Pakistan
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's interview to Al Jazeera.

“When two nuclear-armed countries fight, if they fight a conventional war, there is every possibility that it is going to end up into nuclear war. 

Pakistan's first woman astronaut, congratulated India on Chandaryaan's moon mission

Pakistan's first woman astronaut, congratulated India on its attempt to make a soft-landing on the Moon and called the Chandrayaan-2 mission a “giant leap for South Asia.”

Sikh pilgrims to get multiple visas, promises Imran

Kartarpur is the “Madina” and Nankana Sahib is the “Makkah” of the Sikh community, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said and assured that his government will issue multiple and on-arrival visas

Centuries old ties compel people to live in peace

This blog paints love , affection and warmth, rejecting day-to-day -acrimonious behaviour of two neighbours-India and Pakistan. 

First ever Historic Nagar Kirtan from Nankana Sahib (Pakistan) to Sultanpur Lodhi on August 1

The Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC) would start Nagar Kirtan from Nankana Sahib, the birth place of first guru of the Sikhs, on  first August, 2019. The Nagar Kirtan will be led by Panj Piyars draped  in their Safron-Panthic colour robes  with unseethed  Kirpans (swords) in their hands.

Modi never asked for mediation on Kashmir to Trump: External Affairs Minister

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Tuesday that no request was made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to US President Donald Trump regarding any mediation in Kashmir.

Afghanistan: Return of Taliban to effect mostly to women, children

The US-Taliban talks have bogged down because the latter is not willing to negotiate with the Ashraf Ghani government in Kabul. Washington is keen to leave Afghanistan and save the $45 billion it spends there annually but is troubled over what the Taliban will do to Afghanistan after it leaves.

A life-size statue of Maharaja Ranjit Singh installed at Lahore Fort

 A life-size statue of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, who ruled over Punjab for about 38 years, was installed at Lahore Fort on Thursday at a simple ceremony.

Religion seems to be influencing Pak cricket is disturbing development

The team prays together fastidiously, recites ayats (Quranic verses) in its huddles and celebrates personal and collective milestones with sajda (the act of kneeling in Muslim prayers); they all fast during Ramadhan, some even during games.”

Efforts on to swap Pakistan Dr Afridi with Aafiya Siddiqui imprisonment in US

Last month, Aafia Siddiqui, the Pakistani woman jailed in the US, requested Prime Minister Imran Khan to get her released from prison. She is serving a 86-year sentence since 2010. She was tried on charges of trying to kill an American soldier in Afghanistan.

Kartarpur corridor reflects change in Pakistan army’s thinking

One hundred and twenty km from Lahore and only 4 km from the Indian border, Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur was where the founder of Sikhism Baba Guru Nanak spent his last 18 years and gathered his spiritual flock around an astoundingly humanist creed. 

Both UK and Pakistan are dealing with effects of a radicalised Muslim population

You can’t help admiring Sayeeda Warsi, born in Yorkshire, on March 28, 1971, to Pakistani immigrants, who became chairperson of the United Kingdom’s Conservative Party as Baroness Warsi, the first Muslim woman to serve in the cabinet from 2004 to 2014. 

China supports Pakistan’s efforts to nornalise ties with India

China supports Pakistan’s efforts to improve ties with India and settling their disputes through dialogue and negotiation, Beijing said Sunday in the joint statement released during the ongoing visit of Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan.

India protests bus service via PoK from Lahore to Tashkurgan in China

India on Thursday reiterated its opposition to a proposed luxury bus service between Pakistan and China that would pass through parts of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan — territory that India claims — terming it “a violation of India’s sovereignty”, a day after it had summoned a Chinese diplomat to South Block to lodge a strong protest against the initiative.

Pakistan denies citizenship to 1.5 million children born to refugees in camps in Pakistan

On Sunday, September 16, Prime Minister Imran Khan announced that he would start “work immediately” on providing passports to the children of refugees born in Pakistan.