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Bomb blast in Pakistan’s Balochistan province kills 1, injures 8

Police said was it yet to be ascertained who was the target of the blast but those injured in it were civilians.
Imran Khan and Xi Jinping

The US hasn’t woken up to India’s nightmare of a two-front war with China and Pakistan

For Delhi, the US’ reaction has always been key to any conflict in the subcontinent, whether between India and Pakistan or between India and China.
Imran Khan

What Imran Khan is doing to Pakistani school textbooks even Zia-ul-Haq didn’t

The huge volume of religious material the proposed Single National Curriculum contains beats all previous version’s in Pakistan’s history.
Representational image of an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir | Photo: ANI

3 terrorists killed in encounter in Jammu & Kashmir’s Shopian

The encounter began between security forces and terrorists in Amshipora area in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian early Saturday.
File photo of Pakistan PM Imran Khan | Photo: Facebook | ImranKhanOfficial

Imran Khan trolls ‘unfortunate’ India over Covid surge, but Pakistan conducts 21% fewer tests

Although Pakistan has about one-fourth of India’s total number of cases and one-fifth of deaths, its cases-per-million figure is 56% higher than India’s.
Kulbhushan Jadhav's wife and mother met him at the Pakistan Foreign Office in Islamabad on 25 December, 2017. | PTI Photo | Twitter@foreignofficepk

India says Jadhav was under stress, Pakistan didn’t allow ‘unimpeded’ consular access

Pakistan Foreign Ministry had earlier said two Indian High Commission officials were given ‘unimpeded and uninterrupted’ consular access to Jadhav.
Kulbhushan Jadhav's wife and mother met him at the Pakistan Foreign Office in Islamabad on 25 December, 2017. | PTI Photo | Twitter@foreignofficepk

India gets consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav in Pakistan, says yet to ‘assess’ situation

Pakistan Foreign Ministry has said two Indian High Commission officials were given ‘unimpeded and uninterrupted’ consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav.
Kulbhusahn Jadhav

India makes fresh request for ‘unrestricted’ consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav in Pakistan

Pakistan told India earlier this month that Kulbhushan Jadhav, who is on death row, has refused to file a review plea of his sentence.
U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi embrace in Washington, DC | Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Why Xi’s show of force against India is a strategic gift for Trump

India has historically tried to balance ties among global powers but clashes with China laid bare potential risks of not having US more clearly behind it.
File image of Nepal Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli | Photo: PTI

‘Nepali’ Ram to Pakistan’s Krishna temple — the battle of the Hindu gods in India’s neighbourhood

Nepal PM KP Oli’s comments on Hindu god Ram being Nepali seems to be a last-ditch attempt to save his chair. And a Krishna temple in Islamabad has shaken up Pakistan.

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Shah Mahmood Qureshi

Who needs a Google Map? Naya Pakistan is Naya Mapistan

A map, a highway, a song and a minute of silence — that’s the ingredient Pakistanis came up with, and Kashmir ban gya Pakistan.
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India’s gold imports rebound in July after 79% fall in first half of 2020

The rise showed the first year-on-year increase in first half of the year. However, gold demand is forecast to slide to record low as virus-related restrictions left million jobless.

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Representational image of military equipment in Ladakh | Photo: ANI

Ladakh situation ‘sensitive’ — Defence ministry says China standoff likely to be prolonged

In an official document, which has now been taken down from its website, defence ministry also said Chinese aggression increasing along LAC and 'more particularly' in Galwan valley since 5 May.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi govt’s NEP is out of touch with reality, Indian voters want English-medium education

State leaders with their ear to the ground, like Nitish, Mamata and Yogi, have shown that the push for native language education is not what voters want.