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Meeting Underway To Finalize Kartarpur Corridor Agreement

Kartarpur Corridor Agreement:Exactly a month after the Pulwama terror attack killed 40 CRPF troopers, Indian and Pakistani officials met for the first time at Attari border near Amritsar on Thursday to finalise modalities of the corridor to the Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara.”Commitment to fulfill a dream!” is how Ministry of External Affairs spokesman Raveesh Kumar referred

Saudi Crown Prince Indo Pak tension

Saudi Crown Prince arrives amid Indo-Pak tension

INDIA IS LIKELY TO STRONGLY RAISE THE ISSUE OF PAKISTAN-SPONSORED TERRORISM In a special gesture, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday received at the airport here Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, signifying importance India attaches to the visit by the leader of the powerful Gulf nation. The Crown Prince arrived here on a

Punjab MLAs to donate month's salary to families of CRPF martyrs

Pulwama explodes Indo-Pak fiscal bonds too

Urvashi Sharma Chandigarh An immediate fall-out of India’s decision to revoke MFN status to Pakistan in the wake of the Pulwama terror attack is that the Indo-Pak trade worth Rs 17,000 crores has come under shadow.India granted MNF status to Pakistan back in 1996 but Pakistan never gave India one. Pakistan did talk about giving

Kangana Ranaut hopes for better Indo-Pak ties with Imran Khan in power

Kangana Ranaut hopes for better Indo-Pak ties with Imran Khan in power. Bollywood star Kangana Ranaut has a message for Pakistan’s Prime Minister-designate Imran Khan. The 31-year-old, while wishing Khan good luck, said she was impressed by his speech. At an event, when the ‘Queen’ star was asked if she thought the relations between the two countries will improve,

Goa churches hold spl prayers for peace amid Indo-Pak tension

Panaji: All churches in Goa held special prayers today for peace against the backdrop of escalating tension between India and Pakistan, at a time when heads of Brics grouping here have decided to make combating cross-border terror and its supporters as their priority. The prayers were held on the call given by the Catholic Bishops’

Man held along Indo-Pak border in Jammu

Jammu:  One person was arrested by security forces when he was roaming under suspicious circumstances near Indo-Pak border in Pargwal sector of Jammu district. As per the reports, the people caught hold of a person in Akhnoor tehsil near the border area last night and handed over to Army. Further details are awaited, a police

Sikhs protest outside UN HQ over Indo-Pak tensions

New York: Several members of the Sikh community held a protest outside the UN headquarters here to raise their concerns over the escalating tensions between India and Pakistan and its impact on the lives of the people in Punjab. The ‘Save Punjab Rally’, organised yesterday by rights group Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) in collaboration with

Indo-Pak tensed situation hits hosiery business

Ludhiana: As the Kashmir valley is on a boil for the past several days after URI attack and other recent attacks though this issue has also put dent on the hosiery industry in Ludhiana who were waiting for orders from traders in Kashmir. After the repeated incidents took place between India and Pakistan near Jammu and

Badal asks Centre to beef up security along Indo-Pak border

Tarmala (Muktsar): Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today asked the Centre to beef up security along the Indo-Pak frontier in the state to check infiltration from across the border. “The Union government must beef up the security along the Indo-Pak border in the state. Effective steps must be taken by the government of India

Pak mischief among drug issue, Punjab: Rajnath

Home Minister to review security at Indo-Pak border in Barmer

Barmer (Raj): Amid rising tension in Indo-Pakties, Union Minister Rajnath Singh will assess security arrangements on the border in Barmer district of Rajasthan. Singh along with Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju today arrived at Barmer from Jaisalmer, accompanied by Border Security Force (BSF) officials, sources said. The Home Minister yesterday chaired a

Preneet Kaur allays UK based NRIs’ fears about Indo-Pak war

Patiala: Amidst the tensions prevailing between India and Pakistan, Senior Congress leader, former Minister of State for External Affairs and Patiala’s MLA Preneet Kaur has tried to ease the apprehensions of United Kingdom based NRI community about possible war between the two countries. “There will be no war between the two countries”, she said, while

CM Badal lambasts Opposition for ‘politicising’ Indo-Pak border crisis

Ferozepur: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Monday implored political parties to desist from making “provocative statements” in the wake of “impending crisis on Indo-Pak border” following recent surgical strikes by Army in Pakistan occupied Kashmir. Badal said, “It is unfortunate that political leaders are continuously politicking at this critical juncture when clouds of

Tension mars Indo-Pak int’l border

The scenario building up across the fence has made situation worrisome for residents of the area. From last two days lights have been deliberately kept off on the villages located in Pakistan by its army. On the contrary, farmers on Indian side can be seen working tirelessly despite evacuation orders passed by administration. Large number

Indo-Pak firing, High alert in Pathankot ,Dina Nagar and  Gurdaspur

High alert was sounded in Pathankot, Dina Nagar and Gurdaspur today after firing at  Bamyal Indo-Pak border last night. After tracing a call of doubtfull suspect ,security agencies launched a search operation in the entire region and tighten the