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Kulbhusahn Jadhav

Pakistan violated its obligations in Kulbhushan Jadhav case, ICJ tells UN

The ICJ was presenting its report on the case of Kulbhushan Jadhav, who Pakistan arrested and sentenced to death on espionage charges, and said remedies were due under the Vienna Convention.
Pakistan PM Imran Khan

Now, Imran Khan is on a mission to facilitate talks between Iran, US and Saudis

Pakistani PM Imran Khan says Trump also asked him to help aid a dialogue between Iran and the US over the 2015 nuclear deal.
Srinagar, Kashmir

India slams Pakistan for ‘weaponising’ women’s rights for political gains in Jammu & Kashmir

Speaking at UNGA, India called out Pakistan for making 'baseless' statements while violations of women's rights in the name of 'honour' go unpunished in its own country.
US President Donald Trump speaks during the UN General Assembly meeting in New York, 24 Sept | Jeenah Moon/Bloomberg

Donald Trump is a globalist, not a nationalist

US President Trump certainly doesn’t believe his own interests should be constrained by anything as prosaic as national borders ⁠— or the national interest.

7 ways Imran Khan’s fans tried to show Pakistanis his US visit was a success

From Indian Muslims to Rani Mukerji to a US senator, PTI supporters declared everyone was in awe of their leader Imran Khan.
S. Jaishankar in New York

At UNGA, people understood Kashmir was misaligned with rest of India, says Jaishankar

Foreign minister S. Jaishankar, who returned from New York Sunday, said world leaders who discussed Kashmir with Indian leaders understood the issue was one of governance.

BJP-Shiv Sena’s Maharashtra musical chairs & a session of ‘masala’ news

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.
Foreign Minister of China Wang Yi speaking at the UN General Assembly | Twitter

India objects Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s reference to J&K and Ladakh at UNGA

Raising the Kashmir issue at the UN, China, a close ally of Pakistan, stressed that no actions should be taken that would unilaterally change the "status quo".
Pakistan's PM Imran Khan speaking at UNGA | Twitter- @MoIB_Official

Indians don’t need anyone to speak on their behalf: India tells Imran Khan at UNGA

India's Permanent Mission to the UN, Vidisha Maitra added that after having mainstreamed terrorism, Pakistan is now trying to be the new found champion of human rights.
Pakistan's PM Imran Khan speaking at UNGA | Twitter- @MoIB_Official

There will be a bloodbath in Kashmir once lockdown is lifted, says Imran Khan at UN

Pakistan PM Imran Khan urges world community not to appease a market of 1.2 billion but “stand up for justice and humanity”.

On Camera

A house marked in Delhi during coronavirus pandemic | Twitter

Marking Covid-19 patients should not leave a social mark in India

The act of marking carries historical baggage. If India wants to mark those infected with coronavirus, it must think of sensible ways that don’t outlive the crisis.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Ramayan on DD: Best way to keep India’s elderly indoors or show the young TV beyond Netflix?

Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayan, which was a rage in the late 1980s, has made a comeback at a time when the 21-day lockdown has forced people indoors.

Defence

Indian Army (representational image) | Photo: PTI

Soldiers failing to disclose Covid-19 information will invite action under Army Act

Army advisory says not disclosing Covid-19 symptoms, travel details or contact with suspected patient will be treated as 'willful concealment' & breach of discipline.

Modi’s India isn’t Mao’s China. Silly forecasts assume we’ll let corona kill millions of us

There are many scary scenarios about how badly we Indians may be affected or how many killed by Covid-19. But they presume we will do nothing to influence our fates.