The China-Pakistan plan to build five dams in a row on the Indus will stop the flow of silt to rejuvenate farms downstream and will reduce water flow too.
Without expecting overnight transformation, over 500 eminent signatories from both countries are hoping to create a ripple effect that changes how citizens and governments view each other.
The crackdown is being carried out by the civilian Federal Investigation Agency, with upto 200 social media accounts under investigation.
A Delhi-based group of ‘concerned citizens’ calls for a peaceful Ramzan and a non-violent, dialogic solution to the prolonged Kashmir conflict.
Marshall Bouton said in a new paper on US-India relations that the Trump administration should “expand intelligence sharing and seek ways to defuse tensions (with Pakistan).”
Disappointed With ‘Weak’ Arguments, Ruling: How Pakistan Reacted to ICJ Verdict on Kulbhushan Jadhav
“We based our case on jurisdiction and it proved weak.”
“The acts alleged by India are culpable of falling under the Vienna Convention guaranteeing the right to communicate and have access to consular access rights,” the ICJ said.
If anything, Pakistan’s lawyers made it clear through their points that there is indeed a dispute between the parties over the interpretation and application of the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations.
China’s involvement in coal power projects abroad casts a shadow over its first Belt and Road Forum.
Guterres’ “reiterates his need for the parties to find a peaceful solution through engagement and dialogue,” his spokesperson said.
Perched on the mountains of Karakoram, this indigenous community is trying to balance modernity with heritage.
Xi said the world must create conditions that promote open development by providing an open platform of cooperation that will uphold an open world economy.
A fortnight before making its death sentence on the Indian naval officer public, Pakistan narrowed the conditions under which it accepts the world court’s compulsory jurisdiction
As a person of both Indian and Pakistani origin, Nida Kirmani always thought, ‘Why should I have to choose?’ Until last week, when Indian officials seized her Person of Indian Origin card, saying she cannot be both.
With the first hearing of Jadhav’s case set for May 15 at the Hague, there are three possible primary arguments that Pakistan can make.
A bomb exploded in Baluchistan next to a convoy of the deputy chairman of the Pakistan Senate leaving 25 dead and at least 35 wounded.
The sanctions have been slapped to disrupt the funding of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and its front for charitable activities, the Jamaat-ud-Dawah, the Taliban, Jamaat-ul-Dawa al-Qu’ran (JDQ), the ISIS of Iraq and Syria, and ISIS Khorasan.
The company behind the ad, featuring Nawazuddin Siddiqui, has apologised after the ad drew sharp criticism.
The envoy urged Pakistan and India to join hands in returning peace to Afghanistan at a time when Taliban and ISIS are both posing threats to the region.
The withdrawal of the April 29 tweet by the army could mean the two power centres in Pakistan have arrived at a settlement.
Pakistan may have denied Indian consuls access to Kulbhushan Jadhav but the ICJ is likely to hold Pakistan’s authorities accountable to the standards set in the Vienna Convention.
Controversy over resettlement and land grabs show that the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank can’t simply hide behind World Bank co-financing and standards, to deliver green development.
French voters should understand what it means to live in a country where autocratic populism is the rule.
The lynching of 25-year-old student Mashal Khan, another example of abuse of the country’s blasphemy law, is being seen as an opportunity to revive the debate on revising the law.
The recent beheading of two Indian soldiers deserves a hard response, but one that goes beyond purely tactical gains.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has envisaged the satellite as a ‘gift’ to increase regional cooperation outside the SAARC framework using India’s status as a space power.
The Modi government’s conundrum is that if it rides the jingoism tiger, it will have to retaliate against Pakistan – but that will risk conflict between two nuclear armed nations.
Highly water- and energy-scarce countries like India and Pakistan are losing huge amounts of groundwater and energy because of their food exports.
Foreign secretary S. Jaishankar demanded that Pakistan “take immediate action against its soldiers and commanders responsible for this heinous act”.
The special cell to help constitute the Joint Investigation Team to probe Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s alleged corruption.
Accused by the US and India for sponsoring the Mumbai attacks through LeT, Saeed was placed under house arrest after years of living free in Pakistan.
“Bodies of soldiers being mutilated is an extreme form of barbaric act. The whole country has full faith in our armed forces which will react appropriately to the act,” defence minister Arun Jaitley said.
The long-held view that women need protection from the outside world, where their respectability is endangered is changing, as women take on greater responsibilities and activities.
Minister in Pakistan’s Permanent Mission to the UN Masood Anwar raised the Kashmir issue in his statement to the UN General Assembly session of the Committee on Information on April 25.
India also asked for consular access to Jadhav “for the 16th time”. Pakistan has, so far, refused to accede to the Indian request.
The initiative’s success ultimately depends on what regional players get from it in terms of economic, political and security benefits.
In the second such killing over blasphemy in a week police say that one of the women acted as an instigator, persuading the other two to carry out the act.
Pakistan is yet to heed to India’s request for consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, who was given the death penalty by a Pakistani military court on charges of spying.
Three judges supported the setting up of Joint Investigation Team to further probe the allegations while two other judges wanted to disqualify Nawaz Sharif.
What began under Zia-ul-Haq in Pakistan in 1977 is being repeated in India.