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Trump can use his ‘deal-making skill’ to resolve Kashmir issue: Pence

WASHINGTON -UNS- US vice-president-elect Mike Pence in an interview with US media said that president-elect Donald Trump can use his “extraordinary deal-making skills” to resolve the Kashmir issue. Pence also said the new US administration intends to be “fully engaged” in South Asia and with …

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Yasin Malik arrested ahead of march in India-held Kashmir

SRINAGAR -UNS- The Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chief, Muhammad Yasin Malik was arrested on Monday to prevent him from leading a pro-freedom march in Srinagar. Muhammad Yasin Malik was arrested outside the shrine of Dastgeer Sahab (RA) in Sara-e-Bala locality of Srinagar after …

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Economic take off has changed perception of world about Pakistan

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Ahsan Iqbal while addressing Pakistan’s business community at the Chambers of Commerce said the current government’s economic agenda will play a pivotal role in making Pakistan and economic super power. He mentioned that the world is …

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Graduate sues Oxford University for ‘negligent and boring’ teaching

LONDON -UNS : An Oxford graduate is suing the university for £1 million claiming the “appallingly bad and boring” tuition cost him a first-class degree as well as a successful career. The Indian-origin student Faiz Siddiqui in his petition told the High Court he believes …

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Amritsar declaration could and can be a ‘blessing in disguise’

While Indians are celebrating inclusion of Let and Jaish Muhammad as terrorist organization in the declaration of a conference held to discuss issues concerning Afghanistan, and terming it a another step to isolate Pakistan. However, in their obsession to down Pakistan they included a reference …

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Mahira Khan’s scenes cut short in Bollywood debut ‘Raees’?

ISLAMABAD -UNS –A romantic scene and a song from Mahira Khan’s Bollywood debut film with Shah Rukh Khan have been reportedly edited out and the Pakistani actress will not be back for any more shoots. Mahira and SRK had yet to shoot their opening sequences, …

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Sartaj calls for joint, purposeful strategy for lasting peace in Afghanistan

Prime Minister’s Adviser on Foreign affairs Sartaj Aziz says peaceful resolution of all longstanding issues is the only way forward for boosting regional cooperation and connectivity. Addressing Heart of Asia Conference in Amritsar on Sunday, he stressed the need for evolving a joint and purposeful …

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Russia has lauded Pakistan’s stance at the Heart of Asia conference.

Russia lauds Pakistan’s stance at Heart of Asia Conference. Addressing the Heart of Asia conference in Amritsar today [Sunday], Russian envoy Zamir Kabulov said that Sartaj Aziz’s speech at the conference was friendly and constructive. He said it is wrong to criticize Pakistan. The Russian envoy …

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No peace without resolution of Kashmir issue: Basit

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit Sunday said peace could not prevail in South Asia without the resolution of Kashmir dispute. The lingering issue of Kashmir was the root cause of tensions between India and Pakistan and it must be resolved according to …

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India bars Sartaj Aziz from talking to media

AMRITSAR: The Indian government on Sunday did not allow Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz to hold a scheduled press conference on the sidelines of Heart of Asia Conference, citing “security reasons”. In sheer violation of diplomatic norms, the Adviser was …

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