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Indian dam will affect Neelum-Jhelum project: Pakistan
Indian dam will affect Neelum-Jhelum pro...

Indian dam will affect Neelum-Jhelum project: Pakistan

Islamabad – The construction of the Kishanganga project by India in Jammu and Kashmir will result in 14 percent decrease in the flow of water for Pakistan’s Neelum-Jhelum hydroelectric project, the Pakistan Senate was informed. Pakistan’s Petroleum and Natural Resources Minister... read more »

Indian Army lodges protest with Pakistan over ceasefire violations
Pakistani troops violate LoC ceasefire i...

Pakistani troops violate LoC ceasefire in Jammu

Jammu – After almost two months of peace along the LoC, Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire Friday, targeting an Indian army posts in Jammu district and sparking off an exchange of fire for about 25 minutes, a defence official said. This was the second ceasefire violation in the 24 hours... read more »

US law enforcers should be mindful of global realities: Haqqani
US law enforcers should be mindful of gl...

US law enforcers should be mindful of global realities: Haqqani

Against the backdrop of the arrest and humiliating treatment meted out to a senior Indian diplomat, a former Pakistani diplomat to the U.S. has cautioned the American law enforcers to be sensitive towards the global realities on how they treat foreign diplomats in the country. “American... read more »

India, Pakistan, Afghanistan can only be friends: Sharif
India, Pakistan, Afghanistan can only be...

India, Pakistan, Afghanistan can only be friends: Sharif

Islamabad – Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Friday said India, Afghanistan and Pakistan have no other option but to become good friends. In an interview to a Turkish media house, Sharif said neighbours could not be changed, Geo News reported. He said India, Afghanistan and Pakistan have... read more »

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Nepal's Maoist party not to join government

Nepal’s CPN-Maoist party demands roundtable conference

Kathmandu – The Communist Party of Nepal, Maoist (CPN-Maoist), which boycotted the Nov 19 national elections, has reiterated its demand for holding a roundtable conference to end the... read more »

Nepal to allow private investment in power transmission

Nepal to allow private investment in power transmission

Kathmandu – The government of Nepal is ready to invite private sector investment in power transmission line projects, an official said here Sunday. The Nepal Electricity Authority... read more »

Protests in Pakistan over Mollah's execution

Protests in Pakistan over Mollah’s execution

Islamabad – Pakistani activists of the Jamaat-i-Islami held protests in various Sindh towns giving vent to their anger over the execution of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami leader and war... read more »

Mollah's hanging 'saddens' Pakistan interior minister

Mollah’s hanging ‘saddens’ Pakistan interior minister

Islamabad – Pakistan Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has expressed “deep grief” and concern over the execution of war criminal and leader of... read more »

India not shying away from providing military equipment: Karzai

India not shying away from providing military equipment: Karzai

New Delhi – Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Saturday that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and he were in full agreement on “all issues”, including the terms he has set for signing a... read more »