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New Zealand Suspends Entry Of Travellers From India Amid Covid Surge

New Zealand Suspends Entry Of Travellers From India Amid Covid Surge

Wellington, April 8: New Zealand on Thursday temporarily suspended entry for all travellers from India, including its own citizens, for about two weeks following a high number of positive coronavirus cases arriving from the South Asian country. The move comes after New Zealand recorded 23 new positive coronavirus cases at its border on Thursday, of […]

US says continues to support direct dialogue between India and Pakistan

US says continues to support direct dialogue between India and Pakistan

New Delhi: The United States on Tuesday said that it encourages India and Pakistan to have a direct dialogue between them on issues of concern. However, the State Department refrained from commenting on the recent decision of the Pakistani Cabinet not to import sugar and cotton from India. “I wouldn’t want to comment on that specifically,” […]

Pakistan and India cannot afford a war, says Pak FM

Pakistan and India cannot afford a war, says Pak FM

Pakistan and India cannot afford a war, says Pak FM Islamabad, April 6: Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that India and Pakistan cannot afford to engage in an all-out war, as both countries are powered by nuclear weapons. Pakistan Foreign Minister’s comments came after questions were raised over a statement by Chinese […]

Pakistan Cabinet rejects proposal to lift ban on import of sugar, cotton from India

Pakistan Cabinet rejects proposal to lift ban on import of sugar, cotton from India

Pakistan’s cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan rejected a government panel’s decision to allow imports of sugar and cotton from India. The meeting rejected the decision made on Wednesday by the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet to allow imports of the two commodities to control prices and overcome a shortage, the Pakistani […]

Pakistan reports 4,084 new COVID-19 cases, 100 deaths over last 24 hours

Pakistan reports 4,084 new COVID-19 cases, 100 deaths over last 24 hours

100 deaths and 4,084 new cases of COVID-19 were reported across the country during last twenty-four hours. According to latest statistics issued by the National Command and Operation Centre, it is pertinent to mention here that 600,278 patients have so far recovered from the disease, while total active Covid cases are 48,566. Meanwhile, registration for […]

US troops withdrawal from Afghanistan unlikely by May 1: Biden

US troops withdrawal from Afghanistan unlikely by May 1: Biden

New York, March 26 (IANS) President Joe Biden has indicated that the US is unlikely to meet the May 1 deadline set by his predecessor Donald Trump to get American troops out of Afghanistan. Addressing a news conference in Washington on Thursday, Biden said: “It’s going to be hard to meet the May 1 deadline. […]

Thaw in Indo-Pak relations with J&K in focus has potential to improve situation in the subcontinent: PDP

Thaw in Indo-Pak relations with J&K in focus has potential to improve situation in the subcontinent: PDP

Srinagar, 24th March: The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed hope that the recent developments involving Indo-Pak relations could usher in the times of peace and prosperity in Jammu & Kashmir. In a statement issued here, the party General Secretary (Organization) Dr. Mehboob Beg said that the steps-with the right intention- by the neighboring countries […]

Gunmen kill at least 40 civilians in west Niger: security source

Gunmen kill at least 40 civilians in west Niger: security source

NIAMEY, March 22: At least 40 civilians were killed Sunday night by unidentified gunmen in several locations in Niger’s western region of Tahoua, close to the border with Mali, a security source told Xinhua on Monday. According to the source, who requested anonymity, the perpetrators, coming in large numbers on motorcycles, attacked Intazayenne, Bakorate and […]

Pakistan PM Imran Khan positive for COVID, two days after vaccine

Pakistan PM Imran Khan positive for COVID, two days after vaccine

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan has tested positive for coronavirus, two days after he got a jab. Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination Faisal Sultan confirmed the news on Twitter as well, reported Geo News. The premier received a coronavirus shot on Thursday, the Prime Minister’s Office said. […]

India desires normal, neighbourly relations with Pakistan: MEA

India desires normal, neighbourly relations with Pakistan: MEA

‘Committed to address issues, if any, bilaterally and peacefully’ Tasaduq Hussain Srinagar, Mar 18 : The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Thursday said that India desires normal neighbourly relations with Pakistan and is committed to addressing issues if any, bilaterally and peacefully in an atmosphere free of militancy, hostility and violence. The information was shared […]

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