Sohail Mahmood takes over as Pakistan's High Commissioner to India

Sohail Mahmood on Wednesday assumed his charge as the Pakistan's High Commissioner to India, after his predecessor Abdul Basit announced retirement before his tenure was scheduled to end

Aug 16, 2017, 22:16 PM IST

No proof of Pakistan funding of Kashmiri separatists: Abdul Basit

Outgoing Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit on Tuesday stated that India has no evidence to prove that his country is funding the Kashmiri separatists.

Aug 01, 2017, 21:55 PM IST

Abdul Basit says Pak Army court will decide on Kulbhushan Jadhav's 'mercy petition'

Sohail Mahmood, currently Pakistan's envoy to Turkey, has been named the next High Commissioner to India.

Jul 29, 2017, 20:19 PM IST

Outgoing Pakistan envoy Abdul Basit says dialogue key to resolving issues

Outgoing Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit on Saturday emphasised on a continuous dialogue between the two nations for resolving disputes.

Jul 29, 2017, 20:09 PM IST

Abdul Basit, Pakistan's High Commissioner to India, retires early; Sohail Mahmood to take charge

Pakistan's High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit has sought an early retirement and his request has been accepted by PM Nawaz Sharif, a leading media house claimed on Tuesday.

Jul 25, 2017, 19:46 PM IST

Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit to retire early

Abdul Basit joined the Foreign Service in 1982 and held several diplomatic assignments at Pakistani missions abroad.

Jul 25, 2017, 17:40 PM IST

Pakistan envoy Abdul basit confirms Kulbhushan Jadhav is alive, refuses to divulge any detail

Pakistan's High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit said that Kulbhushan Jadhav, who was sentenced to death by a Pakistani court on alleged espionage charges, is alive.

May 23, 2017, 19:14 PM IST

Pakistan dismisses India's claim of action on Pak posts along LoC, says "don't brag"

The Indian Army's action against the Pakistan to destroy the terrorists' bunkers across the border in Nowshera sector in Kashmir has led to reactions pouring in from across the border. 

May 23, 2017, 16:15 PM IST

Kulbhushan Jadhav not to be hanged till ICJ’s final verdict, hints Pakistan's envoy Abdul Basit

Pakistani High Commissioner Abdul Basit on Sunday said that Islamabad will abide by the International Court of Justice's (ICJ) final judgement in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case.

May 22, 2017, 13:01 PM IST

Sohail Mahmood to be Pakistan's new envoy to India

Career diplomat Sohail Mahmood will be Pakistan's new High Commissioner to India and is set to take charge at the end of this month, Foreign Office sources said.

May 08, 2017, 23:19 PM IST

Sohail Mahmood to replace Abdul Basit as Pakistan's envoy to India

Sohail Mahmood, one of Pakistan's senior-most diplomats, will be the country's new High Commissioner to India, diplomatic sources here said today.

May 08, 2017, 20:51 PM IST

Mutilation of Indian soldiers: Pakistan Army chief authorised Krishna Ghati attack

India said on Wednesday it has "sufficient evidence" that the two Indian soldiers were mutilated by Pakistan Army regulars.

May 03, 2017, 19:19 PM IST

Soldiers' mutilation: Outraged India summons Pakistan envoy; 'actionable evidence' provided to Abdul Basit

MEA said blood sample of Indian soldiers that have been collected and the trail of blood on Roza Nala clearly shows that the killers returned across the Line of Control.

May 03, 2017, 15:48 PM IST

No breach of pact by not giving access to Kulbhushan Jadhav: Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit

Pakistan on Monday rejected India's assertion that it is violating a bilateral pact by not giving access to retired Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav.

Apr 24, 2017, 21:03 PM IST

Kulbhushan Jadhav has been tortured and murdered in Pakistan, fears BJP MP RK Singh

India on Tuesday warned Pakistan to consider the "consequences" on their ties if Kulbhushan Jadhav is hanged in the alleged espionage case.

Apr 11, 2017, 19:53 PM IST

Kulbhushan Jadhav can appeal against his death sentence to Army Chief within 60 days: Pakistan Defence Minister

A Pakistan military court had sentenced Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav to death on Monday after he was convicted of "espionage and sabotage activities".

Apr 11, 2017, 17:49 PM IST

Kulbhushan Jadhav's death sentence: India won't release Pakistani prisoners

Pakistan announced on Monday that the alleged Indian 'spy' Kulbhushan Jadhav, arrested in March 2016, has been sentenced to death.

Apr 10, 2017, 20:50 PM IST

India issues stern warning to Pakistan, says execution of Kulbhushan Jadhav will be premeditated murder

Pakistan's Army Chief on Monday approved the execution of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav after a military court found him guilty of "involvement in espionage and sabotage activities" against the country.

Apr 10, 2017, 17:26 PM IST

Pakistan mulling options for Abdul Basit's replacement: Sources

Pakistan is mulling options to replace its hawkish envoy to India, Abdul Basit, after his tussle with the decisions-makers in Islamabad following the elevation of his junior Tehmina Janjua as Foreign Secretary.

Mar 25, 2017, 12:54 PM IST