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Structured Indo-Pak engagement key to build edifice of durable peace: Pakistan

Pakistan's outgoing High Commissioner Sohail Mahmood said diplomacy and dialogue are indispensable to improve ties between the two neighbours.

Apr 14, 2019, 17:54 PM IST

Pakistan partially opens airspace for west-bound flights from India

Even though the route P518 was opened on Thursday evening, American airline company United Airlines announced on Friday its flight connecting Newark and Delhi has been suspended for two weeks.

Apr 06, 2019, 18:57 PM IST

Chinese Vice Foreign Minister in Islamabad to defuse Indo-Pak tensions

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said Vice Foreign Minister Kong's Islamabad visit is "designed for communication with Pakistan for the situation concerning both India and Pakistan."

Mar 06, 2019, 16:21 PM IST

Land acquired for Kartarpur Corridor on Pakistani side, says Shah Mahmood Qureshi

Qureshi reiterated Pakistan’s offer to resume dialogue with India, but added that New Delhi has not been reciprocating to talk offers from Islamabad.

Jan 25, 2019, 20:22 PM IST

Pakistan tries to block Indian cargo flights to Afghanistan

India has taken up the matter with Islamabad, with the Ministry of External Affairs sending a note verbale to Pakistan.

Jan 23, 2019, 16:14 PM IST

Kartarpur Corridor: India counters Pakistan claim, says yet to receive draft

Pakistan on Monday issued a press release saying it has shared the draft agreement on Kartarpur Corridor with India.

Jan 21, 2019, 22:35 PM IST

India's 'western neighbour' indulging in proxy war for decades: Army Chief Bipin Rawat's veiled attack on Pakistan

Addressing an event, the Army chief said that India's land borders on the Northern Frontiers are disputed and the western sector has partially unsettled borders.

Jan 20, 2019, 20:54 PM IST

Pakistan should introspect its role in Afghanistan's precarious situation, hits back India

The spokesperson in the Ministry of External Affairs Raveesh Kumar said it was not for Pakistan to decide as to what role another country has in regional or global affairs.

Jan 18, 2019, 21:36 PM IST

Pakistan has no locus standi on territories illegally, forcibly occupied by it: India protests on Gilgit-Baltistan order

A detailed order was issued saying that the jurisdiction and power of the Supreme Court extend to Gilgit-Baltistan.

Jan 18, 2019, 18:53 PM IST

India lacks clarity on its ties with Pakistan: Foreign Office

India has made it clear to Pakistan that cross-border terrorism and talks cannot go hand-in-hand. 

Jan 17, 2019, 20:22 PM IST

Pakistan warns India of retaliation over detention of High Commission official

According to Pakistan, the official was freed from the police station only after Islamabad lodged a protest over his detention.

Jan 14, 2019, 07:25 AM IST

Pakistan should be the last country to lecture us: India lashes out at Imran Khan over minorities issue

Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said that “Pakistan should be the last country to lecture” India on “plurality and inclusive society”.

Jan 11, 2019, 14:53 PM IST

Power supply to Indian diplomat's house in Islamabad cut for 4 hours

In a note verbale, the Indian mission conveyed to the Pakistani foreign ministry that there was no electrical fault at the residence of the second secretary. 

Dec 31, 2018, 20:55 PM IST

India summons Pak High Commission official over infiltration, killing of civilians

New Delhi asked Pakistan to fulfill "its bilateral commitment to not allow any territory under its control to be used for terrorism against India in any manner."

Dec 27, 2018, 22:08 PM IST

Imran Khan counters Pakistan foreign minister, says Kartarpur 'a sincere effort, no googly'

It was a sincere effort. So was the invitation extended to the Indian ministers. It was not a googly for sure, says Imran Khan.

Dec 03, 2018, 21:22 PM IST

Imran Khan 'bowled a googly' at India with Kartarpur corridor: Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi

Qureshi said that the approach of Pakistan is “people-centric”, adding that “Pakistan will take two steps forward if India takes one”.

Nov 30, 2018, 10:13 AM IST

Express gratitude to Pakistan government for Kartarpur corridor: HS Puri

Puri left for Pakistan along with Union minister and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Harsimrat Kaur.

Nov 28, 2018, 11:51 AM IST

Harsimrat Kaur, who called Sidhu a 'gaddar', questioned over Pakistan visit

Cricket-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu has also been invited for Kartarpur corridor ground-breaking ceremony is currently “awaiting” a response from the Ministry of External Affairs.

Nov 26, 2018, 09:11 AM IST

Despite Sushma, Amarinder declining invite for Kartarpur corridor ground-breaking ceremony, Pakistan lauds India's 'response'

The Pakistani media quoted country’s foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi as saying that India’s Ministry of External Affairs had “responded well to Pakistan’s initiative to bring the Sikh community closer”.

Nov 26, 2018, 07:28 AM IST

Pakistan Army chief General Bajwa to India: Adopt course of peace, avoid provocative statements

Pakistani Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has once again accused India of “resorting to provocative statements and ceasefire violations”.

Nov 23, 2018, 17:28 PM IST