New Delhi, Dec 4: Documents for as many as 10 bilateral agreements are being prepared which will be signed between India and Russia during Vladimir Putin's flying visit to India scheduled for Monday.
New Delhi, Dec 4: As the protests in the Gwadar port city garner the attention of the international media, the Imran Khan government is coming under pressure from political parties.
New Delhi, Dec 4: People in Balochistan resent the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) for degrading their lives in their own country. They feel that CPEC activities have robbed them of their dignity in their own land.
New Delhi, Dec 3: Russia's President Vladimir Putin is expected in India on December 6, for the 21st bilateral summit meeting. The meeting comes in the backdrop of much uninformed speculation about the health of the India-Russia relationship. President Putin's visit is an opportunity to counter negative narratives and showcase the present status and future course of India-Russia relations.
New Delhi, Dec 3: The Baloch people have rejected the Chinese foreign ministry statement claiming that protests in Gwadar are "fake news". Gwadar is currently in the throes of a mass movement -- Gwadar Ko Haq Do -- against CPEC and Chinese commercial activities.
New Delhi, Dec 3: On Wednesday, for more than 12 hours, a battle between Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and Taliban fighters raged at the Afghan-Iran border near the Kang district of Nimruz province of Afghanistan. An unspecified number of combatants died and several Iranian border posts were apparently killed by the Taliban amid the heavy artillery shelling.
New Delhi, Dec 3: The Balochistan government is sending an additional 5,500 security riot personnel to port city Gwadar in view of the popular protests against the basic rights and the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
New Delhi, Dec 2: Worries for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan are rising steadily as his economic policies have come under scrutiny with the free fall of the lira - the countrys currency. The lira, the worst performing currency this year, has lost about 45 per cent of its value leading to fear and anxiety among its citizens. Anti Erdogan protests have erupted at a few places.
New Delhi, Dec 2: These days last year, it was all-versus-BJP in Kashmir. Immediately after the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president and former Chief Minister of the PDP-BJP coalition Mehbooba Muftis release from the 14-month-long detention, all Kashmir-based parties excluding Altaf Bukharis Apni Party formed an alliance to fight the BJP. It was named Peoples Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD).
New Delhi, Dec 2: It has been more than three months but still there is no sign of the last American hostage Mark Frerichs who was kidnapped last year by the militants of the dreaded Haqqani terror network of the Taliban.
New Delhi, Dec 2: As the ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi waits for a verdict anytime on the trumped-up flimsy charges against her by the current military Junta, Myanmar has drifted towards chaos, confusion and near civil war and economic collapse with no end in sight of the current situation.
New Delhi, Dec 2: The Military-Technical Cooperation (MTC) between India and Russia is expected to grow stronger when Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin hold the 21st India-Russia Annual Summit in New Delhi on Monday.
New Delhi, Dec 1: Pakistan, currently battling several economic challenges including surging debt, desperately needs foreign direct investments (FDI) beyond what it is flowing into the country from Beijing -primarily towards the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
New Delhi, Dec 1: The Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM) held a protest rally of thousands of people in Balochistan capital Quetta against the imprisonment of its leaders-Ali Wazir and Muhammad Hanif besides putting other civil demands.
New Delhi, Nov 30: Concerns and uncertainty have risen for the estimated 44 million micro and small businesses in China amid the emergence of the Omicron variant of Covid 19. The new variant could once again lead to supply side constraints with many countries shutting down their borders. Notably, a large majority of these small firms deal in exports.
New Delhi, Nov 30: With December 6 inching closer, India and Russia are warming up to the first face-to-face meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Russian President Vladimir Putin in more than two years.
New Delhi, Nov 30: A day after the Imran Khan led government celebrated Saudi Arabia's $4.2 billion cash loan and hailed it as a symbol of brotherly relations between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia, Pakistani experts have been calling it a damp squib because of the harsh terms and conditions put by Saudi Arabia.
New Delhi, Nov 29: India is ramping up its air power with a slew of new inductions, in clear message to China not to misjudge New Delhi's resolve, and revive the relationship, by restoring the status quo ante in Ladakh.
New Delhi, Nov 27: India told Russia and China today that Afghan territory must not be used for terror activities by Pakistan-based terrorist groups like Lashkar-e-Tayyiba and Jaish-e-Mohammad.
New Delhi, Nov 27: The Pakistani Supreme Court came down heavily on the country's military establishment on Friday on its involvement in running commercial ventures on the defence lands which were allotted to them only for defence purposes. During hearing a case on the commercial use of defence land, the three-judge bench headed by the chief justice of Pakistan (CJP) Gulzar Ahmed grilled the defence secretary Lt General (Rtd) Mian Mohammad Hilal Hussain.
New Delhi, Nov 26: As social media is abuzz with various hashtags relating to the Mumbai terror attacks that took place on this day in 2008, there are enough indications to suggest that illegal money may have trickled in larger quantum into India and South Asia through hawala channels in the last few months amid the Covid 19 pandemic.
New Delhi, Nov 26: Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari has promised to reduce the travel time by car between New Delhi and Srinagar from 24 hours to just 8 hours, while the drive between Jammu and Srinagar in December 2023 would be of an incredible four hours.
New Delhi, Nov 24: Russia will hold the first-ever joint naval exercises with the member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in the South China Sea, starting next Wednesday.
New Delhi, Nov 24: Pakistani social media users are angry and asking their government to shut down all zoos if they do not have money to provide food to animals in cages.
New Delhi, Nov 24: In her first visit to Kashmir as the Union Finance Minister after taking over in May 2019, Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday conducted a series of meetings with women entrepreneurs in Srinagar. Amid inaugurating developmental works to the tune of Rs 165 crore, she had a detailed interaction with a group of women entrepreneurs, including four Kashmiri journalists, who have been running their own publications and printing presses.