PAKISTAN NATIONAL DAY
Trade halt between India and Pakistan worries traders in Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir
A recently published book assessing the impact of ongoing India-Pakistan faceoff on border economies—Unilateral Decisions Bilateral Losses-- claims that around 9000 families in Punjab, 600 traders and 300 laborers in J&K suffered heavily due to political strains between the two nuclear countries.
Pakistan says trade with India plunges significantly
The State Bank of Pakistan data in the first half of 2019-20 fiscal starting from July 1...
Pakistan PM Imran Khan mum over treatment of Uighurs by 'good friend' China
Despite the global outcry over China's treatments of its minoriti...
Pakistan to remain in FATF grey list, black listing looks unlikely
Pakistan is learnt to have convinced FATF members that it would swiftly complete its action plan.
BJP candidate Kapil Mishra terms Delhi polls contest between India, Pakistan
Mishra, who left the Aam Aadmi Party to join the BJP, said, "Pakistan has made its entry in Shaheen Bagh. Many mini Pakistans are being formed in Delhi. Indian law is not not being followed in Shaheen Bagh, Chandbagh, Indralok."
India successfully test-fires K-4 submarine-launched nuclear capable missile
The missile, developed by the DRDO, has a range of 3,500 km and it will be able to bring almost all parts of Pakistan and several areas of China within its reach, officials said. The missile was test-fired successfully for the second consecutive time in the last five days off the coast of Visakhapatnam, the officials said.
Pak hand suspected in fake letter to Jaishankar
The Indian establishment suspects Pak’s hand in a fake letter ‘signed by members of the Indian community in Iran’ and addressed to foreign minister Jaishankar ahead of Tehran visit. The letter claimed that the community was concerned over the Citizenship Amendment Act and protests in India and wanted to meet Jaishankar to voice concerns.
Delhi polls: BJP's Kapil Mishra sparks controversy, says It's India vs Pakistan on Feb 8
BJP leader Kapil Mishra on Thursday termed the anti-CAA protest sites in the national capital "mini-Pakistan" and said the upcoming assembly...
Pakistan conducts successful training launch of nuclear-capable ballistic missile
"The training launch was part of Field Training Exercise of Army Strategic Forces Command aimed at rehearsing operational readiness procedures during day and night," the ISPR, the media wing of the army, said in a statement. The 'Ghaznavi' missile is capable of delivering multiple types of warheads upto a range of 290 kilometers, the statement said.
Pak has 'limited options' to respond to India's decision on Jammu and Kashmir: CRS report
The Congressional Research Service (CRS) in its second report on Kashmir in less than six months also said that Pakistan's ability to alter the status quo through military action has been reduced in recent years, meaning that Islamabad likely must rely primarily on diplomacy.
India's clear message to Trump: No role for third party on Kashmir issue
India's reiteration on the Kashmir issue came after Trump while addressing the media with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan in Davos on Tuesday said that the US was watching the developments relating to Kashmir "very closely" and repeated his offer to "help" resolve the dispute. It was Trump's fourth offer to help in resolving the Kashmir issue since withdrawal of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir.
FATF meeting: China says Pakistan made 'visible progress' to curb terror financing
The Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Asia Pacific Joint Group met in Beijing this week to scrutinise Pakistan's progress report to adopt stricter laws against terror financing and money laundering. China is the President of the FATF and co-chair for Asia Pacific Joint Group.
EC asks Twitter to take down Kapil Mishra's tweet likening Delhi polls to India vs Pakistan contest
The Election Commission's action came after the office of the Delhi Chief Electoral Officer wrote to the EC to remove the tweet posted by Mishra on Thursday, EC officials said.
Pakistan defends Chinese investment after U.S. official's criticism
While Pakistan has continuously defended Chinese investment, it has also attempted to mend relations with the United States. Prime Minister Imran Khan and U.S. President Donald Trump have held at least three one-on-one meetings over the last six months, the latest on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos on Tuesday.
Pulwama encounter: Slain terrorist identified as 'most wanted' JeM member from Pakistan
A close associate of JeM self-styled chief commander Qari Yasir of Pakistan, who was killed in an encounter with security forces in Kupwara district in July 2013, Abu Saifullah was trapped along with his local associate during a search and cordon operation at Zaintrag village in the Awantipora area of Pulwama on Tuesday morning, he said.
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