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Pakistani press says India’s claims of victory for UN blacklisting of Masood Azhar false

Chinese tabloid Global Times quoted its Foreign Military spokesperson Geng Shuang as saying that Pakistan has made 'enormous contributions to fighting terrorism'.
File photo of a man reading a newspaper in Karachi | Representational image | Asim Hafeez/Bloomberg

Pakistani media was quick to spin UN action on Masood Azhar as diplomatic win for Islamabad

Pakistan’s establishment will continue to play the double game on Kashmir and India-focused militancy.
File photo | An effigy of Masood Azhar ready to be burned in Mumbai | PTI

Masood Azhar just a proxy, India should have gone after real perpetrator – Pak military

Instead of expending political capital on Masood Azhar, India should have focussed on getting China to recognise our rightful place in NSG.
File photo | Narendra Modi with China president Xi Jinping in New Delhi | Graham Crouch | Bloomberg

Modi govt deserves credit for Beijing’s U-turn on Azhar but it won’t affect China-Pak bond

As much as China is concerned about Pakistan-based terrorism, it has bigger concerns about the $62 billion China Pakistan Economic Corridor.
Muslims beat posters of Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar during a protest against Pulwama terror attack, in Ahmedabad on February 15, 2019

How India managed to finally get Masood Azhar listed a global terrorist

China lifted its ‘technical hold’ Wednesday, allowing the UNSC’s 1267 committee to enlist Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar after 10 years of Indian efforts.
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UN designates Masood Azhar a global terrorist after China clears final hurdle

Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar has been designated a global terrorist, bringing into effect a travel ban and a freezing of his assets among other actions.
Muslims beat posters of Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar during a protest against Pulwama terror attack, in Ahmedabad on February 15, 2019

UN decision on listing Masood Azhar a global terrorist likely today

The UNSC's Sanctions Committee will hold a crucial meeting to consider blacklisting Masood Azhar, the outcome of which will depend on China.
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China says issue of listing Masood Azhar a terrorist will be ‘properly resolved’

China put a technical hold on a proposal to ban Masood Azhar, whose Jaish-e-Mohammed claimed responsibility for the Pulwama terror attack.

On Camera

Congress headquarters

One in three people at Congress rallies may not have voted for the party: Lokniti-CSDS

Survey data from BJP and Congress rallies during 2019 election suggest that huge crowds are deceiving and don’t translate into votes in favour.
elections

Does Congress have a future in India after 2019 Lok Sabha election results?

The Congress party faced a crushing defeat in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections at the hands of Narendra Modi-led BJP.

Defence

An AN-32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force

IAF workhorse AN-32 gets a fuel that’s green and creates jobs for tribals

The IAF will now run its AN-32 transport aircraft on a blended bio-fuel partly derived from trees. It plans to widen the experiment over the next two years.
Graphic by Soham Sen | ThePrint

The Mandal-Mandir era is over, make way for Modi

BJP's Mandir politics has subsumed Mandal under Modi-Shah and created a pan-Hindu vote. Modi's challenger has to invent a new politics.