Tag: India

India tells Pakistan to act on forced conversions

New Delhi: With the latest case of a Hindu girl’s abduction and forced conversion to Islam coming to light in Pakistan, India on Sunday said that it has conveyed to Islamabad the strong condemnation of such incidents by the civil society and the people of India and has asked the neighbouring country to take “immediate […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
India facing defeat at every forum, claims Qureshi

Islamabad: Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Monday claimed that India, despite its efforts to the contrary, is facing defeat at every forum regarding its actions in Kashmir. Speaking on Geo Pakistan morning show, Qureshi pointed out how “India failed to convince the European Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs to leave out the Kashmir […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
US Agrees To Deliver India Raw Material For Vaccines

Washington: With the world rushing to aid India in its struggle against surging Covid cases, the US on Sunday finally agreed to provide it raw materials for vaccines that had…

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
BRICS Countries Stepping Up Technology Transfer

Kunming: BRICS countries are stepping up technology transfer and transformation, said a conference organised by the BRICS Technology Transfer Center in Kunming, capital of southwest China’s Yunnan Province. Technological innovation and transfer experts from BRICS and south and southeast Asian countries as well as scholars of key fields, including biomedicine, clean energy, modern agriculture and […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
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Pak Doctors Seek Indian Visa To Visit Kashmir

Islamabad: Represen­ta­­tives of Pakistani medics have reques­ted the Indian High Commission to provide them visas to visit Kashmir, a media report said on Friday. “I met the Indian High Commission’s First Secre­tary (Economics and Com­merce) Ashish Sharma and handed him an application to issue visas to 21 doctors who want to go to Kashmir so […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Pak may introduce two categories for Sikh pilgrims seeking visas to visit Kartarpur: Media report

Islamabad: Pakistan has decided to categorise Sikh pilgrims, seeking to visit Darbar Sahib gurdwara in Kartarpur, into devotees from India and from the rest of the world, a media report said on Friday. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has decided to add a religious tourism category to the online visa system for the Sikh pilgrims, […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
India beat Pakistan by 67 runs in U19 Asia Cup

Colombo: The Indian U19 team on Saturday beat Pakistan U19 by 67 runs in their U19 Asia Cup group match. Chasing a target of 306, Pakistan were dismissed for 245 in what turned out to be a comfortable victory for India in Moratuwa, Sri Lanka. India won the toss and chose to bat first. They […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
India to spend a whopping USD 130 billion for military modernisation in next 5-7 years

New Delhi: As India faces complex security threats, the government has firmed up a mega plan to spend USD 130 billion to bolster combat capability of the armed forces in the next five to seven years, according to an official document. Official sources said the government has decided on a broad plan to speed up […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
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
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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