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Reflections on Modi’s Visit to the U.S: What’s in it for Kashmir?

By Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai “Is it true Narendra Modi just boarded a flight to visit India?” Tweeted a critic of Indian Prime Minister’s globe-trotting jaunts. “Welcome home, Pradhan Mantriji! How long will you be staying this time?” Modi has already been to 33 countries …

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NSG terms NPT bedrock of non-proliferation regime

BY BAQIR SAJJAD SAYED ISLAMABAD: The Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) on Friday emphasised that the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) would remain the bedrock of non-proliferation regime as its annual plenary meeting ended in Seoul without any agreement on admitting the countries that have not signed …

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Pakistan becomes full member of SCO

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan -UNS : Pakistan on Friday signed the Memorandum of Obligations to become the full member of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) – a key security, economy and energy cooperation group comprising Russia, China and the countries of Central Asia. President Mamnoon Hussain represented Pakistan …

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Modi, Putin vow to take forward India-Russia ties

TASHKAND -UNS- India and Russia on Friday discussed ways to enhance cooperation in the civil nuclear energy and hydrocarbon sector as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin vowed to take forward the special and privileged bilateral partnership. Mr. Modi and Mr. Putin, …

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President Putin to arrive in China on Saturday

MOSCOW-UNS- Russian President Vladimir Putin is due to arrive in China on Saturday. A number of business deals as well as cooperation in security and geopolitical arenas are expected during the visit.

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Pakistan is expected to sign SCO ‘Memorandum of Obligations’ at Tashkent

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain will lead the Pakistan delegation to the meeting of the Heads of States Council of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Tashkent on 23-24 June 2016. According to Foreign Office, The president will also hold important bilateral meetings …

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India’s bid to enter NSG not on Seoul conference agenda: China

China on Monday asserted that India’s membership was not on the agenda of the coming meeting of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) in Seoul. It signals that in Beijing’s perception detailed negotiations were still pending before New Delhi could enter the 48-nation club . Chinese …

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China President weaves Poland into ‘new silk road’ plan

WARSAW -UNS/AFP – The presidents of China and Poland greeted a Chinese freight train as it rolled into the Polish capital on Monday, part of a drive to drum up business between the Asian giant and the European Union s largest eastern economy. China s …

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Russian fan leader Alexander Shprygin back in France

Alexander Shprygin and a group of other Russia fans flew from Nice to Moscow on Saturday Russian football fan leader Alexander Shprygin has been detained in France, two days after being expelled from the country, French officials say. He had been put on a flight …

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1.7 mln tonnes mango production expected this year

LAHORE – uns – As many as 1.7 million tonnes mango production is expected this year, almost 90 percent of the total capacity. It was stated by Progressive Mango Growers Multan (PMGM) president Muhammad Tariq Khan while talking to APP here on Sunday. He urged …

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