Friday, 18 January, 2019

Topic: India-Pakistan

River Indus | Commons

India invites Pakistan Indus water commissioner to visit hydro projects on Chenab

Fresh invite comes after India postponed a similar visit in October mandated under provisions of the Indus Water Treaty.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan

Imran Khan says he will show Modi govt how to treat minorities

Khan claimed his government is taking steps to ensure that religious minorities in Pakistan get their due rights.
Imran Khan | Asad Zaidi/Bloomberg

Under attack from Trump & pressure from China, Pakistani army seeks peace with India

Fractious ties with US, slowing economy, pressure from Beijing is prompting Pakistan’s overtures to India. But New Delhi isn’t convinced of the sincerity.
World Bank

India & Pakistan have potential to do bilateral trade worth $37 billion: World Bank

Pakistan allows only 138 items to be imported from India over the Attari-Wagah route and cargo trucks cannot move beyond their border zones.
All India Radio broadcasting house | Twitter

Here’s why AIR bid to check Pakistan’s radio propaganda in Punjab is doomed to fail

Certain key parameters have been compromised to rush its inauguration ahead of 2019, when it is likely to be projected as an achievement of the Modi govt.

Pakistan wanted to offer India easy access to top Sikh shrine at New York talks

Pakistan’s information minister Fawad Chaudhry tells ThePrint arrangements had been made to offer simple access to Sikh shrine in Kartarpur Sahib.
Sushma Swaraj

Modi govt calls off India-Pakistan talks in New York, says ‘true face’ of PM Khan revealed

India cites killings of its security personnel and release of 20 postage stamps ‘glorifying a terrorist’ as reasons for cancelling talks

India calls off talks with Pakistan in New York

The foreign ministry cited the killing of three J&K policemen and release of Burhan Wani stamps before calling off the meeting.
Sushma Swaraj

Terrific news, says US after foreign ministers of India & Pakistan agree to meet on Imran’s outreach

The meeting between both the countries will be the first such engagement since Pathankot terror attack in 2016.

Let’s restart bilateral talks, says Pakistan’s Imran Khan in letter to PM Narendra Modi

Khan proposed a meeting between foreign ministers of both the countries on the sidelines of UN General Assembly in September.
hiren gohain

Does sedition law apply to JNU & Assam cases or is it being used as tool to stifle dissent?

Ten JNU students, including Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya have been charge-sheeted under the sedition law for raising ‘anti-India’ slogan...