India-Pakistan Relations Current Affairs, GK & News

August 14: Partition Horrors Remembrance Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on August 14, 2021 that, August 14 would now be observed as “Partition Horrors Remembrance Day”. Key Points The day would be observed every year to commemorate the “struggles and sacrifices” of millions of people who were displaced and lost their lives during Partition. On August 14, Pakistan emerged as ..

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Parliament Panel: Renegotiating Indus Water Treaty to address impact of climate change

A parliamentary panel, in its report before Lok Sabha, has recommended to renegotiate Indus Water Treaty with Pakistan in order to address the impact of climate change on availability of water in river basin. Key Points It also recommends to address other challenges which are not covered under Indus-water agreement. Standing Committee on Water Resources ..

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China defends CPEC

China has again defended its China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project, by terming it an economic initiative. What is the issue? CPEC is USD 60 billion project of China with Pakistan. While, India do not support the project as it passes through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) region of India. China again has disregarded India’s protests stating that ..

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Pakistan’s stand on Trade with India

Pakistan had stopped all the trade with India after Abrogation of Article 370 by the Indian Government. Also, the Pakistani Government had announced that it would not talk to India until the Indian Government completely rolled back the changes in Jammu and Kashmir. Lately, Pakistan has been softening its stand. The Wagah border has been ..

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UN resolution on safeguarding religious sites

The United Nations General Assembly recently adopted a resolution on safeguarding religious sites across the world. The resolution was titled “Promoting a culture of peace and tolerance to safeguard religious sites”. India supports the resolution. Key Features of the Resolution The resolution condemns offences against religious sites and symbols. It rejects the use of violence ..

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