Tag: India

UNHRC: Pak, India to make statements on J&K

Geneva: India and Pakistan are set to battle it out over Jammu and Kashmir at the UN Human Rights Commission (UNHRC) on Tuesday, with Islamabad desperately trying to internationalise the abolition of special status of the state. Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi is expected to make a statement on Jammu and Kashmir, after which […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
India Not Behind Our Players' Boycott Of Pak Tour: Sri Lanka

New Delhi: Sri Lanka Minister Harin Fernando has rejected claims made by Pakistan Minister Fawad Hussain Chaudhry that India forced the players of the island nation to opt out of their upcoming tour against the Men in Green. Fernando, who is Sri Lanka’s Sports Minister, said that 10 players have opted out of the tour […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
iPhone 11 Launch: These Tweets Are Laughter Bombs, Beware!

Apple unveiled its iPhone 11 models on Tuesday with a price cut for the most basic models while also laying out plans for streaming and gaming services as it bids to weather the slump in the global smartphone market. Price appeared to be a key consideration as the tech giant reduced the entry level price […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
India, China Troops Engage In Heated Exchange In Eastern Ladakh: Official Sources

New Delhi: The troops of India and China were engaged in a heated exchange in eastern Ladakh near the Pangong Tso Lake on Wednesday, official sources said. The exchange triggered after Chinese Army personnel objected to patrol by Indian soldiers in the area, they said. Army sources said the incident occurred due to deferring perceptions […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Shoaib Akhtar Disappointed With SL Players Not Touring Pakistan

Lahore: Former pacer Shoaib Akhtar has expressed disappointment after 10 Sri Lankan players have decided to pull out of their country’s upcoming tour of Pakistan for the three ODIs and as many T20I matches. Expressing his disappointment, Akhtar reminded the islanders as how Pakistan has “always been a huge support for SL cricket”. “So disappointed […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
India To Become Self-Sufficient In Silk In 2 Years: Irani

New Delhi: Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani on Friday asserted that India would become “completely self-sufficient” in silk in the next two years. “We are now, in the next two years, going to become completely self-sufficient in silk. In terms of production of silk, we are the second after China,” she said at a programme […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Nirmala Sitharaman
India To Host Dubai-Like Mega Shopping Fests To Boost Exports

New Delhi: As part of the steps taken to boost exports, India will organise annual mega shopping festivals, similar to the ones held in Dubai, to facilitate exchange between global producers and consumers, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Saturday. She said that these “mega shopping festivals” will be held at four destinations across the […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Journalists in Kashmir hard-pressed due to restrictions on internet, mobile services

Srinagar: With no internet and mobile services in Kashmir for over 40 days now, journalists in the Valley have been hard-pressed as a make-shift media centre set up here by the government continues to be the only connection for many with the rest of the world. The restrictions were imposed across Kashmir on the evening […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
YouTube Charts now in India, to empower local artists

New Delhi|: Google-owned YouTube on Monday rolled out “YouTube Charts” in India that will showcase country-specific trending music lists, top songs, artists and music videos at one place. Now available in 56 countries alongside the global chart, “YouTube Charts” has more than two billion global users and 265 million monthly users in India. “We’ve heard […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Pakistan Refuses Backdoor Talks With India

Islamabad: Pakistan has refused to engage in backdoor talks after some powerful countries as well as certain Muslim states sought de-escalation of the ongoing tensions between the two neighbours over the Kashmir issue, the media reported on Monday. Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan was also requested to tone down his verbal attacks on his Indian […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
India rules out Kashmir talks with Pak, sets sights on PoK

New Delhi: India on Tuesday made its position on Kashmir very clear, stating that revocation of Article 370 was a purely internal affair which it would not discuss with Pakistan, and that it expects to one day to have “physical jurisdiction” over Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, addressing his first press conference on […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Implementation and Assessment Group Meet of GICNT
India-US ties in very good health: Jaishankar

New Delhi: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the US and his meeting with President Donald Trump during which trade issues are set to figure, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Tuesday said that bilateral ties are in “very good health”. Addressing a press conference, Jaishankar said he would view the relationship as […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Pak condemns India's statement on taking back PoK

Islamabad: Pakistan on Tuesday “strongly condemned and rejected the inflammatory and irresponsible” remarks made by the Indian External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on taking back Pakistan occupied Kashmir, saying they could “further escalate tensions and seriously jeopardise peace and security in the region”. In a statement, hours after India said that Pakistan occupied Kashmir was […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Pakistan Urges International Community To Take Note Of India's Aggressive Posturing To Retake PoK

Islamabad: Pakistan has urged the international community to take note of India’s aggressive posturing about taking “physical jurisdiction” of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, warning that such “belligerent” statements have the potential to further escalate tensions and seriously jeopardise peace in the region. Pakistan’s statement came hours after External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar asserted that Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Kohli's Catch, Bowlers Restrict South Africa To 149/5

Mohali: Virat Kohli took a stunning catch to pour cold water on Quinton de Kock’s half century as India restricted South Africa to 149/5 in 20 overs in the second T20 international here on Wednesday. After the first rubber was washed out without a ball being bowled, a new-look South African team were asked to […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021